Many suspect "Alpha Dog," a movie based on the brutal murder of 15-year-old Nick Markowitz in 2000, to have endangered the outcome of a high-profile murder trial. This sounds reasonable for Jesse James Hollywood, the suspect of the case will be on trial when the movie, starring Bruce Willis and Justin Timberlake, is released later this year.
"American Pie" sexy foreign exchange student star, Shannon Elizabeth has filed for divorce from her actor husband of three years, Joseph Reitman. The divorce petition, filed Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, mentioned irreconcilable differences as the split cause. The two have no children, but will seek custody of their small army of pets.
Bassist Joe Loeffler of the band Chevelle is taking a break to be home with family. His brothers and bandmates Pete and Sam Loeffler can accept and fully respect his decision. And as for the band's summer tour, former Filter guitarist Geno Lenardo will replace Joe.
"Mississippi Girl" is included and marked as the advance track on Faith Hill's new CD "Fireflies." The consisting of 13-track, a bonus cut, and a duet with her husband Tim McGraw titled "Like We Never Loved at All," will hit stores on August 2. In related news, Hill and McGraw will perform Saturday in Rome at one of the Live 8 concerts.
"In a way, I feel like I'm living in my sixth sense. I'm very receptive to everything around me ... The sixth sense liberates you from the (other) five senses, which are tricky ... It makes you listen to that inside voice -- your intuition -- which is never wrong," says Thalia explaining about her 11th album, which after a state of mind she names it "El Sexto Sentido" (The Sixth Sense).
Singing, acting, and posing for the photographer are things most celebrities would normally do in the walk of their career. What about going plastic? That's a very different matter for not all celebrity can do that.
The video Jessica Simpson worked on for the cover of "These Boots Are Made For Walking," taken from the soundtrack for "The Dukes Of Hazzard," has been claimed as "slutty" by an American Christian group called the Resistance. They mainly object to the star's risque behavior in the video, in which she washes a car wearing a skimpy bikini, while in fact her father is a Baptist pastor, who they perceive as a Christian role model.
Music world and its occupants mourn the death of R&B crooner Luther Vandross, who is claimed to have "never really recovered from" a stroke two years ago. The Grammy award winner died Friday at John F. Kennedy Medical Center in Edison, N.J., at 54 years old.