MARTHA STEWART dated ANTHONY HOPKINS in the ’90s, but she dumped him because she couldn’t get over his performance as Hannibal Lecter.  She said, quote, “All I could think of was him eating, you know . . .”   

“Playboy” issued a response to mounting criticism of HUGH HEFNER and the way he treated its women.  Quote, “Today’s Playboy is not Hugh Hefner’s Playboy . . . As a brand with sex positivity at its core, we believe safety, security, and accountability are paramount.”

PETER BILLINGSLEY will return as an ADULT Ralphie in a sequel to “A Christmas Story”. . . called, “A Christmas Story Christmas”.  In this one, Ralphie brings his kids back to his childhood home to give them a “magical Christmas.”

ADELE cried yesterday, during a video where she announced that her Las Vegas residency is being postponed.  Quote, “We’ve been absolutely destroyed by delivery delays and COVID . . . I can’t give you what I have right now, and I’m gutted and I’m sorry it’s so last minute.” 

Maddie & Tae’s TAYLOR KERR gave birth to a baby girl on Monday.  Leighton Grace Kerr arrived three months early, weighing less than three pounds.  This is certainly why Taylor had to be hospitalized in December due to pregnancy complications. She shared pics yesterday on Instagram, and wrote, “She’s beautiful, strong, and everything we’ve ever dreamed of.  We can’t wait for the day we get to finally take her home.”  It’s the first child for Taylor and her husband Josh Kerr.

LUKE COMBS and his wife Nicole Hocking are expecting a baby boy, and he’s due this spring.  Luke announced it on social media, and included a pic of the ultrasound, plus two photos of Nicole cradling her baby bump. He captioned it, quote, “Here we go y’all.  Lil dude Combs is coming this spring.  Couldn’t be more excited to start a family with this babe.  It’s gonna be a hell of a ride.”  This will be their first child together.

JASON ALDEAN and his wife Brittany have been playing a drinking game based on the TV show, “90 Day Fiancé”.  Seriously.  He noticed that Darcey Silva is always weeping, so they started doing tequila shots every time she cries. He says, quote, “It took us about two nights to figure out it doesn’t take you long to get pretty smashed watching that show if you turn it into a game

JON LANGSTON posted a video of himself pranking his crew by making it sound like he had some very bad news to tell.  And then halfway through the speech he starts SCREAMING that he’s making his Grand Ole Opry debut on February 22nd.

Carly Pearce could hardly contain herself as she explained why it was a “super emotional day” for her family on Thursday (January 20). The “Never Wanted To Be That Girl” artist took to Twitter to announce that her sister, who has been serving in Kuwait as a captain in the National Guard, has returned home safely.

SHENANDOAH announced the dates of their “35th Anniversary Tour.”  It picks up February 11th in Sulphur Springs, Texas and runs into October.  Closest to us is the last show –  October 15 Lebanon, OH

JOHN MAYER paid for a private plane to bring home BOB SAGET’s body.

Anna Kendrick and Bill Hader have enjoyed a budding relationship for more than a year,

Pamela Anderson married Dan Hayhurst, a builder and her bodyguard, on Dec. 24, 2020, seven months after she split from her ex Jon Peters. Well, she’s headed for her fourth divorce.  She’s also had two annulments.

There’s going to be a live-action remake of Disney’s “The Aristocats”.

SNOOP DOGG and MARTHA STEWART will host this year’s “Puppy Bowl”, with a special guest appearance by ELMO.

“The King’s Daughter” is out this weekend, starring Pierce Brosnan as a king who captures a mermaid to steal her immortality.

Jack Nicklaus is 82. 


FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2022

RIHANNA and ASAP ROCKY welcomed their baby boy on Friday the 13th, though his name hasn’t been revealed. When WYNONNA announced she was doing THE JUDDS Final Tour, it sounded like Martina McBride would be taking NAOMI JUDD’s place.  Well, although Martina IS the “very special guest” . . . she won’t be the only…

THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2022

NICK CANNON announced he’s already had a vasectomy consultation.  Quote, “I ain’t looking to populate the Earth completely, but I’m definitely looking forward to taking care and loving all the children that I currently have.”  He’s expecting the birth of his eighth child soon. U.S. Women’s Soccer players won their battle for equal pay with…