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Candice Swanepoel totally sizzles in new bikini pics

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Here are some oven fresh bikini pics of Supermodel Candice Swanepoel from the latest Victoria’s Secret catalogue, and there’s no points for guessing that the stuff is hotter than our expectations. Seriously, I don’t know how it all works but each new photoshoot of Candice is hotter and sexier than the previous one. I guess it’s called evolution. The catalogue features Candice in some of the hottest bikinis, including some exotic animal print ones, but the one that aimed straight for my heart is the yellow one. Hit the jump and pick your favorite bikini. Of course, with Candice’s heavenly hotness stuffed into it.
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Minnie Driver’s Lunch Box Lad

Circle of Friends star Minnie Driver took her son Henry for a walk along Mumbles seafront in Swansea, UK on Monday (August 30). The adorable tot, who turns 2 next month, held onto his In the Night Garden lunch box while mom and a friend caught up with each other.

The mother-son duo are in Europe as Minnie shoots her latest flick, Hunky Dory.

The 40-year-old single mom recently talked about having another child:

I'd like to have another baby but I might not, so if that was it, I want to be there for every second of it. He's everything and I'm not going to miss any of that."

 

Chad Lowe Gets Married!

Chad Lowe and his girlfriend Kim Painter are now married! The couple exchanged vows by the ocean in front of family and friends on Saturday at the Terranea Resort in Los Angeles.

Their 15-month-old daughter Mabel was a ring bearer and Chad's brother Rob Lowe was the best man.

Chad currently stars in ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars and Kim is a film producer. This is Chad's second marriage. His first was to Hillary Swank. Their divorce was finalized in 2007.

Congrats to the pair!

 

Candice Swanepoel fantasy dress up

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The best thing to beat the Monday blues and get yourself in a hip hop mood is a sexy serving of some hot pics of a babe who is sexier than your sexiest fantasy. And if it’s Candice Swanepoel playing fantasy dress up, then it’s nothing but pure heaven. Thanks Candice, I’m totally recharged! Hit the jump and get lucky.
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Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis Lez Out

If you thought that a movie about ballerinas couldn’t be awesome, then you are dead-freakin-wrong. The above photo is a screencap of Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis’ amazing new movie called Black Swan. Said movie is all about ballerinas, but even more about some crazy, hardcore lesbian sex:

Screw the movie critics, I don’t care if these girls die 5 minutes in… it’d be worth it for all of the nasty hate sex they dive into to cover up their seething hatred of life.

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Hilary Swank On Marriage & Kids When "The Time Is Right"

Two-time Academy Award-winning actress Hilary Swank covers the September issue of InStyle and opens up about her divorce from fellow actor Chad Lowe along with the possibility of marriage and kids with her current beau, Hollywood agent John Campisi.

"I believe in the sanctity of marriage. John and I, you know, we were both in long marriages and it's not something that we need to rush back into," the 36-year-old Boys Don't Cry star says.

Swank adds that there's no rush for kids either. Already a mother-figure to Campisi's son, she says that although she's thought about having kids "since a really young age," she'll wait until "the time is right."

Swank also opens up about her former marriage to Chad Lowe.

"A lot of people look at divorce as a failure. I really look at my relationship with Chad as 14 years of success," she says. "I will carry him in my heart forever. He's a part of me."

"Friends of mine and I talk about this. Does someone come into your life for a certain time, and then you are supposed to go your separate ways?" she asks. "There's a part of me that thinks that's true."

There are friendships, Swank adds, "that we grow out of. But I believe in the long haul. I believe in having a monogamous relationship."

