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In a recent interview with Boombox, Ciara insists she will be taking the high road from this point moving forward.
“In reference to the Keri situation, I’m so in a different space mentally I can’t even bring myself to do that,” she said. “It’s not [important] to me. There’s just so much stuff to get out of life than that. There’s so much more for me to accomplish in my career. Personally, I’ve decided that it doesn’t make sense to do that.”
It’s never been fully explained what got these two upset with each other initially. But it is generally acknowledged that Keri fired the first public shot on her “Turning Me On” remix.
“Your vision cloudy if you think that you da best/ You can dance, she can sing, but need to move it to the left,” Hilson sang.
Ciara fired back with the song “Basic Instinct (U Got Me).”
“I was out buying Chanel bags/While I was doing that you turned up your swag. You caught me slippin/But get your hustle on shawty I aint trippin. I been in the game since ’03/You can try but you still can’t do it like me,” Ciara rapped.
It was later reported that the two got into an argument last month at the Power Live concert on Governor’s Island. Hilson reportedly refused to perform afterwards.
But now, Ciara is looking past the b.s.
I’m very secure in my place and what I’ve done over the years,” Ciara told Boombox. “I’m just trying to be as successful as possible. I do believe that thinking about stuff like that and giving things like that energy — it can get in the way. It’s not necessary. That’s just my point of view. When you read about people having differences, it’s case by case. Sometimes there [are] songs that make people think like that, sometimes there are rumors. You just never know where they come from.“
In the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly where Justin Timberlake is promoting the new movie The Social Network, he seems to become annoyed when the writer asks him about putting out new music. Check out the excerpt below.
EW: Are there people you work with who are telling you that you should put another record out sooner rather than later?
Timberlake: …Does a painter make a painting because he has to make it by December 21st? No, he doesn’t. It happens when it pours out of him. That’s how music is for me….
Do you think it’s dangerous to wait so long? Christina Aguilera waited four years between albums, and her fans don’t seem to care about her right now.
If you’re asking me, no. I never stop making music. I don’t know what else to tell you, except that I just don’t know [in] what capacity I want to be involved anymore.
That sounds very final.
Timberlake: No. All I’m saying is, in very simple terms, I’ll know when I know. And until I know, I don’t know.
After being with Victoria’s Secret for 13 years, it was just announced that Heidi Klum is leaving the clothing company. Here is her statement:
“All good things have to come to an end,” Klum tells E! News of her departure. “I will always love Victoria and never tell her secret. It’s been an absolute amazing time!”
Leaving VS won’t slow Heidi down at all….. she is still the host for Project Runway, and has just designed a new activewear collection for New Balance.
Nicole Richie graces the October 2010 cover of Harper’s Bazaar Arabia magazine. We didn’t even realize they had an Arabia issue.
Who knew that Serena Williams was a great nail technician… check out her interview with Oprah Winfrey as she gives her a pedicure HERE.
Wyclef Jean has confirmed to his fans that he was feeling better and appreciates all of the love and support.
“He’s just plain exhausted and pushed himself way beyond human limits, he will resume his regular schedule next week.”
According to his publicist:
The singer had been having headaches for several weeks and plans to get some “much need bed rest” in his New Jersey home.
Jean put in a bid for the presidency of Haiti on August 5th, but was forced to withdraw when Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council rejected the application because Jean would not meet the residency requirement.
Jean’s next solo album, If I Were President: The Haitian Experience, is due next year.
Toy manufacturer Fisher-Price announced Thursday that it has recalled about 10 million toys because they were dangerous to children.
The toy maker said it has recalled about 2.8 million of several types of baby play areas with inflatable balls because of problems with choking. It also recalled 125,000 of the toys in Canada.
Fisher-Price said it was aware of 46 reports of the valve coming off in the United States and eight incidents in Canada.
“These include 14 reports of the valve found in a child’s mouth and three reports of a child beginning to choke. No injuries have been reported,” the company said.
More than 7 million tricycles were also being recalled because of a protruding part that had cut children, the company said.
The company said it was “aware of 10 reports of incidents resulting in injury. Six of the incidents required medical attention.”
Fisher-Price also said it recalled about 120,000 small car toys because of at least two reported cases of the wheels coming off, causing a choking hazard.
In seven of the cases, the injured children needed stitches, the company said.
A Kentucky doctor has issued an apology after admitting to performing oral sex on a female patient who came to his office for a pelvic exam.
Dr. Ashok Alur admitted to performing the act on the woman being treated for a wound on her pelvic area.
According to the police report, “while he was treating the woman he pushed her pants and underwear down and performed oral sex on her. She told him to stop and had to push him away.”
The citation also says Alur admitted to the offense and said,
“He was distracted and tempted and that caused him to do this.”
According to the citation, Alur said it lasted “30 seconds to one minute” and told police he was sorry for the incident.
He has been charged with sodomy.
Legendary Hip-Hop artist LL Cool J embarrassed himself during a night at the theatre recently when he jumped on stage to stop a prop from falling.
The rapper/actor was in the audience for James Whitmore, Jr.’s “Better Days,” when he pulled an “NCIS” move and leapt into action to protect one of the stars. However, LL wasn’t quite the hero he planned to be when he realized that the falling prop was actually part of the show.
LL spoke about the embarrassing incident and why he decided to run on stage.
“They had this scene at the end of the play where the wall is coming down and the shelf turns into this heavenly thing. I thought the bookshelf was really falling,” he said. “I jumped up… and ran on the stage real crazy… and then I realized it wasn’t falling. It was transforming. It was part of the play. The girl onstage, the actress, was, like, kneeling down in front of me, and she was just looking at me like, ‘You’re ruining my performance… I never felt so crazy in my life… You can’t be cool all the time.”
LL who was recently announced to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, may have feeling himself a little too much.