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Katy Perry, Kim Kardashian, Emma Watson And More Get Bigger Curves

March 14th, 2015 7:01pm EDT
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Spanish artist David Lopera has some mad Photoshop skills.

Using the photo-altering software the artist has taken photos of numerous celebs, including Katy Perry, Kim Kardashian and Emma Watson, and added some serious pounds to each of the stars.

Lopera defended the photos, which are borderline controversial, telling Britain's Mail Online, "These women look much better when they're overweight."

Considering Hollywood's idea of the perfect body, the artist adds that his work helps to promote a healthier body image instead of the usual models and actresses who are photoshopped to appear sli...

Carly Rae Jepsen: Will New Single Keep Her From Being Remembered As A One-Hit-Wonder?

March 2nd, 2015 12:30pm EST
Carly Rae Jepsen Starts Music Comeback With New Single, 'I Reall
It's been three years already since Carly Rae Jepsen broke on to the scene with smash hit "Call Me Maybe," and the Canadian singer has just released a new single with the hopes of returning to the top of the charts.

The singer released new single "I Really Like You" on iTunes on Monday and made an appearance on ABC's Good Morning America to perform the song for the first time.

Carly posted several reasons to "really like you" on her Instagram last week, leading up to Friday's reveal of the single artwork with the caption "March 2nd."

She added a photo of herself with Tom Hanks in what ap...

10 Most Overplayed Songs From This Decade

June 8th, 2014 8:00am EDT
10 Most Overplayed Songs From This Decade
"Oh no, that song's on again?" If that how you feel when certain tunes come on the radio and you can't run fast enough to turn them off, congratulations; you have more than likely experienced one of the 10 most overplayed songs from this decade. From Katy Perry to Robin Thicke, some songs are great the first time you hear them, okay by the tenth play, but when you've heard that song for the hundredth time you would rather sit in silence! These 10 most overplayed songs certainly get in your head if not, under your skin!

10. Katy Perry , "California Gurls"

Catchy and wonderful, that's w...

50 Cent And 16 Other Absolutely Horrific Celebrity First Pitches

May 28th, 2014 2:32pm EDT
50 Cent
By now you've probably seen rapper 50 Cent's poor attempt at a ceremonial first pitch at last night's Mets game, but he's just one of many celebrities that should stick to the talents that made them famous. In case you missed it, check out Fiddy's toss below, then check out some other truly terrible tosses by celebrities.

Baba Booey (Gary Dell'Abate)

It was questionable to even offer Howard Stern's producer a chance to throw a ceremonial first pitch – what did they expect to happen? While he didn't go for the cliché fake windup that dooms so many other celebrities, his toss still fl...

Carly Rae Jepsen Makes Her Broadway Debut In 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella'

February 5th, 2014 10:17pm EST
Carly Rae Jepsen
Pop singer Carly Rae Jepsen made her Broadway debut in the title role of "Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella" Tuesday night.

The "Call Me Maybe" singer, who took over for Tony Award winner Laura Osnes after being named her successor back in December, looked like a true princess in a white wedding gown during the curtain call of opening night (Feb. 4).

The 28-year-old told the winter issue of New York's Paper magazine that her family is more excited about her 12-week run on Broadway than when she went to the Grammys.

"It’s always been on my bucket list," she says of performing on stage....

Carly Rae Jepsen To Play Cinderella On Broadway

December 29th, 2013 10:30pm EST
Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae Jepsen got her call. The Canadian singer is set to star on Broadway in the title role of Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Cinderella" this winter.

The 28-year-old shared the news on her Twitter page Sunday afternoon, writing, "Sooooo... I'm ready to spill my NYC secret... I am going to be playing Cinderella on Broadway starting Feb. 4th!"

The singer also posted a link to the New York Times article about her casting, adding, "Dream come true."

The Times reports that Jepsen performed in high school productions of "Grease," "Annie," and "The Wiz"; and she's been eager to get back on the s...

Carly Rae Jepsen Throws Terrible First Pitch At Tampa Bay Rays Game (Watch It!)

