July 21st, 2006


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Blunt's Second Paris Date

British crooner James Blunt is being treated to a second date with blonde socialite Paris Hilton after impressing her so much at a previous London rendezvous. Hilton has made no secret of her crush on the singer, despite the fact he is currently romancing model Petra Nemcova, and recently met up with him for dinner at Cuckoo Club in the British capital. Now she's planning on a Malibu, California, date after taking time out from promoting her debut single "Stars Are Blind." The 25-year-old says, "I love James Blunt. I first met him at The Brits. We went to dinner. I saw him perform the other night. I'd love to do music with him. I love the fact he used to be in the army. That's pretty hot." 

Source: The Internet Movie Database (IMDb)
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MC Hammer's Music Catalog Sold For $2.7 Million.

Nashville, TN startup EverGreen Copyright has acquired the music catalog of MC Hammer from the trustee of the rapper's bankruptcy estate for $2.7 million.

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Evergreen, which was launched six-months ago by industry veterans Joel A. Katz, David K. Schulhof, and Richard Perna, now controls over 40,000 copyrights.

"We made tremendous progress in only six months," said David K. Schulhof, co-CEO of Evergreen. "The MC Hammer catalog brings some of the best selling and most popular rap songs of all time to Evergreen's catalog."

Songs in MC Hammer's catalog include "Turn This Mutha Out," from the rapper's breakout double platinum release Let's Get It Started, as well as "Too Legit To Quit," "Pray" and one of rap's biggest selling singles, "U Can't Touch This," which helped the rapper's 1990 release Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em to sales in excess of 10 million copies.

"We anticipate that many songs in the MC Hammer catalog will emerge as a perfect fit for licensing in movies, television shows, and corporate advertising," Schulhof added.

MC Hammer filed for bankruptcy protection in 1996, with debts in excess of $14 million, despite raking in over $33 million in 1991.

Some of the rapper's assets included a luxurious mansion valued between $12 and $20 million dollars, 17 race cars, a Boeing 727, a Kentucky Derby race horse and a monthly payroll of over $500,000.

Evergreen also acquired producer/publisher Jerry Crutchfield's Crutchfield/Glitterfish catalog, which includes hits from Tim McGraw, Martina McBride, George Strait and others.

The company also owns the catalogs of Rykomusic/Warlock Music and the music catalog of hit R&B producer Teddy Riley.

In related news, MC Hammer, who owns the rights to his new material, recently released an album on iTunes titled Look3X. The album is expected in retail stores soon.



HERE'S THE VIDEO w/ Meth talking about Wendy Williams.


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A Public Affair Tracklisting

CD cover for Jessica Simpson's "A Public Affair"

And Official tracklisting...(complete with my commentary)

1. A Public Affair
2. You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) You are going to butcher this jessica
3. B.O.Y. P.A.P.A J.O.E. ?
4. If You Were Mine Is this a cry to Adam Levine/Dane Cook?
5. Walkin’ ‘Round In A Circle is that what you do, Jessica? Run around in a circle chasing your tail/hair extensions like a fucking dog you idiot?
6. The Lover In Me
7. Swing With Me
8. Push Your Tush 'scuse me?
9. Back To You
10. Between You & I what is? your divorce? cuz that sure as hell wasn't
11. I Don’t Want To Care buuuuuut...you do
12. Fired Up
13. Let Him Fly

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Acoustic Version of Nelly Furtado "Promiscuous"

I know that a lot of people are anti-Nelly here (and that many aren't) but either way I didn't think it'd do any harm to post this. It's a low-key, acoustic version of "Promiscuous" that was taped for Canadian Idol a few days ago. It's really good. Oh and special bonus: she doesn't touch her hair ONCE during the performance.

Youtube link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0AXPSuhJqU
MP3 download: http://www.yousendit.com/transfer.php?action=download&ufid=FE64197A74310859

**Sorry about not putting up a pic--my computer's acting up right now.
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Natalie Portman on The Simpsons

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An interview with Simpsons writer, Don Payne, produced this interesting tidbit.

Q: So, what's new at The Simpsons?

A: They're working on the movie right now. I'm not working on that. But I'm looking forward to actually seeing a new Simpson story which I haven't had anything to do with -- on the big screen, no less! I have an episode coming up which features Natalie Portman as a guest voice. In the episode, Bart accidentally saves the town, and they grant him one wish. He decides he wants a driver's license. He drives to the next town over, where Natalie Portman's character lives. She's a teenager, and she thinks Bart's 16, since he's driving - and they start dating. It actually turns into a very sweet story.

