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NEWS
October 4, 2013 | By Susan Denley
Rihanna's new RiRi for MAC makeup collection rolled out at MAC stores and online on Thursday. At the time, she was performing in Sydney, Australia. [Los Angeles Times] In her new "Work Bitch" video, Britney Spears wears (mostly skimpy) outfits including pieces (like shoes, gloves, etc.) by designers including Jean Paul Gaultier, Giuseppe Zanotti and Christian Louboutin. The looks were styled by B. Akerlund and Britney's hair was done by L.A. stylist Kim Kimble. [The Cut] "Glee's" Naya Rivera is sporting a large cushion-cut diamond surrounded by pave diamonds in her new engagement ring from rapper Big Sean.
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ENTERTAINMENT
October 3, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Britney Spears' eye-catching video for "Work, Bitch" was supposed to be a lot racier, but she toned it down - that according to the mother of two. "Oh, my God, we showed way more skin and did way more stuff for the video than what is actually there," the pop star said Thursday on Boston's 103.3 Amp Radio when asked if she was less comfortable ramping up her sex appeal because she's a mom to two boys, Sean, 8, and Jayden, 7. "Like, I...
ENTERTAINMENT
October 2, 2013 | By Gerrick D. Kennedy
Before the turn of the millennium Britney Spears emerged as a sultry schoolgirl with pigtails and coquettish flair with her debut video, "… Baby One More Time. " A teen pop queen was born. Fifteen years -- and plenty of reinventions -- have passed since, then but Spears' latest visual offering shows the pop diva still hasn't forgotten how to make a statement. Late Tuesday Spears debuted the clip for her cheekily titled single, "Work Bitch. " The will.i.am-produced dance track is the first taste of her upcoming eighth album, set to arrive Dec. 3. The accompanying clip has more than enough to satiate fans waiting for Spears' hyped Las Vegas residency (which gets an obvious plug in the video)
ENTERTAINMENT
September 17, 2013 | By Mikael Wood
Britney Spears is Vegas-bound. Just days after releasing her new single "Work Bitch," the pop singer announced Tuesday morning that she's set to begin a two-year residency at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Spears, 31, revealed the news, which had been rumored for weeks, on "Good Morning America. " "I'm definitely gonna do the greatest hits," she said of the production, to be titled "Britney Spears: Piece of Me. " "But I'm gonna have to put some of my new material into it, just to keep it fresh.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 15, 2013 | By Mikael Wood
Britney Spears has some advice for the small army of female pop stars vying for domination this fall: "You better work, bitch. " Those words of wisdom arrive in a new single the one-time teen-pop queen released Sunday, slightly ahead of schedule after what Spears referred to in a tweet as a low-quality version of "Work Bitch" leaked to the Internet. (Spears had originally planned to unveil the song Monday night.) "You want a hard body? You want a Bugatti? You want a Maserati?"
ENTERTAINMENT
May 15, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Britney Spears wants another baby, preferably a daughter this time around. The pop singer has revealed that she's ready for more kids. Spears already has two sons - Sean, 7, and Jayden, 6 - with ex-husband Kevin Federline. The "X Factor alum" alum was being interviewed by "Extra's" Mario Lopez, who said he was jealous that Spears had boys. Lopez has a baby girl and is expecting another child with wife Courtney Lopez.) "Awwww, I want a girl," she said, getting sentimental.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 17, 2013 | By Gerrick D. Kennedy
Britney Spears is set to release her first solo single since 2011. That's the good news. The bad news? The track is for an animated kids film. Spears' new single,  “Ooh La La,” was co-written by a seeming army of scribes including pop mastermind Dr. Luke and Cirkut (who together are responsible for hits from Spears, Flo Rida, Jessie J and Rihanna), plus Ammo, Bonnie McKee (Spears, Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson), J Kash, Lola Blanc and Fransisca Hall. PHOTOS: Britney Spears: Life in pictures Dr. Luke, Ammo and Cirkut produced the single, which will play over the end credits of the upcoming film “The Smurfs 2.” The film is set to hit theaters July 31. Spears' label, RCA Records, says more information on the song (which hopefully includes an exact release date)
BUSINESS
April 7, 2013 | By Hugo Martin
When Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced a $229-million upgrade to Terminal 5 at Los Angeles International Airport last week, he said the money would double the size of the lobby and pay for new carpeting, new baggage carousels and new facilities for international passengers. The terminal is dedicated mostly to Delta Air Lines, which is putting $12 million into the modernization project. What the mayor didn't mention were the new fixes planned for Delta Sky Club, the exclusive lounge were VIPs can order a free drink, munch on snacks and watch cable television while waiting for their flights.
NATIONAL
March 12, 2013 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck were among a high-powered roster of public figures whose personal and financial information was posted on the Internet. The data, which include purported home addresses, Social Security numbers, phone numbers and credit reports, appeared on a website that seemed to originate in Russia. The Secret Service and the FBI said Tuesday that they were opening investigations, and President Obama confirmed the apparent breach.
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