Amy Schumer Explains Version Of Beyonce's "Formation" Was NOT A Parody

Posted on Fri Oct 28th, 2016 10:40am PDT       By X17 Staff

You tell 'em, girl!

Amy Schumer ruffled a lot of feathers when she seemingly parodied Beyonce's "Formation," but the comedienne insists it was never done to poke fun at the song, and was actually more of a tribute.

"I did not mean to detract any of the meaning from the video. I am of course horrified and sickened by the events that are addressed throughout that video and didn’t see this as minimizing that and still don’t. Of course I had Beyoncé and Jay Z’s approval. They released it on Tidal exclusively for the first 24 hours. I love how in the lyrics of “Formation” Beyoncé is telling us to get in formation. And also I like to think she is telling us ladies to get information," she began.

"If you watched it and it made you feel anything other than good, please know that was not my intention. The movie we made is fun and the women in it are strong and want to help each other. That’s what it was about for me," she continued.

"You have every right to feel however you feel about the video and me but I want you to know I’m not going anywhere. Use whatever hashtag you like. My mission is to continue to work as hard as I can to empower women and make them laugh and feel better and I won’t let anything stop me," she concluded.

There you have it, folks! Can everyone just calm down now?


Report: Mariah Carey Demanding $50 Million Payday From James Packer

Posted on Fri Oct 28th, 2016 9:38am PDT       By X17 Staff

Wow! This story just got even crazier!

Mariah Carey is reportedly demanding $50 million from James Packer, according to TMZ. Sources tied to the couple say that Mimi thinks James cost her millions upon millions of dollars -- and she wants her cash money!

Here's why she believes she needs her big pay day: 1) She moved from New York to Los Angeles to be with him -- he lives in Los Angeles so he can be near his kids. 2) The incident on the yacht in Greece (ya know, the one where she says he did something terrible to her assistant) was so traumatizing that she had to cancel the South American leg of her tour. 3) He made several financial promises to her about their future.

Umm those don't sound like good enough reasons to demand a $50 million payday! Didn't the "Sweet Fantasy" singer already have to move to Vegas for her residency? And as for her cancelled South American tour -- how about the show must go on? Suck it up, lady!

The Australian businessman has not commented on the new claims.


Kylie Copies Kim's Corset Style

Kanye West's Saint Pablo Tour Is The Hottest Ticket In Town

Posted on Fri Oct 28th, 2016 8:49am PDT       By X17 Staff

Kourtney Kardashian, Brooklyn Beckham, Cody Simpson, Shia LaBeouf (who took his mom as his date!), and many more celebs like Chrissy Teigen, John Legend and Meghan Trainor pulled on their best gear to hit up Kanye West's third Los Angeles concert during his Saint Pablo tour on Thursday night. Clearly, the show was the hottest ticket in town!

Of course -- all eyes were on Kourtney who opted for a pair of thigh-high blue velvet boots which she paired with a Metallica T-shirt -- and basically that's all! We wonder if Kourt's ever even heard a Metallica song?! Either way, that mom is keeping it sexxxy!

Kris Jenner, Corey Gamble, Karrueche Tran, Christina Milian, Jimmy Iovine and Liberty Ross were some of the other famous names who hit up the concert at the The Forum in Inglewood, Calif.

Even Kim Kardashian, who is keeping a super low profile after being held at gunpoint earlier this month, managed to slip into the concert for the third night in a row. She's a true Yeezy fan!

Earlier in the day, our photogs caught the rapper handling some business before his concert. In keeping with the new sportswear-as-daywear trend, the "Famous" performer was outfitted in a long-sleeved black shirt from the Saint Pablo tour -- like he'd wear something that didn't promote himself in some way?! -- sweat pants, and a pair of Adidas trainers. Athleisure or athLAZY?


Mariah Carey Got Close To Hunky Backup Dancer Before Splitting From Fiance James Packer

Posted on Fri Oct 28th, 2016 6:30am PDT       By X17 Staff

Oh reaaaally? This makes a bit more sense now!

We weren't totally shocked that Mariah Carey had split from her mega-rich fiance James Packer, but we never thought Mimi would be shacking up with a sexy backup dancer! Apparently Packer was dealing with some personal issues, and a source tells E! News, "James was not in the right mind for months. Mariah was in essence an abandoned woman. While in Vegas, she turned to and developed a close relationship with Bryan Tanaka."

"James is not in a mentally healthy place right now and he has not been present for her," the insider added. "Unfortunately, his absence and behavior was not a good situation for her, so she had to leave him." A rep for Packer denies this, but several months ago the couple, who got engaged in January, put the brakes on wedding plans. Seems like there's been trouble in paradise long before Mariah allegedly got a piece of beefcake in Vegas!

People reports that the final straw came during a vacation in Greece last month, in which Packer was not “present for Mariah or her family," but a source close to the billionaire businessman countered that it's “typical Mariah to just twist things that don’t sound good to her." So what was the real reason? "They split because she has issues," the insider dished. "James is definitely an oddball, but a brilliant great guy. To put her issues on James is ridiculous."

We wonder what really happened with the pop superstar and the shirtless wonder? After all, they've been partying together:

And earlier this year, they posed for Complex Mag, and there are plenty of other photos of the two on Instagram. Seems like Bryan is pretty proud of his relationship with the starlet!

#ComplexMagazine #MariahCarey 🙌🏼🔥🙏🏼🔥🙌🏼 7•27•2016

A photo posted by Bryan Tanaka (@bryantanaka) on


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Drake Rocks A Women's Sweatsuit For Lunch With His Crew

Posted on Fri Oct 28th, 2016 6:00am PDT       By X17 Staff

Orange you glad Drake likes to take fashion risks?

