Born on this day!! Actor George Hamilton is 81. Actor Jennifer Warren is 79. Singer-guitarist Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits is 71. Actor Jim Beaver (“Supernatural”) is 70. Singer Kid Creole is 70. Actor Sam J. Jones (“Flash Gordon”) is 66. Jazz guitarist Pat Metheny is 66. Actor Bruce Greenwood (2009′s “Star Trek,” ″Thirteen Days”) is 64. Country singer Danny Shirley of Confederate Railroad is 64. Guitarist Roy Hay of Culture Club is 59. Rapper Sir Mix-A-Lot is 57. Actor Peter Krause (“Parenthood,” ″Six Feet Under,” ″Sports Night”) is 55. Actor Brent Sexton (“The Killing,” ″Deadwood”) is 53. Actor Michael Ian Black (“Ed”) is 49. Actor Yvette Nicole Brown (new “The Odd Couple,” ″Community”) is 49. Actor Rebecca Gayheart is 49. Actor Casey Affleck is 45. Actor Maggie Lawson (“Psych”) is 40. Actor Dominique Swain (“Lolita,” “Face/Off”) is 40. Actor Leah Pipes (“The Originals”) is 32. Actor Lakeith Stanfield (“Atlanta”) is 29. Actor Cara Delevingne (“Paper Towns”) is 28. Actor Imani Hakim (“Everybody Hates Chris”) is 27.
THIS DAY IN GENIUS HISTORY
1865 – British surgeon Joseph Lister became the first doctor to use an antiseptic during surgery.
1624 – Cardinal Richelieu was named chief minister of France by king Louis XIII.
1851 – Issac Singer patented the sewing machine.
1898 – A peace protocol ending the Spanish-American War was signed.
1972 – The last American combat troops left Vietnam.
1985 – In the world’s worst single-aircraft disaster, a Japan Air Lines 747 crashed into Mount Osutaka, killing 520 of the 524 aboard.
1998 – Swiss banks agreed to pay $1.25 billion to settle lawsuits brought by Holocaust survivors and their heirs. The banks had kept millions of dollars deposited by Holocaust victims before and during World War II.
2000 – The Russian military submarine, Kursk, and its crew were lost in the Barents Sea.
2004 – N.J. governor James McGreevey announced his resignation.
2013 – Notorious Boston gangster James (Whitey) Bulger was found guilty of 31 of the 32 charges he faced, including murder, extortion, money laundering, drug dealing and possession of weapons.
Today Is: IBM PC Day, International Youth Day, Milkman Day, Home Sewing Machine Day, Vinyl Record Day, World Elephant Day
TODAY ON TV!
Primetime TV (All Times Eastern)
CBS – 8:00 – Big Brother / 9:00 – Tough As Nails / 10:00 – SEAL Team
NBC – 8:00 – America’s Got Talent / 9:00 – World Of Dance / 10:00 – Chicago PD
ABC – 8:00 – United We Fall / 8:30 – The Goldbergs / 9:00 – Agents Of SHIELD
FOX – 8:00 – MasterChef
CW – 8:00 – The 100 / 9:00 – Coroner
TV Talk Shows
Jimmy Kimmel: Danny DeVito, guest host Rob Lowe
Jimmy Fallon: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Paula Pell, Jessie Reyez
Stephen Colbert: Jason Sudeikis, April Ryan
Seth Meyers: Jeff Goldblum, Annie Murphy, Sam Jay
James Corden: Brian Cox, Tim Minchin, Sara Bareilles
Lilly Singh: Adam Rippon, Iliza Shlesinger (R 4/6/20)
Daily Show: The Daily Social Distancing Show
Conan: Lisa Kudrow (R 7/8/20)
Watch What Happens Live: Kyle Richards, Teddi Mellencamp
The View: Ellen Pompeo, Dr. Jake Deutsch, Dr. Elvis Francois, Dr. William Robinson (R 4/24/20)
The Talk: Annie Potts, Craig T. Nelson (R 11/7/19)
Live with Kelly and Ryan: Joe Manganiello, Meaghan Murphy, guest co-host Sisanie Villaclara
Ellen DeGeneres: Ken Jeong, Tyler Butler-Figueroa, Monsta X (R 9/25/19)
Wendy Williams: Tyrese Gibson (R 10/23/19)
The Real: Laura Prepon (R 4/15/20)
Kelly Clarkson: Luke Bryan, Paula Pell, chef Maneet Chauhan
Tamron Hall: Wanda Cooper-Jones, Lee Merritt, Wayne Brady (R 5/18/20)
WHAT ARE YOU TALKIN’ ABOUT? Here are today’s PPM-Friendly Topics!
