VERDICT: A judge has ruled that wrestler ''Superfly'' is mentally incompetent and therefore will not stand trial for the 1983 murder of his ex-girlfriend. His legal team claims he suffers from early onset dementia.
BEAUTY: Julianne Hough will co-host the 2016 Miss USA competition this Sunday on Fox with Terrence J Jenkins and Ashley Graham. Chris Young and The Backstreet Boys will be performing!
PARTNER IN CRIME: US Weekly claims Kelly Ripa's co-host list for "Live" has been whittled down to Sherri Shepherd, Wanda Sykes, Taye Diggs and Rob Lowe.
STOP THE PRESSES: Gwen Stefani says she is not engaged to Blake Shelton. Gwen says she Googles her name frequently just to see the next rumor!
SHOCKER: Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris have broken up after dating for 15 months. One source says, "There was no drama. Things just don't work out sometimes." Adam (Calvin Harris) is the one that ended it. It was all done in a very mature fashion. Taylor is pretty upset but they are still in communication. Taylor was there for Adam with his accident and supportive. She thought they were heading to marriage and babies. They just celebrated their anniversary, this was not something she was expecting. He apparently was not ready to settle down yet. Oh boy...get ready for some new Taylor Swift break up songs!
OH BOY: Mama June is going on a strip club tour that will take her to Oklahoma, Baltimore, Vegas and LA. She will be doing meet-and-greets and will not be removing her clothing.
NOOOO! As it stands in the cast member's contracts, next season could be the last season of Big Bang Theory. There's been some talk about a movie, but there is little interest from the cast because they feed off of the live audience.
FIT FOR ROYALTY: Chris Brown's daughter, Royalty's 2nd birthday party was truly fit for a baller princess. Royalty even made a grand entrance on a pony with fake snow coming down for her Frozen themed party. She had a customized 3-tier castle cake with rhinestone towers. Chris couldn't attend, since he's on tour, but bragged about dropping $30k on the whole shindig. Your 2 year old won't remember the party...but she'll look back at pictures and say...where's dad?
NO MONKEY BUSINESS: DAccording to a lawsuit, Nintendo of America hired a man to play the famous gorilla, Donkey Kong, at a mall in Culver City, CA. He says even though the Kong suit was "poorly ventilated and unreasonably and dangerously hot" ... he had strict orders to keep it on. Michael says he suffered permanent damage, as well as mental and emotional distress, though he doesn't list any specific injuries. A rep from Nintendo says, "We have nothing to announce on this topic."
NOT IT! The Daily Mirror claims Drake hosted a pool party on Memorial Day that ended with several women brawling on the ground. I swear I didnt' start this one!
HE SAYS/SHE SAYS: Amber Heard has been throwing around a lot of serious allegations that Johnny Depp has physically abused her. On May 21, 2016, officers responded to a domestic incident radio call. Amber Heard did not insist on a report and no report was warranted. There was no evidence of any crime. A crime did not occur so the officers left the scene and left a business card."
WOW: The Daily Mirror claims supermodel super model Kate Moss is dating an 18 year-old. He is the son of one of her close friends. Kate is 42.
THIEF: Chris Brown is being sued for stealing a man's hat during a concert in Dallas. The man gave his hat to a crew member and asked if Chris Brown would sign it. The man never got his hat back and now he wants $25 for the cost of the hat, $225 for his concert tickets and $2,500 for bullying.
PROMISES: Blake Shelton has given Gwen Stefani a promise ring. They plan to get engaged, but he wanted to get her something special sooner to show his feelings. She'll be sporting a big rock on that finger.
WALKING IS HARD: The Daily Star claims Iggy Azalea was recently performing in London when she had a car take her 500 feet from her dressing room to the stage. Walking is hard.
- Father's Day is Sunday, June 19th and we'd like to honor your dad in Z93's Dad Hall of Fame!
- Your dad could win 4 tickets to catch a Brewer game this summer!
- The winner will be announced on Thursday, June 16th during the Z93 Morning Buzz!
RECOVERING: Calvin Harris has canceled two more shows because he is continuing to recover from the car accident he was involved in last weekend. Calvin was a passenger in an SUV that was struck by another vehicle driven by a juvenile who had crossed over the center line last week. He suffered a cut on his nose and was transferred to a hospital and soon discharged. The teenager driving the vehicle that struck Harris' was ejected from the car, resulting in a broken pelvis, according to the LAPD.
