Clarkson objects to Davis
Davis' memoir has added fuel to his little feud with Kelly Clarkson, who on Tuesday said Davis portrayed her inaccurately in the book. "I refuse to be bullied, and I just have to clear up his memory lapses," she wrote on her whosay.com page. She takes him to task for calling her '07 LP, My December, unsuccessful. The album "went platinum," she wrote. "Hardly a huge failure."
Egypt woos Blue Ivy Carter!
Here's a world-historical Shakespearean love epic in the making: Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz's son Egypt, 2, recently kissed Beyoncé's baby, Blue Ivy Carter, who is one year his junior, Keys revealed Tuesday on Wendy Williams' chat show. Seems it freaked out Blue Ivy's dad, Jay-Z, who demanded a dad-to-dad conference with Swizz. "He called my husband and he was like, 'Watch your son,' " Keys said.
When celebrities love . . .
Pippa Middleton, 29, party-girl sis of Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, has eschewed her usual type of bf, rich bad-boy louts, to date the totally dare-to-be-normal stockbroker Nico Jackson, 35, who grew up in a normal, middle-class milieu. His mom, Ulrike Jackson, digs Pippa, even telling London's The Mirror that Pippa was "absolutely charming." Adds mum, "Yes, they seem happy."
Saved by the Bell alum and X Factor host Mario López, 39, and wife Courtney are expecting their second baby, he tells news show Extra.
ShowBiz industry moves
The Samantha Mathis-starring Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike, the second part of the Ayn Rand trilogy coproduced by Philly businessman John Aglialoro, is out on DVD from Fox. Info: www.foxconnect.com.
The stage version of Les Misérables will return to Broadway for the third time in March 2014. It has grossed more than $130 mil since going on the road in November 2010. (It was in Philly last month.)
Kim Kardashian has rubbished cruel rumors her sis, my main lady Khloé Kardashian, has been fired from her post as host of Simon Cowell's The X Factor - a position vital to the continuation of our species .
Downton Abbey's status as a true TV phenom has been firmly established: Julian Fellowes' Upstairs Downstairs-ian period piece drew 8.2 mil viewers for its third-season finale Sunday on PBS. That's 50 percent more than the Season 2 finale.
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