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.
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,...
March 13, 2013 |
Olivia Wilde learned a valuable lesson about Justin Bieber fans: Don't talk smack about the most-followed person on Twitter. "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" actress, who appeared on "The Tonight Show" Tuesday, unleashed a tweet March 2 after photos surfaced documenting the pop star walking around shirtless in frigid London, which kicked off his very, very bad London trip. "Bieber, put your ... shirt on. (unless you lost all your shirts in a fire in which case my condolences and please purchase a new shirt.)
October 1, 2012 |
And . . . scene. Justin Bieber's concert went off the script Saturday night in Arizona, just three days before he's set to begin a two-night stay at the Staples Center on Tuesday. (A disclaimer: Pop & Hiss isn't proud to post this. Even pop stars, after all, can get sick. But there's Bieber's name, dominating search engines -- and admit it, you're kind of curious. After all, we wrote, you clicked. We're all just minor players in Bieber's world.) The projectile moment below happened during "Out of Town Girl" at a Bieber concert in Glendale, Ariz.
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.
February 7, 2013 |
Does Justin Bieber's mom want her son and Selena Gomez to get back together? In an appearance on the "Today" show Thursday, Pattie Mallette hit the morning talk show to promote her film "Crescendo I" about Beethoven's mother's attempted abortion. But the conversation eventually turned to her 18-year-old pop star son and his very public relationship with Disney star Selena Gomez. "Everybody watches his personal life, we know about this relationship with Selena. I don't know if moms get a vote, but are you hoping they keep it going?"
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January 28, 2014 |
Prosecutors have asked for further investigation into accusations that pop star Justin Bieber egged his neighbor's house in Calabasas, causing $20,000 in damage, a spokeswoman for the L.A. County district attorney's office said Tuesday. Authorities have been investigating allegations Bieber threw eggs at his neighbor's home in the 25000 block of Prado del Grandioso, causing the damage, this month. Jane Robison, a spokeswoman for the district attorney's office, said the request for more investigation came during an informal review of the case thus far. Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators searched Bieber's home Jan. 15 in response to the allegations, during which eight people, including the singer, were detained.
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 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 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)