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In Case You Missed It: Super Fans, Crazed Celebs & More

Kathy Zerbib |
August 30, 2013 | 1:37 p.m. PDT

Film Editor

One Direction's movie is expected to make over $20 million this Labor Day Weekend (Sony).
One Direction's movie is expected to make over $20 million this Labor Day Weekend (Sony).
Every Friday, Film Editor Kathy Zerbib brings you the top five highlights of the entertainment world. In case you missed it, here's what's going on this week!

Miley Cyrus Proves She Shouldn't Be Twerking

...Like it's any big surprise. At the VMAs last Sunday, Miley was dressed in a super-tight outfit that showed her backside (or lack thereof) and spawned a hilarious uprise of Internet pictures like this one. This is concrete proof that hip-movement does NOT equate to "twerking," and that Smiley Miley should just stop trying to shake anything in the first place. Trust and believe me on that one. Just search "Twerking" on YouTube for the, uhm, authentic version. If her individual performance was not weird enough, she and Robin Thicke engaged in an awkward (and mostly bad) performance of "Blurred Lines." As a result, this image is permanently scarred in our minds. Missed the performance? Watch it below!

Eminem's Making A Comeback

Eminem recently released a new single entitled "Berzerk," which he announced will be on his upcoming album "MMLP2." The song embodies everything the rapper is - loud, crazy, insulting, and berzerk! We can only imagine how wild the rest of the comeback album will be, judging by this first single. In typical Eminem-style, he's already slamming celebrities in his tracks. In "Berzerk," he calls Khloe Kardashian the "ugly Kardashian" and disses her husband Lamar Odom for "[setting] the bar low." 


Lamar Odom Is The Latest Kardashian In The Spotlight

Speaking of Khloe and Lamar, this seemingly happy family unit was rocked when allegations of drug abuse were made public. Last week, there were reports that the basketball player went missing for about three days after fighting with his wife. It was reported that Lamar has been addicted to crack cocaine for the past two years and that his refusal to get help is ending his marriage. More recent reports announced that Khloe knew exactly where her husband was and that he had never gone missing. This was also confirmed by his agent, Jeff Schwartz. On Friday morning, The Los Angeles Times reported that Lamar was pulled over for driving too slowly on the freeway and later arrested on suspicion of DUI. Welp. This family is always in the spotlight for something.


One Direction's New Movie Is #1

British boy band One Direction opened their concert-documentary "One Direction: This Is Us" last night, and it's already dominating in theaters. On its first night of release, the film made $2.7 million at the box office. Pat yourselves on the back, Directioners. You did it again, just like you did at the VMAs on Sunday (Fan vote earned One Direction a win in the "Best Song of the Summer" category). According to the Hollywood Reporter, the film is expected to take the top spot this Labor Day weekend with over $20 million in expected gains. The director for this film, interestingly enough, is Morgan Spurlock of "Super Size Me" fame.

Kendrick Lamar Responds To His Verse

This music artist made for a huge topic of debate on the Internet when Big Sean released his "Control" single, featuring some controversial lyrics via Kendrick Lamar. In the song, he calls himself the king of New York and proceeds to call out other music artists, including Tyler the Creator, Drake, Pusha T, and Big Sean himself. He says he respects them, but is coming after their titles as hot shots in the music industry. Many people took the verse as a diss to the rappers mentioned, others took it as a diss to the rappers who weren't. Some music artists opted to respond in their own tracks, others didn't bother to. Kendrick Lamar chose to remain silent, causing the rest of the world to speculate for themselves. He finally broke his silence in a phone interview with radio station Power 106, in which he jokes that perhaps he should "dumb down" his lyrics. Kendrick also shares that his verse was meant to leave a mark on the industry, rather than infuriate. Listen to the song for yourself below!

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