May 31, 2001 - Shelly Kearns
provided additional confirmation to the weaknesses of the LiveDaily message
board telling the site's visitors Wednesday, "Really have been trying to
come here and reply to posts, but very often I find it so impossibly slow
that I just give up and try again later... over and over." I ask again,
is it time Christina-A.com gets its own independent message board? I think
30, 2001 - A new Eminem single out on the net called Girls... Em now is
slamming Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit as well as Everlast and Dilated Peoples.
Em mentions Christina but only to bash Fred. Check out the track here.
May 30, 2001 - Howard Stern
talked about Lady Marmalade Tuesday as he likes the #1 song. Howard says
Christina has a weird walk now, not quite bow-legged, where she looks like
she just got anal and Robin added it looked like she got finished off from
a whole football team before the video shoot.
May 30, 2001 - Beapimp.com
has rated Christina Aguilera, Da Inaugreal 'Skank Fo Da Month on its website.
GrooveMaster B says of Aguilera, "What this girl is doin', It's just bad
business sense." Read more.
May 30, 2001 - Christina
Aguilera was featured on Monday night's replay of the World Music Awards
in Monaco as she performed Nobody Wants to Be Lonely with Ricky Martin.
Christina's flailing arm movement during the song appeared to whack Ricky
across the face in the performance but otherwise the pair performed admirably.
Check out our 38 picture gallery of Christina as well as photos with her
and Jorge by clicking the photo. There are a few more photos of Christina
on our Ricky Martin page as well.
May 29, 2001 - Shelly Kearns
gave a thumbs up to Jorge on the Live Daily message boards gushing, "What
do I think of Jorge? I love him to death!! He's just the sweetest guy you
could ever meet, and, most of all, he treats my baby girl well. He's considered
a part of our family."
May 29, 2001 - Shelly Kearns
gave a no comment to rumors Christina will collaborate with Lenny Kravitz
on the new album saying, "I can't really divulge anything about the album
one way or the other right now." Shelly did praise Kravitz though saying,
"Isn't Lenny Kravitz fantastic?"
May 28, 2001 - Number 5 in
July's Vibe magazine 20 Questions: "Since Bo Derek already killed the white
girl with braids look in '10', do we really need Pink and Christina Aguilera
wearing cornrows in 2001?"
May 28, 2001 - Number 13
in July's Vibe magazine 20 Questions: "With Britney Spears' MTV Video Music
Awards appearance and the Lady Marmalade video, why does it seem performances
supposedly representing 'strong women' always seem to involve a strip tease?"
May 27, 2001 - 42-year-old
Deborah Norville was asked whether her entry into the music business should
worry Britney Spears or Christina Aguilera and laughed while responding,
"I think if you add both their ages together, I'm still older." Read more.
May 27, 2001 - Missy Elliot
talked to Launch.com about Lady Marmalade as the single hit number 1 saying,
"In listening to the record, we knew that whoever sung the lightest would
sing first, and Mya has the lightest voice. So Mya would sing first, and
then we would gradually build because Christina has the strongest voice,
so Pink would go second, and we would put Kim in the middle, with the little
rhyming part, and then we would let Christina take it out along with everybody
else. So that's how we were able to fit who would go where."
May 27, 2001 - Patti Labelle
commented on the remake of her hit Lady Marmalade by saying to AP, "The
girls who are doing it now, they're doing such a wonderful job. The video
is beautiful and I'm really happy. Whenever I hear it, I get a glow."
May 27, 2001 - Christina
Aguilera did a video clip that was shown on the TRL Retirement Home special
on MTV, as her video for Genie In A Bottle remarkably got the #5 position
despite never being voted #1 on TRL during its run. Come On Over and What
A Girl Wants also made the top 30 list and John Norris retired people from
picking on Christina citing Eminem and Fred Durst.
May 25, 2001 - More details
on Planethollywood.com concerning Christina's lawsuit against two music
companies, her old producers, and several others involved with the album
Just Be Free. Read more.
May 25, 2001 - Peoplenews
reports the Daily Express is now saying Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera
have been offered $10 million each to strip for an online magazine. Britney
has refused outright, but Christina is thinking about it.
May 24, 2001 - Britney Spears
and Christina Aguilera have both been offered $2 million to pose naked
on the website lethalsports.com. This site's offer says, "They are so sweet,
so innocent. Now we want to see if Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera
are all grown up." Deadline to accept the offer is May 28th.
May 23, 2001 - Christina
Aguilera is turning up the heat to prevent Warlock Records from releasing
Just Be Free on June 19th as she's filed a lawsuit in California for improper
use of her name and license on the upcoming album. Read more.
May 23, 2001 - Howard Stern
was talking about the FHM 100 Sexiest Women list and said he agreed with
putting Christina Aguilera in the top 10.
May 22, 2001 - Shelly Kearns
revealed Christina is going to be on the BET special for Whitney Houston
on June 19th where she'll perform a Whitney hit.
