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Barbra Streisand, Gwyneth Paltrow & Ben Platt Unite on ‘The Politician’

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 04:21 PM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Ryan Murphy’s The Politician is headed to Netflix, and he’s bringing icon Barbra Streisand with him.

Related: Barbra Streisand Educates Siri on Pronouncing Her Last Name

Stresiand will join Gwyneth Paltrow and Tony winner Ben Platt on the hour-long comedy that will revolve around Platt’s character Payton, a wealthy Santa Barbara resident (via The Hollywood Reporter).

Murphy is launching the show with fellow Glee co-creators Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan, and The Politician will follow suit by featuring musical numbers for Platt (and Streisand, one would imagine).

Paltrow, who is engaged to Falchuk, won an Emmy for her work on Glee in 2011.

Fergie Claims Quentin Tarantino Bit Her on ‘Planet Terror’ Movie Set

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 04:20 PM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Fergie alleges she was bit by movie director Quentin Tarantino in a rediscovered behind-the-scenes interview for the 2007 movie Planet Terror.

Related: Fergie Pleads the Fifth on Dating Justin Timberlake

The interview was included as bonus material included with the Grindhouse DVD release for the big-screen double-feature that included Death Proof as well as Planet Terror.

"As I was filming the scene where the zombies attack me, Quentin really got into it. I think he had a lot of fun with that," Fergie explains in the interview (via Jezebel). "He's doing the whole run with me, so it's great. So I look over and see Quentin, and I have to kind of visualize this zombie-esque character. And we kept having to re-do the scene because he was so into being this creature that he was making all these noises. And he was blaming it on the other guys, but really Quentin was making all the noise."

Fergie goes on to offer more detail regarding the moment in a separate behind-the-scenes clip.

"So I'm doing the scene, right,” the pop stars says. "And he starts biting me." Jezebel adds that in the clip, Tarantino is seen tackling the singer, and that she tells him to “Get off me” while laughing and using profanity.

In another scene, Fergie is seen showing bite marks to the camera, claiming that it was Tarantino who gave them to her, and that before the shoot was over, “I will bite him back,” she promises.

The unearthed footage follows recent claims from actresses Uma Thurman and Rose McGowan that Tarantino physically and sexually assaulted them while working on his movies.

Paris Hilton Preps New Valentine’s Day Song ‘I Need You’

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 03:49 PM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Paris Hilton is making a special Valentine’s Day present just for you.

Related: Kanye West Clones Kim Kardashian in New Fashion Campaign

The mogul and heiress has revealed plans for a new single, “I Need You,” produced to celebrate the most romantic holiday of the year.

Hilton announced the impending music while discussing her impending nuptials to model/actor Chris Zylka, who inspired the track.

“It’s about the love of my life—my fiancé,” she told E! News about “I Need You,” which is slated to drop on Feb. 14.

Musically, Hilton has been spending quality time behind the decks as a DJ, spinning at high-profile clubs around the world.

Check out Hilton’s pin-up girl-like countdown to the song’s release at her Instagram account.

Kelsea Ballerini and Morgan Evans Share Romantic Honeymoon Video

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 02:48 PM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Newlyweds Kelsea Ballerini and Morgan Evans had a romantic honeymoon in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and they want to show you some of the highlights.

Related: Kelsea Ballerini Shares Throwback Photo Featuring Keith Urban

Ballerini has shared a romantic video montage of the young lovers cavorting in the idyllic locale, with the singer’s song, “Unapologetically” serving as the soundtrack.

The stunning landscape is an ideal backdrop for the good-looking pair as they celebrate their marriage, which occurred last December 2 while they were in Mexico.

Watch the video below.

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Artists Announced for New Johnny Cash Album

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 02:32 PM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Like his legacy, Johnny Cash’s words are eternal.

