Levine is ‘sexiest man alive’
People has spoken, and it has named Adam Levine the “sexiest man alive” of 2013, the magazine announced Tuesday.
The 34-year-old is the lead singer of the group Maroon 5 and a judge on NBC’s “The Voice.”
He’s also not romantically available. Levine got engaged to Victoria’s Secret model Behati Prinsloo earlier this year.
In a 2012 interview with the Associated Press, the musician described himself as “nerdy” in high school but admitted he “did OK” with girls.
The annual “sexiest man alive” issue of People magazine hits newsstands Friday.
Singing for audience of one
Fergie and her husband, Josh Duhamel, are writing songs together, but they’re for an audience of one: their son, Axl.
“We have our own little home-written songs,” Fergie said in an interview Monday, noting their 3-month-old loves their “little ditties.”
“We harmonize, and we sing together,” the Black Eyed Peas songstress said before singing part of one tune that began with “Baby you’re my baby” and adding: “We can be quite corny.”
She usually sings “Silent Night” to put Axl to sleep because it “sounds like a lullaby.”
Fergie also said she and Duhamel play Rockabye Baby! CDs with music from artists like Bob Marley and Led Zeppelin and “mommy’s rap music” from artists like Kendrick Lamar.
It’s all over for the Murdochs
Rupert Murdoch, chairman of News Corp., agreed to a settlement that will complete a divorce from his third wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch, after 14 years of marriage.
Rupert Murdoch, 82, who also serves as chief executive officer of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc., filed for divorce in June. The couple has a prenuptial agreement, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Wendi Murdoch will keep the couple’s Fifth Avenue residence in New York City as part of the settlement, according to the person, who requested anonymity because speaking publicly wasn’t authorized.
The couple has two daughters, Grace, 12, and Chloe, 10, who live in New York.
No sequel to ‘Wonderful Life’
Paramount won’t be giving any angel wings to a planned “It’s a Wonderful Life” sequel.
A studio spokeswoman said Wednesday no project relating to “It’s a Wonderful Life” can proceed without a license from Paramount, which owns the film’s rights.
Star Partners and Hummingbird Productions announced plans Monday to create a sequel based on the 1946 holiday classic starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed.
Hummingbird Productions President Bob Farnsworth told Variety that “It’s a Wonderful Life: The Rest of the Story” was planned for release in 2015 and would star Karolyn Grimes from the original film.
Paramount said individuals involved with the sequel have not obtained any of the necessary rights, and the studio would take all appropriate steps to protect those rights.