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Katy Perry 'doing really good' after John Mayer split

April 9th, 2014 6:10pm EDT
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Katy Perry is reportedly "doing really good" following her split from John Mayer earlier this year.
The 'Dark Horse' hitmaker was devastated when her two-year romance with the singer ended in February, amid claims he had cheated on her, but she's currently focusing on her upcoming 'Prismatic' world tour, which kicks off next month, in a bid to get over her recent heartache.
A source told E! news: "She is in great spirits right now.
"Katy is focused on her tour right now. She is not allowing anything to distract her from it."
The 29-year-old singer - who was previously married to Russell Br...

Eminem and Rihanna to perform at 2014 MTV Movie Awards

April 8th, 2014 10:20am EDT
Eminem and Rihanna are set to perform 'Monster' at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards.
The two pop stars have been confirmed to take to the stage at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles this Sunday (04.13.14), where they will sing their number one hit single, 'The Monster'.
The performance will be a precursor to their US summer stadium tour of the same name, which will take them to LA, New Jersey and Detroit.
Eminem and Rihanna, who previously collaborated on two versions of 'Love The Way You Lie', achieved international success with the latest single taken from the rapper's 'The Marshall Mathers LP 2...

Russell Brand wants kids

April 5th, 2014 4:20am EDT
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Russell Brand is ready to have children.
The 38-year-old comic is smitten with girlfriend Jemima Khan - who already has sons Sulaiman, 17, and Qasim, 14, from her marriage to former cricketer Imran Khan - and is keen for them to get married and start a family together.
A source said: "Russell has made no secret of wanting children. It's all he talks about. They are also planning to get married. But it seems that starting a family is Russell's priority."
However, Jemima, 40, has not yet committed to his plans.
The source added to Britain's Grazia magazine: "She is totally smitten with Russel...

Katy Perry wants to move on from John

April 3rd, 2014 1:20am EDT
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Katy Perry is having hypnotherapy to get over John Mayer.
The 'Roar' hitmaker was devastated when her two-year romance to the singer ended in February amid claims he had cheated on her, and she is doing everything she can to move on.
A source said: "Katy was devastated when they broke up. They had talked about marriage and she seemed to think he was a changed man, so she is beyond gutted.
"But Katy is a firm believer in alternative therapies and she wants to wipe him from her life for good, so she decided to see a hypnotherapist. She wants to retrain her brain to prevent John coming back. S...

Katy Perry backs Global Citizen campaign

March 11th, 2014 5:20am EDT
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Katy Perry, One Direction and Ed Sheeran are among 100 artists offering free concert tickets to UK fans in a bid to help global poverty.
The pop stars have signed up to the Global Poverty Project and Global Citizen Tickets initiative, which encourages fans to build up points for actions they take to combat extreme hardship and then exchange their points to buy tickets for gigs and festivals.
Katy said: "This is a simple, smart, modern initiative with potential for huge impact.
"Global Citizen provides people with doable opportunities to make the world a better place, and rewards them for do...

Russell Brand's mother has breast cancer

March 7th, 2014 2:20am EST
Russell Brand
Russell Brand's mother has breast cancer.
The comedian has revealed his beloved mom Barbara is battling the disease after surviving a number of bouts during his childhood, including uterus cancer when Russell was eight and breast cancer a year later.
According to The Daily Star newspaper, the funnyman, who is an only child, has cancelled his sold-out show at Derby's Assembly Rooms tonight (07.03.14) to spend time with Barbara, who he is incredibly close to.
He also pulled out of a show in Glasgow recently citing "family reasons" and told a fan on Twitter soon afterwards: "Me Mum ain't we...

Katy Perry had relationship doubts

March 6th, 2014 4:20am EST
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Katy Perry had been having doubts about her relationship with John Mayer "for some time" before they split.
The 'Dark Horse' singer reportedly called time on her 18-month romance with the 'Gravity' hitmaker last week but an insider says the decision had been a long time coming.
The source told E! News that Katy, 29, felt there were "certain differences in their personalities" and she felt she and John, 36, were "not right for each other" but she took some time to "acknowledge" her instincts and end the relationship.
According to the source, Katy is said to be "relieved" the romance is over ...

Katy Perry filmed birth on phone

March 6th, 2014 1:20am EST
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Katy Perry filmed her sister's birth on her mobile phone.
The 'Roar' hitmaker was by her older sibling Angela Hudson's side last week when she welcomed her little girl into the world, and although she helped deliver her niece 29-year-old pop star still managed to capture the moment on film.
Katy - real name Katherine Hudson - said: "My sister had a baby in her living room - very naturally, not one Advil. I was there kind of being an assistant doula and saw everything.
"We had dinner first, obviously before I saw it all. No, it was just there and it was an incredible experience.
"I was kind...

