Welcome back to The Gossip Table! Rob Shuter, Delaina Dixon, Marianne Garvey, Chloe Melas and Noah Levy are all back with the latest scoop of celebrity news.
Kicking off Monday is Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom‘s marriage troubles. Noah Levy reports that Khloe is emotionally ready to cut ties with Lamar but is waiting until they film the new season of Keeping Up With The Kardashians. Marriages and divorces mean big ratings for the show.
But that’s not all the Kardashian news for today…
While she was there to answer questions about her new radio show, Jamie Foxx’s interview with Amber Rose really begs the question: is Amber famous solely for dating Kanye, or was it only a matter of time before the rest of the world found out about the preternaturally gorgeous diva? Claims Rose, “I never wanted to be famous it just happened to me. I literally was with someone that I loved very much and we were out people would say ‘Kanye I love you but can you snap a picture of me and Amber Real quick?’” Even if Kanye did want to start retweeting again, Amber isn’t having it. “No, I don’t think so,” Rose, who is currently dating Wiz Khalifa, said when asked about a possible reunion. “You know in every relationship you have problems and you try to work through and then sometimes things don’t work out. But it was very real for me. I was very much in love.” Oh also, she’s dating Wiz Khalifa now. Sorry Kanye, you’ve been out-awesomed.
In case you were hoping for more Amber in a Kim Kardashian sense of the word, we hate to dash your pervy hopes. “There ain’t gonna be no sex tape, I’m not into that s–t. I’ve been offered a lot of money but I chose not to do it,” Amber asserts. “I chose to take the high road and I feel like just because of my past and my profession and what I did in my past doesn’t mean that I [would do that]. I was a stripper since I was 15-years-old.” We for one would like to thank Kanye for bringing Amber’s built beauty to the rest of our lives, and subsequently the bleached buzz cut into acceptable female hairstyles. If we had any visible cheekbones at all, we’d be rocking it super hard.
Emma Stone showed up to the Louis Vuitton show at Paris Fashion Week in a wrap dress that we personally found less-than-flattering and super Dynasty, but she had a hot accessory in the form of Alex Pettyfer on her arm for part of the show. Check out some close-ups of her outfit in our gallery below and judge her look for yourself.
Stone and Pettyfer can consider themselves lucky to have attended the show, because not just anyone was invited. Kanye West, for instance, was not put on the list, and even when he showed up unannounced, he was told to leave. Kind of harsh treatment for a guy who once collaborated with Vuitton on a shoe line in 2009, but it’s reported that West was actually not allowed into several of the fashion shows in Paris this week. Has fashion caught up to the rest of the world and finally gotten tired of Kanye?
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Kanye West has an opinion on everything, so it’s no surprise that he took to Twitter to discuss his feelings on abortion. Except, that unlike Justin Bieber whose feelings on abortion are from a moral standpoint on the issue, Kanye takes a financial one. West wrote “an abortion can cost a ballin’ n— up to 50gs maybe a 100. Gold diggin’ b—s be getting pregnant on purpose. #STRAPUP my n—s!” and later clarifying “It ain’t happen to me but I know people.”
No matter what your stance on the matter is, the tweets are pretty offensive to women, even gold diggin’ ones who blackmail or extort or—whatever, we don’t even want to know what world Kanye lives in where that’s an issue. Lily Allen is one celebrity who is also offended, writing “@kanyewest never has a tweet put me in such a bad mood. This is wrong on so many levels.” on her own Twitter page. Have to say, we’re with you, Lily. The man might be a musical genius, but his real talent is his ability to alienate his fans when he’s not actually performing. That takes skill.
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No, Leighton Meester wasn’t doing a living statue act for quarters in New York last night. The Gossip Girl star just hit this pose while trying to navigate one of the horrifying patches of ice covering the Big Apple last night (and even more so this morning). Meester and Roommate co-star Minka Kelly were en route to the Apple Store to discuss their new movie, before hitting NYLON’s party in honor of Meester’s upcoming cover. Good thing she made it past the ice—these photos could have been a lot more embarrassing. Even more embarrassing than that blue stole she’s wearing.
See photos of Meester’n'Minka, plus partygoers Kanye West and Jared Leto (nice poncho!) in the gallery below.
[Photos: Splash News Online]
Oh Kanye, you mad genius. Yeezy might occasionally pout that no one understands him, but according to artist George Condo, Kanye West wanted his album art banned, a play for publicity that we understand all to well. As Condo reveals in a recent interview with The New Yorker, West approached him to create the cover art, meeting with Condo and listened to My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy for five hours. Kanye told Condo he wanted a controversial image, “something that will be banned.” The artist eventually produced five paintings, one depicting a nude female phoenix that Kanye chose for the cover. And if there’s anything Middle America is squeamish about, it’s naked mythological beasts.
After the release of the cover art, Kanye claimed Wal-Mart wouldnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t carry his album with the suggestive cover. He hit Twitter to complain: “In the 70s album covers had actual nudity… It’s so funny that people forget that… Everything has been so commercialized now,” and “I wanna sell albums but not at the expense of my true creativity.” Sure you don’t, Kanye. We can’t tell if this is a ultimate douchebag move or a brilliant marketing maneuver. Guess it depends on how many people bought the album. Either way we cannot wait to see the Tweet-mageddon that will hit once West realizes Condo ratted him out. All the couches and all the phoenixes in the world wonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t help him chill out.
