Russel Crowe Defends Singing in "Les Miserables"
Former "American Idol" contestant Adam Lambert raised a few eyebrows over the weekend when he sent out a series of tweets slamming the movie "Les Miserables." Lambert said the movie was "visually impressive" but had "great actors PRETENDING to be singers." Now Russel Crowe, who plays Javert in the movie, came to the film's defense tweeting, "I don't disagree with Adam, sure it could have been sweetened,Hooper wanted it raw and real,that's how it is"
Bee Species Named After "Big Bang Theory" Catch Phrase
If you watch "Big Bang Theory" you know of Sheldon's favorite catch phrase - Bazinga! Now a biologist in Brazil has named a species of bee after the catch phrase. Euglossa bazinga is a Brazilian orchid bee, and it was named so because scientists had been fooled due to its similarity to other bee species. An executive producer of "Big Bang Theory" responded to the news saying the show is "always extremely flattered when the science community embraces our show."
Bruce Springsteen to Be Honored as MusiCares Person of the Year
February 8th in Los Angeles will be a big day for Bruce Springsteen. That's when he'll be honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year for his work as a musician and his charity work. Jon Stewart will host the gala two days before the Grammy Awards, and several country stars have signed on to pay tribute. Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Natalie Maines, and Emmylou Harris will all be there along with other artists.