Just after Lady Gaga revealed that she lives with post traumatic stress disorder, she shared a powerful letter about how mental illness affects her daily life and what she’s doing to work through it.
“This is how I and we can begin to heal,” writes Gaga on her Born This Way Foundation’s website. “I am starting today, because secrets keep you sick.”
In 2014, the singer told Howard Stern that a record producer raped her when she was 19-years-old. She’s been struggling with PTSD since then, and she recently opened up about the diagnosis for the first time while talking to a group of young people at the Ali Forney Center in New York, which provides services for LGBTQ youth. Read more…
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Justin Bieber, who is not a big fan of people screaming while he performs, is currently plotting his first ever stadium tour.
Bieber will hit the road again in North America following his rocky Purpose tour at the end of the summer in 2017, which should give him some time to hang out poolside and not Instagram before he returns to sing to the masses.
Bieber stopped by Ellen to make the announcement and show off his biceps.
The dates so far:
August 5 Pasadena, CA at Rose Bowl Stadium
August 12 Denver, CO at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Read more…
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Justin Bieber has, yet again, used his angelic voice to sing the song of one Ms. Taylor Alison Swift. “I Knew You Were Trouble,” specifically.
Now it is our duty to ask, what do mean, Justin?
Bieber, who has been avoiding social media to keep away from Satan, is still cool with using other people’s phones for selfies on occasion.
In a recent video (judging from his current, unbleached hair and baby bangs) that just emerged, he asks, “Is this a video?” And then he swiftly launches into the song. Read more…
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Justin Bieber has a pretty solid reason for not returning to Instagram — he is not the dark lord Satan.
“Instagram is for the devil,” he told the crowd in London at the last date of his Purpose Tour, explaining his exit from the social media platform. “I think hell is Instagram. I’m like 90 percent sure.”
When Biebs expands on his argument, it’s pretty damn convincing.
“We get sent to hell and we get locked in the Instagram server,” he said. “I’m stuck in the DMs. I’m trying to climb my way out and I can’t.” Read more…
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If, perhaps, you need an easily accessible ray of hope in your life, Beyoncé has stepped up the the plate yet again.
She released the endlessly warm and fuzzy video for “All Night” off Lemonade on YouTube, so you no longer need Tidal to access some truly adorable footage of Blue Ivy and her parents.
The video also features tender moments from significantly less famous happy couples and guest appearances from some girls poised to run the world like Amandla Stenberg and Bey’s own mentees, Chloe x Halle.
Bey has previously released “Hold Up” and “Sorry” as standalone videos from the visual album. “All Night,” her fourth single off Lemonade, is getting traction just in time for all your sentimental holiday moments and Grammy consideration. As always, Beyoncé’s knows precisely what she’s doing Read more…
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The broken, the beaten and the damned could really use some snuggles under the mistletoe right about now.
This mashup of the greatest Christmas song of all time, Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” and the greatest emo marching band anthem of all time, My Chemical Romance’s “Welcome to the Black Parade,” is truly a gift.
The band has previously covered “All I Want For Christmas Is You” and Way has been a vocal supporter of Carey’s talents. Mariah, meanwhile, loves revenge.
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Selena Gomez is the most followed Instagram user on the planet. In September, she became the first and only person to rack up 100 million followers (now it’s up to 103 million).
It’s a significant feat for any pop star — her BFF Taylor Swift is trailing behind at just over 90 million followers right now. But its true significance lies in the fact that it happened during a period of radio silence from Gomez, whose last post was 14 weeks ago.
In August, Gomez checked herself into rehab to confront her anxiety and depression head on, and the act of self-care spoke volumes. But Gomez’s hiatus hasn’t hurt the pop star’s career. Instead, her willingness to expose her vulnerability has only strengthened her fan base. Read more…
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