Written by KingCnote on April 11, 2022
Elon Musk is not joining the Twitter board of directors, after all. Twitter’s CEO tweeted overnight that the company’s largest share-holder and world’s wealthiest man rejected the board appointment, which was “contingent upon passing a background check.” (Showbiz 411)
Lady Gaga recorded the theme song for Top Gun: Maverick. “Hold My Hand” will drop in advance of the movie’s release this Memorial Day weekend.
Guest hosts at Jeopardy! are well-compensated. Dr. Oz taped two-weeks of shows in two days and was paid $269,000. He reported his income and assets as required for political candidates in Pennsylvania. (The Wrap)
JoJo Siwa said Nickelodeon did not invite her Saturday’s Kids Choice Awards. JoJo claimed she’s “not sure why” because she’s attended for nearly a decade. Her followers speculated. One of them suggested anti-gay discrimination (quote) “You are the color of the rainbow and Nickelodeon is just orange.” (New York Post)
Legendary actor Al Pacino’s iPhone case features a dozen images of Shrek. (Vulture)
To counter the Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck headlines, her ex-fiancé Alex Rodriguez also had news over the weekend. Kelly Bensimon of Real Housewives fame told the New York Post (quote) “I’m not single. I have a boyfriend and he’s incredible. He’s an amazing athlete. He’s very, very talented in sports. I love it. So exciting!”