On TV: Miley Cyrus, Jonas Brothers, Nick Lachey

Pop acts on television this week include:

‘Teen Choice Awards’ (FOX), hosted by Miley Cyrus, featuring performances by Cyrus, Metro Station, and Mariah Carey, and appearances by David Archuleta, Demi Lovato, Katharine McPhee, Jordin Sparks, Pink, JoJo, Jesse McCartney, Drake Bell, and Hayden Panettiere.

Jonas Brothers, who perform on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ (NBC) on Monday, ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ (FOX) on Thursday, and ‘Good Morning America’ (ABC) on Friday.

Nick Lachey, who hosts ‘High School Musical: Get in the Picture’ (ABC) on Monday.

The B-52s, who perform on ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ (NBC) on Wednesday.

Mason Jennings, who performs on ‘Late Night’ (NBC) on Friday.

Jessica And Tony Almost Vacation With Nick And Vanessa

According to The New York Post, Jessica Simpson and her boyfriend Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys had originally planned to join her sister Ashlee Simpson and Ashlee’s boyfriend Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy for a vacation in Costa Rica. That would have been a potential disaster, as Pete and Ashlee’s neighbors at the Exclusive Resorts was Jess’ ex-husband Nick Lachey and his girlfriend, Vanessa Minnillo. Fortunately, Jessica and Tony decided to vacation with her parents Tina and Joe at a private villa in Cabo San Lucas.

Nick Lachey Visits ‘Today’

December 18, 2007 – Nick Lachey visited ‘Today’ on Monday (December 17) to chat with co-host Meredith Vieira about ‘Clash of the Choirs’, which kicked off last night on NBC. The former 98 Degrees star, who put together a Cincinnati choir, rated the competition, and said that it will be a victory for his hometown. Watch the segment below.

Nick Lachey At LAX

December 11, 2007 – Nick Lachey was spotted returning to LAX Airport on Sunday (December 9) after a visit to his hometown of Cincinnatti, Ohio. The former 98 Degrees star was filming ‘Clash Of The Choirs’. Lachey was repeated asked about reports he and girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo were getting married in the Bahamas over the weekend. Check out pictures and video from X17.

On TV: Nick Lachey, Celine Dion, Blake Lewis

Celine Dion smiles

Pop acts on television coming up this week include:

Nick Lachey, who visits ‘Live with Regis and Kelly’ to promote ‘Clash of the Choirs’ on Monday before the show kicks off that night on NBC and runs thru Thursday

Colbie Caillat, who performs on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ on Tuesday

Blake Lewis, who shows his new video on ‘Total Request Live’ on Wednesday

Ashley Tisdale, who visits ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ with her new nose on Thursday

Celine Dion and James Blunt perform on a holiday concert edition of ‘Larry King Live’ on Friday

Karmina, Sheryl Crow, Fergie and James Blunt perform on the CBS special ‘A Home For The Holidays’ on Friday

No Bahamas Wedding This Weekend For Nick And Vanessa

After FoxNews.com’s Pop Tarts reported on Friday night that Nick Lachey and girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo were set to wed this weekend in the Bahamas, a rep for the former 98 Degrees star said their information was incorrect. “They should stick to news,” Nick’s rep told OK!, adding that the news was “not true.” Read more.

Nick Lachey And Vanessa Minnillo To Marry This Weekend

December 8, 2007 – FoxNews.com’s Pop Tarts hears Nick Lachey and girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo will be married in a secret ceremony at one of the Carlyle Hotels in the Bahamas this weekend. The former ‘TRL’ co-host and ‘ET’ correspondent arrived in the Bahamas on Friday, according to sources. Reps for Minnillo or the former 98 Degrees singer couldn’t be reached for comment. Read more.

Nick Lachey Visits ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’

December 5, 2007 – CelebTV.com has highlights (since removed) of Nick Lachey’s appearance on ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ on Wednesday (December 5), where the former 98 Degrees star opened up to the chat show queen about his painful breakup with Jessica Simpson, and learning to keep his private life private in wake of the attention he and his ex-wife got filming ‘Newlyweds’. Nick also performed his new single ‘Ordinary Day’, a song featured on the upcoming television movie ‘Oprah Winfrey Presents: Mitch Albom’s For One More Day’. The movie airs Sunday (December 9) on ABC.

2007 A Rebuilding Year For Nick Lachey

November 17, 2007 – ‘Extra’ caught up with Nick Lachey at the former 98 Degrees star’s 34th birthday with girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo in Las Vegas on Wednesday, where the singer said 2007 has been a year of “rebuilding” following his 2006 divorce from Jessica Simpson. “I don’t think you can get much worse than the year before,” he said. “[The year] 2007 has been a rebuilding year for me … music, studio, learning things about who I am as a man.” Lachey added that he’s “excited” to get his third solo album out in 2008.

How To Do A Shot With Nick Lachey

August 15, 2007 – The New York Daily News reports that while Nick Lachey was at Butter on Monday night (August 13), the singer was approached by a male patron who told him, “I’m just asking flat-out: Would you take a shot with me so I can say I took a shot with Nick Lachey?” The former 98 Degrees star was more than happy to oblige.

