Billboard has reported that Bruno Mars will be dropping an album this fall. According to BreatheHeavy.com, Mars’ father Pete Hernandez told PressRadar, “It was due in March, but by doing the Super Bowl, it threw him back several months. Bruno has seven great new songs — I’ve heard ‘em — but the album should now be released in September or October, to qualify for next year’s Grammy Awards.”
Page Six has reported that Kesha has put her Nashville home on the market. The house was initially listed at $1.55 million last year, and went down to $1.45 million. The home is currently in escrow and about to be sold. Kesha bought the pad for $1.4 million back in October 2010.
Reports say that Janet Jackson has canceled the European leg of her Unbreakable tour. According to Digital Spy, the singer was set to kick off the tour with four dates at the end of March into the beginning of April, but it has been postponed due to “scheduling difficulties.” An email from Ticketmaster told fans, “It is not possible to confirm new dates at the present time so we are refunding all ticket holders.” Janet canceled several North American tour dates back in January in order to undergo emergency surgery.
Melissa McCarthy is fighting to change how young girls see their own bodies. The Ghostbusters star explains in the new issue of Redbook, “There’s an epidemic in our country of girls and women feeling bad about themselves based on what .5 percent of the human race looks like. It starts very young. My message is that as long as everybody’s healthy, enjoy and embrace whatever body type you have.” Melissa adds, “It starts very young. My message is that as long as everybody’s healthy, enjoy and embrace whatever body type you have. Give me your best punch in the face, and I’ll take that punch, rather than have my kid feel bad about herself.” Melissa is mom to daughters Vivian and Georgette.
John Goodman is too embarrassed to ever talk to Kristen Wiig again. He gave a radio interview earlier this week where he revealed, “She was talking to somebody else, and I was just — I think she’s so great, and the social barriers broke down and I interrupted the conversation. And I would just hate for somebody to do that to me. And she goes, ‘Yeah, I’ll talk to you in a minute.’ It was like the Atom bomb. I shrunk down to Atom size. I really like her, and it was embarrassing, so I’ll never speak to her again.”
Nicolas Cage has signed on to direct and star in the upcoming thriller, Vengeance: A Love Story. The movie is an adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates’ novel, Rape: A Love Story. Production begins on April 4th in Atlanta.
Universal has announced that a Nintendo section of their park in Japan will be opening in 2020. The park will feature rides and attractions based on their popular games including Super Mario Brothers, Zelda, Donkey Kong, and Pokémon. The company has apparently invested $350 million in the project to make sure it is completed before the Tokyo Olympics.
Robert Pattinson’s latest project is a clothing line. Rob recently told Numero, “For the last two years, I’ve been visiting producers and craftsmen. There’s already quite a few pieces. I love doing it. My style is influenced by the cities I go to, sourcing fabrics and local skills. In Los Angeles it’s really easy to work with denim and do workwear inspired clothes. In England I look more towards wool and knitwear. What I do is pretty multifaceted, clothes for men and for women, things that I make with friends…But I’m not going into too much detail, I don’t want to jinx anything.”