July 16th, 2013 9:54am EDT
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Pop star Carly Rae Jepsen has set the phrase "you throw like a girl" back about a decade.

The Canadian singer threw out the first pitch at the Tampa Bay Rays vs. Houston Astros game on Sunday in St. Petersburg, Florida, and judging by her throw she really should stick to music.

C-Rae took the mound during the pre-game ritual and threw the baseball... right into the ground in front of her, prompting many to call it the worst first pitch ever.

Rays pitcher Matt Moore was behind the plate to catch the ball and had to jump up and run about 1/3 of the way up the first baseline to stop the rol...

The Morning Roundup: Cory Monteith Mourned, Halle Berry Weds, Carly Rae Jepson's First Pitch

July 15th, 2013 10:39am EDT
“Glee” star Cory Monteith was found dead in his Vancouver hotel room on Saturday afternoon. The 31-year-old actor’s body was discovered by hotel staff when he failed to check out. Monteith reportedly went out with friends Friday night and returned to his room alone, according to the hotel's video surveillance system. The actor spent a month in rehab this Spring and has had troubles with substance abuse in the past, but no official ruling on the cause of death has been determined or speculated. An autopsy will be performed today to determine how he died. (story)

Lea Michele, who dated her o...

Fashion Fails: Ke$ha, Miley Cyrus, Jenny McCarthy, More

May 25th, 2013 5:07pm EDT
Paz Vega
It's Fashion Fail Time! That means we take a break from letting you know how good all of your favorite stars look to show the other side of fashion: the fails!

Paz Vega forgot to bring her entire dress to this event. The feathery additions to the bottom portion look like they were added to sweep up the red carpet.

Miley Cyrus looks like she belongs on a playing card with this diamond pattern. The sparkling sequins just put this pantsuit over the top. Speaking of pantsuits...

Alysa Milano's gown/pantsuit doesn't seem to know where to cover. The sides of her legs are obscured by th...

Billboard Music Awards Fashion: Sultry Selena Gomez, Ke$ha Side Butt & More

May 20th, 2013 8:49am EDT
Selena Gomez
Celebrities have a lot of fun with fashion at music-related award shows, often showing up in unusual or funky ensembles. Sunday night's Billboard Music Awards was no exception.

Selena Gomez rocked the blue carpet in a white gown with neon piping that included a strategically placed slit along the bodice that hinted at her curves.

Ke$ha donned a short little black dress that showed major side butt - a trend that's been building in popularity over the last year or so, peaking with Gwyneth Paltrow's dress at the "Iron Man 3" premiere.

Madonna wore one of the more daring get ups of the eveni...

Carly Rae Jepsen, Jessica Alba, Psy And More To Grace Inaugural Social Star Awards

May 20th, 2013 8:20am EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
The world's hottest event of the year will be happening this May! The world's inaugural annual major awards show dedicated to social media, the Social Star Awards, will be held for the first time in Singapore, with A-list celebrities expected to grace the event.

'Fantastic Four' star Jessica Alba and 'Entourage' star Jeremy Piven will be hosting the awards ceremony.

Some of the stars attending the event include Star Trek helmsman George Takei, international DJ Seb Fontaine, American model Amanda Lepore, Youtube comedian Ryan Higa and New York event producer Suzanne Bartsch. The list of pe...

Carly Rae Jepsen Lands Her First Juno Award

April 21st, 2013 12:50pm EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
Saturday night, pop star Carly Rae Jepsen eclipsed her mentor Justin Bieber as she picked up her first Juno Award in her native Canada.

The Call Me Maybe singer took the Pop Album of the Year prize for Kiss, seeing off competition from fellow nominee Bieber - who helped put Jepsen on the map last year by scoring her a record deal.

Accepting her trophy at the event in Regina, she said, "I can remember back in 2010 when I was nominated with Ryan Stewart for songwriter of the year and I thought to myself that that was the most amazing moment of my life. But I was wrong. It's right now. I j...

