According to industry estimates, British songbird Susan Boyle's debut platter 'I Dream A Dream' is set to crush Rihanna's 1st week sales of her 4th CD by over 800,000 copies! Boyle's CD set a record in the UK for the biggest 1st week for a debut album in history with over 400K units sold.

Here in America, the Britain’s Got Talent runner up is expected to top that figure with over 600K sold in the first week, giving her an astonishing 1 million albums sold in the first week!

There is something to be said for great music. I guess all those industry fools who think sex sells over talent are rethinking their strategies now.

Meanwhile, Def Jam/IDJ’s Rihanna, 'Rated R' is expected to sell just 180-200k here in the states. This, despite the incredible hype attached to Rihanna's first sit down interview where she discussed her beat down at the hands of convicted woman beater Chris Brown.

Lady GaGa's Fame Monster EP, a seven-song addition to the deluxe edition available on its own, will do 180-200k.

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According to explosive new information from TMZ.com and ESPN, golf superstar Tiger Woods was high on prescription pain killers when he climbed barefoot into his luxury SUV around 3 a.m. Friday and sped off into the night.

He didn't get far as he collided with a fire hydrant at the end of his runway inside his gated community and then careened across a neighbor's front yard before smacking into a tree.

It seems that Tiger was telling the truth in a statement posted on his website on Sunday in which he stated his wife Elin Nordegren-Woods didn't physically assault him with a golf club as we all originally thought.

The assumption all along had been that Tiger tried to escape after fighting with his golf club-wielding wife over rumors of his alleged creeping with an industry trollop.

But evidence shows Elin actually did use the club to bash out the locked windows of Tiger's truck so she could pull him out just as she told the FHP.

According to an eyewitness, Tiger was knocked out on the ground outside the vehicle with a shaken Elin hovering over him. He was so tore up on prescription drugs that he couldn't keep his eyes open when police and paramedics arrived on the scene.

Paramedics applied "pain stimulus" to arouse Tiger from his stupor. This works by rubbing the 2nd knuckles of your closed hand against the collarbone or breastbone of the patient causing instant pain. Normally this is done when a patient is believed to be under the influence of something and you want to wake him up quickly.

Tiger awoke briefly and then passed out again. He was wearing shorts, a t-shirt and no shoes. It's illegal in Florida to drive without shoes.

According to TMZ, Elin was asked if Tiger was taking any medications. This is another indication that Tiger was over medicated because medical personnel are trained to recognize the signs of drug abuse. Elin went in the house and brought out two pill bottles. She said she did not know when he had last taken the meds.

Elin was extremely upset and was told twice by paramedics to stand back while they tended to her husband. This hardly sounds like a woman who just beat her husband down with his own golf club.

Most notable is the fact that Tiger didn't have any head wounds -- just facial lacerations consistent with an auto accident.

All of this could explain why Tiger has thrice refused to speak with police about his accident. It is likely that his painkiller addiction could end up costing him lucrative endorsements.

The FHP are seeking a warrant to gain access to Tiger's medical records from his emergency room visit. Police also plan to view surveillance cameras of Tiger leaving his home that night. That's if Tiger releases the footage.

Rapper 50 Cent and his girlfriend Ciara are both flops career-wise. But even though their combined album sales didn't top 100K, they still traveled to Paris, France to unwind and spend money.

I keep tellin y'all that Ciara and 50 Cent are still a couple -- though God knows what either of them see in each other.

Over the weekend, Ciara posted this pic on her Twitter page of herself in Paris trying on a pair of Nina Ricci platform pumps. Hopefully she left those repulsive looking shoes in the store.

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ABC put the smack down on convicted woman beater Chris Brown:

ABC’s ‘Good Morning America‘ has written off another controversial music performance as the network pulled the plug on Chris Brown, who was set to sing on the program next week, according to the New York Post.

Brown hasn’t been able to shake the negative energy he’s been getting since he assaulted his ex-girlfriend Rhianna. Instead of promoting his music, Brown agreed to speak with host Robin Roberts during a prime-time segment on ‘20/20‘ set to air Dec. 11 — he reportedly taped the interview over the weekend.

