Jay-Z & Beyoncé Might Move To Brooklyn, If They Can Afford It

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Now that they are going to have a baby, will Jay-Z and Beyoncé move to Brooklyn? “I have been thinking about it, but the prices over there are really high,” Jay says. “It’s not like before!” He also says of his success: “Someone emailed me this morning and said ‘Some people climb the ladder and grab the ladder. And some people pull more people up the ladder and you are a person who pulls more people up the ladder.’ I was very humbled by that.” [E!

Kate Winslet is making sweet music with the man known as Ned Rocknroll. She is “madly in love” with the dude, who happens to be Richard Branson‘s nephew and was born with the name Abel Smith. As you may know, Kate Winslet saved Branson’s mother — Ned’s grandmother — from a fire on Necker Island in August. This dramatic love story is begging to be made into a Hollywood picture, in which Ned will be played by um, hmm… Luke Wilson? [The Sun, ABC News]

Anderson Cooper‘s daytime show has been on for three weeks, and it’s already facing controversy: A teenager is in a coma after a producer from Anderson told him to “go out and film the crazy stuff you do.” The kid got into a skateboarding accident. [Gawker, NYDN]

Liz Hurley‘s engagement ring is huuuuge. A deep blue sapphire flanked by diamonds. [Daily Mail]

Melissa McCarthy drew great ratings for her guest stint on Saturday Night Live: Numbers were up 2-4% from the season premiere with Alec Baldwin, and up 8% versus the same night last year. [Deadline Hollywood]

  • Upstairs Downstairs star Jean Marsh has suffered a minor stroke. Scripts are being rewritten, since she will miss some early episodes as she recovers. [BBC News, AOL TV]
  • Bethenny Frankel has a “Henry Higgins-style” coach to turn her from a brash, abrasive housewife into a classy lady so she can get a syndicated talk show. Because talk shows are classy! [Page Six]
  • Lenny Kravitz might join the UK version of The Voice. Why not the US version? He could totes replace that tool from Maroon5. [Express]
  • Unlikely stagefellows T.I. and Taylor Swift did a surprise duet at Taylor’s concert in Atlanta. What’s next? Human sacrifice? Dogs and cats living together? Mass hysteria? [AP
  • Russell Brand was just kidding about being denied entrance to Canada. His plane had a mechanical problem. [Hollywood Reporter]
  • Vanessa Hudgens watches Black Swan over and over, which doesn’t sound healthy at all. [Just Jared]
  • Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel were seen “sitting close together” at a dinner in Las Vegas. [People]
  • Shakira‘s contract is up with her record label, and a bidding war has begun. [Page Six]
  • Samuel L. Jackson has been sober for 21 years, but says back in the day, “It was kinda pitiful. I was going to the theater, I was working and I was going to the bar after the theater and my wife was on tour and I had [my seven-year-old-daughter] Zoe with me and it would be time to go and I’d be kind of blind [drunk]. We’d take our cab and get home, but she actually got me home a lot of nights.” [Express]
  • Kris Jenner started selling her hideous clothes on QVC, but won’t let the QVC folks do her hair. She must have her private hairdresser, which means QVC has to pay that dude $1500 a day to travel with Kris. [Janet Charlton’s Hollywood]
  • Ouch: Christoph Walz has dislocated his pelvis. [Hollywood Reporter, Page Six]
  • Three words: Tupac sex tape. [TMZ]
  • Lauren Conrad and Dancing With The StarsDerek Hough: It’s on. [NYDN]
  • As the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray continues, we have now learned that Michael Jackson‘s fingerprints were not on any of the Propofol bottles. [Radar]
  • There’s a strain of weed for sale in California called “Conrad Murray OG.” [TMZ]
  • A Gordon Ramsay beauty salon? Does he yell at you about your dry cuticles? [Express]
  • To make his entrance on Jonathan Ross’s British TV show, Ewan McGregor rode a motorcycle and jumped over Steve Coogan and Gary Barlow. Ewan also kissed Ross twice during the show. [Contact Music]
  • “This show is a curse! … I’m losing it. This is what all this negativity I’m surrounded w/does 2me.” — Real Housewives Of New Jersey castmember Jacqueline Laurita. [x17]
  • “If I didn’t do something perfectly, I had to do it again. I grew up with a glue gun pointed at my head.” — Martha Stewart‘s daughter Alexis, who also claims Martha never closed the door when going to the bathroom. [NYDN]
  • “When I look up at the sky on a clear night and see the wash of stars and planets, and everything that is outside our universe, I have to believe there is life everywhere. It would be very arrogant to believe this is the only planet that could sustain some kind of life.” — Kiefer Sutherland believes in aliens. [Contact Music]
  • “I turned 40 in March But I don’t feel it – you never do. I still want to kick around on BMX bikes! […] I want to wear skinny jeans when I’m in my 70s. Why not? Who cares?” — Ewan McGregor. [Guardian]
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