Wednesday, February 21, 2018
STAY STRONG: Demi Lovato celebrated 5 years of sobriety with an Instagram post that read: ''So many times I wanted to relapse but sat on my hands and begged God to relieve the obsession. Feeling humbled and joyful today. Thank you guys for sticking by my side and believing in me.''
TRIBUTE: Bon Jovi was performing in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday when they covered ''Johnny B. Goode'' in honor of Chuck Berry, who passed away earlier that day at age 90. Jon Bon Jovi told fans that he sang the song at a talent show when he was younger.
NEW: This April, Netflix will replace their 5-star rating system with a new 'thumbs up or thumbs down' option, and they're introducing a Skip Credits Button only available when watching Netflix on a web browser.
YES! NBC has picked up J-Lo's show ''Shades of Blue''for a third season.
SO SWEET: Backstreet Boys were performing in Vegas on Saturday when they serenaded NSYNC member Lance Bass with their ballad Shape of My Heart.
HERO: Ed Sheeran's cat, Dorito, jumped out of a third-story window last week. Ed's girlfriend, Cherry, opened the window to let some air in, and the cat just jumped out. The cat landed in a private closed off garden they couldn't get into, so Cherry tied all of her scarves together onto a laundry basket and put food in it and lowered it down and picked her back up.”
BUSTED: Shawn Mendes admits he always forgets the lyrics to his songs, so he'll make up some lyrics or just let the fans sing the words.
PARENT HACK: Dax Shepherd told Ellen Degenerous that he goes to great lengths to make sure his children DO NOT wake up early in the morning. He's covered their windows in aluminum foil and puts a towel at the bottom of the door so no light gets in their room.
AWESOME: Ed Sheeran says his first date with his girlfriend Cherry Seaborn was at Taylor Swift's house at a 4th of July party. They were texting back and forth and Ed asked Taylor if he could invite Cherry over to the party. She showed up and the rest is history. How's that for an anniversary memory!
WOW: Joe Jonas revealed that he once thought about quitting music. Joe said, ''There were moments when I thought about hitting the reset button and doing something else.” He has a restaurant with two business partners in Santa Monica and they're working on opening some coffee shops...so either way, he'd probably be ok.
YIKES: Kendall Jenner was burglarized at the tune of $200k. Kendall was away from her home yesterday for 8 hours. When she returned, she didn't notice anything...until she went into her bedroom just after 1 AM, and realized some of her jewelry was missing. She called the cops, who responded quickly. There was no sign of forced entry, and so far no suspects. Cops are on the hunt.
SURPRISE! RuPaul revealed that he got married earlier this year to his partner of 23 years. They met in January 1994 and got married in January their anniversary.
BACK TO THE SCREEN: Rihanna will star in a new musical drama called Annette about a stand-up comedian who becomes a widower after the death of his opera singing wife. He has to raise his two year-old daughter on his own.
SIGN US UP: Amazon Prime is expanding their beer and wine delivery service to certain cities. Prime customers will be able to get free, two-hour delivery of beer and wine or one-hour delivery for $7.99.
ATTENTION: Princess Wannabe's, there’s a new bikini line just for you. Enchanted Bikinis is a new swimwear line inspired by Disney princesses and other fairy-tale characters. If you’ve ever dreamed of your Ariel moment at the beach, your dream can come true. Only...you can speak...so that's even better!
YAAS! NBC is turning Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update into a series. Thirty-minute episodes will begin airing on Thursday, August 10th and will feature cameos by past and present cast members.
REALITY QUEEN RETURNING? Caitlyn Jenner may join the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Her Caitlyn reality show was canceled after bad ratings and she doesn’t want to return to The Kardashian show. She is in talks about joining Housewives.
CONGRATS: BEN AFFLECK says he recently completed treatment for alcoholism. In a Facebook post he said it's something he's dealt with before, and will continue to work at. He also thanked his family for support, including his, quote, "co-parent" JENNIFER GARNER.
MAKE THAT MONEY! "Beauty and the Beast" has set a record for advance ticket sales for any family film with Fandango and is projected to bring in over $130 million this weekend alone.
