- Variety magazine says the average person spends $48 a month on video streaming services. 50% of people say that's too much.
- Chain Store Age magazine says David's Bridal has filed for bankruptcy for the second time in five years. David's is America's largest wedding dress retailer. The company plans to balance their financial sheets by firing 9,000 employees in the coming months. 25% of women wear a David's bridal gown on their wedding day
- The Daily Mail says Domino's Pizza has released a new Mexican-inspired pie called the Ultimate Chicken Mexicana. The pizza is topped with green jalapenos, crunchy onions, peppers and a spicy mayo drizzle
- Decider magazine says Will Ferrell and Harry Styles are going to be James Corden's final guests on his last ''Late Late Show''. That show will air on Thursday, April 27th.
Geo TV says Ed Sheeran recently threw a 30th birthday party for his wife, Cherry.A source says he rented out her favorite restaurant. “Ed and Cherry are a low-key couple but he wanted to put on something special for her big day. He closed down Bertie’s and threw Cherry a bash. Ed had ordered loads of pink balloons and decorated the entire place. He had a photo booth installed in the bar, too, so that Cherry could have pictures with her guests. The champagne was flowing and Ed made sure that the bar was fully stocked so everyone could order whatever they wanted. It was a really special night for Cherry, and Ed looked chuffed with himself when they finally left at around midnight.”
Taylor Swift tells Elle magazine that she likes to respond to bullying with comedy. "I learned that disarming someone’s petty bullying can be as simple as learning to laugh. Someone started an online hate campaign by calling me a snake on the internet. The fact that so many people jumped on board with it led me to feeling lower than I’ve ever felt in my life, but I can’t tell you how hard I had to keep from laughing every time my 63-foot inflatable cobra named Karyn appeared onstage in front of 60,000 screaming fans. It’s the Stadium Tour equivalent of responding to a troll’s hateful Instagram comment with “lol.”"
The Kid LAROI tells Variety magazine that he is sometimes shocked when he sees pictures of himself from a few years ago. “I was back home and decided to pull out an old photo album. I couldn't believe how different I looked now from just a few years ago. Like, has being on the road changed me that much? Am I still the same person on the inside? It really made me think you know?”
The NY Post says Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello have no plans to reconcile even though they were spotted kissing this past weekend at Coachella. A source tells the newspaper, “Shawn and Camila remain friends with a lot of love and history between them, but they aren’t dating again. They’ve stayed in touch since their breakup and decided to meet up at Coachella since they were both going.”
The Weeknd tells Interview magazine that he likes to challenge himself. “I want every one of my shows to be a little bit different from the other shows I do. I don’t really look at it like I want to challenge my audience. I want to challenge myself. That alone ends up challenging my audience because they’ve been on this ride with me for 13, 14 years. They know that I never do anything the same as I did before."
WGNO says workers at a New Orleans pizzeria are so desperate to see Taylor Swift they are offering free pizza for a year in exchange for concert tickets. Zander White, the owner of Zee's Pizzeria, says, “We’d scream if we could go. Me and my wife are big fans and we’d love to go. I don’t see a way to get tickets because they are way too expensive and too hard to get. We’d do at least a year of free pizza for two Swift tickets. I thought it would be funny, hoping Taylor would find out. Taylor just owns it really good/ She’s so talented and doesn’t care what people say, and just does her thing.''
Hollywood Unlocked says Kylie Jenner and Timothée Chalamet are trying to keep their new relationship under wraps. A source tells the website, "She is open to seeing where things go. Timothée is a total gentleman and treats [Kylie] with respect. She has built up a good chemistry with him and he makes her laugh. Kylie has only hung out with Timothée a couple of times, so things aren’t that serious.''
The Daily Mail says Lord of the Rings fan Ben Coyles recently dressed as Gandalf before going out in Bristol, England with his friends to celebrate his 22nd birthday.Ben and his friends were on a pub crawl when they ran into Sir Ian McKellen. Ben was stunned and got a selfie with Ian. Ian loved his Gandalf costume. One person posted; 'A wizard is never late, nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to."
Kelly Ripa tells Entertainment Weekly that she has been thinking about retirement. “Every time you get a new cohost, it’s like a little jolt of energy. But to be clear, I am always thinking about retiring. It is my favorite topic of discussion.” She and her husband, Mark, kicked off ''Live with Kelly and Mark'' yesterday.
Deadline Hollywood says Will Ferrell and Reese Witherspoon are going to star in a new rom-com for Amazon. ''You’re Cordially Invited'' is about two families that book a remote resort for a destination wedding. They decide to share the venue before disaster ensues
World of Reel says the new live-action Barbie movie is undergoing reshoots in Los Angeles. The movie studio won't say why the reshoots are occurring. The site received six reviews from the film's test screening in New Jersey. Only one person disliked the film. The reshoots are for the 'Real World' portion of the film and not the 'Barbie Land' portion.
The NY Post says the London police are searching for a Prince Harry look-a-like, who stole a Louis Vitton handbag from someone's car. Authorities posted a surveillance photo of the ginger-haired suspect on Facebook. Social media users were quick to point out the resemblance between the burglar and Prince Harry. Social media reacts ... "Wow Harry really has hit a new low" "C'mon, give the man a break. He's hard up now that Daddy isn't paying for him" "He must be doing this to pay for security" "Rare footage of Harry without Meghan has emerged
US Weekly Magazine claims Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn allegedly broke up because he couldn't handle her fame. A source tells the magazine, “Fame factored into their split. Joe is very shy and never liked all of the attention that came with dating one of the most popular singers in the world. He just didn’t like having to be on all of the time.''
Top 10 Car Features That Baffle People .. According to a new survey by Hyundai
Connecting different Bluetooth devices
Different switch location for fog lights
Wireless smartphone connectivity/charging
A new survey published by Yahoo News reveals that 15% of workers aren't allowed to take a break at work. Other findings:
- 43% of workers receive a break that's 10 minutes or less
- 70% of workers receive a break for 15 minutes or less
- 25% of people can't take a break because they have too many meetings
- 23% of people can't take a break because they have too many emails to answer
Worst Nightmares Revealed ... According to a new survey by Slots Move
Falling down (65.1%)
Escape attempts (64.3%)
Losing a loved one (55.7%)
Not having the ability to talk (44.4%)
Missing an appointment or event (32.0%) Natural disasters (31.8%)
Attending an exam unprepared (31.2%)
Getting lost (27.6%)
Sustaining a physical injury (26%).
Earnings Survey A new study by the Pew Research Center reveals that 29% of couples now earn roughly the same salary of $60,000 each. Other findings:
- 16% of marriages have a wife that out earns her husband.
- 48% of men would prefer to earn more than their wife.
- 13% of men would like their wife to earn the same as they do
- Researchers say, "Husbands in marriages spend about 3.5 hours more per week on leisure activities than wives do. Wives in these marriages spend roughly 2 hours more per week on caregiving than husbands do and about 2.5 hours more on housework"
I have been dating a fantastic woman for three weeks. Everything went down the toilet on Saturday when I found out her best friend, Terry, is a he not a she. The two talk and text all day long. She also sleeps over at his house. My girlfriend claims they are just friends and that nothing is going on. My best friends are telling me to turn the other way and run. They say there's no way this relationship can work with her having a male best friend like she does. They say it's outrageous that I'm expected to be okay with her sleeping at another man's house especially when that man is straight. Should I end the relationship or continue and see what happens? Am I the only one who thinks this is odd? My sister says I'm the one with the problem