Friday, April 24, 2015

STARDUST weekly tidbits- April 24

Photo from: Huei-Yi Pan's Pinterest account

It's been a while since I've done a STARDUST weekly tidbits but anyway...Here's some of the latest entertainment news headlines from around the world this week...just in case you missed it!

Full steam ahead for Full House spin-off
When John Stamos appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday he revealed that Netflix had officially ordered 13 episodes of a revival of the 90s hit TV sitcom. The revival will kick off with a one hour Tanner family reunion special. The Full House spin-off entitled Fuller House will center around the eldest of the Tanner children, a recently widowed D.J. Tanner-Fuller [Candace Cameron Bure], who is now a veterinarian and expecting her third child. Her sister, Stephanie [Jodie Sweetin] and childhood friend Kimmy Gibbler [Andrea Barber] move in with D.J. to help her raise her two young sons, 12-year-old J.D. and 7-year-old, Max. "Literally five minutes ago they called and they sealed the deal" Stamos said on Kimmel's late night talk show. Discussions about the appearances of other former cast members including Bob Saget, Lori Loughlin, David Coulier, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are still ongoing. The spin-off is set to debut in 2016.

Everybody Loves Raymond star dead at 19
Sawyer Storm Sweeten, who played the role of Geoffrey Barone on the popular sitcom, Everybody Loves Raymond died today a few weeks short of his 20th birthday. His death is a suspected suicide. Sweeten was visiting his family in Texas on Thursday when he allegedly shot himself on the front porch of the family home. Sawyer, his twin brother Sullivan Sky Sweeten and his older sister, Madylin Sweeten all starred in Everybody Loves Raymond from 1996-2005 as the children of Raymond and Debra Barone [Ray Romano and Patricia Heaton]. Dino May, Sweeten's manager released a statement. "This morning a terrible family tragedy has occurred. We are devastated to report that our beloved son, brother and friend, Sawyer Sweeten took his own life. At this sensitive time, our family requests privacy and we beg of you to reach out to the ones you love" the statement read. Ray Romano has commented on the tragedy on Thursday. "I'm shocked and terribly saddened by the news about Sawyer. He was a wonderful and sweet kid to be around. My heart breaks for him, his family and friends at this very difficult time" he said. Co-star Patricia Heaton expressed her condolences via social media. "Sawyer was a funny and exceptionally bright young man. He is gone from us far too soon". Everybody Loves Raymond creator, Phil Rosenthal also shared his grief over Sawyer's death. "We knew and loved Sawyer as a little boy. He and his real-life siblings Sullivan and Madylin were such a charming and integral part of our TV family" he said. 

Sandra Bullock voted People's most beautiful woman
Oscar winning actress, Sandra Bullock has emerged on the cover of People magazine as world's most beautiful woman. The 50-year-old actress revealed that out of all the movie roles that she's had it's her job as a mother that makes her feel most beautiful. "Real beauty is quiet, especially in this town. It's just so hard not to say, 'Oh I need to look like that" Bullock told People magazine.

Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea to perform at Billboard Music Awards
Britney Spears is set to return to the stage this year to perform her new song, Pretty Girls featuring Australian rapper, Iggy Azalea at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on May 17th. This will be the first time the song is performed live. The duo recently filmed the 80s inspired video clip for Pretty Girls. Spears wore a leopard crop top with giant earrings and Azalea rocked a crimped hair-do and denim high-waist shorts. "Time to put the rumors to bed & take #PrettyGirls to the stage!" Britney Instagrammed on Wednesday.

Kim Richards storms out of interview
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star walked out of her interview with Dr.Phil on Tuesday. The TV doctor asked her about her recent arrest at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Reports from the Beverly Hills Police Department say that the reality TV star was being aggressive and refused to leave the restaurant inside the hotel. Richards then reportedly refused to leave the restaurant's bathroom, and security then issued a private citizen's arrest. "Are you living a lie, telling everybody 'I've been sober for three years?" Dr.Phil asked Richards. Richards was then joined by her children for the interview. "Is this an intervention?" she asks before getting emotional and says "I'm sorry I can't". With those words the 50-year-old former child actress stormed out of the interview. 

Got any opinions and thoughts on this week's entertainment news headlines? If, so feel free to leave comments in the box below!

Information compiled from: Entertainment Tonight


No comments:

Post a Comment

Feel free to leave your comments and suggestions!