Related: Johnny Cash's Childhood Home Considered for National Register of Historic Places

That’s the sentiment behind Johnny Cash: Forever Words, a new collaborative album featuring an array of artists taking on “unknown poetry, lyrics, and letters” written by the late music legend  and was never previously recorded until now. It’s set for release on April 6.

The album came together after Cash’s children, John Carter and Rosanne Cash discovered a “monstrous amassment" of material written by their father that had never seen the light of day.

John Carter Cash and fellow producer Steve Berkowitz put together a studio band to record music, and inviting a cavalcade of stars to handle the vocals: Chris Cornell, Ruston Kelly & Kacey Musgraves, Rosanne Cash, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Brad Paisley, Kris Kristofferson & Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Elvis Costello, and more.

“Determining the artist for each song was truly a matter of the heart,” John Carter Cash said in a press statement. “I picked the artists who are most connected with my father, who had a personal story that was connected with Dad. It became an exciting endeavor to go through these works, to put them together and present them to different people who could finish them in a way that I believed that Dad would have wanted.”

See the complete tracklist and watch a trailer for the new album below.

Johnny Cash: Forever Words

1. Forever/I Still Miss Someone – Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson
2. To June This Morning – Ruston Kelly and Kacey Musgraves
3. Gold All Over the Ground – Brad Paisley
4. You Never Knew My Mind – Chris Cornell
5. The Captain’s Daughter – Alison Krauss and Union Station
6. Jellico Coal Man – T. Bone Burnett
7. The Walking Wounded – Rosanne Cash
8. Them Double Blues – John Mellencamp
9. Body on Body – Jewel
10. I’ll Still Love You – Elvis Costello
11. June’s Sundown – Carlene Carter
12. He Bore It All – Daily and Vincent
13. Chinky Pin Hill – I’m With Her
14. Goin’, Goin’, Gone – Robert Glasper featuring Ro James, and Anu Sun
15. What Would I Dreamer Do? – The Jayhawks
16. Spirit Rider – Jamey Johnson

Dierks Bentley Unveils New ‘Desert Sun’ Clothing Line

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 02:04 PM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Dierks Bentley wants to be your new stylist.

Related: Dierks Bentley Announces 2018 Tour Dates

The country star has revealed an exclusive new lifestyle collection, Desert Sun, launched in collaboration with Flag & Anthem.

“This has been such a fun thing to create and develop. I love clothes that are perfectly worn-in like you've had them a lifetime, but can also take the wear and tear that comes from an active lifestyle," Bentley explained in a press statement. “I've learned over the last few months that there's a real art to getting that just right. The Flag & Anthem guys have been doing it at the highest level and have helped me put together a collection that I think is totally authentic to me and one that hopefully people all over the country will dig too."

With the clothing line’s name inspired by lyrics from Bentley’s latest album, The Mountain, Desert Sun’s debut spring collection features “primarily men's items including vintage-washed tees, raglans, hoodies and hats along with a handful of women's tees.

The line is available now at retailers including Buckle, Von Maur and Dillard's. See the collection here.

Happy Tears: Groom Sobs During First Look At Bride Before Wedding

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 12:58 PM PST

By Kayla Jardine/Joe Cingrana

When everyone turns and looks at the bride, always look at the groom — because his reaction says it all.

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Nicole Simons and her husband-to-be Peter had the chance to see each other right before their wedding ceremony to share a special moment. But when Peter laid eyes on his beautiful bride, the waterworks instantly began.

“We had been planning this day for over a year and we were both so excited, but nervous at the same time,” Nicole says in a blog post on Love What Matters.

The Canadian couple had love in their eyes during the first look, as family peered out a nearby window watching the emotions unfold on a nearby bridge.

“As my bridal party and I stood waiting for our photographer to get my husband-to-be into position, my mom turned around and said, ‘Oh my god, he looks like he is going to pass out,'” she explains. “Our photographer was holding him up on his way to the bridge. At this point, I suddenly became very nervous. Was he having second thoughts?”

