Monthly Archives: July 2012

Katie And Suri’s Limo Gets Side Swiped In Manhattan

Katie Holmes and her daughter had an eventful evening last night. Just after Suri had a fun-filled gymnastics class in Manhattan, a recycling truck side-swiped their Mercedes-Benz limo! Don’t worry though, nobody was hurt! Katie’s security detail traded info with the city driver and everyone went on their merry way without further issues after cops [...]

Stranger Danger

My sister recently had a talk with my four-year-old nephew Jack about strangers. Here’s how it went: SISTER: Now, Jack, if a stranger says, “Come here, I want to show you something,” what do you do? JACK: I turn around and run! SISTER: If a stranger says, “Come here, I want to give you some [...]

Usher Premieres ‘Fuerza Bruta’-Inspired ‘Scream’ Video

Ush’s new clip mixes footage from his recent off-Broadway stint with some seriously sultry dance moves. By James Montgomery <P>Last month in New York, Usher put in work on the set of off-Broadway show <a href="/news/articles/1685172/usher-fuerza-bruta-rehearsal.jhtml">"Fuerza Bruta,"</a> starring as the show's Running Man and giving fans an impromptu sneak peek at his (then upcoming) <a [...]

A Comic-Con Minute With Joss Whedon

Fan-favorite director talks to MTV News about ‘Avengers’ rumors and visiting ‘Captain America’ and ‘Thor’ sequel sets. By Kara Warner Joss Whedon Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/ Getty Images Ashanti Ashlee Simpson Ashley Greene Ashley Olsen Ashley Scott

Justin Bieber Hits 25 Million Twitter Followers

Okay, we finally admit it: Justin Bieber is more popular than we are. The artist achieved a long-awaited goal last week, 25 million Twitter followers, actually blowing past the mark by a few thousand and thanking his fans in the process. “25 sittin on 25 mill #drakelyrics #motto,” Biebs said to his Beliebers. Justin, of [...]

Les News, 071612

Are you ready for The Gathering of the Juggalos 2012? [Buzzfeed] A new album from The Wanted already? [ONTD!] Hilary Duff takes her family to NYC. [PopSugar] Justin Bieber‘s night shirts may be dangerous to your children’s safety. [GossipCop] On va a la plage? [Oh La La] Call Me Maybe: Star Wars edition. [Towleroad] The [...]

Comic-Con Livestream With Co-Host Damon Lindelof Starts Now!

All good things must come to an end, so today will be our final livestream from San Diego Comic-Con. But fret not, we have brought in a special guest to make moving on a little easier. Damon Lindelof will co-host our livestream with Josh Horowitz today, so expect questions on all things in the geek [...]

‘Glee’ Star Chris Colfer Teases Michael Jackson Tribute Episode

‘I sing part of ‘Black [or] White.’ I’m the ‘white’ in ‘Black [or] White,’ ‘ actor reveals on the Golden Globes red carpet. By Amy Wilkinson, with reporting by Josh Horowitz <P>Fox's song-and-dance series "Glee" is no stranger to a star-studded cameo or two, with the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow, John Stamos and Kristin Chenoweth [...]

PHOTOS: Paris Hilton’s Wildest Party Pics!

Now that she’s added deejay to her resume, Paris is partying even more! Look back at her fun-filled and celeb-studded social life Jennifer ODell Jennifer Scholle Jennifer Sky Jenny McCarthy Jessica Alba

Win a $1,500 Guitar in Our Shawn Colvin Sweepstakes!

Do you have dreams of becoming a successful singer-songwriter like Grammy winner Shawn Colvin? Well, now’s your chance! Emma Watson Emmanuelle Chriqui Emmanuelle Vaugier Emmy Rossum Erica Leerhsen

Spike Lee Finishing Michael Jackson Documentary

Movie focuses on the singer’s ‘Bad’ album. By Gil Kaufman <P>Director Spike Lee is finishing work on an upcoming documentary about <a href="http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/jackson_michael/artist.jhtml">Michael Jackson's</a> landmark 1987 <I>Bad</I> album that will give fans a behind-the-scenes look at the <I>Thriller</I> follow-up that has sold more than 30 million copies worldwide.</P><P>Lee, who was friends with the late pop [...]

Taylor Lautner Recalls Being ‘Tossed Around’ By Kristen Stewart

‘I think the fans will love her chucking me across the yard,’ he tells MTV News of ‘Breaking Dawn – Part 2′ during Comic-Con. By Terri Schwartz, with reporting by Kara Warner Taylor Lautner at Comic Con Photo: Getty Images Amanda Detmer Amanda Marcum Amanda Peet Amanda Righetti Amanda Swisten

Usher – DJ Got Us Fallin’ In Love

DJ Got Us Fallin’ In Love Artist: Usher Label: LaFace Director: Album: The Number of Magic Isla Fisher Ivana Bozilovic Ivanka Trump Izabella Miko Izabella Scorupco

Photos | “Michael Jackson’s This Is It”

“Michael Jackson’s This Is It” Related Artists Michael Jackson Heidi Klum Heidi Montag Hilarie Burton Hilary Duff Hilary Swank

When Did ‘Twilight’ Stars Know Just How Big It Was?

