Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift take over top gossip spots
THE top entertainment stories of the past week revealed Justin Bieber fans are easily persuaded, and Taylor Swift is still a heartbreaker.
Justin Bieber allegedly smokes weed, internet trolls prey on "Beliebers" in cruel prank
PHOTOS surfaced online showing pop star Justin Bieber holding what appears to be marijuana joint.
TMZ posted the photos of the 18-year-old partying with friends and holding what the website alleges is "a smoldering blunt".
Bieber tweeted on January 5 a message that did not address the photos directly, but he thanked his Twitter followers for their support through "new challenges".
A prankster website called 4Chan started a mock protest online trying to get his young female fans known as "Beliebers" to publish photographs of themselves self-harming.
A number of 4Chan members published images of themselves with fake self-inflicted wounds and messages appealing for Bieber to not get involved in drugs.
However, sources say some of those photos may be real and posted by actual fans.
There has been world-wide outcry slamming the prank and the joke parodies including pictures of arms covered in tomato ketchup.
Taylor Swift 'never, ever, ever, ever' getting back together with Harry Styles?
TAYLOR Swift called off her relationship with One Direction's Harry Styles after almost two months of dating.
Sources claim they went their separate ways after having a major fight while holidaying in the Caribbean last week.
After the reported break-up, Taylor was spotted on a boat alone on her way to the airport leaving her British Virgin Islands trip early.
Meanwhile, Harry was seen at Richard Branson's private resort on Necker Island, where he partied in a hot tub and chatted to women.
Taylor's first Twitter message since New Year's Eve was on January 5 when she wrote "til you put me down…".
Her tweet is a line from her song "I Knew You Were Trouble", yet it seems Taylor has nothing BUT boy trouble.
She has previously dated Joe Jonas, Taylor Lautner, Jake Gyllenhaal, John Mayer, Conor Kennedy, and was linked to Zac Efron and Cory Monteith.
Star Trek fan passes away shortly after viewing new film
THE terminally ill Star Trek fan, who received a private screening of the upcoming sequel directed by J.J. Abrams, passed away hours after viewing the early cut of the film.
He fulfilled his dying wish thanks to a friend who used social media site Reddit to ask for help.
Two days after the original online post, J.J. Abrams arranged the screening for the man who was diagnosed with leukaemia three and a half years ago.
Thankfully, he was able to make his final dream come true.