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BIEBER’S GUESTS REQUIRED TO SIGN NONDISCLOSURE PACT

May 23, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Marking the latest effort by celebrities to erect a wall of privacy around their personal affairs, it was disclosed on Wednesday that teen singing star Justin Bieber is requiring guests at his home to sign a non-disclosure agreement barring them from discussing details about their visits via “any media whatsoever.” The NDA was revealed by […]

BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS SOAR IN RATINGS

May 20, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

He was roundly booed after performing twice and receiving two awards, but Justin Bieber was no doubt a significant factor in ABC’s telecast of the Billboard Music Awards drawing its best ratings in 12 years Sunday night. The three-hour show averaged 9.47 million viewers and a 3.6 rating/10 share among the key 18-49 age group. […]

BIEBER TO COURT MORE CONTROVERSY ON SNL

January 10, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

There comes a time in the career of every teen idol when he wants to be treated as a hip adult. That time apparently has arrived for 18-year-old Justin Bieber, who tweeted to his fans on Wednesday: “so the word is out…it is true…im Performing and HOSTING SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE on FEB 9th!!! GET READY! […]

REPORT: PAPARAZZO KILLED IN ACCIDENT HAD “STALKED AND HARASSED” BIEBER

January 3, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Twenty-nine-year-old Chris Guerra, who was identified on Wednesday as the photographer who was hit by a car and killed while attempting to photograph Justin Bieber’s white Ferrari after it was stopped by the CHP on New Year’s Day, had previously “stalked and harassed” the singer, the gossip website TMZ reported on Wednesday, citing “well-connected Bieber […]

PLOT TO MURDER JUSTIN BIEBER REPORTED

December 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Almost 32 years to the day of John Lennon’s murder in New York, a television station in New Mexico reported on Wednesday that a man serving two life sentences in a Las Cruces, NM prison recruited another inmate to murder Justin Bieber when he was released from prison. The convicted killer, Dana Martin, apparently had […]

GRAMMY VOTERS SNUB TOP POP STARS, RATINGS FALL

December 7, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Wednesday night’s fifth annual Grammy Nominations Concert Special on CBS again produced lackluster ratings, drawing just 5.4 million viewers, down 4 percent from 5.6 million last year. But the nominations themselves may foreshadow deeper ratings drops for the Grammy Awards telecast itself on Feb. 10. Completely ignored were some of the year’s biggest recording sensations, […]

NO BELIEBERS AMONG GRAMMY VOTERS

December 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Apparently taking a cue from the numerous network talent contests, the Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences has split the Grammys into two shows, one to announce the nominees, the other to announce the winners. The first installment aired Wednesday night, and the biggest surprise was the snubbing of Justin Bieber, who received not a […]

WHERE WERE ALL THE BELIEBERS?

June 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Not even the likes of Justin Bieber can boost NBC’s ratings. His one-hour special, Justin Bieber: All Around the World attracted just 3.3 million viewers Wednesday night, roughly half the number who tuned in to Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance in the same hour (8-9:00 p.m.). On Tuesday, the fourth-game victory of the […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: ARTHUR CHRISTMAS

November 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Arthur Christmas has already brought the gift of smiles to the faces of generally hard-boiled critics. It’s one of those animated films, they say, that parents don’t have to merely endure but can actually enjoy. There are “plenty of sly jokes for grown-ups,” Neil Genzlinger assures his readers in the New York Times, while Amy […]

NO SURPRISES AT MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS

August 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The MTV Video Music Awards show was staged without controversy or surprise Sunday night (no interruptions by the likes of Kanye West, no meat dresses worn by the likes of Lady Gaga), with top awards going to Katy Perry for Video of the Year (“Firework”); Justin Bieber for Best Male Video (“U Smile”); Lady Gaga […]

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