Britney Spears Quits “The X-Factor” Before Simon Cowell Can Fire Her

  • After a bunch of will-she or won’t-she drama, Britney Spears has decided to quit “The X-Factor” and record a new album. We’ll miss your funny faces, Brit. [Perez Hilton]
  • Oh god, 9:01 am PST/12:01 pm EST can’t get here soon enough — that’s when Justin Timberlake is making some sort of super top secret announcement which many think could be a new single. Justin has apparently been quietly working on a new album — maybe he finally figured out he is a much better pop star than actor? Possible rumored collabs include Jay-Z and Beyonce. Dying. [MTV]
  • Check out this GIF tribute to the 2013 Oscar nominees. [The Daily Dot]
  • Is it just us, or is Emma Stone working a total Marilyn Monroe vibe at the Oscar Noms? [Just Jared]
  • Eww, are newly single Harry Styles and Justin Bieber going on a bachelor vacation together to Las Vegas? [Celeb Dirty Laundry]
  • Lily Allen has given birth to her second child, a daughter named Marnie Rose. Love that name! Little Marnie shares her birthday with two rock gods, David Bowie and Elvis. [People]
  • Elton John and his partner David Furnish are also parents to their second child, a boy who was also conceived by the same surrogate as their son Zachary. [NY Post]
  • How well do you know the ’90s flick “Clueless”? Take this quiz and find out! I scored 18 of 22. What. Ever. [Buzzfeed]
  • The family of the paparazzo killed in that recent Justin Bieber car chase incident thingy has been gifted $12,000 by none other than Charlie Sheen. [Evil Beet Gossip]