Sideshow: Japan slams the door in Russell Brand's face
Katy Perry tweeted Saturday that hubby Russell Brand was denied entry into Japan, where she is performing. "So . . . my husband just got deported from Japan. I am so. sad. I brought him all this way to show him my favorite place #tokyodreamscrushed."
tweeted Saturday that hubby
was denied entry into Japan, where she is performing. "So . . . my husband just got deported from Japan. I am so. sad. I brought him all this way to show him my favorite place #tokyodreamscrushed."
Brand was barred not for his recent unloved Arthur remake but, Perry said, for "priors from over 10 years ago." She added: "But of COURSE I [heart] my Japanese fans & the show #MUSTGOON no matter the daily aftershocks or husband kidnappings!" Brand tweeted, too: "Planning escape from Japanese custody. It's bloody hard to dig a tunnel with a chopstick."
Time to settle down
, Duchess of Cambridge, are home after a top-secret 10-day honeymoon in the Seychelles, a beachy Indian Ocean island chain. Married April 29, they delayed leaving until May 10, and their destination was not disclosed until they returned.
In related/relations news, eBay reports that an unnamed bidder has paid 81,100 pounds - $131,648 - for the Philip Treacy wedding hat worn by William's cousin Princess Beatrice, 22. UNICEF and Children in Crisis will benefit from the sale of the hat, which Tina Brown described as "entwined prawn-colored entrails."
Depp and Cruz cruise
Pirates of the Caribbean
franchise has sailed again at the box office, as the
Johnny Depp/Penelope Cruz
On Stranger Tides
took a record international haul of $256.3 million, according to studio estimates. Walt Disney Co. said the fourth
installment earned $90.1 million domestically, for a worldwide total of $346.4 million, the fourth-largest global opening ever. It jettisons
, but brings back Depp. Cruz and
On Stranger Tides
was the weekend's only new film in wide release. In its second week,
was No. 2 with $21 million.