Drake lunched at Toscanova in Calabasas with some pals on Thursday, and the rapper rocked a bright orange Esprit sweatsuit. Funny thing is, we found this getup online -- in the women's clothing section! Drake is about 6' tall, so perhaps he ordered an XL? Those pants are a bit snug...

On Sunday Drake celebrated his birthday at Nobu in West Hollywood, and not only was Taylor Swift there, but so was her ex, John Mayer, and John's ex, Katy Perry. Awkward! On top of that, Drake's mom, Sandi Graham was spotted chatting with the superstar's famous friends, including Taylor. But before you jump to conclusions about those rumors that Drake is dating Taylor, get this: Drake's mom doesn't usually party with him (duh!) so he wanted to introduce her to all of his pals. Aww, how considerate! Plus, do you REALLY think T. Swizzle would go for Drizzy?


Rob Kardashian Under Criminal Investigation For Making Threats Against Blac Chyna's Rumored Lover

Posted on Thu Oct 27th, 2016 2:00pm PDT       By X17 Staff

Uh oh! Rob Kardashian is under criminal investigation for allegedly threatening singer Pilot Jones, who has been getting pretty chummy with Blac Chyna.

Rob allegedly physically threatened Pilot because the wannabe singer's been hanging with Rob's lady, according to law enforcement sources in a new TMZ report.

The threats come right after photos surfaced of Chyna and Pilot making out -- although it's unclear if the photos are from before she started dating Rob or during a break ... or if she's cheating.

It's believed the pregnant former stripper dated Pilot before she hooked up with Rob and rekindled a romance with Jones during one of her breaks from the overweight Kardashian. Back in March, Chyna partied with Pilot at a club in Atlanta -- and they looked mighty friendly. There have even been rumors that Pilot is the true father of Chyna's unborn. Talk about DRAMA RAMA!

The outlet is also reporting that Pilot is scared because of the string of texts Rob him sent, like, "Leave my wife alone. I'm not playing with you."

That doesn't sound like a threat to us -- but apparently there are also texts in which Rob generally threatens Pilot with physical harm if he doesn't steer clear from his baby mama, but a source say that the threat is "a little murky and general."

Sounds like Pilot is kind of acting like a baby! Don't mess with a dude's baby mama and this kind of stuff won't happen!

While the threats may not be that serious, LAPD's Threat Management Unit is investigating the situation. Eek! That sounds serious to us!

Meanwhile when Rob isn't threatening his fiancee's possible lover, he's prepping for his daughter, who is due next month. It appears as if Rob and Chyna have actually been preparing two separate nurseries for baby girl Kardashian -- one at his house and one at hers. That doesn't look good for the twosome's future as a couple if you ask us!

An insider told People, “They have separate nurseries because they both wanted to prepare for the baby, but they agreed it wasn’t a good idea to live together while Chyna is pregnant because they were fighting too much." Ain't that the truth?!

According to the source, the couple has yet to pick with house they will live in together after the baby is born but “their daughter will obviously stay with Chyna.”

Newflash: that drama-filled duo ain't ever living together as a couple!

UPDATE: Chyna said that the photo in question was taken over two years ago. She vehemently says she's never slept with Pilot and all of this is a plea for attention to get press for his new track. The reality star went off on Instagram with an expletive-filled rant, in which she posted several conversations with Pilot (whose real name appears to be Justin) saying that Pilot is gay and trying to extort money from her, writing, "Ok let's state facts !!! I been quiet for too long!!! So JC Pilot Jones whatever the f--k his name is has already tried to put out a story saying that he's the potential father of my child really ?!?!?!"

The passionate lady added, "I never had sex with him ! NEVER EVER! Nothing ever happened past these pics."

That's messed-up stuff! We gotta say -- we are definitely believing Chyna on this one!


Kylie Jenner Warns Fans About Buying Fake LipKits, Claims They're Made With "Really Dangerous" Ingredients

Posted on Thu Oct 27th, 2016 12:55pm PDT       By X17 Staff

Don't buy the knock-offs, guys!

Kylie Jenner learned yesterday that fake versions of her LipKits are being sold on imposter websites, and she took to Snapchat to warn her fans about the dangers of these products.

"Hey guys, so I've come across this website called It looks exactly like mine, but it's not. I want to be really really clear and let you guys know that the only place to get my products is, and anywhere else is fake. Make sure you guys check the URL because these other websites are selling fake product. It might look exactly like mine, but it's not mine. The ingredients that they're using are in these fake products also really, really dangerous, which is my biggest concern," she said on camera.

Duped customers proceeded to flood her inbox with photos and horror stories about the fake cosmetics, with some noting that their glosses contained things like glue and gasoline!

"Check my Twitter, I just re-posted a video of this girl who got a fake Kylie lip kit and her lips are literally stuck together like glue. This is getting so out of hand, people, please please please don't trust any other website,' she added.

Thanks for the heads up, Ky!


Paris Hilton Goes On A Shopping Spree With Her Pocket Pooch

Posted on Thu Oct 27th, 2016 12:05pm PDT       By X17 Staff

We can't get over how cute this puppy is!

Paris Hilton dropped by Barneys yesterday in Beverly Hills to get her shop on, and she brought her tiny $8000 chihuahua with her! We didn't think fancy department stores allowed dogs, but we guess when you're a super famous socialite the rules don't apply to you. Either that, or she figured they literally wouldn't see the tiny pooch chilling in her arms.

We wonder what Princess P is going to be for Halloween? She never disappoints with her sexy costumes, so we can't wait to see what tricks she has up her sleeve. We think she should be a hot animal trainer, so she can bring all her fuzzy friends with her wherever she decides to celebrate!


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