Your Daily Dispatch of Celebrity Shenanigans
New Year, New Crop Of Celebrity Couple Rumors!: If you’re no longer with Tom Cruise or Taylor Swift – why not date each other! According to one report – Italy’s Grazia (via MTV News UK) – Katie Holmes and Jake Gyllenhaal are rumored to be secretly dating. And the person behind the reported romance is one of Katie’s former “Dawson’s Creek” co-stars. “Josh [Jackson] has been the mastermind behind this romance,” a source claimed. Jake has also reportedly seen the actress in her latest Broadway gig. “Katie says that they have tons in common and Jake has already been to see her in ‘Dead Accounts,’ plus she has been over to his apartment in the West Village for dinner,” the source added in another claim.
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“Trouble” For “Haylor”?: Speaking of Taylor – has One Direction’s Harry Styles already been immortalized in the Taylor Swift canon of music about her men? According to Hollywoodlife.com, Taylor’s latest hit, “I Knew You Were Trouble,” is about her latest hit-making man. “The song ‘Trouble’ is definitely about Harry,” a source told the website. “Taylor told Harry it’s about him. She references flying around America following One Direction’s tour in the song.” One thing is for certain, we can’t turn on the radio without hearing that song, and we might sing along every single time.
Biebs’ New Ink: Things are coming up roses for Justin Bieber – literally on his leg! Check out his new tattoo, HERE!
Fantasia Goes Off About Gay Marriage & Pot: 2013 just started, and Fantasia Barrino is wasting no time stirring some controversy! “I Rise ABOVE IT ALL!!! THE WORLD IS GONE MAD. KIDS, THE GOVERNMENT THE church House… Everybody Trying!!!!!!!” the singer wrote on an Instagram post (via goodasyou.org). “Its a lot that going on that the Bible speaks about we should Not be doing. Weed legal in some places, Gay Marriage Legal BUT YET IM JUDGED!!! I’m not doing Nothing for you… My Life!!!!” The singer’s rep released a statement clarifying her comments. “Comments made by Ms. Barrino through her Instagram account were recently taken far out of context,” read the statement. “Ms. Barrino is not now, nor has she ever been an opponent of the LGBT community. She has supported and performed at numerous events that are sponsored by the LGBT community. Whether it’s through a live performance or placement on social media, Ms. Barrino uses every opportunity to reach out and connect with her fans, all of her fans.” Well, at least she clarified some of her remarks.
Where Did Rihanna & Chris Brown Wake Up On New Year’s Day?: Rihanna and Chris Brown both posted photos of themselves waking up on New Year’s Day and both shots featured the same polka dot comforter. Maybe they both shop at the same store? Or maybe 2013 is starting to feel a lot like every other year with these two.
-- Jesse Spero