The Hub has been abuzz with celebrity sightings lately, with stars of stage, screen, and radio making appearances all around town.
Just this past weekend, singing sensation Gloria Estefan stopped by the Max Brenner in Boston. Word has it that the hot Grammy winner cooled off with a couple of chocolate milkshakes. Apparently she’s quite the chocoholic!
On Tuesday, Tobey Maguire, who is currently in town filming Labor Day with Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin, stopped by FoMu in Boston for a frosty treat. The Allston-based “alternative ice cream” joint has hosted the vegan actor before. This time he ordered a salted caramel, peanut butter, cinnamon sticky bun ice cream with mochi, gummy bears, and salty peanuts.
Former talk show goddess and current cable network maven, Oprah Winfrey, made a surprise appearance on August 2nd at Boston College in Chestnut Hill. While there, she met with members of the first graduating class of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls.
Country music star Carrie Underwood stopped by the Tufts Medical Center’s Floating Hospital for Children on July 31st. Her visit included visits with young patients and their families in both the medical/surgical unit and the pediatric bone marrow transplant unit of the children’s hospital. Underwood helped cheer up the children dealing with serious illnesses by passing out an autographed compact disc to each child. The sweet singer even performed a rendition of “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” upon the request of a 2-year-old patient.
Have you spotted a celeb this summer somewhere in Hollywood East? Comment below or post pictures to our Facebook page!
Although Sullivan, who was labelled “unstable” by “American Idol” was sent home this week, she doesn’t mind and is using her “Idol” fame to kickstart her career.
You can jumpstart your “Idol” career on Sunday, February 27, when “Idol Across America,” a traveling tour bus that is visiting 16 cities across the U.S. stops at Harvard Square.
As part of the tour, visitors can enter into their “This is American Idol…,” a nationwide contest where fans can record their own take on the introduction made famous by Ryan Seacrest. The winner will be flown to Hollywood and deliver the famous line on the “Idol” stage alongside Ryan.
Fans will also be able to participate in the “Be Your Own Idol” singing experience, pose for photos at the Idol judges’ table, and view one-of-a-kind “American Idol” memorabilia, like Ryan Seacrest’s suit and Carrie Underwood‘s finale dress.
To follow “Idol Across America” and for full contest rules on “This is American Idol…” make sure to check americanidol.com.
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