Low ratings AND no money? That explains a lot! The media giant behind "American Idol" and "So You Think You Can Dance" has filed for bankruptcy, and a big part of the problem was "American Idol…" especially in it's final seasons when ratings started to decline. Core Media Group filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy Thursday morning saying it's $512 million dollars in debt. "American Idol" creator Simon Fuller is owed more than $3.3 million!
Pink may be regretting this moment. She once cursed at Prince at a concert and remembers the incident as if it were yesterday. She said, "I actually got into an argument with Prince once. I asked him to collaborate with me, and he asked me if I owned my own masters. I told him no … because I had just gotten a record deal. It was a little early to be demanding my masters back. He said to call him when I did, and I told him he was a 'rude f--k.' And then I went on stage." Pink was a huge Prince fan and was 19 years old at the time. When your idol let's you down LOL!
Mariah Carey can't just drop that diva status she's know for. She has allegedly demanded that Table Mountain, a mountain and landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa be lit up in purple for her performance as a tribute to Prince. Table Mountain's floodlights can only be turned on in cases where it would be of "particular cultural, historical or traditional significance for the people of Cape Town or South Africa" and all requests for such an event need to be filed 20 days in advance. You mean they can't light up a mountain for Mariah Carey?! Watch out!
This makes sense since she doesn't want to be a part of the reunion tour… The former manager of the Spice Girls Simon Fuller is claiming that Victoria Beckham never felt that being part of the band was what she truly wanted to do. He explained, "She never felt comfortable. Even in the Spice Girls – it was great fun, she was in the world's biggest group for two or three years – but she didn't feel comfortable. When the Spice Girls broke up, she had a few songs as a solo artist but she wasn't happy and she said to me 'Simon, I just don't want to do music any more. What do you think I should do?'" That's when he told her to be a designer. After all, Victoria Beckham was called Posh Spice because she always wore the best dresses and she knew everything about clothes. Perfect fit!
You're going to want to follow Usher on Snapchat after I share this story with you. He posted a picture captioned, "Blowin off steam," and it was a photo of himself naked in his home steam room. The picture was censored with emojis… or so he thought. Usher missed a spot and seemed to be unaware of it. His fans on the other hand made sure to bring it to his attention. Snapchat may delete a photo after 24 hours, but you can't stop people from taking screen shots! Double and triple check things people!
It's now official. A judge has determined that Prince died without a will and appointed the bank that Prince trusted to manage his assets. Prince's sister, Tyka, was the one that filed the papers for that to happen. The judge has also ruled that Prince's assets will be distributed to his brothers and sisters. The bank will also serve as the administrator of Prince's estate, which is worth somewhere close to $150 million. The judge is only making the bank the administrator for up to 6 months until a personal representative can be appointed. That's when things will start to get messy, because I'm sure siblings will come forward trying to be administrator.
Jessica Alba's Honest Co. is being sued again! There's been claims made that the company's organic infant formula includes 11 "synthetic ingredients not allowed in organic food by federal law." So pretty much her organic infant formula is FAR from being organic. The Organic Consumers Association filed a suit saying that some of the ingredients are even hazardous and haven't been assessed as safe for human foods, much less for infant formulas. Uh oh!
This cast is really starting to shape up! Dancing With The Stars pro Derek Hough has joined the cast of NBC's Hairspray Live! He will take on the role of Corny Collins. Martin Short has also joined the cast as Wilbur Turnblad, Edna's husband. They join Jennifer Hudson and Harvy Fierstein (FEAR-STEAN), who have already been announced as part of the cast! Derek Hough will be perfect in the role of Corny Collins! Congratulations!
This should be interesting to watch! Will Ferrell is going to star as former president Ronald Reagan in the upcoming film Reagan, a Black List script written by Mike Rosolio. The story takes place during the beginning of President Reagan's second term. In the movie he "falls into dementia" and an "ambitious intern" is then "tasked with convincing the commander-in-chief that he is an actor playing the President in a movie." Will Ferrell has played President George W. Bush in SNL skits, so hey, makes sense right? He just has to be serious for this one!
Love conquers all, right? Especially when it comes to pets! Demi Lovato got a new Sphynx cat this week. The cat may be furless but Demi Lovato shared a picture of herself on Snapchat cuddling her new kitty and showing everyone that she found out that she's still allergic to the cat! In the picture, her face is swelling but Demi Lovato said, "I honestly thought I wouldn't be allergic to a hairless cat… I'm so bummed… So allergic it's not even funny but I'm keeping her!" Hey I can relate, allergic to all my animals but I keep them anyway because I love them so much!
It's clearly obvious that things are tense and awkward behind the scenes! Kelly Ripa may have returned to Live! yesterday and said that she loves Michael Strahan and was happy for his move to GMA, but that seems to be a lie because he'll be stepping down from his role as co-host of Live! early! Michael Strahan wasn't supposed to go full-time at GMA until September, but now his last show will be on May 13th. ABC is saying that this is the best because it will give Live! more time to find Kelly Ripa a new co-host, but something tells me that Kelly Ripa wanted him along with all that anger and awkwardness gone. Well, at least Michael Strahan can enjoy a summer off!
Kim Kardashian is addressing the rumors that she and her husband Kanye West are close to getting a divorce because she can't handle his antics. She posted a new video to her app and said, "I've definitely had my fair share of, like, dramatic relationships. Honestly, this is like the most calm and it's like, nope, we're still together. We're happy. There's just nothing to really report on." So there you have it!
