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Someone Dubbed SpongeBob's 'Sweet Victory' Over Maroon 5's Super Bowl Halftime Show Someone Dubbed SpongeBob's 'Sweet Victory' Over Maroon 5's Super Bowl Halftime Show
- February 07, 2019

So how much does this sweet gig pay? Levine grabbed his guitar for " This Love ", while other bandmates also strummed away. Fireworks heralded the beginning (and end) of Maroon 5's performance as they played on a stage in the shape of an M and started with their early hits Harder to Breathe and This Love . (more...)
Stars to present Oscars after host Kevin Hart quits Stars to present Oscars after host Kevin Hart quits
- February 07, 2019

Kevin Hart , who costarred with Johnson in Welcome to the Jungle (itself a sequel to 1995's Jumanji ), was previously named as this year's Oscar host but stepped down after homophobic tweets he had written in the past were resurfaced. (more...)
R Kelly announces official New Zealand tour R Kelly announces official New Zealand tour
- February 07, 2019

Either R. Kelly is living in denial or he has a publicity team that cares nothing about him because for some reason the embattled R&B star posted a message on Twitter and Instagram Tuesday, announcing an upcoming tour in Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka. (more...)
Spotify Significantly Expanded Its Podcasting Efforts With The Purchase Of Gimlet Spotify Significantly Expanded Its Podcasting Efforts With The Purchase Of Gimlet
- February 07, 2019

The music streaming service has bought Gimlet Media, behind a string of popular podcasts including Reply All , and podcast publishing platform Anchor . What do you think of the Spotify podcast listening experience? It seems like Spotify may have found an opportunity. In a blog post Wednesday, Ek said that Spotify has become the second-biggest podcasting platform in less than two years. (more...)
Whoopi Goldberg insists friend Liam Neeson is 'not a bigot' Whoopi Goldberg insists friend Liam Neeson is 'not a bigot'
- February 07, 2019

Joking about Christopher Plummer replacing Kevin Spacey in All The Money In The World in the wake of the latter being accused of shocking sex abuse, a third person wrote: "I guess Sony pictures will soon be hiring Christopher Plummer to replace Liam Neeson in the upcoming Men In Black reboot". (more...)
Hugh Jackman Slams Ryan Reynolds After Ryan Takes Their Truce Very Seriously Hugh Jackman Slams Ryan Reynolds After Ryan Takes Their Truce Very Seriously
- February 07, 2019

Ryan uploaded a video on his YouTube channel, simply titled, " Truce ". Reynolds posted on Instagram on January 31, writing: "As a gesture of goodwill, I'm gonna make a handsome ad for his company, Laughing Man Coffee ". " Hugh guessed it. Hugh Jackman , the loving and caring man who created Laughing Man". Hugh didn't know quite what to make of Ryan's dedication to him. (more...)
Bradley Cooper 'embarrassed' by Oscars snub Bradley Cooper 'embarrassed' by Oscars snub
- February 07, 2019

It's basically the same thing if you ask us... He went on to tell the host that when he saw the list of Oscar nominations - "A Star Is Born" received eight - he felt embarrassed by the one he didn't get. And, despite the slight snub, the Hangover star has been tipped for Best Actor at the bash - and still has the support of co-star Lady Gaga , who branded him the "best director in her eyes" . (more...)
Michael Bolton says he didn't nod off during live interview Michael Bolton says he didn't nod off during live interview
- February 07, 2019

It's Kylie and Larry". "Things didn't go quite as planned for Bolton, however, when he experienced some difficulties with sound - and what appeared to be staying awake - during the live interview", wrote People. While Bolton later explained on Twitter that they were experiencing technical difficulties and he was caught tweeting, it totally looked like he was catching a symphony of zzzs - and The Morning Show was quick to make fun of him for it! " Michael Bolton live in Florida, can ... (more...)
Priyanka Chopra explains why she took Nick Jonas' surname Priyanka Chopra explains why she took Nick Jonas' surname
- February 07, 2019

But, I don't take away my identity. "Nick also doesn't like it and it is not catching on", she told Jimmy Fallon recently, reports IANS. 'I wanted to get married in some private island away from everything, ' she continued. "Shouldn't I be taking my bride from her home?'" Chopra recalled. Priyanka Chopra Jonas swung into work mode after tying the knot with musician Nick Jonas in a series of lavish ceremonies in Jodhpur in Dcember 2018. (more...)
Ryan Reynolds & Hugh Jackman Fail At Ending Their Fake Feud Ryan Reynolds & Hugh Jackman Fail At Ending Their Fake Feud
- February 06, 2019

