ROOT

by

Hottie of the Week: Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood
Photo_20x9_1 All Hottie Pics

American Idol winner Carrie Underwood is the 24-year-old pop-country singer with a mane of blond, blond hair and plenty of attitude. She has the honor of being the fastest-selling debut country artist in the entire history of everything, which should tell you a little something about how much down-home folks appreciate her musical sensibilities and pretty looks. But she’s not just for country and pop fans, either. Because she’s been a vegetarian since she was 13, she was named by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) as the “World’s Sexiest Vegetarian” in 2007. Victoria’s Secret called her this year’s “Sexiest Female Musician.” People magazine named her to their 50 most beautiful list. And her work visiting American troops in Iraq on USO tour has endeared her to practically everyone. What do you think? Sexiest do-gooder alive? Bono and Al Gore aren’t pretty enough for that award.

Related Content
news_20?914.gifCarrie Underwood Artist Info
video_20?911.gifMusic Videos

by (@katespencer)

Foxy Brown Locked Up and Alone

foxybrown_102307.jpgIf only we could be a roach on the cell wall of Foxy Brown – we’d give anything to hear the conversations the hip hop diva is gonna have with herself in solitary confinement for the next 76 days. The once on top of the world superstar got her ass thrown into the infamously lonely cell (she gets one hour a day out of her 12×12) after getting in three – THREE! – altercations with prisoners and officials at her Rikers Island jail. Foxy got in a shoving match with a fellow inmate at the beginning of the month, and then was verbally abusive toward officers and refused to take a random drug test. That kind of ‘tude may fly in Brooklyn, but not at Rikers! She ain’t got no blackberries to use as weapons on this island.

Imagine it – Foxy gets 23 hours to just talk to herself:

Bitch get out of my face! Oh wait – there’s no one else in here. I’m the bitch I was talking too. Wow, am I a bitch? Heyyyyy, I think I might be a difficult, misanthropic person. It probably stems from starting in the often rough n’ tumble entertainment industry as a teen singing about some fairly adult topics. Who you calling difficult, you motherfu-oh look sunlight! Sigh. I wonder who can get me some Crown Royale around here. That sure does remind me of the old days. Whatever happened to Blackstreet anyways? They owned the mid to late ’90s! What’s that little rat friend? You can hook me up? Sweet – high five! Wait – did you just give me the finger? Oh, that was your tail. Sorry about that. [NYP. Getty]

Related Content
news_20?914.gifFoxy’s Lawyer Leaves Her After Lame Threat
news_20?914.gifFoxy’s Gonna Have Her Baby Behind Bars

by (@katespencer)

People of the World, Spice Up Your Ears

spicegirls102307.jpg

Here it is, the kinda anticipated new single from the Spice Moms Girls – “Headlines!” It’s got the same slow n’ sexy vibe that you may recognize from other earlier Spice hits. We’re curious as to which four lines belong to Posh – the skinny mama apparently only sings for fifteen seconds on the single. Was she too busy prancing around Beverly Hills to actually work? Maybe it was the “crying and strange spiritual stuff” that went down at their video shoot? Give a listen to the new jam and let us know what you think – are the Girls back and in business or is this just a mediocre attempt at a comeback by a bunch of hot has-beens? [Image: Getty]

by

Hollywood Finds Its Kurt Cobain

cobain_mcavoy

After several rumors and many delays, the upcoming Kurt Cobain biopic may have finally found its star. Scottish actor James McAvoy, who first caught Hollywood’s attention in the Oscar-winning Last King of Scotland, is the suspected frontrunner to play the reluctant voice of a generation. The film will be based on the Charles Cross biography Heavier Than Heaven, with Cobain’s widow Courtney Love producing and Troy (yes, that Troy) screenwriter David Benioff writing the script. Months ago, Love stated that the film would “of course be A-list and high-end.” We’re betting it’ll at least be better than that t.A.T.u. flick.

Is McAvoy a good match to play Cobain? Any thoughts on who should play modern day Yoko Courtney Love?

by (@katespencer)

