Last Lap: Carly Rae Jepsen Rebukes Sex Tape Rumors

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CARLY RAE JEPSEN SHUTS DOWN SEX TAPE RUMORS
Word spread last night that the “Good Times” singer had been caught canoodling on tape. But it’s not so. “Ridiculous,” she says. “Obviously not me.” [MTV]

MEET THE SKIN ILLUSTRATOR WHO DECKED OUT GOTYE FOR HIS “SOMEBODY I USED TO KNOW” VIDEO
According to Emma Hack, neither “Wally” nor Kimbra knew exactly what they were getting themselves into — in a good way. “Both artists loved the concept,” she says of her work. “It never occurred to them they were pushing the envelope.” [PopDust]


WATCH THE PREVIEW FOR CHRIS BROWN‘S BATTLE OF THE YEAR
The forthcoming “music themed drama” finds b-boy Breezy and coach Josh Holloway, of  “Cryin’” and Lost, in a competing for gold in Battle Of The Year. We are big fans of Step It Up‘s Adam Sevani, but we imagine these two will do. [Idolator]

JUSTIN BIEBER GETS RESERVOIR DOGS MICHAEL MADSEN IN “AS LONG AS YOU LOVE ME” VIDEO
Of course Ice Age 4‘s Drake had a cameo in the “Baby” video, but Madsen is the serious sort of actor fit for a “Hot, Ready, Legal” pop star like Bieber. [PopCrush]