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Arnold`s True Lies?; Lindsay Bashes Dr. Phil; The Top Five Stories That Came Out of Nowhere; Anne Hathaway Gets Hitched
Aired October 1, 2012 - 23:00:00 ET
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A.J. HAMMER, HOST: Tonight the SHOWBIZ Countdown: True Lies? Arnold Schwarzenegger `fesses up about his affairs. But is that really all? What did Maria really know? Tonight, what is No. 1 on this secrets and True Lies countdown?
Hello and thank you for watching. I`m A.J. Hammer with two big SHOWBIZ Countdowns tonight, including our countdown of the top five stories breaking today that seems to come Out of Nowhere, including the shocking brand-new revelations from the mother of Honey Boo-Boo about cashing in -- or not cashing in -- on their big hit trainwreck reality series.
And how about country music superstar Jason Aldean caught pulling a Kristen Stewart? We learned today that, just like Kristen, Jason got caught on camera cheating. And like Kristen, Jason publicly confessed faster than you can pull a string on a guitar.
The big No. 1 reveal, Out of Nowhere, reveal is coming up.
But we begin our first SHOWBIZ Countdown with a cheater who makes Jason Aldean quite frankly look like an amateur. And we count down the top three Arnold Schwarzenegger confessions tonight that had everyone asking today if he`s telling the truth in his new tell-all book, or just like the name of one of his biggest movies, is he telling True Lies?
We`re kicking off our True Lies countdown with No. 3 with Arnold the serial cheater.
Now, we know that he long ago `fessed up to having a baby with his maid while cheating on his wife, Maria Shriver. But now Arnold also admits that he had other affairs, including a fling with Brigitte Nielsen while they were filming the 1985 flop "Red Sonja." Now, Arnold says Maria knew all about that and his other affairs.
Let`s watch how Lesley Stahl just grilled him on "60 Minutes."
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LESLEY STAHL, "60 MINUTES": Was that the only affair?
ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, FORMER GOVERNOR OF CALIFORNIA: No. But, you know, that`s something that`s obviously between Maria and me.
STAHL: She knew?
STAHL: So it`s a recurring issue? With you?
SCHWARZENEGGER: I`m not perfect.
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HAMMER: Really, Arnold, not perfect? You think? I`m guessing Jane Velez- Mitchell would agree with that. Jane is with me in New York tonight and is, of course, the host of "JANE VELEZ-MITCHELL" every weeknight here on HLN, 7 p.m. Eastern.
In Hollywood tonight, our dear friend, actress Sheryl Lee-Ralph. We can`t wait to see Sheryl in the upcoming new series -- the new season of the series on NBC, "Smash." This is Sheryl`s great book, "Redefining Diva: Life Lessons from the Original DreamGirl." It`s in stores everywhere.
OK, ladies. So you heard it. Arnold claiming that Maria knew everything about his affairs. Today TMZ quoted people who are close to Maria that says you know what? That`s nonsense. Maria didn`t know about all of Arnold`s flings, and she wouldn`t have tolerated them if she had known.
Now Jane, do you believe Arnold is telling the truth, or are these True Lies?
JANE VELEZ-MITCHELL, HLN ANCHOR: He is one big fat liar and an egomaniac to boot. How hurtful is this? How hostile is this? Just when these wounds might be beginning to heal, to reopen them with essentially accusing Maria of being a co-conspirator in his cheating and lying. It`s horrific. And this is some sort of confessional? Oh, no.
This guy is 65 going on 15. This is one big brag fest. He is still proud of his conquering this one and that one. And his mentality is Neanderthal.
HAMMER: Yes, I think actually you left narcissist off your list there at the top.
VELEZ-MITCHELL: I did.
HAMMER: I`ll add that for you there. Sheryl, I mean, do Arnold`s claims that Maria knew about his affairs seem very far-fetched to you, as well?
SHERYL LEE-RALPH, ACTRESS: You know what? It does not seem that far- fetched to me. She is a very smart, brilliant woman. And as a woman with a man with a certain sized ego and everything else to go with it, I know there was that little voice in her that said to her, "Hmm, something might be going on in here."
He has -- he has himself said, "I`ve been doing this over and over." She knew a little bit of something. Did she want to know it out front? Probably not, because it would be too hurtful, too embarrassing. But she probably knew a little bit of something. Something was going on in that capital. They don`t call him the Governator for nothing.
HAMMER: Well, and I would have to imagine if you`re getting involved with all of that kind of drama, some denial has to set in, or you just would go crazy.
Let`s get to No. 2 in our countdown of top Arnold Schwarzenegger confessions that had everyone wondering, truth or True Lies? Now Arnold`s brand-new claim in this case that, yes, he gave money to his housekeeper, Mildred Baena, who he fathered a child with. But, no, it wasn`t hush money. Here`s what Arnold told "60 Minutes" about that.
