By MAMAMIA TEAM
Miley Cyrus releases the director’s cut of Wrecking Ball.
We’ve decided that Cyrus is a genius. The 20-year-old has just released the director’s cut of Wrecking Ball, which already has 1.2 million views.
It’s safe for work and it echoes the Sinead O’Connor’s clip for her 90s hit Nothing Compares 2 U.
1. Victoria Beckham to star in her own reality show.
The singer-turned-fashion designer has signed a deal with Skype allowing them to make a behind-the-scenes documentary of her fashion label.
The online video chat service will offer fans an insight into the running of Victoria Beckham HQ over five years as well as intimate access by giving “the audience opportunities to engage directly” with the 39-year-old and her team.
A spokesperson for Skype says: “In just five short years, Victoria Beckham and her team have built a hugely successful international fashion brand. A journey which Skype is proud to have played a part in enabling.
“Skype will bring the story of a driven designer and businesswoman to life in a groundbreaking storytelling format, as well as offer inspiration to fashion enthusiasts, aspiring creatives and entrepreneurs.
“We’re thrilled to be a part of the Victoria Beckham story, and look forward to sharing it with you soon.”
The collaboration isn’t surprising given Beckham has previously spoken in 2010 about how much it helps her run the business: “Most evenings, I’m curled up in front of Skype, in my dressing gown, speaking with my studio in London.”
2. Their four-year marriage came to a bitter end in 1989, but Madonna and Sean Penn are living proof that post-divorce friendship can happen. Click here to see their latest reunion.
Elton John sat down for a chat with Ellen Degeneres on her show to promote his latest album, The Diving Board, and talk inevitably turned to Miley Cyrus.
On her VMA performance he said: “The only purpose for the VMAs, when you have all these big artists competing against each other for attention, is to flatten the opposition. She flattened the opposition.”
On her ex-fiance Aussie Liam Hemsworth he said: “I’ll take [Cyrus’] old boyfriend, though.”
Ellen responded by asking his about his husband of seven years, David Furnish, Elton said, “Like the French say, a little bit on the side.”
4. Richard Gere has reportedly split with his wife after 11 years of marriage. Click here for details.
Meshel Laurie has candidly spoken about her battle with depression, drugs and finding Buddhism in a recent interview following the release of her memoir The Fence-Painting Fortnight of Destiny.
Laurie, an Australian comedian and media personality opens up about her darkest days following her replacement by Carrie Bickmore on Rove Live back in 2007.
“I was feeling lost and that everything had stopped making sense and (I had) all those bitter feelings of ‘I deserve better, I don’t deserve this … I’ve worked so hard for a long time I should be getting the jobs other people are getting” said Laurie.
From working as a receptionist in a Melbourne brothel to the struggles of marriage and motherhood to dabbling in heroin the This Week Live host doesn’t censor herself in her new book, available here.
6. Forget terrorism, warfare and global warming – THIS is what (or more specifically, who) terrifies US President Barack Obama – so much so that he’s quit smoking. Click here for details.
It doesn’t even matter if you don’t know who Stephen Merchant, Jimmy Fallon, or Joseph Gordon-Levitt are, this epic lip-syncing battle on US talk show, Up Late with Jimmy Fallon is the best thing you’ll see today.
8. He’s best known as the shrewd Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones, so Peter Dinklage is almost unrecognisable in his latest role. Click here to see him in action as a pretentious barista with a Bieber haircut.
Television personality Jesinta Campbell has uploaded a video of herself twerking to Instagram.
The 22-year-old is training for Dancing With The Stars and her dance partner Jarryd Byrne shot the video of Campbell shaking her rump while on a power plate.
In it Campbell says: “This twerking business is hard work, take that Miley!”