Monthly Archives: June 2012

Reader Reviews

The movie tie-in edition of “20 Times a Lady”—now called “What’s Your Number?“—is now available wherever fine books are sold! To celebrate its publication, a few of my favorite readers came up with these great reviews… “What’s Your Number? is like Harry Potter minus the wizards, wands, and Lord Voldemort.” —Michelle Bell   “‎What’s Your [...]

‘Glee’ Michael Jackson Episode: Rumored Set List Leaks

Perez Hilton reports that January 24 episode includes a ‘Beat It’ and ‘Billie Jean’ mash-up. By Jocelyn Vena <P>"Glee" has already dedicated entire episodes to <a href="/news/articles/1637098/madonna-gives-props-glee-episode.jhtml">Madonna</a>, <a href="/news/articles/1648829/britney-spears-glee-episode-everything-need-know.jhtml">Britney Spears</a> and <a href="/news/articles/1639871/glee-lady-gaga-episode-fantastic-matthew-morrison.jhtml">Lady Gaga</a>, and come 2012, it's the King of Pop's turn.</P><P>A rumored set list for the January 24 "Glee" Michael Jackson tribute episode [...]

Adele Expecting First Child

“I’m delighted to announce that Simon and I are expecting our first child together,” the Grammy winner writes in a post on her website. Arielle Kebbel Ashanti Ashlee Simpson Ashley Greene Ashley Olsen

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes to Divorce; Actress Files For Sole Custody of Suri

Now that’s a celebrity breakup we did not see coming today. After more than five years of marriage, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are getting a divorce. While many of us were skeptical when they first got together and Tom was proclaiming his love for her on Oprah’s couch, the divorce still comes out of [...]

Katie Holmes Seeking Primary Custody of Suri: Report

Let’s hope that Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes won’t be the next Hollywood couple to enter into a bitter custody battle. Erika Christensen Estella Warren Esther Cañadas Eva Green Eva Longoria

Photos | MTV Buzzworthy Blog: The Most WTF Photos From EMA 2011

MTV Buzzworthy Blog: The Most WTF Photos From EMA 2011 Related Artists Selena Gomez Justin Bieber Katy Perry Ludacris Jessie J Halle Berry Hayden Panettiere Haylie Duff Heidi Klum Heidi Montag

Irina Shayk’s White Hot Morellato Jewelry Photo Call

Showing off her flawless figure, Irina Shayk attended a photo call for Morellato jewelry collection at the Miguel Angel Hotel in Madrid, Spain earlier this week (June 27). The gorgeous supermodel looked breathtaking in a white mini dress that she paired with silver strappy heels as she struck a range of posed for the clamoring [...]

Ke$ha Previews ‘Supernatural’ New Track

Producer Dr. Luke unveils a snippet of a song from her upcoming album. By James Montgomery <P>It's not exactly <a href="/news/articles/1663946/kesha-new-album.jhtml">"balls-out irreverent rock and roll"</a> — quite the opposite, in fact — but with one 40-second snippet, Ke$ha is serving notice that her new album is most definitely going to be a departure.</P><P>On Wednesday (June [...]

RZA Punches Your Eyeball Out In Dailies!

RZA stars in a new movie called “The Man With Iron Fists.” If you punch someone and you have iron fists, his or her eyeball will pop out. This photo demonstrates that. Also, Judd Apatow offers up some advice for teenage girls, and we get crazy for your bachelorette party in today’s Dailies! » Just [...]

Justin Bieber – Take You (Audio)

Take You (Audio) Artist: Justin Bieber Label: Director: Album: Port Royal Gina Philips Gisele Bündchen Giuliana DePandi Giulianna Ramirez Grace Park

Michael Jackson – Smooth Criminal (Michael Jackson’s Vision)

Smooth Criminal (Michael Jackson’s Vision) Artist: Michael Jackson Label: Epic/Legacy Director: Album: Natural Colours FSU Cowgirls Gabrielle Union Garcelle Beauvais Genelle Frenoy Georgianna Robertson

‘Breaking Bad’ Star: Walter White Isn’t Done Yet

Despite a ‘funny’ and ‘intellectual’ premiere, ‘Breaking Bad’ has not gone soft in its penultimate season, Bryan Cranston tells MTV News. By Josh Wigler “Breaking Bad” cast Photo: AMC Hayden Panettiere Haylie Duff Heidi Klum Heidi Montag Hilarie Burton