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STAHL: Did you think that, if you gave her money, that she wouldn`t talk, like hush money?
SCHWARZENEGGER: I don`t think that Mildred was at all into talking. Mildred is a good person. She was not out to get me or to take advantage.
STAHL: You write, "I wanted Mildred to continue working in our home because I thought I could control the situation better that way." I read that to mean that, if she`s in the house, you could make sure she wouldn`t tell anybody.
SCHWARZENEGGER: No. It was more that it would be the wrong thing to do to let them go and not make her feel like she`s being punished when I find out that this is my child.
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HAMMER: That sounds contrary to what he wrote about wanting to control the situation. But Arnold says that he paid his housekeeper and kept her on the household staff out of the goodness of his heart. It wasn`t hush money, as we said.
Jane, what do you think there? That sounds strange to me. Truth or true lie?
VELEZ-MITCHELL: He`s a liar. And the way good liars lie is that they kind of believe their own lies. They say whatever they want to say that`s expedient or convenient for them, and then they kind of convince themselves that it`s the truth. I mean, this is the same person who said that it never occurred to him once that, nine months after he obviously had sex with her, this child is born. And it never occurred to him until years later when he starts looking like Arnold Schwarzenegger, when the little boy starts looking like Arnold Schwarzenegger. Give me a break! There`s a bridge also that he wants to sell us.
HAMMER: Actually, he does. He`s on hold right now for you, Jane.
As baffled as I was by all that, one of Arnold`s bombshells in this "60 Minutes" interview that really had me scratching my head comes in at No. 1. There was no question about this. It`s our countdown of things that had us wondering truth or True Lies. It`s Arnold`s reason for keeping a love child secret from his wife, Maria. He tells "60 Minutes" it wasn`t -- it wasn`t to keep Maria from leaving him, as you might have thought. Watch.
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STAHL: Maria asked you, "Why didn`t you tell me?" And what did you say?
SCHWARZENEGGER: That I did not know how to.
STAHL: You didn`t know how to tell her?
SCHWARZENEGGER: How to tell her without worrying about, you know, that it would get out or whatever.
STAHL: And that she`d leave you while you were still governor?
SCHWARZENEGGER: I don`t think that that was as much an issue as just how do I keep this, you know, under wraps.
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HAMMER: Yes, yes. Well, Arnold says Maria had repeatedly asked him in the past if he fathered the housekeeper`s son. He always denied it. He didn`t admit it to her until after he left office.
And Sheryl, I saw you with your mouth gaped open there listening to Arnold. Doesn`t his claim that he wasn`t thinking of his political career seem to be a capital true lie?
LEE-RALPH: It is an absolute capital true lie. He was completely and only thinking of his political career. But more than that, he was only thinking about himself. My God!
To father the child, not even think that it is your child, what a huge ego we`re talking here. And the hurt that he has done, not just to his wife, but to his whole family because, in these things, the ones that get hurt the most are the children, all of them.
HAMMER: So Arnold now admits he`s used to keeping secrets. I think that was made pretty clear. He hid from Maria his intention to run for governor. He hid his love child. He even talked about hiding open-heart surgery from his wife, Jane.
You know, you called him a liar throughout this entire segment. How can he possibly expect us to believe anything he ever says, or does he simply not even care?
VELEZ-MITCHELL: I think that he needs help. Honestly, I`m not saying that in a mean way. I really think he needs to see a psychiatrist and get to the root causes of why he feels the rules do not apply to him. Why he has this smirk, even as he`s so-called confessing and expressing remorse. On some very deep level, this is an act of tremendous hostility.
VELEZ-MITCHELL: And I think it really goes back to his childhood where he was abused. And he has some issue. I think he has an issue with women.
HAMMER: Well, I think getting that help is going to be a pipe dream for you, Jane, because I`ve heard him now say that this is who he is and this is how he behaves. And I think he`s living in a whole lot of denial.
VELEZ-MITCHELL: Well, he`s cheating himself.
HAMMER: I`m going to end it there.
HAMMER: Jane, Sheryl, always great to see you both. Thank you so much.
VELEZ-MITCHELL: Thank you.
HAMMER: All right. As we move on, Danny Bonaduce is another guy who`s lived through a lot. In Danny`s case, drug abuse, divorce, arrests. But what just happened to Danny, it`s even too much for Danny.
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DANNY BONADUCE, ACTOR/RADIO HOST: It wasn`t like a romantic kiss. You`ve seen it on TV before, like Davy Jones or something. "Oh my God, can I give you a kiss?" And I was like, yes. And then she just latched on like jaws, man.
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HAMMER: You have got to hear Danny tell this unbelievable story of being bitten by a fan Out of Nowhere.
Also, Boo-Boo`s big buzz. Tonight why Honey Boo-Boo, one of the hottest reality stars on TV, is not cashing in. But will Bonaduce`s bite beat Boo- Boo? It`s the SHOWBIZ Countdown, Out of Nowhere.
