The Independent Student Newspaper of St. John's University

The Torch

The Independent Student Newspaper of St. John's University

The Torch

The Independent Student Newspaper of St. John's University

The Torch

View this profile on Instagram

The Torch (@sju_torch) • Instagram photos and videos

Photo Courtesy / YouTube Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift’s "The Tortured Poets Department" Shoots to Kill
Olivia Rainson, Features Editor & Social Media Manager • April 19, 2024
Photo Courtesy / Unsplash Solen Feyissa
Op-Ed: Maybe Banning TikTok Isn’t Such a Bad Thing
Elizabeth Kaufmann, Opinion Editor & Human Resources Manager Emerita • April 19, 2024
Photo Courtesy / YouTube Swae Lee
Swae Lee to Headline 2024 Stormin’ Loud
Olivia Seaman, Editor-in-Chief • April 18, 2024
Photo Courtesy / YouTube NPR Music
Chappell Roan: The People’s Pop Princess
Molly Downs, Culture Editor • April 18, 2024

This Week In Show Biz

JB and Selena
Photo-Twitter

 Jalena?

On-and-off again couple Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez seem to be on again. The two stars enjoyed a date night over the weekend at LA hot spot Lucky Strike. While the duo was celebrating their mutual friend, Ryan Butler’s birthday, it was the star pair that stole the show. Sources told E! News that the makeup-to-breakup couple were all over each other, with Bieber kissing Selena all night long. While they chose to keep it low profile, Butler’s girlfriend posted an adorable photo on Instagram where the two can be seen in the background wearing huge smiles.

Iggy Azalea

It seems some things just cannot remain private for those in the limelight, as Aussie rapper Iggy Azalea becomes the next possible victim of a scandal. TMZ reports Hefe Wine Azalea’s ex-boyfriend, is shopping around an intimate video of the two from 2009. While the 24-year-old rapper denies ever having made a tape, she also tweeted out a pointed reminder that “Anyone who releases or attempts to make profit off someone else’s intimate moments against their will is a sex offender” leading many of her followers to speculate on the video’s existence.  TMZ has also obtained a contract from Wine holding Azalea’s signature that gives him the legal right to “create, host and maintain a website” to market Azalea’s work. Hopefully, this new “Fancy” star wont be brought down, and we can all remember that, “first things first, (she’s) the realest.

Rihanna

Its been a tough week for the world of football. With the Ray Rice scandal and the Adrian Peterson controversy, it seemed as if things couldn’t get any worse. However, now everyone’s favorite bad girl Rihanna is calling out CBS Sports for pulling her vocals from “Run This Town” from their Thursday Night Football lineup. Never one to hold back, Rihanna lashed out on Twitter, “CBS you pulled my song last week, now you wanna slide it back in this Thursday?” While many are confused as to why the song was pulled, the singer seems to believe it’s because she was involved in her infamous domestic violence dispute with ex-boyfriend Chris Brown in 2009. Letting the world in on her frustration by tweeting “NO, F–k you! Y’all are sad for penalizing me for this.” A rep for the “Stay” and “We Found Love” singer told E! News that CBS was denied permission to use the song by Roc Nation “due to the misuse and misrepresentation of Rihanna’s name and participation in connection to CBS’ TNF.” CBS retaliated with a statement Tuesday saying they were moving in a different direction and will be using their “newly created” Thursday Night Football theme music to open their game broadcast.

 Jalena?

On-and-off again couple Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez seem to be on again. The two stars enjoyed a date night over the weekend at LA hot spot Lucky Strike. While the duo was celebrating their mutual friend, Ryan Butler’s birthday, it was the star pair that stole the show. Sources told E! News that the makeup-to-breakup couple were all over each other, with Bieber kissing Selena all night long. While they chose to keep it low profile, Butler’s girlfriend posted an adorable photo on Instagram where the two can be seen in the background wearing huge smiles.

Leave a Comment
Donate to The Torch
$0
$500
Contributed
Our Goal

Your donation will support the student journalists of St. John's University. Your contribution will allow us to purchase equipment and cover our annual website hosting costs.

More to Discover
About the Contributor
Briawnna Jones, Entertainment Editor
Briawnna is a junior communications major who intends to bring student life to lifestyle.
Donate to The Torch
$0
$500
Contributed
Our Goal

Comments (0)

We love comments and feedback, but we ask that you please be respectful in your responses.
All The Torch Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *