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Kanye West's diva demands

Kanye West requested a whole field for his crew at Glastonbury Festival.

The 'Only One' hitmaker headlined Saturday evening (06.27.15) at Worthy Farm, Somerset where he branded himself "the greatest rockstar of all time" and it appears he had a list of demands suited to the title.

The 38-year-old rapper reportedly requested his crew and entourage - which included wife Kim Kardashian West - should have a private field for all their tour vehicles so they wouldn't be disturbed by others.

Kanye is also believed to have requested platforms for his stage performance - which saw him soar across the revellers on a crane - as well as blue drapes in the compound and bottles of water with the labels removed.

The star's guests were also entertained by British magician Dynamo, the Daily Mirror newspaper reports.

Meanwhile, Kanye previously revealed his marriage to Kim Kardashian West helped him lose his "ego".

He said: "I feel like now I have an amazing wife, a super-smart child and the opportunity to create in two major fields. Before I had those outlets, my ego was all I had."

Explaining his "douchebaggery" using an analogy of a marble table, he added: "I have this table in my new house. They put this table in without asking. It was some weird nouveau riche marble table, and I hated it.

"But it was literally so heavy that it took a crane to move it. We would try to set up different things around it, but it never really worked."



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Avril Lavigne doing better

Avril Lavigne is "doing a lot better" since being struck down with Lyme Disease.

The 'Complicated' hitmaker found herself bedridden last October when she contracted the infection but says she is doing much better and will make a "100 percent recovery".

She said: "I'm about halfway through my treatment.

"I'm doing a lot better. Seeing a lot of progress ... I'm just really grateful to know that, like, I will make [a] 100 percent recovery."

The 30-year-old singer also shared the difficulties she suffered when trying to get a diagnosis.

Tearing up on Good Morning America, she added: "I literally became bedridden last October. They would pull up their computer and be like, 'Chronic fatigue syndrome.' Or, 'Why don't you try to get out of bed, Avril, and just go play the piano?' It's like, 'Are you depressed?'"

Speaking directly to those currently suffering from the disease, she said: "There is hope. Lyme disease does exist. And you can get better. I really just want to go out there and truly do what I love. So I'm so excited for life after this."

Meanwhile, Avril recently revealed she is keen to make a Christmas album.

She said: "Moving forward, I'm really clear on what I want in life ... I've always wanted to make a Christmas album, but I've never had the time. But now it's like, 'You know what, just do it!'

"Because that's something I really want to do, so that's going to be next for me ... I really want to enjoy everything, because life is good. I think there are a lot of positives with it. I'm definitely choosing to view it that way."



Selena Gomez ignores Justin

Selena Gomez ignored Justin Bieber.

The 'Heart Wants What It Wants' hitmaker was reportedly too busy with her pals and Ed Sheeran to "engage" with the 'Boyfriend' singer when they found themselves attending the same party.

A source told the New York Post's Page Six column: "Justin and Selena saw each other and didn't engage whatsoever. Selena was too busy enjoying herself with Ed and her girlfriends.

"Selena came with Ed and left with him shortly after Justin arrived. It was obvious she wanted to avoid any drama."

The party - which was thrown by Justin's manager Scooter Braun - took place at The Nice Guy in Los Angeles and was as a celebration for Tori Kelly on the release of her new album, 'Unbreakable Smile'.

During the evening, guest Meghan Trainor reportedly took to the stage for a spontaneous performance of 'All About That Bass' whilst other partygoers included Cody Simpson and Ashley Benson.

Meanwhile, Selena's vocal coach Stevie Mackey recently revealed the star had used her split from Justin as inspiration for her new music.

He said: "She doesn't mention him directly. But one could deduce that she is [singing about him].

"Most artists sing about their present or past relationships in their music. Selena's no different."





Caitlyn begged by designers

Caitlyn Jenner is being "begged" by designers to wear their clothes.

The 65-year-old former Olympian - who was known as Bruce Jenner before undergoing a gender transition - is reportedly being offered all sorts of outfits for when she walks the red carpet at the ESPY Awards next month.

A source said: "Caitlyn has not decided on which designer to pick but every designer imaginable wants to dress her. The biggest designers in the world are literally begging to be the one she chooses.

