Selena Gomez willing to take risk while Demi Lovato plays it safe

October 16, 2015

Critics usually label Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato second-­tier pop artists. That doesn’t go far enough. The Zombies are second tier, but they still helped expand the British Invasion genre. Macy Gray is second tier, but she added an essential song to the r&b canon. (See “I Try.”) Gomez and Lovato have yet to innovate or drop a perfect song. Gomez and Lovato are redundancies. But they continue to battle…

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Colby Cosh: Playboy is dead. Long live Playboy.

October 16, 2015

Playboy Magazine has announced that its print edition will no longer feature naked women. This may not qualify as “news”: as a columnist one is reluctant to try to make something out of any item that features the phrase “print edition.” The Playboy brand has long since ascended to a commercial afterlife that does not have much to do with ink or paper. One has the impression, reading business-y treatments…

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Taylor Swift: ‘It was just hard for me to have friends’

October 16, 2015

TAYLOR Swift might have a star-studded girl squad she can call on anytime, but she hasn’t always found making friends easy. The 25-year-old opened up to US GQ magazine, saying her teenage years weren’t as happy as people might think. “I honestly think my lack of female friendships in high school and middle school is why my female friendships are so important now,” Swift, 25, said of her famous girl…

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Mark Ruffalo’s Hulk Is Reportedly Returning In ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

October 15, 2015

ALBERTO E. RODRIGUEZ VIA GETTY IMAGES Thor’s final chapter might be going green. According to a report from JoBlo, Mark Ruffalo’s Bruce Banner and alter ego the Hulk will have a supporting role in the sequel to 2013’s “Thor: The Dark World.” This would be the first time Ruffalo has appeared in a Marvel property apart from the wildly successful “Avengers” franchise (not counting his cameo in “Iron Man 3”). Ruffalo, who…

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Scott Disick ‘checks into rehab’ as Lamar Odom fights for life after ‘crack-cocaine and opiate-fuelled’ weekend

October 15, 2015

(L-R) Scott Disick, Lamar Odom and Robert Kardashian Jr in 2011 (Picture: WireImage) The hospitalisation of Lamar Odom seems to have inspired Scott Disick to check into rehab again. The ex-partner of Kourtney Kardashian has reportedly headed to Cliffside Malibu rehabilitation center to overcome his struggle with drug and alocohol abuse having tried three times before. A source close to the Keeping Up With The Kardashians told E! News Scott wants to finally…

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Most terrifying bedroom on earth

October 15, 2015

 Daily Mail Paris For most people, this is the stuff of nightmares. A night in the ‘world’s largest grave’, a catacomb beneath Paris containing six million human skeletons, is on offer from Airbnb. For one night only, two brave people will be able to stay in the macabre mastersuite for free – but to do so they must be able to prove their bravery. The evening will consist of a private…

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Hot show: Miley Cyrus, Flaming Lips plan nude concert

October 15, 2015

NEW YORK (AFP) – Miley Cyrus, no stranger to shock value, is planning an even more sensational event — a concert where she, her band and the audience are all naked. News of the concert-in-the-buff came from The Flaming Lips, the psychedelic alternative rock band that in recent months has begun a partnership with the Disney star turned twerker. Cyrus “is planning a show where her, the band (us) and…

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VIDEO: The amazing costumes of Batman v Superman

October 14, 2015

Blockbuster films are strange creatures. They’re assembled by huge teams of talented folks over many years at enormous expense and then flit by in a mass of spectacle in mere minutes on the screen. With massive effects and set pieces, it’s very easy to miss the detailed and extraordinary work which went into crafting each moment for the audience.   That’s what makes this video featurette so interesting, as it…

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Rihanna, The Weeknd to perform at 2015 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

October 14, 2015

Rihanna, The Weeknd and Selena Gomez will perform at the 2015 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, airing Dec. 8 on CBS. The women’s-apparel company, best known for its lingerie line, said Tuesday that eight-time Grammy Award winner Rihanna, 27, was returning to the show after having appeared on the 2012 broadcast. “Can’t Feel My Face” singer The Weeknd, born Abel Tesfaye, 25, and “Good for You” singer Gomez, 23, are newcomers…

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Show of Support: Kardashians Come Out in Force and Heap Love on Kourtney After Emotional KUWTK

October 14, 2015

(From left) Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, Kris Jenner and Kylie Jenner Just days after having to relive her emotional split from longtime partner Scott Disick, Kourtney Kardashian looked better than ever as she joined her famous family at Cosmopolitan‘s 50th birthday bash. Kourtney hit the West Hollywood party with mother Kris Jenner and sistersKim Kardashian West, Khloé Kardashian and Kylie Jenner – who all grace the cover of…

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