 

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley shows off her incredible curves

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Here’s supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley striking some super-seductive poses as she launches Victoria’s Secret’s latest and most comfortable bra ever — Incredible by Victoria’s Secret. I totally agree with both the terms. Rosie does look incredible in that bra and I’m totally comfortable watching her do the hot posing stuff. Victoria’s Secret never fails! Hit the jump and check out the gallery followed by a behind-the-scenes video of the photoshoot featuring Rosie Huntington-Whiteley along with Candice Swanepoel, Chanel Iman and Erin Heatherton.
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People Want to Stick Something in Hilary Swank

Whether you’re a guy or a girl, at some point in time you wanted to bang Hilary Swank. It could have been on one of her manly days, where she looks like a sensitive Indie turd, or on one of these… where it looks like she is a whore ready to be unleashed on the world. Call us old fashioned, but we like it when she looks like a celebuslut, ready to bang as many directors as it takes until she gets on top.

And judging by her fame/success … she had to do the dirty with quite a few. But Hilary earns it. Whether it’s putting on a leather leotard to make us drool over her tight body or trying to flirt with a man 23 years her senior… she gets the job done.

Keep on keepin’ on, you hot/ugly slut!

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Elizabeth Hurley & Her London Lad

Elizabeth Hurley and her 8-year-old son Damian posed for photographers at the Yota launch of Mikhailovsky Ballet's Swan Lake at the London Coliseum in London, England on Tuesday (July 13).

The 45-year-old mother of one recently talked about her son's main obsession:

Damian is currently obsessed with the word 'sex', spelt out S-E-X. He talks about it all the time. He knows the facts of life already."

Damian's father is Liz's ex-boyfriend, Steve Bing.

 

Candice Swanepoel for Zeki Swimwear

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It’s been a long while since we saw Candice Swanepoel spreading her hotness on CelebGuru. I’m taking into account those two super-hot posts I did on Candice just last month, but that’s just not enough in her case. She needs to bless us with her hotness at least twice a week. Anyway, here she’s hamming up some ultra-sexy poses for Zeki Swimwear and giving enough proof that you guys need to support my sentiments. Scope out the gallery after the jump.
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Alessandra Ambrosio’s Park Pal

Victoria's Secret angel Alessandra Ambrosio and her daughter Anja, 2 in August, were spotted playing at a West Village park in New York City today (May 13).

The model mom is back in the Big Apple. A few weeks ago in New York, the Brazilian beauty joined fellow Victoria's Secret models Miranda Kerr and Candice Swanepoel to launch the new scent, Heavenly Flowers.

Anja's dad is Alessandra's fiancé, California businessman Jamie Mazur.

 

Candice Swanepoel is not a good Victoria’s Secret ambassador

97448_dl_122_598l1oAnd nipple morning continues. Here’s Victoria’s Secret model Candice Swanepoel leaving a Victoria’s Secret event in all her bra-less splendor and although it’s slightly unprofessional to go around uncaged when you’re paid a ton of money to promote bras in the first place, we can certainly understand her reasons for it. The truth is we not only condone it, but we encourage it.  As a matter of fact there is a direct correlation between braless or exposed tits and reduced violence, but for some reason Washington keeps refusing to take us seriously (and it’s not because we’re wanted in 12 States). Yes, it’s days like these that we sit around dreaming the dream: that one day all Jihadists will become fans of the site and then the War On Terror will have been won. Praise the boobs!

 

Hilary Swank gets nippy on the set of Something Borrowed

40174PCN_SwankHonestly, up until this moment, we never noticed Hilary Swank’s breasts, if only because her face was always challenging us to stare at it for more than 30 seconds and not go “Neigh. Brrrrrr. Sandy, it’s feeding time, bring in the hay!” (back us up Sarah Jessica Parker). But today, thanks to the nippy weather in NYC during the shooting of Something Borrowed, we noticed them. Wait, did she have a stroke recently, or does half her face naturally go dead when she laughs? Dammit, here we go again. Moment officially ruined. Clip clop.

 

Alessandra Ambrosio & Her Strawberry Sweetie

Victoria's Secret angel Alessandra Ambrosio, her fiancé Jamie Mazur and their 1 1/2-year-old daughter Anja were seen buying some orchids and a balloon animal at the Santa Monica market on Sunday (April 25).