QUESTION: Has your school district BANNED PAJAMA PANTS for online learning?? This one did.. and some of the parents don’t like the idea!! What do YOU think?
QUESTION: Are they afraid air travel ISN’T SAFE?? The TSA says they’re finding THREE TIMES as many GUNS in peoples’ luggage now than before the COVID!!!
QUESTION: Which actors are the HIGHEST PAID for 2020?? Most of the money is coming from NETFLIX, and the highest paid is… GUESS WHO!!!!!!!!!!!
QUESTION: Been looking for MEGHAN AND HARRY in Beverly Hills?? They’re not there! They bought a home close to all the poor people in SANTA BARBARA!!
QUESTION: Do you miss BLOCKBUSTER VIDEO?? There’s one store left, and you can spend the night through AirBnB for FOUR DOLLARS!! Pajama party!!!!!
Will Smith is developing a reboot of his classic series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air titled Bel-Air, that turns the comedy sitcom into a drama. The idea for Bel-Air came from Morgan Cooper who created and directed a viral video in March 2019 that presented The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air as a drama taking place in modern times. Smith, who met with Cooper and praised the reimagining on his own YouTube channel in April 2019, is serving as an executive producer. Cooper will co-write the script with Chris Collins, direct and is a co-executive producer. Collins (The Wire) is also an executive producer and is serving as showrunner. The project is a co-production between Smith’s Westbrook Studios and the producers of the original series, Universal TV. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air aired for six seasons on NBC from 1990 to 1996. Smith starred as the series lead who was sent from Philadelphia to live with his wealthy aunt and uncle inside their Bel-Air mansion.
********Will is also starring. His role is now “The Old Fart of Bel Air!!”
******Since it’s a drama, when Carlton starts dancing, they stab him!!
Kane Brown revealed the police had to intervene when he and some friends got lost while perusing his new Nashville, Tenn., digs which consists of 30 acres of forested land. He detailed the scary situation on his Facebook page on Thursday, stressing that it was no laughing matter at the time. “Someone help! I’m lost…ALL JOKES ASIDE. The real story is I moved into a new house. I own 30 acres of 3000 around me. I told my wife I wanted to go check out the property I’ll be 30 minutes. I went with my friend and his girl. I was in shorts and a t shirt. 30 minutes turned into 3 hours it started raining turned dark and dropped to 40 degrees,” his post begins. The situation looked grim for the group when Brown realized he was without his phone and another person in the group had a cell phone with just 7% battery. The group of three began using GPS to find their way only to be met with “all these cliffs” that are unable to be driven on. Brown said he turned to fellow musician Ryan Upchurch for some assistance as he lives in the area. “He finds me with his buddy and now 3 turned into 5 of us lost. He has another 4 friends riding around in a canam and they start getting shot at,” Brown explained. Brown said a female friend who was with him started “freaking out” as she has asthma.
*******Wait. They were in a VEHICLE?? That’s not a rescue story!!
******What kind of a country star IS he???
******And who in the hell was shooting at them???
QUESTION: How has the human race survived this long???
Angelina Jolie filed official paperwork to ask that the private judge overseeing her divorce proceedings from Brad Pitt be disqualified for failure to fully disclose his business relationship with her ex’s attorneys. The duo, who share six children together: Maddox, 19, Pax, 16, Zahara, 15, Shiloh, 14, Knox, 12, and Vivienne, 12, have been locked in a divorce battle since 2016 when it was officially revealed that they were calling it quits after roughly 10 years together. In a filing in Los Angeles Superior Court, Jolie argues that Judge John W. Ouderkirk should be taken off the divorce case because he was too late and not forthcoming enough about other cases he was hired for involving Pitt attorney Anne C. Kiley. The filing said that during the Jolie-Pitt proceedings, Ouderkirk has “failed to disclose the cases that demonstrated the current, ongoing, repeat-customer relationship between the judge and Respondent’s counsel.” It goes on to say that Pitt’s attorney “actively advocated for Judge Ouderkirk’s financial interests in moving — over the opposing party’s opposition — to have his appointment (and his ability to continue to receive fees) extended in a high profile case.”