And this interview promises to feature Brown coming clean about the incident, unlike his pussyfooting around the issue during recent appearances on ‘Larry King Live‘ and ‘The Wendy Williams Show.’

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In case you were wondering if former Pretty Ricky member Pleasure P and Eddie Murphy's daughter Bria are still dating, yes they are.

The cute couple were spotted out & about in Miami, Florida over the weekend. Bria just turned 20 this month and I don't know how old Pleasure is.

Who knew Pleasure P was balling like this? This Lambo had to set him back at least 200 stacks. Or maybe the car is Bria's -- a gift from daddy perhaps?

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As I told you earlier, Kanye West's beard Amber Rose visited Atlanta for the first time this weekend (or so she says). Benny and Slimm of Benny Ent. and Plush Blue Entertainment paid Amber a grip ($10,000) to host a party at their club Primal ATL on Friday night. The club was jam packed with patrons and VIP guests who dropped a house note just for VIP access to be near the chick.

They said Amber was "very nice" and graciously posed with everyone who asked. I would too if someone was paying me 10 grand just to show up somewhere and drink free liquor.


Promoter Slimm of Plush Blue brought Amber Rose to town


Promoter Benny of Benny Entertainment and Amber Rose.

Sorry, but I just don't see the big deal with her. I see finer chicks picking up money off the floor in Atlanta's finest strip clubs.

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Professional beard Amber Rose was spotted out & about shopping at the tony Phillips Plaza on Saturday. She stopped in Saks Fifth Avenue and Louis Vuitton before heading to Intermix where she was styled by one of the stylists on staff. Oh, you thought Amber styled herself? You thought wrong.

Amber Rose was being chauffeured around town on Plush Blue and Benny Entertainment's dime. The promoters paid Amber a huge sum to host a party at Primal nightclub on Friday night. People who don't normally party at Primal came out just to see Amber Rose, who was scheduled to host a party at Dreamz on Saturday night. But I'm told she backed out when the promoters refused to pay her the remainder of her $10,000 fee upfront. I still don't know why she's commanding that much loot.

Grammy Award winning producer Sean Garrett was also shopping at Phillips Plaza on Saturday. In fact, if you want to see celebs, Phillips plaza is the place to be. I'm there every weekend shopping and there isn't a day that goes by when I don't see someone famous. Two weekends ago I saw Usher's ex-wife Tameka Foster. I know she's not a celebrity, but she thinks she is.

By the way, this picture doesn't do Sean Garrett any justice. He looked so buff in his white Louis Vuitton hoodie. Simply scrumptious! I took Sean by the hand and tried to lead him into the nearby Tiffany's store because I knew exactly what I wanted for Christmas (that rose gold Tiffany watch for $18,000). But he politely declined to give me his AMEX black card. We're supposed to meet up for lunch sometime this week, and maybe I'll get my watch then.

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Rapper T.I., affectionately known as "Tip" to his family and friends, wanted the world to know just how much he loves his boo Tameka "Tiny" Cottle.

So last week, he reached out to his staff at Grand Hustle and ordered up a big surprise for his lil mama, who began shooting the 2nd season of her hit family reality show The Tiny & Toya Show on BET.

"He called and asked when the cameras would be rolling," a production crew member told Sandrarose.com exclusively over the weekend. "He wanted to capture everything on camera."

The surprise began for Tiny last Monday as she answered a knock on the door of her posh Jonesboro, GA mansion.

It was a flower delivery man bearing 6 or 7 bouquets of roses.

10 minutes later, there came another knock at the door and another flower arrangement. And every ten minutes thereafter -- for about two hours -- came more flower arrangements until the foyer was filled with a dozen beautiful bouquets of roses and flowers.

But between deliveries of flowers came the biggest surprise of all: couriers came bearing gifts of a different kind. "I want to show her how much I love her. I want to do something nice for her on camera," T.I. had told his staff.

And something nice it was!

Couriers delivered a $4,000 Valentino bag, a pair of $2,000 Nicholas Kirkwood pumps (I'm smiling as I type this because some of y'all don't have a clue about Nicholas Kirkwood pumps), a $1,500 Gucci jacket, scarf and matching boots, and a bottle of Marc Jacobs perfume.