This is SHOWBIZ TONIGHT on HLN.
HAMMER: Is Usher kicking his ex-wife, Tameka Raymond, out of their home? Well, according to TMZ, Usher wants to sell the 12,000-square-foot house that he owns and that Tameka currently lives in. Usher has allowed her to stay there since they split. But now he reportedly wants her to move on so he can sell the home. And I really, really hope this won`t be another ugly public battle for these two.
Well, still to come, Lindsay Lohan calls Dr. Phil a fraud. She`s lashing out just days after her latest brush with the law.
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DINA LOHAN, MOTHER OF LINDSAY LOHAN: But I`m certainly being scrutinized by you people. I mean media. So...
DR. PHIL MCGRAW, TALK SHOW HOST: You people?
LOHAN: I mean hypothetically. Hypothetically. Not you, as per se.
MCGRAW: I`m "you people" media?
LOHAN: No. I know what you`re saying. But you know what I`m saying.
MCGRAW: I don`t know at all what you`re saying. I`m not the media.
LOHAN: You so do.
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HAMMER: Oh, that always confounds me, the bizarre interview Lindsay Lohan`s mom gave to Dr. Phil. Nobody could understand why Dina Lohan took on America`s most famous therapist there. And now you have Lindsay coming to her mom`s defense, tonight slamming Dr. Phil.
OK. So we all know that Lindsay Lohan has had a lot of very bad weekends. But I`m telling you this last one, even crazy by LiLo standards.
Not only did she decide to bash Dr. Phil, America`s favorite therapist, of course, for that strange interview that her mom gave, but she also got into a full-on physical blowup with a congressional staffer. It was over cell- phone pictures that he had taken of her.
Lindsay, I`ve got to tell you, when we heard the news here at SHOWBIZ TONIGHT about this, here`s what we did.
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HAMMER: Just like the screaming sheep.
Right here in New York, TV and radio host Michael Billy and Radar Online`s Alexis Tereszcuk is joining us from Hollywood tonight.
So guys, Lindsay took to Twitter over the weekend. She had to defend momma Dina and her incredibly odd interview that she gave to Dr. Phil earlier this month. I guess she was thinking, you know, hey, better late than later, even though it was many weeks later.
Let me read to you what Lindsay tweeted. She said, "Dr. Phil, you should be ashamed of yourself. What kind of man takes advantage of a woman at her most vulnerable state? You are the fraud, sir." I say you are the fraud. Well, I embellished a little bit at the end there. But I do get Lindsay wants to defend her mom.
Look, the interview speaks for itself, right, Michael? I mean, is it the dumbest possible thing she could be doing, attacking the great Dr. Phil?
MICHAEL BILLY, TV & RADIO HOST: This is Showbiz 101: Thou shalt not go against Oprah or anybody who has Oprah`s blessing, and that is Dr. Phil.
BILLY: A rough week indeed.
Look, on the other hand, though, I love my mother. Everybody loves their own mother. And I don`t care if it was Mr. Rogers. I would certainly come to rush to my mother`s defense, whether or whether or not she had a rough time during an interview. I can absolutely understand that.
HAMMER: Yes, but fraud, Michael, fraud! Fraud was the word that she used.
BILLY: Fraud I say!
HAMMER: Alexis, I mean, that is a sin in television or Hollywood or anywhere, calling Dr. Phil a fraud, dumb move?
ALEXIS TERESZCUK, RADAR ONLINE: Of course it`s a dumb move, because a Lohan made it. Come on. These women never take responsibility for anything. If Lindsay had been in the same situation, her mom could be saying, "You know what? This isn`t Lindsay`s fault." It`s never Lindsay`s fault, and it`s never Dina`s fault either. Well, whose fault is it?
Dr. Phil paid Dina money to do an interview, and she delivered the most ridiculous, most bizarre, crying. She gave the double middle fingers to the camera. This was a mess. And for Lindsay to say that her mother was at her most vulnerable, why was she vulnerable? She...
HAMMER: I didn`t get that at all. No idea why that was happening. Shifting the blame is something that Lindsay gets accused of doing all the time. She`s always playing the victim, too, it seems to me.
All of these legal dust-ups really have been speaking the same language here. She`s had five stints in jail, four trips to rehab. Honestly, I didn`t have enough time to count how many other times the police have been involved in her life.
Over the weekend she claimed again she was a victim when a congressional staffer allegedly assaulted her over these cell-phone pictures that he had taken of her. And I don`t want to get down on her for her claims, but despite the claims, the police did drop the assault charges against the guy.
Michael, you feeling sorry for Lindsay at all? Or does she just put herself in these situations, and how can we feel sorry?
