- Lady Gaga leads the MTV Video Music Awards nomination race with an astounding (and record-setting) 13 noms! Other major nominees are Beyonce (and her hubby Jay-Z), Eminem, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Ke$ha, Justin Bieber, and Usher.
- Kris Aquino is still being linked to Makati Mayor Junjun Binay. His wife, Kennely Ann, died in childbirth two days shy of a year ago today, and his spokesperson is stressing that it's inappropriate for him to comment on Kris' comments that she'd say yes if he asked her out a year from now.
- Celebs all over Hollywood are celebrating because Proposition 8 (which bans same-sex marriages in the state of California) was shot down. Stars like Ellen DeGeneres and her wife Portia de Rossi, celebutantes Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian, openly gay former member of 'NSync Lance Bass, Pink, Ricky Martin, and Lady Gaga, among many others, took to their Twitter accounts to post overjoyed messages of congratulations. "Everyone deserves the right to love whomever they choose," Tweeted One Tree Hill actress Sophia Bush.
- So much for keeping it under wraps! Cesca Litton slipped and told everyone that she and Jericho Rosales are together! Not that people didn't already know about the relationship, but they've never actually been out with it...before now.
- Jericho's ex, Heart Evangelista, doesn't seem to be faring as well in love as he is right now. She and non-showbiz boyfriend Ian Dy are still together, yes, but they're going through a "cool-off" period. Heart says she "just needs a little time off."
- She might have had to deal with some flak for the Botox fiasco, but Charice has found an admirer in Glee co-star Lea Michele (who plays Rachel Berry on the hit show). "Just hearing her hum and sing backstage...she has a gorgeous voice!" says the actress.
- There's a lot of uncertainty surrounding American Idol, at least when it comes to the judges' table. Simon Cowell previously announced that this would be his last season on the show. Now news has come out that Ellen DeGeneres has decided to end her brief Idol run. Plus, rumor has it Kara DioGuardi has been fired! Three judges down, just one left. Who'll be on the panel next season? We're hearing J.Lo and Steven Tyler of Aerosmith are options!
- It's been a little over a week, but already, Robin Padilla is rumored to be leaving Pilipinas, Win Na Win! They say he'll just take a couple of weeks off to observe a Muslim holiday, but then word on the grapevine has it, he's not keen on coming back.
- Emma Watson has ditched her trademark long tresses and gone for a super bold, super short pixie cut! Love it or loathe it? Tell us when you comment!
- Award-winning hip-hop star of The Fugees fame Wyclef Jean is running for President of his native Haiti, hoping to improve the lives of his countrymen following the earthquake that devastated the nation earlier this year.
- Inception and 500 Days of Summer star Joseph Gordon-Levitt crashed through the rear window of a cab and blogged all about it! He banged his arm up so bad, he had to get 31 stitches! Yikes.
- Academy Award-nominated actor Laurence Fishburne (who currently stars in CSI and played Morpheus in The Matrix) might have expected that his teenage daughter Montana would want to break into the entertainment industry someday. But he probably didn't think she'd do it through porn!
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