Wednesday, February 21, 2018
SO SAD: A rookie stuntwoman who was killed in a motorcycle crash on the set of Deadpool 2 has been identified as the first African-American female professional road racer. Joi “SJ” Harris was doing her first film as a stunt performer, when she lost control of a motorcycle and crashed.
Ryan Reynolds tweeted: “We’re heartbroken, shocked and devastated.”
WOW: Taylor Swift cried yesterday during the closing arguments of her butt groping trial. She got emotional when David Mueller's attorney showed the infamous groping picture and then said; “Is that the face of someone who’s had someone grab their butt? There’s nothing in Taylor Swift’s face to suggest anything is wrong.” The jury sided with Taylor yesterday and awarded her the $1 she was asking for.
YIKES: Tom Cruise was recently injured while filming a stunt for Mission Impossible 6. Turns out, he broke two bones and did some serious damage. He will need months to recover, so filming is on hold currently.
FOR SALE: Eminem is selling his Rochester Hills, Michigan home for $1.99 million. It has 5 bedrooms, a pool, cabana, guest house, and a game room.
LOVE HER: Nicole Kidman says quote, “I tried Botox for a while, but I didn't like how my face looked afterwards. Now I don't use it any more and I can move my forehead again.”
SAD: "Bachelor" winner Vienna Girardi announced tragic news this weekend about the miscarriage of her twin daughters. Vienna is married to Jake Pavelka from the Bachelor 2010. Yesterday on Facebook, she revealed she suffered a miscarriage earlier this month while pregnant with her twins, at 18 weeks along in her pregnancy.
LEGEND: A musical about the life of Muhammad Ali is being planned. The role of Ali has yet to be cast.
WE LOVE BRUNO: Bruno Mars is donating $1 million from his Michigan concert to help those affected by the Flint water crisis.
NEW GIRL: Brooke Shields is joining the cast of ''Law & Order SVU.''
GTL: The Jersey Shore reunion series, "Road Trip Reunion: Return to the Jersey Shore", will premiere this Sunday
REUNITED: Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry went to Ed Sheeran's concert in Los Angeles on Saturday. They definitely seemed like they're back together. They cuddled most of the night, kissing and dancing close.
OH BOY BAND: 98 Degrees and Nick Lachey are releasing a new Christmas album called ''Let It Snow''. They will then go on a 31-city tour to promote the new disc, which drops on October 13th.
OH NO! Caitlyn and Kris Jenner recently got caught wearing the same white bandage dress. Caitlin wore hers last Thursday to an Out magazine gala while Kris wore hers to a Google party. The Herve Leger dress retails for $1,000.
SAD: Tennis superstar Victoria Azerenka will miss the US open because she's locked in a nasty custody battle, with her ex, over their 8-month-old son. Victoria is not allowed to take the child out of California while the custody trial is going on, and it will most likely continue until at least October. The US Open kicks off August 28 in New York, and Victoria will not leave her child. Victoria even offered to buy a plane ticket for her ex, and put him up in a hotel for the 2-week tournament, but the judge said no.
THROWBACK: NBC and Seth Meyers have a plan in motion to try and reboot The Munsters series from the 1960's. This was attempted several years back, and was rejected.
ON HOLD: Brad and Angelina have halted their divorce. They are allegedly taking a breather and seeing what happens.
ROUGH AND TOUGH: The Milwaukee Bucks are adding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle patch to their uniforms for the 2017-2018 season. Harley is the team's new corporate sponsor.
LIVE: Vin Diesel is in the middle of filming a live-action Fast and the Furious show in New York City.
LOL: Channing Tatum recently stunned a gas station clerk in Statesville, North Carolina. He bought coffee and a candy bar before dancing with the cashier. Channing streamed the dance party on Facebook live. He was in North Carolina promoting his upcoming NASCAR film Logan Lucky.
NICE! Will Smith tells James Corden that Barack Obama has given him his blessing to play him in a film. Barack told him he has the ears for it.
OH BOY: OJ Simpson's Ford Bronco will be featured on Pawn Stars next Monday night on the History Channel. Simpson's former agent, Mike Gilbert, wants $500,000 for the SUV.
SHOULD BE GOOD: The former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, who was fired after only 11 days on the job, will be a guest on Stephen Colbert's late night talk show on Monday night.