Photos | Ke$ha, Britney Spears, Selena Gomez And Many More At Wango Tango 2011

Ke$ha, Britney Spears, Selena Gomez And Many More At Wango Tango 2011 Related Artists Ke$ha Britney Spears Jennifer Lopez Lupe Fiasco Selena Gomez Abbie Cornish Adriana Lima Adrianne Curry Adrianne Palicki Aisha Tyler

Lady Gaga To Reveal Album Title In September

‘I’ve played my new record for my label and will be announcing my new Album Title in September!’ Gaga tweets. By Jocelyn Vena <P>Wondering what <a href="http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/lady_gaga/artist.jhtml">Lady Gaga</a> plans to call her next album? Well, you're going to have to wait through the summer to find out. The singer, currently on her <a href="/news/articles/1675458/lady-gaga-next-album.jhtml">controversial <i>Born [...]

Tablet Time! 7 New Apps to Keep Kids Busy All Summer

We’d suggest taking advantage of your kids’ savvy tablet skills with our top picks of family-friendly (and sometimes school-worthy!) apps. Charli Baltimore Charlies Angels Charlize Theron Chelsea Handler Cheryl Burke

Lady Gaga “Princess Die” Live Debut: First Listen!

While falling short of the imagery evoked by Lindsay Lohan gun photos, Lady Gaga’s new song “Princess Die” is generating controversy in its own right. She performed it last night in Melbourne, Australia, saying that the track and its suicide-centric themes “may or may not be on [my] next album.” Lyrically, it’s sure to get [...]

Photos | Justin Bieber’s Birthday: Celebrating 18!

Justin Bieber’s Birthday: Celebrating 18! Related Artists Justin Bieber Alexis Bledel Ali Campoverdi Ali Larter Alice Dodd Alicia Keys

Lady Gaga – The Edge of Glory (A Very Gaga Thanksgiving)

The Edge of Glory (A Very Gaga Thanksgiving) Artist: Lady Gaga Label: Interscope Director: Lady Gaga Album: Album Hilarie Burton Hilary Duff Hilary Swank Isla Fisher Ivana Bozilovic

Photos | 2010 American Music Awards Presenter, Nominee And Performer Highlights

2010 American Music Awards Presenter, Nominee And Performer Highlights Related Artists Eminem Drake Lady Gaga Katy Perry Ke$ha Drew Barrymore Ehrinn Cummings Elena Lyons Elisabeth Röhm Elisha Cuthbert

Michael Jackson – Smooth Criminal (Michael Jackson’s Vision)

Smooth Criminal (Michael Jackson’s Vision) Artist: Michael Jackson Label: Epic/Legacy Director: Album: Natural Colours Heidi Montag Hilarie Burton Hilary Duff Hilary Swank Isla Fisher

Usher Teases ‘Incredible,’ ‘Crazy’ Collabo With David Guetta And Ludacris

Trio recorded track for Ludacris’ Ludaversal album, which drops in September. By Christina Garibaldi <P><a href="http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/usher/artist.jhtml">Usher</a> was out to make a statement with his latest album, and he seems to have achieved that. On his seventh studio effort, <a href="/news/articles/1686990/usher-looking-4-myself-evolution.jhtml"><i>Looking 4 Myself</a>,</i> the R&B star broadened his horizons, taking a chance on some new producers, [...]

Ke$ha Out For Vengeance In Musical March Madness

‘I’m getting ready as we speak,’ she tells MTV News of this year’s tournament, tipping off Monday. By James Montgomery <P>Last year, based mainly on her attitude, the fact that she <a href="/news/articles/1644961/keha-tries-shock-world-at-casio-launch.jhtml">plays an AK-47 shaped guitar</a> and the presence of photos like <a href="http://resources2.news.com.au/images/2011/03/13/1226020/684522-ke-ha-drinks-blood.jpg" target="_blank">this</a>, Ke$ha was given an 11 seed in MTV's Musical [...]

Amazing Street Gallery Art Comes To Instagram

There are plenty of good reasons to be semi-addicted to Instagram– Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, and Swizz Beatz are a few celebs with very popular accounts, and rightfully so. Here’s one more reason to make goo-goo eyes at what is, arguably, Apple‘s coolest app ever: @Instagrafite (sounds like “insta-grafitti”). This gallery of all things [...]

‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Fans Can’t Wait For Elevator Scene

‘It’s pretty much my favorite part,’ one ‘Fifty Shades’ reader tells MTV News of planned movie. By Josh Wigler, with reporting by Uptin Saiidi “Fifty Shades of Grey” book cover Photo: NEW YORK, NY — Perhaps it’s too hot for even an R rating, but regardless of an MPAA ruling, this much is clear: A [...]

Michael Jackson – The Behind The Mask Project

The Behind The Mask Project Artist: Michael Jackson Label: Epic Director: Dennis Liu Eva Green Eva Longoria Eva Mendes Evangeline Lilly Eve

Photos | Chris Brown And Usher Perform In Jamaica

Chris Brown And Usher Perform In Jamaica Related Artists Chris Brown Usher Ana Paula Lemes Ananda Lewis Angela Marcello Angelina Jolie Anna Faris

Star Snapshots: Couples Cam

Matthew McConaughey and his new bride dazzle the Magic Mike red carpet! Check out more pics of Hollywood’s tightest twosomes Emma Stone Emma Watson Emmanuelle Chriqui Emmanuelle Vaugier Emmy Rossum

Daytime Emmys: Who Were the Big Winners?

Host Anderson Cooper kicked off the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards on June 23 with a humorous duet with another daytime icon: none other than Sesame Street’s Oscar the Grouch! Anna Kournikova Anna Paquin AnnaLynne McCord Anne Marie Kortright April Scott

Photos | MTV Buzzworthy: Pop Stars Making Taylor Swift Faces!

MTV Buzzworthy: Pop Stars Making Taylor Swift Faces! Related Artists Taylor Swift Kanye West JoJo Drake Jennifer Lopez Catherine Bell Chandra West Charisma Carpenter Charli Baltimore Charlies Angels

Hoda Kotb to Replace Ann Curry on Today?

Ann Curry is nearly out. Might Hoda Kotb be in? With The Today Show on the verge of an anchor change, and with Meredith Viera having turned down an offer to return, insiders tell Radar Online that Kotb may be getting the replacement call. “Hoda scores off the charts in focus groups, and the audience [...]

Britney Spears Ignites Crowd In ‘X Factor’ Audio Leak

Spears goes head to head with Demi Lovato after a young male contestant performs in the first auditions. By Emily Blake <P>When "The X Factor" producers announced that they were adding Britney Spears to the judges' panel, experts and viewers wondered whether she would have what it takes to sit alongside Simon Cowell and L.A. [...]

Lady Gaga’s Health Worries Elton John

‘She is frail, and she doesn’t eat when she should,’ John says of Gaga in new interview with The Guardian. By John Mitchell <P><a href="http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/john_elton/artist.jhtml">Elton John</a> is concerned about his friend <a href="http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/lady_gaga/artist.jhtml">Lady Gaga</a>'s health, telling <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2012/jun/01/elton-john-interview-fatherhood-pnau?INTCMP=SRCH" target="_blank"><i>The Guardian</i></a> that Mother Monster's hectic touring and work schedule leave her "frail" and undernourished.</P><P>Perhaps more disconcerting [...]

Michael Jackson To Appear On Pepsi Cans

More than one billion cans will be imprinted with the late pop icon’s image. By Gil Kaufman <P>More than three years after <a href="http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/jackson_michael/artist.jhtml">Michael Jackson's</a> <a href="/news/articles/1614744/michael-jackson-dies-at-50.jhtml">death</a>
, the pop icon will be at the beach, the pool, the 7-Eleven and everywhere in between this summer thanks to a new deal with PepsiCo.</P><P>According to <a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304746604577381792902984470.html?KEYWORDS=pepsi" [...]

Photos | MTV Buzzworthy: Pop Stars Making Taylor Swift Faces!

MTV Buzzworthy: Pop Stars Making Taylor Swift Faces! Related Artists Taylor Swift Kanye West JoJo Drake Jennifer Lopez Foxy Brown Freida Pinto FSU Cowgirls Gabrielle Union Garcelle Beauvais

W.i.P. Nightclub to Tony Parker: Chris Brown and Drake Ain’t Biggie and Tupac!

W.i.P. nightclub feels Tony Parker’s lawsuit against them is baseless and that there is no way they could have predicted the melee that went down. NBA star Parker filed a $20 million lawsuit this week, claiming the club is responsible for the Chris Brown-Drake fight in which he was injured. Parker sustained a scratched retina [...]

