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CELEB SPOTTING: Kerry Washington and Nnamdi Asomugha Have Quality Time in NYC

In a rare appearance together, actress Kerry Washington and her husband Nnamdi Asomugha were spotted walking together in NYC!

The couple, new parents to 5-month-old Isabelle, are notoriously private and are very rarely photographed together. Kerry likes it that way. The Scandal actress keeps her personal business personal, and there’s no changing that! “I have girlfriends in this business who talk about their personal lives, and it works for them, and I love it. But not for me. I learned through experience that it doesn’t work for me to talk about my personal life,” she told Glamour magazine last year. “I’ve had earlier times in my career when I did talk about it. I was on the cover of a bridal magazine [she covered InStyle Wedding in 2005 before ending her engagement to actor David Moscow in 2007]…But I couldn’t just turn around and say, ‘I only want to talk about the good stuff, but not the bad stuff.’ So I just thought, ‘OK, no more.'” Smart.

I love when we do actually see them together, though! I think they are a beautiful couple, and I love to see couples together and happy. It’s the romantic in me!

In other news, make sure you check out Scandal’s season premiere tonight at 9 p.m. ET on ABC! 

Image via Splash News

Check Out the Full List of Winners from the 2014 Tony Awards!

Broadway’s top actors and actresses gathered last night for the 2014 Tony Awards, hosted by Hugh Jackman at NYC’s Radio City Music Hall. The night was definitely historic and eventful as Audra McDonald tied Julie Harris’ record for six Tonys in her career and Neil Patrick Harris performed in drag as Hedwig in the musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch, a role for which he was awarded his first Tony as Best Leading Actor in a Musical!

Check out the full list of winners below!

Best Musical

“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”

Best Leading Actress in a Musical

Jessie Mueller, “Beautiful – The Carole King Musical”

Best Leading Actor in a Play

Bryan Cranston, “All the Way”

Best Leading Actress in a Play 

Audra McDonald, “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill”

Best Featured Actor in a Play 

Mark Rylance, “Twelfth Night”

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

Lena Hall, “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”

Best Leading Actor in a Musical 

Neil Patrick Harris, “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”

Best Play

“All the Way”

Best Revival of a Play

“A Raisin in the Sun”

Best Revival of a Musical

“Hedwig and the Angry Inch”

Best Lighting Design of a Play

Natasha Katz, “The Glass Menagerie”

Best Lighting Design of a Musical 

Kevin Adams, “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”

Best Costume Design of a Play 

Jenny Tiramani, “Twelfth Night”

Best Costume Design of a Musical 

Linda Cho, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder”

Best Featured Actress in a Play 

Sophie Okonedo, “A Raisin in the Sun”

Best Choreography

Warren Carlyle, “After Midnight”

Best Featured Actor in a Musical 

James Monroe Iglehart, “Aladdin”

Best Score 

Jason Robert Brown, “The Bridges of Madison County”

Best Director of a Play 

Kenny Leon, “A Raisin in the Sun”

Best Director of a Musical 

Darko Tresnjak, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder”

Best Book of a Musical 

Robert L. Freedman, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder”

Best Orchestrations 

Jason Robert Brown, “The Bridges of Madison County”

Best Scenic Design of a Play

Beowulf Boritt, “Act One”

Best Scenic Design of a Musical 

Christopher Barreca, “Rocky”

Best Sound Design of a Play 

Steve Canyon Kennedy, “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill”

Best Sound Design of a Musical 

Brian Ronan, “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical”

Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theater 

Costume designer Jane Greenwood

Isabelle Stevenson Award 

Rosie O’Donnell


Amanda Kicked from The Ritz!

With the clock ticking until Lindsay Lohan exiting rehab, Amanda Bynes knows that the only way to retain her newly, hard-earned title as ‘White Girl Wasted’ is to go all out and so her antics continue! What’s happening in the world of sheer lunacy with America’s new favorite crackhead? Well, someone just got booted out of the Ritz-Carlton in NYC and fitting the actress, she did it in singular style!

Bynes claims not to smoke the green sugar, but guess what smell was wafting out of her room, slapping all of the help as they cleaned the floor? Yes…that. Since Bynes wasted no time in verbally slapping the staff left and right (she told the desk attendant that she was “too ugly” to check her in and referred her to a plastic surgeon) they surely did not waste one moment kicking her blue-haired ass to the curb.

Amanda claimsamanda-bynes-blue-wig she was not kicked out, but left on her own terms, but we call bull crappy on this one! And Amanda, if you’re smoking the sticky icky, why are you denying it? Just get a medical marijuana card in L.A. Like everyone else!!!

Aretha Franklin Verbally Slaps Kim Kardashian

aretha-franklin-10th-annual-tv-land-awards-03The Queen of Soul even gets into the game nearly anyone can play:

The Slap-a-Kardashian Game.

And ReRe (who is looking great these days) spewed off on the current Queen of Stunts. While out in New York City the other day, the paparazzi asked her what she thought about Kim bringing her baby on tour with Kanye West in a few months. Aretha has never been one to not speak her mind and she opined that Kim Kardashian should think think think again about bringing a newborn on tour.

Let’s see if Kimmy K has anything harsh to say about Ms. Franklin.

We doubt it!

additional reporting: A. Neff King

CELEB SPOTTING: Angelina Jolie Steps Out With Pax and Knox

Oscars 2012: Angelina Jolie presents the screenplay awards

Breaking news! Angelina Jolie has been seen in public and WITH her children in New York City. The mama of 10293948 kids (if you count the kids in Afghanistan too) was seen looking fab per usual on an outing with her sons Pax and Knox. Let me just say, sure her kids are cute but got damn does this woman ever look bad? EVER?!

