Celeb Scoop: Taylor Swift Set for First Live Performance of New Single

Plus: Kimmel is none too pleased with Leno, Chris Cornell bails on Made in America, James Bond will host SNL, and more of today’s celebrity news.

Taylor Swift at the VMAs. Taylor Swift will perform her new single “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” at next week’s VMAs in Los Angeles. Rihanna and Frank Ocean are also slated to perform. [People]

Kimmel vs. Leno. Jimmy Kimmel was recently asked about Jay Leno during panel discussion. His response? “Fuck him.” [The Wrap]

Madonna Booed in Philly. Madonna was booed in Philly during the first show of her North American tour on Tuesday. Then, she won the crowd over.

Beanie Sigel Arrested. More gun and drug charges for the Philly rapper, just weeks before he was scheduled to go to jail.

Chris Cornell Bails on Made in America. Chris Cornell won’t be playing Made in America anymore thanks to a scheduling conflict, which is code for, “I’d rather play a show in Iowa for President Obama.” [Philly Gossip]

James Bond Hosts SNL. The first three host/musical guest pairs for the upcoming 38th season of Saturday Night Live have been released. On September 15h it’s Seth MacFarlane and Frank Ocean, then Joseph Gordon-Levitt with Mumford & Sons, followed by Daniel Craig and Muse. [Hitfix]