1. Black Panther - $108 million
2. Game Night - $16.6 million
3. Peter Rabbit - $12.5 million
4. Annihilation - $11 million
5. Fifty Shades Freed - $6.9 million
Black Panther still reigns at the box office. The superhero movie earned the second-highest sophomore weekend, earning $108 million between Friday and Sunday. It's also only the fourth film ever to top $100 million in its second weekend. After 10 days, the Marvel flick has raked in $400 million domestically and another $304 million overseas.
Game Night, starring Rachel McAdams and Jason Bateman, opened in a very distant second with $16.6 million.
Peter Rabbit dropped from second to third with $12.5 million.
The Natalie Portman sci-fi flick Annihilation premiered in fourth with $11 million.
Fifty Shades Freed went from third to fifth with $6.9 million, while the weekend's other big new release, the young adult romance Every Day, came in ninth with $3.1 million.
Taylor Swift is basically living with British boyfriend, Joe Alwyn.
His London neighbors say she’s over at Joe’s place all the time. They’ve joked, (quote) “It’s as if she’s moved in with him.” And probably rearranged his furniture, reorganized the kitchen and monopolized his closet.
However, her team pumped the brakes on those rumors, cautioning, (quote) “She and Joe haven’t quite got to that stage.” (The Sun UK)
With a private jet at her disposal, they’re able to spend time both in London and with her family in Nashville. That jet will come in handy during the 33-stadium tour. According to Taylor’s team, (quote) “Joe will travel with her as much as possible.” (People)
Vanilla Ice has been accused of a new con -- and no, we don't mean jacking the beat for "Ice, Ice Baby."
His estranged wife Laura Van Winkle says he's hiding millions from her lawyers in their divorce case. She accuses Ice -- whose real name is Robert Van Winkle -- of transferring millions in assets into the name of his company, Van Rap, LTD. The legal argument is a little complicated, but basically she believes the assets were joint marital property, and Ice has been using his company to shield them from her.
Laura filed for divorce in October 2016. (The Blast)
Talk About It:
- Wait, how does Vanilla Ice have all this money based on one song he had to share royalties for?
- They were married for two decades and have two kids. She's entitled to a portion of anything he made.
- Always stay involved in your family and spousal finances.
*Michelle Obama’s Memoir - Becoming will be released November 13th, she announced Sunday on Twitter. “Writing BECOMING has been a deeply personal experience,” she tweeted. “I talk about my roots and how a girl from the South Side found her voice. I hope my journey inspires readers to find the courage to become whoever they aspire to be. I can’t wait to share my story.” According to Penguin Random House, the memoir will include her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing motherhood and work, through her time spent as first lady.
*Katy Perry - performed a surprise set on Sunday at a benefit for first responders and survivors of January's deadly mudslide in Montecito, California. A crowd of more than 2,000 gathered for the "One 805 Kick Ash Bash" fundraiser, named after the area code where disaster hit. It raised nearly $2 million dollars.
*Kylie Jenner - posted footage of her new car – a black Ferarri worth around $1.4 million – on her Instagram and told fans it’s a “push present” for giving birth to baby Stormi earlier this month. It’s not yet confirmed who gifted Kylie the luxury car, but several reports suggest the pricey present could be from baby daddy Travis Scott. The couple were spotted out in the sports car Saturday, enjoying a lunch date with friends at Nobu in Malibu. The pair haven’t been seen together since their daughter was born at the start of the month, sparking rumours they had split.
Silent Bob was almost silenced for good. Director and actor Kevin Smith says he had a "massive heart attack."
Smith tweeted last night (Sunday), "After the first show this evening, I had a massive heart attack. The doctor who saved my life told me I had 100 percent blockage of my LAD artery (a.k.a. “the Widow-Maker”). If I hadn’t canceled show to to go to the hospital, I would’ve died tonight. But for now, I’m still above ground!"
The 47-year-old was scheduled for a stand-up gig in Glendale, California.
*Model Emily Ratajkowski married her boyfriend of a few weeks, Sebastian Bear-McClard, Friday in a New York City courthouse.
*Robin Thicke and his girlfriend April Love Geary welcomed their first child together, daughter Mia Love Thicke, on Thursday. The singer has a seven-year-old son, Julian Fuego, with his ex-wife Paula Patton.
*Actress-singer Nanette Fabray, a Tony and Emmy winner probably best known for One Day at a Time and Hollywood Squares, died Thursday at age 97.
*Notting Hill actress Emma Chambers has died from natural causes at age 53. Her co-star Hugh Grant tweeted, "Emma Chambers was a hilarious and very warm person and of course a brilliant actress. Very sad news."