May 5, 2015
Celebrities Walk the Red Carpet at the 2015 Met Gala
The biggest stars in Hollywood and music attended the Met Gala last night. The event raises millions for the museum's Anna Wintour Costume Center. The theme: Chinese fashion through the ages. Beyonce & Rihanna got the most attention in eye-popping dresses.
Justin Bieber broke Met Gala 'no selfies' rule
Justin Bieber was the first star to defy the 'no selfies' rule at the Met Gala. He posed for a snap with supermodel Cara Delevingne shortly after arriving. Other celebrities posting to social media included Kim Kardashian West, Madonna, Katy Perry and Lady Gaga.
Obama jokes about a future playing dominoes with Letterman
President Obama was David Letterman's guest last night for the 8th and final time. He joked about playing dominoes with retiree Letterman and swapping stories at Starbucks. The top 10 list was questions to ask the president. No. 1: "When will you return my gyrocopter?"
A name for Britain's new princess: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana
Prince William & wife Kate have announced the name of their newborn daughter: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. The names are rooted in family history on both sides. She is 4th in line to the throne after Charles, William, & her older brother, 21-month-old Prince George.
Chris Brown Reportedly Suspected Of Las Vegas Assault
Chris Brown allegedly assaulted a man during a heated argument early Monday. He was playing a basketball game in the Hardwood Suite at the Palms Casino Resort. The victim claims Brown punched him in the face. He was released from probation 7 weeks ago.
Sam Smith flies to US for treatment
Sam Smith has flown to the US for treatment on his vocal cords. He was forced to cancel a string of Australian concerts last week. Gigs in Japan & the Philippines are also cancelled. He will see a specialist in throat injuries. For now…he's not saying a word.
Lauryn Hill cancels Israel show to avoid stirring tensions
Lauryn Hill is canceling a planned performance in Tel Aviv, Israel. She wasn't able to also schedule a concert in the nearby Palestinian city of Ramallah. She intended to perform in both cities "in support of justice and peace." She's hoping for healing in the area.
Beyonce signs 3 aspiring teens to her management company
Three aspiring singers have been signed to Beyoncé's management company, Parkwood Entertainment. All 3 are under 18 and needed legal permission. Bailey sisters Chloe and Halle have a viral video, and Sophie Beem is from the 2012 season of The X Factor.
Kardashians shopping jewelry and fashions to new retailer (Target?)
The Kardashians and Sears are parting ways. The family believes the department store is no longer attracting their target customers. Sears has also closed 200 stores in the last year. The Kardashian Kollection features a variety of apparel and jewelry.
Kendall and Kylie Jenner are trying to trademark their first names
Kylie and Kendall Jenner have submitted paperwork to trademark their first names. Both want to be known for entertainment, fashion and pop culture. Their names will have a specific font that can only be used by them.
Iggy Azalea, Britney Spears release new song 'Pretty Girls'
Iggy Azalea and Britney Spears have released the new song "Pretty Girls." They approved the release after it leaked online Saturday. "Pretty Girls" will appear on Spears' upcoming ninth album, and she and Azalea will perform it at the Billboard Music Awards May 17.
Jaden Smith Deactivates His Twitter Account
Jaden Smith is no longer on Twitter. The celebrity son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith has deleted his account from social media. The 16-year-old actor used "officialjaden" as his Twitter ID. Fans retweeted their favorite tweets from the young celeb's account.
Lawrence Taylor's Son Gets 30-Year Sentence For Rape Charges
Lawrence Taylor Jr. was arrested in 2013 amid allegations he was inappropriate with two 13-year-old girls. One was his girlfriend's daughter. He agreed to an Alford Plea in court (enough evidence to convict.) He'll serve 10 years in prison & 20 on probation. He is 33.