Kanye West Bailed on “Carpool Karaoke” Twice
Kanye West doesn’t seem to have the temperament to do “Carpool Karaoke” with James Corden, but apparently he is interested. Just not that interested. Corden says Kanye has been lined up to do it twice, and canceled both times, but he thinks it’ll happen. Quote, “He’ll do it eventually. He wants to do it, “[When he cancelled, he sent] about three dozen white roses, of course . . . arranged in the shape of a cube. What could be more Kanye than that?” That is Kanye’s thing. He gave Taylor Swift a bigger cube of white roses, and he’s also given them to Kim Kardashian. So unless Corden is joking about this, it looks like he’s in Kanye’s good graces. For now. By the way, Corden says the #1 person on his wish list is: Beyonce. She’s on tour right now, but he says they’re “working on it.” Get more here. Speaking of Kanye…
IKEA Won’t Work with Kanye
Mark it down: Kanye West’s next feud will be with IKEA. In a recent interview, Kanye said he wants to make furniture with them, which, of course, every young person would absolutely clamor for. And IKEA’s response is, no. They said, quote, “Although we are really flattered by Kanye West’s high interest in IKEA and the speculation around a joint venture, we have no plans to collaborate at this point in time.” Ouch. Get more here.
Lindsay Lohan is NOT Pregnant, But She Is Still Engaged
We’ve all witnessed the drama that is Lindsay Lohan. For a while, it seemed like things were going well for her, but in the last few drama unfolding again. Lindsay had a very public argument with her fiance, Egor Tarabasov, claiming he hit and strangled her. Police were called, but the couple was gone by the time they arrived. She posted accusations on twitter that he was cheating, and even posted a photo of the two of them with his face scrached out. Check out that drama here. Then Lindsay posted a photo of herself with a belly claiming that she was pregnant, even her dad believed her. She’s not, and the pic has since been deleted. Lindsay’s friend Hofit Golan tried to set everyone straight:
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Will Smith Busted Out “Summertime” On Colbert Last Night
Will was promoting Suicide Squad during his appearance on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night. But that’s not all, the best part of the interview happened off the air. During the commercial break, Will got up, grabbed a mic, and busted out his 1991 hit “Summertime.” The audience seems far too young to appreciate the magnificence of the song, but we loved it. Get more here.
Vanilla Ice Lost His Cool After He Forgot to Board an Airplane
Vanilla Ice was at Atlanta International Airport on Monday, and his plane boarded without him, even though he says he was sitting right at the gate. They closed the door, and the plane left. Ice was furious when he found out, and he flipped out on a Delta attendant. There’s a video online, where he yells, quote, “I was sitting right here, no called me, no one said final call, nothing! You didn’t even say anything.” Another traveler butts in and says, “You gotta watch the monitor, man.” Ice didn’t appreciate that. He says, quote, “Hey, I don’t need any information from you, man. Shut your [effing] mouth, you don’t work here. Shut up.” The woman who uploaded the video says Ice was talking on his phone the whole time the plane was boarding. And he didn’t go to the counter until about 10 minutes after the door closed. It’s unclear how it got resolved, but he did miss the flight. Yesterday, Ice Tweeted, quote, “How funny, ‘Vanilla Ice has a meltdown.’ More like over caffeinated, and no sleep. Wrong actions but right point.” Get more here.
Lady Gaga, Aretha Franklin, Elton John, To Celebrate Tony Bennett’s 90th Birthday
Tony Bennettturns 90 today, and NBC is celebrating with a special called “Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best Is Yet to Come”. It doesn’t air until December 20th, but it’ll be worth the wait. Tony will perform, along with Aretha Franklin, Lady Gaga, Billy Joel, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Andrea Bocelli, Michael Bublé, Diana Krall, k.d. lang and Rufus Wainwright. Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Kevin Spacey, John Travolta, and Bruce Willis will also be there to, um, do something, I guess. Tony says, quote, “I feel like I’m just getting started and look forward to each day. I have loved performing for the public and sharing the music I love with the world. “It’s a thrill to have NBC air a special in honor of my birthday and to have so many wonderful artists that I have worked with and admire participate.” NBC also did a special for Tony’s 80th. Get more here.