Speaking of rough patches, Brian Austin Green and Megan Fox may be getting out of theirs now that they are expecting baby #3 together! Even though Megan Fox filed for a divorce, the two of them flew to the Four Seasons where they got married in Hawaii last week with their sons for a family vacation. People Magazine is reporting that this was a trip to help figure things out and that Brian Austin Green is hoping that Megan Fox will decide to call off the divorce. You never know… anything is possible!
The issue of who will get Prince's money sadly continues to grow. His sister and only surviving FULL sibling is going on record saying that Prince had no known will and has asked a Minnesota court to appoint a special administrator to oversee his estate. She said in a court filing that immediate action was necessary to manage Prince's business interests following his death last week and asked that a corporate trust company be named administrator of the estate. Prince owned a dozen properties that are worth about $27 million. The idea is that there is a lot of money to be made for people to take advantage of. Since Prince was and IS such a big deal, his main home could be preserved and become something similar to Graceland.
Shia LeBeouf has to feel bad about this! A man is claiming that he was punched in the face and knocked unconscious by an attacker over the weekend because of the fact that he looks like Shia LeBeouf! The guy was leaving a subway station a little after 8 p.m. when the assault happened. He was hit and was falling down the stairs when he heard the guy say, 'This is because you look exactly like Shia LaBeouf!'" How awful! Violence is never the answer… and why does this guy hate Shia LeBeouf so much?!
He's a single man! Zac Efron and his girlfriend of two years Sami Miro have called it quits! Zac Efron, who has been busy filming the Baywatch remake with "The Rock" has since deleted all photos of the two of them together on his Instagram and has stopped following her account. Yup, that definitely means it's OVER! I wonder what happened! It had to be pretty serious if Zac Efron did a complete social media wipe cleaning!
Get ready for a more enjoyable Saturday Night Live! That's because they're joining the movement toward fewer commercials by reducing the show's ad load by 30% next season! The creator and executive producer of SNL, Lorne Michaels, said, "This will give time back to the show and make it easier to watch the show live." SNL's ratings have declined over the past few years so this is definitely a smart move! It's also why we DVR everything. Who likes commercials?! The network in exchange will bring in more original sponsored content from advertisers who will partner with the show for branded sketches, something the show is known for. Smart!
Meghan Trainor is getting ready to release her second album and headline a tour. She'll also be here in Memphis this weekend for the Beale Street Music Festival performing! Well, she is going to sound better than ever this weekend and it's all thanks to having vocal chord surgery! After having the surgery and canceling tour dates, Meghan Trainor is trying to make sure that doesn't happen again by refusing to let her team over-schedule her. It also didn't just have a positive effect on her schedule, but also on her voice as well. Meghan Trainor said, "On the second album you can hear my voice went from seven to 10." So it seems like she should sound amazing this weekend! Looking forward to it!
Things just got a bit messy when it comes to Prince's death. Apparently he died without leaving a will, and as a result his 6 siblings, even his half brothers and sisters could split a fortune. Several professionals tried to tell Prince that he needed a will but he never had an interest in writing one and all of his family members are saying that they have not seen a will and so far no one has come forward with one. It's being reported that Prince's estate is worth somewhere around $150 million.
If you're a big nineties kids, get excited! We already have the "I Love The 90s Tour" coming here and we're giving away tickets all this week. Now we have ANOTHER 90's tour headed our way! 98 Degrees will be hitting the road for a nostalgia-fueled tour! They'll be joined by fellow late-'90s girl group Dream and boy band O-Town. Oh and that's not all! Ryan Cabrera will be coming along for the ride too! It's called the My2k Tour and they're coming to Nashville and Mississippi in July! Tickets go on sale this Friday!
The cast of NBC's Hairspray Live! is starting to develop and it looks like it's going to be amazing! Jennifer Hudson, fresh off her Broadway debut in The Color Purple and Harvey Fierstein will star in the musical adaptation airing December 7th! Jennifer Hudson will play Motormouth Maybelle and Harvey Fierstein will return as Edna and is also adapting the teleplay for the live event. I'm so excited! Jennifer Hudson is perfect for that role too!
People mourned the lost of Prince all weekend and he was finally laid to rest. Prince was cremated and celebrated afterward in a small, private service by a group of his family, friends and fellow musicians. The latest update when it comes to cause of death is that an autopsy was done Friday, but authorities have not released a cause of death and have said that results could take days or weeks. The sheriff and a medical examiner's spokeswoman declined on Friday to say whether prescription drugs were taken from his home after his death. TMZ is reporting that Prince was treated for an overdose of the powerful painkiller Percocet last week when his plane had to make an emergency landing. Rest in peace.
All you have to do is let love in to make your best work. Just ask Blake Shelton. He and girlfriend Gwen Stefani collaborated on a song together for his upcoming album and said, "The song is very personal for us both because, you know, we obviously have this bond that is remarkable together.., for us to reach out to each other as writers, it may never happen again, who knows... I hesitate to brag on it too much but I really think that it's as good of a song as I've ever written in my life." Wow, he's going on record as saying it's the best song he's ever written! Guess we'll have to wait and see when his album hits stores on May 20th!
You may not like it, I know I most certainly don't, but a Jumanji reboot is happening! Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson got on Instagram to share that he's officially on board to help bring the remake to the big screen, and promised fans that they'll "deliver something cool and special." He wrote, "It's OFFICIAL: Love this script!... We'll produce and deliver to a whole new generation a title that I love and is one of my all time favs: There's games you play for fun... then there's games that change your life. JUMANJI!... Shooting starts this fall. Promise to deliver something cool and special.. and not screw the whole damn thing up;). As always I'll keep you posted. Casting this should be fun! #JUMANJI." No one can replace Robin Williams!
