First Dibs: Did Filipino Pop Star (And Former Glee Star) Charice Come Out Of The Closet?

Is Chester Bennington really leaving Linkin Park for the Stone Temple Pilots? How different is Miley Cyrus’s new sound? And Bruno Mars says goodbye to his mother.

  • Former Glee star (and Oprah’s goddaughter), Charice, has come out as a lesbian. The internationally famous pop star admitted it on Philippine television. [ABS-CBN News]
  • Bruno Mars’ mother, Bernadette Hernandez, died a of a brain aneurysm yesterday. She is survived by her six children including Mars, ne Peter Gene Hernadez. [Daily Mail]
  • Chester Bennington is joining forces with the Stone Temple Pilots. Bennington will still be involved with Linkin Park, but is currently working on a new album with STP. [Rolling Stone]
  • The video Miley Cyrus and Snoop Lion’s collaboration, “Ashtrays,” has landed. The downbeat song is definitely a departure from Cyrus’s previous pop hits. []

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