–In the wake of assault allegations against Steven Segal, CBS Crimesider has obtained a 1998 Movieline interview with Jenny McCarthy in which the actress says Segal made her strip and then cry during a casting call. "I go inside Seagal's office, and he's by himself and says, 'Sit on my couch," McCarthy is quoted as saying. "Then he said, 'Take off your dress.' I just started crying and said, 'Rent my Playboy video, you a—–e!' and ran out to the car." [PopEater]
—Elton John will perform on the April 21 Idol Gives Back charity broadcast alongside Carrie Underwood, Alicia Keys and The Black Eyed Peas, it was announced Wednesday. The legendary singer's appearance will benefit his Elton John AIDS Foundation. [TVGuide.com]
—Sandra Bullock is set to break her silence on her husband Jesse James' alleged infidelities in a November interview with George Lopez Tonight. Lopez and Bullock's bond goes way back — she served as one of the producers on his '90s sitcom The George Lopez Show. [BettyConfidential.com]
—The Office's B.J. Novak is coming clean about his childhood visit with Michael Jackson at the home of spiritual leader Deepak Chopra. "I remember three things about it," Novak tells the May issue of Playboy. "He didn't touch his food at dinner, we played board games, and nobody believed me at school the next day when I said I played Scattergories with Michael Jackson." [FoxNews.com]
–As Gleeks eagerly anticipate the April 20 all-Madonna episode of Glee, a new report claims that the songstress turned down a cameo because she had never heard of the series. [StarPulse.com]
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