"I ain't gon' lie that's some real cute love right there," said the production assistant. "Every day he's calling asking how's she doing, does she need anything? It was so sweet. He has a great heart."

"People don't realize how sweet she is," the source continued. "But they're getting to know her on the show. She's so go with the flow. We want them to stay together. Because if they break up, Tip might end up with a b*tch that none of us get along with."

You don't understand, what other rapper's girlfriend has what Tiny has. She drives a f****** Bentley! For a long time Kim [Porter] wasn't driving no Bentley. She might have had a Range, but not no damn Bentley -- and Puffy's money is longer! [Tip] takes very good care of everybody."

"You didn't get that from me!" said my production source who asked to remain anonymous because she didn't have authority to tell me anything.

The source didn't know the exact cost of the romantic gesture, but I guesstimate T.I. spent between 20 and 30 grand on his boo. It must be nice to be able to treat your honey like it's Valentine's Day on any day of the week!

Probably the track off The Black Album that started all the Jay Z devil worshiping rumors -- and for good reason.

On this track, Jay Z seems preoccupied with other worldly powers as he descends into darkness (or madness). The more I study his lyrics, the more Hova begins to sound like a deranged narcissist, comparing himself both to God ["And when I perish, the meek shall inherit the earth"], and to the fallen angel, Lucifer, the Prince of Darkness.

The charges of devil worship against Jay Z and his artists have reached such a fever pitch that the mogul has been forced to defend his music and his religion. In addition to glorifying guns and violence while mourning the loss of a friend on this track, Jay Z claims to be a Christian. Yet, in this video he clearly says, "That's my word, I ain't never read the Bible in my life."

So which is it?

    Lucifer, Dawn of the mourning
    I'm gonna chase you out of Earth
    Lucifer, Lucifer, Dawn of the mourning...
    (I'm from the murder Capital, where we murder for capital)
    Lucifer, Lucifer, Dawn of the mourning
    I'm gonna chase you out of Earth

    [Kanyeeze you did it again, you a genius nigga!]
    Lucifer, Lucifer, Dawn of the mourning...
    So you niggas change your attitude
    For they asking what happened to you

    [Verse One]
    Lord forgive him
    He got them dark forces in him
    But he also got a righteous cause for sinning
    Them a murder me so I gotta murder them first
    Emergency doctors performing procedures
    Jesus

    I ain't trying to be facetious
    But "Vengance is mine" said the Lord
    You said it better than all
    Leave niggas on death's door
    Breathing off res-pir-ra-tors
    for killing my best boy
    HATERS

    On permanent hiatus as I skate
    In the Maybach Benz
    Flyer than Sanaa Lathan
    Pumping "Brown Sugar" by D'Angelo
    In Los Angeles
    Like an Evangelist
    I can introduce you to your maker
    Bring you closer to nature
    Ashes after they cremate you bastards
    Hope you've been reading your psalms and chapters
    Paying your tithes, being good Catholics
    I'm coming

    [Chorus]

    [Verse Two]

    Yes
    This is Holy war
    I wet y'all all with the Holy water
    Spray from the Heckler Koch auto-matic
    All the static shall cease to exist
    Like a sabbatical, I throw a couple at you
    Take six

    Spread love to all of my dead thugs
    I'll pour out a little Louie 'til I head above
    Yes Sir
    And when I perish
    The meek shall inherit the earth

    Until that time it's on and poppin'
    Church

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SWAT teams have surrounded a Seattle, Washington area house where a suspect who gunned down 4 Seattle police officers execution style is believed to be holed up inside.

Police say Maurice Clemmons, 37, of Tacoma walked into an upscale coffee house at about 8:15 a.m. on Sunday and opened fire on the 4 officers as they sat working on their laptops.

The 4 dead officers -- three men and one woman -- were in full uniform including flak jackets as they prepared to start their day shifts.

Ed Troyer, a spokesman for the Pierce County Sheriff, told reporters that two of the officers were executed "flat out" where they sat. He said a third officer was shot dead as he stood up and attempted to reach for his weapon. The last officer standing struggled with Clemmons and may have shot him before being killed.

