Loren's LoDown 6/22/18: Roseanne Reboot Picked Up Without Roseanne

ABC released a settlement with Roseanne.

June 22, 2018
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Roseanne Reboot WITHOUT Roseanne is a Go

Welp, the Roseanne reboot is all set without Roseanne. ABC reached a settlement with her, and she will not have financial or creative stake in the new sitcom which has a working title of The Connors. All of the main characters minus Roseanne will be back, and it'll be on Tuesday nights at 8p on ABC, premiering this fall. Roseanne released a statement: "I regret the circumstances that have caused [this]. I agreed to the settlement in order that 200 jobs of beloved cast and crew could be saved, and I wish the best for everyone involved."

 

Commoners Want to Remake The Last Jedi 

A group of ordinary citizens really wants to remake The Last Jedi in order to "save Star Wars." I can't even imagine how this would work but they're encouraging you to send in your script, whether you loved or hated the actual movie because they want a diverse writing team. 

 

Blake Shelton Admits Relationship Started as Rebound

Blake Shelton is talking about his relationship with Gwen Stefani, saying that they both thought it was a rebound type of situation since both were going through bad divorces when they got together. Blake said "here we are…three years later and every day that goes by it just feels like a stronger bond…and it constantly feels like it's going to the next level." 

 

Demi Lovato Releases "Sober" 

Demi Lovato released a song yesterday called Sober. In it, she sings about not being sober anymore. It's not entirely clear if this was written about her experience in the past, or if she's revealing that she's no longer sober after 6 years. Regardless, it breaks my heart. 

 

Justin Bieber Wears Ring to Mess with Paparazzi

Justin Bieber was spotted with a ring on THAT finger yesterday. Sources close to Justin told TMZ that it's just a joke and he wanted to sit back and watch the internet explode, thinking he had married Hailey Baldwin. 

 

Paul McCartney on James Corden 

Paul McCartney was on James Corden last night -- it was taking place in England.  

 

Seth Rogen is Grossed Out by Pete/Ariana PDA

Even fellow celebrities are getting tired of seeing Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson flirt on social media. He posted a picture of her yesterday with the caption "what the actual bleep" and the heart eye emoji. Ariana commented "i love you" and Pete responded "i love you more tho." So Seth Rogen saw it and just commented "guys seriously." Pete wrote back "when ur getting married to the hottest girl in the world you tell me how you'd act." 

 

Black Panther Memorabilia on Display at Smithsonian

This is so cool. The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture is putting objects from the Black Panther film on display… including the costume worn by Chadwick Boseman. 

 

George Clooney Awarded AFI Lifetime Achievement Award

George Clooney was given the AFI Lifetime Achievement Award and it aired on TNT last night. Bill Murray joked that it was a celebration of life because George got the award at only 56 years old. And then Courteney Cox and Jennifer Aniston made a joke that he owes his success to them because his show ER was on right after Friends was on back in the 90s. 

 

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