- NBC says thieves are stealing stimulus checks out of mailboxes. Some thieves are trying to cash the checks while others are using them to try and steal personal information.
- TMZ says Emma Stone and her husband, Dave, are the proud parents of a new baby. The child was born several weeks ago. Emma and Dave aren't saying anything more about the baby
- E! News says Steve Irwin's daughter, Bindi, has given birth to a baby girl named Grace Warrior Irwin Powell.
- Elite Daily says 7-Eleven is celebrating Easter by offering a Peeps-flavored latte.It is available for a limited time. The drink is served hot
- Totally the Bomb says Starbucks has added a Pokeball Frappuccino to their secret menu. The Pokemon drink is made with a vanilla bean frappe base, hazelnut syrup, whipped cream, mocha cookie crumbles and strawberry puree
- WLNS says the average price for a regular gallon of gas in the U.S. has jumped a nickel to $2.94 a gallon.
- Cleveland.com says Oscar Mayer is now marketing bacon-scented shoelaces. The company claims the smoked bacon shoelaces are not an April Fool's Day joke. Fans can register to win a pair through Oscar Mayer's Twitter page. 1,500 shoelaces will be given away
Hooray for Hollywood: Here are this past weekend's box office results.
1. Nobody - $6.7 Million
2. Raya and the Last Dragon - $3.5 Million
3. Tom & Jerry - $2.5 Million
4. Chaos Walking - $1.8 Million
5. The Courier - $1 Million
6. The Croods: A New Age - $540K
7. The Marksman - $375K
8. Boogie - $340K
9. Minari - $275K
10. Wonder Woman 1984 - $245K
Hollywoodlife.com says Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello were recently robbed while at their home in Los Angeles. The thieves entered through a window and stole Shawn's Mercedes. The couple is okay
Dua Lipa tells The Guardian newspaper that she used to hate her name. “Now I’m proud of it. But when I was growing up all I wanted was to be called Hannah, Sarah, Ella… anything normal. Because with Dua you had to explain: I’m from Kosovo.”
Ava Max tells the BBC that she equates her music writing process to surgery.“It's like surgery. We take our time, and we go one by one, dissecting everything because if I don't love the message I cannot sing it. So, most likely I'll be in the studio, in my headphones and writing a melody on the beat. Whatever I'm feeling in my heart is what comes out, if that makes sense.”
Justin Bieber tells Vogue magazine that Hailey is his rock. “I’m the emotionally unstable one. I struggle with finding peace. I just feel like I care so much and I want things to be so good and I want people to like me. Hailey’s very logical and structured, which I need. I’ve always wanted security—with my dad being gone sometimes when I was a kid, with being on the road. With the lifestyle I live, everything is so uncertain. I need one thing that’s certain. And that is my baby boo.”
Ace Showbiz says thieves recently broke into Beyonce's storage units in Los Angeles where they stole $1 million worth of designer handbags and dresses. No arrests have been made
24kGoldn tells JustJared.com that he would love to raid ASAP Rocky's closet.“ASAP Rocky? Like I just feel like he set the standard for flyness in this new generation of fashion. And he’s like a real fashion nerd. So I know he got some like archive pieces up in there. I might have to grab a couple things and incorporate that into my own closet.”
KSAT says a San Antonio brewery, named Islla Street Brewing, is debuting a new "Friends"-themed beer today called Friends Toast. The French Toast and coffee stout is made with brioche, nutmeg, Mexican vanilla and maple. It comes in a purple can.
Sexiest Bald Men Alive .. According to a new study by the cosmetic surgery center Longevita. Based on how many times the following bald men have been called 'sexy.'
1 Prince William
2 Mike Tyson
3 Jason Statham
5 Michael Jordan
6 The Rock .... The Rock tweeted: ''How does this happen - when Larry David clearly has a pulse?!?! #demandingrecount''
7 Bruce Willis
8 John Travolta
9 Floyd Mayweather
10 Vin Diesel
The Wrap says Sharon Osbourne is leaving "The Talk". She and her co-hosts got into an argument after she defended Piers Morgan's offensive comments about Meghan Markle. Perez Hilton says Sharon plans to sue CBS. They quote a source as saying, “She feels a few suits at CBS have really done for her here. Sharon won’t let this go.”
