Archive for December 22nd, 2010

Another ‘Spider-Man’ Performance Canceled After Injury

December 22nd, 2010
In the wake of Monday's onstage accident that left Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark actor Christopher Tierney hospitalized tonight's performance has been canceled a rep for the show said this afternoon He insisted that tomorrow's night's performance is "on" and called reports that the show has been shut down "absolutely false" Tonight's...

Ex-Paramore Members Slam Hayley Williams

December 22nd, 2010
The Paramore split became bitter on Tuesday night when co-founders and brothers Josh and Zac Farrofired off a fiery blog post that explicitly contradicts the statement issued by the band over the weekend which read in part "We want Josh and Zac to do something that makes them happy and...

Watch: Coldplay Perform ‘Christmas Lights’ to Benefit Homeless Shelter

December 22nd, 2010
Coldplay performed their new single "Christmas Lights" live for the first time over the weekend The gig probably spread a lot of holiday cheer It was a benefit to raise funds for a new homeless center in the British city of Liverpool Watch above as the group is joined at...

Rapper Says 12-Step Program Inspired Him to Confess to Murder

December 22nd, 2010
G Dep — a rapper formerly with Diddy's Bad Boy Records — was indicted on a second-degree murder charge in New York Tuesday The 36-year-old MC turned himself in to police last week for a 1993 shooting claiming that he was unaware until recently that the victim had died G Dep...

Video: Jamie Foxx Says He Was ‘Like a Little Schoolgirl’ at Prince Concert

December 22nd, 2010
The hands-down highlight of Jamie Foxx's appearance on David Letterman's show last night was his discussion of Prince's concert at Madison Square Garden last weekend "It was the vintage Prince!" said Foxx who brought his 16-year-old daughter to the show "I've seen Prince a lotta times and sometimes he'll...

Swift, Boyle Beat Out Jackson on Albums Chart

December 22nd, 2010
In a week with three top-10 premieres — but with relatively few units moved — Taylor Swift was still unstoppable Her nearly two-month-old album Speak Now soared back to the top of the albums chart with 259000 sales The top-selling debut meanwhile came from Michael Jackson’s Michael which landed at...

Daily Digest: 50 Cent Housebreakers Wanted to ‘Hang Out’; Abbey Road Declared Historic Site

December 22nd, 2010
Abbey Road Crossing Declared Historic Site The Abbey Road street crossing featured on the cover of the Beatles album of the same name has been declared an official site of "cultural and historical importance" John Penrose minister for tourism and heritage said the site is "no castle or cathedral but...

‘Spider-Man’ Stunt Man’s Fall Result of ‘Human Error’

December 22nd, 2010
The onstage accident that sent Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark stunt-man Christopher Tierney in the hospital was caused by "human error" an actors' union rep says Tierney fell 8 to 10 feet into a pit Monday during an aerial stunt that was part of the show’s finale; audience members could...