Nikki Reed, Peter Facinelli and Elizabeth Reaser answer fan questions during Comic-Con. By Terri Schwartz, with reporting by Josh Horowitz MTV News’ Josh Horowitz, Elizabeth Reaser, Nikki Reed and Peter Facinelli Photo: MTV News Bridget Moynahan Britney Spears Brittany Daniel Brittany Lee Brittany Murphy

Britney Spears Demo Leaked By ‘X Factor’ Castoff

Don Philip, a former Spears backup singer, also takes a dig at Spears on Facebook after his unsuccessful audition. By John Mitchell <P><a href="http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/spears_britney/artist.jhtml">Britney Spears</a> is busy traveling the U.S. in search of singers who have "The X Factor," but one rejected contestant (and former Spears backup singer) isn't handling his dismissal from the show [...]

Photos | Michael Jackson’s ‘Michael’ Cover Decoded

Michael Jackson’s ‘Michael’ Cover Decoded Related Artists Michael Jackson China Chow Chloë Sevigny Christina Aguilera Christina Applegate Christina DaRe

Photos | ‘Michael Jackson’s This Is It’ Premiere After Party

‘Michael Jackson’s This Is It’ Premiere After Party Related Artists Michael Jackson Danica Patrick Daniella Alonso Danneel Harris Deanna Russo Denise Richards

Lady Gaga – Just Dance (Gaga Live Sydney Monster Hall)

Just Dance (Gaga Live Sydney Monster Hall) Artist: Lady Gaga Label: Streamline/Kon Live/Interscope Director: Bernie Zelvis Georgina Grenville Gina Carano Gina Gershon Gina Philips Gisele Bündchen

Photos | 2012 Grammy Nominees

2012 Grammy Nominees Related Artists Kanye West Jay-Z Adele Bruno Mars Lady Gaga Eva Mendes Evangeline Lilly Eve Fergie Foxy Brown

Travis Barker Discusses Drug-Induced Aftermath Of Traumatic Plane Crash, DJ A.M.’s Death

It’s sharing time. For awhile, Travis Barker’s life was rougher than anyone imagined! After a horrible plane crash and DJ A.M.’s overdose, it seemed like only marijuana and prescriptions drugs could ease the pain. He said in a recent interview: “I used to love smoking weed. Especially after my accident, I got off my 19 [...]

Frank Ocean Album Won’t Be Sold at Target; Retailer Denies Discrimination is Motive

Frank Ocean’s album Channel Orange will not be sold at Target stores, but the retailer says it’s not because of his recent announcement that he is bisexual. The record has received plenty of praise since debuting early in digital form, and hitting No. 1 on iTunes in 10 countries … and Target says that’s the [...]

‘Fifty Shades’ Frenzy Takes Over Comic-Con

Fans quickly grab up tickets to E L James’ Thursday book signing. By Jocelyn Vena “Fifty Shades of Grey” book cover Photo: Vintage Adrianne Curry Adrianne Palicki Aisha Tyler Aki Ross Alecia Elliott

Musical March Madness 2012: Video Highlights

The world’s best bands duke it out for ultimate rock supremacy. Will your favorite band be crowned the winner? It’s up to YOU. By Related Artists Tokio Hotel Semi Precious Weapons Ke$ha Ke$ha fun. April Scott Arielle Kebbel Ashanti Ashlee Simpson Ashley Greene

Michael Jackson – Hollywood Tonight – Coming Soon

Hollywood Tonight – Coming Soon Artist: Michael Jackson Label: Epic Director: Album: The Seeds/A Web of Sound Eva Mendes Evangeline Lilly Eve Fergie Foxy Brown

With a Little Luck: A Novel

My good friend Caprice Crane’s new book, With a Little Luck, is out today. Yay, Caprice! It’s gotten great reviews: “Crane is one of the funniest writers of popular fiction around. The dialog (inner and outer) is laugh-out-loud, snort-inducing hilarious . . . Readers will want to cross their fingers and spit while throwing salt [...]

Mary J. Blige Dishes On Her ‘Crazy’ Led Zeppelin Covers

‘I’ve listened to their music since I was a child,’ says the R&B diva, who recorded ‘Stairway to Heaven’ and ‘Whole Lotta Love.’ By James Montgomery, with reporting by Larry Carroll <P>You wouldn't peg Mary J Blige as the black-light-and-tapestry sort, but, as has become readily apparent in recent weeks, she absolutely loves Led Zeppelin.</P><P>In [...]

