Celebrity Scoop – 08/03/2018


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Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj are responding to fans on social media speculating that their album release dates are indicating some sort of bad blood.

Nicki had to push her album, Queen, to August 17th, which is also the release date that Ariana’s album, Sweetener, will hit iTunes.

In response to a fan, Ariana wrote, “jesus is this what’s going on today? imma jus stop logging in at all lmfao. that’s my f*cking sister. she’s clearing a sample. buy and stream queen & sweetener aug 17 bye. these numbers don’t mean as much to the artist as they do to y’all. jus want y’all to listen to the project.”

In addition, Ariana wrote, “me n nicki laughed at dat.”

Nicki then responded to the tweet, writing, “I love this woman. Can’t wait for the fans to benefit from all the hard work on both ends. We love your passion. You guys will be VERY happy. Trust. That’s all I’ll say.”


Pink has been forced to postpone her concert in Sydney, Australia, Friday due to an upper respiratory infection. She announced the news and apologized to fans on Twitter.

“Hi my Sydney friends. It is with great frustration that I bring you this news 🙁 Friday’s show will be postponed,” she wrote. “I was hoping a couple of days of rest would help me kick this sick, but not at the speed I was hoping for. I appreciate your well wishes and understanding + I’m sorry.”

Pink is taking her recovery seriously and asking for suggestions for health and wellness shops in the area.

“Sydney friends: does anyone have a favorite place that makes wellness shots and fresh juices for when I get there? Thanks in advance,” she tweeted. “And how do we feel about Neti-pots. They scare me.”

Pink was supposed to play Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena Friday night as part of the Australian leg of her Beautiful Trauma tour. Her Saturday show at the same venue is still set to go on as planned.

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE PRODUCING “SPIN THE WHEEL” GAME SHOW WITH HUGE CASH PRIZES: Justin Timberlake is producing a new game show with massive cash prizes. Spin the Wheel, set to air on Fox this fall, will offer contestants the chance to win more than $20 million per episode by tackling pop culture trivia and spinning a giant wheel. It’s one of the biggest game show prizes in primetime history. The players will answers trivia questions throughout the show; each right answer adds more prize money to the wheel’s wedges. Each incorrect answer adds wedges that could bring their total back to zero. The concept was created by Justin and Andrew Glassman of Glassman Media. The show will be hosted by Dax Shepard.

SHAWN MENDES, ARIANA GRANDE & LOGIC TO PERFORM AT MTV VMAS 2018: Shawn Mendes, Ariana Grande and Logic have all been confirmed by MTV as performers at the upcoming 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. Logic will join Ryan Tedder for his performance of his new single “One Day” for the first time. Ariana will perform “God Is a Woman,” while Shawn will perform “In My Blood.” As previously announced, Jennifer Lopez will be hitting the stage to perform as this year’s Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award recipient. The show airs on August 20th.