March 31, 2001 - Jay Leno in
his Friday monologue; "Britney Spears doing Pepsi. Christina Aguilera now
doing an ad for Coke. Bill Clinton signed today doing one for Squirt."
31, 2001 - Christina Aguilera is featured in Teen People's new 25
Hottest Stars Under 25 issue.
March 30, 2001 - SPECIAL
REPORT eYada.com's Joanna Molloy reported in her Thursday show that
lawyers for Christina Aguilera have threatened to sue E! Online's Ted Casablanca
unless the gossip columnist issues a retraction regarding his story on
Aguilera getting breast implants at UCLA.
March 30, 2001 - An ad insider
chimed in on the Britney and Christina soda deals saying to the U.K. Daily
Star, "The gloves have come off. It's a fizzical battle no one will want
March 30, 2001 - The New
York Daily News reports Christina Aguilera will begin appearing in Coke
ad spots in May. During the summer, Coke will offer a prize of $1 million
and a chance to meet Christina.
March 29, 2001 - Christina
Aguilera is featured on a kill pop-icons game on Newgrounds.com. There
are dozens of other celebs to mame as well. Check it out here
if you're so inclined.
March 27, 2001 - The lines
of Coke vs. Pepsi/Britney vs. Christina will apparently cross according
to USA Today as they report Coke will activate a yearlong endorsement deal
with singer Christina Aguilera. Read more.
March 27, 2001 - During an
online chat with E! Online's Ted Casablanca, he was asked "Regarding Christina
Aguilera's breasts, haven't they always been a bit large for someone so
tiny?" Ted replied, "Can you say pads?"
March 25, 2001 - Deborah
Gibson reveals to AP that she's working on a black comedy about teen-star
rivalries for VH1's summer original movie series. Gibson says, "It addresses
the fabricated rivalries between stars like Britney and Christina (Aguilera),
and Tiffany and myself. Rivalries which, in my case, never existed."
March 21, 2001 - Shelly Kearns
addressed talk that Christina and Eminem had made up at the Grammys saying
at the LiveDaily message boards, "Well actually, there wasn't any need
for any formal reconciliation! They never were all that ticked off at each
other! Right when it happened way back when they were a bit miffed at each
other, but wow...how long ago has it been now? There wasn't anything to
make up over. It's mostly just a publicity thing that the media makes much
more out of little tiffs that really exists. They are fine with each other
already have been for quite awhile. They just are doing their things, not
making an issue out of it one way or another."
March 20, 2001 - The New
York Post, just weeks after revealing Christina Aguilera's nipple piercing
asks, "Which teenage songbird is more perforated than she lets on? She
not only had her nipples pierced, but her nether regions as well." Hmm...
then again, Aguilera, recently turned 20, is no longer a teen. As we've
reported, the nipple piercing story has also been tagged with Britney.
March 20, 2001 - News of
the World reveals Christina Aguilera has had her nipples pierced after
undergoing the procedure a few weeks ago. Apparently Aguilera is still
a bit sore from the procedure.
March 18, 2001 - Christina
Aguilera is commenting on the video to be shot for Lady Marmalade with
Lil' Kim, Pink, Mya saying, "The video's going to be dope. We're going
to be having cabaret costumes. It's something you've never seen from us
before. So, it's going to be fun." Read more.
March 17, 2001 - You can
go online to Nick.com to vote
for Christina Aguilera for Favorite Female Singer in the Kid's Choice Awards
which air April 21st.
March 14, 2001 - Christina
Aguilera did the intro at the MTV Icon Special for Janet Jackson.
March 13, 2001 - MTVasia.com
reports eating disorder groups are worried Christina Aguilera's skinny
look will have a bad effect on young female fans.
March 13, 2001 - Christina
Aguilera and Fred Durst won as Hottest Battle for their war of words in
a recent poll by readers of Seventeen.
March 13, 2001 - Christina
Aguilera talked about Janet Jackson before her MTV Idol show on Access
Hollywood Monday and sporting a huge nose stud that looks almost like a
gigantic wart, obstructed in this view.
March 11, 2001 - Christina
Aguilera was at the taping of the MTV:Icon Janet Jackson Saturday and on
of the LiveDaily message board posters was there. Christina welcomed everyone
wearing a black dress and apparently not showing cleavage so the poster
didn't notice signs of breast work. Christina also spoke with Justin and
Britney and was seated holding hands with Jorge. Read more.
March 11, 2001 - Snoop Dogg
is making some eye-raising comments to 360hiphop.com during an online chat
where he reveals that he thinks Britney would make a better prostitute
than Christina. "She's thicker. She'll make more money. I see her selling
real fast." Read more.
March 11, 2001 - A pair of
Christina Aguilera autographed photos are being auctioned on ebay. The
first features Christina blowing a kiss, item #1414783917, which is bid
at $9 and ends Monday. The other has Aguilera in a bandana, item #1414800592,
which is unbid at $24.99 and ends March 15th.
March 11, 2001 - Christina
Aguilera received three nominations for the 2001 Billboard Latin Music
Awards in the categories of Pop Album, Female (Mi Reflejo), Pop Album,
New Artist (Mi Reflejo), and Billboard Latin 50 Artist. The awards will
be held April 29 in Miami Beach, Florida and telecast on Telemundo.
March 8, 2001 - Britney Spears
and Christina Aguilera breast implant speculation is the top item in this
week's report from Ted Casablanca. Ted got word from those who performed
the surgery apparently at UCLA Medical Center following the Grammys. Read
March 7, 2001 - The Star
is weighing in on Christina Aguilera's Grammy outfit saying "It's a braid
new world for the pint-size pop princess. But the Bo Derek cornrows just
don't cut it. And that Silly String dress is a mess. You're busted, babe!"
March 6, 2001 - Thanks Mark.
US Weekly's Hot Stuff reports Christina Aguilera shocked those at a photo
shoot with X-rated sexual talk as well as a diva-like behavior at lunchtime
when she demanded that a sandwich be returned to a nearby deli because
the bacon wasn't crisp enough. They also report she was heard arguing with
her handlers about her braids as they worried it could damage her hair
already stressed by coloring.
March 5, 2001 - Christina
Aguilera was awarded GroupieCentral.com's award as Sluttiest Female Celebrity
at the 2001 Grammy Awards. The site says, "Christina Aguilera has now joined
the Pamela Anderson and Anna Nicole Smith Club. In other words, bleach
blonde bimbo with obvious breast implants."
March 4, 2001 - Thanks Mark.
Carson Daly on Christina in the new issue of YM, "Christina's constantly
had to fight being in Britney's shadow. She walks like a diva, so people
think she has an attitude problem. I've never had a problem with her, but
I don't have a real sense - by the time people come on TRL, its like they're
behaving well in front of their parents. But whether you like her or not,
the one thing that has really propelled her is sheer talent"
March 4, 2001 - Christina
Aguilera is featured here in an autographed photo auction on ebay. The
photo, item #1413661368, is unbid at $14.99 and the auction ends March
March 2, 2001 - Rapper XHibit
says Christina Aguilera "wears too much god damn make-up. I wonder what
she looks like without it." Hear his full comments here
March 2, 2001 - 70s sex symbol
Charo from the Love Boat and Hollywood Squares warns Christina Aguilera
about her attire saying she should "never forget where the line is and
that you should always have class" in an interview with Time Out New York
March 1, 2001 - Over the
weekend, a Seattle television station interviewed the Lady Mavs, a local
high school girls basketball team that is 20-2 and revealed they played
Christina Aguilera's Come On Over before every game for inspiration.
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