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The Daily Dish – Monday, September 14

Chris Evans may have exposed himself on social media.
The Captain America star shared a pre-recorded video of his family playing a game of “Heads Up” on his Instagram Story. But fans got a big surprise at the end when an image of his photo roll appeared and included a photo of a man’s genitals. It is unclear if the photo is actually from Chris’ phone or happens to be him.
Chris quickly deleted the video but fast-acting fans grabbed screenshots.

Martha Stewart has launched a CBD line that includes “hemp-derived, cannabidiol-rich” gummies, soft gel, oil drops and “gourmet flavors” such as Meyer lemon, blood orange and kumquat and huckleberry. Her pal Snoop Dogg hooked her up with her partner in the line, Canopy Growth. In a video, Martha says, “I’ll leave the THC offerings to Snoop.” (TMZ)

Wonder Woman 1984 has been delayed again. The sequel, which has been postponed several times, will move from October 2nd to December 25th.

Steve Martin has a hilarious solution to not being recognized when he goes out in public in a mask.
The comedian shared a photo of himself wearing a sign over his head that read, “Steve Martin,” with an arrow pointing down. He explained, “I always wear a mask when I go outside. But something about it was leaving me anxious and unsettled. I thought about the problem, addressed it, and here is the solution.”

Coffee Talk from Honor Credit Union – Monday, September 14

National Boss Employee Exchange Day: The day where employees do the work of the boss. Wait a minute, that already happens. Certainly there isn’t a boss coming down here to try to do a morning show…

It was a busy weekend on social media and entertainment as Mashable claims Avengers star Chris Evans accidentally posted a picture of his little Captain America on Instagram on Saturday. The picture was in a montage with others from his iPhone.

The latest trend to hit social media is sole tattoos … as in, sole-of-the-foot tattoos. These tattoos are basic block text on the bottom of the foot that read “MADE IN …” and whatever your home country is. If it sounds a little bizarre, you likely never owned a Barbie. Back in the early days, the iconic doll featured a stamp that read JAPAN on the bottom of her foot, and apparently that’s what sparked the tattoo trend. Cara Delevingne has been leading the way with sole tats on both feet. One foot reads BACON and the other says “MADE IN ENGLAND.” (Evoke)

Are someone’s food preferences a dating deal breaker? A new survey found that 22% of women wouldn’t be in a relationship with someone who didn’t share their taste in food. 14% of all respondents said they would end a relationship if they weren’t compatible, food-wise. And 11% said a person’s food order on the first date would determine if there would be a second date. More than 50% said someone liking the same foods and flavors as them made them more attractive and 17% are so passionate about food that they would refuse to date someone with different tastes … even if they were a millionaire. And 30% said food was more important to them than sex. (SWNS)

The Recording Industry Association of America says vinyl record sales have outpaced CD sales so far in 2020. Over $232 million worth of albums have been sold compared to only $129 million worth of CDs.

Music News – Monday, September 14

Kelly Clarkson hasn’t talked a lot about her divorce from Brandon Blackstock — because she’s been saving up all the best stuff for her next album.
Kel dropped by the Today show on Friday for a chat, and implied that she’ll be spilling some tea on her new songs. She said, “This will probably be the most personal one that I’ve ever released. The whole record is basically every emotion you experience from the beginning of a relationship to the end of what it is now, and it’s been very therapeutic for me.”
As far as the sound? Kelly says, “It’s a little bit of all chapters of my career. If Meaning of LifeStronger and Breakaway had a baby…”

Hollywood insiders thought Harry Styles was set to ditch music for acting after all the raves he got for Dunkirk, but he stayed away from the film biz…until now.
Harry just signed on for the male lead in Don’t Worry Darling, which will be directed by Olivia Wilde. He’ll replace Shia LaBeouf in the drama about a housewife who uncovers a disturbing truth about her seemingly perfect life. (Hollywood Reporter)

The Daily Dish – Friday, September 11

Saturday Night Live will do its first live show since March on October 3rd. The season premiere will see the show return to its New York studio after they did several virtual episodes in the spring.

Jay Leno will return to TV to host a reboot of the game show You Bet Your Life that will air on Fox Television stations beginning in the fall of 2021. (Fox News)

Neve Campbell, David Arquette and Courteney Cox will reprise their roles in a new Scream movie, which is set to open January 14th, 2022.