As Nicole and her photographer Jess Collins approached Peter from behind to get into position for the photo shoot, they could see Peter’s shoulders shaking, so Nicole looked to her bridesmaids for advice on what to do. She finally poked him in the back and watched as he bent forward and shook as if he was collapsing on himself. “I did not know what was happening, and then I realized he was crying.”

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Nicole said “at that moment, it was just him and me, tears and all. It is a moment in time that will last in my memory forever.

“His reaction was everything I could have hoped for and more. I had dreamt of what his reaction would be and this was nowhere near what I imagined. It was so much better.

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“If this was a taste of what life was going to be like, I had chosen the right man,” Nicole says about the experience. “Together we would face everything. Thick and thin. Laughter and Tears. No matter what, we would face it together in each other's arms.”

T-Pain Fires Back at Quincy Jones’ Attack on Michael Jackson Cover

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 12:58 PM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

T-Pain is keeping it real.

Related: Quincy Jones Blasts The Beatles: The Worst Musicians in the World

His was just one of many names included in the recent bombshell Quincy Jones interview that’s still reverberating across pop culture and social media.

Among jaw-dropping claims of knowing who killed JFK and a sexual relationship between Richard Pryor and Marlon Brando, the legendary producer Jones called out T-Pain for his version of Michael Jackson’s “P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)” recorded with Robin Thicke.

“I was not in favor of doing it, but the rappers wanted to record something as a tribute to me, where they'd do versions of songs that I'd done over my career,” Jones told Vulture about the 2010 album, Q: Soul Bossa Nostra, which included the T-Pain/Robin Thicke track.

“I said to them, ‘Look, you got to make the music better than we did on the originals.’ That didn't happen. T-Pain, man, he didn't pay attention to the details.”

T-Pain has responded to Jones’ comments, and the rapper took the high road.

“For the record I told my managers (at the time) and I told Quincy Jones in his face, ‘I don't want to remake any of your past records because I know I'm gonna f— it up,’ the rapper said on Twitter. ‘I'll never be able to reach the greatest of MJ.’ It took them hours to pump me up to even go in the booth. And I still hated it when I came out of the booth.

“Then the song came out and it was even worse than it sounded in the studio,” T-Pain continued. “This is legit one of the reasons I don't work with the managers I had anymore because if I said I was uncomfortable doing something they didn't care.”

That’s when T-Pain had to get something else off his chest.

“But also to be real. It just seems like Quincy Jones is pissed off at the whole world,” the rapper added. “I have nothing but respect for the guy so I don't know why we didn't hold the song or tell me exactly what he wanted when I kept taking the headphones off beggin’ for direction from the God.”

It’s a fair question. Only time will tell if Quincy Jones chooses to answer it.

See T-Pain’s tweets here, here and here.

‘Mr. Robot’ Actress Stars in Albert Hammond Jr.’s ‘Muted Beatings’ Video

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 12:24 PM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Albert Hammond Jr., meet Angela Cross

Related: The Strokes' Albert Hammond Jr. Reveals New Solo Song 'Muted Beatings'

Mr. Robot actress Portia Doubleday, famous for her role on the show as character Angela Cross, stars in the new Albert Hammond Jr. music video, “Muted Beatings.”

The bittersweet clip chronicles an idyllic relationship between the Strokes guitarist and Doubleday as they spend time together in a beach house.

The video ends with a surprising twist, putting a tragic new perspective on the proceedings.

"I followed Fraser into the abyss,” Hammond said of working with video director Fraser RIGG on the visual. “He had a real vision he expressed by saying 'Love is the one thing that transcends time and space.' I felt like he was moved by the song and knew how to capture it visually. I understood what he meant but to me the love didn't represent human connection. I knew It would be the most universal way to show it visually but I found myself realizing the cycle of who I was and what I was about to become, with the death of my old self and the birth of this new person, was what transcended time and space. That love for life, that lust for life is forever reshaping itself."

Watch “Muted Beatings” below.

