In what may seem to be a late Christmas gift to fans, frontman John Lydon, known as Johnny Rotten in the Sex Pistols’ playing days (due to his poor hygiene), recently hinted at new Sex Pistols material surfacing in the forseeable future. Lydon is now the frontman of Public Image Limited (sometimes referred to as PiL), and says that the success of his new band makes him think of reforming the Sex Pistols again.
Yes, the Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal break up news is true, and no, they have not reconciled. To some, Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal’s break up doesn’t seem that odd, as the two seemed to be a strange pair to begin with. However, the fact that Swift and Gyllenhaal don’t seem too similar doesn’t change the fact that many fans are upset over the stars’ break up. As you might imagine, age was a major factor.
Ted Williams, a homeless man in Columbus, Ohio, rocketed to notoriety when a video of his “golden radio voice” went viral. Check out Ted Williams’ homeless performance in the video below, as recorded by a Columbus Dispatch reporter. As Ted Williams explains, he began training his voice at the age of 14 and enjoyed creating scenes in the “theater of the mind,” a way of defining radio. In the video, Ted Williams says that he hopes one day he will be discovered, and it appears that day is here; with all the attention Ted Williams has been getting, he may be homeless no more.
Actress Vivica Fox, known for roles in films such as Independence Day, revealed she is engaged to Omar “Slim” White. Omar “Slim” White is a 27-year-old club promoter and he proposed to Fox on December 26. Omar “Slim” White proposed in style, with an 8-carat ring during the couple’s stay at Miami Beach’s Ritz Carlton.
Amidst bottles and bottles of champagne, Jay-Z announced that his collaborative album with Kanye West, titled Watch The Throne, will be released next week. For any hardcore rap fans, this album is obviously a must buy. It’s almost the equivalent of U2 and The Rolling Stones collaborating on an album…almost. This is not the first time that Jay-Z and Kanye have collaborated, and unless this album does not sell well (which is pretty unlikely), it will most likely not be the last.
Christie Brinkley has been keeping a bit of a low profile lately, but that may be changing, as she is on the cover of the newest issue of Prevention magazine. In it, the model shares some of her beauty secrets and also gives insight into her romantic life. Christie Brinkley went through a well-publicized divorce with Peter Cook in 2008 and was previously married to Billy Joel, so it’s safe to say she has some emotional experience.
According to an interview with Brinkley, the key to getting through tough times is merely focusing on the positive.
Carol Channing was one of many celebrities – including Merle Haggard, Steven Tyler, Gwen Stefani and James Taylor – invited to perform at the Kennedy Center Honors, and we’ve got the pictures to prove it! In the pictures below, you can see Carol Channing as she arrived for the Kennedy Center Honors dinner. In addition, we’ve got a video clip of Carol Channing with Angela Lansbury and Chita Rivera doing some pre-performance warm-up. Check it out!
Elton John and David Furnish expanded their family with a son, Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, born on Christmas Day. Elton John and David Furnish confirmed the adoption Monday from an unidentified surrogate mother.