- CBS says Stephen Colbert's Late Show will return to the Ed Sullivan Theater on June 14th. His audiences are going to be fully vaccinated.
- The Wall Street Journal says sales of deodorant, teeth whitener, perfume, nail polish, sunscreen, luggage and swimsuits are skyrocketing as the pandemic tapers off.
- The movie site JoBlo says Lindsay Lohan is going to star in a romantic Christmas comedy for Netflix. She is going to play a newly engaged hotel heiress, who gets amnesia after a skiing accident and then finds herself in the care of a ski lodge owner.
- The Robb Report says Kobe Bryant's rookie jersey was recently auctioned off for $3.69 million. The yellow Lakers jersey is the most expensive game-worn jersey ever sold.
- Totally the Bomb says Starbucks has added a Pink Panther Frappuccino to their secret menu. The vanilla bean Frappuccino is infused with dragon fruit and raspberry syrup. It is topped with whipped cream
- The Sun says Pizza Hut restaurants in the UK are offering a roast dinner pizza.The pizza is topped with roast beef, stuffing and roasted potatoes.
McDonald's Countering Employee Shortage With Free iPhones: Newsweek says some McDonald's restaurants are trying to attract new employees by offering iPhones. The restaurants are posting signs that read: "Now Hiring ... Free iPhone After 6 Months Of Employment."
The Internet reacts...
"MCDONALDS IS STARVING."
"They could just offer livable wage instead of this theatrics."
Exotic Dancer Shortage: Fox News says America is facing an exotic dancer shortage because of the pandemic. Clubs were closed during the pandemic so dancers moved on to other jobs. Some clubs are offering dancers $1,000 to join them.
Maroon 5's Adam Levine tells The BBC that he almost got yelled at by a woman for having an argument in a hotel hallway. "We were having this screaming match in the hallway of the Roosevelt Hotel and this woman came out of her room angrily, to complain because it was late at night. The she recognized me and had a very confused response. She was all ready to yell at us for making noise and then she went, "Oh, hey, I love you on The Voice!""
Fleetwood Mac star Stevie Nicks appears on a new song on Maroon 5's upcoming album, ''Jordi''. She sings on a song called "Remedy''
Dua Lipa tells Elle magazine that she cooked octopus for the first time while quarantining with Anwar Hadid. "We were just buying our normal fish and stuff, and octopus came up. So we said, ‘Okay, let’s try something different.’ It’s about making things fun, coming up with different recipes, trying out things that we’ve never done before."
The Kid LAROI tells Billboard magazine that Justin Bieber gave him some great advice. "I said, 'Oh man, I’m on the way to this photo shoot but I’m really tired though. I’m not feeling it.' He goes, 'Yeah, I know it gets like that sometimes, but make sure you just take in everything and take a moment to just realize like, I wanted to do this my whole life. Now I’m finally doing it. Even though it gets annoying, take the good from it and be like, this is sick that I get to do this as my life.'"
The Weeknd tells Variety magazine that he sang so much as a kid that he ended up in trouble. "I didn’t know that I had a gift with music, but I was always singing. I was actually getting in trouble because I would sing in class — my poor mother, it became a real problem! I was really shy, so I wasn’t really singing to my friends or girls, but when I was maybe 13, somebody said, ‘You actually have a pretty nice voice.’
Bruno Mars tells Rolling Stone magazine that he thought success would come much quicker for him.“I was so full of myself at 18. I was a kid, man. I thought I’d go to Hollywood, sing for someone and that’s it, I’m playing Madison Square Garden. (laughs) I know now it doesn't quite work that way. ”
A new survey by Nicki Swift reveals that 32% of people want Jennifer Aniston to date Bradley Cooper.
Other celebrities people think Jen should date ...
