About Eiko Watanabe

Eiko Watanabe is a Blast staff writer in New York

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Charlie Sheen donates money to bipolar disorder organization 0

According to NY Daily News, Charlie Sheen donated $5,880 to the Organization for Bipolar Affective Disorders, which is based in Calgary. It is reported that a check the actor sent to the nonprofit group will arrive Friday via FedEx. The donation happened to be made after the group’s Kaj Korvela showed some concern over a(…)

Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” album cover and little monsters’ reactions

Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” album cover and little monsters’ reactions 0

Lady Gaga tweeted the album cover for her up-coming album “Born This Way” Saturday afternoon. In the black and white cover art, Gaga looks like half human and half motorcycle. The album will be out on May 23. Al though Gaga was very excited by tweeting, “Can’t believe it’s here! So happy+free to finally share(…)

Charlie Sheen winning in court? 0

TMZ reported Monday that Charlie Sheen is going to appear in court Tuesday to make a personal plea to the judge to award him full custody of his twin kids Bob and Max. Also, the source said, Sheen feels so strongly about getting both physical and legal custody of the twins as well as there’s(…)

Evan Rachel Wood is bisexual 0

Actress Evan Rachel Wood, 23, recently told Esquire that she is bisexual. She said, “I was always into very androgynous things. Guys, girls…I’m into androgyny in general. I think one of the things that freaked people out so much is that we looked so different.” Wood added, “I’m more of like the guy when it(…)

Man arrested for Jon Bon Jovi burglary 1

According to CBS, the burglar from Beachwood, NJ named Nicholas Tracy, 21, has been caught Wednesday because he allegedly stole $100,000 in jewelry from Jon Bon Jovi’s home in NJ on April 3. Bail has been set at $100,000 for Tracy. Police responded to another burglary and allegedly found him in the family’s bathroom, which(…)

Nicolas Cage arrested after domestic incident, bailed out by Dog the Bounty Hunter 0

According to ABC News, actor Nicolas Cage, 47, got arrested in New Orleans over an alleged outburst against his wife, police and a few parked cars, but was bailed out by reality TV “Dog the Bounty Hunter” star Duane Chapman, Sunday. According to the New Orleans Police Department, the actor was heavily intoxicated and arguing(…)

Catherine Zeta-Jones revealed she has bipolar disorder 0

Catherine Zeta-Jones, 41, publicly revealed that she has bipolar disorder and has been taken care of by mental health groups as helping fight the stigma attached to the disease. According to the source, doctors also commented that the actress will likely never be free of it but will learn to live her high-profile life with(…)

Taylor Lautner’s “Abduction” trailer 1

“Twilight” star Taylor Lautner is going to be an action star in his up-coming film “Abduction.” In the movie, Lautner is a high school student who ends up knowing that his parents aren’t actually his parents. And then, he’s on the run from some scary government agents who are attacking him before he finds out(…)

Gwyneth Paltrow in sexy bikini on “Self” cover

Gwyneth Paltrow in sexy bikini on “Self” cover 0

Gwyneth Paltrow, 38, wearing a blue bikini top and a pair of super short denim shorts will be on the cover of Self magazine’s May 2011 issue. She is looking fabulous. The actress told the magazine, “I never thought that I’d be considered to have a good body. I was bony up top and kind(…)

Lil Wayne cancels U.K. tour after visa denied 0

According to New York Magazine, Lil Wayne won’t be able to tour Europe this summer after the U.K. Border Agency authorities denied him a visa because of his previous convictions. The rapper was released after an eight-month stay in prison last year due to a weapons charge, and also has drug charges in 2007. Those(…)

Fergie joining the “X Factor” judge panel? 0

According to USA TODAY, Simon Cowell mentioned that Fergie is one of several names being bandied about for a spot on the judges’ panel for the US version of “X Factor,” which is going to debut this fall on Fox. For now, former Def Jam executive L.A. Reid is confirmed as a judge on the(…)

Mariah Carey’s pregnant belly on Life & Style cover

Mariah Carey’s pregnant belly on Life & Style cover 3

Mariah Carey showing off her baby bump is on the new cover of “Life & Style.” Carey is currently eight months pregnant with twins, a baby boy and a girl. In the interview with the magazine, the singer said, “Now I have so much respect for mothers everywhere, especially those who’ve had difficult pregnancies or(…)

Charlie Sheen wants to trademark his catchphrases 0

A company with ties to Charlie Sheen, Hyro-gliff, has moved to trademark 22 of the actor’s catchphrases, including “Duh, Winning,” “Vatican Assassin,” “Tiger Blood” and “Rock Star From Mars.” The company filed trademark application between March 19 and 22, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The applications were submitted with trademark protection sought for everything from(…)

Sneak Peak: Britney Spears “Till the World Ends” video 0

Britney Spears has released a 30-second teaser of her next video for “Till the World Ends.” She tweeted Monday, “#TillTheWorldEnds video is coming out better than I even expected. Here’s a quick peek.” She added, “#TillTheWorldEnds video premieres THIS Wednesday on VEVO. Cant wait to share it with you guys!” The singer is also going(…)