Anya looked so cute as she snacked on a strawberry, making her mouth a few shades of red.

The day before, Alessandra was in New York City along with fellow models Miranda Kerr and Candice Swanepoel at a VS event celebrating the Heavenly Flowers launch. On Saturday night, the 29-year-old angel Tweeted a fond farewell to the Big Apple: "Bye ny!!!! I had a great time at the store today!!!! On my way back to l.a!!"

 

Miranda Kerr, Alessandra Ambrosio and Candice Swanepoel should help us with our flower bulbs

article-0-094ACA73000005DC-100_468x389Here’s Victoria’s Secret models Alessandra Ambrosio, Miranda Kerr and Candice Swanepoel in their tight little dresses at the launch of Heavenly Flowers perfume in New York yesterday pretending to be good housewives with great gardening skills. Which is a shame really because Victoria’s Secret didn’t capitalize on the situation by putting them in a bikini and having them bend over to plant a few pots. On that note, can someone call Good Housekeeping? We just cracked the code on how to keep daffodils alive all year round (don’t let appearances fool you. They’re all horny stems underneath all that pretty).

 

Candice Swanepoel slips back into bikini

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Yesterday we saw some real hot pics of Candice Swanepoel flaunting her kinky side for GQ South Africa, and here she’s back to basics with another stunning bikini shoot. And not just another bikini shoot, but one of the best Candice Swanepoel bikini shoots of recent times! Carry on Candice! Scope out the gallery after the jump.
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Candice Swanepoel gets super-hot for

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Candice Swanepoel is the cover girl for the May 2010 issue of GQ South Africa and if you are in the same frame of mind as me, I don’t need to tell you that this gives us all a rare chance to celebrate her hotness in a different manner. We’ve seen her in so many sizzling bikini shoots and enjoyed every bit of it, but this GQ shoot deserves tons of kudos for giving her the chance to bring out the kinky babe in her. Thanks GQ! Love you, Candice! Scope out the sizzling gallery after the jump.
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Miranda Kerr, Alessandra Ambrosio and Candice Swanepoel – The trio

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Fancy a fantasy ride by the poolside? Ok, here’s your ticket. Say thanks to the internet and scope out this sexy package of more than 20 pics of Miranda Kerr, Alessandra Ambrosio and Candice Swanepoel having fun around the pool and flaunting their adorable bikini bodies. Now a tiny exercise for your big brains - who’s the best amongst these three? Too difficult? Leave it, I was just joking. We all know it’s nothing short of torture for our brains to pick out the best from these three bikini babes. Relax, hit the jump and enjoy the gallery.
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Video: Bikini fun with Candice Swanepoel


It’s Friday again and the buzzword is fun. So let’s start from where we left yesterday. Another Bikini Mixer® video from Victoria’s Secret, this time with the gorgeously-sexy Candice Swanepoel giving you a magical demonstration by mixing and matching some of the sexiest bikinis on earth. But remember, it’s strictly about bikinis. Happy Friday! Enjoy the video.

Best moment: Totally lovable!

 

The antidote to the Jesse James hooker-induced nausea

article-0-08DF4DE1000005DC-347_468x442Just when we thought our sleep tonight would be haunted by images of tattooed vaginas storming towards us like a herd of hungry branded cattle who spotted a patch of green grass (the green grass obviously being our penis – we have a gift for deciphering Freudian meanings) we stumbled upon the photo shoot that Alessandra Ambrosio, Miranda Kerr and Candice Swanepoel did recently for the 15th anniversary of Victoria’s Secret Swim Catalogue and calmness overtook us once again. Thank you girls for your wholesome goodness and angelic smiles. Sure, and that killer body, if you want to get into semantics.