Heidi Montag’s Cheap-Ass Video Shoot

Heidi?s New Music Video

Heidi Montag and her boy loser Spencer Pratt are never boring, especially when what they’re doing is so downright pathetic! And honestly, what is sadder than having your boyfriend/manager/self-esteem ruiner shoot your music video (for her single “Higher”) with a hand-held camera (while playing your single on a boombox) as you prance around the ocean in a bikini, flailing your awkward arms? NOTHING! Check out video of the two “working” on the shoot and just try not to cringe. I hope Lauren and Audrina watched this and had a good laugh – and then shot it a couple times for The Hills.? [Mollygood]

by

Britney’s Supporters Say Give Her Less

Britney_SpearsMySpace — it’s not just for hooking up and spying on exes anymore. Now you can save pop stars, or at least that’s what a few concerned former employees of Britney Spears would like to think. BeProactiveToHelp was started by a former back-up dancer, bodyguard and makeup artist who are imploring Britney’s fans to refrain from purchasing her upcoming album Blackout. Referring to Britney as a “very broken woman,” this Coalition of the Concerned is asking fans to put pressure on record executives, Britney’s management and publishing company and MTV in order to discourage coverage. “We feel it best to put some weight on these entities we feel need to be held responsible for allowing Britney, and any ‘over the edge’ entertainer to come back to work when clearly not yet ready to hold down a job.”

If you agree that the pop tart’s career is in a tailspin but still want to give her new tunes a listen, we’re streaming her new album here, a week before it comes out. Check it out, and let us know what you think.

by (@katespencer)

We Should Watch Dancing with the Stars

And we thought a show full of Z-List starts dancing the samba would be boring! Marie Osmond fainted on last night’s Dancing with the Stars as she waited for her score with her partner after doing some sultry dance. We didn’t actually watch the show, but we could marvel at this video clip over and over again – not just for her fall, but for the awkward moment where the audience laughs after her collapse. This isn’t the Donny & Marie Show, peeps! Girl’s like 60-years old now. Even better, the singer apparently responded “Oh crap” when she came to, which is odd because we thought Mormons couldn’t say such awful things. Osmond masters the ‘faint and rally’ just moments after her fall, and is frighteningly amped to “get her scores.” She deserves a gazillion “10s” after that spectacle. Who cares if her moves are good? She just spiced up my great-grandmother’s favorite show! [via People]

by (@katespencer)

Tuesday: Halle Berry’s Bad Joke

halle1023.jpgCheck out Brit?s New Big Lips
What’s shocking about these pics is not the size of Britney’s newly enhanced lips, but rather how rough her face is looking these days. Ease up on those fake tans, girl. [Us]

Halle Berry Sorry for Rude Remark
A remorseful Halle Berry apologizes for a ‘Jewish joke’ gone wrong on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. [NYP]

J Lo?s Stingy Reputation
Lopez is refusing to pay the bills she racked up providing cars for peeps like her sister while shooting her last flick. Maybe she’s confused – it’s love that don’t cost a thing, not limos. [NYP]

Reese and Jake Kiss – OMG!!!
It’s only taken these two like, a hundred years to finally show some real PDA – and it’s not even scandalous! We won’t see the sex tape until 2065.? [Us]

Tom Cruise Shows Fans Crazy Love
Little Tommy worked the red carpet and schmoozed with fans for two and a half hours at his new film’s premiere. Even the crazy celebs gotta work hard for their money. [Socialite's Life]

by (@katespencer)

Paris Hilton And Her Frozen Dogs

paris1022.jpgParis Hilton is bringing new meaning to the term ‘frigid bitch’ (which you know, she isn’t – she’s more of a hot ho) with her latest plan to freeze herself and her dogs at the Cryonics Institute so that they can be brought back to life after they die. Or as Paris tells it, “It’s so cool. Almost all the cells in the body are still alive when death is pronounced. And if you’re immediately cooled, you can be perfectly preserved. My life could be extended by hundreds and thousands of years.”

Yes, what you’re thinking is correct. It doesn’t matter if we cure poverty, hunger, terrorism and disease. The biggest threat to humanity is attempting to infest out planet for “hundreds and thousands of years!” Shouldn’t we just give up now? Armageddon is coming and it’s in size 10 stilettos and bad makeup. [DListed. Getty]

by

Spice Wars: Is The Reunion Turning Ugly?

spice_girls

The beloved Spice Girls have stopped having Eddie Murphy‘s babies, dancing with stars and cheering on benched soccer-playing husbands long enough to put together a reunion, but it might not be all sugar and….uh, spice. While filming a video for one of two brand new tracks they’re releasing, things in Spice World got tense. “The girls were so tired and Emma was crying as the shoot just went on and on. Geri kept slowing things down by meditating and doing strange spiritual stuff,” a source told UK paper The Sun. In addition, Posh allegedly requested an assistant follow her around the video set with fruit and champagne, which seems like the least likely claim, given that we don’t think she ingests anything.

The Girls had their own spin on the video shoot for “Headlines (Friendship Never Ends),” with Posh telling their website she was just happy to see her fellow bandmates: “What’s really wonderful is just being able to hang out with the girls like this again.” In a terribly classy marketing move, their Greatest Hits album will be available exclusively at Victoria’s Secrets in the United States.