Star Gazing

The Billionaire Club!

HOLLYWOOD—We all know the entrepreneurs Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, along with Bernard Arnault and his family. What you didn’t know is some celebrities are also billionaires. Let’s look at some of our favorite celebrities that are in the Billionaire club. Rihanna, has just became a billionaire, yet has not released an album since 2016. Her earnings from...

Bennifer Once Again!

HOLLYWOOD—The fascination continues with Bennifer. They got together back in 2002, at the height of the tabloid media, when the print press was all over the newstands swaying over celebrity culture. For the paparazzi and gossip columnists, they were the “dream pairing” of celebrity couples. Both of them were riding the waves of success that sustained media interest. Lopez,...

Welcome Back, Nicolas Cage!

HOLLYWOOD—Better luck next time. Unfortunately, Nicolas Cage noted the Joe Exotic role in the Amazon series isn’t happening. He won’t be stepping into the cowboy boots of Joe Exotic after all. Following the immense success of the highly viewed Netflix documentary series “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness” in 2020, the eclectic actor was tapped for an eight-part dramatization...

Oops, She Did It Again!

HOLLYWOOD—Oops she did it again. The man who guided her career for the last 25 years is stepping down as her manager. Yes, Larry Rudolph, who helped and guided Britney Spears career for over two decades has stepped down. Rudolph said, the star’s intention to officially retire prompted him to resign. The move comes two weeks after Spears told...

Friends And More!

HOLLYWOOD—It’s finally only days away. The “Friends” reunion special is officially happening on May 27th at WarnerMedia’s upcoming streaming platform HBO Max. The cast is expected to get a huge paycheck. The actors-Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox, David Schwimmer, Lisa Kudrow and Matthew Perry are making between $2.25 million and $2.5 million for the show. According to published reports each actor...

Mergers And Acquisitions!

HOLLYWOOD—Mergers and acquisitions are usually transactions between two companies combining in some form. Although mergers and acquisitions are used interchangeably, they come with different legal meanings. In a merger, two companies of similar size combine to form a new single entity. On the other hand, an acquisition is when a larger company, thereby absorbing the business of the smaller...

Together Again, Yes Or No?

HOLLYWOOD—You might be asking yourself what is going on with Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez? Are they preparing the world for Bennifer 2.0? Everyone wants to know, are they rekindling the romance, less than a month after Lopez and former Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez ended their engagement and five months after Affleck, 48, split from actress Ana de Armas?...

Oscars Lowest Ratings!

HOLLYWOOD—No one is surprised that the 93rd Academy Awards was going to be the lowest watched and lowest rated awards show ever, with only 10.4 million to be precise, according to published reports. Why Disney-owned ABC is saying that the Oscars were their strongest primetime telecast of the year, is a little alarming. Hollywood’s biggest night went host-less for the...

Songwriters Unite!

HOLLYWOOD—Songwriters these days are struggling as well. Struggling for fair treatment. Back in 1974, Dolly Parton was on a winning streak. She had just scored her two number ones on the US country chart with the songs “Jolene” and “I Will Always Love You.” As she crossed the mainstream pop audience. It was soon after that Elvis Presley had...

Grammy Predictions!

HOLLYWOOD—The 63rd annual Grammy Awards will be held on Sunday, March 14. Let’s see if our predictions for Album, Record and Song of the Year, plus Best New Artist will be on point. In three of the last four years, one artist has swept all 3 categories. You might recall Adele accomplished the feat four years ago and Billie...