Troyer believes Clemmons may already have succumbed to his injuries.

"We have determined that in fact he has been shot," he said. "He may be deceased from his gunshot wound."

Troyer said Clemmons was "well versed" with his weapon and the police officers were targeted. Clemmons didn't aim at anyone else in the coffee shop and all the bullets hit their marks.

A family member told police Clemmons was dropped off by someone at his aunt's house in the well-kept neighborhood of middle class homes sometime yesterday evening. She said she tried calling her aunt and Clemmons but no one in the house answered. Police have cordoned off a 3 block area around the house.

Witnesses say they heard flash bang devices and gunshots near the home as SWAT moved in.

Clemmons has an extensive criminal history, including rape of a child, aggravated robbery and attempted murder of another police officer. Yet he was given clemency by then-governor and Fox News host Mike Huckabee, who commuted his 95-year prison sentence to time served and parole.

If Huckabee decides to run for president in 2012, Clemmons could become his Willie Horton.

Horton was a convicted felon serving a life sentence for murder when he was released on a work furlough program in the 1980s. While out on work release, Horton committed rape, armed robbery and assault. He became an albatross around the neck of then-presidential candidate, Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis, who favored the work release program.

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Golf superstar Tiger Woods posted a statement on his website today disputing wild rumors that he is a victim of domestic abuse.

Woods was involved in a one-car accident in the driveway of his mansion on Friday. He sustained facial lacerations and bruises that TMZ.com claimed were inflicted by his wife Elin Nordegren-Woods after the two argued about his rumored infidelity with an industry trollop.

Meanwhile, Woods canceled a 3rd scheduled meeting with FHP officers who sought to interview Woods and his wife about the accident.

As you all know, I had a single-car accident earlier this week, and sustained some injuries. I have some cuts, bruising and right now I'm pretty sore.

This situation is my fault, and it's obviously embarrassing to my family and me. I'm human and I'm not perfect. I will certainly make sure this doesn't happen again.

This is a private matter and I want to keep it that way. Although I understand there is curiosity, the many false, unfounded and malicious rumors that are currently circulating about my family and me are irresponsible.

The only person responsible for the accident is me. My wife, Elin, acted courageously when she saw I was hurt and in trouble. She was the first person to help me. Any other assertion is absolutely false.

This incident has been stressful and very difficult for Elin, our family and me. I appreciate all the concern and well wishes that we have received. But, I would also ask for some understanding that my family and I deserve some privacy no matter how intrusive some people can be.

This statement can be taken one of two ways: Either Tiger is admitting to having a substance abuse problem that led to his car accident (addiction to pain killers maybe?) or he really is telling the truth and Elin didn't go upside his head with one of his own golf clubs.

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TheIndustryExposed.com gives us an in-depth look into the allegations of rapper Jay Z's involvement with secret societies, devil worship and the coming New World Order.

Even if you doubt the existence of the Illuminati or the allegations surrounding Jay Z's use of anti-Christian images and lyrics in his music, you can't deny some of the damning evidence in this trailer.

This helps to explain how a singer with seemingly little in the way of talent (Robyn Fenty), was able to climb to the top of the music industry heap.

And it also explains how a mentally disturbed producer (Kanye West) was able to navigate the industry jungle to become one of the top rappers in the world while other artists connected to Jay Z seem to be languishing in obscurity (ie, Beyonce and Beanie Sigel).

But as Jay Z, Rihanna and Kanye are finding out, there's a price to pay when you sell your soul to the devil for material gains.

Yesterday, I was out & about shopping, trying to find the sales when I received a text that golfing superstar Tiger Woods had been involved in a serious auto accident. The questions came quickly: was he alone in the car? Was alcohol involved?

My friend filled in the holes in the story: Yes he was alone in the car. He pulled out of his driveway and backed into a fire hydrant before plowing into a neighbor's tree with his SUV. No, alcohol wasn't involved. The accident occurred in his driveway. Right then we knew it had to be a domestic situation.

Earlier this week, the Huffington Post broke the story that Tiger Woods was sleeping around with an industry trollop -- as all rich, powerful married men do.

