The Entertation Index: January 2
Alley, Kirstie – People magazine reports that the actress and former Dancing with the Stars contestant will promote 100 Days of Dance, a program that encourages people to lose weight by dancing “for 100 consecutive days.” If you participate, please realize that this is not 100 days straight: you must take breaks, eat, and drink water, because doing nothing but dancing for 14 weeks will help you lose weight and also die.
Link: Allie Dances Weight Away (People)
Cumberbatch, Benedict – The British actor laments that he is typecast as snobbish, upper-crusty sort-of villains due to his privileged upbringing. A valid professional complaint, but c’mon dude: you were born into extreme wealth, you look like the president of an exclusive Ivy League social club, and your name is Benedict Cumberbatch. That’s not typecasting. That’s pretty much playing yourself.
Link: Privileged British Actor Typecast (Huffington Post)
Gundog – What better way to pay tribute to the recent Christmas and New Year’s holidays than with a buddy-cop spoof? Enjoy Gundog, a detective’s best friend—and a thief’s worst nightmare.
Link: Your New Best Friend (io9)
James, LeBron – The Miami Heat star proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Savannah Brinson, over the New Year’s holiday weekend. For their honeymoon, Brinson is reportedly excited to see what happens when King James takes his talents to South Beach.
Link: King James Engaged (TMZ)
Kardashian, Khloe – In the return of the Ashton Kutcher-helmed prank show Punk’d, Khloe is the victim of a practical joke played by her friends Miley Cyrus and Kelly Osbourne. Although she may have been punk’d already by being born a Kardashian.
Link: Khloe K Punk’d (Us)
Perry, Katy – British comedian Russell Brand is filing for divorce from pop star Perry for as-yet undisclosed reasons. We know why, however, and I just want to tell Katy that I’m a married man now; it’s just too late. You had your chance.
Link: Brand, Perry Divorcing (ABC)