CHUCK BERRY died on Saturday at the age of 90. He was a rock ‘n’ roll pioneer who was best known for songs like “Roll Over Beethoven” and “Johnny B. Goode”, and for influencing The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.
Stars React To Chuck Berry’s Death … Medics found Berry unresponsive on Saturday at his home outside of St. Louis. Chuck was 90
Ringo Starr: “Just let me hear some of that rock ‘n’ roll music any old way you use it I am playing I’m talking about you. God bless Chuck Berry.”
Russell Crowe: “RIP Chuck Berry #hailhailrocknroll #motorvatinoverthehill #coffeecolouredcadillac.”
Stephen King: “Chuck Berry died. This breaks my heart, but 90 years old ain’t bad for rock and roll. Johnny B. Goode forever.”
Randy Jackson: “To the greatest rock and roll pioneer of all time RIP chuck berry. we all thank u.”
Paris Jackson: “A legend, mr charles edward anderson berry. you will be so missed. i grew up listening to you, and it was because of you that i gained my immense love for rock and roll. words cannot even begin to describe the impact you’ve had on this world as well as being apart of the very roots of music today. you changed the game for everyone, and we will always adore you. rest in peace lovely chuck.”
Lenny Kravitz: “Hail Hail Chuck Berry!!! None of us would have been here without you. Rock on brother!”
ROSE MCGOWAN and WWE Diva PAIGE just became victims of the latest celebrity hack that also victimized EMMA WATSON and AMANDA SEYFRIED. Both had X-rated videos and photos leaked. Rose has threatened to involve the Justice Department.
A car belonging to KIM DEPAOLA from “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” was found torched, with two bodies inside. The victims had both been shot in the head. One of the victims could be a friend of Kim’s son Chris, because he was using the car at the time.
Game of Thrones director Matt Shakman tells Entertainment Weekly that the dragons on the show will be the size of 747s because they were hatched six years ago “The dragons this year are the size of 747s. Drogon is the biggest of the bunch — his flame is 30-feet in diameter!” The new season premieres on July 16th.
The National Enquirer claims Glenn Close may play Hillary Clinton in a new movie. A source tells the tabloid that producers like her for the role. “Glenn and Meryl [Streep]’s names have been mentioned a lot. But after Streep inserted herself into politics at the Golden Globes, producers feel Close would be better. The film will focus on Hillary’s career later in life and through the election.”
ED SHEERAN’s new album “Divide” stayed on top of the Billboard 200 for a second straight week, by selling another 180,000 copies. Last week it debuted with 451,000 copies . . . the best one-week numbers for any album so far this year
The FBI has recovered Tom Brady’s stolen Super Bowl jersey on “foreign soil” … this according to Jay Glazer. Glazer says the FBI — along with the NFL security team — have recovered the jersey and are in the process of returning it back to Brady.
Of course, the jersey went missing in the minutes after Brady and the Patriots beat the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI.
Video later surfaced (courtesy of our friends at Yahoo Sports) showing Brady searching through his equipment bag for the jersey while insisting that he “100 percent” put it in there. Multiple law enforcement agencies joined the search — including the Texas Rangers. Brady valued the jersey at $500,000 on the police report filed in Houston.
Brobible claims Shaquille O’Neal believes the Earth is flat. He said: ”He’s“It’s true. The Earth is flat. The Earth is flat. Yes, it is. Listen, there are three ways to manipulate the mind — what you read, what you see and what you hear. In school, first thing they teach us is, ‘Oh, Columbus discovered America,’ but when he got there, there were some fair-skinned people with the long hair smoking on the peace pipes. So, what does that tell you? Columbus didn’t discover America. So, listen, I drive from coast to coast, and this s*** is flat to me. I’m just saying. I drive from Florida to California all the time, and it’s flat to me. I do not go up and down at a 360-degree angle, and all that stuff about gravity, have you looked outside Atlanta lately and seen all these buildings? You mean to tell me that China is under us? China is under us? It’s not. The world is flat.”
Hooray for Hollywood: Here are this past weekend’s box office results.
“Beauty and the Beast” set box office records with a massive $170 million opening in the U.S. That’s the best opening for a PG movie, and the best March opening for ANY movie. Counting the international box office, it made $350 million.
- “Kong: Skull Island,” $28.9 million
- “Logan,” $17.5 million
- “Get Out,” $13.3 million
- “The Shack,” $6.1 million