Daily Buzz 8.18.11

    Janet Jackson paying tribute to Britney Spears?

    There’s word that Janet Jackson will be part of a Britney Spears tribute at the MTV Video Music Awards this year. Network official Jonathan Woodbeck tweeted that the planned medley would feature a star-studded roster.

    It’s rumored that Janet will perform a version of "I’m A Slave 4 U," which could explain why her song "Rhythm Nation" was included in the promo for Britney’s tribute.

    Supposedly, Katy Perry, Lady GaGa and Nicki Minaj are also slated to participate in the tribute. Find out who makes it to the stage to honor Britney when the 2011 VMAs air on August 28.


    Terrell Owens gets cussed out by fan

    Terrell Owens was on the receiving end of a verbal beatdown in Miami this week. TMZ.com reports that a male fan got angry with the NFL player when he declined to take a picture, saying, "I’m taking pictures with the ladies."

    Apparently, that rubbed the fan the wrong way and he began hurling insults at the T.O. and implied that he was part of the Illuminati.

    "He’s a dumb ass ni##a! I tried to be nice," the disgruntled fan could be heard saying in a video of the whole incident. T.O. remained calm throughout the ordeal and even stopped to take a picture with another fan during the other man’s tirade, which you can watch below.


    Angela Simmons debuts afro

    Angela Simmons decided to show off her au natural look this week. The Pastry designer tweeted a pic of herself rocking an afro between trips to the salon.

    In the shot, which you can view below, Angela picks out her halo of natural hair that’s big enough to rival Angela Davis’ ‘do back in the ’70s


    No honeymoon for Kim Kardashian

    Kim Kardashian won’t have too long to bask in the glow of her nuptials before she gets back on her grind. Kim is set to marry Kris Humphries on Saturday, but she’s still thinking about business.

    According to sources for the New York Daily News, the reality TV is already scheduling tapings of "Kourtney and Kim Take New York" for next week, and she’s slated to show up for the 2011 VMAs on August 28.


    ‘Watch the Throne’ snags new #1

    Jay-Z and Kanye West have reached the top of the charts yet again! Universal Music, the label that released the collaborative album, has announced that Watch the Throne has snagged the #1 spot on Soundscan.

    According to the label, Watch the Throne sold 436,078 copies in its first week. This comes after the project set a new record for debut sales on iTunes.



    Michael Vick misses dogs

    Even after his treatment of animals infuriated fans and led to him landing in prison, Michael Vick does miss his canines.

    “I miss dogs, man,” the Philadelphia Eagle recently told GQ magazine. “I always had a family pet, always had a dog growing up. It was almost equivalent to the prison sentence, having something taken away from me for three years. I want a dog just for the sake of my kids, but also me. I miss my companions."

    Unfortunately, Michael will continue to miss man’s best friend since he’s banned from owning pets as part of his 2007 sentence.





    —Sonya Eskridge and Tracy L. Scott





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