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•Congratulations are in order. The legendary Janet Jackson will be honored at this year’s amfAR (The Foundation for AIDS Research) gala for her contributions to the fight against AIDS. The black-tie event will also honor Kenneth Cole and Heidi Klum. It’s set for Wednesday, February 6, the day before New York Fashion Week. Tickets for the event range from $1,500 to $75,000. [amfAR]
•Carmelo Anthony has ended his spiritual fast. The New York Knick admits to going 15 days without having meat of all kinds, breads, sweets and soda. It’s a diet derived from the book of Daniel, which is intended to “cleanse those who endure it.” He reportedly underwent the fast to bring “clarity” to his own life. [Huffington Post]
•The Beverly Hilton hotel room where Whitney Houston suddenly died last year is no longer in use. In fact, it’s now used for storage. That’s the latest, according to the hotel’s executive who confirms the room is not available to the public. [NY Post]
•Nicki Minaj says her feud with Mariah Carey is absolutely real. She told Jay Leno, “A lot of it just starts out us joking, but we’re passionate, we’re both crazy,” said Minaj. “And then sometimes it just goes [makes cat meow noise]… and you can’t really stop it.” [Rolling Stone]
•Miami Heat superstar Chris Bosh is taking his many talents to TV. The NBA player will guest star in an upcoming episode of The Disney Channel’s Jessie, airing this Friday at 8:30 p.m.! Tune in!