Michael Phelps Sells Handbags; Britney Chats with Mars Rover; 90210's Kelly and Dylan May Get Back Together
Posted 08.17.12 by Mandy
Olympian Michael Phelps has a new gig. The athlete will now be hawking high-priced luggage as the new face of Louis Vuitton. Some photos from the new campaign were leaked last week which could possibly get Phelps into hot water. The International Olympic Committee has a rule that athletes can’t promote any non-Olympic sponsors from July 18 to Aug. 15, but chances are they'll let this one slide since it was a leak and not an official release.
In unlikely collaborators news, Mariah Carey and No Doubt will both be performing at an NFL kickoff pre-game special at Rockefeller Center on Sept. 5. Let's all keep our fingers crossed, and maybe we'll get a Gwen and Mariah duet.
In incredibly surprising celebrity news, Brit Brit and the Mars rover have been chatting on Twitter. Britney Spears tweeted "So @MarsCuriosity... does Mars look the same as it did in 2000?", referring to her Mars-set "Oops!... I Did It Again" music video. Mars Curiosity tweeted back saying "@britneyspears Hey Brit Brit. Mars is still looking good. Maybe someday an astronaut will bring me a gift, too. Drill bits crossed ;)" This exchange begs the question, who at NASA gets the job of replying to Britney Spears tweets?
Kelly and Dylan have reunited. Actress Jennie Garth said in a recent interview that she's turned to former Beverly Hills 90210 costar Luke Perry for support while dealing with her divorce from Peter Facinelli. This is news that's bound to get the rumor mill churning at West Beverly High.
Sometimes life does imitate art. In Tuscaloosa, Ala., a 55-year-old man named Walter White is on the Sheriff's Office Most Wanted List for violating his probation in a methamphetamine manufacturing case. Walter White is also the name of the main character of Breaking Bad, AMC's hit show about a chemistry teacher turned meth cook.