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Josh Duhamel worries about living in LA

April 11th, 2014 6:20pm EDT
Josh Duhamel
Josh Duhamel worries about raising his son in Los Angeles.
The 'Safe Haven' actor has a seven-month-old baby boy, Axl, with his Black Eyed Peas star wife Fergie, and doesn't want him or any of their future children to grow up with a sense of entitlement because they have famous parents.
The 41-year-old star told the HuffPost Live: "Growing up in LA, I don't want to raise a kid who feels entitled to anything. I want him to understand the importance of working hard and getting an education."
He jokingly added: "I just don't want to have to bail him out of jail! That's my main goal. Just stay ...
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Will.i.am says Justin Bieber doesn't have to be a 'role model'

March 22nd, 2014 11:20am EDT
Will.i.am
Will.i.am doesn't think Justin Bieber has to be a "role model".
The superstar producer has suggested both the 'Beauty and a Beat' singer and Miley Cyrus are under a lot of pressure as they struggle with "growing up" in front of the world, and doesn't blame them for their controversial behavior.
He told The Sun newspaper's TV Magazine: "Those particular pop stars are just graduating into adulthood.
"Part of the reason that I feel Justin Bieber has had a hard time growing up is because the spotlight and magnifying glass is on him.
"It's really not important that pop stars are role models. The...
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Fergie: Axl Jack is a 'screamer'

March 21st, 2014 1:20pm EDT
Fergie
Fergie says her baby son is a "screamer".
The Black Eyed Peas frontwoman has revealed seven-month-old Axl Jack - her first child with husband Josh Duhamel - is eager for attention and unleashes "high-pitched" squeals when he's excited.
Fergie gushed: "He's a screamer! There's always this high-pitched scream going throughout the house. It's not him complaining or crying. He just gets excited and he wants to scream!"
The 38-year-old pop star even joins in on her son's vocal moments, dubbing them "mommy scream-offs".
She added to E! News: "Those are exciting!"
Fergie is rumored to be reuniting...
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Black Eyed Peas to return

February 16th, 2014 3:20pm EST
Black Eyed Peas
Black Eyed Peas are set to return next year.
The 'I Gotta Feeling' group - will.i.am, Fergie, apl.de.ap and Taboo - are getting back together for their first studio album and tour since 'The Beginning' in 2010.
A source told The Sun newspaper: "The Black Eyed Peas are all in agreement they should put a new tour on for the fans - it's not like they properly split when they parted for a hiatus in 2012.
"This time around they're going to head back into the studio and lay down a new album quickly and then hit the road once again.
"Will.i.am has been instrumental in persuading all the Peas to ...
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Fergie: Josh is 'dad of the year'

February 10th, 2014 6:20am EST
Fergie
Fergie has praised Josh Duhamel as "dad of the year".
The Black Eyed Peas singer and her actor husband became parents to son Axl Jack last year and she says her spouse is very hands-on when it comes to caring for their little boy, who is now five months old.
Asked if Josh is a hands on dad, she said: "He's dad of the year, he's the best partner to have a kid with."
The 38-year-old singer loves being a parent and enjoys spending as much time as possible with her "homie".
Speaking on 'Extra', she said: "The best part of being a mom is just hanging out with my kid. He's my homie! I'm just list...
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Will.i.am launching online video platform

January 30th, 2014 3:20am EST
Will.i.am
will.i.am has teamed up with bosses at digital media firm Maker Studios to launch an online video platform.

The original content will revolve around the Black Eyed Peas star's interests and passions, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The platform will also offer users the opportunity to see behind-the-scenes videos and collaborations with other artists, which will stream on will.i.am's YouTube.com channel.

He says, "In an era of disruption that has democratised everything imaginable, there are areas that are exciting for creators and content makers including videos, music videos, doc...
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The 5 Best And 5 Worst Super Bowl Halftime Shows Ever

January 29th, 2014 3:03pm EST
Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars will have the honor of entertaining Super Bowl halftime audiences that don't switch over to the Puppy Bowl this weekend. The history of the halftime show is a surprising display of ups-and-downs, from mind-blowing performances to corny overproduced ego trips. Here are some of the best and worst Super Bowl halftime shows:

Best: Michael Jackson, Super Bowl XXVII

The halftime show was hurting. Two years prior, the New Kids on the Block performance was pre-empted by coverage on Desert Storm and their performance was edited down and shown after the game. Then, FOX swooped in and sco...
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Rumor Patrol: Anne Hathaway Turned Down Oscar Role, Miley Cyrus Dumped, More

January 18th, 2014 1:03pm EST
Anne Hathaway
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.

Anne Hathaway's Oscar Miss: Rumor has it that Anne Hathaway could have a golden statue on her shelf today, but she quit the production of Silver Linings Playbook. Jennifer Lawrence won the Best Actress award for her work on the film. So is it true Anne should be kicking herself over it?

