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Fonseca Show (Aaron Fonseca) 10/16/23

Today's Best Of Calls:


- The NY Times says Suzanne Somers, famous for her role in "Three's Company," has died at the age of 76. She had breast cancer for 23 years. Her death occurred in Palm Springs, California. Somers leaves behind her husband, Alan Hamel, and her son, Bruce.

- Showbiz 411 says Taylor Swift's "The Eras Tour" concert film won't be shown in theaters until Thursday. This is because Swift wants her young fans to focus on their schoolwork instead of her movie.

- TMZ says Tracy Morgan's Lamborghini was recently towed in New York City after it was sideswiped. Photos show white streaks on the left side of the $500,000 car

- TMZ says Britney Spears' estranged father, Jamie Spears, has no plans to read her upcoming memoir. Jamie is not concerned with what Britney writes about him in her book

- Business Insider says Taco Bell recently added chicken nuggets at over 80 restaurants in the Minneapolis area. The chain claims their nuggets are made entirely of chicken meat. The fast-food chain may expand the nuggets to more locations if there is enough demand. Taco Bell's nuggets are marinated in "spiced jalapeño buttermilk."

- The Daily Dot says Olive Garden customers are taking advantage of the restaurant’s Never Ending Pasta Bowl by filling Ziploc bags and Tupperware with noodles and sauce. One group of students recently paid $13.99 for five servings of fettuccine alfredo.

- Newsweek Magazine says Cici's Pizza recently introduced a new pizza called "Tots N' Bacon". The pie has a garlic butter crust, tomato sauce, cheese, crispy tater tots, and bacon. Cici's created the $14 pizza to celebrate National Pizza Month

- The Daily Mail says Jack Daniel's has launched a pumpkin spice-flavored whiskey for the Fall season.


Hooray for Hollywood: Here are this past weekend's box office results.

1. “Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour,” $95 to $97 million. (CINEMA SCOOP .. The film cost $20 million to produce ... Biggest concert movie opening ever beating Justin Beiber’s ''Never Say Never'' record of $73 million set back in 2011. )

2. “The Exorcist: Believer,” $11 million.

3. “Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie,” $7 million.

4. “Saw X,” $5.7 million.

5. “The Creator,” $4.3 million.

Junk Food As Addictive As Drugs: The NY Post says a University of Michigan study has found that ultra-processed foods (UPFs) can be as addictive as nicotine, cocaine and heroin. Researchers analyzed 281 studies and concluded that 14% of adults are hooked on ice cream, chips, cookies, sausage, fries, donuts, pizza, cereal and soft drinks. These foods have been linked to cognitive decline, cancer, and other health issues. Some scientists suggest including a "tobacco-style" advisory for certain foods.

Billie Eilish tells Billboard magazine that her father works with her tour crew. “He used to drive the van. Now, he does set carpentry on tour, building anything from staircases to stages. He won’t tell anyone on the crew his full name because he doesn’t want anybody on the tour to know that he’s related to me. Dad doesn’t want to hear the word “nepotism” uttered in his presence. He doesn’t want any special treatment at all."

Selena Gomez tells Teen Vogue magazine that she wants to be a mother one day."I hope to be married and be a mom. Settle down with someone I love and maybe adopt a couple of beautiful children. Even if they're not my own, I'll love them more than life itself and protect them from everything."

David Kushner tells GQ magazine that his creative journey has been inspired by a love for the unknown. "The thing that I really love most is exploring worlds that are not familiar to me, exploring these kind of mysteries or hidden realms. I think there's an excitement, a sense of adventure, in being able to discover it and then share it with other people."

PEOPLE magazine says Avril Lavigne and Tyga recently ended their relationship for a second time. Avril reportedly split from Tyga because she didn't want to be tied down. A source says, "It came down to this. Avril didn't want to be locked into anything. Tyga was a rebound and he helped her get away from her toxic relationship with Mod Sun."

Page Six says Sophie Turner has stopped following Nick Jonas’ wife, Priyanka Chopra, on Instagram amid her divorce from Joe Jonas. Sophie still follows other members of the Jonas family.