 

Candice Swanepoel shows off her bra

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Here’s everyone’s favorite VS Angel Candice Swanepoel getting uber-sexy at some Victoria’s Secret lingerie launch event. And if I’m not mistaken, the event also carries some shades of the upcoming Valentine’s Day, because she’s wearing a hot pink number and holding a stuffed baby pink puppy in her hands. So technically she’s doing everything that we want her to do in our fantasies, ie, showing off her bra and playing with one of her puppies! Good job, Candice! Scope out the gallery after the jump.
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Harry Connick Jr. & Charlotte Cheer For The Saints

Cheering on the Saints, Hilary Swank, Harry Connick Jr. and his gorgeous 7 1/2-year-old daughter Charlotte were spotted on the field at Sun Life stadium for Super Bowl XLIV in Davie, Florida yesterday (February 7). Connick and Swank costarred in the 2007 romantic drama P.S. I Love You.

Harry and his wife of 15 years, model Jill Goodacre, are also parents to daughters Georgia, 13, and Kate, 12. We just spotted the girls with their beautiful mama at the Twilight premiere in November.

Connick, a New Orleans native, was made honorary chair of Habitat for Humanity’s “Operation Home Delivery,” a long-term rebuilding plan for families victimized by Hurricane Katrina in the Big Easy and along the Gulf Coast of New Orleans.

 

Billy Burke’s Stroller Sweetheart

Billy Burke, 43, was spotted leaving a medical building in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Monday with his wife, Pollyanna Rose, and their adorable daughter, Bluesy Larou, 17-months.

Billy, who is best known for his portrayal of Charlie Sawn in the Twilight series, recently told MTV.com that he hopes his daughter is just like Kristen Stewart's character, Bella Swan:

Bella’s got an old soul, and I think that I’m already recognizing things that might be looking like an old soul in my kid right now — and I would like that. I would like her to be a worldly person. I would like her to help me along the way, because parenthood is something that I never even expected to be involved in, and I’m going to need all the help that I can get.

 

It’s official, Tobey Maguire is NOT Bilbo Baggins…Peter Jackson just needs more begging

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Yesterday, The Sun, that British newspaper that tends to get things wrong because it has a tendency to consult hookers who double as psychics and card readers for its news stories, got something wrong again!

Spider-Man actor Tobey Maguire is to star in The Hobbit,” the paper announced alongside a creepy photoshop of what Maguire would look like as Bilbo Baggins. It didn’t take long for denials to come pouring in. First TheOneRing.net, a website “Forged by and for fans of JRR Tolkien,” received word from its sources that the The Sun was wrong. Then Harry Knowles of Ain’t It Cool News shot off emails to producer Peter Jackson and director Guillermo Del Toro who both replied in the negative. “It ain’t true,” said Del Toro, while Jackson added, “We are currently auditioning for Bilbo, and a month or two away from any announcements.”

So as of today, Tobey isn’t Bilbo, and surprisingly enough, even though he ruined Spiderman for us (as much as Arnold Schwarzenegger would ruin ballet if he was cast in Swan Lake and tried to pull off a pirouette in tights) we’re kinda routing for the guy here seen that Sony sobered up, realized he as painful to watch as watching your grandparents making out with both their dentures in water-filled glasses next to them and gave him the boot.

 

Candice Swanepoel brings good luck for 2010 – Part IV

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Didn’t I tell you guys that this feature will stretch past this December and merge with the celebrations of the next year? The best part is it keeps getting hotter and better with each new instalment. So here’s the latest instalment of goodluck from Candice Swanepoel courtesy of Victoria’s Secret. Hit the jump and feel lucky. And if you want a recap of the previous episodes, feel free to click here, here and here.
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Candice Swanepoel brings good luck for 2010 – Part III

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I guess this feature will stretch past this December and merge with the celebrations of the next year, because Candice Swanepoel is such a generous babe. She knows that her fans just can’t seem to get enough of her even after two generous servings of her hotness... and she’s more than happy to oblige us with a fresh serving of her sweet hotness. Let the celebration continue with these fresh pics from Victoria’s Secret. Scope out the gallery after the jump.
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Candice Swanepoel brings good luck for 2010 – Part II

