Tom Hanks is writing his first book – a collection of short stories. Uncommon Type: Some Stories will feature 17 tales, each put together on a different typewriter. Hanks collects vintage typewriters and owns more than 100 of them.
In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Mariah Carey revisits her disastrous Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve gig and stands firm with the statement her camp released asserting that the show sabotaged the performance and “set [her] up to fail,” which the production company in turn refuted. “I used to get upset by things,” she says of the performance. “This was out of my control, and had everything not been such a total chaotic mess, then I would have been able to make something happen. Even the dancers should have stopped dancing and helped me off the f***ing stage. I’m sorry. It was a mess, and I blame everybody, and I blame myself for not leaving after rehearsal.”
Florida Georgia Line teamed up with the Backstreet Boys for the music video for their new single “God, Your Mama and Me.”
Amid speculation that Lindsay Lohan is converting to Islam, the actress claims that she was the victim of racial profiling and Islamphobia at London’s Heathrow Airport. The Mean Girls star was flying from London to New York after meeting with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey to discuss the refugee crisis.
The case of the missing jersey continues. Tom Brady’s Super Bowl LI jersey, which mysteriously went missing earlier this month after the New England Patriots quarterback won his fifth NFL championship, has been valued at $500,000, according to a police report obtained by TMZ.
Demi Moore is heading to Empire! The actress has landed a recurring role on the hit Fox drama, the network announced on Tuesday. Moore is set to play a “take-charge nurse with a mysterious past, who will become ever more treacherously entangled with the Lyon family,” though fans of the actress are going to have to wait for her explosive debut. Moore’s character will be introduced during season three’s finale, and continue with a multiple-episode arc in season four next fall.
Jimmy Kimmel is hosting the 89th Academy Awards in less than a week, and he’s already trying to figure out how to stop his nemesis, Matt Damon, from stealing the spotlight. Kimmel spoke with The Hollywood Reporter in an interview published on Monday, and the late night talk show host was asked about the possibility of Manchester by the Sea — which Damon produced — winning Best Picture.