Singer Lady Gaga threw on something light to visit the Bruce Field store in Paris before going to the concert hall for the final show of her tour. She looks so cool!

Singer Rihanna was spotted doing some last minute shopping at Saks in Beverly Hills yesterday. The pop star was alone except for her bodyguard. She was rockin' her pink Louis Stewart Collection cap that matches her pink Louis Stewart backpack and duffle set! Imagine trying on 6-inch pumps in the shoe department at Saks and suddenly realizing that the woman who you thought looked a lot like Rihanna really was her. By the way, I found out that RiRi's manager bought her this custom Louis Stewart set for Christmas because she knew that Rihanna loved the bags that she saw on my blog!

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According to record label sources who requested anonymity, Keri Hilson's sophomore album Calling All Boys, which dropped yesterday, is projected to sell over 100,000 albums.

Music industry Think Tank HitsDailyDouble.com (which hasn't posted its estimated numbers online yet) has CAB set to push 90-100k in sales in the first week. Keri's "follow-up to last year’s gold debut [is] seeing big love at Urban, [cross]over and now crossing Top 40," raved the staff over at HITS which ranked Keri at #2 on their Vibe-Rater list.

Keri's record label, which does their own projections, has CAB going over the 100K mark for the 1st week. By comparison, her debut album, In a Perfect World, sold 94,000 copies in the 1st week.

Check out VIBE magazine's behind-the-scenes pics from Keri's recent cover shoot after the break!

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First and foremost: the above photo of former celebrity stylist Tameka Foster is intended as an illustration to this post, and nothing else. Yes, I'm aware that there have been rumors in the past about Tameka stealing samples and selling them at her infamous sample sales, but nothing was ever substantiated.

It is standard practice for celebrity stylists to steal samples -- or at least forget to return the clothing to its original owner. But my curiosity is piqued whenever a stylist is caught red-handed.

The thief will be exposed by NYC eyewear boutique owner Jordan M Silver (Silver Lining Opticians) on his Twitter page on Monday, Dec. 27.

If you're not familiar with Silver Lining, their celebrity clientele includes Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Rihanna and more.

Loyal reader Kate writes:

So I noticed people at Silver Lining Opticians in NYC, where they sell Balenciaga and A-Morir who made the studded sunglasses Rihanna wore in the Run This Town video, have been talking about a mysterious female stylist who has been STEALING samples, thus causing the store to now require credit card authorizations before stylists can borrow.

The owner said he's going to reveal on Monday who she is, and there have been talks about taking her to small claims court.

Since A-Morir works with the stylists for Rihanna, Lady Gaga, and Katy Perry, I'm really wondering who it is...I'll keep an ear out and let you know if it's something exciting, I know you mainly cover ATL stuff.

Best,
Kate

Update:

According to Jordan, the stylist's agent paid for the stolen merchandise. So all is forgiven and the thieving stylist is free to steal from others.

Hot 97 radio station in NY has suspended a popular DJ after he made a tasteless joke about Haitian women while live on the air.

An apology won't be enough to keep HOT 97 DJ Cipha Sounds on the air following remarks he made about Haitian women.

The station says Cipha, whose real name is Luis Diaz, will be off the air indefinitely. He sparked outrage Friday when he said the reason he's HIV negative is because he doesn't, "mess with Haitian girls."

Cipha has also been instructed to take sensitivity training focused on the Haitian community.

The reprimand came after community leaders and elected officials protested outside the HOT 97 studios, calling for Cipha to be fired. He has apologized on the air for his remarks, saying he made a stupid, tasteless joke.

HOT 97 also says it will work with community leaders to increase awareness of programs to address the HIV epidemic. Source

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Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan can't catch a break. Just when it seemed like everything was going well for her, we hear that she may have been involved in hand to hand combat at the world renowned Betty Ford Center.

It seems that a drug rehab worker was fired from the clinic after she received between $10,000 and $15,000 from TMZ.com to fabricate tell her story about a fight she allegedly had with Lohan.

The incident occurred on December 12, after Lohan allegedly stumbled back to the rehab center while drunk out of her mind.

Dawn Holland, a clinical technician, said Lohan, 24, attacked her in a "drunken rampage" when she questioned the "Mean Girls" star.

But Lohan insisted she was only reacting to the worker, who put hands on her while "unfairly" yelling at LiLo for breaking her curfew, according to TMZ.

Holland was immediately fired after it became clear that she received financial compensation from the celebrity website.

In an unpaid interview with RadarOnline.com, Holland said she made an agreement with TMZ to speak about a violent incident with Lohan.

"I'm not going to say (how much)," said Holland when questioned by RadarOnline.com. "It was somewhere between $10,000 and $15,000... If I give you a ballpark then... well, then... yeah (it was between $10K and $15K)."

LiLo could face up to 6 months in jail if Judge Elden Fox revokes her probation.