OOOO: Oprah is launching a new food line called O, That's Good. It will feature mashed potatoes and broccoli cheddar soup.
MISS MATCH? Amy Schumer and John Mayer have been on several dates together and even shared a photograph of themselves on Instagram last month, after they attended a comedy gig together.
SWEET: Ed Sheeran recently cried while watching Forrest Gump on a plane. He says, “It was at the end when Jenny dies. When you’re jet-lagged and at 10,000ft up in the air, you haven’t slept, and you’re a little bit emotional anyway because you’re going away for a long time, it just set me off.”
PUNISHED: Tiger Woods will be arraigned today for his DUI case from back in May in the State of Florida. If convicted on the misdemeanor DUI charge, Woods could face up to 6 months in prison. He could also plead guilty to a lesser charge of reckless driving and enroll in a 12-month program that would let him avoid a DUI conviction.
CONGRATS: Andy Samberg and Joanna Newsom are the proud parents of a new baby girl. It's their first child. They haven't released the name yet.
MO MONEY: Disney is launching their own streaming service. They're pulling movies from Netflix and hope to have their service ready by 2019.
SECRETS: Justin Timberlake & Selena Gomez will star in Woody Allen's new movie Wonder Wheel. The plot is being kept a secret. The movie is set in Coney Island, New York in the 1950s.
LESSONS: Taylor Swift's butt grabbing lawsuit against former radio DJ David Mueller continued yesterday with Taylor's lawyer saying she is only seeking $1. Mueller and his attorney continue to deny that he ever inappropriately touched her.
COME BACK: David Letterman is returning to TV to host a new talk show on Netflix. The shows will be an hour long and will feature longform interviews with guests.
OH MAN: Malia Obama lost her iPhone at Lollapalooza. The Apple Store couldn’t immediately help her because she didn’t have the Apple ID or the password, since the White House set it up. #thanksobama
COOL: A, 14 minute, 3D version of Michael Jackson's Thriller video will debut at the Venice Film Festival.
AWESOME: Miley Cyrus, Ed Sheeran, Fifth Harmony, Lorde, The Weeknd, Thirty Seconds to Mars, and Shawn Mendes will all perform at the MTV VMA'S on August 27th!
BROTHER: Adam Levine says that Joe Jonas will mentor his singers on the upcoming season of The Voice.
FANCY FOOTWEAR: The Weeknd's new Puma high top sneakers will cost $220 and will be out on August 24th
COOL: A U2 museum is being developed on the site of the band's recording studio in Dublin. The 4 story museum will house band memorabilia and artifacts.
REAL NAME: Kid Rock's real name Robert Ritchie will have to appear on voting ballots when he runs for Senate in Michigan.
BROADWAY BABY: Amy Schumer is joining Steve Martin's Broadway play ''Meteor Shower''. The show is about two couples that get together to observe a celestial event.
OH BABY: Honey Boo Boo's sister, Pumpkin, is pregnant. Honey Boo Boo says quote, “I think Mama will be an alright grandma. I mean, she can’t really see, but she’ll do good!” And speaking of Mama June, WE TV has renewed ''Mama June: From Not to Hot''for a second season.
DUNZO: Chris Pratt and Anna Faris are splitting after 8 years of marriage. They have one son together.
HACKED: On Friday, Hackers posted last night's episode of Game of Thrones on the Internet. HBO is continuing to investigate.
STILL CHATTING: Whoopi Goldberg has signed on to return for a 10th season of The View.
LOVE: HBO is airing a new Lady Gaga documentary in September that will highlight her comeback CD ''Joanne''.
WOWZA: Cowboys owner Jerry Jones spent $16 million on his Hall of Fame party Saturday. Justin Timberlake performed for 2 hours.
NEW MUSIC: Eminem may release his ninth CD this fall.
YIKES: A man and two women are suing Usher. They claim he exposed them to an STD after having relations with them in 2012.
AAAAAH: A Matchbox 20 concert in Tucson was recently delayed after several thousand aggressive bees swarmed the amphitheater. Beekeepers were called in to remove them. No one was hurt & the show went on as scheduled.
AWESOME: Adele recently hosted a private screening of the movie Despicable 3 for the youngest survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy.
UM? Chris Brown's 3 year-old daughter Royalty is starting her own clothing & cosmetics line with her mother. Great, the 3 year old is making more money than us now too!
