Friday, February 18, 2011
The Trivial Pursuit: February 18th Edition
Billy Ray Cyrus has gone on record in GQ, saying that Disney's Hannah Montana "destroyed my family. I'll tell you right now-the damn show destroyed my family ... I'd take it back in a second. For my family to be here and just be everybody okay, safe and sound and happy and normal, would have been fantastic. Heck, yeah. I'd erase it all in a second if I could." Seems Miley Cyrus has become pretty separate from her dear old dad. Read the details from the source.
Rumor has it that in the wake of his BAFTA lead actor win for The King's Speech, Colin Firth was so drunk he left his award at the bar and went home. [via PopEater]
Mattel's Barbie/Ken break-up publicity stunt has ended. The fantastic plastic couple got back together with no help from "Ken's" "online grand gestures" just in time for Valentine's day. Those cheese balls. Pfft. It'll never last...
Photographer David LaChapelle is suing Rihanna for reproducing his artwork and style in her music video for "S&M." Rihanna hired director Melina Matsoukas specifically to "create a LaChapelle-esque" video and claims have been made that the storyboards used LaChapelle's work. The Daily Mail has constructed a neat little compare contrast. Pastiche or too far? [via Jezebel]
What has Tyra Banks been up to since the death of her talk show? Well, aside from ANTM, she's been attending Harvard Business School. Soon she will be unstoppable and insufferable. [source]
Detroit will soon have a Robocop statue. [via /Film]
Actress Adrianne Palicki (Friday Night Lights, Women in Trouble) has been cast as Wonder Woman in NBC's David E. Kelley series. Yes, I'm a little worried about the whole thing. [via /Film]
If you missed everything: The Grammy Awards happened. Lady Gaga arrived in an egg, whipped her hair all around, and won some stuff. The veins in Eminem's forehead almost blew. Mick Jagger is still a better entertainer than a lot of people. The Arcade Fire brought home the big prize, confusing all of mainstream America.