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For the members of DV8, a female quartet from New Jersey, selecting a song to perform at "the X Factor" auditions wasn't a problem.
"Choosing the song was easy," Lyric, 19, said. Coordinating outfits, that was the hard part.
The teens -- along with Lyric, 18-year-old Queen and Loca and 19-year-old Hazel -- plan to sing "Next to Me" by Emeli Sande...Read more »
Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato have made their way to Long Island.
Newsday are at the Nassau Coliseum, along with Cowell, Lovato and new judges Kelly Rowland and Paulia Rubio, plus legions of "X Factor" hopefuls returning for round two of the TV talent show auditions.
The judges were not present when producers vetted more than 16,000 contestants during the first Long Island auditions...Read more »
Katy Perry has revealed that when her ex-husband, comedian Russell Brand, broke up with her after 14 months of marriage, he did it by text.
They haven't been in contact since, Perry says in the new issue of Vogue magazine. "Let's just say I haven't heard from him since he texted me saying he was divorcing me December 31, 2011."
Perry, 28, said when they first became involved...Read more »
Justin Bieber has been cleared of any wrongdoing in a hit-and-run accident he was reportedly involved in late Monday night, according to TMZ.
The website is reporting the Los Angeles Police Department interviewed Bieber, 19, as well as his representatives and witnesses after the singer allegedly pinned a photographer between his white Ferrari and a parked car as he drove away from the Laugh...Read more »
Sunday's episode of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" was not anything terribly outrageous. (Well, except for the pig grazing on Caroline Manzo's front lawn.)
The Gorgas and Giudices are still feuding (at least for this episode), Jaclyn continues to focus on helping her son and everyone is sick, most notably, Teresa's father.
It's his hospital stay that results...Read more »
That's what Chanel Omari of "Princesses: Long Island" oh-so-fittingly dubs the dramatic altercation that ensues between Casey Cohen and Erica Gimbel at the Shabbat dinner Omari put on for the girls during night one of their Hamptons weekends. It continues into episode 3, with Erica, surprisingly, giving Casey what looks like a heartfelt apology for...Read more »
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are celebrating Father’s Day with their new baby girl, but surprisingly the celebrity couple has been silent on Twitter about their bundle of joy.
No tweets about the baby’s name. No photos of her. Nothing. In fact, not a peep on Twitter from Kim or Kanye since Friday. Khloe Kardashian-Odom so far is the only member of the clan to tweet about the baby, writing...Read more »
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are parents.
The first child of the reality-TV star and the rapper arrived weeks earlier than the due date, as the couple welcomed a baby girl Saturday at Cedars-Sinai hospital in West Hollywood, Calif., E! News said.
TMZ.com additionally reported that Kardashian, 32, developed contractions Friday night and went into full labor early Saturday morning.
The...Read more »
Melissa McCarthy isn't letting anyone rain on her parade.
Are you listening, Rex Reed?
The 42-year-old actress proves in a Thursday New York Times article that she is not only hilarious but classy and down-to-earth. Rather than viciously attack Reed, who referred to her as "tractor sized" in a February New York Observer review of McCarthy's movie "Identity Thief,"...Read more »
Finally, a good look at Smaug, the mighty dragon. And he is one big fella.
The first trailer for Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" gives fans an idea of just how intimidating the dragon is, with his fiery eyes and threatening jaws, in comparison to hobbit Bilbo Baggins, who cowers amid all his gold in the face of the beast.
Also exciting is the return of...Read more »