Calvin Harris Returns with PartyNextDoor for ‘Nuh Ready Nuh Ready’

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 11:57 AM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Calvin Harris is back, and he’s got PartyNextDoor as his plus-one.

Related: Calvin Harris Teases New Music with Cryptic Times Square Billboard

Harris and the Canadian R&b crooner unite on “Nuh Ready Nuh Ready,” a percolating club track that combines Caribbean-by-way-of-Toronto island vibes with classic U.K. dubstep aesthetics.

Listen to “Nuh Ready Nuh Ready,” which does contain explicit lyrics, below and hear Calvin Harris’ new sound.

Adam Levine & Alexandra Daddario Star in Maroon 5’s Surreal ‘Wait’ Video

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 11:48 AM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Maroon 5 have a new music video, and things get weird.

Related: Maroon 5 Add Boogie Wit Da Hoodie for 'Wait' Remix

The surreal clip stars actress Alexandra Daddario (Baywatch, San Andreas) and frontman Adam Levine dealing with a series of bizarre scenarios while they work through their relationship, opening with the singer crashing her funeral only to brings her back to life with the sting of a scorpion.

Later in the video, the couple argues amidst an apocalyptic landscape while fire rains from the sky.

Watch the Dave Meyers-directed clip below.

Depeche Mode Share Final N. American Tour Dates for 2018 ‘Spirit’ Tour

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 11:33 AM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Depeche Mode isn’t quite finished with North America yet.

Related: Depeche Mode Take to the Stars in Moody 'Cover Me' Video

The legendary band has revealed a handful of North American dates, which will be their last on the “Global Spirit Tour.”

The new round of dates kick off on May 22 in Anaheim, CA, zipping across the continent until the group winds up in Toronto, Canada, on June 11.

See the complete slate of Depeche Mode’s North American tour dates for the “Global Spirit Tour” 2018 below.

05/22 – Anaheim, CA @ Honda Center
05/ 24 – Sacramento, CA @ Golden 1 Center
05/27 – San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center
05/29 – Tulsa, OK @ BoK Center
06/01 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
06/03- Philadelphia, PA @Wells Fargo Center
06/06 – Brooklyn, NY @Barclays Center
06/09- Boston, MA @TD Garden
06/011 – Toronto, ON @Air Canada Centre


WATCH: James Bay on ‘Wild Love’ & His Most Unpredictable Dream-Collaboration

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 11:18 AM PST

James Bay’s new single, “Wild Love,” hit our airwaves today (February 8), and we are OBSESSED with this track. So we HAD to catch up with James to get the inside scoop on this brand new track.

Plus, who were his musical influences? He dishes about that and more in our TWO exclusive videos below.  The “Let It Go” singer also opened up about about his dream collaboration, and even shared his strategy for a zombie apocalypse.

Bay tells us that “Wild Love” is a song about falling “madly and deeply” for somebody.

Wait a second! Valentine’s Day is less than a week away. Not sure which lyric to write in that Valentine’s Day card for your boo next week? James makes it easy for you with today’s release. You can take some love advice from the master of a love song.

Meanwhile, we were also wondering about the personal life of James Bay. So we asked him about what he collects, and learned a thing or two about how love of a particular instrument.

He explains more in this video below:

James says a new album is coming this spring. We’ll have MORE exclusive information about that soon. We can’t wait!

Thirty Seconds to Mars Reveal 2018 Summer Tour, Album Release Date

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 07:56 AM PST

By Scott T. Sterling

Thirty Seconds to Mars is getting one small step closer to your city.

Related: Thirty Seconds to Mars Perform 'Dangerous Night' on Colbert

Jared Leto and company are set to embark on The Monolith Tour this summer with a cavalcade of opening acts in tow: K. Flay, Walk the Moon, Misterwives, Joy Wave and Welshly Arms.

The band announced the tour during a visit to The Ellen DeGeneres Show today (Feb. 8).

