Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Fantastic 4th

Because today is a special holiday, one where we celebrate the birth of our Nation, I am treating it as the sort of extra special day for me where I get to sleep in late and blog at my leisure. It's kinda like having a weekend in the middle of the week and I LOVE IT! I'm sure many of you here in the US are bizzy with BBQs and/or parties so you're prolly not on the computer today anyways. But, for the rest of the Pink readers out there ... let's get to today's shorter post so that I can head out and celebrate the 4th in my own way :)

Britney Spears put pen to paper again to write a new Letter of Truth to her friends at X17. Here is what Britney had to say:

Photo credit: X17

Dear X17

I want to apologize for the past incident with the umbrella. I was preparing a character for a possible movie role where the husband doesn't play his part so they swap places. Unfortunately I didn't get the part. I'm sorry I got all carried away with my role!


Um, I realize that she's prolly trying to be cute and cheeky but this letter kinda doesn't make sense. You will recall that X17 snapped the famous pictures of bald Britney wailing on a car with a huge umbrella (click HERE to refresh your memory) last February right before she checked into the Promises Rehab Facility. I really like when Britney tries to be funny ... I just wish she was able to successfully be funny once in a while. [Source]

Britney Spears isn't the only one penning letters this fine 4th of July, Paris Hilton posted a somewhat humorous new message on her official My Space profile. Here is a pic of Paris upon her arrival back in LA from her little jaunt to Hawaii this past weekend and then the full text of her 4th of July message:

Happy 4th of July!
Current mood: excited

Hey everyone! I'm back from my much needed vacation in Maui. It was so beautiful and relaxing. But its good to be home again. I just want to thank you all for your letters of love and support. I am doing my best to respond to each and every one with the letter I wrote--that message was for fans like you who have supported me through it all.

I wanted to let you all know that I'm going to be updating my myspace and writing in more cause I haven't done it in awhile. The past month has inspired me to move forward with some exciting new projects, so I will keep you all posted.

Happy 4th of July everyone, and remember to be responsible and have a designated driver! Just looking out for you all. I love you and have an amazing summer!


Part news update, part thank you note, part public service announcement -- Paris's new My Space message covers all the bases. I'm looking forward to reading more postings by Paris Hilton ... cuz I kinda feel like I really don't know her yet. I'm also still waiting on that Prison Diary she promised us. [Source]

E! Online is reporting that Christina Aguilera is indeed pregnant with her first child ... even tho their report says that there is no comment from the Xtina's people (so I have to wonder, how do they know?). In any regard, I wouldn't be surprised either way if she really is or she really isn't but I suppose there is no reason to discount this report from E!. Here are a couple pics of Xtina obvs hiding her stomach and then a pic of what Xtina might look like when she gives birth:

E! News confirmed Tuesday that the five-time Grammy winner and hubby Jordan Bratman are expecting their first child together. This will be baby number one for both. There was no immediate comment from a publicist for the couple. Deciding that there wasn't no other man for her after about three years of dating, Aguilera and her music-marketing exec other half swapped vows in November 2005 in Napa Valley, California. The duo celebrated their first anniversary in Dublin in the midst of Aguilera's Back to Basics tour in support of her platinum-selling double-disc album of the same name. Up next for the mommy-to-be is a jaunt through Asia and Australia, starting with a show tonight in Hong Kong. According to the oft platinum-haired chanteuse's Website, her last stop is an Aug. 3 date in Auckland, New Zealand. Aguilera, 26, has also been tapped to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year along with fellow musicians George Harrison, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Brooks & Dunn and Ricky Martin. Well, I suppose congrats are in order for the happy couple. I think it's great that Xtina and Jordy are settling down nicely as a family. Tho, it must be said that Britney Spears has already beat Xtina in the baby race (twice) and has had her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for years now -- not that these two are still in any sort of competition (tho, Xtina wins in the husband department) ... I'm just saying. Congrats again, Xtina! [Source, Source]

Here is a pic of Nicole Richie and Joel Madden out for a little stroll in LA together this week ... as we already know, TMZ seems pretty confident that they know for a fact that Nicole is with child and they report that she will not be receiving any special treatment in jail should she be sentenced to serve time -- pregs or not:

Inseminated and emaciated starlet Nicole Richie's legal woes may get even worse. If the micro-sized Richie is sentenced to do time in the clink, there'll be no VIP treatment for the puny reality star. The birdlike Richie is expecting the stork in just six months. Pregnant inmates are housed in the general population and given a high calorie diet -- oh the horror -- and prenatal vitamins. Eat up, hon! If Nic goes into labor while doing time, she'll be forced to pop the kid at a hospital contracted by her Los Angeles correctional facility -- no VIP suite at Cedars Sinai! The usual hospital stay for jailbird mommies is three days, with the required Sheriff's deputy standing guard. Then it's back to the pen -- without the newbie! The precious celebuspawn of Nicole and Joel would be given to either the father, or the grandparents! All night long! I find it extremely hard to believe that things might ever go this far but ... well, after the Paris Hilton thing, I guess you just never know. Well, if this does turn out to be true, at least the couple can enjoy conjugal visits with one another -- that is, if they end up getting married sometime this summer. OY! [Source]

Photogs snapped pics of movers showing up at Kate Moss's English home to pack up and take away a few of Pete Doherty's things. Could this really be the end of PeteMoss?

