Celebrity News for August 29, 2016


Kanye West was given 4 minutes on stage during the VMA’s to do anything he wanted, and he did … he took 7. Yeezy started with an homage to himself … how good it was be him, and then he quickly gave shout outs to the man who made his wife famous in that sex tape and the woman who preceded her with him.

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Britney Spears just slayed the stage at the MTV VMAs. Britney performed live at the awards show for the first time since her 2007 debacle … and nailed it.

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All the VMA performances, ranked worst to best

Sure, MTV gave out a few awards at the VMAs this year, but blink and you may have missed them. Instead, they gave plenty of air time to Rihanna and Beyoncé, because that’s what you do when flawless divas agree to grace your stage, and they killed. Some of the high-concept performances (hey Nick Jonas) got lost in translation, though.

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Kim Kardashian superfan Simone Biles finally met Kim Kardashian

Simone Biles had one game plan for the MTV Music Video Awards: hang out with Kim Kardashian. As the decorated Olympic gymnast said at a press conference on Saturday, “I have planned tomorrow at the VMAs, I’m gonna meet Kim Kardashian and then I’m gonna send her daughter some [leotards], so I’m set on doing that.”

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Laurie Hernandez is all of us when she hugs Beyoncé at VMAs

Laurie Hernandez has a gold medal, a silver medal and a hug from Beyoncé.  The Final Five (save a sick Gabby Douglas) presented Beyoncé with a Moonman for Best Female Video at the VMAs and Queen B embraced each of the gymnasts before addressing the audience.

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Blue Ivy wore an $11K dress to the VMAs

Tot Blue Ivy Carter didn’t just walk the VMAs white carpet — she walked it in a dress worth nearly $11,000. The 4-year-old joined mom Beyoncé for a show-stopping appearance before Sunday night’s awards show, with both wearing sparkling, ethereal metallic gowns.

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Kanye West’s ego is still out of control

As an encore to last year’s epic rant, Kanye West made the most of his allotted four minutes — stretching it to almost seven — during Sunday’s Video Music Awards, when he graced the stage inside Madison Square Garden to praise his one and only: himself.

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Ashley Graham is sick of getting d–k pics

When asked about the weirdest message she’s ever received online, Ashley Graham didn’t mince words. “I really think it’s weird when they send me penis pictures [on Instagram],” the buxom beauty, 28, told Page Six on the MTV VMAs white carpet Sunday. “It irks me deep inside. Don’t do it, I’ll block you.”

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Nick Jonas and Michael Phelps were separated at birth

We’re seeing double — and it’s hotter than Rio de Janeiro. In the single best fashion moment of the VMAs on Sunday night, Olympian gold medalist Michael Phelps arrived at Madison Square Garden looking like the long-lost fourth Jonas Brother.

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Latin sensation Juan Gabriel has died at the age of 66 from a suspected heart attack … TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us cops were called to a residence in Santa Monica Sunday morning where the singer was pronounced dead.

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