THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2022

Demi Lovato won’t admit that her song “29” is about her ex-boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama, who started dating her when he was 29 and she was 17.  But she says, quote, “I feel like the song says it all.” 

Taylor Lautner is engaged to a woman named Taylor Dome.  But when they get married, she’s changing her name . . . to Taylor Lautner.  He says they call him “Taylor”, and her “Tay”. 

Nicki Minaj went off on Kevin Federline, calling him a “clown” and a “coward” for trashing Britney Spears in the press, and for bringing their children into it.

Taylor Swift wanted to have a cameo in “Twilight: New Moon” but the director, Chris Weitz, shut it down because he thought it’d be too distracting for audiences.  He regrets the decision, but thought it was the right one at the time.   

Owen Wilson has to be careful what he says about Season 2 of “Loki”, because he’s already been scolded, quote, “multiple times” by Marvel for spilling secrets about the show.

A first look at Darius Rucker’s upcoming episode of CMT’s “Storytellers”.  It shows a live performance of his 2008 hit, “Alright”.  He’ll also be doing other solo stuff as well as Hootie & The Blowfish hits.  It airs August 31st at 10:00 p.m.

The coroner’s report says Anne Heche died from inhalation, thermal injuries, and sternal fracture due to blunt trauma.

Gwyneth Paltrow will be a guest on Season 14 of “Shark Tank”.  It premieres on September 21st on ABC

Apparently, Janet Jackson’s “Rhythm Nation” contains a frequency that can crash some laptops.

Malcolm-Jamal Warner is 52.  Theo Huxtable on “The Cosby Show”.  More recently, he was O.J.’s Bronco-driver A.C. Cowlings on “American Crime Story”.

Edward Norton is 53.  THE star of “The Incredible Hulk”. 

Martin Mull is 79.  Leon on “Roseanne”, and Colonel Mustard in “Clue”.

Robert Redford is 86.

Rosalynn Carter is 95.  Former First Lady and Mrs..Jimmy Carter.

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2022

Loretta Lynn died yesterday.  She was 90.  Her family released this statement:  “Our precious mom passed away peacefully this morning, October 4th, in her sleep at home at her beloved ranch in Hurricane Mills.” The world knew her as the “Coal Miner’s Daughter”.  It was the title of her signature song . . . her…

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2022

It’s a good thing Chase Rice owns a lot of acreage, because his pets need it.  CMT’s “Hot 20” visited his Nashville farm . . . and when he opened a bag of feed, his herd of bison came trotting in for lunch. He said, quote, “During quarantine I had all this land, but I…