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Hala Mohamed is Editor for Almost Famous and a contributer for Joonbug. She is currently majoring in Communications at the College of Staten Island. Whether it be gossip or glamour, blogging or business; she believes in turning ambitions into achievements! Her devotion to celeb gossip derives from her desire to always stay in the loop. Follow Hala on twitter @hollahala
Justin Bieber is reportedly under investigation for possible misdemeanor battery against a photographer.
The photographer has accused Bieber of beating him up when he tried to take his picture while Beiber and his estranged girlfriend Selena Gomez were in a mall called the Commons in Calabasas. He filed a police report naming Bieber as the culprit. Bieber and Gomez left before deputies arrived, so investigators want to talk to him to get his side of the story. The photographer complained of pain in his upper torso, an ambulance was summoned and he was taken to a local hospital where he was examined and released a short time later. Cops are investigating the incident as a misdemeanor battery.
For a few months Ray J and model Sophie Monk have been the faces of Prince Peigns ingrown hair shaving serum. Now Ray J owes his life to this endorsement deal and his endorsement partner!
On Monday TMZ reported that the R&B singer was rushed to the hospital for exhaustion and dehydration after the Billboard music awards. Turns out, the person who discovered him in his hotel room and called an ambulance for him Monday morning is none other than model Sophie Monk, his ingrown hair endorsement partner.
Sophie and Ray J had hosted a Billboard Awards afterparty, promoting Prince Reigns. Upon their return to the hotel, Sophie could tell Ray J was not feeling well. According to sources, the two still went to their separate rooms, but shortly after Sophie decided to check up on Ray J to make sure he was alright and discovered him unresponsive on the floor! She then called hotel management and they called 911.
Get well soon Ray J!
The recent Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez break-up rumors have spread like wild fire. By now, whether you are team #beiber, #jelena, or even part of the #rihannanavy, you have heard both versions of Jelena's alleged split in the past week. The first version of the story is that JB reportedly sent Selena a heartless tweet which he immediately deleted! In the second version Selena kicks Biebs to the curb because he supposedly hooked up with Rihanna. Rihanna has recently been linked to every relevant rapper and baller, so even if he's now 18, Beibs hardly seems like her type. Let alone the fact that he and Chris are best buds and were just together on Sunday. The Rihanna rumor is plain ridiculous.
Disco superstar Donna Summer passed away this morning , leaving behind a legacy of hits and a legion of fans.
The "Queen of Disco" died at the age of 63, after a battle with cancer.
Sources close to Summer say, the singer was trying to keep the extent of her illness under wraps. Someone who was with the disco singer a couple of weeks ago even says she didn't seem too bad. In fact, sources say she was focused on trying to finish up an album she had been working on.
Summer was a 5-time Grammy winner who shot to superstardom in the '70s with iconic hits like "Last Dance," "Hot Stuff" and "Bad Girls."
Rapper 50 Cent is currently in the hospital and is extremely sick! 50 was admitted to a New York hospital 2 days ago because he wasn’t feeling well.
This illness is so serious that he had to cancel appearances on HOT 97 radio, where he was supposed to promote his new mixtape with DJ Drama, GANGSTA GRILLZ LOST TAPE.
Earlier today on Atlanta's V103's Ryan Cameron show, 50's good friend Floyd Mayweather Jr. sincerely asked fans to keep him in their prayers saying, “Please keep 50 Cent in your prayers he is in the hospital and he is extremely sick…we will remain positive."
"Jersey Shore" star Pauly D is entering the liquor business, and TMZ has learned his new signature drink deal could set him up for life. According to our sources, Pauly D is close to announcing his own ready-to-drink cocktail.
The DJ/reality star has partnered with David Kanbar, the co- founder of Skinnygirl cocktails and sources say he is close to announcing his own cocktail drinks called "REMIX." Remix will be a series of vodka-based drinks in various flavors and it's meant to target the "pre-game" drinking market. Sources describe it as "the kind of drink you have before you go out for the night."
What better time than Mother’s Day for Jada Pinkett-Smith to post the first episode of her new web series; Red Table Talk project;a series of intimate online conversations she’s having with her daughter, Willow Smith, and mother, Adrienne Banfield-Jones, on child-rearing, family, fame and love.
In the video, Jada, Adrienne, and Willow sit down to discuss their relationship. Willow expressed how hard it is to be a famous, privileged, 11-year-old pop star and explains that she wishes she wasn’t famous because it takes her longer to do simple things. Boohoo…
The Mayback Music rapper has had issues with his health in recent months, including several seizures which were rumored to have been partly caused by his unhealthy weight and diet. MediaTakeOut.com is reporting that a month ago Rick Ross underwent stomach surgery. Allegedly, a inside source told them that last fall Ross got “Lap Band” surgery which reduces the amount of food he can eat. And that he’s got a new diet and exercise regiment, meant to get him into tip top shape. Rozay has already lost 20 pounds ... and counting!
We can’t even imagine the self proclaimed “biggest boss” getting smaller, it's a huge part of his image, along with the sunglasses indoors, and flashy jewelry, but there is absolutely nothing wrong with wanting to slim down to better your health; so good luck to The Boss on this weight loss journey!
About a month ago media outlets were blazing about Chris and Rihanna attempting to get back together. Well, so much for their reconciliation! Last night Chris Brown released a REMIX to Kanye West's song 'Theraflu' a.k.a 'Way Too Cold.' In Theraflu Kanye West put everyone on blast including Kim Kardashian’s ex, Kris Humphries, and everyone who tried to get with is ex- Amber Rose.
But in Breezy's remix, shots were fired at Rihanna! In the song, Chris basically calls Rihanna a ho! But for what? Well, in the past few months Rihanna has been linked to a bunch of people, including Ashton Kutcher, Drake, NFL star Darren McFadden and rapper Meek Mills! Being that Chris Brown is still with his long time girlfriend Karrueche, why does it bother him so much that Rihanna is enjoying her single life?!
The lead singer of the punk rock band Against Me! who is most famous for their hit "I Was a Teenage Anarchist" tells Rolling Stone he's becoming a woman! 31-year-old Tom Gabel is currently married and has a 2-year-old daughter.
According to the magazine, Tom says he has a condition called gender dysphoria, just like Chaz Bono. He also admits that he has questioned his sexual identity since he was a kid saying “Growing up, [his] experience with transsexualism was nothing but shame.” Tom says he will take hormones and undergo electrolysis to help his transformation into a woman. He is also considering undergoing surgery to aid in the process. Gabel tells the magazine his new name will be Laura Jane Grace.
Despite the transformation, Tom says he's NOT attracted to men and explains his relationship with his wife and daughter will stay the same