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Taylor Swift Speaks Out on Kanye Incident  —  After Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards - during which Kanye West brazenly interrupted Taylor Swift's Best Female Video acceptance speech to say that Beyonce deserved to win - the 19-year-old singer spoke to reporters about the incident.
Jayson Rodriguez / MTV:
Kanye West Asked To Leave VMAs After Rant Against Taylor Swift  —  West was photographed holding a bottle of Hennessey on VMA red carpet.  —  Kanye West was asked to leave Radio City Music Hall not long after he crashed the MTV Video Music Awards stage during Taylor Swift's acceptance speech for Best Female Video.
Jayson Rodriguez / MTV:
Beyonce Brings Taylor Swift On VMA Stage After Kanye West Rant  —  Swift gets another shot at an acceptance speech after West interrupted her first attempt.  —  In a classy display of selflessness, Taylor Swift got a do-over at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards when Beyoncé brought …
People.com:
Kanye West Apologizes to Taylor Swift  —  Kanye West is “SOOOOO SORRY” for interrupting Taylor Swift at Sunday's Video Music Awards.  The rapper posted an apology on his Web site's blog after the show in his usual style of all caps.  —  “I'm in the wrong for going on stage and taking away from her moment,” he wrote.
Perez Hilton:
Kanye West Steals Taylor Swift's Spotlight And Gives Praise To Beyonce  —  Are U guys watching the MTV VMAs?  —  The adorable Taylor Swift just won Best Female Video, beating out Lady GaGa, Katy Perry, and Beyonce to name a few.  —  But as the young Swift took the stage …
Discussion: TMZ.com, omg!, Popeater and Associated Press
Daniel Kreps / Rolling Stone:
Kanye West Storms the VMAs Stage During Taylor Swift's Speech  —  Leave it to Kanye West to produce one of the most infamous moments in VMAs history before the 2009 show was even an hour old.  It happened after Taylor Swift's victory in the Best Female Video category for “You Belong With Me …
Iamkelly / random thoughts by me:
Kanye West  —  What happened to you as a child??  Did you not get hugged enough??  Something must have happened to make you this way and I think we're all just curious as to what would make a grown man go on national television and make a talented artist, let alone teenager, feel like s**t.
Michael K / Dlisted:
Kanye West Can't Handle His Henny  —  Right before Gay Fish made the MTV VMAs all about him by breaking the heart of a toddler, he was strolling around the venue with a bottle of Henny in one hand and his leased snatch in the other.  Speaking of, Amber Rose was slowly being eaten alive by a python …
Discussion: Bitten and Bound
William Grimes / New York Times:
Jim Carroll, Poet and Punk Rocker, Is Dead at 60  —  Jim Carroll, the poet and punk rocker in the outlaw tradition of Rimbaud and Burroughs who chronicled his wild youth in “The Basketball Diaries,” died on Friday at his home in Manhattan.  He was 60.  —  The cause was a heart attack, said Rosemary Carroll, his former wife.
Us Weekly:
Lady Gaga Turns Heads in Shocking VMA Outfit  —  The 23-year-old “Poker Face” singer - who is up for nine awards — donned a black lace Jean Paul Gaultier dress with Dragon print silk underlay from Gaultier's fall/winter ready to wear collection.  She accessorized the look with a Keko Hainswheeler neck brace and Kiko jewelry.
Discussion: Cele|bitchy and Anything Hollywood
Rennie Dyball / People.com:
Elton John To Adopt?  —  Elton John got more than he bargained for on a tour of a Ukrainian orphanage Saturday - a toddler who stole his heart.  —  The singer told reporters that his partner, David Furnish, “always wanted to adopt a child and I always said no, because I am 62 and because of the traveling I do.”
Discussion: Perez Hilton
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Sir Elton John, 62, wants to adopt Ukrainian orphan toddler …
Discussion: Cele|bitchy, RADAR and X17 Online
People.com:
Harrison Ford Cracks the Whip on Indy 5  —  Shia LaBeouf (left) and Harrison Ford  —  Dust off the fedora and clear out the snakes - Indiana Jones is ready to ride again.  —  Harrison Ford, 67, says he's already ready for the globe-trotting archaeologist's next adventure …
Discussion: Perez Hilton
Jessica Herndon / People.com:
Lionel Richie: ‘Sparrow Looks Just Like Harlow’  —  “I am so proud of Nicole and Joel,” boasted second-time grandfather Lionel Richie, at the UNSF's An Evening of Stars Saturday, honoring the legendary singer, just days after his daughter Nicole Richie, 27, and Joel Madden, 30, welcomed son Sparrow into the world.
Discussion: Oh No They Didn't!
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Us Weekly:   Lionel Richie: Sparrow Looks “Just Like Harlow”
 
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