Gina J’s Dirty Laundry 5/18
Find out how Bono got very, very rich today, what Jennifer Lopez has to say about leaving American Idol, Pam Anderson’s “dirty dancing,” Taylor Swift’s new man, and find out why Wayne Newton is in trouble!
Bono owns 2.3 percent of Facebook shares, through his investment group, Elevation Partners. The stock went public today… They made a $90 million investment back in 2009. And sources say that the investment will be worth an estimated $1.5 billion by 4 PM ET. This will make Bono the richest musician in the world. Originally it was Paul McCartney. But Bono was asked today about the news and he said “don’t think it’s true”.
American Idol finalist Joshua Ledet was sent home last night and that leaves Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez in the finals. Problem?? Phillips doctor wants him to have surgery ASAP!!! He suffers from severe kidney problems and at the beginning of the competition it got so bad he had a stent put in as a temporary fix until he could have surgery. Phillip says he won’t drop out but the doctor told me that right after the finale he has to have surgery.
Jennifer Lopez took to twitter to say: “There is no truth to reports that say I am definitely leaving Idol. All I said was I haven’t decided what I am doing next year.” Some sources say she wants out but others say she wants to be making more money than Britney Spears is making on X Factor. She makes $12 million and Britney will be making $15 mil.
Pam Anderson was out to dinner with some male friends at a steakhouse in LA after the L.A. Kings playoff game. In the middle of dinner she decided to give the men a lap dance. Way to keep it classy Pam.
Hulk Hogan’s daughter, Brooke Hogan, is following in her father’s footsteps and will work with him on TNA Wrestling. She won’t be in the ring though, she’ll be an executive that will develop female talent.
Donna Summer’s family will hold a public memorial for her in Nashville on Wednesday.
Wayne Newton is being sued over his plans to turn his home into a celebrity museum. The company that purchased the rights are suing saying that he keeps delaying the plans. And they’re claiming that the animals on Wayne’s property are being abused AND there’s part of a sexual harassment lawsuit in there too. The lawsuit also claims Newton sexually harassed a young female employee by giving her wet, sloppy kisses everytime he saw her.