Lamar Odom's drug addiction had "taken over" his marriage to Khloe Kardashian, Jessica Simpson debuts her baby son Ace, and Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber's collaboration "Twerk" leaks: See Us Weekly's top 5 stories from Wednesday, Aug. 28, in the roundup!
The rumors, sadly, are true. As suspected for weeks now, Khloe Kardashian has reached a breaking point in her nearly four-year marriage to Lamar Odom. Coming in between the reality star, 29, and NBA free agent, 33, among other things: His serious battle with substance abuse, multiple sources confirm in the new issue of Us Weekly, out now. "The addiction had taken over their marriage," a mutual pal tells Us. "The problem is cocaine."
Boy, meet world! Almost two months to the day after welcoming her second child with fiance Eric Johnson, Jessica Simpson is still basking in the glow of new motherhood — and proudly showing off her adorable new son on the cover of Us Weekly! Posing with baby boy Ace, daughter Maxwell, 15 months, and former NFL star Johnson at their home in Hidden Hills, Calif., on Aug. 12, the fashion mogul was positively radiant.
What the twerk!? Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber apparently have a new song coming out that's all about twerking. Three days after Cyrus' controversial MTV Video Music Awards performance, a track titled "Twerk" was leaked online Wednesday, Aug. 28. The song features Cyrus, 20, Bieber 19, and rapper Lil Twist, 20. In the chorus, the former Hannah Montana star sings, "I came up in this party time to twerk."
Blue Ivy Carter is pop and hip hop royalty — but Drake is absolutely not paying homage to Beyonce and Jay Z's little girl on the illustrated cover of his new album, Nothing Was the Same. The "Started from the Bottom" rapper unveiled the art last week; created by artist Kadir Nelson, the image portrays Drake against a cloudy blue sky facing a young African-American child with an adorable afro. Some fans on Twitter half-jokingly wondered why Beyonce's firstborn made an appearance on the cover. "Why is Blue Ivy on Drake's album cover?" one fan tweeted. "Drake put Blue Ivy Carter on his new album art #notmad," another wrote.
How's this for an odd couple? Miley Cyrus and Kanye West are teaming up to make new music together and have already hit the studio to work on a few upcoming tracks, a source confirms to Us Weekly. In fact, the insider tells Us, the two skipped all the post-MTV Video Music Awards festivities in New York City to lay down a remix of West's "Black Skinhead." (Page Six was first to report the collaboration.)
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