Star Scoop: Happy Birthday Britney Spears, Kanye is Hitting the Road, Gwen Stefani’s Emoji Explosion


Oops, she did it again. It’s Britney Spears33rd birthday, and we’re paying homage by watching these 33 Spears videos on repeat. Consider your life received. [Vevo]

Mr. West is on the road again. Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation is hosting an online auction, and up for grabs is a package called the “Kanye West Tour Experience,” which promises a VIP front-row seat, meet-and-greet, and an exclusive pair of Yeezy sneakers to wear during his upcoming 2015 tour. We take it this means that part two of Yeezus is indeed on the way. [Spin]

Gwen StefaniPharrell, and an emoji explosion. What more could you ask for?! The Voice duo teamed for Stefani’s new music video, “Spark the Fire.” The clip takes after the colorful, playful vibe of “Baby Don’t Lie” and doubles as a sign of our smiley-obsessed, truncated text times. Hollaback, girl. [Billboard]

Tilda Swinton walked away with a Film Tribute Award at Monday night’s Gotham Independent Film Awards ceremony; but it was the introductory speech from Amy Schumerthat earned a huge round of applause. Schumer welcomed Swinton to the stage, describing her as an egoless angel, one of the greatest actors of our time, and simply, everything. Ditto. [Vulture]

A Kickstarter campaign and $1.4 million later, and Spike Lee is ready to grace silver screens with his “newest, hottest” joint. The trailer for Da Sweet Blood of Jesus has arrived, a remake of 1973 blaxploitation film Ganga & Hess, about “a a high-class academic whose brush with a magical dagger leaves him with an insatiable thirst for blood.” [Vulture]