MORE JACKSON STUN GUN NEWS! L-A County social workers were at Katherine Jackson’s home again yesterday to continue their investigation into the stun gun incident. Earlier this week, Jermaine Jackson’s 13-year-old son Jaafar was accused of trying to stun gun Michael Jackson’s 7-year-old child Blanket. Hit up TMZ for all the updates.
MORE OSCAR PRESENTERS. Current Oscar nominees Jeff Bridges, Sandra Bullock, Matt Damon, Anna Kendrick, Carey Mulligan and Quentin Tarantino have been added as presenters for the 82nd Academy Awards. They join previously announced presenters Gerard Butler, Bradley Cooper, Tom Ford, Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Pine, Keanu Reeves, Ryan Reynolds, Kathy Bates, Barbra Streisand, Charlize Theron, Sean Penn Kate Winslett, Penélope Cruz, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah and John Travolta. Sacha Baron Cohen, Jason Bateman, Steve Carell, Tina Fey and Ben Stiller have joined Tyler Perry, Miley Cyrus, Zac Efron, Taylor Lautner and Kirsten Stewart. The 82nd Academy Awards will be handed out this Sunday at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, and will be televised live on ABC at 7 PM.
STALKER ARRESTED! A man who allegedly threatened Dr. Drew Pinsky and his family has been arrested on charges of felony stalking. The man sent Dr. Drew threatening e-mails and said he would kill and eat his wife and kids…yes, eat. As of press time, the man was being held on 150-thousand dollars bail. Learn more at www.TMZ.com.
NEW JOHN HUGHES FILM? According to Canadian site Jam! Showbiz, Paramount Pictures has purchased the rights to a never-before-filmed John Hughes script about a Chicago family that loses all their money. John Hughes left show business in 1994, and died on April 6th of last year. Learn more at www.Jam.Canoe.ca for more.
SARAH PALIN REALITY SERIES? According to Entertainment Weekly, Sarah Palin and super producer Mark Burnett are shopping a reality series to TV networks. E-W is reporting that the show would feature Palin and her family and also show a lot of Alaska.
NEW DeNIRO FILM! Robert DeNiro and Bradley Cooper are set to star in a new movie called The Dark Fields. According to Variety, the film is set to begin shooting in May in Philadelphia. Cooper is said to play a writer, while DeNiro will portray a financial mogul.
PAM TOO TOP HEAVY? Previous Dancing With the Stars winner and Olympic medalist Apolo Anton Ohno is saying that Pam Anderson might be too top heavy to win this year’s Dancing contest. Ohno is betting that ice skater and Olympic gold medalist Evan Lysacek will be crowned champ. Learn more at www.People.com.
BABY NEWS! Chef Jamie Oliver and his wife are expecting their fourth child. The baby is expected in September and will join its sisters Poppy Honey, Daisy Boo and Petal Blossom Rainbow. Olive and his wife married back in June 2000. Learn more at www.People.com.
WALKEN IN NEW BROADWAY SHOW! Most people know Martin McDonagh as the Oscar-nominated screenwriter who penned In Bruges, however, McDonagh is first and foremost a playwright and his latest show, A Behanding in Spokane, just opened on Broadway. The comedy stars Christopher Walken as man who has spent the last 47 years looking for his left hand. We Are Marshall star Anthony Mackie and up-and-coming actress Zoe Kazan play lovers who try to con him, with hilarious results. Sam Rockwell also appears in the play, which you can get tickets to or learn more about at www.BehandingInSpokane.com.