THAT IS GREAT NEWS: AV Club claims Tina Fey is going to appear on seven episodes of NBC's cable news comedy "Great News." She is one of the show's co-producers.
SCARY: Lollapalooza was evacuated last night in Chicago due to bad weather right after Lorde and Muse started their sets.
THAT WAS QUICK: NBC has renewed the Will & Grace reboot for a second season already. Season one premieres in September.
SORRY GOOP: Life & Style Weekly Magazine claims Beyonce is launching her own lifestyle brand. A source tells the magazine; “Beyoncé wants to turn motherhood, home furnishing, fashion, and her unique swagger into an online brand. Bey wants her site to offer more affordable products aimed at a more hip and urban clientele.
CAN UNCLE PHIL STILL TOSS JAZZ? DJ Jazzy Jeff tells The Sun that a 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' reboot may happen.
POSH PURSES: Selena Gomez is coming out with her own Coach bag. The bag is adorned with the following messages .... “To be you is to be strong” and “Love yourself first''I love the messages but usually Coach purses are too expensive to have any money left to put in it!
CHARMING: CW Network is rebooting ''Charmed.'' The original series ran from 1998 to 2006 & starred Alyssa Milano, Shannen Doherty and Holly Marie Combs.
MERRY CHRISTMAS: Gwen Stefani is working on a Christmas CD. She wrote one Christmas song with Blake Shelton. The disc will be out in the fall.
PLAIN WHITE T'S: Justin Bieber and his stylist are launching a line of white $30 t-shirts. The t-shirts will be longer than normal white tees.
LOLZ: Madonna allegedly fired an assistant during a flight from New York to Los Angeles. Afterward, some of Madonna’s team joked that all future assistants should be fitted with a parachute, just in case Madonna wants to toss them off the plane.
THROWBACK: Vin Diesel and his production company are rebooting Miami Vice on the NBC network. It will debut during the 2018-2019 tv season.
BOND, JAMES BOND: Beyonce may sing the new James Bond theme song. They've got time to figure it out. Release date is November 8, 2019.
PINKY SWEAR: Michael Strahan returned to Good Morning America yesterday after missing a day because he lost part of his pinky finger. No word on how it happened, but co-workers are teasing him... a lot!
SHOW IT ALL: Sofia Vergara posed naked on the cover of the new issue of Women's health magazine. She tells the magazine: "I want to look my age, but I want to look great.” Um...#nailedit
SCARY: Macklemore is lucky to be alive after being smashed by a drunk driver in a pickup truck Friday night in Langley, Washington. Mack's airbags deployed. He walked away unscathed and his 2 passengers also escaped serious injury. The truck driver was hospitalized & will be charged with DUI.
SWEET: Tom Cruise is learning how to fly a helicopter for Top Gun 2.
BOOM! Houston native Beyonce may be interested in purchasing a stake in the Houston Rockets. The current owner paid $85 million for the team in 1993. The current team is expected to sell for more than $2 billion.
MERRY CHRISTMAS: Sia is releasing a Christmas CD.
CONGRATS! Andy Grammer and his wife are the proud parents of a new baby girl named Louisiana K. They'll call her Louie for short.
ISSUES: Julia Michaels reveals that she is suffering from anxiety and stage fright ahead of her first tour. She says quote, “ I feel like this year has been a lot of fear conquering and this is just going to be another thing that I conquer.”
YUCK! Saved by the Bell star Dustin Diamond was recently performing a comedy show in Ohio when he downed someone's chewing tobacco spit for $25. Wow, times are tough for Screech!
R.I.P. Chester Bennington's was laid to rest at a private funeral near his home in CA on Saturday. Many guests were musicians who'd played or toured with Chester and Linkin Park. A full stage, including a drum kit, was set up for musical tributes to be performed. All guests were provided with a yellow wristband and a pass with Bennington’s picture on it, similar to the type of admission items VIP fans would receive at a concert.
HMM: John Mayer and Nike have collaborated on a new sneaker called Air Mayers. They'll feature grey tones, with black & neon green accents.
TRESPASSING: A 24 year-old woman has broken into Drake's LA home for a second time. The woman started spitting at deputies before they pepper-sprayed her. She was charged with trespassing and assault.
INK: Macaulay Culkin and his god daughter, Paris Jackson, recently got matching tattoos of spoons inked on their forearms.
