Washington, Oct 4 : Talk show host Alexis Stewart has revealed some of the juiciest and eccentric secrets of her mother,
Martha, in her new book, "Whateverland: Learning to Live Here".
Amongst the various secrets is the fact that her domestic diva mom urinated with the door open.
"Mother always peed with the door open. I remember saying, `You know, now I have friends over! You can't do that anymore! It's
gotta stop! My friends' parents don't do it! Give me a break here! I don't feel like being embarrassed! It's exhausting! I'm a kid!
Stop!" the Fox News quoted Alexis telling ABC News.
Washington, Sept 24 : Michaele Salahi's husband filed for divorce after he found out that Neal Schon had emailed her a photo of his penis, and that she had been having an affair with the guitarist for a long time.
Tareq Salahi, who reported earlier this month that his wife Michaele went missing after a day out, found that the reality TV star had jetted off to Tennessee to be with newlywed Schon on tour.
Washington, Sept 22 : Embattled Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's former mistress has said that there was nothing fake about her four-year romance with the 75 year old, revealing she was smitten with him when they first met in 2005.
Actress/model Evelina Mann has opened up about her fling with the leader in the pages of October's Playboy magazine.
Manna tells the men's magazine that she and the Italian Prime Minister got together after she named him as one of the men she most admired in an interview promoting the film Alexander, in which she had a small role.
Washington, Sept 15 : Archie Comics' announcement of having its first gay character married has drawn mixed reactions from critics.
The Archie Comic Publications confirmed that Kevin Keller would be the focus of an upcoming gay marriage storyline in `Life With Archie'.
"Kevin followed in his father''s footsteps and is returning to Riverdale as a war hero, but that''s not all - It's Kevin's wedding day!" Fox News quoted a news release from Archie Comic Publications as saying.
Washington, Sept 13: Leila Lopes from Angola was crowned Miss Universe Monday night, smoothly handling an interview question about what physical trait she would change if she could, by stating it was her inner beauty and principles that matters most.
Lopes, Angola''s first winner, beat out 88 other competitors to win the title during the 60th anniversary of the world''s biggest beauty pageant. She replaces last year''s winner, Ximena Navarrete of Mexico, reports CBS News.
"Thank God I''m very satisfied with the way God created me and I wouldn''t change a thing," Lopes said when asked her interview question.
Los Angeles, Sept 10 : An actor best known for his part in the hit 1997 film `Austin Powers' has been sentenced to life in prison in connection with the 1990 abduction and gang rape of a 20-year-old California woman.
Joseph Hyungmin Son was found guilty Aug. 25 of felony torture, an offence that carries a life term without possibility of parole.
The actor was originally charged three years ago with numerous sex crimes but because of a statute of limitations, prosecutors eventually won a conviction on torture.
Washington, Sept 2 : Prosecutors dealing with Michael Jackson's manslaughter trial, have sought to keep his medical records from the coroner and fire officials sealed until the case reaches the court.
The case that holds Jackson's personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, as the culprit for the king of pop's death, is due to begin on Sep 8, reports Contactmusic.
Jackson's concert promoters are in the midst of a civil suit with his insurers, where both the parties mainly need to know the cause of his death to finalise a controversial payout.
Washington, Aug 29 : `Flatliners', that featured Julia Roberts and Kiefer Sutherland in its first instalment, is all set for a remake.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Columbia Pictures executives have commissioned `Source Code' screenwriter Ben Ripley to bring the 1990 medical thriller back to life, reports Contactmusic.
The original story centered on a group of medical students experimenting with death, as they investigated myths about the afterlife.
Kevin Bacon also starred in the film that was directed by Joel Schumacher. (ANI)
Washington, Aug 22 : `The Help' has topped the U. S weekend box office with a revenue of 20.5 million dollars.
According to early estimates by Hollywood. com, the movie, an adaptation of a novel about African-American maids during the Civil Rights era, has left behind high profile sequels and remakes to become the number 1 at the US weekend box office.
`The Help' starring Emma Stone and Viola Davis earned 20.5 million dollars over its second weekend in theatres, whereas `Rise of the Planet of the Apes' was placed second with 16.3 million dollars.
Washington, August 22 : Donald Trump declined an invite to Kim Kardashian's wedding in favour of playing golf.
According to E! News, Donald Trump and his wife Melania ditched Kim Kardashian and Kris Humpries' wedding to attend his Trump National Golf Club tournament in Bedminster, New Jersey - that was likely scheduled far in advance from Kim''s big day, reports Contactmusic.
Despite his absence, the celebrity head count was predictably high.
According to the Daily Mail, among the many stars in attendance were Ellen Degeneres, Eva Longoria, Demi Lovato, Serena Williams, Kelly Osbourne and Ryan Seacrest.
New York, Aug 16 : The New York International Latino Film Festival (Nyilff), which this year pays tribute to actor Andy Garcia, began Monday with its traditional Cinema Under the Stars, a free outdoor screening.
Nyilff includes conferences, premieres, documentaries, short subjects and concerts.
Scheduled for Thursday is a day dedicated to Andy Garcia with the presentation of "A Conversation with Andy Garcia", which will delve into his career and achievements as an actor, director, musician, producer and family man.
Washington, August 8 : `Rise of the Planet of the Apes' has topped the weekend box office, with a revenue of 54 million dollars.
The 20th Century Fox action thriller took in almost 15 to 20 million dollars more than the analysts expected, still lagging behind the 68.5 million dollar opening mark of Tim Burton's `Planet of the Apes' remake 10 years ago, Fox News reported.
The flick, well received by critics, features James Franco, Freida Pinto and Andy Serkis and narrates the tale of the evolution of lower primates, who take over the Earth from humans.
New York, August 4 : Nadya Suleman, who was dubbed Octomom after she gave birth to eight babies, claims she has not had sex in 12 years and that she has zero sexual interest.
Suleman, 36, who appears on the cover of the latest edition of Steppin' Out magazine, made a peculiar decision to strip to a black bikini while talking about hating sex with lovers as well as her own self.
"People need sex, but I don't ... I have zero sexual interest," the New York Daily News quoted her as saying.
New York, August 1 : U2's latest tour `360' has made history as the most successful concert tour of all time after having grossed a record-breaking 736.1 million dollars, thereby beating Rolling Stones' previous record for the highest grossing tour at 558 million dollars.
The Irish rockers wrapped up its 110th and final show in Moncton, New Brunswick last weekend.
"This tour was a brilliant success on every level and all involved should be extremely proud," New York Daily News quoted the band''s tour producer and chairman of Live Nation''s Global Touring, Arthur Fogel as saying.
New York, July 13 : An Asian-American group is up in arms over plans to screen "Breakfast at Tiffany’s" in Brooklyn Bridge Park, alleging that Mickey Rooney’s portrayal of a buck-toothed, bumbling Japanese man in the flick is offensive and racist.
The 1961 Audrey Hepburn classic is being shown as part of the Park Conservancy’s free outdoor "Movies With a View" series, which receives some city funding but is primarily sponsored by the SyFy network, The New York Post reports.
Films are shown on the park’s lawns by Pier 1 in Brooklyn Heights.