Entertainment news of the week: September 18, 2009

Sep 18, 2009 at 4:18 p.m. ET

These were the hottest entertainment news stories for the week ending September 18, 2009.

Most fashionable celeb of the week


Taylor Swift looks radiant and age-appropriate in this sparkling goddess gown on the red carpet at the VMAs.

Patrick Swayze dies

Actor Patrick Swayze succumbed to pancreatic cancer after a 20-month fight with the deadly disease. While funeral arrangements have not yet been announced, celebs are singing the praises of this beloved performer.

Whitney Houston spills it

The voice of a generation - Whitney Houston had it all and nearly lost her voice and soul during a turbulent period of marital strife, drug use and emotional abuse. Houston spilled about her darkest moments -- and how she fought her way back -- to Oprah in a two-part interview.

Kanye West ruins the night

Thinking the public didn't already have a low enough opinion of him, Kanye West ruined Taylor Swift's big VMA moment and stole her spotlight to shine it on also-ran Beyonce. Living up to her ever-gracious reputation, Beyonce gave up her own moment so Taylor could relish her win.




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