Rita Ora portrayed Mia Grey in the first film adaptation of 50 Shades of Grey, which ultimately pulled in $571 million worldwide. This week, the movie’s sequel, dubbed 50 Shades Darker, welcomed her back into the fold to reprise her role. Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan and Kim Basinger are the leads and the movie is set to drop February 10th, 2017. Ora’s debut album is on its way and reportedly will be released shortly.
The pop star and Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF, Katy Perry, is using her star power to help shine a spotlight on impoverished children in Vietnam. The 31-year-old hitmaker headed to the Phuoc Thanh Commune Health Center in Vietnam to spend time with children and highlight UNICEF’s work to diminish poverty in that region.
Queen Bey has earned $61.54 million from the first 11 shows in her Formation World Tour, an astonishing amount for anyone. For her Formation World Tour overall, she named three global charity partners, CHIME FOR CHANGE, Global Citizen and United Way. Beyoncé launched BeyGOOD in 2013 as an umbrella for her charity initiatives.
Radar Online reports that Bobby Brown revealed in his new tell-all, Every Little Step: My Story, that Nick Gordon was a contributing factor in Bobbi Kristina’s death. According to the site, Brown says in the book, “While we weren’t discounting the possibility that Nick had something to do with Krissi’s incident in the bathtub, we also wondered whether the car accident she had been involved in just four days before she was found in the bathtub might have had something to do with her brain injuries.”
Ryan Gosling is well aware that he is the object of lust for a lot of women and gay men and has no problem with it. He recently told UK’s Evening Standard, “It’s our time as men to be on the receiving end of the stick. I grew up with women so I’ve always been aware of it. When my mother and I walked to the grocery store, men would circle the block in cars. It was very, very scary, especially as a young boy. Very predatory — a hunt.” He also said of women, “I think women are better than men. They are stronger, more evolved. You can tell especially when you have daughters and you see their early stages, they are just leaps and bounds beyond boys immediately.” Ryan is currently raising daughters Esmeralda and Amada with wife Eva Mendes.
Julianne Hough has agreed to co-host and be a creative producer on the Miss USA competition taking place on Sunday. She said in a press release, “I admire and share The Miss Universe Organization’s commitment to celebrating young women for more than just their physical beauty, and I feel fortunate to be a part of encouraging and uplifting them to make a positive difference in the world. ‘m also excited to contribute what I’ve learned in over a decade in front of the camera and behind the scenes as a performer and choreographer on live television to the Miss USA broadcast.” The competition will air live on Fox. Julianne joins Terrence J. Jenkins as co-host andAshley Graham as backstage host.
E! has officially announced the Rob Kardashian/Blac Chyna reality show. The six-part series will explore their relationship as they prepare for the birth of their first child. The show is tentatively titled Rob & Chyna and is expected to air later this year.
Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck continue to mend their relationship while spending family time together overseas. According to Daily Mail, Jennifer and the kids continue to live in Europe while Ben films The Justice League: Part One and it has reportedly helped them work through some of their issues. One source said, “Jen would definitely get back together with him. A lot of damage has been mended. They are really in a good place.” The insider also claim that Jen never intended to give Ben another shot but their little getaways while spending time in Europe have opened up her eyes a bit.