Beyonce, Jay-Z courtside at Garden for Linsanity
Daybreak Daily’s afternoon Fat Tuesday parade through the streets of the pop-culture world finds a puppy, a basketball game, other things, and the mystery music video.
BOW WOW: And now we can return to our lives, per People, “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have a little dog in wolf's clothing! The couple's black cocker spaniel puppy is called Lupo, the Duchess told schoolchildren Tuesday. A royal source says, "They liked the name. They like the play on the word for wolf." The Latin word for wolf is lupus.” http://bit.ly/AhiPDt
COURTSIDE: This power couple no doubt wanted to experience Linsanaity, per Celebuzz, “Blue Ivy Carter isn’t quite ready to sit court-side, but her parents Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z nabbed a sitter and took in a New York Knicks vs. New Jersey Nets game on Monday night.” http://bit.ly/AgiQZm
ADAM LAMBERT: He lined up for a one-show gig with Queen, per the AP, “(It’s set for the) band's July 7 set at Knebworth Park in Stevenage, north of London. Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylor confirmed the one-time collaboration Tuesday with Lambert, 30, a runner-up in season eight of the popular American TV song competition.” http://apne.ws/zxTRI6
IT’S OFFICIAL: Rihanna and Chris Brown confirm via Twitter their musical reunion, per TMZ, “It's only been 3 years since Brown pummeled Rihanna's face during a late night argument in L.A. ... but the singer and her ex-con ex-BF have each released songs featuring the other's voice. One is a remix of Rihanna's song, "Birthday Cake" and the other is a new version of Chris Brown's, "Turn Up the Music ." http://bit.ly/wZwaKq
NEW BOOK DUE: Bet it’ll be discussed at Politics & Prose, per the Hollywood Gossip, “About two years after the release of "First Step 2 Forever: My Story," Justin Bieber has signed a deal to come out with a second memoir in September. It will be titled "Justin Bieber: Just Getting Started" and it will feature exclusive images and quotes of the singer, as he takes fans behind the scenes of life on the road.” http://bit.ly/yNuLKN
CHARLIE SHEEN: Remember him?, per Entertainment Weekly, “Four days after blasting his Two and a Half Men replacement Ashton Kutcher, Charlie Sheen posted an open letter of apology to Kutcher on his website: Dear Ashton- My bad. I was disrespectful to a man doing his best. . .” http://bit.ly/w81q9Q
BATTLE ROYALE: Just the facts, per indieWIRE, “Can Comcast beat Netflix with Streampix? Multiple reports broke this morning about Comcast's plans to launch subscription VOD service Xfinity Streampix this week.” http://bit.ly/AxVbda
SELECT GROUP: Academy Awards voters mostly look the same, per the Los Angeles Times, “Oscar voters are nearly 94% Caucasian and 77% male, The Times found. Blacks are about 2% of the academy, and Latinos are less than 2%.” http://lat.ms/xxSW8c
AND FINALLY: Today’s mystery music video. http://bit.ly/xD79FC
--Skip Wood (Follow me on Twitter @DaybreakSkip)
Would you like to contribute to this story? Join the discussion.