ESPN suspended reporter Britt McHenry for a week after video leaked online showing her belittling a parking-lot attendant. McHenry was angry about having her car towed and the video shows her telling the attendant that she has no education and no skillset. McHenry adds that she has a brain, and the woman doesn’t. As she leaves she tells the attendant to “lose some weight, baby girl.” McHenry apologized a few hours after the video was posted online saying in a statement: “I allowed my emotions to get the best of me.” WARNING: NSFW LANGUAGE!
Avril Lavigne opened up about her struggle with Lyme disease yesterday on “Good Morning America.” The singer spent eight months visiting doctors until she found one who had experience with the disease, and could treat it. She has been put on a strict diet, exercises and is resting during her recovery. She also debuted her first new song since 2013 called “Fly.” The song is dedicated to the Special Olympics and features some of the event’s athletes.
Britney Spears called a heckler a “f**king a**hole” during her show in Las Vegas. The dude in the audience shouted “fat b*tch” at the singer during her Piece Of Me show at Planet Hollywood. She replied “F**king a**hole” without breaking her stride and launched into the next song as if nothing had happened. More HERE.
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel plan to raise their newborn baby boy, Silas, far away from the Hollywood limelight. They have already prepared an estate in Big Sky, Montana, where they plan to raise their son. Baby Silas will spend at least part of his first months in the Hollywood Hills while Biel works to open her kids' restaurant, Au Fudge, near L.A. in five months.
Gwyneth Paltrow lasted just 4 days on her (7-day) $29 Food Stamp Challenge. She wrote, "As I suspected, we only made it through about four days, when I personally broke and had some chicken and fresh vegetables ( and in full transparency, half a bag of black licorice). "My perspective has been forever altered by how difficult it was to eat wholesome, nutritious food on that budget, even for just a few days-a challenge that 47 million Americans face every day, week, and year. "After trying to complete this challenge (I would give myself a C-), I am even more outraged that there is still not equal pay in the workplace."
A new trailer for “Star Wars: Episode VII- The Force Awakens” was released yesterday at Star Wars Celebration 2015 in Anaheim, California. The trailer featured the return of Han Solo and Chewbacca in the Millenium Falcon, Darth Vader’s crushed helmet and less CGI than the prequels. Mark Hamill and Carrie Fischer were in attendance at the event. The new “Star Wars” is in theaters December 18th.
Ryan Gosling is in negotiations to star opposite Harrison Ford in the long-awaited sequel to Blade Runner. Ridley Scott will not direct the sequel to his 1982 sci-fi classic, but is on board as an executive producer. The idea for the sequel is said to be set several decades after the conclusion of the original. Scott has previously revealed that Ford's character Rick Deckard will not appear in the entirety of Blade Runner 2, saying: "Harrison is very much part of this one, but really it's about finding him; he comes in in the third act." Further plot details and the identity of Gosling's character are being kept under wraps. Shooting is due to start next summer.
Comedian Sarah Silverman was forced to apologize after she was caught exaggerating a story about being paid less than a man for a job. She recalled an incident at a comedy club in New York City when she claimed she was paid less than a guy for a piece she recorded for a wage-discrimination-activism video. But Silverman apologized after the club owner said the story was false because she had been paid less purely since she appeared as a guest on the show, and wasn't meant to receive anything at all.
Time magazine has released its list of 100 most influential people-- Kanye West is topping the list and featured on one of the magazine covers. Tesla CEO Elon Musk points out in Time's cover story, Kanye "would be the first person to tell you he belongs on this list." Musk wrote, “The dude doesn’t believe in false modesty, and he shouldn’t.” He added, “Kanye’s belief in himself and his incredible tenacity -- he performed his first single with his jaw wired shut -- got him to where he is today. And he fought for his place in the cultural pantheon with a purpose.” Other celebs who made the list include Bradley Cooper, Taylor Swift, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Reese Witherspoon, Tim McGraw, Julianne Moore, Kevin Hart, Laverne Cox, Chris Pratt, Amy Schumer, Lee Daniels, Emma Watson and Julianna Margulies.
