Let’s Get Dirty! 8/10/18

Let’s Get Dirty! 8/10/18

Let’s Get Dirty! 8/10/18

The annual Global Citizens Festival is heading to South Africa for the first time this year, and it’s going to be quite a show. This year’s lineup includes Jay-Z and Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran, Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder, Pharrell Williams and Chris Martin, Usher, WizKid and more.

The concert will take place December 2nd at FNB Stadium, Johannesburg and will celebrate the the “Mandela 100” campaign, a series of global events honoring the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela.

Also featured at this year’s concert will be Oprah Winfrey, who’ll deliver a special keynote address remembering Mandela and his legacy,

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While we were all shocked when ABC cancelled “Roseanne” after Roseanne Barr’s now infamous tweet, ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey says that it was actually a long time coming. “We have had multiple instances with Roseanne, and certainly this tweet crossed the line that cannot be crossed,” she says. “ It was for us a sense of enough is enough and something had to be done.” She was glad, though, to be able to bring back the cast and most of the crew for “The Conners” – and it came together as quickly as “Roseanne” fell apart.

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Ariana Grande’s new album “Sweetener” comes out August 17th, and now fans can buy a bunch “Sweetener” merch to go along with it. The singer has just added a host of new items to her website including sweatshirts, socks, backpacks, T-shirts and more, ranging in price from $20 to $60. The items even come with access to ticket presales for her expected 2019 tour. Check them out here.

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Demi Lovato has canceled all remaining dates on her “Tell Me You Love Me Tour,” as she focuses on her health following her reported overdose. The singer was supposed to headline two shows in Mexico in September, and another six in South America in November.

Tickets for all shows will be refunded.

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Lindsay Lohan isn’t afraid to speak her mind publicly, but she probably wished she kept her mouth shut on this on. She’s taking heat after talking about the #MeToo movement in a recent interview with “The Times.”

If you haven’t heard, she called #MeToo accusers “attention-seekers,” adding that women making accusations online are making themselves look “weak.” Needless to say, people were not happy with her controversial comments.

Remember she’s been a strong supporter of Harvey Weinstein since everything hit the fan with him last year. Check out the responses to her comments bellow.

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Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper are on the cover of “Entertainment Weekly’s” Fall movie preview edition, where they chat about their upcoming flick “A Star Is Born.”

Cooper, talks about his directorial debut, and Gaga says that the being in the movie changed her and has changed how she writes music.

“A Star Is Born” opens October 5th.

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NPR is celebrating women in music with a new list of the 200 Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women, and artists like Lorde, Beyoncé, Alicia Keys and more made the list.

Coming in at number one is M.I.A.’s “Paper Planes,” because it “solidified her as a biting analyst willing to use her pop stardom to expose the flaws in the very system of pop stardom itself.”

Coming in at number two is the Yeah Yeah Yeah’s “Maps,” followed by Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On IT) at three, Amy Winehouse’s “Back to Black” at four and Alabama Shakes’ “Hold On” at five.

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Hayden Panettiere was moving back to Los Angeles in the wake of her breakup with Wladimir Klitschko, she’s selling the house she and shared with him and their daughter, Kaya. She put the four-bedroom, five-bath house on the market for $1-point-65 million dollars. The Nashville compound boasts some serious security features, including bulletproof windows and a remote-controlled gate.

 

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