Trending - TMZ says Dustin Diamond is going to be cremated with his ashes going to his father and girlfriend. They are refusing to say what they are going to do with the ashes
- TMZ says The Weeknd will not perform his Super Bowl halftime show with any guests.
- Business Insider says sales of Hershey's mint and gums plummeted by 20% last year due to the coronavirus. People are buying less gum and mints because they are social distancing
- AM New York says the NBA may play their All-Star Game on March 7th in Atlanta
- The Daily Star says Prince's pet dove, Divinity, has died at the age of 28.
- Variety magazine says Renee Zellweger is going to star in a new NBC drama called ‘The Thing About Pam'. The show is based on the 2011 murder of Betsy Faria
- Totally The Bomb says Starbucks has added a Shortbread Frappuccino to their secret menu. The vanilla Frappuccino has two pumps of hazelnut syrup, caramel crunch and whipped cream. It tastes like a Girl Scout cookie.
- WMTW says a Maine Lobsterman recently caught a yellow lobster. The odds of doing so are 1 in 30 million. The man named the lobster "Banana" and donated it to the University of New England
Ramen Noodle Baths: Totally The Bomb says a new beauty treatment is trending on social media. People are taking pictures and videos of themselves in ramen baths. Women are filling bathtubs with water before adding noodles and broth seasoning. They soak in the warm tub with the noodles on top of their bodies.
$74,000 Super Bowl Package: The Robb Report says Magellan Jets is selling a $74,000 Super Bowl package. The package includes a private jet flight to the Bahamas where you and 12 friends will watch the game on a superyacht. The yacht has a 12-person pool, an oversized jacuzzi, fishing boats and jet skis. Magellan will also fly to Miami.
The Weeknd tells HotNewHipHop that he has an unusual nickname. "They call me 'Diapers' because I always change my mind"
The Weeknd tells Variety magazine that he knows three languages. "“Ethiopian was the first language I learned to form sentences in because my grandma, who raised me with my mom, would not speak English. Because of television and being in Canada, I learned English too, but I went to French-immersion school, where you’d get in trouble for speaking English, and I couldn’t speak it to my grandma, so it’s almost like English is my third language, even though now it’s my first.”"
Jason Derulo tells The Guardianthat he doesn't speak English with his family. “I grew up in Miami, but very Haitian. When I was a kid I didn’t speak English at all; I still speak mostly Creole with my family.”
Taylor Swift tells The Guardian newspaper that the music business can sometimes feel like 'The Hunger Games'. “Pop music can feel like it’s The Hunger Games, and like we’re gladiators. And you can really lose focus of the fact that that’s how it feels because that’s how a lot of Twitter and tabloids and blogs make it seem – the overanalyzing of everything makes it feel really intense.”
Dua Lipa tells Refinery29.com that she sees fashion as a way to shield herself."Occasionally, fashion can make you feel invincible. I don’t know if it’s ever saved me, but it’s felt like a shield at times. I think it’s been a tool to finding myself, and expressing myself, in a way that I could never do in words."
Heat magazine says Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are planning a beach wedding. A source tells the magazine, “They want something unshowy and very socially conscious to reflect where they are today. Somehow, the idea of a big do just feels wrong. They love each other and are committed, and that’s what matters. They both agree that their daughter should be a part of the ceremony, which will be attended by family and just a handful of friends. Katy and Orlando have always said they don’t need a piece of paper to be happy, but they definitely want to make it happen for a variety of reasons. Katy and Orlando are closer now than they’ve ever been – parenthood has taken them to a whole new level of trust and appreciating one another as soul mates. This will be a chance for them to celebrate their love and formalize their lives together.”
Brobible says tennis star Serena Williams has built a secret karaoke room in her 14,000 square foot Miami mansion. The room sits behind a doorway that is disguised as a bookcase. Serena says friends and family are not allowed to sing “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Love Shack,” “I Will Survive,” and “Don’t Stop Believin’.”
