Pete Davidson Is a Nearly-Nude Ken Doll on ‘Paper’ Magazine Cover
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Pete Davidson's Missing BDE Breaks the Internet
Pete Davidson stars as a semi-nude Ken doll on PAPER magazine's Break the Internet Winter issue. See the controversial cover image, below:
Crazy Rich Asians Director Denies Brenda Song's Claim
In an interview with Teen Vogue, Brenda Song revealed that she she was not allowed to audition for the 2018 hit movie Crazy Rich Asians due to her image not being "Asian enough." However, director Jon M. Chu is disputing the claim, and says those words would never come out of his mouth. Chu subsequently tweeted an article that reported that Crazy Rich Asians opened up auditions to anyone interested worldwide. (via PopCrush)
The Dog Aging Project needs your help to discover why dog lifespans are so short... and potentially try to alter that. Researchers are eager to start their study on a group of 10,000 dogs over the course of 10 years to see whether they can improve the life expectancy of the animal. Applications are now open and owners can visit the Dog Aging Project's website to nominate their furry friends. Dogs from all areas, ages, sizes and breeds are welcome to apply! (via CNN)
The AMAs Are This Sunday!
The American Music Awards are on this Sunday, Nov. 24, beginning at 8 p.m. Eastern Time. The event will be hosted by singer Ciara and will feature musical performances by the Jonas Brothers, Camilla Cabello, Billie Eilish, Selena Gomez, Dua Lipa, Lizzo, Thomas Rhett and Shania Twain. Taylor Swift will also take the stage to perform a medley of her hits from over the years. (via Fox News)
Coldplay Refuses to Tour
Coldplay decided that they will not tour until they can figure out how to make their tours more environmentally friendly. However, the British rockers will hold two release day shows for their new album, Everyday Life. Frontman Chris Martin said that all proceeds from the album release concerts will be donated to ClientEarth, which is an organization that uses the law to protect the environment. (via PopCrush)
There Is Goodness in the World!
Grieving mom Shirley Raines does not take any moments for granted. Several years ago, she lost her oldest son in an accident. The only thing that helped to bring her out of her deep depression was serving other people in need. Through her mission called Beauty2theStreetz, Shirley washes or colors hair for women who are homeless. Raines likes to remind people that "not all Queens live in castles, some live on the streets.” (via KLove)
Country Star Arrested for DUI
Sam Hunt was arrested Thursday morning (Nov. 21) for drunk driving. According to police, there were two empty beer cans in the car next to the singer and Hunt smelled of booze. His eyes were reportedly bloodshot. The breathalyzer test showed that Hunt's blood alcohol level was at .173, which is more than twice the legal limit. (via TMZ)
Chris Brown Welcomes Baby No. 2
Chris Brown and girlfriend Ammika Harris welcomed a baby boy into the world this past Wednesday (Nov. 20). The boy is Ammika's first child. Brown has a 5-year-old daughter, named Royalty, with ex Nia Guzman. (via TMZ)
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