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July 30, 2001 - #7 on Vibe's 20 Questions for the September issue: "Does anyone else wonder how Christina Aguilera went from a cute, blonde Britney wanna-be to looking like the third member of the Insane Clown Posse?"

July 29, 2001 - US Weekly reports Christina Aguilera was spotted spending 3 grand on bath salts that had 'HEARTBREAKER' written on them, four pairs of shows, handbags, T-shirts and makeup at Kitson boutique in LA.

July 28, 2001 - In an abstracts.net poll asking if you thought Christina's official site should open a message board independent of LiveDaily's, an staggering 78.8% said yes, while 21.3% said no, with 560 total votes cast.

July 28, 2001 - A national survey of teenagers released Friday found that Freddy Prinze Jr. and Britney Spears top the charts when it comes to rating which celebrities have the 'best smile.' Also in the running on the guy's side, Josh Harnett, Heath Ledger, and Chris Klein; singers Justin Timberlake, Sisqo. On the gal's side, Christina Aguilera, Brandy, Beyonce Knowles, and Mandy Moore, Tara Reid and Sarah Michelle Gellar trailed Britney. Britesmile conducted the survey as they've recently begun offering 1 hour light-activated tooth whitening procedures to teens. For more information on the company that is also ironically my largest stock holding (NASDAQ: BSML), check Britesmile.com.

July 27, 2001 - Conan O'Brien took a shot at Christina Aguilera Tuesday as during the "If They Mated" skit, Conan paired a hooker and Bozo The Clown with Christina the result of their mating.

July 26, 2001 - Popbitch.com reports a person who attended elementary school with Christina Aguilera says Christina was hated by classmates because she "smelled like dill pickles".

July 24, 2001 - Christina Aguilera received 6 nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards including Best Video Of The Year, Best Dance Video, Best Pop Video, Best Video From A Film, Best Choreography In A Video, and Best Art Direction In A Video, all for Lady Marmalade. Check out all the nominations here.

July 22, 2001 - Several AOL users were mistakenly told they had won up to $10,000 after answering a question about Christina Aguilera for a Pepsi Pop The Top contest, which has prompted a inquiry by the state of Virginia. Read more.

July 22, 2001 - A seductive autographed picture of Christina Aguilera is up for bids on ebay. The photo, item 1448535899, is unbid at $28.54 and the auction ends July 29th.

July 21, 2001 - Alan Light, editor in chief of Spin tells USA Today. "Superstars like *NSYNC and Backstreet and Britney and Christina (Aguilera) can still sell records, but they'll face a challenge even if their sales start to dip a little - if there's any sense that they've peaked." Read more.

July 18, 2001 - Christina Aguilera and Eminem were the first two people voted off Smashhits.com's Pop Brother House. Artists such as J.Lo and Fred Durst still remain. Vote here.

July 18, 2001 - Christina Aguilera was nominated for Record Of The Year (Pero Me Acuerdo De Ti) and Best Female Pop Vocal Album (Mi Reflejo) in the 2nd annual Latin Grammys, which will be held September 11th in Miami. Read more.

July 17, 2001 - Viva.TV reports Ricky Martin responding to claims Christina Aguilera is a stuck up snob saying, "I think Christina is a nice girl, actually. She's been just hearing 'you're amazing, you're amazing' since her birth."

July 17, 2001 - Willa Ford talked to the Tucson Republic where she was asked how she compaired to the other female pop artists voice-wise responding, "Voice wise I think I have a unique type of voice! None of our voices are the same.. out of all of us though, Christina has pipes til' heaven ya' know that girl gotta voice that would blow Mariah outta the water, I'm NO competition for her! I think I'm stronger then Britney and Mandy but ya' know at the end I think it always comes down to attitude! And I respect all of them for their hard work!"

July 15, 2001 - A blind item sure to make fans of Christina & Jorge start talking. The latest Star magazine Hollywood Whodunit: "This sexy young singer loves to flaunt her stuff in revealing costumes. Her knockout body and risque wardrobe have made her the fantasy of many men. But under those teensy clothes, she's hiding a gigantic secret. She prefers gals to guys! Her managers flipped out when she wanted to come out of the closet and they persuaded her to keep her sexuality to herself. They even arranged for her to get a boyfriend - and he doesn't mind faking it because he is gay himself." Fans will probably recall The Enquirer reporting the Jorge 'secret gay life' story in January.

July 14, 2001 - Veteran rocker Ted Nugent had great things to say about Christina and Britney to the Calgary Sun. Ted revealed, "I'm about to blow your mind, I happen to really get a kick out of Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears." Read more.

July 14, 2001 - E! Online's Ted Casablanca reports Christina Aguilera was spotted at the Key Club on the Sunset Strip where patrons "dared not approach the gal who makes Britney Spears look like Minnie Mouse." Read more.

July 13, 2001 - Fanny Rabasse, spokeswoman for the Moulin Rouge Club is angry over the image the remake of Lady Marmalade reflects on the club. Fanny said, "Our club is NOT a sex club and has always been a very high class production with top dancers. We are trying to draw attention away from the whole topless image that people know about. In 'Lady Marmalade,' it has been shot in a very different way. Christina and the others just gyrate their bottoms around and one of them [Pink] is even on a bed. It is very sexual." Read more.

July 13, 2001 - WireImage.com has 3 pictures of Christina and Jorge vacationing at Disney's California Adventure in Anaheim on Wednesday. Check them out here.

July 7, 2001 - More details on the settlement reached by Christina Aguilera and Warlock Records and its affiliates, allowing for the release of Just Be Free from MTVasia.com. Read more.

July 7, 2001 - The popular LiveDaily board that Shelly posted on has been closed, as moderator NikDC cited problems controlling troublemakers on the vBelletin powered board. NikDC adds, "In the meantime, Shelly will continue to focus on the Fan Club and the other projects she's working on and her forum will remain closed though accessible for reading." Hopefully Shelly somewhere will address the post-settlement stance on fans buying Just Be Free, as she earlier had commented, "we've had an awful time with the people who are putting this record out. Please don't buy it."

July 7, 2001 - MTVasia.com reports Mandy Moore is again vowing to not strip on stage saying, "I'm not comfortable enough to rip off my clothes on stage. Obviously Britney and Christina are confident because they pull it off very well. I'm only 17. I'm not in a place where I want to say, 'Here I am, world.' What if the kid I used to sit next to in algebra saw me? I would die."

July 4, 2001 - The Star has an online poll about Christina's BET award outfit. They have a good opinion of her saying, "After all her fashion flops, the 'it' girl finally gets it right in this ultra-sexy sizzler." Read more.

July 4, 2001 - Christina Aguilera has settled her lawsuit against Warlock Records that will see the album, Just Be Free, in stores either on the 14th or 21st of August. Read more.

July 3, 2001 - News of the World reports "raunchy pop singer" (their words) Christina Aguilera has decided to live permanently with former backing dancer Jorge Santos as the two spend most of their time together already.

July 1, 2001 - It's just become cheaper for more girls to get the smoky-eyed look of Christina Aguilera. Read more.

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