Big Sean Explains Why He Gave Justin Bieber His Pinky Ring

‘It’s really what bosses do — we give each other gifts,’ Sean tells MTV News. By Rob Markman <P><b>HOLLYWOOD HILLS, California</b> — With friends like <a href="http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/big_sean/artist.jhtml">Big Sean</a>, who needs jewelers? After <a href="http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/bieber_justin/artist.jhtml">Justin Bieber</a> tapped Sean to ride alongside him on <a href="/news/articles/1687112/justin-bieber-big-sean-as-long-as-you-love-me.jhtml">"As Long as You Love Me,"</a> the new single from <i>Believe,</i> the [...]

The Wanted Planning To Tour With Justin Bieber

British boy band teases that they are planning dates for Believe tour. By Jocelyn Vena <P><a href="http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/bieber_justin/artist.jhtml">Justin Bieber<a/> just might be bringing his pals <a href="http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/wanted_boy_band_/artist.jhtml">The Wanted</a> out on the road with him when he kicks off his <a href="/news/articles/1686358/justin-bieber-believe-tour.jhtml"><i>Believe</i> tour</a> in the fall. The guys teased the tour in a new interview.</P><P>The Wanted's Jay [...]

Ke$ha – Blow Remix (Audio)

Blow Remix (Audio) Artist: Ke$ha Label: RCA Records Label Director: Album: Tear of Thought FSU Cowgirls Gabrielle Union Garcelle Beauvais Genelle Frenoy Georgianna Robertson

Killer Curves! Kim Kardashian Tweets a Sexy Bikini Pic

Kim Kardashian flaunts her body in a teeny bikini! Plus, check out more stars’ cute, candid and crazy Twitter photos Ali Larter Alice Dodd Alicia Keys Alicia Witt Amanda Bynes

Comic-Con: 10 Things We Need To See

FROM NEXTMOVIE: I’ve got a box of Clif Bars, a toothbrush and some unread issues of the “New 52.” I’m ready for the lines, odors and sunstroke of San Diego Comic-Con. There are dozens of movies (and shows and comics and web series) that’ll be pitched at SDCC. Here are the ten I’m most excited [...]

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 [...]

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 Autumn Reeser Avril Lavigne Bali Rodriguez Bar Refaeli Beyoncé

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 Autumn Reeser Avril Lavigne Bali Rodriguez Bar Refaeli Beyoncé

Justin Bieber – Right Here (Audio)

Right Here (Audio) Artist: Justin Bieber Label: Director: Album: Port Royal Bianca Kajlich Bijou Phillips Blake Lively Blu Cantrell Bonnie Jill Laflin

Adele’s Baby Due In September?

Source tells British tabloid the 24-year-old singer ‘stopped exercising a few months ago, and since then it’s been all about the baby.’ By Jocelyn Vena Adele Photo: Jeff Kravitz/ FilmMagic Halle Berry Hayden Panettiere Haylie Duff Heidi Klum Heidi Montag

Demi Lovato to Bath Salt Rapping X Factor Hopefuls: See Ya!

Be warned, future X Factor hopefuls: Demi Lovato means business. Especially when it comes to drugs. The new judge – whose history with substance abuse is well-known – reportedly stopped a couple of contestants in their rapping tracks this week because their lyrics included references to “bath salts,” a synthetic powder that has been compared [...]

Usher – Scream (Audio)

Scream (Audio) Artist: Usher Label: RCA Records Label Director: Album: Wiggle Emmanuelle Vaugier Emmy Rossum Erica Leerhsen Erika Christensen Estella Warren

Lady Gaga’s Fame Perfume Smells Like ‘Tears Of Belladonna’

‘My perfume was designed for women, but a lot of my gay friends wear it,’ she wrote after photo of perfume’s bottle leaked online. By Jocelyn Vena <P>A photo of the bottle for <a href="http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/lady_gaga/artist.jhtml">Lady Gaga</a>'s first-ever fragrance, Fame, leaked on Wednesday, but rather than lash out at excited fashion editors and bloggers for putting [...]

Usher – Lemme See

Lemme See Artist: Usher Label: RCA Records Label Director: Philip Andelman Jennifer Gimenez Jennifer Love Hewitt Jennifer Morrison Jennifer ODell Jennifer Scholle

‘The Host’ Cast Answer Fans’ Twitter Questions

Saoirse Ronan and Max Irons field queries during MTV News’ visit to the set of the upcoming adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s book. By Amy Wilkinson, with reporting by Josh Horowitz Saoirse Ronan and Jake Abel in “The Host” Photo: MTV News Carla Gugino Carmen Electra Carol Grow Carrie Underwood Cat Power

Happy 32nd Birthday, Jessica Simpson!

