Celebrity Scoop – 12/13/2019

by Gino on December 13, 2019

in Celebrity Scoop

LIZZO IS NOT BANNED FROM THE STAPLES CENTER – (12/13/2019)

Rumors that Lizzo has been banned from the Staples Center after showing off her thong at a Lakers-Timberwolves game last weekend are not true!

Lee Zeidman, the president of the Staples Center told Billboard, “She is not banned from the Staples Center and is welcome here anytime.

He continued, “It’s ridiculous that these rumors get started and that people write these types of things without making any attempt to find out the truth. It’s very lazy and disrespectful.”

AMAZON PAYS $25 MILLION FOR UNTITLED RIHANNA DOCUMENTARY – (12/13/2019)

Reports say Amazon has paid a pretty penny for the rights to a documentary about the life of Rihanna. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the streaming giant paid $25 million for the untitled documentary. The documentary — which is directed by Peter Berg, features more than 1,200 hours of footage and will offer insight into the singer’s “personality, sense of humor, work ethic, family and love.”

Berg previously gave THR details about the project, saying, “That was a fun change of pace…to go travel with Rihanna around Europe, and Rihanna is surrounded by girls. We were in Nice [France]. She was going to do a concert on Bastille Day. And that truck driver who killed all those people plowed through them right in front of our hotel. So even in me trying to do something light, I had a very, very front-row seat to something that horrific.”

No word on when the documentary will be released.

JONAS BROTHERS TO PLAY ‘NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE’ – (12/13/2019)

The Jonas Brothers are ringing in 2020 as part of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest. Nick, Kevin and Joe Jonas will perform live from Miami just after the ball drops at midnight, marking the first performance of the New Year. They’re among the latest acts to join ABC’s 48th New Year’s celebration.

Ciara will host the Los Angeles portion of the special, which will also feature Paula Abdul, Kelsea Ballerini, Blanco Brown, Dan + Shay, Green Day, Dua Lipa, Ava Max, Anthony Ramos and Salt-N-Pepa. Billy Porter will host from New Orleans, with special guests Sheryl Crow and Usher. And Jessie James Decker will be on hand to reveal the first-ever First Powerball Millionaire of the Year. 

The New Year’s performance caps off a big year for the JoBros, who notched a hit with “Sucker,” released Happiness Begins, their first new studio album in 10 years, and launched a major concert tour.

The ABC special is slated to kick off Tuesday, December 31st beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. CT on ABC.

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Full story: E! Online

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