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Rocker John Mellencamp and wife Elaine split after 20 years together

Friday, December 31st, 2010

Rocker John Mellencamp and his model wife Elaine have announced that they will split after 20 years together.

Mellencamp 51, was previously known by the stage names Johnny Cougar or John Cougar is an rock singer-songwriter, musician, painter and acts on occasion.  He and Elaine met in 1991 when the model was hired to pose for the cover of Mellencamp’s “Whenever We Wanted” album.

After a whirlwind romance (10 weeks) the couple got engaged. The following September, they were wed and have been married for the last 18 years.  They have 2 sons together, Hud and Speck.

In a statement on Thursday, the couple said, via a spokesperson, “John and Elaine Mellencamp are proud of their 20 years together and are very happy with their accomplishments both as parents and as a family. They will continue to raise their two children in Indiana but have decided to call it a day as a couple.”

Mellencamp has five children in total.

They are Michelle from his first marriage to Priscilla Esterline (1970–81); daughters Teddi Jo and Justice from his second marriage to Victoria Granucci (1981–89); and 2 sons from his most recent marriage.

John Mellencamp Music

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Enrique Iglesias’ releases new album: Euphoria

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Enrique Iglesias released his new album “Euphoria” yesterday.

He went on to celebrate with friends at My House in Hollywood.

We’re sure it will be a great success Enrique!

Photos by AXELLE

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Matthew Leone, Madina Lake’s bassist fighting for his life after saving his wife from an attacker!

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Nathan and Matthew Leone Backstage at Reading 2009

Matthew Leone, Madina Lake’s bassist is hospitalized.

Madina Lake’s fans are shocked by news that Matthew Leone’s wife was being severely beaten on a street days ago, and that Leon after trying to save his wife from an attacker is now fighting for his life.

Leon is said to have seen an unknown man on the street who suddenly begin to beat his wife “severely”.  The man was twice the size of Leon but that initially Leon had stopped the man.  Leon called the police and the man started up again.

Madina Lake’s debut album in 2007 From Them, Through Us won Best International Newcomer at the 2007 Kerrang! Awards.

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Ab Fab Pete Wentz!

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Looks can be deceiving and Pete Wentz proved this today whilst going through security at LAX.

Some pretty impressive abs there Pete and we thought there was something soft and doughy under there!

We’d like to be seeing more of Pete in the future!


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Youngest Isley Brother Dies Aged 56

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

Marvin Isley, the youngest of the R&B siblings who helped drive the band’s chart success in the ’70s and early ’80s, died Sunday morning. He was 56.

Marvin was born Aug. 18, 1953, and grew up in Englewood, New Jersey.  He died of complications from diabetes at an inpatient hospice at Weiss Memorial Hospital .

The disease forced Isley to retire in 1996 and cost him his legs, which had to be amputated, and the use of his left hand. In recent years he also suffered with high blood pressure and a stroke.

The band’s latter-day classics, included “Fight the Power Part 1,” “The Pride (Part 1),” “I Wanna Be With You (Part 1),” and “Between the Sheets.”

His original successes had been with tracks such as “Twist and Shout” and “It’s Your Thing” in the ’60s.

The Isley Brothers were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1992.

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