Britney Spears’ Autobiography Delayed

The Jonas Brothers season of Candy Crush… Jay Z’s alleged son… The Weeknd’s final album… Nick Cannon has multiple jobs… and Britney Spears’ autobiography delayed

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The Jonas Brothers are about to drop some exclusive music in Candy Crush Saga. Kevin, Joe and Nick are “candified” characters in the Candy Kingdom and they’ll guide players through different events and challenges throughout the game’s “Music Season,” which began yesterday and runs through May 28. And then on May 11 — that’s this Thursday — two new JoBros’ songs — “Summer Baby” and “Sail Away” — will stream exclusively on Candy Crush before streaming elsewhere. You can also check out a Candy Crush remix of “Waffle House” exclusively in-game.

The names of Jay-Z’s children practically roll off the tongue….Blue Ivy, Sir, Rumi, Rymir….What? You don’t know the name Rymir Satterthwaite? Jay-Z claims he doesn’t, either. But for the past decade or so, 30-year-old Rymir has been trying to get Jay-Z to take a DNA test because he believes he is Jay-Z’s son. However, Jay-Z’s lawyers have succeeding in shutting Rymir down and getting the case sealed. Now Rymir has filed a motion with the Supreme Court, asking them to unseal the case and force Jay-Z to take a paternity test. Rymir insists he doesn’t want anything from Jay-z. He just wants to see justice served. Rymir claims his late mother Wanda told him that she hooked up with Jay-Z in the fall of 1992 while she was in an on-again/off-again relationship with her high school sweetheart. At the time, Wanda was 16 and Jay-Z was 22, way before he became a billionaire. Since the age of 21, Rymir has been fighting to prove he’s Jay-Z’s son, and now he’s hoping the Supreme Court will force him to take a DNA test.

In a new cover story for “W Magazine,” The Weeknd said his next album could be his final released under his stage name. He said, “The album I’m working on now is probably my last hurrah as The Weeknd. This is something that I have to do. As The Weeknd, I’ve said everything I can say.” That doesn’t necessarily mean he’s done with music. He explained he may just release music as himself — Abel Tesfaye. Either way, he says, “I still want to kill The Weeknd. And I will. Eventually.”

Nick Cannon told “The LA Times” that he’s been “villainized” and labeled a “deadbeat dad” by people who say he can’t possibly be a present father for 12 kids by six different women. But Nick wants us all to know that he pays $3M a year in child support, which means he has to generate at least $100M a year. And that, Nick says, he does. He told the reporter, “Everybody thinks Ryan Seacrest has tons of money. I do everything that he does times 10. Well, not times 10 — times three. Because he does a lot.” Nick was also asked why he had so many children in the past year, and he said it’s because he’s a people pleaser! He said, “I just wanted to give (these women) what they desired.”

Britney Spears signed a reported $15M book deal and worked with ghostwriter to tell her life story. According to sources, Britney is “brutally honest,” which apparently has some people very nervous. According to “The US Sun,” Simon & Schuster received some “strongly worded legal letters” from lawyers representing some worried A-listers who are afraid of what Britney might say about them. The book was already supposed to have come out but ended up getting pushed to this fall. Now one source says, “There’s no movement at the moment and there are concerns over when it will eventually be able to come out.”


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