Is it just us, or do there seem to be more and more televised award shows each year? That means one thing (and it has nothing to do with awards)—there’s more red carpet fashion than ever. When we compiled our list of favorite fashion moments from 2010, we had quite a crop to choose from. Gone are the days where the only shows worth mentioning were the Emmys, Grammys and Oscars. This year’s style compilation comes to you courtesy of the Creative Arts Emmys, the SAG Awards, and even the ESPYs. Oh, and a couple dozen film premieres, too. Check out who made our cut for best dressed celebs of 2010 in the gallery below—including just about everyone from Mad Men, a very GOOP-y celeb we love to hate, and the most famous half-vampire couple ever.
50. You Can Ring My Bell
49. Hop In My Mini Cooper
46. A Toast To This Douchebag
45. Carey On
44. Kim’s Kar-Dazzling
43. Yes, We Cannes
42. Zoe’s Glowy
41. Katie Shows Her Stripes
40. Taylor Lautner: GQ Werewolf
39. She Whips Her Hair
38. The Hills Are Alive
37. Sexy Sookie
36. My So-Called Sparkles
35. Hot Mama
34. Lookin’ Liveley
33. The Last Action Heroes
32. With Honors
31. Black And White And Greene All Over
30. Emma Roberts, Goth n’ Glam
29. The Unborn Identity
28. Glee-n With Envy
27. Berry Sparkly
26. Christina’s World
25. Ready, Set, Chloe
24. Kelly, Re-Born
23. Pretty Peggy
22. Gwyneth’s White-Out
21. Pretty On Pink
20. Mila Dollar Baby
19. Red Hot Rihanna
18. Venus On The Court
17. Morning Glorious
16. She’s Got A Hatha-Way About Her
15. Katie Got Back
14. Leighton Up
13. Nevermind The Bullocks
12. Bewitching Emma
11. Dashing Don
10. Swift N’ Sparkly
9. The Black Swan Herself
8. Ryan And Child
7. A Rose By Any Other Name
6. Mr. And Mrs. Brand
5. Keri Is So Very
4. Angelina: Eyes On The Thighs
3. Stone-Cold Style
2. Selita’s Fashion Is A Runaway Hit
1. Robsten Eclipses All Others
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Just when you think you’re not going to get through your Monday alive, rumors start popping up that allegedly Kim Kardashian is pregnant with Kanye West’s baby. Woo, that’s better than a cup of coffee! According to Media Take Out, “(We) spoke with a person VERY CLOSE to Kim Kardashian this morning. And according to them, Kim is PREGNANT!! Kim has been seeing Kanye off and on for years now. But this summer, they [hooked up] five or six times. Kanye told her that he didn’t want anything serious, but Kim really likes him.” Imma let you finish, but KIM IS ALLEGEDLY GOING TO HAVE ONE OF THE BEST BABIES OF ALL TIME! OF ALL TIME!
If he or she exists, of course. We’ve heard rumors about Kanye and Kim dating before, but could a little egomanical bun really be in Kim’s oven? According the source close to Kardashian, reportedly “Kim is being very secretive about everything. She calls him almost non-stop and wants to know what she should do.” Hmmm, as much as we want this to be true, it seems like the kind of rumor we shouldn’t believe until that baby is out of the womb and twittering. We’ll reserve @LittleBabyKanyeKardashian just to be sure! [Photo: Getty Images]
Kanye West took some time off last year to clear his head and realize that his behavior is often dickish. But now that he’s back in the limelight, the rapper might be more dickish than ever. Last night, during a concert in New York, West slammed Taylor Swift for not defending him after he screwed her over at the VMAs last year. It begs the question “Why should she?” but that never seems to enter Kanye’s mind.
West also told the crowd at the Bowery Ballroom that he let his emotions run wild when he made the Hurricane Katrina comment about George Bush hating black people, and said:
I was emotional, that was not exactly the way I wanted to say, I was emotional, that was not exactly the way I wanted to word it, but I wrote it, I rode it, just as Taylor never came to my defense in any interview, and rode the waves and rode it and rode it, that’s the way I rode the waves of the Bush comment.
Sorry, bud, but we’re pretty sure Taylor Swift didn’t feel the need to defend you because you were an a-hole to her. Is that so hard to believe? We’re also pretty sure that Taylor (whose earnestness can be annoying, we’ll give you that) was not trying to ride anything. Your actions made a lot of people side with her because she’s a decent person. So yeah, that was all on you.
Full video of the rant against Taylor and his own emotions is after the jump. What do you think, is he justified or just being crazy Kanye yet again?
Poor Kanye! No matter what he does, he’s ticking somebody off. If he isn’t insulting former President George Bush, Kanye West is making fellow millionaires mad by not insulting former President George Bush. Can’t we cut this guy a break already?
Based on comments he made on his new show, according Russell Simmons, Kanye West’s apology to the President never should have left his brain, especially not when many so Americans agree with his original statements, i.e. that Bush was fairly crappy when it came to helping African-Americans. Says Russell, “I’m a little bit disappointed that he apologized to George Bush. I felt like, why do that s**t?” Hmm, yeah…we agree with that. But then again, where were the other celebrities when Kanye was being raked over the coals for making Bush Jr. cry into the gigantic silky pillows on his Presidential Suite bed? Seems awfully convenient to bring it up now that it’s all blown over.
Explained Simmons, “Kanye says things that people think but don’t always get to say, so when he says ‘George Bush don’t like black people,’ it was what millions of Americans thought and felt.” Well, if ever there was a time to make some statements about the former President, today’s the day, Russell! We mean, Bush probably already has a half-empty box of Kleenex next to his bed. Really, how bad can you make him feel? [Photo: Splash News Online]