Pink tells PEOPLE magazine that she and her family had an incredible time at a pizza-making class in San Francisco. She posted; "Thank you @joseybakerbread for the incredible sourdough pizza making class. We had so much fun and it was the best pizza I’ve ever had!!!!!!!!"

TMZ says Taylor Swift's "Eras Tour" film has fans around the world turning the movie into a concert. Swift's fans in Australia and the U.S. have been dancing and singing in front of the screen during "Shake It Off" and "22."

The movie topped the weekend box office with $95 to $97 million earned

The Daily Mail says Travis Kelce sent Taylor Swift a $2,500 floral arrangement before the Los Angeles premiere of ‘’The Eras Tour’’ concert film. The flowers were delivered to Swift's Beverly Hills hotel room with a loving card. A source tells the newspaper, "It's an extravagant gesture to express his immense pride in her."

The Washington Post says Taylor Swift could earn $4.1 billion from her concert tour.This is more than the yearly income of 42 countries. Fans spend $93 million per show on tickets, merch, food, and travel.

TMZ says Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce held hands at Nobu on Saturday in New York. They then appeared on “Saturday Night Live” together. After the show, they went to Catch Steak for the SNL afterparty. A source tells the newspaper, "The two were kissing at Catch and Travis' arm was around Taylor's waist."

A source tells the New York Post, “They do seem in love. She seemed really excited around him, and giddy and happy like a schoolgirl. They were holding each other, and talking and kissing, in the main spot where the waiters and people had to walk by. They didn’t care or move.’’

TMPSN says Travis Kelce recently went shopping for gifts for Taylor Swift. He browsed a Kansas City store called Fetch. They temporarily closed down so he could buy Taylor a Chiefs jacket and a Taylor Swift prayer candle.

Geo TV says Taylor Swift recently let friends Gigi Hadid and Bradley Cooper stay at her Rhode Island home. The two stars are getting closer and spent the night together at Swift's place. A source says despite their 20-year age gap, Cooper and Hadid have a lot in common and enjoy each other's company. A source tells the Daily Mirror, “Taylor is a total romantic and loves playing cupid for her friends. Even though Gigi and Bradley have their own properties in New York, they wanted somewhere more private to spend time getting to know each other. Taylor was only too happy to help. She said the door to her home is always open for them to use.”

The Daily Mail says Chris Rock wants Jada Pinkett Smith to stop talking about him. Jada has been discussing their past, including Chris asking her out while she was married to Will Smith. A source tells the newspaper, "Chris is over it and would love for her to keep his name out of her mouth. Chris has said his piece on the entire Will Smith slap, but now with these new revelations from Jada that her and Will have been living separate lives it is just another WTF moment in the whole saga from these past few years between Chris, her, and Will. Chris hates that she keeps bringing it up and bringing up the other revelations about Chris asking her on a date and all of that. He is a relatively private person and was just getting to a point where people may have started to move on, but now it is back in the limelight, and it's just frustrating that everything is coming back to the forefront."

Jada Pinkett Smith tells The Times newspaper that she thinks she and Will Smith will live together again. "I think eventually we will [live together again]. I really do. Will's getting old. I'm staying quite young, but it's getting apparent to me that he's gonna need someone to take care of him."

Ace Showbiz says Will sent an email to the New York Times that reads, "When you've been with someone for more than half of your life a sort of emotional blindness sets in, and you can all too easily lose your sensitivity to their hidden nuances and subtle beauties"

The Daily Mail says Jaden and Willow Smith are relieved that their parents, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett, have revealed their separation. The siblings felt uncomfortable lying about their parents' relationship. A source tells the newspaper, "Jaden and Willow hope that everyone can now heal and remove any drama that still might be in their worlds now that all the revelations have come out."

Radar Online says Kevin Costner's ex-wife, Christine Baumgartner, might join the ‘’Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’’. A source says, "Producers are eyeing Christine with keen interest, seeing her as a captivating addition."

Deadline Hollywood says Ken Jeong is planning a talk show for 2024. He did a test show in New York recently without any issues. A source says, "People are excited to see what Ken Jeong brings to the talk show world."