DANCING DEMARIO: Controversial "Bachelor In Paradise" star DeMario Jackson is considering "Dancing With the Stars". Nothing's signed yet, but hard to imagine a scenario where DeMario doesn't take this opportunity.
THROWBACK: MTV is bringing back 'Total Request Live' which originally ran from 1998 to 2008. Comedian and rapper DC Young Fly will host it, and it will be filmed in Time Square.
HUMBLE ABODE: Beyonce and Jay-Z have agreed to buy a $90 million Bel Air, California home. It has 4 swimming pools, 8 bedrooms, bulletproof windows, a media room and a 15-car garage. Just a humble abode.
MOON WOMAN: Katy Perry will host the 2017 MTV VMAs on August 27th.
HELICOPTER PARENT: LeBron James' son was recently playing in a summer league basketball game when LeBron stormed onto the court to make sure the official scorer had the score right. Referees stopped the game and corrected the score.
TV TALK: Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon will star in a new sitcom about New York television morning shows and New York media. It's currently being shopped to networks.
OH HOLY NIGHT: Oprah Winfrey, Tracy Morgan and Kelly Clarkson will star in a new animated movie about the first Christmas called The Star. Winfrey and Morgan will voice camels while Clarkson will voice a horse.
MO' BOOTY: Kylie Jenner asked Madame Tussauds to enlarge her wax statue's butt. Most celebrities want Madame Tussauds to make them look thinner. Not Kylie. She wanted her statue to have mo' booty!
FANCY FEET: Jennifer Lopez is launching a second footwear line in the fall. It will include lace-up, over the knee boots, booties and sandals. The shoes will range in price from $1,495 to $2,795. What kinda prices are those? What happened to, “I'm still Jenny from the block”?
SAD: In a recent interview with Vanity Fair, Angelina Jolie reveals that she has been diagnosed with Bell's palsy and hypertension, & the disease damaged her facial nerves causing one side of her face to droop. She says quote, “I think it’s very important to cry in the shower and not in front of them. They need to know that everything’s going to be all right even when you’re not sure it is.”
AMERICAN IDOL CHATTER: Lionel Richie, Charlie Puth, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, and Scotty McCreery are all being considered as judges for the new American Idol reboot! Katy Perry & Ryan Seacrest are locked in!
OH BABY: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expecting their third child via surrogate, who is 3 months pregnant. They're allegedly paying $120,000.
RUMORS: 69 year-old Steven Tyler may have gotten engaged to his 28 year-old girlfriend Aimee Preston who was recently spotted wearing a pearl and gold ring on her left ring finger.
UMBRELLA-ELLA: Remember when Britney Spears took a large green golf umbrella and wacked it against photographer Daniel Ramos' vehicle back in 2007? Well, he kept that umbrella and he has decided to auction it off, now that Britney is doing so well and seems to have moved on in her life. The auction is August 10th and he believes he can get $50,000 for it. Did anyone keep the hair?
FASHION NEWS: Michael Kors is buying Jimmy Choo for $1.2 billion. The Weeknd will release his first Puma sneaker in August. It's a mix between a traditional sneaker and a boot. And Rihanna's new beauty line, Fenty Beauty, will be released in the fall.
MOVIE TALK: Kate Hudson has shaved her head for a new movie she's working on with pop star Sia called Sister. And ''Wonder Woman 2'' will be released on December 13, 2019.
SWEET! Florida Georgia Line and the Backstreet Boys are teaming up for a CMT Crossroads special that will air on August 30th. They will perform “I Want It That Way,” ”As Long As You Love Me,” ”Cruise” , “H.O.L.Y.” and “God, Your Momma, and Me.”
BARBIE GIRL: Anne Hathaway may play Barbie in a new live-action movie based on the doll. Amy Schumer dropped out of filming due to scheduling conflicts. Anne reportedly agreed to negotiations as long as she got to handpick a director.
PERMENANT: Drake's new arm ink went unnoticed for almost a half a year and it's a tattoo of Lil Wayne's face! Drake got it while overseas and sent Lil Wayne a pic when it was done, and Wayne was beyond floored and honored. It's on Drake's tricep, so it's covered by the average t-shirt, which explains why no one picked up on it sooner. As for returning the favor, no word from Lil Wayne...