Even though Russell Brand has gone out of his way to say nice things about Katy Perry since their split, there’s buzz the Brit actor and comedian is more than a little nervous about Perry’s upcoming documentary, “Part of Me.”
Brand apparently asked that any footage shot while they were married be deleted, but that request was turned down. He’s supposedly worried that some of his more caustic rants may come off as making him look bad — if they indeed are used in the film.
TV TALK: Forget rumors that Whitney Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina, stormed off the set where she had a role on Tyler Perry’s “For Better or Worse.” As Perry has tweeted, Bobbi Kristina had reason to be off the set — the show has wrapped for the season!
I’m hearing the budding entertainer is not happy about her father, Bobby Brown, talking to the press — pontificating about his daughter while likely avoiding her mom’s struggles with addiction. “Bobbi Kristina just wants him to shut up,” said a close Houston family friend. “He’s the last guy who should talk about that subject!”
† There are two local amateur cooks who made it to the first round of Gordon Ramsay’s “Masterchef,” premiering Monday and Tuesday at 8 p.m. on WFLD-Channel 32. Congrats to Chicago musician Tali Clavijo and Glencoe educational administrator David Martinez.
† If you’re up on “The Good Book,” you might want to audition for “The American Bible Challenge,” the new GSN game show hosted by Jeff Foxworthy. Local tryouts take place 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Crowne Plaza in Glen Ellyn.
DIET DITTIES: Things couldn’t be better for Jessica Simpson. Along with being the happy new mom of daughter Maxwell, the singer/actress has inked a reported $3 million deal as the next Weight Watchers “celebrity ambassador.”
This news comes as Queen Latifah segues from her Jenny Craig diet plan endorsement role to a new one that seems a bit contradictory: spokeswoman for the Fatburger fast food chain!
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