Ace Showbiz says Sam Asghari recently praised Britney Spears for writing her memoir. He told TMZ, "I already read it. I'm very proud of her. She put a lot of work into it, and it was very hard. I'm definitely excited and I'm extremely proud of her. It was a really tough one ... I'll be the first one in line to buy it.'' Britney's book is set to be released on October 24th

The Guardian says Julia Louis-Dreyfus recently addressed the rumors of a possible Seinfeld reunion. Jerry Seinfeld hinted at some news related to the show's iconic ending during a stand-up routine in Boston. Julia said, “Yeah, I just saw that news. And I don’t know what he’s talking about.”

The Blast says Kim Kardashian is selling a used $10,000 Chanel sweater on her online store, Kardashian Kloset. The rare sweater is stained and has minor cracks on the buttons.

Yahoo News says Jessica Simpson was recently mistaken for Britney Spears. A fan made the mistake in an L.A. mall parking lot. The awkward encounter happened while Simpson's 11-year-old daughter, Maxwell, was with her. Jessica posted a selfie of her and the fan along with the caption: ‘’The face when someone in the parking lot at the mall asks you for your autograph, but expects you to sign it Britney Spears’’

Michael Caine tells the BBC that he will officially retire from acting after his latest movie, "The Great Escaper", is released. "I keep saying I'm going to retire. Well I am now. I've figured, I've had a picture where I've played the lead and had incredible reviews… What am I going to do that will beat this? The only parts I'm liable to get now are 90-year-old men. Or maybe 85. They're not going to be the lead. You don't have leading men at 90, you're going to have young handsome boys and girls. So I thought, I might as well leave with all this."

Women Prefer Muscular Men For Short-Term Flings

A new study by the University of Arkansas reveals that women prefer muscular men for short-term relationships and kind and supportive men for long-term unions. Researchers asked 384 women about their dating preferences. Their research also found that humor is important in building lasting relationships as long as it's not offensive to women.

Top 10 Ways Women Boost Their Confidence … According to a new survey by AGEbeautiful

1. Spending time with loved ones - 49%

2. Laughing/making jokes with friends and family - 44%

3. Wearing a new outfit - 44%

4. Good hair days - 36%

5. Covering gray hairs - 35%

6. Trying a new hairstyle - 31%

7. Exercising/working out - 29%

8. Feeling prepared - 28%

9. Compliments from loved ones - 25%

10. Excelling at my job/getting a promotion - 25%

Parental Worries Survey

A new study by OnePoll reveals that parents worry constantly about their children's wellbeing. Other findings:

- 39% of parents have lost sleep over concerns for their child

- 37% of moms and dads believe the extent of their worrying is "not normal"

- Top parental worries include academic success, nutrition, and bullying

- 82% of parents compare themselves to other parents

Top 10 Phrases That Went Extinct Due To Modern Technology... According to a new article by The Daily Mail

1. Be kind, rewind

2. Check the answering machine

3. Call collect

4. Page me

5. Dial-up internet

6. Floppy disk

7. I'll fax it to you

8. Developing photos

9. Infrared transfer

10. Roll down the window

Shower Survey

A new survey by Moen reveals that 18% of men occasionally shave their legs in the shower while 8% do it at least once a week. Other findings:

- 23% of people brush their teeth while showering

- 20% of people clean their shower while using it

- 15% of people have showered with their pet

- 9% of people use their smartphone in the shower for activities like watching TV or listening to audiobooks

- 71% of people say taking a shower improves their mood

Dear Fonseca,

Today is Boss' Day and I think I'm going to be sick. My boss is getting an award at work today and doesn't deserve it. Something bad recently went down at work. A co-worker is in big trouble. I found out that he had nothing to do with the problem. It was actually my boss who was responsible for it. If I rat him out I could get fired. If I don't, my co-worker will lose his job. I know I should stay out of it, but it's killing me because I know an innocent employee is going to be fired because of my lying boss. I can't come forward anonymously. I also need the job. My head is telling me to stay silent while my heart is telling me to say something to the owners of the company. Head or heart ... what should I do? I'm not sure I could live with myself if I don't say something

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