Archive for 'In the News'
Posted on 29. Apr, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Disney Child Star, Aaron Landon (“Crash And Bernstein”) will perform Saturday May 4, with Saint Tone at the International Family Film Festival’s YouthFest, followed by a meet and greet autograph signing, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Raleigh Studio Hollywood’s Chaplin Theater! Aaron will present the ”Best Child Actor” award at the IFFF Awards Ceremony, Sunday – May [...]
CHILD ACTORS: Chloe Moretz Admits Fighting “Tooth and Nail” for Her Top Spot in Hollywood @ChloeGMoretz
Posted on 28. Apr, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Child Star Chloe Moretz has a squeaky-clean record in Hollywood while maintaining her edgy, fashionable teen image. She tells US Magazine that she hopes keep it like that and avoid becoming a another former child star cliche. Moretz states: “I’m, like, incredibly straight-laced, considering what some 16-year-olds are doing. This business is not peaches and [...]
Posted on 01. Apr, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
It was determined on Friday, March 29, 2013 that Modern Family child star Ariel Winter, 15, will go to trial in October 2013 for the guardianship case which will determine whether her Hollywood Mom Chrisoula Workman, will regain custody. Ariel is seeking legal emancipation from her parents, sighting allegations of emotional abuse by her mother. Chrisoula Workman has subsequently filed an Objection to [...]
Unlikely #NIKE Commercial #ChildStar Loses 30 Pds And Gains Self Confidence, Energy, Fame & Fans @nikestore
Posted on 28. Mar, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
“I would never have changed my lifestyle if I was never in this commercial.” Nathan Sorrell, 13, is best known as the overweight child in a controversial Nike 2012 Summer Olympics Ad viewed more than 1.6 million times on YouTube, but now that he has lost a whopping 32 pounds he’s gaining fame again. Following his NIKE commercial, [...]
Posted on 27. Feb, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
When asked by the Huffington Post who the biggest Diva on the “Modern Family” set is, Jesse Tyler Ferguson lovingly outed Aubrey Anderson-Emmons, the 5-year-old actress who portrays Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet’s adopted daughter Lily. “I love it so much because, since she’s a 5-year-old, she says what I’m thinking. Like, if a scene is taking too [...]
@TheOnion Calls #ChildStar QUVENZHANE WALLIS the C-Word on @Twitter, Encounters the Wrath of CyberSpace.
Posted on 25. Feb, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
UPDATE: Following an enormous public outcry, The Onion Editor, Steve Hannah, has finally posted the following response to Sunday night’s “deleted” tweet: I’m speechless. Just when I thought I’d seen it all in the world of Child Stars and abusive media, turns out media outlet @TheOnion has sunk to an absolute new low in what usually [...]
Posted on 07. Feb, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
As most Hollywood Moms and Dads are aware, Annie, the Musical is being turned into a feature film by dynamic duo Will Smith and Jay-Z. Will’s talented daughter, Willow Smith was pre-ordained to become an actress and most recently pegged to star as the lead in the Annie remake but now rumor is she’s “aged [...]
Posted on 13. Jan, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Two And A Half Men’s controversial co-star Angus T. Jones, now 19, is returning to the set for the first time following his religious You Tube proclamation in late 2012, per Deadline.com. You may recall Jones’ decrying his top-rates series as “filth” and his pleas to viewers to “stop watching.” Against all odds, producers are giving the [...]
Posted on 01. Dec, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
There is no shortage of stories about American child actors whose lives have spiraled out of control or of the tragic lives of former child stars as adults. On a weekly basis, we read about a volatile young performer whose issues are laid bare for all to see and hear. For instance, in October, 14 [...]
Posted on 26. Nov, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
First it was Jackie Evancho, runner-up on America’s Got Talent who booked as the GUESS Brand IT girl for Fall 2012. Now it’s Guess Kids’ heir apparent, Dannielynn Birkhead, age 6, following in her mom Anna Nicole Smith‘s fashion footsteps some 20 years later in the GUESS Kids spring 2013 Campaign. Larry Birkhead is Dannielynn’s father. [...]
