Kanye Brings Celebrity Wax Figures From "Famous" Video To Art Exhibit
In case the voyeuristic 10-minute video wasn't enough for you, Kanye West has now made his controversial "Famous" video into an art exhibit, bringing the wax figures, bed-and-all to the Blum & Poe gallery in Los Angeles. A series of snaps Kim Kardashian shared yesterday provided a first look at the installation, which appears exactly as it did in the music video, set up for art-lovers to take a closer look.
Taylor Swift Donates $1 Million To Help Louisiana Flood Victims
Flooding in Baton Rouge, as well as other parts of southern Louisiana, has reached epic proportions and numerous celebrities are using their star power to donate, raise awareness, and encourage others to do the same for the families who have lost nearly everything. Taylor Swift, for one, is reportedly donating $1 million of her own money to aid flood victims. In a statement released on Tuesday, Swift said:
Justin Bieber Shows Support For Kanye West In Taylor Swift Feud
Our last Word On The Street focused on the recent Kanye West and Taylor Swift "Famous" lyric dispute, with T-Swift alleging that she did not approve Kanye's MTV VMA-referencing lyrics, despite him saying otherwise.
Drake's "VIEWS" Gains Most No. 1 Weeks Since Adele's "21"
Drake's VIEWS, released at the end of April, is still the No. 1 album in the US. The album has earned its 12th nonconsecutive week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. After going No. 1 for its first nine weeks of release, VIEWS briefly gave up the top spot to Blink-182's California three weeks ago. Now back at No.
Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Cover Harper's Bazaar
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are Harper's Bazaar's newest cover stars. The couple sat down with Laura Brown to discuss a variety of topics... Kanye spoke effusively of Kim's nude selfies. "I just love seeing her naked; I love nudity," he said. A"nd I love beautiful shapes. I feel like it's almost a Renaissance thing, a painting, a modern version of a painting. I think it's important for Kim to have her figure. To not show it would be like Adele not singing.
Kanye West Addresses Taylor Swift Beef During Drake's "Summer Sixteen" Tour
Drake and Future's "Summer Sixteen" tour hit the Chi last night, and one of Chicago's biggest names came out for the event. Kanye West was a surprise guest at the tour stop, performing "Pop Style" with Drizzy as well as "Father Stretch My Hand Pt. 1" for the audience.
Drake's "VIEWS" Goes No. 1 For 11th Week, Most Since Taylor Swift's "1989"
VIEWS has achieved its 11th week at No. 1. Upon its release at the end of April, Drake's latest album held the top spot for nine consecutive weeks. Earlier this month, it was finally dethroned by Blink-182's California, but it has now been back at No. 1 for two straight weeks.
Amber Rose Responds To Kanye's "Famous" Video, Discusses Fan Hookups With The Game
Amber Rose is leaving no topic off the table on her new VH1 talk show, delving deep into the Kanye West and Taylor Swift conflict in her new episode, despite not being "the biggest fan of Kanye.""I was next to him at the VMAs [in 2009]," she said, reminding the audience that she experience the original Taylor Swift interruption first hand. "I remember the repercussions ... He was so remorseful, I mean he really felt so bad, because it wasn't about Taylor. It was about Beyonce and her video. We all know that Beyonce should have won that. It's no shade."
Taylor Swift Reportedly Believes Kanye West Committed A Felony
Taylor Swift is furious that Kim Kardashian leaked her phone conversation with Kanye West in which she approves the line on The Life of Pablo single "Famous": "I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex / Why? I made that bitch famous."
Taylor Swift May Not Be Able To Take Any Legal Action Against Kanye West
Yesterday reports circulated about a letter that Taylor Swift fired off to Kanye West a few months back, trying to get ahead of any possible phone recording leak, the singer threatened possible legal action should the video recording from their "Famous" lyric discussion surface online.
Calvin Harris Is Now Dating Tinashe
Many thought that Calvin Harris (whose real name is Adam Wiles) took a loss after his highly publicized breakup with Taylor Swift, who has already moved on to British actor Tom Hiddleston. Well, the Scotsman is back up now.
