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It's Britney, bitch.
No, really, it is. She's on the phone. And Britney Spears - the meek, reserved, media-shy entertainer - doesn't get on the phone with press very often these days.
She's speaking to me from L.A. on a busy day full of frenzied promo leading up to her eighth release, "Britney Jean," when she drops the word that elicited eye rolls from some in the gay community.
Mel B will tell you what she wants, what she really, really wants: to get back to being Scary Spice again. Not that the pop star, known as the Spice Girls' wild child, ever got away from her alter ego. But even with a solo song out now - "For Once in My Life," her first single in eight years - Mel B is ready to reunite musically with her gal pals.
In our interview, the Spice Girl chatted about the big part the group's gay following played in their career, the time she fell in love with a woman, and the female artists du jour - and their girl power, of course.
Panic! at the Disco's Brendon Urie
After years of speculation, Brendon Urie is coming out as ... "a straight dabbler"? Panic! at the Disco's glam frontman, who celebrates bisexuality on the band's single "Girls/Girls/Boys" from their fourth LP "Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die!," opens up in our recent chat about his curious past with men and finding himself "attracted to dudes all the time."