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Celebrity Twitter Chatter: Joe Jonas’ Edible Earirngs, Nick Jonas is a Travelling Man and More

We’ve rounded up some of the best and most insightful celebrity tweets from the past 24 hours.

Thoughts on Joe Jonas’s look, Nick Jonas is on the move, plus more fascinating celebrity Twitter posts and words of wisdom below.

Michael Prieve | January 28, 2015 - 8:15 pm

Grammys 2015: And the Nominees Are…

The Recording Academy is being interesting this year.

Instead of announcing all the nominees all at once, they’re spreading the Grammy love over a series of video messages from celebrities all day long. The roll call concludes with Friday’s “A Very Grammy Christmas” special, where the nominees for Album of the Year will…

Peggy Truong | December 5, 2014 - 9:26 am

Emmys 2014: Weird Al Yankovic Spoofs ‘Mad Men,’ ‘Modern Family’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ Theme Songs

It’s not an awards show without a musical break. Rightfully so, this year’s Emmys harnessed the awesome chart-topping powers of Weird Al Yankovic to put his parodic spin on the likes of Mad Men, Modern Family and Game of Thrones’ theme songs.

Gabrielle Chung | August 25, 2014 - 10:12 pm

Here is the Tap Dance Cover of Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ You’ve Been Waiting For

Yep, the “Happy” covers are still happening.

But I promise you this latest one is a treat because it does not involve any singing (other than the original recording featuring Pharrell’s voice).

This one involves dancing.

Peggy Truong | August 5, 2014 - 8:00 pm

Watch: Farmer Serenades His Cattle with Trombone Cover of Lorde’s ‘Royals’

Yep, there’s another cover of Lorde’s “Royals.”

But it’s a pretty neat one. Because it involves a farmer, his trombone and a bunch of cows.

Peggy Truong | August 4, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Rumer Willis and a Bunch of Shirtless Men Spoof Ariana Grande’s ‘Problem’

In today’s “Parodies That No One Really Asked For” news, celebrity spawn Rumer Willis and a bunch of her pals have decided to spoof Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea’s “Problem” because, well, I don’t really know why. (I mean, Weird Al already got us covered for the rest of the summer so no one should really bother…

Gabrielle Chung | July 25, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Weird Al Yankovic Scores First No. 1 Album with ‘Mandatory Fun’

Fact: Weird Al Yankovic’s new album has (so far) sold more copies than Robin Thicke’s new album.

Mandatory Fun has landed on top of the Billboard 200 chart, earning Weird Al his first No. 1 album. Ever.

Peggy Truong | July 23, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Weird Al Takes on Corporate America in ‘Mission Statement’

“Monetize our assets, monetize our assets, monetize our assets.” 

As promised, eight days of Weird Al Yankovic has come to a close.

On Monday, the parody king unleashed “Mission Statement,” a song about all that corporate lingo no one understands, to the tune of Crosby, Stills & Nash.

Peggy Truong | July 21, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Here Are The Weird Al Videos You Missed Over the Weekend

Weird Al Yankovic week plowed through the weekend with the release of two more music videos (that’s number six and seven, if you’re keeping track).

Like Friday’s “Sports Song,” Weird Al tackled two very important issues the human race is facing today: first world problems and celebrity name-dropping.

Peggy Truong | July 21, 2014 - 10:30 am

Watch: Weird Al Week Continues with ‘Sports Song’

Weird Al Yankovic wants you to know that his team is better than yours.

How much better? Let him show you in song.

Peggy Truong | July 18, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Watch: Weird Al Tackles ‘Fancy’ By Being ‘Handy’

He’s got “99 problems but a switch ain’t one.”

Yep, that’s actually a line from Weird Al Yankovic’s latest parody video. This time, he takes on Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy.” Tools — and a pretty sick wig — are involved.

Peggy Truong | July 17, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Another Day, Another Weird Al Parody Video

Not a fan of paper or plastic bags?

Weird Al Yankovic’s got your back. In his latest parody video — his third in three days — the curly haired one takes on Lorde’s “Royals.”

Peggy Truong | July 16, 2014 - 1:30 pm

‘Word Crimes’: Here’s Weird Al’s Take on ‘Blurred Lines’

As promised, Weird Al Yankovic has released his second music video in two days.

Yesterday, it was a parody of Pharrell’s “Happy,” with the help of some famous faces. Today, it’s Pharrell’s other big hit in the past 12 months: “Blurred Lines” with Robin Thicke.

Peggy Truong | July 15, 2014 - 4:15 pm

Here’s the Weird Al Yankovic ‘Tacky’ Video Everyone’s Been Talking About

Pharrell’s “Happy” has gotten another cover, this time courtesy of Weird Al Yankovic and some famous friends.

Peggy Truong | July 14, 2014 - 4:45 pm

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes Divorce Sparks Twitter Explosion of Comedian Jokes (PHOTOS)

Though many in the media have been analyzing how Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes will split their $275 million fortune after ending their five-and-a-half years marriage, Hollywood comedians made light of the divorce by cracking a few jokes instead.

From Conan O’Brien’s writer Scott Chernoff to famous songwriting parodist Weird Al Yankovic, many…

Gabrielle Chung | June 30, 2012 - 11:44 am

Lady Gaga Gets Spoofed by Weird Al (VIDEO)

They say imitation is the best form of flattery but what if you’re being mimicked by Weird Al Yankovic?! The master spoofer’s latest music video has him impersonating the always outlandish Lady Gaga in a song called “Perform This Way,”  a remix of her hit “Born This Way.”

 Weird Al wears a series of outfits…

| June 20, 2011 - 10:13 am

Lady Gaga Gets Ripped By Weird Al Yankovic in ‘Perform This Way’ (LISTEN)

Weird Al Yankovic has unleashed his satirical wrath on the biggest pop artists of the past 25 years, and now Lady Gaga has entered that exclusive club … sort of.

For his upcoming album, Yankovic wrote a parody to Gaga’s smash hit “Born This Way” titled “Perform This Way,” and it’s essentially a…

Mike Hess | April 20, 2011 - 4:44 pm

Today On The Internet: A Big F’ing Deal

You guys ready for this? Check out the best of the best of what’s buzzing around the ‘net today. You WON’T be sorry:

Joe Biden knows whats up. Check out what he said to President Obama before the health care bill’s signing. Speak the truth! (Buzzfeed)

The trailer for…

Alex Blagg | March 23, 2010 - 2:30 pm

Ben Stiller, Will Ferrell and 138 Other Stars Put On Live Twitter Show To Help Haiti (VIDEO)

Last Friday night at the UCB Theater here in Los Angeles, your faithful Celebuzz editor was honored to be one of 140 comedians and celebrities who performed in the world’s first “live Twitter stream” for the Night of 140 Tweets event to help raise money for rebuilding schools in Haiti.
Hosted by actor/comedians Paul

Alex Blagg | March 15, 2010 - 12:10 pm

All These Celebs Wanted for Thanksgiving Is Veggie Turkey

Hollywood has celebrated their day of thanks, but not all the celebs carved up a turkey.
Some stars would rather go meatless:
Paul McCartney’s ex-wife and Dancing With the Stars contestant Heather Mills is adamant about her vegan beliefs and animal rights.  She once raided a pig farm to raise animal cruelty awareness.

Celebuzz | November 28, 2008 - 9:29 am