Charlie Sheen HIV Sex Scandal Trumps Bill Cosby Rape Saga

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Bill Cosby career  has come to a screeching halt, as over 40 women has come forward about alleged encounters with the former television star. However, a sex tape at the center of a $20 million lawsuit filed against actor Charlie Sheen has surfaced.

The video is one in a collection of five sex tapes obtained by gossip websiteRadar Online, that reportedly shows the 50-year-old HIV positive actor engaging in “hardcore sex” with male escorts and adult film stars. Continue reading “Charlie Sheen HIV Sex Scandal Trumps Bill Cosby Rape Saga”

Ruby Dee Dead at 91

rudydee Another legendary black pioneer has passed away n Hollywood and on Broadway — died Wednesday night … TMZ has learned.

TMZ reports:Ruby was at home in New Rochelle, NY … surrounded by family when she passed away … according to sources connected to the family. A rep confirmed the death.
 
Ruby was a pioneer for African-American women in Hollywood … and is perhaps best known for her starring role in the 1960s film “A Raisin in the Sun” — and her roles in the Spike Lee movies “Do the Right Thing” and “Jungle Fever.” Her most recent big budget Hollywood film was “American Gangster” … she played Denzel Washington‘s mother. Ruby was a poet and screrudyenwriter. She won a Grammy, an Emmy … and also received the National Medal of Arts and the Kennedy Center Honors. She and her late husband Ossie Davis — with whom she frequently co-starred — were also hugely active in the Civil Rights movement — often demonstrating with Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X. Ruby was 91 years old.

Idris Elba Has a New Baby Boy

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Radar Online confirms that  Hollywood leading man Idris Elba is a new dad. He  shared great news on Twitter, revealing that he and girlfriend Naiyana Garth welcomed a bundle of joy into the world.

“My Son Winston Elba was born yesterday..Truly Amazing,” wrote the Luther star and 2012 Golden Globes winner.

Born on Thursday, April 17, Winston Elba (how sweet is it that his name just rolls off the tongue?) is the couples’ first child together, and Idris Elba’s second.

We can’t help but be ecstatic at the news, especially after the actor’s sad revelation to GQ magazine that the child he believed he fathered with ex girlfriend Desiree Newberry in 2010 was not his, commenting on his short-lived joy: “The celebration of having a son from a man’s perspective, it’s massive.”

 

Oscar Nominees Night Hosted by Bing and Hollywood Reporter

Oscar Nominee Hosted by Bing and Hollywood Reporter 

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The 2014 Award Season is in full swing in Hollywood. On Monday night Bing partnered with The Hollywood Reporter to celebrate this year’s Oscar nominees at their annual Nominees Night event held at Spago in LA.

Leonardo DiCaprio and David O. Russell attend The Hollywood Reporter Nominees Night at Spago in Beverly Hills, CA on Monday, February 10, 2014 (Alex J. Berliner / ABImages)
Leonardo DiCaprio and David O. Russell attend The Hollywood Reporter Nominees Night at Spago in Beverly Hills, CA on Monday, February 10, 2014 (Alex J. Berliner / ABImages)

Guests at this special night included Leonardo DiCaprioLupita N’yongo, Jared Leto, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, Steve CooganBarkhad AbdiCloris LeachmanHarvey WeinsteinPiers MorganRoss MatthewsEllen Page andSpike Jonze along with a performance from Cee-Lo Green. 

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The Hollywood Reporter Nominees Night at Spago in Beverly Hills, CA on Monday, February 10, 2014 (Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

 The Oscar Nominees Have Spoken- Wolf Of Wall Street, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Cate Blanchett were the front runners amongst the talent walking the red carpet to win Best Movie, Best Actor, and Best Actress respectively.

  • Life Imitating Art? – Philomena Lee whose life was made into the Oscar nominated Philomena, showed her support for the movie by choosing Philomena as Best Movie and Judi Dench as Best Actress.
  • Julie Delpy & Ethan Hawke arrived together with Ethan’s daughter Maya. When Julie went to choose the winner for Best Actor she was stumped saying  “everybody was too good this year!”
  • Jared Leto came in support of his movie Dallas Buyers Club wearing a cowboy hat which he took off like a true gentleman when he went inside. When it came time to choose who he thought would win Best Movie, he supported his film.
  • Director David O. Russell showed overwhelming support of his film as he stayed at the voting booth for a few minutes and kept picking American HustleAmy Adams, and Christian Bale making sure every vote was counted.
 Credit Sunshine Sachs|Hollywood Reporter|Bing

Selena Gomez talks about Rehab

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Justin Bieber ex girl friend Selena Gomez has finally broken her silence following a shocking revelation that she had completed a two-week rehab program earlier this year.

Latina Magazine reports: The 21-year-old addressed the revelation for the first time on her Instagram, posting a picture holding a red drink, smiling, and enjoying herself on a boat ride in pristine blue waters.

“I’ve done everything I could to the best of my ability,” she wrote. “Thank you for the unconditional love and cyber hugs. You inspire me.”

The actress and singer was admitted to Arizona’s Dawn of the Meadows on Jan. 5. According to E! Online, the singer then flew to Utah to promote her flick Rudderless at Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 20.

Gomez’s longtime best friend Demi Lovato, 21, has also battled substance abuse and eating disorders in the past. The singer spoke out in support of her bestie during a recent E! News interview. “I’ve known her for 14 years, and we’ve been best friends. That’s all of her business, and I just want to let her do her thing. And yeah, she’s amazing. I love her.”

We’re glad to see Selena looking so healthy! Stay strong, chica!

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