BILLY: It`s both. I do feel sorry for her. As a -- as a recovering alcoholic, myself, again, you know I`ve been to rehab five times myself -- she`s been in four -- it`s a hard message to get that nothing good happens after 8 p.m. That it`s almost a joke.
But please, you need to understand to stay home, that these behaviors, Lindsay Lohan, over and over and over again, it`s the same outcome. That is what is worrisome.
HAMMER: I don`t want to tell her how to live her life, but why doesn`t she just stay home for a while?
HAMMER: Really. We continue to wish her well, but we keep going down this road. Michael, Alexis, thank you both so much.
We must move on now to Honey Boo-Boo, who is hot, hot, hot. Probably the most buzzed about 7-year-old on the planet right now. So why is she turning down big houses and opportunities to get really, really rich?
Plus, Taylor Swift`s Kennedy romance. Is Taylor finally talking about getting cozy with American royalty? It`s the SHOWBIZ Countdown tonight, Out of Nowhere. But which will be No. 1?
And could you live for a day without a cell phone? I`m talking no texts, no talking for 24 hours? I`m going to introduce you to a guy who did it. It`s an amazing story, and it is coming up on SHOWBIZ TONIGHT on HLN.
TERESA GIUDICE, REALITY TV STAR: I never said she was a stripper.
UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: What? OK. All right. I swear on my child! You are a liar. You`re sick. You are going to hell.
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HAMMER: The fireworks on the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" reunion special trending big time tonight. And of course, public enemy No. 1, Teresa Giudice, was at the center of the firestorm.
She took a nasty swipe at her own uncle on the show. Her cousin Rosie was backstage when it happened. Rosie went nuts and started screaming about killing Teresa. In fact, her screams were so loud that it actually interrupted the taping.
But there is plenty more where that came from. Still two more parts of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" reunion special on the way.
Tonight the homecoming superstar. This is a remarkable story of a high school teen who didn`t let her bullies get the best of her.
Sixteen-year-old Whitney Kropp was voted by her classmates to her homecoming court. Well, then she learned the whole thing was just a nasty prank. But instead of hanging her head in shame, well, the 16-year-old fired back and showed her bullies she`s no joke. Here is CNN`s Chris Welch for SHOWBIZ TONIGHT.
CHRIS WELCH, CNN CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): A superstar practically overnight. Sixteen-year-old Whitney Kropp is a role model to anyone who has ever been bullied.
UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: We love you, Whitney!
WELCH: But this sophomore`s journey to stardom was no fairy tale. When her peers picked her for the homecoming court as a joke, she had thoughts of suicide.
WHITNEY KROPP, BULLIED TEEN: Wow, I feel like trash. Like I`m a little thing that no one really cares about.
WELCH: At her sister`s urging, she decided to keep her title on the court.
(on camera) If I were in your position, that would be really hard to do.
W. KROPP: It`s really hard to do right now because at first I had thought about dropping out of the homecoming court. But I`m not this joke that everyone thinks I am. I will just prove all these kids wrong.
WELCH (voice-over): That`s exactly what she did. And since then, she`s been swamped with support. From the local hair salon that gave her a new do...
UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: To find out that it was all just a joke, it just -- it really touched me.
WELCH: ... to the Facebook page with over 100,000 fans.
BERNICE KROPP, MOTHER OF WHITNEY KROPP: It`s so cool to see, you know, e- mails that we`re getting or she`s getting from parents and other students from all over the place telling their stories and how it helped them and it touched them.
And you know, my daughter is out there as an inspiration to a lot of people. And that`s a really cool thing.
See? You`re like Cinderella: mistreated, unappreciated, abused. But after much support, you`re going to have a great time at the ball.
W. KROPP: I thought before, you know, no one cares about me. I thought, you know, not even my own brother and sister care. But they`re proving me they do care. The world is proving that they -- well, not really care about me, but they care about the situation.
WELCH (on camera): Folks from all over the state are here tonight. In fact, this group of girls travelled from more than an hour away. You left your home football game to come here and support Whitney. Why?
UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: We just wanted to show that our entire student body is completely 100 percent behind her.
WELCH (voice-over): From being bullied to the bully pulpit, she`s using her newfound fame to send a message.
W. KROPP: The kids that are bullying you, do not let them bring you down. Stand up for what you believe in and go with your heart and go with your gut. That`s what I did and look at me now.
HAMMER: Well said. Such a great message. That`s CNN`s Chris Welch for SHOWBIZ TONIGHT.
Here`s what`s coming up at the bottom of the hour on SHOWBIZ TONIGHT.
Honey Boo-Boo says no-no to big-time fame. Tonight, the buzz about why one of the hottest reality stars on TV is not cashing in on the fame.
The most buzzed about couple of the year. So what is Taylor saying tonight? Find out next.
It`s the SHOWBIZ Countdown, Out of Nowhere. But who will come out on top?