*******A “private judge??” How many people get THAT??
******If you pay for the judge, you must be able to determine the outcome!!
******They already split the kids 50/50 – 50 for him, 50 for her!!!
The family of “Tiger King” subject Carole Baskin’s first husband, who mysteriously disappeared in 1997, is offering $100,000 in exchange for information about what happened. Attorney John Phillips held a news conference in Tampa, Fla., on Monday and announced an independent investigation into the disappearance of Jack “Don” Lewis. He also said that on behalf of the Lewis family, he’s filed a lawsuit against Baskin in an attempt to depose her and get her to speak on the record. He and the family have also paid for Tampa-area billboards asking for information in the case. Lewis vanished a day before a scheduled trip to Costa Rica and was never found. He was declared legally dead in 2002. He and Baskin started the animal sanctuary, which later became Big Cat Rescue Corp. in Tampa. Three of Lewis’ daughters were at the news conference. Lewis’ youngest daughter, Gale Rathbone, expressed gratitude for those interested in the case. “Amazingly, our little family tragedy has become your tragedy. Our search for closure and truth has become your mission also,” she said. “We all know by now that (Lewis) was not a perfect man. But do only the perfect among us deserve justice?”
*******You’ll get $100,000… AND you’ll be ground up and fed to the tigers!!
*******Joe Exotic has been calling from jail: “I’ve got some info!!!”
*****Carole has great taste in men!! The new husband is a real sex machine!!
Sylvester Stallone is selling his customized 2019 Cadillac Escalade for $350,000 after he originally paid $409,000. Becker Automotive Design, which worked with him to design it, is handling the sale. Their automotive masterpiece features a 43-inch UHD LCD smart TV screen in the electric center divider partition and a rear 12-inch LCD for rear-facing passengers. The tricked-out SUV also has two SIM cards from different carriers so passengers can access the internet. For privacy, the Escalade has fully electric window curtains, and for comfort, the seats have built-in massagers with thermoelectric cool and heat functions. Stallone is selling the car because he no longer has a “need” for it after purchasing it for “a specific purpose.” “My requirement for it has recently changed,” he said in a statement. He added, “I enjoyed personally designing the luxurious interior with Howard Becker. The on-board electronics and ride quality are second to none. I hope the new owner gets years of fulfilling use from this sensationally appointed Becker Cadillac ESV.”
*******He should give it to some poor actor who’s living in his car!! It would be a nice upgrade!!
Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli have purchased a new, $9.5 million home ahead of their sentencing in the college admissions scandal later this month, according to a report. They relocated to a six-bedroom, nine-bathroom farmhouse in Hidden Hills, Calif., that boasts a temperature-controlled walk-in wine cellar, a gym and a movie theater. The two-story estate provides “a fresh take on luxury country living,” according to the listing, with a backyard pool, spa and fire pit and barbecue area overlooking the hills. Lori and Mossimo sold their 12,000-square-foot Bel Air mansion earlier this year. That villa, with seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms, sold to Tinder co-founder Justin Mateen for roughly $18 million, about $10 million below the original asking price, Variety reported at the time.
********By the time their court case is over, they’ll be living in Stallone’s car!!
*******They’ll get on each other’s nerves now that they’re cramped into a 6 bedroom house!!
****Hidden Hills is where all the other celebs live… so they’ll be with their own ethnic group!!
Ripping The Tabloids (Throughout the week, we’ll give you the stories from that weeks tabs!)
