JADA PINKETT SMITH has been having great success with her Facebook Watch series “Red Table Talk”, and now WILL has a Facebook show of his own. It’s called “Will Smith’s Bucket List”, and it’s got him traveling the world, taking part in crazy challenges, like swimming with sharks, appearing in a Bollywood movie, and doing standup with DAVE CHAPPELLE. It’s a six-episode series, and the first episode hit the web yesterday. It’s got him skydiving with Jada in Dubai. A new episode will appear every week.
HOWIE MANDEL was in his 30s when his father died back in 1989. He was devastated. And yet, his memorial turned into a comedy of errors that’s hard for him not to look back on and laugh. The family was receiving mourners at the house, and one guy walked in and asked Howie if he was the son. Then he started telling him what a wonderful singer his father was. But Howie’s father never sang. They quickly realized that the guy was at the WRONG FUNERAL. But it gets worse. Later that day, Howie was talking to an old friend of his dad’s. Right in the middle of a sentence, the man said, “I gotta go,” and he RAN out of the house. As the guy took off, Howie noticed something on the ground. He thought it was a piece of candy that the man had dropped, so he picked it up and tried to call after the man. But the guy didn’t stop. He just kept on going. That’s when Howie realized what he was holding. It was POOP. The man had a stomach disorder. As you probably know, Howie is an EXTREME germophobe. He said, “My mom screamed and we’re screaming and she takes me into the bathroom and she scalds my hand . . . she’s pouring, like, alcohol and I’m screaming.”
Six original “90210” cast members, including Jason Priestley, Ian Ziering, and Jennie Garth, are doing a limited series where they’ll play themselves attempting to get a “90210” revival off the ground. It’ll air this summer on Fox.
The JONAS BROTHERS are releasing a new song tomorrow called “Sucker” – and they’re just going by JONAS now.
JUSTIN MOORE’s new album “Late Nights and Longnecks” is due out April 26th. He says he’s not interested in changing things up just to follow a trend. “I decided early on that I’m gonna do what I do best. I don’t want to go out there and pretend to enjoy doing this if I don’t. It’s not fair to the fans if I’m faking it. I’m not an actor.” This doesn’t mean he wants to do the same old thing over and over again. “We’ve stretched our legs with the music over the years, but never compromised what we’re about. I have a career because we provide insight into who I am as a person.”
BRETT YOUNG was asked what he does when a writing session isn’t going well. He said, “I’m bad at confrontation so I will write the most terrible song I’ve ever written in 15 minutes and call it a song to get out of the room. Brett will be joining Boyz II Men for the next “CMT Crossroads”. It premieres March 27th.
RYAN SEACREST and his girlfriend have broken up after nearly three years together. JUDE LAW might be engaged. And did Ed Sheeran get married? “Ed and his hockey star sweetheart, Cherry Seaborn tied-the-knot in an intimate ceremony. Apparently, the two got married just before Christmas at the superstar’s English country estate in Suffolk. No celebrities weren’t invited to the wedding.
At the DIERKS BENTLEY’s show last Friday in Nashville, he brought his 10-year-old daughter Evie on stage to help him sing “Travelin’ Light”. The original version featured Brandi Carlile, but Evie added something extra. She did the floss dance.
The Stagecoach Festival in CA will be held on Saturday April 28th. This year’s headliners are Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, and Sam Hunt.
BRIAN KELLEY is asking his fans to help the employees of The Red Bar, a Florida club that burned down a couple of weeks ago. He has “many memories” of the place and posted a photo on Instagram of the burned-out remains . . . along with a link to their Go Fund Me page.
Lisa Sheridan, who had roles in Invasion and Halt and Catch Fire, has died at age 44. Sheridan’s manager, Mitch Clem, confirmed her death and said they are waiting for a coroner’s report on cause of death.
Sully H.W. Bush, the service dog who was a loyal companion to the late President George H.W. Bush, will soon be paired with wounded veterans at Walter Reed Medical Center.
Jason Aldean is 42.
Mario Andretti is 79.
Gavin MacLeod is 88. Captain Stubing on “The Love Boat”.