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9 Big Music Feuds
 9 Big Music Feuds 

9 Big Music Feuds

Even Taylor Swift gets into them

(Newser) - One of the songs on Taylor Swift's hugely popular 1989 is reportedly about Katy Perry—"Bad Blood," which includes the lyrics "Did you think we'd be fine? / Still got scars on my back from your knife," is rumored to be about Perry "...

5 Huge Hits That Were Actually Covers

'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' was originally about ... a guy

(Newser) - If you're a fan of any of these 10 songs rounded up by the BBC , you may not know they're actually cover versions. A sampling:
  • "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun," Cyndi Lauper: The 1983 song was originally sung by Robert Hazard in 1979; he wrote it
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5 Stars Who Use Decoys
 5 Stars Who Use Decoys 

5 Stars Who Use Decoys

Sometimes you just need a lookalike

(Newser) - Being rich and famous is great, but sometimes celebrities don't want to be hounded. SheFinds rounds up nine celebrities who've used decoys. A sampling:
  • Katy Perry used a friend as a body double at an Australian airport.
  • Madonna used multiple lookalikes during her MDNA tour.

Netscape and Joe Camel, Class of '18 Never Knew Ye

Saturday morning cartoons not a big thing for them

(Newser) - Kids these days, with their Firefox and Chrome … Members of the incoming Class of 2018 probably never used Netscape or got hooked on Saturday morning cartoons, according to an annual list apparently aimed at making you feel old. Beloit College in Wisconsin notes in its yearly Mindset List that...

7 Craziest Celebrity Demands
 7 Craziest Celebrity Demands 

7 Craziest Celebrity Demands

Staircase assistants, brand-new toilet seats...

(Newser) - "Diva demands" sometimes seem like an escalating arms race; Radar rounds up 15 of the craziest demands from both female and male celebrities. A sampling:
  • Mariah Carey once reportedly demanded a "staircase assistant" before going on a British talk show. Another time, her concert rider got very specific,
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Analysis: Sinatra Is Planet&#39;s Most Important Person...
Analysis: Sinatra Is Planet's Most Important Person...
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Analysis: Sinatra Is Planet's Most Important Person...

...at least according to Wikipedia ... and its English version

(Newser) - Using methods borrowed from Google, a group of researchers has analyzed all Wikipedia pages and determined that, at least on the English language version of the site, Frank Sinatra is the world's most important person. Second place goes to Michael Jackson, and third to Pope Pius XII. When factoring...

The 10 Most- Misheard Song Lyrics

 The 10 Most- 
 Misheard 
 Song Lyrics 
new poll

The 10 Most- Misheard Song Lyrics

Starring Abba, Queen, Bon Jovi

(Newser) - "See that girl, watch her scream": British music website Blinkbox has polled 2,000 adults on the most-misheard pop lyrics ever, and the results are amusing. While Ozzy Osbourne, Lady Gaga, and Shaggy topped the list of least-understandable singers, it was Abba, Queen, and Bon Jovi whose individual songs...

Madonna Directing Her 3rd Movie

'Ade: A Love Story' is an adaptation of a novel

(Newser) - Madonna will direct her third film, an adaptation of a novel by the daughter of The Color Purple author Alice Walker. Ade: A Love Story, Rebecca Walker's first novel, is about a 19-year-old US student who travels to Africa and falls in love with a Muslim man, according to...

13 Big Celebrity Feuds
 13 Big Celebrity Feuds 

13 Big Celebrity Feuds

Let's just say these stars don't get along

(Newser) - Admit it: Celebrity feuds are kinda fun. Radar rounds up 26 of the juiciest. A sampling:
  • Chelsea Handler is friends with Jennifer Aniston and thus no fan of Angelina Jolie, although she once insisted, "It has nothing to do with Jennifer." She just thinks Jolie "seems like
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4 Celebrity Midlife Crises
 4 Celebrity Midlife Crises 

4 Celebrity Midlife Crises

Younger lovers, ill-advised tattoos...