Thanks to @Twitter, Celebrity Child Star @HaileeSteinfeld Lands in “Endlessly” Music Video for @TheCab & New Bestie @Alexanderdeleon!
Posted on 15. Nov, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
For those of you dying to catch another on-screen glimpse of Hailee Steinfeld since her debut in True Grit, the wait is finally over! And if you thought Hailee was all about acting, you’d be only partially correct. She’s all about twitter and all about music too! The alt-rock band The Cab has premiered a new music [...]
Posted on 04. Oct, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
Elle Fanning is one of many reasons to pick up November’s issue of ELLE Magazine, the anticipated “Women in Hollywood” issue. In it Elle discusses her normal childhood in Hollywood: ”I can’t really remember my life without movies… [Growing up in Hollywood] is no different really. I make movies the same way other kids play tennis or [...]
Posted on 23. Sep, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
Hollywood Moms and Dads, are you tired of the expensive fees you’re charged each time you need to change your child actor’s pictures on multiple casting sites? We are too! If you have only 3 or 4 photos of junior on 2 or 3 casting websites, and you need to change them AT LEAST every [...]
INSIDE EDITION Investigates #Pedophiles Targeting #ChildActors; “Tinsel Town has a Pedophile Problem”
Posted on 22. Sep, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
Yesterday, Inside Edition ran a horrifying and much needed profile on pedophiles in the film industry – most notably convicted pedophiles and child molestors, Martin “Marty” Weiss and Tommy Lowery. HMB’s friend and Child Actor Advocate Anne Henry is interviewed in this piece and made HMB aware of it. Please watch the show on this link below or [...]
Posted on 17. Sep, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
According to Britain’s Daily Mail, British child protection charity Kidscape is accusing Elizabeth Hurley‘s Children’s wear line of bikinis, tankinis, and beach cover-ups of sexualising kids (not to be confused with Hurley Girls swimwear and rash guards). Pictures below are of Child Models wearing these pieces on her website. The line is for eight to 13 [...]
Posted on 30. Aug, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
Following his breakthrough role in 2011 with J.J. Abrams‘ Super 8, Child Actor Ryan Lee, 16, has been on a casting roll, most recently in the upcoming indie teen drama, White Rabbit. According to IMDBPro, the story of White Rabbit follows a high school bully who starts having visions of a rabbit that he killed when he was a kid, soon [...]
Posted on 07. Aug, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
Why Stop Now (formerly known as Predisposed at the Sundance Film Festival) follows a dysfunctional day in the life of piano prodigy Eli Smith (Jesse Eisenberg) as he helps his addict mother, Penny (Melissa Leo), his socially awkward sister, Nicole (talented child star Emma Rayne Lyle) and her sock puppet alter ego, Julio. To complicate [...]
Posted on 30. Jul, 2012 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
We’ve all read about the adult cast of ABC’s Emmy award-winning comedy Modern Family banning together ala Friends and holding out for substantial salary increases as a cohesive unit. Well congrats to them as those new deals provide for about $175,000 per episode for the fourth season, rising to about $350,000 per episode by the [...]
Posted on 18. Jul, 2012 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Thirteen-year-old rapper Jake Zeldin, aka Lil JaXe of Toronto, Canada is making headlines these days much like his musical idol Drake. Zeldin has a debilitating stutter which literally disappears when he raps. When JaXe free-styled for Drake backstage at a Tyga concert in 2011, he did so flawlessly. The Grammy-award-winning rapper was clearly impressed with [...]
Posted on 13. Jun, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
UPDATE: ”The surgery today went very well,” Max’s surgeon, Dr. Vaughn Starnes, says in a statement posted online by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. “We went in to replace his pulmonary valve, which we did without incident. Max is in the cardiac ICU and recovering very well.” Max is expected to be in the hospital another three days [...]
Posted on 10. Jun, 2012 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Director Grainger David, (The Chair), has completed another short film “Edge of the Woods,” starring child actor Kiernan Shipka which David says is “..like the saddest little monster movie ever.” Kiernan Shipka (Sally Draper on Mad Men), plays the lead role of Alice; and her parents are played by Sean Bridgers (Deadwood), and Maria Dizzia (Martha Marcy May Marlene). [...]