Lil Kim, Nicki Minaj
Lil Kim, pictured at left in 2013, is taking shots at Nicki Minaj, pictured at right in 2014, over a new remix of Beyonce’s song ‘Flawless.’ (The Associated Press)
Who’s the queen of hip-hop? The beef between Lil Kim and Nicki Minaj has been reignited by the former’s new version of the latter’s "Flawless" remix with Beyonce. "Am I trippin’ or did this h- just say my name? Queen of rap, f– outta here," Lil Kim says. She even slams Barbz’ racy "Anaconda" artwork by boasting her post-baby booty, giving birth to daughter Royal Reign in June. "Damn, it’s shame, I gave you the rope, b—h, I want you to hang," Kim adds. Note: Song contains explicit lyrics.
Bazinga! "The Big Bang Theory" is resuming production after a contract dispute with the show’s biggest stars has come to an end. Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco have reportedly agreed to new three-year contracts estimated in "Friends" territory of $1 million per episode — a big bang raise from last season’s $325,000 per episode. Fellow co-stars Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar are expected to finalize their deals this week, while Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch got their own raises last fall. So it looks like TV’s No. 1 comedy series will make its Sept. 22 premiere date on CBS.
» Read more at the New York Daily News.
Syracuse University alumnus Taye Diggs showed off his pole-dancing skills in three videos posted on Vine over the weekend. The hunky 38-year-old actor flexes his muscles in a fitted tank-top and a black fedora, busting moves that have some hoping he’ll get added to the upcoming "Magic Mike" sequel. The former "Rent" star is already plenty busy, though, with TNT’s "Murder in the First" (Mondays at 10 p.m.) and an upcoming "The Best Man Wedding" movie.
It’s official: The "Alice in Wonderland" sequel "Through the Looking Glass" starts filming this week. Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Stephen Fry and Mia Wasikowska are set to reprise their roles as the Mad Hatter, the Red Queen, the White Queen, the Chesire Cat and Alice, respectively. Newcomers include Sacha Baron Cohen as Time and Rhys Ifans as the Mad Hatter’s father. "Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass," directed by James Bobin and produced by Tim Burton, will be released on May 27, 2016.
» Read more at E! News.
And Myspace Secret Shows are back. The social network, which has long promised to make a comeback by focusing on music, hosted intimate concerts by artists like The Cure and B.o.B. from 2006 to 2012 but has kept quiet the past two years. Indie rock band Spoon relaunched Myspace Secret Shows this past week with a surprise set in NYC. Myspace says it plans to do more ‘cool and unique, experiential types of events’ in the coming months.
» Read more at Billboard.
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» Singer Ariana Grande breaks up with boyfriend Jai Brooks again (Us Weekly)
» ‘More boys’? Emma Roberts sends fiance Evan Peters a message (Daily Mail)
» Nicole Murphy broke up with Michael Strahan because he was ‘unfaithful?’ (TMZ)
» Kristen Stewart to blame for Nicholas Hoult-Jennifer Lawrence breakup? (FW)
» Listen: Fat Joe, Jennifer Lopez reunite on new track ‘Stressin” (Billboard)
» Zooey Deschanel splits from boyfriend, spotted flirting with producer (Daily Mail)
» Report: Vince Vaughn in talks for lead role in ‘True Detective’ season 2 (SFilm)
» It’s ‘True’: Spandau Ballet recording their first new album in 25 years (Billboard)
» Sandra Bullock’s $51 million tops Forbes list of highest paid actresses (NYDN)
» Vanilla Ice disses new ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ movie rap (Rolling Stone)
» Lily Allen covers up on ‘Bangerz’ tour after suffering wardrobe malfunction (DM)
» ‘Star Trek: Voyager’ actor denies ex’s claims he’s hooking up with Bill Nye (TMZ)
» Susan Sarandon’s New York apartment burglarized; laptop, jewelry stolen (E!)
» Kim Kardashian & Kanye West pass 72-day mark, still married (NY Daily News)
» Kim Kardashian flaunts cleavage, says Khloe was drunk at wedding (Daily Mail)
» Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull expand fall tour; no Upstate NY concerts (Billboard)
» ‘SpongeBob SquarePants: Sponge out of Water’ movie trailer released (SFilm)
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