In this episode…
…a shocking reveal!
In this episode…
…a shocking reveal!
(The VH1 Blog has solicited Mark Muro 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 for updates.)
In what can only be described as a bombshell, a witness testified today that she had multiple threesomes with R. Kelly and the alleged victim. Lisa Van Allen, 27, testified that she met Kelly in 1997 or 1998 at a video shoot for “Home Alone” (bonus: lyrics after the jump). She was only 17 years old at that time, and engaged in a sexual encounter with Kelly. After moving from Atlanta to Chicago to be closer to Kelly, Allen said that she met the alleged victim at Kelly’s home, where Kelly taped himself engaging in sex with her and the alleged victim. According to the witness, Kelly directed the video, “basically [telling us] what to do.” She even identified the location of this first threesome as the same log cabin room that the prosecution alleges is depicted on the sex tape, and she testified that the other threesomes took place at the singer’s basketball court in his home (again videotaped) and in Kelly’s trailer at the video shoot for “A Woman’s Threat” in Chicago.
Allen conceded that she had been granted immunity from state and federal prosecution in return for her testimony. But this should have little impact on her credibility, because she did not appear to be in any danger of prosecution before voluntarily coming forward. Instead, the jury might be persuaded that she came forward, because, as she put it, “it was the right thing to do.” The prosecution delivered as promised, scoring 2 big points. – Mark Muro, Attorney
Overall Score: Defense: 0; Prosecution: +6.
In the video above, catch a flashback on the Celebreality pasts of Flavor of Love 2 and Charm School‘s Toasteee, Rock of Love‘s (and Rock of Love 2‘s, as she points out) Heather and I Love New York 2‘s Midget Mac. Then, watch as the clip flashes forward, and the three of them talk about what they’ll do with the $250,000 should they win I Love Money, the VH1 all-stars competition that debuts July 6. We’ll be rolling a new one of these out everyday, so if your favorite I Love Money cast member has yet to show up, have no fear: they will.
Oh snap. 50 Cent‘s baby mama is freaking out about the fire that claimed her home (and almost took her and her son’s life) last Friday, and is convinced her ex is to blame. “He tried to kill me and his own child,” Shaniqua Tompkins told the NY Post, adding, “Who do I think did it? Curtis Jackson. He threatened me on Monday that he was going to have someone visit me. My kids are in the house. Who would try to kill your own kids? He’s supposed to be all about being a gangster … that’s not a gangster, that’s a coward.”The police are still investigating the fire, even if his ex has already made up her mind about what happened. Interestingly enough, the pair allegedly “got into a violent dispute Monday during a deposition in a $50 million lawsuit she is bringing against him.” File that under ‘things that make you go hmmmmm.’ [FoxNews]
Get ready – this year’s VH1 Rock Honors show is celebrating the Who in all their explosive glory. Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, and the Flaming Lips will be on hand to rock the house at UCLA next month. We’re airing the show on July 17. But if you want to go to the live event on July 12, here’s the 411 on getting yourself into Pauley Pavillion.
This Friday, June 6, tickets go on sale to members of the Who’s Fan Club. One day later (June 7), members of both the Foo Fighters and Pearl Jam fan clubs have purchasing access as well. On Sunday, June 8, the general public will be able to hit Ticketmaster for purchases (213-480-3232). Prices range from $300, $125, $65. Proceeds from the sales will benefit the following charities, Double O, Teenage Cancer Trust, VH1 Save the Music Foundation, VH1 Classic Autism campaign. Don’t miss the chance to see the legends live.
While the rest of the world was paying attention to who was winning what at the MTV Movie Awards, a few of us were drooling over our favorite celebs that looked good enough to bed. Check out our picks for the 10 Most F*ckable Celebs at last night’s show – and tell us, were you as turned on by Audrina’s new bangs as we were?
After schooling us with her Tips for a Bangin’ Summer Body, Ashanti‘s back to impart more wisdom to the VH1 Blog. Above, the diva talks about her fourth studio album, The Declaration (in stores tomorrow, June 3), and why collaborating does a pop-star good. And since she reveals that the intense video for “The Way That I Love You” is based on the Oxygen’s true-crime series focusing on women murders, Snapped, we took the opportunity to ask Ashanti just how crazy love has driven her. Check out the video below to see just how close Ashanti has come to snapping, herself.
In Hollywood, it’s the Summer of Shoes. First, Gwyneth Paltrow created a media stir while promoting Iron Man by wearing sadist-looking platforms and pumps that accentuated the muscles in her perfectly sculpted calves. Then came Sex and the City, resulting in a nationwide forum on Carrie Bradshaw and her footwear and shoes in general. Last night’s MTV Movie Awards continued the trend. Browsing through hundreds of photos from the awards, it’s clear that the paparazzi has a collective shoe fetish (a disproportionate number of shots were closeups of feet!).
Pictured above is Chris Brown, Megan Fox, Lindsay Lohan, Ellen Page, Sarah Jessica Parker and T.I. See if you can match each of them to their shoes.
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Feeling a little sluggish on this fair Monday morning? Two cups of coffee not waking you up? Well this super sexy pic of Myamee will get you going – trust. Take a look and enjoy the sensation of your eyes popping out of your head. Flav‘s former girl – who nabbed the number 5 slot on our VH1′s 30 Hottest Stars List – never ceases to blow our minds every time she sports a barely there bikini. Enjoy – and check out the full spread in King next month. [Bossip]
Mike Myers was on his game last night at the MTV Movie Awards, especially when he revealed the menu requests of the stars as the boss of “Tristan’s Trailer.” Don’t be surprised if you’re itching for a Nutter Butter by the end of the clip – and don’t worry about it, either. They of course contain three key food groups: sugar, nutter, and butter.