Source: NataliePortman.com

Ryan Reynolds & Alanis Morrissette: reunited

from Elaine "Laney" Lui - eTalk CTV - www.laineygossip.com:

I reported this on eTalk last Friday but unfortunately forgot to put it in the column – SORRY.

So it was an exclusive, we were the first to break it, and despite calling off their engagement, I can confirm that Ryan and Alanis have not called it quits. At least not physically.

English Bay, Vancouver, last Tuesday, Ryan and Alanis are frolicking on the lawn, he rolled on top of her at one point, they were kissing, surrounded by their dogs, still very much a couple. I’m also following up on a tip that they are currently traveling together and will keep you posted on that front.

Bottom line – it ain’t over. And I’ll let you decide if that’s a good thing or a bad thing.

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Lindsay Lohan's BlackBerry has been hacked! The rollicking redhead was horrified to learn that an unknown party was sending lewd and nasty messages to her pals while making it look like they were coming from Lindsay. The New York Post's PageSix reports that her lawyers on are on the case and are even suggesting that Paris Hilton, her famous rival, may have had something to do with the incident. According to Lindsay's rep, Leslie Sloane Zelnik, "some people think Paris may have been involved because the wording of the messages sounds very familiar." Paris' reps deny her involvement.


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Tori Spelling Stuff

TORI SPELLING is wasting no time in becoming a mother after marrying actor DEAN MCDERMOTT in May (06) - she's already pregnant, according to US reports. The former BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 star reportedly blurted out the happy news during a recent trip to trendy Hollywood maternity store Petit Tresor, according to American publication Life + Style. This will be 33-year-old Spelling's first child, and the news comes less than a month after the death of the actress' father, TV mogul AARON SPELLING. The new baby will join MCDermott's children LOLA and JACK MONTGOMERY.
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Tori Spelling will be seeing green after all. After her father, Aaron, passed away on June 18, there was speculation that Candy Spelling would block her daughter from any inheritance (the two are estranged over Candy’s long-running relationship with Mark Nathanson, which Tori calls “inappropriate”).
But a source tells Us that Tori, 33, will get “a significant portion” of Aaron Spelling’s estimated $500 million estate. Adds the pal, “If Candy had her way, Tori wouldn’t have gotten a thing.”



Ste Up - Starring Channing Tatum

Channing is soo hot!!

Tyler Gage is a street smart juvenile delinquent, with a reckless streak that lands him in a world of trouble after he and his friends trash an auditorium at a high school for the performing arts. Sentenced to do community service at the school, he at first wants nothing to do with the students, until he meets a beautiful dancer who's willing to give him a shot. Against all expectations, Ty gets drawn into her world, and discovers his own talent for dance.

Movie in theatres August 11th

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Elvis Presley's model granddaughter, Riley Keough, 17, removed all doubt that she's dating Ryan Cabrera when the pair celebrated his 24th birthday at the Plumm. The couple didn't seem to mind that Cabrera's manager, Joe Simpson (father of his former flame Ashlee), was also in the house, along with MTV starlet Cheyenne Kimball, Jesse ("John Tucker Must Die") Metcalfe and Michael Strahan …


Teen star RYAN CABRERA is officially dating ELVIS PRESLEY's model granddaughter RILEY KEOUGH, just two weeks after ditching his most recent squeeze.
Cabrera, 24, has been linked with Keough - whose mother is LISA MARIE PRESLEY since splitting with THE VERONICAS singer LISA ORIGLIASSO earlier this month (JUL06).
Confirmation was provided when the pair stepped out to celebrate Cabrera's 24th birthday at New York nightspot the Plumm together, reports the New York Daily News.
They were also joined by guests including JESSE METCALFE and Cabrera's manager JOE SIMPSON, the father of his former girlfriend ASHLEE SIMPSON.



Who knew that the facebook man was THIS rich?

As a junior at Harvard, Zuckerberg developed software that helped students connect online. It caught on. Today, his site is the No. 7 most-trafficked on the Internet. Facebook's reach has attracted big media players -- including a rumored offer from Viacom for $750 million and speculation that the site was holding out for $2 billion. Zuckerberg insists he's not selling.