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Now Let’s take a slight detour and hit the lingerie scene with our favorite lingerie babe Candice Swanepoel. However, be warned. Don’t get confused when you start devouring the pics in the gallery, because each pic will seem hotter than the rest. Candice Swanepoel rocks! Thanks a ton, Victoria’s Secret. Now hit the jump and get going.
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Candice Swanepoel brings good luck for 2010

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Five days into the new year and no trace of any bad news at all. Wow! Has the world turned into a better place finally, or it’s the magic of 2010? Anyway, let’s make the most of this golden period and join hands to pray that this trend continues at least for the next two months. So here’s a little helping from Candice Swanepoel to help you strike gold this year. The sizzling pics are from Victoria’s Secret Fall 2009 collection. Savor the treat and thank VS and Candice Swanepoel. Hit the jump for more pics.
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Guess Who Revealed: Magnus Eisler!

It's Kristy Swanson and her adorable 2 1/2-year-old son Magnus Hart Swanson Eisler! The smiley mother-son duo were spotted at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Tuesday (December 15).

The 39-year-old actress is best known for playing Buffy Summers in the 1992 film Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She appeared in and won the 2006 FOX reality TV program Skating with Celebrities, partnered with Lloyd Eisler. The couple fell in love and married on February 7, 2009.

 

What is Going on in This Picture: Is Eva Longoria Going in for a Wet One???


Eva Longoria and Hilary Swank hit up the red carpet for The Hollywood Reporter’s Annual Women In Entertainment Breakfast. Looks can be deceiving BUT… from the looks of this, it appears they are going in from a wet one….

What Do Ya’ll Think???

Halle Berry was also in the building with her cougarness. This is the first tiem that we can actually say that she looks like a mom leaving a PTA meeting.

 

Mila Kunis dark and dirty for BlackBook

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Here’s Mila Kunis striking one of Lindsay Lohan’s favorite poses with the difference being that in this case we don’t get the overpowering urge to bathe in antibacterial gel, slip on a dozen surgical gloves and treat the photo as a biohazard. Mila was photographed for Blackbook’s December issue and in her interview she’s trying to act all tough and grown up by swearing and trying to convince us going lesbo with Natalie Portman in Black Swan was easy breezy. And of course we were totally buying it…until we remembered she has regular sex with Macaulay Culkin

 

Gallery: Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

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The runway literally ignited under the hot presence of Marisa Miller, Alessandra Ambrosio, Doutzen Kroes, Candice Swanepoel, and my all-time favorite VS angel, Miranda Kerr at the 2009 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show yesterday. The show airs Tuesday, December 1 at 10/9c on CBS. Don’t miss it! Check out the pics after the jump.
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Rosie Huntington Whiteley runs out of dress, right boob left cold and exposed

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We must have died and gone to heaven…or heaven on earth, which is a backstage toilet seat at a Victoria’s Secret fashion show. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley showed up at the Collaborating For A Cure Dinner last night and got noticed. Sure, with face and body like that, it’s not hard, but her exposed boob assured maximal attention.

 

Kristen Stewart dumps Robert Pattinson because he wanted marriage

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19-year-old actress Kristen Stewart apparently called time on her romance with her ‘Twilight’ co-star because 23-year-old British actor Robert Pattinson was making her feel pressured and smothered.

A source told ‘OK!’ magazine: “Robert was talking marriage but she told him they needed a break.”

It has also been claimed Kristen felt their relationship was stopping her from spending time with friends and family.

The couple – who have never confirmed their romance, despite being pictured looking intimate on several occasions – were also said to have been arguing over how to continue their relationship while living in different countries.

An insider explained: “Now ‘The Twilight Saga: Eclipse’ has finished filming, there’s been a lot of tension about the logistics of their relationship as Robert wants to go back to the UK, while Kristen prefers to stay in Los Angeles.”

