- Fox News says Danica Patrick will drive the pace car at this year's Indianapolis 500 on May 30th. She will be cruising in a 2021 Corvette Stingray hardtop convertible
- The NY Post says HBO Max is launching a new $9.99 per month tier in June. The lower-cost comes with ads.
- We Got This Covered says Anthony Mackie is allegedly going to receive $10 million for ''Captain America 4''.
- Entertainment Tonight says Adam Levine and Gwen Stefani are returning to 'The Voice.' They are going to perform during next week's season finale.
- NBC says a movie about Cher's life is in the works. The movie is being written and produced by the same people who did ''Mamma Mia'' and ''Forrest Gump''. No word on who is going to play Cher.
- The Robb Report says a 1933 Babe Ruth baseball card is going to be auctioned off this Summer and is expected to sell for $5.2 million. The card is in mint condition
- ABC says General Mills is coming out with several new oatmeal flavors including Lucky Charms, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Cocoa Puffs and Trix. They will debut next month
Cicadas Make Delicious Snacks: The Chicago Sun-Times says cicadas can be cooked into many unique dishes. The infamous bugs are consumed in many countries because they are full of protein. Experts recommend removing cicada wings and legs to reduce their crunchiness. They are best enjoyed while they are still soft and chewy. Cicadas can be used as pizza toppings or shrimp replacements in any recipe.
"Bug chef" David Gordon says, "We really have to get over our dislike of insects, which is really strong and deep-seated in most people in our culture. You could make stir fry. You can mix them into dough to make banana bread, let's say. You can batter them and deep fry them, which I think would be my favorite way."
Survey: "Have you ever devoured an insect by accident or not? If so, what happened?"
Machine Gun Kelly tells Interview magazine that he's been Machine Gun Kelly since he was 15 years old. “I’ve been Machine Gun Kelly since I was 15, so how can you even differentiate? When you grow up and that’s the only name you have, you embody that person. Machine Gun Kelly was a gangster. He wasn’t a reverend. When you take on that moniker, you take on some of that energy. ”
Olivia Rodrigo tells W Magazine that she writes songs for herself. “I always have to remember that, at the end of the day, I would write music even if no one was listening. I don’t write songs for the charts, or even for people to like them.
Olivia Rodrigo tells Nylon magazine that tabloid gossip about her life does not bother her. "I don't take the gossip personally, really. I understand. I completely understand. And you know, lots of times, it isn't malicious. Most of the time, I guess. It's none of my business. I write my songs and people can say whatever they want to say about it. They can think whatever they want to think about my life and that's just part of it," she added. "It doesn't really bother me. I also try to stay off of social media and not look at that stuff."
Taylor Swift tells The Express that she is no longer striving to be a 'good girl'. “If they [my fans] see me with a glass of wine in my hand, I think that’s OK. They know I have a drink, they’re cool with it... They’ve allowed me to grow up in a normal way without having to be this crazy, abnormal, terrified, packaged, plastic America’s sweetheart-type person. I don’t stumble out of clubs drunk because I don’t really like doing that, like on a Wednesday night, you know?”
The Weeknd tells Rolling Stone magazine that he sings about what's in his heart."I’m not here to change or lie about what I’m going to do. What I sing about is what I sing about. "
Life & Style Weekly Magazine claims Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez can't wait to start a family. A source tells the magazine, “They love kids. She is checking off her bucket list items one by one. Ariana just married the man of her dreams and the next thing on her list is becoming a mom, Her plan has always been to become a young mother and Dalton is completely on board. She wants to start having babies right away. She‘s always said she wanted to have two kids, a boy and a girl, before she turned 30, so she’s right on track.”
Life & Style Weekly Magazine claims George Clooney allegedly bought himself a $7 million-dollar property in the south of France for his 60th birthday. The home is located near Brad Pitt's and has a swimming pool. A source says George celebrated his birthday with his family. “A quiet night was exactly what George wanted for his birthday. Amal had a couple of his favorite meals prepared, Margherita pizza and risotto, which Ella and Alexander love, too. It was very low-key.''