Jessica Simpson turns 32 today. Her career may be on the decline, but at least she has a loving fiance, a beautiful baby daughter and her epic cleavage. There was a time when she produced multi-platinum pop albums, now she’s producing babies and tweets and reality shows such as The Price of Beauty. Hey, at [...]

Michael Jackson – Speed Demon (Michael Jackson’s Vision)

Speed Demon (Michael Jackson’s Vision) Artist: Michael Jackson Label: Epic/Legacy Director: Album: Natural Colours April Scott Arielle Kebbel Ashanti Ashlee Simpson Ashley Greene

Photos | MTV Buzzworthy Blog: Celebrity Skrillex Makeovers!

MTV Buzzworthy Blog: Celebrity Skrillex Makeovers! Related Artists Taylor Swift Rihanna Kanye West Justin Timberlake Joe Jonas Emma Watson Emmanuelle Chriqui Emmanuelle Vaugier Emmy Rossum Erica Leerhsen

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 Gwen Stefani Halle Berry Hayden Panettiere Haylie Duff Heidi Klum

Photos | Young Love: Justin Bieber And Selena Gomez

Young Love: Justin Bieber And Selena Gomez Related Artists Justin Bieber Selena Gomez FSU Cowgirls Gabrielle Union Garcelle Beauvais Genelle Frenoy Georgianna Robertson

Backstreet Boy Kevin Richardson Onboard For New Album

As BSB begins recording in London, Richardson tells MTV News, ‘We want it to be authentic to us and who we are.’ By Jocelyn Vena Kevin Richardson Photo: Yamila Lomba/ Getty Images Audrina Patridge Autumn Reeser Avril Lavigne Bali Rodriguez Bar Refaeli

Whitney Houston And Michael Jackson’s Deaths: Gone Too Soon

‘You will always remember where you were … when you heard the news,’ Simon Cowell says, echoing the sentiments after Jackson’s death. By Tomika L. Anderson <P>Few people will forget where they were when they heard that the King of Pop, <a href="/news/articles/1614744/michael-jackson-dies-at-50.jhtml">Michael Jackson, had died</a> in June 2009. And now, the same can be [...]

Britney Spears – I Wanna Go

I Wanna Go Artist: Britney Spears Label: Jive, Zomba Label Group Director: Chris Marrs Pillero Album: The Morning Dew Aki Ross Alecia Elliott Alessandra Ambrosio Alexis Bledel Ali Campoverdi

‘Savages’ Director Oliver Stone Wants Real Change In Marijuana Laws

After appearing on cover of High Times, Stone tells MTV News, ‘You know what it’s going to take? New leadership. Young people.’ By Kara Warner Blake Lively and Benicio Del Toro in “Savages” Photo: Universal Pictures Beyoncé Bianca Kajlich Bijou Phillips Blake Lively Blu Cantrell

‘Breaking Bad’ Star Tells A Tale Of Two Jesses

‘They have always had this oil and water relationship,’ Emmy winner Bryan Cranston tells MTV News about the two ‘Breaking Bad’ antiheroes. By Josh Wigler Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston in “Breaking Bad” Photo: AMC Ivana Bozilovic Ivanka Trump Izabella Miko Izabella Scorupco Jaime King

Britney Spears – I Wanna Go (Desi Hits!: Remix)

I Wanna Go (Desi Hits!: Remix) Artist: Britney Spears Label: Jive Director: Album: Loco de Amor Busy Philipps Cameron Diaz Cameron Richardson Camilla Belle Carla Campbell

Kelly Clarkson Talks About Spanx, Denim & Being Herself

Kelly Clarkson is not known for being a fashion-forward celebrity. But showing off her shapely new figure on the cover of Lucky, Clarkson tells the magazine that she is obsessed with one particular fashion trend made popular by Kim Kardashian. Alexis Bledel Ali Campoverdi Ali Larter Alice Dodd Alicia Keys

Katie Holmes Seeks Emergency Custody: Things Get Uglier

So it’s official. This is going to be one of the ugliest, most publicized divorces in our modern history. As sad as that sounds, it is most likely true. That was proven today when we learned that Katie Holmes, the actress who is trying desperately to get herself and her daughter away from Tom Cruise, [...]

Justin Bieber – One Love (Audio)

One Love (Audio) Artist: Justin Bieber Label: Director: Album: Port Royal Amanda Marcum Amanda Peet Amanda Righetti Amanda Swisten Amber Arbucci

‘Savages’ Leading Ladies Motivated By Love, Not War

Salma Hayek explains to MTV News that her character is focused on the survival of her family, while Blake Lively’s creates her own family. By Kara Warner Salma Hayek and Blake Lively Photo: MTV News Esther Cañadas Eva Green Eva Longoria Eva Mendes Evangeline Lilly