I guess it’s no surprise that some people are a little twisted. But ever since Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett, and Michael Jackson died within a span of 72 hours, fake celebrity death stories have started cluttering up the internet. Sites like Twitter and FakeAWish.com, even CNN’s iReport, have created major drama for publicists and sent them scrambling to set the record straight that their clients are very much alive. Keep reading »
As if last week weren’t traumatic enough, over the weekend, some jokester hacked into Britney Spears‘ TwitPic account (it isn’t owned by Twitter, but it’s used to turn pics into tweets) and claimed she was dead. “Britney has passed today,” read the message. “It is a sad day for everyone. More news to come.” Thank goodness it was bogus—what would we have done if we’d lost the King and Princess of Pop in the same week?!
Interestingly, this isn’t the first time someone busted into Britney’s account. And also this weekend, Ellen DeGeneres’ TwitPic account got hacked. [MTV] — Maybe the site is super vulnerable to impostors? After the jump, check out more celebrity fake-outs, mostly hilarious. Keep reading »
Supposedly, Britney Spears has been offered a role in an upcoming film that promises to be as much of a trainwreck as she is. The flick, called “The Yellow Star of Sophia,” is about the Holocaust, time travel, and (of course) love. If she accepts the role, Britney will be playing a gal who invents a time machine and travels back to World War II. She falls for a Jewish guy in a concentration camp, but their relationship is an epic failure because both of them get murdered by Nazis. Wait, what is a shiksa like Britney doing in a movie about Jews? Did these casting schmucks see “Crossroads?” If so, what on earth makes them think BritBrit can do a serious drama? Please tell me this isn’t supposed to be a comedy. [Haaretz] Keep reading »
Lately, hot mess Britney Spears has been blabbing about how she’s doing better and feeling happy for the first time in a while being on tour. Well, Brit, you may not be in rehab with a shaved head — but you are still dumb. At a concert in Manchester, England, on Tuesday, Britney greeted her fans saying, “What’s up London?” Oops, she did it again. This is definitely not the first embarrassing blunder she’s made on the “Circus” tour. Take a look at some of these other moments that will make you flinch. [Metro UK]
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It’s Wednesday once again. Which means that the tabloids are out, and there are oh so many stories on newsstands about your favorite celebrities that will inevitably blow your mind. Then tomorrow, you will hear that half of said stories are totally made up. Which is really half the appeal of tabloids, isn’t it, the constant push and pull? So you don’t have to actually buy these rags and waste trees, we’ve rounded up the juiciest stories, after the jump. Keep reading »