WATCH JESSICA SIMPSON AND OTHER CELEBRITIES READ MEAN TWEETS ABOUT THEMSELVES: JIMMY KIMMEL aired another edition of "Celebrities Read Mean Tweets" on his show last night. Watch JESSICA SIMPSON and other celebs read some of the hateful stuff people spew about them online ...
RANDY JACKSON LEAVING 'IDOL': Yo, Dawg, RANDY JACKSON is leaving "American Idol." The last remaining original judge tells E! News, quote, "After 12 years of judging on American Idol I have decided it is time to leave after this season." He goes on to say he's "looking forward to focusing on [his] company...and other business ventures."
Could this be a case of you-can't-fire-me-I-quit? Word is all four American Idol judges are getting pink slips at the end of the season. According to entertainment website The Wrap, Randy wasn't going to be asked back for next season, nor will MARIAH CAREY, NICKI MINAJ, and KEITH URBAN.
Even longtime producer Nigel Lythgoe is rumored to be getting the boot! RYAN SEACREST'S job appears to be safe, though. And contrary to Internet rumors, JENNIFER LOPEZ is not being asked to return.
MILEY CYRUS OFFICIALLY TOPS MAXIM'S HOT 100 LIST: MILEY CYRUS already made the announcement, but the magazine itself finally got around to releasing its full line-up.
She beat out another former Disney star, SELENA GOMEZ, at number-two and RIHANNA at number-three. MILA KUNIS and JENNIFER LAWRENCE round out the Top 5.
Though we knew who was number-one, there was one surprise on the list. Coming in at number-69 was Manti Te'o's Fake Girlfriend. Maxim features the non-existent hottie as a black bikini floating in midair with waves and a beach in the background.
The mag writes, "After Manti Te’o's fake girlfriend hoax of 2012, we think it might be nice to have an invisible girl of our own to love. Why not? She’s got a ton of great qualities, including looking awesome in a bikini."
KIM AND KANYE - ENGAGED OR NOT?: KIM KARDASHIAN and KANYE WEST are apparently not engaged -- at least according to the New York Post. The Post says that a friend of the couple confided yesterday that they are "not engaged to be married.”
Speculation of a secret engagement has been running rampant this week after the guy who designed Kim's so-called "Mrs. Doubtfire dress" for the Met Gala, (above) called Kim "the future wife of a really good friend of mine.”
COULD BE TRUE, COULD BE CRAP - JULIA ROBERTS TO SNUB SISTER’S WEDDING: JULIA ROBERTS is reportedly planning to skip her sister’s wedding.
According to the National Enquirer, Roberts wants no part of half-sister Nancy Motes’ celebration because she doesn’t approve of Nancy’s fiancé. “Julia doesn’t think much of Nancy’s husband-to-be,” said a source. “She’s convinced he’s sponging off Nancy, who doesn’t have much money in the first place.”
Julia recently helped Nancy, the daughter of Julia’s mother and stepfather, get a job as a production assistant on "Glee," at which point her husband-to-be immediately quit his job.
BIEBER, GAGA, AND BROWN TOP ‘UNFAVORABLE’ LIST: According to a new survey by Public Policy Polling, people just don't like JUSTIN BIEBER, LADY GAGA or CHRIS BROWN.
The company named several pop stars, and asked people if they had a favorable or unfavorable impression of them. Brown polled the lowest of any of them. A full 87% of respondents rated him unfavorably!
Bieber was a distant second with 54% and Gaga third with 50% of respondents rating her ‘unfavorable’.