Someone posing as Nicki Minaj's ex, Safaree Samuels, is tweeting out extremely NSFW pics of Minaj, but her ex says he's got nothing to do with it. A rep for Safaree tells TMZ he'd never do anything like this, and he's doing everything he can to shut down the tweeter behind it. The photos -- some in highly sexual situations -- started going out on Wednesday ... from a Twitter handle extremely similar to Safaree's. As for whether the pics are legit, Safaree's rep says he doesn't know. Safaree's moved on after the difficult break up with Nicki, and now just says ... it is what it is. More HERE.
Rob Kardashian is reportedly suing his mom, Kris Jenner, along with his sisters for exploiting his issues on their E! reality show. A tabloid report says Rob is hooked on crystal meth, he’s refused several intervention attempts by his family, and he’s becoming more and more cut off from his relatives. Rob’s mental and physical states have been a topic of debate on “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” though he has not appeared on the show in a while. He’s said to be angry about being left out of the Kardashian family’s $100 million deal with E!, while his relatives keep airing his dirty laundry without his permission. Rob’s rumored to be demanding $50 million from the Kardashian clan.
When a video surfaced of Dennis Quaid verbally blasting crew on set people weren't sure it was real. It turns out it isn't. The video was created for FunnyOrDie and what was seen was a leak of the video. Check out the full STILL NSFW video!
Harry Connick Jr. got into an argument with "American Idol" contestant Quentin Alexander during the live episode last night. Quentin said after his performance, “this sucks.” He then said it was “wack” that two of his friends were in the bottom two and up for elimination that night. Harry fired back, “If it’s that wack, then you can always go home. Because Idol is paying a lot of money to give you this experience and for you to say that to this hand that is feeding you right now, I think is highly disrespectful.” Quentin then clarified his comments by saying he was saying it was “wack” that two of the best performers were in the bottom two. He said, “For my personal feelings, it sucks to see two people who I’ve grown to love go home. That’s what I mean by it being wack. So I’m not disrespecting this competition". (Cue video to 4:29 to see Harry's comments!)
Jerry Seinfeld explained his decision to leave traditional TV for the internet, and took a jab at Youtube by calling it a "garbage can." Seinfeld said, “I don't want to see this crap. We have a giant garbage can called YouTube for user-generated content. We're trying to generate a little higher level.” He added, “I think showbusiness is for talent, that's who should be in it. But let's keep it in its hierarchy. And I like being at the top of the pyramid.”
The 55-year-old comedian also explained why the man behind NBC's "Seinfeld" would choose the internet over the small screen, saying, "TV is over… TV networks are worried that you’ll figure out TV is over, and there’s nothing special about it." BTW…his series, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee", runs on the streaming site, Crackle, and reached 100 million viewers this month.
So this is something I bet most ex-girlfriends haven’t had to deal with. When Sofia Vergara was with her ex-fiance, Nick Loeb, they decided to create some fertilized eggs together... just in case. So when they broke up, the question came up: who gets custody of the babies-to-be? According to Nick and his new lawsuit he should get them. Sofia has moved on and is now engaged and would like the frozen eggs to be destroyed. Nick would like to go ahead and turn those eggs into babies. One of his reasons for deserving custody is that Sofia was violent with him on four different occasions, but apparently he still wants to have her children. More HERE.
Just a few hours after Nicki Minaj teased engagement news on Twitter, she posted a ring pic on Instagram. After seeing the ring, a jeweler said: "This looks like a 15-carat fancy yellow heart modified brilliant cut diamond mounted in platinum with a double halo of white pavé diamonds. This would retail for approximately $500,000..." A source confirmed that Nicki and Meek Mill are in fact engaged. "Both Meek and Nicki have been spending amazing quality time together lately and have gotten extremely close these past few months. It may seem like it all is happening very quickly but Nicki and Meek are in this 100. They truly love each other."