Verdict: True. Harvey Weinstein revealed to Howard Stern this week that Hathaway and Mark Wahlberg were set to star i...
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Will.i.am snubs Playboy model Carla Howe

January 18th, 2014 6:20am EST
Will.i.am
'Playboy' model Carla Howe says will.i.am hasn't made love to her despite them going on a few dates over the past year.
The star met the famous producer at a record studio before the pair started to get close and while it has only gone as far as a "kiss", she hopes they can "step it up a level".
She told The Sun newspaper: "After our first date he started running his hands all over my body, and he had a kiss outside the Playboy mansion, but that was as far as it went.
"Soon after we saw each other at Snoop Dogg's birthday party and I went back to his, but we ended up just chilling out. Sinc...
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Josh Duhamel and Fergie celebrate anniversary

January 11th, 2014 6:20pm EST
Josh Duhamel
Josh Duhamel enjoyed a romantic date with Fergie for their wedding anniversary.
The 'Safe Haven' star celebrated five years of married life with Black Eyed Peas star on Friday night (01.10.14) and took her for dinner at upscale restaurant Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills, according to the MailOnline website.
The 41-year-old actor thanked his fans for their congratulations and wrote on Twitter today (01.11.14): "Thank you all for the well wishes. Much love. JD"
The couple, who welcomed their first child, Axl, into the world in August, tied the knot in a $1.5 million ceremony in Malibu, California i...
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Fergie had an extra special Christmas

December 29th, 2013 12:20pm EST
Fergie
Fergie and Josh Duhamel's son made their Christmas extra special.
The Black Eyed Peas singer and the 'Save Haven' actor welcomed their first child, Axl, into the world in August, and the 'Pump It' hitmaker revealed their baby boy is "very curious" about the festive season.
The 38-year-old star told People.com: "It's all about baby Axl this year.
"It's really cute because he's been looking at the tree and the lights in our house and he's very fascinated by this and the ornaments. He wants to touch it and feel the way that the bristles feel on his feet and hands and he's very curious about it...
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Fergie and Josh Duhamel celebrate baptism

December 12th, 2013 9:20pm EST
Fergie
Fergie and Josh Duhamel celebrated their son's baptism on Thursday afternoon (12.12.13).
The couple, who welcomed their first child, Axl, into the world in August, were spotted taking their baby boy to the special ceremony at St. Martin's Catholic Church in Brentwood, California, where they were joined by approximately 10 family members and close friends.
An eyewitness told UsMagazine.com: "She looked beautiful and slim. Her mom was next to her looking on proudly. When they left, Axl was asleep in Josh's arms. They headed home for a small party to celebrate."
The Black Eyed Peas star, 38, ...
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will.i.am liked Queen Elizabeth's dress

December 7th, 2013 10:20am EST
Will.i.am
will.i.am complimented Britain's Queen Elizabeth on her sense of style.
The Black Eyed Peas star met the monarch backstage at the Diamond Jubilee concert last year and during their brief exchange, he told her he liked her dress as it was similar to one owned by his grandma.
He said: "I told the queen I liked her dress and that my grandma had one like it. Kylie Minogue introduced me to her and it was amazing. Everybody was like, 'Wow, Kylie knows the queen.' "
will has also met the queen's grandson, Prince William - who has four-month-old son Prince George with wife Duchess Catherine - and m...
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David Byrne organising Philippines charity show with Here Lies Love cast

November 18th, 2013 8:30pm EST
David Byrne
Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne is organising a charity concert to benefit the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

The show will take place at Terminal 5 in New York on 25 November (13), with proceeds going to Doctors Without Borders.

The cast of Here Lies Love, the stage musical he wrote with Fatboy Slim about the life of former first lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos, will also perform at the event.

A statement from Byrne reads, "The show is about the resiliency of the Philippine people - it couldn't be more timely. Upon hearing about this tragedy, the cast co...
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Britney Spears to 'surprise' with song

October 23rd, 2013 11:20am EDT
Britney Spears
Britney Spears' next single will "surprise" people.
The 31-year-old singer will release 'Perfume' from her forthcoming eighth studio album 'Britney Jean' later this year and her record label boss Peter Edge says the quality of her singing will astonish listeners, with the track showcasing a different side to her talents.
Peter told Billboard magazine: There's a song we feel fairly strong will be the second single called 'Perfume'.
"It was written by Sia and could be a big career song. It's more of a downtempo song, but people are amazed at the quality of her vocals on it. She sings it beaut...
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Britney Spears names album Britney Jean

October 15th, 2013 11:20am EDT
Britney Spears
Britney Spears' new album is called 'Britney Jean'.
The 'Work Bitch' singer - whose full name is Britney Jean Spears - has named her eighth album after the nickname her family use for her.
She told UK radio station Capital FM: "It's a personal album, and all my family, they always call me Britney Jean. It's like a term of endearment, and I just wanted to share that with my fans".
The name comes from her birth name, Britney Jean Spears.
Britney worked with producer and Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am on 'Work Bitch' but he claims the rest of the record has a different sound.
He said: "T...
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will.i.am And Pharrell Williams In Legal Battle

September 21st, 2013 8:15pm EDT
Will.i.am
Will.i.am and Pharrell Williams are locked in a lawsuit battle.

