· 50 Cent says he wants to record a duet with the flamboyant Sir Elton John. "Elton has incredible talent," the rapper says. Last week, John expressed his desire to make a hip-hop album with the likes of Pharrell, Timbaland or Kanye—but Fiddy's name was not on the list. Can this be from the same notoriously anti-gay rapper who said, "Being gay isn't cool"?
· Janet Jackson wants to see a woman in the White House—Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton. "That would be great. Then she could show all those people who wouldn't trust a woman with such a job."
· A brand new book that hits the shelves today claims Karl Rove's step-father divorced his mother and lived the rest of his adult life as an openly gay man.
According to The Architect: Karl Rove and the Master Plan for Absolute Power, Rove remained extremely close to stepfather Louis Rove throughout his life. The authors suggest his coming-out may have been a factor in the subsequent suicide of Rove's mother, Reba. Karl Rove has always portrayed his parent's divorce and mother's death as a mystery.