Bieber’s lawyers were in court Monday to show the judge he completed one of the two major terms of his plea deal – 12 anger management classes.
According to court docs, Bieber has also begun the process of completing 5 days of community labor — so far he’s put in two hours for the Volunteers of America, Los Angeles … where he worked at an emergency shelter.
Bieber’s lawyers say he’ll do the rest of his hours there, helping them with needed repairs.
The probation officer gave the Biebs a better than passing grade, saying he’s been cooperative and sincere.
He’ll remain on probation until 2016.
“Cooperative and sincere“, you say? Huh, that doesn’t sound like Justin at all! Maybe he HAS changed! (Except he totally hasn’t – but it’s nice to see he’s not breaking the law… for now.)
However, I have to say – considering Bieber was sentenced to these classes and his community service nearly a year again and has STILL only done 2 lousy hours is disgusting. His schedule isn’t that busy these days, sorry. If he can appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show every other week, he can do his damn community service.
A judge recently told Lindsay Lohan that she needed to re-do (or, you know, do in the first place) over 100 hours of community service by May 28th. And while it’s unlikely she’ll actually get there, the thought of going to prison hasn’t been sitting too well with her, because Lindsay headed back to New York this week… to start working at a Brooklyn daycare center. GUARD YOUR CHILDREN!
We’ve learned the Duffield Children’s Center will be Lindsay’s community service center of choice as she comes down to the wire in her probation case. As we reported, she’s only completed 9 1/2 hours of the 125 and has until May 28 to finish.
Based on our calculations, she’ll have to work 7 hours a day, 7 days a week to reach 125 hours by the deadline. If she does, she’ll be taken off probation and the case will be closed. If she doesn’t, the judge has promised she’ll do jail time to serve out her sentence.
As we reported … Linds had gone M.I.A. in London over the weekend, but it appears she’s finally surfaced in NYC, and claims she’s “ready to help.”
Duffield honchos tell TMZ Lindsay will help kids with arts and crafts, reading and she’ll also do administrative work. LiLo has done work there before and they say they’re happy to have her back.
I will say that the kids really did take to her if it’s the same place she visited during her “documentary” series a while back, and she actually wasn’t terrible at it. The thing is, Lindsay could actually be a legitimately nice, caring, warm human being when she cares to actually TRY at anything. Mostly I suppose it’s easier to lie around doing drugs and drinking (ALLEGEDLY) than to actually get your life in order…
Who wants to place bets on whether or not she’ll actually get this done?
We don’t really talk too much about Kristin Cavallari around here, mostly because… well, she doesn’t really do anything of note. She’s married to Jay Cutler, she’s “too skinny”, and she’s got not one but two babies now… oh, and there’s a third one on the way. Kristin revealed on Monday that she and Jay are expecting their third child together!
The news was announced on her official app (???), because does anything really happen if there’s no money to be made off it? I think not.
I have to say, three kids in such a short period of time is BONKERS. The two she’s got now are both under 3, and she’s adding another one to the mix? Yikes – though I guess when you’re rich and can afford nannies and the like, it’s a lot more manageable.
If there are any letters you never want to see attached to the end of Kanye West‘s name for the rest of your days, they’re without a doubt “PhD”. And yet, that’s exactly what you’ll have to do from now on, since Kanye was given an honourary doctorate from the School of Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) yesterday. And doesn’t he look thrilled about it!
Lisa Wainwright, dean of faculty and vice president of academic administration at SAIC, said she read an interview with West, who moved to Chicago at age 3, in which he said he wished he had attended SAIC.
“I read it and thought, ‘Wow, this is a fantastic moment.’ Here is this major figure in the cultural landscape promoting art school, this guy from Chicago saying art school is cool. So we thought, ‘This man deserves an honorary doctorate from us!’ He should have gone here,” said Wainwright, who sits on the committee that decides honorary degrees.
All very ~ironic~ from the man whose debut album was called College Dropout. How appropriately hipster. Below you can watch the video of his speech (!!) and see just how thrilled Kim Kardashian is on his behalf.
I mean, I guess it’s cute or whatever, but it also makes college degrees pretty fucking meaningless. Why spend $120k and four years of busting your ass when you can just get famous and be given a degree for free? I know that’s not the point of these “honourary” titles, but… for real?
Kristen Stewart considers herself a pretty staunch feminist, if many of her interviews are anything to go by (which, duh, they are). She constantly calls out the rampant sexism in Hollywood, is vocal about her support for her fellow ladies, etc. But her acceptance for all women draws a line somewhere before plastic surgery, which she compares to “vandalism” on the female body and claims is only undertaken by women who are going insane. Yikes.
“No, never. Never,” she says of plastic surgery. “I am so freaked out by the idea of doing anything. And maybe that’s completely arrogant but I don’t want to change anything about myself. I think the women who do are losing their minds. It’s vandalism.”
Yes, that is completely arrogant to assume that your experience is the experience of every other woman. Can it go too far? Sure – look at the Kardashians, who barely look human anymore. But while I say that, I also realize that it’s their choice. I might not agree with it, but it’s hardly “vandalism” and is not the source of their insanity, just one of the after-effects, I’d say.
KStew does have the tendency to be incredibly hyperbolic and put her foot in her mouth nonstop, so I doubt she was aware of the implications of what she was saying. But I think she maybe needs to think a bit more before she speaks in future.
Unfortunately, there’s no good news to report about Bobbi Kristina‘s health at the moment. The last we heard, Bobby Brown was telling everyone his daughter was “awake”, though he clearly only meant that metaphorically, and then he applied for guardianship over her estate. That title was given to him and Cissy Houston jointly, and it seems necessary since Cissy revealed this weekend that there have been no improvements in her granddaughter’s condition.
“She’s the same, she’s not progressing at all,” Houston told Entertainment Tonight‘s Kevin Frazier on Saturday. “She’s not gone yet, but you know, whatever the Lord decides, I’m ready for her… I have nothing to do with that. That’s His job. It’s His territory, you know? And I understand it.”
Houston will perform Saturday evening at McDonald’s Gospelfest in New Jersey, singing “The Blood that Jesus Shed for Me.” She tells ET that the songs’ lyrics hold special meaning to her today.
“Way back on the cavalry,” she quotes, “The blood that gives me strength from day to day shall never lose its power.”
Well, the whole thing is, you can keep a person on life support for years when they’re still a vegetable. They’re medically alive, but they’re not alive in any other way. Eventually, that difficult decision may have to be made by the family. That’s not for any of us to decide when that is, of course, but this tragedy needs some form of conclusion so they can try to begin and find peace and closure.
Do you ever just wake up in the morning and think, “Man, thank God Snoop Dogg exists in this world.” Just me? WHATEVER! You’re totally missing out. Anyhow, Snoop recently contributed to an HBO project that’s… actually a Game of Thrones mixtape, compiling songs to accompany the series to connect to younger fans, I suppose. It seems unnecessary, but HBO is running with it, and Snoop was actually pretty stoked to be involved. After all, he loves watching the show so he can learn all about history!
“When they asked me to do the track, I was more than honored because I’m truly a fan of the show. I would have done it for free, but they gave me some money on top of it, so I was like, “Fuck it, let’s do it!” I watch it for historic reasons, to try to understand what this world was based on before I got here. I like to know how we got from there, to here, and the similarities between then and now.”
On drawing parallels between ‘Thrones’ and the real world: “That kings still rule and a bitch fucked everything up, in every situation!”
Yikes. To hear Snoop’s song, “Lannisters Anthem” (LOL), press play below: