The country singer Taylor Swift, spotted frequently at the Kennedy compound with young political scion Conor, was recently implicated in a car accident out West–with a businessman who may want to become the subject of one of her tell-all songs. Crocs founder George Boedecker, per The Smoking Gun, was pulled over for DUI Read More
This is why you don’t get rid of gossip royalty! The New York Post must be hitting itself on the head for missing this scoop, which its former columnist/icon Liz Smith gave instead to New York Social Diary: the one and only Joni Mitchell might be performing a private concert in L.A. for the first time in years.
Tonight’s Grammys are to feature a tribute to Whitney Houston and a comeback-from-surgery performance by heavily-favored multiple nominee Adele. We’ll be watching closely to see if the British chanteuse can claim Record, Song, and Album of the Year–or if other big nominees like Bon Iver (for the song “Holocene”) and Foo Fighters (for the album Read More
Word has it that Sex and the City is getting rebooted on TV–bringing back Carrie Bradshaw for a generation unfamiliar with her exploits! Carrie’s going to be a young writer struggling to make it in New York in a pilot ordered by the CW, as opposed to a youngish writer magically making it in New York. Which actress can portray the young Ms. Bradshaw with just the right mix of panache, narcissism, and ability to wear a Manolo? We have a few suggestions!
Taylor Swift, looking very vogue (Getty Images)
Hollywood Life has an image of the upcoming Taylor Swift cover of Vogue. (Cruelly, a cover line invites us to get “Smooth, Young Skin Fast,” a mission we might achieve were we a wealthy 22-year-old singer.) Ms. Swift is following in the Read More
Yes, the bitter cold days of late January are all about us, here in New York. The idea of walking daunts us. We’re hopping around half-frozen puddles of toxic slush. Nothing — gloves, socks, scarves — can keep us as warm as we want to be. At times there is no end in sight.
Well, Read More
It’s no surprise that when a magazine captures the electric bombast that is Lady Gaga, they’ll have a talked-about picture on the cover.
And with this buzz comes monumental sales: Memo Pad has rounded up the Audit Bureau of Circulations numbers from nearly all of 2010 and found that Rolling Stone and Cosmopolitan Read More
It’s quite possible many of us will always imagine Taylor Swift as the 16-year-old blond twang-voiced ingenue who burst on the scene and wowed the industry with her precocious songwriting. So it may shock you that she has a full 21 years on her now. Well, it wouldn’t be a surprise if you’re one of Read More
It’s been over a year since Kanye West grabbed the microphone from angelic country pop star Taylor Swift at the MTV Video Music Awards, and they’ve since made up. Kanye apologized in a virtuosic extended Twitter rant, and Taylor wrote the ego-flexing, Lanvin-loving rap star a song declaring him “Innocent.” So now Read More
For Hollywood, the long winter of discontent officially starts to thaw this weekend—never mind the foot of snow still piled in front of your apartment building. Three big studio flicks hit theaters today and, as usual, there’s something for everyone. As we do every Friday, here’s a handy guide to the new releases.
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