HOT Minute w/Kara Hart


What’s happening in Hollywood?  You’re interested.. but don’t have the time to be THAT interested.  60 seconds – 3 headlines – Kara Hart will keep you up to date with the HOT gos! Listen weekdays at 1:10pm at 97.1FM | 95.7FM;; smartspeakers; or TuneIn App!

Thurs. May 16:

  • Sources say Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are headed for divorce.  Quote, “They both said they’d matured and learned from their mistakes, but some of the bigger issues that tore them apart the first time remained the same.”
  • Angie Harmon is suing Instacart and the driver who shot and killed her dog over Easter Weekend.  The driver claimed it was self-defense, and police didn’t charge him.
  • Olivia Rodrigo suffered a wardrobe malfunction during a show in London, when her top popped open in the back while she was singing “Love Is Embarrassing”.  She managed to finish the song without flashing the audience.

Wed. May 15:

  • Jennifer Lopez went house-hunting . . . without Ben Affleck.  Should we start speculating?
  • The mothers of Miss USA and Miss Teen USA, who both resigned, say their daughters were, quote, “ill-treated, abused, bullied, and cornered.”
  • Noah Cyrus has now posted tributes to mom on Mother’s Day and for her birthday.  Is the family feud over?

Tues. May 14:

  • Judge Judy is suing the “National Enquirer” and “InTouch Weekly” for defamation, for claiming she was trying to get a retrial for the Menendez brothers.  She says it’s, quote, “going to cost” them.
  • NBC unveiled its fall schedule yesterday, and it included the announcement that Snoop Dogg and Michael Bublé will be first-time judges on Season 26 of “The Voice”, alongside Gwen Stefani and Reba McEntire.
  • Steve Carell won’t be showing up on “The Office” spin-off series, but he will be watching it.  He doesn’t see a reason for Michael Scott to be included.

Mon. May 13:

  • Gavin Rossdale went on vacation to Mexico with his girlfriend, and in paparazzi pictures that hit the Web Friday, she looks exactly like a younger Gwen Stefani.  She’s 35 years old.  Gwen is 54.
  • Chris Pine was up for the role of Ryan on “The O.C.”, but lost out because he had bad acne.  He says having bad skin was debilitating, and he still has a little PTSD over it.
  • During Taylor Swift’s show in Paris on Friday night, someone brought a baby into the standing room section of the arena, and put it ON THE FLOOR.  But at least it was wearing ear protection.

Thurs. May 9:

  • Thousands of Swifties who missed out on the U.S. leg of the Eras Tour are traveling to Europe to see it . . . because the plane fare, hotel, and ticket can be comparable to the price of just a ticket here.
  • Questlove is disgusted with the Drake Kendrick Lamar beef.  Quote, “This wasn’t about skill.  This was a wrestling match level mudslinging and takedown by any means necessary . . . Hip-Hop truly is dead.”
  • Peacock’s “Office” spin-off series will take place at a Midwestern newspaper, and star Domhnall Gleeson from “About Time” and Sabrina Impacciatore from “The White Lotus”.

Wed. May 8:

  • Travis Kelce has been cast in the new Ryan Murphy horror series “Grotesquerie”.
  • Dua LipaBlink-182, and Chris Stapleton are headlining the Austin City Limits Festival in October.
  • Charli XCX says she worked on a potential new Britney Spears album.

Tues. May 7:

  •  People think Ben Affleck got a new face after seeing him on “The Roast of Tom Brady”.  He got compared to Curious George and Bruce Springsteen after a three-day bender.
  • Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock want to work together at least one more time . . . and Keanu thinks it should be another “Speed” movie.
  • The Met Gala was last night.  If you want to see what everybody wore, check out the galleries here and here.

Mon. May 6:

  • “The Fall Guy” won the box office with a $28.5 million opening.
  • Ed Sheeran is working on new music, but we won’t hear it this year.
  • Taylor Swift still has the #1 album in the country.