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JUNE THOMPSON, REALITY TV STAR: Anybody who coupons will tell you that it is an addiction. It`s even better than sex.
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HAMMER: Right. And right now on the SHOWBIZ TONIGHT countdown, Out of Nowhere, Honey Boo-Boo pooh-poohs a big ol` pay raise. Could be Boo-Boo and the family don`t want fame and fortune?
And bitten Bonaduce. A fan actually bites former child star Danny Bonaduce right in the face while trying to kiss him. But will Bonaduce`s bites outdo Honey Boo-Boo`s salary pooh-pooh on the countdown of stories Out of Nowhere? Did I just say that?
SHOWBIZ TONIGHT continues right now.
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HAMMER: Welcome back to SHOWBIZ TONIGHT. Thank you for watching. I`m A.J. Hammer with the SHOWBIZ Countdown Out of Nowhere. I`m talking to top five stories happening right now that seem to come out of nowhere today.
Let`s kick off our countdown with number five. It`s a Honey Boo-Boo shocker.
Fame, fortune, and frenzy. It is the new norm for reality TV`s hottest new family. Well, tonight they are vowing not to let their new place in the spotlight change anything about how they live. There are brand-new reports out there tonight that Honey Boo-Boo and her entire family are getting a big old raise, and it`s a raise they didn`t even ask for.
The family is reportedly making the giant leap from around $5,000 an episode to as much as 20 grand an episode. However, take a look at what they were offered and reportedly turned down. A bodyguard for sugar bear, who of course is the boyfriend of Honey Boo-Boo`s mom, and an offer for a brand-new bigger, better house. Could it be? Have we actually met a reality TV family that actually wants to keep it real? I can`t believe it.
With me in New York tonight, I am so pleased to welcome comedian Gabriel Iglesias. He is starring in season two of the hit comedy central series Gabriel Iglesias presents standup revolution. It premiers this Thursday. Great having you here.
GABRIEL IGLESIAS, COMEDIAN: Thank you.
HAMMER: And in Hollywood tonight, actor Sheryl Lee Ralph. We can`t wait to see Sheryl on the upcoming new season of NBC`s hit series "Smash."
All right, let`s get it on here. Because this is the Boo-Boo clan`s big moment, Gabriel. I`m perplexed as to what is happening out of nowhere TLC gives them a huge raise. And it seems anything they want will be handed to them on a silver platter. But I must ask you -- by saying no, did they just make a big boo-boo?
IGLESIAS: You know, it`s crazy, because last year 40 percent of USC graduates couldn`t find jobs. And Honey Boo-Boo is getting a raise, which is funny to me.
HAMMER: It is funny.
IGLESIAS: I think the family is confused and doesn`t know, otherwise they would have said sooner to the big house and, you know, the bodyguard. They`re going to need it.
HAMMER: You think? It`s really the simple things by the way about Honey Boo-Boo and her precious family that people really love. Let us now share a moment together. It`s the family doing something I know they truly enjoy. It`s couponing. Let`s watch.
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UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Couponing is a serious obsession. Anybody who coupons will tell you that it is an addiction. 11, 12, 13. It`s even better than sex. 14.
UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: We just cleared that shelf.
UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: We just cleared that shelf off, didn`t we? Someone woman this last week said I feel like I`m on crack. I`m doing my crack roll. She was (INAUDIBLE). I`m what the -- ?
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HAMMER: Who needs all the glitz and glamour of Sunset Boulevard? They`re hanging at the Piggly Wiggly, Sheryl. They seem to love it. No agents in sight. No big Hollywood circles. And patiently it`s better than sex.
But truly, Sheryl, how can they continue to resist temptation as things keep coming their way as their ratings continue to soar?
RALPH: It`s all right because you know something? Everybody else thinks they kind of dumb. But they really kind of smart. They`re going to take all of that money, they`re going put it in the bank. And Honey Boo-Boo is going to be the first person in her whole family to go to college. I don`t know what any of y`all say, but I love all of them. As sugar bear, you got yourself a big old sugar Mama. You don`t think they hiding all of that, do you? I think they. Yes, they is. Go on, sugar boo-boo bears.
HAMMER: Excuse me Ma`am, what is he doing with Sheryl Lee Ralph? Where has she gone? I mean, come on.
RALPH: I love all of them.
HAMMER: That was fantastic.
IGLESIAS: Oh my God, really? Sheryl, you`re smoking crack, girl. That girl is not going college.
RALPH: Baby, let me tell you something. She is going to college. Her mother said that she is going to be the first one in her whole family to go to college. And all the rest of them little sugar bears, they`re going to stay at home and they`re going to promote little Honey Boo-Boo and Boo-Boo Kitty. I say you go, girl! Put all that money in the bank.
HAMMER: Props apparently gave her. Here is my question. At what age, 25, 35, do you stop calling her Honey Boo-Boo? But I digress.
