Britney Spears Instagrammed a few risqué videos in a bikini earlier this week, which had the rumour mill buzzing about whether or not Brit will be dropping new music soon. However, E! News has confirmed that the three clips are not connected to any new projects. A source told the site, “She’s just having fun. She’s feeling great, is in great shape so she posted some videos she took.”
Another report has surfaced claiming that Beyonce is pregnant. According to Radar Online, the singer is nearly five months pregnant. A source says that Bey had a “belly pouch” during her video shoot on Skid Row this past weekend. The source told the site, “Although she didn’t announce it or anything, it was pretty apparent from the way she was acting. She was probably close to five months pregnant. It was pretty indicative she was covering up.”
The video for Shakira’s record “Waka Waka” has been viewed 1,001,078,940 times. According toBillboard, Shakira is now the third Latin artist to accomplish this feat. Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk” and “Bailando” by Enrique Iglesias precede Shakira’s record.
A.J. McLean has spoken out on his bandmate Nick Carter’s recent arrest. The Backstreet Boy told People, “We’re all human, we all make mistakes. I work hard at being sober — people know that I struggle with my disease. If I mess up publicly … people are harsh but it’s understandable. When you talk about it so much and then you turn around and get caught drinking … people are going to be judgmental. The media has no idea what really happened, or what he was going through at that moment.” As previously reported, Carter was arrested for a fight at a bar in Key West earlier this month. He has since been sued by the bouncer at the bar.
Hits Daily Double is speculating that Rihanna will be releasing a new single today off of ANTI. Sources say that iHeart and CBS have been put on notice that a new single will be released and the secrecy around the song is so extreme that radio program directors were told by a record label that they would not be told the title or artist until the 15 minutes before delivery of the song, which will drop at 8 am today.
Apparently just looking like a celebrity can get you some VIP treatment. According to Page Six, a man who resembles Bradley Cooper successfully conned his way into a party at Sundance over the weekend. The man spent two nights in a row crashing parties at the festival including one held at Bar 53 at Rock & Reilly’s on Saturday. Organizers of the event came to the realization about the mistaken identity and ordered security to take action. He refused to show ID but attempted to resolve the situation by showing a photo of the American Sniper star on his phone.
CAA has signed Buzzfeed reporter Matt Bellassai thanks to the success of his “Whine About It” video series which earns around 3.5 million views each week. According to Variety, he will be taking a break from the show to work on new projects including a book of essays, a live comedy tour, a podcast and TV opportunities. Matt recently won Favorite Social Media Star at the People’s Choice Awards.
Showtime wants more Billions. The network has ordered a second season of the drama only two episodes into its freshman run. The premiere had 6.5 million viewers across all platforms during its first week — the highest ever for the network. Billions stars Homeland’s Damian Lewis as well asPaul Giamatti, Maggie Siff, Malin Akerman, Toby Leonard Moore, Condola Rashad and David Costabile.