Taylor Swift Reportedly Threatened Legal Action Against Kanye West Over Phone Recording
The Taylor Swift and Kanye West saga continues. After spending a moment as BFFs, the two are back to sparring, ever since Kanye West rapped in reference T-Swift on his "Famous" record, "I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex / Why? I made that bitch famous."
Kim Kardashian Shares Footage Of Kanye West & Taylor Swift's "Famous" Phone Call
UPDATE: And just like that, Taylor Swift has responded to the potentially incriminating footage that Kim posted to her Snapchat. She shared a written iPhone note to her Instagram, along with the caption, "That moment when Kanye West secretly records your phone call, then Kim posts it on the Internet. Indeed, though she can be heard approving of most of the "Famous" lines that implicate her, she specifically takes issue with being called "that bitch," rightly arguing that Kanye never mentioned that lyric in the footage.
We Never Gonna Die: Kanye West & The Celebrities Of The "Famous" Video
Kanye West's "Famous" video is being hailed as a master class in the art of provocation by some and derided as "dumpster juice" by others. Inspired by "Sleep," a painting by American realist Vincent Desiderio, the video depicts a bed in which wax statues of 12 celebrities doze peacefully in the nude: George W.
Taylor Swift Rumored To Be "Horrified" By Kanye West's "Famous" Video
Kanye West's "Famous" video has been the big conversation piece of the weekend, but so far, we haven't heard directly from any of the many stars depicted in the controversial video (save for Chris Brown, who seemed weirded out, but mostly ok with his inclusion).
Kanye West Deletes "Can Somebody Sue Me Already" Tweet Regarding "Famous" Video
It doesn't happen too often that Kanye West deletes a tweet. His controversial "BILL COSBY INNOCENT !!!!!!!!!!" post is still up in all its confusing glory, but one of the rapper's more recent thoughts regarding his conversation-starting "Famous" video has not lived such a long life.
Kanye West Says His "Famous" Video Is "A Comment On Fame"
Kanye West's art always tends to stir up a conversation, and his new video for "Famous," his Rihanna-assisted single from The Life Of Pablo, is no exception. The clip features Kanye West and his wife, Kim Kardashian, surrounded by a variety of other celebrities (generally those the two have been linked to in some way or another) in bed, somewhat replicating a 2008 painting by Vincent Desiderio called "Sleep". Those featured in the video are recreated in likeness using wax-like figures, and are all varying degrees of nude, their bodies concealed only by a white sheet.
Kim Kardashian Says There's Video Proof Of Taylor Swift Approving Kanye West's "Famous" Lyric
The saga of "Famous" continues. The first single off Kanye West's The Life of Pablo is perhaps most remembered for its opening lines: "For all my Southside n*ggas that know me best / I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex / Why? I made that bitch famous." The Taylor he speaks of is, of course, Ms. Swift, whom Kanye famously interrupted during her acceptance speech at the 2009 VMAs. Many were offended when the song was first heard, but Kanye maintained that Taylor had not only been aware the lyric but had also approved of it.
Kanye West Is Still Pulling "I'mma Let You Finish" Gags
Kanye West hasn't forgotten about the 2009 VMA moment that turned the media against him, and he can't stop cracking jokes about it. After playfully suggesting that his Taylor Swift interruption "made that bitch famous" on The Life Of Pablo, Ye has referenced that night once again, breaking out his immortal catch phrase at a friend's wedding Saturday night.Dave Grutman, who has built an empire of night clubs in Miami and beyond, was the groom, and during one of the toasts, Kanye decided to grab the mic and declare "I'mma let you finish, but..."
Taylor Swift Has No Interest In Beefing With Kanye West
Since Kanye West infamously interrupted Taylor Swift before she accepted her first VMA in 2009, it was thought that the two megastars had become friendly, especially as Swift had presented West with the Video Vanguard Award at the same MTV award show last year.