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Tokyo To Host 2020 Summer Olympics

Peggy Truong | September 7, 2013 - 5:30 pm

The International Olympic Committee has selected Tokyo as the host city for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.

The voting took place on Saturday in Buenos Aires, as committee members selected between the capital of Japan, Madrid and Istanbul. [via CNN]

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Justin Bieber Wears Nerdy-Cute Glasses (PHOTOS)

| October 13, 2010 - 10:24 am

Justin Bieber embraced his geekier side at a recent fan event in Tokyo.
The “Baby” singer sported thick-framed glasses and a Society x New Era fitted baseball cap. Justin entertained his adoring Japanese fans by performing a few of his hit songs and tossing around a microphone.
What do you think of Justin’s… More »

VIDEO: Robert Pattinson Charms In Tokyo

Betsy Waldman | November 4, 2009 - 9:25 am

What’s better than seeing Rob Pattinson all dressed up in a suit?
Hearing that super-charming accent of his!
RPattz showed up to a press conference in Tokyo, and although we don’t understand the language, we definitely can interpret those screaming fans!
Rob told the crowd of adoring fans,

“Thank you… More »

Zac Efron: Who Are Those Masked Fans?

Celebuzz | May 13, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Not even the swine flu can keep Zac Efron’s rabid fans from expressing their love.
The High School Musical hunk touched down in Tokyo on Wednesday to promote his smash hit 17 Again and, as usual, was greeted by a teeming mob of enthusiasts.
Some of whom wore masks to protect themselves from… More »

Suri Cruise: Unleashed in the Far East!

Celebuzz | March 9, 2009 - 2:45 pm

In what could turn out to be the most exciting arrival in Tokyo since Godzilla faced off against Mothra, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes touched down at Narita International Airport at the Japanese capital yesterday.
The trio, who arrived via private jet, are sandwiching in a family vacation prior to the March 11 Tokyo… More »

Robert Pattinson’s ABBA-Filled Karaoke Night

Celebuzz | March 6, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Twilight star Kristen Stewart has ratted out one of co-star Robert Pattinson’s favorite artists to sing in karaoke.
Stewart and Pattinson were recently in Tokyo to promote Twilight, and spent an evening at a karaoke bar with Wolverine himself, Hugh Jackman and Jackman’s Australia director Baz Luhrmann.
Stewart reveals that she… More »

Stalk Talk: Did Paris Hilton Tail Robert Pattinson to Japan?

Celebuzz | February 27, 2009 - 2:45 pm

In an interesting coincidence—or not—celebutante Paris Hilton has arrived in Japan just a scant few hours after Twilight idol Robert Pattinson.
Benji Madden’s ex ostensibly traveled to the Land of the Rising Sun to appear at a  promotional event at the No Name club in Takeshiba, Tokyo. But there may be ulterior motives atMore »

Nicole Kidman Bumps It Up in Tokyo

Celebuzz | February 26, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Is Nicole Kidman pregnant again already?
The 41-year-old actress and once-again redhead seemed to be sporting a slight protuberance around her midsection while promoting her epic (and epic flop) Australia with co-star Hugh Jackman at the movie’s premiere in Tokyo.
Kidman gave birth to daughter Sunday Rose last July, and seemed to relishMore »

Robert Pattinson Relieves Tokyo of Its ‘Twilight’ Deprivation

Betsy Waldman | February 24, 2009 - 1:15 pm

A cheerful-looking Robert Pattinson flew directly from the Oscars hoopla in Los Angeles to Narita International Airport in Japan to promote his breakout film Twilight there—the film is finally getting its premiere on February 27. The Oscar presenter was met by legions of screaming fans, consisting mainly of lovestruck Japanese schoolgirls toting Twilight memorabilia. Pattinson… More »

Morning Frills #101: ‘Yearning Japanese’ Edition

Celebuzz | November 24, 2008 - 5:59 am

Japan has been a pioneer in taking existing products and making them more compact and efficient. Fortunately, this also applies to the Japanese bikini industry. Japanese apparel manufacturer Sanai showcased their 2009 bikini line in Tokyo last week. Apparently, the hot new look for next year’s female beach-goers next year will be mostly naked. Who… More »

Lindsay Lohan Is Good to Charlotte

Betsy Waldman | October 22, 2008 - 4:29 pm

Lovers’ spats and divided loyalties notwithstanding, Lindsay Lohan seems determined to be a supportive girlfriend to Samantha Ronson, even when it comes to putting in an appearance at those dreaded family functions. LiLo jetted all the way to Tokyo, Japan, to attend the Charlotte Ronson Spring/Summer 2009 fashion show at the National Stadium this week. More »