The Drake/Rihanna/Chris Brown rumors heat up (again), the cast of Pitch Perfect reunites for a musical performance at tomorrow’s MTV Movie Awards, and Shakira winds up on the bad end of a lawsuit in today’s First Dibs.
- The Biebs is being featured in new ads pitching SpendSmart debit cards to teens, promoting financial literacy and responsibility. Buyer beware? [The Hollywood Gossip]
- During an interview on East Village Radio, Drake stoked the flames of his ongoing feud with Chris Brown. The Canadian rapper admitted he’d dated Rihanna and cited the R&B singer’s “insecurities” as contributing to the continued troubles. After the interview wrapped, Breezy simply tweeted “Lol,” which may or may not have been a retort. [New York Daily News]
- MTV Movie Awards host Rebel Wilson is joining her Pitch Perfect co-stars for a musical number during tomorrow night’s show. MTV offers a behind-the-scenes look at the cast’s preparations. [MTV]
- Shakira‘s former manager and lover is suing her for $100 million, claiming he was principally involved in the pop star’s rise. The lawsuit, filed by Argentine businessman Antonio de la Rua, says the two maintained a strong professional partnership even after their relationship ended. However, in October 2011, de la Rua claims he was given the boot. [The Hollywood Reporter]
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