Nicole Richie and Joel Madden could be headed for a divorce. Sources say the couple is at odds over everything. Allegedly, they’ve been spending more time apart of late because all they do is fight when they’re together. The sources also say if it wasn’t for their two kids, they would have been divorced by now. More HERE.
Giuliana Rancic and her former “Fashion Police” co-host Kelly Osbourne apparently hate each other. Sources say Kelly is dead to Giuliana because Rancic believes Osbourne didn't have her back after she made controversial on-air remarks about Zendaya Coleman. The sources say the two were once close friends, but now can’t stand each other. More HERE.
Andy Dick has entered rehab for a 13th time. He secretly entered a rehab facility in Malibu three months ago to help with his alcohol and drug addiction. Sources say he’s doing really well and is serious about his sobriety.
Tom Hanks’ wife Rita Wilson is speaking out about her battle with breast cancer. She’s 58-years-old and says she underwent a double mastectomy last week after being diagnosed with a form of breast cancer. She says, “I am recovering and most importantly, expected to make a full recovery. Why? Because I caught this early, have excellent doctors and because I got a second opinion… I am getting better every day and look forward to renewed health." Wilson said her doctors had been monitoring her for a condition known to increase risks of breast cancer, but says she got a second opinion after biopsies found no cancer. More HERE.
Nelly's arrest has apparently taught him a hard life lesson…don’t let random people on your tour bus. His attorney says there were 15 to 20 other people who had access to the bus before Saturday's bust. Nelly said, "While my instinct of course, is to be accessible to my friends, fans and acquaintances, the last thing I would want to do is compromise the respect and admiration of my friends, family and fans." Nelly was arrested for drug possession over the weekend and has a court date in June.
Speaking of drugs, there’s a video that has popped up that appears to show Rihanna using. It shows her holding a small white tube…then cuts away and shows her again holding her nose for several seconds. She, of course, Tweeted an angry denial. Full story HERE.
The first promo for Bruce Jenner’s 20/20 interview with Diane Sawyer is airing…in the meantime, he has scheduled his operation to complete his transition for the end of May or beginning of June. Experts say the procedure will take six-to-eight hours and it’s very intensive.
Dennis Quaid was seen out on Tuesday afternoon after leaving a media event for his new scripted drama on Crackle. The timing of the announcement seems convenient, coming just after a video of Quaid ranting angrily - allegedly on a movie (or TV) set - went viral. A TMZ photographer asked Quaid about the video, and while he said very little, he also seemed to smile slyly. A Crackle spokesperson says they had nothing to do with the viral clip, but others are convinced that Quaid's anger was genuine: "Famous people get mad as well. Count your stars there isn't a camera on you all the time," wrote one Reddit user.
One other Reddit user claimed to be a staffer for Jimmy Kimmel and "confirmed" he was behind it.
Justin Bieber loves to lip-sync to Carly Rae Jepsen songs with his famous pals. This is a known fact. (And he loves Carly's songs so much, he even made a cameo in her latest video.) He's back at it, this time lip-syncing to Carly's "I Really Like You" and it is just as hilarious and fun as the last one. This time, Justin's got Kendall Jenner and Ariana Grande joining in the Carly appreciation party. Rixton, Lance Bass, and his dad Jeremy also show up.
Josh Gad Instagrammed the first cast photo from the live action Beauty and the Beast movie! Emma Watson stars as Belle with Dan Stevens as the Beast and Luke Evans, playing the vain bad guy Gaston. Josh will play Le Fou, the loyal sidekick to Gaston while Kevin Kline takes on the role of Maurice, Belle's father. Emma Thompson will play Mrs. Potts. More HERE.
Nick Cannon says he’d 'never say never' to getting back with his estranged wife, Mariah Carey. Nick filed for divorce in last December after six years of marriage, but he was filmed telling TMZ that the door is not yet closed on their relationship. When a reporter asked Nick for his best love advice, the performer replied, 'Just go for it, love hard.' Then, when he was questioned about getting back with Mariah, Nick says: 'Um, yeah, you can never say never,' and then he hopped into a waiting car.
