In today’s Tweet Beat, The Weeknd made some new friends, Jaden Smith is looking for his friend and Steven Tyler looks almost exactly the same as he always does. »
It’s that wonderful time of year again, when our favorite extremely paid models get dressed down in all manner of glitz and glam to walk the runway not once but twice, then wait a few weeks to have their hotness edited into an hour-long production so they look even more hot and so that nobody falls. »
In a recent interview with The Guardian, Ryan Adams, pop musician and Taylor Swift cover artist, compared the blonde-mopped scribe of hits such as “Bad Blood” and “Our Song” to Shakespeare himself. This is sweet of him, and his comparison feels hyperbolic yet utterly genuine; he goes on to emphasize how much her music… »
Maybe you missed this cute anecdote about Taylor Swift petting The Weeknd’s hair for like 15 minutes. »
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A hopeless romantic—much more hopeless than romantic—The Weeknd seems eternally obsessed with the thought of things dying, whether it’s love, people, dreams or ideas. Less grim possibilities rarely seem to cross his mind. As a narrator, he’s used to dragging his feet through life while bemoaning the frailty of love.… »
It wasn’t until two years after The Weeknd dropped his first mixtape, 2011’s House of Balloons—to majority praise but with zero publicity—that he finally felt comfortable enough to grant his first interview. At that point, we’d barely seen his face. He could’ve looked like a Fraggle for all we knew. Speaking to Complex »
Not much to say here, except that Kanye West surprised everyone at Coachella by “crashing” The Weeknd’s set and pretty much killed it. »