Actress Ellen Burstyn is 77. Famed financier Michael Steinhardt is turning 69. Musician Tom Waits turns 60. MIT linguistics professor, author, and activist Noam Chomsky is 81. Actor Jeffrey Wright is turning 44. NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens turns 36. Retired basketball great Larry Bird is 53. And actress Jennifer Carpenter turns 30. And singer, actor, and Dancing with the Stars reject Aaron Carter is turning 22.
It's Amanda Lepore's birthday today! At least we think it's her birthday and we think she's 41, but she's been known to fool people before. Others celebrating today: Margaret Cho is 40. The New Yorker's Calvin Trillin is 73. Novelist Joan Didion is turning 74. Little Richard is 76. Knicks center Eddy Curry is 26. Child star Frankie Muniz turns 23. Actor Nick Stahl is turning 29. And model Shalom Harlow is 35. Weekend birthdays after the jump.
Fun fact: 6 out of 10 fender-benders occurring within a three-block radius of Hollywood's Roosevelt Hotel involve washed-up semicelebrities. Be careful out there, motorists, or risk a rear-ending by somebody distracted by their search for a TMZ camera to document their nightclub attandence. [popbytes]
Ode to cowardly love? No, it somehow becomes an accusation from the lips of Aaron Carter, leveled at his brother and former Backstreet Boy Nick, after one of the sorriest, most embarrassing, and apparently most ineffectual beatdowns ever (almost) captured on video. Damned closing door! Apparently there was something to that Aaron-Nick erotic torment over Paris Hilton, after all. Anyway, here's to a blatantly charming viral meant to build buzz for E!'s House of Carters by running footage with unbleeped profanity.