Billy Joel is going to be a dad again. The 65-year-old “Piano Man” singer’s 33-year-old girlfriend Alexis Roderick is expecting this summer. It will be the first child for the couple who has been dating for five years. This will be the second child for Joel who has daughter singer/songwriter Alexa Ray Joel with ex-wife Christie Brinkley.
Trey Songz has birthed new music in the form of a surprise EP called “Intermission”, released yesterday. The six song EP will keep fans occupied until his album “Trigga Reloaded” is released on June 23rd. The EP is being streamed for free. Link HERE.
Justin Bieber was allegedly put in a chokehold before getting thrown out of Coachella. The incident took place Sunday night as Bieber arrived with his security to see Drake's show through the artists' entrance. Security refused to let Bieber enter, saying the area was at capacity, despite Bieber and his guards having the proper credentials and a personal invitation from Drake. Coachella's security was insistent that Bieber leave, and he allegedly refused, saying that he would get mobbed if he attempted to watch from the crowd. But when a staffer then offered to escort Bieber into the location, a Coachella security member came up and allegedly put Bieber in a chokehold. An argument then ensued between the two security camps and Bieber was kicked out of the festival - though sources close to him say he left voluntarily. Biebs is now said to be considering legal action against Coachella security.
David Letterman is going out with a bang! He’s got a ton of celebrities that will be stopping by his last 28 shows. George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Robert Downey Jr., Tom Hanks and Oprah Winfrey will all stop by. Other guests for the remaining episodes will include Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Jack Hanna, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Keaton, Steve Martin, Bill Murray, Don Rickles, Ray Romano, Paul Rudd, Jerry Seinfeld, Martin Short, Howard Stern, John Travolta and Bruce Willis. After 33 years, 68-year-old Letterman holds the record for longest-running late-night host in history. Stephen Colbert will take over for Letterman when he leaves the Late Show in May. Letterman’s grand finale is scheduled for May 20th.
Jimmy Kimmel had the cast of Avengers on play Family Feud…
Madonna took to Instagram to slam all the haters who had an issue with her making out with Drake at Coachella. The 56-year-old singer surprised the much younger rapper when she planted a long, steamy kiss on him following her performance on Sunday night. By early Monday morning the Internet was full of memes making fun of the kiss, and several people called the impromptu lip-locking session "disgusting." Madonna shared an image on Instagram of her and Drake's kiss, writing, "No caption necessary... @coachella #bestnight #bigasmadonna #b*tchimmadonna." She then posted another picture with the words, "If you don't like me and still watch everything I do. B*tch you're a fan." For the record, Drake said the look on his face had to do with the taste of the lipstick.
More reasons to love Ed Sheeran! He showed up to Jess Wright’s (center right) birthday party in the hospital after she was unable to go to his concert because of her illness. Wright was diagnosed with leukemia two weeks after buying tickets for Sheeran’s concert, so her friends got together and started a social media campaign to get Sheeran to come visit Jess in the hospital. More HERE. BTW…Ed’s “Thinking Out Loud” is Spotify’s top pick for your playlist if you want to sleep. In fact, Ed has 7 out of the 20 songs on the list!
Mariah Carey took to Instagram over the weekend the reveal the artwork for her latest studio album "#1 to Infinity", and the mother of two looks super-skinny in a low-cut black dress. Fans called her out for Photoshopping her body to appear skinnier, with one person writing, "Shopped to about half her size..." and another one saying, "I will buy this album… Dont care about photoshop, you sell your voice, and your not a model not a cover girl..." Some fans defended her, writing, "All Models/Singers Have Their Pictures Photo Shopped These Days It's Kinda The Norm. So Can We PLEASE Let This Beautiful Lady/Singer/Mother A Break???
BTW...anybody happen to see this last year from her last album? What's up with the creepy backup vocals??