Carly Rae Jepsen 'Praying' Her Boy Scouts Concert Cancellation Prompts Change

March 15th, 2013 12:13pm EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae Jepsen is hopeful her decision to cancel her Boy Scouts of America appearance as a protest over the group's banning of gay members will result in the organization's bosses changing their rules.

The Call Me Maybe hit-maker was due to play the Boy Scouts of America Jamboree in West Virginia in July, but she pulled out of the line-up earlier this month after learning they do not allow gay and transgender members.

Jepsen reveals she did not feel "comfortable" performing at the group's event and hopes her stand will help change the organization's entrance policy.

She tells MTV Ne...

Carly Rae Jepsen Pulls Out Of Boy Scouts Concert

March 5th, 2013 10:42am EST
Carly Rae Jepsen
Pop star Carly Rae Jepsen has joined rockers Train by pulling out of a slot at the upcoming Boy Scouts of America Jamboree as part of a protest against the organization's ban on gay members.

The singer had been due to headline the West Virginia event in July alongside Train, but the band cancelled its slot to take a stand against the Boy Scouts' policy which forbids openly gay or transgender candidates from joining.

Jepsen has now followed the group's lead and vowed to boycott the event unless changes are made.

In a series of posts on, she writes, "As an artist who believe...

Fashion Fails: Worst Dressed Stars At The 2013 Grammys

February 12th, 2013 6:18pm EST
Worst Grammy Fashion
While music's biggest stars were showing off glamorous fashions and getting all the time in the spotlight, the lesser-known and more obscure stars were clamoring for some of the attention by showing up to the Grammys in some of the most outrageous outfits.

Outfits ran from risque to outrageous, with some blatantly disregarding the memo that Grammy execs sent out last week asking stars to tone things down.

And while the top stars employ teams of their own makeup artists and hair stylists, and have designers eager to get them to show off their fashions; it's the indie artists and not-yet-es...

Music's Biggest Stars Rocked The Red Carpet At The 2013 Grammys

February 11th, 2013 11:04am EST
55th Grammy Awards
  The 55th Annual Grammy Awards got off to a hot start on the red carpet, where music's biggest stars gathered before the main event at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Most stars adhered to the requests in the memo that CBS sent out on Wednesday, asking stars to tone their fashion choices down. The memo specifically asked that "buttocks and female breasts are adequately covered"; also warning that "see through" fashions, visible thongs and attire exposing any part of "genital regions" was forbidden at this year's award show.

Most stars followed the rules, including Jennifer Lopez, who ...

Celebrities In See-Through Clothing

February 8th, 2013 1:00pm EST
Carly Rae Jepsen
Kim Kardashian showed a little nipple in Toronto recently while celebrating her new jewelry line, but see-through clothing isn’t always sheer genius. It’s a sexy way to dress, but if you’re not careful you can show just a little too much.

Carly Rae Jepsen (above) showed up to the 2013 Billboard Music Awards wearing a very revealing dress, and so did Jennifer Lopez and "Once Upon a Time" stare Jennifer Morrison.

Remember when Beyonce flashed her assets in a see-through Givenchy couture gown at the Met Gala in New York City? Va va voom! And former Destiny's Child bandmate Kelly Rowland opte...

A Golden Nicki Minaj, Leather-Clad Taylor Swift & More Celebs Rock The New Year (Photos)

January 2nd, 2013 12:00pm EST
Nicki Minaj
Celebrities enjoy celebrating on New Year's Eve just as much as everyone else. Nicki Minaj rang in 2013 at PURE Nightclub at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas.

The singer wore a skintight gold dress, sparkly platform heels, and a blonde wig. Her New Year's resolution? Keeping one particular obession under control. "I'm not buying anymore shoes," she said on the red carpet.

When the clock struck midnight, the hip hop star greeted clubgoers with "Happy New Year" and a champagne toast while fireworks burst into the sky.

On the opposite coast, Taylor Swift performed during "New Year's Rockin' Eve...

