Written by KingCnote on March 22, 2021
Billie Eilish is an Instagram icon. Her blonde hair post was the fastest to 10 million likes. It now has over 21 million, which is third most in Instagram history. Only the late XXXTentacion (23 million) and the inanimate Instagram egg (nearly 55 million) have more likes than Billie Eilish for a single post.
Due to the Sharon Osbourne controversy and subsequent investigation, The Talk is now on indefinite hiatus. An impromptu spring break of sorts. CBS scrubbed plans for new shows this week. The network stated, “No return date has been set.” (Deadline)
Director Chris Columbus debunked a social media rumor there’s an NC-17 version of Mrs. Doubtfire. Though it is true there exists a cut of the film featuring NSFW ad-libs by with Robin Williams that is Rated-R. (Entertainment Weekly)
The record label suspended country singer Morgan Wallen for hurling a racial slur. Radio stations boycotted his music. The result has been a groundswell of support by purchasing Wallen’s album, Dangerous. It’s topped the Billboard chart for 10 straight weeks. That hasn’t happened since Adele’s 21 and repeats Whitney Houston’s 1987 achievement of an album spending the first 10 weeks at number-one. (Billboard)
Nicki Minaj’s mother sued the man who killed her father in a hit-and-run accident. Carol Maraj wants $150 million for her pain and suffering. Her attorney said of the driver (quote) “His behavior was criminal, cowardly, and immoral. We will hold him responsible for his reckless actions that led to Robert Maraj’s death!” (New York Post)