Loren’s LoDown 2/21/18: Celebs Donate to March for Our Lives

February 21, 2018

SNL Announces March Lineup Saturday Night Live announced their March lineup, and it’s great. March 3rd we’ll see Charles Barkley with Migos, March 10th we’ll have Sterling K Brown from This is Us along with James Bay, and on St. Patrick’s Day we get to see Bill Hader and Arcade Fire.

Celebrities Donate $500k to March for Our Lives George and Amal Clooney continue to put their money where their mouths are. Not only are they planning to march in support of survivors of last week’s mass shooting in Florida, but they’re donating half a million dollars to the cause, too. They made the donation in the name of their twins, noting that their children’s lives depend upon this type of social and political action. The March for Our Lives event is taking place March 24th in DC. Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey and a few other celebrities have pledged half a million as well.

Kesha Tears ACL This sucks for Kesha — she’s torn her ACL. She injured it on February 9th when she was in Dubai, and it hasn’t gotten better so her doctor told her to lay off and get some surgery. Unfortunately she’s had to postpone some stops on her tour in other parts of the world.

Kevin Hart Expertly Gets out of Paying Pill The other day, a bunch of comedy legends got together – and a few other famous people – to have dinner. So Kevin Hart, Chris Rock, Chris Tucker, Eddie Murphy, Dave Chappelle, Usher and Dwyane Wade. TMZ caught up with Kevin to ask him who pays at a power dinner like that… and Kevin has a great answer: he offers to pay before anyone else does, so that other people debate him and he ends up NOT paying. Chris Rock paid this time.

Ashton Kutcher Lived in Woods Post-Divorce This is so weird. But hey, if it works: Ashton Kutcher revealed that after he divorced Demi Moore, he went into the mountains for a week by himself. He didn’t bring food, and had nothing to drink but tea and water. He hallucinated, did Tai Chi, and wrote letters to past girlfriends to make things right.

Carrie Underwood Donates to Injured HS Friend Carrie Underwood found out about a friend from high school who is now a police officer who was injured in a crash on his way to work. He rolled his car and broke his neck. His family started a GoFundMe campaign for bills, and Carrie donated $10,000 to help out.

Bill Gates Guesting on Big Bang Theory Bill Gates is set to guest star on the Big Bang Theory. He’s going to play himself on an episode that’s set to air in March. Kaley Cuoco’s character hosts Bill Gates at her job, and the rest of the guys do everything they can to meet him.

More Oscars Presenters Announced The second round of presenters has been announced for the Oscars. Gal Gadot, Mark Hamill, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gina Rodriguez and Zendaya, among others.

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