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Kanye West Says Annie Leibovitz Quit On His Wedding, Kim Kardashian Spent Days Perfecting Photos

June 17th, 2014 4:17pm EDT
Kanye West and Kim KArdashian
Kanye West is the wrong man to cross – he's outed photographer Annie Leibovitz for quitting her job as his wedding photographer one day before his ceremony with Kim Kardashian, so Kim had to spend 4 days editing their photos.

Kanye made an unannounced appearance at the Cannes Lions Music Festival to chat during a panel discussion titled, "Technology, Culture, and Consumer Adoption: Learning to Read the Cultural Landscape.”

Kanye discussed his mission of changing the idea of luxury, explaining (as transcribed by Adweek), "This is my goal in lifestyle, in everyday life—to change the idea of...
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Kris Jenner Angry Kanye West Doesn't Want To Sell Wedding Photos?

June 16th, 2014 3:57pm EDT
Kris Jenner Angry Kanye West Doesn't Want To Sell Wedding Photos
Kris Jenner thinks Kanye West is sitting on millions of dollars - and she wants the rapper to cash in.

Despite a recent feud brewing between the two, Kanye took a page from Jay-Z's wedding to Beyonce and kept control of the photos taken during his wedding with Kim Kardashian in Italy. Glimpses of the beautiful ceremony have since made it to the Internet as the couple shared some of the photos for free.

Allegedly, this act of "charity" has Kris steaming mad, because she knows the pictures are worth tons of money. Kanye turned down offers of up to $11 million, according to the New York Post...
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Kanye West And Baby North Nap, Jay-Z Carries Blue Ivy On Father's Day

June 16th, 2014 1:04pm EDT
Kanye West and North West
Kim Kardashian had the perfect Father's Day photo to share: Kanye West enjoying a nap with his daughter North on her birthday.

North turned one on the 15th, the same day as Father's Day, and she ended the day relaxed with her father to watch the NBA Finals game that evening. Judging by the photo, it looks like neither of them made it through the game.

Kim wrote as a caption, "This is what life is about! Our baby girl turned 1 today! We played so hard they passed out while we were watching the game! Happy Father's Day to the best daddy in the world! The way you love our daughter and protec...
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Kanye West Calls Himself A Rock Star, Hits Out At Press At Bonnaroo

June 14th, 2014 6:00pm EDT
Kanye West
Kanye West referred to himself the "number-one motherf**king rock star" and slammed the press while taking the stage at Tennessee's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on Friday night.

Six years ago the crowd booed when West arrived six hours late for his headlining set at the Manchester event. At the time, West blamed the delay on the band Pearl Jam for playing an extended set and not giving him enough time to set up his equipment.

On Friday, West appeared to still harbor bad feelings about the 2008 incident. He accused the media of falsely reporting the cause for his late show, and repeat...
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Kanye West Omits Jay-Z Lyrics During Concert, Sparking Feud Rumors

June 12th, 2014 5:00pm EDT
Kanye West Omits Jay-Z Lyrics During Concert, Sparking Feud Rumo
We thought Kanye West and Jay-Z are BFFs, but after Jay-Z missed Kanye's wedding to Kim Kardashian, it appears there might be a growing rift between the two.

The two rappers made history when they became a "superduo" for Watch the Throne, but any ideas of a follow-up could be long gone. During his concert for the X Games in Austin, fans noticed Kanye was omitting Jay-Z from his lyrics.

West refers to Jay-Z in several songs, including Blood on the Leaves. ConsequenceOfSound reports he intentionally skipped a word during the lyrics, "I don't give a damn if you used to talk to Jay-Z / He ain...
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Rumor Patrol: Gatorade Disses LeBron James, Evan Rachel Wood Sued For $30 Million, More

June 7th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
LeBron James
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.

