- KDVR says Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is not interested in purchasing the Denver Broncos even though Patriots owner Robert Kraft and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones are pushing for him to buy an NFL franchise. CNN says Bezos would rather develop a new commercial space station called Orbital Reef, which will host science experiments and vacation getaways
- Former Bachelor host Chris Harrison has gotten engaged to his girlfriend, Lauren Zima. He posted a picture of himself proposing on one knee
- BroBible says Red Lobster is selling frozen Cheddar Bay Biscuits exclusively at Walmart stores. They take 20 to 25 minutes to bake at home.
- The High Vee Store, in Plattsmouth, Nebraska, has set a new world record for the world's largest ice cream sandwich. It took 30 employees five hours to create the 2,960-pound ice cream sandwich. They beat their goal by 500 pounds
- Screen Rant says Brendan Fraser is going to play a villain in the new HBO MAX Batgirl movie. He will most likely play a criminal pyromaniac named Firefly.
- Unilad claims Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr are holding a charity basketball game in Las Vegas in December. Both retired boxers will bring their own teams in order to raise money for kids in need.
- NBC says a pair of Michael Jordan shoes from 1984 were auctioned off for $1.5 million. A shoe collector, named Nick Fiorella, bought the red and white high-top sneakers
Halloween Skeleton Supply Down To Bare Bones: The Houston Chronicle says Halloween decorations are in short supply due to supply chain issues. People are paying as much as $1,000 for 12-foot skeletons on Facebook Marketplace. Many people are going to Goodwill stores and thrift stores to try and find skeletons and other decorations. Home Depot was selling 12-foot skeletons for $300. Those same skeletons are now selling for $600 online.
Hannibal Lechter Ice Cream Flavor: Mashed magazine says a Minneapolis ice cream parlor, called Bebe Zito Ice Cream, is celebrating Halloween with a Hannibal Lecter flavor called Hannibal's Dinner. The ice cream has a sweet cream base, cookie dough that resembles a brain and fava bean cake mix. The ice cream is topped with a caramelized Chianti wine drizzle.
Pastry chef Ben Spangler created the flavor and says, "We were so stumped, and we were watching 'The Silence of the Lambs'. When Hannibal said the line, 'A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti,' immediately my brain went, 'Oh, I know how to make a sweet-savory fudgy mousse.'"
Starbucks Adds Chucky Frappaccino For Halloween: Fox News says a Chucky Frappuccino has been added to Starbucks' secret menu in honor of Halloween. The Chucky doll became famous after being the main star of the 1988 film ''Child's Play''. The drink has a white mocha Frappuccino base with strawberry puree, pumpkin spice powder and whipped cream.
The Bride of Chucky Frappuccino has a chocolate cookie crumble creme Frappuccino base with white mocha sauce, funnel cake syrup and extra mocha drizzle.
Bucs Receiver Gives Away Brady's $500,000 Football: BroBible says Tom Brady threw his 600th touchdown yesterday. Wide receiver Mike Evans handed Brady's ball to a fan in the stands. A Buccaneers official spoke to the fan and got him to give the ball back to Brady. Goldin Auctions says the ball is worth $500,000 Brady is the only quarterback in NFL history to throw 600 touchdowns
** UPDATE **
BroBible says the Buccaneers gave the fan two signed jerseys and a helmet from Tom. A signed Mike Evans jersey and his game cleats. A $1,000 merchandise credit and two season tickets for the remainder of this year and next year.
Yahoo News says a search warrant has revealed that Alec Baldwin was practicing removing his revolver from his holster when it accidentally discharged and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. She told director Joel Souza that she could not feel her legs as she was stumbling to the ground Baldwin was told he had a gun with blanks.
Radar Online says Alec and his family are grieving in the Hamptons. A source tells the website, “Alec is with his wife Hilaria, and their children, in the Hamptons. He is inconsolable and still trying to make sense of what has happened. He needs to be away from the world at the moment. To say he is devastated is an understatement. Alec will never get over this. The movie is over. It will never be finished. In fact things are so bad he might never step foot on a movie set ever again. Alec has removes himself from the public eye, maybe for good. No one is harder on themselves than he is. Alec will never forgive himself for this. Never.”