"She wants to wear red because she feels that red compliments her skin tone amazingly, and it's also her favourite colour of lipstick. The colour is also very feminine and goes great on any carpet."

And Caitlyn has set just one condition to any designers considering offering her pieces to wear.

The insider added to RadarOnline.com: "She does not want to go with any designers that her ex-wife Kris has a close relationship with."

Meanwhile, a source previously claimed that Victoria Beckham was keen on having Caitlyn model for her label.

They said: "She thinks she looks absolutely stunning and desperately wants to style her and even include her in an upcoming fashion campaign.

"She is open to the idea of working with transgender models and feels Caitlyn's glamorous style and Amazonian figure would work perfectly with her clothes."



Swift reaches out to sick fan

Taylor Swift thinks it is "impossible" to always be positive.

The 'Blank Space' hitmaker reached out to a fan named Emily after reading a post on social media in which the youngster spoke of how the 25-year-old singer's music helped her cope with her congenital heart defect and subsequent operations and sent her the "biggest hug".

Posting after her Barclaycard British Summer Time show in London's Hyde Park on Saturday (06.27.15), she wrote: "I think it's amazing that you're so honest about how it's affected you.

"It's impossible to be positive all the time about something that completely terrifies and confuses you, and I'm glad you're not putting that kind of weird pressure on yourself.

"Sending you the biggest hug from my hotel room, where I've just raided the snack bar and eaten everything in the style of a raccoon rummaging through a trash can."

And Emily later admitted she was "grateful" for her icon's kind words.

She told E! News: "What she said to me was so incredibly kind and almost unbelievable, and I can't believe she replied with such empathy and understanding.

I'm so grateful for what she said. It means the world to me."

The young fan is now hoping for the chance to get a face-to-face meeting with the 'Shake It Off' singer.

She wrote on Tumblr: "You told me that you were 'sending me a hug' so let's make this picture and that hug real! I can't wait to see you on July 24th and 25th(:.(sic)

Taylor responded after Emily shared details of her condition and wrote about how the 'Love Story' hitmaker had helped her through her ordeals.

She wrote: "n light of all my confusion, i've found someone whose made all of these blurry lines become clear and i want to thank you for that.. taylor, you've made each and every long hospital visit, echo, ekg, iv, etc., easier, and i am so so incredibly grateful for that. you allowed me to be accepting towards the condition that i have and i'm so unbelievably thankful for that... love you always, emily.(sic)"



Dustin Diamond to appeal

Dustin Diamond wants to delay his four month jail sentence while he appeals the case.

The 38-year-old actor - known for his role as Screech in 'Saved By The Bell' - was convicted of carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct during a Christmas Day bar brawl in Wisconsin.

He was due to begin his jail term on Sunday (28.06.13) but filed a motion to appeal with a hearing set for Thursday (02.07.15).

His attorney, Thomas Alberti, said that the actor is "resolved to serve his sentence and get this behind him."

During sentencing earlier this month, Judge Paul Malloy told the court that wanted to "send a message to the community that we're just not going to live like this".

On hearing the sentence, Dustin told the court: "I sincerely apologise to everyone involved. This was the single most terrifying experience of my life.

"This is all I've been able to think about for the last six months."

Witnesses testified that the fight was started by Dustin's girlfriend Amanda Schutz, who shoved one woman at the bar and grabbed the hand of another. She was fined for disorderly conduct.

In last week's hearing, Dustin claimed he used the pocketknife to try stop the group from hurting his girlfriend but then accidentally stabbed the victim during the altercation.

He has also been sentenced to 15 months' probation and was ordered to pay the victim $1,105 in restitution.



Joni Mitchell 'speaking well'

Joni Mitchell is "speaking well".

The 73-year-old folk singer was hospitalised in March for undisclosed reasons after being found unconscious at her home, and at the weekend, her friend and former boyfriend David Crosby claimed she had suffered an aneurysm and was unable to talk, but an official statement on her health insists she is doing better than he suggested.

A statement approved by Joni's conservator, Leslie Morris, was posted on her website yesterday (28.06.15) and stated: "Joni did in fact suffer an aneurysm. However, details that have emerged in the past few days are mostly speculative.