Hollywoodlife.com claims Rebel Wilson allegedly dumped Jacob Busch by text message. A source tells the website, “He’s still taking it in. He really thought she was going to be his life partner. He is still seeking full closure on why she decided to break up with him to begin with. They went to Aspen right before the holidays and had a blast. Then, he left for Florida to be with his family, and he invited her because he really wanted her to meet [them] but she never committed to doing that. They talked all throughout the holidays and had excellent communication, but then, all of a sudden, she got really quiet and broke up with him via text message about two or three weeks ago.”
Top Celebrity Wines ... According to a new taste test by Mark Oldman Virtual Wine Tastings
1] Il Palagio "Sister Moon" Tuscany 2016 (Sting) (32%) winner
2] Domaine Curry Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 (Steph Curry's wife, Ayesha Curry) (18%)
3] tie) GoGi "29" Pinot Noir Sta. Rita Hills 2016 (Kurt Russell) (16%
4] tie) Yao Ming Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2017 (former NBA star Yao Ming) (16%)
5] LVE Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2015 (John Legend) (10%)
6] Halleck Vineyard "Find Your Light" Pinot Noir Sonoma County 2016 (Josh Groban) (8%)
US Weekly Magazine says Megan Fox is not in any rush to marry Machine Gun Kelly.A source tells the magazine, “Megan isn’t in any rush to get married again right now. They haven’t moved in with each other yet, but they do spend a ton of time together. They might as well move in together. This could be in the deck of cards soon.”
Entertainment Tonight says Salma Hayek is developing a new series for HBO Max called 'A Boob’s Life'. The show is about a woman, who has her life turned upside down when her breasts start talking to her.
Salma says, "We are so appreciative that HBO Max was insightful and bold enough to develop this show with us. In A Boob’s Life, we use breasts as a metaphor for the constant judgment women are submitted to, creating a collective sensation that no matter what we do we are never enough. In this show, we give the breast a voice that takes us through the life of a woman from a unique perspective that often we don’t dare to see."
Rob Lowe tells Variety magazine that he has no regrets about turning down a role on 'Grey's Anatomy.'' “Me in that part isn’t as interesting as Patrick in that part. If it’d been me the fans wouldn’t have called me ‘McDreamy,’ they would have called me Rob Lowe. Had I done ‘Grey’s,’ I wouldn’t have been in ‘Parks and Recreation.’ That alone for me is enough.”
The Huffington Post says Chrissy Tiegen is being slammed on social media for tweeting about ordering a $13,000 bottle of wine. She posted, "One time, John and I were at a restaurant and the waiter recommended a nice Cabernet. We got the bill and it was $13,000. How do you casually recommend that wine? We didn't even finish it and it had been cleared."
Some Twitter users criticized the tweet as "tone-deaf" and accused Chrissy of flaunting her wealth.
Chrissy later responded, "Not everything I say on Twitter is going to be relatable to you because it is my life and my stories. I see your tweets, I get your jokes. You are so funny, yes, you really nailed me."
OK! magazine claims Jennifer Garner has allegedly joined several dating apps. A source tells the magazine, “She’s put the word out to her friends to set her up and has joined apps and gotten some fascinating responses. She really wants a guy to share her life with. She figures, why not? Jen loved Ben and Scott, but she really believes there’s more than one soulmate for her out there. She’s made it clear that she won’t give up on love.''
Big Game Excitement Survey
A new survey by DISQO reveals that 32% of people are less excited about the Super Bowl this year due to the pandemic. Other findings:
- 23% of people will watch the Big Game with a smaller group this year
- 17% of people will watch the Big Game at home this year
- 16% of people want to see Super Bowl commercials that address social issues
- 83% of people want the Super Bowl commercials to be funny and entertaining
- 35% of people want to see the Super Bowl commercials BEFORE Sunday
- only 47% of people plan to watch the entire game this year