Wednesdays Dirt

Wednesdays Dirt

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The Daily Mirror claims Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry have broken up. They released a joint statement to US Weekly that read: “Before rumors or falsifications get out of hand we can confirm that Orlando and Katy are taking respectful, loving space at this time.”

A source tells InTouch Weekly Magazine: “Not long after Halloween, Orlando confessed to pals that he’d decided to end their relationship. He claimed that he’s just not ready to get married and have babies. She said they were on different life paths and as much as she likes him, it’s time to move on.”

Hollywoodlife.com claims Mama June wants to head to Hollywood to become the next Melissa McCarthy. A source tells the site: “She’s got a whole new lease on life and feels better than she has in years. June’s confidence is sky-high, and she’s even considering a major life move. June’s interested in breaking into Hollywood and would love to become a comedy actress like Melissa McCarthy. She’s already met with a couple of agents and is seriously thinking about relocating to Hollywood at some point in the near future.”

Oscar Debacle Update: Hollywoodlife.com claims PriceWaterhouseCoopers, the accounting firm that handles the Oscar ballots, has apologized for Warren Beatty reading the incorrect winner for Best Picture on Sunday night.

The NY Post claims Brian Cullinan, the accountant in charge of handing the winners envelope to Warren Beatty, was busy tweeting snapshots of actors just before his blunder.

** UPDATE **

A source tells the NY Daily News that Brian was asked not to tweet during the Oscars. “Brian was asked not to tweet or use social media during the show. He was fine to tweet before he arrived at the red carpet but once he was under the auspices of the Oscar night job, that was to be his only focus.”

New Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay tells Entertainment Tonight that she expects The Bachelorette to have a diverse cast. “I obviously expect to see a wider pool of African-American men just because that’s me, but what I’m excited about is I’m hoping that my cast reflects what America looks like. I don’t [exclusively] date African-American men, I’ve dated all races before, and so I’m hoping the cast reflects what America looks like and I’m excited that my season is hopefully the one that has the opportunity to do that.”

Lisa Kudrow tells NBC that she does not think a Friends reunion will happen. “I don’t see it happening. It would be fun, but what would it be about? Think about it. The thing we liked best about the show was that they were 20-somethings, they were their own family. Now, they all have families, so what are we going to watch?”

– Variety magazine claims 12.99 million people watched the season premiere of The Voice on Monday. 7.7 million people watched The Bachelor.

– Gossip Cop claims Jennifer Aniston is not pregnant. Rumors started after Paris Hilton’s mother Kathy saw Jennifer on Oscar night and tweeted: “Jennifer Aniston looks so beautiful tonight I am telling you she is having a baby girl. 100/percent!!!!!!!!!!”

Deadline.com claims Trolls 2 will be released in April 2020. Ace Showbiz claims Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick will return for the sequel
Burger King On Fire: Business Insider claims Burger King’s latest print ad campaign shows its restaurants in Oregon, Pennsylvania and Italy on fire. Burger King wants to show that it’s always flame grilling its burgers. The ad campaign is captioned with: Flame-Grilled Since 1954.None of the pictures have been photoshopped.