Janet Jackson and Wissam Al Mana secretly married last year, squashing rumors that the two would be dishing out millions of dollars on lavish upcoming nuptials. Jackson revealed on her website that she and Al Mana had a “quiet, private and beautiful ceremony,” and went on to say that the “rumors regarding an extravagant wedding are simply not true.
After being almost obsessively shielded from the spotlight for most of their lives by their father, Michael Jackson's kids are now flocking to the public arena of Twitter, speaking out about the bizarre Jackson family drama that has been publicly playing out since Jackson family matriarch Katherine Jackson was reported missing earlier this week by her nephew, Trent Jackson — a claim that was later denied by the Jackson children.
The turmoil surrounding the Jackson family is mounting after a missing person report was filed earlier this week over the alleged disappearance of Jackson matriarch Katherine Jackson, 82 — allegations which her son, Jermaine Jackson, immediately denied, claiming that the report, supposedly filed by his cousin, Trent Jackson, who works for Katherine, was false.
During Madonna's Istanbul, Turkey show on Thursday night — the latest show in her MDNA tour — the Material Girl momentarily eschewed the material of her bra while singing her song, "Human Nature," in what was clearly a purposeful nip-slip that couldn't be blamed on something as benign as a wardrobe malfunction a la Janet Jackson's 2004 Super Bowl performance.
Jonah Hill used to be the overweight comedic sidekick. Now he's a serious, Oscar-nominated actor with a whole, new look. Jennifer Hudson got cast as Effie in Dreamgirls both for her big voice and plus-size curves.
Katy Perry, 27, has a lot to be grinning about. The singer, songwriter, burgeoning fashion icon, and most recently one of Barbara Walters' 10 Most Fascinating People of 2011 is not only 2011's third top-earning woman in music (after Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift), having six hits from a single album (Teenage Dream) to reach Billboard's top five slots (a feat only previously accomplished by George Michael's Faith and Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814), but she also just launched a new fragrance, Meow! by Katy Perry on Wednesday at The Grove in Los Angeles.
Jamaican-born rapper Heavy D died Tuesday at age 44, MTV News reports. Known as the leader of the group Heavy D & The Boyz, popular for much of '90s, Heavy was born Dwight Arrignton Myers in Jamaica but grew up in Mount Vernon, New York.
Opening statements in the case against Conrad Murray, the Houston cardiologist accused of killing music legend Michael Jackson, began Tuesday in a Los Angeles courtroom. In addition to showing jurors a picture of Jackson strapped to a gurney and playing a tape of Jackson's voice recorded in May 2009, Deputy District Attorney David Walgren argued that Murray's action led to Jackson's death, the LA Times reports.
With her movie For Colored Girls out in theaters on Friday, Janet Jackson posted this photo on Twitter of the set of Entertainment Tonight, where she, along with castmates Phylicia Rashad, Kerry Washington, Thandie Newton and others, as well as director Tyler Perry, discussed their new film.
The remake of Clash of the Titans, starring Sam Worthington, pictured, debuted at #1 at the weekend box office, taking in $61.4 million, easily besting Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?, starring Janet Jackson.
Michael Jackson’s personal doctor Dr. Conrad Murray could be charged today with involuntary manslaughter, according to CNN. Since Michael Jackson’s sudden death last June, Murray has been the prime focus of the investigation though he has consistently denied any involvement in Jacksons death.