Is a Kim Kardashian video game on the way?
She’s already done just about everything but now reality TV star Kim Kardashian is rumoured to have a brand new project in the form of a video game.
Kardashian has posted a cartoon of herself in her Instagram account, posing in front of a Hollywood sign and the words ‘‘Sneak peek from my upcoming project. Super excited about this!’’
This has fuelled rumours that it may have to do with a new video game.But is that her real new project?
Two hours earlier she also tweeted her excitment about another upcoming project, posting a snap of herself in a recording booth, sparking speculation she’s about to make another attempt to revive her short-lived music career.
Kardashian, who recently married the father of her daughter North, rapper Kanye West, released a track called Jam (Turn It Up) in 2011.
But it flopped in the US charts and was laughed at by critics.Her Hollywood cartoon likeness isn’t the only one on Twitter.On Wednesday Fox8 TV posted a spoof of Kimye as Simpsons characters on a mocked up cover of Vogue.
These follow raunchy renditions, also posted on Wednesday, of Kardashian - famous booty to the fore - mimicking Playboy shoots released in 2007, by satirist Alexsandro Palombo.
Police called to Selena Gomez’s home
She is rumoured to be back with Justin Bieber but is the bad boy’s behaviour rubbing off on Selena Gomez?
Police were reportedly called to Gomez’s California home on Tuesday after neighbours complained about the noise.
The singer was hosting a party at her Hidden Hills home and locals called the cops after the bash got out of hand, according to entertainment website TMZ.
When police arrived at the mansion, they warned Gomez to keep the noise to a minimum or the gathering would be shut down.News of the party problems comes just two days after Gomez was spotted at another bash in Hollywood with Bieber.
An Instagram video was posted by a friend of the Canadian heartthrob which shows Bieber and Gomez hanging out with each other at their mutual friend Alfredo Flores’ birthday party.Bieber, 20, and Gomez, 21, first began dating in 2010 but ended the relationship in 2012.
The couple have been on-again, off-again since then.Reports have circulated for months that Bieber’s handlers are keen for the couple to reignite their romance because Gomez is thought to be a good influence on the singer.
Lady Gaga freed from music lawsuit
Lady Gaga has had a copyright lawsuit against her dropped.
Chicago songwriter Rebecca Francescatti filed the suit in 2011 accusing Gaga of copying her music and stealing the title lyric from her 1998 song Juda. Gaga’s 2011 song is called Judas.
Federal Judge Marvin Aspen ruled this week that the songs do not have common lyrics, have different themes and sound nothing alike musically.
The judge also concluded there wasn’t enough evidence that Gaga could have heard or known about Francescatti’s song before publishing Judas.
Dismissing the lawsuit, Aspen said the songs ‘‘are so utterly dissimilar that reasonable minds could not differ as to a lack of substantial similarity between them.’’
Johnny Depp joins Willie Nelson on stage
Johnny Depp has made a low-key appearance playing guitar for Willie Nelson’s band.
Depp stepped on stage with Nelson’s Family Band at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion in the city on Tuesday, where he is currently filming Whitey Bulger biopic Black Mass.
Nelson nonchalantly introduced Depp, who played throughout Nelson’s set, saying ‘‘You got Johnny over here playing guitar’’.
It was the second time Depp joined Nelson onstage this year.The actor performed with the country music stalwart at Rodeo Austin in Texas in March.
True Blood - The Musical in the works
Like the vampires it portrays, True Blood just won’t die.Even if it means breaking out in song.
After the final scene of the upcoming last season, fans may be able to take another fresh bite out of the HBO vampire drama.In the works: True Blood: The Musical. Seriously.
‘‘This was something that I pitched to HBO and (show creator) Alan Ball,’’ composer Nathan Barr said at this week’s True Blood season premiere in Hollywood.
Barr has written the instrumental scores for the series’ entire seven seasons, the last of which debuts in the US on Sunday.Barr said the musical will revolve around protagonist, telepath and waitress Sookie Stackhouse, portrayed in the series by Anna Paquin.
But, Barr added, after seven seasons of twists, turns and characters for Sookie, it’s proven a challenge to trim the saga down.‘‘I think we’re really going to try to return to the roots of the show,’’ he said.
True Blood co-star Stephen Moyer, who showed off his vocal chops last year on NBC’s highly rated live telecast of The Sound of Music, revealed he helped Barr put together some samples of the True Blood musical presented to HBO and Ball.
Barr said he hopes to present a workshop version about a year from now, but he’s not looking beyond that.
To say this is ‘‘Broadway bound’’ is premature.‘‘There’s no guarantees,’’ the composer warned. ‘‘But I think the direction we’re heading in is really exciting.’’