REPORT: DEMI OVERDOSE TRIGGERED BY FENTANYL: Demi Lovato’s near-fatal overdose on July 24th happened after she texted a drug dealer to come to her house, sources tell TMZ. When he arrived, he and Lovato reportedly freebased Oxycodone on tin foil, The batch was laced with Fentanyl (the same drug that killed Prince and Lil Peep), the site reports. He left her house after noticing she was in bed breathing heavily. She was found at 11:30 am on the 24thand revived with Narcan.
ELLIE GOULDING SHOWS OFF ENGAGEMENT RING – (08/14/2018)
Following news of her engagement last week, Ellie Goulding posted a sweet photo on Instagram showing off her ring and thanking fans for the well wishes. In the black-and-white pic, Ellie is seen kissing her fiancé Caspar Jopling on the cheek as she cradles his face with her hand displaying the engagement sparkler.
“I tend to keep my life very private these days and I have enjoyed the time I’ve had away from all the madness,” she writes. “But we’ve had so many beautiful messages of support and love the past few days, as have our families, that we wanted to say thank you so much! We appreciate it more than you could ever know.”
She then adds a message for Jopling, writing, “You’re the most wonderful person I’ve ever known, and I can’t wait to be your very giggly, in awe and loved up wife.”
The two have reportedly been dating for 18 months. Jopling is a New York-based art dealer who works at Sotheby’s.
JANET JACKSON TO RELEASE SINGLE WITH DADDY YANKEE: Janet Jackson will release a single featuring Daddy Yankee this week. The two will release the song “Made for Now” on Friday. Jackson shared cover art for the track alongside. “From my lips… #MadeForNow with #daddyyankee 8/17,” she captioned the photo. Daddy Yankee posted the same image on his own account. “My new song with @JanetJackson is out on August 17. Be the first to listen!” he wrote. “Made for Now” will mark Jackson’s first release since her album Unbreakable, which debuted in October 2015. Jackson and Daddy Yankee will perform “Made for Now” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon the same day as its release. Jackson will headline the Global Citizen concert September 29th in New York.
MTV VMAS 2018 PRESENTERS LIST RELEASED: The list of star-studded presenters for the upcoming 2018 MTV Video Music Awards has been revealed. The show will be airing August 20th live from New York City’s Radio City Music Hall. Presenters include Backstreet Boys, Rita Ora, Liam Payne, Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart, Millie Bobby Brown, Amandla Stenberg, Bebe Rexha, Blake Lively, Common, G-Eazy, Gucci Mane, Keegan-Michael Key, KYLE, Lenny Kravitz, Lil Uzi Vert, Olivia Munn, Shay Mitchell and Teyana Taylor.
SAM SMITH TEAMING WITH CALVIN HARRIS FOR NEW SONG ‘PROMISES’: Calvin Harris has announced that he’ll release a new single called “Promises,” featuring Sam Smith on Friday. In a tweet, the Scottish deejay shared the single’s artwork, and wrote, “CALVIN HARRIS // SAM SMITH // very excited about this one !!! @samsmithworld coming Friday.” While Calvin is currently enjoying the success of his latest hit, “One Kiss,” featuring Dua Lipa, Sam’s been taking a break between legs of his Thrill of It All tour. He wrote on Instagram, “Had the most beautiful few weeks with family and friends in California. Basically been listening to music non stop & laughing and eating.” “Second leg of tour starts on Tuesday in Saint Paul,” he added. “Can’t wait to see you all xxx.”