Wed. April 24:

  • Post Malone is working on a graphic novel and movie based on an idea he came up with about a “mysterious armored 18-wheeler” fighting demons in medieval Europe.
  • Patrick Mahomes has turned down hosting “Saturday Night Live” because he has a fear of teleprompters.  He also says he’s still scarred from giving a speech at the 2023 ESPY Awards.
  • Kim Kardashian says she’s over her feud with Taylor Swift, and she thinks Taylor should get over it too.  Quote, “She doesn’t get why [Taylor] keeps harping on it.  It’s been literally years.”

Tues. April 23:

  • A brand expert believes Jennifer Lopez is losing her popularity because people see her too often looking grumpy with Ben Affleck.  Quote, “We didn’t want her to be a normal person.”
  • Tom Cruise allegedly shocked everyone at Victoria Beckham’s birthday party with a series of breakdancing moves.  Unfortunately, cameras were strictly banned by the Beckhams.
  • CNN is producing a documentary titled “Call Me Country:  Beyoncé & Nashville’s Renaissance”.   It will examine, quote, “the impact of how high-profile artists like Lil Nas X and Beyoncé are challenging the country music status quo.”

Mon. April 22:

Fri. April 19:

  • Orlando Bloom didn’t fall for Katy Perry because of who she is.  In fact, he wasn’t even into her music.  He says, quote, “I fell in love with Katheryn, this girl from Santa Barbara.”
  • On “The Kelly Clarkson Show”Henry Golding said he’d had a pastrami sandwich for breakfast, and Kelly replied, “I don’t mind meat in the morning.”  Once she realized what she’d said, she was embarrassed.
  •  The Tortured Poets DepartmentTaylor Swift.  This is her 11th album.  Her guests are Post Malone and Florence + The Machine.

Thurs. April 18:

  •  “Time” magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2024 include Dua LipaTaraji P. HensonPatrick Mahomes, and Michael J. Fox
  • Some “Golden Bachelor” fans think Gerry might have been into Theresa for her money.  They say he got way more interested in her when he found out she had done well in the stock market.  And they claim this is the real reason they broke up.
  •  Is Jelly Roll about to be the next judge on “American Idol”?  Katy Perry is leaving after this season and was asked who she’d want to be her replacement.  She said that Jelly would be amazing.

Wed. April 17:

  •  Emma Roberts is obsessed with dolls and has a doll wall in her house.  She says every night she hopes that they’ll come to life and wake her up.
  • Caitlin Clark will make about $338,000 in her first four years in the WNBA . . . which is significantly less than three NBA MASCOTS make.  These mascots also make more than ANYONE in the WNBA.
  • The executor of O.J. Simpson’s estate says he will work with the Brown and Goldman families to help settle their claims.  But there might not be much money to go around.

Tues. April 16:

  •  The owners of O.J. Simpson’s white Bronco are looking to sell, and they want at least $1.5 million.  It’s the 30th anniversary of the Bronco chase, and there’s been renewed interest since O.J.’s death.
  • Harrison Ford credits Jimmy Buffett’s “infectious” coolness for inspiring him to get his left ear pierced.  After a boozy lunch with Jimmy and Ed Bradley, he spontaneously got it done to be like them.
  • Courtney Love doesn’t think Taylor Swift is important or interesting as an artist.  She also doesn’t like Beyoncé’s music and thinks Lana Del Rey should take seven years off.

Mon. April 15:

  • “Golden Bachelor” couple Gerry Turner and Theresa Nist are divorcing after three months of marriage.  Sources say it’s because she didn’t want to leave her life and job in New Jersey.
  •  Dua Lipa will do double duty as host and musical guest on “Saturday Night Live” on May 4th.
  • Beyoncé’s “Cowboy Carter” is the #1 album in America for a second straight week.

Fri. April 12:

Thurs. April 11:

Wed. April 10:

  • Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner’s 15-year-old daughter Serafina Rose now goes by FIN Affleck.  It’s not clear how Fin identifies, but the media has been using They/Them pronouns.
  • Zendaya is going through her “angsty teenager phase” at 27, because she was busy working when she was a kid.  Quote, “I felt like I was thrust into a very adult position:  I was becoming the breadwinner of my family very early.”
  • Sylvester Stallone is being accused of creating a toxic environment on “Tulsa King”, including calling the extras ugly.  The director denies the whole thing.