Gatorade Disses LeBron James: Thursday night during the NBA Finals, the air conditioning went out in the San Antonio Spurs arena. The high temperature left Miami Heat star LeBron James dehydrated and cramping up during the game's final minutes. Gatorade took to Twitter after the game to poke fun at LeBron's performance. Why is Gatorade dissing the NBA star? Is he making the hydration company look bad?

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Inside Kim & Kanye's Extravagant Italian Wedding

June 1st, 2014 9:00am EDT
Kim Kardashian People Magazine
For guests attending the wedding of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, the weeklong extravaganza was a high-speed ride.

"It was a roller coaster, but in the best way," a guest tells PEOPLE in this week's issue, which features 20 exclusive wedding photos. "It was a crazy, nonstop, incredible dream." But there was at least one quiet moment during the ceremony at Forte di Belvedere in Florence, Italy, on May 24: When the couple recited their self-penned vows, which featured "a little bit of humor and a whole lot of love," says an attendee. The groom "told me he had practiced them in front of a mi...
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Lana Del Rey Wasn't Paid To Sing At Kim & Kanye's Rehearsal Dinner

May 29th, 2014 7:52pm EDT
Lana Del Rey
Reports that singer Lana Del Rey sang at Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's wedding rehearsal dinner for millions of dollars over the weekend have been greatly exaggerated.

The "Video Games" singer was reported to have cashed in with a $2.8 million payday to show up at the Palace of Versailles and play three songs for the couple at the request of Kanye.

"It's not true... I would never let a friend pay me to sing at a wedding," she told TMZ.com when she arrived back in Los Angeles following the trip over for the wedding.

The Wests have been big fans of the singer, real name Elizabeth Woolrid...
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Kim Kardashian Shares Photos From Her Wedding To Kanye West

May 27th, 2014 10:30pm EDT
Kim Kardashian Shares Photos From Her Wedding To Kanye West
Kim Kardashian shared a few photos from her wedding to Kanye West over the weekend, revealing her wedding gown and giving fans a glimps inside the couple's big day on Saturday.

The reality star and the rapper wed in Florence, Italy, at the city's Forte di Belvedere, exchanging vows in front of a wall of flowers, much like the one Kanye gave Kim for Mother's Day.

Kim wore a long sleeve Givenchy gown (yes, it was white) for the ceremony before changing into an ivory colored Balmain gown for the following reception.

The sex tape star captioned the photos, "Mr. and Mrs. Kanye West."

The cou...
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Lana Del Rey Surprises Kim Kardashian With Pre-Wedding Performance

May 24th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
Lana Del Rey Surprises Kim Kardashian With Pre-Wedding Performan
Lana Del Rey sang three songs at Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's extravagant pre-wedding dinner in France last night.

West surprised his fiance with the singer/songwriter, and Kardashian reportedly started crying when Del Rey appeared on a makeshift stage at the soiree, which was held at the historic Palace of Versailles.

Del Rey's music has a special meaning for the couple. Last year, West hired an orchestra to perform her song "Young & Beautiful" when he proposed to the reality star at the AT&T Stadium in San Francisco, Calif., on her 33rd birthday.

The star-studded pre-wedding dinne...
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Rumor Patrol: Brody Jenner Skipping Kim Kardashian's Wedding, P!nk Pregnant, More

May 24th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Brody Jenner
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.

Brody Jenner Skipping Kim Kardashian's Wedding: Is a family member not attending the American version of the Royal Wedding? Rumor has it Brody Jenner has no plans to jet to Italy for Kim and Kanye West's wedding because she left off his girlfriend, Kaitlynn Carter, from the guest list.

Verdict: True. However, it's not to spite Kim over her guest list. Rather, it appears Jenner is working. He's currentl...
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Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Confirm A Few Small Details About Their Wedding

May 20th, 2014 11:15pm EDT
Kim Kardashian And Kanye West
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have been doing a great job keeping their wedding details under wraps, with conflicting reports saying that they'll tie the knot in either Paris, France, or Florence, Italy.

The couple are set to wed on Saturday, May 24, and depending on who you ask they'll exchange vows either at the Palace of Versailles, or not at the Palace of Versailles, or at Forte di Belvedere in Florence.