Conan O'Brien to host MTV Movie Awards

March 5th, 2014 4:20am EST
Conan O'Brien
Conan O'Brien will host the 2014 MTV Movie Awards.
The presenter announced on his TBS talk show 'Conan' last night (03.04.14) that he will be hosting the high-profile awards ceremony on April 13 at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.
He joked: "After eight years of intense negotiations, I am honored to announce I am hosting MTV's second most prestigious awards show."
The star has plenty of experience hosting televised ceremonies, having previously fronted the Primetime Emmy Awards in both 2002 and 2006.
Jimmy Fallon, Aziz Ansari, Russell Brand and Sarah Silverman have all hosted the MTV Movie...

John Mayer broke promises to Katy Perry

March 3rd, 2014 9:20pm EST
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Katy Perry broke up with John Mayer because he kept breaking promises.
The 'Teenage Dream' singer had an on/off relationship with the guitar player from 2012, but they decided to finally split last month, blaming her upcoming Prismatic tour, although a source claims there was more to it than conflicting schedules.
The insider told "The last time they broke up John won her back by making a ton of promises. He was going to put her first, but now he's falling back into his old patterns.
"Like, he shuts off his phone and disappears all day and night - he says it's because he...

Katy Perry delivers baby

February 27th, 2014 6:20am EST
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Katy Perry helped deliver a baby yesterday (02.26.14).
The 'Roar' hitmaker was celebrating a "miracle" of a day which saw her assist with a home birth.
Katy tweeted: "Finally you can add "helps delivers babies in living rooms" to my resume! It's been a miracle of a day...❤️ Auntie Katy aka Stylist Auntie (sic)"
Though it is unclear who Katy was helping, fans have speculated she was by the side of her older sister Angela Hudson, who was revealed to be pregnant late last year.
The happy news would have been a welcome distraction for the 29-year-old pop star as it was reported yesterday she an...

Katy Perry and John Mayer split

February 26th, 2014 4:20am EST
Katy Perry
Katy Perry and John Mayer have split up.
The 'Roar' hitmaker- who was seen with a ring on her engagement finger earlier this month, sparking speculation she was set to wed again - reportedly called off her romance with the 36-year-old singer "within the last few days", sources told E! News.
It is unclear why the couple have separated, and neither of them have commented on the reports as yet.
Katy - who was previously married to Russell Brand - began dating John in summer 2012 and they split briefly last March before reconciling.
The pair recently recorded a duet, 'Who You Love', for John's ...

Katy Perry to wed in June

February 25th, 2014 12:20pm EST
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Katy Perry and John Mayer are planning to marry in June.
The couple - who have been dating around 18 months - sparked speculation they were engaged when the 'Prism' singer stepped out on Valentine's Day (02.14.14) wearing a ring on her engagement finger and insiders say they have already found the perfect venue and asked the pop star's pastor father, Keith Hudson, to officiate their nuptials.
A source told Grazia magazine: "They'd love a June wedding. They want to get married at the San Ysidro Ranch in Katy's home town of Santa Barbara."
The ranch previously played host to the wedding of Gw...

Russell Brand treats girlfriend to Valentine's boat trip

February 14th, 2014 4:20am EST
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Russell Brand is taking his girlfriend on a romantic boat trip to mark Valentine's Day.
The 38-year-old comedian has arranged to take his beau Jemima Khan on a private ferry ride across the River Mersey at midnight following his gig in Liverpool, North West England, tonight (02.14.14).
A friend of the pair told the Daily Star newspaper: "Jemima has been to a few of Russ's gigs, but mainly around the London area. She hasn't ventured up north too much.
"But tonight will be different as it's their first Valentine's Day together as a couple, and they didn't want to spend it apart."
The 'Get Me...

Russell Brand wants drug law reform in wake of Hoffman death

February 7th, 2014 4:30am EST
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Russell Brand has called for a reform of drug laws following Philip Seymour Hoffman's death.
The Oscar-winning actor tragically died in his New York City apartment over the weekend after experiencing a relapse, and Brand - who himself has battled drug addiction and alcoholism in the past - believes he is a "victim" of laws that "criminalise drug addicts".
The 38-year-old comedian-turned-political activist believes addiction is a "mental illness" and should be treated as a medical condition in order to prevent tragedies such as Hoffman's death from a suspected heroin overdose
In an article w...

