Lady Gaga explores 'Venus,' and more news to note
October 28th, 2013
06:45 PM ET

Lady Gaga explores 'Venus,' and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • Lady Gaga's "ARTPOP" will be unleashed in full in just a few weeks, but the Mother Monster is tiding fans over with (intriguingly disparate) tracks from the album. To follow her collaboration with R. Kelly, "Do What U Want," Gaga released a universal love song over the weekend:
  • Instead of giving "Homeland" a fourth season, Showtime should get "Sesame Street" to add to its amazing "Homelamb" parody. We're dying to know what becomes of Ca-a-a-a-rrie and B-a-a-a-rody after his big, wolf-in-sheep's-clothing reveal:
  • Kanye West isn't the only hip-hop star who knows that massive diamond ring is a birthday girl's best friend. Rapper/producer Future popped the question to singer Ciara this weekend in honor of her birthday, and presented the "Body Party" songstress with a 15-carat Avionne & Co. sparkler. [Us Weekly]
  • Ellen DeGeneres and "Ellen" writer Liz Feldman are re-teaming for a new NBC sitcom about a lesbian and her straight best male friend who have a baby together before the guy meets his wife. [New York Magazine's Vulture]
  • Netflix, meanwhile, is brainstorming ways to make sure you maintain your addiction to "House of Cards." Season three is being discussed as we type. [Deadline]
  • Charlie Hunnam could've had a little extra time to prepare for Christian Grey after all. The production start date for the "Fifty Shades" movie has been pushed back to early December. [THR]
  • When she's not dusting off her whips and chains, Britney Spears can be pretty funny. Getting into the Halloween spirit, the singer recited the intro to "Thriller" for BBC Radio 1:

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Katy Perry: Why is everybody so naked?
October 28th, 2013
06:20 PM ET

Katy Perry: Why is everybody so naked?

Katy Perry, with her "eye of the tiger," has noticed a lot of naked pop stars lately.

As the 29-year-old told NPR in a recent interview, there's been so much nudity from female singers, she's become almost the "default" inspiration for young music fans.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Katy Perry • Music
Christina Ricci's married
October 28th, 2013
05:44 PM ET

Christina Ricci's married

Christina Ricci is officially a newlywed.

The 33-year-old actress tied the knot with former "Pan Am" co-worker James Heerdegen over the weekend, a source confirms to CNN. The couple, who met on the set of the canceled ABC series, confirmed they were engaged in February.

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'Hunger Games: Catching Fire': Final trailer released
October 28th, 2013
01:51 PM ET

'Hunger Games: Catching Fire': Final trailer released

For those who haven't read "The Hunger Games" trilogy yet, the final trailer for "Catching Fire" shows just how much the stakes have been raised.

While the official trailer, released over the summer at Comic-Con, introduced the overarching plot for the second installment of "The Hunger Games" franchise, something about hearing President Snow's ominous threat in a voiceover makes it all the more chilling.

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Miley Cyrus swings by 'SNL' for 2014 tour reveal
October 28th, 2013
12:17 PM ET

Miley Cyrus swings by 'SNL' for 2014 tour reveal

Leave it to Miley Cyrus to know precisely how to promote her upcoming tour.

The 20-year-old pop star made a surprise appearance on "Saturday Night Live" over the weekend to announce her 2014 tour plans, stealing a little of Edward Norton's hosting thunder in the process.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Saturday Night Live • television
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