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Carrie Underwood Thought It Would Be Cool to Learn Harmonica, So She Did

  • 7:34 am Thursday, August 30th, 2018 by Estee

Remember when Carrie Underwood was “all of sudden” playing harmonica . . . and killing it?  Videos started showing up of her in concert tearing through “Choctaw County Affair”.

Well, it wasn’t some secret skill that she hid from everyone.  She just randomly decided to learn.  She tells CMT, “I definitely tend to get myself in over my head sometimes, and I was like, ‘Wouldn’t it be cool if I played the harmonica?’”

It raised a few eyebrows from her people, but that didn’t stop her.  “I said, ‘I’ll figure it out.  Go get me one, because I’m pretty good at playing things [More]

Kanye West Finally Answered Jimmy Kimmel’s President Trump Question

  • 7:21 am Thursday, August 30th, 2018 by Estee

A while back, Kanye West was stumped when Jimmy Kimmel asked him how he knew that President Trump cared about black people . . . but he finally answered the question on a radio show yesterday.

But first he paused again . . . this time for 26 seconds.  Then he said, “I feel that he cares about the way black people feel about him, and he would like for black people to like him like they did when he was cool in the rap songs and all this . . .

“He will do the things that are necessary to make that happen because [More]

Ed Sheeran Will Appear in a Movie About a World Where Only One Person Remembers the Beatles

  • 7:18 am Thursday, August 30th, 2018 by Estee

Danny Boyle, the director who brought you “28 Days Later”, and “Slumdog Millionaire” . . . just finished filming a new movie with Ed Sheeran.

It doesn’t have a title yet, but here’s the gist:  A singer-songwriter wakes up one day and realizes he’s the only person in the world who remembers The Beatles.

Sheeran isn’t the lead character, though.  He plays HIMSELF.  He discovers this guy and takes him on tour . . . and of course, the dude gets way bigger than Sheeran thanks to “his” Beatles music.

Sheeran says, “They shot it around loads of my gigs. So it was a very intense [More]

Kelly Clarkson Fans Want Her to Headline the Super Bowl Halftime Show

  • 7:00 am Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 by Estee

Kelly Clarkson performed at the opening ceremony for the U.S. Open on Monday night.  She did a medley of six of her biggest hits, including “Since You Been Gone”, “Miss Independent”, and “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”.

Fans loved it so much that they started a social media campaign, demanding that she headline the Super Bowl Halftime Show this winter.

Ben Affleck’s issues with booze may cost him the Batman role

  • 6:57 am Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 by Estee

Not everyone thought Ben Affleck was a great Batman anyway, so maybe this is a blessing in disguise:

Sources say Ben’s issues with booze may have priced himself out of the role completely . . . because he’s too much of an insurance risk to be the star of a major movie like the upcoming flick “The Batman”, or a possible “Justice League” sequel.

Robert Downey Jr.faced similar issues 20 years ago . . . but he rebounded in a MAJOR way.

Christina Aguilera is NOT into dating other celebrities, and her reasoning is solid

  • 6:52 am Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 by Estee

In an interview with “Cosmo”, she said, “I’ve had opportunities, but it isn’t my style to date another person in the business.  There’s gotta be something wrong with you if you want to be in this business.  I mean, hi!

“I definitely have my issues.  I think that I can only handle one [celebrity] in the relationship, and I need to be it.”

Ariana Grande Stopped a Song Because Someone in the Audience Wasn’t Recording Yet

  • 7:32 am Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 by Estee

Ariana Grande played a show for 1,600 fans in Los Angeles on Saturday night.  It was pretty informal.  So much so that she stopped mid-song because someone in the crowd wasn’t ready.

Ariana started singing “Raindrops”, when a fan yelled out, “Wait, start again.  I wasn’t recording!”

Ariana said, quote, “Someone said, ‘Start again.  I wasn’t recording.’  And I listen!  I listen.  I was like, ‘Sure, are you ready now?’”  Then she started again.

(Here’s video.)

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one of the coolest celebrities ever . . . and it’s because he’s always doing things like this . . .

  • 7:27 am Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 by Estee

A 19-year-old man named Angelo Pizarro lost his mom and his sister in a car crash, and his mom was a huge fan of The Rock.  So the guy started a social media campaign to get The Rock to give her a shout-out for the funeral . . . and he came through.

Some Guy Rushed the Stage at a Beyoncé / Jay-Z Show

  • 9:14 am Monday, August 27th, 2018 by Estee

As Beyonce and Jay Z were leaving the stage at the end of their show in Atlanta on Saturday night, a guy jumped onstage and tried to follow them.

A statement issued by tour staff said the guy was drunk.  They added, “We had a controlled evacuation of all crew on the stage in order to safely diffuse the situation.

“We are happy to confirm that nobody was hurt during the incident, and Mr. and Mrs. Carter are choosing not to press charges against the individual.”

TMZ says the man was cited for disorderly conduct, but not jailed.

Drake surprises fifth-grader diagnosed with serious heart condition, birthday wish comes true

  • 7:46 am Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 by Estee

Earlier this summer, fifth-grade Sophia Sanchez was diagnosed with Cardiomyopathy, a heart condition that leads to heart failure if there is no heart transplant.

Three weeks ago she underwent heart surgery and while in the hospital she listens to “God’s Plan” by Drake over and over – she sings the song in the hospital and dances to it like crazy.

She did a “KiKi Challenge” video that got the attention of Drake, so he stopped by the hospital to pay her a visit, sign autographs, takes selfies and uplift her like no one else could.

Gooooo, Drake.