- NBC says cicadas have stopped making noise in certain parts of the country because temperatures have dipped below 70 degrees. Cicadas don't like cold weather and stop singing and mating when temps dive into the 60's.
- WLKY says Krispy Kreme has given away 1.5 million donuts to vaccinated people. Vaccinated people can get a free donut a day for the rest of the year.
- A new survey by Adweek reveals that 39% of people added one streaming service during the pandemic. Netflix (62%) is the most popular streaming service followed by Amazon Prime (54%) and Disney+ (33%)
Coffee Prices On Rise: Markets Insider says the price of your morning coffee may go up because of a drought in Brazil. The drought is expected to continue through August which means 2022 and 2023 crops will have weak yields. Coffee prices have risen by 70% in the past year.
Grad Signs Going Viral: ABC says a Cypress, Texas father is going viral because of the graduation signs he placed on his front lawn.
Ryan Parappuram's sign reads: ''Class of 2021 Cypress Woods High School. Valedictorian.''
His older brother's sign reads: ''Justin Parappuram. Class of 2021 Texas A&M. NOT Valedictorian".
Ryan tweeted: "My dad swears he doesn't have a favorite"
Justin posted: ''I love both my dad and brother, this was all in good fun! I'm super proud of my brother, and I know he is proud of me, too. My dad couldn't be more thrilled for the both of us and only printed this sign with my consent."
The Daily Mail says Taylor Swift is going to star in a new movie with Christian Bale, Rami Malek, Margot Robbie and Zoe Saldana. The movie is going to be directed by David O Russell. The title and script remain a secret
Olivia Rodrigo says she has a surefire way to get out of a bad date. “If it goes wrong, call me on FaceTime and fake an emergency, or I’ll pretend I’m dying and you have to come save me. I haven’t really had to do that yet, but several friends have done that for me.”
The NY Post says N'SYNC star Lance Bass and his partner, Michael Turchin, are expecting twins. The couple went through nine different egg donors before a surrogate got pregnant.
The Weeknd tells HipHopDX.com that he hates doing interviews. "Honestly, I want to do interviews now because it’s one thing that I haven’t mastered. Even Prince did interviews. Michael Jackson did interviews. And I can tell in the interviews they’re uncomfortable. Why are they doing this? Because they feel like they have to do it to be a complete artist."
Justin Bieber tells USA Today that you can see how much he's changed by looking in his eyes. "You know how you can tell a person by their eyes, their intentions and where they're at? Well, my eyes changed, they got softer and brighter. They're open. I have more of a grasp of who I am at this point."
The Sun says "Friends" star Matthew Perry and his fiancee, Molly Hurwitz, have allegedly broken up. The newspaper quotes him as saying, "Sometimes things just don't work out and this is one of them. I wish Molly the best." He is 51 while she is 29. They began dating in 2018.
The Sun says Matthew and Molly began to have trouble when a 19 year-old woman on the Raya dating app posted a video of Matthew flirting with her
The National Enquirer claims Meghan Markle is allegedly pushing Prince Harry to get a hair transplant. A source tells the magazine, ''Meghan’s all about appearances, so when she sees Harry’s hair coming out in clumps, she wants him to do something about it before it’s too late. He ’s tired of being the laughingstock of the British press for his rapid hair loss. He’s ready to do something about it.''
E! News says Amy Schumer celebrated her 40th birthday yesterday. Her husband, Chris Fischer, jokingly gave her a chocolate cake with a frosting message that read: "I'm leaving you. This was the only way I could think to do it." Amy was speechless when she received it.
The NY Post says Jennifer Lopez isn't moving too fast with Ben Affleck. A source tells the newspaper, “She has to ensure that she is taking her children into account. They are her priority. She’s 51 and has always put importance on chemistry. She’s wondering how many times lightning can strike. She feels like he has grown since they were together.”
The Worst Reality TV Mom … According to a new survey by the website Nicki Swift
Kris Jenner... 40%
24% Julie Chrisley... 7%
Worst Celebrities To Live Next To... According to a new survey by the website Nicki Swift
Kanye West 31%
Kim Kardashian 28%
YouTube star James Charles 12%
Lisa Vanderpump 10%
Bethenny Frankel 8%
Brobible says Kimberly Alexander, the woman accusing Tristan Thompson of fathering her six-year-old son, now admits to faking messages from Khloe Kardashian. The website says Khloe never sent any messages to Alexander.
Alexander says she wants Tristan to take another paternity test. "The DNA test Thompson took was done at a Kardashian affiliated facility. You expect me to believe that the in-home test he took was accurate? Especially one associated with a family known for scandals and sweeping things under the rug my son isn’t something you can sweep under the rug Khloe. Tristan Thompson is a scum bag womanizer which everyone knows. I am 100% sure he is the father of my son what is a mother supposed to do after a year of no answers, no response. One in-home test has been done and you think it’s the end no way.”
Female First says Kristen Bell recently saw her parents for the first time in a year due to the pandemic. She posted a picture of her mom and dad along with the caption: “Saw my parents for the first time in over a year. It was my dad's birthday, so we took him out to a nice dinner and he told me that since it was his birthday he absolutely did not have to take his mask off for the pictures I wanted. I get my stubbornness from him. Happy birthday, dad. I'm so glad you're mine.''
The Dirt says Ellen DeGeneres has purchased a Montecito, California beach bungalow for $2.9 million. The 1954 home has two bedrooms, two bathrooms and is steps away from Butterfly Beach. The house has custom cabinets, a soaking tub and a private courtyard.
Most Popular Men's Underwear... According to a new survey of 2,000 people by the stain removal product company Dr Beckman
Boxer briefs 26%
Boxer shorts 10%
Long johns 2%