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Jen Garner Gives Up Fortune To Raise Kids!-(National Enquirer)
Single mom turns down $50M offers, sources say. Family-focused Jennifer Garner is turning down millions for acting roles to keep her focus on being a stay-at-home mom, insiders dished. Sources said the 48-year-old actress has rejected jobs worth as much as $50 million because she feels she needs to devote the bulk of her time to being a single mom to her three kids with ex-hubby Ben Affleck-Violet, 14, Seraphina, 11, and Samuel, 8. The actress is worth about $80 million, so money is far from her first priority, according to sources.
Babies, Breakups….and More!-(Globe)
Demi Lovato’s on a high note-the pop singer got engaged to her boyfriend of five months, “Young and Restless” star Max Ehrich, 29. “I’m ecstatic to start a family and life with you,” gushes the songbird.
NFL player Russell Wilson, 31, and wife Ciara, 34, have welcomed their second child together, a son named Win Harrison.
“Orville” actress Adrianne Palicki, 37, has filed for divorce-for a second time!-from co-star Scott Grimes, 49.
Fairy-tale Ending?-(Us Weekly)
Not so much! Prince Harry and wife, Meghan Markle, who struggled with privacy issues in the U.K., were hoping for a sunnier time in L.A. with their 1-year-old, Archie. But in May, a source from the Los Angeles Police Department says that drones had been spotted close to the house where they’re staying, which is owned by Tyler Perry. On top of that, Meghan lost the first round of a High Court case against the publisher of the Mail on Sunday in May-she alleges breach of copyright, breach of data regulation laws and breach of her right to privacy-and has agreed to pay 67,000 pounds toward the paper’s legal fees. “Harry and Meghan are deeply disappointed,” says a source, “but it hasn’t discouraged them from pursuing future legal battles against the press……They feel confident they’ll win the privacy lawsuit filed in L.A.”
Britney: “Demanding Attention!”-(Star)
Not just another bikini selfie? The singer has fans concerned with a cryptic post. Oops, she did it again! Britney Spears gave her fans-and the #FreeBritney campaign-cause for concern with a new batch of Instagram post, including a July 28 bikini shot. Showing off her taught tummy in a snake-print swimsuit, the 38-year-old was covered in white henna-style temporary tattoos. “I got a little carried away with henna” the mom of two captioned the photo. But it was what she wrote next that had Britney watchers worried. The “Toxic” singer, who’s been under a conservatorship limiting her legal rights since her 2008 breakdown, added: “I guess I’m demanding attention!!!” She got what she asked for: “I’m contacting the police,” wrote one commenter, while another posted, “You have our attention Britney! We see you! We hear you!” Some even wondered if the symbols on her body could be decoded.
Say What?!-(Life & Style)
“I have this terrible insecurity about my shoulders. When girls have those frilly things on their shoulders, I can’t wear those. I look like an American football player.”-Charlize Theron, on her perceived flaw.
“One of my first jobs as a young girl was that I worked for a collection agency. I had to make calls to people whose bills were past due-that’s when I was like 14, 15.”-Demi Moore, on putting her distinctive voice to use at an early age.
“Left to my own devices, I’d live on bananas, tinned tuna and Ryvita [crackers]…..I would say that my cooking is competent but dull and my presentation is lamentable.”-Elizabeth Hurley, admitting that she’s “bored” with cooking.
Q & A: Kiefer Sutherland-(People)
The actor, 53, portrays a detective chasing a man on the lam (Boyd Holbrook) in Quibi’s reboot of the classic The Fugitive.
Were you a fan of Harrison Ford’s 1993 movie version (which was based on the famous 1960s TV series)?
I was a huge fan of the film. I don’t want to pretend that I’m trying to redo that or compete with that. This is the post-9/11 version.
Did you notice similarities between this and your role as agent Jack Bauer on 24?
All of the police minutiae you have to learn about I learned for years and years and years on 24.
Will we see a Jack Bauer return in the near future?
I’m always open to it. It was the gift of a lifetime.
Kelly Meditates-(In Touch)
There are many benefits of meditation, but for Kelly Rowland, the biggest is better sleep. “Meditation helps to give you a focus,” says the 39-year-old singer. “Once you’re centered, you doze off so quickly.”
