• Want to keep Trey Songz close to your heart? Now you can. The sexy R&B singer launched a line of tee shirts today that feature song titles that have made him popular, like “LOL :-)” and “Yuuup!” You can even purchase an “I Heart Trey” shirt. [TS]
  • Brandy’s daughter has some advice for her mom about joining “Dancing with the Stars,” saying, “Mom, don’t embarrass yourself!” [B]
  • Remember that stunning red Indian sari-inspired dress that White House party crasher Michaele Salahi wore back in 2009? You can be its new owner. Salahi is donating the dress to The Potomack Company, an all-female-owned auction house. The bidding starts October 2nd. [TMZ]
  • Facebook is making it easier to stalk your favorite people. The social networking company is implementing a new feature called “Subscribe to…” which will allow you to receive updates whenever friends of your choosing post videos, photos, links and notes. People are calling it the “Stalker Button.” [Gawker]
  • Sean Bell’s widow, Nicole Bell Paultre, is considering running for an empty City Council seat in Queens, according to multiple news outlets. She’s also worked closely with Rev. Al Sharpton. [Grio]
  • You’ll be surprised to know that the “Dancing with the Stars” contestants don’t make all that much money. Each receives $125,000 for signing up, then the pay increases according to how long they stay on the show. If they make it to the end, they will earn $345,000 and, of course, a shiny trophy. [BV]
  • Tyler Perry may be an Oscar contender at next year’s ceremony. With the release date of “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf” moved up by two months, it may be a push to get him noticed by the Academy. [Cinematical]
  • It looks like Jennifer Lopez might be joining the judges’ panel on “American Idol.” TMZ is reporting that Lopez is nearing completion of a deal with the show. We can’t wait to see how this will turn out! [TMZ]
  • Images have emerged of Rihanna shooting her new movie, “Battleship.” She’s wearing a baggy blue fatigue getup and a cap. Best of all, she’s back to her dark hair. We’ll be watching! [HL]
  • 50 Cent is taking a break from his Twitter tirades for five days to write his new album, “The Return of the Heartless Monster.” [Perez]

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