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? More Headlines >> Posted 08.17.12 by Mandy