BRITNEY SPEARS took another big step . . . by getting engaged to her boyfriend Sam Asghari. She showed off the ring on Instagram yesterday.  Britney and Sam met in 2016, when he did her “Slumber Party” video.  She’s 39, he’s 27.


SHAQUILLE O’NEAL joined Tinder, but he quit after striking out with a woman.  “I was like, ‘It’s me, it’s Shaq.’  And she said, ‘Shaq would never be on this.’  So I had to hit delete.  I had to delete my account.”


By now you’ve heard that JOE DON ROONEY crashed into a tree and was arrested for DUI around 4:00 Thursday morning.  He wasn’t injured.  Here are a few details you may not have heard about. He was driving on Hillsboro Road, about 20 miles south of Nashville when he rammed into a line of trees.  A Sheriff’s Deputy arrived and hauled him off to the Williamson County Jail where he was booked on a DUI charge at 7:20 A.M.  He posted a $2,500 bond and was released a few hours later, at 10:17 A.M. At this point RASCAL FLATTS’ public relations reps aren’t saying much.  Same with Joe Don’s people.


BRETT ELDREDGE encountered a LIVE BEAR trying to open a trash bin in the garage of his house in Asheville, North Carolina.  Brett and a friend shouted, and made enough commotion to scare it away.  He posted a clip on Instagram.


JAMESON RODGERS and SARAH ALLISON TURNER got married on September 5th.


ELLE KING and MIRANDA LAMBERT have released an acoustic version of “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)”.  Good timing.  The original just picked up a CMA Musical Event of the Year nomination.


TANYA TUCKER is canceling the rest of this year’s tour.  Here’s what she wrote on Facebook:  “With my damn hip still healing slowly, and my increasing concerns with Covid-19, I’ve made the heartbreaking decision to cancel all 2021 dates.  We’ll be back in 2022


This might be the highest honor LUKE BRYAN has ever received.  Farmland created a bust of him made out of bacon.  A two-foot-tall, 50 pound bacon sculpture.  It was presented to Luke last Thursday when he kicked off his Farm Tour at Statz Bros. Farm in Marshall, Wisconsin.


Cindy Crawford raised money for the American Family Children’s Hospital by recreating her infamous 1992 Diet Pepsi commercial.  She posted a photo with the caption, “It’s always a pleasure and a thrill to work with my friend David Yarrow… and even more so when it’s for a good cause… the American Family Children’s Hospital [is] where my brother was treated for leukemia.”

A woman is suing CESAR MILLAN after supposedly being attacked and injured by his pit bull Junior in 2017.  And she claims the dog had a violent history, and even killed one of QUEEN LATIFAH’s dogs.


Lili Reinhart is 25.  Betty on the CW’s “Riverdale”.

Ben Savage is 41.  Of “Boy Meets World” and “Girl Meets World”

Joe Don Rooney is 46.

Stella McCartney is 50.  Fashion Designer.  She’s Paul and Linda’s daughter.

Zak Starkey is 56.  Ringo Starr’s son, and a drummer for The Who.

Tyler Perry is 52.



PATRICK MAHOMES’ brother JACKSON was feeling a little salty when the Chiefs lost to the Baltimore Ravens by one point on Sunday.  It didn’t help when a couple obnoxious Ravens fans started taunting him. The guys were filming themselves razzing Jackson, saying, “I’m so sorry for you!” So Mahomes took the cap off his water…


CHRIS ROCK has COVID, and it’s apparently knocking him for a loop. Yesterday he Tweeted, “Hey, guys.  I just found out I have COVID, trust me you don’t want this.  Get vaccinated.” Chris IS vaccinated. On the “Tonight Show” back in May, he said he got the single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Meanwhile . .…