- Jennifer Garner tells The Hollywood Reporter that she is open to doing an "Alias" reboot with Bradley Cooper. ''Sign me up. I'll grab Bradley by the scruff of his neck.''
- CinemaBlend says Michael B Jordan is going to star in and direct ''Creed 3.'' It will be out on Thanksgiving weekend 2022.
- Business Insider says My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell has launched a new social media site called Vocl. It's a cross between YouTube and Twitter. The site will start accepting users in several weeks.
- WGN says Taco Bell is bringing back the Quesalupa starting today. It was last available in 2016. The chalupa shell is covered with melted cheese and stuffed with a traditional taco. Fan started a petition to bring back the Quesalupa.
- The Irish Post says Heinz plans to celebrate St Patrick's Day by selling green mayonnaise. It is available for a limited time and may become a permanent condiment if it sells well.
- Screen Rant says AMC Theatres lost $4.6 billion last year because of the coronavirus. The majority of their theaters were closed after March.
- Exclaim magazine says the inventor of the cassette tape, Lou Ottens, has died at the age of 94. He also helped develop the compact disc.
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski tells TMZ that he plans to play next year. “I’m back, man! I will be back playing football, man. I love the game of football. I loved playing last year. I had a great time.”
- Matthew McConaughey tells Crime Stoppers of Houston that he is seriously considering a run for Governor of Texas. When asked if the rumors were true, he said, "It's a true consideration."
Miss Piggy Being Canceled: MovieWeb says people are calling for Miss Piggy to be canceled like Pepe Le Pew because of her history of harassment and violence towards Kermit the Frog.
The Internet reacts…
"Ok! I'm holding Miss Piggy accountable since we're going down this route"
"Exessive violence towards guests and a variety of Muppets PLUS various examples of sexual harassment toward Kermit the frog."
"Can't wait to see Miss Piggy cancelled for physical and emotional abuse toward Kermit. She's been karate chopping him since the 70's’’
"What about Miss Piggy? She does the same to Kermit just about, but from the female point of view. We need to get rid of Miss Piggy as well. We need to cancel all cartoons from back in the day cause they all don't fit in today's society. We are all screwed up from watching these."
Cheating Man Gets Busted By Fitbit: Yahoo News says a London woman found out her boyfriend was cheating through his Fitbit. Nadia Essex says her and her boyfriend's Fitbit accounts were synced. She received a Fitbit notification at 2 a.m. congratulating her boyfriend on burning 500 calories. Nadia realized he was sleeping with another woman and not out with his friends.
Survey: "Have you ever busted a cheater in the act? If so, what happened?"
Yahoo News claims Harry Styles is going to open the Grammy Awards on Sunday night with a performance. He is nominated for Best Pop Solo Performance for “Watermelon Sugar”
Olivia Rodrigo tells NME magazine that she did not pass her first driver's test.“Essentially, the time I got my drivers licence it was my fourth try, which is really sad. The third one, I finally get there and I fly out from Utah to LA just to take the test because I had to take it in California.''
Billie Eilish tells NME.com that it took her a while to be comfortable with herself."I spent years and years relying on having someone. And as soon as I didn’t have someone, I got somebody else. And I’m not talking about relationships. I’m talking about everything. I could never be alone. I couldn’t take my own company for so long. And I don’t know, I just felt like I needed that growth. I needed a moment to myself, and I got it. And it was really hard. It’s really, it’s so much harder than you think, to not rely on people, to just have yourself to rely on."
Ava Max tells Rolling Stone magazine that she wants to record with Dua Lipa. "I love my fans, whether on Twitter or Instagram or TikTok. I definitely listen to what they’re saying because they tend to be on the cusp of everything that’s about to happen. One fan asked for all Albanian artists (me, Bebe, Dua) to get together and collaborate. I wouldn’t be mad at that!"
OK! magazine claims Zayn Malik trashed the Grammys yesterday when he tweeted: “F**k the grammys and everyone associated. Unless you shake hands and send gifts, there’s no nomination considerations. Next year I’ll send you a basket of confectionery.”
Adam Levine tells People magazine that he and Blake Shelton are still best friends even though he is no longer on ''The Voice''. "We keep in touch constantly. We're always keeping tabs with each other — texting or FaceTime or however we can do it."