Johnny Depp’s ‘The Thin Man’ Shelved At Warner Bros.

It seems as though Johnny Depp is ready to take a break from his busy few years, and Warner Bros. is willing to comply. The studio has put his upcoming project “The Thin Man” on hold, reportedly so Depp can take some time off in between his films. Deadline has the news, saying that “The [...]

‘Girls’ Star Jemima Kirke is Expecting Baby No. 2!

The 27-year-old star of the HBO hit is awaiting her second baby with husband Michael Mosberg. Plus, see more stars who are expecting Hilary Swank Isla Fisher Ivana Bozilovic Ivanka Trump Izabella Miko

Les News, 062212

Cats and Dogs of the 80′s. [Buzzfeed] Paris Hilton teams up with Snoop Dogg for her new single. [ONTD!] Jennifer Lawrence is training for another Hunger Games, for real. [PopSugar] “B*tch, what the f*ck are you doing?” — Anderson Cooper [GossipCop] It’s time for Y&K watches. [Oh La La] A Utah Democrat comes out as [...]

Lady Gaga’s MRI Checks Out Fine

Mother Monster takes to Twitter to let her dad know she is doing fine after a concert head injury. By Jocelyn Vena <P>A little more than a week after <a href="http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/lady_gaga/artist.jhtml">Lady Gaga</a> suffered a <a href="/news/articles/1687007/lady-gaga-concussion-concert-madonna.jhtml">concussion</a> and some <a href="/news/articles/1687141/lady-gaga-on-stage-concussion-photo.jhtml">bruises</a> from an onstage collision with a metal set piece on her <i>Born This Way</i> Ball, [...]

Photos | MTV Buzzworthy Blog: Celebrity Skrillex Makeovers!

MTV Buzzworthy Blog: Celebrity Skrillex Makeovers! Related Artists Taylor Swift Rihanna Kanye West Justin Timberlake Joe Jonas Christina Ricci Chyler Leigh Ciara Cindy Crawford Cindy Taylor

Michael Jackson – Hold My Hand

Hold My Hand Artist: Michael Jackson Label: Columbia Records/SMG Director: Album: Illegal Business? Jennifer Aniston Jennifer Gareis Jennifer Garner Jennifer Gimenez Jennifer Love Hewitt

Why Is Lindsay Lohan’s Movie Under Investigation?

Lindsay Lohan just can’t seem to catch a break while filming her upcoming Lifetime movie, Liz & Dick. She recently totaled her rental car on the way to the film’s set and then was reportedly found unconscious due to exhaustion in her hotel room (she says she was suffering from exhaustion and was in a [...]

Britney Spears Has Tearful Reunion With Former Duet Partner On ‘X Factor’

Britney sang ‘I Will Still Love You’ with Don Philip on her debut album. By Gil Kaufman <P>Months before the revamped <a href="/news/articles/1687014/britney-spears-demi-lovato-x-factor-auditions.jhtml">"X Factor"</a>
 hits the air, we've already come to expect some serious drama from new judge <a href="http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/spears_britney/artist.jhtml">Britney Spears</a>. But in one of those only-in-reality-TV moments, Spears shed some genuine tears on Sunday [...]

Keanu Reeves Reveals Concept For ‘Man Of Tai Chi’ Fights

Since leaving him The Matrix, Keanu Reeves has worked sparingly, pouring his biggest ambitions into two martial arts-themed projects, next year’s “47 Ronin” and his directorial debut “Man of Tai Chi.” The latter went into production a few months ago, and now a proof of concept video (via The Playlist) has surfaced showing off some [...]

Robert Plant And Alison Krauss Win Grammy Album Of The Year

Raising Sand, from Led Zeppelin vet and bluegrass superstar, wins five Grammys on Sunday night. By James Montgomery with MTV News staff <P>"I'm bewildered," <a href="/music/artist/plant_robert/artist.jhtml">Robert Plant</a> said onstage as he accepted the <MTVNLINK type="news" id="1604580">Grammy Album of the Year award</MTVNLINK> with <a href="/music/artist/krauss_alison/artist.jhtml">Alison Krauss</a> on Sunday night. "In the old days we would have [...]

