August 1, 2012 |
LONDON -- The congratulatory telegram is so last century, the congratulatory phone call so last decade. When Michael Phelps awoke on Wednesday, he scrolled through his Twitter feed and discovered a congratulatory tweet from President Obama. "Congrats to Michael Phelps for breaking the all-time Olympic medal record," Obama tweeted. "You've made your country proud. -bo" Phelps tweeted back: "Thank you Mr. President!! It's an honor representing the #USA !! The best country in the world!
December 6, 2012 |
Justin Bieber was not nominated for a Grammy Award on Wednesday night, and manager Scooter Braun was not happy, sharing his thoughts in a series of blunt, critical tweets after the nods were announced. In short, he said, the Grammys folks blew it. Only he took a lot longer to say that. Braun launched into it with some props to Bieber and Grammy nominee Carly Rae Jepson, whose "Call Me Maybe" blanketed the airwaves over the summer. "first...congrats to @carlyraejepsen.
June 29, 2012 |
Adele is known for her weepy ballads, but a happy tune came from the singer's camp Friday: She announced she's pregnant. The British singing sensation, who is expecting along with boyfriend Simon Konecki, took to her blog to share the news with fans. "Im delighted to announce that Simon and I are expecting our first child together," Adele wrote . "I wanted you to hear the news direct from me, obviously we're over the moon and very excited but please respect our privacy at this precious time.
December 27, 2012 |
Here's some lovely news from the house of Followill: Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill is a dad! The hot, bespectacled hipster welcomed a girl Wednesday with his singer/songwriter wife, Jessie Baylin, a rep for the couple said in a widely released statement . First things first: Cheers, little Followill, you just missed the curse of the Christmas baby . Secondly, Violet Marlowe Followill clocked in at 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and...