Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap

Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap

LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) – Looks like Kelly Osbourne is practicing what she preaches. The budding pop singer tells MSNBC.com she practiced her version of Madonna’s “Papa Don’t Preach” onstage at L.A.’s Viper Room before singing it live at Saturday’s taping of the MTV Movie Awards. However, she confesses that “Preach” isn’t her favorite Material Girl song. That honor goes to “Like A Virgin.”

CHATSWORTH, Calif. – Linda Lovelace is the newest inductee into the Legends Of Erotica Hall Of Fame sponsored by Adult Video News magazine. Lovelace, who died in April, will be officially unveiled as a member next January.

PASADENA – Here’s proof little Grace Raymond’s granddad is better than your granddad. Her grandfather is musician David Crosby and he raised $30,000 by playing at a recent benefit at her elementary school in Pasadena, California. The money will go toward scholarships for minority students at the private nonprofit K-6 school.

LONDON – Some may think Ozzy Osbourne was an odd choice to play the Queen’s Jubilee concert last night (June 3) but before going on stage Ozzy told reporters he planned to be on his best behavior. He said he didn’t want to wind up in the Tower of London for the rest of his life and was afraid if he swore or did anything unruly, a trapdoor would open up in the stage.

LOS ANGELES – R&B singer Brandy is enjoying a comeback right now, but she might owe some of her recent fame to her producer. According to eurweb.com, producer Rodney Jerkins says he takes no credit for Brandy’s new look but he gave her one bit of advice: Lose the braids.

Tue 06-04-02