The former Black Eyed Peas star originally issued a cease and desist letter which demanded his Interscope Records label mate stopped using the phrase 'I AM' in relation to his ' I AM OTHER' YouTube channel.

According to TMZ, Pharrell hit back with a lawsuit in an attempt to protect his right to use the moniker - before will.i.am counter sued and claimed he has a copycat history.

The gossip site reports that the 'Scream & Shout' hitmaker has cited the producer's record label 'Star Trak Entertainment', and that he also faces l...
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Fergie & Josh Duhamel get doggie daughter ready for baby brother

August 27th, 2013 8:30pm EDT
Josh Duhamel
Pop star FERGIE and her husband Josh Duhamel are making sure their dachshund is prepared for their new baby by hiring America's top dog expert to talk her through the process.

The Black Eyed Peas star is due to give birth within days and after planning the nursery and making sure the baby dash to the hospital is scheduled, she and husband Duhamel made time for their pooch.

The couple invited The Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan into their home and then posted a picture of themselves posing with the reality TV star on Instagram.com.

New mum-to-be Fergie added the caption: "@joshduhamel & I gett...
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will.i.am brings record label to U.K.

July 9th, 2013 3:10am EDT
Will.i.am
Rapper will.i.am has moved his record label from the U.S. to the U.K. because he likes the "fresh" vibe of British music.

The Black Eyed Peas star, a California native, has been based in London while serving as a mentor on U.K. TV talent show The Voice, and was inspired to bring his company over to British shores, due to the country's thriving pop scene.

He tells JohnHurnbuckle.com, "My label is now based in the U.K. I had a label over in America, (Black Eyed Peas bandmate) Fergie signed to my label and LMFAO and Macy Gray and Black Eyed Peas and I thought, you know what, I want to base m...
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Pharrell Williams takes preventative court action against will.i.am

July 1st, 2013 8:30pm EDT
Will.i.am
Hip-hop superproducer Pharrell Williams has asked a New York judge for permission to continue doing business under his creative firm's I Am Other name following a trademark dispute with rapper will.i.am.

The Black Eyed Peas frontman's lawyer fired off a cease and desist notice to Williams last week (ends28Jun13), demanding he stop using the name for his YouTube.com channel because it is too "confusingly similar" to will.i.am's copyrighted "I AM" phrase.

However, Williams is refusing to back down and has taken preventative action in a federal court, arguing that they are using the words "I...
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will.i.am launches legal action against Pharrell Williams over logo

June 26th, 2013 3:28pm EDT
Will.i.am
will.i.am has launched legal action against fellow hip-hop star Pharrell Williams over a branding dispute.

The Black Eyed Peas frontman claims he owns the copyright to the phrase "I AM" and Williams' new creative brand "i am OTHER" is too "confusingly similar".

In his official notice of opposition, will.i.am states, "The registration of the mark... is likely to dilute the I AM mark and the WILL.I.AM mark."

Williams' lawyers have promptly filed a response to refute the allegations, and the Frontin' hitmaker tells Rolling Stone magazine, "I am disappointed that Will, a fellow artist, would...
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will.i.am becomes partner in brand licensing firm

June 18th, 2013 8:40pm EDT
Will.i.am
Rapper will.i.am is expanding his business empire by becoming a partner in a Los Angeles-based brand licensing and marketing company.

The Black Eyed Peas frontman will help bosses at memBrain to come up with "visionary ideas" for their clients and will even direct ads for the new projects after tasting recent success with their joint recycling campaign for Coca-Cola, Ekocycle.

Their work on Ekocycle has earned them a nomination for the top industry prize, the LIMA Licensing Excellence Award for best corporate brand licensing programme, and will.i.am is looking forward to embracing his new...
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Stars Turn Out For Glitzy Charity Ball In Austria

May 26th, 2013 8:07pm EDT
Elton John
Elton John, Hilary Swank and Melanie Griffith and were among the stars who turned out to raise money for AIDS research at a glittering ball in Vienna, Austria on Saturday night.

The Life Ball, Europe's biggest fundraiser for HIV and AIDS charities, was hosted by pregnant Black Eyed Peas star Fergie, who showed off her baby bump in a long, black gown, and included performances from Azealia Banks and Adam Lambert.

