Yes y’all, it’s Singapore’s like-Oscar Awards and pretty much the only star-struck red carpet 99% of Singapore’s motley collection of thespians will ever get to kiss and tread. That being said, we have extremely high expectations for the red carpet cast and we don’t expect that they will disappoint (or not).
To be honest, I’ve stopped watching television for a long time now. Not to mention MTV. In this generation of content easily available online, I’ve become a slave to the Internet. I would tune in only for the occasional guilty pleasure of an episode or two of Jersey Shore or some other show that involves … Read more
Now that we know Qi Yuwu is with Joanne Peh, we can lay the persistent gay rumours to rest… or can we? Tweets below, for teh lulz. (P.S. We’re not speculating not confirming or denying Qi Yuwu’s sexual orientation; just debunking the fallacious thinking that just because someone is with a member of the opposite … Read more
There is a lot of juicy tabloid fodder happening this past month in Singapore waters — so much, that you would think that TMZ has set up a Singapore branch. First, Joanne Peh shocked the nation when she announced her split with boyfriend Bobby Tonelli after four years on the 8 Days magazine. The couple … Read more
I have been hooked onto this brilliant web series that has taken the web by storm with its nuanced writing and honest representations. It is almost like watching a really good drama on TV, except that it is online. (Minus the over-the-top references that plague many dramas.) The Outs is a seven-episode web drama about … Read more
The Singapore Repertory Theatre opened its 20th anniversary season with a re-production of the Broadway hit, Venus in Fur. A first glance at the promotional photo of Venus in Fur will lead one to think that it is a play that promotes pornography or a vivid display of sado-masochism. But do not be fooled for this is an incredibly smart and intense production.
From Press Conference To Concert: This Is How We Spent A Special Evening With Demi Lovato In Singapore
American songstress Demi Lovato travelled to Singapore on Monday, 18th March to perform a one-night-only concert for her insane fandom, the Lovatics! We were lucky enough to catch Demi at her press conference, where she came across as an intelligent, humble, and modest young woman. She talked frankly about the pressures of being a role … Read more
UPDATE: Thank you everyone for your fantastic submissions for the Demi Lovato contest! The two winners have been messaged and are aware that they have been chosen. If you did not receive a message stating that you have won, unfortunately the odds weren’t in your favor this time. However, do stay tuned to Popspoken and our Facebook/Twitter … Read more
One of YouTube’s very first home grown celebrities, Tiffany Alvord is taking to the sunny shores of Singapore on the 16th of March for what is sure to be a stellar one night only gig. With legions of fans across the globe, and over 1 million subscribers on YouTube- this young star is a force … Read more
It is the passing of another legend: John Cheng, more affectionately known as Ah Nan, passed away last night, apparently due to a heart attack. According to the Straits Times, his wife said John collapsed backstage after a nightclub gig in Chinatown. Ah Nan was a prominent figure in the entertainment scene, debuting in the … Read more
Let’s cut the crap: you’re here for pictures, aren’t ya? Click away.
E! Entertainment’s rolled out its newest addition to the many reality TV shows already under its belt. Read more to find out just what Opening Act is all about and why it’s not exactly something you should be jumping out of your seats for just yet.
Two bouts of censorship happened during The X Factor’s Season 2 opener and the show’s ratings still are a sign that it is doing everything wrong.
OMG. THEY ARE COMING HERE. WHAT.
SEXY ZAC EFRON. Because you know you want to.
Beyonce Knowles welcomes a baby girl, Ivy Blue Carter, earlier today at the Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City.
The entertainment industry is simply full of scandals and rumours -and it’s not a bad thing. We round up the most entertaining scandals of 2011!
I’ll be very frank with you: there has to be some speck of truth in the 2012 apocalyse – if not, how can so many marriages end as soon as they start? Add Irish singer-songwriter Sinéad O’Connor to The Naughty List: barely 18 days after she tied the knot to therapist Barry Herridge, she’s officially called … Read more
The queen of pop, veteran of lip-sync and auto-tune princess is getting married once again. This time, it’s to long-time boyfriend and former agent Jason Trawick. Britney, who recently turned 30 tweetted: ”OMG. Last night Jason surprised me with the one gift I’ve been waiting for. Can’t wait to show you! SO SO SO excited!!!! Xxo” … Read more
Anne Hathaway has announced her engagement with hubby Adam Shulman after she was photographed earlier wearing her engagement ring: The two apparently began dating way back in 2008 (in secret, of course). She describes her relationship to be ‘mellow’. ‘Mellow doesn’t always make for a good story, but it makes for a good life,’ she … Read more
3 Videos Trending on Singapore’s YouTube Page: SoSingaporean, Parkour & Shuffling Students (that make me feel old)
As you may have known, Singapore now has our own YouTube landing page as a result of the partners’ programme setting up shop here recently. The page shows videos that are “trending” in Singapore but, surprisingly, Singapore-made videos are not as hot as the latest live performance of “The Boys” by Girls’ Generation. (I see … Read more
YouTube celebrities: you’ve heard the term a lot of times. KevJumba and Ray William Johnson have lots of comedic talent and subscribers to lap it up. Cimorelli, Lisa Lavie, Sam Tsui: just a few of the many singers doing well on YouTube. The talent that’s spurned off YouTube is also commendable: Charice, Greyson Chance and, … Read more
Soulja Boy (real name DeAndre Cortez Way) was arrested a few hours ago for drug possession. Well of course. He was reportedly found in a car with 4 other men and was in possession of lots of weed and money. The best part? Their car was originally only pulled over for traffic violation. While it is … Read more
We all know that Beyonce is pregnant after the pop diva showed off her bump at the recent MTV Video Music Awards 2011. Since then, there has been speculation about the aunthenticity of her bump -some said it’s fake, and some claimed that she her tummy was flat when she performed a week before her … Read more
Alright fine, perhaps the title is a little mean. Then again, there is no harm in pointing out the obvious, right? Moving on, the R&B superstar brought a lucky fan (if you will) onstage during his recent concert in Detroit and proceeded to ‘seduce’ her. After performing part of a song, Brown took of his … Read more
Scarlett Johansson is a trendsetter. If you have seen her recent nude photos, you’ll know what we’re talking about. We can’t show you the photos (she’s threatening to sue websites who carry the images), but you can always Google them, yes? So like planking, the photo has set a new trend called “ScarlettJohanssoning”, where people … Read more
We’re not going to lie that Singaporeans tend to dismiss local beauties, like the SingTel Grid Girls (for example). The thing is, we need to at least hate with tact. Guess who made this huge boo-boo of saving the image of the Girls as “stupidgirls.jpg”? It’s ok, we thought it was STOMP as well.
Jamey Rodemeyer, 14 years old from Buffalo, NY, committed suicide last weekend because of gay bullying. Rodemeyer was a big fan of Lady Gaga, as seen from the last Twitter message of his life. “@ladygaga bye mother monster, thank you for all you have done, paws up forever,” tweeted Rodemeyer on Sept. 18, just before … Read more
The Twilight star is shot by Steven Klein and styled by Nicola Formichetti for a spread in VMAN. There is nothing fantastic or groundbreaking about the spread. Steven Klein’s style is present though overdone, and Taylor’s constant facial expression really makes you wonder if he’s human or a part time lamma. See and judge for yourself: … Read more