Kanye West is "the Michael Jordan of music" and the rest of week in film, music and everything else

Recording artist Kanye West attends the NBA basketball game between Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center in Los Angeles in this December 25, 2010 file photo. Rapper Kanye West pushes the boundaries of hip hop with his latest album "Yeezus," using aggressive electro-dance music beats to channel his anger and win over critics, who have called the record "daring" and "ambitious."  REUTERS/Danny Moloshok/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL ENTERTAINMENT)
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A round of up of entertainment news from the last few days.

'If Michael Jordan can scream at the refs, I, Kanye West, as the Michael Jordan of music, can go and say: "This is wrong." … I got the answers. I understand culture. I am the nucleus … The idea of Kanye and vanity are like, synonymous' – Kanye West to the New York Times.

'I cry all the time - but I had my tear glands removed because it kept ruining my make-up, and applying my make-up takes seven hours. Of course I cry. Crying is good for me' – Katy Perry to Blick.ch.

'My aim as a producer is to make films that appeal to me. When I read scripts, they have to be entertaining. The choices that I make as a producer may not be the choices that I would make as an actor' – the actor-producer Riteish Deshmukh.

The local designer F-Bubble is now at The Ara Gallery with a set of iPhone 5 covers and iPad mini covers. Stock is very limited, so drop in soon to grab one of these cases to decorate your gadgets with some vibrant and fun creativity. For more info, check outwww.thearagallery.com

When he finishes Transformers 4, Michael Bay is heading to Warner Bros to direct Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon, based on video games about a fictional unit of the US Army Special Forces that functions as the president's private army. Bay is said to be currently meeting with the game's writers

This August, The Farjam Foundation will host its annual Art Camp under the theme of Expressive Education. Over four weeks, children ages 7-10 will learn about contemporary art and be exposed to piece from masters such as Picasso and Warhol. The camp costs Dh500 per week and runs August 4-29, 9am-12pm

'I always used to look up to women in their 30s, at their most confident. That's what I was aspiring to be and now I'm here, I feel like cool, I can relax now' – Cheryl Cole to the Daily Star.

'I'm very happy that the studios want me to be in Terminator 5 and to star as the Terminator, which we start shooting in January' - Arnold Schwarzenegger said in Australia this week