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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 so.

May 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, The
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. Read more.

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 performance here.

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 not it."

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 Beckyizrad.

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 here 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." Read more.

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 she were."

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 buzz."

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 gift certificate from Amazon.com! Join us at 9 PM EST on Monday, May 14th.

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