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Jonas Brothers: 'It's Over'

Boy band confirms break-up

(Newser) - After weeks of rumors—it’s officially over. The Jonas Brothers have split. The trio confirmed the breakup news to People magazine just a few weeks after announcing they were canceling their upcoming tour due to a "deep rift within the band." Kevin told the magazine, "It’... More »

Knife-Carrying Jonas Brother Stopped at Airport

Joe Jonas tries to board Abu Dhabi plane with slicing set in bag

(Newser) - Teen crush Joe Jonas might find himself getting pulled aside next time he tries to fly: the Jonas brother was stopped this week as he tried to bring a set of knives onto a flight from the Middle East to New York. He made it through one checkpoint before security... More »

Disney's Lovato Quits Tour, Enters Rehab

Actress grapples with 'physical and emotional issues'

(Newser) - Disney Channel actress and singer Demi Lovato has quit the Jonas Brothers’ tour and entered rehab, the New York Daily News reports. The 18-year-old is seeking “medical treatment for emotional and physical issues she has dealt with for some time,” said a rep. The Camp Rock and Sonny ... More »

14 Celibate Celebrities

Bad boy Colin Farrell gave it a shot, as did Jessica Simpson

(Newser) - Lady Gaga recently started touting celibacy —a shock considering her lyrics about disco-stick-riding—but she's not the only celebrity who's jumped on that particular bandwagon. The Daily Beast lists 14, some of whom will surprise you:
  • Jessica Simpson: Back when she was championing abstinence as a pop starlet, who
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Sandra Bullock, Transformers Win Razzies

Worst actress has shot at best actress tonight

(Newser) - Sandra Bullock warmed up for the Academy Awards with a stop at the Razzies to collect a dubious honor: a worst-actress prize for her romantic comedy flop All About Steve. If she wins tonight for The Blind Side, Bullock will be the first person to win an Oscar and a... More »

Top Earners U2 Brought in $109M in 2009

Bruce Springsteen finishes 2nd to Irish superstars, and it's not even close

(Newser) - The news that U2 was the top moneymaker in music in 2009 is no surprise, but what may come as a bit of a shock is the gap between No. 1 and No. 2. The Irish rockers brought in $108.6 million lat year, nearly twice as much as runner-up... More »

Stars Remake 'We Are the World'

(Newser) - One hundred stars of stage and screen converged on Henson Studios in Los Angeles yesterday to record a new version of iconic 1985 hit "We Are the World." The all-new recording is designed to raise money for earthquake-ravaged Haiti. Once again produced by Quincy Jones, the song features... More »

Kevin Jonas Gets Married

As blizzard descends, Jonas bro weds on Long Island

(Newser) - Most people fear rain on their wedding day, but it was a blizzard that threatened Kevin Jonas' nuptials last night at a Long Island estate in what People describes as a "fairytale setting." But the show went on, and the 22-year-old Jonas Brother wed Danielle Deleasa under heated... More »

Concert Earnings Defy Recession

Big-name acts, up-and-comers see modest rise in attendance

(Newser) - Concert tours remained surprisingly strong this year despite the weak economy, with slightly more people heading out to see their favorite acts than in 2008. Gross revenue held steady at $1 billion for the period from May 1 to Sept. 1, matching earnings a year earlier. Big-name acts like Kenny... More »

Celebs You Don't Want to Date

(Newser) - If a celeb asks you out, it’s hard to say no. But do you really want to get beaten up, or be totally chaste for a few years? Emily Farris presents some “currently single stars we implore you to avoid like The Plague” for Nerve:
  1. Chris Brown: Assuming
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Miley's Bro: Tattooed Nice Guy

But those 'fake' Jonas Brothers better watch out

(Newser) - Miley Cyrus’ half-brother Trace is covered in tattoos, wants to beat up two-thirds of the Jonas Brothers, and says the best—and worst—advice he ever got was when “Tom Delonge from Blink-182 told me not to sleep with too many nasty girls on the road.” But the... More »

Ferguson: Why Our World Is So Stupid

(Newser) - Craig Ferguson thinks he’s figured out “why everything sucks.” He traces the decline of human society back to the ‘50s and ‘60s, when advertisers decided to target young people, so that they’d keep buying the same things when they got older. “They didn’... More »

Most Unsexy Beautiful People

(Newser) - Nerve’s list of the sexiest ugly people demands a counterpart, and here it is: The most unsexy beautiful people—those who may have symmetry and cheekbones—but no sex appeal.
  1. Nicole Kidman: She’s like a Barbie. Who's 40. And Botoxed. And lifeless.
  2. Tom Cruise: He was a bonafide
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Eldest Jonas Brother Engaged

(Newser) - Sorry, girls, only two chances left to snag a singing Jonas Brother. The eldest, Kevin, popped the question to his girlfriend on her New Jersey doorstep this morning, and "she said yes, yes, yes like 500 times super fast in a row," he tells People. Kevin, 21, met... More »

Jonas Brothers Test Waters of Grown-Up Music

(Newser) - The Jonas Brothers are cautiously courting a more mature audience with their new album, but they don’t want to leave their teeny-bopper past totally behind. “We are working to make that trade without having to give anything up,” Kevin Jonas tells Rolling Stone, but the pop sensations... More »

Musicians Who Can Teach Jonas Bros. How to Grow Up

(Newser) - Hate the Jonas Brothers? You're not alone—but there’s hope for them yet. Lots of artists have made the leap from teen heartthrob to legitimate musician. J. Edward Keyes, in Rolling Stone, breaks them down:
  • The Beatles: It’s easy to forget now, but their pre-Rubber Soul stuff wasn’
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Jonas Brothers 'Tested and Tested' on Abstinence: Mom

She won't hate them if they 'make mistake'

(Newser) - Fame doesn’t exempt sons from being embarrassed by their moms. Just ask the Jonas Brothers, who may be a little red-faced at reading what mom Denise told Good Housekeeping about their sex lives. “They are men. They have desires,” she said. “If they make a mistake,... More »

Miley, Nick Jonas Hooking Up Again

(Newser) - Bad news, Justin Gaston: You might’ve brought Miley Cyrus closer to God, but Nick Jonas will always be her first love. And a sequel is in the works for the two Disney stars, the New York Daily News reports. “Miley was over at the Jonas house recently, and... More »

Miley-Jonas Breakup Was 'Really Tough'

Plus, Amy Winehouse cavorts naked, and more

(Newser) - Breaking up is hard to do, but Miley Cyrus’ 2007 breakup with Nick Jonas was “really, really hard,” her mom tells E! True Hollywood Story in a segment airing tomorrow, Us reports. BFF Mandy Jiroux also chimes in: “Miley was so open with her breakup. It was... More »

Co-Star Denies Rimes Affair

Plus, Vin Diesel acts like a diva, and more

(Newser) - Eddie Cibrian denies romancing LeAnn Rimes, E! reports—he insists “it is a fabricated story using random snapshots to create a scandalous relationship,” but an employee from the restaurant where the two were snapped thinks otherwise: “They were kissing over the table, holding each other's hands.”... More »

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