Justin Bieber got zero Grammy nods this year — nada, zip, nuttin’.
Could it be that the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences has finally figured out that high album sales doesn’t necessarily translate to good music? (Maybe not, because it still nominated Maroon 5.)
Anyhoo, Bieber’s manager, Scooter Braun, is pissed. “I just plain DISAGREE,” he tweeted. “The kid deserved it. Grammy board U blew it on this one.” Read More
One of the perks of being a celebrity chef is that you get to put your name on chintzy cookware sets (Gordon Ramsay) or lackluster frozen food (Wolfgang Puck) and beef up your bank account even more.
Maybe that’s why Guy Fieri was so pumped when he won “The Next Food Network Star,” which has indeed made him a household name with his shows “Guy’s Big Bite” and “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.” Read More
Britney Spears says she reads every night, so it’s no surprise that she’s in talks with a publisher about writing her own novel.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, It Books, an imprint of HarperCollins, is considering a “roman a clef” by the pop star, which would essentially be fictionalized versions of “real life” events in her career. Read More
Ronald Reagan may have been an actor before he became a politician, but he was never a sex symbol like Rock Hudson or Montgomery Clift. There’s a reason for that: The dude is asexual. That’s why the allegations in the upcoming tell-all, “Elizabeth Taylor: There Is Nothing Like A Dame,” are especially, um, unsettling.
According to the book’s author, a teenage Taylor went to then 36-year-old Reagan’s house for dinner and seduced him. Ew. Read More
TLC’s breakout reality-TV hit “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” may exemplify Mitt Romney’s 47 percent, but the self-admitted “redneck family” is inching ever closer to being in the 1 percent. Read More
Embattled “Terminator 2” star Edward Furlong (not to be confused with embattled “Terminator” stars Nick Stahl or Arnold Schwarzenegger) claims he finally got his wallet back after being mugged last week in Los Angeles’ Skid Row. Those of us who’ve seen our share of “Intervention” episodes know that when known drug abusers like Furlong get robbed in funky neighborhoods, it’s usually not after “stopping to ask for directions,” as he claims he was doing. Read More
Is Britney Spears about to buckle under pressure? According to an OK! magazine report, insiders fear that the pop princess could backslide into a bad place with the stress of her “Femme Fatale” tour.
“Right now she’s under an incredible amount of stress, which has everyone worried,” one source says, claiming the “I Wanna Go” singer started “bingeing on candy and fast food” weeks before kicking off the tour.
“When she’s nervous, she overeats,” another source explains. Read More
Are Miley Cyrus and her ex on again…again? The rapidly maturing tween icon has already split with Aussie actor Liam Hemsworth twice, most recently last fall, and now she’s reportedly seeing him again. E! Online reports that the “Last Song” costars are so serious they’re planning to visit his Down Under homeland together.
“They’ve been hanging out a lot,” a friend of Liam’s says. “They’ve been trying to do it away from the cameras.” Read More
The producers of “Jersey Shore” have a new quiz show on Spike TV. Titled “Repo Games,” it follows two real-life repo men who give debtors one last chance to keep their cars by answering three out of five questions correctly. If they win, the car is paid off on the spot. Losers see their cars towed away. “Repo Games” is promised to have a “fun tone” and the contestants will be people of all incomes, not just the poor. Read More
NowPublic News - Snooki from MTV's Jersey Shore may be a reality TV breakout star now, but in 2004 RadarOnline has learned that she was one of three teenagers criminally charged for selling alcohol to minors after a party at her house turned deadly when classmate Michael Truncali drove home drunk, crashed his car, and died. Read More