STAR STRUCK: Zara Larsson says she and her sister got to go backstage at a Beyonce concert. Zara cried, and laid down on the floor like a "Swedish meatball" because she was so star struck.
WHY? Charlie Sheen has released a new set of emojis called Sheenojis. There are more than 100 different Sheen-inspired icons. Sheen says, "Bring your tiger's blood to a boil! Release your inner man's man. Fire a torpedo of truth into the technosphere. And above all, be POSITIVELY NEGATIVE!"
MOON WALK: Members of DNCE want To play in outer space. They describe the vibe as "one big party." DNCE's next goal is to play a concert on the moon. Do you think they'll do the moon walk?
SCARY: Shots rang out during T.I.'s concert in New York last night. One man was shot in the chest, another was hit in the abdomen, and one woman was shot in the leg. The shooting may have been a result of a backstage fight.
CHANGES: The Obama family will move into a Washington DC home after Barack leaves the White House in January. They will lease the 8,200 square foot house, built in 1928, with 9 bedrooms.
GRAND PLAN: Jay Z has responded to Beyonce's Lemonade CD with a freestyle rap on the remix of Fat Joe's song ''All the Way Up''. Jay-Z raps: "You know you made it when the fact/ Your marriage made it is worth millions/ Lemonade is a popular drink and still it is.”
BABY ON BOARD: Dancing with the Stars pros Maksim Chmerkovskiy & Peta Murgatroyd are expecting their first child together. They've been dating off and on for 3 years.
OHHHH NO! Amber Heard has filed for a divorce from Johnny Depp after 15 months of marriage. She cited irreconcilable differences. The divorce filing came three days after Depp's mother died. Johnny is worth $400 million. They did not have a prenup. She is entitled to half of his earnings during the time they were married.
STALKER: TMZ claims Usher's stalker Darshelle Jones was recently arrested for filming him outside of an Atlanta recording studio. Her restraining order requires her to be at least 200 yards away from him, and she was just 100 feet away.
YES! Blake Shelton tells NBC that he is returning to The Voice. Blake said quote, “I’ve heard many rumors that I’ve been fired. I don’t plan on going anywhere. I’d like to stay there as long as I can. The “moron” (Adam Levine) is coming back, too.”
FAKE: Gossip Cop claims two of Prince's alleged heirs are refusing DNA tests to prove that they are related to him. One of them claims she is the daughter of Prince's late half-brother while the other claims she is a granddaughter, and entitled to inheritance. Both women say DNA testing should not be required for them to get a cut of Prince's estate.
ODD: Shia LaBeouf's next performance art piece will involve him hitchhiking across Colorado next month. He will be tweeting GPS coordinates so people can pick him up and carry him across the state.
IRONIC: MC Hammer tells the HuffPost that he is actually scared of hammers. He said, “You can hit your fingers. It's scary! So I try my best to not have to hammer too many things.” So I guess it's not Hammer time?!
DUET: InTouch Weekly claims Jay-Z and Beyonce are planning to release a new CD together. A source tells Page Six: “Jay and Beyoncé were never going to do an interview to address all the questions that came up after ‘Lemonade'. “It’s more their style to respond through music.”
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! To celebrate “The Marshall Mathers LP”’s 16th anniversary Eminem is selling some cool limited edition collector’s items. Some of the things available for purchase are a cassette tape of the re-issued album with a new 3D printed cover. The coolest items are bricks from the remains of Eminem’s childhood home that was featured on the album’s cover. Each of the 700 bricks come with a Certificate of Authenticity with Em’s autograph and a display case. If you buy a brick, you will also receive a commemorative plaque. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of these items will be donated to the Marshall Mathers Foundation, which provides funds for organizations working with at-risk youth in Michigan and throughout the U.S.
DO WE NEED THIS?Contact Music claims Mariah Carey is going to develop, direct and star in three new Hallmark movies. Mariah is refusing to reveal what the movies are about. Ballzer is looking forward to not watching them...
UNFORGETTABLE, INDEED! Sia sang "Unforgettable" on "Ellen" this past Friday. She has a new version of it on the "Finding Dory" soundtrack. Check out the video:
HARDWARE: The Weeknd took home eight prizes from last night’s Billboard Music Awards ceremony in Las Vegas. The stand out performance was expected to be the tribute to Prince but Ballzer thinks P!nk was way better...
