MySpace Launches Celebrity Channel

Los Angeles-based MySpace said today that it has launched a new content channel specifically focused on celebrities and entertainment. The firm said that the new site will provide official celebrity MySpace profiles, and will include actors, musicians, athletes, comedians, and others. MySpace said the new channel is targeted at helping celebrities promote their projects, voice opinions, control their image, and communicate with their fans, among other things. Official celebrity profiles featured on the site include Britney Spears, Paris Hilton, Tom Hanks, Jamie Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio, and many others.