We've heard the rumors but now Beyonce is pretty much saying that they are all true. Remember that huge fight that Beyonce's sister Solange got into with Jay-Z on that elevator? Well it was supposedly over Jay-Z cheating on her sister. Over the weekend, Beyonce dropped her surprise visual album Lemonade and her songs straight up call Jay-Z out for cheating on her! Here's some of the lyrics:
"Where do you go when you go quiet…You remind me of my father, a magician, able to exist in two places at once. In the tradition of men in my blood, you come home at 3 a.m. and lie to me. What are you hiding?"
At one point Beyoncé is in a full-on wedding dress and says, "when you play me, you play yourself. "If you try this s**t again, you're gon' lose your wife." Then she drops her wedding ring.
In the end, we see Beyonce and Jay Z in bed together, face-to-face, cuddling and cherishing one another. She's wearing her ring again, and he literally kisses her feet. Can we just acknowledge that Beyonce got her husband to grovel on-screen in an album that's all about his lying and cheating? UNREAL!
There's an update on the Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan drama! It looks like Kelly Ripa will return to work at ABC to host "Live" tomorrow. She agreed to come back after her bosses at Disney/ABC assured her reps that "Live" would not be canceled and that she's important to the network. They did that after Kelly Ripa refused to answer the phone. Now ABC chiefs are just deciding whether to allow Michael Strahan to leave the show earlier than expected to avoid months of uncomfortable airtime of him and Kelly Ripa together. The plan was for him to join GMA full-time in September. I don't know about all that.
2016 really is the year the music died. Yesterday, Prince passed away at the age of 57. He was found in an elevator at his Paisley Park compound. At this time, there are no signs of foul play but the whole thing is odd. Last week, Prince had a medical emergency that forced his private jet to make an emergency landing. His people said it was the flu, but it doesn't add up. He did a concert the next day and said he was okay. Prince told the crowd, "Wait a few days before you waste any prayers." He was at a local pharmacy hours before he died and it was the fourth visit this week. TMZ is reporting that Prince was treated for a drug overdose 6 days before his death when his jet made that emergency landing. It also seems like Prince knew he might pass away because he started writing his memoirs a month ago. The medical examiners are doing an autopsy today. One thing is for sure… we lost a musical legend.
The Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan drama is still going on and people are coming out to defend her! Regis Philbin still has her back, saying that his old co-host should've gotten a heads up about Disney's plan to move Michael Strahan from 'Live' to GMA. Then Andy Cohen, who is rumored to potentially be in the running to replace Michael Strahan came out and said he's way too busy to take the job but he knows who's perfect for the job… his good friend Anderson Cooper.
Time released its annual 100 Most Influential People list for 2016! It celebrates innovators and icons in entertainment, sports, politics, tech and more! So, who made the list? Ronda Rousey, Leonardo DiCaprio, Caitlyn Jenner, Nicki Minaj, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and President Barack Obama all made the list! Some other entertainers that got on there were Melissa McCarthy, Charlize Theron, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Ariana Grande and Adele.
The Dancing With the Stars injuries continue! Jodie Sweetin is the latest to hurt herself during rehearsals! She was taken to a hospital after injuring her ankle when she was rehearsing with her dance partner and pro Keo Motsepe. A spokesperson for Jodie Sweetin said that she is waiting for her diagnosis. Hopefully it's not serious and she can still compete!
Congratulations to Nick Carter and his wife Lauren! They welcomed their baby boy this week! Their son, Odin Reign Carter, arrived after 30 hours of labor during a water birth at home! Now there's something you don't hear happening often! A WATER BIRTH AT HOME!! They picked the name Odin for their son because in Germanic mythology it's a very strong name that has ties to a G-d. Congratulations!
Justin Bieber has a message for everyone that is hating on his hair. Currently he's rocking dreadlocks and has been getting a lot of backlash about how bad it looks. One fan even said it looks like the fingers of the Grinch! So Justin Bieber got on Instagram and posted a video.
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Hey, it's his hair! Let him do what he wants!
Speaking of Justin Bieber, his ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez is working on a new project that will be huge. Selena Gomez is going to executive-produce a scripted autobiographical drama that will premiere on Lifetime. It will be a TV series about her life and what she's achieved… and at 23 years old, Selena Gomez has achieved quite a lot! I wonder which of her friends will make a cameo! Taylor Swift? Demi Lovato? You never know!
We were talking about it yesterday… Kelly Ripa was a no-show yesterday on Live With Kelly And Michael after the news broke that Michael Strahan was leaving the show to joining GMA full time and she was completely blindsided by the news! Well as we suspected, it was not a planned day off for Kelly Ripa. It's been anything but a relaxing day off for her because she's furious and devastated. The latest is that I'm hearing it was the network's decision to NOT tell Kelly Ripa until the last minute about Michael Strahan's departure. He WANTED to tell her. I'm also hearing that Kelly Ripa doesn't plan on going in for the rest of the week! I guess we'll see!
Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale have reached a divorce settlement! Gavin Rossdale COULD have fought for 50% of everything Gwen Stefani made when they were married but decided to take much less. In addition to her music, Gwen Stefani also gets 100% control over her fashion and she agreed to put 25% of the profits from one of them into a trust for their kids. As for real estate, Gwen Stefani gave up her rights to any of their property in Europe where the couple had 4 homes. She does get 50% of the profits from the sale of their house in Beverly Hills and full control over two other houses in Los Angeles. Neither of them gets child support or spousal support and instead they created an expense account for the kids where they each put in $1 million dollars. Finally, they agreed to joint physical and legal custody of their 3 kids. It looks like they really are putting their kids first!