"The truth is that Joni is speaking, and she's speaking well. She is not walking yet, but she will be in the near future as she is undergoing daily therapies. She is resting comfortably in her own home and she's getting better each day. A full recovery is expected."

The statement came after David confirmed the 'Big Yellow Taxi' hitmaker had suffered a "traumatic brain injury" following weeks of speculation about her health.

He said: "I have not spoken to her. To my knowledge, she is not speaking yet.

"She is home, she is in care, she is in recovery. How that's going to go, we don't know yet. She took a terrible hit. She had an aneurysm, and nobody found her for a while. And she's going to have to struggle back from it the way you struggle back from a traumatic brain injury."

And the 73-year-old singer admitted he was hoping she'd make a full recovery.

He added: "I love her. She was my old lady at one point. She's probably the best of us -- probably the greatest living singer-songwriter. ... We're all holding our breath and thinking a good thought, hoping that it's going to turn out OK."



Harry Styles 'unfulfilled'

Harry Styles is feeling "unfulfilled".

The One Direction star is reportedly getting fed up of the "rock 'n' roll lifestyle" him and bandmates Niall Horan, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson are being subjected to.

A source said: "It's like he's stuck in the rock 'n' roll lifestyle. It used to be so much fun, but he's beginning to feel unfulfilled. And the exhaustion is starting to show.

"The pressure and uncertainty are getting too much for Harry. He needs to take care of himself but he just wants to party through everything."

Things haven't been easier for departing member Zayn Malik - who quit earlier this year to have a "normal" life - as he is reportedly "freaking out" over a leaked demo he recorded.

An insider added to Star magazine: "He doesn't need this. It's freaking him out.

"He left One Direction to get away from this kind of stress, but now he's getting it from all sides. The last thing he needs is more trouble from the label and his friends fighting."

Meanwhile, Harry recently admitted he is considering a side career in fashion.

He said: "I definitely find it fun, the fun thing with clothes and everything like that is it's just complete personal opinion and so it's just whatever you want to say and you want to get across."



Jennifer Aniston loves aging

Jennifer Aniston thinks ageing is "wonderful".

The 'Cake' star has insisted she isn't worried about getting older as she believes she'll gain "wisdom" with age.

When asked how she feels about ageing, she told Marie Claire magazine: "You know I think if you take care of your skin and you eat well, I think ageing is amazing because you gain wisdom for every year lived. Ageing is wonderful!"

Meanwhile, the 46-year-old actress recently gave herself a "tanning intervention" to prevent any further damage from the sun.

She said: "I gave myself a sun-tanning intervention a few years ago, where I was basically saying, 'Let's just quit while we're ahead.'

"I was not great as a kid with sunscreen. That's one of my big regrets. Now I use Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Moisturiser SPF 15."

Jennifer also hopes being confident about how she looks will hope other woman her age feel like they're "rocking it" too.

She said: "We're going to feel good about ourselves if we see another woman who is 50 and rocking it.

"If society is telling you to sit it out after 40, you diminish yourself. Believe what you feel. If you feel c***py about yourself, it's going to show."



Nicki Minaj's rider request

Nicki Minaj requests a specific toilet paper on her rider.

The 'Superbass' hitmaker reportedly asks for four rolls of "good quality" toilet paper, specifically one of two brands.

Nicki also demands a box of baby wipes as well as a multitude of the best quality food and drink including: fried chicken, strip steaks, four bottles of her MYX Fusion Muscato wine and four small bottles of Sutter Home chardonnay, gossip website TMZ reports.

The 32-year-old singer and her crew have also been known to ask for a large fruit platter with plenty of mango as well as a cheese platter for after the concerts.

Despite having a detailed list of demands, Nicki previously insisted she isn't a diva off stage.

She said: "They're definitely two completely different people. Obviously what I would wear at home is not what I would wear up on stage and I think, when I'm at home it's a way more introspective character and I think the person people see on stage is anything but.

"I watch a lot of 'Judge Judy'. And I watch a lot of 'Forensic Files. And I cook - I cook spaghetti really, really good; I cook macaroni and cheese really, really good; I cook chicken really, really good."



