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2014-08-27

New "Bachelor" Is Revealed on ABC's "Good Morning America"

(NEW YORK) -- The next star of ABC's The Bachelor is recent Bachelorette contestant Chris Soules. The news was revealed Wednesday morning on Good Morning America.Soules, a 32-year-old farmer from Arlington, Iowa, was cut by Bachelorette's Andi Dorfman right before she chose her final two. After a date where the two went horseback riding, Dorfman didn't feel she could adapt to Soules' life on the farm.Since his appearance on The Bachelorette, Soules has apparently been besieged by female admirers, one of whom was so ardent that she drove hundreds of miles just to knock on his door. Another professed her…

posted 2014-08-27 12:16:05 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

Matt Damon Pours Toilet Water on Himself

(NEW YORK) -- Matt Damon took a different approach to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: He poured toilet water on himself.Why? Damon is a co-founder of Water.org, a non-profit organization that provides access to safe water and sanitation to communities in need outside the U.S. The actor, who was nominated by his pal Ben Affleck and his faux rival Jimmy Kimmel, notes in his Ice Bucket Challenge video that there is a drought in California, and that "not everybody has access to a clean drink of water, and there are about 800 million people in the world who don't, and…

posted 2014-08-27 12:15:53 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

Are Natasha Lyonne and Fred Armisen Dating?

(LOS ANGELES) -- Natasha Lyonne may have a new man in her life. The Orange Is the New Black actress was spotted getting cozy with Portlandia's Fred Armisen at the Netflix post-Emmy party Monday night, an eyewitness tells People magazine.According to the source, Lyonne, 35, and Armisen, 47, "shared kisses and were very cozy together."The source says Lyonne mingled with her Orange Is the New Black co-stars, including Taylor Schilling, Dascha Polanco and Laverne Cox, but Armisen was constantly at her side.Armisen was most recently linked to his former Saturday Night Live co-star Abby Elliott. He was also married to…

posted 2014-08-27 10:49:32 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

Kelsey Grammer Wants More Kids

(LOS ANGELES) -- Fifty-nine-year-old Kelsey Grammer became a dad for the sixth time last month when his wife Kayte gave birth to their son, Gabriel, but the star says he wants to add more to his brood."I can’t imagine not trying for more because it’s been incredible," he told People magazine. "As soon as [Gabriel] came out, Kayte and I were going, 'Yeah, let’s do another one.'""It’s just this overwhelming gratification of being close to life like this. It just gives you such hope and joy," he continued. "I’ve never felt more alive or more serenely happy than in the…

posted 2014-08-27 10:48:10 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

Mike Epps to Play Richard Pryor in Biopic, Oprah Winfrey to Star as Pryor's Grandmother

(NEW YORK) -- Comedian Mike Epps has been cast to portray Richard Pryor in a biopic to be directed by Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels.Oprah Winfrey confirmed the news in a post on Instagram. Winfrey posted a photo of Epps, Daniels and herself. She captioned the photo: "@theoriginalbigdaddy, @eppsie, and me just finished a great 1st read session. #RichardPryorMovie."Epps also tweeted a photo of him meeting Pryor's widow, Jennifer Pryor, and getting her blessing. He added the caption: "Had to kiss the ring of @jennferLpryor for the blessing! you got to be stong to have been with the king!"Entertainment Tonight reports…

posted 2014-08-27 06:49:16 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

Why "Preachers of LA's" Bishop Noel Jones Won't Marry Girlfriend After 16 Years

(NEW YORK) -- The relationship between Bishop Noel Jones and his "lady friend," Loretta, has been the center of the second season of Oxygen's Preachers of LA as fellow castmember Bishop Ron Gibson raises a question that many viewers have -- why don't the two just get married after being together for 16 years? Bishop Jones tells ABC News Radio that Loretta has known from the start that they weren't ever going to marry because he had just ended a marriage when they began their relationship. "When you marry young -- I was 20 years old, 20, 21, something like…

