Julie Andrews to pen second memoir
Also in Tattle: Summer at the Borgata, Brian Williams gives back, the end of Mystique and more
JULIE ANDREWS, who was America's Sweetheart starring in Broadway's "My Fair Lady" and movie versions of "The Sound of Music" and "Mary Poppins," before baring her breasts 16 years later in "S.O.B.," directed by her husband Blake Edwards, will bare all in her second memoir.
Hachette Books announced yesterday that the Oscar-winning actress is working on a follow-up to the 2008 release Home, which covers her childhood and early years in show business. The next book, currently untitled, begins in the 1960s and takes readers through her next three decades, including her many hit films.
The new book is scheduled for September 2017.
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Philadelphia's the Hooters and Willie Nelson were among the initial bookings announced yesterday for the outdoor event space that the Borgata will be operating this summer.
So far, five shows are booked for the 4,500-seat al fresco venue to be located adjacent to the hotel-casino complex.
The Hooters will headline the inaugural concert June 13. Support acts include another made-in-Philly act, G. Love & Special Sauce, and Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes.
Also announced are: the Killers (June 20), pop star Meghan Trainor (July 3), Nelson (Aug. 16) and Counting Crows (Sept. 3).
According to sources, more dates - perhaps as many as 15 - will be announced in the future.
The venue, dubbed Borgata Festival Park, is one of two major entertainment projects slated for the Big B this year: A new nightclub is also in the works.
* Suspended NBC News anchor Brian Williams attended a fundraiser and donated $50,000 in a bid to keep his Catholic high school in New Jersey from closing. Mater Dei Prep announced in February that it will close in June because of financial problems unless it can raise $1 million.
Williams and his wife attended Saturday night's Save the Seraphs Gala, in Atlantic Highlands.
The Asbury Park Press reports that the event raised $95,000, which brought the fundraising campaign's total to $962,000.
Williams was a 1977 graduate of the school.
While at Mater Dei, Williams was valedictorian, captain of the football, baseball and basketball teams, student body president and prom king. He also saved the school from burning down, single-handedly fought off alien intruders and wrote all his papers in Latin.
* According to Jennifer Lawrence, in Variety, the actress will make her last appearance as Mystique in "X-Men: Apocalypse."
The film will pay greater attention to her character's relationship with Beast.
Cooler movie? "X-Men: Apocalypse Now," about Mystique's relationship with Colonel Kurtz.
* Mashable.com says that old sentimental sap Vin Diesel, along with longtime girlfriend Paloma Jimenez, have named their baby daughter Pauline, after Diesel's "Fast and Furious" co-star Paul Walker.
BTW, how do you know which "Furious" car is Diesel's?
Check the Vin number.
- Daily News wire services
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