- Courthouse News says a new FDA study claims Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine is highly effective after the first dose. Two doses of the vaccine are needed for full protection. Joe Biden hopes to vaccinate 100 million Americans in the first 100 days of his presidency
- The NY Post says 1.6 million pay-per-view buys were made on Mike Tyson's exhibition against Roy Jones Jr. The fight generated more than $80 million and is going to rank among the top 10 most purchased pay-per-view events of all time.
- Simplemost says a holiday meal is headed to the astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Roast turkey, shortbread biscuits, cranberry sauce and tubes of icing are on the latest cargo ship headed to space.
- The Daily Mail says Mike ‘’The Situation'' Sorrentino’ and his wife, Lauren, are expecting a baby boy
Four Lions Test Positive For Coronavirus: The Independent Newspaper says four lions at a zoo in Barcelona, Spain have tested positive for the coronavirus. Nala, Mima, Run Run and Kiumbe were given coronavirus tests after a zookeeper noticed they were lethargic and showing signs of the virus. The lions allowed the zookeepers to swab their noses with no problems. Two zoo staffers have tested positive for the virus. The lions have been given anti-inflammatory treatments and are being closely monitored
Gabby Barrett tells People magazine that her father is a big reason she's in music today. “My dad was a huge influence on my life, especially early on with music. He was my management and my label wrapped up in one for seven years, and he just did so much. He's the foundation and the rock of the family, and so I wanted to write a song about him and dedicate it to him."
People magazine says Darius Rucker has joined Kane Brown and Justin Timberlake as part of a group to bring baseball to Nashville. Darius says, “I have always been a big fan of Major League Baseball so I’m excited about being part of bringing a team to Tennessee. Nashville is already a great home to several professional sports teams, and I believe baseball is the next step in continuing Nashville’s reputation as one of the greatest cities in the United States.”
Hollywoodlife.com says Blake Shelton recently congratulated Gwen Stefani on her new song, “Let Me Reintroduce Myself,” with a message that read: “I can’t express how happy I am for you. I love you so much it’s pathetic….congratulations!!!”
George Clooney jokingly tells E! News that he wants to replace “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” with his own reality show. "So, I've got a new idea. It's E!, so I think this will fit perfectly. Just pitching it right now: ‘’Keeping Up With the Clooneys''.''
MovieWeb News says Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst and Andrew Garfield are all going to star in the next Spider-Man movie with Tom Holland. Emma Stone is in talks to also join the trio. No word on how the producers are going to use Maguire and Garfield alongside Holland. Jamie Foxx is also returning as Electro
TMZ says Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is allegedly in trouble because he is behind on his community service. The Jersey Shore star and tax evader has only completed 18 hours of his 500-hour requirement. Mike's probation officer has asked him to volunteer at Toys for Tots, his church and several food banks. He is failing to attend community service because of the coronavirus,
Cinema Blend has revealed the alleged plot of Space Jam 2 starring LeBron James. The movie will follow James as he tries to steer his son to follow in his footsteps
James says, "It’s more of a family movie. It's a parenting movie between me and my son and me trying to demand my son to do something because I was taught that way growing up, demand my son to play basketball. 'This is all you're gonna do, this is how you do it.' And me as a parent not listening to my son and not believing in what my son is actually great at. It's a tackling between me being a parent and supporting my son, and my son basically turning off at some point and me trying to regain that trust throughout the movie. Along with the great Bugs Bunny, and Lola, and Taz, and Tweety, all of them.''
Yahoo Sports says Michael Jordan's private golf course uses drones to deliver beer and snacks to golfers. Michael also has go-karts that go as fast as 35 mph. Michael's private club in Hobe Sound, Florida has less than 100 members
Life & Style Weekly Magazine claims Johnny Depp allegedly believes that Hollywood has turned against him because of his legal troubles and toxic marriage to Amber Heard. A source tells the magazine, ''Hollywood has turned against Johnny. He's panicking about being a washed-up celebrity and is afraid no one will hire him to work in big-budget movies ever again. Execs are scared of the toxicity surrounding Johnny's name, so many of the projects are now up in the air. Yes, he's getting $10 million from Fantastic Beasts, but even that kind of money doesn't go very far when you've been living like he has. Maybe he can do something like a reality show, but that would never pay his bills. He's considering writing a tell-all book, because it might be the only way to get his side of the story out there."
TOP 15 CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS … According to a new survey by M&S Bank
1. Christmas dinner
2. Decorating the Christmas tree
3. Spending more time with family and friends
4. Exchanging presents with family
5. Watching Christmas films
6. Decorating the house for Christmas
7. Listening to Christmas music
8. Eating chocolate
9. Opening an Advent calendar
10. Sending Christmas cards
11. Christmas shopping for presents
12. Seeing Christmas lights get turned on
13. Christmas shopping for food and drink
14. Playing board games
15. Family games and activities