The controversial 21-year-old pop singer told Jay Leno how she felt the troubled teen should have handled his recent spate of arrests
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Friday 21 December 2012
Korean pop star Psy's "Gangnam Style" video has become the first YouTube video to surpass a billion views.
Wednesday 19 December 2012
In the wee hours of 10 October, an emergency call reached the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, claiming shots had been fired at a gated mansion in the wealthy Casablasas neighbourhood.
Monday 17 December 2012
What we love, we're not sure about, we're buying and can't wait for...
Monday 26 November 2012
Everyone’s at it for winter. It’s comforting, it keeps you warm, it’s snuggly and it’s nice. So why not go for it, in the privacy of our own homes? I’m talking about the ubiquitous trend for a onesie, of course – or for those less au fait with street parlance, an all-in-one. A jumpsuit. A catsuit. Actually a catsuit is a bit different, but it’s still part of the all-in-one family.
Monday 12 November 2012
The "insecure" Taylor Swift triumphed at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs), picking up three gongs.
Monday 12 November 2012
Taylor Swift celebrated three wins at last night’s 2012 MTV EMA awards in Frankfurt, Germany.
Tuesday 23 October 2012
A musical prodigy?
Friday 12 October 2012
Lord Carey's reference to the Third Reich in the context of gay marriage was a fabulous example of Godwin's law
Wednesday 03 October 2012
They were at Number 1 in the UK album charts last week, but today folksters Mumford & Sons are celebrating success Stateside after scoring another Number 1 in the US and breaking sales records for 2012.
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Innocent victim of forensic mix-up
Tuesday 21 August 2012
It's not the first time a musician has been pelted with something while performing on stage and it certainly won't be the last. But even Cher Lloyd's biggest detractors must have felt sorry for the singer after a bottle of urine was thrown at her while she performed at the V Festival in Hylands Park, Chelmsford this weekend. The former X Factor contestant was only on her second song when she was hit, causing her to flee the stage. Being a festival with four main arenas, it's a shame the unhappy reveller didn't, you know, just go and watch something else.
Monday 06 August 2012
Teenage pop star Conor Maynard has rocketed to the top of the charts with his debut album Contrast.
Monday 06 August 2012
Nothing says global pop star right now like appearing on the big screen in a documentary about your life: your music, your relationships, your family, your tantrums, your tears. It's a narcissist's dream. Now Beyoncé is said to be directing, producing and appearing in a film that will include concert footage, backstage scenes and interviews with her and her loved ones. Clearly her day job of singing, designing and acting wasn't fulfilling enough.
Wednesday 01 August 2012
"Britain has a new smash-hit boy band – a five-strong well-muscled group that brought more noise to the O2 last night than Guns N' Roses," roared The Times yesterday after the heroics of Britain's male gymnasts on Monday. But how do GB5 compare in the boy band stakes with the likes of One Direction:
Sunday 15 July 2012
We, at Being Modern, may be no Ben Goldacres, but we nevertheless maintain a healthy scepticism towards the scientific studies that occasionally ping on to our news radar. Such was the case a couple of weeks back vis-à-vis a story suggesting nearly one in three people regret their tattoos, a statistic apparently gleaned from a survey of East Lancashire dermatology patients.
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