posted 2014-08-27 06:44:36 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

"Full House" May Be Revived with Some Original Cast Members

(NEW YORK) -- Full House, making a comeback? In the immortal words of Uncle Jesse, "Have mercy!"A revival of the hit 1987-1995 sitcom may be coming to your TV screen, according to TVGuide.com. John Stamos, who played Uncle Jesse on Full House and reportedly has an ownership stake in the show, is "leading the charge" on the idea for Warner Bros. Television, according to the site, along with series creator Jeff Franklin and executive producer Bob Boyett.The proposed revival would feature original cast members Candace Cameron Bure and Jodie Sweetin -- who played Tanner family daughters D.J. and Stephanie --…

posted 2014-08-27 06:40:59 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

Celebrities Join Chelsea Handler for Musical Sendoff

(LOS ANGELES) -- On Tuesday night, Chelsea Handler and a number of her celebrity pals bade farewell to Chelsea Lately, the comedienne's E! show.Handler announced previously that she was leaving E! and heading to Netflix to create "docu-comedy specials" and also host Netflix's first talk show. The talk show does not have a premiere date.In her opening monologue, Handler remarked she was “wrapping up seven years of ridiculous stupidity” and was "very impressed" with herself. She proceeded to pat herself on her own back.Tuesday's hour-long, live send-off began with another one of the show's shower bits -- this time with…

posted 2014-08-27 06:17:24 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

Pierce Brosnan Film "The November Man" Opens Wednesday

(NEW YORK) -- Pierce Brosnan stars in the new thriller The November Man, opening nationwide on Wednesday.Brosnan is Peter Deveraux, a.k.a. "The November Man" -- an ex-CIA agent who comes out of retirement to protect a witness, played by one-time Bond girl Olga Kurylenko. This puts him in the cross hairs of a former friend and protégé.The November Man, based on Bill Granger's best-selling book series, is rated R.Brosnan announced last week he will reprise his role in a sequel. Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

posted 2014-08-27 06:08:43 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

Movie Review: “The November Man” (Rated R)

(NEW YORK) -- CIA agent Peter Devereaux (Pierce Brosnan) has the bedside manner of sledge hammer. We meet him as he‘s seemingly training agent Mason (Luke Bracey) to be an assassin. At a café prior to an assignment, Devereaux discovers his protégé flirting with a waitress we assume is his girlfriend, and warns him, “You feel the need for a relationship, get a dog.”  I mention this because, based on what unfolds over the course of the movie, we’re supposed to believe these two had a father-son type of bond. Believe me, that connection is never properly established. Their mission goes…

posted 2014-08-27 04:31:16 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

2014-08-26

Miley Cyrus' Homeless VMAs Date Has Record, Warrant Out for Arrest

(LOS ANGELES) -- The once-homeless man who was Miley Cyrus' date at the MTV VMAs on Sunday has a police record and an open warrant out for his arrest.Jesse Helt, 22, gave a speech and accepted the award for Best Video on behalf of Cyrus on Sunday night at the MTV VMAs.Helt spoke about youth homelessness in America and had Cyrus, 21, in tears.However, Helt has a warrant out for his arrest in his native Oregon.Court records obtained by ABC News showed he was arrested for "criminal mischief" and "attempted burglary" in 2010. The burglary charge was changed to "criminal…

posted 2014-08-26 18:28:00 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio

The Sweet Nickname "19 Kids and Counting's" Jill Duggar Dillard Has for Her Unborn Baby

(NEW YORK) -- It's only been a week since Jill and Derick Dillard from 19 Kids and Counting announced they were expecting their first baby, and only two months since they were married in June, but the Dillards already have a nickname for their future little bundle of joy."We're expecting!!! So grateful to God for this new little blessing!!! #babydilly #firsttimeparents #sogratefultoGod #derickdillard #jillmdillard," she wrote next to a sweet picture of the couple holding tiny white baby shoes. So "Baby Dilly" it is!When the couple announced the good news last week, they told People magazine, "Both of us want…

posted 2014-08-26 18:23:04 by Entertainment News - ABC News Radio