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Chatting with Billy V - November 7, 2011

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Surfers were concerned that Waikiki beaches would be closed for the APEC conference. However, the city has announced only a part of Waikiki beach will be closed for only one day. Honolulu City Council member Tulsi Gabbard, says the beach fronting the Hilton will be closed starting at 11 p.m. on November 11 through November 12. Originally Number Threes and Paradise were to be closed to surfers on November 12. However, they will remain open to swimmers and surfers--vessels are restricted. Ko'olina Resort will be closed to the public from 11 p.m. on November 12 to 11 p.m. on November 13.

Puss In Boots was No. 1 spot at movie theaters over the weekend, holding off two new comedies. Puss In Boots made $33 million, Tower Heist debuted with a lower-than-projected $25.1 million and A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas, grossed $13.1 million in its first weekend.

According to TMZ, Justin will take a paternity test when he returns to the United States in two weeks, and his attorney has already selected a lab. After he takes the paternity test, Justin's camp plans to sue, which makes Mariah Yeater's attorneys, quote, "nervous." A source says Justin wants to show people that there are consequences to phony allegations against celebrities.

The World International Hula Festival will celebrate its 20th Anniversary this Thursday thru Saturday; but not at itʻs regular venue the Waikiki Shell, but the Blaisdell Concert Hall due to the APEC conference. The Blaisdell Concert Hall, which has a capacity of around 2,000 people, is slightly more expensive, and because of the security restrictions, the sudden change in venue has caused the festival to lose $15,000 in sponsorship money. For more information on how you can donate or help, visit www.worldhula.com <http://www.worldhula.com/>.

On Sunday morning Kim Kardashian was seen at LAX taking a commercial flight to see Kris Humphries on the earliest flight she could get out. Sources say it was Kris who originally bought the 20.5 carat diamond ring and Kim loved it so much, she included a clause in the pre-nup which allows her buy the ring from Kris for the original purchase price in the case of a divorce. Ring Price: 2million

After his Season 3 audition performance in 2004 of Ricky Martin's She Bangs, William Hung became a viral hit and received a cult-like following, which led him to numerous talk show appearances, three studio albums, and his primetime television show debut on Fox's Arrested Development. Now, it appears Hung has made a career shift. Hung is working for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department as a Technical Crime Analyst, meaning he is analyzing trends and patterns in crimes. This can help law enforcement deploy resources in a more effective manner. Before auditioning for Idol, Hung was a student at UC Berkeley, studying civil engineering.