Family Films are winning at the box office: Beauty and the Beast and Power Rangers are continuing a trend that seems even bigger than the stars who are driving it. Beauty and the Beast’s second box office weekend brought in around $90.4 million according to industry estimates reported in Deadline.
Harry Styles is teasing something big to come on April 7th, and sources tell Billboard it’s a single. A mysterious TV ad – in which an instrumental track is heard as Styles walks through a cloud of smoke – aired in the U.K. Saturday. At the end of the clip, the singer’s eyes gaze into the camera, just before the date April 7th flashes on the screen. News of the One Direction star signing a recording contract with Columbia Records was confirmed in June. The April 7th release would be Styles’ debut solo single.
One Direction singer Liam Payne and girlfriend Cheryl Cole celebrated the birth of their first child, a son, last Wednesday. In an Instagram post holding the baby, Payne said he was “very blessed” to be a father. The couple has yet to settle on a name, he said. Payne, 23, and Cole, 33, began dating last year, but met in 2008 when Cole, a former member of the pop group Girls Aloud, was a judge on the U.K. version of Simon Cowell’s talent show, The X Factor. Payne was just 14 at the time. He would later be paired with the four other members of One Direction who also appeared as contestants on the show.
Elton John Turned 70 this past weekend, and 70 never looked so good! The musical icon celebrated his seventh decade of life with a massive A-list bash on Saturday to benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the UCLA Hammer Museum. In attendance: Rob Lowe, Katy Perry, Jon Hamm, Neil Patrick Harris, Ryan Phillippe, Tom Ford and Heidi Klum. Lady Gaga and Stevie Wonder.
Jon Gosselin is changing careers! The former Jon and Kate Plus 8 star has landed a gig as a stripper performing with the Untamed Male Revue in Atlantic City’s Dusk Nightclub. He will take the stage for one night only on April 1st. He and ex-wife Kate Gosselin have a publicly contentious relationship. Kate has full legal custody of twins Cara Gosselin and Mady Gosselin, 16, and sextuplets Colin, Aaden Gosselin, Alexis Gosselin and Hannah Gosselin, Joel Gosselin and Leah Gosselin, 12. Would you go see Jon strip?