BRITISH singer Leona Lewis fancies herself as a cougar! The Bleeding Love hitmaker, 25, admits she has a huge crush on 17-year-old Twilight star Taylor Lautner. “I was obsessed for a while,” Leona tells Britain’s InStyle magazine for its June issue. Leona also admits she has a thing for Gossip Girl actor Chace Crawford and the “very sexy” Justin Timberlake, who reportedly put off his 28th birthday celebrations to record their duet Don’t Let Me Down until the early hours. Continue reading
More than a decade after its inception, VH1 is revamping its Divas Live concert series with a new crop of upcoming and coming songbirds, the network said in a statement Tuesday. British vocalists Adele and Leona Lewis, former American Idol Kelly Clarkson, and teen star Miley Cyrus will follow in the footsteps of chart queen, like Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, and Mariah Carey, by headlining this year’s show, airing live from the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn, New York on Thursday, Sept. 17 @ 9/8c. Continue reading
Leona Lewis has decided she will adopt when she is ready to have a child. She was inspired to adopt when she visited a number of orphanages in Africa.
“I definitely plan to adopt. My mom was a social worker and my dad was a youth offender officer, so I know that there are a lot of kids out there that need to be fostered and adopted,” Leona says. “When I was in Africa I wanted to take home all the kids. They were so cute. All of them had been orphaned because of HIV and it was heart-rending. There are so many who need help – you just don’t know where to start.”