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Coffee Talk: Beyonce's Heat Becomes Best-Selling Celebrity Fragrance

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Beyonce arrives at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
Photo Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

See what we're chatting about over hot coffee:

•Beyonce's new special-edition Heat fragrance has landed in the number one spot for best-selling celebrity fragrance of all time. The scent, which mixes florals, vanilla and fruity acai, is Beyonce's way of commemorating her Mrs. Carter Show World tour, which ended on August 5th. "I love my music, I love performing and most of all I love and appreciate my fans," said Beyonce of the perfume in a release. "I wanted to give them a special remembrance of this tour and I created this scent to reflect the power, passion and playfulness I put into my performances." The Heat line, released in 2010, beat out several other popular fragrance lines from celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Elizabeth Taylor and Celine Dion. [E! Online]

• Chris Brown recently suffered from a seizure, which his representative says was caused by "non-stop negativity." The 24-year-old singer suffered the fit on Friday in a Los Angeles recording studio and although the ambulance was called he refused to be taken to the hospital and denied medical treatment. Brown's rep, Nicole Perna, released a statement during the weekend confirming the "non-epileptic seizure (NES)." "His doctor tended to him [Saturday] afternoon and attributes the NES to intense fatigue and extreme emotional stress, both due to the continued onslaught of unfounded legal matters and the non-stop negativity." Brown is steadily recovering from the incident as he took to the basketball courts Sunday to play in a charity game against the Los Angeles Police Department, to help spread the message of non-violence within the community. [USA Today]

• Usher and his ex-wife Tameka Foster were at odds even before last week's custody battle over their two sons. Earlier this month Usher filed legal documents asking a judge to decrease his child support payments to Foster. The singer had been paying $8,000 a month for their two sons and he says that the amount was set in an old agreement and hasn't been adjusted since he was given primary custody last year. Raymond claims he's been paying Foster far more than what is owed for the past seven months and has requested a hearing take place for a judge to make the proper changes. A date has yet to be set for the hearing. [TMZ]

• Olympic champion Usain Bolt took back his 100-meter world gold crown Sunday at the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships in Moscow. The sprinter lost the title two years ago through a false start in South Korea. Bolt beat out 2004 Olympic champion Justin Gatlin in Sunday's sprint and says that he entered the race with the intentions of winning. "For me to come in and regain my title, it's always great to be back," Bolt said. "I came out here just to execute and get it right and to win. That's what I do." [USA Today]

PHOTO GALLERY: Beyoncé's Makeup Evolution

  • 2001: Icon-in-Training
  • 2001: Fire Sign
  • 2002: Lovely in Lilac
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