We must move from Honey Boo-Boo, keeping up it real, to some real life drama with a country megastar. It`s number four on the SHOWBIZ Countdown of stories that came out of nowhere today.
Country music superstar Jason Aldean `fesses up to cheating on his wife after these photos surfaced of him making out with a woman in a West Hollywood bar. The woman is believed to be former "American Idol" contestant Brittany Kerr, who is definitely not the woman that he has been married to for the past 11 years.
Let me read to you now part of the apology that Aldean just posted on his Facebook page to fans and family. Here is what he said: "The truth is that I screwed up. I had too much to drink. Let the party get out of hand and acted inappropriately at a bar. I left alone. I`m not perfect, and I`m sorry for disappointing you guys."
OK. Arnold Schwarzenegger confessing in his new book. We have Aldean confessing on Facebook.
Sheryl, are you cheering for these cheaters for actually coming clean, or do you just roll your eyes at all this drama?
RALPH: My God, first we have Arnold, the Governator disappointing us! Come on, guys, look. Everybody is watching. There is a camera everywhere. Everybody is on TV. Stop messing up with these women and go home to your wives. Stop the drinking, stop the carrying on. You`re everywhere and you`re making us sad.
HAMMER: Making us sad. But it did get Honey Boo-Boo and a Schwarzenegger impression out of Sheryl Lee Ralph tonight. So I`m OK with that.
But we move from candid confessions to wild obsession. Coming in at number three on our SHOWBIZ Countdown, tonight any good buddy Danny Bonaduce trying to come to grips with why a fan attacked him. I mean, look at that. This happened during an appearance at a casino in Washington State. Here now is Danny in his own words revealing the shocking details of the attack. Let`s watch.
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BONADUCE: I do the meet and greet for two hours where you say hi and they tell you what they like about your show. And the cool thing is for me, this would work for anybody, but walking down the street, I am -- I`m instantaneous feedback, people what they like about my show because they recognize me. They don`t recognize disc jockeys.
So there was a big group, a couple hundred people. And they`re telling me what they like and what they don`t like. The first lady in line for the meet and greet says I love your radio show. I love you`d on the partridge family. Can I kiss you? And said, sure. And she leaned in both hands around my head and wham! Down like that. And like, they were tiny little chunky teeth, man. They just gnawed like piranhas. And people were trying to pull her off me because I was screaming. I`m not trying to be tough. It`s too late right now. I was screaming like a baby.
But people are trying to pull her off. And my face was coming with it. So I`m holding her back. And then, finally, she stopped. It was so painful. Like burning -- the way I describe the pain is -- and this is trying to be imaginative, because I had to tell stories on the air, I had to paint a picture. It`s as if somebody wadded up ten lit cigarettes and stuck them on your face, but they didn`t go out. They just stayed that hot. That`s what it felt like. It was the worst pain ever. This was intentional. I don`t know intentional infliction of pain, but this was delusional. She had lost the grasp on reality. This was hard to do to another human being.
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HAMMER: Yes. Wow. All right. So Gabriel, you heard Danny. She actually bit him. I know you have a huge fan base that is very, very passionate about you and your comedy and what you do. Are you thinking, now, man, you might have to, I don`t know, wear a hockey mask when you`re out in public?
IGLESIAS: Yes, I think people have to be worried more about me biting them. What is up with him meeting freaking` zombies, man?
HAMMER: Well, you know, he has a long sordid history, and I guess this really kind of fits in with the whole Danny Bonaduce puzzle, as painful as it was. And Danny, you know I love you. I take nothing away from your pain.
All right. Sheryl, Gabriel, thank you very much. Make sure to check out season two of Gabriel`s comedy series, Gabriel Iglesias presents Stand up revolution which premieres this Thursday night on comedy central.
IGLESIAS: Sheryl, I want to see Honey Boo-Boo go to college.
HAMMER: Well, you can read about Sheryl, her book "redefining diva: life lessons from the original Dream girl." It is available on bookstore everywhere, maybe some life lessons from Honey Boo-Boo in there as well whom.
Who will take our top spot in our SHOWBIZ Countdown, Out of Nowhere, is it the 17-year-old being called the next Justin Bieber? He is here. He is with us. Wait until you meet this guy. Or will it be Taylor Swift, finally revealing today how she feels about dating a Kennedy. It`s the big reveal on the SHOWBIZ Countdown, coming up next.
Here now a very important question for you to ponder: Could you quite possibly live an entire day without a cell phone? I`m talking no text, no talk. I`ll introduce you to a guy who did it. And what he went through is actually amazing. It`s an incredible story, coming up.
HAMMER: Tonight on the SHOWBIZ Countdown, we`re counting down the top five stories that came out of nowhere today. Here is where we are so far. At least we know this.
Coming in at number five, Honey Boo-Boo`s mom shocking decision to avoid cashing in on her famous daughter.