Thirty Seconds to Mars was in a generous mood, giving everyone in the crowd tickets to a show on the tour.

The run launches June 6 in Toronto, Ontario and runs through July 22 in Phoenix, Arizona. See the tour itinerary below.

Tickets go on sale officially on February 16 at 10 a.m. EST via Live Nation, and with each ticket purchased, fans will receive a physical copy of the new album.

6/6 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage*
6/8 — Montreal, QC @ Place Bell*
6/9 – Hartford, CT @ XFINITY Theatre*
6/10 – Boston, MA @ Xfinity Center*
6/12 – Detroit, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theater*
6/13 – Pittsburgh, PA @ KeyBank Pavilion*
6/15 – Chicago, IL @ Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island (w/ MisterWives, Joywave)
6/16 – Cleveland, OH @ Blossom Music Center*
6/17 – Philadelphia, PA @ BB&T Pavilion*
6/19 – Gilford, NH @ Bank of NH Pavilion*
6/20 – New York, NY** @ Madison Square Garden*
6/21 – Holmdel, NJ** @ PNC Bank Arts Center*
6/23 – Monterrey, MX @ Machacha Festival
6/26 – Washington, DC @ Jiffy Lube Live*
6/27 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion*
6/29 – Miami, FL @ Coral Sky Amphitheatre*
6/30 – Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre*
7/1 – Jacksonville, FL @ Daily's Place*
7/3 – Birmingham, AL @ Oak Mountain Amphitheatre (w/ Walk The Moon, Welshly Arms)
7/6 – Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion^
7/7 – Austin, TX @ Austin360 Amphitheater^
7/8 – Rogers, AR @ Walmart AMP^
7/9 – St. Louis, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre (w/ K.Flay, Welshly Arms)
7/11 – Dallas, TX @ Starplex Pavilion^
7/12 – Oklahoma City, OK @ The Zoo Amphitheatre^
7/14 – Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre^
7/18 – San Francisco, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre^
7/19 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum^
7/21 – San Diego, CA @ Mattress Firm Amphitheatre^
7/22 – Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Pavilion^

* Walk The Moon, MisterWives, Joywave
^ Walk The Moon, K.Flay, Welshly Arms

**on sale beginning 12 p.m. local time

Justin Timberlake Sends Ellen Degeneres a ‘Secret Signal’

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 07:31 AM PST

By Robyn Collins

Did Justin Timberlake send a special message to his bestie, Ellen Degeneres, during his Super Bowl LII performance? Some people say yes.

Related: *NSYNC Members Praise Justin Timberlake's Super Bowl Halftime Show

The two are such good friends that the pop star was recently streamed in as one of the special guests for Degeneres’ 60th birthday show.

During the visit, the talk show host asked JT to give her a signal during his halftime performance to show that he was thinking of her. She gave some suggestions for dance moves that involved shoulder tapping and rubbing his stomach "in a sexual way."

The pop star repeated the suggested move and replied, “Well, you are my other girl, OK.”

Fans began to send clips of moments in the halftime performance that may or may not have been the requested signal to Ellen.

Degeneres shared a post with the clips, as well as a special clip that JT may have made just for her.

She concluded by saying Timberlake “sure does know how to make a girl feel special.”

Smashing Pumpkins Wrap Recording Session for New Album

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 07:16 AM PST

By Hayden Wright

In 2018, the idea of a Smashing Pumpkins reunion has gone from a far-fetched fan dream to a real, rapidly accelerating project.

Related: Billy Corgan Updates Fans on Smashing Pumpkins Album

The best illustration of that acceleration is Billy Corgan’s Instagram feed. The Pumpkins frontman has kept fans updated with a steady stream of studio posts as he, guitarist James Iha and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin wrap the record. Over the last few days he’s shown mixing boards, drum kits and other studio equipment in various states of use.

“Ok, so today is absolutely, officially the last day of studio work (only two days off since I got here to LaLa), and it will be a fun one as we are recording live strings for a few songs I’ve done the arrangements for,” he wrote yesterday (Feb. 7).

