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Laid back singer Jimmy Buffett was rushed to an Australian hospital after the singer fell head first off stage during a performance.
According to concertgoers, the singer may have been temporarily blinded by flashing lights, causing him to stumble from the edge of the stage in the middle of a song on Tuesday night.
The fall was described as a “massive face plant” which left Buffett motionless on the ground and bleeding from the head. After an ambulance picked up the singer, fans were told to go home.
While the Margaritaville singer has a huge gash on his head and he’s shaken up, he’s saidMore >
[HMG Celebrity News] – As you’ll remember, last time the Australian singer / actress Sophie Monk made the headlines was back in July, when she found her rapidly ex-boyfriend Jason Diaz in bed with a lady. Well, the girl bounced back and she’s now engaged to the guy who owns Playboy.
The 31-year old broke the news on the breakfast show of Sydney radio station 2DayFM, where she’s filling in for another presenter, Jackie O, who’s on maternity leave.
“I got engaged, and I kept it quiet so no-one’s heard much about him. He’s a keeper,” she told listeners. “It feels right. I think you know whenMore >
The Black Keys have canceled their Australia tour citing exhaustion as a cause for their break. The Keys were set to tour Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne. The Keys have also canceled stops in New Zealand, Germany, Switzerland and France, dates extending all the way through March 2011.
The group released a statement apologizing to fans for the sudden cancellations:
“An arduous year of touring and promotion has drained the band and necessitated time off. Dan and Patrick wish to thank all of you who have shown such incredible support since the release of (2010 album) Brothers
A stripper in Sydney is claiming that Spice Girl Mel B and her husband Stephen Belafonte had a threesome with her in a hotel room during a recent trip to Australia.
The stripper, an employee of the Kings Cross strip club told The Daily Telgraph that they was invited back to the couples room by one of their bodyguards and had a “nice time” with teh couple.
“It was just one of those things I felt I should do because something like that might never happen again,” the stripper said, while adding, “I know that sounds kind of wrong. I wasn’t going to [go]… but they got one of their bodyguards
Kirsten Kunter has just become the third Mrs. Greg Norman.
Less than a year after finalizing a divorce from Chris Evert, the Great White Shark was quietly married on private Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands.
The Australian golfing great and business magnate married the interior decorator, a longtime friend of his, before a small group of family and friends.
Congrats to Kirsten Kunter and Greg Norman!
His son Gregory, Jr. was best man. Speaking to Australia’s New Idea magazine, Norman said everyone was barefoot and dressed in white for the nuptials.
“Kirsten walked down theMore >
[HMG Celebrity News] – Awards season is coming, and that means more C-list actors trying to look humble as they’re given awards they can no more pronounce than deserve. But among such melodramatic mediocrity this year will be Robert De Niro, who’s been tapped for a prize at the next Golden Globes.
Already a two-time Oscar winner, the 67-year old actor has been picked to receive this year’s ‘Cecil B. DeMille Award’ at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards, for what the Globes’ bosses call his “outstanding contribution to the entertainment field.”
They got that right! Born in New York in 1943,More >
(HMG Celebrity News) – Qantas Ambassador and pilot John Travolta sings a song from the movie ‘Grease’ at Qantas’ 90th birthday celebrations at Brisbane Airport on November 7, 2010 in Brisbane, Australia. A nice respite for the embattled airline as it deals with grounding its fleet of six, giant Airbus A380 aircraft after the failure of an engine on an A380 plane en route to Sydney from Singapore resulted in an emergency landing in Singapore on Thursday. The cause of the engine failure is now being investigated by the maker of the plane, but Qantassaid Monday that it discovered oil leaksMore >
The Outback is not too happy with the Beach Boys. Rumors are circulating that the group was lip syncing their performance this past weekend while performing at a music festival just outside Sydney, Australia.
The scandal breaks just months after both Whitney Houston and Britney Spears gave horrible performance in the region.
The performance, part of the Gold Coast 600?s Inaugural Concert on Saturday, included the groups biggest hits including “California Girls” and “Get Around.
Concert organizers are sticking behind the band, claiming all songs were sung live in front of the 20,000 strongMore >
[HMG Celebrity News] – If you’re a fan of ‘America’s Next Top Model,’ we have a story you’re going to love. After weeks of intense competition the Australian version of ANTM chose this season’s winner. Then changed their minds.
The finale of the highly popular Australian variant was broadcast live from Luna Park in the heart of Sydney, watched by a live crowd of 2,000 people. After hours of excitement and hype the host, 38-year old former model Sarah Murdoch [daughter-in-law of Fox News boss, Rupert] finally named 19-year-old Kelsey Martinovich the winner.
At this point, Kelsey understandablyMore >
(HMG Celebrity News) – No Justin Bieber is not twittering day and night, but his fans certainly are. According to Dustin Curtis, a designer who interviewed an employee at Twitter, buzz surrounding the 16-year-old Canadian pop sensation makes up 3% of Twitter conversation. Given the 180 million unique visitors every month, that’s quite an achievement. Curtis tweeted Monday that “racks of servers” are dedicated to Bieber, who has more than 5 million followers on Twitter.If you don’t believe Bieber Fever can sometimes get a little out of control, just ask 15 year-old Sydney Dalton, who More >
During a visit to Sydney Australia this week, Ashton Kutcher took time to pose with a koala while visiting the Sydney Wildlife World in Australia.
According to Monsters And Critics, the Hollywood hunk uploaded the pic shown above to his Twitter account just several hours after landing in the country.
Kutcher also visited with some crocodiles, kangaroos and other tourist friendly exhibits. He also spent 20 minutes taking pictures of sharks at the Sydney Aquarium.
After his trip to the Zoo and Aquarium Kutcher was then spotted at the Bondi Icebergs restaurant for lunch, a location whichMore >
[HMG] – In yet another example of Hollywood infidelity, the ex-girlfriend of Jude Law, Sophie Monk has told an Australian radio station she was ‘Sandra Bullock-ed’ by her new boyfriend, John Diaz.
Speaking from LA, Sophie, 30, told the presenters on Sydney’s ‘2DayFM’ breakfast show that she arrived at John’s house for a surprise visit…and got a nasty surprise of her own.
“I rock up in the morning with a coffee and presents and he had a present there – A chick,” Sophie explained.
She says she then began shaking from the unwelcome surprise, stormed out of the house and drove off. But secondMore >
Men At Work forced to pay royalties on 80s hit song ‘Down Under’ on questionable copyright complaint
(HMG) – A judge has ordered Men At Work to hand over some of the royalties collected from their smash hit single Down Under, after earlier ruling they had plagiarized a children’s song. “Down Under” which celebrates Australia as a land where beer flows and “women glow,” topped the charts in the U.S. and U.K., in 1983, the year the band won the Grammy for Best New Artist.
A judge ruled that a distinctive flute riff of the song was found to have been taken from the 70 year old song Kookaburra Sits In The Old Gumtree. Men At Work songwriter and lead singer Colin Hay told the court thatMore >
On Saturday Amanda Bynes sent a simple Tweet to the masses: “I don’t love acting anymore so I’ve stopped doing it.” The announcement shocked many of her fans and friends, many of whom said she never discussed the move before.
Amanda has been acting since she was a child, including her own show The Amanda Show a starring role on one of my all time favorite sitcoms What I Like About You and in various fun, lighthearted films, including What A Girl Wants, Sydney White and She’s The Man. Bynes is a certifiable hottie, but she circumvented the typical sex pot roles offered to Hollywood’s hotMore >