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The Stars Come Out For Clive Davis’s 2014 Pre-Grammy Gala

A Really Big To-Do

Each year, on the night before the Grammy Awards, music mogul Clive Davis hosts an annual Pre-Grammy Awards Gala where some of the biggest names in music come out to perform for or merely party with one one another. This year, newcomers like Lorde hopped up on stage to perform alongside music royalty like Pharrell, Dave Grohl, Jennifer Hudson and others. In the crowd, folks like Kelis and Taylor Swift took it all in and became the A-List audience for an A-List group of performers. Click thru the gallery to see some of the photos that were snapped last night at Clive‘s big shindig and see just how amazing this year’s line-up of performers and attendees was. Davis‘s Pre-Grammy Awards Gala is the biggest event to take place before the Grammys air LIVE worldwide. We are now in the final countdown to Music’s Biggest Night!

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Divine Secrets Of The Braxton Family Sisterhood

AKA The Night I Partied My Arse Off With Toni, Tamar, Trina, Traci, and Towanda Braxton

As many of you know Trent is partnering with Gain for the launch of their new product Gain Flings, and it’s kind of a huge deal. Why is it a huge deal? Ummmm because my epic night with FRIGGEN Toni Braxton, FRIGGEN Tamar Braxton, FRIGGEN Traci Braxton, FRIGGEN Towanda Braxton, and FRIGGEN Tina Braxton was brought to me (and now you) by Gain Flings! They had a really sweet party in the city last night for their pre-Grammy launch, and I got to meet/party with/interview all of the fabulous Braxton sisters. And Tamar‘s hubby Vince, who I think is just… awesome. Click inside for more!
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Lindsay Lohan Announces That She Is Making A New Movie

'Inconceivable'

Lindsay Lohan made her way to Park City, UT to make a surprise appearance at the Sundance Film Festival to formally announce, in person, that she is filming a new movie later this year. That’s right, folks, L. Lo is once again going to try her hand at acting … despite the less than stellar performance of her most recent film release The Canyons. I guess it’s true what they say, if at first you don’t succeed … try and try again. Click below to see a photo of Lindsay at her new movie announcement event yesterday and find out the known deets about this new film. Like it or not, Lindsay Lohan will be invading movie theaters again … are you ready? More »

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Kanye West Talks Fashion & Music At His A.P.C. Runway Show In Paris, France

"This sweater is dope as fuck. That's like some shit I would wear to the airport."

Last July, Kanye West released a capsule collection for French design house A.P.C. to some success (I think) and this weekend, he showed a new collection of A.P.C. clothes at Paris Fashion Week. At the A.P.C. show, Kanye treated guests to a 15 minute presentation wherein he talked about his design work on the collection and, to be honest, actually sounded like he knew what he was talking about. Click below to read some quotes from Kanye‘s A.P.C. presentation and see what you think of Kanye West: Fashion Designer. More »

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Pamela Anderson And Ex-Husband Rick Salomon Got Re-Hitched!

That-Ish-Cray Of The Day

I don’t know what it is about stories like this but they just get me! Y’all. Pamela Anderson just got hitched to her ex-husband Rick Salomon and I just can’t get over it. I am obsessed with people who marry the same person twice… Don’t ask me why. I know it sounds crazy, but I honestly think it’s, like, the most romantic thing ever, LMAO! And in the midst of all this DUNZO news (i.e. Hilary Duff and Mike Comrie, friggen Tori & Dean, and Miranda and Orlando… because yeah, I’m still not over them), I just like hearing that some couples are re-igniting the old flame. Click inside to learn more! And sidenote– that’s a pic from their first wedding back in 2007.
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David Beckham Signs Copies Of His Autobiography In London

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David Beckham made an in-person appearance at a Waterstones book store in London, England earlier today to sign copies of his just-released autobiography David Beckham. I’m kind of ashamed to admit that I didn’t even know that Becks was publishing his autobiography, let alone that it has already been released. But, I can assure you that I will get my hands on this book as quickly as possible. In the meantime, I shall content myself with this gallery of photos from Becks‘s book signing in Picadilly. I hope you’ll enjoy the photos as well :)

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Watch: Justin Bieber Was The Butt Of A Bunch Of Jokes At The Laugh Factory

"No it's not a hologram, motherf*ckers"

Last Friday night, Justin Bieber decided to pay a visit to the Laugh Factory here in LA and was cajoled into jumping up on stage to be made fun of during comedian Chris D’Elia‘s stand up comedy routine. Honestly, D’Elia isn’t really that funny but I guess his jokes make make a few people laugh considering they are meant to make fun of The Biebs. For his part, JB was a pretty good sport thruout the routine … but, eventually, he did feel he had to speak up and defend himself by resorting to misogyny. Naturally, TMZ has video of the whole event … which you can watch in full below. More »

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An Enchanting Evening With Amy Tan

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Last night I had the extreme pleasure of meeting author Amy Tan in person at a book discussion and signing event for her new novel The Valley of Amazement. I have been a fan of Tan‘s ever since the 1993 release of the big screen adaptation of her novel The Joy Luck Club and have followed her career from afar ever since. I’ve read her books along the way, never really considering the possibility that I might get to meet her one day. I do try to attend book discussions and signings by my favorite authors but for some reason, I just never considered that I’d be able to get close to Amy Tan. When I found out she was appearing at an event here in LA, I jumped at the chance to attend. For the cost of her hardcover book, attendees were allowed entry to an hour-long discussion and Q&A, followed by a book-signing where Amy took the time to sign multiple copies of her books. I cannot tell you how wonderful it was to be in attendance at last night’s event. But I’ll do my best below. More »

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Watch: Lana Del Rey Officially Releases Her Short Film ‘Tropico’

Saints & Sinners, Gods & Idols
"And John said, 'Let There Be Light'"

Lana Del Rey has finally unleashed upon the world her much talked about/ballyhooed/anticipated short film Tropico online after she premiered the film at an event in Los Angeles, CA last night. The film has a run time of just over 27 minutes and is … well, interesting. The scenes look like they were shot using Instagram filters and opens with cameo appearances by Jesus Christ, John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley and Lana in the guise of the Virgin Mary (which isn’t the only religious figure she portrays in this film) … then the really weird (artsy) stuff begins to unfold. If you have the time, it’s worth watching I think. I mean, Hello, we’ve been hearing about this damn Tropico thing for what seems like an eternity so now that it’s out, we might as well see what all the hoopla is about. Along with the premiere of this short film, Lana has announced that she is readying the release of her next album. Click below to find out more about her new music to come. More »

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Britney Spears Makes Her ‘Official Arrival’ In Las Vegas Ahead Of Her ‘Piece Of Me’ Concert Residency

"This is my city now"

Britney Spears released her 8th album Britney Jean in stores yesterday but it was also the day that she made her “official arrival” in Las Vegas, NV ahead of her upcoming concert residency which will premiere later this month. With grand spectacle that only Sin City can provide, Britney made her arrival at the Planet Hollywood Hotel and Casino yesterday afternoon to christen with her presence the venue where she will perform 100 shows over the next 2 years. Click below to see photos of Britney‘s grand arrival and learn a few deets about yesterday’s event. More »

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