Britney Spears Officially Joins X Factor; Russell Brand to Host 2012 MTV Movie Awards; Anna Faris and Chris Pratt Expecting
Posted 05.10.12 by Mandy
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The rumors about Britney Spears joining the X-Factor have been swirling for awhile, but now E! is reporting that the pop princess has signed a $15 million deal to be a judge/mentor on the show alongside Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid. This will be the first television project since her reality show Britney & Kevin: Chaotic with then-husband Kevin Federline. This will also be her very first time sitting at a table with Simon Cowell every week as the world watches.
It's just been announced that Russell Brand will host this year's MTV Movie Awards on June 3rd. This is his first time hosting the show, though he did previously host the 2009 VMAs where he famously met — and put the moves on — Katy Perry. Who knows, now that he and Perry have called it quits will he find a new wife while hosting the movie awards?
Hair styling legend Vidal Sassoon died in his Los Angeles home on Wednesday morning. The 84-year-old was responsible for developing the iconic 1960's bob, as well as the five-point cut. In addition, he created a line of styling products and tools and had a chain of salons.
Super cute celebrity couple Anna Faris and Chris Pratt are expecting, says People. The two have been married since 2009, and this is their first baby. The new family member is expected to arrive sometime this fall.
Carrie Underwood's fourth album, Blown Away, debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. This is the third straight first-place debut album for the American Idol alum. Releasing an album just as Idol is ramping up for its finale is looking like an awfully good marketing strategy for the country singer.