1/10/22 Entertainment News
— Tributes are pouring in following the shocking death of comedian and actor Bob Saget. The 65-year-old best known for his role as single dad Danny Turner on ‘Full House.’ He was also the host of “America’s Funniest Home Videos. Saget was found dead yesterday in a hotel room in Orlando, Florida. In a statement confirming their loss, Saget’s family said “He was everything to us and we want you to know how much he loved his fans, performing live and bringing people from all walks of life together with laughter.” His former co-star John Stamos writes “I am broken. I am gutted. I am in complete and utter shock. I will never ever have another friend like him. I love you so much Bobby.” Investigators say Saget’s death does not seem suspicions at this time.
— Streets surrounding the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills were quiet as the 79th Golden Globes put on a private event Sunday night. Members of The Hollywood Foreign Press Association held a show for roughly 200 people in attendance, all of whom were masked. Will Smith won best performance by an actor for “King Richard” while Nicole Kidman won best performance by an actress for “Being the Ricardos.” Meantime, Best Motion Picture in Drama went to Netflix’s “The Power of the Dog” while “West Side Story” won best motion picture musical.
— Sony’s “Spider-Man: No Way Home” is now the eighth highest grossing movie of all time. The Marvel film has brought in more than one-and-half-billion dollars on a global scale. Over the weekend, “No Way Home” brought in another 64-million-dollars at box offices across the world. Meantime, Universal’s animated film “Sing 2” has brought in more than 190-million-dollars since opening around Christmas. “The Matrix Resurrection” film from Warner Bros. has only made 124-million-dollars on a global scale.
— ‘Euphoria’ makes a return to HBO for its second season. Zendaya took to Instagram hours before the show’s premiere to remind fans that the teen drama is for mature audiences. She went on to stay that “this season, maybe even more so than the last, is deeply emotional and deals with subject matter that can be triggering and difficult to watch.” She urged fans only to watch if they felt comfortable.
— Josh Duhamel is engaged to his now fiancé Audra Mari. The 49-year-old took to Instagram over the weekend, sharing he proposed to the 28-year-old TV host with a message in a bottle. Duhamel’s ex-wife Fergie congratulated the pair by commenting under the post with “Congrats” and several green hearts. Duhamel and Fergie have an eight year old son together. They finalized their divorce in 2019.
— Jennifer Lopez’s movie “The Mother” is pausing production because of COVID-19. Reports from several outlets indicate the filming that is taking place overseas has been put on pause. Most of the filming was done in Canada last year and is complete. It’s not clear when the project will wrap.
— Chrishell Stuase from ‘Selling Sunset’ says she’s having a hard time watching the show because of her personality. She took to Twitter on Saturday, agreeing with critics. She wrote “years of auditioning clicks a weird part of my brain when speaking to camera to be ‘ON’ and I am working on it. LOL.” She made light of the critique, saying by the time the show is cancelled she’ll get the hang of it.
— The Drew Barrymore Show is celebrating a week of “Scream.” The 46-year-old talk show host is set to get a visit from stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox and David Arquette. She’ll also sit down with the franchise’s latest cast members set to star in the fifth installment. The show took to Twitter on Saturday to announce what is being dubbed as “Scream Week.”