In his first interview since being accused of faking a hate crime, Jussie Smollett maintains his innocence.
The former Empire star tells CNN, “What happened in these last two years, it has humbled me in a way that nobody could possibly understand. Out of all these jokers in this entire situation, I am the only human being who has not changed his story one time.”
Asked what the biggest lie he’s heard about himself since the alleged incident, Jussie says, “Well, I mean that I did a hoax, obviously.”
Smollett also insists that there are witnesses who confirm his original story that “white men” attacked him in January 2019.
Brothers Abel and Ola Osundario, who are Black, have told police that Jussie had paid them $3,500 to assault him in an effort to get publicity.

Fans of Wheel of Fortune will notice some changes to the show when it returns for its 38th season on Monday, and they’re all being done to address coronavirus safety protocols.
Sony Pictures Television says that in addition to testing contestants, talent and crew, the set will be redesigned to promote social distancing. Contestants will stand behind a new platform which will keep them six feet away from each other. Also, each contestant will use a “spinning cap” that will allow them to spin the wheel without having to actually touch it with their bare hand. (USA Today)
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Coffee Talk from Honor Credit Union – September 11

TODAY IS:
  • Patriot Day and National Day of Remembrance: In memory of the nearly 3,000 people killed in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
  • National Make Your Bed Day: Make your bed – it sets the tone for your whole day.

We’ve all racked up a lot of streaming hours over the last several months, but the generation that streamed the most over the summer were Millennials. According to new research, the average person has watched 20 movies in the past two months — and 52% of respondents said they streamed more than they would in a normal summer. But the research found that 25- to 34-year-olds increased their streaming the most this summer — with the average respondent watching an additional four hours a day on top of what they were watching at the start of the pandemic in March. (SWNS)

If you’re feeling extra irritable today, it may be because you didn’t get enough sleep. A new study found that getting a lousy night of sleep can make you more prone to anger the next day. We could call it “SLANGRY!”
Speaking of sleep …
According to data from the CDC, more than a third of adults in the United States regularly get less than the recommended minimum seven hours of sleep a night — despite the fact that lack of sleep has been linked to health issues like diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and depression. Research from the United Health Foundation (UHF) has found that Michigan clocks in at number six on the list with only 39% of adults sleeping less than seven hours a night. The top sleep-deprived state? Hawaii, with nearly 43% of the population getting less than 7 hours of sleep.

We all knew this was coming. Face Shields and masks have now become luxury fashion. On October 30th, Louis Vuitton will launch the LV Shield, a face shield featuring a Louis Vuitton monogrammed strap and golden studs engraved with the LV logo. A price hasn’t been set yet, but if it’s like other Louis Vuitton accessories, it won’t be cheap. (Vogue)

Music News – Friday, September 11

Lady Gaga has talked a lot about how important family is in her life,  and she’s opened up about just how pivotal her grandmother was — especially in the wake of her sexual assault when she was younger.
Gaga tells Oprah Winfrey‘s O Magazine that her maternal grandmother really helped her through the trauma she suffered as a 19-year-old aspiring singer. She says, “After I was raped, I cried on her couch for days. Eventually she turned on MTV and told me to look up. A female artist was performing. My grandmother said, ‘I’ll let you cry the rest of the day, but then tomorrow you’re going to go back out and make a real change in this world. No more tears tomorrow.'”

Harry Styles tells the Daily Times that some good will come out of the pandemic. “I think a lot of powerful music is going to come from it. Ultimately you have people who have a need to express themselves through music and writing and film and so many different ways, who are now having a lot of extra time with no distractions. … It gives you an ability to have almost like a bird’s-eye view of the world and your life.”

The Daily Dish – Thursday, September 10

Rick Moranis has returned to acting in a strange place. The Ghostbusters star left Hollywood in the early ’90s, but he’s back in a commercial with Ryan Reynolds for the Deadpool star’s Mint Mobile company. (Yahoo!)

The Walking Dead will end after the upcoming 11th season. Variety says it “will air over two years and consist of 24 episodes in total beginning in late 2021.” AMC has also ordered a spinoff series that will follow Daryl and Carol, played by Norman Reedus and Melissa McBride.