Tues. April 9:

  • An OnlyFans manager claims Britney Spears could make $100 million a year if she joined the platform.  But insiders say she has no interest.
  • More than 30% of Americans think you can wear an artist’s merch without knowing any of their songs.  Also, the most popular music artist T-shirt in America belongs to Olivia Rodrigo.
  • Beyoncé’s six-year-old daughter Rumi Carter made history as the youngest female artist to land on the Billboard Hot 100.  She’s featured on the song “Protector” from “Cowboy Carter”.

Mon. April 8:

  •  Beyoncé’s new track with Post Malone“Levii’s Jeans”, actually boosted Levi Strauss’ stock price by 20%.  Take that, Taylor.
  • The series finale of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” had a great surprise ending.
  •  Kristen Wiig joined the Five Timers Club on “Saturday Night Live” this weekend.

Fri. April 5:

  • Lara Croft from “Tomb Raider” was voted the most iconic video game character.  She’s followed by Super Mario, then Agent 47 from “Hitman”.
  • Reese Witherspoon is developing a “Legally Blonde” TV series for Amazon.  There aren’t any plot details yet, and there’s no word if Reese will play Elle Woods again.
  • In 2007, Taylor Swift played a show at a small high school in Alabama . . . and the tickets were $20 each.  Last year, the average ticket price for her “Eras Tour” was $1,088.

Thurs. April 4:

  •  A fifth “Matrix” movie is in the works, but there aren’t any plot details yet.  Warner Brothers says the guy who wrote “Cloverfield” is writing and directing after proposing a “new idea” to continue the “Matrix” world.
  • Adam Sandler wants to have “Price Is Right” host Drew Carey in “Happy Gilmore 2” to honor Bob Barker.  He also plans to pay tribute to Carl Weathers and Joe Flaherty.
  • “Cowboy Carter” has dramatically boosted all of the guest stars’ Spotify streams.  Willie Nelson got a 190% increase on his songs . . . Dolly Parton saw an 11,610% increase in the original “Jolene” . . . and Linda Martell’s catalog went up 127,430%!

Wed. April 3:

  • George Lucas is the richest celebrity in the world, worth $5.5 billion, according to Forbes.  He’s followed by Steven Spielberg with $4.8 billion and Michael Jordan with $3.2 billion.
  •  In a 2019 interview that’s making the rounds, Ashton Kutcher pleaded the Fifth when asked for stories from any of the Diddyparties he attended.  The two of them have been friends for about 20 years.
  •  Comedian Daniel Tosh claims Kylie Jenner is pregnant with Timothée Chalamet’s baby.  But various “sources” that are supposedly close to the situation say it’s not true.

Tues. April 2:

Mon. April 1:

  • Rebel Wilson thinks Adele hates her because people used to confuse them when they were both bigger.  She says Adele would avoid her at events, quote, “as if my fatness might rub off on her.”
  • Patricia Richardson says Tim Allen is “kind of lying” about the cast of “Home Improvement” being interested in a reunion.  She is definitely NOT, and she says he hasn’t even approached her or Jonathan Taylor Thomas.
  • Celebrities from the country world are gushing about Beyoncé’s new album “Cowboy Carter”.  Rave reviews came in from Dolly Parton . . . Nancy Sinatra . . . and Lynda Carter.

Mon. Mar. 25: 

  • The reason Kate Middleton has been “missing” for several months is because her abdominal surgery revealed the presence of cancer.  She’s been undergoing preventative chemotherapy ever since.
  •  Jerry Seinfeld is reportedly a billionaire.  According to an estimate of his net worth, he’s made $465 million on syndication deals alone, and another $94 million from his streaming deal with Netflix.
  • “Happy Gilmore 2” is in the works.  Christopher McDonald, who played Shooter McGavin, says Adam Sandler recently showed him the first draft of the script.

