RIHANNA LATEST CELEBRITY TO FALL PREY TO ‘SWATTING’: RIHANNA became the second celebrity in as many days to be the victim of the Hollywood pranking craze known as “swatting.” TMZ reports police were called to the singer’s Los Angeles home yesterday after receiving a 911 call from a prankster claiming two armed men were at her residence, and that someone had been shot. Again, thankfully, there was no actually emergency, just as there wasn’t on Wednesday when police were summoned to the home of P. DIDDY.


IS JANET JACKSON LEAVING MUSIC FOR THE MIDDLE EAST AND ISLAM?!: Is JANET JACKSON leaving the music biz for a life of Islam? According to the website Showbiz 411 -- the self-proclaimed "primary news source for Entertainment Industry professionals and influencers" -- she's hanging up the mic to live in the Middle East with her billionaire husband, Wissam Al Mana. The site quotes a source as saying, “She’s become a Muslim.”

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DEMI LOVATO SHOWS US HER PICS: DEMI LOVATO Tweeted a picture of herself with no makeup. And, as usual, she looks adorbs!


BEYONCE, JAY-Z MAKE BIG SPLASH IN CUBA: BEYONCE and JAY-Z are causing quite a stir in Cuba. The pair touched down on Wednesday and have been spotted around the island, mobbed by adoring fans and local press alike. (PHOTO) (PHOTO) (PHOTO)

Word on the street is they're there celebrating their 5th anniversary but no one’s quite sure why since neither they nor their reps have uttered a word to reporters. It's illegal for U.S. citizens to visit Cuba for mere tourism. According to the Huffington Post, artists who've visited Cuba in the past and have been questioned by our government for doing so have claimed they visited for cultural purposes.

WHO WORE IT BEST?: You know that photo I posted a link to yesterday of KIM KARDASHIAN struggling to contain her enormous pregnancy boobs in a low-cut maxi dress? Thanks to London's Daily Mail, we now know where she got it -- from sister KOURTNEY'S closet. Kourt was first photographed wearing it when she was preggers in June of last year.  Here are the pics; who wore it best? (PHOTO) (PHOTO)

JADA PINKETT SMITH DOES LITTLE TO DISPEL OPEN MARRIAGE RUMOR: Rumors that JADA PINKETT SMITH and WILL SMITH have an open marriage have been swirling for years, and in an interview with HuffPost, Jada does little to make us believe otherwise. She says, "I've always told Will, 'You can do whatever you want as long as you can look at yourself in the mirror and be okay.' At the end of the day, Will is his own man."

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And what's good for the goose is good for the gander. In 2011, Jada was rumored to have had an affair with Marc Anthony while they were working on the TV show HawthoRNe.

SNAPSHOT: I'm guessing BRITNEY SPEARS' relationship with her regular-guy boyfriend has entered a new stage as the couple was seen in public holding hands yesterday (PHOTO)

BABY POOP: JESSICA SIMPSON is due to give birth any day now, a fact this Facebook pic makes abundantly clear. (That's BFF Cacee Cobb next to Jess. She's been fetused too.)

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SHAKIRA hit up Twitter with this photo of her baby-daddy and son "waiting for Milan's passport" ...