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Beth Ditto to Perform at Versus; See Nicki Minaj’s New Fragrance Ad

• Beth Ditto is going to perform at the Versus show in Milan because Donatella loves her. [WWD]

• This is Nicki Minaj’s new fragrance ad. [Fashion Bomb Daily]

• Bill O’Reilly sent a reporter to cover New York Fashion Week, and the only person who makes any sense in the clip is Kimora Lee Simmons. [Fox News]

• Vogue China might have used a 14- or 15-year-old model in its August issue, which would be breaking all of the Vogues’ recent pacts to never (knowingly) work with models under the age of 16. [Fashionista]

• Courtney Cox is Pantene’s latest spokeswoman. She’s “always been a fan” of the brand. [WWD]

• As part of its plan to convert its sales floors to be shop-in-shops, J.C. Penney is putting Disney children’s boutiques in at least 520 stores. [WWD]

Edie Campbell covers one version of i-D’s upcoming fall issue. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

Beth Ditto to Perform at Versus