Hackers are threatening to release ”Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”. They are demanding that Disney pay a large ransom in Bitcoin. Disney is working with the FBI and has no plans to pay the hackers. The film opens Memorial Day weekend.
Katy Perry announced that her new album Witness will be out on June 9th. She also announced a major arena tour in support of the album. The album Witness will feature the Platinum-certied “Chained to the Rhythm” featuring Skip Marley, the follow-up single “Bon Appetit” featuring Migos and the album’s title track. The North American leg of Witness: The Tour kicks off September 7th and will wind its way through 43 arenas in the U.S. and Canada, ending its jaunt on February 5th in Vancouver. Tickets for her Canadian dates go on sale on May 26th.
Niall Horan released a lyric video for his second single “Slow Hands” yesterday. In the video, the lyrics to the song appear as Horan is seen playing the slow groove in a recording studio, and backstage at a concert venue. The video for “Slow Hands” comes after Horan’s other One Direction bandmate, Harry Styles released his self-titled debut May 12th.
Former American Idol contestant Chris Daughtry is coming back as a judge in ABC’s reboot of the show. The 37-year-old singer is one of the biggest stars to come out of the show, selling the third-most records after Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood. The other judges have not yet been announced but Katy Perry is rumoured to be one.
Avril Lavigne is “mildly amused” by a bizarre conspiracy theory that claims the singer died 14 years ago, at the height of her career. According to this “theory” she was replaced by her management by a look-a-like. Don’t worry everyone, Avril is doing just fine. It’s just an absurd death hoax, which happened to resurface. The Hoax claims that a woman named Melissa Vandella has been pretending to be Lavigne ever since.
Jim Parsons shares new pics from wedding to Todd Spiewak.
Reception, first dance… (have to say thank you to #anniepsaltiras who was supposed to just be a guest but worked really hard to help us get the @tomford tuxes we loved so much AND she tied the bow ties of several guests that night. Annie is a champ and we love her ❤️) photos by @ambergressphotography (why can’t I figure out how to tag @melissamcneeley and @doan_ly ??? Oh yeah, cuz I’m old. )