- The NY Post says plastic surgeons have seen a 25% jump in requests for beard transplants because of Prince Harry. The transplants cost $3,900 and involve moving hair follicles from the back of the head to one's cheeks and chin.
- Entertainment Tonight says Mandy Moore and her husband, Taylor, are the proud parents of a new baby boy named Oscar Bennett. The couple also has a one-year-old son named Gus
- Raw Story says Kanye West has hired Johnny Depp's attorney, Camille Vasquez, to represent him. She will be handling all of his business deals and contracts
- A.V. Club says Angelina Jolie is going to portray Maria Callas in a new movie about the opera singer's life.
- Thirsty For News says an autographed Tom Brady rookie card was recently auctioned off for $2.4 million. It's the highest price paid for a football card at a public auction this year. It took 16 hours to reach the sale price
Food & Drink Trending
- Chewboom says the McRib sandwich is back at McDonald's through November 20th. The sandwich was first introduced in 1981
- A new survey by the National Confectioners Association reveals that 33% of Candy Corn eaters nibble on the white end first. 16% eat Candy Corn by starting at the yellow end. 51% of people gobble Candy Corn all at once.
- Fortune Magazine says candy prices continue to soar ahead of Halloween. The price of Twix bars has jumped by 53% from last year. Skittles is up by 41% while Reese's products are up by 35%. Butterfinger bars have only jumped by 5%
- WTOP says Bob Evans is recalling their Italian pork sausage because customers have found thin pieces of blue rubber in it.
- A new study by Penn State University reveals that eating a handful of prunes a day can prevent bone loss later in life. Researchers had 235 women eat prunes. They found that women in their 60s had less bone loss after a year of eating prunes than women, who ate no prunes at all
Hooray for Hollywood: Here are this past weekend's box office results.
1. "Black Adam," $67 million. (CINEMA SCOOP .. The film earned $73 million overseas and cost $195 million to produce)
2. “Ticket to Paradise,” $16.3 million. (CINEMA SCOOP .. The film earned $80 million overseas and cost $60 million to produce)
3. “Smile,” $8.4 million
4. “Halloween Ends,” $8 million.
5. “Lyle, Lyle Crocodile," $4.2 million.
Charlie Puth tells nj.com when he returns home to New Jersey there is only one place he wants to eat at. “Maybe this will sound kind of anticlimactic because it’s a huge franchise, but the McDonald’s in Shrewsbury would be the first place I went to. It was the first place I went to when I got my driver’s permit, and I was 17 years old. No, that was No. 1 Chinese Food next to Superstar Nails. Fair Haven was the first place I drove to. The second place was the McDonald’s in Shrewsbury and just getting an atrocious amount of food before school, the stuff I could never eat today.”
Ed Sheeran tells the Olean Times-Herald that he doesn't party after concerts, but rather has a fine meal. ''So if I finish a gig, I have to have like half a bottle to a bottle of wine when I'm winding down and a steak or a bit of chicken or something afterwards."
Radar Online claims Gwen Stefani is allegedly happy that Blake Shelton is leaving ''The Voice''. Aource tells the site, “Gwen wants him to spend more time with her, so they can ensure a happy future together. For her it’s personal.''
Hollywoodlife.com says Dua Lipa thinks things could progress between her and Trevor Noah. A source tells the website, “Dua has told friends that she had an amazing time hanging out with him and she thinks Trevor is very sweet. She definitely sees potential and thinks they have great chemistry with each other.”
Post Malone was recently having dinner with former Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin when he said he'll tattoo Irvin's number, 88, on his forehead if the Cowboys win the Super Bowl.
The Daily Mail says Jay-Z and Beyonce's daughter, Blue Ivy, attended the Wearable Art Gala on Saturday in Los Angeles. She bid $80,000 for a pair of diamond earrings. The winner won with a bid of $105,000.
The NY Post says Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen have allegedly hired divorce attorneys and are now ready to fight. A source tells the newspaper, “Things are very nasty between Tom and Gisele because of the lawyers. They are ready for a fight. Tom and Gisele are not battling over the kids, they both want joint custody. But it will take some time to divide their immense wealth and property all over the world. I don’t think there will be any coming back now. They both have lawyers and are looking at what a split will entail, who gets what and what the finances will be.''
The Real Deal says Tom Brady’s Tampa home is for sale for $12.5 million. The home has a wine cellar, an elevator, a rooftop terrace, marble countertops, a pool and a spa.
James Corden was recently doing an interview with the NY Times newspaper when he addressed his restaurant ban. New York City's Baltazar restaurant banned and then unbanned James last week for being nasty to their servers. He told the paper, “I haven’t done anything wrong, on any level. I was there. I get it. I feel so zen about the whole thing. Because I think it’s so silly. I just think it’s beneath all of us. I think I’m probably going to have to talk about it on Monday’s show. My feeling, often, is, never explain, never complain. But I’ll probably have to talk about it.''
