- The Centers for Disease Control says vaccinated people can now gather without coronavirus masks. "We know that people want to get vaccinated so they can get back to doing the things they enjoy with the people they love"
- A new study by the Centers for Disease Control reveals that people, who are on the verge of being overweight, have the lowest covid-19 risk while people who are obese or severely underweight have the highest risk. Researchers studied over 148,000 people before making their determination.
- Showbiz411 says 17.1 million people watched Oprah's interview with Harry and Meghan on Sunday night. Piers Morgan will interview Meghan's father, Thomas, today on ''Good Morning Britain.''
- The NY Post says Buckingham Palace has nicknamed Oprah's interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle “Moperah.”
- Ace Showbiz says Kanye West may be in trouble for allegedly violating several fundraising rules during his 2020 Presidential campaign. The website says he took multiple donations from minors and foreign nationals.
- Brobible says Dak Prescott has signed a four-year, $160 million contract extension with the Dallas Cowboys. Dak will earn $75 million in the first year of the deal. The contract includes $126 million guaranteed and a $66 million signing bonus. Dak's first year salary is the most in NFL history.
- Simplemost says Just Born Inc is releasing a new Peeps flavor ahead of Easter.Hot Tamales Peeps are cinnamon flavored and bright red.
Entertainment Tonight says The Weeknd's song "Blinding Lights" has become the first song ever to spend an entire year in the Top 10 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart
Dua Lipa tells CBS that there's more pressure on female performers than male performers. “As a female artist, especially in the pop genre, people immediately think that you're manufactured. No one believes that you write these songs yourself. We're met almost with so much more criticism in terms of, like, what we wear, what we're doing, what the performance looks like, how we're dancing, how we're singing, if we're singing."
Ava Max tells Elite Daily magazine that her mother sparked her interest in singing. "I used to sing around the house. My mom was singing opera a lot around the house, so my mom was one of the biggest influences of my music. I think I got my voice from my mom, for sure."
Olivia Rodrigo tells Apple Music that she dreams of being in a recording studio with Taylor Swift. "She's totally my biggest idol and biggest songwriting inspiration. So to have her blessing [on the success of 'Drivers License'] was really, really special. [Working with her] is the dream! I would just love to just be in a studio with Taylor. I don't even have to write with her; I just want to watch how she does it because I just think she's such a genius."
Billie Eilish tells The New York Post that she had a major crush on Justin Bieber. “I literally remember sobbing into a pillow because I thought, ‘I’m never gonna feel this way about anyone else’. I literally was terrified that when I got a boyfriend when I was older that he won’t compare.”
Ariana Grande tells the BBC that she didn't think her singing was anything special.. “I was singing in the car with my mom. I was about 4 or 5 or something. My mom was like ‘Do that again.’ And she was like ‘Oh my God, you can really sing! I thought everyone was a singer. I thought it was normal!”
24kGoldn tells Music-News.com that his success hasn't entirely sunk in yet."When I was 15, just started making music. I didn't even know this was a possibility. I just always remember telling people, "I'm going to be the biggest artist in the world. Just watch. I'm going to be the biggest artist in the world," with nothing really to prove that except belief in myself and the people around me. It just feels so good, like you said, to finally have the world catch up and show the world what we knew the whole time."
The Globe claims Queen Elizabeth may disown Prince Harry and Meghan Markle because of their bombshell interview. A source tells the magazine, “It’s a concerted effort to ensure his diva wife can never become Queen Meghan. The idea that the woman who turned Harry against his family could ever end up being the face of this country must never be allowed. The royals are united on this.''
A source tells E! News, ''Meghan is relieved that she got to speak her own truth and share her side to the story. She is really proud of Harry for also speaking out. There’s still tension within the family and they’re aware it may be that way for a very long time. She finally feels at peace with Harry and she is excited for their future in Montecito.''
TMZ says Bethenny Frankel has apologized for trashing Meghan Markle. She originally posted: "Cry me a river...the plight of being a game show host, fairly unknown actress, to suffering in a palace, w tiaras & 7 figure weddings for TWO WHOLE YEARS to being a household name w @Oprah on speed dial, fetching 7 m for interviews, hundreds of millions in media deals. Thinking face #MARRY"
Bethany then apologized with a tweet that read: "I watched M & H sit down. Emotional distress & racism must feel suffocating & powerless. I'm a polarizing, unfiltered (often to a fault) flawed person w a voice. When I hear of the interview during a pandemic, it felt like a surprising choice. I'm sorry if it hurt or offended you."
The NY Post says Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Montecito, California neighbors are selling their home for $22.5 million. The home is located next to the couple's and has seven bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, citrus trees, a creek, a pool, a gym, security offices, a culinary arts kitchen and a subterranean auto gallery. Other neighbors include Oprah Winfrey, Gwyneth Paltrow and Ellen DeGeneres
US Weekly Magazine claims Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani may try for a baby with a surrogate. A source tells the magazine, “They did a ton of research and settled on the surrogacy option together. They’ve heard so many good things about surrogacy from other people who have done it. And they feel it’s a magical thing that just blows both of their minds. Blake and Gwen know that they’re lucky to be able to embrace this miracle of modern science and still have their own child. Blake has always wanted his own biological child – it’s something he’s talked about long before he got famous. He’s a highly emotional guy at the best of times, but when he realized he was finally going to have a baby, he cried tears of joy.''
The Globe claims Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are taking dance therapy sessions. A source tells the magazine, By teaching Rodriguez dances like the rumba and the tango, Lopez is hoping that the spark will return to the relationship. The sessions get pretty physical, but that’s the point — to help them let out their aggressions in a positive way. He’s learned a lot by watching Jen’s show World of Dance, which is a TV night ritual in their house. The room’s a wreck after they’re done, but they have to admit it’s taking the boredom out of their everyday routine being stuck at home during the lockdown. Now people are betting they’ll be waltzing down the aisle before you know it!”
Gossip Cop says The Rock recently had a 2,800-calorie cheat meal. It consisted of two double cheeseburgers with avocado, bacon, onions, lettuce and tomato. The Rock finished off the meal with a double order of fries. The meal had 162 grams of fat and 102 grams of protein
Eddie Murphy tells the WTF podcast that he retired in 2010 because he was receiving Razzie Awards for making bad movies. “I was like, ‘This ain’t fun. They’re giving me Razzies. They gave me the ‘Worst Actor Ever’ Razzie. I was only gonna take a break for a year, then all of a sudden six years go by, and I’m sitting on the couch, and I could sit on the couch and not get off, but I don’t want the last bunch of s*** they see me do [be] BS.''
Popdust says an Australian restaurant, called Grill'd, is offering a Walking Dead Brain Burger. The sandwich has a black charcoal bun, red beetroot ketchup, an unidentified "brainnaise" sauce, and three deep-fried chunks of lamb brains. ''The Walking Dead'' just started streaming in Australia.
George Clooney tells the Smartless podcast that his wife, Amal, has been binge watching his TV show ''ER'' during the pandemic. "My wife is watching them now And it's getting me in a lot of trouble because I'd forgotten all of the terrible things [his character Doug Ross] was doing picking up on women."
When asked if she is starstruck, George said, "Yeah, that's not my wife"
Happiest Cities in America... According to a new survey by Wallethub based on 31 factors including income growth rate, leisure time, depression rate and other factors
1 Fremont, California
2 Bismarck, North Dakota
3 Fargo, North Dakota
4 Madison, Wisconsin
5 San Jose, California
6 South Burlington, Vermont
7 Lincoln, Nebraska
8 Columbia, Maryland
9 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
10 Santa Rosa, California.