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- KHQ says the average price for a gallon of gas in America has dropped 10 cents to $4.27 a gallon
- A new survey by Quinnipiac University reveals that 30% of people have cut back on groceries in order to buy gas.
- The Daily Mail says Ukrainian soldiers are painting the word 'Wolverines'' on destroyed Russian tanks. Wolverines is a reference to the resistance fighters in the 1984 film ''Red Dawn''. Patrick Swayze, Charlie Sheen and C. Thomas Howell played American high schoolers fighting invading Russian forces.
- Chewboom says DiGiorno is selling breakfast croissant crust pizzas. Flavors include Cinnamon Roll, Eggs Benedict and Sausage & Gravy.
- The Daily Mail says Al Pacino recently had a dinner date with Mick Jagger's ex-girlfriend, Noor Alfalah. He is 81 while she is 28. Noor has also been linked to Clint Eastwood
Hooray for Hollywood: Here are this past weekend's box office results.
1. “Sonic the Hedgehog 2,” $71 million. (CINEMA SCOOP .. The film cost $90 million to produce)
2. “Morbius,” $10.2 million.
3. “The Lost City,” $9.2 million.
4. “Ambulance,” $8.7 million. (CINEMA SCOOP .. The film cost $40 million to produce)
5. “The Batman,” $6.5 million.
6. “Everything Everywhere All At Once,” $6.1 million.
7. “Uncharted,” $2.7 million.
8. “Jujutsu Kaisen 0,” $825,000.
9. “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” $625,000.
10. “RRR,” $570,000.
Academy Awards Bans Will Smith: Deadline Hollywood says the Academy Awards banned Will Smith on Friday for 10 years for slapping Chris Rock during the Oscars. Will won't be able to attend the Academy Awards until 2032. He released a statement saying, “I accept and respect the Academy’s decision.”
The Internet reacts ...
'Money doesn't buy class. He should have been charged with assault!'
'If any one of us would have done this, we'd be still sitting in jail waiting for bail. Only 17 million viewers as witnesses!'
'Will Smith should be charged with assault- that is what it was in front on millions of viewers. It is such a shame because Will is such a talented actor. I even think he is genuine in his regret.
'Still needs to be charged - other persons would be.'
Newsweek magazine says Jennifer Lopez announced over the weekend that she and Ben Affleck are engaged. Jennifer's engagement ring has a green-hued diamond. She says the ring is 'perfect'. This is the second time the couple has been engaged.
When they cancelled their wedding the first time, they said, "Due to the excessive media attention surrounding our wedding, we have decided to postpone the date,” the couple said in a joint statement. “When we found ourselves seriously contemplating hiring three separate ‘decoy brides’ at three different locations, we realized that something was awry.”
A source tells In Touch Weekly Magazine, “She had a feeling Ben would propose but didn’t know when He completely surprised her. It was one of the happiest moments in her life In both their lives.”
Chris Rock's fans have started a change.org petition to get the Academy Awards to strip Will Smith of his Oscar for hitting him. Over 1,500 people have signed the petition. It reads; “Chris Rock made a joke about Jada, Will Smith got on stage and hit Chris in the face. Unacceptable, Smith should have been escorted from the property and disqualified. Performance aside, he no longer is deserving of this award and should not be allowed to return to the Oscars in the upcoming years.”
The USA Today newspaper says Chris Rock has no plans to talk about Will Smith slapping him until he gets paid for his interview. During a recent comedy show, he said, I'm not talking about that until I get paid. Life is good. I got my hearing back"
The Daily Mail newspaper says Captain Marvel star Brie Larson is joining the cast of Fast & the Furious 10. Vin Diesel posted a picture of him and Brie along with the caption; 'Yeah yeah yeah… you see this angel over my shoulder cracking me up, you say to your self “that’s captain Marvel''. What you don’t see however, is the character you will be introduced to in Fast10. You have no idea how timeless and amazing she will be in our mythology. Beyond her beauty, her intellect… her Oscar, haha is this profound soul who will add something you might not have expected but yearned for.''
The Wrap says Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul are going to make cameos during the final season of ''Better Call Saul''. The new season starts on April 18th on AMC. Saul co-creator Peter Gould says, “I don’t want to spoil things for the audience, but I will say the first question we had when we started the show was, ‘Are we gonna see Walt and Jesse on the show?'” he said on the panel. “Instead of evading, I’ll just say yeah. How or the circumstances or anything, you’ll just have to discover that for yourself, but I have to say that’s one of many things that I think you’ll discover this season.”
