It was disappointing enough when Gwen Stefani delivered a second son Thursday afternoon — after all, we desperately wanted to see how she would dress up a baby girl. But hearing the name she and hubby Gavin Rossdale gave Kingston’s little brother was equally crushing. Zuma Nesta Rock? Seriously?
But the moniker apparently has significance for the couple: Zuma is the beach where Gavin once said he had a career epiphany, baby name expert Pamela Redmond Satran explained to Usmagazine.com.
“They’ve continued their own place-naming tradition by naming their son after Zuma Beach in Malibu,” Satran pointed out.
As for Nesta, it was Bob Marley’s original given first name; again, his reggae-loving mom was echoing 2-year-old Kingston’s Jamaica-themed name, Satran notes.
And Rock? Well, duh, his parents are rock stars, and Gwen’s band No Doubt had a hit album called “Rock Steady.” But come on, did they really need to put that fine a point on it?
Well, at least now Apple, Rumer and Pilot Inspektor can console themselves that it could have been worse.
Awww — there’s nothing cuter than teen-pop-star puppy love! And it appears to be brewing between Joe Jonas of the heartthrob Jonas Brothers and country up-and-comer Taylor Swift.
When Taylor opened for Rascal Flatts in West Palm Beach, Fla., last Sunday, Joe was there. “He arrived about five minutes before the show started and stood next to the soundboard,” a local radio station staffer, who watched the concert near Joe, told E! Online.
“He was really into the show. You could tell he was really focused on her.”
“He watched only her performance, then walked backstage to the meet-and-greet area,” one attendee told People. “But when he saw people start to recognize him, he hid. It was real obvious he didn’t want people to know he was there to see Taylor.”
Joe’s rep was mum on the romance question, according to the New York Daily News, while Taylor’s said they’re just friends. Oh, if we had a dollar for every time we heard that!
Kate: ‘So thin’
In the 1990s, supermodel Kate Moss epitomized the “waif look” — and drew accusations of promoting eating disorders. But the British beauty maintains that despite being “so thin” she “hated it,” she never suffered from anorexia.
“I was never anorexic, so I was never that skinny,” Kate insists in Interview.
Kate didn’t exactly have healthy eating habits. Early in her modeling career, the catwalk queen concedes, “I didn’t eat for a long time. Not on purpose.”
“You go to a show, and there’s no food at all, so if you’re doing shows back to back, you can forget eating,” she points out. “I was so thin! I hated it. I never liked being that skinny.”
Dunno about Kate’s coping skills, but if we were faced with this problem, we would find a way to order a pizza.
After new video footage surfaced that appears to show Amy Winehouse snorting cocaine in a London pub last month, her mother-in-law is calling for her to be locked up.
Georgette Fielder-Civil told the U.K.’s News of the World that prison “worked a miracle” to get her drug-addicted son clean and “conquer his personal demons,” and she thinks Amy could use the same treatment.
“As the police know, Amy is a drug addict — and she has now been caught twice on film taking illegal drugs — they should arrest her and put her behind bars,” Georgette declared.
“Rehab clinics are a waste of money, unless you want them to work,” she added. “Amy doesn’t want to give up drugs, so she’s
got to learn the hard way in prison.”
And you thought your mother-in-law was harboring hostility.
Kitty Raymond is an entertainment and astrology writer. She welcomes feedback at email@example.com.