Gord Downie has been chosen as the newsmaker of the year by the Canadian Press. His widespread impact on Canadian culture, and advocacy for aboriginals, has inspired news editors and directors across the country to name him the Canadian Press Newsmaker of the Year. It’s the first time that an entertainer has been selected for the title.
Nick Cannon’s battle with Lupus has landed him in the hospital where he’ll be staying through Christmas. The singer announced the news via Instagram, saying, “For all who have been trying to contact me the last few days this is where I’ve been. And I will be in the Hospital through Christmas. All good though, Doctors say I will be back to normal before the New Year. #LupusSucks #ncredible #warrior”
Rumour has it that Mariah Carey wants Demi Lovato removed from Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve lineup, following a few shady exchanges. According to Naughty Gossip, an insider said, “Mariah wants Demi Lovato off the show. Demi has talked sh*t about Mariah and now she wants her gone. Mariah Carey will be among the talents joining Seacrest in the Big Apple, with DNCE, country music’s Thomas Rhett and veteran music star Gloria Estefan and Demi Lovato will appear from a Celebrity Cruises concert in St. Maarten. And even though they will be miles away, Mariah is insisting that the show dump DEMI.”
Avril Lavigne has slammed Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, for promoting bullying. In a recent video demonstration for Zuckerberg’s new device called Jarvis — which is also referred to as a digital bullet, Mark says, “Play us some good Nickelback songs.” The device replied, “I’m sorry Mark, I’m afraid I can’t do that…there are no good Nickelback songs.” Mark then said, “Good. That was actually a test.”
— Avril Lavigne (@AvrilLavigne) December 23, 2016
Oprah Winfrey revealed that she’s lost more than 40 pounds since starting her weight loss program with Weight Watchers. Oprah is also a shareholder in the company and even has a cookbook coming out on January 3rd in which she’ll share her favorite Weight Watchers-friendly recipes.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are in therapy, but they’re not going together. “They are not in couples counseling, but Kanye does still see a therapist every day,” an insider tells Us Weekly of West, who was hospitalized for more than a week last month after suffering from “temporary psychosis.”