Posted in Celebrities, Celebrity News, Eva Longoria-Parker, George Lopez, Jessica Alba, NEWS, Ricky Martin, Shakira

Celebrity News: Celebs Speak out Against Arizona

Of course Arizona wasn’t going to get away with such a bold move without Hollywood speaking out! Celebrities are voicing their opinions on Governor Jan‘s strict immigration law.

International star Shakira visited Arizona Thursday and met with officials to learn more about the law. After a meeting with Phoenix’s Latin Community the Grammy winning star had this to say:

“…It violates the civil and human rights of the Latino Community…It goes against all human dignity, against the principles of most Americans I know.”

The singer who at one point stated, “I’m here pretty much undocumented,” said the Constitution “exists to protect the rights of people living in a nation with or without documents.”

We’re talking about human beings here.

Ricky Martin, George Lopez, Eva Longoria-Parker and Jessica Alba have voiced their opinions via Twitter.

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Ricky Martin tweeted yesterday:

“Equality is understanding that we all come from the same place. Racial profiling should never be tolerated, in the U.S. or anywhere in the world. We’re moving backwards. Scary.”

He was joined by comedian George Lopez, and actresses Eva Longoria-Parker and Jessica Alba.

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George tweeted:

“ARIZONA..George Lopez is coming..Oops..I just got pulled over..Apparently I fit the profile..Gacho!!”

And later he tweeted:

“AZ announces the first Spray Tanning Shop that sprays you lighter “the Casper”..Tougher to Profile.

“The crackdown in ARIZONA continues..The New Taco Bell TORTADA has been outlawed .by GOV Jan Brewer…The changing the name of PATRON to make it more ARIZONA friendly..Now..PAT RON”

Eva and Jessica chimed in by re-tweeting both Ricky and George‘s messages.

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Eva also Tweeted:

“The recent legislation in Arizona threatens to undermine basic notions of fairness.”

Sources: AP Mobile (Image from the Associated Press), Billboard.com, Yahoo News

Posted in "She Wolf", Currently Reading, Gracing Pages, Jackie Kennedy, Jessica Diehl, Michael Roberts, Music, newstands, October 2009, photography, photos, Photoshoot, Shakira, Vanity Fair, VF

Gracing Pages: Shakira Graces the Pages of Vanity Fair

[Shakira lounges in a dress by Gaultier Paris. Her ring is from Cartier.]

Magazine: Vanity Fair
Gracing: Shakira
Newstands: October 2009
Photographed by: Michael Roberts
Styled by: Jessica Diehl
Website: www.vanityfair.com
Notes:
Colombian-American singer Shakira adorn in fresh-off-the-runway couture for a sexy photo shoot for the Vanity Fair Magazine for the month of October 2009. She talks about her new music album “She Wolf” which is coming out in October. Jackie Kennedy is on the cover page of the magazine.

[Shakira sure knows how to wear that Armani Privé jacket.]

[Shakira in a stunning Valentino Haute Couture headpiece.]

[In the case of this Givenchy top, all that glitters is gold.]

[Shakira channels Bettie Page in Dior Haute Couture.]

[The She-Wolf gives us something to howl at in Chanel Haute Couture.]

Posted in "21 Guns", "Lessons Learned", "This Is It", "We Made You", "Womanizer", "You Belong with Me", Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein, Alicia Keys, Beyonce, Beyonce Knowles, Britney Spears, DJ AM, Eminem, Green Day, Janet Jackson, Jay Z, Kanye West, Kid Cudi, King of Pop, Lady Gaga, Live Your Life, MADONNA, Matt and Kim, Michael Jackson, MTV, Music News, New Moon, Pink, Rihanna, Shakira, Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It), T.I., T.I. featuring Rihanna, Taylor Lautner, Taylor Swift, VMA's

Music News: VMA Breakdown

It was an intense and exciting Sunday evening as the “2009 Video Music Awards” took over New York City, causing quite a stir with Kanye West‘s outburst, Madonna‘s surprise appearance, Janet Jackson‘s tribute performance to her brother Michael and the cast of ‘Twilight”s big reveal of their extended ‘New Moon’ trailer.

Madonna opened the awards show, paying tribute to the late Michael Jackson.

Madonna called Michael Jackson a “hero,” a “king” and a “human being” as she paid tribute to the King of Pop at MTV’s “2009 Video Music Awards,” prior to Janet Jackson‘s anticipated performance.

“When I was six, my mother died. I think he got the shorter end of the sick,” she says of the music legend. “I never had a mother but he never had a childhood.”

Madonna said when she learned of Michael’s death while preparing for her tour, she felt as if she had “abandoned him.”

“I know his pain,” she said, referring to the constant media attention the King of Pop received.

Madonna said his legacy lives on, starting with her two sons who are big fans of the late singer. “There’s a whole lot of crotch grabbing and moon-walking in my house,” Madonna joked.

She concluded her tribute saying, “He was a king, but he was also a human being. … Long live the king.”

Following her words, dancers made their way to the stage to perform to Michael‘s acclaimed song “Thriller.” Janet Jackson followed that performance up with her own tribute, singing the song “Scream,” a duet she recorded with her brother.

Taylor Swift then went up onstage to accept the award for Best Female Music Video from Taylor Lautner and Shakira, but her speech was cut short when Kanye West grabbed the microphone from her, declaring that Beyonce’ Knowles had the best music video of the year.

Swift was also amongst the performers of the night, in addition to Green Day, Pink, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Jay-Z featuring Alicia Keys and Kid Cudi. Cudi dedicated his performance to the late Adam “DJ AM” Goldstein, while Pink performed high in the sky with a trapeze artist.

The show concluded with a preview of Michael Jackson‘s anticipated documentary ‘This Is It.’

Here is the list of Moon Men winners at the 2009 VMA’s:

Breakthrough Video- Matt and Kim, “Lessons Learned”

Female Video- Taylor Swift, “You Belong with Me”

Rock Video- Green Day, “21 Guns”

Pop Video- Britney Spears, “Womanizer”

Male Video- T.I. featuring Rihanna, “Live Your Life”

Hip-Hop Video- Eminem, “We Made You”

Best New Artist- Lady Gaga

Video of the Year- Beyonce’ Knowles, “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)”

Check out more photos below from last night’s VMAs.

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Source: theInsider/MTV