Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum Went Skinny Dipping Together, Bro-Style

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It seems that Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum really bonded during their conjugal work on 21 Jump Street — while filming in Miami, the newly-minted bros decided that their cop wardrobes were just too hot and constricting and so stripped down to go for a little moonlight swim. Everything was fine until Hill was attacked by a shark...a shark called hunger. Tatum related the entire naked anecdote to Jimmy Kimmel:

There's Jerry's Deli right on the corner and [Jonah] decides he wants to go in and all he's got is his T-shirt and his underwear on and he's like, ‘I'm going in to get something to eat!' and I'm like, ‘No!' So I stopped him and [took] him back to the car. Now he's nicknamed 'Baby Jonah' because I had to dress him like a mom. I'm like, ‘No, no. Bad Jonah. No. Butt up, butt up. OK.


Though that story could be Tatum's not-so-subtle hint that he and Hill have become so close because they have both been secretly harboring tendencies toward paraphilic infantilism, probably a more plausible explanation is that the co-stars had gotten really high and made a series of seemingly awesome but actually terrible decisions. [E!]

  • If you've been waiting all year to send Rob Kardashian a birthday present, it looks like you missed your chance because his birthday was yesterday. Mark it on you calendar now while we're talking about it so you don't miss it next year. [E!]
  • Amid persistent rumors that their seemingly-perfect (I know, I know — Hollywood) marriage is disintegrating, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith were caught kissing on the jumbotron in Philadelphia during a 76ers-Miami Heat basketball game Friday night (Will Smith holds a minority stake in the 76ers). Be warned — the Kiss-Cam sees all. [E!]
  • Billy Corgan, the brittle-voiced front man for the Smashing Pumpkins, wants to get in on all that American Idol action, indicating that, despite his disdain for the "artistic business model" such talent shows as Idol have created, he and his shiny head would be totally down for a hosting gig. "I don't have a problem with 'Idol' or 'X Factor,'" Corgan told Spinner. "I have a problem with when those things are not given the proper contextual hue. If there's an American Idol there should be a proper alternative counterbalance — if there was hair metal, there was grunge, know what I mean?" Sure, Billy, we know what you mean. Here's an interesting if irrelevant anecdote about Billy Corgan: a friend's brother's ex-girlfriend's brother told somebody who wasn't me that he was at a Smashing Pumpkins concert in Memphis when suddenly, a boot flew out of the audience and hit Billy Corgan in the face, whereupon Corgan stopped the concert, demanded the offender step forward, and, when the crowd started to jeer him, screamed, "Fuck you, Memphis! We're never coming back here, ever!" I've been peddling that anecdote for a few years now, so I'd really like to know if a) anyone was at this mythological concert and b) if Memphis has really become anathema to Billy Corgan (the internet tells me that the band's since been there, so, if that's the case, take this story for what it's intended to be — a baseless character assassination of Billy Corgan). [Spinner]
  • Norah Jones played her entire new album Little Broken Hearts last night at SXSW, but don't worry if you missed it because it's been recorded in its entirety. [AP]
  • Colombian rock star Juanes has said that his trip to SXSW was "the greatest experience of my life" and believes it will change him in profound ways, sort of like a really intense peyote experience. [CBS]
  • This too shall end: the original Teen Mom cast's fourth season will be their last. [USA Today]
  • Russell Brand has hired a New Orleans attorney to navigate all that tricky Napoleonic Code as part of the ex-Katy-Perry-boyfriend's effort to fight what could turn into a felony charge for throwing a photographer's iPhone through a window. Brand is free on $5,000 bond and is maintaining that he was "provoked" by paparazzi. [TMZ]
  • President Barack Obama commemorated St. Patrick's Day with a Guinness just like an ordinary citizen held hostage by Ireland's widely-dispersed cultural heritage. [CBS]
  • TMZ managed to find both an offensive and creepy way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day by superimposing freckles, red hair, and pale skin on head shots of notable celebrities. [TMZ]
  • Former Gossip Girl actress Taylor Momsen says she has no plans to return to acting and instead will tour with Marilyn Manson because it was either that or talk to Blake Lively all the time about how tired she is of babysitting Ryan Reynolds's dog. [Starpulse]
  • Rapper and famed timekeeper Flavor Flav has opened a restaurant in Las Vegas called "House of Flavor," which features sweet potato tots and Flav's own recipe for fried chicken. [Us]
  • Today, in best news ever, diminutive rapper 'Lil Wayne has been cited by his neighborhood association in Kenner, La. for having "high grass" in the yard surrounding his 10,000-square-foot mansion. [CBS]



Hasn't Brand been in trouble with the law before? Is he going to risk getting himself booted from the country?