- A new study by the Centers for Disease Control reveals that the chances of catching the coronavirus are reduced by 80% after receiving the first dose of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
- CNN says Joe Biden's dog, Major, has bitten another person at the White House. A White House Representative says, "Yes, Major nipped someone on a walk. Out of an abundance of caution, the individual was seen by WHMU and then returned to work."
- The Daily Mail says Mount Rushmore has been shut down because of wildfires in the area. Around 500 people have been evacuated because the fires are closing in. Over 1,900 acres of the Black Hills region of South Dakota have been burned.
- The NY Post says Michael Strahan showed off his new smile yesterday. He recently went to a dentist where he had the gap in his front teeth closed.
- Yahoo Life says Burger King can't roll out their new chicken sandwich in Michigan because they are experiencing a pickle shortage there. The launch has been moved from this week to mid-April.
SpongeBob SquarePants Episodes Yanked Because Of Inappropriate Content: CNN says two SpongeBob SquarePants episodes have been yanked from Paramount+ and Amazon Prime because of inappropriate content. One storyline involved a Clam Flu outbreak at a restaurant while another saw Patrick and Mr. Krabs breaking into a woman's home to steal her underwear.
Nickelodeon says "We have decided to not air it due to sensitivities surrounding the global, real-world pandemic. We determined some story elements were not kid-appropriate.''
Olivia Rodrigo tells Euphoria magazine that she loves making people feel emotions. "I am a sucker for emotion and I think that's why I love singing and acting so much. I think making people feel things is one of the greatest parts about the human experience. In the future, I want to make honest music that moves people and inspires me ... I love storytelling more than anything. Portraying characters' journeys or personal experiences through film or song is unbelievably fun and fulfilling. I think the hardest part for me is giving vulnerable performances, knowing it will be seen by other people. The fact that people other than my friends and family are seeing my deeply personal song lyrics or watching me cry about something meaningful is a scary thought. But I also think that vulnerability is what makes creation so important."
In touch Weekly Magazine says Britney Spears has finally commented on her new documentary "Framing Britney Spears."
She Instagrammed, “My life has always been very speculated … watched … and judged. I didn’t watch the documentary but from what I did see of it, I was embarrassed by the light they put me in … I cried for two weeks and well … I still cry sometimes. I do what I can in my own spirituality with myself to try and keep my own joy … love … and happiness!!!! Every day dancing brings me joy!!! I’m not here to be perfect … perfect is boring … I’m here to pass on kindness.”
Radar Online says Britney's father, Jamie, is demanding $16,000 a month to be her conservator
Gossip Ireland says Ariana Grande is joining “The Voice “ as a coach. She will replace Nick Jonas next season
People magazine says Jason Derulo and his girlfriend, Jena, are expecting a baby boy. They did their gender reveal with a blue fireworks display in the Bahamas.
24kGoldn tells BroBible.com that he compares his time in high school to 'Hannah Montana'. “The school-rapper balance, the closest analogy I can give you is like 'Hannah Montana'. For real. Because I was really in the daytime like studying in the library and going to classes and then boom, in the nighttime I’m popping out and performing at clubs, I’m recording music. It was just the best of both worlds, for real.”
The Weeknd tells Billboard magazine that he loves Ethiopian food. “I am a big, big fan of Ethiopian food. The only problem is how fattening that stuff is. I mean, Ethiopians believe that if the kid is chubby, their parents are doing an excellent job of raising him.”
The Daily Mail says Simon Cowell created a major fashion faux pas yesterday in Los Angeles. He was spotted wearing white shorts with black socks and black shoes. Simon was walking into a taping of ''America's Got Talent'' when he was caught on camera by the paparazzi.
The Sun newspaper, citing Us Weekly Magazine, claims Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are allegedly concerned about marrying in Oklahoma this Summer because of tornadoes. A source tells the news outlets, “The chapel Blake built for Gwen, who wants to get married under the Catholic church, isn't built to withstand even a minor wind event. They are just so excited to be doing this. It's been worth the wait."
The NY Post says Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are planning a home birth for their second child. A source tells the newspaper, “Meghan’s plan was to have a home birth with Archie, but you know what they say about the best-laid plans. In the end, her doctors advised her to go to hospital and all she was interested in was about delivering Archie safely. But she has a beautiful home in California, it’s a beautiful setting to give birth to her baby girl.”
The Hollywood Reporter says Game of Thrones writer George RR Martin is turning the HBO series into a Broadway play. Its description reads, “Featuring many of the most iconic and well-known characters from the series, the production will boast a story centered around love, vengeance, madness and the dangers of dealing in prophecy, in the process revealing secrets and lies that have only been hinted at until now.”
Jason Bateman tells the Smartless podcast that he soiled himself before a 2018 appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. "I'm in the dressing room, which, by the way has no bathrooms, at least the dressing room I got ... My wife likes me wearing stuff that's a little tight, and I don't like it, but I guess I lost the battle on this one. So I put it on, it's a little tight, and I'm thinking, 'Boy, it could be less tight if I just let a little of this gas out.' I just came from dinner and things built up a little bit, and if I could just let this one bubble out, things would really work out for me. And so I release the valve a little bit. Out comes more than air ... so now I've gotta bury the underwear in the trash can, I’ve got to top it with some Kleenex or something. Suit's still tight, I'm now in commando, I'm not feeling great about myself. I've forgotten all my funny answers that I've worked on with the segment producer on the pre-interview. I get the makeup on, the powder, I make it out there. And I sit down and we do our interview, and that is the reason why I was less than chatty."
The Blast says Amy Schumer's father, Gordon, has been hospitalized. She made a joke about his hospitalization when she posted: "I have terrible news. My father was in an unfortunate magician sawing accident. He has a good spirit through it all and we’re still hoping the magician will turn back up.'' Amy didn't say what was ailing her father.
Entertainment Tonight says William Shatner is being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place on April 6th. Donald Trump, Snoop Dogg, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mike Tyson and Mr. T are also in the celebrity section of the Hall of Fame.
William tweeted: ''My tagline could have been: I came from the stars where all’s fair in Love, War & Moves the Ref didn’t see!''
The Globe claims Kanye West is allegedly undergoing hypnotherapy to forget Kim Kardashian. A source tells the magazine, “Kanye has tried hypnotherapy before to combat certain fears and demons in his life. But now, he wants to apply it to his marriage. If it’s successful, Kanye will have no memory of any romantic times he shared with Kim. Basically, she’ll be a virtual stranger with whom he’s co-raising his children from another lifetime. Kanye is more and more upset each day, seeing how happy Kim is without him and how she clearly doesn’t give a rat’s [expletive] how he’s doing. It’s just not okay for him to put a smile on his face. And he figures drastic measures are called for if he’s to have a hope of putting this nightmare behind him.''
The Globe claims Jennifer Lopez is upset with Alex Rodriguez because he is addicted to sexting. A source tells the magazine,, “A-Rod can’t help himself. He loves to sext. It’s an addiction, a compulsion and he undoubtedly knew it would catch up to him. All the evidence points to him being addicted to sexting because he keeps doing it,” as if that isn’t the least vague evidence we’ve ever heard.
Worst Easter Candy ... According to Pediatric Dentist Dr. Tanzi Schoonmaker
1 Gummy bears
2 fruit snacks
6 jelly beans
7 hard candy
9 Sour Patch Kids