Earlier this month, Corgan wrote that there are “26 songs currently in various states of completion, production, insanity."

The title and release date for the upcoming Pumpkins album remain a mystery — as does the name of the band’s bass player. In late Janauary, original bassist D’Arcy Wretzky announced that she wasn’t invited to join the reunion.

See updates from the final days of the Pumpkins’ recording sessions here:

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Chance The Rapper, Dwayne Wade Team Up For Basketball Documentary

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 06:37 AM PST

By Robyn Collins

Chance the Rapper has teamed up with Cleveland Cavaliers’ Dwayne Wade to produce the new basketball movie, Shot In The Dark.

Related: Chance The Rapper In New Barack Obama PSA

The movie tells the story of high school basketball player Tyquone Greer. The Orr Academy High School player scored the winning shot at a game just one week after being shot in the leg at a party.

"Shot in the Dark is an authentic and realistic look at high school sports in Chicago and what it means for our youth,” Chance said in a statement on the project.

The documentary, directed by Dustin Nakao Haider, is scheduled to debut on Fox February 24.

Meghan Trainor & James Corden Film ‘Sexy Slow-Mo’ Video

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 06:29 AM PST

By Hayden Wright

Last night, Meghan Trainor dropped by James Corden’s Late Late Show set to discuss her current projects — including two new videos.

Related: The Day After Meghan Trainor's Engagement Was Not So Great

Meghan mentioned that the new visuals include “sexy slow motion” — so Corden decided to replicate the effect on live TV.

To achieve slow motion with intact vocals, artists record their lip-syncing at double or triple speed…which is then slowed down to match the regular pace of the song. As a result, the vocals appear “normal” but the movement is slow-mo. Corden staged such a production of Meghan’s song “Me Too” with balloons and confetti, replaying the results immediately. The process was hilarious and, while Trainor’s lip movements didn’t perfectly match all of the lyrics, she sure nailed most of them.

Meghan shared the episode with Shape of Water director Guillermo Del Toro and they bonded over pet rodents.

Watch Meghan’s slow-motion performance here:

And listen to her harrowing story about a pet rat:

Jennifer Lopez Confirms Cardi B Collaboration ‘Dinero’

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 06:01 AM PST

By Hayden Wright

Following the breakout success of “Bodak Yellow,” rapper Cardi B has become one of music’s most sought-after collaborators.

Related: Cardi B Makes Vampire Weekend Singer Meme Even Funnier

She guested on Bruno Mars’ delightful “Finesse” remix and shared a Migos track with Nicki Minaj. And now, Jennifer Lopez has confirmed that Cardi will appear on her song “Dinero.”

“I feel like you already know that I collaborated with Cardi B… I do have a record coming out with her and it's coming out soon,” she told Latina.com. “The name of the song is ‘Dinero.’ I don't know what the video is going to be yet, but we'll see what we come up with."

When Lopez headlined the Calibash festival in January, she played a snippet of the song — which she shared on Instagram.

In December, rumors began swirling that J-Lo and Cardi were up to something. Lopez mentioned Cardi in a livestream with her boyfriend, baseball legend Alex Rodriguez and DJ Khaled. Meanwhile, DJ Khaled began teasing a collaboration with the “Waiting for Tonight” singer on Instagram — sparking speculation that he produced the Cardi collaboration.

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Vince Gill Shares Story of Being Sexually Assaulted as a Child

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 05:52 AM PST

By Robyn Collins

Vince Gill opened up about being sexually assaulted as a child while performing in Nashville this week.

Related: Keith Urban, Vince Gill, More Provide Comfort At Nashville Vigil After Vegas Tragedy

“I was in 7th grade, and a young, dumb kid,” he told a crowd at the Ryman Auditorium. “I had a gym teacher that acted inappropriately towards me, and was trying to do things that I didn’t know what the hell was going on.”

