Celebrity Scoop

CARDI B IN TALKS TO PERFORM AT SUPER BOWL

The NFL is in talks with Cardi B to perform her remix “Girls Like You” with Maroon 5 at halftime, TMZ reports. The main sticking point is reportedly whether or not she gets a solo set. (TMZ)

 

RIHANNA NAMED AMBASSADOR OF BARBADOS

Rihanna has been named the official ambassador of Barbados. According to The Grio, Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley said in a statement, “Rihanna has a deep love for her country and this is reflected in her philanthropy, especially in the areas of health and education. She also shows her patriotism in the way she gives back to this country and continues to treasure the island as her home.” 

The singer also said in a statement that she “couldn’t be more proud to take on such a prestigious title in my home country.”

Rihanna’s new job as the country’s ambassador is to promote education, investment, and tourism for Barbados. 

KANYE WEST SPEAKS AGAINST THE PRESSURES OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Kanye West has spoken out against social media, saying that it has played a role in people committing suicide due to them not getting enough “likes.” ‘Ye wrote on Instagram, “There are people who are committing suicide due to not getting enough likes. Seeking validation in the simulation.  We need a live-streamed meeting with Jack Dorsey Kevin Systrom Mike Krieger Mark Zuckerberg and Evan Spiegal.  Speaking for myself I personally want to participate in social media with the option of not having to show my followers or likes.” 

He added, “Having your amount of likes on display for the world to see and judge is like showing how much money you have in the bank..”

In a prior Twitter post, Kanye said, “We should be able to participate in social media without having to show how many followers or likes we have. Just like how we can turn off the comments we should be able to turn off the display of followers. This has an intense negative impact on our self worth.” 

 

ELLEN POMPEO SAYS ‘GREY’S ANATOMY’ IS ENDING (SOONISH)

Season 16 may be the final Grey’s Anatomy. Star Ellen Pompeo, who plays Meredith Grey on the ABC drama, told Entertainment Weekly: “I’m clearly not prepared right now to make any formal announcement about what my future is on the show, but I am really feeling like we have told the majority of the stories that we can tell.It’s about time that I mix it up. I’m definitely looking for a change.”

But fans shouldn’t panic yet; her contract runs through the 16thseason, which doesn’t wrap until 2020. 

Grey’s Anatomy Season 15 premieres September 27 on ABC.

 

ARIANA GRANDE HINTS SHE WON’T BE TOURING FOR A ‘LONG TIME’

With the huge success of Sweetener, fans have been waiting for news of an Ariana Grande tour. Unfortunately, fans are going to have to wait longer.

When a fan account posted a meme about saving money for her next tour’s meet & greet on Instagram, Grande commented saying “u gonna be saving for a loooooooooooooong time ……” The comment has since been deleted.

The singer is still healing from losing her ex and beloved friend Mac Miller, who passed away earlier this month from an apparent drug overdose.

A statement given by her team to People magazine says that Grande will be taking time for herself as she deal with the painful loss.

Besides grieving the loss of Miller, Grande has been vocal about struggling with PTSD caused by the terrorist attack at her Manchester show during her Dangerous Woman Tour last year. Even though fans won’t get to see Grande on tour soon, she assured fans “everything will be okay” in a tweet, expressing her appreciation for their support.

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Celebrity Scoop – 09/21/2018

by Gino September 21, 2018 Celebrity Scoop

BEYONCE’S FORMER DRUMMER ACCUSES SINGER OF ‘EXTREME WITCHCRAFT’ – (09/21/2018) Beyoncé’s former drummer claims that the singer practices “extreme witchcraft” and cursed her with “magic spells of sexual molestation.” According to The Blast, Kimberly Thompson sought a temporary restraining order following the claims she made about Bey. In the court documents obtained by the publication, Thompson […]

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Celebrity Scoop – 09/20/2018

by Gino September 20, 2018 Celebrity Scoop

MAROON 5 TO PLAY SUPER BOWL HALFTIME SHOW?: Maroon 5 has reportedly been booked as the act for the 2019 Super Bowl Halftime Show. Variety said it confirmed the news with two sources. “The offer has been extended and they’ve pretty much accepted,” Us Weekly quoted an insider as saying. The NFL released a statement […]

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Celebrity Scoop – 09/19/2018

by Gino September 19, 2018 Celebrity Scoop

ALEC BALDWIN CLAIMS NIECE HAILEY DID TIE THE KNOT WITH JUSTIN BIEBER – (09/19/2018) After reports surfaced that Justin Bieber and his fiancée Hailey Baldwin had secretly gotten married, Hailey tweeted “I understand where the speculation is coming from, but I’m not married yet.” She then deleted that tweet – and now her uncle is […]

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Celebrity Scoop – 09/18/2018

by Gino September 18, 2018 Celebrity Scoop

ED SHEERAN SINGS FOR KIDS AT BOSTON’S CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL – (09/18/2018) Ed Sheeran paid a visit to the patients at the Ryan Seacrest Studios at Boston Children’s Hospital this past weekend while in town for his Divide tour, which hit Gillette Stadium on Friday and Saturday. The hospital posted a series of photos on Facebook […]

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Celebrity Scoop – 09/17/2018

by Gino September 17, 2018 Celebrity Scoop

‘EMMYS 2018’: WHAT TO EXPECT FROM TV’S BIGGEST NIGHT – (09/17/2018) The 70thPrimetime Emmy Awards are upon us! Here’s what to expect. WHAT: The Emmys honor the best in U.S. primetime television programming from June 1, 2017-May 31, 2018, as selected by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.  WHEN: The ceremony will take place […]

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Celebrity Scoop – 09/14/2018

by Gino September 14, 2018 Celebrity Scoop

HENRY CAVILL RAISES EYEBROWS WITH PERPLEXING POST AS ‘SUPERMAN’ RUMORS ROIL – (09/14/2018) Is he in or out as Superman? The Hollywood Reporter reported that Warner Bros. was ousting Henry Cavill from the role, but he cast doubt on the rumors with a post on Instagram that left most viewers scratching their heads. Wearing a T-shirt emblazoned […]

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