April 3, 2013 |
Five schools in Norway have cried "Uncle" in the face of the force that is Justin Bieber. "Believe" it or not, they're moving midterms up a week so as not to conflict with the pop star's scheduled shows in Oslo on April 16 and 17, the original testing dates. "[L]ove this. 'Schools in Norway move midterms so students can attend Justin Bieber concert,'" Bieber tweeted Wednesday, forwarding a story link to his more than 37 million followers. PHOTOS: Celebrities by The Times The schools involved are in the Aspelund region, which is a good eight hours' drive from Oslo, according to the Wall Street Journal -- meaning students with tickets would have to skip school to make the shows.
November 2, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Wednesday: Justin Bieber denies fathering a child with a 20-year-old woman who claims her baby is his. ( Radar ) Hugh Grant is a father to a new baby girl. But who's the mother? ( Los Angeles Times ) "New Girl" star Zooey Deschanel and her Death Cab for for Cutie husband Ben Gibbard have separated. ( Los Angeles Times ) Lindsay Lohan could head to jail for the fourth time after missing community service.
November 10, 2012 |
Looks like Justin Bieber needs somebody else to love -- a report says he and girlfriend Selena Gomez have split. Rumors have plagued the young pair for months, suggesting a growing distance as both of their demanding careers kept them apart. That reportedly checks out. PHOTOS: Celebrity splits of 2012 "Because of their crazy schedules, it was getting harder and harder to maintain a relationship," a source told E! News' Marc Malkin. It seemed like only yesterday the Ministry spotted them bouncing around the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar party, going public with a romance that sent their respective fan bases into a frenzy and significantly raised their profiles.
January 21, 2014 |
There are some odd questions in post-match interviews at a tennis tournament, but this one was rather cringeworthy. Nineteen-year-old Eugenie Bouchard, not long after reaching the final four at the Australian Open with an impressive three-set win over Ana Ivanovic, was asked whom she would date if she had the opportunity. The Canadian tennis star was clearly embarrassed and eventually answered, saying Justin Bieber. (The sound you heard next were the breaking hearts of "Genie's Army," a group of loyal fans closely following her progress at Melbourne Park)
December 20, 2013 |
Justin Bieber wore this red Balmain suit, white tasseled smoking slippers and shades to the premiere of "Justin Bieber's Believe" on Wednesday. His stylist Ugo Mozie says they were going for a Frank Sinatra look. [People] Beyonce is releasing a new fragrance, Rise, based on the poem "Still I Rise" by Maya Angelou. [WWD] Sergio Loro Piana, a vice president of cashmere purveyor Loro Piana SpA, died Thursday night after a long illness. [Business of Fashion] Designer Marc Jacobs' last ads for Louis Vuitton feature his muses, including Edie Campbell, Catherine Deneuve, Sofia Coppola, Gisele Bundchen, Fan Bingbing and Caroline de Maigret.
May 23, 2012 |
It's one thing to land a celebrity as a commencement speaker upon graduation. When you're Justin Bieber, however, celebs stage the entire ceremony. This was the case on Wednesday as Ellen DeGeneres welcomed the pop star to perform his hit "Boyfriend," and threw in a last-minute surprise: a cap-and-gown rite of passage to celebrate Bieber's completion of his GED requirements. "I know you graduated two weeks ago and you really didn't have a traditional graduation ceremony. So I'm going to give you one right now," Ellen said (video clip below)
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January 10, 2014 |
Justin Bieber is now a vandalism suspect, authorities said Friday, after a neighbor's house in Calabasas was egged Thursday night. The neighbor called authorities about 7:40 p.m. claiming someone was pelting his home with eggs, said Los Angeles County sheriff's Sgt. Dan Nagelmann of the Malibu/Lost Hills station. The neighbor was home with his daughter at the time, Nagelmann said, adding that sheriff's deputies who responded to the scene found no one outside. Bieber's publicist did not return a call for comment.
November 16, 2013 |
"At the end of the day, it comes down to a young man in a room writing a song. " So claims one of Justin Bieber's associates in a trailer for the pop singer's new concert film, to which Pop & Hiss says: Come on, now. The songs matter, certainly, and Bieber's written or sung plenty of great ones, including several in his so-called Music Mondays series, in which he's releasing a new tune every week through next month. ("PYD," a promising -- and evidently Michael Jackson-inspired -- collaboration with R. Kelly, is due Sunday at midnight.)
May 7, 2013 |
A pair of R&B musicians have filed a $10-million copyright infringement lawsuit against Justin Bieber and Usher, claiming that Bieber's 2010 hit “Somebody to Love” was based on a song they wrote but were not credited for. Singer Devin Copeland, who performs under the name De Rico, and songwriter Mareio Overton filed the suit last week in U.S. District Court in Virginia, alleging that they pitched their song to Usher in 2009, heard nothing back,...
November 23, 2011 |
Justin Bieber has said on ABC's "The View" that he's taken a DNA test to show that he's not the father of Mariah Yeater's child -- even though Yeater has withdrawn the paternity suit against the "Baby" singer. “I didn't have to do it, I did it because I wanted to,” he said on the show . “I wanted everything to be out in the open.” That attitude seems in line with the message from companies offering DNA tests. According to an article by The Times' Karen Kaplan , one company offered a Father's Day discount, suggesting that "a paternity test can be 'a gift of peace of mind.'" Nicely spun.