Trending - Business Insider says Pfizer expects to make $15 billion dollars in 2021 from sales of their coronavirus vaccine.
- Brobible says the Madden 21 video game is predicting the Kansas City Chiefs will beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Super Bowl by a score of 28-21.
- Business Insider says Ticketmaster is selling Super Bowl tickets for $35,000. Less expensive tickets cost $9,500.
- The Sun says Anderson Cooper, Dr.Oz, Savannah Guthrie and Sanjay Gupta are going to guest host upcoming episodes of ''Jeopardy.''
- Elite Daily says McDonald's is bringing back their Shamrock Shake in honor of St Patrick's Day. It will be available for a limited time starting on February 15th.
- Business Insider says Jeff Bezos is stepping down as Amazon CEO to concentrate on new products and initiatives. He plans to resign sometime in the third quarter. Andy Jassy is replacing Jeff as CEO. He's famous for accidentally whacking Jeff in the head with a kayak paddle in 1997.
- Elite Daily says Rebel Wilson has broken up with her boyfriend Jacob Busch.She (40) is 11 years older than he is. A friend says the relationship ran its course
- Sharon Osbourne tells Hollywoodlife.com that she and her family may do a reboot of their Osbournes TV show. “We’ve gone back and forth and back and forth on it. You never say never.”
- A new survey posted by MSN reveals that 73% of Tiger King watchers believe Carole Baskin killed her husband, Don Lewis.
Ava Max tells BandWagon.asiathat she didn't fit in when she was younger. “I never fit in in school, I got kicked out when I was in middle school. Then I went to a private school, and then I didn't fit in there because they were trying to mould me into something I was not. I just didn't like being put into this box. And so, my whole life, I felt like I've been trying to get out of this box of everybody telling me how to be and act and think and dress.”
Ed Sheeran tells NPR.org that the public owns a song once an artist releases it.“Once you've made a song and you put it out there, you don't own it anymore. The public own it. It's their song. It might be their song that they wake up to, or their song they have a shower to, or their song that they drive home to or their song they cry to, scream to, have weddings to - like, it isn't your song anymore.”
US Weekly Magazine says Britney Spears' ex-husband, Jason Alexander, was recently arrested for a DUI and drug possession. The Nashville police busted him on January 26th. Jason has been arrested before for driving under the influence and assault
Ariana Grande tells CheatSheet.com that she fangirled when she first met Madonna. “I love Madonna. She’s the one. What do you really say about her? She’s the one? The first time I met her, I was just shaking. And I was like, I studied and worshiped you. And I have, I don’t even know what to say…. And she was just like, ‘Thank you. And I love you.'”
The Weeknd tells Billboard magazine that he used to suffer from stage fright. “I used to be very nervous, especially about performing on TV. Now, when I step out, I have fans. Before, I was just some indie R&B singer and I had to prove myself. You could hear a pin drop in some of those TV stations. Now, people come out and buy tickets. I hear them scream my name, so I know I’ll be fine. They want me to do well.”
The Sun says Dustin Diamond will be cremated and buried without a gravestone.His friend tells the paper, "He wants to be cremated, he did not want to have a gravestone and he did not want to have a big funeral so it's just going to be a memorial with a few family and friends. He said he didn't want to have a gravestone because he was worried people would mess with it just like they messed with him when he was alive. He just wants to be left in peace to leave the world. I think I might do a plaque because he filmed at one of my locations, so maybe I'll put something there, so that if somebody wanted to go and see something they could. But he was clear he didn't want a gravestone.
Justin's manager, Roger Paul, tells People magazine, ''He had been feeling out of sorts and he'd had a lump on his neck that he was ignoring. He was afraid of the public attention if he went into the hospital. But finally, his girlfriend took him and the doctors confirmed it was cancer. Of course he was scared, but he tried to find the humor in it. Dustin tried to be as positive as he could throughout everything — that's who he was — but he was scared. He did chemo - he tried everything possible. But it didn't work.''
