Janet Jackson & Jermaine Jackson Face Off In A Heated Conversation

First we heard that Katherine Jackson, matriarch of the Jackson family, was missing. Then we heard that she is not missing. Now we are hearing about a whole lotta turmoil going on in the Jackson family behind the scenes … turmoil that is actually spilling out into the public eye. Various members of the Jackson family are at odds over whatever is going on that made it seem like Katherine was missing. In the photo below, you can see Janet Jackson arguing with her brother Jermaine Jackson. There is also a report of a confrontation between Janet and Michael Jackson‘s daughter Paris. Things are getting messy amongst the Jacksons, y’all. More »

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Watch: Showtime Releases The First Video Teaser For ‘Homeland’ Season 2

While all eyes will be watching Showtime this Fall for the season 7 premiere of their long-running and very popular drama Dexter, many eyes will also be watching for the much-anticipated second season of the new series Homeland. I, along with a host of others, fell in love with Homeland when it debuted last year. Based on the Israeli TV series Hatufim, the drama in Homeland is centered around Nicholas Brody (played by Damian Lewis), a former prisoner of war who has been turned by his terrorist captors. The only person who suspects the truth is Carrie Mathison (played by Claire Danes), a lone federal agent with mental problems. It’s a brilliant show. Click below to check out the just-released and very stylized new trailer for Homeland season 2. More »

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Bobbi Kristina Brown Returns To Twitter To Declare Her Love For Nick Gordon

When last we saw Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only begotten child of the late Whitney Houston, here on the blog it was May and she was representing her mother at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards. The last time we heard from the girl personally on her official Twitter profile, it was March and she was just starting to talk about her love affair with her so-called “pseudo brother” Nick Gordon (the young man that Whitney helped raise alongside Bobbi). Bobbi Kris has not been on Twitter since March … until now. She surfaced on Twitter recently to let us all know that she is still very much in love with Nick Gordon. More »

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You Can Now Get A Pregnancy Test Out Of A Vending Machine At This Bar

Oh, Pub 500 in Mankato, Minnesota. You are a special, special place. But I won’t judge you, because I don’t know you all like that. All I know is, you have apparently found good reason to install a very special vending machine in your ladies room. The kind of vending machine that I’ve sometimes wished I had in my own home… the kind that will make it really easy for women out on the town to make an informed decision about what precisely they should be ordering at the bar that night: a shot of Jose Cuervo, or a small glass of seltzer water, please. Learn more about the pregnancy test gone mobile in today’s That-Ish-Cray Of The Day.
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Ashton Kutcher & Mila Kunis Caught Smooching . . . Or Something

Remember 2 weeks ago when we saw photos of Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher enjoying a motorcycle ride together? Looked fairly innocent, right? Well, this weekend, Mila and Ashton got up to some other behavior that looks far less innocent … and far more like the couple are engaged in a romantic relationship. Now, whether or not the couple are officially a “couple” remains to be seen but based on the lovey dovey nature of their canoodling behavior this weekend at a party together, I’d say they are absolutely much more than “just friends”. More »

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Win 3 Months Of Free Dinners From Pop-Up Pantry!

If you’re like most Pink Is The New Blog readers, you love eating great food, but you don’t always have time to make it. Or maybe the best options in town are chain restaurants, and every now and then you want something … better? Then Pop-Up Pantry is perfect for you — and we want to give you three free months of dinners!

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First Look: Katie Holmes Covers California’s ‘C’ Magazine

The day before time stood still and the TomKat divorce was announced, Katie Holmes conducted an interview with the California-based fashion glossy C Magazine. Of course, the interview is all the more interesting in retrospect, and the Senior editor (Kelsey McKinnon) of the magazine is revealing some juicy deets about how the conversation went down– and whose name went un-uttered throughout. Details inside.
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Kanye West And G.O.O.D. Music Cover ‘Complex’ Magazine

Complex Magazine is convinced that the artists of G.O.O.D. Music are set to take over the world and play savior to the rap/music Game entirely. Not that it necessarily needs saving, but they’re probably on to something; the guys are are pictured on a cross and the cover story is titled ‘New Religion‘ (a shout-out to some Kanye lyrics). Complex sat down with the key players of G.O.O.D. Music (Kanye excluded, as he is committed to his ‘no press’ policy) and talked about the genesis and revelations of their forthcoming compilation album, Cruel Summer. Check out Pusha T the whole gang inside.
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Mariah Carey Confirmed To Judge ‘American Idol’

First, it started as a rumor … then the rumor began to gain traction … today we learn officially that popstar Mariah Carey has signed on as a judge for the forthcoming season of American Idol. Fox revealed the news just moments ago at an event in Beverly Hills. According to sources, Mimi is set to make somewhere between $12 and $17 million to judge American Idol next season … putting her on par with the salary that Britney Spears is making to judge The X Factor. Click below to learn more about the deets of MC‘s new job on AI. More »

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Guns, Moms, And ‘The Dark Knight Rises’: Playing The Blame Game In The Face Of Tragedy

PITNB’s NEW popCULTURE CLUB: theoretically putting the “culture” back in “pop culture,” one post at a time…

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This past weekend we all pointed fingers in one direction or another. Most of us pointed at a 24-year old gunman who took lives which were not his to take. Some of us pointed at guns and gun legislation. Others pointed at mothers– mothers who took their children to a midnight movie showing at a theatre in Aurora, Colorado and a mother who may have seen something important in her child that she did not address soon enough. Even a movie, The Dark Knight Rises, saw its fair share of blame. Inadvertently or otherwise, many of us referred to the Colorado massacre as ‘The Dark Knight Rises shooting,’ and headlines made note of the killer’s references to himself as The Joker. When we cannot comprehend an act (either of beauty or malice), it’s natural and important for us to figure out the individual person or thing responsible. Children want to know where babies come from, adults want to know where humans come from, and we all want to know how a tragedy occurs. But in seeking that knowledge, I find that we inevitably participate in the blame game which is– perhaps– how our society arrives at certain tragedies in the first place.
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