Beyonce made her first public appearance since giving birth to recording artist Blue Ivy last month to watch hubby Jay-Z play a benefit concert at Carnegie Hall on Monday. Surprise, surprise: She looked great. (BeyonceOnline)

Mario Lopez and Maria Menounos makes good on her Super Bowl bet. (Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

If M.I.A.’s middle finger antics at the Super Bowl result in a fine from the FCC, the rapper may end up personally footing the bill thanks to a clause in the contract she signed. (TMZ)

Paz de la Huerta is reportedly not returning for the third season of “Boardwalk Empire.” To make up for the fact that the HBO show keeps getting rid of awesome characters, several new actors will come on board, including Bobby Cannavale. (TV Line)

Sorry, anyone who wanted to see Jason Segel sing at the Oscars. The two best original song nominees will not be performed during the telecast. (Vulture)

Miley Cyrus denies a report, after the jump.

Miley Cyrus has denied a Radar Online report that she defended her “LOL” co-star, Demi Moore, on Facebook: “Why do people make stuff up. Demi has been nothing but a great friend 2 me & I'll never speak out on her private life! Its nobodys business.” (HuffPost)

A funeral was held for Leslie Carter over the weekend. Nick Carter did not attend. (People)

Fashion person Karl Lagerfeld was the guest editor at Metro Paris yesterday and used the opportunity to say a jerky thing about Adele: “The thing at the moment is Adele. She is a little too fat, but she has a beautiful face and a divine voice.” (E!)