Woman's Day magazine says Tom Hardy and Idris Elba are battling over who is going to replace Daniel Craig as James Bond. A source tells the newspaper that Hardy was allegedly offered the role. ''He was offered the role after he auditioned last year, but a ringing endorsement from George Clooney has brought Elba back into the conversation. An insider said, “getting the tick of approval from someone like George is as good as gold. “Idris will have producers bashing down the doors to get the conversation rolling. Hardy is refusing to comment about the rumors for fear of jinxing his chance.”
Michelle Pfeiffer could have played Clarice in ''Silence of the Lambs.'' We Got This Covered quotes her as saying, “With The Silence of the Lambs, I was trepidatious. There was such evil in that film. The thing I most regret is missing the opportunity to do another film with Jonathan (Director) . It was that evil won in the end, that at the end of that film evil ruled out. I was uncomfortable with that ending. I didn’t want to put that out into the world.”
OK! magazine claims Brian Austin Green is allegedly making his divorce from Megan Fox difficult because she wants to marry Machine Gun Kelly. A source tells the magazine, "She wants the divorce to be done with so she can move on and move ahead. Fox is very serious with MGK and sees him as her soulmate and life partner. Green, is definitely not making it easy or doing things quickly” when it comes to finalizing their divorce. Megan would like to wrap it up and get it finished as quickly as possible, but Brian is not exactly working with her on that.''
OK! magazine claims Meghan Markle allegedly divorced her first husband, Trevor Engelson, because of extra-marital affairs. In her new book, ''The Diary of Princess Pushy's Sister: A Memoir'', Meghan's half sister, Samantha, writes, "I was in shock because I thought they had a marriage that defied all odds in Hollywood. Trevor was in the throes of a new relationship — with Meghan's best friend. It takes two to tango. We didn't really talk about her marital problems and I wish that we could have because I had been through it and felt I could be an experienced source of comfort, and maybe advice.''
The NY Post says Juliana Carlos, the woman, who verbally attacked LeBron James during the Lakers-Hawks game on Monday night, posted the following message yesterday: “About last night… To say things escalated quickly at yesterday’s game is an understatement, and I want to apologize for losing my cool and removing my mask in the heat of the moment,” wrote Carlos, who said she is 25 years old. “My husband is a huge sports fan and we’re passionate people, and let’s be real: sports wouldn’t be sports without a little trash-talking. What should have been a quick back-and-forth between two adults got out of hand… Did I use offensive language when I could have taken the higher road? Yes. And for these things, I take full responsibility.”
OK! magazine claims Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart are allegedly planning to renew their vows on Valentine's Day in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. A source tells the magazine, ''Their relationship hasn’t always been a bed of roses. Calista had to get used to a lot of things on what was formerly his turf. Ford has proved his love for the actress in a myriad of ways.''
George Clooney tells OK! magazine that he has no plans to ever run for a political office. “I’m friends with a lot of politicians who I like and respect and think the world of. Their life is very difficult and I don’t envy a moment of it. I truly feel as if I don’t have to make compromises in the world I work in and if I want to take up a cause and fight for it, I can do that without having to say, ‘Well I can’t tick off this guy because he’s raised half a million dollars for my political campaign.’ I can be much more effective in the things I want to work on without being tied to politics at all. I’ll steer clear of that one.”
OK! magazine claims Kanye West allegedly wants to buy Kim Kardashian her own island. A source tells the magazine, “Kanye wants to buy Kim her own private island, and she’s got a string of properties lined up for him. Their marriage has taken a beating over Kanye’s outrageous behavior in recent months, but all the shopping takes their minds off the serious stuff.”
Super Bowl Survey A new survey by the National Retail Federation reveals that 186 million Americans are going to watch the Super Bowl. Other findings:
- 28% of people are throwing or attending a Super Bowl party. That's the lowest number since the survey started a decade ago
- 42% of people watch the Super Bowl for the commercials
- 16% of people watch the Super Bowl for the halftime show