Written by KingCnote on January 20, 2020
Billboard reports Justin Bieber achieved a first-ever milestone. No other artist has had simultaneous number-one songs on the R&B and Country charts. Bieb did it with two different songs, “Yummy” and the collaboration with country artists Dan and Shay on “10,000 Hours.”
Eminem released on Friday a surprise album. An even bigger surprise from Eminem was name-dropping Ariana Grande. On one of the tracks, he alludes in a distasteful way to the Manchester terrorist attack that killed 22 innocents. (quote) “I’m contemplating yelling ‘bombs away’ on the game. Like I’m outside of an Ariana Grande concert waiting.” (New York Post)
After the success of Surviving R. Kelly, Lifetime will produce a four-hour docu-series Surviving Jeffrey Epstein. The billionaire was found dead in his jail cell after being accused of trafficking and sexually assaulting underage girls. (Variety)
A funny coincidence on the British network ITV. Directly after the evening news about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Saturday night movie was the Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman comedy Horrible Bosses. In a minor role, called “FedEx girl,” stars a pre-famous Meghan Markle.
SPOILER ALERT: Megaplex crowds groaned at the unwatchable Dolittle. Especially a scene that was added during 11th hour re-shoots. Dolittle, played by Robert Downey Jr.,pulled a variety of objects from a dragon’s butthole. The dragon farted in Downey’s face after he extracted human bones, Spanish Conquistador armor and bagpipes. (The Wrap)