- WMTW says a new study by the University of Washington reveals that 14,000 American lives can be saved if people wear coronavirus masks between now and August 1st.
- AM New York says the release of "Top Gun: Maverick" has been postponed from July to November due to the pandemic
- A new survey by David's Bridal reveals that 57% of women are not satisfied with their wedding ring.
- Totally the Bomb says Starbucks has added a Buzz Lightyear Frappuccino to their secret menu. The vanilla bean Frappuccino contains blackberries, matcha powder and vanilla sweet cream cold foam.
- WQRF says the average price for a regular gallon of gas is now $2.94
- The NY Post says Evander Holyfield is returning to boxing. He will fight Kevin McBride on June 5th
Hooray for Hollywood: Here are this past weekend's box office results.
1. Godzilla vs. Kong - $13.8 Million
2. Nobody - $2.6 Million
3. The Unholy - $2.4 Million
4. Raya and the Last Dragon - $2.1 Million
5. Voyagers - $1.3 Million
6. Tom & Jerry - $1.1 Million
7. Chaos Walking - $265K
8. The Marksman - $120K
9. Minari - $118K
10. Wonder Woman 1984 - $92K
R.I.P. Prince Phillip: Life & Style Weekly Magazine says Queen Elizabeth's husband, Prince Philip, died at the age of 99 on Friday. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Instagrammed: “In loving memory of His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh, 1921-2021. Thank you for your service... you will be greatly missed.”
Prince Harry will attend Prince Phillip's funeral next Saturday, but Meghan Markle will not because of medical reasons. Prince William and Prince Harry will walk behind Phillip's coffin. A source tells US Weekly Magazine, “Harry feels guilty for not being there to say goodbye to Prince Philip in person."
Happy Ending For Family Booted From Southwest Airlines Flight: The NY Post says Eric and Michelle Harvey recently flew on a private jet from Austin, Texas to Denver. They went viral last week after they were kicked off a Southwest Airlines flight because their two-year-old son couldn't keep his face mask on. Private pilot James Peck heard about their story and offered to fly them to Denver on his plane at no charge. The family posted selfies from their flight.
TMZ says Olivia Rodrigo was recently given a parking ticket in Los Angeles. She posted a picture of the ticket along with the caption: ''this driving ain't all fun and games."
Music-news.com says Justin Bieber recently performed a private concert for a group of Los Angeles elementary school students and teachers. The show was held to welcome students and teachers back to class.
The Weeknd tells Variety magazine that he would rather talk about his music than himself. “It’s easier to talk about songs that are just about me; I don’t like to talk about what I’m going through with other people.”
24kGoldn tells SFWeekly.com that music videos that tell a story inspire him.“When I think of videos that inspire me, it’s the videos that create a world of their own, like Kanye West's 30-minute “Runaway” video and Busta Rhymes’s “Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See.”."
NME magazine says Janet Jackson is auctioning off 1,000 personal items on May 14th, 15th and 16th. Outfits, jewelry and costumes will all be sold
Future Trends says a London Labrador went viral on Friday after his owner posted video of him watching ''Star Wars.'' Rusty's dog ran behind a couch as Darth Vader appeared on the screen. Mark Hamill saw the video and posted; ''Smart dog. I only wish I’d thought of hiding behind the couch when I first met him.''
BroBible says The Rock recently responded to a new poll by Piplsay that says 46% of Americans would support him if he ran for President. He posted: '' Not sure our Founding Fathers ever envisioned a six-four, bald, tattooed, half-Black, half-Samoan, tequila drinking, pick up truck driving, fanny pack wearing guy joining their club - but if it ever happens it’d be my honor to serve the people''.
TMZ says Vin Diesel's Dominican Republic neighbors are upset with him and his security guards for blocking traffic so his family could cycle through the area. A neighbor wrote a letter to Vin that read, "For a few weeks I have personally witnessed and heard from fellow homeowners the unprecedented and abusive display of your security people around our homes and beach. Interrogating us, blocking our street with five or six SUV's. Stopping residents while walking when you ride your bicycle."
Screen Rant says a Magic Mike-inspired dance competition show is coming to HBO Max. The show has a working title of The Real Magic Mike. Channing Tatum is producing the show. Its description reads: "New show will feature 10 contestants who have lost their magic, and who "will bare their souls and more as they evolve their bodies, learn to perform spectacular routines, and develop a new level of self-confidence. As they strip off their clothes, they will rid themselves of emotional baggage and regain their mojo, but only one will be the Real Magic Mike." The winner will receive cash and have a chance to perform at the Las Vegas Magic Mike Live show.
Entertainment Tonight says Brad Pitt is launching a new clothing line called BP Signature. The line features cashmere sweaters, cashmere jackets, coats, velvet evening jackets, wool pants, cotton shirts and two button suits. The pants cost $2,000 while sport coats cost upwards of $5,400. Brad is also selling a cotton smoking shirt for $750.
Deadline Hollywood says Justin Timberlake is going to star in a new Apple TV + series about 1970s game show host Chuck Barris. The show is going to be based on Barris' 1984 memoir ''Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind.'' Barris claims hosting "The Gong Show", "The Dating Game" and "The Newlywed Game" was just a cover for his real job as a CIA assassin. George Clooney turned the book into a movie starring Sam Rockwell.
The NY Post says Prince's estate is going to release a new album from him called ''Welcome 2 America''. The songs are coming from his vault where he has over 8,000 unreleased tracks. ''Welcome 2 America'' will be released on July 30, 2021. He wrote the material for the album in 2010.
Woman's Day magazine claims Jennifer Aniston and John Mayer have allegedly been spending time together during the pandemic. A source tells the magazine, “They’ve always been friendly exes, and you could tell there was still chemistry between them. She always said one day he might be right for her. And she hinted if they were both single when he’d done some growing up, there might be another chance for them. He didn’t take that very well for quite some time, but 10 years later, John’s a changed man. They’re hanging out at each other’s homes, where he plays music for her on his acoustic guitar, which she has always found hard to resist.''
New Idea magazine claims Jennifer Lopez's ex-husband, Marc Anthony, allegedly had a role in her cancelling her wedding to Alex Rodriguez. A source tells the magazine, “He can’t stand Alex and doesn’t think Alex has the capacity to be faithful. He was planning an intervention.”
Uproxx says the Jeni's Ice Cream website crashed yesterday after Dolly Parton's new Strawberry Pretzel Pie flavor went on sale. Jeni's only created 10,000 pints. Fans went wild and took out Jenni's website within five minutes. Some people used as many as three phones to try and order the ice cream
** UPDATE **
TMZ says a pint of Dolly's new ice cream is selling on eBay for $1,000.
Michael B Jordan recently told IGN News why Sylvester Stallone will not be in ''Creed III". “I think that Sly let it be known that he wasn’t coming back for this one but I think, you know, his essence and his spirit… there’s always going to be a little bit of Rocky within Adonis. But this is a Creed franchise, and we really want to build this story and this world around him moving forward. So, it’s always respect and always a shit-ton of love for what he’s built, but we really want to push and navigate Adonis forward and the family that he created. So, hopefully you guys will love what I’m thinking… what we’re cooking up. I think it’s going to be something special.”
Beer Drinking = Longer Life
A new study by Maastricht University in the Netherlands reveals that drinking a beer a day can double your chances of living to 90. Researchers found that men, who drank a half pint of beer everyday were 81% more likely to reach 90 than non-drinkers. Women, who drink a pint of beer a day increase their chances of living to 90 by 33%.