Rush & Molloy of the New York Daily News reports Missy Elliott and Timbaland were joined by actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire at Miami’s Crobar over the Fourth of July weekend in the hot spot’s roped-off VIP section. Also there were Drena De Niro and supermodel Carmen Kass.
The New York Post reports Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott and a galpal skipped out on a $76 bar tab Sunday at the Nikki Beach Club in South Beach. A spy told the Post, “The waiter ran after her in the parking lot, but she kept going.” Elliott was much more generous earlier in the evening leaving a $1 tip on a $219 bottle of champagne.
Sara Cox of Radio 1 spoke with rapper Missy Elliott about whether she’s done ‘E’ given her ‘Miss E…So Addictive’ album messages that give that impression. Missy insists, “No, I don’t do the drug, I have never ever done ecstasy – but I have friends who have done it and that’s how I was able to interpret the feeling because they would tell me, you just feel free, you’re just talkin’, talkin’, talkin’, you love everybody! But me, I would be too nervous to do it so I have never done it.” The entire interview and transcript at bbc.co.uk/radio1 has since been removed.
Despite being a primarily rock publication, Spin magazine has placed Jay-Z in the number one spot of their April top 40 artist issue. While Radiohead followed, Eminem was in the #3 spot, OutKast at #6, Missy Elliott at #14, Dr. Dre at #18, DMX at #24, Eve at #30, and Definitive Jux at #39. Spin said of Jay-Z, “Remarkably, rap’s best MC may be its most popular.”
In the glad I wasn’t there file, the New York Post reports Tyson Beckford was spotted getting a lap dance from Missy Elliott at Serafina’s wild Wednesday night bash.
The New York Daily News reports Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs, Mary J. Blige and Missy Elliott were all listed as hosts Tuesday night at a birthday party for the mother of Puffy’s 7 year old son Justin, Misa Hylton Brim. All three ditched the party held at SoHo’s NV club where Suge Knight was onhand. Coincidence? Puffy’s rep says he was tied up in the studio and never planned on attending.
US Weekly reports Janet Jackson was spotted with Missy Elliot, Eve, and other friends at the Abbey in Los Angeles where she ordered 12 caramel-apple martinis for her pals.
The Associated Press reports Missy Elliott’s brand new $311,000 Lamborghini Diablo was wrecked before she even got the chance to drive it as the delivery driver reportedly crashed it on his way to delivering the vehicle.
Katrillion spoke with Missy Elliott about her wacky spitting scene in her “Get Ur Freak On” video. The rapper told them, “Sometimes you gotta let the kid out. I know we all played spitting games when we were little so I wanted to do that in the video. I know it’s nasty but you had to look at it, right? I wanted to do something that got people’s attention.”
Buddyhead updated their gossip page today rumors that Bubba Sparxxx and Missy Elliot have been ‘getting it on’ while filming Bubba’s latest video, ‘Fat Love.’