I truly do not understand why this should be the case, but, according to TMZ’s sources, Katy Perry, one of the most successful pop stars on the planet, desires to be a judge on the zombie American Idol series that ABC insists upon going through with.

Sources tell TMZ that Perry is, “very interested, and is open to scheduling potential tour dates around the show’s taping schedule.” ABC, in turn, is thrilled by Perry’s interest—money is their only concern.

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Guys, let’s not do anything rash, none of this has to happen, I mean, I loved American Idol, when I was twelve. Let’s just hold onto the good memories while we still can.

[TMZ]


Taylor Swift’s been laying low since she was feeling “overexposed” (or maybe just exposed) after the events of last summer. But the singer still makes occasional contact with the world via flowers and handwritten notes to strangers on the day of their graduation. Congrats, Ashley!

[Billboard]


DO NOT take North West’s picture. Don’t provoke tiny children you don’t even know to exasperation just because they are Kardashian-born.

[Twitter / Hello Giggles]


  • Tony Bennett cancelled a concert in Pennsylvania due to illness (a mild flu virus, according to his publicist]. [THR]
  • Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott are in a real and exclusive relationship—Kylie even met his family. [TMZ]
  • Chrissy Teigan got a temporary tattoo on her lower back in response to husband John Legend dancing with a female fan at one of his concerts, which, I guess, is fair? [Us Weekly]
  • Lena Dunham’s personal trainer says the writer/actress just wants to feel comfortable in her own skin. [People]
  • Here’s a fresh batch of Alec Baldwin and Melissa McCarthy’s lampooning political impressions on SNL. [Youtube]
  • Did you know Tom Cruise is starring in the upcoming revival of The Mummy? Please don’t make jokes, Tom Cruise. [Twitter]