Amy's Comeback Gig Is A Total Disaster

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  • Don't call it a comeback: Amy Winehouse's attempt to restart her career in St. Lucia was a disaster, with audience members booing her as she stumbled about and forgot the lyrics to her songs. [DailyMail]
  • Amy was apparently upset that many of the songs reminded her of her estranged husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, and spent most of the set drinking and mumbling to herself. You can watch a video of the performance here. [NewsOfTheWorld]
  • Heavy rain didn't help matters either: Amy was forced to end the show early due to bad weather. [NYTimes]
  • Susan Boyle was invited to sing for President Obama, but was apparently too overwhelmed to accept the invitation. "She was shocked and thrilled by the invite - but it was all too much too soon for her so she said No," says a source, "She has been told President Obama has seen clips of her on TV and loved her singing. And she is delighted. But instead she'll have no doubt stayed in with her cat Pebbles, washed her hair and watched Britain's Got Talent on telly."[NewsOfTheWorld]
  • Matthew Broderick is getting some not-so-helpful advice on the upcoming arrival of his twin daughters: "Yeah, I'm ready. You know, I've asked people, 'What's it like to have twins?' One father said, 'I don't recommend it.' But the rest have been very positive." [PopSugar]
  • Sharon Osbourne admits that she has a bit of a crush on Russell Brand: "Oh, he's a sexy old thing," she says. [Mirror]
  • OMG, what does the very lovely Victoria Beckham look like without makeup after working out at the gym? She looks like the very lovely Victoria Beckham without makeup after working out at the gym, of course. [DailyMail]
  • "I'm still baffled as to why people are so interested in my life. It's so weird, even my dog Norman gets recognised - he's famous. But I'm cutting him off, I've told him no more Oprah appearances! It's been horrendous at times. I have had to simply move through it and try to think positively."- Jennifer Aniston [DailyMail]
  • The fate of Miss California, Carrie Prejean, will be decided this week: press conferences will be held on Monday and Tuesday to announce whether or not Prejean will be stripped of her crown for failing to disclose that she had posed for "sexy pictures" in the past. [E!]
  • Hugh Jackman's wife is a big fan of his Wolverine look: "She loves it. When we met, I was in a prison drama, I had long hair, a mullet, a lot of muscles and tattoos, I was seriously pumped-up. She likes me when I'm in the Wolverine mode, the bad boy, you know? She loves me putting the leather jacket on, getting on the motorbike…"[Mirror]
  • Zachary Quinto had a hard time getting used to the Vulcan salute. "‘In some scenes he has to do the salute while speaking his lines so they ended up using skin-protective superglue, like they use in hospitals, to stick his fingers together," says a source, "It was the only way they could make it work."[DailyMail]
  • Christian Bale says he's speaking out about his infamous rant in order to draw attention away from himself and back to Terminator: Salvation. "You think about the numbers of days we shot on that movie - 77 days - everything going well. What's being focused on is four minutes where I behaved bad," Bale says, "I didn't want that to overshadow the hard work of everybody on the crew, in every aspect. So I felt like I had to say something." [DailyExpress]
  • Blind Item: "Which fashion designer was caught doing a Winona at the London Marc Jacobs store? She had to be called up and ordered to return the stock to keep it all hush-hush." [BlindGossip]
  • "I didn't have a teenage or early-20s experience that was free and without worry. I missed the screw-everything, have-a-good-time phase. I was worried that if I didn't stay on track and work, work, work, I was never going to accomplish anything. Now I'm trying to have fun and have the freedom to do nothing."-Sandra Bullock [JustJared]
  • Heidi Klum and Seal renewed their wedding vows yesterday to celebrate their fourth anniversary. [RadarOnline]
  • Even though her application to adopt Mercy James was denied, Madonna is still setting up a trust fund for the girl, in order to fund her education. "Madonna loves Mercy," says a source, "She wants to be part of her life and provide for her. She wants to make sure Mercy has everything she needs in life and her dreams are fulfilled." [ShowbizSpy]
  • Liv Tyler says she's "stopped buying fashion magazines. I mean, it's such fun, but I don't want to be influenced by everyone else about what's cool or not cool; I want to be who I want to be." [TimesOnline]

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Even the wig, plopped on top of her head with no integration with her natural hair screams, "I don't care!" On a scale of 1 to 10, 1 being the wig issue, 10 being her serious addiction to drugs and alcohol, and 2-9 being other facets in her life driving this downward spiral ... how much longer do we have to watch this before someone wrests control of her situation and actually helps her help herself? We simply cannot lose this singer/songwriter ...