We Got This Covered says the assistant director who gave Alec Baldwin the okay to shoot his gun was involved in a similar incident in 2019 while working on a movie called ''Freedom's Path.'' The website quotes a source as saying, “I can confirm that Dave Halls was fired from the set of Freedom’s Path in 2019 after a crew member incurred a minor and temporary injury when a gun was unexpectedly discharged. Halls was removed from set immediately after the prop gun discharged. Production did not resume filming until Dave was off-site. An incident report was taken and filed at that time.''
Radar Online claims Brad Pitt is allegedly dating Jack Osbourne's ex-wife, Lisa Stelly. The two were seen at the Bel-Air Hotel. A source tells the website, "They walked in quickly and were seated at a private booth in the back so I only got a quick glance." Lisa and Jack have three children together
The Dirt says Ellen DeGeneres has sold her Montecito, California estate for $55 million. The buyer has not yet been identified. Ellen bought the home in 2020 for $49 million. It has a pond, a row boat, walking trails, organic vegetable gardens, a pool and mountain views.
US Weekly Magazine claims Jennifer Lopez wants kids with Ben Affleck. A source tells the magazine; “Jennifer has always wanted another child. Ben’s in his element with Jennifer because she doesn’t try to change who he is. Lopez has always thought her family would be with Ben.''
James Bond star Daniel Craig tells Sorted magazine that he hates social media. “I can categorically state that I won't be going on social media ever in my life. It's not that I dislike people. It's more that I just want to have a private life like everyone else who isn't in the public eye. I don't get why people want to speak to me or get me to go out with them or anything, anyway. I'm relatively boring and I like my own space.''
The Robb Report says Keanu Reeves recently bought Rolex watches for the John Wick 4 stunt team. The four stuntmen all got watches that were engraved with the words: "Thank You ...Keanu ... JW 4 ... 2021''. Keanu gave the watches to the team during a wrap party.
The National Enquirer claims Miley Cyrus allegedly went ballistic after she learned her ex-husband, Liam Hemsworth, is planning to propose to his girlfriend, Gabriella Brooks. A source tells the magazine; “Miley is jealous of anyone getting close to Liam. She doesn’t have a remote chance of getting him back. The fact that things are officially over forever with Hemsworth has been a hard pill to swallow. For the first time Miley’s seeing the consequences of her brash actions. Miley’s hearing talk Liam’s planning to marry Gabriella and she can’t stand it!”
US Weekly Magazine claims Tori Spelling allegedly feels trapped in her marriage to Dean McDermott. A source tells the magazine, She feels trapped right now. Spelling recently learned that McDermott could still sue her for child support if they split and went ballistic. Spelling is miserable with her husband, the source continues, but remains in the marriage for the kids. Their kids “have no idea what’s going on.''
The National Enquirer claims Courteney Cox has allegedly turnedg into a bridezilla as she plans her wedding to Johnny Mcdaid. A source tells the magazine, “Courteney’s gripped with anxiety and driving everyone crazy – including her fiancé. Cox and McDaid already agreed to have a church wedding. And the couple also agreed on having a castle reception. Courteney is such a control freak she can’t let go. Johnny’s seeing what married life with a type-A person could look like and it’s not comforting.''
A new survey by YouGov reveals that 23% of people say Halloween is one of their favorite holidays. Other findings:
- 10% of people don't celebrate Halloween
- 20% of people don't like Halloween
Holiday Shopping Survey
A new survey by Ellevest reveals that 38% of women are stressed about their holiday shopping. Other findings:
- holiday gift prices are expected to rise by as much as 20% this year due to supply chain issues.
- 90% of people won't be able to pay off their post-holiday credit card balances within a month
My friend from work is upset with me because I have a Gym Spouse. I go to the health club, but my husband doesn't. I took my friend to the club on Saturday. She met my Gym Spouse. He's like a Work Spouse, but only a guy I work out with at the gym. My friend says it's wrong that I have a Gym Spouse and that I take my wedding ring off when working out with him. She also says it's wrong that he sometimes gets handsy while he spots me. I have to admit I love the flirting and the personal training. I would never take it past the health club. She is making me feel guilty and like I am doing something wrong. My husband doesn't know about my Gym Spouse. Am I doing anything wrong?