Jay-Z’s childhood was definitely different than his daughter Blue Ivy’s. He’s admitting that growing up in Brooklyn’s Marcy Projects with his single mother and three siblings led to him selling drugs to make ends meet. Sometimes they'd pay the light bill, sometimes they paid the phone, sometimes the gas went off. He didn't want to be embarrassed when he went to school and didn't want to have dirty sneakers or wear the same clothes over again. Jay-Z swears he never used crack, only sold it. He was thinking about surviving. But Jay Z says his troubled past has made him a better business man today for his sports agency. It’s sad but it’s true and he learned much later in life just how much dealing drugs negatively affects the community. Can you imagine Jay-Z not living the fine life?
Could they have gotten one over on us? Angelina Jolie is provoking another round of secret wedding rumors this week. She was caught hanging out at the beach with her kids wearing what seems to be a new gold band on her wedding finger. The simple ring rests against her much more blingy engagement ring that was given to her by Brad Pitt in the spring of 2012. The couple has been dropping hints that a wedding is coming really, really soon. Wedding or not, this year has already been an extremely emotional, bonding year for Brad and Angelina, especially after Angelina Jolie underwent a preventative mastectomy earlier this year. If anything, that’s definitely one reason that could make you want to race to the alter!
Scarlett Johansson is definitely an established and successful actress in Hollywood and has passed the test. But when it comes to passing with flying colors on other things, that’s not always the case. When it comes to other tests like the SATs, it turns out that Scarlett Johansoon had a more difficult time. She’s revealing that her SAT score from high school, in her eyes, was pretty low. She said, "I think the way it worked when I took them was that they were out of 1,600, so maybe you'd get a 1,240 if you were a smarty-pants. I got a 1,080, which was pretty low. But that was probably because I didn't answer half the math questions." Scarlett Johansson was busy trying to launch her career at the time too. Hey, SATs aren’t everything!
Uh oh! Maybe the Kardashians should be worried that Khloe’s husband Lamar Odom could affect their income! Looks like Lamar Odom’s drug scandal is now hurting the Kardashian brand! People have started to notice heavily marked down racks of their Kardashian Kollection products at Sears, and not even the slashed prices are helping sales. These prices that we’re talking about are some things as cheap as $9.99 and 40-50% off new arrivals! Plus, their tv show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians is seeing a big decrease in viewership. Could this be the end of the Kardashian era? It might just be!
Little Monsters, get excited! Lady Gaga is about to headline the inaugural YouTube Music Awards! It's been announced that Eminem, Arcade Fire and Lady Gaga will all get together for the event, which will take place on November 3rd. The first-ever award show from YouTube will be an hour and a half long and be all live entertainment along with six award categories. This is a smart move on Lady Gaga’s part to join the event since the release date for her next album is November 11th. Regardless talk about something cool and different!
On Monday I reported that Katy Perry got attitude from Barbara Walters for being late to a past interview while she was dealing with her divorce from Russell Brand. Well, now the 84-year-old veteran journalist has issued an apology to Katy Perry, explaining she wasn't aware of the situation. She said, "Katy, if I made you feel at all unhappy, during a time when you were obviously unhappy, and I didn't know, I'm sorry. But you can't always know!" Katy Perry did admit that she kept Barbara Walters in the dark about her marital problems with Russell Brand during the interview. But apparently Barbara Walters looked at Katy Perry and said, 'You know, I've only ever waited for one other person this long, and you know who that person was? Judy Garland. You know how she turned out, right?' OUCH! That being said, I think Barbara Walters did the right thing in apologizing!
Rihanna's string of bad luck with homes continues! For around the third time, someone tried to break into her mansion! While Rihanna was in Australia, someone drove up her private road onto her property, walked to the backyard and threw a chair through a sliding glass door, but the burglars were scared off by the alarm because they left without entering. Rihanna's house is covered by security cameras. To get to the property you have to drive onto a private road. As you turn onto the road, there's a sign: "Smile, You're on camera!" Cops are still on the hunt for the intruders. WHAT DID YOU EXPECT?
Are they or aren’t they?!?!?! There’s conflicting reports going on this morning! First, it seemed as though Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones were finally reuniting after announcing that they were taking a separation. Michael Douglas supposedly begged Catherine Zeta Jones to give their marriage another try and she agreed. It goes beyond the children. You don’t stay married for 13 years without a lot of love being there. My sources are telling me though that while there’s still hope for the marriage, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones are still taking a break and aren’t back together. In fact, the couple, who share the same September 25th birthday, spent their big day apart this year. We hope they can work this out!