Daily Buzz 1.27.12

    The Smiths working on reality show

    Whatever the state of the marriage, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith are not letting rumors of divorce knock their hustle.

    The couple is pushing ahead with plans for a DJ-themed reality competition, Deadline.com reports.

    “This show will comb the world to find a new breed of talent," Jada said in a statement. "I am happy to be creating it alongside Simon Cowell, the Sony team, and my partner Miguel Melendez, on behalf of the Overbrook family.”

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    Happy birthday, Stacey Dash!

    Stacey Dash has just turned 46, and she’s so happy she’s just got to sing about it!

    The former "Single Ladies" star, who celebrated a birthday last week, thanked all of her fans and followers for their birthday wishes in a video that’s just been posted online.

    Before her show of gratitude, though, she sang a little tune that was all about her.
     

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    Jason Derulo’s confirms Jordin Sparks romance

    Jason Derulo has finally confirmed that he’s got a new it girl. The singer told People magazine that he is, in fact, in a relationship with Jordin Sparks.

    “We are together,” he said. “She lives in Phoenix and she comes [to Miami] and takes care of me, brings me breakfast in bed, and she’ll go on walks with me."

    Apparently their love bloomed as she helped nurse him back to good health.

    “We’ve gotten closer because of my accident," said Jason. "It’s awesome to have someone you can talk to, and she’s a wonderful person.”

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    Kim Kardashian cries about marriage

    It’s the episode that the public has been waiting months to see. E! will finally air the episode of "Kourtney and Kim Take New York" in which Kim Kardashian finally reveals what went wrong in her marriage.

    After a whirlwind courtship and a lavish wedding, what was it that brought Kim’s marriage to Kris Humphries to an abrupt end? She admits in the video below that she just fell out of the love with the NBA player.
     

     

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    Mariah Carey in the studio with Jermaine Dupri

    Finally! Not only has Mariah Carey whipped her body back into shape, now she’s about to do the same with her sound!

    The "Honey" singer has gotten back into the studio with her friend, producer Jermaine Dupri.

    The pair posted a pic of themselves during a quick break, and the shot looks like they haven’t aged a day since they did "Sweetheart". Check them out!
     

     

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    President Obama bumps Al Green’s sales

    When President Barack Obama sang the opening lines of "Let’s Stay Together" at a recent fundraiser at The Apollo Theater, he probably didn’t know he’d start a trend.

    According to Nielsen SoundScan, Al Green’s "Let’s Stay Together" sold 16,000 downloads last week, which is a 490 percent sales spike.

    If you missed it, see the video that sparked everything below.

     

    —Sonya Eskridge

     

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