Age: 22
Location: Palo Alto, Calif.
Revenue: undisclosed
Employees: 75


source: www.inc.com

Mindy McDrinky in Court Again

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Country singer Mindy McCready testified Tuesday that she thought police pulled her over to "give her a hard time" — not because they thought she was driving under the influence.

She said she used to live in the area where she was stopped and knew some of the officers well.

"Way back when — when I used to have hit records 10 years ago — I would get pulled over a lot and had officers ask me to do the strangest things. Once an officer asked me to dance for his camera," she told jurors.

The DUI case centers on a video of the field sobriety tests McCready took after she was stopped for speeding in May 2005.

McCready, 30, refused to take a breath test, but the arresting officers said she smelled of alcohol, had watery bloodshot eyes and was unsteady on her feet. They said she acknowledged she had been at a night club where she had a couple of drinks.

Her attorney, Lee Dryer, said the singer was not impaired and that the field sobriety tests were not performed properly. He also said she removed her shoes for the roadside test, but then found it hard to complete because her pant legs were too long and rocks were hurting her feet.

Besides DUI, the singer also is charged with driving on a suspended license.

McCready, who had a No. 1 hit in 1996 with "Guys Do It All the Time," has struggled in recent years, beginning with a 2004 conviction for fraudulently obtaining prescription painkillers.

Two days after her DUI arrest she was injured in a beating by her former boyfriend, William McKnight, who pleaded guilty to domestic assault and was sentenced to serve 30 days in jail.

McCready has since sued McKnight over the beating and given birth to his child.

After the DUI case is over she faces a hearing on charges of violating her probation on the drug charge by failing to check in with her probation officer and leaving the state without permission to go to Florida.

Criminal charges in Arizona that her lawyer said stemmed from her efforts to help catch a con artist were dismissed last year.


Mindy McCready was found not guilty Wednesday of driving under the influence in May 2005. But a jury found her guilty on the charge of driving on a suspended license.
After her trial, McCready said she feels as though she's turned a corner in her personal life.

"This is one step in getting past a lot of things," she said.

McCready also said she might write a song about all that's happened to her.

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Sean Bean with Georgina Sutcliffe at the New York premiere of Dreamworks' The Island - 7/11/2005
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HE claimed she attacked him after breaking things
SHE told hotel staff not to report the fight to police

ACTOR Sean Bean and his young girlfriend had a booze-fuelled bust-up at a luxury hotel that left both of them bruised and bleeding.

Security staff discovered actress Georgina Sutcliffe, 28, outside the £300-a-night suite where she and Sharpe star Bean had fought.

Georgina, who is 19 years younger than the star, had bruises on her face and body and scratches on her legs while Bean had marks to his face and arms, which were bleeding.

But she told staff at the five-star Four Seasons hotel in Los Angeles not to call the police.

A hotel insider said: "She kept saying she loved him and didn't want for this to appear in the newspapers. It was all very dramatic.

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Naomi Campbell arrested in London

Supermodel Naomi Campbell was arrested in the early hours of Thursday morning after reportedly screaming at her ex-boyfriend Badr Jafar outside his London home.

The 36-year-old, who has just separated from Arab prince Jafar, arrived at his exclusive Belgravia property at 3:30am to pick up some of her belongings.

And, when he refused to let her in, Campbell allegedly began shouting so loud she woke up his neighbors, who called police.

Cops arrested Campbell for breach of the peace, before driving her to a nearby road and she was later freed once she had calmed down. They then returned to Jafar's house to collect her belongings.

Last weekend, Campbell made the headlines when she reportedly caused $54,000 worth of damage to Jafar's yacht following an argument with an Italian chef.

She is also currently fighting three lawsuits, all filed by former employees who claim the supermodel assaulted them.


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Dane Cooks mother passes.

