Here's the Coffee Talk of the day: Chris Brown is back on Twitter. The "Takers" star tweeted that he'll release a new album by next year. Despite the controversy Kanye West caused at last year's award show, he's going to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards. Desiree Rogers has a new gig. And Fantasia's dad says "she's doing fine." Here's what you had to say: Tina commented via Facebook: "This negativity about our celebrities has to stop. Let's support them not knock them down." Tyra wrote via Facebook: "I am glad to hear that Fantasia is doing fine."
Aug, 11, 2010


  • Chris Brown is not using Twitter to vent about the industry these days. The singer/dancer/actor tweeted that he'll release a new album soon. "My new album will come next year or sooner, but in the meantime I might -- I might -- do something special for y'all again," he wrote. [T]
  • Montana Fishburne's first sex tape sold out across the country. Now Vivid Entertainment wants to offer the 19-year-old a multi-picture contract. No word if she will take the deal. [TMZ]
  • A year after interrupting Taylor Swift's MTV Video Music Award acceptance speech, Kanye West is reportedly set to perform at the VMAs. [Vulture]
  • Steven Slater, the Jet Blue employee who lost his cool and slid down the airplane's inflatable raft, was released from jail after posting $2,500 bail. [TMZ]
  • Former White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers is officially the new CEO of Johnson Publishing Company. [Gawker]
  • Fantasia's dad, Joseph Barrino, says his daughter is "doing fine" after her overdose on aspirin and a sleep aid on Tuesday. [MTV]
  • NFL star Chris Johnson of the Tennessee Titans said, "In real life, I'm 100 percent unstoppable. I got no home. I run for days." Johnson received a 99/100 skill rating in the new Madden NFL11. [TMZ]
  • "The Hurt Locker" star Anthony Mackie filled in for Lindsay Lohan at the Marc Ecko Cut & Sew event at Milk Studio in NYC. [P6]
  • In an interview with Shade 45's Angela Yee, Lyfe Jennings said he wants his $100,000 engagement ring back from his ex-fiancee. [WHH]
  • Britney Spears is set to appear in an episode of "Glee" that's being created around her music. [NYP]
  • Facebook is working on a new design that would collate birthday-related messages in a simpler way, so you're not bombarded by all those birthday notes. [CNN]
  • Yaya DaCosta and Zoe Kravitz are on the cover of W Mag's "New It Girls" Issue. [FBD]
  • took in some recording time with MC Hammer. [P6]

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