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?"
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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