Beyonce Sings the National Anthem at Barack Obama’s Inauguration

Beyonce may have killed it today (sans earpiece!) and Kelly Clarkson was great too,  but not everything went smoothly at Obama‘s inauguration. Lupe Fiasco was rushed off the stage after going on a bit of an anti-Obama tirade. Also, James Franco was commissioned by Yahoo! to write a poem about the inauguration. Does this mean he was paid for it? Tell me he wasn’t paid for it!

-The only good thing about James Franco‘s poem? This tweet.

-Meanwhile, Franco says that he took down his Justin Bieber “Boyfriend” spoof from YouTube because “I don’t think he was too happy” while insisting he didn’t post it “to diss him.”

-Hey, everybody! Justin Bieber’s mom made an anti-abortion movie!

-Also, Justin Bieber Instagrammed a picture of his ass.

-Speaking of asses, Jennifer Lawrence wants everyone to know that the tabloids photoshopped her butt.

-Even Kevin Bacon doesn’t have enough pull to meet the Girls cast.

Minka Kelly and Mandy Moore dared to go to brunch together without makeup. Gasp!

Robert Redford made it known that he’s not happy with Paris Hilton‘s presence at Sundance, a statement she remained predictably oblivious to.

-Speaking of Sundance, I’m glad C.O.G (based on the David Sedaris short story and starring Jonathan Groff) is getting good buzz. So is Joseph Gordon-Levitt‘s directorial debut, and Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy‘s Before Midnight.

-Oh dear. Glee star Mark Salling is being sued by a woman who claimed he forced her to have sex with him without a condom. (His camp insists it never happened.)

-Here’s the first clip of Amanda Seyfried as Linda Lovelace in Lovelace.

Maggie Gyllenhaal is transforming into her Away We Go character before our eyes!

-According to a new report, Sheryl Crow was in the room when her then-boyfriend Lance Armstrong asked his teammate to cover up his doping.

Andy Richter will guest star as Penny’s dad on Happy Endings. I don’t think the math on that one makes any sense at all, but I’m willing to ignore it because Andy Richter Controls the Universe was kind of perfect.

-Newly unemployed Joshua Jackson took Diane Kruger to a pub in Vancouver to watch the 49ers/Falcons game.

Selena Gomez referenced her split from Justin Bieber, telling concertgoers, “I’ve been through a lot the past few months. It’s been weird and sad and cool.”

-Yet another reason why I’m glad I pre-ordered my Coachella ticket: there’ll be a Postal Service’s reunion!

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth were photographed thinking deep thoughts while on vacation in Costa Rica.

-Watch Ellen Page and Alexander Skarsgård play anti-corporate eco-terrorists in the intense trailer for The East.

Jen McDonnell is an entertainment freelancer and social media specialist. She put her celeb stalking skills to good use as managing editor of Likes: pop culture, celebrity dirt, guilty pleasure TV, George Clooney, cheese. Dislikes: people who use 'begs the question' incorrectly. Follow Jen on Twitter @jen_mcdonnell. Follow Jen

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