Prayers for Tori Spelling…she was hospitalized over Easter weekend after falling on a hot hibachi grill and burning her right arm at a Benihana restaurant. The 41-year-old was enjoying lunch at the Japanese eatery with her husband Dean McDermott, their four kids, and a few friends when she tripped and fell backwards on the hot grill used by chefs to cook food in front of customers. Spelling received a bad burn, which required a skin graft. After trying to treat the burn at home, Spelling checked into the Grossman Burn Center in West Hills, California, where she received the skin graft. She alluded to the incident on Sunday in an Instagram post in which she wrote, "Perfect @Easter Sunday. Aside from the Benihana Burn!"
One Direction released the first official photo of the band as a four-piece without Zayn Malik. Click HERE for the pic!
There is debate on Reddit on whether this is real or fake, but cell phone footage popped up online showing Dennis Quaid having an epic meltdown on the set of his latest movie. Quaid appears to lose his ever loving mind when somebody wanders into his line of sight on set. The incident is almost too good to be true and multiple commenters on Reddit have speculated that the video is a prank. If you want to see the EXTREMELY NSFW video click HERE.
After Pink and her husband Carey Hart posed on the red carpet at a charity event in Los Angeles over the weekend, critics took shots at her over her appearance. Pink then took to Twitter to strike back with a message of body positivity. "I can see that some of you are concerned about me from your comments about my weight," wrote Pink. "You're referring to the pictures of me from last night's cancer benefit that I attended to support my dear friend Dr. Maggie DiNome." She continued, "But unfortunately, my weight seems much more important to some of you. While I admit that that dress didn't photograph as well as it did in my kitchen, I will also admit that I felt very pretty. In fact, I feel beautiful. So, my good and concerned peoples, please don't worry about me. I'm not worried about me. And I'm not worried about your either :)... I am perfectly fine, perfectly happy, and my healthy, voluptuous and crazy strong body is having some much deserved time off."
I don’t EVEN know how to FEEL about this!! Katy Perry and John Mayer back together again?! That seems to be the case. A recent sighting suggests these two lovebirds haven't given up on their roller coaster relationship just yet. Katy and John were spotted having dinner together at brand-new West Hollywood hot spot Ysabel, and according to an eyewitness, the duo didn't shy away from acting like a couple in love. The pair engaged in some PDA and held hands throughout the night. More HERE.
So if you are Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, you don’t go to just any church to have your daughter baptized. You go to the motherland. They had North baptized in Israel on Monday. The ceremony took place at Saint James Cathedral, a 12th-century Armenian church in Jerusalem. Kim was yelling at the crowd, "Stop! It's not safe for the baby". Before coming to Jerusalem, they and other members of the Kardashian family visited their ancestor’s homeland of Armenia for several days. More HERE.
Former “To Catch a Predator” host Chris Hansen is ready to catch some more child predators — but he says he wants some help from his fans. Hansen is launching a Kickstarter campaign on Wednesday with the hopes of raising $75,000 for an all-new series, called “Hansen vs. Predator”. Hansen said that the new show will continue to get inside the minds of the predators and show viewers firsthand what it is like to conduct a sting operation.
Lindsay Lohan's mom Dina is trying to sell her daughter's stuff in an online flea market but Lindsay is threatening to call cops to get her to stop. Sources say Lindsay got a hold of her mom’s scheme to sell her clothing, furniture, and artwork online and wasn’t happy about it. Lindsay says the stuff is worth millions and if her mom doesn’t stop trying to sell it she will get the cops involved. A rep for Dina denies the story.
John Legend will perform at a prison in Austin, Texas this Thursday as part of his Free America initiative. He will also participate in a press conference with state officials to discuss Texas’ criminal justice system. Later this month Legend will visit a state prison in California and then will co-host a criminal justice event in Washington D.C.
VH1 announced the show, “She’s Got Game” which will star The Game as he tries to find love. Friends of the rapper will each select a woman to travel with The Game on his summer tour. The 10-episode series will premiere this summer. It’s the second show VH1 has done with The Game. He was involved in “Marrying The Game” which focused on his relationship with now ex-fiance Tiffney Cambridge.
A clip from an unreleased Kurt Cobain solo song has been released online:
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel welcomed their first child over the weekend...a boy Silas Randall Timberlake…and the world rejoiced! More HERE.
