- Madonna is opening Hard Candy fitness centers around the world.
"Hard Candy Fitness will be a reflection of Madonna's point of view and will reflect her input on every detail, including music space, light and other design cues." Kabbalah water and Brazilian DJs for everyone! [LA Times ]
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt visited a Bosnian refugee camp, and suddenly, the U.S. government donated $500,000. The mayor of the eastern Bosnian town of Rogatica said that he had lobbied for donations for years, but the Jolie-Pitt visit in April was the turning point.
"I will tattoo her name here," said camp resident Goran Markovic, 47, pointing to one of his arms. After the April visit, refugee camp residents called Jolie their "beauty." But when they found out about the U.S. donation she became "our saint," said Markovic.
"RUSSELL BRAND GAVE HIS KITTEN KATY PERRY A WILDCAT." [Janet Charlton's Hollywood]
Janet Jackson talked about her rich businessman boyfriend Wissam Al Mana on Good Morning America, saying: "He's a very, very private man so I don't talk about our relationship but I really think it's important that I just say this: they've [the press] been trying to marry me off for a very, very long time. But I'm not engaged so I will say that." [Daily Express]
Hot damn, Janet Jackson is red hot on the cover of Jet! [The Life Files]
From a review of Taylor Swift's new album: "The music industry has no shortage of show ponies, but it doesn't often find a unicorn like Taylor Swift." [CNN via EW]
Mel Gibson will actually sit down with Oksana Grigorieva's lawyers on Monday; the deposition will probably involve Mel being asked about punching Oksana while she held their daughter. A Source says: "Mel will decline to discuss the alleged assault on Oksana, citing his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination given the criminal investigation is still active." [Radar Online]
Robert Pattinson turned down an offer to sign with Simon Cowell's record label. SparkleVamp says: "I am selfish with my music. I get my guitar and I play what I like, but the problem is I don't think many other people would like it." Oh, that's where you're wrong! Give the Twihards a chance. [E!]
Evan Rachel Wood is on the cover of Nylon, and she says of Marilyn Manson: "He had a hand in raising me! Oh, I'm always gonna love that guy. He's a genius, he's an amazing artist, we're still friends. Some things just aren't meant to be." She also says: ""I wanna play Janis Joplin. Can I just claim that now please?… Across the Universe is not how I sing - that was very pretty. I sing more like Janis, rough and loud." I always thought Pink would play Janis in her big screen debut that she has never claimed she wanted to have. I have plans for people, okay? [Just Jared]
Oh God is it that time of the year already? The Glee Christmas album comes out next month. Jesus. Literally! [EW]
Toni Colette is pregnant with her second child. [News.com.au]
- "You know what? I was always a little puzzled by The Social Network, because I kind of thought that Jesse Eisenberg looked more like me than Mark [Facebook founder Zuckerberg]. I don't think I look anything like Timberlake, but it's not so bad being played by a sex symbol." — Napster founder Sean Parker. [Gatcrasher]