At number four, country singer, Jason Aldean takes a page out of Kristen Stewart`s a handbook for cheaters and apologizes for cheating on his wife with a former "American Idol" contestant.
At number three, Danny Bonaduce is nursing a nasty bite mark after a fan latched on to his face at a Washington state casino Friday night and wouldn`t let go.
That takes us to number two on our SHOWBIZ Countdown of the top five stories that came out of nowhere. It`s Taylor Swift.
In her interview today with "Good Morning America" about dating a Kennedy, Robert Kennedy Jr.`s son Conor, that is. Let us watch.
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CYNTHIA MCFADDEN, ABC HOST: Reports that you`re dating Conor Kennedy. True?
TAYLOR SWIFT, SINGER: I don`t talk about my personal life in that great detail. I write about it all in my songs. But, when I get in an interview, it`s just sort of feels -- it is just not as much what I do, talking about it. But I feel like you can -- you can share enough of your life in your music to still let people know what you`re going through and how you feel and still develop a connection without, you know, talking too many details.
MCFADDEN: Ethel Kennedy was asked what she would think of having you as a grand daughter-in-law. and she said we should be so lucky.
SWIFT: She is fantastic. I love her.
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HAMMER: Taylor, very skilled at dodging that dating question. But I guess if Conor and Taylor eventually do say I do, I imagine we will hear some more details in a song, obviously.
Well, from one hot songwriter to another who literally came out of nowhere, he is Ryan Beatty, the biggest sensation on You Tube since Justin Bieber. It`s great to meet you man.
RYAN BEATTY, YOUTUBE SENSATION: Nice to meet you.
HAMMER: I love sitting in the presence of a living sensation, because that`s what you are.
BEATTY: Thank you very much.
HAMMER: It`s amazing. I believe I have this right on your stats. Since your video first hit You Tube a year and a half ago, you have had more than 32 million views, nearly 250,000 people that subscribe to your You Tube channel. This is one of the reasons why. We`re going to watch some of the video for "Hey L.A." Let`s roll it.
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HAMMER: How do you not love that? I love listening to that. Obviously comparisons are rampant to Justin Bieber, and I`m guessing that`s OK with you.
BEATTY: Yes, well I mean, it`s cool because he is super successful and he is extremely talented. So I really -- I`m -- there are some ways I`m kind of grateful for that I guess you could say. But some ways is also like I think I have a totally different style than him and music wise. And, you know, just different paths in general. You know, like he grew up listening to much different music than I listen to. So I think -- I feel like there is some I guess some similarities like we both started on you tube.
HAMMER: Yes. I think is good that -- The similarity in age.
HAMMER: And certainly, he is a good role model for you, I`m going to tell you right now in terms of what to aspire to.
BEATTY: Yes. He seems like, you know, a really cool guy and the fact that he, you know, like he has done so much, you know, he gives back all the time.
BEATTY: I look up to that a lot.
HAMMER: Always keep that in mind.
HAMMER: And what is really cool, he actually covered a song of yours.
HAMMER: That must have been mind-boggling.
BEATTY: That was.
HAMMER: Let`s watch a little bit of "Every Little Thing."
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HAMMER: Your head must have exploded when you saw that Justin did that. And I know you have exchanged tweets with him.
HAMMER: If you were able to sit down and have a conversation with him, what advice would you seek from a guy who has been through what you`re now going through and the sky is really the limit here?
BEATTY: So, I just, you know, ask him like, you know obviously, I mean everyone in this who tries to do music or whatever they aspire to, there are always those haters and people like that. And so, I feel like he has done a great job with dealing like that. So definitely probably talk to him about that. Yes.
HAMMER: Well, I wish you all the best, man. The sky is the limit.
BEATTY: Thank you very much.
HAMMER: You went number one on iTunes and I think you`re well on your way. Great to have you here live.
BEATTY: Thank you very much. Great to talk to you.
HAMMER: And you can check out Ryan Beatty`s songs including "Hey L.A." on iTunes right now.
Well, Anne Hathaway finally gets married. And tonight, I got the scoop inside her super secret, super private wedding to her boyfriend Adam Schulman. That`s coming up.
HAMMER: Can you imagine living without your cell phone for an entire day? I`m talking about no e-mails, no phone calls, no texts, no nothing. Angry birds 2.
Well, comedian Dean Obeidallah just did it and revealed what happened on CNN.com. Dean is with me here in New York with me to reveal whether it was pure torture or pure bliss.
Now, I appreciate you being here, Dean.
DEAN OBEIDALLAH, POLITICAL COMEDIAN: Thanks, A.J.
HAMMER: I can really see this experiment going either way. It could be very liberating. But what if you missed the biggest news of your life. So I need to know what really did happen. Did you miss anything that was life changing?
