While you were working...
December 27th, 2011
05:35 PM ET

While you were working...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • It's rumored that Jay-Z and Kanye West can be hired for Sweet Sixteen parties....if you've got around £4 million. [The Sun]
  • To those of you who have been booing Kris Humphries as he takes the court at basketball games, you're only making him work harder. That's his "motivation." Just so you know. [The Record]
  • Just like in a real family, the TV family from "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" is not without drama: It seems Janet Hubert, aka the original Aunt Viv, wasn't at the recent "Fresh Prince" reunion because she has zero desire to be in the vicinity of the Fresh Prince himself, Will Smith. [TMZ]
  • The Kardashians have stumbled upon yet another thing to sell: Kendall and Kylie Jenner will now hawk their jewelry wares alongside their older sister Kim. [People]
  • Remember Eminem's single "Stan"? Perhaps so does Dido, who's named her baby boy "Stanley." [PopDust]
  • There's reportedly a movie in the works that takes some of its inspiration from this year's scandal involving Dominique Strauss-Kahn - a movie that could star Gerard Depardieu as a "scandal-plagued IMF chief." [Deadline]
  • Lil' Kim is back in the studio with 50 Cent, working to bring about a full-length album in 2012. [MTV]

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'Mars Needs Moms' tops list of 2011 box office flops
December 27th, 2011
05:29 PM ET

'Mars Needs Moms' tops list of 2011 box office flops

Overall, 2011 wasn’t a good year for Hollywood studios, but a couple of big flicks lost serious money.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, "Mars Needs Moms" was the top flop on their list of the year's biggest box office failures. Disney’s animated feature had a $150 million budget, but only grossed $39 million worldwide.

Warner Bros.’ “Sucker Punch” was an action flick failure, grossing $89.8 million after being made on a $82 million budget.

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Sinead O'Connor, Barry Herridge: 16 days
December 27th, 2011
04:18 PM ET

Sinead O'Connor, and other fleeting celeb marriages

After 16 days of matrimony, Sinead O'Connor and Barry Herridge join the lengthy list of Hollywood couples who divorced quickly after walking down the aisle.

From Britney Spears and Jason Alexander to Cher and Gregg Allman, here are some other fleeting celebrity marriages.


Filed under: Britney Spears • Celebrities • Elizabeth Taylor • Kardashians
Drake responds to fan's forehead tattoo
December 27th, 2011
03:31 PM ET

Drake responds to fan's forehead tattoo

Earlier this month, a woman who must be a really, really big Drake fan got herself inked in honor of the superstar.

But according to MTV’s RapFix, the rapper/singer isn’t too pleased with the tribute.

Perhaps it's the location that he's most displeased with: The superfan got "Drake" tattooed on her forehead.

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Gaga, Bieber are most charitable celebs of 2011
December 27th, 2011
01:41 PM ET

Gaga, Bieber are most charitable celebs of 2011

Lady Gaga tops DoSomething.org's list of the Top 20 Celebs Gone Good for the second year in a row, according to the site.

The list, compiled by the volunteer organization, ranks celebrities according to their charitable work and donations.

The "Born This Way" singer held on to her No. 1 spot thanks to her anti-bullying efforts, like her Born This Way Foundation. Gaga is followed by fellow pop star Justin Bieber.

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Van Halen to tour with David Lee Roth in 2012
December 27th, 2011
12:30 PM ET

Van Halen to tour with David Lee Roth in 2012

Van Halen is going back out on the road with a familiar face.

The band has announced that they're touring in 2012, with frontman David Lee Roth, guitarist Eddie Van Halen, drummer Alex Van Halen and bassist Wolfgang Van Halen along for the ride.

According to Entertainment Weekly, they were all last on the road in 2007, which was the first time Van Halen was back together with Roth since a brief reunion in 1996.

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