Weekly Wrap-up

Thursday, Sept. 25

Johnny Depp signs on for a fourth Pirates of the Caribbean installment.

-Yahoo! News

David Blaine finishes his three-day stunt where he hung upside-down in NYC. The stunt is met with some booing after New Yorkers report multiple right-side-up breaks for an hour or more.


Busta Rhymes is denied entry into the UK for “unresolved conflicts” in the U.S. Ludacris is lined up to take Rhymes’ place if the UK rules against him.

-BBC News

Amy Winehouse is hit with a $25,000 bill after vomiting on designer PR frocks.

-The Daily Mirror

Friday, Sept. 26

Sacha Baron Cohen, star of “Borat,” is thrown out of designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada’s show in Milan for interrupting it. Cohen is working on his latest project about a male model named, Bruno.


Rachel McAdams signs on to the new Sherlock Holmes flick playing Holmes’ (Robert Downey Jr.) love interest.

-Yahoo! News

A New York Supreme Court judge blocks the move of Project Runway from Bravo to Lifetime. A case is being made against The Weinstein Brothers for not properly notifying Bravo of a bid for the show.


Senator Ted Kennedy is rushed to the hospital after experiencing a mild seizure.

-The Boston Globe

Saturday, Sept. 27

Paul Newman dies at 83-years-old after succumbing to his battle with cancer.

-Associated Press

Madonna is hit with $270,000 in fines for violating Wembley Stadium’s curfew for her London show. She showed up 40 minutes late.


Heather Locklear is arrested in Santa Barbara, California for suspicion of driving while under the influence.

-Yahoo! News

Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson marry in Canada.


Monday, Sept. 29

Travis Barker is released from the hospital, after nine days of burn treatment following the Sept. 20 plane crash that left four others dead and close friend DJ AM badly burned.


Vanessa Hudgens seals the deal on a 6 bedroom, 6.5 bath home in Studio City for $2,750,000.


Jesse McCartney signs on to “Greek” on ABC Family.

-The Insider

Flea, the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ bassist, enrolls as a freshmen at the University of Southern California to study music.


“America’s Next Top Model” is hitting shelves as a Nintendo DS game on Nov. 7.

-NY Magazine

Tuesday, Sept. 30

Janet Jackson postpones tour dates until further notice after being hospitalized for an undisclosed illness.


Robert Plant, former lead singer of Led Zeppelin, denies any rumors of a comeback tour.

-Yahoo! News

Production on “Rock of Love Bus with Bret Michaels” is suspended after a crew member, fell asleep while driving a production vehicle in Illinois and killed two 19-year olds in another vehicle.


Wednesday, Oct. 1

OK Magazine hits stands Thursday claiming that Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson are making wedding plans.

-OK! Magazine

OK also has the exclusive news that Rob McElhenney and Kaitlin Olson of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” have officially tied the knot in Malibu.

-OK! Magazine

David Archuleta is set to make his acting debut in an episode of Nickelodeon’s “iCarly.”