The MTV Movie Awards were last night. The Fault in Our Stars picked up the best movie of the year award, adding to a big night for star Shailene Woodley. She picked up one of the first awards of the night for best female performance, Trailblazer Award and best kiss (with Ansel Elgort). Other winners included Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lopez, Channing Tatum, and Neighbors co-stars Dave Franco and Zac Efron. Robert Downey Jr. accepted the Generation Award. Jimmy Kimmel presented Kevin Hart with the award for comedic genius, who brought his kids up on stage. Finally, Vin Diesel did some singing in reference to Paul Walker. More highlights HERE.
Cornell Haynes, aka Nelly, aka Mo, is facing felony drug charges after being arrested in Tennessee on Saturday. Nelly's bus was pulled over, troopers smelled marijuana, and after a search, found five rocks that tested positive for meth, as well as a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Troopers also say they found numerous handguns. His lawyer has already started mounting his defense saying none of the drugs were his.Nelly was released from Putnam County Jail on a $10,000 bond. His next court date is June 19. No word on what this means for his show with TLC and NKOTB on June 7th.
Justin Bieber probably shouldn’t be going to Argentina anytime soon…because he has a warrant for his arrest there stemming from an incident back in 2013. On Friday, a judge ordered the "immediate detention" of Bieber for failing to show up for questioning related to the alleged assault of a paparazzo in Buenos Aires. So if he shows up in Argentina, he’ll be arrested and could face anywhere between a month and six years in prison if convicted of causing bodily injuries. In the meantime, he went to Coachella with Kendall Jenner.
Speaking of Coachella...Madonna made out with Drake. And the world cringed. And he almost threw up a little. WARNING: NSFW LANGUAGE
Prayers for Ryan Reynolds...he was the victim of a hit-and-run in a Vancouver hotel parking lot. His publicist tells the AP that he was struck by a paparazzo who was driving a car through an underground parking garage. "The [driver] fled the scene. Ryan is okay." In other news, things got a little awkward when his wife Blake Lively had to correct a report that her Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants co-stars were all her baby’s Godmothers. It’s actually her older sister. More HERE.
Speaking of awkward, Scott Eastwood appeared on “Watch What Happens Live!” and revealed he’s got a connection to Ashton Kutcher, and it’s not good. His ex was who broke up Ashton’s marriage to Demi Moore. Ashton hooked up with Eastwood’s girlfriend, Sara Leal, in 2011, which may have ended Kutcher’s marriage to Demi Moore. Actor Jon Cryer was also on the show and talked about meeting Kutcher, since they both dated Demi Moore. That’s went Scott jumped in and said, “If it makes you feel any better, he did sleep with one of my ex-girlfriends (Sara Leal). But she was my current girlfriend at the time, so …” The show’s host Andy Cohen asked if it was related to the cheating scandal that destroyed Moore and Kutcher’s six-year marriage, and Eastwood said, “Yes, it’s OK. I’ll shake his hand. I think it was the catalyst that broke him and Demi up.”
This is what $29 gets you at the grocery store—what families on SNAP (i.e. food stamps) have to live on for a week. pic.twitter.com/OZMPA3nxij— Gwyneth Paltrow (@GwynethPaltrow) April 9, 2015
Gwyneth Paltrow will live off of just $29 worth of groceries a week. The actress is taking part in the Food Bank New York City Challenge, which aims to raise awareness of a proposed cut to the country's program that regulates food stamps. She showed off what she bought on her first day of the challenge, which was a dozen eggs, an avocado, an ear of corn, a tomato, a bunch of kale, a clove of garlic, a pack of tortillas, some rice, beans, peas -- and not much else. Paltrow tweeted, "This is what $29 gets you at the grocery store—what families on SNAP (i.e. food stamps) have to live on for a week. We're walking in their shoes to see how far we get." The #FoodBankNYCChallenge includes nominating others, and Paltrow has nominated L.A. chef Roy Choi, while celebrity chef Mario Batali has challenged Sting and Blondie singer, Debbie Harry. More HERE.
