GENEROUS: Johnny Depp's ex wife, Amber Heard, says she is donating her $7 million divorce settlement to the ACLU and the Children's Hospital of LA. Amber said quote, “Money played no role for me personally and never has, except to the extent that I could donate it to charity and, in doing so, hopefully help those less able to defend themselves.”
DO WE NEED THIS? Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani may get their own Variety-type TV show. They've got great chemistry and they’re also very in sync when it comes to finding talent.
MISS MOVIN' ON: Selena Gomez can't seem to quit the Biebs. Apparently, she dreams about him often and wakes up depressed because of it. She wants to move on, but her attachment to Justin is making it difficult. Selena's friends have suggested hypnosis to knock the habit!
NOT SHOCKING: The Rock and Vin Diesel have mended fences. Universal Pictures stepped in and squashed the beef. A rep for Universal says, "What happened is over, and no one expects there to be any lingering effects.”
YESSSSS! New Kids on the Block will guest star on the Netflix show ''Fuller House.'' It's in production now. When it hits Netflix, don't plan on seeing me for a few days while I'm binging! ~Brittany Styles
EMBARASSING FOR U.S: 3 Olympic swimmers, including Ryan Lochte, will give statements to the the Rio police today about the their claims of being robbed at gunpoint. At this time, Rio police cannot find any evidence that supports their robbery story. It's possible they made it up.
POSITIVE FOR THE U.S: ABC wants US Olympic gymnast and gold medalist Simone Biles for Dancing With the Stars.
BALLER: President Obama golfed yesterday on America's first organic golf course. 305 members pay an initiation fee of $350,000 and annual dues of $12,000 a year. Groundskeepers use no chemical weed killers, pesticides, or fertilizers.
POKEMON GO: The new Pokemon Go movie will be based on the Nintendo 3DS game Detective Pikachu. Pikachu will work alongside humans in solving cases.
FUNNY: Ricky Gervais was recently asked what music he works out to. Ricky responded with, “Mainly gangsta rap. Like Tupac.” He said, “The other day, I asked my girlfriend, ‘Is it OK for a 55-year-old comedian to be power jogging to the Rocky theme song?’ She called me an idiot.”
DOUBLE THE FUN: Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are allegedly expecting twins thanks to IVF! That means they will have three kids under the age of three! Whew!
REAL: Mariah Carey was on Live with Kelly when she revealed that she doesn't have birthdays, she has anniversaries. She also confirmed the rumor that she gets 'carried around everywhere, and she has to wear a swim suit when she takes a bath because her twins won't leave her alone.
COOKIN': Lady Gaga and her dad Joe are releasing a cookbook that will include Gaga's family recipes. The name of the book is 'Joanne Trattoria Cookbook: Classic Recipes and Scenes from an Italian American Restaurant'.
DUNZO: The E! Network has cancelled ''I Am Cait'' after two seasons. Caitlyn Jenner tweeted: ''After 2 amazing seasons of @IAmCait, it's time for the next adventure.”
NOOOO: Time Magazine claims a change.org petition has been started to get Kanye West to perform at halftime of the Super Bowl. Only 884 people had signed the petition as of last night. The NFL released a statement saying they have not extended a formal offer to Adele or anyone else at this point.
WHOA! 7 foot Big Show and 7 foot 1” Shaquille Oneal will match up at WrestleMania 33!Big Show says it's a done deal. Big Show says he's got all the respect in the world for Shaq but "It doesn't mean I'm not gonna slap the crap out of him when I get the chance!"
Beyoncé's dad. Jay Z's father-in-law. Talent manager. Businessman. Author. Matthew Knowles is known for being all of these things. Last year he published a book called "The DNA of Achievers: 10 Traits of Highly Successful Professionals" which has become a #1 best-seller on Amazon.
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NOOOOOOO! Entertainment Tonight claims Justin Bieber recently got a white puppy named Todd but we won't be seeing the dog anytime soon in Instagram. Biebs warned us he would delete his account if the hate for his lady Sophia Richie continued and now overnight he deactivated his Instagram account, at least for the time being. Right now, Bieber's official Facebook and Twitter accounts are unaffected so we can still verify Todd's cuteness.
GET IT GIRL! Contact Music claims Katy Perry is launching her own line of sandals, sneakers, stilettos and pumps. She said "it's been a creative goal of mine to be a real contributor in the affordable fashion space."
