1/13/22 Entertainment News
(Coachella, CA) — The 2022 Coachella lineup is out. Harry Styles, Billie Eilish, Kanye West and Swedish House Mafia are slated to headline Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2022. The highly-anticipated festival is set for April 15th-17th and April 22nd-24th at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. It was scrapped in both 2020 and 2021 due to the global pandemic. That left a lot of people holding onto passes that they can now use for this year. As a result, the first weekend’s already sold out. Passes for the second weekend will be available on Friday. General admission is 549 dollars. A VIP pass will set you back over eleven-hundred bucks.
(Staten Island, NY) — Saturday Night Live’s Pete Davidson is being eyed to host this year’s Academy Awards. Page Six reports the 28-year-old Staten Island native is already in talks to host the show. Producers are hoping for a reset from the program’s stodgy reputation and bring in younger viewers. It also doesn’t hurt that Davidson is dating Kim Kardashian who has 278-million followers on Instagram. The Academy Awards are set to broadcast on ABC on March 27th.
(Santa Fe, NM) — There’s another lawsuit in the deadly movie set shooting from last October. The woman in charge of guns on the “Rust” set is blaming a weapons and ammunition supplier in New Mexico. She’s suing for negligence, claiming the company gave them a mix of live bullets and blank rounds. One of those live bullets fired from actor Alec Baldwin’s prop gun during rehearsal killed the cinematographer. The director was also injured. Baldwin maintains he never pulled the trigger, saying the gun went off after he pulled the hammer back. >>Jason Momoa, Lisa Bonet Announce Divorce
— Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet are “parting ways in marriage.” The couple announced the news in a joint statement on Momoa’s Instagram Wednesday night. The now-former couple said the love between them carries on and that they are freeing each other.
(Los Angeles, CA) — The Los Angeles home featured in A Nightmare on Elm Street is going to a new owner. The home, which was used as Nancy Thompson’s home in exterior shots of the 1984 slasher film, sold for just under three million dollars. The home’s guest house is famous, too. It was used as comedian Bo Burnham’s backdrop for his latest Netflix special, Inside.
(Undated) — The SAG nominees are here. “House of Gucci,” and “Power of the Dog” leads this year’s nominations with three nods each. “House of Gucci” received a nod in both the lead female actor and supporting male actor categories for Lady Gaga and Jared Leto’s work. Meanwhile, Kristen Stewart did not receive an nod for her role as Princess Diana in Spencer. The 2022 SAG Award will air on February 27th.
(Los Angeles, CA) — Kim Kardashian and boxer Floyd Mayweather are being sued by investors for spreading misleading information about cryptocurrency EthereumMax. The class action lawsuit accuses the little-known cryptocurrency of partnering with celebrities to artificially inflate its price by spreading misinformation via social media. Kardashian promoted EthereumMax in an Instagram post last year. Mayweather endorsed the token during a boxing match where attendees could use it to buy tickets. The crytocurrency has lost most of its value since June of last year and has been labeled a ‘pump and dump’ operation by investors.
(Los Angeles, CA) — The newest Batman movie starring Robert Pattinson will be rated PG-13 despite previous speculation the gritty movie would be rated R. Film sources say “The Batman” received the rating because it doesn’t use excessive foul language or nudity, but there had been talks that this could be the first R-rated Batman movie. The Warner Bros. chairman previously said he wanted to differentiate DC from the more family-friendly Marvel in the past. It comes out March 4th in theaters.
(Los Angeles, CA) — Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox are engaged. MGK announced on Instagram he asked the actress to marry him under the same tree they fell in love at. Fox’s engagement ring is actually two rings that feature two pear-shaped stones, one diamond to represent MGK’s birthstone, and one green emerald to represent Fox’s. The two first started dating in July of 2020.
— Netflix and the PGA Tour are teaming up for a new documentary that’ll feature up close and personal access to some of the sport’s top players. All four majors, including the Masters, have signed on to the project. Some of the golfers involved include Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia, Brooks Koepka [[ kep-kuh ]], Jordan Spieth [[ speeth ]] and Bubba Watson. In addition to the major tournaments, the documentary will feature THE PLAYERS Championship and the FedExCup. Filming has already begun and will continue throughout the year.
— Selena Gomez is opening up about her matching tattoo with Cara Delevingne. During a virtual appearance on Live with Kelly and Ryan, she said the actress is one of her best friends whom she’s known since she was 16. Gomez says Delevingne calls her rosebud and noted she always wanted a rose tattoo. The two now have watercolor rose tattoos. Gomez’s is on her neck while Delevingne’s is on her side.