Radiohead Cancels Tour Dates Due To Stage Disaster

European Radiohead fans will be disappointed to learn that the band has had to cancel seven dates overseas due to the recent stage collapse in Toronto’s Downsview Park. On top of taking the life of Drum Technician Scott Johnson, the disaster destroyed a lot of technical components to their show. A statement from Thom Yorke [...]

Justin Bieber – Beauty And A Beat (Audio)

Beauty And A Beat (Audio) Artist: Justin Bieber Label: Director: Album: Port Royal Catherine Bell Chandra West Charisma Carpenter Charli Baltimore Charlies Angels

‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ Cast Share Slo-Mo Acting Tips

‘Be willing to look stupid,’ Anthony Mackie, who plays Lincoln’s best friend in the film, warns. By Kevin P. Sullivan Benjamin Walker in “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” Photo: Working with a director like Timur Bekmambetov guarantees a few things. You’ll probably take part in some insane action sequences. And there will definitely be slow-motion.When MTV [...]

Lady Gaga – Poker Face

Poker Face Artist: Lady Gaga Label: Streamline/KonLive/Cherrytree/Interscope Director: Ray Kay Jessica Biel Jessica Cauffiel Jessica Paré Jessica Simpson Zooey Deschanel

Lana Del Rey Visits BBC Radio 1, Set to Channel Jackie O

On her way to a radio interview, Lana Del Rey took a moment to greet fans and sign a few construction workers’ hard hats before walking into the BBC Radio 1 studios in London, England on Thursday (June 21). Hiding one hand behind her back, the “Video Games” singer strutted down the sidewalk in black [...]

‘Prometheus’ FX Supervisor Gives Inside Look At First Scene

Martin Hill tells the Daily how he set the stage with the visually arresting opening scene. By Kevin P. Sullivan An Engineer in “Prometheus” Photo: This article contains “Prometheus” spoilers.Ridley Scott’s “Prometheus” begins with some of the film’s most arresting images. A hairless, pale-skinned Engineer stands atop a waterfall. He drinks a liquid that we [...]

Photos | MTV Buzzworthy Blog: Funniest Celebrity Twitter Photos!

MTV Buzzworthy Blog: Funniest Celebrity Twitter Photos! Related Artists 50 Cent Britney Spears DJ Pauly D 30 Seconds To Mars Jonas Brothers Amber Heard Amber Valletta America Ferrera Amerie Amy Cobb

‘Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’ Track List Revealed

First single from Trent Reznor/ Atticus Ross soundtrack is Karen O cover of Led Zeppelin song. By Gil Kaufman <P>You kind of can't go wrong when the soundtrack you've put together for one of the most eagerly anticipated literary adaptations in years kicks off <a href="/music/artist/yeah_yeah_yeahs/artist.jhtml">Yeah Yeah Yeahs</a> singer Karen O's take on <a href="http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/led_zeppelin/artist.jhtml">Led [...]

‘Prometheus’ FX Supervisor Gives Inside Look At First Scene

Martin Hill tells the Daily how he set the stage with the visually arresting opening scene. By Kevin P. Sullivan An Engineer in “Prometheus” Photo: This article contains “Prometheus” spoilers.Ridley Scott’s “Prometheus” begins with some of the film’s most arresting images. A hairless, pale-skinned Engineer stands atop a waterfall. He drinks a liquid that we [...]

Usher – There Goes My Baby

There Goes My Baby Artist: Usher Label: LaFace Records, JLG Director: Anthony Mandler Album: Candy Valentine Catherine Bell Chandra West Charisma Carpenter Charli Baltimore Charlies Angels

Phillip Phillips Speaks on Surgery

He may have spent months on the American Idol stage, earning millions of votes in order to be crowned the 11th champion in series history, but Phillip Phillips is not anxious for a break. Speaking to reporters for the first time since undergoing kidney surgery, the singer said he’s sick of recovery and excited to [...]

Swedish House Mafia And Usher Bring Ibiza To Atlanta

‘We’d rather work with someone we respect than just a big name,’ Angello tells MTV News of SHM’s two Looking 4 Myself tracks. By Akshay Bhansali <P>With the release of <a href="http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/usher/artist.jhtml">Usher</a>'s seventh studio album, <a href="/news/articles/1686990/usher-looking-4-myself-evolution.jhtml"><i>Looking 4 Myself,</i></a> the veteran R&B star reveals a personal evolution that fittingly corresponds with today's pop-music appetite. In [...]