"On July 3rd my mother passed away. She had been fighting cancer for some time.
My mothers name was Donna Cook. She had an amazing laugh. Loved to make other people laugh, although shy, and she so deeply enjoyed watching all of her children go on to make something of themselves. A kind, honest woman who could also be tough and determined. She was my champion.
Mom loved coming out to my shows. Starting out in Boston she would come out to the clubs or Chinese restaurants that had comedy nights and sit in the back eating and enjoying the show. Sometimes she would actually heckle me! One time she yelled out because I forgot what I was saying after being distracted. Trying to help she shouted out and a guy "shushed" her. I had to say to him please don't tell my mom to shut-up she can yell out whatever she wants.
But her favorite thing to do was watch all of you watch me. After shows she would give me play by play driving home on who laughed and how they laughed. She would act out how people would hit each other and wipe their eyes cause they were crying from laughing so hard. I was as entertained watching her recap for me as you were watching me do my act.
She so enjoyed when I would read fan mail to her. I would call her or sit with her and read wonderful letters from around the world. People discovering me and my passion for performing. I find myself reading fan emails out loud the last week so she can hear them too.
Her words of wisdom stay with me and always have over my career. She watched this past year with pride and wonder. Sometimes people ask me how the hell I've done so much and I think a part of me was wanting to show her everything I promised I would achieve. She saw it all. She watched my hbo VICIOUS CIRCLE footage and was proud. My promise to my mom 16 years ago was to someday do my very own HBO special because my family and I used to watch young comedians specials and stuff on there and just got a kick out of cracking up together and quoting our favorite comedians. She also got to see early footage of my first leading role in a film Employee of the Month and, again, was just so happy to see I was doing what I love.
My mother said the words that I read and remember everyday in my office. I was feeling down and unsure a few years back. She confidently said, "You embrace that which defines you, Dane." Like her and my dad raised me I lived the life of a comedian. I was true to my voice. I have never gotten bitter or resentful when I had nothing or no opportunities. I didn't let it go to my head when I got something or made a little money. Didn't lie or step on toes to get to where I desired and didn't steal one word or try to emulate another persons persona. I have been true to myself, my family and my fans.
But more than anyone I honored my mothers wishes. To never stop no matter what anyone said or did to me. Because the only thing that matters is living in the truth and doing what you love.
Okay so this post isn't funny but it is important. Do me a favor. Laugh today. Listen to a CD that gets you going and just fucking laugh for a few. It is how I'd like my fans to honor the person who deserves the most applause my mother Donna Cook.
I love you and miss you mom, but I know you told me after you were gone you'd have the best seat in the house."

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Not So Blind Item

What seemingly cuckolded British actor doesn't have to worry? Sources tell PerezHilton.com that his Slutty girlfriend is just friends with her co-star, who also happens to be gay!!! Yes, Frankly, we were a bit shocked by this revelation too. But, multiple sources close to the hunky actor confirmed this news to us, and - what more - they tell us that his boyfriend is staying with him in Canada, where they are filming. Now things make even more sense! This Slutty actress has bearded a closeted actor in the past. Could her Brit boyfriend swing both ways too???


Couckolded Britsh actor: Jude Law?? 
Slutty girlfriend: Sienna Miller??
Slutty gf's costar aka Frankly: James Franco???
the other closet actor she bearded in the past: Hayden Christensen???
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LOL! Jessica Simpson is O - VER

As cover girl, Jess may pose problems

Is Jessica Simpson still a hot cover girl? Or is Nick Lachey's ex-wife going cold on the newsstands?

OK! magazine — which reportedly paid Simpson up to $1 million to pose for half a dozen covers, not to mention a nice commission for her PR rep — apparently isn't moving the merchandise.

I hear that sales of the Jessica cover of OK!'s July 24 issue — about 540,000 — were 10% lower than the magazine's Jennifer Aniston-Vince Vaughn cover the week before, and 15% lower than the Britney Spears cover three weeks earlier.

"Jessica was their lowest sale in seven weeks," a glossy-magazine insider told Lowdown yesterday. "She's so over. She's a bargain-basement star who can only sell $1.99 magazines at best these days."

Simpson's flack, Rob Shuter, retorted: "A silly comment from someone who sounds like an 'outsider,' not an 'insider.'" He noted that Glamour mag — priced at $3.99 — has booked Jessica for its October cover. OK then!

SOURCE - http://www.nydailynews.com/news/gossip/story/436725p-367962c.html

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Batman Begins Sequel---New Villian: Justin Timberlake??

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Justin Timberlake has been tipped to play the next 'Batman' villain.

The pop heartthrob, who is currently pursuing a Hollywood acting career, is reportedly favourite to play evil Two-Face in the follow-up movie to 'Batman Begins', which stars Christian Bale as the Caped Crusader.

A source revealed: "Justin would be a perfect choice. He is getting more and more into a film career alongside his music one."

Despite his clean-cut image, the former boyband star has already proved he can play dark characters - by his portrayal of a foul-mouthed drug dealer in the upcoming movie 'Alpha Dog'.

The film - which also stars Bruce Willis and Sharon Stone - is based on the true life story of drug dealer Jesse James Hollywood, who was suspected of kidnapping and killing a 15-year-old boy in 2000.

