The Standard Hotel is identified the employee who leaked the video of Solange attacking Jay Z in an elevator. The person may have pocketed $250,000 for handing over the tape to TMZ but promptly lost their job. “The Standard has already terminated the individual and will now be pursuing all available civil and criminal remedies,” said Brian Phillips, a spokesman for the hotel.
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It looks like Kim Kardashian is going to cash in big time on her wedding. The reality star stands to make up to $21 million for her big day with Kanye West. The couple asked E! to fork over $15 million to cover the costs of the wedding. Meanwhile, the couple plans to sell the photos for another couple million. For those keeping up: Kim and Kris Humphries made $18 million when the two got married.
Justin Bieber has had quite a rough year and now the singer has been accused of attempted robbery. The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed Tuesday night. The victim reported that the singer tried to steal his cell phone after taking a selfie. The police interviewed the victim but Bieber has yet to be questioned by the LAPD.
In other pop star news, Rihanna is apparently the muse of Drake‘s new song, “2 On/Thoughtful.” Though, it’s not entirely a good thing. The rapper opens on about the good and bad of their on-and-off again relationship.
On Monday, TMZ published a shocking video of elevator security footage that showed Solange Knowles violently attacking Jay Z with Beyonce in a elevator car of The Standard Hotel following the Met Gala. The altercation quickly went viral leaving everyone to speculate what happened before the incident to provoke the singer.
Ariana Grande took the stage over the weekend and revealed a sexier side of herself. The singer is taking a few notes from Miley Cyrus’s book and sexing up her image in order to distance herself from her child star past. In addition to her sexy look on stage, Grande—who is only 20 years old—will appear in a men’s magazine. So long good-girl-image.
With only 12 days to go until Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s wedding, the final preparations are underway. Over the weekend, Kim celebrated with a Paris-themed bridal shower. Guests included the Kardashian clan, her best friends and a pregnant Ciara. The two snapped photo after photo and shared them to Instagram as everyone celebrated for the cameras of Keeping Up with the Kardashians. The only one not to show—Beyonce.
Justin Theroux has a new love in his life and it’s not Jennifer Aniston. It’s his body. The actor has been keeping in shape ahead of the premiere of his new series, The Leftovers on HBO, but maybe it’s a bit too focused. (Not that we’re complaining.)
Kim Kardashian has fought long and hard to claw her way to the A-List. Now that she’s there, she’s not letting go. In fact, she’s planning to follow in the footsteps of another A-Lister, Angelina Jolie. She’s using her new status to spread wealth and awareness less fortunate than her, and we don’t mean the D-Listers she left behind.
When she’s not in the hospital or hitting on Prince Harry, Miley Cyrus is causing more controversy. While on tour in Europe, the singer recently told fans not to not smoke cigarettes. Instead she suggests they roll a fat joint! This is not the first time she’s promoted marijuana on stage. During the MTV Europe Music Awards, Cyrus smoked a blunt on stage while accepting an award.