Russell Brand's ex-girlfriend weds basketball pro

February 6th, 2014 3:10am EST
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Russell Brand's ex-girlfriend Isabella Brewster has tied the knot with basketball player Baron Davis.

Brewster, a former talent agent, wed the NBA pro at the weekend (31Jan14), just five months after announcing their engagement.

Brewster's older sister, Fast and Furious star Jordana Brewster, took to to share the excitement for her sibling by posting a photo of herself and her four-month-old son, Julian, dressed in a tuxedo, along with a caption that reads, "Ready for auntie's wedding! Congratulations @BellaBrewster."

Prior to dating Brand, Brewster was also linked to actors ...

Russell Brand planning to propose to Jemima Khan

January 30th, 2014 12:20pm EST
Russell Brand
Russell Brand is reportedly planning to propose to Jemima Khan.
The 'Get Me To The Greek' star is waiting for the perfect moment to pop the question and has apparently commissioned a jeweller to design a custom engagement ring for his girlfriend of five months.
An insider told Grazia magazine: "A proposal is definitely imminent. Russell's been working with a friend of his, jeweller Johnathon Arndt, to create the perfect ring. He wants it to include Buddhist and Islamic symbols - an intertwining of their two faiths."
Pals of the couple claim Russell, 38, had hoped to ask for Jemima's hand in...

Katy Perry catches wedding bouquet

January 27th, 2014 3:20pm EST
Katy Perry
Katy Perry caught a wedding bouquet during last night's (26.01.14) Grammy Awards.
The music awards ceremony saw 34 gay and straight couples married during a performance of equality anthem 'Same Love' by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis and the 'Dark Horse' singer caught a bunch of flowers thrown by one bride - which tradition dictates means she will be next to marry.
Katy - who has dated guitarist John Mayer for two years - later posted a picture on Instagram of her with the bunch of white roses, and wrote: "Congrats to all the #samelove couples tonight. You had me in tears of joy for y'all! Also....

Katy Perry believes in aliens

January 21st, 2014 10:20am EST
Katy Perry
Katy Perry believes in aliens.
The 'E.T.' hitmaker is convinced there are other life-forms in the galaxy and would love to ask US President Barack Obama what he believes on the subject.
She said: "I see everything through a spiritual lens. I believe in a lot of astrology. I believe in aliens. I look up into the stars and I imagine: How self-important are we to think that we are the only life-form? I mean, if my relationship with Obama gets any better, I'm going to ask him that question. It just hasn't been appropriate yet."
The brunette beauty's parents Keith and Mary Hudson are Christian ...

Russell Brand is in love

January 17th, 2014 12:20pm EST
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Russell Brand "really loves" Jemima Khan.
The 38-year-old comic - who split from Katy Perry in December 2011 after just 14 months of marriage - says his relationship with the magazine editor is "very different" from anything he has ever experienced and he couldn't be happier.
Appearing with Jemima's dog on an episode of 'The Jonathan Ross' show airing tomorrow (01.18.14), he was asked what would happen to the pooch if they split, prompting him to reply: "Don't say that mate, I really love her. That would hurt my little heart.
"I'm going to be really kind in this relationship. I haven't be...

Russell Brand: I took drugs because I was lonely

January 14th, 2014 6:20am EST
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Russell Brand took drugs because he felt "lonely".
The British comedian admits he thought heroin was "beautiful" when he first tried it and says he turned to illegal substances because he "couldn't cope" with life.
Russell - who has been sober since 2003 - said: "When I took drugs I felt lonely, alienated and disconnected. I felt that this culture isn't serving me. When I took heroin for the first time it was beautiful. It was a personal problem - I couldn't cope with being alive, I needed to take drugs."
The 38-year-old star - who was previously married to Katy Perry - admits being sober ...

Katy Perry roared into 2014 with health-conscious demands at Vegas gig

January 5th, 2014 8:30pm EST
Katy Perry
Katy Perry rang in 2014 on a major health kick - the backstage demands at her New Year's Eve gig in Las Vegas included fruit, vegetables and vegan treats.

The pop star appears to have adopted her ex-husband Russell Brand vegan diet after requesting bosses at Caesars Palace fill her dressing room with meat-free food.

Her backstage catering demands included fresh veggies at all times, two large baskets of fruit and a vegetarian option for her crew at dinner, plus quinoa or couscous.

She also demanded that all meals were low-fat and health conscious, according to

Her dressing room...

