While you were working ...
August 13th, 2013
06:00 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • We've had hours to digest Kendrick Lamar's verse on Big Sean's "Control," and we're still astonished. If you've evaded listening to this, please drop what you're doing and do so now. [Fader]
  • MTV "Can't Stop" adding new acts to the MTV VMAs. Joining Katy Perry, Kanye West and Lady Gaga on the lineup for the August 25 show will be Miley Cyrus and Mr. "Blurred Lines" himself, Robin Thicke. [MTV]
  • By the way: Miley Cyrus "knows what color her skin is," in case you had any doubt. [Miley's Twitter]
  • Cory Monteith's final film, "McCanick," will carry on the actor's legacy at the Toronto International Film Festival, where it will debut on September 9. [EW]
  • Why stop at two "Thor" movies when we can have three? If you feel the same way, Natalie Portman has some titillating news: "I think they are going to make 'Thor 3,'" the actress hinted to E! News. [E!]
  • A Jo-Bro's catching a wave to "Hawaii Five-O." The CBS series has lined up Nick Jonas to play a computer hacker on the upcoming season, which will also feature Rumer Willis, Carol Burnett, Taryn Manning and Tim Daly. [Gossip Cop]

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Jimmy Fallon opens up on fertility struggles
August 13th, 2013
05:26 PM ET

Jimmy Fallon opens up on fertility struggles

Jimmy Fallon's road to parenthood was a difficult one, as he and his wife Nancy Juvonen struggled with fertility issues before welcoming daughter Winnie Rose this summer.

"My wife and I had been trying for a while to have a baby, and we tried a bunch of things. Anyone who's tried will know, it's just awful," Fallon, 38, told Savannah Guthrie on the "Today" show Tuesday.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Late Night comedy
First 'Applause,' now another Lady Gaga song leaks
August 13th, 2013
04:46 PM ET

First 'Applause,' now another Lady Gaga song leaks

Lady Gaga has suffered yet another leak as her duet with Cher, "The Greatest Thing," has popped up online.

The superstar weathered similar drama over the weekend when her latest single "Applause" - the first from her new album "ARTPOP" - began circulating a week ahead of schedule. On Monday, Gaga declared a "pop music emergency" and went ahead and released the song in full.

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Filed under: Lady Gaga • Music
Kris Jenner responds to Obama's Kimye criticism
August 13th, 2013
02:48 PM ET

Kris Jenner responds to Obama's Kimye criticism

It's a known fact that President Obama is not the biggest fan of Kim Kardashian or her boyfriend/baby's father, Kanye West.

But the president's latest critique has reached the ears of momager extraordinaire Kris Jenner, and this time she's biting back.

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Filed under: Celebrities • television
John Mayer, Katy Perry release a 'Love'-ly duet
August 13th, 2013
01:07 PM ET

John Mayer, Katy Perry release a 'Love'-ly duet

Katy Perry and John Mayer have had a rocky relationship, but all seems to be swell on their new collaboration.

Perry, who released a new song of her own on Monday, joins Mayer on a mellow track called "Who You Love" from the singer songwriter's new album, "Paradise Valley."

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Filed under: Celebrities • John Mayer • Katy Perry • Music
'Breaking Bad's' return gets best ratings ever
August 13th, 2013
09:39 AM ET

'Breaking Bad's' return gets best ratings ever

The mid-season premiere of "Breaking Bad" - a.k.a., the first episode of the final eight - made history.

Not only was it an amazingly revealing installment, but it was also the most-watched "Breaking Bad" entry since the show's debut on AMC in 2008. (If you are one of the few who didn't tune in, stop reading now - there are spoilers below.)

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Filed under: Breaking Bad • television
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