Scott Shetler is a Chicago-based freelance writer whose words can be found on PopCrush, Diffuser and other music, pop culture and travel websites. He has interviewed a wide range of artists, from Anthony Kiedis to Weird Al Yankovic and from Amanda Palmer to Taylor Hanson. He freely acknowledges an inexplicable obsession with the music of cheesy ‘80s pop duo Air Supply.
Kanye West’s Lawyer Confirms Sex Tape
Kanye West's lawyer confirmed the existence of a sex tape featuring the rapper, via a takedown notice sent to AllHipHop.com which claimed the video was stolen from Kanye's computer.
Rihanna Rolls Blunt Filled With ‘Diamonds’ on Single Cover
Rihanna's new single 'Diamonds' hasn't even been released yet and she's already pushing buttons with the cover artwork, which shows her rolling a blunt full of diamonds.
Watch the Trailer for Amy Winehouse’s ‘At the BBC’ Box Set
Amy Winehouse has a four-disc video box set coming out in November to celebrate the best live performances of her career, and now fans can view a trailer for the 'At the BBC' set that includes concert clips and interviews with the singer herself.
Demi Lovato Named Ambassador for ‘Mean Stinks’ Anti-Bullying Campaign
Demi Lovato says she was bullied mercilessly in middle school, which helps explain why she's thrilled to be the new ambassador for Secret's "Mean Stinks" campaign.
Big Sean Says Kanye West Has Made Himself, Nicki Minaj + Others Rewrite Raps
Big Sean says that Kanye West demands flawless execution from his collaborators, to the point that West has made Sean, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross and others rewrite their verses if he felt they weren't up to par.
Katy Perry Cleanses Her ‘Chakra’ on Volcano + Confirms Obama Fundraiser Performance
These days, Katy Perry is getting spiritual and political. After cleansing her spirit with meditation and a journey to the top of a volcano, Perry has signed on for a fundraiser for President Obama.
Austin Mahone Shows Off First Car on Twitter
Kids, pay attention. This is what viral videos and a subsequent record deal can get you. Sixteen-year-old singer Austin Mahone has bought a brand-new Range Rover.
‘Idol’ Judges Mariah Carey + Nicki Minaj Were Originally Set to Join ‘The Voice’
The new divas of 'American Idol,' Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj, were about to pledge their allegiance to 'The Voice' before 'Idol' came calling. Us magazine reports that the superstars were originally considering taking temporary chairs on 'The Voice' for one …
Adele’s Pregnancy Inspires Her to Take ‘Lighter’ Approach to Third Album
Adele's '21' was a massive worldwide success, despite its heavy lyrical content about breakups and failed relationships. Now pregnant with her first child, Adele is planning for her next album to be much "lighter," according to an Us magazine source.
Rihanna + Taylor Swift Lead 2012 MTV Europe Music Award Nominations
It's girl power at the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards, where Rihanna and Taylor Swift lead the pack of nominees, with Lady Gaga, Carly Rae Jepsen, Lana Del Rey and Katy Perry also scoring multiple nods.