One Direction globe-trots and frolics in new video of old Blondie song
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Do you like One Direction? Do you like seeing pretty, non-threatening young men acting silly for charity? Then you're gonna love the band's new video for their chart-topping Comic Relief single. The song is a cover of Blondie's "One Way or Another," with the Undertones "Teenage Kicks" tossed in (never mind that most of the parents of 1D fans weren't yet born when those tunes came out). The vid features Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson having fun (or, more accurately, FUN!) everywhere from New York to Africa to No. 10 Downing Street. The novelty proboscises they're sporting are in honor of Red Nose Day. Meanwhile ...
In today's edition of "What did you think was gonna happen?" Lindsay Lohan ruins a borrowed designer dress.
Hey, that totally wasn't Miley Cyrus posing on Instagram in a cloud of pot smoke, according to Miley.
What feud? Katy Perry wished Rihanna a happy 25th birthday on Wednesday, tweeting the heartfelt message, "HAPPIEST 25TH BIRTHDAY to my baby girl @rihanna! I wish I could b there drinking Mai-Tais & telling haters to eat a [male part of the anatomy that rhymes with 'hick'] w/u!" Awwww.
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Easily angered M.I.A. is angry at the Grammys because she believes they ripped off her incredibly complicated onstage design concept of lighted squares.
will.i.am has terrible (and terribly expensive) taste in cars.
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Lisa Marie Presley may have cut ties with the Church of Scientology. Praise Xenu.