SWIFT-IFY: Taylor Swift is done fighting streaming services for royalties. She filed documents giving her the right to brand a website featuring non-downloadable multi-media content in the nature of audio recordings. She wants to call it Swifties. Sounds like a streaming service to us... but this time she'll make all the cash!
CONGRATS! Broad City's Ilana Glazer secretly tied the knot to her longtime boyfriend, David Rooklin. She also stars in the upcoming movie, Rough Night, with Scarlett Johansson and Kate McKinnon. It comes out in June and looks super funny.
YOUNG SCIENTIST! CBS has picked up the “Big Bang Theory” prequel “Young Sheldon,” following Sheldon Cooper at the age of 9.
PUTTING THE TV BACK IN MTV: MTV announced Monday that it was re-branding its 25-year-old MTV Movie Awards show to include small-screen categories. The "MTV Movie and TV Awards" and air May 7th.
J-ROD: Naughty Gossip claims Alex Rodriguez asked Jennifer Lopez to remove a selfie she posted of them. A source said he keeps his personal life private and wants to know how the relationship leaked out in the first place. He remembers what she did to Ben and all the press that couple got...he doesn't want that to happen.”
YAY? Howie Mandel announced on Instagram yesterday that Tyra Banks will replace Nick Cannon as the new host of "America's Got Talent".
OF COURSE: TMZ claims OJ Simpson could be released from jail in October and some reality show producers are interested in signing him.
SET THE DVR NOW! Loius CK will return to host Saturday night live with musical guest The Chainsmokers April 8th.
YAAS! Tonight is the series premiere of the game show Hip Hop Squares on VH1 where celebrities face off to answer hip hop trivia.
THANKS FOR CLEARING UP THE RUMORS... Ed Sheeran is going to guest star on an episode of Game of Thrones. HBO released a statement saying: “He has a role. No more details.”
FINALLY! Game of Thrones will return to HBO on July 16th.
GO BOY: 'Gary from Chicago' has hired a publicist and now is trying to get a book deal. He became a viral star at the Oscars.
HE'LL BE BACK: Arnold Schwarzenegger may run for a U.S. Senate seat in 2018.
BABIES: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla are expecting a second daughter. And David Arquette and his wife Christina are the proud parents of a new baby boy named Augustus.
STYLE: Eva Longoria is launching her own fashion line. It will include t-shirts with famous wine-themed slogans.
SEXY: Helen Mirren says, “I always wear stripper shoes to hollywood events because it’s pretty intimidating to find yourself in a room full of incredibly beautiful women who are at least a foot taller than you.”
DUMB: Louis Vuitton is selling a $5,000 iPhone case. It features golden crocodile leather.
OOPS: Tim Tebow made his Spring Training debut yesterday for the Mets. He was struck out on four pitches
YUCK: Gwyneth Paltrow says she recently went on an 8-day goat milk cleanse to rid her body of parasites.
COUPLE ALERT: Rumor has it that JLo is dating former baseball star Alex Rodriguez. He was with her in Vegas during this latest leg of her Planet Hollywood Vegas show. What happened to Drake?!
SECOND CHANCES: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have called off their divorce. They are giving things another try.
FUN AND GAMES: Wonder Years star Fred Savage will host Ricky Gervais' new game show called “Child Support” on ABC. Adult contestants must answer 10 questions in order to win cash prizes. They can use kids ages 6 to 9 to help them.
GIRL POWER: Adele acknowledged International Women's Day yesterday by sharing a quote from a female Canadian politician. It read, "Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult".
INTERESTING: Netflix is developing interactive television shows where viewers will be able to choose how their show or series ends.
HMM: Harvard University dropout Mark Zuckerberg will give the commencement speech at the university's upcoming graduation.
DUNZO: Scarlett Johansson has filed for a divorce from her husband Romain. They married in October of 2014.
WOW: Lady Gaga may be engaged to her new boyfriend Christian Carrino.
SWEET: Black Eyed Peas approve of Twenty One Pilots covering their song, “Where Is The Love'' during their concerts. BEP's tweeted: “This is tight. We see you @twentyonepilots.”
