TIGER WOODS is back. He won the Masters at 13 under par. It was his first victory in a Major tournament since he won the U.S. Open in June of 2008 . . . almost 11 years ago. This was Tiger’s 15th major title, and he’s now just three behind record holder JACK NICKLAUS, who has 18. After his victory, Tiger said, “It’s overwhelming, just because of what has transpired. Last year, I was lucky to be playing again.” The total purse for the Masters was $11.5 million, with Tiger pocketing more than $2 million for winning.
Next week it’ll be two years since the bombing at ARIANA GRANDE’s concert in Manchester, England . . . and the damage it caused is still very, very real. Ariana posted some pictures of brain scans Friday. One was a picture of a normal brain, another of a brain with PTSD. And then she posted pics of HER brain . . . and they’re WAY worse. She said, “Didn’t mean to startle anyone with my brain thingy. It just blew me away. I found it informative and interesting and wanted to encourage ya’ll to make sure you check on your brains / listen to your bodies / take care of yourselves too.”
Disney+ isn’t even launching until November, and it’s already causing chaos for Netflix. On Thursday, after Disney’s big announcement, Netflix stock dropped 2%. That translates to $3.2 BILLION. That’s not the only thing Netflix has to worry about. Disney+ is also 7 bucks a month. That’s about half of what Netflix costs. But some analysts think Netflix is going to be fine because it has a wide variety of content, while Disney+ will pretty much be family-friendly stuff.
The first trailer for “Star Wars 9” teases the return of the Emperor from the original trilogy. And the official title is “The Rise of Skywalker”.
MIDLAND was recently talking about some of their truck stop adventures from being on the road. Like the time they got kicked out of one. JESS CARSON said, “We were thrown out for trying on some camouflage clothes with no intent to buy, and the owner liked that none too much.” MICHAEL HOBBY. He and his wife Caroline are expecting their first child. Their baby girl is due in September.
Specially made bottles of Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Sprite and Dasani are making their way into Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland and Disney World. The packaging is designed to “fit authentically within the Star Wars universe.” The bottles of soda look like a logoed version of BB-8 while the bottle of water looks like something that would be served in the Death Star commissary.
BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE are legally single, even though they’re not quite officially divorced yet.
KEITH URBAN recorded his own version of the Lil Nas X rap song “Old Town Road” . . . and posted some of it on Twitter. It’s just him and a banjo.
MAREN MORRIS has a new song called “Kingdom of One” that’s on an album of music inspired by “Game of Thrones”, which is titled “For the Throne”. The album will be out April 26th.
BRANTLEY GILBERT hit up Instagram to announce that his new song “Not Like Us” is part of NASCAR’s new marketing campaign. It’s also for sale at select digital outlets.
Devin Dawson has said the meaning of “God’s Country” is up to the listener, but Blake Shelton’s new video for the song leaves no doubt exactly where he believes “God’s Country” is: his home state. Blake says, “Oklahoma is God’s Country so that’s where we shot the music video for the song.” “We spent four days shooting there in and around Tishomingo, getting connected to the land, the environment and the spirit of the music. As I’ve said before, I was born in Oklahoma and I’ll be buried there.” In the haunting video, Blake explores the land and drives his truck, but eventually things get darker. At one point, he runs across a menacing rattlesnake. Then, the burning vintage tractor from the “God’s Country (The Prequel)” video appears. You can watch the “God’s Country” video on YouTube now.
Emma Watson is 29.
Seth Rogen is 37.
Chris Stapleton is 41