Star Wars: The Force Awakens has officially become the highest grossing movie of all time in North America. The J.J. Abrams sequel surpassed the $760.5 million record set by James Cameron’s Avatar back in 2009 on Wednesday. The Force Awakens earned $8 million off of screenings held on Tuesday which pushed it higher than Avatar’s record after only 20 days in theaters. Despite this accomplishment, the movie has a bit more to go to take the top spot globally. Avatar has a record of $2.78 billion and Star Wars is only at $1.56 billion including Tuesday’s earnings.
It seems that playing spy games can really bring two people together. Us Weekly is reporting that The Americans co-stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys are expecting a baby together. A source told the magazine, “Keri is more than four months along. It’s so exciting for them.” Another insider said, “They are always together and love roaming around New York. Matthew is really in love. They feel they should have always been together.”
Prince George had his first day of nursery school, Kensington Palace released two photos of the two-year-old on his way to Westacre Montessori School in Norfolk. The photos were taken by his proud mother, Kate Middleton.
Boyz II Men have joined Fox’s Grease Live as the Teen Angels. The group will serenade Carly Rae Jepsen’s Frenchy with “Beauty School Dropout” during the telecast on January 31st. The song was performed by Frankie Avalon in the film version.
The Kardashian/Jenner clan may be all over the place but not everyone is buying it. According to data obtained by Women’s Wear Daily, magazines featuring members of the controversial family on the cover sell less than other issues. The data cites Cosmopolitan magazine as an example which averages 531,086 copies but only sold 495,423 copies when Kendall Jenner was on the cover in February and only 436,500 copies when all of the daughters and Kris Jenner were featured. GQ, Glamour,and Vanity Fair also sold less. Issues of Rolling Stone, Women’s Health, and Teen Vogue actually sold more copies when members of the family graced the cover.
Although in depth details have not yet been revealed, Lady Gaga has teamed up with Intel for an upcoming Grammy project. GagaDaily has reported that the singer’s collab with the tech company will “showcase technology through creativity at the highest level.”
Amy Winehouse’s mother, Janis Winehouse, has revealed that she has released a new memoir titled, Loving Amy: A Mother’s Story. During an interview with People magazine, Janet spoke on her late daughter’s outspoken behavior. She said, “She could well have been almost Tourette’s, where she would just shout things out. We just do not know.” Amy passed away in 2011 from alcohol poisoning.
Looks like Joe Jonas didn’t waste much time moving on from ex-girlfriend Gigi Hadid. The singer was spotted locking lips with America’s Next Top Model contestant Jessica Serfaty before hitting the slopes in Mammoth Lakes, CA. A source told E! News, “They arrived Saturday and left Tuesday morning. They stayed in the same Airbnb house cabin. They ate lunch together at the resort. It seemed a little new, but they were very comfortable.” Another insider added, “At one point she pulled down his ski mask and gave him a kiss. They were also hugging and kissing a lot and seen holding hands.”