It will be a small wedding, with around 100 guests, or it will be a huge to-do, with over 1000 guests invited.

They'll marry in Paris, but the reception will be held in Florence.

No...
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Kanye's Rants: 9 Special Kinds Of Crazy From The Mouth Of Yeezus

May 18th, 2014 11:00am EDT
Kanye's Rants: 9 Special Kinds Of Crazy From The Mouth Of Yeezus
There's just no figuring out if Kanye West is just crazy or a crazy genius. He seems to spend the better part of his time on Twitter, interviews and concerts telling the masses his true feelings. Now we're all for speaking your mind, but Kanye seems to put his foot in his mouth more often than not. Two of the best where he just talks about himself and he's not ranting about a specific person or thing?" My greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live," and "You could be the best but you're not Kanye West."

9. Yeezus Got No Love For Corporate Sponsorship

In ...
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Rumor Patrol: Neil Patrick Harris Turned Down 'Late Show,' Selena Gomez Pregnant, More

May 17th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Rumor Patrol: Neil Patrick Harris Turned Down 'Late Show,' Selen
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.

Neil Patrick Harris Offered Late Show: Did CBS want to stay in-house for David Letterman's replacement? There were several rumors they gunned for How I Met Your Mother star before ultimately getting Stephen Colbert. So did Harris turn them down, or was Colbert their #1 choice?

Verdict: Harris turned them down. He told Howard Stern, "Yes, I was in conversation with them (Moonves and CBS TV President Nin...
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Kim Kardashian And Kanye West To Wed In Florence Because Daughter North 'Was Conceived Among The Renaissance Masterpieces'

May 17th, 2014 8:24am EDT
Kim Kardashian and Kany West
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are set to wed next weekend, but it won't be in Paris, as previously reported.

The couple will marry in Florence, Italy, a favorite spot of Kanye's and the place he believes daughter North was conceived.

"I adore Florence. I love Italy and the Italian lifestyle. To tell you the truth, I already came to the banks of the Arno [river] with Kim last year, just the two of us, incognito," the rapper told Florence's La Nazione newspaper on Friday.

"I think that our daughter North was conceived here among the Renaissance masterpieces," he added. "It was our first ho...
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Kim Kardashian Shares Mother's Day Photos With North West And Wall Of Flowers From Kanye

May 12th, 2014 10:53pm EDT
Kim Kardashian and North West
Kim Kardashian shared a handful of photos from her first Mother's Day on Instagram Sunday, having a mother/child moment with daughter North West and revealing her gift from fiance Kanye West: a wall of flowers.

"Woke up to a wall of roses, hydrangeas and peonies!!!" she captioned the image on Instagram. "I have the best fiance in the world! I love you so much baby!!!!"

The rapper also paid tribute to his own mom, who died in 2007 following complications from a plastic surgery procedure.

Simply sharing a photo of the sun peeking through the clouds, he wrote, "hi Mom."

The couple's weddin...
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10 Celebrities Who Are A Pain To Deal With

May 10th, 2014 4:00pm EDT
10 Celebrities Who Are A Pain To Deal With
There are some celebrities out there who are appreciative of the people of whom they work. They love coming into work every day and are just a pleasure to be around. On the other hand, there are celebrities who feel that your job should be taking care of their every wish and command. Yes, they have the kind of money to hire people like that, but these select celebrities are just that difficult to deal with. We're looking at you, Lindsay Lohan.

Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay is the type of girl that walks into a place and acts like she owns it. Not only that, but it's more likely than not th...
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Kim Kardashian Eager For Second Baby After Wedding?

May 9th, 2014 5:00pm EDT
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West hope there aren't any delays when it comes to their wedding – because Kim is itching to give baby North a little brother or sister.

A source tells HollywoodLife the only thing keeping Kim and Kanye from expanding their family are their wedding plans. "It is no secret through family that Kim and Kanye are thinking of a brother or sister for North West and they will be getting to work on that after all the wedding stuff is completed."

