Star Scoop: David Beckham’s Gift to Posh Spice, Kim Kardashian’s New Movie, Tate Stevens Takes ‘X-Factor’

By  December 21, 2012

Ever wonder what is stuffing the stockings at the Beckham household? Well, we’ve got the answer to one of the gifts that former L.A. Galaxy player David Beckham is giving his designer wife, Victoria Beckham. And it’s silky! The English soccer star ordered two pairs of silk Olivia von Halle pajamas from Harrods for a grand total of $844. Talk about luxury loungewear! [WWD]

The second season of X-Factor has come to a close and country crooner Tate Stevens took home the top $5 million prize. This makes for a triumphant departure from the show for Stevens’ mentor L.A. Reid who is exiting to focus more on his role as CEO and chairman at Epic Records. [L.A. Times]

Ever since we’ve heard of Kim Kardashian‘s role in Tyler Perry‘s new movie, Temptation, we’ve been itching to see her acting chops first hand. We finally got our wish. Perry released the romantic drama’s first teaser today with Kardashian giving a feisty performance as an employee at a dating services firm for wealthy clients. She’ll be appearing in the March 2013 film alongside Vanessa Williams, Brandy Norwood, and Jurnee Smollett. [Us Magazine]

New couple alert… sort of. Simon Cowell admitted to long-time colleague Ryan Seacrest that he’s dating Carmen Electra. Although Cowell gushed that Electra was “adorable,” he did admit that the pair were not exclusive. [Today]

The day that we have all been waiting for is finally here! Psy’s “Gangnam Style” has reached one billion views on YouTube, making it the first video to do so on the streaming service’s site. He even beat out Justin Bieber to do it. [Yahoo News]

The lady once known as Norma Jeane will be making her home in New York City for the next year. Photographs of the effervescent Marilyn Monroe — including that infamous shot of her white dress blowing above a subway grate — will be on display in Times Square and at the 42nd Street-Bryant Park station in midtown Manhattan. The captivating images are part of photographer Sam Shaw’s archives. [New York Post]