In the world of celebrity news, there’s no shortage of hits and misses. This week, Robert Pattinson gets funny on Good Morning America and Ryan Lochte lands a cameo on 90210.
HIT: Robert Pattinson delivers a zinger during one awkward interview
The Good Morning America crew is no Jon Stewart when it comes to comedy, but at least Pattinson was able to deliver his own zinger about the bowl of Cinnamon Toast Crunch they presented him in lieu of ice cream. “I’d like my fans to know that Cinnamon Toast Crunch only has 30 calories a bowl in it.” Start the slow clap.
MISS: Ryan Lochte lands a 90210 cameo
Lochte has what I like to call the “David Beckham” problem. Both are incredible athletes and they look damn good, but when they open their mouths, the illusion is shattered. While Beckham’s voice doesn’t match his physique, Lochte’s less than eloquent speech and tweets just makes me wish I never heard him talk. Adding to this is his less than impressive bit in Funny or Die’s “Olympic Ticket Scalper” video which also starred Sir Patrick Stewart, Simon Pegg and Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams. I really hope the 90210 writers give him one really easy line because I don’t think he can handle anything more than that.
HIT: Jennifer Aniston gets engaged
Aniston’s boyfriend Justin Theroux finally popped the big question on his birthday last Friday. Aniston reportedly cried tears of joy while tabloid editors wept for the end of their favourite tabloid storyline. Good riddance to all the Jen vs. Angie headlines that have plagued us. The only time I want to see an Angie headline is when Big Ange is laying down the law on Mob Wives.
MISS: Lil Wayne rumoured to quit rapping for skateboarding
If you’ve been following Lil Wayne on Twitter, it’s no secret that the rapper is really into skateboarding nowadays. He’s been hanging out with a number of pros and even injured himself earlier this year. “”I picked up the skateboard and I thought it’d be a hobby and what happened is it’s a lifestyle…,” he said in a radio interview with Atlanta’s HOT107.9. “Rap is taking a backseat to skating.” I really hope he doesn’t think he can turn pro that easily. Good skating is more than just flip tricks and rails. Just like rap, it’s about your flow and style, something you can’t develop in one year.
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Demi Moore has teamed up with Lifetime Television in putting together what Perez Hilton calls a “multi-project development deal,” including a pick-up of the interview series called The Conversation, hosted by British TV personality and photographer Amanda de Cadenet, as well as the development of scripted dramas which the actress will executive produce, reports Perez Hilton.
In the words of Adam Sandler, “Not too shabby!”
According to Deadline, The Conversation is, “based on de Cadenet’s popular web series, [it] will feature intimate interviews with high-profile celebrity role models and every day women about a wide variety of topics, including sexuality, body image, career and finances, politics, relationships and human rights, among other subject matters.” Moore and Cadenet will be co-producing the show, of which eight episodes have been ordered.
This is not Moore’s first collaboration with Lifetime. Just a month ago it was reported that the actress, alongside names like Jennifer Aniston and Alicia Keys, will be working with the network on the Lifetime Original Movie Project Five, an analogy of five short films which will explore the impact breast cancer had on people’s lives. The piece is being produced by the former Friends executive producer, Marta Kauffman.
Sounds like a bunch of awesome gigs, Demi, congrats! We can’t wait to see the finished products!