Britney Spears’ long-awaited “Circus” tour almost came to an end before it even begins. According to TMZ, the pop star was willing to cancel all tour dates if the alternative means not seeing her children while she’s on the road — but now the boys will accompany her.
Spears' Web site posted a message Monday night saying that "both Sean Preston and Jayden James will, in fact, be joining Britney throughout the duration of her tour."
Before that, however, the tour looked to be in jeopardy.
TMZ’s “informed sources” revealed that Spears, her conservator-father Jamie Spears, and the singer’s ex-husband Kevin Federline worked on an arrangement that would allow her visitation with the boys between show dates at any one of three central locations (New Jersey, New Orleans and Los Angeles). The talks allegedly came to a halt when Federline’s attorneys found about the hush-hush deal.
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Seems the suits hadn’t signed off on the agreement, which would have provided Federline with a place to stay in each city, as well as $4,000 pocket change per week.
Looks like the parties were able to come to a deal, and now the youngsters will have quite a "Circus" to enjoy. The tour begins March 3 in New Orleans.
Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher may adopt
A new report claims celebrity couple Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher plan to adopt a child this summer.
“Both Ashton and Demi finally came to terms with the reality that (childbirth) is just not going to happen for them,” an insider revealed to the National Enquirer. “They had always resisted adoption because they wanted a baby of their own, but now everything has changed. They feel this is the best thing that could happen because they are able to give a child a great, loving start in life.”
The new addition would be the first child for Kutcher and the fourth for Moore, who has three daughters (Rumer, 20, Scout, 17, and Tallulah, 15) with ex-husband Bruce Willis.
Kim Kardashian: I’m probably twice Jessica’s size
Joining the growing group of friends, family members and other celebrities rushing to Jessica Simpson’s defense, reality TV star Kim Kardashian has voiced her outrage about the singer’s much-scrutinized waistline.
“I think it’s absolutely ridiculous!!!” Kardashian wrote in message posted to her Web site. “She is not fat at all and I am actually offended that people are giving her such a hard time over this! LEAVE HER ALONE!!!”
The 28-year-old believes the problem goes much further than offending Simpson.
“She is so drop dead gorgeous and the fact that the media is sending this message out to young girls is mind blowing!” she wrote, adding, “I am probably twice Jessica’s size, so what do you guys think of me then???”
Dish on the fly
“Twilight” fans can look forward to seeing star Robert Pattinson in a more revealing role when he puts the vampire series behind him. “I’ll go nude,” the actor said in a quote posted to StarPulse. Pattinson looked to his “Harry Potter” pal, Daniel Radcliffe, for the career inspiration. “The guy in ‘Equus’ is attracted to horses and walks around nude. It looks like an intense acting experience,” he noted. … Coldplay frontman Chris Martin recently got the boot from the band’s recording studio. His temporary absence came at the urging of producer Brian Eno, who wrote the singer’s walking papers himself. “The letter was to all of us,” Martin explained to Absolute Radio. “(Eno) said ‘Viva La Vida’ was good, but we can do better. The way we could do better was by starting without the singer.” Though Martin admitted the request hurt him, he soon recognized the benefits. “It turned out to be such a great idea because (the rest of the band) were just free to try loads of weird stuff without someone saying ‘what about this or that chord.’” … It’s been just over 35 years since KISS first hit the stage, but according to guitarist Paul Stanley, the band still gets plenty of groupies. “They are there in abundance,” the 57-year-old rocker bragged in an interview with Page Six. “The only thing that changes is whether you choose to indulge. But the buffet is always there!”
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