Fri. Mar. 15: 

  • JoJo Siwa is warning fans that her next project is not for kids.  In fact, she says it may contain, quote, “sexual themes, violence, strong language, traumatic scenarios and flashing lights.”
  • Kristen Wiig says there won’t be a “Bridesmaids” sequel.  Quote, “That story had an end, and it’s so beloved to me for 10 million reasons, and I think it’s okay to just have it exist in the world as it is.”
  •  ‘N Sync surprised fans with their first live performance since 2013 at Justin Timberlake’s album release show Wednesday night.  They performed a four-song set, including their new song “Paradise”.

Thurs. Mar. 14:

  • Olivia Munn was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, and underwent a double mastectomy.  She thanked boyfriend John Mulaney for supporting her throughout her journey.
  • If you’re looking to save money on your wedding, may we suggest a Denny’s?  You can also get married at a Wendy’s . . . Taco Bell . . . and a White Castle.
  •  Post Malone teased another song from his upcoming country album called “Missin You Like This”.  He hasn’t announced a release date, or any other details yet

Wed. Mar. 13: 

  • The latest scam on Twitter is someone promising Sydney Sweeney “leak” videos, but installing malware on your computer instead.  People blame Elon Musk for not moderating the site better.
  •  Neve Campbell is returning as Sidney Prescott in “Scream 7”.  The writer of the original, Kevin Williamson, is also on board as the director.  Neve skipped part 6 because she thought they weren’t paying her enough.
  • Sony execs are upset that Dakota Johnson has been trashing “Madame Web”.  A source says, quote, “How she reacted to this failure will likely come back to haunt her.”

Tues. Mar. 12:

  • Messi the Dog wasn’t actually in a seat during the Oscars.  That bit was pre-recorded.  And John Cena wasn’t actually naked . . . his front and back parts were covered.
  • Kate Middleton admitted that the photo of her with her kids was “edited” and apologized for any confusion.
  • 10-year-old North West announced at Kanye’s “Vultures 2” listening party that her debut album, “Elementary School Dropout”, is on the way.  The title is a nod to Kanye’s debut, “The College Dropout”.

Mon. Mar. 11:

  • At last night’s Oscars, a Godzilla movie won for the first time, John Cena presented an award naked, and Ryan Gosling stole the show with his performance of “I’m Just Ken”.  “Oppenheimer” won the most awards, followed by “Poor Things”.
  • Millie Bobby Brown is trying her best to keep her British accent, but says it’s hard because she’s grown up in America.  She also likes copying others’ accents like her American fiancé Jake Bongiovi’s.
  • Madonna called out a fan for not standing during her show, then realized they were in a wheelchair.  She said, quote, “Oh, okay.  Politically incorrect.  Sorry about that.  I’m glad you are here.”

Thurs. Mar. 7:

  • Adam Sandler tops Forbes’ list of the highest paid actors of 2023 with $73 million.  He’s followed by Margot Robbie at $59 million and Tom Cruise at $45 million.
  • TV series based on “John Wick” and “Twilight” are in the works.  Very little is known about either, but the “Twilight” show will be animated.
  • Shania Twain got her own Barbie doll in honor of International Women’s Day.  She said, “All I’ve wanted to do my whole life is tell stories of empowerment.”

Wed. Mar. 6: 

  • That 2014 Oscars selfie might be cursed, because several people in it have had career or personal issues, including Ellen DeGeneresKevin Spacey, and Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.
  • Dakota Johnson doesn’t think she makes sense in the superhero world after “Madame Web” flopped at the box office.  Quote, “It’s not nice to be a part of something that’s ripped to shreds, but I can’t say that I don’t understand.”
  • Singapore made a deal with Taylor Swift to be the exclusive Southeast Asian stop on her Eras Tour.  And other nations in the region are mad that they’re missing out in the economic boost that her concerts bring.

