■ Sam Smith was honored with his very own wax figure at Madame Tussauds in San Francisco. Smith appeared at the unveiling, and his reaction is, um… interesting.
■ Britney Spears enjoyed brunch with her mom Lynne.
■ Ed Sheeran gets a massive lion tattooed on his chest. Like, MASSIVE.
■ Charlie Puth followed this odd (but welcoming) trend of male singers showing off their cakes and posted a photo of dat ass on Tumblr. He deleted it shortly afterwards, but the Internet is forever. The photo can be seen here.
■ Lorde showed some love to Drake’s songwriting skills, leading us to assume that she’s Team Drizzy in this whole beef against Meek Mill. Same, sis. She took to Twitter on Sunday to quote his song “Hotline Bling” and applaud his “total pop songwriter approach to hook words/titles.” Read the full praise on her feed.
drake has a total pop songwriter approach to hook words/titles – stuff like ‘trophies’, or ‘pound cake’ or ‘hotline bling’
— Lorde (@lordemusic) August 9, 2015
■ Taylor Swift is NOT looking to buy a 16th-century Scottish castle worth more than $7 million, despite the rumor.
"Cause baby I could build a castle out of all the bricks they threw at me" -a line from New Romantics But I'm not actually buying a castle.
— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) August 11, 2015
■ Lady Gaga has began filming for American Horror Story: Hotel, the fourth season of the horror anthology series. She will play a wealthy, bisexual hotel owner named Elizabeth in the 13-episode season, which premieres October 7 on FX.
Thoughts on first day shooting for AHS? I say, I've died and gone to my personal heaven. ????
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) August 11, 2015
■ Girls’ Generation shared their “Lion Heart” album cover, and it’s everything.
■ Timbaland premiered the first taste of his new music off his upcoming record “Opera Noir” with a song titled “Smile” featuring V. Bozeman:
■ And finally, love is officially dead as Austin Mahone and Becky G broke up.
— J-14 Magazine (@J14Magazine) August 11, 2015