Mariah Carey Joined Match.com . . . But Only As a Stunt for Her New Video
Mariah Carey may be desperate to replace Nick Cannon, but not desperate enough to join Match.com. However, she’s totally willing to create an account as a stunt to promote her video for “Infinity”. Her mock profile actually appears on the site. Her user name is “MC1toInfinity” and she lists her relationship status as “divorced” her desire for more kids as “I’ll tell you later” her body type as “curvy” and her faith as “Christian.” She says she’s 5-foot-9, doesn’t smoke, but is a social drinker. She lists her ethnicity as “black, Latino, and white” and her occupation is “self-employed.” Her interests are: Cooking, movies / videos, music, concerts, religion / spiritual, swimming, and yoga. She also posted the “Infinity” video, which was the whole point of all of this. Her partnership with Match continues in the video, where there’s a shot of her using the site’s mobile app. Get more here.
Glamour UK Names Calvin Harris “Man of the Year”
At the Glamour U.K. Women of the Year Awards, some of Hollywood’s biggest names were praised for their talents and fashion sense both on and off camera. When the Man of the Year category was up, Calvin Harris took home the award “Me at Glamour awards tonight standing next to someone more interesting on my right, & I won Man of the Year which is unexpected.” Calvin made history as the first artist ever to have three songs simultaneously on Billboard’s Dance/Electronic Songs chart. His ex Rita Ora also received a trophy as Best TV Personality for her work on The Voice U.K. But there was no awkward run-in as Rita was unable to attend and accepted her award in a prerecorded message. Get more here.
Channing Tatum Dressed Like an Old Man to Surprise “Magic Mike” Fans
Channing Tatum dressed up like an old man to surprise fans who thought they were showing up for a 3D viewing of “Magic Mike XXL”. He played the part of a creepy marketing executive, interviewing everyone before the movie. Then in the theater, he told them to put on their 3D glasses before bringing out some REAL male strippers. He even gave one woman a lap dance before taking off his disguise. He actually did it for charity. He’s selling off chances to win a trip to the “Magic Mike XXL” premiere onOmaze.com to raise money for the people of the Amazon.As usual, the more money you donate, the more entries you get. But even if you don’t win the grand prize, you get some swag just for donating, like T-shirts, posters, and even an autographed set of briefs and a bowtie. Get more here.
“Cheater” Banner Flies Over Bobby Flay’s Walk of Fame Ceremony
Divorcing chef Bobby Flay got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday, but his big day was burned by a banner screaming “Cheater” flown from a plane high above. While it was not immediately clear who commissioned the banner, Flay is in a bitter divorce with estranged wife Stephanie March. The Post reported in April that a rumored affair with young aide Elyse Tirrell cooked his marriage. Tirrell worked as a hostess at Flay’s Bar Americain in 2008 and later became his assistant. Julie Halpin, a rep for Flay, did not confirm or deny an affair. Flay’s denied rumors linking him to Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis, with whom he was spotted dining at Emilio’s Ballato a week ago. Get more here.
Enrique Iglesias Will Have Reconstructive Surgery
Enrique Iglesias injured himself when he grabbed a drone during a performance in Tijuana, Mexico on Saturday. Now a representative for Iglesias has given an update about the singer’s condition. “Thank you to all your concern and good wishes, Enrique is currently undergoing reconstructive hand surgery today. He will resume his tour July 3 in Mexico City. We appreciate your thoughts and prayers.” Despite sustaining serious lacerations on his fingers, Iglesias continued performing for 30 minutes. After the show, an ambulance took Iglesias to the airport, and then Iglesias flew to Los Angeles to see a specialist. Get more here.
Nicky Hilton Is Getting Married at Kensington Palace
E! News confirmed that Nicky Hilton will say “I Do” to fiancé James Rothschild on July 10 in London. But wait, this special ceremony will be held at a very special venue very few people can experience. She’s getting married at the one and only Kensington Palace, home of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Get more here.