“I just did a deal for $78 million for underwear. What did you muthaf***as do today?” – 50 Cent, discussing his new deal with Frigo Revolution Wear. The rapper is now teaming with the clothing brand to create his own brand of upmarket, 100-dollar men’s underwear.
“I’m not just blowing smoke.” – Justin Timberlake, on his desire to venture into country music. The pop star shocked the crowd at his Nashville show on Friday, when he played a surprise rendition of Garth Brooks’ “I’ve Got Friends in Low Places” and invited Brooks to join him onstage.
“I would love to do something with Snoop.” – Larry King, explaining that he would love to sing a rap song and is in a “youthful frame of mind.” The 81-year-old television host maintains an open mind about music, interviewing artists like Tyler the Creator, T.I., DJ Khaled, and T-Pain.
“To the foxxy-est producer ever! Ur just getting better with time! Thank you for making my wildest dreams come true!” – An old birthday card from Kesha to Dr. Luke, which he has now put forward as evidence that he did not date rape her in their ongoing sexual abuse case. In addition, his defamation countersuit now includes congratulatory emails from Kesha’s mother, Pebe Sewart, that describe him as “part of our family.”
“Hip-hop is global now…it doesn’t matter if you’re white or black…thanks for contributing & spreading our culture positively.” –will.i.am to Iggy Azalea, in response to the verbal beating she took from Azealia Banks in their recent Twitter feud about her role as a white hip-hop musician. will.i.am told her to “stay fancy,” and also compared her to Debbie Harry of Blondie, another white female who he feels greatly contributed to the hip-hop genre with the song “Rapture.”
“I do.” – Elton John and his longtime partner, David Furnish. The couple, who have two sons, formally converted their civil partnership to a marriage this week. Earlier this year, new laws were implemented in England allowing same-sex marriage.
“I do.” – Lance Bass and his longtime partner, Michael Turchin. The former *NSYNC member tied the knot with the man of his dreams this week in Los Angeles. Fellow *NSYNC bandmates Joey Fatone, Chris Kirkpatrick, and JC Chasez were in attendance at the ceremony.