A new Twitter campaign calling on Frozen producers to make Elsa a lesbian in the upcoming sequel has gone viral. Twitter user Alexis Isabel Moncada was the first to bring up the idea on Saturday, tweeting, “I hope Disney makes Elsa a lesbian princess imagine how iconic that would be.”
Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi’s widow are joining forces to produce a new animated series based on The Blues Brothers. Music will be a large part of the show which will follow Jake and Elwood Blues and their adventures on the road with their band. Dan said in a statement, “It’s so great to accelerate Jake and Elwood at digital speed into the 21st Century via the outstanding creative group at Bento Box. The show will be the Blues Brothers living in America and utilizing all new technology to make and promote their own records, seek out and record new artists and avoid law enforcement — and all while fighting for truth, justice and a better breakfast sandwich.”
Jimmy Kimmel will join Kelly Ripa on May 16 as her first guest co-host on Live! after Michael Strahan’s exit from the show on May 13.
Amber Rose has announced that she will be hosting her own talk show on VH1 over the summer. She said in a statement on Tuesday, “I am very excited to be joining forces with such an amazing network to deliver a fresh perspective on the primetime talk show. Join us as we break all the rules and redefine late-night. Watch out Fallon, here comes MUVA!” VH1 says Amber’s show will include “candid interviews with celebrity friends and lead provocative, entertaining and humorous conversations with guests about pop culture, motherhood, relationships, friendships, race, and entrepreneurship.”
Former Baywatch star David Hasselhoff is engaged. He popped the question to girlfriend Hayley Roberts after nearly five years together. David proposed while they were enjoying a picnic on the beach in Malibu. Hayley told Hello! magazine, “We were both in tears…I genuinely had no idea he was going to do that. I’m still overwhelmed.”
Kanye West announced his plans for a fall Life of Pablo tour during an interview with Steve Harvey on Tuesday. While declaring that his “tour game is strong,” Kanye told Steve that he hopes to inspire his fans in the same vein as George Lucas. “My tour game is unprecedented,” West, 38, told Harvey. “We’re gonna go out in September, I believe. We’re working on some of the ideas right now. I’m trying to literally inspire these kids the way Disney inspired me, the way, you know, when I saw the original Star Wars.”
Kate Upton’s beautiful engagement ring from fiancé Justin Verlander might have cost him a big chunk of change. Mark Keeney, vice president of marketing for fine jewelry company Ritani, evaluated the diamond ring and estimates that it could be worth close to $1.5 million. No biggie, right?