Company Wants To Pay You To Adopt A Pet
A Texas-based company that provides insurance comparison services announced employees are being offered a $300 stipend to adopt pets. The Zebra, which bills itself as “the nation’s leading insurance comparison site,” said it has begun offering employees $300 to help cover adoption fees for “welcoming a new cat or dog into their family.” “To the company’s knowledge, this is the first policy of its kind to be offered by an employer,” the website said. The company said employees are also encouraged to take paid time off — “pawternity leave” — to help their new pet settle into their new home. The Zebra said six employees have claimed the $300 pet adoption stipend.
*******”Take Your Dog to Work Day” is a zoo!!
******The animals are demanding a cut!!
******If adopt a zebra, do you get double???
103 Year-Old Gets First Tattoo
A Michigan woman celebrated her 103rd birthday and being sprung from lockdown at a nursing home by trying something new: getting her first tattoo. Dorothy Pollack celebrated her 103rd birthday in COVID-19 lockdown at a Muskegon nursing home June 16, and her family said they soon realized they needed to get her back out into the world. “The nurse in the home said she was horribly depressed and we needed to get her out. We couldn’t see her so we had no idea how she really was. She’s extremely hard of hearing so phone calls were not helpful,” granddaughter Teresa Zavitz-Jones told CNN. Pollack celebrated her freedom Friday by getting her first tattoo: a small frog on her arm. “It was pretty exciting because years ago my grandson wanted me to get one and I wouldn’t do it,” Pollack said. “All of a sudden, I decided I would like to have one. And if I could, a frog. Because I like frogs.”
********We hope she’s using birth control!!
*******It’s always a mistake to get a tattoo when you’re depressed!! Most times, it just says “Mom” with a teardrop!!
******At her age, the skin’s so thin you can see the tattoo on both sides of her arm!!
Chihuahua Saves Mans Life
A North Carolina man was reunited with his beloved dog five days after the chihuahua was credited with saving his life during a stroke. Rudy Armstrong, a Navy veteran who lives alone on a houseboat in Oriental with his dog, Boo-Boo, said he realized he was having a stroke on the boat and he couldn’t reach his phone because he was unable to move one of his arms and one of his legs. “I didn’t want to be there for a couple of days before somebody would come by,” Armstrong recalled to WCTI-TV, “so I said, ‘OK, Boo-Boo, go get me some help.'” Boo-Boo ran off at her owner’s urging and returned a short time later with the dockmaster, who summoned paramedics to the scene. Armstrong said he believes Boo-Boo saved his life by following his instructions. He was hospitalized and was reunited with his dog five days later.
********This is nice!! There aren’t a lot of rescue stories about chihuahuas!!
*******She ran off the boat and stood there shaking. Which is what chihuahuas always do!!
*******Now she can go back to her regular job as a watchdog!!
*******Her owner has a sign that says, “Beware of dog! You might step on it!!”
Escaped Emu Caught
An emu that escaped from her owner’s property in England has been captured after wandering loose for nearly a week. Victoria Elizabeth Robinson-Hewitt said in a Facebook post Monday that the emu, named Ethel, had been captured and returned to owner Kerry Dobson. Dobson had earlier put out a public plea for locals in the Doncaster area to keep an eye out for the 6-foot bird, which escaped from her owner’s property Thursday. Dobson said Ethel was likely confused and frightened after being chased away from local fields during recent sightings.
*********Emus make great pets.. until they poop on the floor!!
******If you’re an emu, don’t wander by the KFC!!!
STUFF THAT’S COOL AND VIRAL
VIDEO: SNAKE CLIMBS TREE TO HANG ON FOR DEAR LIFE DURING STROM!
VIDEO: WORKING FROM HOME CAN BE SO MUCH FUN!
A LIST FOR WEDNESDAY
Best U.S. Cities to Be Stuck at Home
|Elk Grove, CA||2||79.49|
|Overland Park, KS||4||73.44|
|Des Moines, IA||6||70.62|
|Santa Clarita, CA||7||70.27|
|Virginia Beach, VA||9||69.89|
|Huntington Beach, CA||14||65.94|
|San Jose, CA||15||65.72|
|St. Paul, MN||16||65.56|
|Grand Prairie, TX||17||65.55|
|San Francisco, CA||18||65.34|
|Sioux Falls, SD||22||64.04|
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