Justin plays Hollywood's pot-selling friend Frankie Ballenbacher.

The singer, who is romancing Hollywood beauty Cameron Diaz, won the role after impressing movie bosses with his film debut, 'Edison', in which he plays a young journalist who helps uncover corruption in a specialised police squad.


NOOOOOOOOOOO! I hope this is just a rumor. I love the Batman series, why can’t he go ruin those boring Superman movies?
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The Grooming Guru is getting married!

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Free Image Hosting - www.supload.comForget Ashley and Cheryl's money-grabbing ghastliness, the real celebrity wedding of the year is happening in the States. Kyan Douglas from Queer Eye for The Straight Guy is going to marry his lover, high-profile political activist Greg Durham. Kyan's Queen Eye colleague Carson Kressley is likely to conduct the ceremony, as he's an internet-ordained minister.

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Yes, Miss Janet, we get it -- you have abs. Now put them away!

If you ask me, midriff-bearing tops were the worst thing to ever happen to fashion in the 90s. Consider it the leg-warmers if its decade. It does nothing for clothing or the person wearing them. That being said, why does Janet and her 40-year old abs feel the need to continue the tradition years and years after?

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Louis Vuitton Doesn’t Want to Adopt Intern LC

Well, it's about half way through the summer and The Hills is sailing through its first season with Laguna Beach's Lauren Conrad. And while her Teen Vogue internship is going fabulously — and by "fabulously" we mean "her boss hasn't rung her neck yet." But if there is a season two of The Hills, the show is going to have to find a new home for LC.

Which seems to be a not so simple task. Mostly because it's hard to take somebody seriously who applies for internships through their agent and casting directors.

Teen Vogue editors and producers for the MTV reality series, The Hills, are said to have approached Louis Vuitton—which recently began advertising with the magazine this year—with the idea of having Conrad end the season having scored an internship at the French fashion house’s headquarters in Paris. According to sources, Louis Vuitton wasn’t so keen on the idea and politely declined. An MTV spokeswoman could not be reached for comment. Guess there is reality in television after all.
Then again, the French aren't known for welcoming ditzy Americans with open arms into their elite land of fashion fabulousness. Why doesn't she just try to get an internship in Milan with Cavalli instead?

Sources: here and here
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Three new Justin songs live

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Justin performed in Japan yesterday and because the Japanese rock with the technology, here are 3 high quality clips of some of his new songs. I'm seriously in love with them all! Thanks to ling66 for the videos. Only the first song is in full.

My Love (album cut will feature T.I.): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtuZOV7r97A

What Goes Around: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AK_qzbG5CA4

Until the End of Time: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ap1BUZIMuA8

Two celeb encounters. One is everyone's fave ONTD'er, one in Superman. Both start with Par.


So yeah I'll post the first encounter first. I attend UCLA and they were filming "Spring Breakdown" there about 2 weeks ago. It's one of those SNL movies (which means it probably sucks) and it stars Amy Poehler, Rachel Dratch, Parker Posey, and Amber Tamblyn. Anyway I got to watch several scenes being filmed and another little twat that was on set was none other than Kristin Cavallari. So she is in the movie as well. Anyhoo I had to IMDB this after first day of filming and saw that Parker was in it and I'm a huge fan of hers (currently in Superman Returns) so I thought it'd be very cool if she would be on set. Well I saw Amber, Kristin and Amy but no Parker. So the next day I was walking on campus and hear this distinct voice. Parker was sitting right against a wall I passed by!! haha I was so happy. Anyway she went to film a scene inside Royce Hall and came out to walk her dog. I kindly asked her for a picture and she said "yeah of course" and took the pic herself. She was a very, very kind lady. Even though she's not a huge, huge star I'm sure EVERYONE has seen her in at least something. She mixes up the indies with biggger movies (Dazed and Confused, Party Girl, Superman Returns, Scream 3, etc.) Anyway here's the pic.

So the very next day I'm walking down Santa Monica Blvd.(West Hollywood) after studying for a little bit at a coffee shop. So I go to a newsstand and check out the tabloids when a car pulls up, parks and a blonde girl comes to pick up every tabloid ever. We're talking STAR, US, OK, Life and Style, etc. It was none other than Paris Hilton. I am by no means a fan of her. I still think she's a moron most of the time..But I had my camera and I just asked for a picture...and...well...she was pretty nice and kindly said "sure." She even dropped the camera (good thing it was a disposable) and picked it up and said "I'm so sorry."