Only Mariah Carey could do something like this without being hard core judged. It's almost expected from her. She threw an intimate party at an Italian villa where the theme was… Mariah Carey. I'm not kidding! Mariah Carey had 40 of her closest friend all dress up like her! Even the men! Mariah Carey went as her alter-ego Bianca, and wore a jet-black wig. Ok, a little bit weird!
It's a girl! The cat is out of the bag! Behati Prinsloo and Adam Levine are expecting a baby girl in September! Behati Prinsloo is getting ready to be a mother more and more each day. She just bought her first pair of maternity jeans and was also spotted shopping with Lily Aldridge for baby furniture and clothes! That is going to be one adorable little girl. I wonder what they'll name her!
This is a huge announcement! Michael Strahan is going to be joining the Good Morning America team full time after pulling double-duty and appearing twice a week on the show! Michael Strahan has co-hosted 'Live! With Kelly and Michael' since 2012 and I am hearing that he completely blindsided Kelly Ripa with the news when they got off the air yesterday! Ouch! Time to start looking for another co-host, Kelly Ripa. Michael Strahan will become a co-anchor on GMA in September.
Cheryl Burke just can't keep her mouth shut! She isn't done talking about her time as a pro on Dancing with the Stars. Cheryl Burke admitted that she's had to Google her partners in the past, stating, "I would have to Google almost every single partner of mine – other than Ian Ziering because I used to watch 90210... I'm like 'Why, couldn't you give me Luke Perry or Jason Priestley? Why you give me that guy?' I know he's on 90210, but give me Screech." She even admitted to everyone on the show dating each other at one point and who she personally dated! I guess she doesn't care about burning bridges!
A huge win for Blake Shelton! Remember how he was suing In Touch Magazine for defamation? Well the judge in the case just rejected the magazine's argument to have the case thrown out and laughed at the editor's claim that they never wrote Blake Shelton was in rehab... just that he should go. The judge made it very clear that the magazine was telling it's readers that Blake Shelton was an alcoholic and went to rehab even when they knew it wasn't true. So the fact that they ran the headline anyway is powerful proof of malice, which is what Blake Shelton needs to show to win the case. So now the case will go to trial.
Taylor Swift participated in Vogue's famed "73 Questions" video series, and we learned so much about her! So I pulled the interesting, fun stuff for you! When she was asked what she loves to eat, Taylor Swift admits, "what I wish I could eat everyday if calories didn't count is, like, chicken tenders." When it comes to cocktails, her favorite is "a vodka-Diet Coke." The best gift she's ever received was from Calvin Harris. Taylor Swift said, "My boyfriend planted an olive tree in my yard for Christmas." AW! If she hadn't made it in the music industry, Taylor Swift said she'd probably be doing advertising and coming up with slogans and concepts. By the way, her home is to die for! Watch it below!
Another celebrity pregnancy! Olivia Wilde is pregnant and expecting her second child with her husband Jason Sudeikis! She announced the news on Instagram by sharing a photo of herself with her son Otis Alexander and wrote, "Matching baby bumps!" Olivia Wilde always wanted a big family, and they are getting to work! Congratulations!
This is SO 2001 and I LOVE it! Gwen Stefani will be hitting the road later this year, and Eve will join her as a special guest! That's right, they're going on tour! Gwen Stefani announced dates for her "This Is What the Truth Feels Like" tour on her social media accounts. It's a 27-date concert series that starts on July 12th! That definitely sounds like a road trip to me!
Cheryl Burke wants to apologize for her choice of words. The Dancing With the Stars pro said that her former partner Ian Ziering was the worst partner she ever had and that all that time rehearsing together made her want to slit her wrists. So now Cheryl Burke is apologizing, but not for her thoughts on Ian Ziering. She said, "I've always lived by the rule that if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all. Recently and regrettably, I broke that rule… I used a phrase that seemingly makes light of suicide and I deeply regret it… I never meant to hurt anyone or to trivialize the topic. I was out of line and for that I apologize." So I guess Cheryl Burke still stands by the fact that she hates Ian Ziering. Ok then!
People who were out getting ready to run in or watch the Boston Marathon yesterday were given a real treat when they realized that one of the police officers wasn't an officer at all. In fact, it was Mark Wahlberg! Mark Wahlberg was dressed as a cop at the finish line early Monday morning because he is acting in "Patriots Day," a movie about the 2013 marathon bombings. They want to get everything right and make it look as real as possible.
It's been a little bit since we've gotten an update on Jessica Biel, Justin Timberlake and their newborn son Silas! Well, Silas is a year old now, and is following in his dad, Justin Timberlake's footsteps. Jessica Biel said, "He's a ham! He's a total ham!" Jessica Biel also added that baby Silas is "crawling like a maniac." Aww! Good to know that baby Silas is just like daddy, he loves to be the center of attention ;)
A Legend is born! Kind of! John Legend and Chrissy Teigen welcomed their first daughter and child together over the weekend! John Legend's birth name is John Roger Stephens, so the name of their daughter is Luna Simone Stephens! John Legend tweeted the news on Sunday, writing, "Our new love is here! Luna Simone Stephens, born on Thursday, the 14th. We couldn't be happier!" Chrissy Teigen posted a picture of the baby's weight on Instagram and wrote, "She's here… We are so in love with you! And sleepy. Very sleepy." Chrissy Teigen also joked that John Legend is recovering! Congratulations! That's going to be one gorgeous baby. I love the name!
