Jessica Simpson Turns Down Book Deal to Record Album, Plus More in the Celeb News Roundup

We’ve rounded up some of the best stories of the day that you might have missed. We’re featuring news items on Jessica Simpson, Kendrick Lamar, Kelly Clarkson and more!

  • Wow. Jessica Simpson was offered a TON of money for a book deal. [Us Weekly]
  • Kendrick Lamar announces new surprise album title and release date. [Huffington Post]
  • Sarah Stage is a model. She’s eight and a half months pregnant. She looks like this. [Gossip Cop]
  • Katie Hopkins just won’t let up — insults Kelly Clarkson over weight once again. [Us Weekly]
  • A tasty microphone, a dog trying to take another dog for a walk, and a duck parade are featured in the latest gif roundup! [Aww Cute LOL]
  • We already saw Jared Leto’s platinum blonde hairdo, but did you see that Jared shaved off his eyebrows as well? [Socialite Life]
  • Kanye West collaborated with Madonna on her new album Rebel Heart and according to Madonna, she returned the favor. [Pink is the New Blog]
  • Will Kelly Clarkson take the #1 spot on next week’s chart? Early sales predictions suggest it’s possible. [Idolator]