Star Scoop: Gaga Takes Flight, Mariska Hargitay Walks the Line, Leonardo DiCaprio’s Birthday Chainz

By  November 11, 2013


In case you missed Lady Gaga‘s Brooklyn artRAVE, it featured live performances of her new album; DJ sets by Madeon, DJ White Shadow, and Lady Starlight; artwork by Jeff Koons and Marina Abramović; and… a motorized, flying dress. [Entertainment Weekly]

For 15 seasons, she’s captivated audiences as Detective Olivia Benson on Law & Order: SVU, so it’s prime time that Mariska Hargitay be immortalized on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The award-winning actress received the 2,511th star on the lane, right next to her late mother’s Jayne Mansfield. [E! Online]

Happy birthday, you blonde boy wonder! Leonardo DiCaprio shed his wolf wears during his 39th birthday celebration at New York City’s Tao, where Kanye West and 2 Chainz took the stage. [Complex]

Though his spirits were visibly high last night, DiCaprio reportedly suffered a few blows at the hands of George Clooney—three in a row, to be exact. In the latter’s new interview with Esquire Magazine, he revealed that he and his fifty-something friends beat Leo’s crew in three games of basketball, 11-0. [Esquire]

What started off as a segment for breast cancer awareness ended up saving Amy Robach‘s life. The ABC News correspondent revealed that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer after an on-air mammogram. “And while everyone who gets cancer is clearly unlucky, I got lucky by catching it early, and there are so many people to thank for making sure I did,” she wrote on “Every producer, every person who urged me to do this, changed my trajectory.” [The Hollywood Reporter]

As if Hunger Games: Catching Fire wasn’t already bringing the heat, the Lionsgate release is getting more promotion by teaming up with Fandango for a 10-part video series. [Variety]

The Edwardian Era lives on! PBS and ITV’s Downton Abbey has been renewed for a fifth season. [Vulture]