CRAZINESS: A woman in Texas blew up on Facebook over the weekend, because she live-streamed herself trying on a new Chewbacca mask, and it's gotten more than 133 million views. It's now the most-watched live-stream EVER on Facebook. We shared it on the Z93 Facebook page!
MONEY MAKER: Adele is expected to sign a new contract with Sony Music for more than $130 million, making it the biggest deal for a female artist in music history. It will easily top Whitney Houston's 2001 deal with Arista for $101 million and will also be the top for a British musician. Good for her! Now we no longer have to worry that Adele won't have enough money...
THE HOFF: David Hasselhoff who made hundreds of millions of dollars from "Baywatch", "Knight Rider" and other TV shows, movies, concerts, etc., says he can't afford to support his ex-wife because he has less than $4,000 to his name. Pamela says the Hoff's worth more than $120 million. There's a court hearing at the end of the month.
SIA'S SURPRISE: During Wednesday night's finale of Survivor...a voice was heard interrupting Jeff Probst, and then Sia shocked everyone by jumping onstage and dishing $100,000 to fan favorite Tai Trang. Sia's a huge fan of the show and was moved by Trang's positive messages throughout the season. $50k is going directly to Trang, and the rest to his favorite charities. The tribe has spoken...Sia's pretty loaded and she's got awesome bangs.
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"I will never forget the day my daughter told me that Bethany, a girl in her 4th grade class, was annoying her. “What is she doing to you?” I questioned, instinctively protective.
“She’s following me around on the playground and sitting by me at lunch!” she quipped, as if that would sum things right up and get me squarely on her side of the matter.
“You mean she’s trying to be friends with you?” I asked incredulously.
I realized immediately that I had a problem on my hands. I was raising my own worst nightmare...
SICK: TMZ claims George Zimmerman has sold the gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin for $120,000. Just horrible.
COFFEE SHOES: Nike and Starbucks have teamed up to create a new pair of low top sneakers. They feature brown suede, a white swoosh and khaki swirls.
DISRESPECT: Chris Brown and his entourage were kicked off a private jet for smoking marijuana. The pilot and crew warned them to stop smoking. So, because they're classy, they posted a video to Instagram sarcastically saying that they don't "need drugs." And claimed it was the pilot, who was asking for drugs.
NAME GAME: Punky Brewster star Soleil (solay) Moon Frye has named her new son Story. Her other children are named Poet, Jagger and Lyric.
DANCER: Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski recently took ballet lessons with members of the Miami City Ballet. He jumped, danced and pranced to classic ballet songs. Check out the video here!
YUM YUMS: Selena Gomez says she has simple backstage requests. "Plenty of water and pickles. Hot Cheetos and chocolate are staples. And I love a good plate of fried chicken.'' Oh...so that's the diet I should be following to ook like Selena Gomez...got it!
INTERESTING: Prince's long-time bodyguard Romeo Gaither tells CNN that he doubts very much that Prince was addicted to prescription painkillers. He said, "I packed this man's bag on the daily. I have been on tour with him for months. That would be something that would show not only through his actions ... but through moments when he thinks people were not looking. As far as him abusing stuff thats not him. Anything he put in his body was healthy. He made sure he cleansed."
SECRET AGENT: Complex magazine claims Iran is accusing Kim Kardashian of being a secret agent hired by Instagram. The Iranian Revolutionary Guard says: "Ms. Kim Kardashian is a popular fashion model so Instagram's CEO tells her, 'make this native.' There is no doubt that financial support is involved as well. We are taking this very seriously." Kim has yet to respond.
SMELLY: Sofia Vergara is releasing a new fragrance through Avon called So Very Sophia. It smells like passion fruit.
KEEP ON GOIN': The Miami Herald claims ABC has renewed Jimmy Kimmel's late-night talk show for three more years
AGREE TO DISAGREE: Dick Clark Productions released a statement saying, “Kesha accepted an invitation to perform at the Billboard Music Awards, on May 22nd, and she received written approval from Dr. Luke’s record label. Unfortunately, Kesha and the label have since been unable to come to an agreement for Kesha to perform on the show. They better figure it out because it's this Sunday!