Captain America Chris Evans 17%
Colin Farrell 11%
Jon Hamm 9%
Bill Hader 8%
Harry Styles 6%
New Idea magazine claims Jennifer Aniston and David Schwimmer allegedly flirted while taping their "Friends" reunion special. A source tells the magazine, “They found they had a lot more in common now that so much time has passed and could often be found alone together in their trailers catching up. The other cast members couldn’t help but notice this is the first time they’ve both been single at the same time in more than 20 years and perhaps sparks were flying. It didn’t escape anyone’s notice that he slid a tender arm around her waist. Jen really enjoyed their time together. She hadn’t thought about him all that much since they stopped filming the series, but she’s seen him in a whole new light.''
New Idea magazine claims Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi may relocate to Australia. A source tells the magazine, “Ellen’s been a hellcat since the big backlash started last year. She’s been behaving recklessly too and sleeping barely three hours a night. Portia’s been tearing her hair out with worry, but all her attempts to fix things have only made things worse. It’s no secret Ellen and Portia have gone through hell and they almost split a couple of times during lockdown. But they’re both beginning to realize that a fresh new start in Australia could be exactly what they need. Neither of them wants a divorce but something has to give. Ellen loves warmer weather, so they could also be considering a second home in Byron Bay or somewhere further up the NSW coast. Whatever makes Ellen happy is the key to all of this.''
In touch Weekly Magazine claims Bill Gates' mistress is allegedly planning a tell-all book. A source tells the magazine, “Bill and Melinda definitely had a bizarre, strained marriage. And who knows what this former mistress could reveal if she were to come forward publicly? This could end up being a $130 billion mistake.''
In touch Weekly Magazine claims Ben Affleck may move into Jennifer Lopez's Bel-Air, California mansion. A source tells the magazine, “They have basically gone from hanging out to living together. Ben and Jennifer are happy together, and they don’t want to waste any more time. They moved really quickly the first time, too. But things are a lot different now. They’ve both matured. And they’ve learned how to maintain relationships in the spotlight. They blamed their breakup on all the public attention, but they’re both so much better at handling that stuff now. He’d have to get her an even more amazing ring than the $2.5 million 6.1-carat Harry Winston pink diamonds she got in 2002. But their friends think the timing is finally right for them – it’s definitely one of Hollywood’s craziest love stories.''
BroBible says Alex Rodriguez posted a picture of himself with a young blonde on Instagram. The picture was captioned with: "din din with the big boss ... thanks for dinner ... arod''. No word on who the woman is.
The NY Post says Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck worked out yesterday in Miami. A source, who spotted them at the Anatomy Gym, says, “They were both working out, separately with different trainers. She looked fit as could be and worked out harder than most girls half her age. A few models work out while she is there, and they have all started working out harder because they see how hard J.Lo works out! She is motivating other members just with her work ethic.”
Perez Hilton says Ben was wearing a watch that J.Lo gave him when they dated before. He kept it while married to Jennifer Garner
A source tells E! News, "Ben has been making the effort to make it work with their schedules. He's really making a huge effort. J.Lo thinks Ben has really stepped up and loves this version of him. It's comforting to her and she is smitten. They are giddy together and you can tell she's really happy."
People magazine says The Rock recently posted: "Beautiful weekend breakfast with my favorite ladies watching A QUIET PLACE. My girls ain't scared of s—. Jk, we're watching THE GODFATHER. Actually LION KING for the 8,000th time, but next weekend we watch SCARFACE! #myfavoriteplace #breakfastwithmyloves."
John Krasinski responded: "Oh man, I'm so honored! I hope the girl's lov— wait what!?"
Mashed Magazine says Jerry Seinfeld's wife, Jessica, is releasing her fifth cookbook on October 12th. It is titled "Vegan, At Times" and has 120 plant-based recipes. Jessica says, "Humans love variety. Sometimes we eat healthy and sometimes we don't. If you can eat vegan food a few days a week, you will feel better, have more energy, do good for animals and the planet.''
A new survey by the Robert Half staffing firm reveals that 44% of workers are burned out. That's up 10% from a year ago. Other findings:
- 49% of workers say they are fatigued because of a heavier workload
- 33% of people plan to take three weeks of vacation time this year
- 32% of workers are planning to take a staycation this year
- 11% of workers are planning a workcation this year