Monthly Archives: January 2013

As the world continues to debate whether or not Beyonce will indeed sing live for the Super Bowl, instead of lip-syncing for the President, the NFL is defending the pop singer, who is now being accused of being a diva with her demands before the show’s telecast. The NFL has issued a statement denying diva behavior by Beyonce or her camp, however.

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Maybe Beyonce should throw a tantrum or two now that word has been leaked that the singer will not receive a dime for her performance.

“We pay the production costs for the halftime show, there is no fee for the artists,” an NFL spokesperson told the Daily Mail.

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In fact, Beyonce (or her sponsor Pepsi), may have to shell out about $1 million dollars to cover what the NFL doesn’t cover (which is about $600,000). Does this also mean that Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams – both of whom are reportedly reuniting with Beyonce for a few songs during the telecast – are not going to be paid?

What’s going on here?

It looks like Shawn Holley has had enough of client Lindsay Lohan. And this time, after repeated threats and news reports have surfaced, Holley has confirmed that she is legally withdrawing from the representation of Lohan. Although Holley wants to be done with Lindsay and her latest shenanigans, it is not entirely up to Holley if she can leave the case.

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That is up to Judge Sautner, who is presiding over the case, to decide. It seems Lohan wants to hire Mark Heller to handle her case(s) from now on. The problem is that Heller has no license to practice in California and he has a past just as sketchy as Lohan’s, if not more so. This time Lohan is accused of lying to police in a Santa Monica accident. And to make matters even worse, Lindsay Lohan over $300,000!

It seems that Justin Bieber is expressing his feelings about his breakup with Selena Gomez through a song which is entitled “Nothing Like Us”.  This bonus track expresses about the teen pop star’s pain.  Some of its lyrics are:

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“Nothing can ever, ever replace you/Nothing can make me feel like you do” and “Gave you everything/Everything I had to give/Girl, why would you push me away?”

 

Bieber confessed to Billboard that he felt heartbroken and says:
“I’m not in the happiest place that I’ve ever been.”

“I’m trying to get through what I’m going through. I have my really close friends to cheer me up and keep me going.”

 

 

Michelle Williams recently announced that there’s no truth to the Destiny’s Child reunion performance which is going to happen during the Super Bowl.  Williams, one of the members of the group declared in an interview that the trio will not be reuniting on Feb.3 in New Orleans at the Mercedes Super Dome.  She explained during an interview:

“It is rumored. I’m gonna be in the musical Fela! I hate to disappoint the people and tell them that it’s not true.”

But the way she acted it seems that everything is a lie.  Maybe they want it to be a surprise for everybody.

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Is Michelle telling the truth?  Other people are speculating that the Destiny’s Child reunion will happen but somehow Michelle was not invited.

Is Ciara about to be an almost babystepmama? It seems so. Her alleged boyfriend, rapper Future, has just been confirmed as the father of a ten year old son. The mother, Jessica Smith, sued the rapper last year for back child support. Future gave a blood sample, per court order, and now it is evident that he is the father.

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Let the checks begin to rain on Jessica!

Future must pay Smith $1,662 a month in child support, as well as the DNA test fee, which was $889.

There’s still the question of another possible babymama – Britney – who is now two months pregnant and possibly angling for her own paternity test suit. This may sound like bad news for Ciara and Future, who are being linked together in the press. But in the worst case scenario, surely the two of them can write a hit song about all of this drama?

Taye Diggs had an action filled night last Sunday. At the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, he presented Busy Philipps and when he got home he nabbed an intruder single-handedly. According to reports, the incident happened at around 11:20 p.m., when Hassan Juma, the 20-year-old intruder broke into his home at Studio City, California. Juma probably thinks that nobody is home at that time. But unfortunately he was wrong because Diggs was there. Diggs chased and hold down the intruder until such time that the police have arrived. LAPD also confirmed that there was a getaway driver who escaped.

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Diggs tweeted about the post-awards party:

“I had a blast. My favorite part is the dance party afterwards. Dj Paesche kills it and everyone’s on the dance floor.”
It is not yet confirmed whether Taye’s wife, Menzel and son, Walker were at home during the intrusion. Menzel, who is part of the show “Glee” tweeted:

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“Have I mentioned I’ve been boxing lately? My trainer lets me beat up on guys and they can’t hit me back.”
Well, it seems that Juma chose the wrong home.