(Newser) - Celebrities are just like us: They get midlife crises, too. The Huffington Post rounds up a few who've had productive midlife crises (Tim Robbins wrote an album) and seven who've had decidedly less constructive ones:
  • Johnny Depp: Broke up with longtime girlfriend Vanessa Paradis and hooked up with
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15 Celebs Who Were Banished From Talk Shows

Madonna, Piers Morgan, and Hugh Grant were all banned

(Newser) - Ever shown a rude guest the door and slammed it hard enough to send a message? Well, talk show hosts have performed the same bold feat—and with some of the major egos of Hollywood. Styleblazer lists 15 stars who were told to never return:
  • Hugh Grant. Daily Show host
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4 Weird Ways Actors Landed Big Roles

From washing a car to sending pictures of ... what?

(Newser) - It's not always head shots and auditions that land stars big roles. Page Six rounds up seven out-of-the-ordinary ways actors got the part. A sampling:
  • Mila Kunis: Told producers of That '70s Show she was almost 18, when in fact she was only 14.
  • Madonna: Was convinced she
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10 Stars Who've Slammed Their Exes—in Public

Because that's the mature way to handle things

(Newser) - Celebrities: always keeping it classy. The Huffington Post rounds up 20 stars—including some big names—who just haven't been able to keep their private lives private. They've dissed exes on Twitter, in magazines, and in other public spaces. Click through the gallery for a sampling of 10,...

Madonna Posts Picture of Son, 13, Holding Booze

She insists Rocco wasn't actually drinking; Internet freaks anyway

(Newser) - Not a great idea: being an international pop star and posting a photo to your Instagram account showing your 13-year-old son holding a bottle of gin. Yet that's what Madonna did Saturday, along with the caption, "The party has just begun! Bring it! 2014." In addition to...

The Weird Ways 15 Celebs Stay Skinny

Grapefruit and lemon juice and baby food, oh my

(Newser) - Sure, if you want to lose weight you could just eat fewer calories and go to the gym, but what fun would that be? Radar rounds up 30 weird diet and exercise tricks celebrities use to stay thin. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or check out the complete...

16 Celeb Couples Who Split Up This Year

2013 was unlucky for these stars

(Newser) - This year wasn't great for these 16 celebrity couples, all of whom split up. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or see the full lists at ETOnline , PopSugar , and the Huffington Post .

7 Celebs Who Are Notoriously Cheap

They'd like to keep their big bucks to themselves, thanks

(Newser) - Just because they make the big bucks doesn't mean they have to spend the big bucks. Radar rounds up 15 of Hollywood's biggest cheapskates. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or check out the complete list (including one celebrity who hoards hotel soap and shampoo) here .

Stars Clog SNL's Christmas Episode

Fallon, Timberlake joined by Bloomberg, McCartney

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live had itself a merry little star-studded Christmas episode last night, with SNL alum Jimmy Fallon guest hosting, while Justin Timberlake played musical guest ... though as Kevin Rutherford at Billboard notes, "for all intents and purposes, think of him as a backup host of sorts." The...

8 Celeb &#39;Charity&#39; Scandals
 8 Celeb 'Charity' Scandals 

8 Celeb 'Charity' Scandals

They're raising money for the less fortunate ... and sometimes also for themselves

(Newser) - Kim Kardashian got herself in hot water recently when it was revealed that just a small fraction of her recent "charity" auction proceeds actually went to charity. But she's far from the only celebrity to get embroiled in such a scandal. Radar rounds up 14 more, including more...

Theater Bans Madonna After Texting Incident

She's not welcome at the Alamo Drafthouse

(Newser) - Madonna made headlines last week for texting while watching the premiere of 12 Years a Slave at the New York Film Festival. And as a result, she's not welcome ... at a theater chain based in Texas. The CEO of the Alamo Drafthouse chain, known for its awesome no-talking-no-texting rules...

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