Weekend Update Gets Summer Run
The rumors were true- Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update is getting a run during the summer. Four episodes will air, beginning at August 10th. Colin Jost and Michael Che, who anchor the segment during the Saturday Show, will anchor this summer too – along with other show members.
Nick Cannon Sends Tyra Banks Flowers
Nick Cannon continues to prove that he is a class act – even though Tyra Banks replaced him on America’s Got Talent, he sent her a bouquet of flowers with a note that read Congratulations and good luck on AGT!
Dax Shepard’s Daughter Uses the F Word
Dax Shepard was on Ellen yesterday and explained that he and Kristen Bell’s oldest daughter, who is 3, has started saying the F word because he let it drop it front of her. But they’re kind of proud of her for it.
Taylor Swift Creating Streaming Service & Music Products
After sparring with other streaming services, Taylor Swift has just filed documents to create a streaming service of her own. She will also launch a line of music products like guitars, picks, straps and drumsticks. Additionally, she’ll be organizing retreats, educational camps and self-guided online courses. No official word yet from Taylor’s camp.
Ben Affleck Completed Second Rehab Stint
Ben Affleck announced that he has completed his second stint in rehab. Sources say he went to rehab right after the Oscars for alcohol addiction. He went to Promises in Malibu for alcohol addiction back in 2001. In his announcement, Ben thanked his family and friends for the support and wanted to encourage others in letting them know that there’s no shame in getting help.
Pitbull Honored for Global Reach
Pitbull is being honored with the very first Global Ambassador Award at the Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony this year. The award honors people whose music has worldwide appeal, crossing genres, cultural boundaries and national boundaries. This will not be an annual award and will instead be awarded periodically, on merit.
Chance the Rapper Moving Back Home?
Chance the Rapper revealed that he’s contemplating moving back in with his parents. Yes, he has money… yes, he just donated $1M to Chicago Public Schools… but he’s 23, and is a dad, and has a full-time job as an artist… so he said he might find comfort in moving in with his parents.
Alec Baldwin to be “Roasted” Kinda?
Alec Baldwin is set to be honored on Spike TV’s One Night Only series this summer. Friends and co-stars will come together for a night of comedic tributes and celebration. It will be taped in late June and will air on July 9th at 9.
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