- Business Insider says a new study shows that one dose of Pfizer's vaccine provides protection against the coronavirus for at least 10 weeks.
- A new survey by Virtira Consulting reveals that 64% of Millennials suffer from anxiety due to excessive Zoom meetings
- WIVB says America is now experiencing a nationwide chicken wing shortage.Chicken wing prices have jumped by 200% because of supply issues. People have also been eating more wings during the pandemic because they are easy to order and take home.
- Geekspin says Pepsi Blue is returning after a 20-year hiatus. The berry-flavored soda will be available starting next month.
Joe Jonas tells Bustle magazine that he and his brothers have apologized to their other brother, Frankie, for calling him the Bonus Jonas. “I refused to call Frankie ‘Bonus Jonas’ after he opened up to me about how that was hurtful to him. It completely makes sense, and we’ve had lengthy conversations and apologies behind closed doors that showcased my understanding and respect for his wishes. I think to feel like you are second, third, or fourth-best from something is unfair. We are all equals.”
The NY Post says Nick Carter and his wife, Lauren, became parents again on Wednesday night. He posted: “We are proud to announce that our baby has officially arrived. But as a parent knows all to very well, sometimes things don’t turn out the way you plan it. We have been experiencing some minor complications but things are looking a little better after the first night. I wanted to thank everyone for all the prayers and good thoughts during this time. We will keep you updated.”
Olivia Rodrigo tells Interview magazine that she's a very emotional person. "I’m just obsessed with emotions. I’m the most sensitive [person] in the whole world. That’s what’s always drawn me to songwriting and singing and acting, is just how emotional you get to be and then be praised for that."
Ritt Momney tells MarquetteWire.com that he's been keeping busy during the pandemic. “I’m watching that “What We Do in the Shadows” show. I watched the movie a long time ago, but I think the show is totally funnier than the movie. And I’ve been reading “The Wizard and the Prophet.” It’s kind of a — it’s like a book about like two different approaches to environmentalism, and that’s been interesting. But other than that, it’s just been mostly music I guess."
Billie Eilish tells Elle magazine that she wouldn't have been in music if her parents had forced her to do it. “The only reason I do what I do is because my parents didn’t force me. If they’d said, ‘Here’s a guitar, here’s a microphone, sing and write,’ I would have been like, ‘Goodbye! I’m gonna go do something else!’”
New Idea magazine claims Jennifer Lopez is allegedly ready to date now that she has broken up with Alex Rodriguez. The magazine claims she is possibly interested in dating Brad Pitt. A source tells New Idea that Channing Tatum is interested in dating Jennifer. ''Tatum was pitching a new dance project to star in alongside J.Lo so he could get closer to her. They’ve crossed paths on the red carpet back when she was single and always flirted like crazy.”
US Weekly Magazine says Jennifer Lopez is ready to date again and is looking for a trustworthy man. A source tells the magazine, ''Lopez was always aware of the rumors of Rodriguez cheating or him messaging other girls. You can say that for sure [that] played a part in why the engagement ended. She wants someone who’s fully invested in her and someone she can trust when her partner is not around.''
A source tells E! News that Jennifer's ex, Marc Anthony, is helping her through her breakup with Alex. "He's a great dad and has been there for Jennifer and the kids. He knows that she is hard at work and going through a stressful time in her life. He is always making sure that the kids have everything they need and trying to make it easier on Jennifer while she is away and working."
The Star Magazine says Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani may work less after they get married. A source tells the magazine, “Blake and Gwen don’t want to be a couple that works constantly and have no time for each other. They don’t want to run the risk of burnout. Blake and Gwen want to enjoy their life together, not as ships passing in the night.”
Snoop Dogg tells Entertainment Tonight that he and Blake Shelton may record a song together once this season of "The Voice" ends. “I think me and Blake would make a monster jam. Get a bunch of his favorite stuff to drink and get a bunch of my favorite stuff to do and hello! It may happen, man, I wouldn’t doubt it.”
John Travolta tells Esquire magazine that dancing with Princess Diana at the White House in 1985 was magical. “I didn’t expect to be asked to dance with her. This meant guiding the dance well and seeking to have fun. That was the easy part, but introducing myself to Diana in the proper way, conveying assurance, and asking her to be my dance partner was a complicated mission. We are in the White House. It’s midnight. The whole stage is like a dream. I go up to her, touch her on the shoulder, ask her to dance. She turns around and when she sees me she displays that captivating smile, somewhat sad, and accepts my invitation. And there we were, dancing together like in a fairy tale.''
Cinemablend says Steven Seagal is selling his Scottsdale, Arizona home for $3.39 million. The house has four bedrooms, a theater, a pool, a spa, a guesthouse and bulletproof windows. The estate sits on 12 acres.
The National Enquirer claims the cast of ''Friends'' is allegedly worried about how their HBO Max reunion special will be received. A source tells the magazine, “There’s some serious anxiety, especially knowing they’ll be judged on their looks. Matt LeBlanc, Lisa Kudrow and definitely Matthew Perry have struggled with the aging process and they’re camera shy these days for that reason. They’re worried about the format being totally unscripted because most of them have no experience in that.”
The National Enquirer claims George Clooney's on-set chemistry with Julia Roberts is allegedly driving Amal Clooney crazy. A source tells the magazine, “They’ve had a flirty dynamic from the jump, and it drives both of their spouses crazy with jealousy. Amal has always been suspicious of George’s relationship with Julia — especially since she often came to George for advice when she had trouble with Danny. The last thing Danny and Amal want is George and Julia rediscovering their friendship while they spend months together on a faraway exotic movie set! George and Julia know they have chemistry, and both of them want to use it to make a hit flick. They also enjoy each other’s company and are on their last nerve with their spouses. They want to do this — but they also both know they’re playing with fire!”
George and Julia are filming a new movie called "Ticket to Paradise''.
Pandemic Hygiene Study
A new study by YouGov reveals that 17% of people have been showering less during the pandemic. Other findings:
- 25% of people have been washing their hair less during the pandemic
- 33% of people are less likely to put on clean clothes because of the pandemic
- Only 10% of people have been showering more during the pandemic
- 50% of people have been styling their hair less because of the pandemic
- Only 10% of people say they are brushing their teeth more during the pandemic