- Netflix announced yesterday that they are charging users an additional $8 per month to add people to their accounts. The move is part of the company's crackdown on password sharing.
- PR Newswire says pickle juice recently won the Best Functional Drink award at the prestigious Innovation Beverage Awards (InnoBev). Pickle juice is reportedly proven to stop muscle cramping
- Yahoo News says some Dairy Queen stores are doing away with cherry dipped cones. One Dairy Queen operator posted; "It's already sold out on our warehouse, so once we clear inventory in the store, it'll be sold out until further notice."
- WRTV says Indiana native, and Star Wars star, Adam Driver is going to wave the green flag to start this Sunday's Indy 500. Adam attended the University of Indianapolis before being accepted to Juilliard.
- Footwear News says Marvel and Crocs have teamed up for a new Spider-Man clog. The Croc has blue soles and a red webbed body featuring Spider-Man pins. The Spider-Man Crocs are selling for as much as $80.
- KTXL says Walmart has to pay $500,000 because they sold brass knuckles on their website to consumers in California. The state prohibits the sale and possession of brass knuckles and says, “Illegal weapons have no place in California. The settlement we have reached with Walmart makes crystal clear that online retailers are responsible for what they are allowing to be offered for sale in our state.”
Beyonce's father, Matthew, Knowles, tells Entertainment Weekly that he wants to see Destiny's Child reunite. “It’s a decision that the ladies would have to make. And I would certainly, certainly support that decision as I still manage Destiny’s Child. I would love to see that as well. I think the fans will be just overjoyed, overwhelmed. And hopefully they do one last time in their career. Hopefully they give us one last album. Who knows? You never know. You never say it can’t happen. Because this is entertainment. A lot of things can happen.”
The Edinburgh News says Stevie Nicks was recently performing in Atlanta when she honored Taylor Swift and the late Christie McVie by saying, “Thank you to Taylor Swift for doing this thing for me, and that is writing a song called ‘You’re On Your Own, Kid’. That is the sadness of how I feel. As long as Chris was, even on the other side of the world. We didn’t have to talk on the phone, we really weren’t phone buddies. Then we would go back to Fleetwood Mac, and we would walk in and it would be like ‘little sister, how are you?’ It was like never a minute had passed, never an argument in our entire 47 years. So, when it was the two of us, the two of us were on our own, kids, we always were. And now, I’m having to learn to be on my own, kid, by myself. So, you help me to do that. Thank you.”
Joe Jonas tells the Armchair Expert podcast that he cried when he found out his brother Nick was going to be a coach on The Voice in 2018. "As they were playing Landslide, I found out that he was going to be a judge on The Voice and I was so jealous I cried my eyes out to Landslide. It was bittersweet. I'm super happy for him but I'm also bummed cause like 'I wanted that gig!'"
Ed Sheeran tells Rolling Stone magazine that becoming a father should come with a book. "It's not till you actually have kids that you realize how little you actually know. People give you advice, but that may not apply to your child. I'm a firm believer that when you become a dad, you should magically get a book telling you what's going to happen in their life so you're ready for some of the surprises that are coming your way."
Post Malone tells NME magazine that he gets some of his best ideas on the toilet. "I don't know what it is about the bathroom that makes song ideas magically appear in my head. Maybe there's some sort of magnetic field in there that draws the ideas to me. I've actually considered putting recording [stuff] in there so I can sit down and record everything that pops into my head."
Michelle Rodriguez tells Variety magazine that she has no plans to star in any of the upcoming Fast and the Furious female spin-offs. “You pass the baton on. You take the back seat. You go passenger side. When it [be]comes the next generation, you have to. It’s the only way to let them define the future.”
