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Eiko Watanabe is a Blast staff writer in New York

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David Beckham uninjured after car accident on LA freeway 0

TMZ reported Saturday that David Beckham was involved in a car accident on one of the busiest freeways in Los Angeles on Friday. Beckham’s 12-year-old son Brooklyn was also in the car with him when the accident happened but neither were hurt. However, the driver of the other car was taken to a local hospital.(…)

Check out: Jennifer Lopez’s “I’m Into You” feat. Lil Wayne 1

Jennifer Lopez appeared on the “Today” show Monday morning and premiered her new video “I’m Into You.” She mainly talked about her seventh studio album “Love?,” which will be released tomorrow on May 3rd, and, of course, her “American Idol” gig as a judge. By the way, the song is featuring Lil Wayne and when(…)

Spotted: Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn together in public 0

According to People, Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn were spotted holding hands at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner after-party in Washington on Saturday night. Even though we previously reported that they aren’t dating, it was a few months ago and who knows what’s happening now, really. Johansson’s date was initially her brother, Hunter Johansson, at(…)

Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller are officially divorced 0

Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller are finally divorced. It’s been six months since they first filed the petition, TMZ reports. Since the divorce agreement was filed, there have been rehab stints for each of them, and they haven’t been able to agree with custody issues too. In the agreement, Mueller is going to receive $55,000(…)

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon welcome twins 1

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon welcomed twins after Carey gave birth to a boy and girl on Saturday. Cannon tweeted, “My wife just gave me the most incredible anniversary gift ever in life.” Since the day was the couple’s third wedding anniversary, Cannon thought it was the greatest anniversary gift in the world by tweeting,(…)

Britney Spears “Femme Fatale” goes platinum 0

A big congrats to Britney Spears! Britney Spears’ seventh album, “Femme Fatale,” including singles “Hold It Against Me” and “Till The World Ends,” is certified platinum by the RIAA. The album has achieved the 32 million sales mark. In addition, the album has gotten platinum status in Canada and is gold-certified in the UK, France,(…)

Rod Stewart is “a free agent now” 0

Rod Stewart doesn’t have a record label right now. That sounds bizarre, I know, but that’s true. The singer, who’s currently on road with Stevie Nicks and also working on a new album with Jeff Beck, received the Founder’s Award at ASCAP Pop Awards Wednesday but his contract with J Records is up. Stewart told(…)

“Jersey Shore’s” Angelina is pregnant 0

USA TODAY reported Thursday that “Jersey Shore” star Angelina Pivarnick, who is Snooki’s former housemate, is expecting a baby with fiance Dave Kovacs. No further details have been revealed but the couple got engaged in February.

Richie Sambora is going back to rehab 0

TMZ reports that Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora will be checking into rehab again, which was decided by himself Wednesday. It’s been an on-going struggle for him. He checked into Cirque Lodge in Utah in 2007, and entered the UCLA Medical Center again. In addition, Sambora pled no contest in 2008 to DUI and he(…)

Jay Cutler engaged to Kristin Cavallari 0

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, 27, got engaged to MTV’s “The Hills” and “Laguna Beach” star Kristin Cavallari, 24. According to USA TODAY, Cutler proposed to Cavallari while on vacation in Mexico. The couple has been dating since last fall. “Laguna Beach” co-star Stephen Colletti, who dated Cavallari in the reality show, told Hollywood Life,(…)

Karina Smirnoff falls on “Dancing With the Stars” 1

Dancer Karina Smirnoff tripped over partner Ralph Macchio’s coat on Monday’s “Dancing With the Stars.” After the incident, she tweeted, “Thank u all so much for ur kind words and support!” She continued, “It means a world to us! And thank u for believing in us! Love u.” Despite the incident, they scored a solid(…)

It’s official: Katie Couric is leaving CBS 0

NEW YORK — Katie Couric is leaving CBS. The 54-year-old newswoman’s contract ends in June. She told People magazine, “In making the decision to move on, I know the Evening News will be in great hands, but I am excited about the future.” “The bottom line is that I love doing all kinds of different(…)

Simon Cowell reveals Paula Abdul, Cheryl Cole will join “X Factor” 0

Simon Cowell revealed more about “The X Facotr” judge members with a recent interview with Deadline.com. It seems like that former “American Idol” judge Paula Abdul and singer Cheryl Cole will join on the judge panel with Cowell and Antonio “L.A.” Reid. Cowell said, “I’ve always wanted Paula. Always been very vocal about that. Always(…)

Lady Gaga apologizes for saying “retarded” 0

Lady Gaga apologized for that she described accusations of plagiarism against her hit, “Born This Way” as “retarded” in a recent interview with NME magazine. Gaga released a statement on Perez Hilton’s web site and said Thursday, “I consider it part of my life’s work and music to push the boundaries of love and acceptance.(…)

Jennifer Lopez will be back on “Idol” next season? 0

Do you want Jennifer Lopez to be back for season 11 of “American Idol”? She told the show’s host Ryan Seacrest on E!News, “Of course, of course. Here’s what’s the great thing about this moment for me. There’s tons of possibilities, and I’m open to whatever God has in store for me down the line.(…)