SO SAD: Kid Rock's assistant, 30 year old Michael Sasha, died following an apparent ATV accident on Kid Rock's Nashville estate on Sunday. Kid Rock found him on Monday morning, called for help, but Michael had passed. Kid Rock released a statement, “He was a member of our family and one of the greatest young men I have ever had the pleasure to not only work with, but also to become friends with.”
EXTRA HOLD: Gossip Cop claims Jennifer Hudson will star as Motormouth Maybelle in NBC's Hairspray Live musical, airing Dec. 7th!
CONGRATS: Entertainment Tonight claims pop star Kevin Jonas and his wife Danielle are expecting their second baby.
GUILTY: A U.S. appeals court has upheld Tom Brady's four-game suspension for Deflategate. The court ruled 2 - 1 that Brady should serve a suspension for his role in under-inflating footballs. Tom's suspension will only cost him $235,000 because he took a large pay cut for the 2016 season.
CAMEO: CNN claims Michelle Obama will guest star on NCIS, as herself, on the May 3rd episode. Michelle will be bringing military spouses to the White House for a roundtable discussion.
Hollywoodlife.com claims The Lifetime Network is producing a new scripted drama inspired by Selena Gomez's life. Kevin Spacey is the executive producer of the show.
Vulture magazine claims Paula Abdul and New Kids on the Block are headlining The Mixtape Festival on August 6th in Hershey, Pennsylvania
Carrie Underwood says she will never stop doing her own laundry. “I don’t like the idea of somebody else folding my undies.” Um...if I could find someone to do my laundry...they can fold my undies...I don't care!
SAD NEWS: Chyna, the former WWE wrestler and reality TV star, was found dead in her Redondo Beach home yesterday. She was 45. The official cause of death is unknown but according to TMZ, officials are investigating as a possible overdose.
FACELIFT: Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced yesterday that former President Andrew Jackson will soon be replaced by civil rights champion Harriet Tubman on the front of the $20 bill, though his image will remain on the back. No word yet on when “soon” is
RIP 360: The Sun Sentinel claims Microsoft is going to stop manufacturing the Xbox 360.
LIVE! DRAMA: Kelly Ripa has been missing-in-action since Michael Strahan announced he was leaving for "Good Morning America". Replacement hosts have been lined up through next Monday, but she may be out even longer. Ana Gasteyer filled in for Kelly on the show yesterday and Erin Andrews is scheduled for today and tomorrow. TMZ claims Michael didn't tell Kelly before the announcement and she is furious. ABC says it's a previously scheduled vacation . . . but no one is buying that.
Michael Strahan is leaving ''Live with Kelly and Michael'' to work full-time on 'Good Morning America''. Possible replacements for Kelly's co-host include: Neil Patrick Harris, Andy Cohen, Anderson Cooper, Josh Groban, Mario Lopez, and more!Carrie Underwood, Reese Witherspoon, Selena Gomez, and more, will also be included. The issue hits shelves April 29th.
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani have titled their new duet "Go Ahead and Break My Heart". They both drew material from their past relationships and spent a lot of time discussing their heartaches. The song appears on Blake's new CD, “If I'm Honest” set to release May 20th.
Wiz Khalifa tells Money Kicks that he does not like Kanye West's new shoe design. Wiz says, "Nah, I don't care for it. I don't hate anything, I just don't like that shoe."
The NY Post claims Mariah Carey recently threw a Mariah Carey-themed party at an Italian Villa. Mariah filmed the party for her upcoming reality show, “Mariah's World” on the E! Network. Even the men dressed like Mariah. Mariah, however, went as her alter-ego, Bianca, and wore a jet-black wig.
WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?! Beyoncé posted a teaser video Saturday about a “world premiere event” for something called “Lemonade” to air on HBO April 23rd. Speculation says it may be a film based on a new album.
CONGRATS: Model Chrissy Teigen announced via Instagram she has given birth to her first child, a daughter with musician John Legend, her husband of three years, named their baby girl Luna Simone Stephens.
NO SURPRISE: “Fear the Walking Dead” will return for a third season on AMC. The network announced it will renew “The Walking Dead” companion series just days after the “Fear the Walking Dead” Season 2 premiere.
ROCKSTAR MOMENT? AC/DC confirmed on Saturday that Axl Rose will be frontman for the rest of the band’s tour. Meanwhile, The Star claims One Direction's Harry Styles is in talks to play Axl Rose in a new movie about the rocker's life. Because of his rocker looks, Harry has regularly been compared to a young Axl... which I suppose is WAY better than being compared to Axl's current look.
Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes are also expecting baby number 2!