Want to avoid awkward conversation with relatives you barely know? Use this week’s top celeb news and entertainment items to break the uncomfortable silence.
Donny Osmond took the crown over singer Mya and Kelly Osbourne. Let the “(insert name here) was robbed!” battles begin.
The glam rocker from “American Idol,” who released his debut CD this week, said he has no apologies for the racy AMA performance this week (“I’m not a babysitter”). He said he’s being judged by a double-standard because a woman would not be criticized as much.
The imprisoned rapper’s Atlanta studio/office was vandalized last week. Police say they also found explosive Molotov cocktails nearby and are still investigating.
The second movie in the “Twilight” vampire series pulled in more than $140 million in its first weekend. With more vampire fans on vacation, we expect the slaying to continue.
Other movies expected to be big holiday diversions are “The Fantastic Mr. Fox,” “Ninja Assassin,” “Planet 51” as well as previously released “Precious” and “2012.”
New releases include Rihanna, Susan Boyle, Jay Sean, Adam Lambert (more info above), Shakira, Angie Stone and re-releases by Lady GaGa and Beyonce.
Food and More blogger John Kessler is exploring the metro Atlanta dining scene one restaurant at a time. Get the latest dish as he wraps up the tour.
The Atlanta filmmaker gave $1 million to the NAACP in honor of the 100th anniversary of the organization, which he says helped pave way for his success.
A Swiss court approved the $4.5 million bail offer of director Roman Polanski, 76, but he’s still in jail until an appeal can be decided. Also at stake is whether he will be extradited to the U.S. for having sex with a 13-year-old in 1977.
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