Fifth Harmony superfan Sam Smith was surprised with a visit from the group during the latest installment of The Late Late Show’s Carpool Karaoke, which aired last night. Honestly, the whole thing was so fantastic. Sam was so happy to be there, and hilarious and he sounded so good! He was talking about how much he is obsessed with Fifth Harmony, so James pulled over and picked them up and Sam freaked! So cute! Sam also told us who is celebrity crush was…this was my favourite part…
In related news, in a New York Times Magazine profile ahead of Friday’s release of his second album, The Thrill of It All, Sam says that he’s such a romantic that he used the hookup app Grindr to arrange “dinner dates with several very confused men.” Hilarious!
Shawn Mendes and Hailey Baldwin seem to be a thing. They were spotted together at a Halloween party in Hollywood on Tuesday night. According to my source, Shawn was holding Hailey’s hand and guiding her through the party with his hand on her lower back. They were very comfortable showing each other affection. At the end of the night they left together.
Alex Trebek has revealed he once suffered a bad trip after accidentally eating some pot brownies. “I had just arrived in California and went to a friend’s house for dinner, and there were brownies,” the 77-year-old Jeopardy! host says, “And…whoa. That threw me for a loop. I took down about a half-dozen.” Trebek goes on to explain he wasn’t able to leave his house for the next two days. He adds, “It was not a good trip, and I have not done any of that stuff since!”
Although Kris Jenner is 61 years old, she doesn’t plan on slowing down with her momager obligations any time soon. She recently said she doesn’t see herself retiring. In fact, she thinks working into her 60s is keeping her healthy.
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez were out together again yesterday! They were seen going for a nice bike ride along a path in L.A. and then later they were spotted with their arms intertwined while walking around. Honestly, they seem to have picked up from where they left off. It looks effortless and fun between the two of them and I have had so many people contact me personally to let me know how stoke they are about the Jelena reunion! (Justin and Selena dated on and off between 2011 and 2015 so there is quite a bit of history there.)
My source tells me that Lady Gaga and her boyfriend Christian Carino secretly got engaged this summer after the two began dating in early 2017. Christian is a 48-year-old talent agent. He reportedly asked Gaga’s father for permission to pop the question. The couple hasn’t made any wedding plans just yet, as Gaga continues to focus on her health; last month, she canceled the European leg of her Joanne tour after she was hospitalized with pain from fibromyalgia. Gaga was previously engaged to 35-year-old Chicago Fire actor Taylor Kinney; they broke up in July 2016 after five years of dating.
Reese Witherspoon knows that being a successful actress, running a production company, launching a clothing line and mothering three children is kind of a big deal, and she’s ready to recognize it.
Reese graces the cover of WSJ Magazine’s Innovators issue, and inside, she discusses the importance of owning her success. She says, “I know I’m good at things, and I’m over being bashful about it. Do basketball players have to sit there and act coy? Tell me something: Does LeBron James twiddle his thumbs and say, ‘Jeez, I’m kind of great at shooting, and I guess I’m OK at dribbling and passing’? No, he’s like, ‘I’m amazing! I rock!’ I wish more actresses had that kind of bravado.”
She adds that if acting hadn’t worked for her, she would have just moved on and become a premier surgeon and pediatric cardiologist. And she means it. She says, “I’m just being honest. I’m ambitious, and I’m over hiding that.”
Tyrese is really taking his beef with The Rock all the way. Now he says he won’t do “Fast and Furious 9” if “Dewayne”, as he calls him, is in it.
Tyrese posted a picture on Instagram of himself, The Rock and Vin Diesel in happier times. And he said, “You mess with family and my daughter’s survival I mess with yours.”
He also suggested The Rock uses steroids.
Tyrese is mad because The Rock is doing a “Fast and Furious” spin-off about his character . . . and they’re delaying “Fast and Furious 9” so they can make it first.
Tyrese’s anger issues might be rooted in something more serious than a movie, though.
He’s in a custody battle with his ex-wife over their 10-year-old daughter, and yesterday, he posted an emotional video on Facebook where he’s crying and saying stuff like, “Don’t take my baby. This is all I got. Don’t take my baby, okay?”
He also complains that he has millionaire and billionaire friends who aren’t helping him. For the record, Tyrese’s ex-wife claims he physically abused their daughter.
It’s official: Beyoncé will play Simba’s girlfriend Nala in Disney’s CGI remake of “The Lion King”.
Donald Glover is playing Simba . . . while James Earl Jones is back as Simba’s dad Mufasa . . . because anyone else would just be LAME.
Alfre Woodard will play Sarabi, Mufasa’s wife and Simba’s mother. And Chiwetel Ejiofor is Mufasa’s evil brother Scar.
Jon Oliver is Zazu, the bird who advises both Mufasa and Simba. Billy Eichner is Timon the meerkat, and Seth Rogen will do the voice of his warthog buddy Pumba.
John Kani is the monkey wise man Rafiki, who was originally played by the recently-departed Robert Guillaume. You’d know Kani as the Black Panther’s father in “Captain America: Civil War” and the upcoming “Black Panther” movie.
The movie is due in theaters in the summer of 2019.