- Contact Music says Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy are all returning for ''Hocus Pocus 2.'' The film will start streaming on Disney+ in 2022
- TMZ says a judge has ruled that Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, can take a vacation to Cabo with their family. The two must comply with the rules of their probation.
- NME magazine says Chris Pratt's Parks and Recreation band, Mouse Trap, is going to release an album on August 27th. The "Awesome Album" will feature 15 tracks and Nick Offerman
- National Parks Traveler magazine says 56 million Americans will take an RV trip this year. Top travel destinations include a national park followed by a state park, a beach, a lake and an RV park.
- Press Start says Nike is making sneakers inspired by the Sony PlayStation 5.The white sneakers have blue soles, black laces and a black tongue. No word on cost or a release date
Bezos Auctioning Off Seats On Rocket Ship: The Register newspaper says Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is auctioning off seats on his rocket ship. Bidding started at $1.4 million for the July 20th trip. Over 5,000 people from 136 countries have placed a bid in order to fly 62 miles above the Earth. Bidding closes on June 12th. Jimmy Kimmel says bidding has reached $2.8 million.
Entertainment Tonight says Taylor Swift can see herself marrying Joe Alwyn. A source tells the TV show, "They grew closer than ever during the quarantine and she really trusts him. They've been continuing to be pretty low-key about their relationship to the outside world to continue to protect it. They've discussed future plans and Taylor can see herself marrying Joe one day."
Maroon 5's Adam Levine tells Billboard magazine that the band occupies a weird space. "The band's sound has drifted all over the musical map, weaving through an array of musical genres. I don't even know what Maroon 5 are anymore We occupy a weird space. But I wouldn't have it any other way."
Dua Lipa tells Hunger magazine that Pink and Nelly Furtado are her idols. "I've always grown up around music at home. They were significant parts of my life, and I still reference them when I go into the studio now. They hold special meaning for me. I always wanted to be just like them when I grew up! It was still pop music, but there was a twist to it – they weren't afraid to speak the truth and that had a big influence."
Olivia Rodrigo tells Nylon magazine that writing songs is better than a therapy session. "There are therapeutic benefits to songwriting. Whenever I'm feeling upset, I go to the piano. I go to the piano before I call a friend. You can literally create a whole song in your bedroom, and it can affect millions of people ... one thing that did change a lot is how empowered I feel when I listen to 'Drivers License.' Before, it was like, 'Ah, it's a sad song that I wrote to manifest what I was going through.' And now, after seeing the reaction that it had, I feel like that vulnerability is really, really powerful. It makes me happy, and not depressed."
Bruno Mars tells Apple Music that he and Anderson .Paak have been working on their Silk Sonic album for years. "There's a song on the album that we started in 2017, and it was just a little phrase that we had, joking around, going back and forth about. And when we got to the studio, 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 Daily Star says Prince Harry and Meghan Markle may ask Oprah Winfrey to be their daughter's Godmother. A source tells the newspaper, "Meghan thinks Oprah would be the perfect godmother for her daughter. She wants her girl to be surrounded by strong female role models, and Oprah certainly fits the bill. She's been a real support to both her and Harry since they moved to California, and Meghan knows she can rely on her, no matter what."
Ryan Reynolds tells We Got This Covered that Salma Hayek actually slapped him in their new movie "The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard." “In Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, I’m slapped in the face twice by Salma and once by Samuel L. Jackson. For the record, it was Salma who didn’t pull the punches. Not even once. I can still feel the sharp sting of her tiny hand working its way into my soft Hollywood cheekbones. May God have mercy on her soul.”
US Weekly Magazine says J-Lo and Ben Affleck are falling back in love. A source tells the magazine, “They have fallen for each other again in a very intense way, but they don’t want to jinx anything by attaching labels or putting themselves under too much pressure. When the time is right and assuming things continue to evolve romantically between them, likely a month or two, they’ll probably go Instagram official or step out hand in hand at a restaurant somewhere.”
Entertainment Tonight says Alex Rodriguez continues to train hard because he is now single and wants a Revenge Body. A source tells the TV show, "He 100 percent kicked it into high gear over the last few months, He knows how good he looks when all dressed up with somewhere to go now. He wants to look good for his ex or any woman. If Rodriguez had it his way, he would still be in a relationship with Lopez.
In touch Weekly Magazine claims Jennifer Lopez's mother, Guadalupe, is hoping Jen and Ben Affleck get married. A source tells the magazine, “Ben even talked to Jen’s mom, Guadalupe, who’s always loved Ben, and she made him promise that he wouldn’t break her daughter’s heart again. Guadalupe has her fingers crossed that this time, they make it down the aisle.”
Hollywoodlife.com claims Jennifer Lopez recently met up with Ben Affleck in Los Angeles. A source tells the website, ''Jennifer was just in Los Angeles for a couple of days. She spent time with Ben. They have kept in touch every day since their Montana trip [earlier this month. They’re reportedly committed to making things work.”
Ace Showbiz says Angelina Jolie celebrated World Bee Day yesterday by posting a picture of herself covered in bees. National Geographic commissioned a photographer to take the stunning portrait. Angelina tells People magazine that she didn't get stung because she didn't shower. "We couldn't shower for three days before. Because they told me, 'If you have all these different scents, shampoos and perfumes and things, the bee doesn't know what you are.' ... Then you put a few things up your nose and in your ears so you don't give them as many holes to climb in. I did have one that got under my dress the entire time. It was like one of those old comedies. I kept feeling it on my knee, on my leg, and then I thought, 'Oh, this is the worst place to get stung. It's getting really close.' It stayed there the entire time we were doing the shoot. And then when I got all the other bees off, I lifted the skirt and he went away."
Gossip Cop says Law & Order star Mariska Hargitay broke her knee and tore a ligament in her right knee. She was spotted wearing an ankle brace and a knee brace. The latest season of SVU has finished shooting so her injury won't affect the show. Mariska did not say how she injured herself
The Robb Report says Steven Spielberg is selling his 282-foot superyacht for $160 million. It has nine sleeping cabins over four decks and can accommodate up to 20 people. The boat is named the Seven Seas and has a pool, two spas, 17 televisions, a movie theater, a pirate protection unit, a formal dining room, a private deck, a massage room, a sauna, a steam room, a baby grand piano, a bar and a health club.
The Dirt says Leonardo DiCaprio has purchased Jesse Tyler Ferguson's Los Angeles estate for $7.1 million. The main home was built in 1928 and has four bedrooms, four bathrooms, a pool, a hand carved front door, a garden, a stenciled ceiling, a wood-paneled office, a screening room, a viewing deck and a Chef's Kitchen
A new survey by Cinch Home Services reveals that 33% of parents give chores to their children they know they will hate.
top 10 most hated chores ...
Cleaning the toilet
Removing hair from drains
Cleaning the bathroom in general
Unclogging the kitchen sink
Cleaning the oven
Hand washing dishes
Cleaning out the fridge
Cleaning up after pets