‘Lauren’s Lowdown’: Maya Angelou Dies; Hayden Panetierre Is Pregnant


Maya Angelou has passed away. The acclaimed author and poet died on Wednesday, May 28, at the age of 86, her publicist confirmed to CNN. According to reports, she was found by her caretaker in her Winston-Salem, N.C. home.

Last week sparked concern about her health when she skipped the 2014 MLB Beacon Awards Luncheon right here in Houston. She was set to be honored at the event. The MLB told attendees that Angelou would not be attending due to “health reasons.”

Angelou, who’s honors including more than 50 honorary degrees, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and three Grammys, is survived by her one son, Guy Johnson.


According to US Weekly, Hayden Panettiere is pregnant and expecting her first child with pro-boxer fiance Wladimir Klitschko!

One insider said, “Hayden is totally pregnant!”

On and off since meeting at a book party in 2009, the two dated for two years before splitting in 2011. By the spring of 2013 they were back together and obviously ready to spend the rest of their lives with each other.



Kate Middleton had a wardrobe malfunction last month during the 2014 Royal Tour of New Zealand and Australia, but a German tabloid just published the photos of her bare tush this week…

Bild ran a headline of Khloe Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, and the Duchess, not shockingly all from behind. Kate’s bum was accidentally exposed by a gust of wind from a helicopter.

The German tabloid captioned the pic: “Photos show our favorite Duchess Kate, 32, in the Australian Blue Mountains. The rotor blades of the royal helicopter swirl the air so that Kate’s summer dress blew up—giving a clear view of her beautiful bum!”

Check out the pic HERE.


The boys of One Direction might not be laughing and joking if they get in trouble from this controversial video going around…

about marijuana as they apparently share a roll-up ‘joint’ during the Latin America leg of their 2014 Stadium Tour.

In the footage, Louis Tomlinson says from behind the camera, ‘So here we are, leaving Peru. Joint lit. Happy days! What do you think about that kind of content?’ he asks bandmate Zayn Malik, who is alongside him in the SUV.

‘Very controversial,’ Zayn responds.

Check out the video HERE!


Katy Perry has scored Cosmopolitan magazine’s first-ever global cover, which means the singer will be gracing the July cover of all of its 62 editions.

“Katy’s music and attitude have universal appeal to young women everywhere,” Joanna Coles, editor in chief of Cosmopolitan, says in a statement. “She crosses all cultural boundaries. Her music is soulful and empowering in equal measure. She’s the first Cosmo global icon.”

Check out the first cover HERE!


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