Paula Deen denied she was racist yesterday on the "Today" show. She started to get upset toward the end of the interview. At one point she told Matt Lauer that she's done a lot to help people of color, so that shows she's not racist.
The girl Justin Bieber has been hanging out with is a former Hooters waitress . . . and she's also MARRIED. But she's been separated for about a year.
Oprah tops this year's "Forbes" list of the 100 Most Powerful Celebrities, which measures fame in a variety of categories. Meanwhile, Madonna was the top earner of the year with $125 million . . . and Will Smith, Jennifer Aniston, and Sandra Bullock are considered the most "marketable."
Disney has reportedly hired trainers and nutritionists to get both Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher down to fighting weight for the new "Star Wars" movie.
Kanye West's new album "Yeezus" debuted at #1 on the "Billboard" chart, selling 327,000 copies. That's the third-largest debut of the year, behind Justin Timberlake and Daft Punk.
TMZ reports that Paris Jackson’s depression was caused by cyber bullying on Facebook. Sources say the 15-year-old can’t handle the negative things people write on her page about her father Michael Jackson and his lifestyle, including allegations he molested young boys.