Rick Ross’ car crashed into an apartment building in Fort Lauderdale as he was trying to escape the shooters who were driving a car.  Fortunately, Rick Ross was not harmed during the accident but his Rolls Royce looks pretty bad.  There are lots of bullets all over the car.

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Just before this incident happened, Rick Ross was at LIV to celebrate his 37th birthday.  He also had a dinner at the Floridian Restaurant with his girlfriend Shateria.  There were rumors that Ross canceled his tour due to the death threats that he received from Chicago gang, Gangster Disciples.  However, Ross says that he cancelled the tour because of his promoter:

“I canceled the rest of the tour due to the promoter, he wasn’t really handling his business. Once they began to unravel, I shut it down. Never was it due to any threats. Any dude can stand in a crowd with 30 or 40 dudes and everybody real, everybody trill, everybody ’bout that life, everybody gangsta. But when the choppers come out, everybody fold.”

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Who really are the shooters and why are they shooting at Ross?

It seems like R&B singer  Chris Brown always has his hands on somebody. One minute it’s Rihanna, the next the paparazzi and now the latest to throw hands with Brown is none other than gay rapper Frank Ocean. The two came to blows outside a Los Angeles recording studio. Ocean accuses Brown and his posse of jumping him.

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Brown and his crew fled the scene and reports are that Ocean will press charges. That’s something Camp Brown definitely does not need. Brown is still on probation for assaulting pop diva Rihanna, so this could pose serious ramifications for the singer. If charges are filed, this could put a considerable hamper in the possible duet with Rihanna at next month’s Grammys. Although not confirmed as an act yet for the telecast, it is not outside the realm of possibility.

Stay tuned.

Barbara Walters has to remain in the hospital because she had a chickenpox.  After taking a fall and hitting her head last Jan. 19 in Washington during the pre-inaugural party, she was brought to the hospital for further observation.  There were no more concerns about her fall but she was still kept in the hospital due to lingering fever caused by chickenpox

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According to Whoopi Goldberg, who is also hosting the show, “The View”, Walters has been moved to a hospital in New York and hopefully she will be coming home soon.  Goldberg said:

“She’s been told to rest. She’s not allowed any visitors.  And we’re telling you, Barbara, no scratching!”

Goldberg announced her message to Walters on “The View” by saying:

“We love you, we miss you, and we just don’t want to hug you.”

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Get well soon Barbara!

Laz Alonso graces the January 28th edition of JET Magazine under the title “Successful, Sexy, & Very Single”. As one of the stars of NBC’s ‘Deception’, viewers get a weekly dose of his good looks, but during the interview in JET, he gives his fans a closer look into his life in Hollywood and his life off-screen.

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Alonso had this to say about being labeled a sex symbol:
“I don’t take it too seriously because looks fade. We all are going to get older and that whole heartthrob label will go to someone else… Regardless of how you look, the way you make a person feel, that’s eternal.”
On dating and relationshops:
“When dating somebody, I like to see them laugh and make the times we spend together more fun than they could ever imagine.”

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On Marriage and Kids:
“I want kids— just not out of wedlock… Because my father died when I was young, I’m extra cautious about not creating a single-parent home.”

Mark Evans, the father of Adele, has not spoken to his daughter since 2011 when he was interview by the press.  During a recent interview, Evans admitted that until now he has not yet spoken to Adele or his grandson.  He feels as if Adele has entirely cut him off from her life.  He says:

“It breaks my heart that Adele is so hell-bent on cutting me off like this. I knew she had met her new fella … but it was a bolt out of the blue when I found out she was expecting,”

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Evans continued:

 

“As soon as I found out, I wanted more than ever to get in touch and meet up so I could see how she was with my own eyes and let her know I’m here for her.”

 

Evans left Adele and her mother Penny when she was still three years old.

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Adele admits that she would never speak to her father again and said:

 

“I was actually ready to start trying to have a relationship with him. He’s f**king blown it. He will never hear from me again.  There’s consequences other than just getting a bit of f**king money that lasts you half a year. It blows my mind. ‘I love her so much.’ Really? Why are you telling me that through a newspaper? If I ever see him I will spit in his face.”

 

Well, we cannot blame Adele for acting this way, but maybe in the future they will reunite again.  Who knows?