CBS released a statement saying, “The events of the March 10 broadcast were upsetting to everyone involved, including the audience watching at home. As part of our review, we concluded that Sharon’s behavior toward her co-hosts during the March 10 episode did not align with our values for a respectful workplace. We also did not find any evidence that CBS executives orchestrated the discussion or blindsided any of the hosts. At the same time, we acknowledge the Network and Studio teams, as well as the showrunners, are accountable for what happened during that broadcast as it was clear the co-hosts were not properly prepared by the staff for a complex and sensitive discussion involving race.''
Piers Morgan posted: ''What’s happened to@MrsSOsbourne is an absolute disgrace that shames CBS. Bullied out of her job for defending me against an invented slur of racism because I don’t believe a liar.''
The Daily Mail says Jerry Seinfeld is selling his 27-acre Telluride, Colorado ski retreat. His mansion has 11 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, a health club, a yoga studio and a four-car garage that is surrounded by a private hiking trail. Jerry wants $14.9 million for the estate. He bought it in 2007 for $7.5 million
E! News says Joe Exotic and Dylan Passage may be divorcing. Dillon posted; "In November of 2017 I met Joe who was there for me during a difficult time in my life. After just 9 short months he was arrested and, for the last two and a half years, we have been apart. I felt as if I had a microscope constantly looming over me which was and still is incredibly uncomfortable. I don't feel obligated to explain to the world what occurs in my personal life and, despite Joe taking to social media to air every grievance, I don't feel it's the healthiest way to handle private matters between two people.''
Joe says the divorce is on hold. TMZ quotes him as saying, . "Me and Dillon have talked and we are not going to get in a hurry and get a legal divorce. This has been tough on both of us and he is going to do what he thinks he needs to do and I prefer to stay married right now so things don't get complicated and if I live through this great we will figure it out then ..."
TMZ says Gorilla Glue Girl Tessica Brown is pregnant with her fiance's child. She now has a manager, who tells TMZ that she has five kids from a previous relationship while he has four. The couple has been together for a year and plans to raise their 10 children together.
The NY Post says Paris Hilton recently purchased a $5,500 Hermes bag for her Chihuahua, Diamond Baby. She bought herself a $25,000 Birkin bag at a Miami retailer. Diamond immediately started chewing on her new bag.
Survey: "Do you know someone, who pampers their dog in an extreme way? If so, how? How is the pet treated better than a spouse or child? What weird, funny, or unusual gifts does the dog receive?"
The Daily Mail says Pablo Escobar's Porsche is being sold for $2.2 million. The 1974 sports car was used by the drug lord during his brief time as a race car driver. The car went into storage after Pablo's death and has now been restored and repainted pastel yellow.
Borat star Sacha Baron Cohen tells NBC that he once went to clown school where he had a tough instructor. “Basically, the first thing you would do is put on some clown music, put on your red nose and go around the room. If he hit his drum you’d have to sit down and that was it, that was the end of your exercise. You’d have people who’d flown in from Australia [to attend], the clown music goes, he stops the clown music, they start speaking and he hits his drum because they’re not funny and they would burst into tears and hate it. And he’ll often go, ‘That was not good, that was not funny.'”
The NY Post says Sandra Bullock has purchased her 17th property. She bought a $3 million Beverly Hills home. The 1946 house has three bedrooms, a pool, a waterfall, gardens, a fireplace, French doors and vaulted ceilings. Sandra rents her homes for $15,000 a night.
James Denton, who played Mike Delfino on Desperate Housewives, says he was uncomfortable with his hunky role on the show. “No, I was never OK with it. I spent most of my career playing bad guys until Housewives. I had never been hunky. I was happy to be there, don’t get me wrong, but it was uncomfortable. It follows me forever, that shirtless shot in the front yard. I had trouble getting seen for anything that was a suit and tie role or maybe a politician. Anything like that that wasn’t blue-collar, I had a little trouble right after Housewives,” he recalled. “But you’ll never hear me complain.”
A new survey by Numerator reveals that 90% of people are planning to purchase Easter candy this year. That's down 3% from prior years. Other findings:
- 60% of people are planning to stay home on Easter because of the coronavirus
- 64% of people are planning to purchase toys for Easter
- gifts seeing declines are ... clothes (down 9%), accessories (down 5%), flowers (down 4%) and jewelry (down 2%).