Chatting with Billy V: February 25, 2011

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Ricky Gervais delivered a controversial performance at this year's Golden Globes and may never be asked to host another awards show again. But he's written an opener on his blog for Oscar hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway. Gervais' Oscar opener is chock-full of jokes at his own expense. This might lead readers to think that perhaps this is his way of apologizing for his off-color remarks at the expense of many A-list stars at the Globes.

Oscar-winning Welsh actress Catherine Zeta Jones was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace in London on Thursday; Catherine who was born and raised in Wales, was honored for her services to the film industry and charity.

We told you yesterday X Factor is moving to voting by Facebook, well American Idol wants to be there first.   Idol addicts will be able to head to Facebook, and vote up to 50 times during a broadcast's designated voting period. The new voting page is expected to launch March 1, according to Entertainment Weekly.

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