Katy Perry's Roar turning point

January 3rd, 2014 5:20pm EST
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Katy Perry's 'Prism' was going to be a "dark" album, until she wrote 'Roar'.
The singer started to pen songs for her latest record after the breakup of her marriage to comedian Russell Brand in December 2011, but once she and co-writer Bonnie McKee had written the empowerment anthem, released as the album's first single, she started to see things in a different way.
Bonnie told "She was kind of coming out of sort of a dark place when she was setting up 'Prism'. She was talking about wanting to explore her darker side.
"['Roar'] felt very empowering from the beginning. It was all ...

Katy Perry sells marital home

January 3rd, 2014 6:30am EST
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Katy Perry has sold the marital home she bought with ex-husband Russell Brand.
The 'Roar' hitmaker purchased the property in Los Angeles' Hollywood Hills in 2011 for $6.5 million and she has finally sold it for $5.565 million, according to the Los Angeles Times newspaper.
The 29-year-old singer put the house on the market for around $8 million last year, but there were no takers.
The new owner plans to gut the 8,800 square foot home and make a number of improvements.
Katy and Russell bought the double-gated Mediterranean-style house, built in 1925, after tying the knot in 2010.
She was g...

Katy Perry sells off Russell Brand marital home

January 2nd, 2014 8:30pm EST
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Singer Katy Perry has sold off the California house she shared with ex-husband Russell Brand.

The couple purchased the West Hollywood estate for $6.5 million (£4.3 million) in 2011 and she was granted the property, which they never moved into, when she split from the funnyman, as part of their divorce settlement in 2012.

The 1920s Mediterranean style house, which boasts seven bedrooms, a pool house, guest house and a lagoon-style swimming pool, was listed for $6 million (£4 million).

Katy Perry had three-month alcohol break

December 20th, 2013 4:20am EST
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Katy Perry went on a three-month break from alcohol during a difficult emotional time.
The 29-year-old singer - who split from comedian Russell Brand in December 2011 after just 14 months of marriage - has revealed she put on a brave face, quit drinking and watched back-to-back episodes of British sitcom 'Absolutely Fabulous' to get her through some dark days in the past two years.
She said: "I do a couple of the hot toddies and a box set of 'Ab Fab' ... I love a bit of Patsy. You know I did a lot of different things, I surrounded myself with my good friends, I did this whole cleanse wher...

Katy Perry hung on to John Mayer for dear life

December 17th, 2013 9:20pm EST
Katy Perry
Katy Perry has admitted her relationship with John Mayer isn't always easy.
But the 'Roar' hitmaker, who has had an on/off relationship with the singer-songwriter since June 2012, hinted that they have worked through the majority of their issues since they reunited over the summer after she publicly declared her love for him in Vogue magazine while they were on a break.
During a joint interview on 'Good Morning America' to promote their new duet, 'Who You Love', on Tuesday (12.17.13), the 29-year-old star said: "Relationships are kind of like riding a bull. You hang on for dear life. Someti...

Rumor Patrol: Full-Frontal 'Fifty Shades', Julia Roberts Pregnant, More

December 14th, 2013 3:03pm EST
Fifty Shades of Grey
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Full-Frontal Nudity In Fifty Shades of Grey: We knew the film adaptation of Fifty Shades would be steamy - but now rumors are saying stars Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson could be completely naked in scenes of the erotic film.

Verdict: Leaning True. While it has not been confirmed, there are several hints the film is headed that way. For example, producer Dana Brunetti said in a recent interview there ...

Katy Perry needed break from John Mayer to deal with marriage split

December 9th, 2013 8:30pm EST
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Pop star Katy Perry reluctantly broke off her romance with John Mayer in a bid to properly deal with her feelings following her 2011 marriage split from Russell Brand.

The singer admits her emotions were all over the place when the British comedian filed for divorce in late December, 2011 because the breakdown of her marriage had occurred while she was still busy on her Teenage Dream world tour.

She recalls, "There were two weeks of my life after I found out the truth of my marriage where I was like, 'OK. All right. I can't feel this. This is too intense right now. I was, like, just eatin...

Katy Perry: Russell Brand really wanted children

December 9th, 2013 12:20pm EST
Russell Brand
Russell Brand wanted kids with Katy Perry when they were married.
The pair tied the knot in October 2010 following a whirlwind romance and although Russell was ready to start a family, Katy wasn't as keen because she didn't want to sacrifice her pop career.
Katy - whose divorce from the comedian was finalized in February 2012 just a few months after Russell filed legal separation papers in December 2011 - said: "[Russell] really wanted me to have children, and I knew I wasn't ready.
"I think it was a way of control. I think it was part of, 'If I have a kid, then I would have to sacrifice ...

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