For someone just 21 years old, Victoria Justice is one busy lady.
Next up for the former Nickelodeon cutie: a very grown-up MTV series called Eye Candy, debuting Jan 12. The 10-episode show, based on the novel of the same name by R.L. Stine, revolves around crime solver/hacker Lindy Sampson, played by Justice.
The Hollywood native, who discovered her love of showbiz while a student at Hollywood Central Elementary in Florida, admits she was attracted to the mature subject matter. “It’s a very sexy thriller-drama,” she tells the February issue of Seventeen. “Victorious was musical singing, happy times, and colorful, and this show is the polar opposite, which is 100 percent why I was drawn to it. I do have a little bit of a dark side.”
Justice also reveals she is in a relationship with fellow actor Pierson Fodé, who plays Brooks on Disney’s Jessie, and is big into self-help books.
Speaking of adult relationships, Demi Lovato and Wilmer Valderrama seem to be stepping things up. The actress-singer posted a picture of her and the Miami native plus their new puppy in front of a small plane on Christmas Eve, captioning it: “headed to Dallas with my little family.”
FUN ON THE BEACH
Adrian Grenier can’t soak up enough of our fair city. The actor-entrepreneur was snapped on the beach Tuesday with an entourage of one: a gorgeous, slim blonde in a teeny bikini. The 38-year-old Instagrammed a pic lying on the sand: “Too good. #miami #again.”
If you head to Wall at W South Beach Friday night, you may spot Nick Cannon spinning. Off limits: talking smack about his estranged wife. The America’s Got Talent host took to Twitter to shoot down a rumor spread by Vibe magazine that he is working on an album about his impending divorce. “I will never say anything negative about Mariah Carey. We are forever a family rooted in love,” the father of two posted. “I am always an open book but personal matters are just that, ‘personal.’”
Presented by KNR Nightlife, Cannon’s musical gig starts at 11:55 p.m. and ends at 4 a.m. General admission: $80. WallMiami.com, wanttickets.com, 305-938-3130.