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Here's the role Kanye West's girlfriend might *actually* play in Madonna's upcoming biopic

L-Debi Mazar; R-Madonna; Kevin Mazur/WireImage

Last week, there was speculation that Madonna planned to cast actress and model Julia Fox in her upcoming biopic, after Madonna was seen hanging out with Fox, her boyfriend Kanye West and other stars at a club in L.A. While most of the speculation was that Madonna wanted Fox, who’s known for her role in 2019’s Uncut Gems, to play her in the film, it turns out Fox is indeed being considered, but for another part entirely.... [Read Full Story]

Say goodbye to Ronnie: Billy Joel pays tribute to iconic Ronettes singer who cut his song

Ronnie Spector in 1977, while promoting her single “Say Goodbye to Hollywood”; Tom Sheehan/Sony Music Archive via Getty Images

Billy Joel‘s 1976 song “Say Goodbye to Hollywood” was directly inspired by The Ronettes‘ “Be My Baby,” so it’s no wonder he’s paid tribute to the group’s iconic frontwoman Ronnie Spector, who died yesterday at the age of 78 after a brief battle with cancer.... [Read Full Story]

John Mayer helps rescue Bob Saget's car from LAX while remembering the late comedian

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After the tragic news broke Sunday that Full House star and comedian Bob Saget had died, his friend John Mayer paid tribute to him Monday with an emotional post, and followed it up with another one on Tuesday. But on Wednesday, John did something that only a true friend would do: He went to the airport to retrieve Saget’s car.... [Read Full Story]

For 20th season, 'American Idol' is bringing back famous alumni as mentors, introducing “Platinum Ticket”

Top Row: Katy Perry, Exec. producer Megan Michaels Wolflick; Middle Row: Ryan Seacrest, Luke Bryan; Bottom: Lionel Richie/ABC

American Idol kicks off its historic 20th season next month, but despite the fact that it’ll be introducing a few new elements, it’s going to keep the focus where it’s always been: on the singers themselves.... [Read Full Story]

Alesso says Katy Perry “nailed it” in their new video for “When I'm Gone”: “She's definitely the star”

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The video for “When I’m Gone,” Katy Perry‘s new collaboration with Swedish DJ/producer Alesso, debuted Monday night on ESPN during the College Football Playoff National Championship. The clip features Katy performing complicated choreography while rocking a number of super-sexy looks, and Alesso says deserves serious props for pulling it off.... [Read Full Story]