Star Scoop: Pippa Middleton Engaged, Demi Dips Out, Twitter Takes TV



There's another royal wedding on the horizon! Kate Middleton's baby sister Pippa reportedly got engaged to her banker beau Nico Jackson during a stay in India. Us Magazine first broke the story, saying the proposal was “very romantic and grand” with the Taj Mahal as the backdrop. [The Daily Beast]

X Factor could be in for yet another judging panel mixup. Demi Lovato is reportedly joining a long list of alum—Britney SpearsL.A. ReidPaula Abdul, Nicole Scherzinger, and Cheryl Cole—who have left the show in order to focus on her own music career. [Entertainment Weekly]

Is Justin Bieber over? In an interview with Power 106's Big Boy, the Biebs revealed that he's “actually retiring” after four years in the music biz. The byte is either a Belieber's worst news ever, or a promo tactic for his upcoming iTunes exclusive Journals. We're banking on the latter. [Huffington Post]

After becoming one of the most dominate platforms in social media, Twitter is looking to take over television, too. Lionsgate is developing a series about the birth of the network based on Nick Bilton’s bestselling book, Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal, which was just published early last month. [The Wrap]

Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street is just a week away, prompting us to look into the life of financier-turned-felon Jordan Belfort, who inspired the film. In his own words, the now author/motivational speaker describes his heyday as an “adult Disneyland for dysfunctional people” with thousand-dollar suits, gold watches, and cocaine. [CNN]

It's an early box office win for Anchorman 2, which debuted last night and brought in $2.3 million from 8:00 p.m. and midnight shows. Must be the Kanye cameo. [Variety]

R. Kelly took a backseat to Christina Aguilera during last night's season finale of The Voice. The platinum blonde joined Lady Gaga on stage for a rendition of the latter's “Do What U Want,” putting rumors of a long-simmering feud to bed. [Rolling Stone]