Star Scoop: Lady Gaga Teams Up with Virgin Mobile, Rita Ora on Beyoncé, Meet Miss Universe Olivia Culpo

By  December 20, 2012

Lady Gaga is partnering with Virgin Mobile to encourage her Little Monsters far and wide to do a lot of good in 2013. She and the wireless communications company are stepping up the “Born This Way” tour to raise awareness of youth homelessness in LGBT communities through the Re*Generation program and the Born This Way Foundation. The philanthropic pair will donate $5,000 to a local youth homeless shelter on behalf of a fan at each of Gaga’s North American shows, $1 for each tweet sent from her shows, and in Canada, a text-to-donate program will be initiated. [Press Release]

Unless you’ve been sleeping under a rock, you know that Rita Ora is poised to become Roc Nation’s next big thing. Signed to Jay-Z‘s management company, at only 22 years old, she’s had three number one hits and a number one album. And according to the young leader of the Ritabots, she has “big sister” Beyoncé to thank for helping her along the way. [VOGUE UK]

Meet Olivia Culpo: the Boston University sophomore who brought the title of Miss Universe back to the U.S. after 15 years. Last night, the 20-year-old pageant queen and aspiring television personality officially succeeded the former Miss Universe Leila Lopes, to take home the crown in Las Vegas. [Huffington Post]

We’ve been speaking about it for what seems like ages: Anchorman 2 is really coming to a theater near you. Now, we finally have a date. The Will Ferrell flick will premiere December 20, 2013. That’s exactly one year from today. Who’s ready? [Huffington Post]

Congrats are in order for Homeland leading lady Claire Danes and her husband Hugh Dancy who welcomed a baby boy earlier this week. The couple has remained mum on names, but we can bet this little guy will be quite the charmer. [E! Online]

Chicago is about to go down in history. The Roxie Hart musical just ran its 6,681st show, making it the third-longest running show on Broadway. It follows Cats with 7,500 shows and The Phantom of the Opera with 10,300 shows. [AP]