Lady Gaga will make her triumphant return to the VMA stage at this year's show, performing the new single off her anticipated ARTPOP album. She's the first performer announced for the big show, which airs live from Brooklyn's Barclays Center August 25th at 9pm.
In other Gaga news, she stopped by a Chicago piercing parlor to get her septum pierced and filmed the whole thing for the world to see. Check out the video! Yikes!
Lady Gaga has dropped her status in the Twitter world and Katy Perry has moved up. As of yesterday morning, Katy has just under 39.9 million Twitter followers, compared to Lady Gaga's 39.3. However, both Katy and Gaga take a back seat to Justin Bieber, who currently boasts 42.3 million Twitter followers.
Here’s the Top 10 most-followed people on Twitter!
1) Justin Bieber -- 42.3 million followers
2) Katy Perry -- 39.9 million
3) Lady Gaga -- 39.3 million
4) Barack Obama -- 34.5 million
5) Taylor Swift -- 31.3 million
6) YouTube -- 30.9 million
7) Rihanna -- 30.7 million
8) Britney Spears -- 29.7 million
9) Instagram -- 23.4 million
10) Justin Timberlake -- 23.2 million
Josh Duhamel plans to get wife Fergie a push present. He said, "Yes, I will be getting her a push present. I just don’t know quite what yet. I don’t know who came up with this push present idea, but I think it’s probably a female.” Fergie is due to give birth to a boy in September. By the way, the couple is throwing a star-studded co-ed baby shower on Sunday in LA.
Kris Jenner is not a fan of being called Grandma. Sources say "She started off being called grandma, but now she has instructed all the grandchildren to call her Lovey. She has made it clear that she will not respond to the “G” word, so don’t say it. She is deadly serious about this. She does not like that word and has banned it from her life." She will also respond to ‘Mrs. Jenner,’ however, she thinks the name she has created is better and more funky.
Kristen Wiig and Fabrizio Moretti have called it quits after 18 months of dating, Wiig and the Strokes drummer were first linked in December 2011 after they were spotted making out at a Black Keys' concert in NYC.
Kanye West won’t be charged with any crime in connection with last week's photographer attack. The D.A. won't be charging West with felony attempted robbery, because there's no proof he tried to take the camera at LAX. Police will send the attempted robbery file to the D.A. and they expect it will be rejected within days.
Here's what's breaking out at the movies today. The action flick, The Wolverine and the comedy, The To Do List.
Oprah Winfrey is making her 2nd appearance on David Letterman‘s late-night talk show. Winfrey is making her second-ever appearance August 1st. Eight years ago, Winfrey’s appearance coincided with the red-carpet premiere of The Color Purple on Broadway; after her appearance, Letterman escorted her across the street to the opening. This time, Winfrey is promoting her new film Lee Daniels’ The Butler, which hits theaters August 16th.
Meanwhile, Oprah unveiled the summer lineup and premiere dates for new Oprah's Next Chapter episodes yesterday and she will sit down with Lindsay Lohan for an exclusive interview August 18th.