When I got home and read the details online, it appears the media tried to cover for Tiger's wife Elin by claiming that she broke out a window in his SUV with one of his golf clubs to get him out of the truck. The Florida highway patrol officer who arrived on the scene said Elin was "hovering over" Tiger with a golf club as he lay on the ground. Tiger was later treated for facial lacerations and released from a hospital.

Facial lacerations that were inflicted by Elin -- not the collisions with the fire hydrant or tree.

Every sistah who has ever had their suspicions confirmed about their cheating men can identify with Elin. Tiger is lucky his wife reached for one of his golf clubs and not a knife or a gun.

But on the other hand, Elin should have known better. You don't marry a rich and powerful man and not expect him to keep a mistress on the side. Keeping a mistress or two just goes with the territory when you're rich and famous -- and they all do it. Wives who think their husbands don't cheat are delusional.

Now it remains to be seen if Elin will be charged with domestic battery or will the cover up continue.

How embarrassing for White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers and her incompetent staff:

It seems that an uninvited couple showed up at a White House checkpoint for Barack Obama's 1st state dinner on Nov. 24, and simply walked in like they owned the place.

Michaele Salahi -- who is a cast member on the 1st season of 'Real Housewives of DC' - and her husband, millionaire Tareq Salahi, attended the prestigious White House dinner without an invite and later posted pictures of their escapade on Facebook.

The Salahis posted pics of themselves posing with WH chief of staff Rahm Emanuel, Vice President Joe Biden and marines on the White House lawn.

Bravo cameras followed the couple throughout the day on Tuesday as they prepared for the party, but the cameras were not on White House grounds that night, according to a Bravo spokesman.

At first the White House lied and said the couple never got close to the president. It took 3 days for a picture of the couple schmoozing with Barack Obama at the dinner to surface online.

When the AP asked WH social secretary Desiree Rogers whether she or anyone from her office were at the checkpoint to receive the guests, she answered curtly, "We were not."

isn't that her job to make sure someone is at the checkpoint to see that her invited guests get in OK and to keep uninvited guests out? Maybe if Desiree tended to her job a little better instead of worrying about being on the social scene, this kind of scandal could have been avoided.

Now everyone's pointing fingers and the Secret Service is scrambling to explain how this couple got through their supposedly strict security procedures. A spokesman for the SS acknowledged that protocol was not followed that night.

Ronald Kessler, author of a book on the Secret Service, said in an interview:

"While the couple did pass through a magnetometer to detect weapons, they could have assassinated the president or vice president using other means — anthrax, for example. The additional security checks referred to by the Secret Service spokesman screen for such items as radiological contamination but would not detect secreted biological weapons."

And let's not forget that somewhere within the hallowed halls of the White House, the Obamas children were sleeping soundly. Their lives could have been endangered by this unprecedented lapse in security.

What an embarrassment this administration is.

Last night, the president of the United States held his first state dinner at the White House. The well-heeled invited guests included a Prime minister, a Nobel prize laureate, millionaire industrialists and entrepreneurs, Katie Couric of CBS News, Robin Roberts of ABC News, actors Alfre Woodard and Blair Underwood, and this odd pair - billionaire movie mogul David Geffen and his 26-year-old boyfriend Jeremy Lingvall.

That's Jeremy talking to Obama and that's David Geffen, 2nd from left, in the above picture taken at the dinner last night.

The seating arrangement was designed so as not to bruise some of the biggest egos in the world. So the First Lady had her own table where she broke bread with her distinguished guests and Barack Obama's special guests were seated at his table. I'm assuming there were other tables in the room as well.

Guess which table Geffen and his boy toy sat at?

Now I wouldn't be mentioning any of this if the boy, Jeremy, hadn't dashed home after the dinner to post pics from the dinner on his Facebook page along with little musings about the dinner and Obama in general.

According to Gawker.com, Jeremy and Geffen have been linked since last September when they met at an Obama fundraiser. Did I mention that Geffen is 66?

Anyway, once Gawker.com posted the pics from the kid's Facebook, the privacy settings on the account were abruptly changed. You'd think that Jeremy would have made his page private before posting the pics -- unless he wanted the world to see them?

