Posts tagged "celebrity parents"

12 Celebrity Family Members Who’ve Cashed In With Tell-Alls

It can’t be easy being the daughter of Martha Stewart. But in her new book, Whateverland: Learning to Live Here, 46-year-old Alexis Stewart says it was far worse them we imagined. “I grew up with a glue gun pointed at my head,” she said. “If I didn’t do something perfectly, I had to do it…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 3, 2011

Morning Quickies: Kate Hudson’s Estranged Dad Calls Her A “Spoiled Brat”

Kate Hudson’s father, Bill Hudson, is publishing a tell-all book this fall in which he’ll accuse his ex-wife Goldie Hawn of “parental alienation.” “Parental alienation” is a term — often used by fathers, but not always — to describe when one parent isolates the kids from another parent in a divorce. Bill Hudson’s book…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 7, 2011

Courtney Stodden’s Mom Doesn’t Think Doug Hutchison Is “Creepy” At All

“He’s not creepy. He is such a great guy, he’s so intelligent. I see why they’re together, he looks like he’s in his early 30s, and Courtney looks like he’s in her late 20s … It’s like they’re talking about someone else when they say bad things about Doug. He’s with my daughter and I…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 9, 2011

Leighton Meester’s Mom Counter-Sues, Alleges Assault

Leighton Meester‘s mom, whose first name is Constance—strangely also the name of the girl’s high school in “Gossip Girl“—isn’t too pleased with her daughter’s allegations about her misusing money, intended for her sick son, on plastic surgery and hair extensions. She’s firing back with a counter-lawsuit against Leighton. And the charges in it are pretty…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 26, 2011

Justin Timberlake’s Mom Caught Him Having Sex Once, Won’t Be Pleased With His New Flick

“I was caught [having sex] one time. My mom wasn’t cool about it. I was too young to be in bed with a girl, so she was upset.”
Justin Timberlake divulges in the new issue of Elle that he once got caught in the act by his mom. This has led many to speculate o…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 9, 2011

Zoe Kravitz Doesn’t Want To Be An “It Girl”

“All that ‘it girl’ s**t makes me kind of uncomfortable. I’m in a very lucky position because I’ve been around [fame] so long, I don’t feel the need to chase it. My dad was brought up very old school, very strict … So he’s wearing leather pants and a boa, but he would be like,…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 4, 2011

The Situation’s Dad Is Shopping A Tell-All

Look at that. We have another celebrity parent tell-all in the works. Frank Sorrentino—pops to Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino of “Jersey Shore” fame—said that he is in the process of selling a book about his son. And it’s not going to be a nice one. “I’m calling Mike on his s***,” Frank wrote in a…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 12, 2011

Rachel McAdams’ Parents Spoiled Her Love Life

“[My parents are] still together and still in love. I’m very blessed that way. I had a great example of love in front of me, and that’s probably what makes me such a romantic, because I’ve seen it firsthand … You grow up and you assume that everyone is like that, and you quickly realize…

By: Ami Angelowicz / May 11, 2011

Steven Tyler Loves Borrowing Clothes From Liv’s Closet

“My dad wears girls’ clothes — it’s so funny. Sometimes I see him and I’m like, ‘Nice shirt!,’ because it’s from my closet… I think he’s really handsome. I feel really proud of him. I think he’s a really amazing, magical man and all those funny things that he says that people find so strange,…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 6, 2011

Katy Perry’s Mom Didn’t Know How To Feel About “I Kissed A Girl”

“I recognized the psalmist gift in her performance. Yet she sang out, ‘I kissed a girl, and I liked it,’ while thousands joined her. One part of my heart soared . . . the other part broke for the thousands of hungry souls being fed something that didn’t nourish their spirit, but fed their flesh.”…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 28, 2011

Jake Gyllenhaal Pimps Out His Mom

Jake Gyllenhaal went on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” last night to chat about his new flick, “Source Code,” and ended up talking about everything but. He discussed turning 30 and the rumors that he’s gay. But the best part of the interview was when he talked about his mama. “My mom is a pretty bada…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 25, 2011

Billy Ray Cyrus Is Worried About Miley, Regrets “Hannah Montana”

“I’m scared for her. She’s got a lot of people around her that’s putting her in a great deal of danger. I know she’s 18, but I still feel like as her daddy I’d like to try to help. Take care of her just a little bit, to at least get her out of danger.

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / February 15, 2011

Don’t Tell Ryan Gosling’s Mom That Santa Isn’t Real

“My mother still believes in Santa Claus. We tried to break it to her once, but she wasn’t having it. There are very few believers in the world, but my mother is one of them. I don’t know if she’d admit that this is why she does it, but it’s just more fun to believe…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 15, 2010

Momagers Who’ve Made Strange Business Decisions For Their Kids

It looks like Dina Lohan has no intention of laying low in the momager game, despite the fact that her daughter Lindsay is back in rehab. Fortunately for Dina, there are two more kids to screw up! And while Ali has already had some time in the spotlight, it’s her son Michael Lohan Jr. who…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 18, 2010

6 Incredibly Bad Moments In Celebrity Parenting

I’m not sure if one would accuse any of “The Real Housewives of Orange County” (or any other city) of being amazing parents, but Alexis Bellino might have taken the cake. At a 4th of July party, Alexis and her husband, Jim, left a stroller containing their two toddlers unattended while they were “doing something”…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 7, 2010

Quickies: Was Britney A Good Or Bad Parent This Decade & The Douchebag Frame

Who are the best and worst celebrity parents of the decade? [Shine]
Malia and Sasha Obama answered questions at the Children’s National Medical Center, and First Dog Bo tagged along. [Politics Daily]
Check out the latest “Lost” promo. [The Daily What]…

By: Annika Harris / December 23, 2009

Michael Lohan Reaches New Lows Of Jerkery Releasing Recorded Phone Calls With Lindsay

Michael Lohan is so freaking douchey that he makes me wish every day were Father’s Day so I can tell my own dad how amazing he is. After sounding off in the press about Lindsay‘s love life and saying that she has a serious prescription drug problem, Michael has stooped to a new low, releasing…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 6, 2009

Amy Winehouse’s Dad Makes A Record. Other Fame-Hungry Celebrity Parents.

It makes sense to me when children follow in their parent’s footsteps, but not so much when it’s the other way around. Amy Winehouse‘s dad, Mitch (pictured at left), is a taxi driver. But he’s started recording an album of Frank Sinatra covers, along with a sprinkling of his own songs. A source at The

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 1, 2009