Is Lindsay Lohan finally making her alleged relationship with DJ Samantha Ronson public? The pair – who go everywhere together (except rehab) – are currently in Cannes together promoting, uh, nothing, and they were spotted looking very close and cuddly last night! Lindsay’s always been more than open about her sex life (remember her rehab boyfriend?), but she has yet to confirm the rumors that have been buzzing for a while that her and Sam are more than just good friends. These latest pics are pretty incriminating, if you assume that holding hands and nuzzling means they’re doing it. And damn, we hope it does! Hollywood is desperately in need of a new, fun couple to obsess about, and Pete and Ash and Paris and her twin aren’t cutting it. Bring on Lonson!
Ah, our queen. Mary J. Blige stunned last night in Cannes at the Cinema Against Aids benefit gala. Work that thing out!
Below is a five-minute supertrailer for I Love Money, the upcoming VH1 show that pits cast members of Flavor of Love, Rock of Love and I Love New York against each other in the pursuit of a $250,000 grand prize. It’s full of hook-ups, alliances, smack-downs, ridiculous physical challenges and Mr. Boston’s bare ass. You can already see the lengths people will go to to get their hands on a quarter mil. Obviously, it’s gonna be a greedy summer.
More I Love Money videos here.
It’s reassuring to know that even celebrities have meltdowns, though we’re not really surprised when it’s coming from Naomi “Blackberry thrower” Campbell. The supermodel celebrated her 38th birthday in Cannes last night, and took the party onto Diddy‘s yacht (wouldn’t you?) But a few hours later she emerged from the boat crying and looking well, like some crazy drunk chick we often see weeping outside of a bar at 3AM. Stars ARE just like us!Diddy and Naomi have apparently had some beef before, even though they’re also close pals. The rap mogul allegedly screamed at her last year in the middle of Jermaine Dupri‘s Grammy after party. At least Naomi got to breakdown while dripping in diamonds as well as tears. Seriously, the sparkling on her wrists totally distracts from the water works in her eyes. We bet no one even noticed! [The Sun]
When hitting the beach, tanning bed, or mist-n-tan booth to get ready for summer, we’d like to warn our readers that less is more. Only the peel of produce should be permitted to reach the tint of tangerine seen above. If you’re not convinced that au natural is the way to go, take a look at the frequently over-tanned celebrities after the jump.
(The VH1 Blog knows very little about the law. So we’ve solicited Mark Muro, a founder of the California law firm Muro & Lampe, Inc., to keep a running tab on which side has the advantage in the R. Kelly child pornography trial. Check back daily for updates.)
Today, the prosecution continued its attempts to unravel the defense claims of mistaken identities. Yet another former friend and classmate of the alleged victim identified her as the girl in the sex tape. Aubrey Hampton, now 23, testified that she not only recognized the alleged victim’s face, but also her mannerisms, including “the way she licked her bottom lip.” She also fingered the man in the tape as R. Kelly and testified that she met him through the alleged victim.
But a strategy for undermining the prosecution’s witnesses is taking shape as the defense attempts to call into question the very authenticity of the tape itself. If successful, all testimony identifying Kelly and the alleged victim would become meaningless. Previews of this conspiracy theory surfaced during cross examination. The defense apparently contends that one of the alleged victim’s relatives is Stephanie “Sparkle” Edwards and that she released the tape (and possibly doctored it!) as part of a personal vendetta against Kelly over a music biz deal gone wrong.
We all know Usher tells it like it is; on 2004′s Confessions, he filled us in on what goes on between the sheets. His latest disc, Here I Stand, which you can listen to and read about, lifts the curtain on everything from what happens at the club to Usher’s newly domesticated life. Now the R&B phenom wants to answer one of your questions. Tell us something you want to know about Usher in our comments section. We’ll pick the best, and he’ll provide a video answer.
Some say it was Little David‘s race to lose, and lose he did. Guess the cherub persona doesn’t have the same clout it once did. Damn, this country is getting nasty. Some people have a few theories as to what went wrong for the wee one. Here are five.
1. He Was the New England Patriots
More than 97.5 million people tuned in to watch Super Bowl XLII, which featured the undefeated, incredibly hyped (and heavily favored) Patriots take on the New York Giants. And of that audience, do you think more people wanted to see the Pats win and secure their rightful place in history, or lose epically, in a big, bursting ball of flames? Basically, ever since February, when he took a seat behind the big black piano and belted out a version of John Lennon’s “Imagine” Archuleta was the “Idol” version of the Patriots: constantly hyped, shoved down everyone’s throats and crowned long before the season was over. Also like the Patriots, none of this was really Arch’s fault. Still, the damage was done. America hates a front-runner, which is why there was much rejoicing when the Giants upset the Patriots, and why, in the end, 12 million more people decided to cast their vote for David Cook.
Check the rest, and some Archuleta roots footage, after the jump.
Oh boy. We’ve just started getting emails buzzing that Usher and his wife of a few months, Tameka, have separated. The pair, who’ve been constantly beat up in the press, allegedly split up three weeks ago, but Usher was unsure whether to make a statement or let the news leak. Looks like he chose the latter! Interestingly enough, Usher’s album drops in six days, and we spotted his second video already on some blogs today. Think the timing of this juicy rumor’s a coincidence? Yeah, neither do we. Regardless, the couple have an infant son together, so if the news is true, let’s hope they end it amicably for their little guy.
Update: Usher is appearing on Ellen DeGeneres‘ talk show tomorrow, and talks about his wife and son, saying, “My approach of life…he is my reason for living — outside of my wife, obviously, for helping me have him.”
Update #2: The singer’s manager is denying the rumor. “It’s 100% not true,” says Benny Medina. “Usher and Tameka are currently traveling in Europe together as a family on his promotional tour.”
What do YOU think?
A VH1 higher power has answered our prayers and gathered together the 10 Craziest Cat Fights in VH1 History! Craving that Heather-Daisy battle that rocked Bret‘s love den? Have a hankering for Tocarra and Erin getting nasty on Fit Club? We’ve got em all! You can check out the 10 clips here, and we’ll get you started with out personal favorite: the spit shot felt around the world from the first season of Flavor of Love. Who knew Pumkin had that much courage – and saliva – in her?