Simon Cowell tells Female First that he plans to leave most of his estate to animal charities when he dies. "The will covers everything I care about - the charities I support. Look, I hadn’t made a will until recently as I never thought I was going to die. At one point, as you know, I was thinking about being frozen, until I realized they actually chop your head off. So when I realised I was just going to be a floating head, it was like, ‘Well, that doesn’t sound like a lot of fun’. So that idea went out the window.''
Vulture magazine says former Empire star Jussie Smollett has released a new song called "Thank You God''. In it, he proclaimed his innocence with lyrics like ...
It’s like they’re hell-bent on not solving the crime
Taking out the elements of race and trans and homophobia that’s straight taking lives.
But turn around and act like I’m the one that killed the strides.
The Daily Mail says Kobe Bryant gifted his wife, Vanessa, with a 1947 Plymouth prior to his untimely death. Vanessa recently had the car restored. It's black with pink flames, custom tires and chrome rims. The engine has been restored and chromed-out
ABC is moving ''Dancing with the Stars'' to Disney +.' Disney says, "'Dancing with the Stars' has entertained fans for 16 years on ABC, and we are excited to bring this beloved show exclusively to Disney+ as the platform’s first-ever live series. The show’s broad appeal, as well as the overwhelming popularity of its Disney-themed competition nights, make Disney+ the perfect home for ‘Dancing with the Stars’ while continuing to expand our demographic reach.''
Simon Cowell tells The Sun that he is planning his entire wedding to Lauren Silverman. “I am planning it all, otherwise I know what will happen — there will be 600 people and it’ll get out of control, like my 50th birthday party. e continued, “No one knows when it’s going to be — that’ll be a surprise, even for Lauren. But I don’t want to have one of these ghastly wedding planners and all the arguments that happen, and who you do invite and who you don’t invite. The whole thing just seems like too much hassle.”
Woman Finds Happy Meal Toy In Big Mac: The Daily Mirror newspaper says Stephanie Baker, of Victoria, Australia, was recently eating a Big Mac when she found a Happy Meal toy in between a cheese patty and the burger. The toy's eyes were staring up at her. She says, "I didn’t go back to the McDonald’s because I was a bit worried they wouldn’t believe me and I have a lot of anxiety when I have to speak to people face to face so I just gave the burger to my dog, minus the toy, and posted the video. The response online was funny at first but a lot of people on TikTok can be quite blunt and nasty. So quite a few people have claimed I did it on purpose but most just laughed and found it pretty funny. McDonald’s reached out to me from the Tiktok video and told me to get in contact with them."
A new survey by the title insurance company IPX1031 reveals that 32% of Americans file their taxes at the last minute. Other findings:
- 22% of people plan to use their tax refund to pay down personal debt
- the average tax refund is $2,815
- 37% of people plan to save their tax refund
Top Reasons People File Their Taxes At The Last Minute ... According to a new survey by the title insurance company IPX1031
too complicated (25%)
making sure things are correct (20%)
too time-consuming (11%)
worried about owing money (7%).
HOW PEOPLE DESCRIBE THEIR DOG … According to a new survey by One Poll. Today is National Pet Day.
Loving - 35%
Playful - 33%
Intelligent - 32%
Loyal - 32%
Protective - 31%
Gentle - 30%
Affectionate - 30%
Obedient - 29%
Brave - 29%
High-energy - 29%
A new survey by One Poll reveals that 74% of dog owners believe they can read their dog's mind. Other findings:
- 71% of pet owners say their dog can read their mind
- 70% of dog owners say they and their pooch have similar personality traits
Cities With The Dirtiest Air... According to a new survey by the American Lung Association
Los Angeles-Long Beach, California
San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, California
Salt Lake City-Provo-Orem, Utah
San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland, California
Cities With The Cleanest Air... According to a new survey by the American Lung Association
Urban Honolulu, Hawaii
Wilmington, North Carolina
St. George, Utah
Elmira-Corning, New York
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
I just turned 50 years-old and feel like I'm 30 again. I was recently out with some girlfriends when I met a much younger man. It turns out he went to high school with my daughter and is just two years older than her. We've been out several times. I have yet to tell my daughter I am dating him. Do I need her permission? Should I care what she thinks?