Archive for May, 2006

“Control Myself” Plummets on Hot 100

Thursday, May 4th, 2006

Down from position 6, “Control Myself” will chart in at #22 in the next issue on Billboard’s Hot 100.

JLO declines Georgia’s $500k offer to help their wine industry

Thursday, May 4th, 2006

Pop diva Jennifer Lopez has scorned Georgian diplomats’ pleas to help them rescue their wine industry.

Jennifer Lopez declines to promote wine for GeorgiaThe former Eastern Bloc country’s wine industry is currently facing a crippling import ban from its neighbour Russia, its biggest consumer, and is desperately seeking new markets.

The government offered the American star US$500,000 to sing in the capital Tbilisi on Independence Day, May 26, to promote the country’s wines.

The singer’s refusal has embarassed the government of President Mikhail Saakashvili. ‘I think our president likes Jennifer Lopez,’ Soso Shatberashvili of the opposing labour party said. He added there was outrage at this offer of public money to a foreign star.

JLO rethinks doing “Dallas”; changes talent agencies

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2006

Jennifer Lopez is having second thoughts about accepting the role of Sue Ellen Ewing in the movie remake of the classic tv series “Dallas.” According to Deadline Hollywood Daily’s sources, she’s so keen to get out of the role she has switched talent agencies from International Creative Management (ICM) to the William Morris Agency.

“The actress and her managers at The Firm believe that her appearing in the remake of the oldie-but-goodie primetime soap is a ‘bad move’ for her acting career…Lopez will be repped by [William Morris Agency] in all areas, including her music career. J-Lo has a recent history of changing talent agencies (and managers) as often as she changes outfits. (This was her third time at ICM; she’s been at Endeavor and CAA, too.)”

Read the entire article here.