The source added, "They are hoping to be able to make an announcement by the end of the summer. And of course they are pushing f...
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Kim Kardashian Responds To Wedding Rumors On Twitter

May 7th, 2014 9:00pm EDT
PR Photos
Kim Kardashian is so sick of all the rumors swirling about her upcoming wedding with Kanye West that she actually took to Twitter to respond.

Earlier today Kim wrote, "Seeing so many different reports not gonna start disputing them all but a few I want to straighten out..."

Rumors she is secretly wed to Kanye already:

1. We are not married yet!

— Kim Kardashian (@KimKardashian) May 7, 2014

Rumors they are filming the wedding for TV, either a special or an episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians:

2. We are not filming our wedding for Keeping Up With The Kardashians. You will s...
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The Best Dressed At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art's Costume Institute Gala

May 6th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
The Best Dressed At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art's Costume Ins
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume Institute Gala is one of the season's hottest events where celebrities parade around in fancy gowns and mingle with stars bigger than them.

During Monday night's event in New York City, British model Cara Delevingne, singer Rihanna, fashion designer Stella McCartney and actresses Kate Bosworth and Reese Witherspoon posed together on the red carpet in monochrome and pink ensembles.

They were just a handful of the the stars who strutted their stuff in front of a slew of photographers who snapped away from every angle.

Check out some of the be...
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Rumors That Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Have Already Married Aren't True

May 5th, 2014 8:01pm EDT
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
Rumor has it that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were married in a secret ceremony over the weekend, but sources say that the high-profile couple haven't yet tied the knot.

Life & Style Weekly reported that the couple are already husband and wife, according to a source.

"Kim and Kanye are now married on paper," the source told the magazine. "They got their license in California over the past few days.

"Kim and [daughter] North are on their way to [New York City to meet Kanye] now."

But just because they have a marriage license doesn't mean they're married. Obtaining a marriage license in...
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5 Big-Time Rappers Whose Stock Needs A Lift

April 29th, 2014 10:30pm EDT
50 Cent
Sometimes artists go through a dry spell. In rap in particular, hotness just doesn’t last forever. I mean, wouldn’t LL Cool J still be a hot commodity commercially if that were the case (no shade LL, no shade)? Here, I have identified five big-time rappers who need good things to happen for them in the near-future/future. One or two names may be surprising, but there is a rationale for all five. Hear a bro out!

T.I.

Reason for being here: Inconsistent albums in the 10s; ‘less fire’ where rhymes are concerned

Man, how I hate to put T.I. on this list. The ATL MC is one of my favorites,...
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Kim Kardashian And Kanye West To Wed Privately This Week

April 29th, 2014 2:03pm EDT
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are planning to tie the knot in private this week in preparation for their massive public wedding.

A source tells TMZ the celebrity couple received a confidential marriage license to keep the press off their trail and will basically become lawfully wed in a courthouse.

The Sun reported earlier this month the move is due to strict French laws that require coupled to be a resident of the country in order to marry there. With the legal side of marriage out of the way the couple will assumably have their grand wedding, which is currently rumored to be taking plac...
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10 Craziest Celebrity Rants Caught On Tape

April 23rd, 2014 3:00pm EDT
10 Craziest Celebrity Rants Caught On Tape
Celebrities often live in a manner that most of us can only dream about. We read the gossip columns because we often envy the good life that we see on these pages.

But there is of course a darker side to our celebrity worship. Sometimes the stars we look up to and want to emulate have a bad day at the office, just like the rest of us. It is these moments that are often the most entertaining for many star watchers, because it reveals that our favorite untouchable big shot is human after all.

Here are 10 of the craziest celebrity rants ever caught on tape.

