Arts bites: Jan 11 2012

You’re my girl Blue
The world’s most famous baby was born this week, as Beyoncé Knowles and Jay-Z revealed daughter Blue Ivy Carter to the adoring public. The music royalty offspring is said to have been delivered over New Year’s weekend. No word on whether or not she looks like mom or dad, but the world has its fingers crossed that it’s mom. Jay-Z’s mug on a girl? Yeesh.

Saying “Bye, Bye, Bye” to the bachelor life
Justin Timberlake and girlfriend, I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry star, Jessica Biel are getting married. The pop superstar apparently popped the question while the couple were vacationing in Montana this month. This brings to light the very evident question: who the hell vacations in Montana?

Nemesis found for Trek sequel
War Horse actor, and relatively new famous face Benedict Cumberlatch has reportedly been cast as the main villain in J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek sequel, to be released in 2013. The filmmakers were rumoured to have sought Oscar winner Benicio Del Toro for the part, but the very British actor ultimately won the rights. Apparently the only qualification you needed to have for the role was that your first name begin with “B-e-n.”

No more “Winning”
While talking with a reporter at a Television Critics Association party, Charlie Sheen admitted, “I’m not crazy anymore.” It was then revealed that the interview was from a party in 1986.

Compiled by Wade Thompson

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