Morning Buzz: Beyonce Sings For President Obama And Wife
Beyonce performed Etta James’ “At Last” for the newly inaugurated President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the Neighborhood Ball last night. Denzel Washington introduced Beyonce, who sang on an opposite platform as the couple danced, and quietly conversed and laughed with one another, according to SpinTelly.com. Beyonce and the Obamas were reportedly all in tears by the end. “How good-looking is my wife?,” President Obama reportedly asked the crowd before Denzel’s introduction.
Two individuals are being investigated by police in the Bahamas for allegedly trying to extort money from John Travolta and his family. Travolta’s son Jett died after a seizure on New Year’s Day during the family’s holiday stay on the islands. MSNBC reports that the details of the plot are not known. “Regrettably in a time of such terrible grief, there are often a few individuals who attempt to make false claims in hopes of making millions of dollars. We will never let that happen,” Travolta’s lawyers said in a statement.
The Hills star Spencer Pratt reportedly attacked his sister Stephanie Pratt’s ex-boyfriend, aspiring actor Cameron Huston, at LA’s Coco De Ville lounge on Jan. 17. Star reports that Huston had to be taken to the hospital after a shouting match became violent. “Cameron had to be taken to a local hospital,” a witness said. “There was blood; there was screaming. It was a major scene.”Huston’s mother Cica told Star that the attack was “completely unprovoked.”
A lawsuit over an unaired videotape featuring Heath Ledger at a party at LA’s Chateau Marmont hotel has been settled. TMZ reports that “Jane Doe” alleged that a video shot at the infamous hotel in her suite was shot without her consent. The video was sold to Entertainment Tonight who hyped its by claiming it showed Ledger doing drugs but never aired. The terms of the settlement are being kept confidential.
Scream 4 looks to be a go. Scream and Scream 2 screenwriter (and Dawson’s Creek creator) Kevin Williamson is said to be writing a first draft and original stars Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox and David Arquette have all been approached with offers, according to BD Horror News. It is not known if Wes Craven will return to direct. The film will reportedly be a “younger version” of the movies.