Rapper Iggy Azalea has denied reports she has made a sex tape, insisting anyone who tries to make a profit from sleazy footage is a "sex offender".
On Thursday (11Sep14), founder and co-chairman of adult film company Vivid Entertainment, Steven Hirsch, announced he had obtained a video apparently showing the Fancy hitmaker.
Hirsch, whose company is responsible for releasing famous sex tapes belonging to Pamela Anderson and former Playmate Kendra Wilkinson, even claimed Azalea's alleged video rivals Kim Kardashian's infamous sex tape with then-boyfriend Ray J, released by Vivid in 2007. However, the 24-year-old Australian rapper took to Twitter.com the same day to fire back at the reports, insisting she has not made any scandalous videos, and slammed anyone trying to sell them.
She writes, "I don't have a sex tape but for the record... Anyone who releases or attempts to make profit off someone else's intimate moments against their will is a sex offender. "It honestly makes me sick to see the media encourage any other attitude towards those sorts of people, we should want to protect our women. I really hope that america will follow Europe and their laws to better protect peoples privacy and fundamental rights."
"My husband Kanye and I have an amazing sex life. So far as the sex tape is concerned, whether or not we've made another... If we have, it's never something I want to go public. I never want to make the same mistake twice." Kim Kardashian hints she has made a sex tape with her husband Kanye West. The reality TV star initially shot to fame after her previous sex tape with singer Ray J became an Internet sensation.
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Singer Ray J has pleaded no contest to a charge of misdemeanour trespassing in relation to his arrest at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles in May (14).
The star, who famously dated Kim Kardashian and appeared in her sex tape, was also charged with sexual battery, assault on a police officer and resisting arrest but those counts have been dismissed under the terms of a plea deal.
The R&B singer previously pleaded not guilty to the groping and resisting arrest charges. Reports suggest Ray J kicked out the window of a police car and spat on a police officer.
The singer told TMZ.com he smashed the window because he felt claustrophobic.
A Los Angeles District Attorney subsequently filed sexual battery, resisting arrest, assault and vandalism charges against the singer.
The 33 year old, real name Willie Ray Norwood Jr., has been sentenced to three years' probation and 50 hours of community service. He was also ordered to attend alcohol therapy and anger management classes.
Kim Kardashian once served as R&B singer/actress Brandy's stylist, before finding fame as a reality TV star. The socialite previously dated the Have You Ever hitmaker's brother, Ray J, her co-star in their infamous sex tape.
Actress Adrienne Bailon has clarified comments about her ex-boyfriend Rob Kardashian after his sister Kim Kardashian blasted her for making scathing remarks about him.
The former Disney Channel star dated Kardashian for two years until 2009 and the pair's romance fell apart onscreen on the family's reality show after he admitted to cheating on Bailon.
The actress slams him in a new issue of Latina magazine, insisting she hates being blamed for their break-up. Kim was furious over the article and hit back at Bailon on Twitter.com, writing, "Funny how she says being with a Kardashian hurt her career yet the only reason she has this article is bc (because) she is talking about a Kardashian... So sad when people try to kick my brother when he is down #FamilyForever."
Bailon didn't hold back after hearing about Kim's comments, and on Thursday (31Jul14), she took to Instagram.com with a note indirectly pointed at the reality TV star.
Bailon wrote, "Fame and career are two different things. I've always had a career. I have been working hard since I was 15 years old. Being someone's 'girlfriend' was never what I wanted to be famous for. What makes you 'famous' isn't always what you want to be 'labeled' as, or known for. If anyone should understand that...It should be you," slyly referring to Kim's 2007 leaked sex tape with ex-boyfriend Ray J.
She continued, "I also stated in the article that none of this would have stopped me from being in love and being in that relationship. I just would have gone about it differently. You can love someone just as much in private. We all learn from our first loves. #Godbless"
R&B star Ray J has detailed his regret over shooting a sex tape with Kim Kardashian in a new track titled Never Shoulda Did That. The singer famously featured in a sex tape with the reality TV beauty that was made when they were dating in 2003 and subsequently leaked in 2007.
He has now released a new track in which he appears to express his sorrow for making the recording.
In a promo for the song, which was released on Tuesday (29Jul14), he can be heard confessing his regret in the line, "f**king b**ches on camera, never shoulda (sic) did that s**t".
Ray J also admits to taking drugs, getting into brawls and cheating on his girlfriend in the candid track, which frequently repeats the title.
Kim Kardashian's sex tape co-star Ray J has been charged with a string of crimes related to his alleged bad behaviour in and outside a hotel in Beverly Hills in May (14). The Los Angeles District Attorney has filed sexual battery, resisting arrest, assault and vandalism charges against the singer following his rampage at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
Police who arrested the star originally told TMZ.com that he would not be charged with sexual battery because his contact with a woman on the night in question was "incidental", but it appears the D.A. did not agree.
