Loren's LoDown 12/1/17: Selena Tearfully Dedicates Award to Kidney Donor

December 1, 2017
Meredith Vieira's Husband Clarifies Video Meredith Vieira's husband has come to Matt Lauer's defense after the video surfaced of Matt telling Meredith to keep bending over and that he liked the view. Her husband said it didn't bother Meredith at all because that's the kind of friendship they had, and a comment like that wouldn't be off limits. He had nothing but great things to say about Matt. Matt Lauer Looking for $30M Payout Matt Lauer's lawyers are reportedly trying to get him a $30M payout. He makes $20M a year and he still has a year and a half left on his contract. Or, had. Charlie Puth Buys $9M House Our buddy Charlie Puth is doing quite well for himself. He just threw down $9M for a house in Beverly Hills. Daisy Ridley Done with Rey After Third Movie Looks like Daisy Ridley isn't interested in playing Rey any more than her three contractually-obligated movies. She said she's excited to do the third movie and round it out. But… as for 30 years from now, she said - yep, sure, who knows. She might be up for it. Selena Gomez Donates Billboard Award to Kidney Donor Friend Selena Gomez accepted Billboard's Woman of the Year award last night and she actually said it should be given to her friend Francia who you'll remember donated a kidney to Selena. She also talked about how much she values the platform she's been given. Kelly Clarkson: There's Room for All Women Kelly Clarkson was an accepting an award last night at Billboard's Women in Music too, and she talked about how great it was that she was able to duet with Pink this year at the AMAs. Demi Lovato's Christmas Song Demi Lovato recorded "I'll Be Home for Christmas" and I love it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4l2MRdaU5GM Cardi B Wants to Perform for Prince Harry's Wedding Cardi B is pretty pumped about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry getting married, too. She said that she's totally willing to perform at their wedding for free. She said "why would you charge them? I'll just do it, cause it's like, oh snap. Have you performed for a future king?" HAHAHAHA Drake Stunts as Sideline Reporter Drake tried his hand at sideline reporting the other night after a Toronto Raptors game. He interviewed Kyle Lowry. Drake was also caught on camera sneaking his own food into the arena. He was sitting court side and cameras caught him dumping Perrier into a cup. https://twitter.com/NBATV/status/936069476633759745 It Took 9 Hours to Turn Selena Blonde You know how Selena Gomez is now a blonde? Welp, her stylist said it took them… drumroll… 9 hours to complete that transformation. It took about 300 foils, 8 bowls of bleach and two stylists working together simultaneously. Yikes. Colin Jost Steps Out with ScarJo The rumors have been officially confirmed. Saturday Night Live's Colin Jost is absolutely dating Scarlett Johansson; they went to a gala last night and it was their debut as a couple. Ed Sheeran f/ Beyonce: Perfect Ed Sheeran and Beyonce put out a remix to his Perfect song yesterday. IT IS SO GOOOOOD. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=817P8W8-mGE Someone Impersonated Britney's Management This is interesting. This took place back in 2016 but we're just hearing of this now. Some dude impersonated Britney Spears' manager Larry Rudolph (he simply created the email larry.rudolph@aol.com) and her label RCA totally fell for it… they uploaded 49 digital files of hers for him to listen to. Law enforcement tracked him down and it turns out he's an attorney studying intellectual property law at UCLA. The TJ Show can be heard weekday mornings from 5:30am until 10:00am on Boston's 103.3 AMP Radio. You can follow TJ, Loren and Producer Matt on Twitter: @RadioTJ @LorenRaye and @ProducerMatt AMP and on Instagram: @RadioTJ @LorenRaye and @ProducerMatt AMP. Listen to The TJ Show On-Demand with The TJ Show Podcast on play.it & iTunes