The Opry member added that he was scared by what was happening and his fight or flight instinct kicked in, reports The Tennesseean.

I was just fortunate that I got up and I ran,” he said. “I just jumped up, and I ran. I don’t know why. And I don’t think I ever told anybody my whole life, but even what’s been going on has given me a little bit of courage to speak out, too.”

He originally spoke about this incident in an interview back in 2011.

It was at the Ryman performance that Gill said that the incident inspired his song “Forever Changed,” which he wrote years ago, but decided to play for the crowd in light of all the recent sexual assault revelations that have been surfacing in the news.

“You put your hands where they don’t belong/ And now her innocence is dead and gone,” he sang. “She feels dirty, she feels ashamed/ Because of you, she’s forever changed.”

"We’re living in a time right now when finally people are having the courage to kind of speak out about being abused,” Gill said. “And I think that is beyond helpful, and beyond beautiful to see people finally have a voice for being wronged.”

The country singer will resume touring with The Eagles in March.

Pop Singer Who Accused Nick Carter of Rape Files Police Report

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 05:25 AM PST

By Hayden Wright

Melissa Schuman, former member of the girl group Dream, made headlines in November when she published a blog post accusing Backstreet Boy Nick Carter of sexual assault.

Related: Backstreet Boy Nick Carter Accused of Rape, Denies Allegations

Now, the singer and actress has moved forward with her claim, filing a police report in Santa Monica, California. Schuman made the announcement on Twitter that developments in the #MeToo movement empowered her to come forward.

“I'm finally doing what I thought I could no longer do,” she wrote. “Im filing a police report #timesup #bebrave #bethechange #metoo thank you @RAINN for empowering me to take this step.”

The local police department confirmed to E! News that it is looking into a report Schuman filed but would not name the subject of their investigation.

In her November blog post, Schuman claimed she and Carter were socializing at his home in 2002 when he forcibly performed oral sex on her and forced her to reciprocate, before raping her. Carter denied the allegations and said, “Melissa never expressed to me while we were together or at any time since that anything we did was not consensual.”

Britney Spears Reveals Son’s Secret Talent

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 05:15 AM PST

By Robyn Collins

It looks like Britney Spears' son is getting into the family business. The pop star mom has posted a video of her child at the piano, along with a shocking revelation. He’s a natural.

Related: Britney Spears To Launch 'Britney: Piece Of Me' Tour

"A few weeks ago, my son sat down and started playing our piano… he's never had a lesson a day in his life, so needless to say I started tearing up like a proud mom! My baby is like a lil Mozart!"

You can hear her proud sniffles in the background.

Spears knows all about starting young. When she was 11 she was already a star in The All-New Mickey Mouse Club.

The 36-year-old singer recently finished a four-year Vegas run and this summer she’ll take the show on the road.

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Drake Donates $50,000 to Miami Homeless Shelter

Posted: 08 Feb 2018 05:02 AM PST

By Jon Wiederhorn

Drake continues to spread the love throughout Miami, Florida.

Related: Drake Buys Groceries For Miami Store Full Of Stunned Shoppers

The rapper’s most recent charitable move was a donation of $50,000 to a Florida homeless shelter for women and children. In addition to the cash, he brought toys and games for the kids and $150 Target gift cards for women living in the facility, reports Billboard.

The nonprofit organization, Lotus Village, said Drake dropped by on February 6 to offer support to families who moved into their new shelter last week.

The shelter hopes to raise $25 million to be able to provide more services to its residents and become a model for other homeless facilities around the country. The shelter for woman and children currently offers a community clinic, children’s wellness center, yoga and a Zen garden.

The rapper’s latest step in his Miami charity spree follows a visit to a supermarket, at which he paid for everyone’s groceries and a donation of $25,000 to a Miami high school for new uniforms. The latter came after Drake made a surprise stop at the school to shoot his upcoming video for “God’s Plan.”