Mon. Feb. 26:

  • Taylor Swift has reportedly banned Travis Kelce from going to strip clubs . . . and she gave him $500,000 to upgrade his wardrobe.  Supposedly, she’s trying to help him “evolve” to his new level of fame.
  • Noah Peters, a.k.a. “The Singing Barber”, just punched his golden ticket on “American Idol”.  He recently blew up on TikTok by singing to his clients while he cut their hair.
  •  Dolly Parton congratulated Beyoncé on reaching #1 on the Billboard Hot Country chart with her new song, Texas Hold ‘Em”.  She said, “I’m a big fan of Beyoncé and very excited that she’s done a country album.”

Thurs. Feb. 22:

  • Travis Kelce spent $16,000 on Taylor Swift for Valentine’s Day . . . including $7,000 in roses.  And he just touched down in Australia yesterday to join her on tour.
  • A woman taught her dog to respond to “Harry Potter” spells.  Like “Accio” for “come”, and “Avada Kadavra” for “play dead.”  Oh, and the dog’s name is Dobby
  • Jimmy Kimmel might be leaving late night soon.  He says, quote, “I still have a little more than two years left on my contract, and that seems pretty good.  That seems like enough.”

Wed. Feb. 21:

  • Machine Gun Kelly got a significant portion of his upper body, from his arms to his shoulders to his chest, tattooed in solid black.  He posted a picture on Instagram and said, quote, “for spiritual purposes only.”
  • All five Culkin Brothers, including Macaulay and Kieran, will appear on the same project for the first time ever.  It’s a new animated series on Prime called “The Second Best Hospital in the Galaxy”
  • Beyoncé’s single, “Texas Hold ‘Em” is number ONE on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.  She’s the first Black woman to ever hold this spot.

Tues. Feb. 20:

  • Charlie Brown’s friend Franklin gets his own backstory on a special streaming on Apple TV+.  Charles Shulz created him in 1968 to give black kids representation following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Madonna wiped out during her show at the Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle on Sunday.  A dancer was dragging her in a chair when they both went down.  She just played it off and continued the show
  • Billie Eilish trashed the amount of TikTokers at the People’s Choice Awards Sunday night and Bryce Hall responded.  He said he’s disappointed because he was a stan, and that all the content creators were personally invited.

Mon. Feb. 19:

  • Travis Kelce donated $100,000 to the family of two young girls who were injured in last week’s Kansas City shooting.  And Taylor Swift donated $100,000 to the family of radio DJ Lisa Lopez-Galvan, who was killed by the gunfire
  • Jennifer Aniston won a People’s Choice Award last night, and on her way to the stage, they played “Flowers” by Miley Cyrus.  Was this a subtle way to troll her for her relationship status?
  • Post Malone is teasing an upcoming collaboration with Luke Combs . . . however, there aren’t many details yet.

Fri. Feb. 16:

  • Jennifer Lopez admitted she gets jealous when someone flirts with her man.  Quote, “I will let them know in a very elegant and lady-like way to step all the way off.”
  • Kim Kardashian has reportedly told Kanye West not to let his wife walk around nearly naked when their kids are around.  Quote, “She is truly surprised that Kanye would let his wife leave the house like that.”
  • Usher dated Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas from TLC 20 years ago, but it ended when he proposed to her. Quote, “I proposed and she told me no. I went through a great deal of pain after that, not trusting women or wanting to open up.”

Thurs. Feb. 15: 

  • Kristen Stewart posed for the cover of “Rolling Stone”. . . wearing nothing but an open leather vest and a jockstrap.  She said she wanted to do, quote, “the gayest [effing] thing you’ve ever seen in your life.”
  • A fan at a Drake show held up a sign that said, “Please help me with my surgery.”  And Drake offered to pay for it . . . even though he didn’t know what kind of surgery he needs.
  • Beyoncé’s producer was asked about whether Taylor Swift would appear on Beyoncé’s country album.  And instead of denying it, he said, “Let’s just say she is on the approach of shocking the world.”

