TODAY   |  August 24, 2013

Baby North West debuts; Affleck spurs bat-backlash

The TODAY anchors take a look at the latest in entertainment headlines, from the debut of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s baby North on Kris Jenner’s talk show to the controversial news that Ben Affleck will be the new Batman. Plus, Lady Gaga is feuding with gossip blogger Perez Hilton, her former best friend.

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>>> holy controversy batman, ben affleck not as well received as some would hope.

>> we have that and the rest of the entertainment news. good to see you.

>> good to see you as well.

>> we got our first look at baby north west .

>> kanye west went on kris jenner 's talk show , the season finale. he said what better way than on her grandmother's show. kanye is actually very sweet. she is a beautiful baby.

>> she's 10 weeks old. the paparazzi, everybody wanted the first picture. it has kanye's cheeks and nose and kim's eyes.

>> she's one good looking baby. everyone can agree on that. everyone cannot agree on ben affle affleck.

>> the controversy is that people can never forget the days like ""argo"." he gone best picture and did really good things. people cannot forget where he didn't do that well. "daredevil" crashed at the box office . he's a phenomenal actor and good director. everybody is talking about it.

>> i think he will look good in a bat suit. there i said it.

>> i'm with you.

>> really, that's the point, anyway.

>> 2015 , we are going to see it.

>> we have a date.

>> let's talk about bon jovi and his guitarist richey sambora. is there bad blood here?

>> we don't know. sambora has not been with the band since april. thank you for your support, it's a private matter. some sites are reporting he was booted from the band because of money. nobody knows . he's been with the band for 30 years.

>> he's as much of the band as jon bonn jovi.

>> lady gaga is not having a good week.

>> she's feuding with perez hilton . she's taking backlash for asking fans to view her video, "applause".

>> she's trying to rig the charts. mtv awards are tomorrow. she's opening it up. see if they have confrontation.

>> quite a video.

>> we have affleck, you have gaga.

>> somehow, i don't know if that's -- i'm sorry.

>> going to drop that one.

>> we'll leave that one alone.