Alec and Hilaria Baldwin have welcomed their fifth child together, a baby boy. On Wednesday, she announced the birth on social media, writing, “We had a baby last night. He is perfect and we couldn’t be happier. Stay tuned for a name.”

Borat 2, starring Sacha Baron Cohen, has been shot and already screened for a “select few industry types,” Collider reports.

Kevin Hart has signed on to host the return of the Jerry Lewis Telethon next month.
The long-running Labor Day Weekend telethon to fight muscular dystrophy, which was hosted by the late comedy legend until 2010, is coming back as a two-hour event on October 24th. The Muscular Dystrophy Association announced that the event, which will now be called the MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon, will include celebrity appearances by Eva LongoriaMichael B. JordanJack BlackUsain Bolt, and Josh Gad.
Money raised by the event will benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association and Kevin Hart’s charity Help From the Hart. Streaming information for the program will be announced at a later date. (NY Times)

Actor Anthony Rapp has sued Kevin Spacey for allegedly assaulting him when he was 14 years old in the 1980s.
Rapp was the first person to come forward with allegations against Spacey in 2017.
Another man also sued Spacey on Wednesday. The plaintiff, identified only as C.D., claims he had sex with Spacey when he too was only 14.
The suit claims that both men have suffered psychological damage.

Denise Richards is exiting The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills after two seasons.
Richards joined the reality show’s ninth season in 2019 and quickly became a fan favorite. Last season, however, the actress battled with many of the other cast members — including guest star Brandi Glanville, who claimed she had a one night stand with the married actress. Richards denied the accusation and a season-long feud was born.
The news comes as fan petition to have that Kris Jenner join The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

Music News – Thursday, September 10

Demi Lovato‘s speaking up for those like her who may need help dealing with mental health issues — she’s now a spokesperson for a new online therapy service, Talkspace.
As an outspoken celebrity who’s struggled with drug addiction and depression, she shared the news on Good Morning America today (Wednesday). Talkspace is a platform that connects users with licensed therapists from the comfort of their homes. Demi tells fans, “You are absolutely not alone right now.” (People)

Fans who’ve been bummed out on a lack of live Shawn Mendes performances will get a little treat next week when he takes the stage at the 2020 Toronto Film Festival Tribute Awards.
He’ll perform at the gala event, and will officially endow the new Shawn Mendes Foundation Changemaker Award, a $10,000 prize given to a film that tackles issues of social change.
The show will air September 15th at 8 pm ET on Canada’s CTV — it’ll also stream internationally on Variety‘s website.

Justin Timberlake‘s suiting up for a crack at Major League Baseball — by investing big bucks in an effort to bring a team to his hometown of Nashville.
He’s joined a group with country stars Luke Combs and Eric Church that’s pushing to launch an expansion team that would be called the Nashville Stars. He says “I believe in Music City Baseball’s vision of linking baseball and music in a unique way to unite and entertain people and I am excited to help generate awareness throughout the community as we share our vision for bringing MLB to Music City.”
The plan faces a number of hurdles, including Major League Baseball’s dwindling attendance, and financial issues in the city of Nashville, which would have to partly finance a new stadium. However, there’s much hope in the future for the Stars seeing as J.T. has experience in sports management — he already owns part of the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies. (Tennessean)

The Daily Dish – Wednesday, September 9

E! News says ”Keeping Up with the Kardashians” is going to end in 2021. The family posted: “It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to Keeping Up with the Kardashians. After what will be 14 years, 20 seasons, hundreds of episodes and several spin-off shows, we’ve decided as a family to end this very special journey. We are beyond grateful to all of you who’ve watched us for all of these years—through the good times, the bad times, the happiness, the tears, and the many relationships and children. We’ll forever cherish the wonderful memories and countless people we’ve met along the way.”
The Peacock streaming service has picked up two seasons of the dramatic series reboot of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The show, titled Bel-Air, is based on Morgan Cooper’s viral video that reimagined the NBC comedy series as a drama. (Variety)

Ellen DeGeneres will return to the airwaves on September 21st when she’ll address all the controversy swirling around her talk show.
In a statement, the comedian says, “I can’t wait to get back to work and back to our studio. And, yes, we’re gonna talk about it.”
The announcement came on the same day another accusation was leveled against Ellen. According to a new report the star has been “tormenting” her household staffers. Before that, she’s been accused of being mean to guests and creating a toxic work environment.
According to the press release upcoming episodes will include such A-list guests as Kerry Washington, Alec Baldwin, Chrissy Teigen, Chris Rock, Amy Schumer and Adam Sandler.

