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‘Bad Grandpa’ wins the weekend box office

Paramount’s hidden-camera comedy ‘‘Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa,’’ starring Johnny Knoxville as an accident-prone grandfather, topped the weekend box office with $32 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. Warner Bros. ‘‘Gravity,’’ which stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as astronauts on a troubled spacecraft, fell to second place, adding $20.3 million to its haul over the weekend. It had held the top spot since debuting three weeks ago. Sony’s high-seas thriller ‘‘Captain Phillips,’’ starring Tom Hanks, held on to third place with $11.8 million. Fox’s gritty drama ‘‘The Counselor,’’ starring Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Penelope Cruz, and Michael Fassbender, opened in fourth place. Fox Searchlight’s ‘‘12 Years a Slave’’ played in only 123 theaters but edged into the top 10. Estimated ticket sales are for Friday through Sunday at US and Canadian theaters, according to Rentrak. Final domestic figures will be released Monday. (AP)

Fleetwood Mac cancels

Fleetwood Mac is canceling planned performances in Australia and New Zealand as bassist John McVie is treated for cancer. Band members Mick Fleetwood, Stevie Nicks, and Lindsay Buckingham said in a statement Sunday that they’re sorry to cancel the 14 show dates and hope ‘‘fans everywhere will join us in wishing John and his family all the best.’’ (AP)

Chris Brown arrested

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Grammy Award-winning R&B singer Chris Brown was arrested early Sunday in Washington, D.C., after a fight broke out near the W Hotel, police said. Brown, 24, was charged with felony assault in an incident that started just before 4:30 a.m., according to D.C. police, who said that Chris Hollosy, 35, also was arrested on felony assault charges. Police believe the two men were together during the incident but said they couldn’t confirm any relationship between the suspects. A man was injured in the fight and reportedly taken to a hospital, police said, but they did not identify him or give details of his injuries. (AP)

Man of action

“The spice is not our problem. We’re overspiced. We could probably take a few spices off the shelf.” — “Blurred Lines” singer Robin Thicke tallking to Elle magazine about his romantic life with his wife, actress Paula Patton.

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