Pepsi Smash’s ‘Another Side Of…’ Jesse McCartney

Jesse McCartney, seen wearing some headphones, visits the beach and a classic car shopPepsi Smash’s ‘Another Side Of…’ featured Jesse McCartney, hanging out with the singer on the beach, and a later trip to a classic car dealer.

Talking about his upcoming schedule, the pop star said, “So I’ve got a couple of big months coming up with the release of the record, September 19th. It’s gonna be hectic and nuts, which I think is actually a good thing. It’s fun to come down here and enjoy the fresh air, the breeze. I try to do it all the time.”

Visiting a classic and sports car shop, Jesse said, “I grew up around them. My father was very much into them. He and I together restored a few cars and we have a couple back in New York. I told myself one day I would buy one, and that day has come. I’m definitely going to do it. I don’t know when and which car it’s gonna be, but we’ll see what happens.”

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J.Lo And Ben Affleck Turned Kevin Smith Off Big-Budget Films

The Sun caught up with Kevin Smith in a Q&A and asked the ‘Clerks II’ director what was it that made him change from making big budget films with Jennifer Lopez to doing indie movies again. “Making a flick with J.Lo,” Smith responded. “I was sitting on ‘Jersey Girl’, which had a budget of $35million, and I was like: ‘Why does this movie have to be this expensive? I just want to tell a simple story.’ And it was the star salaries – Ben was $10 million, Jen was $4 million. That’s when I knew that next time around I wanted to make a movie with no stars in it, because they look more like real people and aren’t very expensive. I wanted to tell my story without having to worry about demographics or the market or how ‘Gigli’ performed. I like it when the flick becomes the star, when the story that you’re telling in the movie becomes the front and center. It’s so disheartening when you’re on a movie like ‘Jersey Girl’ and you spend two years of your life trying to tell a story and all people want to know is ‘did you see the big pink diamond ring?'”

McCartney: I’m Sorry J.Lo

September 2, 2006 – ‘Access Hollywood’ correspondent Tim Vincent caught up with Jesse McCartney, where he talked about facing the media glare for telling a radio show that Jennifer Lopez was pregnant, apparently passing along what he had read in tabloids. McCartney revealed J.Lo was very upset about it and gave the impression he spoke with her personally to apologize.

Don’t Mess With Jennifer Lopez’s Man

September 1, 2006 – Wednesday’s birthday party at Manor for producer Swizz Beatz saw Jennifer unleash her claws on hubby Marc Anthony after dared to break away for a few minutes to talk with other guests. He then did some innocent dancing with Brazilian beauty Selma Fonseca, prompting one of J.Lo’s bodyguards to quickly warn Fonseca, “Don’t ever dance with Marc like that!” After Marc returned to J.Lo’s table, a spy revealed to The New York Daily News, “She went off on him in front of Kanye West, who looked embarrassed.” No longer in a partying mood, the couple shortly left the bash.

Jesse McCartney Apologizes For J.Lo Prego Remark

Jesse McCartney in the recording studio

Jesse McCartney has just issued an apology to TMZ in wake of his claim that Jennifer Lopez dropped out of ‘Dallas’ because she was pregnant. “I have no first hand knowledge whether Jennifer Lopez is pregnant or not,” McCartney said. “I thought I had read it somewhere. I apologize.”

Audio of the clip from his Star 94 interview in Atlanta where he originally made the remark has since been removed at TMZ.com.

Jesse McCartney: J.Lo Dropped Out Of ‘Dallas’ Due To Pregnancy

August 25, 2006 – At an appearance Thursday morning in-studio at Star 94, Jesse McCartney talked with Steve McCoy and Vikki Locke about how his girlfriend Katie Cassidy had landed the role of Lucy Ewing in the big-screen version of ‘Dallas’. When Locke asked about when Jennifer Lopez “was fired” from the production, McCartney replied, “She didn’t get fired. She’s pregnant.” Watch to the interview (unfortunately the station appears to be too timid to add to the controversy and clipped the interview right at the point Jesse made the pregnancy claim) and a performance of a new song at Star94.com (the link has since expired).

Jennifer Lopez’s False Pregnancy Heartbreak

August 17, 2006 – The National Enquirer reports after Jennifer got a positive result from a home pregnancy test, the singer rushed to the doctor to confirm the finding, but was crushed after being told she wasn’t pregnant. “She’s wanted to have a child for nearly 10 years,” a source revealed. “But her hopes for a baby died in the doctor’s office. Now she’s back at square one. And this failure to conceive hit J.Lo particularly hard because she has been through so much to get pregnant.” Read more.

Why Did Jennifer Lopez Ditch ‘Dallas’?

August 7, 2006 – An industry insiders spoke with The New York Posta about why Jennifer backed out of the role of Sue Ellen Ewing in the big-screen version of ‘Dallas’, where she was to star opposite John Travolta as J.R. “The script sucks,” the tipster insisted. “And John Travolta? If it had been a man’s man like Ed Harris or Tommy Lee Jones… but you don’t just go from doing ‘Hairspray’ to ‘Dallas.'”

Jennifer Lopez Drops Out Of ‘Dallas’

August 3, 2006 – Star magazine reports Jennifer has dropped out of the big screen version of ‘Dallas’, where she was tapped to play Sue Ellen Ewing. J.Lo’s rep Leslie Sloane Zelnik told the tab, “She is out of ‘Dallas’.”

Lowie’s Hot 30 Countdown Talks With Jesse McCartney

Jesse McCartney was on the phone with Lowie of the Hot30 Countdown in Sydney, Australia on Thursday (August 24). He talked about recording the new album, losing weight, having a new sound on the disc, still dating Katie Cassidy, his movie projects, having fun travelling the globe, getting advice from his parents, his revelation that “I fart all the time. I’ve ripped a few and I think definitely a couple fans have heard and I just kinda play it off and like go, ‘Wasn’t me’,” and he took questions from female fans. The singer also participated in a phone sex sketch with Lowie. The interview and sketch at 2dayfm.com.au has since been removed.

Jesse McCartney’s Influences

Musichead caught up with Jesse McCartney for a Q&A and asked the singer what inspired him while he was working on his new album, ‘Right Where You Want Me’. “I was inspired by all the other artists I listen to: Justin Timberlake, Gavin Degraw, Maroon 5, new music like The Fray — all kinds of pop, rock and hip-hop,” he revealed. As for what he’s been playing on his iPod, the ‘Summerland’ alumnus said, “There’s a lot of great new music out now. I’m really into Gnarls Barkely and I love the new Justin Timberlake track ‘SexyBack’. Of course, I still like to listen to some old music like Journey and vintage Michael Jackson.”

The full story at musichead.com.au has since been removed.

Jesse McCartney Visits Seattle’s KISS 106.1

Jesse McCartney dropped by KISS 106.1 FM in Seattle on Wednesday (August 9) to co-host the Jackie & Bender Show with fill-in hosts Sammi and Jubal. Sammi wrote on her blog after the visit, “Jesse and I go way back. I pretty much stalked him to the point of being uncomfortable the first time he was in. The second time things got a little more normal and this time I thought we’d have it all behind us. Yeah, not so much. There’s just no connection at all. You know when you chat with someone and they just give you a blank stare and it’s a struggle to get anything out of them? Welcome to our conversation.” Audio of McCartney perform ‘Beautiful Soul’ during his visit at Kiss1061.com has since been removed.

Jesse McCartney’s New Album Set For August Release

Jesse McCartney tells MTV News he is eyeing a June release for the first single and an August date for his sophomore album. “I can’t keep the fans waiting too long, man – they’re getting antsy,” he said. The singer revealed, “It’s going extremely well. I’m working with some cool producers – John Shanks (Kelly Clarkson, Ashlee Simpson) and Marti Frederiksen (Bo Bice, Pink) – and it’s gonna be a fun pop-rock record.” Read more.

Underage Stars Party Illegally At Clubs

Jesse McCartney has suddenly become a poster boy for underaged stars being allowed entrance into Hollywood nightclubs and look the other way while they enjoy alcohol. 18-year-old McCartney was photographed at Mood on Saturday night with a Corona in his hand. TMZ contacted John Carr, Public Relations Director for the ABC, who said: “The ABC will not tolerate underage drinking… We will hold business owners accountable if they are serving minors regardless if those minors are celebrities.”

Katie Cassidy’s Glowing Words For Boyfriend Jesse McCartney

Katie Cassidy talked about her boyfriend Jesse McCartney in an interview with OK! magazine. “Jesse’s funny and easy to talk to,” she said. “I’m a really big dork, and instead of making fun of me, he goes along with it.” As for her most romantic moment with the singer/actor, Cassidy said, “On my 18th birthday last year, Jesse surprised me and took me to this beautiful hotel on the beach. The room was lit up with candles, and there were rose petals everywhere. There were strawberries and candles, and it overlooked the ocean. It was the most amazing thing. He’s a sweetheart.”

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