Eavesdropping In: Beyonce's $50 Mil Pepsi Deal; Jenni Rivera Killed In Plane Crash; Tamara Ecclestone May Buy World's Priciest Home In Bev Hills; Kristen Stewart, Ben Affleck Sexy Comedy; "Freaks and Geeks" Reunion

by Emily Green · December 10, 2012

-Beyonce has signed a new $50 million endorsement deal with Pepsi that will include a Pepsi-sponsored Super Bowl halftime performance, TV ads, and limited edition soda cans featuring her face. [E!]

-Mexican-American banda singer Jenni Rivera, 43, died in a small plane crash in Northern Mexico along with at least five others on board. [KTLA]

-Following Petra Ecclestone's purchase of The Manor/the Spelling Mansion in Holmby Hills for $85 million last year, older sister Tamara Ecclestone is considering snapping up the $125 million Fleur de Lys Estate in Beverly Hills, referred to as the world's most expensive house. [Radar]

-Kristen Stewart will star opposite Ben Affleck in a "sexy comedy" about con artists called Focus that may or may not involve steamy sex scenes. [HuffPo]

-The cast and creators of the short-lived and much beloved (and in my opinion, possibly the best ever) TV series "Freaks and Geeks" got together for a reunion photo shoot and extra bonus pieces featured in Vanity Fair's January 2013 Comedy Issue. [Vanity Fair]

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