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Ralphie Report: Justin Beiber ditches his bad boy crowd

Ralphie Report: Justin Beiber ditches his bad boy crowd

The reports on Justin Bieber, and there were plenty of them, said that he was simply hanging with the wrong crowd. That explained the rumors of drug use and parties, the run-ins with the law and the rather reckless behavior. In an interview that aired Monday on “Ralphie Tonight,” Bieber admitted as much. “I just […]

Ralphie Report: What do Omi, T-Swift and Betty Cantrell all have in common?

Ralphie Report: What do Omi, T-Swift and Betty Cantrell all have in common?

He was tired and calling in from another time zone, but given the past week and a half he had, you would never know Omi was a little worse for the wear. Let’s rewind to August 29. Taylor Swift is performing in front of a sold out crowd at San Diego’s Petco Park. In true […]

Ralphie Report: Ashley Schmider will represent PA in the Miss America pageant and these two hometown items are on her mind

Ralphie Report: Ashley Schmider will represent PA in the Miss America pageant and these two hometown items are on her mind

Ashley Schmider will represent the Keystone State as “Miss Pennsylvania” in Sunday’s Miss America competition, airing live on ABC from Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall. The Duquesne University graduate was born in South Fayette but works in Philadelphia, so she is familiar with both sides of the state. However that doesn’t mean she doesn’t have loyalty […]

Ralphie Report: VMA show shocks, but that’s not surprising

Ralphie Report: VMA show shocks, but that’s not surprising

A celebrity beef squashed while another was allegedly started. A host spewing many expletives but for most of the show, not wearing nearly as many articles of clothing. A crying pop star. A presidential campaign announced. And in between, a few solid performances and a couple of awards. The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards contained […]

Ralphie Report: Rappers and rockers who skateboard

Ralphie Report: Rappers and rockers who skateboard

The cross-section between sports and music has never been as cool as it is now: Jay Z represents athletes, the Toronto Raptors signed Drake to consult on marketing matters and Carrie Underwood is back as the face and voice of NBC’s “Sunday Night Football.” But the relationship between artists and athletes extends past the major […]

Ralphie Report: Skarsgard talks about ‘The Diary of a Teenage Girl’

Ralphie Report: Skarsgard talks about ‘The Diary of a Teenage Girl’

“The Diary of a Teenage Girl” was a breakout hit at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Based on a novel, the plot alone raises eyebrows and piques curiosity: a 35-year-old man takes the virginity of his girlfriend’s 15-year-old daughter. The movie is set in 1970’s San Francisco. Predatory? Sure. But director Marielle Heller and the […]

Ralphie Report: Straight talk with Strahan

Ralphie Report: Straight talk with Strahan

One Direction learned last week that American media can rival European outlets in aggressiveness when it comes to prying open the personal space of celebrities. The boy band performed on ABC’s “Good Morning America” for the show’s summer concert series in Central Park, a day ahead of headlining MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. […]

Ralphie Report: Leona Lewis goes rogue and it works

Ralphie Report: Leona Lewis goes rogue and it works

On Sept. 4, 2014, Leona Lewis wrote a letter to her fans. Posted via a snapshot on Twitter, the singer talked about a “rollercoaster year” and “taking the huge step away from Syco and Sony.” Syco Entertainment is Simon Cowell’s record label; Lewis landed with Cowell after winning “The X-Factor” in the UK more than […]

Ralphie Report: Swift, Minaj controversy cleared

Ralphie Report: Swift, Minaj controversy cleared

Even when Taylor Swift is wrong, she eventually gets it right. The pop star is no stranger to controversy, deservedly or not. But we’ve grown accustomed to Swift not only entering the fray on her own terms: penning a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece, removing her music from Spotify, opining to Apple Music via Tumblr […]

Ralphie Report: Walk the Moon sees out of this world success

Ralphie Report: Walk the Moon sees out of this world success

The buzz continues to build, the schedule continues to fill up and the guys that comprise Walk The Moon continue to find themselves in an album cycle that admittedly they want to see stretch out for as long as possible. When you look at what has happened in 2015 to the group, you really can’t […]