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Usher’s son released from the hospital.

Usher’s son released from the hospital.
Posted Tuesday, August 13th 2013 @ 6am

Usher's son is out of the hospital and sporting a huge bandage on his arm after nearly drowning last week. 5-year-old Usher Raymond V was spotted with his grandma leaving an indoor play center called Mighty Jumps in Atlanta yesterday -- a party space filled with moon bounces and flying children -- exactly one week after he had to be rescued when his arm got stuck in a pool drain. Thank goodness he is ok.

Rihanna’s staff members have been saying she has been a handful since her breakup with Chris Brown just weeks ago and she is not handling it well. Staff member said "Rihanna has never been easy to work for, but since she and Chris Brown broke up, she’s been beyond horrible. We’re always sent on some errand to the middle of nowhere just to find something trivial, like the ‘right’ ice bucket or color notepad.” Rihanna has since been seen partying on a regular basis with her friends, most recently in her hometown of Barbados.

A federal judge in Georgia dismissed yesterday the discrimination claims against Paula Deen after a former Savannah restaurant manager caused Deen to lose a substantial amount of her enterprise. Lisa Jackson sued Deen and her brother, Bubba Hiers, claiming she was subjected to sexual harassment and racist attitudes during the 5 years she worked at Uncle Bubba’s Seafood and Oyster House. Judge William T. Moore, Jr. ruled the plaintiff, who is white, had no grounds for racial discrimination. The ruling left the sexual harassment claims in play. The Food Network was quick to not renew the host’s contract after she admitted she used racial slurs in the past.

George Lucas and Mellody Hobson are parents to a baby girl. The newlyweds welcomed daughter Everest Hobson Lucas via gestational surrogate on Friday, August 9th. The baby girl is the first biological child for both Lucas and Hobson. The Star Wars filmmaker is already father to three children through adoption: Amanda, 32, Katie, 25, and Jett, 20.

Katy Perry revealed the inspiration behind her new single 'Roar'. Perry said the track is inspired by her time in therapy since the release of her last album Teenage Dream. She also described the new single - the first to be taken from her upcoming album Prism, out October 22nd - as a "self-empowering type of song."

Meanwhile, Katy and her man, John Mayer recorded a duet they wrote together, "Who You Love," for Mayer's new album, Paradise Valley which is due out August 20th. The song gives insight into couple's attraction to each other and hints that they split in March because Mayer wasn't ready to be in a relationship. As for the giggle at the end of the song, Perry says "that's just a love giggle. It's like the ones that Mariah Carey had in 1990. I was going for that, I think I was just so happy ... You’re catching the real moment there."

OPI has announced their 2014 partnership with Carrie Underwood. Carrie worked with Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI & Nicole by OPI Executive VP & Artistic Director, to develop 14 new nail lacquers. The collection features a colorful mosaic of hues ranging from soft pastels to dark sultry shades to playful glitters–and of course, Carrie's signature shade: a gold textured lacquer called Carrie’d Away. The new shades will be available in January at mass retailers.

Snooki was snapped last week takin her 11-month old baby, Lorenzo to a DNA testing facility in NJ. Radar Online published a series of photos taken outside of a lab in Elizabethwhich specializes in paternity testing. Others are saying she was at the facility to maybe try to find her biological parents.

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