- Betty White would have turned 100 yesterday. The Enquirer says the Cincinnati Zoo honored Betty by naming their month-old penguin Rose after her character on ''Golden Girls''.
- AFP says Moderna hopes to have their covid-flu vaccine available by the Fall of 2023 - CNN says 1,200 flights were cancelled yesterday because of the Winter storm that is slamming the East Coast.
- WSFM says Doritos is selling a new flavor called Beef Brisket Taco. It's available for a limited time
- BSO Entertainment says former Buccaneers wide receiver Antonio Brown is in talks to appear on ''Celebrity Big Brother''.
- Fansided says Netflix has canceled Paris Hilton's series "Cooking With Paris" after only one season. No reason was given for the cancellation
Woman Places Husband Up For Sale: Stuff.co.nz says a New Zealand woman recently placed her husband up for sale on the website Trade Me after he went on an impromptu fishing trip. Linda McAllister listed her husband John as a Farmer/Hunter/Fisher. She described his condition as 'used'. The high bid was $100. Linda says, “He was sure he would fetch a pretty penny... he is avidly watching the ad to prove said theory.”
Survey: "If you were going to playfully place your partner up for sale how would your ad read? What quirks and bad habits would you include?"
Betty White would have turned 100 yesterday. WWL says hundreds of her fans gathered in New Orleans to honor her with a parade. A jazz band led the parade down Bourbon Street. They played 'Happy Birthday' as fans toasted and wore white wigs.
MassLive says Boston's Precinct Kitchen and Bar celebrated what would have been Betty White's 100 birthday yesterday with four Betty White-inspired cocktails
Drinks included ...
“Ageless Beauty” ... bourbon, pomegranate juice, Chambord, lemon juice and a teaspoon of maple syrup
“Betty White Russian” ... Absolut Vanilla Vodka, Kahlua cream, whipped cream and gold star sprinkles.
“The Golden Girl” ... citrus vodka, Canton, fresh lemon, simple syrup, Prosecco and a gold shimmer
“The Hollywood Star Martini” ... Tito’s vodka, elderflower liqueur, cranberry juice and simple syrup.
KCRG says Fong's Pizza, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is honoring Betty White with her own Martini. The 'Golden Girl Martini' is similar to a lemon drop. A portion of the proceeds are going to four area animal shelters
Betty White would have turned 100 yesterday. Donuts Delite, in Rochester, New York, honored Betty by selling Betty White Donuts. The donuts were topped with white icing, Betty's likeness and pink sprinkles. They quickly sold out
CBS says the Brioux City Brewery, in Sioux City, Iowa, honored Betty White on what would have been her 100th birthday yesterday by selling a Betty White Stout Beer.Two dollars from each beer went to several local animal shelters. The white stout has hints of vanilla, chocolate and coffee beans.
The Sun says Mike Tyson and YouTube star Jake Paul have verbally agreed to a boxing match. The $50 million exhibition is going to take place later this year in Las Vegas. A source tells the newspaper, "Mike and Jake are on board for an exhibition bout in Las Vegas. A verbal deal has been struck to get it on, but like all forms of sports business, now it's all about the contracts and money split. Mike is looking for a certain figure to get into the ring with a profit share guarantee. Jake obviously has that on his mind but is keen to show the world that stepping into the ring with a man once called the baddest man on the planet, takes his boxing career to the next level. This fight bridges the gap between old school boxing fans and the new generation of followers."
Mike Tyson posted; "This is new to me. I just saw Jake in St. Barths and he never mentioned it''
Radar Online claims Pete Davidson has allegedly hired extra security because Kanye West threatened him in a new song. A source tells the website, “Pete isn’t worried about Kanye, but he is concerned about the massive fanbase that Kanye has. His devoted followers listen to his songs and act upon them. That’s why Pete is now using security. Until recently Pete never had security with him when he was out and about, even when he was engaged to Ariana Grande. But dating Kim (Kardashian) is a totally different level of fame. Pete is now a superstar, which comes with a price. As much as he still wants to be low-key and hang with his friends, the reality of his situation has changed.”
The Daily Mail says Machine Gun Kelly's fans are making fun of him for proposing to Megan Fox last week in an outfit that resembles the one Foot Locker employees wear.
The Internet reacts...
'when the foot locker employee finds an extra pair of the sold out shoes for you in the back'.
'Looks like MGK had time to propose to Megan Fox after his shift at Footlocker'.
'He proposed and then left to work a shift at Footlocker'.
Bradley Cooper tells The Business Podcast that he was naked for six straight hours on the set of his new movie "Nightmare Alley". “It demanded that we be naked — emotionally and soulfully and even physically for me, which actually was a big deal. I still remember that day, just to be naked in front of the crew for six hours. … It was pretty heavy.”
Radar Online says Alex Rodriguez is dating again. He was recently spotted leaving a Miami club at 1:30 a.m. with a mystery blonde. They got into a car together and ignored the paparazzi.
Jeopardy champion Amy Schneider tells the Los Angeles Times that she is open to hosting the show. "It would certainly be a cool experience. It's a lot harder than it looks. Whether I'd actually even be good at it, I don't know ... But yeah, I'd certainly consider it if somebody asked."
Shaquille O'Neal says he will walk two blocks with the word "Suns" written on his butt cheeks if Phoenix wins the NBA title. Shaq was speaking on "The Big Podcast with Shaq" when he came up with the idea. He told co-host Nischelle Turner, "Place a bet on it. Let's do something crazy and embarrassing!"
A new survey by One Poll reveals that 80% of people say becoming a parent is the most rewarding thing they've ever done. Other findings:
- 60% of parents say they got dad / mom reflexes within the first two months of parenthood
- 63% of parents say they understand 'kid language'
- 53% of parents say they have 'super strength'
- 53% of women and 42% of men say they developed eyes in the back of their head after becoming a parent
- 50% of parents say the least favorite thing about being a parent is long nights without sleep
WHAT OBSTACLES HAVE HELD PEOPLE BACK FROM COMPLETING THEIR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS? … According to a new survey by N!CK’S Healthy Snacks
Tried to give up something they enjoy - 42%
Their goals were too large/ambitious - 42%
They don’t have a good support network for achieving their resolution - 38%
They don’t have the motivation to stick to a resolution - 37%
They set too many goals for myself - 37%
Their resolution was expensive - 36%
Other things took priority - 34%
Not enough time for my resolution - 33%
TOP 'STOP' RESOLUTIONS … According to a new survey by N!CK’S Healthy Snacks
Stop procrastinating - 47%
Stop spending as much time on social media - 42%
Stop making excuses - 42%
Stop drinking or cut back on alcohol - 37%
Stop saying “yes” to everyone - 37%
Stop limiting things I enjoy - 36%
Top 10 Time Wasters ... According to a new survey by Duolingo
1 Being on hold
2 Waiting in a queue
3 Sitting in traffic
4 Trying to ring the Doctor’s surgery
5 Waiting for a delivery to arrive
7 Scrolling social media / Amazon Prime and TV channels
8 Waiting for laundry to finish
9 Getting served in a restaurant
10 Waiting for a cup of tea to brew
I got my hair done on Saturday and then showed off my new style at our Sunday family dinner. Everyone seemed to like it except my husband, who blurted out that we should talk the next time I plan to change my style and color. I don't think I need his permission. He seems to think I do. What do you think? It's my hair. I would love to know if any other women have gone through this