Lena Dunham, the creative mind behind the hit HBO series "Girls," is releasing her first book today -- but not without some controversy! Website "Gawker" reported the actress' book tour would include opening acts in each city she is appearing. But, according to the site, those artists were not going to be paid. The site estimated Dunham will make about $300,000 from the tour, and therefore criticized her for not compensating performers. Since the article was posted, Dunham took to Twitter to say they will now be paid.
Singer Adele has an unmistakable voice, but it's the singer covering her hit "Rolling in the Deep" who is heating up the web this morning. Aretha Franklin has released a version of the song. It contains a mashup of "Ain't No Mountain High Enough." The single is the first release from the Queen of Soul's newest album "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics." It's due out in October. The album also includes covers of songs by Etta James and Barbra Streisand, according to People Magazine.
A Mexican lawyer is now in the Guinness Book of World Records, for his "Harry Potter" memorabilia collection! Asher Silva Vargas has spent the last 14 years collecting more than 3,000 pieces, including figures, clothes, and toys. He says he didn't realize he had such a big collection, until it all took up an entire room! The previous record was 807 pieces -- making Vargas a clear record-breaker.
In Savannah, mother nature caused a few rain delays on the first day of filming for the "Magic Mike" sequel Monday. The crew will now head out to Tybee Island for the next week, to film actor Channing Tatum and the rest of the cast. The first images from filming are giving us a few hints about the highly-anticipated second installment. It looks like Tatum's character, "Mike," is fulfilling his dream of building furniture! A close-up of the actor's shirt shows it reads "Mike Lane Custom Designs." If you want the chance to be a part of "Magic Mike X-X-L," the film makers are still looking for extras!
This morning, we're finally getting a look inside the wedding of the year! People Magazine has released the first wedding photo of the Clooneys. According to the magazine, bride Amal Alamuddin's gown was a custom Oscar de la Renta, featuring French lace, hand-embroidered with pearls. George wore a tux by Giorgio Armani. He completed his look with a gift from the bride! He sported customized cufflinks, with "George" inscribed on them in Arabic.