Reynolds and Jackman finally chose to end their feud but it didn't go as planned. In the video above, Reynolds keeps his side of the bargain with a heartfelt commercial for Jackman's Laughing Man coffee . Reynolds then gave Jackman a "F for effort". If they do, they might want to let Reynolds write the script. It's not quite finished. But Reynolds insists, and they do. (more...)
Netflix 'splurge $9 million' on Zac Efron’s controversial Ted Bundy Netflix 'splurge $9 million' on Zac Efron’s controversial Ted Bundy
- February 06, 2019

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile is a pretty highly anticipated upcoming movie featuring Zac Efron as Ted Bundy , and has already been given pretty positive reviews , so it should come as no surprise that companies were eager to buy the picture after it hit Sundance. (more...)
An Art Piece Shows Ivanka Trump Cleaning An Art Piece Shows Ivanka Trump Cleaning
- February 06, 2019

White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump is the subject of an art installation . "I choose the latter", in a tweet. Visitors are invited to toss crumbs for "Ivanka" to vacuum up. "We like having the power to elicit a specific and certain response", she added. "Also, we know she'll keep vacuuming whether we do it or not, so it's not really our fault, right?" "In their crazed world, sexism is OK if it hurts their political enemies". (more...)
Ariana Grande No Longer Attending Grammys 2019 After Disagreement with Producers Ariana Grande No Longer Attending Grammys 2019 After Disagreement with Producers
- February 06, 2019

It's after a disagreement with show producers who wouldn't allow her perform 7 Rings . An insider reportedly told Variety that Grande was "insulted" by the way she was treated. On Friday, she'll release her new album thank u, next . Variety says they instead, 'offered her a spot during the show's Tom Petty tribute'. With Grande pulling out of both performing and attending the awards ceremony, it could lead to a big dip in the ratings, giving how popular she is at the moment. (more...)
Jennifer Lawrence engaged to boyfriend Cooke Maroney
- February 06, 2019

Previously, sources claimed the " Red Sparrow " actress was "happy" in her romance with NY art gallery director, after a dinner date they shared together back in June. They were spotted out together in June in New York City and have since been seen around the world getting cozy on numerous occasions. Hollywood's highest paid actress has shot only one film since then, and it was just to reprise her role of Mystique in the X-Men related Dark Phoenix due out later in 2019. (more...)
Kate Middleton: Duchess of Cambridge PICTURED visiting schools to highlight mental health Kate Middleton: Duchess of Cambridge PICTURED visiting schools to highlight mental health
- February 06, 2019

To say she looked fantastic would be an understatement. MORE: Prince William and Kate Middleton's upcoming date night announced - find out where! "These are my children and this is my husband". On the visit where she was greeted by singing pupils on arrival, Kate met teachers and students participating in Children's Mental Health Week activities and also watched the school's Daily Mile challenge, which aims to promote being active. (more...)
Bradley Cooper to perform with Lady Gaga at Oscars Bradley Cooper to perform with Lady Gaga at Oscars
- February 06, 2019

Shallow , written by Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt, has been nominated in the best original song category of the Oscars . There's still no word yet on whether or not the duo will perform the song but considering every other nominee will be, it should only be a matter of time before the Academy announces the news. (more...)
Jennifer Lawrence is engaged to Cooke Maroney Jennifer Lawrence is engaged to Cooke Maroney
- February 06, 2019

Lawrence's representative has confirmed to media that the actress and her partner Cooke Maroney are engaged . They were sitting back in a corner. Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney strolling through Paris in August 2018. Jennifer Lawrence and Darren Aronofsky at the NYC premiere of 'mother!' in September 2017. Lawrence will reprise her role of Raven Darkhölme / Mystique in the superhero movie. (more...)
'Modern Family' to end next year after 11 seasons 'Modern Family' to end next year after 11 seasons
- February 06, 2019

Modern Family has won 22 Primetime Emmy Awards, five Screen Actors Guild Awards, six Writers Guild of America Awards and one Golden Globe since its debut in 2009. "For 10 years, our characters have bravely faced turning points in life and moved through them to great personal enrichment; we have chosen a different path by doing one more season of Modern Family ", Christopher Lloyd , co-creator, said (via THR ). (more...)
Oscars show to go hostless for only second time
- February 06, 2019

Round one voting ends on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 5 p.m. PT. The 91st Oscars will take place on February 24 at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center. Burke said she would hear details from the show producers later this week but said there were plans for "a pretty exciting opening" to the telecast. (more...)
TAIKA WAITITI Says He Won't Direct GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3 TAIKA WAITITI Says He Won't Direct GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3
- February 06, 2019

However, that doesn't mean Waititi is done with Marvel . The future of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 has been unclear following director-and-writer James Gunn , 52, being fired from the Marvel Cinematic Universe movie by bosses at Disney following the emergence of old Twitter posts he made in which he joked about topics such as rape and child abuse. (more...)