Star Scoop: Bradley Cooper Lands in London, Kanye’s RIH-Union, Beyonce Mean Mugs Etsy


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Bradley Cooper is taking his act across the pond. The American SniperOscar nominee will take Broadway hit Elephant Man to London this summer, where it will run at the Royal Haymarket from May 19 to August 8. [Variety]

Kan-Riri?! Kanye West and Rihanna are rumored to have a new collaboration, featuring vocals from Paul McCartney and west coast rapper Ty Dolla $ign. West played the song as a grand finale to his 45-minute rant speech at the iHeartMedia Music Summit in Burbank, California this week. Ty promises that the song, and an accompanying video, will drop “soon.” [Billboard]

Dear Etsy, Beyoncé isn’t here for your shenanigans…or your SKUs. The Queen has issued a warning to sellers on the Brooklyn-based, peer-to-peer site, who pun her name for the sake of a sell. According to TMZ, her lawyers sent Etsy a cease-and-desist letter, demanding that “Feyoncé” mugs no longer be sold there. Thank goodness we grabbed this first. [Glam]

Now, back to Mr. West (and his ego). The fashion world may be resistant to accepting his design skill, but the NBA seems to be all for it. West may design new uniforms for the Washington Wizards, thanks to his friend and team ambassador Wale. [Vanity Fair]

If one NYC-based drama about a bad guy gone big business isn’t enough (hey,Empire!), then 50 Cent has something in store for you. Season two of his Starz hit, Power, is coming back this summer, with more sex, more drama, and more scandal. Here’s your first look, with bae-to-be Omari Hardwick. [YouTube]

These are the breaks:When hip-hop was born, it revolutionized both music, and style. The latter is subject matter for Fresh Dressed, a new Sundance documentary from Sacha Jenkinsthat “chronicles the evolution of ‘fresh’ style and rappers’ transition from Armani suits to b-boy chic onstage.” [Pret-a-Reporter]

It’s Fri-YAY! So why not indulge in nudes from your favorite celebs? No, we’re not talking Internet leaks…we’re talking magazine covers, starring RihannaMiley Cyrus, and Lana Del Rey in the buff. Somehow, Brett Michaels (and his wig), managed to make the cut. [Billboard]

Looks like Michael Bloomberg is eyeing a certain gray lady. The former New York City mayor is reportedly increasing efforts to acquire The New York Times, a buy he attempted back in 2013. [The Daily Beast]