Donald Trump is not happy! NBC announced that it’s ending their business relationship with him, and Donald Trump isn’t leaving quietly! He released a statement through his office that said, "As of today, Donald J. Trump is no longer affiliated with NBC. Mr. Trump stands by his statements on illegal immigration, which are accurate. NBC is weak, and like everybody else is trying to be politically correct—that is why our country is in serious trouble." That not only means an end to the annual Miss USA and Miss Universe Pageants airing on NBC, but it also means that Donald Trump won’t be doing Celebrity Apprentice. Sad day.
Avril Lavigne is opening up on camera for the first time about her struggle with Lyme disease. She did an interview with Good Morning America and broke down in tears when she started talking about the problems she faced about getting a proper diagnosis. She said, "I was in Los Angeles, literally, like the worst time in my life and I was seeing, like, every specialist and literally, the top doctors, and they were so stupid, and they would pull up their computer and be like, "chronic fatigue syndrome," or "Why don't you try to get out of bed Avril, and just play the piano? Are you depressed? This is what they do to a lot of people who have Lyme disease. They don't have an answer for them so they tell them, like, 'You're crazy.'" Avril Lavigne has been taking antibiotics and is halfway through her treatment. She’s expected to make a 100 percent recovery after being bedridden for five months, not being able to eat, and not being able to talk or move.
Iggy Azalea did a collaboration with Britney Spears on the song “Pretty Girls” but it didn’t do too well. The song barely cracked the top 30 and has fallen off ever since. Well Iggy Azalea is giving us reasons why it failed, tweeting, “It’s difficult to send a song up the charts without additional promo and TV performances, etc. Unfortunately I’m just featured. I would have enjoyed performing it a lot, I think it got off to a powerful start. But you need content to compete in 2015.” Britney Spears fans didn’t take that well and felt that Iggy Azalea was blaming her for the song flopping. So Iggy Azalea felt the need to clarify that she wasn’t attacking anyone and that she and Britney Spears are good friends. Awkward!
The Fourth Of July just got better! Ed Sheeran joining the lineup for Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular! Other performers are Dierks Bentley, Kelly Clarkson, Brad Paisley, Flo Rida and Meghan Trainor. Now that’s a fun lineup! The Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular airs Saturday at 7 PM on NBC!
Katy Perry is fighting two elderly nuns! No this isn’t a joke! Katy Perry is trying to buy the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary convent in Los Angeles, and the nuns aren’t having it. Two of the five nuns, Sister Rita Callanan and Sister Catherine Rose, are saying that the convent is theirs but the other sisters sold the property to a restaurant owner when they apparently shouldn’t have because the Archbishop says it’s his property to sell… and hence the issues. It’s messy. Archbishop Jose Gomez has been busy negotiating the sale of the property to Katy Perry, who wants to pay $14.5 million in cash to make the property her home. She even visited the nuns to seal the deal. Just sell it and split it five ways!
Normally when you go to the bathroom, you just go in, do your business, and come out. Well if you’re Rihanna you walk into the bathroom and walk out with a new puppy! Rihanna was out at a club, went to the bathroom and found a tiny fluffy dog pawing around the bathroom alone. So Rihanna took the puppy home and named him Pepe! He’s certainly enjoying life now!
After the Supreme Court legalize same-sex marriage in every state, people around the world were so excited to see love win! Two of those people include Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel! They went to the wedding of one of Jessica Biel’s close friends over the weekend, her college roommate, Dana Panzer. The Timberlakes watched as Dana Panzer married her partner Amy Wicker, and Justin Timberlake gave the newlyweds a special wedding gift. He sang hit his “Señorita” at the reception along with a couple of other songs. Oh and baby Silas was left at home and apparently Jessica Biel looked amazingly slim and trim after just giving birth. JEALOUS!
Donald Trump is getting hit from all sides, but he really doesn't seem to care.
Yesterday, the National Broadcasting Company issued a statement:
"At NBC, respect and dignity for all people are cornerstones of our values. Due to the recent derogatory statements by Donald Trump regarding immigrants, NBCUniversal is ending its business relationship with Mr. Trump."
The Donald's been at the center of a political firestorm after making tremendously derogatory statements about Mexico and Mexicans in his presidential campaign kick-off speech. And his official statement on the end of his relationship with NBC?
"As of today, Donald J. Trump is no longer affiliated with NBC. Mr. Trump stands by his statements on illegal immigration, which are accurate. NBC is weak, and like everybody else is trying to be politically correct--- that is why our country is in serious trouble."
So, no more wondering who's getting fired next on The Apprentice - since the guy who does the firing has been fired.
WATCH: NBC says it's cutting ties with Donald Trump, but Trump says he's also ending his relationship with NBC. He's not going to apologize for his "accurate" comments, accusing some Mexican immigrants of bringing drugs, crime and rapists to the U.S. http://cbsn.ws/1IoBIXZ
The tiny island country of Greece - not insignificant, as it is the birthplace of Western Civilization - is in a real financial bind right now.
The banks are closed to prevent a run on their money, and people are limited to withdrawing the equivalent of $67 or so a day from their ATMs.
The banks will stay closed until next week, and the people of Greece will be voting over the weekend to see if they'll stay in the European Union or not.
Want to know what's going on?
Here's a 60-second summation, courtesy of CBSN, the official site of CBS News...
With Greece on the brink of default, and possibly leaving the eurozone, what does it mean for the Greeks, Europe and the global economy? CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger breaks down the origins and effects of the Greek debt crisis.