Cheryl Burke isn't holding back when it comes to her feelings! She had some harsh words about working with her former Dancing With the Stars partner Ian Ziering (eye-in zeer-ing) during an interview. Even though Cheryl Burke and Ian Ziering made it to the semifinal on season 4 DWTS, she revealed that she couldn't bear working with him, saying, "My least favorite partner would be Ian Ziering. The fact that his name is not EE-AN and it's EYE-AN makes me want to throw up… Think of spending time with that for, like, eight to 10 hours a day, seven days a week for three months. It made me want to slit my wrists. I was, like, crying to the executives. I was like, 'Is there any way to please just eliminate us?'" OUCH!
Michael Buble wants us to know that he doesn't care if you don't like the way he eats his corn on the cob! After a picture of him went VIRAL where he was just biting into the top of the corn, Michael Buble finally posted a response to the world criticizing him, and it's hilarious. Michael Buble wrote, "This is vegetable harassment!!! What I do with my Cobb is nobody's business. #mesocorny."
Megan Fox's current pregnancy came as a surprise to fans since she just filed for a divorce from the father of her child on the way, Brian Austin Green. Well, it also came as a surprise TO Brian Austin Green, who broke his silence on the whole thing this weekend. He said, "You know, nothing is planned. None of them are ever planned. You kind of just go with it. At my age, to be having three babies, is crazy. I'll be 43 this year." Well, some things are planned haha!
Some people LOVE their tattoos, and Elle King is one of them! She just added to her collection of more than 40 tattoos by getting a tribute to her fiancé, Andrew Ferguson. The tattoo is an image of a dagger through a heart, placed right in the middle of her chest. A ribbon around the dagger has her fiancé's nickname, Fergie on it. Hey, if it doesn't work out Elle King can just say that it's for her love of Fergie from the Black Eyed Peas!
Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green are moving forward with their divorce even though they are expecting baby #3 together! A family member is saying that the couple are living together again in Megan Fox's home with their children but that there are no plans to cancel the divorce. The pregnancy was definitely a surprise though. This looks like another case of "consciously uncoupling."
Speaking of marriages ending, Khloe Kardashian may finally be ready to put her marriage to Lamar Odom behind her. The two of them are still legally married since Khloe Kardashian called off their divorce when Lamar Odom had a near-death experience last October. But now Khloe Kardashian doesn't agree with some of Lamar Odom's choices in the past few weeks and is realizing it just isn't meant to be. It's emotionally draining for her and she's ready to move on. They just have to figure out things like finances.
Jennifer Lopez knows all about the song "Baby Got Back" by Sir Mix-A-Lot, but who would have thought that she would turn it into a playful PSA? When Jennifer Lopez was asked to do just that, she delivered! CAN ANYONE SAY REMIX?! What a great way to encourage women all around the world to embrace their curves haha!
We all know that Adele's musical ride with James Corden for Carpool Karaoke went viral and that it is the most watched Carpool Karaoke segment with 96 million views and counting. But it turns out that she didn't claim the top spot in terms of tweets! When it comes to tweets, Adele takes fifth place! Twitter has released the Top 10 most tweeted-about installments of Carpool Karaoke, and here's your top ten. 10. Elton John, 9. Chris Martin, 8. Sia, 7. Jennifer Lopez, 6. Justin Bieber, 5. Adele, 4. The Christmas Special that had One Direction, Stevie Wonder, Iggy Azalea, Rod Stewart, Carrie Underwood, Jason Derulo and Justin Bieber, 3. Justin Bieber, 2. Justib Bieber's second appearance, and the #1 slot goes to One Direction with 338,000 tweets over the initial 24-hour period! Well one thing is for sure, people still love Justin Bieber!
When Chris Pratt was delivering jokes during a presentation at Cinemacon in Las Vegas this week, it was Jennifer Lawrence who got the brunt of them – literally. When Chris Pratt told a joke that humorously flopped, he was saved when his microphone dropped on Jennifer Lawrence's foot! She yelled out, "Ow, you dropped it on my foot!" It was then that the crowd of 4,000 people erupted in laughter. Chris Pratt finished by saying, "That was the anti-Kanye. I dropped the mic on your foot." Sometimes you need an awkward moment to bring the funny!
The world is freaking out and it's all because of the Olsen twins. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen lead a very private life and try not to be out in the public eye too much. They choose not to run their own social media for fun and rarely make red carpet appearances. So it came as a HUGE surprise to everyone when Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen took over Sephora's Instagram account yesterday and made their social media debut by posting a selfie! They wrote, "First public selfie ever," while posing in black sunglasses and matching tops. They finished by writing "@ElizandJames #SephoraTakeover."
Producer and TV personality David Gest has passed away. He was found dead in his hotel room. David Gest's death was confirmed by a statement from his friend and former bodyguard. He sparked concerns for his health in the Celebrity Big Brother house in January when he was placed into a separate room to rest after becoming unwell. Police are looking into the cause of death. David Gest was 62-years-old.
Eric Stonestreet is just like us, and that's because he's looking for love on an app! The Modern Family star revealed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that he has joined the dating app Tinder. Eric Stonestreet said, "Now I've done Bumble and I've tried this other one and the way I justify it.. is I shouldn't be because I'm on TV, I shouldn't be eliminated from participating in what's going on in the world." Eric Stonestreet said that his friends were surprised that he would sign up for the app since he's a celebrity, but he rarely meets people because he gets nervous! So why not?!
