Daytime TV host and former Cincinnati mayor Jerry Springer doesnt see himself getting back into elective politics.
Springers name has been bandied in recent years in Ohio as a possible Democratic candidate for Congress or governor. But he tells the Cincinnati Enquirer that hes only a year away from turning 70, and with each year, it becomes less likely. But he remains active politically speaking and raising money.
No deal on bar
He cant drive 55, and he cant reach a deal to rebuild a beach bar damaged by Superstorm Sandy, either.
Rocker Sammy Hagar wont be back in Atlantic City this summer. He failed to reach a deal with the casino company that owns a bar that had been known as Sammys Beach Bar for the past three years.
The former Van Halen singer said on his website he couldnt agree with Caesars Entertainment on a deal to operate the bar this summer. Hagar says hes looking for a new partnership in the region.
Rihanna has canceled another stop on her tour because of the flu and laryngitis.
Her representative said the singers show in Baltimore on Tuesday would be postponed. Rihanna canceled her Sunday show in Boston because she was sick. Her Diamonds World Tour launched in Buffalo, N.Y., on Friday.
Live Nation said in a statement that Rihanna is still recovering.
The next date on Rihannas tour is Thursday in Philadelphia.
Berry Gordy will be honored at this years Songwriters Hall of Fame gala.
The organization announced Tuesday that the Motown founder will receive the Pioneer Award at its 44th annual induction ceremony on June 13.
As the head of Motown, Gordy helped establish careers and hits for Diana Ross and the Supremes, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, and Michael Jackson and The Jackson Five. A Broadway musical about Gordys life, Motown: The Musical, debuted this week.
Among celebrity birthdays today: Singer-songwriter Neil Sedaka is 74. Actor William H. Macy is 63. Comedian Robin Duke is 59. Actress Dana Delaney is 57. Actress Annabeth Gish is 42. Actress Tracy Wells is 42. Rapper Common is 41. Singer Glenn Lewis is 38. Actor Danny Masterson is 37.