December 17, 2005
GOSSIP 2 GO 12/16USHER SAYS TO KEEP THE GAYS AWAY FROM HIS PRECIOUS BODY
Recently, Kanye West came out and spoke up for homosexuals saying that the hip-hop community needed to wake up and show some respect. Usher may have missed that memo. In the latest issue of Complex magazine the singer was asked if there were ever any homosexual activity at his famous orgy parties and the superstar responded, "There was women on women but never man on man. Shit, nowhere near that! No one I ever roll with or ever would have roll with would get down like that." READ MORE
MORE ON THE HOMO...PHOBE
Usher is quoted in Star magazine on how to pick up women. "Buy her a drink," the singer advises. "Talk to her about whatever it is that she wants to talk about. As long as you keep her laughing, you got it."
THE PRESSURES OF BEING A QUEEN..NO, NOT USHER
Being a major creative force in R&B and hip hop, Mary J. Blige feels a certain level of responsibility and pressure each time she goes into the studio to record. "I actually feel responsible to myself, to make sure that I am being real and honest and I owe it to so many people to see that I am not stuck," Mary tells Vibe.com. "The music is changing and I learned to be inspired by the fact that music is changing. And you plug into that by listening to those that come after you." Read more.
LUDACRIS SAYS JESSICA COULD USE MORE ASSESTS
Despite Jessica Simpson's hard work to shape up for Daisy Duke shorts in 'The Dukes of Hazzard', Ludacris tells 'Total Request Live' he's not impressed with the newly single singer's backside. "Jessica Simpson is flawless except for one thing - I would get her a bunch of little butt shots," he said. "She needs the injections in the behind." Luda added, "Okay, I take it back, she need a new man for Christmas. I'm a Jessica Simpson fan, don't take it the wrong way at all."
QUEER FACTOR..THE MICHAEL JACKSON REALITY SHOW
TMZ.com reports that the Jackson family could take part in a new reality program. Jermaine and LaToya reportedly say they're ready to take part, and Michael Jackson is included on the show's pilot via home video clips. "It would be exciting, but I don't know whether Michael would be involved... it's not likely, but we just don't know," said Jackson family attorney Brian Oxman. Read more.
NICK AIN'T FEELING THE SINGLE LIFE
Sources tell the National Enquirer's Mike Walker that 98 Degrees star Nick Lachey was caught off guard days after announcing a split from Jessica Simpson at a friend's dinner party when a female guest sidled up behind him, grabbed his butt and purred, "Hey, Nick, want to try something totally different? I'm tall, my boobs are small... and I'm a brunette. How about it?" Nick flashed an angry face as he turned and responded, "Look, I'm not interested, okay?... I'm sick of all this!" Lachey then told his host he wasn't feeling well and left.
JAY LENO...ON ASHLEY SIMPSON
Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Wednesday night, "In a recent interview in Cosmo, Ashlee Simpson says she has amazing breasts. This is what she said about it -- she says, 'They're not too big, they're not too small, they're just perfect.' And unlike her singing, they're real."
NO MORE 70'S..THAT SHIT LASTED WAAAAY LONGER THAN I THOUGHT
That 70s Show, which has been a Fox staple since 1998, has been canceled. The show will air through the end of the season.
Apparently, the show stars -- like Wilmer Valderrama, Danny Masterson, Laura Prepon and Mila Kunis -- were asking for too much moolah.
MARIAH AND DICK...THEY BELONG TOGETHER
Continuing her comeback that already includes last Thursday's eight Grammy nominations, Mariah Carey will perform live from Times Square on ABC's Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve – the first time in the 34-year history of the year-end special that a singer has performed from Times Square, the network said.