In the world of celebrity news, there’s no shortage of hits and misses. This week, ScarJo gets a star on the Walk of Fame and Courtney Stodden releases a new single (ick).
HIT: The Wanted’s “Chasing the Sun” will be the title track in Ice Age 4
While we’re not diehards for Ice Age 4: Continental Drift, we do love The Wanted here at andPOP. The band’s single “Chasing the Sun” will be the title track for the new movie and the news started trending on Twitter on Thursday afternoon.
MISS: Glee’s Amber Riley collapses on Red Carpet
Heather Morris, Jenna Ushkowitz and Amber Riley were on the red carpet for a screening of their Fox show Glee, and while giving interviews Riley collapsed. She wrote on Twitter: “Hey guys, I’m okay I got a little dizzy from all the photog flashes! You’d think I’s be used to it by now, still a red carpet amateur I guess. Gonna get checked out but I feel fine. Thank you for all the concern and well wishes,” She also wrote: “I’d also like to thank the photographers for being do professional and not taking photos of me on the ground. I truly truly appreciate it. Could have been super embarrassing.” We’re glad she’s okay!
HIT: Scarlett Johansson gets a star on the Walk of Fame
Johansson may only be 27 years old, but there’s no doubt she’s deserving of such an honor as a star on the Walk of Fame. The Avengers star has won a Tony award, received countless nominations for her film work and has even been Woody Allen’s muse. From indie flicks, the stage and even to big budget summer spectacles, Johansson can do it all.
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Pauly D from Jersey Shore is apparently one of those people. He thinks TV reality stars should be eligible for the Walk of Fame honor, reports TMZ. He is apparently devastated by the news.
We can understand the Walk of Fame policy on reality stars. Granted these guys and gals are funny, they are not professional entertainers.
Do you think its fair?
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce’s Walk of Fame Committee has announced that 25 celebrities, ranging from Felicity Huffman to the Village People will get stars on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame next year.
The committee chose nominees which were later approved by their board of directors.
According to MSN.com, other celebrities who will receive stars include singer Shakira, John Stamos, Cameron Diaz, Robert Downey Jr., Kenneth “Baby Face” Edmonds, Tim Burton and Tinkerbell.
Rockers Nickelback, actors Jill Hennessy and Catherine O’Hara and hockey great Johnny Bower were among the celebrities on hand in Toronto on Saturday to help unveil their stars on Canada’s Walk of Fame.
Also inducted on Saturday were athlete Rick Hansen, actor Gordon Pinsent, director Ivan Reitman and news anchor Lloyd Robertson.
The 2007 ceremony was the 10th year that the Walk recognized the achievements of notable Canadians. The latest batch of honourees join the likes of Celine Dion, Brendan Fraser, Wayne Gretzky, Mike Myers, Michael J. Fox and Jim Carrey.
andPOP talked to all the inductees on the red carpet. Watch the video to see them talk about receiving the honour.
Reuters is reporting that Nashville is looking at creating its own walk of fame.
The walk of fame will be open to performers, songwriters, musicians, producers and other “outstanding figures” in the industry, and will be chosen by a special committee.
Mayor Bill Purcell of Nashville says the first inductees will be announced in November at this year’s CMA Music Week.
The sidewalk will be located from downtown Nashville to Music Row.
“Hollywood may have the Hollywood Walk of Fame but ours will be the only one that truly sings,” Gibson Guitar’s chief executive Henry Juszkiewicz said. Gibson’s will be providing funding for the project.
London, England, joined Hollywood, Sidney and Toronto, as cities showcasing celebrities, Walk of Fame style.
Television producer Michael Hull came up with the idea after a recent trip to Toronto.
The Walk of Fame will to honour British and Commonwealth stars.
The walkway is said to be located just outside St. Paul’s in Covent Garden.
About 100 celebrities from Britain are expected to be immortalized during a broadcast next month, in time to celebrate the birthday of The Avenue of the Stars, which is broadcasted by ITV.
The network will turn 50 next month.