‘Lauren’s Lowdown’: Where Is Bryan Cranston Headed After ‘Breaking Bad’ Ends?

Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

Bryan Cranston is ready to make people laugh again! After the series finale of Breaking Bad, the star is set to briefly return to How I Met Your Mother. CBS announced yesterday that the 57-year-old actor will be reprising his role as Ted Mosby’s (Josh Radnor) horrible boss.

CBS Tweeted, “CASTING NEWS! ?@BryanCranston? returns to ?#HIMYM? later this fall as Hammond Druthers!, #BreakingMOTHER.

Cranston first appeared as Hammond Druthers on season two of the comedy series in 2006.


And speaking of Breaking Bad The paparazzi caught up with Aaron Paul recently if he thought he would be typecast from now on, after he got so successful playing Jesse Pinkman on “Breaking Bad”.  Aaron joked that he was already on his way out anyway. He won two Emmys for that role.  He says his career is all downhill from here . . . but he knows people will still want him to call them the B-word.


Miley Cyrus‘ latest stunt took her high up into the air! She went sky-diving for Rolling Stone the other day. The magazine released a new video of the gang going sky-diving (for the first time ever) with contributing editor Josh Eells — and dropping many F-bombs on the way down.

“If I die,” Cyrus told her instructor, Scott Smith, “you guys are so f—ed.”

Though the jump was her idea, Miley did get a little nervous beforehand. “I’m about to jump out of a mother-f—ing plane,” she told the camera. “All for the love of Rolling Stone magazine.” Check out the video HERE.


From “Clarissa Explains It All” to “Melissa Explains It All,” Melissa Joan Hart has a new tell-all book she’s about to release and apparently it’s a juicy one.

The book hits stores on Oct. 29, but Life & Style magazine has the first look at some of the surprising confessions with her saying,“I experimented with weed, experimenting with ecstasy, mushrooms and mescaline for about a year and a half.”

One of her crazier adventures happened after she took ecstasy at the Playboy Mansion in 1999, only to find herself heading out to a Maxim photo shoot while she was still high.

Hart, who has been married to Mark Wilkerson since 2003, also opened up about a few of her past celebrity hookups including Jerry O’Connell, whom she calls a “man wh**e,” and Backstreet Boy Nick Carter.


I’m totally guilty of hashtagging almost EVERYTHING these days…and I even use it when I’m talking! How terrible is that??

In a new skit from his Late Night talk show, Jimmy Fallon teams up with his bestie Justin Timberlake again to show us exactly how silly we look when we #HASHTAG everrrryyything, lol.


Richard Gere and his wife of 11 years Carey Lowell have split. A friend of the couple, confirming that Gere and Lowell have separated, tells PEOPLE, “They’ll do everything possible to keep things amicable and put their child first.”

A rep for Gere had no comment. The couple have been living apart for some time, with Gere staying at their property in Bedford, N.Y., and Lowell at their historic mansion in North Haven, N.Y., the New York Post reports.


Kelly Clarkson is headed to our tv sets tonight, she’ll guest star on CBS’ The Crazy Ones alongside Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar.

She said, “Everybody always sends me stuff to act in and I’m like, ‘Okay, I feel as though everyone’s not aware that I’m just a singer. There’s no Bodyguard situation going on here. I’m not an actress. And I feel like I’m owning that. Just the pure fact that I can say I shared a scene with Robin Williams, like come on. He’s one of my favorites since I was a kid.”


Jon Hamm was on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” last night, and he cleared up a little rumor in the tabloids about the problems he’s having with his throat.  Yes, he IS having surgery on his throat to remove a polyp and he’ll be fine, but does NOT have throat cancer like some people are saying.


After weeks of reports of infidelity, drug abuse among other issues, Lamar Odom took to Twitter yesterday to speak out against his father, Joe Odom, who blamed Khloe Kardashian and her family for his son’s troubles in an interview.

Lamar  tweeted, “He wasn’t there 2 raise me, that man wasn’t even invited to my wedding. He has never met my mother in law and some of my other family. How can a man who has NOT once called me to check on my well being have the nerve to talk so recklessly about his own ‘son.


Playboy has released their list of Top Party Schools:

1. West Virginia University

2. University of Wisconsin

3. University of Colorado

4. University of Southern California

5. Florida State University

6. University of Texas

7. Louisiana State University

8. University of Georgia

9. Arizona State University

10. University of Maryland

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