Is Lindsay Lohan engaged? That seems to be the case! Lindsay Lohan is engaged to be married to her 22-year-old boyfriend, Egor Tarabasov. The Russian heir popped the question over the weekend and Lindsay Lohan said YES! The two have been dating for about five months. That was fast! Her rep is denying it though!
This sounds like an episode of Maury! It was confirmed that Megan Fox was expecting baby #3 yesterday but she isn't saying who the father is. The reason why it's such a big question is because she just filed for divorce from Brian Austin Green. So Megan Fox decided to have fun with the whole thing by posting shots with 3 of her male co-stars: Shia LaBeouf, Will Arnett and Jake Johnson and said, #notthefather. Haha! So all signs seem to point to her estranged husband! So I guess the divorce is off?
Want your marriage to be successful? Don't be so competitive! Just ask Scarlett Johannson. She hinted that her marriage to ex-husband Ryan Reynolds may have ended because they were too competitive. She said, "The logistics of being with another actor are challenging. There has to be a real understanding of how you share your time, especially when two people's careers are going at the same rate. Or even if one person is more successful than the other, that also proves challenging. There may be a competitive thing." Ouch! Thankfully, both have found love again and are happily married!
The tow truck guy must have been a Fall Out Boy fan! That's because Pete Wentz made the impossible happen. He got his Porsche unhooked from a tow truck and drove away!! You and I both know that once your car is attached to a tow truck, that pretty much means it's a done deal. Yet Pete Wentz somehow got out of it! Maybe Pete Wentz is super charming!
I guess she has a new boyfriend! Kate Hudson got on Snapchat this week to reveal that she was on a date with Houston Texans football player J.J. Watt! The two played with one of the Snapchat filters, which puts a halo of stars around the user's head, but it didn't work for J.J. Watt. That's when he said, "Apparently, the stars belong to the hottest one on the date," he said. Yes, that's right... a date! Kate Hudson loves her athletes! From Lance Armstrong to Alex Rodriguez and now J.J. Watt! Hopefully she's found true love!
There will be more than one new cast member in Fast and Furious 8! Besides Charlize Theron joining the cast as a villain, Scott Eastwood has also signed on for the next installment of the franchise! He confirmed the casting news on Instagram and posted a touching tribute to the late Paul Walker and wrote, "It's hard to put into words how excited I am for the next Fast & Furious…Paul was a close friend of mine. We surfed together, traveled together, and he was a huge role model and influencing figure in my life when I was younger. He still is. He was an older brother to me. For me to be able to add to the F&F story, Paul's story, and the FAST family is like a dream come true." Aww!
Is a reality TV wedding on the horizon for Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna? It sure looks like it! I'm hearing that they are definitely looking into their options when it comes to taping their wedding. They are figuring out the best situation and the best deal and plan on negotiating it all out. Those Kardashians, they sure do film everything! Hey, if it makes you money, why not?!
Lori Loughlin stepped out to honor her Fuller House co-star John Stamos at the TV Land Icon Awards over the weekend and she just so happened to do it in an Elizabeth and James dress. Elizabeth and James is the clothing line that was started by Lori Loughlin's Full House co-stars Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen in 2007. So she was asked if she ever got the "Tanner Discount." Lori Louglin responded by saying, "Never. I've never asked. I never would. Went to the store and bought it!" Oh come on, she should get a freebie!
Out early on good behavior! Dustin "Screech" Diamond is getting let out of jail a month early because of his good behavior! He served just under 3 months behind bars for carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct and was able to knock a month off his sentence by cleaning floors in the jail and doing laundry! Good job Screech!
Some artists may just have a huge weekend at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards! The Weeknd is a finalist 19 times in 16 categories. Then Justin Bieber is a finalist 12 times, in 11 categories. After him comes Drake and Fetty Wap who are both finalists 11 times, in 10 categories along with Taylor Swift and Adele who are both finalists for 8 awards. The 2016 Billboard Music Awards will air on May 22nd!
Who knew that you could unintentionally work on your fitness? Kate Middleton revealed to a fan yesterday how she dropped the baby weight after her pregnancies with Prince George and Princess Charlotte. The secret? Running around after her kids! I think every parent can relate to that!
Some Hollywood actors and actresses just have bad luck when it comes to making a "good film." So, who made the top of that list when it comes to the worst-reviewed actors and actresses in Hollywood? Here's your top five: 5. Taylor Lautner, 4. Kevin James, 3. Ashton Kutcher, 2. Adam Sandler and 1. goes to Rob Schneider! For the women your top five are: 5. Alicia Silverstone, 4. Denise Richards, 3. Katherine Heigl, 2. Jessica Alba and 1. Jennifer Love Hewitt! Poor Jennifer Love Hewitt! I love her!
Amy Schumer is mad at Glamour Magazine. She says that without her permission, the magazine included her in their special "plus size" bonus issue in collaboration with Lane Bryant. Amy Schumer got on Instagram and wrote, "I think there's nothing wrong with being plus size. Beautiful healthy women. Plus size is considered size 16 in America. I go between a size 6 and an 8. @glamourmag put me in their plus size only issue without asking or letting me know and it doesn't feel right to me." Glamour Magazine responded and said that it wasn't their intention to offend Amy Schumer, stating, "We love Amy, and our readers do too – which is why we featured her on the cover of Glamour last year… The edition did not describe her as plus-size. We are sorry if we offended her in any way." Whose side are you on?
