According to a new sensational book, Bobby Brown was once kidnapped by drug dealers over a debt. The R&B singer was then ransomed back to Whitney Houston for 16 times his debt. If this is true, this has to be one of the craziest stories of all time but not so crazy that you wouldn't believe that it would have happened to Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown.
Matthew McConaughey and Camilla Alves left son Levi at home so Matt could present the Entertainer of the Year award at last night's Academy of Country Music Awards from Las Vegas's MGM Grand hotel. McConaughey poked fun at his own tendency to go shirtless and ratcheted up the tension before presenting the award by relating an anecdote about charming the ladies of Tyler, Texas, back in 1987 by pretending to be country legend George Strait's custom boot-maker. "We got lucky that night; thank you, George," McConaughey said, to the visible delight of Mr. Strait.
Set your DVRs, y'all: Bristol Palin’s ex-boyfriend, Levi Johnston, talked to Tyra Banks for the episode of her talk show to air Monday, and said that his son's grandmother, Sarah Palin, allowed him and Bristol to share a bedroom while they were dating , and that she knew they were having sex, despite the Alaska governor's well-documented abstinence-till-marriage stance . Us Weekly reports that Johnston, 19, tells Tyra that he's "sure [Palin] probably knew" he and 18-year-old Bristol were not reading their Bibles and discussing the Dow Jones when he stayed overnight at the family's Wasilla home. "Moms are pretty smart," he says. Bristol and Levi
Elizabeth Hurley insists that the rumors of marital discord between herself and Arun Nayer are just rumors. Their relationship did get off to a rocky start with Hurley committing a few faux pas against Indian customs. Plus cross-cultural romance does have some inherent problems. But she says they're doing great, so we'll just have to take her word for it.
Nothing about Britney’s Spears’ love life is simple, from rumors of dating her agent to hooking up with members of the paparazzi. Well, get ready because oops, she might be trying to do it again, y’all! Britney is rumored to be hooking up with her backup dancer, Chris Benz, in a ploy to make her ex-husband, Kevin Federline, jealous enough to want her back. According to insiders, the pop star has decided that she loves FedEx from the bottom of her broken heart and wants her family back together so she’s hooking up with a backup dancer in a ploy to make him jealous and reunite her family.
Madonna's petition to adopt another orphan from Malawi has been denied by the courts.
John Mayer is still crying over the end of his affair with Jennifer Aniston (and whether his undying love of Twitter contributed to the breakup), but instead of coping sensibly—we like to fill our beer helmets with shiraz and watch Hugh Jackman movies when we get dumped—Mayer is taking a page from
Meet The Barkers, they are an on-again, off-again couple. You may know Travis Barker from rock band Blink 182 and you may know Shanna Moakler from MySpace. Per Perez Hilton, the couple recently suffered a breakup and a rumored rendezvous with Gerard Butler may have been the cause. Don't worry, they should yo-yo their way back into each others' heart in no time.
Kristen Stewart's boyfriend, Michael Angarano, is sure that she's not dating her co-star Robert Pattinson. And he would probably know. He says it's all wishful thinking on the part of Twilight fans. And it's possible that Pattinson is dating another cast member Nikki Reed. Vampires in love!
Taylor Swift is on the cover of Seventeen discussing ex-boyfriend Joe Jonas, who dumped her for actress Camilla Belle via a 27-second phone call last year, and the scathing song on her latest album that takes him to task. "Writing songs about people is the only way I know how to do things," she says. "I can't wish I hadn't written a song about someone, because if I hadn't, that song wouldn't exist. I just don't find any joy in writing about things I haven't been through."