The Top 10 Breakout Stars Of 2012

December 18th, 2012 4:07pm EST
Ginnifer Goodwin
With every year comes a new crop of stars appearing on our radar and making entertainment headlines. Some of them are new to the scene, but most are finally getting their big break after years of hard work. Here are the Top 10 Breakout Stars of 2012.

Ginnifer Goodwin: Ginnifer made waves starring in He's Just Not That into You and Big Love, but now she's star of TV hit Once Upon A Time, where she plays Snow White. Expect some huge roles soon.

Frank Ocean: Ocean has been behind many hits as a songwriter, haven written songs for Justin Bieber, John Legend, Brandy, and Beyoncé Knowles as...

50 Hottest Celebrity Women Of 2012

December 14th, 2012 8:42am EST
Hottest Celebrity Women of 2012
They've delighted us on stage, on screen and on the red carpet - they're the hottest women of 2012!

One of them, Rihanna, keeps making headlines for her mysterious relationship with Chris Brown. She sucks us in with her number-one songs and controversial Twitter photos.

British royal Kate Middleton has always turned heads, but now that she's pregnant she's captured the hearts of even more fans all over the world (and the leaked topless photos earlier this year didn't hurt).

At 43 Jennifer Lopez is one of the oldest women on our list, but she still knows how to dominate the stage in skint...

A Brief Glimpse Of Stardom: 10 Celebs Who Had Their 15 Minutes Of Fame In 2012

December 9th, 2012 1:07pm EST
Not every star can have the longevity of a Michael Caine. Some enjoy the lights for stardom for all but a few brief moments. Here are the stars who had their 15 Minutes of Fame in 2012:

Jeremy Lin - Lin was the talk of New York during the 2011-2012 NBA season, when he became the breakout star of the Knicks. He was on the cover of every sports section during the height of "Linsanity," and even got on the cover of TIME magazine. Now? He's playing for the Houston Rockets, where he averages 10 points and 6 assists per game. Not bad, but certainly not cover-of-Time-magazine good.


Carly Rae Jepsen Talks About How Much She Owes Justin Bieber & What Famous Star Helped Her Find Love

December 1st, 2012 10:00am EST
Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae Jepsen appears on the cover of Cosmopolitan's January issue, which hits newsstands on Dec. 4. The Canadian singer opens up about her career, love life, and her personal style.

Jepsen came in third place on "Canadian Idol" in 2007 and catapulted to success with her summer 2012 anthem, "Call Me Maybe." Justin Bieber was instrumental in her U.S. success. She says about her fellow Canadian, "I never get tired of being asked about him. I'm forever indebted to him for the lovely boost that he's given me."

Music isn't about fame for Jepsen. She explained: "For me, the goal of music has...

Carly Rae Jepsen Feels 'Content' At Age 27

November 28th, 2012 5:17pm EST
Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae Jepsen has laughed off suggestions she tried to hide her age to break into the youth-oriented pop industry.

The Canadian star shot to fame in 2012 with her breakthrough single Call Me Maybe, but fans were stunned to learn she is actually almost 10 years older than her mentor, Justin Bieber.

She was accused of wearing playful outfits to appear younger than she is, but Jepsen insists she has never lied about being in her 20s.

She tells Cosmopolitan magazine, "If people think I look younger, then that's great; I'm stoked. But I turned 27 in November, and when I look in the mirr...

Justin Bieber Named Artist Of The Year At AMAs - Check Out Pics Of Taylor Swift, Christina Aguilera & More!

November 19th, 2012 8:55am EST
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber took home the coveted "Artist of the Year" prize at last night's American Music Awards (AMAs) in Los Angeles. The pop star also won "Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist" and "Favorite Pop/Rock Album" trophies.

Bieber, who attended the event with his mother Pattie Mallette, dragged her on stage when he recieved the night's most anticipated award. "This is my mom, she's little but she's beautiful...I wanna thank you for just always believing in me...This is amazing," he told the crowd.

Skirting around rumors that he and Selena Gomez broke up, he told fans, "As long as you guys keep ...

