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Jessie J has joined the 'Grease: Live' TV special. The 'Bang Bang' hitmaker confirmed she has signed up to star in the production yesterday (01.10.15) on Twitter with the post ''True #GreaseLive'' and while she won't be part of the main cast, she'll perform a live version of the song 'Grease (Is the Word)' by songwriter Barry Gibb to open the show. The pop star gushed about her new job to her eight million Twitter followers, posting: ''Grease is the word! I'm thrilled to announce that I will officially be joining the @GreaseLive family!'' The 27-year-old singer joins 'Call Me Maybe' singer Carly Rae Jepsen, 29, who will play Pink Lady Frenchy, while Vanessa Hudgens has been cast as Rizzo. 'Safe Haven' star Julianne Hough and 'Les Misérables' actor Aaron Tveit will play the roles of lovers from opposite sides of the track Sandy and Danny. 'Grease: Live' will »
Grease fans, meet your new Danny, Sandy, and Rizzo! Fox recently announced the newest additions to the cast of Grease: Live, including two Pitch Perfect alums and Carly Rae Jepsen as Frenchy. The new members join Julianne Hough, who had already been cast as Sandy, as well as Vanessa Hudgens and Keke Palmer. The three-hour show won't air until January, but keep reading to get familiar with the entire cast. »
- Marina Liao
The Pink Ladies have found their final two members. Fox announced today that Grammy Award-nominated singer and songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen and You’re the Worst star Kether Donohue will join the cast of the network’s upcoming Grease: Live as iconic Pink Ladies Frenchy and Jan. Additionally, David Del Rio (Spare Parts, The Troop) will play Putzie. Jepsen, Donohue, and Del Rio join a star-studded cast that includes Julianne Hough (Dancing With the Stars, Rock of Ages) as Sandy, Aaron Tveit (Graceland, Les Miserables) as Danny, Vanessa Hudgens (Spring Breakers, High School Musical) as Rizzo, Carlos PenaVega (Spare Parts, Big Time Rush) as Kenickie, and Keke Palmer (Scream Queens, Masters of Sex) as Marty. In addition to the three new cast members joining Grease: Live, Fox announced that Grammy Award-nominated singer Jessie J will open the live event with a performance of a brand-new version of “Grease (Is the »
- Chris King
In a very strategic career move, Canadian pop-star Carly Rae Jepsen is joining the cast of Fox's Grease: Live as Frenchy, the part originally played by Didi Conn. The live production has already locked down its major parts, including Aaron Tveit as Danny, Julianne Hough as Sandy, Vanessa Hudgens as Rizzo, Carlos PenaVega as Kenickie, and Keke Palmer as Marty. Rounding out the rest of the cast is Kether Donohue, who plays the messy divorcée Lindsay in You're the Worst, as Jan, and David Del Rio as T-bird Putzie. Fox has also announced that Jessie J — the pop star who can sing with her mouth closed — will kick off the event with a new rendition of "Grease (Is the Word)." You're the ones that we want! Now go practice those dance moves; Grease: Live will air January 31. »
- E. Alex Jung
Fox has called Carly Rae Jepsen, definitely.
The pop singer has been cast in the network's upcoming "Grease: Live!" as Frenchy, one of the Pink Ladies at Rydell High School. She befriends Sandy (Julianne Hough), the new girl in school and the love interest of greaser gang leader Danny (Aaron Tveit).
Joining Jepsen in pink will be "You're the Worst" actress Kether Donohue as Jan. David Del Rio is also on board as T-Bird. They join the already-cast Vanessa Hudgens as Rizzo, Carlos PenaVega as Kenickie and Keke Palmer as Marty.
Fox's live performance of the classic tale - made into a 1971 Broadway musical and the 1978 movie starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John - follows in the mold of other live shows, like NBC's "Sound of Music" and "Peter Pan."
- Kelly Woo
Carly Rae Jepsen is about to become a beauty school dropout—because she's joining Fox's live production of Grease in January. The singer will play Frenchy in Grease: Live, since putting out one of the best pop albums of 2015 apparently wasn't enough for the multi-talented artist. But that's not the end of the good news: Fox has announced that Kether Donohue, a.k.a. the newly single trainwreck Lindsay on Fxx's totally underrated and hilarious You're the Worst, has signed up to play Jepsen's fellow Pink Lady, Jan. They join Julianne Hough as Sandy, Vanessa Hudgens as Rizzo and Keke Palmer as Marty. [Insert overused-but-kind-of-necessary-in-this-case #squadgoals »
Fox on Wednesday announced that singer Carly Rae Jepsen is joining the Jan. 31 event as Frenchy, while Kether Donohue (You’re the Worst) and David Del Rio (The Troop) are also coming on board as Jan and Putzie.
