Sideshow: Bieber: Greatness trumps love

Musician Justin Bieber is seen during a hand and footprint ceremony honoring musician Michael Jackson in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. The ceremony was held to celebrate the "Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour" by Cirque du Soleil. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
Musician Justin Bieber is seen during a hand and footprint ceremony honoring musician Michael Jackson in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. The ceremony was held to celebrate the "Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour" by Cirque du Soleil. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) (ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Posted: March 20, 2012

Justin Bieber, 18, wants to be open about his luv for his first grown-up gf, older lady Selena Gomez, 19. "There's no way to hide the relationship completely," Justin tells Complex mag, "because then it would be unfair to us."

But S.Go comes a distant second to Justin's real love: being perfect. The Canadian boy singer rambles on about his exacting standards as an artist and pledges to make his next album, Believe, the best. "I feel like it's my responsibility to be the greatest I can be," he says. "When I release my fragrance, I want it to be the No. 1 fragrance. I don't want it to be the ninth-best-selling." Justin's commitment outstrips even the love of a good woman. "I give up a personal life. I give up my friends and family to pursue what I love and to make my fans happy," says Justin. He also reveals that he does a little rapping on his new single, "Boyfriend," which will be out Monday.

But Jay-Z can relax: His career is safe. "I just rap for fun," says Justin. "It's nothing to take seriously."

Kate Hudson is married. Not.

Goldie Hawn denies ever telling London's Evening Standard that her daughter, Kate Hudson, and her fiance, Muse front man Matt Bellamy, were married in a secret ceremony.

Hawn tweeted that the newspaper "twisted the truth. . . . Baby they never get it right!!"

Beyoncé to launch tour in A.C.

New mum Beyoncé will open her new tour at the new Revel in Atlantic City with shows on May 25, 26, and 27. Revel, which touts itself as the ultimate in cool resort-casinos, opens its doors April 2.

Nobel laureates honor . . . Sean Penn

The Crossing Guard director Sean Penn will receive the 2012 Peace Summit Award for his relief work in Haiti in the months since the nation was rocked by a 2010 earthquake. Penn will be honored at the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates next month in Chicago, which boasts an impressive guest list, including Poland's Lech Walesa and the Dalai Lama.

Melissa Gilbert: I'll go wild on 'DWTS'

"I've never been cast as the hot leading lady," says Little House on the Prairie star Melissa Gilbert, 47, about being cast on this season's Dancing With the Stars. "That [is] what I want people to see. People are going to see this wild side of me."

Gilbert, who has been paired with Maksim Chmerkovskiy, promises to wear revealing frocks. "The motto for our team is, 'If you've got it, flaunt it,' " she says.

Lady Gaga: Goodbye, media. Bye!

Lady Gaga told Oprah on Sunday she plans to drop out of sight so she can hunker down and create. Create. Create!

She says she won't do any interviews for "a very long time." Adds her Gaganess: "The latest thing I do is I don't read a damn thing. . . . No press, no television."

Ms. Gaga then said freaky things. Really freaky: She wants to be a suburban hausfrau. "I want kids. I want a soccer team, and I want a husband."

Lenny Kravitz on character's sexuality

Rocker and sex symbol Lenny Kravitz says he's taken aback when fans assume his Hunger Games character, Katniss' stylist Cinna, is gay. "I don't see that he is or isn't," Lenny, 47, tells celeb blog Celebuzz.com. "He's a designer, he's a stylist, he has gold eyeliner - that doesn't mean anything either way."

Lenny does admit his Cinna was inspired by his friend, "a dancer who is bisexual."

Says Lenny, "He was a lot of inspiration for my speech pattern and my rhythm, and kind of the way I sauntered in and out."

  

No jail time for Brooke Mueller

Last week's rumors were true: Brooke Mueller, 34, will not have to serve time behind bars on her cocaine possession charge stemming from a December arrest at an Aspen nightclub. Charlie Sheen's ex finalized a plea deal Monday in a Colorado court. She gets 12 months of probation.

Mueller, who just completed a rehab stint, also must continue drug counseling.

Brooke's mansion with a view

Brooke Mueller can celebrate her freedom in her new manse: RadarOnline says Brooke, whose twin sons, Bob and Max, will turn 4 on May 30, has bought Spice Girl Mel Brown's suburban L.A. estate for $3.3 mil.

'Swan Lake in 3D' screens in Philly

Swan Lake in 3D, a film version of choreographer Matthew Bourne's Broadway hit, will be screened across the country one day only on Tuesday. The ballet features scary-looking men dancing the parts usually reserved for delicate maidens. For local showtimes visit www.swanlake3dcinema.com.

Elizabeth Banks' 'Hunger' chat

Could there ever be too much Hunger Games hype 'n' hoopla? Of course not.

Elizabeth Banks, who plays Effie Trinket opposite the magnificent Jennifer Lawrence's magnifique belle Katniss, says she was a big fan of the Suzanne Collins novel.

"It was so epic in scope," Banks tells Parade.com, "and had such a fantastic heroine at the heart of it, that it felt to me, especially as a woman, that I had found my Lord of the Rings."

John Cena Philly fender bender

WWE star and action movie hero John Cena was rear-ended while driving his SUV in Philly on Sunday. He was hit by a Honda Civic that, in turn, was hit by a "massive big rig," according to TMZ.

Cena was totally fine and planned to go ahead with his match with Mark Henry Monday night at the Wells Fargo Center.

He's also ready for the much-anticipated bout with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson come April 1. The Rock was also in town over the weekend, tweeting pics of himself hanging with some college coeds.

- Molly Eichel

Tidbits 'n' pieces

AMC's zombie-riffic drama, The Walking Dead, ended its second season on a ratings high. Sunday's season finale drew a record 9 mil viewers to the cabler. . . . Queen Latifah, 42, will exec-produce and star in Lifetime's remake of the gentle 1989 comedy-drama Steel Magnolias. Latifah's role was played by Sally Field in the original. Costars include Alfre Woodard in the Shirley MacLaine role, Phylicia Rashad in Olympia Dukakis' part, and Jill Scott in Dolly Parton's. . . . Modern Family actor Ty Burrell, 44, and wife, Holly, have adopted a second girl, says People.com. She joins big sister Frances. . . . TMZ says the struggling Oprah Winfrey Network has laid off at least 10 employees.


This article contains information from Inquirer wire services and websites. Contact "SideShow" at sideshow@phillynews.com.

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