Here's the pic:

So yeah anyway those were the celeb encounters I just recently had. :D

Jack White on the White Stripes

Jack White: 'I'm still a Stripe'

Star says Raconteurs are here to stay, but so are his other band

Jack White has hit out at claims that the White Stripes are over.

Despite recently telling NME.COM that a second Raconteurs album could be released before his other band record again, White has stressed that he and Meg White are still working together.

"I've heard assumptions that I'm bored with the White Stripes, or that it's not fulfilling me, which is very much not true," said White. "I find the White Stripes extremely fulfilling. It's extremely challenging. It's harder to be in the White Stripes than in this. I don't get to break for a second when the Stripes play live. But I do wish to dissuade people of the assumption that I've become bored with the White Stripes, And I would definitely admit if that was the case."

However, the Detroit musician added that he enjoys his new group , describing the band as a 'positive environment'.

"I've had a lot of changes in my life that affect everything," he told The Independent. "I'm a different person from what I was two years ago, which is about keeping out of negative environments getting into positive environments. This band is a positive environment. It's about positive musicians, not negative musicians. Not negative hipsters, who are demons who prowl the Earth and used-record stores."

Meanwhile, The Raconteurs release new single 'Hands' on July 31.

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and why is kat(i)e hiding her? well for starters suri cruise's daddy - tom is off his fucking rocker and second her mommy - ms. holmes has turned into some sorta scientologist programmed soul (her old friends must just be like WTF?!?) seriously people what is up with all this tomkat craziness? well at least kat(i)e did get to do some recent shopping at barneys - that always helps!

at this point when baby cruise finally does make her first public appearance it's going to seem so anti-climatic...STAR magazine this week investigates the whole suri mystery and even hypothesizes on where she could make her debut...check back as i will be posting some more gossip items from inside the mag...popbytes over & out - xxoo!


Beyonce & Tina Sued For 1.5 Million

Beyonce Knowles and her mother, Tina Knowles, have been sued for $1.5 million by a former business associate who claims they neglected to compensate him for securing a deal involving their House of Dereon clothing line.

Greg Walker, CEO of Icon Entertainment, filed the breach of contract lawsuit Wednesday in New York State's Supreme Court. He said the mother-daughter duo, who design the street-chic collection, hired him in August 2003 to help land endorsement and licensing opportunities.

According to Walker, he brokered a $15 million deal for the 24-year-old singer and her mother to create the clothing line with Wear Me Apparel, Corp., a clothing manufacturer. So far, he claims he's collected only $25,000 from Knowles' mother.

"Beyonce and Tina Knowles agreed on the terms of our business relationship, but have failed to properly compensate me for reasons unknown to me," Walker said in a statement. "I just want to receive my fair share and move on with my business."

When contacted by The Associated Press, a spokesman for House of Dereon declined to comment on the lawsuit.

Walker is also suing Wear Me Apparel for neglecting to pay the remainder of his fee. The company has paid him $85,000, he claims.

Corey Silverstein, the Wear Me Apparel's executive vice president, declined to comment.

Source: Yahoo

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Osment doing okay after car crash

PASADENA, California (AP) -- Haley Joel Osment fractured a rib and hurt his shoulder in a car crash early Thursday, his doctor said.

The 18-year-old actor was in good condition and expected to make a complete recovery, said Dr. Paul Gilbert, an orthopedic surgeon at Huntington Hospital. He said Osment would remain hospitalized at least through Friday.

Osment, nominated for an Academy Award for "The Sixth Sense," was driving a 1995 Saturn about 1 a.m. when he crashed into a mailbox on a brick base and flipped over, Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt. Greg Sisneros said.

Osment, who was awake and talking immediately after the crash in La Canada Flintridge, was alone in the car and headed for his Los Angeles home when the crash occurred, Sisneros said.

When asked if blood was taken for an alcohol test, Gilbert said, "I'm sure blood samples were taken but I don't have a comment on that."

"He's pretty uncomfortable and resting. He just wants to let everyone know he's going to be OK," Gilbert said.

Osment is set to appear in the upcoming "Home of the Giants." In the film, he plays a high school journalist covering a basketball team as it heads toward the state championship.

La Canada Flintridge is about 14 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles.
{magnolia} but it did happen

Nina Gordon is pregnant!