Call me a prude or whatever, but a 66-year-old man bringing his 26-year-old sex object (what else is he?) to dine at the president's table in the White House just seems a bit irregular to me.

But I guess no one raised an eyebrow since Geffen is a billionaire who contributed generously to Obama's campaign?

So I was browsing my favorite blogs and I saw this item about socialite Teyana Taylor falling out with the chick behind the makeup product "Dope Lips." Apparently, Teyana was perpetrating like this was "her" line of lip products as if we don't know that some of us always lie about owning anything.

Well, according to TaSH, who follows the broad on Twitter, Teyana and Monica fell out:

DoPeLips is NO MORE… Teyana & Monica had a falling out

@DOPELIPS IS NOW @NOMOREDRAMAPLZ BECAUSE THE OWNERS OF DOPELIPS HAD A FALLING OUT. IF YOU WANT @DOPELIPS TO COME BACK THEN TALK TO @VIICIIOUSVIIXEN & @TEYANATAYLOR GET THEM TO MAKE UP AND B FRIENDS AGAIN BUT I DOUBT U CAN. I WISH @TEYANATAYLOR & @VIICIIOUSVIIXEN WOULD WORK IT OUT BUT I DONT SEE IT HAPPENING. MAYBE U GUYS CAN CONVINCE THEM. :’-(

Can you believe this? What kind of business arrangement did these two have going? Did they draw up the contracts on toilet paper? And why would we care about convincing them to work it out? Are we shareholders in the company?

I don't even have to guess that Monica is black. This sounds like some ghetto foolishness for real.

With mostly garbage Hip Hop inundating today's radio airwaves, some of us have been able to survive the R&B drought by queuing up Sade on our iPODs and dreaming of how life used to be. Well, dream no more: Sade Adu is returning with a new album for the lover in you!

We don't even care that the ravaging effects of Sade's rough life at the hands of her abusive husband is etched all over her face -- she's still beautiful to us!

According to Sony, Sade's long-awaited follow up to the almost decade old classic “Lover’s Rock” is in the can and ready to hit store shelves in February 2010.

I admit, I'm downloading the album if it leaks early, but I'm also buying two copies: one for the crib and one for the ride. Can't wait!

Skin whitening products have been all the rage within certain cultures for decades. But now advertising for the products have gone more mainstream -- and more brazen.

This ad touts whiter skin as more socially acceptable, and assures us that our lives will get better if we smear the junk on our face.

I feel sorry for black people who can't embrace our African features and feel the need to lighten their God given complexion to appease morons who prefer LSLH chicks.

Some black chicks go the skin lightener route when our skin darkens from exposure to the sun. The remedy is to apply sunscreen lotion or creams with high sun protection factors like SPF 20 or SPF 30 to block the harmful UV rays that wreaks havoc on the melanin in our skin and causes the cells to multiply rapidly on the surface of our skin.

Yes, blacks need sunscreen protection more than whites. Do your research, people.

Local artists Ludacris, left, rapper Big Boi, center, and singer Akon and his brother Bu Thiam (not pictured), put their busy schedules on hold yesterday to help distribute 2000 turkeys along with hundreds of pounds of greens, sweet potatoes and fixings to the needy at South Cobb high school in Austell, GA (a suburb of Atlanta).

Mayoral frontrunner Kasim Reed, left, posing with Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, center, and Akon Thiam, is hoping for a record turnout of voters for the mayoral runoff election on Dec 1st. Atlanta's entertainment community will benefit greatly if Kasim wins because he plans to rescind the controversial 2:30 a.m. nightclub curfew which will boost the local economy.

If Mary Norwood wins the runoff, she will become ATL's first ever white female mayor and her election will end a 30-year run of black mayors in Atlanta.

Akon's brother Bu Thiam, who recently celebrated his new gig as VP at Def Jam, called me personally last week to say he planned to take out ads on Sandrarose.com. I asked him if I could have his Lamborghini instead, but he politely declined my request. At least I tried.

