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Archive: January, 2012

The presidential election, "American Idol"-style

Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 3:12 PM
Seems that presidential candidates are getting their grooves on this election cycle. Video was released of Mitt Romney warbling "America the Beautiful" during a campain stop last night: Of course, ol' Mittens was inevitably going to be compared to President Barack Obama, who recently... Read more

Paula Abdul also gets 'The X Factor' ax

Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 12:57 PM
Paula and Simon in happier times Looks like Simon Cowell is cleaning house. News broke eariler that host Steve Jones and judge Nicole Scherzinger will not return to the second season of the Cowell-controlled "The X Factor," the okay-rated singing competition. Now it looks like Paula Abdul can... Read more

Lou Tilley mixes it up with District Attorney Seth Williams

Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 7:39 AM
´╗┐´╗┐Sportscaster Lou Tilley introduced District Attorney Seth Williams to speak Friday at a Ritz-Carlton event kicking off the Philadelphia Soul/Greater Media Radio's Stand Up campaign against child sexual abuse. As the event ended, Tilley went over to shake Williams' hand and compliment the speech... Read more

Joan & Melissa Rivers on Fox 29's 'Good Day Philadelphia' Tuesday

Monday, January 30, 2012, 3:29 PM
Comic and red carpet gadfly Joan Rivers and her daughter and partner in crime, University of Pennsylvania alum Melissa Rivers, will make a guest appearance on Fox29’s Good Day Philadelphia tomorrow (Tuesday, Jan. 31) morning at 9:30 a.m. The Riverses will chat about tomorrow night’s episode... Read more

Out and about: Tony Battie at Tattletales, Snooki in A.C., Utley in town, Mutombo at Union League...

Monday, January 30, 2012, 7:42 AM
Sixers center Tony Battie wasn't hard to miss Thursday night while sipping Michelob Ultras during porn actress Richelle Ryan's dance set at Tattletales (6900 New Falls Road) in Levittown. Chase Utley, who's been spending the offseason with his wife Jennifer and their baby boy Benjamin in California... Read more

Phillie Phanatic's BFF talks about "30 Rock" appearance

Saturday, January 28, 2012, 8:28 AM
Tom Burgoyne, the Phillie Phanatic's best friend, says the Phanatic didn't know his "30 Rock" episode was airing Thursday until "The Phanatic got a text from Swoop." Apparently, the Phanatic and the Eagles mascot are buds. Burgoyne said he and the Phanatic spent about 5 hours in October shooting... Read more

Will Smith to attend first Sixers game as part-owner

Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 5:26 PM
Partial Sixers owner Will Smith will attend his first game Friday and sit courtside as the team takes on the Bobcats on Jrue Holiday bobblehead night. The Overbrook native superstar is in the area shooting “After Earth” with director M. Night Shyamalan. The futuristic thriller also stars... Read more

Ashton Kutcher parties while Demi suffers

Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 3:00 PM
Newly-emancipated bachelor, lady’s man and hot tub jockey Ashton Kutcher, was reportedly tripping the light fantastic miles away in Sao Paulo, Brazil, even as his estranged wife, Demi Moore, was being rushed to the hospital with a range of alleged maladies identified variously as exhaustion,... Read more

611 Lifestyle, Philadelphia Industry Lounge draw stars at Sundance

Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 2:37 PM
“Shameless” star William H. Macy stopped by DJ and clothing designer Nigel Richards' 611 Lifestyle booth at the Sundance Film Festival and picked up a 611 scarf for himself and a 611 Records Philadelphia t-shirt for actress wife Felicity Huffman. “Extra” host Mario Lopez... Read more

Demi Moore hospitalized for 'exhaustion' -- or substance abuse?

Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 12:46 PM
WITH UPDATE: See below! Has life in this, her apocalyptic post-Ashton Kutcher, era been too hard to bear? Did her highly-publicized breakup with the boy-wonder leave her totally defenseless and miserable? What else could have sent the otherwise tough-as-nails actor, wife and mother Demi Moore into... Read more
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