CLEVER: Ed Sheeran recently ran into a fan named Suzy, who asked him to write her an absentee note for class. The note read: ‘I sincerely apologize for causing Suzy to miss school, come into school late, for disrupting class with her talk about me and for causing her to miss some of your classes for the past several years. Please excuse Suzy from any classes or classwork she missed because I’m actually more important. Regards, Ed Sheeran.”
AWESOME! Chance the Rapper announced he's donating $1 million to Chicago Public Schools.
CLASSY: The 1997 GMC Suburban that Notorious BIG was killed in is being auctioned for $1.5 million. The company behind the auction, Moments in Time, is also selling the 1996 BMW that Tupac was shot in for the same amount.
CONGRATS: The Chainsmokers join the Beatles and the Bee Gees as groups with three songs in the top 10 at the same time. Something Like This is at number #5, Paris is at number #7 and Closer is at number #10.
GOOD, WE WERE WORRIED HE WAS STRAPPED FOR CASH: Ryan Seacrest is teaming up with a Beverly Hills dermatologist to launch a line of skin care products called Polished.
YIKES: One Direction star Louis Tomlinson was arrested at LAX after attacking a paparazzo because he was getting too close to him. Louis and his girlfriend then fought with a female witness, who was recording the incident.
HMM: Marlon Wayans may replace Nick Cannon as host of America's Got Talent
GOOD PLAN: Justin Bieber celebrated his 23rd birthday by posting a picture of himself on social media as a young boy along with the caption: “It’s my birthday and all I want is to be a better friend, better brother, better son and better man”
FINALLY: After months of speculation, Adele confirmed at a concert in Australia, yesterday, that she's married to longtime love Simon Konecki. She did not provide further info.
HE WON'T BE BACK: Arnold Schwarzenegger says he won’t be back on the Celebrity Apprentice because he feels that the series comes with too much baggage.
CONGRATS: Tori Spelling has given birth to her fifth child. named Beau Dean McDermott.
INSTA-HIT: Ace Showbiz claims Camila Cabello and Pharrell are working on a new song together. She posted pictures of them in the studio
PREACH, GIRL! Popsugar claims Katy Perry plans to remain friends with Orlando Bloom. She Tweeted: ''HOW BOUT A NEW WAY OF THINKING FOR 2017U can still b friends & love ur former partners! No one's a victim or a villain, get a life y'all''
WE GOTTA WAIT FOR MORE TAYTAY: Ed Sheeran tells the BBC that Taylor Swift won't release new music until the end of the year. "Taylor isn't going to be releasing until probably the end of this year - Christmas is the smartest time to release because that's when everyone buys records. So I've got a full year of just all Ed, all the time."
I'LL WATCH THAT: The Wrap claims Ellen DeGeneres is getting her own hour-long game show on NBC. Ellen's Game of Games will feature games from her daytime talk show. She tells the site: “We’re pulling out all the stops — gigantic sets, hilarious games. It’s going to be like a combination of ‘American Ninja Warrior,’ ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ and a water park. OK, it’s nothing like that, but you should still watch.”
SO YOU'RE SAYIN' THERE'S A CHANCE! Oprah said in a recent interview that in the wake of Trump's win, she might consider running for president.
WHAT A DEAL! People magazine claims the selling price of the Neverland Ranch has been dropped by $33 million. Michael's trust originally wanted $100 million, but now will take $67 million.
TROLLIN' FOR MORE: Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake are back as Poppy and Branch in Trolls 2, in theaters April 2020
IT'S A START... Disney will have their first "exclusively gay moment" in a film with the live action Beauty and the Beast. Gaston's sidekick struggles with his feelings for the villain. It's a big step in the right direction but since it's a Disney movie, I'm sure it will still be ridiculously campy.
STILL AWESOME! Coachella announced yesterday that Lady Gaga will replace Beyonce on both Saturdays of the festival next month. Beyonce had to postpone her performance based on doctor's advice since she would be in her third trimester.
CASH ME AT THE BANK: TMZ claims the “Cash Me Outside” girl, Danielle Bregoli, is in Hollywood to meet with reality show producers.
#CONGRATS: Yesterday, Rihanna received the honor of 2017 Humanitarian of the Year by the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations.
MAKIN' BANK: Barack and Michelle Obama signed book deals with Random House. They're rumored to get as much as $60 million for two books. I really hope one will be titled #thanksObama