Last Lap: Why Is M.I.A. Asking Fans To Help Her Fight The NFL?

Selena Gomez has trouble getting into Russia, Pink opens up about motherhood, and The Wanted reveal why their next LP has been delayed.

  • With the NFL trying to collect a $1.5 million fine stemming from her Super Bowl appearance in 2012, M.I.A. and her lawyer hope fans can point out ways the league isn’t “wholesome.” The British rapper flipped the bird during her live performance with Madonna and Nicki Minaj. [Pitchfork]
  • Russian officials are preventing Selena Gomez from entry into the country. The singer’s visa has been rejected, most likely because her stance on gay rights conflicts with Russia’s new anti-gay law. [E!]
  • Even though Pink is one of pop’s biggest stars, we have to remember that she’s also a working mom. How does she handle taking two-year-old Willow on tour? [Idolator]

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  • The Wanted are putting the finishing touches on their latest album, and it looks like they may have to move forward without some of the collaborations they’ve already recorded. [MTV News]

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