Star Wars Opens to $450M Worldwide
Star Wars did well this weekend; it brought in $220M in North American theaters, and $450M worldwide. It came in just behind the 2015 box office opening for the Force Awakens.
“Walk on Water” was Supposed to go to Adele?!
Eminem’s longtime producer revealed that Beyonce was not the original choice to be on his Walk on Water song. Apparently, that spot was originally reserved for Adele but it didn’t pan out.
Jay Z Stops Concert to Hug Cancer Fighting Fan
Jay Z was performing the other night and noticed a lady in the audience holding a sign that said “I beat cancer two times to see you. Love you! Selfie or hug?” He stopped the concert and brought her on stage for a hug!
Bieber & Selena Jet to Seattle for Date
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez were spotted jetting out of town on a private jet this weekend. Looks like they went up to Seatte to have a date at the Sugar Factory where they shared a $34 candy drink with marshmallow sharks and dry ice.
Ed Sheeran has Already Written a James Bond Song
Ed Sheeran was on Ireland’s Late Late Show the other night and revealed that he’s had a theme song for James Bond written for about three years, just in case they call him asking for one.
Timberlake’s Album Name Potentially Revealed?
TMZ is predicting what they think Justin Timberlake’s new album is going to be called. He filed a trademark for both Man of the Woods and also Fresh Leaves. They think his album will be titled Man of the Woods and Fresh Leaves might be a song. He’s performing at the Super Bowl half time show this year so clearly he has new music coming out.
Tom Hanks Sends Typewriter to Local Family
A family from Wellesley sent a letter to Tom Hanks, asking if he would send them a typewriter after having watched a documentary about how much Tom loves them. Welp, he definitely sent them a typewriter… and asked that they buy one for another family!
Bieber Wraps G-Wagon with Christmas Theme
Justin Bieber decided to wrap his super expensive Mercedes SUV this weekend. He drives a G-Wagon which starts at $123,000… and he got it wrapped with a winter scene. So instead of whatever color his car actually is, it’s got santa, and penguins, and christmas trees, and ornaments and it says “Merry Christmas.”
Chris Brown Donates $50k to School
I am keeping my promise of reporting happy Chris Brown news when it happens. On Friday, he surprised a teacher in Atlanta and donated $50,000 to her school.
Rose McGowan Slams Meryl Streep
Last week it was reported that a lot of actresses would be wearing black to the Golden Globes in silent protest of the pervasive sexual harassment in Hollywood. Welp, Rose McGowan, who is one of the first to speak out against Harvey Weinstein, is slamming those women, and she’s calling out Meryl Streep specifically. She said “your silence is THE problem. You’ll accept a fake award breathlessly & affect no real change. I despise your hypocrisy.” Meryl had come out recently against Weinstein, though she said that she didn’t know, and not everyone knew.
Foo Fighters Play Christmas Medley
Foo Fighters played a little Christmas medley this weekend on Saturday Night Live. They did Linus & Lucy from the Peanuts which sounds like this… is one of my favorite Christmas songs.
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