- WMTW says Amazon is going to hold their Prime Day sales on June 21st and June 22nd. Prime Day only makes up 1% to 2% of Amazon's annual sales. The company plans to offer two million deals this year
- Newser says Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit has failed a second drug test. The test revealed the horse had steroids in its system.
- ESPN says Duke head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski is retiring after next season. He coached at the school for 41 years and has been to 12 Final Fours. Mike has won five national championships and will be replaced by Duke alum Jon Scheyer
- The Chicago Tribune says Adidas has created a new Bart Simpson sneaker called the El Barto. The $65 white shoe has El Barto written in black on the side along with a picture of Bart.
FDA Warns People Not To Eat Cicadas: The FDA is warning people, who have seafood and shellfish allergies, not to eat cicadas. They tweeted: "We have to say it. Don't eat #cicadas if you're allergic to seafood as these insects share a family relation to shrimp and lobsters."
Many people are making cicada tacos and cicada sushi
Kids Name Snow Plow Trucks: The Denver Channel says the Colorado Department of Transportation recently allowed Colorado kids to pick names for their new snow plows, which they will use next Winter.
The new fleet of 20 trucks are named ....
Abominable Arctic King Bigfoot Blizzard Cheese Ball Darth Blader Eisenplower Fresh Plowder Frosty Jack Frost Mr. Plow Mr. Snowtastic No-way Snow-day Olaf Plowzilla Sno-way Snow Crusher Snowball Snowtorious B.I.G. Zebulon Ice
Olivia Rodrigo tells Billboard magazine that she loves all genres of music. “I am just obsessed with all types of music. You know how somebody’s like, ‘Oh, what kind of music do you listen to?’ And they’re like, ‘I like all music!’ And you’re like, ‘OK, that gives me nothing.’ But I truly am!”
Radar Online claims Lady Gaga has allegedly postponed her tour because of her dognapping incident.
The Kid Laroi tells JustJared.com that his most expensive splurges have been on clothes. “I buy a lot of expensive clothes, but I don’t know, I can’t really think of something. Maybe the most sick thing was like a jacket or a sweater that was probably like $5,000 or $6,000. You know, I love spending money on clothes and stuff like that.”
Justin Bieber tells HarpersBazaar.com that he wouldn't wish being a child star on anyone. "I wouldn't suggest being a child star. I wouldn't wish that [headache] on anyone. It's the toughest thing in the world...Everything is so based on people's looks and stuff...Look at the statistics on how many child stars have crumbled and turned out to be wack jobs."
Bruno Mars tells CBS that he doesn't take offense when people tell him he sounds like other artists. "A lot of people are really quick to say, “That song sounds like this.” Or, “He’s tryin’ to sound like this.” And I’m always like, “You’re right, I am. That’s how-- that’s why we’re all here.” You know, we all grew up idolizing another musician. That’s how this works. That’s how music is created."
The Daily Express says Queen Elizabeth believes in ghosts and never has just 13 place settings at her dinner table. A source tells the newspaper, "The Queen won’t let 13 people sit down at a dinner table, not because she is superstitious but in case guests are. She does believe in ghosts and has several lucky charms in her handbag."
People magazine says Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez are starting to plan a future together. A source tells the magazine, ''J-Lo and Ben are “slowly starting to talk about the future. They will continue to travel back and forth between Los Angeles and Miami, they are very happy together. This is not a casual relationship. They are taking it seriously and want it to be long-lasting.”
A source tells US Weekly Magazine, “Jen and Ben have been all over each other and can’t seem to get enough — all day, every day. Their chemistry is off the charts. They are always affectionate.”
n touch Weekly Magazine claims Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have allegedly been banned from the Royal Palace. A source tells the magazine, “They secretly banned Harry and Meghan from returning to the Royal family. And the Queen wants to strip them of their Duke and Duchess of Sussex titles. Harry could destroy Charles’ chances of becoming king. Harry could have left the royal family without doing this much damage.”
Brobible says Guy Fieri recently left a $5,000 tip at the 9 Beach Latin restaurant in Miami. The restaurant Facebooked: "A shout-out to celebrity chef Guy Fieri from the food Network.. he left a $5,000 tip @ 9beach Latin Restaurant ; "to be divided by all the staff and kitchen personnel," Outstanding and greatly appreciated by all. Thanks!"
Tiffany Haddish tells Entertainment Tonight that she is planning to adopt. “I really wanted to be a foster parent, but because I’m at a certain level of success, my lawyer suggested that it’s probably best to just adopt, and I’m on that process now. I want to get somebody that’s 5 [years old] and up. You know, already knows how to use the restroom, already knows how to talk, already knows how to communicate. All I want to do is pour knowledge in … get them ready for the big, bad world. That’s what I want to do”
Hollywoodlife.com says David Spade is going to replace Chris Harrison as host of ''Bachelor in Paradise.'' Producers made the switch because they thought the show had become too serious. Spade follows the franchise and often posts Bachelor commentary on his Instagram page.
The National Enquirer claims some of Ellen DeGeneres's staffers are allegedly glad her talk show is ending. A source tells the magazine,“There are high fives all around because this is finally karma biting Ellen in the butt. She can try to defend herself all she wants, but the feeling is she’s been brought down for good reason and her demise deserves to be celebrated. It sucks for staffers who will need to find other jobs, but for a lot of them, anything’s better than being anywhere near Ellen’s hellish orbit. There are some seriously talented folks who didn’t deserve to be treated this badly. To see Ellen go out with a big black eye like this is a real boost. To say they’re relieved is an understatement of the century.''
OK! magazine claims Katie Holmes may relocate to Hollywood now that her New York romance with Emilio Vitolo Jr. is over. A source tells the magazine, “She likes the idea of relocating to Hollywood, where it will be easier to date someone who she knows isn’t in it for the fame. She loves the city and plans to keep her residence there, but she wants to be where the action is and show people what she’s got. I don’t think Emilio was ever really that serious about Katie, but he certainly seems to have enjoyed all the attention he got from being with her.''
Most Frisky Cities ... According to a new survey by Lawnstarter based on number of singles, adult content and toy sales
1. Paradise, NV
2. Orange, CA
3. Hollywood, FL
4. Providence, RI
5. Atlanta, GA
6. Fort Lauderdale, FL
7. Newark, NJ
8. Dayton, OH
9. Tempe, AZ
10. Baltimore, MD