Lupita Nyong’o has broken her silence on the death of her Black Panther co-star Chadwick Boseman.
The actress wrote a touching tribute after attending his memorial over the weekend.
Lupita shared a photo of herself with Chadwick and wrote, “I write these words from a place of hopelessness, to honor a man who had great hope. I am struggling to think and speak about my friend, Chadwick Boseman, in the past tense. It doesn’t make sense. The news of his passing is a punch to my gut every morning. I am aware that we are all mortal, but you come across some people in life that possess an immortal energy, that seem like they have existed before, that are exactly where they are supposed to always be – here! … that seem ageless…. Chadwick was one of those people.”
The Black Panther star died on August 28th at age 43 after a four-year battle with colon cancer.

Coffee Talk from Honor Credit Union – Wednesday, September 9

TODAY IS:
National Teddy Bear Day

Was this the worst summer ever? Apparently not. A new Economist/YouGov poll found that despite COVID, pretty much no sports, and every typical summer activity either canceled or vastly different, only 16% of respondents said it was their “worst summer ever.” 30% described it as a “bad summer,” 38% said it was an “average summer,” and 14% said it was a “good summer.” Just 2% of respondents said it was the “best summer ever.”

Do you own a home? How far away is it from being finished? A new survey found that the average home is five years and five months away from being “finished.”
Here are the top projects people want to get done to consider their homes to be “done”:
  • Painting walls/ceilings
  • Fixing up the yard
  • Redecorating the den/living room
  • Redecorating bedroom(s)
  • Repainting the shed/fencing
  • Flooring
  • Getting new furniture and other home goods
  • Redoing the bathroom
  • Redoing the kitchen
  • Getting new windows/doors... [Read Full Story]

Music News – Wednesday, September 9

The Daily Star says Adele may post a bikini picture to show off her weight loss. A source tells the newspaper, “Adele’s proud of her new physique, she obviously doesn’t want to become known as someone who is just posting sexy selfies all the time. However, she’s been desperate to show herself off to give her a confidence boost. She wants to wait for the dust to settle before she posts any more pics. But she’s keen to go somewhere she can wear a bikini. She’s worked so hard to look this good and isn’t afraid to show it off.”

Ace Showbiz says Ed Sheeran’s first demo album has been auctioned off for $65,000. He recorded “Spinning Man” when he was 13. Ed owns 19 of the 20 copies that were made.

The Sun claims One Direction’s wax figures have been removed from Madame Tussauds Museum in London. The figures were retired after being on display for seven years. There are currently no plans to honor Harry Styles or Niall Horan’s solo careers with updated figures.

The Coast Social Network with the Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber – Tuesday, September 8

Sarah Spoonholtz from the Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber talks to Zack about the upcoming Thursday Young Professionals Mixer at North Pier Brewing. Get more details and register here: http://business.smrchamber.com/events/details/young-professionals-september-mixer-9345... [Read Full Story]

The Daily Dish – Tuesday, September 8

David and Victoria Beckham “secretly” suffered through the coronavirus after catching it while partying in L.A earlier this year.
Page Six says their relatives and staff members also got sick following the launch of David’s new football club.
Victoria reportedly feared they may be “super-spreaders” after catching the bug in L.A. then flying back to the U.K. for son Brooklyn’s 21st birthday bash in March and returning to the U.S., this time to Miami.
While in the U.K., the source says, “David started to feel ill and then Victoria developed a sore throat and high temperature.”
Regardless, the couple headed to Miami to attend “swanky networking events as David had promotional duties [for his club Inter Miami], and were shaking hands and kissing fans and various club dignitaries. They then flew back to London, and were whisked straight to their Cotswolds mansion.”
At this time “their team, including drivers, bodyguards and assistants fell ill — a couple of them very badly so.”
Victoria “really panicked and made the whole family quarantine rigidly for more than two weeks.”
The couple recovered, and the source says they sent “care packages” to at least two staff members who were “particularly badly affected.”