Wed. Feb. 14:

  • Bryan Cranston and his brother were once wanted for murder back in the ’70s.  There was an APB out on them and everything.  But the real killer was caught before they even knew about it.
  • Kate Hudson was part of the school choir at the beginning of “Home Alone 2”.  She still gets residuals every once in awhile . . . in the amount of 10 cents.
  •  Katy Perry says the upcoming season of “American Idol” will probably be her last, because she needs to, quote, “feel that pulse of my own beat.”

Tues. Feb. 13:

  • Amazon is facing a class-action lawsuit for making Prime users pay an extra $2.99 to stream movies and TV shows without ads.  They say Amazon is making subscribers, quote, “pay extra to get something they already paid for.”
  • Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg released canned alcoholic cocktails called “Gin and Juice”, just like their song.  They come in citrus, melon, passionfruit, and apricot.
  • Beyoncè just announced a country album. But the folks at “Whiskey Riff” are saying hold your horses. Quote, “Let’s not pretend this will be the second coming of Loretta Lynn.”

Mon. Feb. 12:

  • The Chiefs defeated the 49ers 25-22 in overtime to win Super Bowl 58.  Quarterback Patrick Mahomes was the MVP.  The Chiefs went back-to-back, after also winning by three points last year to the Eagles.
  • Usher’s halftime show was loaded with guest stars, including Alicia KeysH.E.R.Will.I.AmLudacris, and Lil Jon.  His medley included 14 songs, and he even roller skated.
  • Beyoncé is officially going COUNTRY.  After her Super Bowl ad for Verizon aired, she announced a country album is coming March 29th and released the first two songs:  One called “Texas Hold ‘Em” and another called “16 Carriages”.

Fri. Feb. 9:

  • Mark Ruffalo received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  Jennifer Garner was there and they even did a bit of their “Thriller” dance from “13 Going on 30”
  • Zac Efron says it was “jarring” to stand around in his underwear on the set of “The Iron Claw”.
  • There’s a four-part docuseries on the toxic environment on those Nickelodeon shows produced by Dan Schneider.  The trailer dropped yesterday.

Thurs. Feb. 8:

  •  According to a poll, the Hip-Hop show with EminemDr. Dre, and Snoop Dogg from 2022 is the favorite Super Bowl Halftime Show of the past eight years.  It’s followed by Rihanna’s show from last year.
  • Dude Wipes is advertising on the Vegas Strip ahead of the Super Bowl with Taylor Swift Travis Kelce-related slogans like, “We love a clean tight end, too,” and, “A good swift cleaning that’s tailored to your endzone.”
  • Disney announced that a “Moana” sequel will hit theaters November 27th.  No word yet if Auli’i Cravalho and The Rock will return as Moana and Maui.

Wed. Feb. 7:

  •  DoorDash is running a contest where one person can win EVERYTHING that’s advertised during the Super Bowl.  That includes at least three cars, 1,000 Popeye’s wings, and a Clydesdale saddle.
  • Country music icon Toby Keith passed away on Monday night from stomach cancer.  He was 62 years old.
  • Taylor Swift is threatening legal action against a college student who tracks celebrities’ private jets.  Her team calls it “stalking and harassing behavior”, even though the information he uses is public.

Tues. Feb. 6:

Mon. Feb. 5:

  • Jacob Elordi is allegedly involved in an investigation by Australian police for an altercation with a controversial radio host.The “Euphoria” actor was at the Clovelly Hotel in Sydney’s eastern suburbs for several hours on Saturday afternoon before he was approached by Joshua Fox outside the venue, the Sunday Telegraph reports.The outlet claimed that the “Saltburn” star, 26, was “offended by one of the questions posed by Fox,” who is known for crashing “Married At First Sight” weddings to create content for his popular Instagram meme account. The pair allegedly got into a bust-up before Elordi left the scene.
  •  “Argylle” won the box office with $18 million . . . but it cost more than $200 million to make.  So, not good.
  • Taylor Swift played Sandy in “Grease” when she was around 11 years old, and her co-star has the pictures to prove it.

