Thursday, May 21, 2009

Hot Summer Beach Reads

Are you addicted to TMZ? Do you love to know what goes on behind the scenes with your favorite celebrities? Well, take one of these titles with you to help heat up your trip to the beach.


Celebrity feuds
Celebrity feuds! : the cattiest rows, spats, and tiffs ever recorded

“I consider myself responsible for a whole new school of pretensions—they know who they are. Don’t you, Elton?” David Bowie on Elton John


The Hollywood book of scandals
The Hollywood book of scandals : the shocking, often disgraceful deeds and affairs of more than 100 American movie and TV idols

“Because Christopher was naturally restless . . . Joan [Crawford] restrained him in his bed at night with a truss so he could not jump out to misbehave.”



The big show
The big show : high times and dirty dealings backstage at the Academy Awards

“She [Madonna] rehearsed her number, . . . more than anybody had ever rehearsed a musical number in the history of the Oscars. . . . Once, the singer arrived late at night wearing slippers and a nightgown, determined to squeeze in a final rehearsal before bedtime.”

Hollywood divas

Hollywood divas : the good, the bad, and the fabulous

“When Demi [Moore] was asked to participate in the New York premiere of A Few Good Men (1992), the studio volunteered to send a private jet to Idaho to take Moore to Manhattan. Because of her large number of bags—none of which could be stacked on top of one another—the producers had to order a second plane for her luggage.”


Hollywood bad boys
Hollywood bad boys : loud, fast, and out of control

“By the time he [Bing Crosby] was in Los Angeles in the mid-1920s, the future star was a heavy drinker who frequented the Prohibition-era speakeasies, partying with fellow musicians and available women. He got smashed almost nightly, but hardly ever missed a performance. . . ."

1 comment:

Tressa said...

My name is Tressa and I am addicted to TMZ. And D Listed. And many more gossip sites.

These look like some fun books.

And isn't Demi Moore the celebrity who wants us all to drive cars the size of golf carts while her luggage gets its own plane?