The Daily Mail says James Corden is selling his Los Angeles mansion for $9.7 million. The team behind the TV show ''Million Dollar Listing'' is helping James sell the home. He is planning to return to the UK
Priscilla Presley tells the Evening Standard that she has no plans to star in the ''Naked Gun'' reboot with Liam Neeson. "No, I won't (be in it)! I wouldn't do it really if I was asked because you don't fix something that's already fixed. That movie I don't think can be rebooted in the way that Leslie Nielsen and I did it. It was just a great relationship and friendship and we got along great on the set and that was just all fun and what a great experience. Now, in this one, gosh, the actors who are playing the characters, I can't see it visually. Maybe it will come across as great, but I wouldn't be a part of it."
Matthew Perry tells ABC that Jennifer Aniston is the one, who confronted him about his drinking and drug problems. "She was the one that reached out the most. I'm really grateful to her for that. Secrets kill you. Secrets kill people like me. At the time I should have been the toast of the town. I was in a dark room meeting nothing but drug dealers and completely alone."
Perry told the NY Times, "I've probably spent $9 million or something trying to get sober.''
In his new memoir, 'Friends, Lovers And The Big Terrible Thing', Matthew Perry writes that he dumped Julia Roberts in the 90s because he was afraid she was going to break up with him. ''Three or four times a day I would sit by my fax machine and watch the piece of paper slowly revealing her next missive. I was so excited that some nights I would find myself out at some party sharing a flirtatious exchange with an attractive woman and cut the conversation short so I could race home and see if a new fax had arrived. Nine times out of ten, one had. Dating Julia Roberts had been too much for me. I had been constantly certain that she was going to break up with me. Why would she not? I was not enough; I could never be enough; I was broken, bent, unlovable. So instead of facing the inevitable agony of losing her, I broke up with the beautiful and brilliant Julia Roberts. She might have considered herself slumming it with a TV guy, and TV guy was now breaking up with her. I can’t begin to describe the look of confusion on her face.''
Ralph Macchio tells The Hollywood Reporter that Cobra Kai producers are working on developing a Miyagi origin story that could be a series or a movie. “Yes, they are working on it. It’s in the discussion stages. “Cobra Kai does such a good job of unveiling all the layers of these characters and exploring where they came from, their pasts and their backstories. And if you go on Twitter or social media, people ask about Miyagi, who, in essence, is the secret sauce of the film because of the character and [Pat Morita’s] performance. Who was that guy? What was he like as a teenager? What was he like when he first came to the United States? Who was he when he went to World War II? What happened after he loses his wife and child in the internment camps? How does this guy come from Okinawa to a place where he was working as a maintenance guy at an apartment building? What’s that full story? So, yeah, there are discussions, but that’s all I have.”
Claudia Schiffer tells The Sun that she hired a security guard in the 90's because people kept stealing her underwear. “It was a whirlwind, like being a rock star. You couldn’t get to your car unless a path was carved for you. People would cut holes into the fashion tents and try to take pictures of us. We had security at every fashion show, to the extent I even had someone employed to guard my underwear, which was constantly disappearing when I was out on the runway!”
Business Insider says Kanye West is starting his own universe called the 'Yecosystem'. He has trademark requests for that name and "Yeezyverse." Ye plans to use them for food and beverages. A source tells the website, "He's trying to do things that people couldn't even conceive of and he's trying to make it happen. He comes from a good place. It's definitely his goal that everything that people touch that's his is a good thing and has a good impact on the world."
Kanye West tells Piers Morgan that Quentin Tarantino stole the idea for ''Django Unchained'' from him. “Tarantino can write a movie. Actually him and Jamie, they got the idea from me because the idea for Django, I pitched to Jamie Foxx and Quentin Tarantino as the video for ‘Gold Digger'. And then Tarantino turned it into a film.”
Restaurant Review Survey A new survey by the cleaning experts P&G Professional reveals that 66% of online reviews are negative. Other findings:
41% of people leave unfavorable comments to warn others about bad service
50% of people review restaurants after eating at them
25% of people review pubs after drinking at them
5% of people leave bad reviews in hopes a company will offer them a freebie in the future
A new survey by Personal Capital reveals that 88% of families plan to cut one dish from their Thanksgiving feast in order to save money. Other findings:
25% of families are planning to skip Thanksgiving this year in order to save money
50% of Americans plan to celebrate Friendsgiving this year.
33% of people plan to serve pizza during their Friendsgiving celebration. 25% will serve turkey
Holiday Shopping Survey
A new survey by Bankrate reveals that 50% of people are already stressed about buying holiday gifts. Other findings:
- 40% of holiday shoppers say inflation is changing the way they shop
- 35% of people are already setting aside money for holiday gifts