We Heard WHAT!?

2008-02-07 18:42
Britney again
Okay we wanted to give her a break but this is just literally off the hinges. Bang Showbiz reports that Britney hysterically accused her mother Lynne of sleeping with her lover as she was being admitted to hospital. Hayi this girl uyahlanya! The singer has been classed “G.D.” (gravely disabled) by health care professionals at Los Angeles’ UCLA Medical Center. Showbiz goes on to say that sources claim Britney raged: “The only reason she's admitting me is because she wants to be alone with my boyfriend! She wants to sleep with my boyfriend!” The unbalanced singer didn’t specify if she meant photographer Adnan Ghalib or her ex-husband Kevin Federline who Lynne has been in close contact with. When she calmed down, she talked about how much she misses her sons Sean Preston, two, and 16-month-old Jayden James. Britney’s ‘manager’ Sam Lutfi has accused Lynne of not caring about her daughter’s condition. In a text message sent to US TV show ‘Access Hollywood’, he wrote, “No. Her mother is not someone who cares about her daughter; she's only concerned with herself. Sad but true”. It’s no wonder this girl is such a mess. Truly sad indeed.

Ntando is a father
Meanwhile back home in Mzansi. The Sowetan alleges that Afro-pop sensation and multi-award winner Ntando Bangani has been blessed with a baby boy. His girlfriend, Mamoroka Manana, gave birth at a Krugersdorp private hospital yesterday through Caesarean section. Ntando has denied allegations that he had paid lobola and was getting married to Manana. The Afro-pop crooner told Sowetan just last month that he was not married or dating anyone. “The media is giving me wives and girlfriends. As far as I know, I am not married or getting married. I am very single - ndilisoka. Ndinga- tshata njani ndimncinci kangaka? – how can I get married at this tender age?” He asks. How can you have a child umncinci kangaka? We ask.

Winehouse diaries
Amy Winehouse's husband Blake Fielder Civil intends to reveal all about his prison torment in his personal diaries. The proposed book will include his thoughts about his tough time behind bars at London's Pentonville, as well as intimate letters from his troubled wife. Bang Showbiz reports that a source revealed that Blake had been to hell and back. He started writing mostly as a way of getting through the days but now finds it therapeutic. The 25-year-old has also been constantly worried Amy will die of an overdose and is under immense pressure from his mother to divorce the singer. He decided to stand by Amy after a video of her smoking crack emerged and she checked back into rehab. Meanwhile Amy was rushed to hospital last week Wednesday after suffering “dangerous levels” of dehydration while going ‘cold turkey’. This book should be titled the madhouse diaries.

No more googling for Kylie
Two weeks back we reported on Kylie was looking for love online. Now the singer has reunited with ex-lover Olivier Martinez, according to Bang Showbiz. Kylie, who split from the French actor last year following reports he was unfaithful, enjoyed two romantic days with Olivier in Paris last week and is ecstatic the pair are giving their relationship another chance. Showbiz reports that a source reveals that Kylie always said Olivier was the love of her life. “They were pouring their hearts out to each other and looked very intimate and comfortable”. Apparently, the pair got back together after Olivier agreed to a “life plan” which includes marriage and children. A friend of Kylie's revealed that“Olivier has agreed to try for a baby. That was always the stumbling block in their relationship.” The pair dated for four years and Olivier supported Kylie throughout her breast cancer battle. We knew it was a matter of time Kylie got hooked up again.

R.E.M goes digital
Fans will get a chance to download, edit and remix their own R.E.M videos. The much-loved rock band will be releasing their latest album Accelerate on 31 March 2008 on their new website Ninetynights.com. The site features a new high-definition video snippet each day that can be downloaded the edited, embedded, or manipulated in whichever way the user wishes. Each snippet is being posted in high-resolution HD format and available for download for a period of 24 hours before being archived on the site as a low-resolution stream. Accelerate is R.E.M.’s first studio album since 2004’s Around the Sun. Last year October, the band released a live CD/DVD, R.E.M. Live. Check the review out

Ciara and Janet duet
Janet’s latest album is already creating quite a buzz and it hasn’t even been released yet - it’s set to be released at the end of this month. The first single “Feedback’ is already getting major feedback especially after R&B princess and dancer Ciara went and added her vocals to the hot single. The remix is creating a noise online and everyone is anticipating a video with the old school and new school divas doing their thing. Concreteloop reports that it’s not an official remix unfortunately. It’s quite a pity as Miss Ciara could definitely learn a thing or two from the 90’s diva and it would be quite something to see the two in action. Listen to the remix

Another bun in the oven
Pop diva Gwen Stefani and her rock-star husband Gavin Rossdale are expecting their second child according to reports in The Times. The 38-year-old singer’s father-in-law Douglas Rossdale confirmed the pregnancy in comments to People.com. “They and the whole family are delighted,” Rossdale told People. Representatives for Stefani were not immediately available for comment. British newspaper The Sun, also reported that Stefani was 13 weeks pregnant. Stefani and the former Bush frontman have a two-year-old son Kingston Rossdale. They clearly don’t waste time, but then again the little one needs a sibling to play with. If you didn’t know, now you know.

-Gugulethu Mkhabela

Sourced: Bang Showbiz; Concreteloop.com; The Times; People.com; Sunday World; Sowetan

This Week: Gwen Stefanie's second baby, Ciara and Janet remix, more drama from Amy and Britney, Ntando becomes a father and more juicy bits for the week.

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