Gabby Barrett tells Fault magazine that she has done her best to remain optimistic during the pandemic. "I learned a lot about slowing down and being present. I’ve been on the grind, non-stop, for years, so to have this much time off the road and downtime with the people I love most has taught me a lot about the gift of taking a break and stepping back for a minute. I’m extremely grateful for this [time], despite how unpredictable it has been."
24kGoldn tells Rolling Stone magazine that he is a rock star. “You can’t box me in, and I’ve proven that again and again. I learned in my life usually the world has to catch up to me, not the other way around. Yeah, I’m a rapper, but I’m also a rock star, an R&B singer, and whatever else I want to be that day. I don’t box myself in. I’m just Goldn.”
Ace Showbiz says Maren Morris and John Mayer are going to perform together at the Grammys. No word on what song they will sing
Joe magazine says over 80,000 people have signed a petition to get Good Morning Britain to rehire Piers Morgan.
The petition reads: "Keep Piers Morgan for his common sense approach to life. He’s also funny!! He’s not afraid to speak out and says what a lot of us are thinking."
Piers quit earlier this week because of comments he made about Meghan Markle.
Woman's Day magazine says Prince William wants Prince Harry to return to the UK so they can repair their relationship. A source tells the magazine, “William is deeply hurt by the way things have panned out. And he’s distressed by Harry painting the royal family as some kind of evil mafia that wouldn’t accept his wife. But their brotherly bond was so strong as boys, and he wants to rebuild it as a matter of priority. He would forgive Harry, no questions asked even if Harry never returns as a working royal. It really pulls at William’s emotional side to see Harry go through this alone. He was so young when Diana died and he in some ways, suffered much more than William.''
TMZ says the Humphrey Yogart frozen yogurt chain is honoring former employee Meghan Markle with her own special flavor. It's called Banana Royale and features banana and peanut butter ice creams infused with chocolate chips
The Daily Mail says this year's Academy Awards may take place at Union Station in Los Angeles. The cavernous venue would allow stars to socially distance and go mask free. The ceremony is scheduled to take place on April 25th
Seth Rogen wants to be in the next Guardians of the Galaxy movie. Director James Gunn tweeted: ''There is no casting underway for Vol. 3. And in what world would I only cast a “Caucasian” if the character has gold skin? And if I wanted a Zac Efron type wouldn’t I go to Zac Efron? Where do you get this nonsense?''
Seth responded: ''I was gonna submit myself for the Zac Efron type.''
The Daily Dot says a restaurant server claims Jake Gyllenhaal was rude when she waited on him. TikTok user Erin Lang posted a video describing Jake as "stuck up" and "not very nice." A fellow server referred to him as "whiny." Erin also dished on other encounters with allegedly rude celebrities. She said Harvey Keitel and Ezra Miller were among the worst. Erin claimed Ryan Seacrest and Michael Cera were some of the nicest celebs that she met.
Entertainment Tonight says Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are planning to marry after the pandemic ends. A source tells the TV show, "Jennifer and Alex are still planning on getting married. He is so into her and they have so much fun together. It is amazing how well they get along. She trusts him like no one else she has been with, and is in one of the best places in her career and personal life. Lopez definitely loves how he is with her kids and he is always supportive and on board championing anything she does. He is her biggest fan. Rodriguez tells her how gorgeous, smart and perfect she is all day. He is so in love with her and has no problem showing it."
The NY Post says Kim and Kanye are no longer talking. A source tells the newspaper, , “Even before Kim filed for divorce, Kanye changed his numbers and said, ‘You can contact me through my security.’ Despite this, she trusts him around the kids. He loves them and is seeing a lot of them. She leaves the house and he arrives and hangs out with the kids. They have an army of nannies so the transition is easy.”
The Sun says ''Game of Thrones'' star Emilia Clarke, aka Daenerys Targaryen, recently tried online dating. Sources tell the newspaper, “Dating has been pretty hard in lockdown, but some friends talked Emilia into going on Raya. She agreed to give it a whirl. She recently deleted her profile as it’s not what she hoped it would be.”
A new survey by Wallethub reveals that 38% of people would be willing to move to a different country to avoid paying taxes. Other findings:
27% of people would get an IRS tattoo to get out of paying taxes
19% of people would stop talking for six months in order to get out of paying taxes