There are still doubts about whether the whole romance is just a rumour, however.

While filming the third movie in the series, Robert Pattison- who plays vampire Edward Cullen – had been sharing a luxury penthouse apartment with Kristen, who stars as love interest Bella Swann.

The pair had rented out the entire 34th floor of the Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel in Vancouver, Canada at a cost of $850 a suite each night.

A source said: “They have two rooms joined by a door. They use a third suite on the floor to listen to music or watch Blu-ray movies on a large, flat screen, when they stay in after a day’s shooting or on weekends.”

The couple’s next on-screen appearance will be on November 11, when ‘New Moon’, the second film in ‘the Twilight Saga’ hits theatres.

 

Michael Jackson takes the stage for the last time today

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Michael Jackson’s body is expected to go on show to his fans and a worldwide TV audience at today’s memorial service in Los Angeles.

His gold-plated £18,000 coffin is set to be put on display open-topped at the Staples Centre sports and entertainment arena.

His body will ‘lie in state’ after being driven from the Forest Lawn cemetery in Hollywood Hills where the Jackson family attended a service last night.

Among those present were the singer’s two older children Prince Michael, 12, and Paris, 11. His sisters Janet and La Toya Jackson, together with their parents Joe and Katherine and Jacko’s five brothers, were also there.

The procession to the Staples Centre is being described as America’s “Princess Diana moment”. The Jackson brothers were said be keen on the body being driven in an open coffin so that mourners could throw flowers.

A team of circus elephants and tigers were being lined up for a show at the Staples Centre.

The funeral arrangements were being reported in the LA Times and on the TMZ website, which first revealed the 50-year-old singer’s death 12 days ago.

Even for Jackson, whose life was littered with bizarre episodes, the memorial plan was seen by some as ghoulish and the family was said to be divided over whether to make the ceremony more discreet.

The Jacksons’ deeply religious mother, Katherine, was reported to be anxious for a more low-key affair.

The California Highway Patrol was preparing to provide an escort for the family motorcade to travel the 11 miles between the cemetery and the Staples Centre. A cordon has already been thrown around the area to keep at a distance the thousands of fans without tickets who are expected to turn up.

More than 1.6 million people registered for free tickets to the memorial. A total of 8,750 people received two each.

Dame Elizabeth Taylor, one of Jackson’s closest friends, said she was snubbing the “public hoopla’” of the event. The veteran film star, 77, was asked to speak at the memorial, but turned the organisers down.

In a statement on Twitter, she wrote: “I just don’t believe that Michael would want me to share my grief with millions of others.’’

Jackson’s brother, Jermaine, was being tipped to headline a show at the Staples Centre which was scheduled to begin at 6pm British time. He was due to be joined on stage by guests including Mariah Carey, Jennifer Hudson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Usher and Brooke Shields.

“Everything about the memorial has to do with accommodating as many fans as possible,” said Ken Sunshine, the Jackson family spokesman.

British Airways reported a surge of bookings as soon as the memorial arrangements were announced. Virgin’s flights to San Francisco, Las Vegas and Los Angeles were packed. Paul Charles, a BA spokesman said: “This is America’s version of Princess Diana. People want to be in the vicinity.”

Britain’s Got Talent schoolboy Shaheen Jafargholi has been flown to Los Angeles to pay tribute to his hero Michael Jackson at his memorial service.

Shaheen, 12, who performed Jackson’s Who’s Lovin You on BGT in May, secretly flew out to LA with his mother last night and said: ‘Michael was a huge inspiration to me.

‘I am honoured and privileged to have been invited to perform here.’

He will join a galaxy of stars poised to appear at the event, including Mariah Carey, Usher and Dreamgirls movie star Jennifer Hudson.

The Swansea schoolboy was invited to sing by the Jackson family, who told him the King of Pop was a huge fan of his tribute act.