OBEIDALLAH: I can tell you -- here is a life changing thing. I`m never letting this go again, A.J. I need this phone. We have all become technologically dependent on this stuff. And you don`t realize until you give it up.
There was one good thing. When I walked down the streets of New York for the first time, I wasn`t texting, it wasn`t e-mailing, I felt like Neo in "The Matrix." I took the red pill. I could see the world. About 20 minutes, I started to get neurotic. What if I miss a phone call? What if I miss a message? I`m a comedian. I`m the president and the product of my business. I have to be in touch with people at all times. So, it was a little stressful. At first cool, then stressful.
HAMMER: See, for me, I do this when I`m on vacation. I put the phone away. I don`t check the e-mail. I really do that. But if I did that during a work day, I would be in pretty big trouble. What was the most unexpected thing that happened to you living this day without a cell phone?
OBEIDALLAH: It was having to find e-mail. Because if you`re walking around and you have to find an internet cafe. And I asked people for 20 blocks in New York City, do you know where an internet cafe? They looked at me like I was from the 1990s or something.
I finally found one there is none left in New York. And using a pay phone, there is plenty of pay phones. Apparently people are using them as bathrooms now. No one is responsible for cleaning the pay phones in New York. So, I had to call for my voice messages with a stench you don`t want the get.
But it was interesting to walk around and feel unconnected. You feel like you`re in your own little island in New York. You become alone in the biggest city in the country. And that to me was the emotional thing I took away from it.
HAMMER: That`s pretty cool. And I will tell you, I walk home from work every day. I walk, it`s about a 25-minute walk. And I tend to avoid using my phone. I don`t like to text and walk because I will run into things.
HAMMER: But, I tend to also count the number of people not on their phone, because it is far outnumbered by the number of people who are either talking or texting. What was the best thing that happened specifically because you couldn`t use the phone?
OBEIDALLAH: Well, I was in the subway. Usually I play my baseball app. But this time I looked around, and I read for the first time the emergency evacuation instructions on the subway. So if there is ever a fire on the subway, and you see me, follow me. I will save your life. I know what to do now.
HAMMER: It is nice to know that somebody is prepared for that.
OBEIDALLAH: I read that. And if something, you look around. It`s like your eyes are open for the first time. Because if you look around the subway, everyone is texting or they have their music on, they`re playing an app.
OBEIDALLAH: You take a look around and ask people where an internet cafe was in New York was the most amazing, amazing responses to are you kidding to some guy going I don`t, but there is a great Turkish restaurant two blocks away. Do they have an internet cafe? No. They have great chicken and rice. So, you know, people to me are amazing talking to them on the streets.
HAMMER: Well you are an inspiration. I think people need to look up to you, Dean. And they need to try it out. If not for a full day, even for 20 minutes.
Dean Obeidallah, great to have you here.
HAMMER: Thank you for having me.
OBEIDALLAH: You read more about Dean`s adventures, spending a day without a cell phone by heading over to CNN.com.
Well, as we move on tonight, Miley Cyrus the bank robber? She has had people breaking and entering her house in real life. And now, Miley is the one doing the breaking in. What? I`ve got the details on this amazing story coming up.
HAMMER: Is Miley about to be a gun-toting, law-breaking bad girl? There is big news about Miley Cyrus`s acting career tonight. Also, Jack White`s fans are red with rage after a bizarre on-stage stunt. And we have the details about Anne Hathaway`s weekend wedding. It`s all on the buzz today.
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HAMMER: Anne walks down the aisle. Anne Hathaway is a married woman. The actress just tied the knot with her boyfriend Adam Schulman. According to "People" magazine, the pair threw a weekend wedding for more than 150 guests at a private estate in coastal Big Sur, California. And "The Devil Wears Prada" star was gowned by Valentino. Anne and Adam had been dating for four years and gotten gauged last November.
Miley the bank robber? Miley Cyrus could be taking on the role of infamous bank robber Bonnie Parker for in a brand-new Bonnie and Clyde miniseries. According to the Hollywood reporter, the former Disney star is in talks to head back to the small screen for the telepic from Lifetime and History. The project follows other historical flicks on the networks like Kevin Costner`s "Hatfields and McCoys" and Lindsay Lohan`s "Blitz and Dick".
Jack White`s mad mob. Jack White, the former White Stripes frontman, prompted an angry mini mob at New York City`s radio city music hall on Saturday after abruptly leaving the stage just 45 minutes into his concert. According to "The New York Observer", when the house lights came on and ushers announced that the show was over, an angry mini-mob formed outside the backstage door. More than 100 furious fans shouted and demanded to know why the concert was cut short and became even more enraged when a pizza delivery man brought several pies backstage. The group dwindled after an hour.
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HAMMER: Tonight, Dr. Drew goes one on one with the cast of VH1`s "Mom Wife." The women opened up about their close door lives and how they struggle with finding their own identity. Dr. Drew starts right now.