*Lady Gaga Responds to People Who Body-Shamed Her Super Bowl Halftime Show...Of course people on the internet are cruel, don't be part of the problem, don't write rude stuff online. Twitter blew up with rude comments from trolls saying “Lady Gaga gotta cover that stomach back up,” and “Lady Gaga ate too many babies at spirit cooking. Her tummy is a LITTLE CHUBBY,” whatever the heck that means.....well then she responded: “I heard my body is a topic of conversation so I wanted to say, I’m proud of my body and you should be proud of yours too.” She continued, “No matter who you are or what you do. I could give you a million reasons why you don’t need to cater to anyone or anything to succeed. Be you, and be relentlessly you. That’s the stuff of champions. thank you so much everyone for supporting me. I love you guys.”
*CBS This Morning anchor Charlie Rose will be taking an extended break from the show to undergo heart surgery.The veteran newsman and interviewer posted a note on the CBS News website this morning (Wednesday) explaining the reason for his hiatus, which will keep him off the show for several weeks. He says a heart valve which his doctors replaced 15 years ago needs to be replaced again.Rose hopes to return to the show in March.
*Iconic pieces from the late Patrick Swayze as well as personal belongings from his estate are to be auctioned off in April, according Julien’s Auctions.• His black leather jacket from the 1987 Dirty Dancing, estimated to be sold for $4,000 to $6,000, and the shoes and maroon long-sleeved shirt Swayze from Ghost estimated to go for $2,000 to $4,000.• His items will be on display at the Los Angeles Public Exhibition from April 24 to April 28, free to the public, before the auction takes place on April 28 and April 29.
*Paris Jackson has broken up with boyfriend Michael Snoddy after less than a year of dating. An insider tells Us Weekly that Michael Jackson's daughter is now focusing on her career — especially, her upcoming role in the new series Star.
*Chris Evans and Jenny Slate have split after a year of dating. A source tells Us Magazine, “It was completely amicable and a mutual decision due to conflicting schedules and they remain very close friends.”
*Mel Brooks has been named this year’s recipient of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts’ Fellowship. Prince William will present the comedian with the honor at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday.
*Kate McKinnon will voice Ms. Frizzle Netflix’s revival of the classic kids cartoon The Magic School Bus. Lily Tomlin voiced the character in the original series.
*Season five of Orange Is the New Black will hit Netflix on June 9th. The streaming service also renewed The OA for a second season and the Eric McCormack series Travelers for a second season.
*Randy Travis: The country singer said that he's "damaged" and revealed he flat-lined three times after his 2013 stroke.
*Anna Nicole Smith: The model is being remembered with photo spreads 10 years after her death.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY FEBRUARY 9
-Tom Hiddleston, actor (36)
-Travis Tritt, country singer (54)
-Judith Light, actress (68) "Angela from Who's the Boss"
-Joe Pesci, actor (74)
-Carole King, singer (75)