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The Taylor Swift-Nicki Minaj Feud Is Over

Apology issued and accepted

(Newser) - As far as celebrity apologies go, this one from Taylor Swift actually sounds sincere: "I thought I was being called out. I missed the point, I misunderstood, then misspoke. I'm sorry, Nicki." Recipient Nicki Minaj thinks so: "That means so much Taylor, thank you," she... More »

Katy Perry Jumps Into Swift-Minaj Tweet Turmoil

Not that she's biased or anything

(Newser) - If the Taylor Swift-Nicki Minaj drama wasn't enough for you, Katy Perry has now jumped into the fray. After Swift chastised Minaj about the latter's VMA nominations complaint , saying, "It's unlike you to pit women against each other," Perry—who has a long history of... More »

Twitter Tiff With Nicki Minaj Not Taylor's Best Move

It was an uncharacteristic miss for Swift, who jumped on Minaj's VMA tweet

(Newser) - Taylor Swift is a human being who does human things. That's one of the main takeaways, according to Vox , after the singer posted a knee-jerk reaction yesterday to a tweet by fellow artist Nicki Minaj. "If your video celebrates women with very slim bodies, you will be nominated... More »

Diddy Takes a Tumble at BET Awards

Sam Smith also made an appearance—sort of

(Newser) - Watch where you're walking, Diddy. While rocking out on stage at the BET awards last night, the hip-hop star fell into a hole that had opened in the stage to introduce Lil' Kim during a performance in celebration of Bad Boy Records' 20th anniversary. He managed to pull himself... More »

4 Celebs Who Owe Taylor Swift Big-Time

She helped them out with 'career milestones'

(Newser) - Taylor Swift's might seem like she's hogging all the awards , but ETOnline points out that she's actually helped quite a few other artists along the way. The site rounds up six who owe her for career milestones:
  • Kendrick Lamar: The rapper—whom Swift name-dropped back in September
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Mariah Carey Says Idol Was 'Worst' Thing She's Done

So no, she won't be back

(Newser) - To say Mariah Carey did not love her experience as an American Idol judge would be a bit of an understatement. "That was the worst experience of my life," Carey said in a recent interview on Australia's Kyle and Jackie O radio show picked up by ETOnline... More »

5 Celebrity Wines That Are Actually Kinda Good

And 3 more that are pretty bad

(Newser) - The staff over at E! Online has offered up a pretty amusing taste test of 15 celebrity wines. Here are five that were reviewed pretty well—plus, just for fun, three that most definitely were not:
  • Drew Barrymore's Pinot Grigio: "I would actually buy this and make her
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5 Female Celebs With Their Own Businesses

Including lines exclusively sold at Target, Walmart

(Newser) - Business ownership is the latest must-have among women on the A-list. Five female celebs who are cashing in on their star power:
  • Halle Berry, Scandale Paris : The Oscar winner's line of $7 panties and $18 bras went on sale at Target stores in October. It's doing well, and
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Minaj Crew Member Killed in Bar Fight

She confirms the news on Twitter

(Newser) - Two members of Nicki Minaj's touring team were stabbed—one fatally—early yesterday outside a bar in Philly, where they were rehearsing for the tour. Minaj confirmed the news on Twitter , and Billboard confirmed the stabbings with the Philadelphia Police Department, though PPD would not reveal details or names.... More »

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 "... More »

VMAs' Top Moments: Miley's Homeless Man, Beyonce, More

Blue Ivy Carter wins hearts at MTV awards show

(Newser) - Miley Cyrus is once again making headlines after the MTV Video Music Awards , but this time the focus is rather different. The singer won Video of the Year for "Wrecking Ball," and she used the opportunity to draw attention to the plight of homeless people, USA Today reports.... More »

In 'Anaconda' Rehearsal, Minaj Dancer Bitten by ... Snake

It has been an eventful run-up to the VMAs

(Newser) - By the time the MTV Video Music Awards roll around tonight, there may not be many people left willing to attend: In the wake of Suge Knight's shooting overnight at a pre-VMAs party comes the news that during a rehearsal Friday for Nicki Minaj hit "Anaconda," a... More »

5 Buzziest Moments From BET Awards

Nicki Minaj may have thrown some serious shade, and more

(Newser) - If you missed last night's BET Awards, never fear: We have the most talked-about moments for you.
  • Nicki Minaj may have dissed Iggy Azalea. After beating Azalea and others to win Best Female Hip-Hop Artist, Minaj said, "What I want the world to know about Nicki Minaj is,
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7 Celebs Involved in Bizarre Lawsuits

Involving everything from hiking trails to drugstores to hair

(Newser) - Oprah Winfrey—a bad neighbor? That's what one man who lives near her new property above Telluride, Colorado, seems to think. Retired physicist Charles D. Goodman is suing Winfrey , claiming the property blocks access to hiking trails that were previously open to locals. Goodman says Winfrey and the prior... More »

9 Celebrities Behaving Badly on Social Media

Lil' Kim would like you to buy her a pricey baby gift...

(Newser) - Rihanna got into hot water this week after she mocked a young fan on Twitter . Alexis Carter, 16, wore a Rihanna-inspired outfit to her recent prom; her picture went viral, and Twitter users started comparing her to a bat thanks to the outfit's "wing-like attachments." Carter was... More »

Nicki Minaj Stole My Hair: Ex-Wig Stylist

Singer's former hair stylist sues her

(Newser) - Nicki Minaj is the target of a recent lawsuit, but it's not any of her music that's gotten the rapper in trouble. Instead, it's her hair. According to TMZ, her former hair stylist filed the suit Friday—claiming she stole his wig designs, marketed them as her... More »

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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7 Stars Who Ditched Twitter

Some of them only briefly, of course...

(Newser) - Celebrities have a very love-hate relationship with Twitter, evidenced by these stars rounded up by Perez Hilton . All of them have quit the social networking site—at least for a while. A sampling:
  • Miley Cyrus quit Twitter in 2009, at the urging of her then-boyfriend Liam Hemsworth. She's back
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25 Major Divas and Their Crazy Demands

You can't just buy any old candles for Nicki Minaj

(Newser) - Who says you have to be female to be a diva? Radar rounds up 25 of the biggest divas in Hollywood, and more than a third of them are male. Take Prince: He once asked London's O2 Arena to build a five-bedroom house for him on its grounds. And,... More »

AMA's Big Winner: a Canadian

Justin Bieber dominates the night with 3 awards

(Newser) - The big winner at last night's American Music Awards was ... a Canadian. Justin Bieber won artist of the year, which he also grabbed in 2010, as well as favorite pop/rock male artist and favorite pop/rock album. "I want to say this is for all the haters who thought... More »

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