May 20, 2001 - Shelly Kearns
commented on her daughter's forthcoming album on the LiveDaily message
boards saying, "Her CD should come out around early fall. There are a lot
of wonderful things going into the album which I'm afraid I can't divulge
right now. Also there are a lot of ideas that I think are really exciting
which are being considered now as well."
May 20, 2001 - Songwriter
Shelly Peiken, who co-wrote Christina Aguilera's single What A Girl Wants
with Guy Roche, was honored on Tuesday when the performing rights organization
BMI saluted the writers and publishers of the year's 50 most performed
songs at the 49th BMI Pop Awards. Read more.
May 19, 2001 - Following
in the footsteps of LeAnn Rimes, Christina Aguilera is urging fans to NOT
buy what in this case is an unauthorized album from her called Just Be
Free. The Warlock Records release can be purchased in advance of it's June
19th release at mymusic.com.
Included in the release are the following tracks:
1. Just Be Free
2. All I Want To Do
3. Running Out Of Time
4. Way You Talk To Me,
5. Believe Me
6. By Your Side
7. Move It
8. Our Day Will Come
9. Dream A Dream
10. Make Me Happy
11. Move It - (dance remix)
12. Believe Me - (dance remix)
13. Just Be Free - (bonus
track, spanish version)
May 19, 2001 - Star reports
Christina Aguilera was pulled aside by a guard at Abercrombie & Fitch
in LA's Century City mall after setting off alarms and not being able to
find her receipt. She was then escorted back into the store where an embarrased
cashier told Christina he'd forgotten to remove the security tag off of
one of her purchases. Christina took the error in stride and even gave
the clerk her autograph.
May 18, 2001 - Christina
Aguilera talked about being a "proud, sexual girl -- a woman, actually"
to Britain's NOW magazine. Christina adds, "I'm no virgin, I'm all for
female sexuality and taking the sexual power away from the guys. They've
had it for way too long." Read more.
May 18, 2001 - Methods Of
Mayhem bass player Marty O'Brien when asked by Metal-Sludge.com whether
he preferred Britney or Christina replied, "Christina."
May 18, 2001 - For a huge
gallery of Christina Aguilera/Jorge pictures from the premiere of Moulin
Rouge, check here.
May 18, 2001 - Shelly gave
another diary update on the official site talking about Mother's Day and
how Christina sent several flower deliveries to mom. Read more.
May 18, 2001 - Christina
Aguilera made Access Hollywood's Quote of the Day sharing the story of
her grandmother's reaction to her look in Lady Marmalade, where she told
the reporter that grandma thought she looked like a whore in the video.
May 16, 2001 - Christina
Aguilera was ranked #9 in FHM's 100 Sexiest Women in the World 2001 edition,
voted on by readers. Christina was at #8 last year and Jennifer Lopez was
rated #1 for the second straight year.
May 15, 2001 - Congratulations
to Jon for winning the Abstracts.net trivia game in our chat room last
night, answering 8 of the 25 questions correctly.
May 14, 2001 - Don't forgot
to join us tonight at 9 PM Eastern for Christina Aguilera trivia in the
chat room. Try to get their early in case the room fills up.
May 13, 2001 - Saturday Night
Live spoofed on Moulin Rouge last night where Ana Gasteyer played the role
of Christina Aguilera.
May 13, 2001 - Shaggy talked
about how the Backstreet Boys laid paved the way for boy and girl bands
saying, "I remember in 1992 in Birmingham, England, they opened for me,
and I remember going through Europe and seeing these guys do malls and
their little routines when it was a handful of people in front of them.
If anybody worked for this sh** and deserves it, they do. *NSYNC and Christina
Aguilera and all, they just came in on the coattails, man; these boys broke
the damn thing open. They certainly deserve everything, and I respect them
for that." Read more.
May 13, 2001 - Launch.com
reports on Christina Aguilera's new Coke commercial and plans for a summer
promotion which will give fans the chance to win a backstage tour and meet
Aguilera on the set of one of her upcoming videos. Fans can soon check
for behind the scenes footage from her commercial at cokepopthetop.com.
May 12, 2001 - Shelly Kearns
introduced a new feature on Christina's official site, an online diary.
Shelly talks about Christina selling her house and the trip to Monaco,
as well as the home she bought for Shelly. Check it out here.
May 12, 2001 - Christina
Aguilera was on Access Hollywood where they talked to the singer and showed
behind the scenes footage of her Pepsi commercial which debuts next week.
For a full transcript
check our message board.
May 11, 2001 - Lance Bass
took a shot at Christina jokingly on TRL Thursday after Lady Marmalade
played at number 6. Lance told Carson, "No, no. Christina is a great singer
and everything, but she does look like Twisted Sister. I don't know i guess
you have to see the movie." Carson told him he was going in her dog house
for that comment.
May 11, 2001 - Christina
Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink will perform their first and only live
performance of Lady Marmalade at The 2001 MTV Movie Awards on June 7th.
