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BUZZINGS: Chris Pine Is Single. Olivia Munn Is Single. Everybody Is Happy.

Celebuzz | January 19, 2010 - 7:43 am

Chris Pine and Olivia Munn have called it quits, sparking tidal wave of hope among Fans Who Still Don’t Stand a Snowball’s Chance in Hell. (PopEater)
Nelly dispenses fashion advice. “Take off all your clothes when it’s hot” is strangely absent. (Lime Life)
Oh, yay; they’re making a movie about the BalloonMore »

Balloon Boy’s Parents Are Heading To The Slammer!

Betsy Waldman | December 23, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Happy early Christmas, everybody!
It’s the best news we’ve heard all week—Balloon Boy father Richard Heene, 48, and his 45-year-old wife Mayumi have been sentenced to time in prison! 
Richard will head to jail on January 11 for 90 days, 60 of which will be spent on work release. Mayumi was sentenced to… More »

BUZZ LINKS: Why So Glum, Kristen Stewart?

Celebuzz | November 13, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Why does Kristen Stewart always look so serious? -PopEater
Beyonce has a lot of baggage. -Wonderwall
Sharon Osbourne actually apologized to someone. -Gabby Babble
Balloon Boy’s parents have pleaded guilty. -Parade
Leona Lewis can roll with the punches. -Socialite LifeMore »

VIDEO: Balloon Dad Gives His Infant Son a Cigar and a Beer

Celebuzz | October 27, 2009 - 2:05 pm

Richard Heene better clear some space on his shelf for that Father of the Year award.
The prank-happy publicity hound—who earlier this month made headlines by claiming that his six-year-old son, Falcon Heene, had been caught up in a balloon high above Colorado—apparently has a history of exploiting his kids for a little attention. More »

Balloon Boy’s Mother Admits to Hoax!

Celebuzz | October 24, 2009 - 11:30 am

It looks like Balloon Boy’s mother has admitted what everyone has suspected all along: That the October 15 panic over six-year-old Falcon Heene was a staged publicity stunt.
Mayumi and Richard Heene garnered worldwide attention when they claimed that Falcon was trapped in a 20-foot Mylar balloon that had been inadvertently released and was… More »

The Feds Are Investigating Balloon Boy’s Family

Celebuzz | October 20, 2009 - 4:30 pm

It’s a good thing that Richard Heene craves attention, because he’s certainly getting his share of it these days.
People magazine reports that the Federal Aviation Administration is now investigating Heene and his family, after false reports last week that Heene’s six-year-old son, Falcon Heene, was being carried in a balloon in the skies… More »

Richard Heene’s Former Colleague Says Balloon Boy Incident Was a Hoax

Celebuzz | October 20, 2009 - 11:40 am

Looks like Richard Heene’s credibility is floating away faster than a Mylar balloon in the Colorado breeze.
Robert Thomas, a former business partner of Heene—who last week sent the nation into a panic by claiming that his six-year-old son, Falcon, was trapped in a balloon floating high above the ground—appeared on the Today show… More »

Colorado Sheriff Charging Balloon Boy’s Family

Betsy Waldman | October 18, 2009 - 12:50 pm

Oh, snap! The Balloon Boy incident has turned out to be one huge publicity stunt for the Heene family!
In a press conference this morning, Larimer County Sheriff Jim Alderden announced that they have evidence that the runaway balloon incident was “a hoax, a publicity stunt to market a reality show.”
Files will… More »

VIDEO: Balloon Boy Raps!

Celebuzz | October 16, 2009 - 3:18 pm

Brace yourselves, people; Balloon Boy is about to get real on you.
Peep this video, which purportedly shows Falcon Heene and his homies (aka, his brothers) busting out their rap epic, “Not P*ssified.” In the video, F-Heene and his crew denounce the process of “p*ssification,” defined as, “The modern day teachings of human beings… More »

More On The Balloon Boy Investigation!

Betsy Waldman | October 16, 2009 - 1:50 pm

After their numerous sketchy TV appearances last night and this morning, the Heene family’s situation is getting weirder and weirder.
TMZ is reporting that Colorado sherriff department will be conducting interviews with the family starting tomorrow, including Falcon, to understand what exactly happened. Why the delay? A sherriff’s official said that “their physical and… More »

VIDEO: Balloon Boy Admits Hoax? “We Did This for the Show”

Celebuzz | October 16, 2009 - 7:40 am

Falcon Heene—aka Balloon Boy, who had the nation on pins and needles on Thursday—may have let slip that things aren’t quite on the up-and-up with his story during an appearance on Larry King Live yesterday.
Appearing with his family—whose other TV stints include the reality series Wife Swap—the six-year-old Colorado boy was asked by… More »