Nick Jonas' solo fear

Nick Jonas found it "scary" going solo.

The 'Jealous' hitmaker has had international success since releasing his first solo offerings but he has admitted he found it more daunting than when he was in the Jonas Brothers with siblings Kevin and Joe.

He said: "It's been a crazy year-and-a-half, a lot of really special experiences and things that even in my eight year journey with my brothers that I never experienced, that I'm experiencing now.

"And just seeing the people connect with the music that I made, you know, I took a chance and stepped out on my own and tried to do something different, which is always scary."

However, despite his initial nerves, the 22-year-old singer is glad he was able to "connect" with his fans.

Speaking to Kit Hoover on Friday's Access Hollywood Live, he added: "But I really feel like in kind of just being authentic and true to what was relevant to me and what I want to talk about, it connected with people.

"And between 'Jealous' and 'Chains' and now a new song, 'Good Things' with Sage The Gemini,' it's fun. I'm just really thrilled with how it's all gone."



Emma Stone prefers comedy

Emma Stone's ''true love'' is comedy.

The 26-year-old actress has won praise for her work on movies like 'The Help' and 'Gangster Squad' but will always enjoy making light-hearted films the most.

She said: '' Comedy is my true love. I doubt whether there will ever be another genre that can compete.

''A big part of my job is being able to understand different facets of the human psyche and I like to be able to push myself in roles where you have to dig deeper inside.''

And the 'Birdman' star also ''gravitates'' toward strong female roles where she is portraying more than someone's girlfriend.

Asked if she deliberately chooses to play strong characters, she told LOOK magazine: ''I probably gravitate towards those kinds of characters although it's not like I'm specifically looking to play strong women.

''I'm attracted to roles where the female character has her own sense of identity and not just the guy's girlfriend and reacting to whatever he does.

''That's why playing Gwen in the 'Spider-Man' films has been so interesting and satisfying for me because she's such a forceful and independent young woman. I like the idea of playing women who can stand on their own and also be very loving and open.''



Fairly normal marriage

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp have a "fairly normal" relationship.

The 'Magic Mike XXL' star, who married the actor on his private island in the Bahamas in February, insists they are like most other couples, but admits they struggle to make time to see each other.

The 29-year-old actress told the July issue of America's Elle magazine: "We have a fairly normal, um [relationship]. I guess, we do our best. He has his life, and I have mine, and our challenge is to be able to find time to be together.

"We're very happy. Very."

The couple live in a compound in Los Angeles, and Amber's sister Whitney and a few of her friends also lives in another property on the grounds.

The blonde beauty added she is still getting used to the attention surrounding their relationship and poked fun at rumours their marriage is already on the rocks.

She said: "I'm already probably pregnant and divorced. It's been a month, so clearly there's some trouble. Clearly I'm pregnant, or clearly it's great and we're buying ponies."

Amber is now eager to shift the focus on their relationship back on to her career.

She said: "Ironically, the people with whom I choose to share my life or by whom I'm compelled just so happen to be unwitting proponents, like a distracting force.

"I'm in a very similar type of situation and have my career that I've been working hard for now, and yet I still am constantly confronted with these forces that can distract or deflect from where I see my real work."



Lena Dunham wants proposal

Lena Dunham has urged her boyfriend to "get on it" and propose to her.

The 'Girls' star sent a public message to urge fun.'s Jack Antonoff to get down on one knee, following the news that it has become legal for same-sex couples to marry in the whole of the United States.

She wrote: ".@jackantonoff Get on it, yo...

"Woke up to learn that love is free! Thank you to all those who fought so hard to make this historic moment happen. Weddings are about to get a lot less boring. Let's use this victory as a reminder to keep pushing for equality on every frontier. We have the power!"

The 29-year-old star previously revealed she wanted to wait until "everyone can join into [marriage] with no sense of being left out on any level" before tying the knot with Jack.

She said: "Well, it's something that ... the idea of having a celebration that can't be fully shared among all the people in my life and all the people that we love just doesn't really feel like a celebration at all.

"So, until that's something that everyone can join into with no sense of being left out on any level, politically, emotionally, it's just not something that we're gonna do."





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