Was Akon refusing to touch Congo concertgoers?
The singer has just been accused over the past couple days of trying to protect himself from ebola by performing in a giant plastic bubble in the Democratic Republic of Congo on September 21st.
Was he really that afraid of the vicious virus?
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Um, probably not.
Sure, Akon jumped around in a plastic bubble, but those giant hamster balls have been around for years! You may have seen them at the concerts of The Flaming Lips, Diplo, and Peter Gabriel.
The GIF of Akon crowd surfing in one (above) is actually from before the ebola scare - WAY back in 2010!
What's more, Akon wasn't even in the bubble the whole time! He was touching audience members like any other concert! Check out the video proof (below)!
Ooooh! Has the romance been rekindled?
Katy Perry was recently spotted partying in Las Vegas because gurlfriend deserves some party time after traveling the world on her Prismatic tour!
Well, while enjoying her night out in Vegas, KP was spotted getting down with her good self at none other than Diplo's DJ set at Surrender Nightclub in Encore at the Wynn Las Vegas!
Does this mean these two are giving their romance another go?
The This Is How We Do singer was spotted in the VIP section surrounded by friends who were sipping on Grey Goose and Moet, while Katy stuck with water!
She's in the DJ booth, y'all!
Madonna hung out with Diplo at Jeremy Scott's Spring/Summer Fashion Week after party on Wednesday in New York City — looking flawless, as always.
Although none of the photogs could catch a glimpse of her bottom half, Madge donned a crocheted black top, over what looks to be a pale blue and leather trimmed shirt.
She finished the look with a bold red lip and some curly locks.
Remember her 2000 hit Music??? Hey Mr. DJ — this material girl is still living the dream and totally down with funky fashion!
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Hands off, RiFF RAFF, Katy Perry is a taken woman!
Well, the singer hasn't come out and publicly announced that she and Diplo are an item, but eyewitnesses at Seth Meyers' Emmys party are saying these two are definitely more than friends!
Partygoers said they saw the two arrive to the party together, but that wasn't all.
Observers witnessed Katy and Diplo getting super handsy with each other, saying:
We guess time doesn't heal all wounds…at least not for Katy Perry!
In an interview with Rolling Stone, Katy admits to the mag that her divorce from Russell Brand was the "death of a dream."
Katy goes on to explain:
The Katy Perry love saga continues!
It's been a few weeks since we last heard about Katy and Diplo's on-again off-again relationship, but we're pleased to announce that the two music stars were seen partying together two days ago!
Katy and Diplo were spotted at two separate events together on Monday night.
The first was a sushi dinner with friends at Andrea's at Encore, followed by a birthday party at XS in Vegas.
According to reports, a well-disguised Katy twerked along to the music as Diplo DJ'd; he even played Dark Horse for her!
After getting caught together in Jamaica via heavy Instagram sleuthing, it's nice to see that the
couple pair are still having fun together, even if they might not necessarily be dating just yet.
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This is the good and bad of dating a super producer!
Rita Ora and Calvin Harris called it quits last month, and apparently he really knows how to hold a grudge.
A new report has surfaced that their breakup may not have been so amiable after all, because Calvin doesn’t want Rita to have the songs they made together for her second album! In fact, he’s already selling them to oher people! A source revealed