Popular conservative pundit
says he is leaving his radio show,
The Radio Factor
, which is carried on more than 400 stations.
O'Reilly, who will retain his TV show on the Fox News Channel,
The O'Reilly Factor
, said his workload was too heavy.
"I can no longer give both TV and radio the time they deserve," he said in a statement.
Rumors are rife that
, and their 8-month-old twins are moving to Long Island, N.Y., the Los Angeles Times says. J-Lo and Marc, who have been spotted on the Island recently, are selling their French farmhouse estate in Bel Air, Calif. At 7,357 square feet, with four bedrooms and 51/2 bathrooms, the house is listed for $8.5 million.
, known to some as the wife of
, has sent a series of sketches to
, becoming the gazillionth designer angling to make Obama's inauguration gowns. Kai tells
that Obama praised her designs at the Democratic convention in August.
"And I said, 'Well, thanks so much, because I would love to design for you,' " Kai says.
will headline a free tribute concert to
the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
on Jan. 19, the national holiday in his honor, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington.
Sean "P. Diddy" Combs
says he's ready to play the first black James Bond. His Diddyness, who is promoting his new scent, I Am King (of course he is), tells Online mag INF Daily that he embodies 007 in a super-smooth, high-budget advertising featurette he shot for the fragrance.
Dancing With the Stars
is doing her share to help U.S. troops by participating in a holiday card drive by Cardsdirect.com. (Buy a card from the company and 20 percent of proceeds will be used for care packages to frontline troops in the Middle East.) Brooke's contribution? She appears on one card in a bikini.
Variety reports that the CW may yet come through with an oft-rumored spinoff to its melodrama about rich, beautiful - and oh-so-obnoxious young people -
. A new show wouldn't be such a stretch: The
book series that inspired (if that's the word) the TV show already has its own spinoff book series,
The It Girl
Anon sources tell Variety that CW would develop its own spin rather than adapt
The It Girl
It was a very Harry Potter week.
Consumers lined up across the planet to buy Potter creator
's latest book,
Tales of Beedle the Bard
, a set of fairy tales with commentary by Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore.
Meanwhile, Potter fanatic
Steven Vander Ark
says he will publish his
Harry Potter Lexicon
, a 400-page companion to the Potter series, on Jan. 12 even though Rowling successfully sued in federal court to permanently block its publication. Vander Ark says he has revised his book to meet criteria laid down by the judge.
Rowling had yet to comment.
Good news for PalinHeads! The
2009 Calendar, created by photographer
, is up for sale at
The cover will move fans: A smilin' Sarah stands proud, shotgun on a shoulder. Behind her rises a snowcapped peak superimposed on a giant, wind-ruffled American flag.
says she's not
- yet she
! (In other words, V.B. is a meta-real sartorial-socioeconomic construct.)
V.B. tells Harper's Bazaar that
is, like, some role
"I'll pick out a handbag, and I'll put on the shades. I instantly turn into this person, and it sort of feels like a character. And there are so many pictures of it," she says.
"But it's a true character because it's still me." Ah, the mysteries of human identity . . .