Beyonce Lawsuit Tossed … She Just Wasn’t Horny Enough and More Celebrity News

We’ve rounded up some of the best stories of the day, featuring news items that you may have missed with Beyoncé, Heath Ledger, Taraji P. Henson and other celebrity news stories.

Beyoncé just won a victory in court — her song “XO” was not a rip-off of a song called, “XOXO” — and one of the main reasons is, for once, Bey wasn’t raunchy or sexy enough … according to a judge, anyway.

A federal judge threw out the lawsuit a singer named Ahmad Javon Lane had filed against Beyoncé — accusing her of copying his tune, “XOXO.” The judge said the songs were not the least bit similar musically or lyrically … and beyond that he said the themes were also different. [TMZ]


 

Looks like Freida Pinto has a new leading gentleman in her life.

The Knight of Cups actress was spotted sharing a passionate smooch with pro polo player Ronnie Bacardi while out on a date night in Beverly Hills. [Us Weekly]


 

Stars take embarrassing videos of friends without their consent — they’re just like us!

The latest victim of video prankery is Empire matriarch Taraji P. Henson. In the video compilation below (via Facebook), Empire stars Jussie Smollett and Bryshere Y. Gray capture Henson on set sleeping, singing and rapping much to the chagrin of the Hustle & Flow actress. [Huffington Post]


 

A 2006 video of Heath Ledger surfaced on the internet today, and it’s enough to make you smile bittersweetly.

In the video Ledger is walking the red carpet at the American Film Institute (AFI) Awards, and he does something crazy awesome. [Socialite Life]


 

Some of these Bill Murray stories are legend, and some may have indisputable proof – yet they are all amazing and sound exactly like the kind of awesome thing the most enigmatic celebrity (that we actually like) would do.

From stories on the set to sightings in Karaoke clubs and even crashing random house parties, this is a list of the greatest (real) Bill Murray encounters of all time. [Ranker]


 

Julia is newest Muppet pal to join the Sesame Street gang. She has autism but wants other kids to know she’s just like them in many ways.

The Sesame Street Workshop’s new nationwide initiative, Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children, which launched Wednesday, wants to reduce the “stigma of autism.” [Pink Is the New Blog]


 

With the premiere of Spectre right around the corner, Daniel Craig says he still hasn’t decided whether or not this will be his fourth and final go as the iconic spy James Bond.

When asked if he has made a decision about carrying on as Bond, Craig simply told the BBC: “No – this is what’s going on at the moment. I’m enjoying this.” [People]