First Dibs: What’s The White House Saying About Justin Bieber?

Billy Ray Cyrus shows his soulful side, country music fans mourn the loss of Kevin Sharp, and Eminem is taking over Texas.

  • The White House declined to officially comment on a petition to deport Justin Bieber back to Canada. Given the pop star’s recent run-ins with the law, Americans want to send him back north, but the White House doesn’t seem inclined to allocate federal funds to tackle issues related to the Biebs. [People]
  • In case you missed it last week, Billy Ray Cyrus stopped by Big Morning Buzz Live, and touched our souls with a live rendition of “Hope Is Just Ahead.”
  • Country singer Kevin Sharp has died at 43. The crooner was known for his hit, “Nobody Knows,” and had suffered complications from various surgeries related to cancer. [Us Magazine]
  • Eminem is headed to Texas. The Detroit rapper posted an Instagram pic of himself, with him decked out in cowboy attire. So why is Em going down south? [MTV News]

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