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.