Azalea takes a tumble
Iggy Azalea tumbled off the stage during an MTV Video Music Awards benefit concert, but she appeared unharmed and posted a video of the fall on social media.
The Australian rapper fell Friday night while performing her hit “Fancy” at The Avalon in Los Angeles. Security guards quickly pulled Azalea back onto the stage, and she barely missed a beat as Charli XCX joined her for the chart-topping single.
Afterward, Azalea told the crowd she felt “very blessed” that she did not break her legs. There was no immediate word if she was injured.
Azalea appeared in good spirits, posting a video of the fall on Instagram.
Rap mogul injured in shooting
Death Row Records founder and rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight was injured in an early morning shooting Sunday in a packed nightclub but was expected to survive, a Los Angeles County sheriff’s sergeant said.
Knight was one of three club patrons struck by gunfire around 1:30 a.m. at 1OAK on West Hollywood’s Sunset Boulevard, said Sgt. C. Tatar of the Los Angeles County sheriff’s West Hollywood station.
Two other victims, a man and a woman, were also being treated at local hospitals and were expected to survive.
Authorities are still seeking a suspect and declined to release additional information, citing the ongoing investigation.
Reality star threatens NYPD
A rap and reality television star is lashing out at police who say he’s wanted for roughing up his ex-girlfriend.
Joe Budden directed his ire at the New York Police Department via Twitter on Saturday after it sent out his picture and asked the public for help tracking him down. In one expletive-punctuated tweet, the 33-year-old city native says he’s going to sue.
Police say the “Love & Hip Hop” star snatched the phone and twisted his ex-girlfriend’s arm during a dispute in his car early last Monday in Manhattan.
‘Guardians’ is top summer hit
“Guardians of the Galaxy” became the summer’s top-grossing movie at the North American box office with a $17.6 million weekend. The Marvel space adventure passed “Transformers: Age of Extinction” to become the summer’s biggest domestic hit with a cumulative total of $252 million.
Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to Rentrak. .
1. “Guardians of the Galaxy,” $17.6 million.
2. “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” $16.8 million.
3. “If I Stay,” $16.4 million.
4. “Let’s Be Cops,” $11 million.
5. “When the Game Stands Tall,” $9.1 million.
6. “The Giver,” $6.7 million.
7. “The Expendables 3,” $6.6 million.
8. “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,” $6.5 million.
9. “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” $5.6 million.
10. “Into the Storm,” $3.8 million.
— From News wire services