Wednesday’s Dirt

Wednesday’s Dirt

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RACHEL MADDOW produced PRESIDENT TRUMP’s 1040 from 2005, but there was nothing damaging in it.  It basically just showed that he made over $150 million that year, and paid more than $36 million in taxes.

Ben Affleck has completed a stint in rehab. He released a statement saying: “He has completed his treatment and is feeling good. I did this for himself and his family. Family always comes first/.”

A source says: “Ben has struggled with alcohol for years and it’s a struggle that millions of people have to battle every day. He has nothing to hide and wants his kids to know that he did everything he could to be a better father. That’s why he announced it himself.” Ben attended the Academy Awards with his sober coach.

ft is done fighting Spotify and other streaming services for royalties, and apparently wants to become the master of her own destiny by starting her own streaming service.

Taylor’s filed docs giving her the right to brand a website “featuring non-downloadable multi-media content in the nature of audio recordings.” Sounds like a streaming service to us. She wants to call the website “Swifties.”

Bachelor stars Nick Viall and Vanessa Grimaldi have already broken up. A source tells the site: “They split right after the filming. Now they are together just for business purposes. They know they can make more money as a couple and will pretend for as long as they keep making cash. This isn’t that unusual for couples from the show. It is all fake.”

JESSE JAMES says he was an idiot for marrying SANDRA BULLOCK, and he should have known it wouldn’t work out.  She was his third wife, and he’s on #4 now.

Caitlyn Jenner may join the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. A source tells the site: “Caitlyn reality show was cancelled after bad ratings and she doesn’t want to return to The Kardashian show. She is in talks about joining Housewives. The President of Bravo is also the President of E! So she doesn’t have to worry about contract issues. Caitlyn wants to get away from Kris, and Housewives is her way away from her.”

LORDE heard that people on social media were mocking her dancing on “SNL” last weekend, so she said, quote, “One day I will do a normal [choreographed] dance . . . but we have not yet reached that day.”

Amy Schumer’s new Netflix comedy concert The Leather Special is receiving horrible reviews.

Netflix users posted …

“Absolutely horrible. Amy is 1 special away from being broke and homeless. Female comics are the best! Amy is not”

“I’ve had migraines that were way funnier than this stand-up performance. Very poor show”

“I enjoyed her shows before, but Schumer was neither funny nor insightful in this special”

Seth Rogen says he can leave the U.S. for Canada if things get too crazy with Donald Trump. “I got a whole other country I can go to. It doesn’t take a genius or a particularly creative mind to point out how blatantly idiotic and contradictory things are.” Rogen has dual citizenship.

A new line of Game of Thrones wines has just been released by Vintage Wine Estates. Game of Thrones Chardonnay, Game of Thrones red blend and Game of Thrones Cabernet Sauvignon sell for between $19.99 and $49.99.

The Wrap claims Alec Baldwin is going to be roasted during a one-night comedy special on Spike TV.

Alec released a statement saying: “I am dreading this. I am truly dreading this. But if Tracy Morgan is coming, it’ll be okay. Is Tracy coming?” Alec’s special will air on Sunday, July 9th.

Winter Storm Stella is costing New York retailers $152 million per day in lost sales

NBC is turning Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update into a series. Thirty-minute episodes will begin airing on Thursday, August 10th and will feature cameos by past and present cast members

American Airlines is going to begin offering free meals on select cross-country flights beginning on May 1st. Passengers will get to choose from a continental breakfast, sandwich wraps, chips and desserts

The Chicago Tribune claims retired Cubs catcher David Ross is going to dance to ”Go Cubs Go” on Dancing With the Stars.

Warner Brothers plans to reboot The Matrix. Michael B Jordan may star in the movie. Keanu Reeves says he is open to returning for another Matrix film

Brand Eating claims Jimmy Dean is now selling stuffed hash browns that feature sausage, cheese, bacon, ham and veggies