Carson Daly To Wake Up Early As New “Today Show” Host

  • NBC has announced that former “TRL” VJ Carson Daly has been added as a host at “The Today Show.” He is leaving his current gig as host of “Last Call.” No one asked me, but if any former MTV VJ deserves the “Today” job, it’s Riki Rachtman. [Today]
  • Gia Allemand’s mother is blaming the “Bachelor” contestant’s recent suicide on Allemand’s father, saying the two had a falling out a few months prior. [People]
  • Dakota Johnson — who just scored the lead role in the “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie — is dating jewelry designer Jordan Masterson, who is half-brothers with Danny Masterson from “That ’70s Show.” Uh oh. The Mastersons are longtime Scientologists … don’t get sucked in, Dakota! [Us Weekly]
  • “Three’s Company” actor John Ritter died a decade ago today. Here are eight simple memories about him. []
  • Katherine Heigl has a reputation in Hollywood for being a giant pain in the ass, it seems. [The Hollywood Reporter]
  • Demi Moore has supposedly traded in her much-younger boyfriend Harry Morton, 31, for an older man … his dad, Peter Morton, 66. Awkward Thanksgiving ahead, I guess. [Radar Online]
  • Kris Humphries is auctioning off Kim Kardashian’s engagement ring for a reported $300,000 to $500,000. [Us Weekly]
  • Hot 97 deejay Mister Cee has resigned from his position after he was caught on film soliciting sex from a cross-dressing vlogger. [NY Daily News]
  • The definitive list of movies about high school. [Flavorwire]