Hollywoodlife.com claims Salma Hayek almost died from the coronavirus. She spent seven weeks in isolation in a room in her home and was placed on oxygen. Salma says, “My doctor begged me to go to the hospital because it was so bad. I said, ‘No, thank you. I’d rather die at home.’”
Observer magazine says Harrison Ford's Indiana Jones Fedora is being auctioned off on June 29th. He wore the hat in ''Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.'' The hat is expected to sell for $250,000.
Brobible says Larry David ran into Tom Brady in an elevator at the Kentucky Derby.Fox sportscaster Charissa Thompson witnessed their interaction and says, “The elevator is packed…We turn around so we’re facing the doors, and I hear this sultry, Tobasco, vanilla whiskey voice go, ‘Hello, Larry.’ I turned around, and the sexpot that was Tom Brady in sunglasses and a Nick Fouquet hat. Larry turns and goes, ‘Eh, Tom. Hey.’ and looks back at the elevator doors and says nothing else.”
Deadline Hollywood says Arnold Schwarzenegger is going to star in a new action series for Netflix. He and his daughter play spies, but neither knows the other is working undercover. The first season will feature eight episodes.
Tiffany Haddish tells WWPR that she has not been offered Ellen DeGeneres' job. ''I haven't commented on it because ain't nobody that give those jobs talk to me about it. The reason I've even been popping up guest hosting Ellen is because she wanted some days off. I'm learning a new skill. That's it. Y'all just watching me learn in front of everybody. I don't know if that's grooming me to take over because ain't nobody talk to me about that. Ain't nobody said nothing to me about that.''
Mr. T tells We Got This Covered that Hollywood should not reboot The A Team.“They might reboot it but it wouldn’t be the same. Ain’t nothing like the real thing. They tried it with the movie, that didn’t work. And so, we had a certain chemistry. We came into people’s homes every Tuesday night. People got the chance to know us, know what we was about it and all of that. So, it was we had time and it was just I had a good relationship with Dwight Schultz, who played Murdoch and Dirk Benedict, Faceman, and Hannibal, George Peppard. It was just, we had that chemistry. The best part about The A-Team that I really like that we was playing Army veterans. So, I got a chance when we wasn’t filming, we would go to the veterans’ hospitals and visit the veterans. And also, I like the fact that we never killed nobody on the show. We shot a lot of bullets and blew up a lot of stuff, but The A-Team never killed nobody.''
The NY Post says fans of "Friends" are upset that Justin Bieber and James Corden are being included in the HBO Max reunion show.
The Internet reacts...
“All these people could’ve been a part of the friends reunion but Warner Bros chose Justin Bieber and James Corden''
“James Corden adding the ‘Friends’ reunion to the list of things he’s ruined with his mere presence"
“Don’t get me wrong I’ve been wanting a ‘Friends’ reunion since 2004 but if someone told me James Corden would be in it I’d have told them not to bother”
20 Most Unique Items Left In Uber Cars .. According to a new survey by Uber
1. A tooth
2. 22 Bundt cakes and a pan of macaroni & cheese
3. Washing liquid
4. A nude corset
5. Part of an ankle monitor
6. FBI bulletproof vest
7. A cooler full of fish
8. Fresh shrimp
9. A rolled-up poster held with an elastic band that says “end this bummer” with endless summer artwork
10. A green dinosaur Halloween costume and a knife (The lost item report for the knife said it was needed for a “job.”)
11. Rabbit legs
12. Unicorn tail and a piñata
13. A framed Beauty and the Beast signed picture in a plastic case
14. Antique roller blades, Christmas plates, & a cookie jar
15. Fur cover for a knee scooter
16. A toilet seat and welcome door sign shaped like a lemon with a blue ribbon on it
17. A sushi platter
18. Large painting of Kate Middleton and a small painting of the grim reaper
19. A little purple hair bonnet
20. A bath set and a sack of potatoes