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Contrary to popular belief, it was the white vote that put Barack Obama in the White House, not the black vote. So I guess it's a safe bet to say that Obama will not be reelected since his approval ratings among white voters has slipped again to a humiliating 39%.

Even actress Angelina Jolie hates Obama:

It appears the 34-year-old actress is no fan of President Barack Obama. In fact, “he hates him,” a source close to the U.N. goodwill ambassador tells Us Weekly.

The insider adds: “She’s into education and rehabilitation and thinks Obama is all about welfare and handouts. She thinks Obama is really a socialist in disguise.”

As for whether we can expect to see Angie at the next rally against Democrats? Not likely. “Angie isn’t Republican, but she thinks Obama is all smoke and mirrors,” the source says.

A narcissist like Obama couldn't care less about polls. He's focusing on his top priorities: he still has 3 years to try and change the Constitution and destroy the economy of the U.S.

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OK we get it, hair grows a ½ inch per month and Rihanna is simply growing out her relaxer. But couldn't her hair stylist cover up her track better than that? This is the type of hair faux pas we would expect from Beyonce or Tameka Foster Glover, but not from the style icon.

How embarrassing.

The stylish Diva promoted her new CD 'Rated R' during a taping of 'On the Record' with host Toure' to appear on Fuse TV on Nov. 26.

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It's true that gays rule Hollywood, but even Hollywood's gay social circles are embarrassed by American Idol reject Adam Lambert's outrageously offensive performance on the AMAs.

The singer (if you can call him that) groped himself onstage, performed simulated fellatio with a male dancer onstage and stuck his tongue down a male band members throat - all while sounding like a cat with its tail stuck in a trash compactor.

The blacklisting has already begun as Good Morning America abruptly canceled Lambert's appearance on tomorrow's show. GMA producers didn't give a reason for the cancelation. But you can bet it has something to do with the avalanche of angry phone calls and emails received by the network.

Lambert is still booked to appear on The Early Show on CBS tomorrow. No word yet if that appearance will be canceled.

Remember that Fantasia homewrecker story that all the blogs ran with last week, including mine? Well, Fanty sat down with Honey magazine to do some damage control in hopes of saving her career. She knows her fans don't take that homewrecker stuff lightly.

But instead of coming clean and explaining her shameful behavior, home girl told a collection of lies during the interview. This goes to prove that some celebs are better liars than bloggers:

Yes, [the rumors] were all really cute to me. I guess it was something about a guy from T-Mobile? Inaccurate. He was hot, but I think I’m looking for my own man. There’s no boo in my life, I’m married to my career. Right now I’m not really focused on a boyfriend; we all know what happens when you get them… I have no tattoo on my shoulder, [the rumor] was very well put together! I wear my body out more purposefully now and when I’m walking I see people checking, “Like does she have a tattoo there?” As a matter of fact, I’ve never even [met him] before. I think I’d want to be with a guy who’s in the same tax bracket as I am … or higher!

Did she say she doesn't have a tattoo on her shoulder? I could respect Fantasia more if she just opened up and admitted she stole that woman's husband because she's a desperate, needy woman with self esteem issues. But this here I can't respect.

And where is Mister Man? Why isn't he stepping forward to deny these allegations?


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According to Page Six, Jay Z is so shook now that Beyonce is stepping out with another man, that he refused to pose with or walk the red carpet with models at a Victoria Secrets event last week.

"Victoria's Secret begged, but Jay-Z refused . . . he explained it was out of respect for Beyonce." He was even given a private booth in order to keep the angels out of his personal space.

Now what red blooded American male would refuse to pose or stand next to hawt lingerie models unless he's gay? The only other explanation could be that Jay Z is on his best behavior hoping to win his bride back. in the meantime, Jay Z is holding things down with his new BFF Polow Da Don who will hand out turkeys today in Atlanta in conjunction with his Zone 4 Inc.

Aging dancer Jennifer Lopez learned the hard way that just because you feel 25 again doesn't mean you can do what 25-year-olds do.

The experienced dancer's 40-year-old legs weren't up for the challenge when she leapt off the back of one of her dancers and crashed to the stage during her performance of her single "Louboutins" on the AMAs this weekend.