Geo TV, citing Radar Online, claims Leonardo DiCaprio's friends miss him because he is spending so much time with Gigi Hadid. A source tells the news outlets, DiCaprio is way less available for poker nights and hangouts — and friends are blaming Gigi for monopolizing all of his time. Gigi and Leo are both night owls. They hang out for dinner and chill together in hotel rooms or private residences — often for days at a time. Leo's normally arranging the summer cruises by now, with him and the guys and a few bikini-clad ladies. But he's let that slip, too, and is talking about some solo vacation time with just himself and Gigi."
Radar Online claims Chris Evans may marry his girlfriend, Alba Baptista, this Summer. A source tells the site, "Chris is very attached to the idea of getting married near where he grew up. They're looking at venues in Concord, Martha's Vineyard and current frontrunner Cape Cod, where he spent childhood summers and loves the idea of a wedding on the sand. It just got too overwhelming. So now it's just family and closest friends. He can't wait to make Alba his wife.”
Alex Rodriguez is denying reports he was planning to cheat on Jennifer Lopez with reality TV star Madison LeCroy. Alex's manager tells the NY Post, “Her 15 minutes of fame are up, and she is trying to get a 16th minute. Please stop wasting everyone’s time with these false narratives. They were false two years ago and continue to be false.''
Gisele Bundchen tells People magazine that she loves being single and living in Miami. “I am loving Miami. I love the sunshine and people are very warm and welcoming, it feels like home. I am very active, and Miami is all about being outside, so I really enjoy that. The kids are loving Miami too. Vivi is passionate about horses and is very into jumping right now. We all love to do jiu-jitsu which is so great to build self-confidence. We also love being outdoors and enjoy jumping together on our big trampoline we have in our yard. We also love paddle boarding and kayaking, it is so much fun to just be doing things together.”
The NY Post says Sylvester Stallone can tell within five minutes if a man is right for one of his daughters. His daughter, Sistine, says, “We’re like, ‘Oh, this [guy] is a good egg. We’re gonna bring him home.’ And our dad is always standoffish. He stands in the corner, doesn’t say anything … just to intimidate. I asked him, I go, ‘Why do you do that?’ And he goes, ‘I can tell within the first four minutes of meeting [a boyfriend] if he’s going to last or not, and so I’m not going to waste my time'. And he’s right every time.”
The NY Post says Michael Jordan has purchased a $3.5 million sports car. The Hennessey Venom F5 Roadster is a convertible with a top speed of 300 mph. The company delivered the car to Michael's private golf club in Florida.
Arnold Schwarzenegger tells Entertainment Tonight that he was not allowed to have breakfast as a child until he did 200 sit-ups and push-ups. "You know, I don't consider myself disciplined because something that I've done since I was a little kid was workout in the morning. I remember when my father said, 'You cannot have breakfast first, you have to earn it. You have to do 200 sit ups and push-ups.' So that's how I grew up. So now, this is [what I do]. I'm now addicted to working out every day.''
Making Love Reduces Stress
The Daily Mail says making love three times a week reduces stress. Counselor Tracy Sainsbury says, ''There is a little infographic called a dose a day which talks about boosting your dopamine, oxytocin, serotonin and positive endorphins because they are your happy hormones, but they’re also your robustness and resilience hormones when you are feeling stressed. You can stimulate all of them with sex, and people should just make it part of their routine. Enhance the positive endorphins.''
A new survey by Value Penguin reveals that 15% of people have been injured while grilling. Other findings:
- men are three times more likely than women to injure themselves while grilling
- 44% of Millennials have barbecued while drunk
6 Foods That Help Calm Seasonal Allergies ... According to a new article by Fox News
1. Vegetables that have vitamin C, like Brussels sprouts
2. Stinging nettle leaves
3. Fruits that have vitamin C, like oranges
4. Raw honey
5. Quercetin-rich fruits and veggies
My boyfriend and I have become more like friends than lovers. I am thinking about breaking up with him, but know it would crush my chihuahua. They are very close. I'm torn about what to do. Are dogs a good reason for a couple to stay together even though their best times together are behind them? Should I stay or go?