Celebrity Scoop – 10/09/2018

BEBE REXHA, THE CHAINSMOKERS, NORMANI & MORE TO PRESENT AT AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS: A host of stars have lined up to be presenters at Tuesday night’s American Music Awards. They include Bebe Rexha with Florida Georgia Line, The Chainsmokers, Normani, Rita Ora, Sara Gilbert, Macaulay Culkin, Billy Eichner, Amber Heard, Heidi Klum, Tyra Banks, Busy Philipps, John Stamos, Constance Wu and the cast of the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. Tracee Ellis Ross hosts the awards live from Los Angeles on ABC. Performers include Taylor Swift, Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Mariah Carey, Halsey, Dua Lipa, Jennifer Lopez, Ella Mai, Shawn Mendes with Zedd, Carrie Underwood, Khalid, Ciara, Post Malone and many more.


On Monday, while backstage at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, Bruno Mars made fellow musician Ed Sheeran serenade him for his birthday.

“You know you’ve made it when you can hire Ed Sheeran to sing you Happy Birthday #ExtraForever! #HappyBrunoMarsDay!” Mars captioned a clip of Sheeran, 27, singing.

In the video, which was shared on Instagram, Sheeran can be heard belting “Happy birthday to three-time Super Bowl-performing Bruno,” as Mars munched on a cupcake assortment while wearing a gold party hat.

As the song came to an end, Mars demanded Sheeran start over, which he did without any objections.

Mars was in Tennessee as part of his 24K Magic Tour, which kicked off in September. In August, the Grammy Award winner revealed he added singer Ciara to his tour after Cardi B dropped out to stay with her newborn daughter Kulture Kiari.

In addition to Ciara, Mars announced Charlie Wilson, Ella Mai and Boyz II Men will also be joining him on the road.

The 24K Magic Tour will end on December 31st in Las Vegas.

DAKOTA JOHNSON DENIES BEING PREGNANT: Dakota Johnson is correcting reports (through her rep, per People) that she is pregnant with her boyfriend Chris Martin’s baby. It all started after pink and blue balloons were spotted at the Coldplay frontman’s home. Reps explain that Johnson was just celebrating her 29th birthday. It ended up being a star-studded fete, with her parents Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson, as well as pals Julia Roberts and Sean Penn stopping by to party. 

BRAD PITT ISN’T DATING AN MIT PROFESSOR: Shattering the dreams of nerdy women everywhere, MIT professor Neri Oxman confirms that she never had a fling with Brad Pitt, despite persistent rumors to contrary. In a New York Times profile, she “emphatically” denied dating Pitt. The 42-year-old met Pitt via an architecture project at MIT, where she words as a professor of media arts and sciences. Pitt, 54, is still working through the details of his split from Angelina Jolie, with whom he shares six children.


Shawn Mendes performed his 2016 smash “Treat You Better” using classroom instruments alongside The Roots and Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on last night.

The “Classroom Instruments” segment has been performed by many acts with Jimmy and The Roots in past years, including Adele, Ed Sheeran and Camila Cabello.

Shawn stopped by the show just one night before the AMAs, at which he’s up for two awards: Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary and Favorite Social Artist.

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