Alec Baldwin's Voicemail Mess...
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Kim Kardashian & Kanye West To Marry In US Before Lavish Parisian Wedding

April 12th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
Kim Kardashian & Kanye West To Marry In US Before Lavish Parisia
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian will officially tie the knot in a private wedding in Los Angeles prior to their extravagant ceremony in Paris due to France's strict marital rules, according to a British newspaper.

The pair reportedly plan on holding their nuptials in the City of Light in May; however, they've faced a snag in their plans. French law requires foreign citizens who wish to marry to have been resident in the country for 40 days before the wedding.

To combat the problem, West and Kardashian will tie the knot in Los Angeles prior to jetting to Europe.

A source told The Sun, "They...
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Kanye West Calls Kim Kardashian His 'Trophy' In New Rap Collaboration

April 9th, 2014 6:33pm EDT
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian
Kanye West has collaborated with rapper Future in the new track "I Won", in which he boasts he beat out NBA and NFL players to win Kim Kardashian as a "trophy."

The tune, in which Future also calls baby mama Ciara his trophy, Kanye raps, "I made it over NBA, NFL players / So every time I score it’s like the Super Bowl," referencing Kim's exes Kris Humphries, Reggie Bush, and Miles Austin.

West even mentions the rumored location of his wedding with Kim: "Baby, we should hit the south of France / So you could run around without them pants."

Warning: Adult Language

Kanye then references ...
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Details Of Kim Kardashian's Wedding Revealed: Hand-Delivered Silk Invitations, Lavish Gift Bags, More

April 2nd, 2014 5:00pm EDT
Details Of Kim Kardashian's Wedding Revealed: Hand-Delivered Sil
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West aren't settling for a low-key, modest wedding. The couple will reportedly be spending a whopping $124,000 on each guest at their Paris nuptials, according to Grazia magazine.

Say what?

It will be Kardashian's third walk down the aisle (and West's first), and the pair have spared no expense for their 200 guests, which includes hand-delivered invitations that cost nearly $1,000 each to make.

A source told Grazia: "Kim and Kanye wanted the invites to be as lavish as possible and commissioned a couture designer to create gold silk boxes containing a photo album...
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Kanye West Postpones Australian Tour To Work On New Album

April 1st, 2014 7:03pm EDT
Kanye West
Kanye West's fans in Australia probably thought it was a bad April Fool's prank when they heard the rapper wouldn't tour the country in May as scheduled. Unfortunately for them, the story is true - West now won't play in the country until September.

RocNation said in a statement, "Due to unexpected timing requirements to finish his highly anticipated new studio album, scheduled for a 2014 release, Kanye West regretfully announces the postponement of his upcoming tour dates in Australia.

"The tour dates originally scheduled from May 2 to May 11, 2014 will now be played from September 5 to ...
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Weird Celebrity News: Kanye Buys Kim Burger King Franchise, Angelina Jolie Buys Son A Swearing Toy

March 30th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
Weird Celebrity News: Kanye Buys Kim Burger King Franchise, Ange
Weird and unusual things sometimes happen in the lives of celebrities. Here's a roundup of this week's strangest stories...

Burger King has denied rumors that Kanye West bought his fiancée Kim Kardashian 10 of their restaurant's branches across Europe as a wedding present. However, the fast food franchise has offered its services for the pair's upcoming reception.

A spokesperson for the company told NME.com: "Burger King Corp. is familiar with the recent news stories regarding Kanye West and Kim Kardashian.

"We are unaware of any purchase of Burger King restaurants made by either Mr. Wes...
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11 Celebrity Scandals We Forgot About

March 29th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
kanye West
Everyone loves a juicy celebrity scandal and in the past ten years alone, there have been so many that its hard to keep track of them all! Still, there are still some that when you do recall, you can remember every minute in juicy detail. In no particular order are 11 of the best celebrity scandals we forgot about. Now do you remember? We thought you would!

1. Kanye West, "George Bush Doesn't Care About Black People!", 2005

The "Concert for Hurricane Relief" in support of victims of Hurricane Katrina was to be a place where singers and celebrities came together to aid the areas most aff...
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