Neko Case Out for Blood, Elton Says it With Books, Nicki Minaj the New Face of MAC

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Neko makes it, Elton makes a grand gesture, Nicki saves face.

Neko Case: Out For Blood

How do you know when you’re really made it? For Neko Case’s it was when True Blood Episode 42 was named for her song “I Wish I Was the Moon” from her Blacklisted album. If you don’t believe us, go look for yourself.

Elton John Sends Books to David Gilmour's Jailed Son

Elton John has made a grand gesture to the jailed son of Pink Floyd singer David Gilmour. According to Britain’s Daily Mail, John and his partner David Furnish mailed a box of books for Charlie Gilmour to his parents' home. As you remember, earlier this month a London judge sentenced the younger Gilmour to 16 months in prison in connection with the student protests in London last December. While Elton John has never met Charlie, he is friends with his mother Polly Samson and David Gilmour, who adopted Charlie after he married Polly. Samson and Gilmour are said to be pursuing an appeal of Charlie's case as he languishes behind bars.

Face Off

For Nicki Minaj, success means being the new face of MAC cosmetics. The Canadian firm tapped the be-wigged rapper along with "Living’ La Vida Loca" hitmaker Ricky Martin as their spokes-faces. The two stars will be featured in the 2012 promos for the beauty company’s Viva Glam campaign premiering next February. And no, we don’t know if Ricky will have a lipstick color named after him.

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