After leaving the hotel's bar, boozy Ray J allegedly kicked out the window of a police car and spat on an officer. The singer told TMZ.com he smashed the window because he felt claustrophobic.
Doctor Who star Colin Baker has paid tribute to British actor Ray Lonnen following his death at the age of 74. Lonnen, best known for his role in 1982 movie Harry's Game, passed away on Friday (11Jul14) after a battle with cancer.
He made a number of appearances in cult British sci-fi show Doctor Who, and the series' former star Baker is among those who have offered tributes, calling Lonnen "a really nice bloke and a good actor too".
Lonnen also appeared in U.K. TV series Z-Cars and The Sandbaggers in the 1970s, and worked on both the Indiana Jones and James Bond movie franchises, standing in for the lead actors to screen test leading ladies including Kim Basinger, who wrote him a letter of thanks following her audition for 1983 007 film Never Say Never Again.
Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian has sparked outrage online after sporting a traditional Native American headdress to her niece's lavish birthday bash. Kim Kardashian celebrated her daughter North's first birthday by throwing a festival-themed party in the grounds of her sister's California mansion.
The event included teepees and a ferris wheel, and Khloe got into the spirit by posing for several snaps in a huge feathered bonnet.
One snap featured her sitting in front of a teepee, and she wrote the caption: "Ray of clouds. Chirping of birds. Gurgling of water. Granting desire. One with water."
However, the snaps prompted a backlash from Kardashian's followers on Instagram.com, with several slamming the star for making light of a cultural tradition.
The 29 year old is not the first celebrity to come under fire for wearing a Native American headdress - Pharrell Williams apologised earlier this month (Jun14) after he donned one on the cover of Britain's Elle magazine, and One Direction's Harry Styles also faced a backlash in March (14), when he shared a photo of himself wearing a similar piece on his Instagram.com blog.
When it comes to Kim Kardashian, everyone considers him or herself an expert. And why shouldn't we? She leads a very public lifestyle, and her personal reputation and career have been built on baring it all for the world. Still, there's plenty that people assume about the reality star that simply is not accurate. And hey, even if you don't like her, you can at least get the facts straight. Here are five common misconceptions about Kimberly Noel Kardashian.1. She Was a Porn Star
People love to call Kim a "porn star." Well, no. That's not true. Kim was dating Ray J back in the day (a fact he's since tried to make a comeback career out of), and the young couple decided to make a sex tape. Whether they both went into it with the intention of selling the video and getting rich is another question, but she was in a committed relationship with him when it happened. The video was not professionally made -- it was grainy, had the shaky camera thing going, and -- from what we've heard -- wasn't all that exciting (just like a real home sex video). Repeat: Kim Kardashian has never made a porno, is not famous for being a porn star. If all it took was a single video, we'd have a lot more people with sex tapes dominating reality TV and running empires.2. She Contributes Nothing to the World
Kim may not have the Beyoncé talent, but she has the Beyoncé work ethic. Kim puts in work, and it's work that has gone on to benefit every member of her immediate family, as well as a number of worthy charities. In this clip from Keeping Up with the Kardashians she gets into a fight with Kourtney (that turns into a fight between Kourtney and Jonathan) over an appearance that Kourtney did not want to make. Whether people value her work or not, Jonathan was right to say that Kim works every day, all year round.
3. She's a Bad Mother
If you think Kim is only concerned with looking perfect all of the time and is totally fake half of the time, then you haven't seen the video of her leaking breastmilk through her nursing pads. Not only did she share this truly intimate moment on her show, she laughed off her siblings practically gagging over the scene. Because, when you're a true mom, leaky nipples are just a part of the game.
4. Her Relationship Is All for Show
Because of the Kris Humphries situation, people have always been suspicious of Kanye West and Kim. Two things work against the theory that these two are just together for the attention. First off, there's every Kanye West song in which he obsessively references Kim and proclaims his love for her. He's even rapped about dealing with his developing feelings while she was still with Kris. And then there's the effect the relationship has had on her reality show. The breastmilk leak was such a big deal partly because we hadn't even seen Nori yet! And although Kanye has appeared on Keeping Up With The Kardashians, they were rare appearances where little was revealed about their relationship. Being with Kanye has actually changed Kim in that she has had to curb her sharing (and her mom has surely had to deal Kanye's desire for more privacy as well). Watching Kim and Kanye do things neither has ever publicly done in a relationship suggests that there is something legit there.5. She Got Pregnant Just for the Publicity and Attention
Kim was actually not that thrilled about the idea of a baby shower. She was tired of the negative press (like that TMZ story about the alleged baby shower invites), and even asked that instead of registry gifts, friends and family donate to the Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago. While she did end up having a baby shower, it was a fairly low-key event that her family put on for her. Looking at Kim and the terrible time the press gave her (and the health issues she had to deal with too), it's not difficult to believe that she was just over the whole thing and ready for Nori to arrive.
Now, you are all free to continue loathing, despising, or being totally indifferent to Kim Kardashian. Or loving her! As long as you're well-informed.
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