May 11, 2001 - Very eye raising
photos of Christina wearing an outfit cut so short she revealed more than
I'm sure she intended. Check out the picture from her VH-1 My Music Awards
May 10, 2001 - Shelly Kearns
was on the LiveDaily message boards denying the photo circulated by Entertainment
Weekly and several other publications of Christina's new home was actually
hers. Kearns insisted, "No!! That's not her house. Her house isn't yellow,
for one thing! I saw that picture awhile ago. It's similar, but that's
May 10, 2001 - Christina
phoned into TRL and talked to Carson about wanting to take time releasing
albums, as she thinks it's more about quality and not quantity. Christina
talked about Lady Marmalade and her house, which she apparently is moving
out of already as she really didn't like it. She just wanted to have a
place to live that wasn't a hotel room, and she wasn't thinking. Thanks
May 10, 2001 - MTVasia.com
reports the ABC television special Christina Aguilera had in December will
be released to both VHS and DVD by Image Entertainment. Christina Aguilera:
My Reflection will be available June 5th.
May 9, 2001 - Shelly Kearns
was confronted on the LiveDaily message boards about why she gets so bothered
by rumors and 'scours the internet denying them'. Shelly responded by saying,
"Scouring? Sweetheart, you obviously don't know what I do--or what I'm
even here for. I just mind my own business and come here and, trust me
honey, people bring all the rumors to me. No scouring needed."
May 8, 2001 - WireImage.com
has several photos of Christina Aguilera from the World Music Awards. Click
for their gallery.
May 7, 2001 - USA Today reports
Steve Nicks giving props to Britney and Christina saying, "I give Britney
Spears and Christina Aguilera a million points. They've been Mouseketeers
their whole life, working their butts off. They could be around in 20 years."
May 6, 2001 - From Saturday
Night Live's Weekend Update; "Researchers have found that bottle-nosed
dolphins can recognize their own reflections in mirrors placed in their
tanks. The mirror study is part of a larger effort to identify and weed
out vampire dolphins. Scientists believe that the dolphins' ability to
use the mirror gives them a distinct advantage over Christina Aguilera."
May 6, 2001 - Christina Aguilera
is featured in an autographed photo auction on ebay. The 8x10 picture,
item #1428606000, is unbid at $14.99 and the auction ends May 13th.
May 5, 2001 - Shelly Kearns
angrily replied to a post asking if Christina was pregnant on the LiveDaily
message boards groaning, "Ugh... love this topic. You guys have NO idea.
If she's genetically thin, a gazillion people fly off the handle and say
she's anorexic. If she gains a little weight, people fly off the handle
and report she's pregnant. Any idea how sickening that is and how old it
gets after awhile? Sheesh!"
May 5, 2001 - Shelly Kearns
responded on the LiveDaily message boards about Christina 'crying' in Monaco
saying, "What???? NOT! May I ask, honestly, where on earth did you guys
hear this? Last I checked (yesterday), she was happy as can be... shopping
in some marketplace in Monaco. She's not unhappy at all! I'd tell you if
May 4, 2001 - The Sun reports
Christina Aguilera complained to them about the weather in Monaco saying,
"I came here for a tan. what on earth has happened to the weather?"
May 4, 2001 - Peoplenews.com
reports Christina Aguilera burst into tears after seeing her $1500 a night
room at Hermitage in Monte Carlo complaining it was too small. A source
revealed, "She’s got a reputation for being a bit of a diva but this was
ridiculous, This is one of the best places in Monte Carlo and other people
are perfectly happy with it."
May 4, 2001 - Christina Aguilera
won World's Best Selling Latin Female Artist at the World Music Awards
in Monaco on Wednesday in Monaco. Christina also performed Nobody Wants
to Be Lonely with Ricky Martin.
May 4, 2001 - More on the
Hermitage hotel room fiasco with Worldpop, who reports a diva-ish Christina
Aguilera complained that because she's sold "millions of records" she should
have a bigger room.
May 4, 2001 - The Daily Mail
reports Christina Aguilera has insisted she has no interest in Prince William
snapping to reporters, "I haven’t actually met the guy and I have no plans
to." A friend of Aguilera's sneered "I think Prince wotsisname is the last
person on her mind."
May 2, 2001 - The Los Angeles
Times surveyed "22 of the most powerful executives in the record business"
for comments on the future of top current musicians, including the Christina.
An executive said of Aguilera, "The thing Christina has going for her is
that she's a real singer. If she can just get with the right producers
and writers, she has a real shot at lasting." Read more.
May 1, 2001 - Christina Aguilera
told News of the World her feelings about her new video Lady Marmalade
saying, "I loved dressing up in fishnets and high heels. It gave me a real
May 1, 2001 - May brings
a new month for contests at Abstracts.net. Our second trivia contest in
our new chat room will feature questions on Christina Aguilera and a $10-$15
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