Shots Fired at Beyonce Show- Kevin Smith 86ed From Airplane- Trace Adkins Bus Crash- Kiefer Mystery Illness- Hidden Jackson Song- Madonna TV and more
Simon Cowell's all-star remake of R.E.M.'s song "Everybody Hurts" has stormed to the top of the U.K. singles chart, making it the fastest-selling charity single this century. The music mogul called on artists including Mariah Carey, Miley Cyrus, Leona Lewis and Kylie Minogue to feature on the cover track to raise money for Haiti's earthquake relief efforts. more
Kevin Smith says he's "way fat," but that shouldn't stop him from flying. The director and actor says a pilot ejected him from a Southwest Airlines flight from Oakland to Burbank, Calif., saying he didn't fit properly in a single seat. more
The director of Madonna's Raising Malawi foundation is denying that there is a land dispute over the charity's planned $15 million girls academy, calling reports that some villagers feel the project is displacing them "erroneous." more
Production of the Fox network thriller "24" has been temporarily shut down so that star and executive producer Kiefer Sutherland can undergo an disclosed surgery. more
Trace Adkins decided to call off his gig in Florida after one of his tour buses collided with a pick-up truck, costing two people their lives. "This is a real tragedy," he says in a statement. "Two people have been killed and I don't even know their names. So out of respect for their families, I prefer not to comment too much at this time." more
Puerto Rico needs more effective legislation to halt human trafficking in the U.S. Caribbean territory, Latin superstar Ricky Martin said Monday. more
Barbara Walters is ending her annual Oscar night celebrity interview special. The veteran newswoman announced on "The View" that this will be the last year she does the ABC special more
Joe Jonas has begun shooting a music video for his new track titled "Make a Wave" which will be featured in upcoming Disneynature film "Oceans". The Jonas Brothers' vocalist tweeted to his followers on February 15 that he did the filming with his collaborator Demi Lovato. more
Dick Francis, the best-selling British thriller writer and former champion jockey, died on Sunday in his home in the Cayman Islands. He was 89. more
Smokey Robinson decided to keep his version of Jackson Five's classic "I Want You Back" as a secret track on his new album because he didn't want to be accused of exploiting the death of Michael Jackson. more
The "We Are the World 25 for Haiti" video was officially unveiled during the opening ceremonies of the XXI Winter Olympic Games. This is a remake with today's "current" stars. Watch the full-length video here and compare and contrast with the original with pre-autotune / studio computer enhanced era singers here. Warning: both versions are loaded with extra cheese.
Bosses at an adult entertainment company have contacted John Mayer to offer him a job as a writer - after he professed his love of pornography during his controversial Playboy interview more
Madonna is to become a "marriage referee" in an edition of a new NBC TV show. The singer will be on a panel of celebrities who'll help settle domestic disputes. BBC reports that she will be joined by the likes of Ricky Gervais and comedian Jerry Seinfeld on The Marriage Ref. more. Too bad that NBC is once again about a decade late to a popular trend. This sounds like something you would have seen on ABC or Fox in 2002.
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