Star Scoop: All Signs Point North for Kim and Kanye, TLC Leaves Out the ‘L,’ and Mariah Delays The Art of Letting Go

By  June 25, 2013

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While there were initial conflicting reports as to the name of Kim and Kanye’s bundle of joy, there was even more confusion about their final choice, North West. But now we know the reason behind it. “North means highest power,” explained a source, noting the baby is the couple’s highest point. Mystery solved! [E! News]

Uh-oh, this could be trouble! The remaining members of TLC have replaced the late Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes with Japanese pop star, Namie Amuro, for a revamped version of the group’s biggest hit “Waterfalls.” While the song was originally meant for their Japanese fans to celebrate the group’s 20th anniversary, listeners were shocked and confused to find Lopes’ influence taken out of the track. [Billboard]

Beyoncé isn’t the only one looking for perfection when it comes to her album. Mariah Carey announced that she’ll be pushing back the release date of her anticipated album, The Art of Letting Go. She tweeted the news to her fans, stating, “I’d rather not exclude meaningful songs. I want to give you this album as it’s meant to be heard. When I’m ready, you’ll be the first [to] know!” [Huffington Post]

World War Z hasn’t been in theaters for more than a week, but a sequel is already in the works. Thanks to a strong opening, sources close to the film revealed that Brad Pitt will fight on as Gerry Lane to help end the zombie pandemic as he believe the book provides enough material for more stories to come [Rolling Stone]

While the sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man won’t hit theaters until 2014, it isn’t stopping Jaime Foxx from spilling a few secrets from the set. The White House Down star admitted to ad-libbing a new catchphrase for his villainous character, Electro. Expect him to spark up the screen and “wipe the spider out” next summer. [MTV]

In what many call Oprah’s answer to PBS phenomenon Downton Abbey, Tyler Perry’s The Have and the Have Nots has shown promise as OWN has ordered 16 more episodes of the drama. The show became the network’s highest debut ever, and after only a month on air, this will double the season for a total of 32 episodes. Looks like we’ll be tuning to catch up! [Deadline]