Chadwick Boseman’s family and friends said goodbye to the Black Panther star over the weekend.
Co-stars Lupita Nyong’o, Michael B. Jordan and Winston Duke joined the star’s wife, Taylor Simone Ledward, at an outdoor memorial in Malibu, California, according to Page Six.
Boseman died in late August following a four-year battle with colon cancer. He was 43.

Cuba Gooding Junior come to the rescue of a man who caught on fire at a Hamptons party over Labor Day weekend.
According to Page Six, the actor was with “girlfriend Claudine De Niro at a ‘socially distanced Shabbat dinner’ at the Bridgehampton home of a tech CEO…when the host of the bash, ‘inadvertently set himself on fire.’” Cuba then “jumped into action hero mode and doused him with water in front of frightened guests, who applauded once it was clear the guy was OK.”
A rep for Gooding confirmed the incident, saying, “The back of the gentleman’s shirt ignited into flames from a candle that he unknowingly leaned back into while the rabbi was giving the Shabbat prayer. The man started panicking and flailing his arms, and guests backed away from the victim — except for Cuba, who ran to the gentleman and doused the flames completely.”

Coffee Talk from Honor Credit Union – Tuesday, September 8

National Another Look Unlimited Day: This day is observed every year on the day after Labor Day. It’s a day dedicated to looking around your house and getting rid of stuff you don’t need … kind of like a post-summer Spring Cleaning.

Quarantine 15 is affecting dogs too … It may seem like people are walking their dogs way more than usual, but according to a new survey by Banfield Pet Hospital, many pet owners say the pandemic has made their pets pudgier. “It’s too soon to tell if the COVID crisis has resulted in weight gain for the average pet,” said veterinarian Andrea Sanchez.  But of the pet owners surveyed, “33% said they thought their pet had gained weight — and it was especially dog owners.”
Boston-based dog walker Danielle deWildt, said she’s seen noticeable weight gain in the dogs she walks – especially those in the city. “They’ve put on so much weight that their bodies move like Jell-O,” Danielle said. “I can see the fat rolling on their bodies.” (Greenwich Time)

Are gender Reveal parties fun, tacky, or dangerous? A gender reveal party in Yucaipa, California, resulted in a massive fire that has burned more than 8,000 acres so far and has endangered more than 20,000 homes. The cause of the fire? A pyrotechnic device that emits colored smoke to show the baby’s gender. The device accidentally lit some nearby grass on fire. The family tried to put it out with water bottles but it quickly got out of control. (KTLA)

Does every day feel the same? It’s not just you. A new survey found that 62% of respondents said all their days feel the same – which is causing them to have difficulty focusing. 60% said they feel a general lack of energy during the day and more than half of those surveyed said the days are going by so fast that the always feel tired. But there’s a bright side. The survey found that people are making a point to do things to keep their minds active.

Anheuser-Busch developed a non-alcoholic “Dog Brew” — that quickly sold out. The brew is made of vegetables, herbs, spices, water and pork broth, designed to provide dogs with a nutritious snack that also helps their digestive system.
The stuff was such a hit that there’s currently a waiting list while more of the product is being produced. (WSPA-TV)

Music News – Tuesday, September 8

Billie Eilish was the big winner at the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards, which were announced on Monday.
The 18-year-old singer took home four awards, Female Artist of the YearAlternative Rock Artist of the YearAlternative Rock Song of the Year for “Bad Guy” and Alternative Rock Album of the Year for When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? In addition, her brother, keyboardist and producer Finneas was named Producer of the Year.
Taylor SwiftEllie Goulding, and Katy Perry were among the artists who took home one award.
Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour was named Tour of the Year.
The 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards was initially scheduled for March 12th at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, but was canceled due to the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. The performances became part of iHeart’s March 29th Living Room Concert for America hosted by Elton John, which also included charitable appeals.

People magazine says Rihanna is recovering from a scooter accident. Her representative tells the magazine, “Rihanna is completely fine now but flipped over on an electric scooter last week and bruised her forehead and face. Luckily there were no major injuries and she is healing quickly.”