Amid Musk Twitter chaos, athletes & celebs cope just like us
Much like many of Twitter's hundreds of millions of users, professional sports stars and celebrities from the entertainment world are dealing with the chaos and uncertainty surrounding the microblogging app since Elon Musk took it over and began trimming the staff and making other changes.
New this week: 'Spirited,' Pokémon, 'Nope' and 'Slumberland'
This week’s new entertainment releases include an album by Neil Young & Crazy Horse, a documentary about how Mickey Mouse became beloved by children and adults and a cash machine for Disney’s growing entertainment empire, and Chris Hemsworth puts himself and his body to the test in National Geographic’s “Limitless.”.
New this week: 'Turning Red,' Ryan Reynolds and Mooski album
This week’s new entertainment releases include albums from Canadian rocker Bryan Adams and a Stephen Sondheim tribute from Betty Buckley, Ryan Reynolds starring as a time-traveling pilot in Netflix’s “The Adam Project” and a small-town murder case gets some big-star wattage in NBC’s “The Thing About Pam” with Renée Zellweger.
Moet Hennessy buys 50% stake in Jay-Z's Champagne brand
Moet Hennessy is acquiring a 50% stake in the rapper and entrepreneur's Champagne brand, Armand de Brignac, in an effort to up its cool factor and expand sales. Jay-Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, said the partnership will help Armand de Brignac grow and flourish. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)Moet Hennessy is acquiring a 50% stake in rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z’s Champagne brand in an effort to up its cool factor and expand distribution. Moet Hennessy President and CEO Philippe Schaus said Armand de Brignac breaks barriers and reflects contemporary ideas of luxury, even as it supports historic Champagne-making traditions. Moet Hennessy is the wine and spirits division of luxury goods company LVMH.
Hollywood actors finalize takeover of Welsh soccer club
FILE - This Oct. 3, 2019 file photo shows Ryan Reynolds at New York Comic Con. Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are officially the new owners of Welsh soccer club Wrexham, according to a formal takeover announcement Wednesday Feb. 10, 2021, (AP Photo/Steve Luciano, File)WREXHAM – Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are officially the new owners of Welsh club Wrexham, the third-oldest professional team in soccer. The announcement late Tuesday was a formality because the takeover was approved in November. The new owners have big plans for Wrexham, which plays in the fifth tier of English soccer, and announced a $2.7 million equity investment. Formed in 1864, Wrexham had been a fan-owned club since 2011.
Hollywood stars complete takeover of Welsh club Wrexham
WREXHAM – Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney bought one of the world's oldest soccer teams on Monday and plan to document their first foray into the sport in a fly-on-the-wall TV show. In a pinch-yourself moment for success-starved fans of Welsh club Wrexham, Reynolds and McElhenney completed a $2.5 million takeover of a team that plays in the fifth tier of the English game. In a recent call with members of the club’s supporters’ trust, Reynolds and McElhenney described Wrexham as a “sleeping giant” and outlined their vision to make the team a “global force". Amazon Prime was among the first to reply to Wrexham's takeover announcement on Twitter, sending its congratulations to the actors. “The Gang Buys A North Walian Football Club,” read a tweet from Wrexham, a club from a town of about 65,000 people located near the northwest English border.
Scarlett Johansson, Colin Jost marry in private ceremony
FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2020 file photo, Scarlett Johansson, left, and Colin Jost arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Meals on Wheels America announced Thursday on Instagram that Johansson and Jost married over the weekend in an intimate ceremony. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, FIle)
Scarlett Johansson, Colin Jost marry in private ceremony
FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2020 file photo, Scarlett Johansson, left, and Colin Jost arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Meals on Wheels America announced Thursday on Instagram that Johansson and Jost married over the weekend in an intimate ceremony. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, FIle)LOS ANGELES – Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost have tied the knot a year after engagement. Meals on Wheels America announced Thursday on Instagram that Johansson and Jost married over the weekend in an intimate ceremony. This is the first marriage for the 38-year-old Jost, who is the co-anchor of “SNL's” Weekend Update.
The Big Give 2020: San Antonio Food Bank feeds 120K South Texans per week
SAN ANTONIO – Did you know giving just $1 to the San Antonio Food Bank provides seven meals for people who are food insecure here in the Alamo City? Some fast facts about the San Antonio Food Bank:A donation of $5 can feed a child for a week. The average number the food bank serves more than doubled during the pandemic to 120,000 per week. The food bank set up weekly mega distributions to give up to 2,000 households up to 2 weeks' worth of food at a time. You can give to to the San Antonio Food Bank today on The Big Give’s website.
Ryan Reynolds Crashes 'X-Men' Reunion to Troll Hugh Jackman
Ryan Reynolds is continuing his playful rivalry with Hugh Jackman. While Reynolds wasn't in the 2000 X-Men flick, he did appear in X-Men Origins: Wolverine in 2009. Reynolds had one more joke up his sleeve, bringing X-Men Origins: Wolverine actor Liev Schreiber onto the call. "You know what that makes this a reunion for?," Jackman said before Schreiber exclaimed, "X-Men Origins reunite!" RELATED CONTENT:Hugh Jackman and Ryan Reynolds Continue Their Ugly Christmas Sweater Prank for a Good CauseRyan Reynolds Reignites His Hilarious Feud With 'Fraud' Hugh JackmanHugh Jackman Congratulates John Legend on 'Sexiest Man Alive' Title, Slips in a Dig at Ryan Reynolds
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Donate $200,000 to the NAACP Amid George Floyd Protests
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are putting their financial resources toward a cause they are passionate about. Lively and Reynolds took to Instagram on Sunday to address the ongoing protests against police brutality, to share a powerful message about systemic racism, and to reveal that they recently contributed $200,000 to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. "Were ashamed that in the past weve allowed ourselves to be uninformed about how deeply rooted systemic racism is." "It's the least we can do to honor not just George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and Eric Garner, but all the black men and women who have been killed when a camera wasnt rolling." RELATED CONTENT:Michael Jordan Says He's 'Plain Angry' in Statement About George FloydAndrew Cuomo Says 'I Figuratively Stand With the Protestors'Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes Attend Protest in MiamiEllen DeGeneres, Rihanna & More React to George Floyd Protests
Actor Ryan Reynolds recognizes SA Food Bank for helping those in need during coronavirus pandemic
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio Food Bank donated more than one million pounds of food to nearly 6,000 families affected by the coronavirus earlier this week, and actor Ryan Reynolds is commending their efforts. This is a San Antonio food bank serving 10,000 households yesterday alone. Aerial footage of San Antonio Food Bank distribution site a stark reminder of economic crisis during pandemicThe food bank handed out fruit, frozen items and other food that is expected to last families for the rest of the month of April. The food bank has another mega food distribution planned for April 17 at the Alamodome. COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new virus, stands for coronavirus disease 2019.