Though summer’s technically not over, I think it’s time to take a look back at everything that happened these summer months. There was a LOT. What do you think was the most shocking? The most WTF? The best fashion moment? Let’s vote!
Which birth was the bigger deal?
Best Celeb Fight?
Best Fashion Moment?
Lady Gaga is back. Are you excited?
Who was more annoying this summer?
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Willis was offered $3 million for four days of consecutive work on location in Bulgaria for the film. “He said he’d drop out unless he got $4 million,” this source close to the production says. “A million dollars a day. Stallone and everybody else involved said no.”
Stallone then quickly reached out to Ford, who was game to join the Expendables cast.
The insider adds, “I think [Willis] was pretty surprised he was replaced in 72 hours by Harrison Ford – a better actor, a much nicer person and a more interesting direction for the film.”
I was going to make a joke about how Bruce Willis wound up being expendable, but then saw the top rated comment on that post was basically the same joke. I’m guessing EVERYONE is making that joke right now.
Bruce Willis should be f-cking ashamed, and so should the producers and studio for offering him as much as they did.
I love it when celebrities get passive aggressive and take their issues with another celebrity to twitter. And that’s exactly what’s happening here, except it’s with celebs I didn’t even think knew how to use twitter. You guys ready for this? Sylvester Stallone is angry with Bruce Willis, and he took it to twitter. He tweeted,
WILLIS OUT… HARRISON FORD IN !!!! GREAT NEWS !!!!! Been waiting years for this!!!!
GREEDY AND LAZY …… A SURE FORMULA FOR CAREER FAILURE
Amazing! I gotta say I am so over Bruce Willis, especially after this (and that’s not the even the first time as of late he was rude to an interviewer for no reason). And I’ve always LOVED Harrison Ford — didn’t think he was ever “out” — so my sheer joy is with Stallone in this fight. Although I guess it’s not really a fight considering that Bruce Willis isn’t fighting back…I don’t think he actually has a twitter.
Let there be no doubt, Stallone’s rep confirmed that this indeed was Sylvester Stallone tweeting insults directed at Bruce Willis. (USA Today)
So, here’s a thing that’s happening: The Rocky musical is coming to Broadway! I didn’t even know that a Rocky musical was a thing, but it’s been going in Germany since last year (of course it has) and will be premiering in New York in February 2014. Sylvester Stallone will be bankrolling the production, along with Stage Entertainment USA.
Here’s what he had to say about it:
“I couldn’t be more proud or more excited about this production and how my original story of Rocky Balboa has been brought to spectacular life on stage.”
Well, fair enough. Personally, there’s not anything I’d like to see less than Rocky on Broadway, but then again, I’m sure it’ll do really well and people will flock to see it. It’s been getting rave reviews in Germany for a year (of course it has). If this seems like your cup of tea (or you’re a masochist), check out the sneak peek below:
“It’s tough, it’s very very tough. But if you have good friends and your family’s support, it’s just something that’s a horrible situation but … hopefully it will heal and you try to get through it but it’s something that is a reality in life. … It’s important to get back and try to start reliving your life, otherwise you can go into a spiral.”
The question of “How are you doing” was asked during one of the promo tour stops for The Expendables, and this was Sylvester’s answer. And the only thing I really gleaned from his response was that he’s definitely a troubled individual, and I don’t think he’s at all OK with what’s been happening, nor do I think he’s going to continue being “OK.”
The latest report comes from Stallone cousin, Edd Filiti (and no, I don’t know why he spells Ed with two ‘d’s either), who says that Sage and his father had experienced some kind of falling out in the weeks prior to Sage’s untimely death, and that contact was made via Facebook to Sylvester’s current wife, Jennifer Flavin. From Celebuzz:
The son of Sylvestor Stallone was “depressed” in the days before his death because his Hollywood superstar father hadn’t returned phone calls he’d left him wishing him a happy 66th birthday, he told other family members.
“Sage was not allowed in his father’s home and he admitted to other family members of his devastation that he’d seemingly been cut out of his father’s life,” a family friend revealed to Celebuzz.
“Sage idolized his father but they had become estranged in recent time. It crushed him.”
The family friend (Edddddddddddddddddddd) claimed that he’d reached out to Flavin and Stallone, and told them exactly what he thought of their son-avoidance. From Facebook:
Jennifer, I’m glad your stepmother workload has lessened, one less member of the family to keep away, one less distraction, its a good thing you have all that makeup to hide your real face, you people make me f-cking sick, your , facebook publicist thanked everyone for wishing my uncle a happy birthday, but neither you or he could return a phonecall, which is all he wanted, his father. I know you dont care what happened, but you’ll care when your squirming under the burning magnifying glass of public opinion
Update: Guys. Seriously, to those I offended (and in the general way I disregarded respect for Sylvester Stallone and his family in this horrible time), I’m way sorry. Going back and re-reading the post this morning, I agree—it was a really callous and cold-hearted way to write that Sage Stallone died, and there’s no excuses I can come up with to make it all better. I apparently didn’t think the post through (the “good” intention was there, though it definitely got lost in translation majorly this time), and, as one of the commenters noted, I probably should have just avoided writing about altogether rather than lumping it together in an inappropriate and unrelated post about Ryan Gosling.
So, again, I apologize, and I genuinely mean it. Everybody makes mistakes, and I am most definitely not exempt. Some of them are just out there for the public to see.