In reality TV news: Anthony Morrison, a 40-year-old Hertfordshire, England-native who works at Londoner Salon and Day Spa in Manhattan Beach, CA, defeated eventual third-place finisher Daisy Duchens, a 31-year-old from Hialeah, FL who works at Miami-based AVEDA concept salon Om Beauty Co.; and second-place finisher Ben Mollin, a 32-year-old from Chicago, IL who works as a freelance stylist with personal clientele, on Bravo's "Shear Genius" Wednesday night.
On Thursday, John Lakness, a 25-year-old scientist/Chippendale Dancer from Carlisle, MA, was the first swashbuckler cut adrift on the series premiere of CBS's "Pirate Master."Rosie O' Donnell posted a video blog on her Website stating that she does not expect ever to speak to Elisabeth Hasselbeck again in the wake of the on-air dustup that led to her early exit from "The View." "I haven't spoken to her, and I probably won't, and I think it's just as well," O' Donnell said.
Vanessa Williams has filed a police report after her beloved pet Yorkie, Enzo, disappeared from her yard in suburban New York Monday, marking the second time a dog belonging to a high-profile owner has vanished from the area this month.
(Gus, a long-haired dachshund owned by former New York Post publisher Ken Chandler, has been missing for over two weeks.) The distraught actress has raised concerns that the pets fell into the hands of a dognapping ring, but authorities are convinced coyotes are the culprits.
Katherine Heigl told Entertainment Weekly that she expected things to be awkward with Isaiah Washington after she publicly denounced his use of a gay slur, but that he actually came up and apologized to her on the "Grey's Anatomy" set.The program received more than 100 emails about the oversight while the segment was still airing Wednesday, producers said. senator from Tennessee, has yet to announce he's seeking the GOP nomination but has taken steps toward entering the field.Fred Thompson has asked to be released from "Law & Order" after playing New York District Attorney Arthur Branch for the last five seasons as he considers making a run for president, series creator Dick Wolf said Wednesday. Stephen Baldwin broke a shoulder and rib Thursday while riding a bull in a segment for the upcoming CMT reality show "Ty Murray's Celebrity Bull Riding Challenge." Other celebrity participants include Leif Garrett and Vanilla Ice.Mischa Barton was hospitalized Sunday after suffering an adverse reaction to a medication, TMZ reports. C." star apparently fell ill at a friend's Memorial Day barbecue and was rushed to the hospital for treatment.A rep for Barton said she was with her family and "feeling much better."Miss Japan Riyo Mori, a 20-year-old dancer from the small town of Shizuoka at the base of Mount Fuji, was named Miss Universe 2007 Monday night, marking only the second time her country has won the competition.