Fri. Feb. 2:

  • Justin Timberlake took what appeared to be a shot at Britney Spears during a show the other night.  So Britney basically took back the apology she’d issued to him earlier this week
  • “Suits” is getting a spinoff called “Suits: L.A.”.  It’ll focus on a new group of characters, and it should be ready for the 2024 – ’25 season.  People streamed more than 57 billion minutes of the original series last year.
  • Louis Tomlinson signed a fan’s marriage license at a recent stop in Indonesia.  Luckily it’s not legally-binding, but it did have their names and photos on it.

Thurs. Feb. 1:

  • Travis Kelce‘s haircut is becoming popular at barbershops. Fans are asking for his low skinfade. Men believe it will help them score a girlfriend.
  • Ariana Grande says she doesn’t care if you think she’s a homewrecker for starting her relationship with Ethan Slater before his last relationship was officially over.  She says you are going to think what you want anyway, so no point trying to change your mind. Labels don’t bother her.
  • Teri Hatcher was recently thrown off the dating app, Hinge. They thought she was pretending to be herself. She says she was just trying to get out there but now she’s over the app thing.

Wed. Jan. 31: 

  • Travis Scott offered a janitor working during his Sunday night show $5,000 to stop working and RAGE.  No word if the man received the payment, or if the employer would let him accept it.
  • Justin Timberlake says there might be more ‘N Sync music coming.  Quote, “We’ve been in the studio, so there may be a little something in the future, too.”
  • According to the bookies, there’s only an 8% chance that Travis Kelce will propose to Taylor Swift after the Super Bowl.  It’s small… but you’re saying there’s a CHANCE.💖

Tues. Jan. 30:

  • Alyssa Milano started a GoFundMe to raise money for a trip for her son’s baseball team.  Since she’s worth millions, and is married to a guy who’s also independently wealthy, people weren’t cool with it.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers are headed to the Super Bowl.  It airs Sunday, February 11th at 6:30 p.m. Eastern on CBS.  Usher will perform the Halftime Show
  • JoJo Siwa will replace Nigel Lythgoe as a judge on “So You Think You Can Dance”.  Season 18 premieres March 4th on Fox.

Mon. Jan. 29:

  • Martha Stewart is working on a tell-all documentary for Netflix.
  • Snoop Dogg has nothing but “love and respect” for Donald Trump.  He may even loan him the $83.3 million he now owes E. Jean Carroll for defamation.
  • A movie about Pharrell Williams is in the works… with Legos.  It’s called “Piece by Piece” and it hits theatres October 11th.

Fri. Jan. 26:

  • Is Michael Cera secretly the head of CeraVe skincare products?  He won’t say. But he  has been spotted posing with CeraVe skincare products a lot.
  • Austin Butler hired a dialect coach to help him lose his “Elvis” accent in order to film the series, “Masters of the Air”. It came out today on Apple TV+.
  • Britney Spears fans are sending her 2011 song Selfish back up the charts to troll Justin Timberlake and his new single of the same name.

Thurs. Jan. 25:

  • Whoopi Goldberg doesn’t think Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie were snubbed by the Academy.  Quote, “Not everybody gets a prize.”
  • Carrie Bradshaw’s skirt from the opening credits of “Sex and the City” sold at auction for $52,000.  It originally cost FIVE BUCKS.
  • Ayo Edebiri from “The Bear” will host “Saturday Night Live” on February 3rd.  Jennifer Lopez will be the musical guest.

Wed. Jan. 24: 

  •  “Oppenheimer” leads all Oscar nominees with 13, and “Poor Things” has 11.  “Barbie” has eight, but Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie were snubbed.  Patriarchy much???
  •  In case you didn’t know, Sofia Vergara is actually BLONDE.  She dyed her hair dark to make it in Hollywood and says it was worth the risk because it got her the role on “Modern Family”.
  • A celebrity trainer says the best basketball players in music include DrakeJ. ColeJustin BieberTravis ScottQuavoChris Brown, and H.E.R.