She wrote the following entry on her MySpace:

quick confessions from ninagordon.com

i am racing out the door to go and play an acoustic showcase thingy for industry types, and since i heard a rumor that my very best un-met friend, trent , from pink is the new blog might be there, i figure i better come clean before it becomes tomorrow morning's gossip.... no, i have not been hitting in-and-out burger a little too hard, i am....

gimme a K

gimme an N

gimme an O

gimme a C

gimme a K

gimme an E

gimme a D

gimme a HYPHEN

gimme a U

gimme a P


ok, you get the picture. little suri shiloh is due in november, a few days after my birthday.

hate to spill the beans and run, but i have a show to play....

love and xoxo nina

Anyone know if she's still with Stacy Jones? Or did that end forever ago and I'm simply out of the loop?

And since we're talking about Nina, her new album is finally out 8th August.

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Christina and her "man" want to reproduce.

Christina Aguilera: I Want Kids

FRIDAY JULY 21, 2006 07:30AM EST



Jordan Bratman & Christina Aguilera Photo by: Chris Polk / FilmMagic
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Christina Aguilera and her music exec husband Jordan Bratman plan to have kids – just not quite yet, according to the singer.

"In five years time I'd probably like to start thinking about a child," the 25-year-old star said on Britain's GMTV morning show Friday, "and probably writing about that experience in my life on my next record."

In fact, she says her personal life is usually reflected in her music, including her current single, "Ain't No Other Man," which she performed Thursday at London's Koko club.

"I definitely write according to specific things that are going on in my life and just having been married there is definitely one man in my life and there ain't no other man."

As for her marriage, Aguilera, who is known for her defiant self-confidence, says in a new interview that she wished she had a father figure to walk her down the aisle last November.

She tells Billboard magazine in its new issue that, when planning her Napa Valley wedding to Bratman, she thought, "I'm a performer. I can totally walk myself down the aisle."

But as she walked toward her groom to the sound of "Ava Maria," "I just realized it would be really nice to have that male protector in your life, to have felt that your entire life, and to have that one person give you away to the next man that's going to take care of you."

Aguilera was 6 when her father, Fausto, an Ecuador-born U.S. Army sergeant, and mother, Shelly, separated. Aguilera and her sister, Rachel, moved with their mom from Staten Island, N.Y., to the Pittsburgh suburb of Wexford, Pa., and Aguilera has had virtually no contact with her father since.

Aguilera, who is about to release her new album, the two-CD Back to Basics, says of her childhood, "I never really had this father figure, which never bothered me. I had my mom, I had people that did love me and care for me."

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Back to Basics pays homage to vintage jazz, soul and blues styles, which Aguilera says inspire her. "Not to say that music today doesn't have heart, but it's really few and far between because technology has advanced itself so much that anybody can be a singer," she says. "Back in the day, you had to know how to sing."

However, there is one contemporary artist she admires: Madonna. "I saw her last tour," she says. "I'm looking at this woman, she's got two kids at home, (and) she's still able to do it. She's got the stamina to be up on that stage, she looks amazing and it's just really inspiring. And so I look at that and go, 'Wow, I'm 25, what am I complaining about? I better get off my butt.' " 

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Shakira posts an angry message on her official website

I want to speak as a young person in the name of my generation because I am sure that my generation agrees with me on this: war is not the solution to any conflict. Not today, not in this century. Its urgent that there is an international diplomatic intervention and an immediate cease of fire. I am sad, I guess like the rest of the world is, to know that because of this conflict so many innocent mothers and children are dying. I just want a call from my generation to the US leaders and the super power countries' leaders to stop this war because we all know they can stop it. I just hope that there is an international diplomatic intervention right away. We want something better for our kids; the kids in Colombia, the kids in Israel, the kids of Palestine, the kids of the world, because I believe in only one human race. ..We don't need leaders that create more divisions and resentment and more hatred. We need leaders that care about the people and about the social needs of a nation, not leaders that only invest on weapons and space missions. I think we need to start worrying about what we have here on this planet, which is really tough, it is tough to survive in the world we are in, with so many natural catastrophies like the tsunami that just happened in Asia and on top of that, we are killing each other. This is something I don't understand. There is a lot that we need to start doing in order to survive as a community and as one human race.


EDIT TO SAY Shakira did not spell A LOT wrong, I typed it up really fast from her website. Her website is flash, so obviously you can't copy text. It was a typo on my fault. JEEZ.