Check out the fun paparazzi shots of Angelina and her kiddos here.

CELEB SPOTTING: Taylor Swift and Harry Styles At Central Park Zoo












Taylor Swift and One Direction‘s Harry Styles looked mighty cozy on Sunday afternoon, as they were visiting New York City’s  Central Park Zoo to meet up with friends.

Both Taylor and Harry were dressed winter casual for their outing. Observers say the two weren’t overly affectionate, but Taylor was reportedly acting flirty with Sir Harry! After her split with Conor Kennedy, 18, after a summer romance, she has been seen spending some time with Harry, who was with her in November during her appearance on The X Factor, where they reportedly held hands and he carried her off stage over his shoulder.

A new romance for Taylor? Nothing new. She has to keep the romances going to keep the lyrics coming for these heartbreak songs! Girl’s got bills to pay!

Image via Tom Meinelt/Splash News Online

Green Day To Perform At Nokia Event in NYC!

Nokia Music today announced Reprise Records’ multi-platinum, Grammy® Award-winning band Green Day will perform an exclusive concert at Irving Plaza in New York City on Saturday, September 15th to celebrate the launch of Nokia Music. Fans can visit Nokia Music/AT&T tab on the band’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/greenday for details on the special kick-off event and information on how to obtain tickets. Follow the social chatter by using #NOKIAMUSICATTGREENDAY.

Earlier this week, Green Day, Nokia and AT&T announced that they have joined forces to launch Nokia Music, a new music streaming service offering consumers free and unlimited access to playlists and songs from a global catalogue boasting 17 million tracks.

Fans will also be able to access three special playlists, curated by Green Day exclusively for Nokia Music and AT&T.

Green Day is currently preparing for the release of their trilogy of new albums – Green Day ¡Uno!, Green Day ¡Dos!, and Green Day ¡Tré! – on September 25th, 2012; November 13th, 2012, and January 15th, 2013, respectively.

Tom Cruise Hangs Out With Suri in NYC












For what was supposedly the first time since the Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes divorce and custody settlement, Tom was seen hanging out with his daughter Suri Tuesday.

Tom and Katie finalized their divorce and custody settlement last Monday. The actor  flew overnight from California (where he’s been filming Oblivion) to New York to spend time with his daughter.

Suri  held her dadclose as they arrived at NYC’s Chelsea Piers on Tuesday afternoon. Tom, keeping Suri protected among the paparazzi, had a smile on his face after being reunited with his daughter.

A source recently said to Us Weekly, “Katie wants to make sure the visits are in the context of him being a parent figure. He adores Suri, but now he’s afraid he won’t be able to have a close relationship with her.”

I hope that Tom and Katie come to some sort of reasonable agreement about Suri. Just because they couldn’t make it work doesn’t mean that both parents shouldn’t be in Suri’s life. Suri obviously has a lot of love for her father, and should be allowed to spend as much time with him as she can.

Image via Humberto Carreno/startraksphoto.com

Beyonce Can’t Be Missed In Eye Blinding Neon Shirt

These days all I’ve seen Beyonce doing is shopping. She has been spotted quite frequently with her baby bundle in tow rocking her post baby bod with her Mama Tina not too far behind. Come on, there’s like a zillion photos of this scenario day after day after got damn day.

Yesterday Bey was out shopping for her Bey Bey and ended up picking up a brand new white iron bassinet. The Sweet Dreams singer couldn’t be missed in her bright pink neon shirt, pastel patterned skirt, and 60s mod sunglasses.

Despite all the damn shopping she’s been doing, she IS still working. We are hearing that not only is Bey working on a new album, she is working on a new movie AND she is set to return to the stage over Memorial Day Weekend with a 3-show stint at Revel’s Entertainment Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

What do you think of Bey’s bright ensemble? I’m just waiting for the moment when Jay and Bey and little Bey are spotted out wearing matching track suits. That will be a day that will make me smile.

Images via Mediaoutrage.com

Toe Sucking with a Diaper on Your Head? Just Another Saturday Night in Hollywood

Tonguing blow-up dolls, sucking your friends’ dirty toes, wearing a diaper on your head. It all sounds like something you pay $24.99 for a quick spank and immediately erase from your history before your wife sees. Only in Tinsel Town would this qualify as a charity event.

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VIP EXCLUSIVE: Avril Lavigne and Brody Jenner Celebrate Picksie 2.0 Launch at Lucky Strike Bowling Lanes

In support of her charity The Avril Lavigne Foundation, Avril and her boyfriend Brody Jenner took a night out to celebrate the Picksie 2.0 App Launch with an evening of bowling. It was a fab time for all who attended the Picksie 2.0 launch at Lucky Strike in NYC, including Avril Lavigne fans who were able to get on the VIP list.

Surrounded by lucky contest winning fans, Lavigne checked out the app, and killed it on the lanes while getting the occasional snuggle from Brody and enjoying the chicken skewers.

Check out the photos from the event above.

Photos via Rob Loud

Alicia Keys To Walk Down The Aisle?


Sources say that Miss Alicia Keys and her longtime lover and producer Kerry “Krucial” Brothers may make it official on July 4th of this year!

According to the source, Alicia and Kerry have booked their wedding festivities that Friday and Saturday at New York’s Oheka Castle.  Good for them!

This morning, Alicia kicked off the Today Show’s Summer Concert Series in New York City.