Mon. Jan. 22:

  • Alec Baldwin once again finds himself indicted on an involuntary manslaughter charge following a new investigation into the fatal shooting on the set of his movie “Rust”
  • Rachel McAdams made a surprise appearance on “Saturday Night Live” to announce musical guest Renee Rapp.  Renee plays Rachel’s character, Regina George, in the new “Mean Girls” movie
  • Justin Timberlake teased a new single called “Selfish” and announced a new album called “Everything I Thought I Was”.  He’s also set to be the musical guest on this week’s “Saturday Night Live”, with host Dakota Johnson.

Fri. Jan. 19:

  • Selena Gomez and David Henrie are reviving their Disney Channel show “Wizards of Waverly Place”. It’ll follow David as a grownup Justin Russo, who must train a young wizard.  Selena will make a guest appearance.
  • Lizzo posted a video from the studio. No word what she’s working on…
  • Jason and Travis Kelce’s last name is NOT pronounced Kel-see.  It’s KELS… with an “S” sound at the end, not a ‘Z.” Apparently, Kel-see originated with their Dad after he got sick of correcting people who mispronounced it.

Thurs. Jan. 18: 

  • Kate Middleton will be in the hospital for two weeks following an unspecified abdominal surgery.
  • Jennifer Coolidge is joining Jason Momoa and Jack Black in the live-action “Minecraft” movie.
  • A writer on the “Lizzie McGuire” reboot says it got canceled by Disney because some of the plot points were NOT G-rated, like Lizza hooking up with an old crush.

Wed. Jan. 17:

  • There’s a weird conspiracy theory going around that Taylor Swift secretly wrote the book “Argylle” .. which was made into a movie starring Bryce Dallas Howard. She didn’t.
  • Ariana Grande has supposedly lost more than 350,000 instagram followers since she released her new single, “yes, and?”.. which references her controversial relationship with her “Wicked” co-star Ethan Slater.
  • The NFL and ESPN are saying Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce is retiring.

Tues. Jan. 16:

  •  Lindsay Lohan was hurt and disappointed by a fire crotch joke in the new “Mean Girls” musical movie.
  • Billie EilishDua Lipa, and Olivia Rodrigo will perform at the Grammys. The artists — all previous winners and current nominees at this year’s show — make up the first wave of performer announcements, with additional acts set to be revealed in the coming weeks. The 66th annual ceremony will once again be hosted by Trevor Noah and will make its return to L.A.’s Arena.
  • It was a bad night for Pennsylvania fans in NFL playoff action last night.  The Bills beat up on the Steelers, and the Eagles got handled by the Buccaneers.

Fri. Jan. 12: 

  • Sophia Vergara has fired back at an interviewer who mocked her Colombian accent.  Host Pablo Mottos made fun of the way Vergara pronounced “Modern Family.” He asked her to repeat something she said and Vergara then looked at him and said, “How many Emmy nominations do you have in the US? How many times have you been nominated for a Golden Globe? I think my accent is fine.”
  • Jessica Simpson makes fun of her classic “Chicken of the Sea” blunder in what (most likely) will be a Big Game ad.  The ad plays on her mistake from years ago when she really believed it was chicken and not tuna.  Her daughter co-stars in the ad.
  • SPOILER ALERT!  Tina Fey’s been trying to downplay the possibility of any major cameos from any of the old “Mean Girls'” starts in the rebooted musical — but unfortunately.. the cat’s outta the bag! Major spoiler ahead:
      • LINDSAY LOHAN is on Mean Girls 2024!

Thurs. Jan. 11: 

  • No, Martin Short & Meryl Streep are not dating… but how hot would that be? Apparently the couple put the brakes on dating speculation (since their co-starring in Hulu’s “Only Murders in the Building” by saying they are “just friends.”
  • Jessica Alba when to therapy with her daughter because they were fighting all the time. The actress says therapy helped put the “momness” of her actions in check and opened up new lines of communication between Alba and her daughters.
  • Season 1 of “Wednesday” is getting an actual Blu Ray and DVD release, which is rare for a Netflix show these days. The company says the show has been a juggernaut hit (acknowledging Jenna Ortega played a huge part in that) and by doing this special release they are widening their audience.  The show will scare it’s way onto Blue Ray & DVD on March 26, 2024.


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