EVEN STRANGER: Hollywoodlife.com claims Johnny Depp cut off his finger in March 2015. He dipped it in blue paint and wrote nasty messages on a mirror in front of Amber Heard. TMZ claims Johnny was convinced Amber was cheating on him with Billy Bob Thornton
DON'T WORRY, IT'S STILL ON! Radar Online claims Kim and Kanye's feud with Taylor Swift is continuing. Allegedly they've banned the Kardashians from playing Taylor's music. A source said “Kim and North were at a recent playdate at Kourtney’s with Penelope, when the girls asked to listen to Taylor Swift. Kim tore into Kourtney for playing Taylor’s songs to the girls and told her she should be more loyal.
GREAT DAY FOR MARIAH! TMZ, claims two Mariah Carey billboards, touting her shows at Caesars Palace, have been banned from airports in Burbank and Orange County, California because they are too sexy. Apparently Ceasars palace also requested a censored version... what to do with the billboards now? You know Mariah's gonna hang them up in her house and just yell “I'm too sexy!” at them...
SCARY: US Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte and three US swimming teammates were held up at gunpoint on Sunday morning in Rio by bandits pretending to be police officers. They got pulled over in the taxi, and these guys came out with a police badge. They didn't have lights or anything. They pulled out their guns, and told the swimmers to get down on the ground. When Ryan refused, the guy pulled out his gun and put it to his forehead. The bandits took their money and wallets.
R.I.P. 3-foot, 8-inch Kenny Baker, who played R2D2 in the original Star Wars movies, has passed away at the age of 81.
NO DEAL: In the middle of a recent Adele concert, she announced she turned down the Superbowl Halftime gig. She said, “That show is not about music. I can't dance or anything like that.”
PRIVATE: Justin Bieber threatened to make his Instagram account private after fans began trashing Sofia Richie. He wrote: "I'm gonna make my Instagram private if you guys don't stop the hate. This is getting out of hand.”
OOH BOY BAND: One Direction member, Zayn, is writing a tell-all book about One Direction and Simon Cowell. One source says this book is going to be explosive! Simon will be furious with Zayn, and may even try to stop it from coming out. And we can't wait to read it!
NEW PATH: Actor and comedian Kevin Hart has signed a record deal with Motown Records to release an album under his rapper alter-ego, Chocolate Droppa, this fall. He posted to Instagram yesterday: "If you're a rapper I suggest you run because I'm about to come for all of you sucka's."
SMOKE SCREENS: The Rock's feud with Vin Diesel may be fake and a precursor to WrestleMania 33 and the release of Fast 8, which both take place in April of 2017!
FINALLY, SOMETHING SMART: Khloe Kardashian does not think her mother Kris Jenner should consider running for President in 2020. Khloe says, ''I love my mom. I just don't know if we're ready for the White House.” Finally...I agree with a Kardashian!
BABY: J-Lo's boyfriend Casper Smart has been begging her for a baby. There have been rumors that she is already pregnant, however J-Lo's people are saying that is absolutely false.
JAIL BAIT: 17 year old Sofia Richie, daughter of Lionel Richie, was seen with Justin Beiber boarding his private jet yesterday. They were likely bound for Japan where he's appearing this weekend. Sofia turns 18 in 13 days..so...keep it legal Biebs!
LOVE: Beyoncé is in talks to perform a medley of her hits at the MTV VMA'S in New York.
WHAAAAAAT? Front row tickets to Drake's concerts at Madison Square Garden were being scalped for $57,000 each. Who has that kind of money and why are they not adopting me?
FINALLY: Britney Spears will do Carpool Karaoke with James Corden on August 25th!
WOW: Yesterday afternoon a 19 year old Virginia man was scaling Trump Tower in Manhattan, using giant suction cups to scale the south side of the tower. Cops and firefighters tried to coax him down and failed. Eventually, the NYPD yanked him through an open window. He was arrested and taken to Bellevue Hospital for a psychological evaluation.
ADORABLE: DNCE's Joe Jonas says that he sometimes asks for 12 puppies to be delivered to his dressing room so he can play with them before shows.
NOT COOL: Thomas Gibson, star of the hit show Criminal Minds, was directing and acting in a scene a few weeks back when he got in to a creative dispute with one of the writers. It escalated and Thomas exploded in anger, and kicked the writer in the leg. Of course the man called the bigwigs at CBS, so the network had to take action and they suspended Thomas. It's unclear for how long, but he's been gone for 2 weeks. Hey...sometimes "Criminal Minds" don't think alike.
CONGRATS: Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green are the proud parents of a new baby boy named Journey River Green.
