Tuesday, July 8th, 2008
300 of Ringo’s friends and family celebrate at Hard Rock Hotel in Chicago
By Brian Frederick
CHICAGO, IL (Hollywood Today)
As the crowd waited until noon, the motto, “twelve o’clock, peace and love,” became the birthday credo for the once aspiring hairdresser to turn 68.
Chicago’s inhabitants braved pushy crowds, heat, and a little drizzle on South Water Street to see Starr.
Starr is in Chicago to promote his latest album “Liverpool 8” with his All Starr Band’s tour.
Sadly on Ringo’s birthday, he received news that England’s conservations decided to destroy his Dingle, Liverpool birthday because he does not have the clout needed to preserve his Beatle’s past.
“What a birthday gift!
The Hard Rock marketing department went into full swing a month ago when event organizers learned of Ringo’s birthday coinciding with his Chicago date.
Similar events were planned in New York, London, and Los Angeles.
By Matthew B. Zeidman
HOLLYWOOD, CA (Hollywood Today)
The tour, which will support “Hardy Candy,” Madonna’s 11th studio album, will begin in the United Kingdom on Aug. 23.
The piece will not be the pair’s first collaboration.
Spears often cited Madonna as a professional inspiration early on in her career and became involved in Kaballah, a tradition of Jewish mysticism, through her childhood idol, who is a prominent adherent.
Posted: Tue., July 8, 2008, 12:05AM PT
Journalists are quick to identify CEOs, sports stars or other public figures who seem to be imprisoned by their own egos, but they are loath to point out the professional narcissists in their own ranks.
to take the name of the obscure African drug, Ibogaine, then plant rumors that then presidential candidate Edmund S. Muskie was hooked on it --
Posted: Mon., July 7, 2008, 5:19PM PT
The L.A.-born, Cuban-American actress also opened up on racism in the entertainment industry.
An excerpt of the interview, and selected photos, are included below.
"I don't want to die.
Name: Rupert Murdoch
Name: Sam Zell
Name: Barry Diller
Name: Hugh Hefner