Robin Thicke is attempting to reconcile with his estranged wife the only way he knows how: with a song. The Blurred Lines singer dedicated a song to his actress spouse Paula Patton at a concert in Fairfax, Va., on Thursday night. Speaking to the crowd, Thicke said, “For y’all that don’t know, me and my wife separated, but I’m trying to get my girl back. She’s a good woman.” At which point Thicke launched into his 2007 hit Lost Without U. Thicke and Patton announced their separation earlier this week following nine years of marriage.
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The guilty-pleasure TV drama House of Cards has inspired a blog in celebration of guilty-pleasure culinary delights. The Tumblr blog House of Carbs features characters from the Emmy-nominated Netflix series that have been photo-shopped to show them holding a variety of high-calorie snacks. Central character Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) is shown holding a large freshly baked baguette, while his wife Claire (Robin Wright) sits before a stack of pancakes smothered in syrup. And the romantic part: Frank and Claire are depicted sharing a long strand of spaghetti, a la the lovestruck canines from Lady and the Tramp.
Seth Rogen is calling out the senators who skipped his performance at Capitol Hill. The Canadian comic actor appeared before a congressional hearing on Wednesday to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s research and share his personal connection to the disease (his mother-in-law is afflicted with Alzheimer’s). Several senators skipped Rogen’s appearance, including Illinois senator Mark Kirk, who nonetheless thanked Rogen for showing up via Twitter. Rogen responded with the tweet: “SenatorKirk pleasure meeting you. Why did you leave before my speech? Just curious.” Rogen also posted a picture of the near-empty senate chamber with the comment: “All those empty seats are senators who are not prioritizing Alzheimer’s. Unless more noise is made, it won’t change.”
Why is Al Roker suddenly taking potshots at Conan O’Brien? The Today show weatherman and late-night talk host were formerly friends but Roker took a run at O’Brien during his appearance on a Sirius satellite radio program this week. Roker told Sirius host Pete Dominick that O’Brien’s current talk show was currently airing on “some web thing.” When Dominick informed him that the late-night talk show Conan actually aired on cable channel TBS, Roker responded by saying, “Doesn’t that sound like a disease? I’ve got TBS?” Roker went on to say that “TBS and IBS [irritable bowel syndrome] are the same kind of thing.”
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CASH FLOW WOES
Reality star Joanna Krupa is going through some real-life drama with her recent money problems. The Real Housewives of Miami star is on the verge of losing one of her residences due to continuing money woes. A Miami bank has filed foreclosure on Krupa’s home in Encino, Calif., because she has reportedly failed to pay nearly $725,000 (U.S.) in back mortgage. Krupa allegedly tried to recently jump ship to the sister reality show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, but her request was turned down by the show’s producers
THE BIG BREAK
Oscar nominee Matthew McConaughey is shirtless and heroic in a recently unearthed clip from early in his career. The star of Dallas Buyer’s Club is clearly identifiable in the first acting role of his career: A 1992 dramatic reenactment from the true-crime series Unsolved Mysteries. McConaughey plays a young man named Larry Dickens, who confronts a criminal and ends up getting shot 14 times for his troubles.
Source: Entertainment Weekly