PhotosSee the Entire Cast of Grease: Live (So Far)
From major blockbusters to reality TV series, getting (and regretting) tattoos has long been a focal point of pop culture. And now that tattoos have mostly shed their negative stigma of yesteryear, it seems everyone is going under the needle for a chance to commemorate a memorable time in their life. For those with commitment issues, temporary flash tats have also become a major accessory, with stars like Beyoncé and Vanessa Hudgens diving headfirst into the metallic trend. So even though you might want to forget that butterfly tramp stamp you got on your 18th birthday, these unforgettable tattoo moments have earned a permanent spot in film and television. Dude »
Here's Vanessa Hudgens (26) cruising with her matte black mane and sable sombrero alongside Jessica Alba (34) rocking her angelic ombre locks and snow white chapeau -- and below them is their Mad Magazine inspiration ... "Spy vs. Spy." Yin Yang twins? We're just sayin'. Read more »
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Katy Perry has never looked sexier! The "Roar" singer showed off her assets as she and designer Jeremy Scott were honored with a handprint ceremony at the Tcl Chinese Theater on Tuesday in Hollywood, California. Perry looked stunning at the event, wearing a plunging black gown that even showed some leg with a thigh-high slit. The "Dark Horse" singer also debuted a new 'do as well -- trading in her signature black tresses for some caramel highlights. Scott matched the pop star at the event, opting for a sequined black tux sans shirt. The longtime friends likewise posed for photos on the red carpet before checking out the designer's new film, "Jeremy Scott: The People's Designer," which premiered after the handprint ceremony. It also sounds like Perry played a big part in Jeremy's movie. "Katy is the arc of the film," he told Us Weekly at the event. "When you see it, »
- tooFab Staff
The night didn't end when the MTV VMAs came to a close on Sunday. After the show, celebrities stepped out in style and made their way to afterparties to mingle and celebrate. Selena Gomez spent time with Nick Jonas and Joe Jonas at the Republic Records VMAs afterparty at Ysabel, where Taylor Swift sat at a reserved table with her squad and Vanessa Hudgens hit the red carpet with Emily Ratajkowski. Also at the star-studded bash? Lorde, Kylie Jenner, Ariana Grande, and Shawn Mendes, who posed for funny pictures with Fifth Harmony's Camila Cabello. Meanwhile, Demi Lovato and Iggy Azalea linked up for the Jeremy Scott and Adidas Originals VMAs afterparty at Union Station, which also featured appearances from Rita Ora, Bella Thorne, and Gregg Sulkin. Keep reading for all the best afterparty snaps, and then check out everything you need to know about the show, plus all the stars on the red carpet. »
The meat dress. A denim-on-denim duo. Whatever Nicki Minaj decides to wear. The MTV Video Music Awards always have one killer red carpet! This year, things got off to a fashionable start, as Taylor Swift showed up with her entire squad for a style moment we just can't get enough of. More Vma Coverage: Nicki Minaj Gets Ticked, Calls Miley a "Bitch" During Speech The singer was joined by Gigi Hadid, Martha Hunt, Hailee Steinfeld, Cara Delevingne, Selena Gomez, Serayah, Mariska Hargitay, Lily Aldridge and Karlie Kloss ... or basically, everyone from the "Bad Blood" music video. Swift looked gorgeous in a sequined crop top and matching pants, sporting one amazing cat eye and fresh lip. While we also love Cara and Hailee's simple and stunning ensembles, Gigi's bold yellow and too-dark tan were a bit much. Miley Cyrus also made us do a double take when she arrived, wearing about »
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Back in 2006, legions of teenagers around the world were obsessed with Disney's High School Musical.
But despite how huge it was, it may be a surprise to you that Zac struggled to recognise the number.
When it came to 'Breaking Free', Zac was a little stuck.
To be fair to him, he did recognise that it was from High School Musical. He just couldn't remember the song title.
If you want to hear the full song all over again (it's been nearly 10 years, if that makes you feel old), then listen below:
The star opened up during a speech this week at the 2015 Industry Dance Awards where she was given the Breakthrough Performer award.
"Last year, my boyfriend, Austin, lost his mom, Lori, to cancer, and my dad has just been recently diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer," Vanessa said. "Let me tell you, I hate cancer. I hate cancer with every cell of my being."
Photos: I’m A Survivor! - Celebs Who Have Beaten Cancer
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A photo posted by Vanessa Hudgens (@vanessahudgens) on Jul 27, 2015 at 10:06am Pdt Vanessa Hudgens opened up about her father Greg's battle with cancer on Wednesday when she spoke at the 2015 Industry Dance Awards and Cancer Benefit Show at the Avalon in Hollywood. The event, which was held to benefit The Circle of Hope, a charity that supports dancers who survive cancer, honored Vanessa with the award for breakthrough performer. During her acceptance speech, Vanessa spoke candidly about how cancer has affected her and her boyfriend of four years, actor Austin Butler. "Last year, my boyfriend, Austin, lost his mom, Lori, to cancer, and my dad has just been recently diagnosed with stage four cancer. Let me tell you, I hate cancer. I hate cancer with every cell of my being. If you would have asked me two years ago what I thought of cancer, I would have said, 'Man, »
Vanessa Hudgens got emotional as she opened up about her father Greg Hudgens' battle with cancer during the 2015 Industry Dance Awards & Cancer Benefit Show held at Avalon in Hollywood Wednesday. The event was held to benefit The Circle of Hope, a charity that supports dancers who survive cancer. Before Vanessa took the stage to accept the award for Breakthrough Performer, the Galia Lahav-clad Gigi actress posed on the red carpet with boyfriend Austin Butler. Vanessa first revealed that her dad was in poor health weeks earlier via Instagram, writing, "Please pray for his healing!!! The more prayers the better." During her speech, she discussed his diagnosis, saying, "Last year, my boyfriend, »
Vanessa Hudgens has revealed the sad news that her dad, Greg, is facing a battle against stage 4 cancer. The former High School Musical star made the emotional revelation during an acceptance speech at the Industry Dance Awards on Wednesday, Aug. 19, for her Breakthrough Performer award. The event was held to benefit The Circle of Hope, a charity which supports dancers who survive cancer. And Hudgens, who attended the ceremony with her boyfriend, Austin Butler, explained to the audience that as a couple, she and Butler now really [...] »
Vanessa Hudgens and Paula Abdul hung out backstage at the 2015 Industry Dance Awards and Cancer Benefit Show at Hollywood’s Avalon Wednesday night. Vanessa Hudgens And Paula Abdul Before Abdul bonded with former High School Musical star Hudgens at the Industry Dance Awards, she presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to Rita Moreno. “Every one of […]
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