A fake People magazine cover dated Jan. 7, 2012, that surfaced online this week heralded an exclusive story aboutTaylor Lautner
being “Out Proud.”
Before a People spokesperson declared the cover a fake,Russell Simmons
fell for the hoax, tweeting, “proud of Taylor Lautner for his bravery and courage.” Russell later tweeted: “Disappointed that people would joke about someone coming out about their sexuality. Let Taylor Lautner be whoever he wants to be.”Bad ink
A California woman has shown her love forDrake
by having his name tattooed in big block letters across her forehead.
But even Drake doesn’t get it.
“I want to meet her and understand what happened,” he told an LA radio host. “That’s cool though; I feel you 100 percent. That to me is absolutely incredible.”
The tattoo artist didn’t even know who Drake was.
“She was really psyched about it,”Kevin Campbell
told Vice magazine. “She had the ... font all picked out on her iPhone ready to go and was pretty adamant about putting it on her forehead. She acted as if she had planned it out for a while, but I’m not really sure how much extended coherent thought could actually go into getting such a stupid tattoo on your forehead.”She did what?
In her new book “I Got This: How I Changed My Ways and Lost What Weighed Me Down,”Jennifer Hudson
writes that “Precious” director Lee Daniels asked her to read for the title role of the abused, overweight daughter. But Hudson, fresh off an Oscar win for “Dreamgirls,” wasn’t interested in climbing into the heftier role.
“I had done that with Effie ... and as much as I was moved by this film,” she writes, “I wanted to try a role that had nothing whatsoever to do with my weight.”He said what? Daniel Craig
goes all James Bond on politicians and how they court celebrities in the new “Men’s Journal.”
started it much more than anybody’s ever done. ‘Go and have tea at 10 Downing Street,’ ” says the star of “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.”
“You immediately are aligning yourself with a political party. Politicians are (expletive). That’s how they become politicians, even the good ones. We’re actors, we’re artists, we’re very nice to each other. They’ll turn around and stab you in the (bleeping) back.”Celebrity do-gooders
For a second year in a row,Lady Gaga
tops the Celebs Gone Good Top 20 list, according to DoSomething.org. Right behind her?Justin Bieber
, who moved up to the No. 2 spot from last year’s position at No. 10.George Clooney
came in at No. 3.Will
andJada Pinkett Smith
ranked No. 4,Brad Pitt
at No. 8 and newlywedsBlake Shelton
joined the list at No. 14.
“There are some interesting trends from this year’s list,” saysAria Finger
, chief operating officer for DoSomething.org. “It’s dominated by young celebrities, and we also see so many couples. Doing good is definitely fun in groups.”
For the first time, DoSomething relied on Facebook votes to help determine how much of an impact celebrities have on their fans. Stars are required to do more than give money to a cause to make the list. They have to put muscle behind their good works, be it building houses or starting foundations.X-mas proposals Matthew McC onaughey
proposed to their girlfriends over the holidays.
Matthew posted a picture of himself kissingCamila Alves
, the mother of his two children, in front of a Christmas tree with the caption, “just asked camila to marry me, merry Christmas.”
John proposed to modelChrissy Teigen
while vacationing in the Maldives. No word yet on any wedding dates.