Morning Buzz: Madonna and A-Rod Back On
Madonna and New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez have reportedly resumed their relationship. Page Six reports that the pop queen and A-Rod spent the weekend at the Long Island mansion of comedian Jerry Seinfeld, a home that they have visited at together before. Madonna was reportedly not enjoying her weekend, due to the discarded photos from her Hard Candy album shoot being released last week. “Madonna called up the label screaming when the photos got out,” a source says.
Photographer Emicles Da Mata is suing soccer star/model David Beckham and a Beckham bodyguard for allegedly beating him and wrecking his camera. TMZ reports that Da Mata claims that he was following Beckham on Dec. 7 2008 when Beckham pulled over and tried to wrest the camera from him through his driver’s side window. Da Mata says that Beckham’s bodyguard then pulled him out of his car and beat him, as well as throwing his camera in the trash. Da Mata is seeking unspecified damages.
Actress Mariska Hargitay has returned to work on the set of NBC’s Law & Order SVU. Hargitay was laid low with a pneumothorax (a collapsed lung) last month, and was absent from the set and also unable to attend the Golden Globes and SAG awards due to her illness. Hargitay was nominated for awards at both. No word as of yet on what caused her lung issue, according to People.
Singer Donny Osmond reports that he will be joining the competitors on Dancing With The Stars for the show’s next season in March. Beside his sister Marie (a former contestant) on the Bonnie Hunt Show, Donny said that “Well, I guess I am making an announcement. I’ll say I am seriously considering doing it, let’s put it that way.” “We don’t comment on casting rumors,” ABC stated to E!.
Matt Damon, who played superspy Jason Bourne in the successful film series, bristles when his character is compared to James Bond. “They could never make a James Bond movie like any of the Bourne films,” Damon told the Miami Herald. “Because Bond is an imperialist, misogynist sociopath who goes around bedding women and swilling martinis and killing people. He’s repulsive.”