- NBC says Peloton is recalling their treadmills because a child died and 29 other children were injured by the workout machine. At least 72 people have been sucked underneath Peloton treadmills. Peloton's treadmills top out at $4,200
- TMZ says Bill Gates gave his estranged wife, Melinda, $1.8 billion in stocks on the day they filed for a divorce.
- The Wrap says Jessica Alba made $130 million yesterday after she took her company, honest, public. The Honest Company, which sells beauty, baby and home products, is worth $2.6 billion.
- Collider magazine says ''Top Gun'' is going to be re-released in theaters. The film is about to celebrate its 35th anniversary and will be shown on 150 screens next week
4 Year-Old Boy Buys $2,600 Worth Of Popsicles on Amazon.com: The NY Post says a four year-old Brooklyn, New York boy recently bought $2,600 worth of SpongeBob Squarepants popsicles on Amazon.com. Noah Bryant made the purchase using his family's Amazon account. The popsicles are non-refundable. A Good Samaritan set up a GoFundMe page to help the Bryant family cover the cost of the popsicles. People have donated over $3,600.
Survey: "Has your kid ever gotten ahold of your credit card? If so, what crazy purchases did they make? Should kids have credit cards? Why or why not?"
Disney World Bans Employee For Drinking Water From Fountain: KMID says Disney terminated an employee and then banned him for life from Disney World because he posted a video of himself drinking water from one of the theme park's decorative fountains. Jason Jeter says Disney World security circled his car when he arrived for work the next day. They told him he was no longer welcome at the park.
Survey: "Were you ever unfairly fired or fired for anything ridiculous? If so, what happened?"
Tate McRae tells NME.com that she doesn't consider herself an expert at social media. “I’m bad at doing social media. I don’t feel like I post enough. My content is so random. It is most random [stuff] I’ve ever seen. I was very obnoxious when I was younger and made some crazy videos on YouTube, and some of my intros I’m like, ‘Oh god!’ – they’re brutal to watch,”
Maroon 5's Adam Levine tells People magazine that he got his first tattoo in honor of 9/11. “This dove, this was my first tattoo. I was 21. It was five days after 9/11. I felt this needed to say something with this peaceful thing on my body.”
Ariana Grande tells the Mirror magazine that she only eats a plant-based diet. "I am a firm believer in eating a full plant-based, whole food diet that can expand your life length and make you an all-around happier person. It is tricky dining out, but I just stick to what I know—veggies, fruit and salad—then when I get home, I'll have something else."
The Weeknd tells Esquire magazine that he wants people to feel emotions when they hear his lyrics. "When you hear some of the drastic stuff, you can tell. I mean, that’s why it’s tricky, because it is me singing the words; it is my writing. It’s like you want people to feel a certain way. You want them to feel angry. You want them to feel sad. You want them to feel. It’s never, like, my intent to offend anybody.”
Bruno Mars tells Liveforthemusic.com that Silk Sonic started with a birthday call to Anderson .Paak. "I actually called [.Paak] on his birthday and I said, ‘I think I figured out that little hook we had, come to the studio. He’s like, ‘It’s my birthday.’ So he came drunk. That’s what it was, it snowballed. It was like well, wanna come back tomorrow? We kept coming up with music and it felt like why you fall in love with music in the first place. Jamming with your buddy, there’s no plan. Just working out the parts and trying to excite each other.”
The NY Post says Milwaukee Brewers fans booed Aaron Rodgers during a game earlier this week. A commercial Rodgers did for an auto company came on the Brewers' Jumbotron before fans loudly booed. They are upset because Aaron no longer wants to play for the Packers because he is feuding with the team's general manager. Brobible says Rodgers turned down a new contract that would have made him the NFL's highest-paid quarterback. He refuses to play for the team's general manager
Brett Favre tells ESPN, "I think I know Aaron fairly well, and honestly I just don't see him coming back and just saying, 'All right, let's just bury the hatchet, whatever caused the rift, and I'm just going to come back and play because I love the guys, I love the Green Bay fans' -- I assume he does -- but his rift isn't with the fans or the players. It's with the front office. Will he just swallow his pride and come in? Maybe. But I don't see that happening.''
People magazine says Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez are planning a second date. A source tells the magazine, "They have a great time hanging out. It's been years since they caught up properly. They have lots to talk about. They plan on hanging out again."
Life & Style Weekly Magazine claims Chris Hemsworth is allegedly in trouble with his wife, Elsa, for taking their kids to meet Australian model Cheyenne Tozzi. A source tells the magazine, "This has definitely put Elsa on high alert. She had a lot of questions for Chris when they finally spoke. Of course, he said he had the kids with him, and it was all very innocent. Now that Elsa’s been working more, she’s not always home like she used to be — and this little incident was a huge wake-up call. Elsa might trust Chris, but she isn’t stupid. Who would want their handsome husband running around with a blond bombshell?”
TMZ says Tom Brady has purchased a 77-foot yacht for $6 million. He and his family are planning to use the boat for overnight trips to the Bahamas. The boat is going to be named Viva a Vida.
New Idea magazine says Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem have electric chemistry on the set of their new Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz movie "Being The Ricardos." A source tells the magazine, “Things are steaming up on the LA set. Keith Urban will also be upset when he learns about the on-set coziness. He struggles when Kidman is intimate on film.''
Jaleel White, aka Steve Urkel on ''Family Matters'', tells TV One's "Uncensored" that the cast of the show did not like him. ''I was not welcomed to the cast at all. They know what it was. I didn’t think anything of it, being cast to be on Family Matters, because it was supposed to be a guest spot, one and done.”
E! News says Mark Wahlberg gained 20 pounds in three weeks for a movie role by eating 7,000 calories a day. He downed eight meals a day that consisted of eggs, protein shakes, rice, meat, and high carbohydrate foods.
Michael B Jordan tells We Got This Covered that he once met the other Michael Jordan in person. "I met him it was at an All-Star event, and it was just in passing. I shook his hand and it was, like, literally less than 10 seconds in passing. I don’t even think he knew who I was at the time. I don’t know, I think we’ve gotta figure that out. I think the powers that be… I don’t know, we’ve gotta collab on something.”
Wedding Survey A new survey by LendingTree reveals that 25% of people have attended a wedding during the pandemic. Other findings:
- 20% of people have declined a wedding invite during the pandemic with 50% of those people saying the declined cause tension between them and the bride and groom.
- 50% of people, who have attended a pandemic wedding have gone into debt