Frank Ocean Says He’s Nearly Finished With His New Album

Last month we learned that crooner Frank Ocean has been hard at work in the studio working on his sophomore album and today, we learn from Frank himself that he is very close to finishing the album. In a new post on his official Tumblr page, Frank reveals that because of performance plans with Outkast and the need to finish up his album, he may skip out on Coachella this coming weekend so he can get down to work. Click below to read Frank‘s full music update and get excited with me. More »

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‘Empire’ Overload

Yesterday, as you may be well aware from my countless updates on social media, was Rex Manning Day which is a day that fans of the movie Empire Records can celebrate together worldwide. Last night, a few castmembers from Empire Records live-tweeted the movie so that fans around the world could partake in the fun altogether. As a HUGE fan of the movie, I was in heaven all day yesterday. I only ventured out for a quick trip to pick up some food but I spent my entire day partaking in the Empire celebration that took place online. It was fun. More »

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Les News, 040914

  • • Selfie Fails [Buzzfeed]
  • • The celebs are headed for Coachella. [PopSugar]
  • • The first reviews for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 are out. [LaineyGossip]
  • • The nominations for the Billboard Music Awards are out. [Idolator]
  • • Is Katie Holmes really dating Jason Segel? [GossipCop]
  • • Did Lil’ Wayne sign gay rapper Fly Young Red to his label? [Towleroad]
  • • Hello there, Brian. [Oh La La]
  • • Beard implants. [Queerty]
  • Olivia Newton-John gay?! [Kenneth in the 212]
  • Mickey Rooney died with only $18k in the bank. [Newser]
  • • Multiple people stabbed at a school in Pennsylvania. [Heavy]
  • Adam Levine releases a line of women’s wear for Kmart. [Starpulse]
  • Beyoncé and Jay Z celebrate their anniversary. [Global Grind]
  • Elle Fanning is 16, Kristen Stewart is 24, Jesse McCartney is 27, Leighton Meester (Gossip Girl) is 28, Keshia Knight Pulliam (The Cosby Show) is 35, Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance is 37, Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City) is 48, Dennis Quaid is 60 and Hugh Hefner is 88 years old. Click HERE to see who else is celebrating a birthday today.
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8-Month Old Prince George Participates In His First Royal Engagement

Last month we got to see a new official royal photo of Prince William, Kate Middleton and their son Prince George ahead of their royal trip to New Zealand for official business. Today we learn that 8-month old Prince George participated in his first official royal engagement … which was a high profile playdate at the Government House in Wellington, NZ. As you can see, Prince George played with other babies as part of his royal duties and did so looking CUTE as hell! The other parents who attended this royal playdate with their children were made up of single parents as well as same-sex parents … so it was all very PC. Click thru the gallery to see Prince George hard at work during his first official royal engagement. Isn’t he the cutest? Bonus: Click below to see video of Prince George on his royal playdate. More »

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‘X-Men: Days Of Future Past’ Covers ‘Entertainment Weekly’ Magazine

Entertainment Weekly magazine has released its annual Summer Movie Preview issue right in time for the start of the Summer Blockbuster Movie season and have selected the upcoming prequel sequel film X-Men: Days of Future Past as the movie to cover this special issue. As you can see below, the mutants Mystique (played by Jennifer Lawrence), Wolverine (played by Hugh Jackman) and Magneto (played by Michael Fassbender) have been chosen to represent the movie on this week’s cover of EW … but there is a LOT of mutant goodness inside this issue. Have a look below to get a preview of this week’s issue of EW and check out a fun preview video for Days of Future Past, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly. More »

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First Listen: Michael Jackson’s New Song ‘Xscape’ Leaks To The Internets

Last week we learned that the late Michael Jackson will be releasing a posthumous album titled Xscape next month (which MAY contain a song that MIGHT feature our dear Britney Spears) and a day later, we got our first listen of a short snippet of the album’s title track. Today, we get to hear Xscape IN FULL since the song has leaked its way to the Internets. Honestly, it’s not a bad song. Have a listen below. More »

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First Look: Kandi Burruss & New Hubby Todd Tucker Release Their Wedding Photo

Last weekend we learned that The Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss and her long-suffering fiancé Todd Tucker finally got hitched, despite major objections by her mother Joyce Jones. Today we get our first look at Kandi and Todd‘s wedding photo, provided to us by In Touch Weekly magazine. As you can see in the photo below, Kandi wore herself a crown paired with a very feathery wedding dress, complete with a 12-foot train. Dang. Have a look below and see what Kandi and Todd looked like on their happy day. More »

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Watch: ‘Saturday Night Live’ Releases Seth Rogen Promo Videos

Phoning It In

Seth Rogen, who stars in the hilariously funny new movie Neighbors (due out next month), will play host on Saturday Night Live this weekend with musical guest Ed Sheeran. Today, we get to see the just-released promo videos for Seth‘s upcoming episode as host. As you can see in the video embedded above, the folks at SNL give us more than 5 minutes of Seth cracking wise with Aidy Bryant. Honestly, not all of their bits are that funny but I do love them together. Have a look above to get a taste of what’s to come when Seth Rogen hosts SNL this coming weekend.

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Lupita Nyong’o Covers ‘Marie Claire’ Magazine’s ‘Fresh Faces’ Issue

Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o leads a pack of fresh faced actresses in Hollywood gracing the cover of Marie Claire magazine’s Fresh Faces issue — alongside Kate Mara, Emilia Clarke, Elizabeth Olsen and Elle Fanning — and as you can see in the gallery presented here, each of the ladies graces their own cover of this special issue of MC mag. While I love Kate and Emilia and kinda like Elizabeth and Elle, there is no question that Lupita is my fave lady right now and her cover and photoshoot photos are THE best of the bunch. Check out the photos in the gallery and then click below to read some excerpts from the 5 interviews with these ladies as featured in this new issue of Marie Claire. More »

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Watch: Here Is Video Of Anne Hathaway Singing ‘Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe’, Broadway-Style

Rap Hits, Broadway Style

After she went away for a little while so that the world could enjoy “a break” from her, Anne Hathaway made her return to the spotlight last night with an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. In celebration, Jimmy got Anne to perform some of hip-hops biggest songs as only they could do — Broadway-style. If you’ve ever wanted to hear what Gin & Juice by Snoop Dogg, In Da Club by 50 Cent and Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe by Kendrick Lamar sound like when sung by a Caucasian woman in the style of a Broadway song, then the video embedded above is for you. What do you think of Anne‘s performance? What do you think of her return?

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