Thanks to blogger Toya for finding this nugget of information on Keyshia Cole. According to the AP, the R&B Diva regrets her decision to release her single "I Ain't Thru" from her new CD Calling All Hearts, featuring newcomer rapper Nicki Minaj.

Though her rap style is cartoonish, Minaj is the hottest thing smoking in Hip Hop right now. And it's understandable that Cole wanted some of that heat on her record. But Cole now admits that that particular single wasn't the right vehicle for both of them to jump on.

The label didn’t really want to drop the record because they knew that people wanted a more intense, soulful record from me about love and I really should have followed (their) direction. But I wanted that to be a statement record. It’s like saying, ‘I’m doing me, you know. I don’t have no regrets for nothing that I’m doing’

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Rihanna looked HAWT on the set of Kanye West's "All of the Lights" music video last night! She is modeling her brand new custom Emerald green Louis Stewart Collection suede backpack/duffle set! I hear Rihanna put in a large order for more bags in multiple colors. She is so trendy!

In a recent Vanity Fair magazine interview Rhianna mentioned that The Louis Stewart Collection is her favorite accessory line on the planet!! Awesome!

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Rapper Jay-Z, who was in Australia, was seen with his wife Beyonce on a hotel balcony wearing a Givenchy “Jesus is Lord” exclusive t-shirt ($195). This shirt features a representation of Jesus Christ, with the words “Jesus is Lord” over it. Can we let the illuminatti/devil worshipping rumors die now? Source: UpscaleHype


Is it just me, or is Beyonce looking pale and sickly lately?

Singer Lady Gaga was spotted greeting her fans in Paris, France, and as you can see above one of them got a little too friendly. She was wearing a beige outfit with a pair of matching Mykita Jane sunglasses ($525). These shades are part of the Mykita & Marios Schwab Spring/Summer 2010 Sunglasses Collection, and feature thin frames with round lenses. Source: UpscaleHype

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Singer Akon and his mother, Ms. Kine Gueye Thiam, President of The Konfidence Foundation, personally distributed over 2,000 holiday toys to Atlanta children ages 2 - 12 during The Konfidence Foundation's 3rd Annual Toy Giveaway at Cascade Family Skating Rink yesterday in Atlanta.  Photo by Prince Williams/ATLPics.net

Vanessa Simmons, Ne-Yo and Angela Simmons attended the Compound Foundation's Annual Giving Tour at the Boys & Girls Club of Atlanta yesterday. Ne-Yo has donated over $66,000 worth of toys and bicycles to needy children in several cities. Good for him.  Photo by Prince Williams/ATLPics.net

Hunky singer/actor Tyrese Gibson took his daughter, Shayla Iylana Gibson, out & about over the weekend. It looks like he might have had a slight run-in with the paparazzi. Too bad his daughter had to witness him losing his cool.

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How sad that troubled singer chris brown couldn't wait to publish his dime store certificate of completion on his Twitter page yesterday. The ink had barely dried on the document before brown Twitpic'd it for the world to see like it was Show & Tell day on Twitter.

According to the certificate, brown completed 52-weeks of a domestic violence class that he was ordered to attend after he was convicted of nearly beating his ex-girlfriend Rihanna to within an inch of her life in 2009.

Thankfully, most people know how manipulative domestic abusers can be and they dismissed brown's latest attempt to curry sympathy for himself.

How embarrassing it must be for his mother to have a son who had to be ordered by a judge to complete a domestic violence class? Do any of his clueless Stans believe brown would have completed this class on his own?

Once an abuser, always an abuser! chris brown still has unresolved, deep-seated mental issues with women (including his own mother). I feel sorry for any female who runs into brown on a bad day. If she thinks a dime store certificate means he has changed his ways, she will find out how wrong she is on that day.

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cal86 writes:

What [a] self–righteous nutcase!! Once again Breezy shows his lack of education. I have no problem with people making mistakes and redeeming themselves but to make it like he won an award by showing off the certificate and now he’s a “man” is beyond ridiculousness. Here’s a clue Breezy… REAL MEN know when to walk away from a potentially violent situation. Real men dont get into stupid fights, get charged, go to court, then have to do a 52 week COURT ORDERED classes to show he’s grown up and changed himself. Just when Breezy gets off his ass and makes himself somewhat respectable in the biz again his mouth puts himself down again and makes u wonder if he’s really learned anything. No need to even post that certificate as if to say “he’s all better now”. Certificate is not something to proud of given the circumstances. SMFH.

Breezy should go to college. Then shows us a certificate he can be proud of… TRUTH!!!

Only Jamie Foxx can make a hawt $3,000 Burberry shearling trench coat look like a car cover.

From UpscaleHype:

Jamie Foxx was spotted around Good Morning America studios wearing a Burberry Shearling Trim Trench Coat ($3,195). This coat has an olive color, and features a double collar design with beige shearling trim, shoulder epaulets, a double breasted button and zip front, and a buckle belt strap.

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