Source: www.shakira.com

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Britney & Kevin Record Duets

BRITNEY SPEARS and her husband KEVIN FEDERLINE's love knows no bounds in the studio - they've just recorded a series of duets during a marathon singing session. Federline hopes the collaborations will eventually kill tabloid reports the pair is set to split. The dancer/rapper is so impressed with one of the duets he has selected it to feature on his debut album PLAYING WITH FIRE, but he won't divulge its title. He tells USA Today, "It's not really a love song. It gives my point of view on how my family is and how tight my family is. "People shouldn't believe what they're told about us. They should listen to what comes out of my mouth and what comes out of my wife's mouth." The couple, who have been married for two years and are expecting their second child in September (06), have been a frequent target for the tabloid media. Federline adds, "Even with the bad stuff, you go through it, and it just makes you love each other even more. Well, in our case at least."

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For the few that care...

Movado has scored a touchdown with its newest face, Tom Brady.

The Super Bowl MVP was at the Movado Soho store Thursday for a press conference announcing the watchmaker’s new “Art of Performance” campaign, developed exclusively for the Movado Series 800 collection. “Movado is all about style and precision and that fits exactly what I try to bring both on and off the field, so I hope it’s a long term association,” the New England Patriot said. “A professional athlete’s life is highly scheduled. I practically need military discipline to keep pace, so time is definitely something I’m interested in.” Brady joins a respected group of Movado ambassadors, including Mia Maestro, Kerry Washington, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Wynton Marsalis, and Pete Sampras.

Prices range from $700-$1,300 for the new line of watches, which feature precise Swiss quartz movements, wave-textured dials, and a Performance Steel™ cases with screw-down crowns. Water resistant to 200 meters and fashioned with scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, the watch is available in three sizes: men’s (43mm), unisex (38mm), and women’s (28mm). Debuting in August, the watches will be available in a range of colors, including black, white, blue, red, and yellow.

“Tom is one of the most prolific quarterbacks in the NFL and he signifies what this brand is all about: timing, passion, innovation and a commitment to excellence,” said Efraim Grinberg, Movado group president and CEO. “Everything he represents on and off the field is what Movado Series 800 stands for.”

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Poor Kim Catrall....

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Japanese carmaker Nissan said Friday it has pulled a raunchy commercial starring "Sex and the City" actress Kim Cattrall from New Zealand television after complaints over its content.

Cattrall, who plays sex-obsessed, promiscuous Samantha Jones in the hugely successful U.S. series, appears in the ad purring with excitement about Nissan's new sedan.

"Why didn't you tell me it was so big, I just wasn't prepared for it?" she gushes. "The all-new Nissan Tiida makes you feel really, really, really good inside."

She tells a salesman: "Ah! That was amazing. Absolutely fabulous! I mean the great body and the way you moved it."

The double entendre-laced ad was approved by New Zealand's Television Commercial Approvals Bureau before broadcast. Nevertheless, it sparked a number of complaints to the Advertising Standards Complaints Board.

Nissan said it was taking the commercial off the air before the board could consider the objections.

"We made this decision in the interest of self-regulation and in response to public feedback," Nissan said in a statement.

New Zealand generally is regarded as liberal when it comes to TV ad content, with no complaints reported about the Australian tourism campaign "Where the bloody hell are you?" which was banned in the UK.

Source: http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/index.jsp?cat=ENTERTAINMENT&fn=/2006/07/21/439151.html&cvqh=itn_cattrall

I'm still holding out for the Sex and the City movie, that ship sailed a while back, and the only thing I've seen Kim in was the Bicardi commercials....

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Evan Almighty

Yep, it's another Almighty movie, this time starring Steve Carell! Carell played Evan Baxter, the jerk who stole Bruce's job, in Bruce Almighty.

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I thought some people would be interested in this, from Pitchforkmedia.com:

"Huzzah! The new Decemberists album has arrived! The Crane Wife (due out October 3 on Capitol) was delivered to the Pitchfork office encased in a satin pillowcase resting in the arms of a fair-haired princess riding a black stallion. And it isn't just any old promo CD, oh no. It's made of pure gold.

Once we sent the maiden and the horse away, we settled down with this here tracklist:

01 The Crane Wife 3
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04 O Valencia!
05 The Perfect Crime #2
06 When the War Came
07 Shankill Butchers
08 Summersong
09 The Crane Wife 1 & 2
10 Sons and Daughters

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yeah paul wall, that SURE is blinging responsibly....

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