The guy who hurled racial comments at Kim Kardashian and was then beat up by Kanye West received a settlement of $250,000. Kanye is paying up! TMZ revealed that that was enough to make him decline moving forward with a criminal prosecution. Law enforcement sources said the D.A. has not decided whether or not they are going to charge Kanye with battery.
Selena Gomez leads Seventeen magazine’s first-ever list of the Most Powerful Girls Under 21. Seventeen cites Gomez’s acting and singing careers, along with her major clothing lines, tech start-up investing, social media presence and activism as a UNICEF goodwill ambassador. Because of all of this Seventeen crowned her “The Mogul,” .2nd place went to Demi Lovato got the honor of “The Cool Chick” while Miley Cyrus is“The Rebel” rounding out the Top 3.
Soda maker SodaStream takes a direct tackle against Coke and Pepsi in its latest ad featuring spokesperson Scarlett Johansson. The ad won't be seen by anyone during this year's Super Bowl broadcast. SodaStream's CEO says FOX allegedly killed the ad because it was "afraid of Coke and Pepsi." The CEO says, "What are they afraid of? Which advertiser in America doesn’t mention a competitor? This is the kind of stuff that happens in China. I’m disappointed as an American." At lease you can see it here!
Last night in Hollywood, Miley Cyrus taped her MTV Unplugged special. Miley performed 11 songs and Madonna joined Miley on stage for two songs. They sang Miley’s hit from last year “We Can’t Stop” and Madonna’s turn-of-the-century hit “Don't TellMe.” Witnesses at last night's show say the two were “bumping and grinding” on stage and Miley playfully gave Madonna a couple of booty slaps. The special airs on MTV tonight at 9.
Miley's dad Billy Ray Cyrus has advice for Justin Bieber. Billy Ray says “I would just invite him to come down and chill out with me, maybe in Tennessee. Let’s go up to the teepee, build a fire, step away and just, you know, maybe take a break for a little bit, just think about what’s important. Get back to life. ... Build a fire, count the deer and the hawks and relax a little bit." Sure.
Meanwhile, Justin Bieber is scheduled to be arraigned in a Florida court in connection with his arrest on DUI and other charges on Valentine's Day. Justin's high-powered attorney, Roy Black, is expected to try to get key evidence, such as Breathalyzer test results, excluded before the arraignment takes place.
Hugh Grant fathered two love children in 2011 and 2012 with girlfriend Tinglan Hong, and now a third love child with a different woman has surfaced. According to The Sun, he fathered a baby boy with Swedish TV producer, Anna Elisabet Eberstein in 2012, who left Grant’s name off the birth certificate, until it was re-registered in 2013. Insiders reveal that “Anna is being supported by Hugh all they way and lives in a very comfortable property and knows Hugh is there for her.”