She's recovering from knee surgery, but Nancy O'Dell's still watching and hanging out with those Dancing stars. Find out why she thinks the once-jilted Melissa Rycroft is now in the perfect relationship and who she thinks will get the boot.
The bad economy has claimed its latest victim: Lauren Conrad.
The Hills star and budding clothing designer is temporarily putting her clothing line on hold, according to Us. Her rep insists, however, that Conrad's duds will be back in stores eventually.
"She is taking a hiatus, but the line still exists and will continue," her rep told Us. "The sales of her line in the first year doubled what was projected. However, in light of the economy, it's a good time for Lauren to take a few seasons off to re-work her still-budding line. She will look over the past seasons to determine what worked and what didn't work so that she may design clothing that will appeal to her fans."
As a result of the hiatus...
The already lucky few (hundred) who have tickets to this Thursday's American Idol taping may get even luckier.
Although Fox isn't confirming anything, MJsBigBlog.com (a regular read for the Idol-obsessed) reports that Jennifer Hudson, one of the competition's most successful alumni, is secretly ...
Living the rock star life has its perks, but former American Idol winner David Cook is having trouble giving up his privacy while on the road.
Cook took to his My Space Celebrity blog to address fan behavior that he says has gone beyond the usual rules of celebrity access.
"The efforts by some fans to find our hotel rooms, call our hotel rooms, attach things to our bus, etc., is something I have to condemn," Cook wrote. "This relationship only works when it remains healthy for both parties, and should this behavior continue, the only thing we can do is take more preventative measures to maintain our privacy, which in turn makes us less accessible to you."
Cook said ...
President Obama returns to prime time Tuesday for a news conference sure to focus on his economic plan, bonuses for AIG employees, and Monday's stock market rally. Watch it live after the jump and weigh in on Obama's prime-time presence.
Fresh off her six-season run as The L Word's Bette, Jennifer Beals has signed on for a short-term role on Fox's freshman hit Lie to Me.
Beals will guest-star as ...
Anne Hathaway is taking a trip over the rainbow.
The Oscar nominee has been tapped to star in the Weinstein Co.'s Judy Garland biopic, Get Happy, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The film, still without a director and writer, is based on Gerald Clarke's biography of The Wizard of Oz star. The Weinstein Co. has optioned the book for a stage production as well, which will also star Hathaway. There is no word on which production will premiere first.
Jack will be back for 24's eighth season.
Kiefer Sutherland says he will stick with the Fox drama, and that it's up to the writers to determine how long the show will air, according to The Associated Press. Sutherland said his decision to return for Season 8, which will start shooting in May, was out of respect for the show that revived his career.
"If I was going to liken 24 to a girlfriend, 24 has been really good to me," he said. "And I need to be really good back."
Sutherland said he has other projects he would like to work on, but that his iconic character remains his top priority. "I was so fortunate ...
Robin Williams is recovering after heart surgery in Ohio.
The actor, 57, had a procedure to replace an aortic valve March 13, a spokesperson told The Associated Press. Williams is expected to recover within six to eight weeks.
"His heart is strong and he will have normal heart function in the coming weeks with no limitations on what he'll be able to do," Dr. A. Marc Gillinov, a cardiothoracic surgeon at Cleveland Clinic, said. "A couple of hours after surgery, he was entertaining the medical team and making us all laugh."