A source at the memorial service said: ‘Michael saw a clip from Britain’s Got Talent on YouTube.

‘He thought it was fantastic and even considered getting him on stage to perform with him at some of his 02 shows later this year.’

A host of stars will gather for a memorial service to remember Michael Jackson which has seen tickets for the event being offered by touts on eBay for as much as $100,000.

Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, and Liza Minnelli are among the guests expected to attend the ceremony, which is being held at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles.

U.S. President Barack Obama, Justin Timberlake, Aretha Franklin and Lionel Richie are also thought to have received invitations, although Obama began a two-day visit to Moscow yesterday and will not be able to attend.

Details of the service have been kept under wraps, but guests will mourn the singer with a programme called ‘A Celebration of Life’, and one of the highlights is rumoured to be a performance of Jackson 5 hit I’ll Be There by Mariah Carey.

One person who won’t be at the memorial is Debbie Rowe, Jackson’s ex-wife and the mother of his two oldest children.

She had planned to attend, but backed out today.

Her lawyer Marta Almli said: ‘The onslaught of media attention has made it clear her attendance would be an unnecessary distraction to an event that should focus exclusively on Michael’s legacy.

‘Debbie will continue to celebrate Michael’s memory privately.’

Family and close friends of the late Michael Jackson gathered  last night for a private viewing at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles.

Those in attendance included Michael’s children Prince Michael and Paris, and sister Janet who travelled together in one car.

LaToya arrived separately in a chauffeured green Bentley. Brother Randy Jackson attended as well, with Jackson’s make-up artist Karen Faye.

Police have advised people without tickets to stay away and watch the event on television, fearing traffic chaos by the Staples Centre.

And they will impose a two-block exclusion zone around the stadium to prevent those without tickets from trying to attend.

Dozens of police officers and a fire engine were parked outside Dodger Stadium today, where ticket winners could start picking up their coveted passes to the Staples Centre ceremony.

More than 1.6 million people registered to win the coveted free tickets, and only 8,750 names were chosen. Tickets are now being touted, with some being offered for as much as $100,000 on auction site eBay.

But a spokesperson from the auction website warned in a statement: ‘eBay will not allow the sale of tickets to the Michael Jackson Memorial Service being held on Tues 7 July. All such listings currently on any of our sites are being removed.’

Lucky fans celebrated when they got an e-mail saying they had scored the hottest ticket in town.

A judge ruled yesterday that Jackson’s lawyer and a friend should take over the pop singer’s estate for now, rejecting a request from the singer’s mother to be put in charge or share control.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mitchell Beckloff backed lawyer John Branca and music executive John McClain, who had been designated in Jackson’s 2002 will as the people he wanted to administer his estate.

Lawyer’s for the pop singer’s mother repeatedly objected to their appointment at today’s court hearing.

Weitzman issued a statement later calling the judge’s ruling ‘the correct decision.’

Her lawyer, Burt Levitch, expressed concerns about McClain and Branca’s financial leadership.

Jackson died June 25, deeply in debt. But court papers estimate that his estate will be worth more than $500 million. His assets are destined for a private trust.

Meanwhile, BBC2 is to clear its schedule to screen the Michael Jackson memorial service live, it was announced today.

The channel will devote an hour and a half to the event from 6pm with DJ Trevor Nelson hosting the coverage. It will also be shown on the BBC’s HD channel.

TV channel Five has already devoted a 90-minute slot to the live event.

The BBC’s decision to pull its advertised programmes follows last week’s decision to overhaul BBC1 programmes to allow extended live coverage of Andy Murray’s game against Stanislas Wawrinka.

Nick Vaughan-Barratt , head of BBC Events, said: “Michael Jackson is one of the most influential pop stars of all time and we’re pleased to bring BBC viewers coverage of this important event.

‘The executive producer in LA has described the rehearsals as awesome, powerful and tearful so we’re expecting a moving tribute this evening.’

Source: DailyMail