The Morning Roundup: Kristen Stewart Raises $500K In 15 Minutes, Ariana Grande Injures Vocal Cord, 'Jurassic World'
Kristen Stewart gave up 15 minutes of her time to sit down and chat with an unnamed Middle Eastern prince during last December's "12-12-12" concert in New York City to benefit the Hurrican Sandy relief fund. The prince made a hefty donation to the cause in exchange for the opportunity. (story)
Kanye West called out girlfriend Kim Kardashian's ex Ray J during an appearance on Jimmy Fallon's show earlier this week. The rapper referred to Kim's sex tape partner as a girl. (story)
Ariana Grande just released her debut album, "Yours Truly". How is it? Check out the review here. Unfortunately she's had to back out of a few upcoming TV appearances to promote the album though as she suffered a strained vocal cord and doctors shut her down for at least four days. (story)
"Breaking Bad" is getting a spinoff series that centers on lawyer Saul Goodman (played by Bob Odenkirk). Sony announced the forthcoming series on Wednesday, referring to it as "Better Call Saul". The show will kick off with a one hour prequel. (story)
The third season of "The X Factor" kicked off last night, and so far the show has the feel of something new instead of a continuing series, thanks to the addition of two new judges and the subtraction of one Britney Spears. (story)
Actress Alexa Vega is engaged. The "Spy Kids" star, now 25, is set to marry for the second time. Who's the lucky guy? Big Time Rush's Carlos Pena Jr. (story)
"Pirates of the Caribbean" is being pushed back a year to 2016, possibly because Johnny Depp and Jerry Bruckheimer's last film, "The Lone Ranger", flopped so badly at the box office. (story)
The fourth film in the "Jurassic Park" series has officially been titled "Jurassic World" and is set to take the 2015 weekend slot vacated by "Pirates". The film hit a road block back in May after Steven Spielberg bailed on directing, but new helmer Colin Trevorrow now has things back on track and ready to go. There's even some conceptual footage out of a pterodactyl attacking surfers. story)
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