Bruce Springsteen and the Dropkick Murphys Collaborate on a Boston Marathon Charity Song
PLUS: Tom and Gisele go to BU’s graduation ceremony, Matt Damon is getting naked next weekend, and more entertainment news.
Bruce Springsteen and the Dropkick Murphys Team Up. They made an EP to benefit the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. The extended play itself will include three songs, including a version of the Dropkick Murphys’s “Rose Tattoo” featuring Springsteen’s vocals, plus live acoustic versions of “Don’t Tear Us Apart” and “Jimmy Collins’s Wake,” which the band recorded live a few days after the Boston Marathon. The EP is available on iTunes now. [Rollingstone.com]
Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen, and Family Attend Boston University’s Commencement Ceremony. They went to celebrate Brady’s older sister Nancy’s graduation. Brady clutched the couple’s new baby Vivian as supermodel Gisele looked after Brady’s son Jack, whom he had with previous girlfriend Bridget Moynahan. Candids of the whole family show Gisele dressed conservatively in a blazer and Brady in a sweater. [Dailymail.co.uk]
Patriots Tight End Rob Gronkowski and the Kraft Family Visit Newtown. They went to Connecticut on Saturday to participate in a “Football for You” event. “As a part of the New England community, I think all of us were devastated when we saw what happened here, and if it can happen in the town of Newtown, it could happen in any city or town in America,” Robert Kraft told the Connecticut Post. More than 500 children pre-registered for the free event, and even more showed up the day of. [NFL.com]
New Kid on the Block and Boston Marathon Runner Joey McIntyre Buys a House in Plymouth. He and his wife Barrett are returning to his home state of Massachusetts. The singer has lived in Los Angeles for several years, but according to the Plymouth County of Registry Needs, McIntyre bought a $450,000 home in Plymouth in the South Shore. But hold your horses — the McIntyre’s aren’t permanently relocating. It’s just “a little getaway home” for his family. [Boston.com]
Matt Damon Is Getting Feisty with Michael Douglas This Weekend. In the premiere of HBO’s Liberace biopic, Behind the Candelabra. Damon plays Scott Thorson, Liberace’s handsome and young “friend” whom Liberace (Michael Douglas) was rumored to have a five-year affair with. Behind the Candelabra premieres Sunday at 9 p.m. on HBO. Below, watch the full length trailer for the film. [HBO]