Star Scoop: Britney Spears Out at ‘X-Factor,’ Shakira and Usher Shake Up ‘The Voice,’ A Bradgelina Christmas Wedding?


Since Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie spent their holiday season at Donna Karan's Turks and Caicos estate, its provided plenty of fodder for those anticipating the duo's wedding day. Rumor has it that the couple rounded up their six children and immediate family for a tropical, Christmastime exchange of “I do.” If so, that leaves us wonder what dress Jolie said yes to. [GlamBuzz]

Could Britney Spears' place on X-Factor be in jeopardy? Show representatives have denied those claims, citing that the panel for season three hasn't even been discussed yet. Still, while Simon Cowell and Spears herself have yet to comment on the rumors, it's believed that the blonde pop star could be leaving after just one season, despite her massive $15 million contract. [ABC News]

In other reality singing competition news, Usher and Shakira have officially taken on judging duties for The Voice, with the completion taping for the season's blind auditions. The pair, who are filling in for Cee Lo Green and Christina Aguilera, will join Adam Levine and Blake Shelton for season four of the show. [CNN]

Just 11 more glorious days until Lena Dunham and company reprise their relatable roles on HBO's GIRLS! And here's a second sneak peek at the season ahead. [YouTube]

Ty Pennington, the charismatic host of ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is taking his talents to HLN for a monthly series that will highlight interesting Americans with not-so-conventional lifestyles. On the lineup for American Journey, which debuts on January 12, are lobstermen and Delta blues musicians. [Yahoo News]