Star Scoop: Shakira Shares Ultrasound Pic, Alicia Keys Raises Millions at Gala, Stephen Colbert for Senate?
Latin superstar Shakira is not just a glowing mom-to-be… she's one who's willing to share. The “Hips Don't Lie” singer's boyfriend, soccer player Gerard Piqué, posted an ultrasound photo of their son online, with the hashtags #excited and #cute. We couldn't agree more. [E! Online]
Alicia Keys hosted her annual Black Ball Redux last night, giving a stellar performance, honoring Oprah Winfrey, and raising $2.9 million for her Keep A Child Alive charity. Jennifer Hudson and Bonnie Rait joined the singer on stage after an introduction from The View co-host Whoppi Goldberg at the world-famous Apollo Theater. Keys, whose fifth studio album, Girl on Fire debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, founded Keep A Child Alive in 2003. [ET Online]
The most-widely broadcast concert in television history, 12-12-12, just added another big name to its bill: The Rolling Stones! The Madison Square Garden benefit for Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts will air live on 34 television stations in the U.S., including HBO, VH1 Classic, and Showtime. Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, The Black Keys, and Eric Clapton are among the night's performers with filmed segments submitted by celebrities like Jamie Foxx, Adam Sandler, and Leonardo DiCaprio. [Reuters]
Is Stephen Colbert getting a seat in Congress? Perhaps not. But admit it: the thought is entertaining. The mock conservative announced on his namesake news show that he wants to fill the Senate seat in his native South Carolina where Senator Jim DeMint will be stepping down. He even went on to create a website and Twitter account for his political endeavors. All we can do is LOL! [NBC News]
The Young and the Restless is not only one of four soap operas still on air today, it's also number one. The 24-year-old CBS series claimed the top spot in daytime drama in its 1,248 week, drawing in 4.4 million viewers during last week's show. [Yahoo News]