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Loren's LoDown 6/29/18: Drake Admits he's a Father

His album Scorpion has two songs about his fatherhood experience.

June 29, 2018

Kelly Clarkson Buys $8.5M Home 

Kelly Clarkson just bought herself an $8.5M home in California. It's gorgeous. It's 10,000 square feet, has eight bedrooms and 11 bathrooms, a gym, a theater, a game room, a wine cellar and a whole entire kitchen backspash, literally the whole entire wall, that is marble which is CRAZY! There's also a pool, a spa and a two-level guest house. 


Kanye Wants to do 52 Albums in 52 Weeks

There's a New York Times reporter who spent three days with Kanye West and he says that Kanye told him at some point he wants to make 52 records in 52 weeks. So, one album every single week of the year. 


Ellen & Portia Didn't Abhor the Divorce Rumors 

Really interesting. Ellen Degeneres' wife Portia de Rossi said that she and Ellen were almost welcoming of the divorce rumors that were going on about them… because it meant that they had finally be accepted and were being treated like every other celebrity couple. 


Kendrick Lamar Reflects on Pulitzer 

Kendrick Lamar opened up to Vanity Fair about winning his Pulitzer Prize, and becoming the first non-classical or non-jazz artist to do so. Kendrick said "It was one of those things I heard about in school, but I never thought I'd be a part of it…it took a long time for…people outside of our community…to see this not just as vocal lyrics, but…that this is really pain, this is really hurt, this is really true stories of our lives." 


Ed Sheeran Sued Again for Marvin Gaye Song

Ed Sheeran is already being sued for copying Marvin Gaye's song Let's Get It On for his song Thinking Out Loud. But now… ANOTHER lawsuit is being filed against him. Some dude co-wrote the song with Marvin Gaye and even though the dude's dead, his family is suing Ed. They want $100M. 


Time Magazine's Most Influential on the Internet

Time Magazine listed its 25 most influential people on the internet, and here's a few highlights: President Trump, Kanye West, Kylie Jenner, Rihanna, BTS and the students of the Parkland Florida shooting. 


Katie Holmes & Jamie Foxx Did Not Break Up

There was a very unsubstantiated rumor going around yesterday that we didn't report on because it seemed to come from an unreliable source… that Jamie Foxx and Katie Holmes have called off their engagement. Anyway, Katie's rep said that the rumor of them breaking up is 100% untrue… which is also kind of funny/interesting because it's the first time they've talked publicly about their relationship. 


JLo's Daughter is Shopping for a Book Deal 

This is so cute, Jennifer Lopez' daughter Emme is 10 years old, and she's already working on some book deals. She and mom went to a few meetings yesterday to talk about an idea that Emme had for a book. 


Kylie Planning for Stormi's 1st Birthday… in 7 Months

If you feel like a slacker parent in planning your kid's first birthday party… Kylie Jenner is putting you to shame because there's still SEVEN more months until her kid turns one but she said she already has plans for it and knows what she's doing. 


Drake Drops Scorpion, Admits to Being a Father

Drake dropped his album Scorpion last night and OH BOY. It's 25 songs, first of all. It's got some huge collaborations, like Mariah Carey, Jay Z, Nicki Minaj and… wait for it… Michael Jackson. BUT. The biggest thing is that he admits that he does indeed have a kid. He addresses his kid on two songs, Emotionless and March 14th. He also addressed all of his haters in the editors notes on Apple Music, quoting all the mean things people say about him and just finished it up with "yeah yeah we know." 


The Sandlot Coming Back to Theaters 

If you're like my husband and you love The Sandlot… they're bringing it back to theaters to celebrate the 25th anniversary! You can catch it on July 22nd and July 24th. 


BSB Does Classroom Instruments on Fallon 

The Backstreet Boys were on Fallon last night and they did I Want it That Way with classroom instruments. 

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