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Brit's "Blackout" Headed for Wipeout?

10/19/2007 9:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Britney SpearsIt might be Sir Ben Kingsley's morning mantra, but Britney Spears' "Gimme More" isn't exactly burning up the radio, and pre-sales of her new album, "Blackout," are more than a little bleak.

That's according to FOX News, which says that "Gimme More" is "dead" on the radio, citing trade paper Radio & Records, which also reports that the single is at the bottom of every chart. Meanwhile, Brit's big comeback album, due in just a week and a half, is withering at 76 on, which suggests weak advance interest. "Gimme More" is currently #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart.

Winehouse Popped for Pot in Norway

Was Amy Winehouse really nabbed in Norway for marijuana possession? Yes, yes, yes.

The singer and her husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, and an unnamed third person were arrested late yesterday in Bergen, which is in southwestern Norway, after police were tipped off. "They were found with seven grams (about a quarter-ounce) of marijuana," said prosecutor Lars Morten Lothe. "She's paid the fine, so this thing is over for us now."

Winehouse was to perform in Oslo Saturday, and then move on to, er, the Netherlands. Her reps had no comment.

Party Favors: Did Seinfeld's Wife Crib Cookbook? ... Fed-Ex Ex Shar Wins Celebrity Rap-Off

Rush & Molloy report that the publisher of Jessica Seinfeld's book is fending off suggestions that Jerry's wife snatched some of the recipes for her new cookbook from another author. Jessica's book just got a huge plug from Oprah and is already the bestselling book in the country. ... Vindication for the Federline family? Shar Jackson won MTV's Celebrity Rap Superstar last night, beating out Playboy model Kendra Wilkinson.


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U had it and lost it brit.....what a shame!

2470 days ago


Cool Amy at least it wasn't heroin or crack. Baby Steps

2470 days ago

Lenn K.    

Amy getting busted like that a surprise her parents were telling the world she an addict. Britney, it just another day and the train is starting to shake and rattle as it picks up speed heading for the expect total wreck that coming sooner than later.

2470 days ago


Thanks media machines for destroying a young girl's music career by reporting every horrible detail of her personal struggle.

2470 days ago

Britney is CRAZY!    

Good for Shar. I wish her all the best. Britney is getting exactly what she deserves. NOTHING.

2470 days ago


Doesn't Fox News have any real news to cover? It seems like they enjoy celeb bashing more than anything, I guess because it sells. But whatever, they act so high and mighty, and for what? Reports on Britney Spears. What a joke.

2470 days ago

rock I.Q    

this album flopping is just what Britney needs to wake up...put her children first like a normal mother "star or NOT" her priorities are so out of wack...she needs to really REFLECT on all that has happened to her and see the reason's..asap..

In the mean time she is really a great example of married to soon, the Cool dirtbag pot head is NEVER a good choice in a mate,young adults should TAKE the advice of people around them who care about their best interest and best of all.... DRUGS F**K up your look and could cost you everything....

2470 days ago


Umm, just checked Radio and Records. Not a Brit fan, but if being #3 on the charts is "languishhing at the bottom" then I should be so lucky. The furthest down I've seen Gimme More is 17. why can't you just report the truth without the lies??

2470 days ago


Legalreader, the "young girl" is destroying her OWN career all by herself. Every personal detail revealed isn't causing it, she would just curl up and die if she didn't have media exposure. Jeez, you're stupid.

2470 days ago


Talentless skank gets comuppance; perhaps the world does make some sense after all.

2470 days ago

ahhhhahhhhahhhBritneyis not a drug addict kfedlied    

well this is karma and its a biatch . She is going to have to get a job at starbucks with the way she spends money she is going to wake up broke cause its seems like she is not going to be selling many cd's its cause of all the nevagitivy she has in her life if she would have straighten up the public would have supported her but now ever one see her a an drug addict who does not want her kids.

2470 days ago


I posted twice my comment are blocked

2470 days ago

Bubba G.    

So, Hello? What does that say about TMZ? Fox News might like to report about Britney, but TMZ is reporting on Fox's report about Britney. It's not even TMZ's report!

2470 days ago


any pro Shar comments are blocked on this bias assed site

2470 days ago

stupid people    

some of you idiots need to visit fox news. they don't just report celebrity news. it's not on their frikkin' front page. in fact, the news is at the middle of the page.
besides, everyone is interested in celebrity news and don't you dumbasses really pay attention to news format.
anyone with a brain can see that all big news stations have entertainment time READ AND DON'T POST STUPID COMMENTS!

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