Beyonce is mad and this time I have to say I'm upset with her for stealing people's joy! There's a website called feyonceshop.com that sells merchandise that she claims is confusing to the marketplace and damaging her brand. So… she's suing. The merchandise includes cute t-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs and more that say things like "Feyonce… he put a ring on it." I've always wanted that shirt! But Beyonce thinks it's too close to a play on her name and lyrics so she demanded a cease and desist from the website selling any merchandise with the word "Feyonce" on it! Boo! It's so fun!
This just made my day! Two people responsible for putting "American Idol" on the map are definitely returning for the final shows, and I'm not talking about Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul or Kelly Clarkson. Original 'Idol' co-host Brian Dunkleman will open the show and crowd favorite William Hung will sing on Thursday's series finale! Ok, now I'm watching!
The Kardashians are giving everyone another reason to not be a fan of them today… and this time it's because they say that they're all about family but aren't being supportive! Robert Kardashian proposed to his girlfriend Blac Chyna and they are officially engaged. However, all of his sisters haven't shared their excitement or even said congratulations to the couple publicly. Apparently no one in his family is jumping up and down with excitement over the news since they aren't a fan of Blac Chyna and she's caused family drama several times. Uh oh… I smell a new tv show coming, just Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna!
It's been nearly 16 years since Cameron Diaz first starred in Charlie's Angels with Drew Barrymore, but they are still best friends that stand by each other's side. Cameron Diaz opened up to Andy Cohen about their relationship, saying that "of course" she reached out to Drew Barrymore when she found out that she was getting a divorce. Cameron Diaz said, "Everybody pulls the wagons around, you know, our friends, whoever needs us at whatever point in time, even if it's like something that the public doesn't know about." Aww!
This is something that the Walker family is definitely not happy about. A judge ruled this week that there wasn't enough evidence to prove that Porsche was responsible for the death of Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas. The two were driving a Porsche Carrera GT that crashed and burst into flames, killing both of them back in 2013. It caused a wrongful death lawsuit to be filed by the families against the luxury car company, claiming that the car lacked crucial safety features that would have prevented the men's deaths. There are still two cases that have been filed by Paul Walker's daughter and father that are still pending.
Charlize Theron wants us to know that being tall and beautiful is rough, especially when it comes to finding work in the acting world. Charlize Theron said that she struggles with being typecast and is denied roles because of her looks. She explained, "Jobs with real gravitas go to people that are physically right for them and that's the end of the story. How many roles are out there for the gorgeous, f---ing, gown-wearing eight-foot model? When meaty roles come through, I've been in the room and pretty people get turned away first." Life must be so hard! It looks like she's doing just fine!
Kesha's legal battle with Dr. Luke is far from over. In fact, it just got more serious. Her team is in talks to get Dan Petrocelli as co-counsel for her current attorney. Dan Petrocelli is best known for his litigation in the wrongful death civil lawsuit against O.J. Simpson. Dan Petrocelli represented Fred Goldman, the father of murder victim Ron Goldman. Dan Petrocelli successfully argued the case, and a jury awarded Fred Goldman's family $8.5 million in damages. Lawyer up!
It's been a pretty rough week for Iggy Azalea. First the news gets out that her fiancé Nick Young is a cheater, and now the IRS says that she's run up a huge tab with them and it's time to pay up. The amount owed: $391,056.55 in unpaid income taxes from 2014. Iggy Azalea got on Twitter to discuss it, arguing that it's not what it seems and that she had the option to pay the IRS monthly instead of paying one lump sum so she took it. Iggy Azalea also alleges that this news is only coming out now because of everything going on with her fiancé and people are looking to add fuel to the fire.
Gwyneth Paltrow will try anything to stay beautiful! The latest beauty trend? Being stung by bees! She said, "I'm always the guinea pig to try everything. I've got to try them all…I've been stung by bees. It's a thousands of years old treatment called apitherapy. People use it to get rid of inflammation and scarring. It's actually pretty incredible if you research it. But, man, it's painful." I think I'll pass!
Another star is coming to the show Nashville! Sir Elton John is set to appear as himself in an upcoming episode of the show. He will perform alongside up-and-coming singer and songwriter Gunnar (Sam Palladio) in the May 18th episode of the series. So if you're an Elton John fan, make sure you're watching! This is a rare scripted series role for Elton John.
American Idol may be coming to an end this week but that doesn't mean that you've seen the last of the show. According to the creator of the show, prepare to see an "American Idol" of the future in a different format. The wheels are already in motion to bring the show back! Pretty much they would revamp the show and come up with a new version that people would enjoy. Would you be into a next generation American Idol?
Have you ever been attacked by a cute kitten? Miley Cyrus can relate! She posted a few pictures on Instagram that showed off multiple battle wounds that she got from a cat that badly scratched her! The cuts are all over her arm and face! Claws hurt!
Is Backstreet back? It sure looks like it! Nick Carter was on the red carper for the movie Dead 7 when he was asked what the Backstreet Boys were up to. That's when he said, "We have a deal with Live Nation, the touring company, and we just signed a nine-show deal to do a test run in Vegas with a residency, so that's definitely going to happen, but we're going to do a trial run first." A trial run? Give these guys a residency in Las Vegas! I'd fly there to see the Backstreet Boys perform!