Lpoez recovered quickly, and continued her song and dance number. But apparently, being the butt of jokes is more than this well known narcissist can stand. In an interview with Ryan Seacrest, J-Lo tried to play dumb:

The singer-actress jokingly played the amnesiac during a Monday interview on Ryan Seacrest’s KIIS FM radio show. “Did I trip a little bit?” she says coyly when Seacrest mentions the tumble. “I don’t even remember.”

After Seacrest commends her for executing the “greatest recovery ever,” Lopez kids: “I meant to do that. What are you talking about? Don’t you know me better than that? It was part of the choreography!”

Suddenly philosophical, she adds: “the measure of things is, it’s not what happens when you fall, it’s how you handle it when you fall.”

She won't recover quickly when her album 'Love?' drops next year and bombs.

Those of us who run our own websites and blogs understand that being ranked highly in Google's search engine equals more ad revenue.

So it is with shock and surprise that a blog with an extremely racist image of The First lady Michelle Obama is ranked #1 in search engine results for her name. Does that make sense?

Well, Google seems to think so. In response to the outpouring of criticism, Google took out ad space to explain the algorithms they use to rank blog pages:

"The beliefs and preferences of those who work at Google, as well as the opinions of the general public, do not determine or impact our search results... Google views the integrity of our search results as an extremely important priority. Accordingly, we do not remove a page from our search results simply because its content is unpopular or because we receive complaints concerning it."

Google did end up removing the offending blog from its search results -- not because of the offensive image, but because the blog contained malware of spyware that compromised the computers of readers.

Only in America will you see a billboard condemning not only the president of the United States, but also an entire religion. The billboard sits just off the roadway at 4855 Miller Road in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. It shows two cartoonish images of Obama wearing a Muslim turban and reads "PRESIDENT or JIHAD?"

There's also some nonsense about that birth certificate issue that just won't go away even though the premise of it has been disproved.

The billboard belongs to a car dealership owned by Phil West, who told FOX 31 News Friday:

"Since Fort Hood, I've had it. You can't suggest things. You can't profile. You gotta call a spade a spade. Everything I have read about Mr. Obama points right to the fact that he is a Muslim. And that is the agenda of what Muslim is all about. It's about anti-American, it's about anti-Christianity."

Other Wheat Ridge residents don't agree with the billboard's message.

"It's out of control," said AM760 radio host David Sirota, who interviewed West on his radio program Friday morning:

"This conservative hatred of Barack Obama is out of contol, and this brings together all those strands of it: the racism, the anti-Muslim fervor. It's one thing to criticise the president on health care, or Wall Street reform, or immigration. But this is outrageous."

Other residents didn't put much thought into the sign either. "I'm not concerned with that at all," said Linda Alexander, of Golden, in regard to the dispute over President Obama's American citizenship. "He was elected, he's the president -- that's it, as far as I'm concerned. Some people just can't accept that, obviously."

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So I spoke on the phone with Amber Rose's brother/manager Antonio Hewlett yesterday. After we got off the phone, we continued our little chat online and DM'd each other for about an hour. He's a cool guy. Very smart and knowledgeable about the business and a great asset to his sister, who would definitely be floundering without him.

We talked about why Amber Rose suddenly deleted her verified Twitter page. And while I won't go into the specifics of what he said, here's my take on the whole social networking thing: Twitter is killing the game for celebrities -- and not in a good way. Celebrities who are natural born narcissists LOVE social networking sites like Twitter because it gives them a public forum for their fans to laud over them, worship them and make them feel superior by rejecting those they feel aren't worthy of a tweet. The problem comes in when celebrities make themselves too accessible to the public. There has to be a barrier of mystique placed between the celebrity and the regular public or that celebrity becomes just another regular Joe with nothing much to celebrate. I think Amber understood that concept - and because she's obviously not a narcissist, she was able to walk away from her Twitter account and her 50,000+ followers. Kudos to her.

Gorgeous actress Gabby Sidibe stepped out last night wearing one of her fabulous lacefront wigs and her favorite plaid jacket over a flirty lace top and jeans. You can't hate on a big woman with confidence even if you tried.

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