- MarketWatch says the U.S. has had 1 million new coronavirus cases in the last six days. The virus has killed more than 246,000 people in the U.S.
- Business Insider says the astronauts aboard the SpaceX rocket that launched yesterday for the International Space Station took along a Baby Yoda doll from ''The Mandalorian.'' They are using it as their zero gravity indicator. When the toy floats, the astronauts will know they have reached zero gravity
- TMZ says Vice President Elect Kamala Harris dated Montel Williams in 2001.Pictures of them have surfaced online.
- The Daily Mail says women, named Karen, are receiving 31% fewer messages and matches on Internet dating sites and apps because of the negative stereotype associated with their name. Women named Karin, Carin, and Caren have seen a 22% drop in messages because of their name.
- Screen Rant claims Sylvester Stallone is going to star in ''Suicide Squad 2.'' No word on what his role will be
- Brand Eating says Baskin-Robbins is celebrating Thanksgiving with a Turkey Ice Cream Cake. The cake resembles a turkey and has sugar cone legs. It can be covered in a caramel or chocolate glaze and can serve 12 to 16 people.
- Fox Business News says Costco is selling a private jet membership. It costs $17,499 and comes with a Costco store card worth $3,500. Costco has access to 300 private jets.
- WWTI says Lego is selling their largest set ever for the holidays. The Coliseum has over 9,000 pieces and costs $550. It resembles the Rome Colosseum and has 1,500 more pieces than the Lego Star Wars Millennium Falcon
- Dustin Johnson won the Masters Golf Tournament by shooting a -20 under 268.He beat Tiger Woods' 1997 record by two shots. Tiger shot a 10 on the par-3 12th hole at Augusta. It was the worst ever one hole score in his 24-year career as a professional
- International Delight is celebrating the holidays with three new Elf-inspired flavors. Flavors include Peppermint Mocha, Frosted Sugar Cookie and Caramel Waffle Cookie. Each bottle has an outline of Will Ferrell's Elf character
Hooray for Hollywood: Here are this past weekend's box office results.
1 Freaky... $3.7 million (CINEMA SCOOP: The movie cost $6 million to produce)
2 Let Him Go... $1.8 million
3 The War With Grandpa... $1.3 million
4 Come Play... $1.1 million
5 Honest Thief... $800,000
Nike Producing Self-Lacing Air Jordan Sneakers: Fox News says Nike is planning to release a self-lacing Air Jordan sneaker in December. Inspired by Nike's previous self-lacing Back to the Future sneakers, the shoe can change colors and has flashing lights on the side. The new Air Jordan will be out on December 30th
BTS' RM tells Variety magazine that the pandemic made them appreciate their fans more. “It has been a difficult year for many. We have also had to face many surprises and changes. That naturally made us think profoundly about music. We can honestly say that we love it, and we are passionate about singing and dancing more than anyone. We realized, however, that no matter how passionate we are, we need our fans there to listen to our songs and watch us perform. It made us eager to comfort and give joy to people through our music and performance more than ever.”
Brobible says Dua Lipa has been added to the FIFA 21 video game as a playable character.
Ava Max tells E! News that she has a love-hate relationship with ''Tiger King.''"Tiger King was wild when it first came out. I feel like everyone and their moms were watching Tiger King. I was kind of hesitant at first when I watched it. It's entertaining but its also kind of crazy, so I'm torn. I don't know whether to love it or hate it."
Top Earning Dead Celebrities according to Forbes
1 Michael Jackson ... $48 million
2 Dr. Seuss .. $33 million
3 Peanuts creator Charles Schulz ... $32.5 million
4 Arnold Palmer ... $25 million
5 Elvis ... $23 million
6 Kobe Bryant ... $20 million
The Sun says Kanye West is threatening to leave America because he lost the presidential election. A source tells the newspaper, "He doesn’t understand what went wrong and he wants out because we don’t deserve him. Kanye isn’t a rational person. He honestly thought he had a chance of getting millions of votes. The end result was humiliating. There is no way Kim and the kids are moving to a new country, because her husband’s feeling were hurt."
The Wrap says Marvel is not going to use a digital double or digital recreation of Chadwick Boseman in ''Black Panther 2.'' The company says, ''There’s only one Chadwick and he’s not with us. Our king, unfortunately, has died in real life, not just in fiction, and we are taking a little time to see how we return to history and what we do to honor this chapter of what has happened to us that was so unexpected, so painful, so terrible, really.”
IGN News says Chris Pratt is joining the cast of "Thor: Love and Thunder". He is going to reprise his role as Peter Quill, aka Star-Lord, from the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise. Quill and Thor had a friendly rivalry in the Avengers movies.
The Mercury News says Lori Loughlin's Dublin, California prison has been hit with a coronavirus outbreak. She is in quarantine in a storage building that's been converted into a makeshift isolation unit. The unit has temporary showers, temporary toilets and no heat or hot water. Lori and other inmates are sleeping on mats on cold concrete floors. Eleven inmates have been diagnosed with the virus
Thanksgiving Dinner Survey A new survey by Ohio State University reveals that 38% of people plan to have a Thanksgiving dinner with 10 or more people. Other findings:
- 33% of Thanksgiving dinner hosts are not going to require their guests to wear coronavirus masks
- 25% of Thanksgiving dinner hosts are not going to require their guests to practice social distancing.