Friday’s Dirt

Friday’s Dirt

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Gayle King tells CBS that her best friend Oprah won’t be running for President “I was in the audience that day, and it was clearly a joke. She was playing with [the reporter] because they have a great rapport. I would bet my first, second and any unborn children to come that ain’t never happening.”

 

Deadline.com claims Tom Hanks jumped into the middle of Donald Trump’s feud with the White House Press Corps by sending reporters a $2,000 espresso machine along with a typewritten note that read … “Keep up the good fight for Truth, Justice, and the American Way. Especially for the Truth part.”

 

The Wrap claims Ellen DeGeneres is getting her own hour-long game show on NBC. Ellen’s Game of Games will feature games from her daytime talk show.

 

She tells the site: “We’re pulling out all the stops — gigantic sets, hilarious games. It’s going to be like a combination of ‘American Ninja Warrior,’ ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ and a water park. OK, it’s nothing like that, but you should still watch.”

 

Hugh Jackman says his Wolverine character will not appear in the next Deadpool movie. “Look, if that movie had appeared 10 years ago, probably a different story, but I knew two and a half years ago that this (Logan) was the last one. The first call I made was to (Logan director James Mangold). I said, ‘Jim, I got one more shot at this,’ and as soon as Jim came up with the idea and we worked on it, I was never more excited. But, it feels like the right time (to retire as Wolverine). Deadpool, go for it man, do your thing. You don’t need me.”

Hugh’s new movie Logan opens today

 

Life & Style Weekly Magazine claims Bachelor star Corrine Olympios may dish on what Nick Viall was like in the bedroom. A source tells the magazine: “Corinne would love to expose details of how Nick is in the bedroom and intimate things he was saying to her. Nick hoped Corinne would take this secret to the grave. [He] believes that if Corinne begins to talk about their night together in public, it will ruin his relationship with the winner.”

 

The NY Post claims J-Lo’s son Max wishes she wore pants more often. JLo is quoted by the paper as saying: “You know what Max said to me the other day. He said ‘Mommy, why don’t you wear pants in your show? You should wear pants more.’”

 

Radar Online claims the late Bill Paxton suffered heart valve damage from having rheumatic fever as a child. His brother in law John Otten is quoted by Radar Online as saying. “We didn’t even know he was going to go into surgery. It’s very tragic and sudden. I’m sure his wife knew, but no one in the extended family knew. We don’t know his condition and how easy it was to fix. He was healthy from what we knew. There was the main surgery and they went back in to tune it up. If you’re going to have heart surgery you have to get it right the first time. We are proud of his legacy. He had quite an outpouring of support from fans and friends. It was quite a celebration of a good life.”

 

E! News claims Tori Spelling has given birth to her fifth child. She had a baby boy named Beau Dean McDermott. He weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces

 

Hillary (Clinton) For Mayor signs have started popping up in New York City

 

Yahoo claims Hostess is launching a Twinkies Cappuccino.

 

– McDonald’s restaurants in Japan are selling Cherry Blossom McFlurries. The McFlurry features soft serve ice cream, crushed waffle cone bits and salt pickled cherry leaves

 

– HungryForever.com claims Krispy Kreme has launched a new line of Power Rangers donuts. Each chocolate donut features a different colored lightning bolt

 

Retail Dive claims Crocs plans to close 160 of their 558 retail stores by the end of 2018. The closings are taking place because of declining sales

 

New Movies Opening Today

 

Logan (Rated R) … STARRING: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart … Logan cares for an ailing Professor X (Patrick Stewart) while working as a limo driver along the Mexico border. A young mutant needs his help because she is being chased by evil forces.
The Shack (Rated PG-13) … STARRING: Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Tim McGraw … Based on the best-selling novel “The Shack”, Mack Phillips (Sam Worthington) goes into a deep depression following a family tragedy. He receives a mysterious letter telling him to go to an abandoned shack in the Oregon wilderness. Mack meets a group of strangers that change his life