Post It Notes: Hottest Headlines on 8/16

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Obama Wraps Up Family Vacation

The first family was spotted riding their bikes together Friday morning while on vacation at Martha’s Vineyard, according to the Associated Press. The president, who said he is having a “great time,” is scheduled to return to the White House on Sunday.

Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” Controversy

Robin Thicke’s sexy summer smash “Blurred Lines” is under fire again. Criticized for its suggestive lyrics, the song also seems to sound familiar to some folks. A little too familiar for Marvin Gaye’s family. According to the Associated Press, Thicke is asking a federal judge to determine his song does not copy from elements of two other songs: “Got To Give It Up” by Marvin Gaye and “Sexy Ways” by George Clinton.

Spike Lee Reaches Kickstarter Goal

Coming soon to a theater near you could be the newest Spike Lee joint! The self-proclaimed indie filmmaker reached his $1.25 million Kickstarter goal four days before the Aug. 21 deadline.

Beyonce’s New Hair…Again

Queen Bey’s striking new hair-do caught fans off guard last week. She lost the long locks for a drastically shorter look, but the new mommy was just seen Thursday rocking a medium-length blonde bob. Did she get bored already? Either way, we’re excited to see what she does next!

Chris Brown’s Hit-and-run Charge Dismissed

Finally, there’s some good news for Breezy. A Los Angeles judge dismissed his hit-and-run charge Thursday. The singer agreed on a civil compromise with the driver he hit back in May, according to the Associated Press.

Chris Brown Sentenced to 1,000 Hours of Labor

But in related legal news, the “Kiss, Kiss” singer this evening was sentenced to 1,000 of labor.  So you might see the singer out cleaning up beaches and highways as a result of his latest deal with a judge.

Fergie Changes Her Name

The female lead for the Black Eyed Peas officially changed her name from Stacy Ann Ferguson to Fergie Duhamel. Does this mean she’s officially “Fergalicious”?