Khloé Kardashian and Lamar Odom’s divorce case is about to be dismissed. The former couple hasn’t completed necessary paperwork for the proceedings to continue… mainly because the former NBA star never responded after the reality star filed for divorce. But Kardashian could file a motion to have the divorce granted, even though Odom hasn’t responded to the filing.
You probably heard the news yesterday that Taylor Swift’s mom was diagnosed with cancer…what you might not know is that she has Taylor to thank for that. Taylor said that for Christmas, she asked her mom to get screened for any health issues, “just to ease worries”. The cancer was found because she did just that. Taylor shared that her mom wanted the fans to know and encourage their parents to get check-ups too which “could lead to an early diagnosis and easier battle.” She isn’t sharing the type of cancer or the treatment plan. More HERE.
Just so you know... http://t.co/m710eB3WTN— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) April 9, 2015
Alyssa Milano blasted the airport in London on Twitter for confiscating her breast milk. She tweeted: “@HeathrowAirport just took my pumped breast milk away. 10 ounces. Gone. Not okay.” She added : “Another reason it makes no sense — when I got past security it was time to pump again so... I did carry on 5 ounces of breast milk.” Full story HERE.
In an ultimate “how ya like me now?” story, Pharrell Williams talked to Seth Meyers about some early gigs that didn’t quite work out. He was fired from THREE different McDonald's when he was younger..just for being lazy. He admitted the only thing he was good at while working there was 'eating chicken nuggets. Ironically, Williams would go on to co-write the Justin Timberlake song I'm Lovin' It, which would ultimately be adapted by the company as a slogan as well as becoming one of the most recognizable jingles of all time.
You might have heard that Justin Bieber has been popping up at some of Ariana Grande’s shows to sing “Love Me Harder”. He forgot the words in Miami last month, and did better in L.A. recently. But he got a handsy with her, and that led to stories that her boyfriend, Big Sean, tweeted a threat toward Justin. Before you get all crazy, a rep for Big Sean said that story was fake…everything is all good. More video HERE.
Sidebar…turns out, Kristen Stewart does a mean Justin impression!
Jay Z and Beyonce have released footage of their wedding while they celebrate their 7th wedding anniversary. Beyonce released released the love ballad, “Die With You” and released footage of their secret nuptials a couple days later on Instagram.
Iggy Azalea and Britney Spears nearly shared a liplock on the set of their new music video yesterday in Malibu. They wigged out and wore their best white trash outfits...and apparently share a smooch. More HERE. And HERE.
Hillary Clinton is expected to announce Sunday at noon via Twitter that she is running for President. In early polling, support for Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is up while fupport for Hillary is down.
Somebody tell the celebrities coming to Derby this year to leave their selfie sticks at home. Officials say it’s in the best interest of fans and the horses. If you bring one, they will make you throw it away. Elsewhere in bluegrass news, the top seven scorers for the Kentucky Wildcats announced they will enter the NBA draft. They are, Karl-Anthony Towns, Willie Cauley-Stein, Devin Booker, Trey Lyles, Dakari Johnson and twins Andrew and Aaron Harrison. The players accounted for 85% of the team’s scoring and 77% of its rebounding.
Drake now has his own search engine called, “Let Me Drake That For You.” The site finds any term related to Drake and offers suggestions in case the user doesn’t know what to search. Drake’s songs play in the background and features his own soundboard. If the user types in “dinosaur” it will find an article called, “11 Times Drake Looked Like a Dinosaur.” Another example is if “lint roller” is searched it will find the one time Drake used a lint roller at a Toronto Raptors game.
Did you hear about this guy that wants to build a mosaic in honor of Nicolas Cage? He wants it to be over 23,000 square feet and he wants to make it using 180,000 unique photos of Cage and set a Guinness World Record. He’s going to need $52,000 to pull it off and so far, he has $21,000. People can email their photos to him and the mosaic will be unveiled on Labor Day Weekend in Ontario, Canada. Why do this? He’s a big fan. More HERE.