Pop Culture Hot List
Good riddance goatee. Brad Pitt will soon shave off all his facial hair for his role in the movie Moneyball . Pitt will play Oakland A's GM Billy Beane in an adaptation of the book Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game written by Michael Lewis.
In case there is any doubt as to whether Cameron Diaz is dating A-Rod, the blonde actress has three words for you: "No, no, no." Well, guess that's the same word three times. Diaz dispelled rumors of her love life in an interview for Playboy, saying she is currently in a relationship with herself.
Could Christina Aguilera be a good luck charm for the Lakers? The pop star belted out the National Anthem before Game 6 of the NBA Final, in which the Lakers drilled the Celtics 89-67. Guess the Lakers are a little superstitious because Aguilera came back for Game 7, and we all know the outcome of that one.
The Brits don't have too much to celebrate so far during this World Cup. After tying the U.S. and Algeria, the country, and team, needed some cheering up. Enter ... Prince William and Prince Harry? The brothers visited the team locker room after the game against Algeria and "behaved like idiots" to lighten the mood.
Lady Gaga attended yet another baseball game in New York, sitting in the stands during the opener of the Subway Series at Yankee Stadium. Given that she attended a Mets game the week before, we're a little unsure as to which team the singer normally roots for. She attended the Mets game in a black bra yet decided to cover up a little more this time around by wearing the Yankees classic pinstripe uniform.
Family members are supposed to be supportive of one another. So it's no surprise that Matthew McConaughey and son Levi showed their Brazilian pride by donning the team's World Cup jerseys around New York City. Father and son rooted on mom Camila Alves' home country wearing a Kaka and Luis Fabiano jersey, respectively.
What do you get when you put a Stanley Cup Champion, a pop star and a person who can't flip cue-cards fast enough together? A really awkward moment. Chicago Blackhawks Jonathan Toews and pop sensation Miley Cyrus were set to introduce rapper Drake at the 2010 MuchMusic Awards in Toronto, but the cue-card holder couldn't keep up with the chipper Cyrus. What followed can only be described as extremely uncomfortable.
Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich is still waiting for a Christmas present. The Chelsea Football Club owner was supposed to get the world's biggest, most expensive yacht more than six months ago, but imperfections have stalled the process. Among the problems on the $486 million ship, a misplaced helipad and engine vibrations that rattle his crystal.
While her ex-husband, Ashley Cole, and his team is underperforming at the World Cup, Cheryl Cole is taking a much needed vacation to Tanzania with rumored boyfriend Derek Hough. We'd like to thank Hough's father for divulging details the happy couple wouldn't. "It will be one of those dream romantic holidays that you take when you are just starting out on a relationship," he said. Nothing like your dad blabbing to the press.
Perhaps the hottest ticket and most-watched event at the Olympics is the opening ceremony. That's why officials always pick a top-notch person to produce the spectacle. Englishman and Oscar-winning director of Slumdog Millionaire Danny Boyle was selected as artistic director of opening ceremony for the 2012 Games. Boyle was born in Greater Manchester and promises a "thrilling welcome" for athletes and the world.