Photo credit: INFdaily

Reports are flying that Kate is livid with Pete for allegedly cheating on her with another woman ... and these pictures seem to support those reports. I guess I find it a bit difficult to believe that after everything PeteMoss has been thru together that a little thing like cheating would break them up. That said, I think Kate could do MUCH better than poor Petey. [Source]

Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint (the trifecta) and others were all on hand for the world premiere of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in the UK yesterday. Here are a few pics from the red carpet:

Photo credit: Wireimage

Also on hand were JK Rowling and her man, a very scary-looking Helena Bonham Carter and even scarier looking Tom Felton (who plays Draco Malfoy) -- I'm sorry but puberty has not been kind to him. Talk about your heebie-jeebie stages -- yikes! This latest installment in the Harry Potter franchise doesn't open here in the US until next week but I'm a big fan of the books and the movies so I'll be checkin' it out for shizzle. [Source]

Here is a cute picture of Kylie Minogue and her umbrella:

Photo credit: Splash News

Yes, it would seem that the umbrella jokes are never-ending this summer. Sorry. [Source]

Here are a couple pictures of Prince on stage on the last night of his residency at the Roosevelt Hotel here in LA this past weekend:

Photo credit: Wireimage

I'm really only posting the pics because Prince normally allows no photography at his shows so I wanted to show that he was actually there performing. Jessica Simpson showed up for his last show last Saturday night as did Patrick Swayze (who even got up on stage and sang) ... I guess it was at that point that Prince decided he had had enough of LA and got the hell out of town. He's off to Minneapolis for a show on 07/07/07 and then he's off to London for a 21 night stay in August. [Source]

Here's a fun little game for this 4th of July afternoon ... can you guess who this fugly-ass shoe belongs to?

Photo credit: INFdaily

Guessing that it belongs to a tranny hooker on Hollywood Blvd. would be a valiant effort but you'd be wrong ... well, but not by much ;) Click above to see who it is. [Source]

Transformers the movie opens here in the US today and my bud Tom Lenk shows up in the latest commercial to remind y'all to get out and check out this fun new, action-packed thrill ride:

He plays Pentagon Analyst #2 in the film and has a few scenes early on in the movie ... Detroit Rock City (and the old train station in downtown Detroit) make a cameo at the end of the film ... so get out there and check it out. I loved it, you might too!

And finally ... because I didn't post any pictures submitted by Pink is the new Blog readers last weekend, today I will post 2 batches of pics sent in by Pink readers -- my Detroit homeskillet Joe sends in a couple pics of him showing off his new iPhone with PITNB on the browser -- Nidhi, who graduated with her MBA from the University of Michigan, sends in a pic with her friends Rachel and Nathalie as they celebrate their graduation in Australia in front of the Uluru, which is a sacred Aboriginal rock in the middle of the Outback -- Ryan sends in pic with his roomie/BFF Erik having a pre-bar photo shoot homage to Lindsay and Vanessa for Chicago Pride -- Briana sends in a pic from Hawaii, where she was rollin' like Paris Hilton (but without all that post-jail angst) -- Megan and Mike send in a pic from their recent wedding day:

Amy sends in a super cute pic of her daughter Lois Lane (that is her real name) dressed up as Wonder Woman -- Lita sends in a pic in front of the Eiffel Tower in France -- Michelle sends in a pic from her Senior Ball all decked out in a hot pink dress -- Jo Helen sends in a pic from the 2nd Annual Big Hair 'Do in Lafayette, LA with her hair done in PITNB style:

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU all for your fun pics! Much congrats and much love goes out to you all -- and to everyone who sends in pics from all around the world. I love getting them, I love posting them ... keep 'em coming :) XOXO

One last thing, I have to send out lots of Birthday Lurve to Amanda who is celebrating her birthday today! XO

Les News:
Yesterday I got to hang out with Adriana who I haven't seen in ages. We went out for an AMAZING steak dinner at a great place called Taylor's. It was sooooo good, we deff plan on going back again soon.

Afterwards, we went over to Brian's place to hang out with him and his kitty Mochi:

Brian saved my ASS by helping me out with an Apple computer problem last night, even tho he really had work to get done and prolly didn't want to be messing around with my computer. I heart him :)

I'm not entirely sure what is going on today ... I hope to meet up with some friends so that food can be eaten and booze can be drunken. Things should be back to normal tomorrow ... hopefully there'll be no hangover bullshizz to hinder things in the morning.

Happy 4th! I'm out.