Kristen Bell Performs for Kids in Irma Shelter
Kristen Bell, who of course played Anna in Frozen, is in Florida waiting out the impact of Hurricane Irma and not only did she help her Frozen co-star Josh Gad’s family find shelter in a safer area than their home, but Kristen also showed up to a shelter and performed Frozen songs for kids while they prepared for the storm.
“It” Finds Box Office Success
Stephen King’s movie adaptation of his book “It” had the third-best opening weekend of any movie for 2017. Beauty and the Beast still holds the first spot, followed by Guardians of the Galaxy 2 in second. “It” brought in over $117M this weekend.
Jim Carrey Offers Strange Red Carpet Interview
Jim Carrey gave a really strange interview to E News the other day on the red carpet of an event celebrating icons. I can’t even do it justice, you just have to watch…
Tom Hanks Does School Bus Carpool Karaoke
James Corden teamed up with Tom Hanks for a schoolbus version of Carpool Karaoke as part of the XQ Super School Live broadcast on Friday. Tom was the driver of the bus, and they sang “Kids in America” … Tom starts off, and then the kids take it over.
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Beyonce, Jennifer Garner Visit Houston
Many celebrities traveled to Houston this weekend to help in the Hurricane Harvey recovery and to meet displaced families. Beyonce, Blue Ivy, her mom and Destiny’s Child bandmate Michelle Williams visited Beyonce’s old church. They chatted with Harvey survivors, handed out food, took selfies and offered hugs. Jennifer Garner visited shelters and handed out supplies to displaced families as well.
Today I was inspired by the huge hearts in Texas. There is a generosity of spirit that gets lost in political rhetoric, but– people come together in a time of crisis. You know what’s beautiful? Children look for light. Terrifying things have happened to these kids in the past couple of weeks, but they don’t want to dwell on those stories. They want to tell you that their neighbor’s puppy was found. That they saved their mother’s life by throwing her a rope when the flood water overcame her and now she’s ok. That they all celebrated when power came back on. We have to protect our kids and we have to learn from them.
John Mayer Flirts with Nicki Minaj on Twitter
John Mayer spent a good chunk of his weekend flirting with none other than Nicki Minaj.
Rihanna Makes PUMA Employee “Famous”
Some poor kid who works at a PUMA outlet was complaining about a customer, tweeting “I hate working retail. This lady really gonna throw a fit because we don’t sell Fenty Beauty. First of all, you’re at a PUMA outlet store.” So Rihanna retweeted it and captioned it “tweet of the week” with the shrug emoji… and the kid’s more than tripled. He later thanked Rihanna for making him famous. Ha!
Dave Chappelle & Melissa McCarthy Pick up Emmys for SNL
Dave Chappelle and Melissa McCarthy won Emmys this weekend for their Saturday Night Live performances. Dave won for best guest actor when he did the show right after the election, and Melissa won for best guest actress where she did her Sean Spicer impression.
Lady Gaga Announces Break from Music
Lady Gaga announced this weekend that she’s going to be taking a break from music for a bit next year. Gaga said that while she plans to take her break, she still has a few tricks up her sleeve for fans — but she wants to take the time to reflect and slow down and heal.
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