TRENDIN' WITH TRISTAN: Ellen Surprises Kimmel!

 

*Jimmy Kimmel's son Billy has a genetic heart condition and he's undergone 2 surgeries so far in his 2 month life.  Well Ellen Degeneres helped raise a million dollars for the Los Angeles Children's Hospital where Billy was treated.  Ellen DeGeneres dedicated a room in the Los Angeles Children’s Hospital to Jimmy Kimmel's son Billy. 

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More Bad News For Stan Lee - 

Marvel Comic’s legend Stan Lee needs some good vibes right about now.

We told you yesterday about the superhero creator being bilked for big bucks and reminded you of health woes and a not so great bodyguard. Now Lee is fighting pneumonia. The 95-year-old has a rabid fan base, so he recorded a video to update them. It’s obvious he is feeling poorly, but he pressed on and said he’s getting better.

At 95, the icon doesn’t slow down much, so maybe this is the break he needs. On the plus side, his “Black Panther” film is doing great at the box office so…. as Stan Lee himself says… Excelsior!

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*The Spice Girls - are reuniting to perform at the upcoming royal wedding. During an episode of The Real on Tuesday, member Mel B revealed that she and the other girls were invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding in May. “I’m going,” she said, after Loni Love asked if she knew anyone going. The co-hosts then confronted the singer with questions about the invite. “I don’t know if I should have said anything,” she said, before adding that all five group members were invited. 

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• “Red Sparrow was the first time that I was really hungry, and disciplined,” Lawrence

• “I can’t be in character as an ex-ballerina and not feel like an ex-ballerina.” Lawrence

• “I’ve always wondered what it would take to get me to really diet, to really be hungry, because I’ve never done it for a movie,” 

• “She really trained a tremendous amount,” her director, Francis Lawrence, said. “She worked with a ballet coach for three months and did a lot of exercise.”

*Lawrence said she planned on dieting for her role in the Hunger Games series but she discovered Jack in the Box.

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“Heathers” Reboot Is Being Delayed

The "Heathers" television reboot is getting pushed back in the wake of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Paramount Network has delayed the show based on the 80s film of the same name out of respect for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting and their families. The film focuses on a teenager who intentionally kills students at his school that he doesn't like.

The series, which focuses on subjects like gun violence, race and social status, was set to premiere March 7th. The network said in a statement it still stands behind the show.

Source: Hollywood Reporter


Kristen Wiig Added To “Wonder Woman 2” ? - 

Kristen Wiig could be playing the villain in the "Wonder Woman 2."

Warner Brothers is reportedly talking with Wiig about starring as Cheetah, the nemesis of Gal Gadot's Princess Diana character. She has been high on the list for writer/director Patty Jenkins.

Wiig is best known for her run on "Saturday Night Live"," and for other comedic roles. "Wonder Woman 2" comes out next year.

Source: Variety

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*Papa John's - is breaking up with the NFL. The pizza chain, which last year blamed slumping sales on the NFL's handling of player protests, is ending its sponsorship of the league. "While the NFL remains an important channel for us, we have determined that there are better ways to reach and activate this audience," CEO Steve Ritchie said a conference call to discuss the company's quarterly earnings

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30,000 Big Macs - Don Gorske - of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin has eaten two Big Macs every day since May 17th 1972 and is now set to devour his 30,000th on May 4th. He is currently at 29,877 and holds the official world record for consumption of McDonald's Big Macs.

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Dick’s Sporting Goods Ends Assault Weapon Sales - One of the country's biggest sporting goods chains, Dick's Sporting Goods, is no longer selling what it calls assault-style rifles.

The retailer says it's also ending sales of high-capacity magazines. The CEO of Dick's Sporting Goods, Edward Stack tells ABC's "Good Morning America" the company is responding to the February school shooting in Parkland, Florida that killed 17 people.

"To think about the loss and the grief that those kids and those parents had, we said, ‘We need to do something,'" Stack explained. "And we’re taking these guns out of all of our stores permanently."

The retailer will also not be selling guns of any kind to people under 21.

Source: Good Morning America

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