Justin Bieber may -- or may not -- have pulled a major stoner faux pas in Calabasas on Wednesday. Someone inside the singer's van was photographed dumping bong water out the window. TMZ says the van was heading to Jim Henson Studios, where Bieber was known to be later in the day.
Taylor Swift has set landed two spots in the Guinness Book of World Records for conquering the Billboard charts. The singer made history by becoming the first female artist to have two million-selling weeks on the Billboard 200 album chart with her albums Speak Now and Red. She also set a new best for the fastest selling digital single for her hit "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together," which topped the iTunes singles chart just 50 minutes after it was released. Meanwhile, Taylor's ex Harry Styles and his buddies in One Direction managed to bag the award for highest debut by a British group on the U.S. singles chart after "Live While We're Young" entered at #3.
Katy Perry released her video for Roar yesterday. The adorable and colorful clip shows Perry turning into the queen of the jungle after crash landing her plane. After her loser guy gets eaten, Perry tames the beasts and her own fears to end up brushing the teeth of an alligator, painting the toenails of an elephant and scaring away a tiger with her own roar. Of course, she does all of it while dressed in skimpy jungle outfits that would turn any red-blooded male into a grunting Tarzan. Perry also looks like she's having the time of her life.
Alec Baldwin has signed on to do a weekly late night talk show on MSNBC. Up Late w/ Alec Baldwin will air Fridays at 10 p.m. beginning in October. Baldwin says that after two seasons of doing his podcast for WNYC, he's "developed a fondness for hosting a show that involved talking with smart, talented and engaging people in every imaginable field." He says he's grateful to have the opportunity to bring a similar show to television.
Riddick is this weekend's only major movie release. Vin Diesel is back in the title role, warding off bounty hunters, alien creatures and a massive storm.
Teachers and tackles top the weekend TV viewing, as we await the start of the new TV season next week. On Friday night, Queen Latifah hosts a special honoring the nation's teachers while on Sunday, the NFL returns in full force with a slate of games during the day, and NBC's prime time matchup between the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants.