Beyonce And Jay Z Outbid By Minecraft Creator For $70 Million Mansion: Morning Mix
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:: Markus “Notch” Persson, the creator of Minecraft, outbid Beyonce and Jay Z on a Beverly Hills mansion featuring a 16-car garage, home gym, candy room and a replica of actor James Dean‘s motorcycle. The hip-hop royal couple had visited the house six times, but then Persson closed a deal for $70 million in just six days. [Curbed LA]
:: will.i.am reveals that the Black Eyed Peas have reunited to create new music, though as he stresses, not an album. “I don’t know anyone who was like — unless I was cleaning the house or going on a long drive — not even when they’re working out, do they listen to albums. They listen to a whole bunch of songs at once,” he says. So, there’s that! [Ryan Seacrest]
:: Elton John married his longtime partner David Furnish in England on December 21. The couple has two sons, Zachary and Elijah. [Billboard]
:: Nicki Minaj accused ex-boyfriend Safaree Samuels on Twitter for “selling vids” and taking advantage of her overall. Samuels fired back to dispute her claims and condemn her for airing them out online: “i jus got off the phone with your mother and come off to this..pls stop.” [Just Jared]
:: Laverne Cox, star of Orange Is the New Black and transgender activist, “literally fell to the floor” when she received a holiday card signed “Love, Beyonce.” Remember, Cox is also an active and vocal member of the Beyhive. [MTV]
:: Have you ever wanted to see One Direction‘s Harry Styles and actress Kristen Wiig lead a sing-along to “(I’ve Had) the Time of My Life”? Of course you have. [Instagram]
Find out what music you can catch on TV below.
:: Good Morning America (ABC) — Darius Rucker :: Today (NBC) — Brett Eldredge :: The View (ABC) — Adam Jacobs and James Monroe Iglehart of Disney’s Aladdin :: The Wendy Williams Show (syndicated) — Mary J. Blige :: Conan (TBS) — Ryan Adams :: Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) — Charli XCX :: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) — John Mellencamp