Jessica Simpson Brands Nick And Vanessa’s Hot Tub Sex Pics ‘Tacky’

Jessica Simpson weighed in on the images of her former husband Nick Lachey having sex in a hot tub with his current girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo while the couple vacationed in Mexico. “Jess was lunching with some friends and someone brought up the hot tub pictures. Jessica scrunched up her nose, made a face and said, ‘That is sooo tacky. Have some modesty!’,” a source tells Star magazine. “Jessica thinks that carrying on like that was classless. She suspects Vanessa knew she was being photographed and played to the cameras. She wouldn’t put it past her to have staged the scene.” Read more.

Jessica Simpson Interviewed By Michael Kors For Bazaar

July 12, 2007 – Jessica Simpson will grace Bazaar’s August cover, where she’s interviewed by her friend and designer Michael Kors. Speaking with ‘Access Hollywood’, Kors said, “Jessica is a great friend and she’s kind of a muse. She’s the all-American girl but she’s got a little edge to her.” Kors added, “I think she’s proof positive that fashion can be pretty fabulous on a curvy girl who’s petite.”

Jessica Simpson In Boot Camp

July 12, 2007 – The New York Daily News reports Jessica Simpson is at boot camp in Louisiana this week, preparing for her role in ‘Major Movie Star’. A source revealed, “She left [yesterday] for Shreveport. She’s going to be in boot camp for two days to learn how to do Army drills and salute properly and that sort of thing.”

Jessica Simpson’s Surprise Birthday Party

July 11, 2007 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Tuesday night, “Today is Jessica Simpson’s birthday. She turned 27. Her friends threw a surprise party for her. She was surprised, ’cause she didn’t know it was her birthday.”

Will ‘Blonde Ambition’ Be Another Box Office Dud For Jessica Simpson?

July 1, 2007 – The New York Daily News hears that Jessica Simpson’s father and manager Joe has pushed back the release date of the singer’s upcoming film ‘Blonde Ambition’ twice because the movie is no good. “Jessica was not very focused on-set and flubbed her lines often,” a tipster revealed. “She always had her dog around, was on the phone with [then] boyfriend John Mayer or was sitting in a warmed-up SUV.” Read more.

Nick Lachey Talks About Hot Tub Sex Footage With ‘Access’

When you are Nick Lachey the paparazzi are there every day. This time they caught him and girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo naked in the hot tub having sex. So how did he handle it? The former 98 Degrees star spoke with ‘Access Hollywood’ correspondent Maria Menounous about their not so private moment, and whether he’d sign on for another reality series.

The interview at AccessHollywood.com has since been removed.

OK! Cleans Up Nick And Vanessa’s Sex Mess By Buying XXX Footage

The New York Daily News hears that in exchange for their Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo cover story, OK! magazine shelled out $400,000 for sex photographs and accompanying video of their sex romp in Mexico last month. “There’s much worse stuff than what got out there on the Internet,” a source said. “If Nick’s fans saw it all, it would definitely change his career, because he kind of has a squeaky-clean image.” The mag’s exclusive rights for the material will likely mean we’ll never see the XXX footage. Read more.

Nick Lachey Talks With LA’s KIIS FM

July 11, 2007 – Nick Lachey called in to KIIS FM in Los Angeles to talk with host Ryan Seacrest about his Mastercard/Major League Baseball promotion on Tuesday (July 10). Nick was at the MLB All Star game in San Francisco and also discussed his OK! magazine cover story with Vanessa Minnillo, working on the new record and hopes to release a new single by year’s end, and loving life.

The interview audio at kiisfm.com has since been removed.

Nick Lachey Discusses Vanessa Minnillo Sex Pics With Jimmy Kimmel

Nick Lachey visited ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ last night, where the singer was asked about the much talked about pictures of him having sex with Vanessa Minnillo while vacationing in Mexico last month. Read their conversation below:

Jimmy: Nick, we were talking a minute about these photographs. I saw them in the magazine. And honestly, it made me mad. I don’t understand how you were on vacation in Mexico. You were in your room, right? It’s like a little private area there?

Nick: I don’t even know what they’re talking about. Before we went down there, I went and bought this great, new suit that says ‘censored’ across the front and back. And everyone’s making a huge deal about these pictures.

Jimmy: The only big deal that should be made, because you’re there with your girlfriend. It’s not like you’re up to no good there.

Nick: I’ve heard the word scandal used. I don’t see the scandal in it. You and I get photographed making out in the pool in Mexico, probably a little bit of a scandal.

Jimmy: Well, there’s only one way to find out.

Nick: I don’t like that look in your eye, either.

[ Laughter ]

Jimmy: We don’t have to go to Mexico for that. It could be anywhere. It could be right in the green room.
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Steamy Pics Of Nick & Vanessa’s Hot Tub Sex In Famous Mag

Australia’s Famous magazine has published images of Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo appearing to be engaged in a sex act in a hot tub during their vacation in Mexico. Check out scans, with no explicit body parts seen except for part of Nick’s censored butt crack, here.

Lachey On Hot Tub Sex Pics With Vanessa: Where’s The Scandal?

According to The New York Daily News, Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo have responded to the recently released naked pictures of their hot-tub fun, not to mention the XXX snaps the world may never see. “Where’s the scandal?” Lachey told OK! magazine. “I was in Mexico with my girlfriend of a year, celebrating our anniversary on a private vacation. It’s not like I was caught with a Mexican hooker. We’ve all gone out and had a few too many and done something stupid. We’ve all made mistakes.”

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