Star Scoop: Robin Thicke’s New Number One, LeAnn Rimes Readies for Reality, More Drama for Shonda Rhimes

By  August 07, 2013

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His lines may be blurry, but Robin Thicke is clearly number one—twice! He scored his first number one on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Blurred Lines” earlier this year, and now, his album of the same title is bustling atop the Billboard 200 with 177,000 units sold. “Hey, hey, hey!” [Billboard]

Another day, another reality show with the propensity to become a guilty pleasure. LeAnn Rimes and her husband Eddie Cibrian are putting their sensational marriage on the small screen with VH1LeAnn & Eddie is slated to “bring the truth” and “poke fun at what it’s like to be a high-profile couple with more than a little misinformation out there about them.” [Vulture]

If Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal weren’t enough to keep you on the edge of your seat, Shonda Rhimes has something new in store: a cop drama. The Shondaland whiz is teaming up with Betsy Beers and writer Dana Calvo to follow an “unorthodox detective and his methodical new partner” as they curb crime in the “neon wilds of Miami.” [The Hollywood Reporter]

Take a look inside Simon Cowell‘s mind: his most-prized possession is his Bugatti, he’d never want to wake up as Demi Lovato, and he tries his best to hold it down for the boys on X-Factor. “These girls will gang up on you,” he told a fan during Skype’s “Ask Simon” campaign. “It’s literally me on my own and no one else on my side.” If you’re interested in what else goes on inside the entertainment executive’s head, shoot him your inquiries here. [GLAM Inbox]

Residents of New York City, prepare to laugh out loud. The New York City Comedy Festival is just months away with more than 175 comedians including Bill MaherWanda Sykes, and Kathy Griffin gearing up to bring the funny. [Refinery 29]

Darcy Miller and Martha Stewart are teaming up with CharityBuzz to combat cancer. Miller, editorial director of Martha Stewart Weddings, is auctioning off a personalized party package that will include a trip to her office, a one-of-a-kind party illustration, a bespoke Edie Campbell clutch, and a host of confections to make your next event a memorable one; Stewart, on the other hand, crafted a one-of-a-kind paddle board signed by surfer Laird Hamilton. Proceeds of both sales will benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. [GLAM Inbox]

“Put You Spin on It” with W Hotels. The worldwide hospitality chain and Coca-Cola’s Burn energy drink are asking aspiring DJs and producers to submit original tracks for a spot in their weeklong DJ bootcamp at the W Retreat in Koh Samui, Thailand. “We’re thrilled to once again partner with Burn to further develop dynamic music programming that showcases emerging talent around the world,” said Paul James, global brand leader of the W Hotels. “Evolving the DJ Lab to use digital technology to seek out artists from across cultures and musical genres allows us to continue to bring what’s new and next in music to both our guests and locals on a truly global scale.” [Mix DJ Lab]