Lambert performed a song called "Love Wins Over Glamor," which he wrote especially for the event, while other famous faces in the crowd included Kelly Osbourne, Carmen Electra and...
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The Worst Album Covers Of All Time

March 5th, 2013 6:59pm EST
Miley Cyrus Bangerz
Some singers and musicians just don't have much talent when it comes to having an eye for artwork.

Most of the time an album cover has a lot to do with sales, so imagery that's interesting, sexy, mysterious, etc., is always a good thing.

Take Miley Cyrus's 2013 release, "Bangerz", for example. The peach-to-purple color mix with two photographs of houseplants with a superimposed miley staring blankly at the camera looks more like something out of "Miami Vice" circa 1984 than a modern pop record. Throw in the neon "Bangerz" sign and it now looks like a newspaper promo for a south Florida st...
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will.i.am's Star-Studded Charity Gig Raises $3.3 Million

February 10th, 2013 1:49pm EST
will.i.am
Alicia Keys, the Black Eyed Peas and Bobby Brown helped to raise $3.3 million for rapper will.i.am's Los Angeles charity on Thursday by performing at his second annual benefit show.

The Black Eyed Peas headlined the TRANS4M gig at The Avalon Hollywood club and recruited Keys to fill in for absent bandmate Fergie on a rendition of "Where Is the Love?", while British singer Estelle joined the group for "The Time (Dirty Bit)."

Peas stars will.i.am and Taboo also raised laughs as back-up dancers for Brown as the R&B star sang his hits "Every Little Step" and "Tenderoni."

Rapper Ludacris also...
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The Best And Worst Super Bowl Halftime Shows Ever

January 28th, 2013 4:07pm EST
Beyonce
Beyonce will have the honor of entertaining Super Bowl halftime audiences that don't switch over to the Puppy Bowl this weekend (they have hedgehog cheerleaders now!). The history of the halftime show is a surprising display of ups-and-downs, from mind-blowing performances to corny overproduced ego trips. Here are some of the best and worst Super Bowl halftime shows:

Best: Michael Jackson, Super Bowl XXVII

The halftime show was hurting. Two years prior, the New Kids on the Block performance was pre-empted by coverage on Desert Storm and their performance was edited down and shown after th...
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Will.i.am Launching Line Of iPhone Accessories

November 24th, 2012 3:15pm EST
will.i.am
Rapper will.i.am is set to launch a new range of accessories for Apple's iPhone.

The Black Eyed Peas star, who was hired as a creative director for technology firm Intel last year , has created a collection of hardware which he insists will transform the cell phones.

The first product from the collection is a camera enhancing gadget, and will.i.am tells Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper, "We have our own sensor and a better flash. You dock your phone into our device and it turns your smartphone into a genius-phone. We take over the camera."

The i.am+ accessories will be launched next w...
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Which Fellow Black Eyed Pea Did Fergie Make Out With?

October 22nd, 2012 8:55pm EDT
Fergie
Pop star Fergie once made out with one of her Black Eyed Peas bandmates.

The "My Humps" hitmaker, who is now happily married to actor Josh Duhamel, cuddled up to the 37-year-old Pea one lonely night on tour, but when band leader will.i.am caught wind of the romance, he forbade the couple from taking its relationship any further in order to protect the longevity of the band.

Fergie tells Oprah Winfrey, "One time, it was at night, we had been drinking, [he] and I made out...

"Of course will.i.am hears about it the next day and calls a meeting, saying, 'We can't have this is, this is busine...
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Fergie To Launch Her Own Brand Of Wine

May 8th, 2012 9:36am EDT
Fergie
Fergie is the latest celebrity to launch her own brand of wine. The pop star is moving into property, buying apartment buildings and a piece of land in California with a vineyard that will double as her father's new home, where she will produce her own Ferguson Crest brand of wines.

The Black Eyed Peas singer has been investing her money in a variety of business endeavors, and her impressive portfolio landed her on the cover of Forbes Life magazine.

She told the magazine, "It's an investment. I'm investing in real estate. Plus, my dad is going to have a great house."

Fergie, who also h...
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Stars Pay Tribute To Beastie Boys' Legend Adam Yauch

May 4th, 2012 3:18pm EDT
Adam Yauch
will.i.am, Q-Tip, Travis Barker, and Fred Durst are leading the tributes to tragic Beastie Boys star Adam Yauch following his death on Friday.

Rapper Yauch, also known as MCA, was diagnosed with a tumor in his salivary gland in 2009, and he lost his battle with cancer on Friday at the age of 47.

The hip-hop pioneer's passing has sent shockwaves through the music community and now dozens of celebrities are speaking out to share their grief on Twitter.com.

Black Eyed Peas star will.i.am writes, "restinpeaceMCA 1 of my favorite hiphop groups...hiphop raised a lot of us & now we have to w...
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