Heidi Klum Shows Major Skin In Tie-Up Gown At MTV EMAs, Kim Kardashian Stumbles & More!

November 12th, 2012 8:42am EST
Heidi Klum
Heidi Klum left little to the imagination at last night's MTV European Music Awards held in Frankfurt, Germany. The model wore a blue and gold Versace gown with a huge slit up the leg and a revealing tie-up bodice.

It's hard to believe that Klum is 39, gave birth to four kids, and still looks that amazing. But she is a supermodel, and their God-like genetics give them an edge over regular folk.

Kim Kardashian also attended the EMAs and dazzled in a black dress with a long train. She stumbled as she went on stage but caught herself before falling down. Disaster averted!

Taylor Swift looke...

Ukrainian Singer Aza Sues Carly Rae Jepsen For Stealing 'Call Me Maybe'

November 8th, 2012 6:07pm EST
Carly Rae Jepsen
A suit was filed in Los Angeles today by Ukrainian singer Aza, claiming that pop sensation Carly Rae Jepsen stole her song and turned it into Call Me Maybe.

The song in question from Aza is a tune entitled Hunky Santa. In the music video (below), the Ukrainian pop star strips and grinds with a male model to the tune.

"I'm shocked and surprised that these people wanted to sample my lyrics on 'Call Me Maybe.' They didn't ask me for permission—they just stole it. That's why I filed this lawsuit. When I first listened to it on the radio while driving my car, I almost got into an accident. I c...

Carly Rae Jepsen Crowned Billboard's Rising Star Of 2012

October 25th, 2012 3:36pm EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
Justin Bieber's protégée Carly Rae Jepsen has been named Billboard magazine's Rising Star for 2012.

The Baby hit-maker fell in love with singer/songwriter Jepsen's first single Call Me Maybe after hearing it on the radio in his native Canada last Christmas and he immediately invited her to meet with his manager Scooter Braun, who snapped her up and signed her to his label Schoolboy Records.

Her catchy song has hit number one on charts around the world, in countries such as Canada, Australia, France, Spain, the U.K. and the U.S., and has inspired covers by superfans Katy Perr...

Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe' Crowned The 'Song Of The Summer'

September 6th, 2012 11:34am EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae Jepsen's hit track Call Me Maybe has been named the Song of the Summer by Billboard magazine.

The Canadian pop star's first single, which spent nine consecutive weeks at number one on Billboard's Hot 100 chart, topped the publication's list of popular songs from summer 2012.

The feat makes Jepsen the first artist to claim the title with a debut record since Katy Perry released I Kissed a Girl in 2008.

Perry appears in this year's top five with her track Wide Awake at number four, behind Maroon 5's Payphone at two and Gotye's Somebody That I Used to Know at three.

The top f...

Carly Rae Jepsen Shows Her Sexy Side In Canadian Fashion Magazine

September 1st, 2012 12:34pm EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
We often think of Carly Rae Jepsen as just another teen pop singer, but in reality the 26-year-old rising star has proven us wrong; showing her mature, sexy side in a new shoot for Canadian Fashion magazine.

Carly, who was a contestant on Canadian Idol's 2007 season (she finished third), found stardom this year thanks to her smash-hit single "Call Me Maybe" -- and a bit of help from fellow Canuck Justin Bieber.

Last December he heard the song on the radio and gave it a little boost via his twitter page.

"'Call Me Maybe' by Carly Rae Jepsen is probably the catchiest song I've ever heard,"...

Carly Rae Jepsen Is Adorable In A Plaid School-Girl Outfit At Tennis Event

August 27th, 2012 1:00pm EDT
Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae Jepsen attended the 17th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids' Day Stadium Show at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center over the weekend. The Canadian singer posed with a gigantic tennis racket, wearing an appropriate tennis inspired plaid outfit.

Jepsen later changed into a cute white tennis frock to play a game.

The singer boasts the longest number-one run on the pop charts so this year with her summer ballad "Call Me Maybe."

See more photos of Carly...