People magazine has just named Beyonce as the World’s Most Beautiful Woman. She takes the title one year after American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez received the same honor. Beyonce told the magazine, “I feel more beautiful than I’ve ever felt because I’ve given birth. I have never felt so connected, never felt like I had such a purpose on this earth.” People also mentioned many celebrities as “Fabulous Faces”. Their list includes Kate Middleton, Charlize Theron, Sofia Vergara, Julia Roberts, Michelle Williams, Lily Collins and Nicole Kidman.
Bobby Brown’s lawyer was in court yesterday on his behalf and pleaded no contest to his misdemeanor DUI charge from when he was arrested last month. By entering the plea, Brown’s other charges, including his DUI with a suspended license charge, were dropped. Since he pleaded no contest, Brown must complete a three-month alcohol program and will be placed on 3 years of summary probation. Brown also cannot have had any alcohol while behind the wheel of a vehicle, even if the amount is under the legal limit.
The Billboard Music Awards is getting a splash of Modern Family. The show’s stars, Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell, have been selected to host this year’s ceremony. The duo, who each won Emmys for their roles last year, will perform their hosting duties live from Las Vegas on May 20th. Richard Beckman, the CEO of Prometheus Global Media, said of the actors “We are thrilled to have television’s favorite Emmy Award winning couple as our hosts for this year’s Billboard Music Awards. Ty and Julie have captured the hearts of America with their on-screen chemistry and humor – and we look forward to having them bring that magic to the Billboard Music Awards.” Adele, Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Lil Wayne lead the nominations, and Carrie Underwood and Justin Bieber will perform at the ceremony.
Gossip Girl executive producer Josh Safran has been chosen to take over the showrunner’s position of NBC’s Smash. His duties will begin for the show’s second season. He will succeed the creator of Smash, Theresa Rebeck, who left the show in late March. Safran has been with Gossip Girl since its debut in 2007, starting as a writer and consulting producer before working his way up to executive producer last season. His replacement at Gossip Girl for its sixth and final season has not yet been named.