Another celebrity marriage has come to an end! Drew Barrymore and her husband Will Kopelman have confirmed that they are getting a divorce after three years of marriage. They issued a statement that read, "Sadly our family is separating legally, although we do not feel this takes away from us being a family. Divorce might make one feel like a failure, but eventually you start to find grace in the idea that life goes on. Our children are our universe, and we look forward to living the rest of our lives with them as the first priority." The couple has two daughters, one that's 3 years old an another that's 2 years old.
Kesha isn't backing down! Now she is strongly suggesting that Sony finally offered to let her out of her contract with them and Dr. Luke, under one condition: she lies. Kesha said, "I got offered my freedom IF I were to lie. I would have to APOLOGIZE publicly and say that I never got (assaulted) raped." She says she turned down the deal because... "I will not take back the TRUTH." Kesha is still under her Sony deal after a judge refused to let her record music outside of the record label. Good for her to sticking to her guns!
Madonna is causing more controversy. She's claiming that her Upper West Side co-op in New York City has barred her children and staff from living in the apartment while she's not there, so she's filing a lawsuit! Madonna's lease prevents anyone younger than 16 from living in her apartment without an adult older than 21 also present but Madonna is claiming that her career requires her to travel extensively and that it's an impossible situation. Madonna's four children are all under the age of 21 and only one is older than 16. Makes you ask the question of what is an appropriate age to be able to leave a child at home alone?
Have you ever wondered what Rihanna's song "Work" would sound like when the lyrics are being read by a sexy Australian? Well, I'm about to make your dreams come true. Chris Hemsworth gave a dramatic reading of her song during an interview, and it sounded like this:
He can make anything sound sexy!
Want to know where most celebrities were this weekend? It looks like for the most part, they were in one place! Bradley Cooper, Kate Hudson, Jim Carrey, Chris Brown, and David Arquette to name a few all went to the Guns N' Roses reunion concert. The band reunited onstage for the first time in more than 22 years and played a last-minute show at a club in West Hollywood in front of more than 250 people. Bradley Cooper even brought a date, his mommy! How cute!
They finally let us know that the rumors are true! Adam Levine officially confirmed that he and Behati Prinsloo are expecting their first child in an Instagram post over the weekend! Adam Levine put up a picture of his wife and her tiny baby bump in a bikini and wrote, "My two favorite laker fans," along with a baby, bottle and basketball emojis. How cute! They're baby is going to be the most beautiful baby ever!
Taylor Swift went to Disneyland with her close friend Lily Aldridge and her daughter over the weekend, but the reason why everyone is talking about it has nothing to do with Taylor Swift! She posted a picture of herself and her friend on a ride, but her bodyguard quickly became the true star of the hilarious post! Everyone is all smiles except for him. Taylor Swift's bodyguard is completely expressionless sitting behind them with his sunglasses on and an earpiece in his left ear. It looks like he really has to follow Taylor Swift everywhere…
More bad news for TLC! Advertisers are continuing to pull their ads from the new Duggar family reality show after learning that they aired while "Jill & Jessa: Counting On" was playing. Eight more companies to be exact (Wrigley, Credit karma, Gazelle.com) said that their ads were not intended to run during the show and they will not allow them to air in the future. They join the list of Cici's Pizza, The UPS Store, Pure Michigan, Whitewave Foods, Choice Hotels, Mattress Firm and Verizon as companies who have pulled support for the show. That's a total of 15. Looks like everyone isn't crazy about the Duggars anymore!
It looks like Justin Timberlake and Timbaland love Cirque du Soleil, because they are being accused of stealing some of it's music for one of Justin Timberlake's songs. Cirque du Soleil filed a lawsuit against them for the song "Don't Hold the Wall" from the "20/20 Experience" album. Cirque du Soleil thinks the hitmakers sampled a tune called "Steel Dream." This is the second time now that Justin Timberlake has been accused of stealing music this year!
Beyonce fooled us all again! There was rumors that she was going to drop a new album, which still may happen. But instead, she dropped a new activewear clothing line! It's called IVY PARK and includes more than 200 pieces of active-wear! It will be available at Net-a-Porter, Topshop and Nordstrom on April 14th.
Jay Z is suing the original owners of Tidal for exaggerating the value and subscriber numbers of the company! Basically, the owners made Tidal look way more successful than it actually was! The discovery was made after an internal audit was done. That's when it was revealed that the initial subscriber base was much lower than what the original owners stated. We're talking about the owners tripling the main statistic used to calculate their value! Shady!
Here's another reason to love Chris Hemsworth if you don't already. He considers himself a feminist! During an interview when he was asked if he was, Chris Hemsworth said, "Oh yeah, for sure. "My mum's a big feminist. I think that my views on things, as far as respect for women and so on, came from my mum. My dad has a very balanced and respectful view on a lot of things too. They were huge positive influences in my life." Aw! A momma's boy too? I want him!
Taylor Swift has a bunch of celebrity women who would LOVE to join her girl squad… but at the end of the day, Taylor Swift doesn't care about who her BFFs are, she just cares about what they THINK! It turns out that Calvin Harris passes the test! Over the past year, he's managed to win over her whole girl squad! They all like him and there's no drama. Impressing a bunch of powerful women isn't easy, and Taylor Swift's girlfriends are very important to her. So good job Calvin Harris!
It's officially serious! Gwen Stefani is in L-O-V-E! That's right, she's using the L word when it comes to her boyfriend Blake Shelton! She dropped the L-bomb in a new interview with Vanity Fair. Gwen Stefani was asked if she's currently in love, and she replied with, "Yeah, for sure." She declined to comment further on the relationship. That counts!!!