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I’m proud to introduce the entertainment news roundup! Your one-stop shop to catch up on the week’s hottest news featuring everything from the latest Disney+ reboot to Buckingham Palace.
But first; Let’s play a game. Every Friday, each weekly roundup article will feature an easter egg within the introductory paragraph(s). The easter egg phrase will be a nod to one of the respective article’s headliners.
Be sure to share your best guess in the comments at the end of this article! The answer will be revealed in the following week’s round-up article. Well, what are you waiting for? Simon says ” Get to it!”
Queen Elizabeth’s COVID-19 Battle Leads to Series of Cancellations
Will Queen Elizabeth’s COVID-19 diagnosis interrupt her upcoming Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years on the throne, plans?
The 95-year-old has canceled or “postponed” a number of virtual engagements this week following the announcement of her health status on Sunday (February 20). The news comes after Buckingham Palace’s initial statement that the fully vaccinated and boosted queen would continue to perform “light” duties throughout the week despite her “mild cold-like symptoms.”
According to AP, the British “queen’s eldest son Prince Charles, 73, and her 74-year-old daughter-in-law Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall contracted COVID-19 earlier this month.”
Megan Thee Stallion, Tory Lanez Publicly Disagree About Latest Court Hearing Happenings
A tweet from culture commentator and media personality DJ Akademics alleging that Tory Lanez’s DNA was not found on the weapon discharged during the infamous night in question, sparked a series of unfriendly posts between Megan thee Stallion and the “Chix Tapes” artist. The dispute also featured additional commentary about what led up to the “Hot Girl Summer” rapper being shot. I’m not trying to be Tasha K, so just check out the posts below courtesy of the Neighborhood Talk:
The Proud Family: Louder & Prouder
If you didn’t know, the Prouds are back in an all-new Disney Plus reboot that debuted on February 23 with two launch episodes. With a more modernized look, a new theme song, openly queer characters, and an all-star cast (Kyla Pratt, Lizzo, Tiffany Haddish, Lil Nas X and more), the series has already ignited quite a bit of conversation among returning fans.
Odell Beckham Jr. and Lauren ‘Lolo’ Wood Welcome Baby Boy
From a Superbowl win to daddy duties, it has been an eventful February for Los Angeles Ram wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. The 29-year-old shared several photos of himself, girlfriend Lolo wood, and their bundle of joy Zydn Wednesday while also reflecting on his championship, ACL injury and relationship in a heartfelt caption.
“Man man man. Where do I even begin? This is as real as it gets. This last week has been one that I truly could never forget. I had never been more prepared and focused for a game in my life, I was ready to go nuclear and perform at the highest level that I ever had in my career. I knew it and I felt it in my soul, I was in my biggggest bag n nothin was goin to stop me. I reallly mean that!! I was ON. Motivated, determined, and eyes set on a goal that I promised to myself and this team from the moment I decided to be an LA Ram. Safe to say those were my plans and not Gods. I kno there’s purpose in all of this and it may seem that this journey has come to an end but it’s really just a door opening to a new beginning. Starting it off, as a WORLD CHAMPION.
2-17-22, 0605. THE biggest blessing I’ve ever had in my life arrived here on earth! The words, I can’t even put together for the overwhelming emotions that ran thru me … a moment I will never forget and cherish forever. Zydn was born n at that moment I knew my life changed for the better. Lauren Wood, u changed my life forever and delivered the most beautiful gift of all… EFFORTLESSLY! Ur strength throughout this gives me the courage to keep goin because i now kno with u by my side and holding it down for me, I can get thru anything. I love u so much. And so the journey continues; 2-22-22; the stars are all aligned; surgery was a success. Like I’ve said all along “IT WAS WRITTEN.” Im just sticking to the script and seeing where God will take me. Honestly I’ve been through so much to get to where im at.. I duggg deep, and figured out a lot about myself along the way. If there’s one thing I can take from all the work and growth, it is that I AM as resilient as they come. Too much heart to not keep walkin in faith! Lol I kno yall probably tired of hearing me say this every year now “this my year” BUT IM GON BE BACK!!! U better believe imma be back , and imma be back better than ever before. I mean that Shxt from the bottom of my heart. Filled wit LOVE and gratitude. I wanna thank u all for the love and support, this is not the end; but only the beginning to everything I’ve ever dreamed of. LUV”
The Batman : Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravtiz, & Sequel Talk
The Batman is set to hit theaters on March 4, but the film’s star Robert Pattinson has already confirmed he’s ready to do a sequel.
“I’m so proud of the movie and it’d be so fun to do it again,” the “Twilight” actor said in an ET interview.
By his side was Zoë Kravtiz, the Catwoman to his Batman, who wore a floor-length, black halter-neck gown with cutouts to the London movie premie on Wednesday. ET made a point to note that the detailed cutouts of her dress resemble the iconic Batman symbol. Let me know your thoughts in the comments below!
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