GET WELL SOON: Lukas Graham has canceled several shows because he is suffering from extreme exhaustion.
BIRTHDAY SURPRISE: Taylor Swift celebrated Shawn Mendes' 18th birthday by Instagramming a video of herself singing his song "Treat You Better.''
MAKE IT RAIN: Bruno Mars may do a Las Vegas residency show that would pay him $1 million per night. Caesars Palace says Bruno's music appeals to many ages and he can draw huge crowds.
UH OH: Ed Sheeran is being sued for allegedly using portions of Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On" for his Grammy-winning hit ''Thinking Out Loud.”
NO WAY! All 5 members of NSYNC got together on Monday night to celebrate JC Chasez's 40th birthday. Justin Timberlake shared a picture of the boy band reunion with his 33 million Instagram followers. I would like to know where my invitation was! I mean, do they even care that I drove to Ohio to see them in 2000?!
ANIMATION: Amy Schumer will guest star on 3 Fox TV shows in one night. She'll play different characters on Bob's Burgers, The Simpsons, and Family Guy.
MEOW: Mariah Carey will guest star on Empire as 'Kitty', a recording superstar, who collaborates with Jamal Lyon on a new song.
HALF TIME: The NFL allegedly wants Adele to perform halftime at the Super Bowl. Organizers are trying to persuade her to sign up.
DEFENSE: To all the haters who say Jordan Rodgers was hired by ESPN only because of the Bachelorette; ESPN's vice president says quote, “Our talent office had Jordan on their radar for some time. When he walked into my office, the first thing I said was that his hair might be too high for our network. His audition was really good.”
BAM: Johnny Depp is locked and loaded for his trial next month. His lawyers have submitted a list of nearly 2 dozen witnesses to support his claim that Amber Heard is lying when she says he brutalized her.
THRIFTY: Tom Arnold's wife recently bought a University of Iowa Hawkeyes football locker for $200 during a liquidation sale. Tom says: "It's a short term investment cause she can use it as my casket! Caskets are so expensive! $200 is a good deal!"
SCARY: 40 people were injured on Friday night in New Jersey when a railing collapsed during a Snoop Dogg/ Wiz Khalifa concert. The victims fell nearly 10 feet. The rest of the show was canceled.
SAD: Lindsay Lohan has revealed that her fiance, Egor, strangled her and almost killed her. Lindsay said quote, “No woman can be hit and stay with that person if they aren't prepared to say sorry. I realize now you can’t stay in a relationship just for love.”
FUNNY: Calvin Harris and Howie Mandel both attended Caesar's Palace's 50th anniversary gala on Saturday night. Howie took a shot at Calvin's former relationship with Taylor Swift when he said: "That's a nice suit. Who's your tailor?"
WOW: President Obama celebrated his 55th birthday at the White House on Friday with Nick Jonas, Magic Johnson, Ellen DeGeneres, George Lucas, Beyonce, Jay-Z, John Legend, Jennifer Hudson, Sarah Jessica Parker, Stevie Wonder, Usher & more!
SECOND CHANCE: The Playboy Mansion is going back on the market because its recent sale fell through. Price is $200 million for the property that has 29 rooms, a home theater, a swimming pool and a grotto. If Hugh Hefner knocks the price down to $100 million...then maybe...
MORE TROUBLE IN RIO: Reports say the Rio Olympics officials this week lost the keys to the Olympic Stadium. Workers had to use bolt cutters to get in.
ARE WE EXCITED? New Music Possibly Coming From Will Smith ... While talking about his new film, 'Suicide Squad' Smith says he's been in the studio. New music just may be coming soon.
PULLING A FARVE? Swimmer Michael Phelps May NOT Retire .... While talking about his newborn son watching him compete at the Rio Olympics, Phelps 'hints' that this may NOT be the last time we see him swim at an Olympic event.
SPEAKING OF FARVE, he officially received his Gold jacket last night as part of Hall of Fame Weekend in Canton, Ohio
LADY SCOUNDRELS! Uproxx claims Rebel Wilson is going to star in the remake of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. The movie will follow two female scam artists, who swindle fortunes from the wealthy.
SUPER SYNERGY! ABC's Entertainment president Channing Dungey recently said they’re in talks for a possible prime time TV series based on the Star Wars Franchise. She said she's not only is she interested in such an idea, but she revealed there are ongoing talks to make it a reality. Star Wars is now owned by Disney, which is ABC's parent company... interesting...