Well again a British tabloid (and The Star as well) is reporting that Britney Spears and longtime boyfriend Justin Timberlake are engaged. The Sun’s Clodagh Hartley reports Justin proposed while the two were recording the track where Justin provides backing vocals on Britney’s new album.
An insider revealed details of the proposal saying, “At first Britney played it up. Justin’s heart must have been in his mouth. She acted like she was going to say no.
“Then she started to cry and said: “Yes! Yes! Yes! I’ll marry you’. It was so sweet.
“When she accepted Justin cried as well. He pulled the earphone off and gave her a big soppy kiss. It was all very mushy.”
An insider also says Justin borrowed one of his mother’s rings to make the proposal and because it was too tight, Britney’s been wearing it around her neck.
Timberlake Ready To Shed Squeaky Clean Image
August 28, 2001 – The Village Voice’s Michael Musto talked to Steven Klein who photographed Justin Timberlake for his upcoming appearance in Arena Hommes Plus magazine. Klein reveals the spread will startlingly present Justin in the role of “a suburban kid, kind of violent.” Klein says, “You have to kill to have a rebirth.”
USOpen.org had a brief chat with young tennis star Andy Roddick where he was asked about rumors that he and Jessica may have met and exchanged telephone numbers. Andy denied the reports and said it has been a distraction for him at this year’s tennis tournament.
A story on MTVasia that no doubt originated w/ a British tabloid as Britney’s quoted using the word ‘rubbish’.
Apparently Britney would like to work with Samantha when the two have time in their schedules to do so.
Britney admits, “One of my favorite singers at the moment is Samantha Mumba.
“I think she has a lot of class and talent and it’s rubbish when people say we are rivals. There are a lot of people I would like to duet with and Samantha is one of them.”
MTVAsia.com reports Michael Brown, the record producer that ‘adopted’ Christina Aguilera at the age of 13 and recorded her early material is worried Christina will end up in rehab like Mariah if she doesn’t sort her life out.
Brown admits, “She’s lost — she’s from a tiny little place in Wexford where you can buy a brand new house for $40,000, and she hasn’t got what it takes to be a diva.
“She has already been screwed by a lot of people and I hope she rises above it. She’s still a nice, young girl who doesn’t really have a clue.
“I’d just like her to stay straightforward and honest and then the best will come out of it. She has a great family behind her and I hope she never loses sight of them, because they’ll keep her grounded.”
Unconfirmed reports from melt-away.com and Mariah’s official site message boards indicate that Mariah Carey may perform Never Too Far at the Video Music Awards next month in dedication to the fellow singer and actress killed over the weekend.
Still no confirmation from MTV.com about this rumor but this would mark Mariah’s first televised appearance since her breakdown.
The Sun is reporting Natasha Hamilton of Atomic Kitten was nearly killed when a stage light crashed down on her head leaving a nasty cut. Hamilton told the Sun, “It took me completely by surprise. It started falling and we all tried to get out of the way. It drew a lot of blood and still hurts now.”
Natasha also says the group was stalked in Los Angeles by an obsessive fan in her words, “This scary bloke followed us around all the time. It was really creepy.” You can check out photos of the group’s arrival to LA at eZuma.com and watch for the bands video soon on MTV as they try to break into the US market.
According to reports, the winner of the *NSYNC car decoration contest was scammed by MTV. Bree Nicole, a 14 year old from Santa Fe Springs, California told her story on the MSN message boards.
Hi, my name is Bree Nicole, I am 14 years old from Santa Fe Springs, California. I am writing to you in regards of the MTV: NSYNC Road To Celebrity Taping that was filmed July, 16 2001 (yesterday). I attended that taping with 3 friends of mine, my cousin and my Mom.
My mother drove us all the way down to San Diego at 4 o’clock Monday morning.
When we got there we had to wait for 2 hours before they were able to let us in. Finally we made in it, then we were told that they had run out of the Celebrity CDs so they gave us one T-shirt, even though we were one of the first 150 cars.(we were around the 60th car in) So when we got into the parking lot and were told were to park the staff of MTV were beginning to walk around to choose the 5 finalist for the contest for the best NSYNC mobile.
Our car was chosen as one of the five finalists! We were so psyched.
They started off with NSYNC performing Gone and then throughout the whole thing NSYNC was being interviewed by Carson and they were counting down the top 10 NSYNC moments. It was so cool, but very hot outside.