Taylor Swift was scheduled to spend an hour meeting pediatric cancer patients at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York over the weekend. However, she was so taken by them that she decided to stay for nearly five hours. Video of the Taylor’s visit was uploaded by the mother of a patient named Shelby Huff. It shows Taylor goofing off with Shelby, as well as giving the teen tips on learning to play the guitar. "We are still in awe," the family wrote on their Facebook page. "Taylor Swift is a class act all around, she was so sweet, compassionate..."
In the new issue of WSJ magazine, Scarlett Johansson -- who is pregnant with her first child -- opens up about her desire to both be a mom and an actress. "There must exist a world in which I can balance those things, be able to raise a family and still make a film a year, or work on my own, develop things, do theater," she muses. "I want to be able to have it all. Selfishly." However, the 29-year-old concedes, "I know that with that there will be some sacrifices. I know that's the struggle with working mothers and successful careers. It happens."
Brad Paisley will guest star as himself on an upcoming episode of the The Crazy Ones. The show stars Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar, Josh Groban, who has appeared on the show before, will also guest star in the episode with Brad Paisley. The Crazy Ones featuring Brad Paisley and Josh Groban will air Thursday, April 3rd on CBS.
Dierks Bentley has scored his 11th and most personal #1 song with his latest single, “I Hold On.” When Dierks got the news he said, “I was just sitting in my truck looking over at the passenger seat where my dad sat almost 20 years ago when we drove from Phoenix to Nashville at the beginning of this honky tonk dream. He would love that a song inspired from that road trip made it to the top of the country charts.” Dierks considers this song so personal because he says, “If you want to know who I am in three minutes and thirty seconds, play this song.” He calls it “my most special and really the most important #1 I’ve ever had in my career.”
Reports are that Maria Menounos is leaving her job as Mario Lopez’s co-host on Extra after two years on the show. But despite rumors that she was fired, word is she decided months ago to explore other options when her contract expired. Now she has more time to film her Oxygen reality show, Chasing Maria Menounos, which premiered March 18th.