By Carolyn Solar |Staff Writer|
Axl Rose joining AC/DC for upcoming tour
Guns N’ Roses frontman, Axl Rose, will be joining AC/DC for the remainder of their tour, after singer Brian Johnson is advised by health officials to quit tour due to hearing complications.
Rose will finish the remainder of AC/DC’s worldwide stadium tour through June before hitting the road with his band Guns N’ Roses, and will get back on tour with AC/DC in the fall, according to Fortune Magazine.
Concert go-er’s got a taste of the new and improved AC/DC during weekend 1 of Coachella.
George Clooney hosts Hillary Clinton fundraising party
Nearly 150 celebrities and supporters were at the George and Amal Clooney’s residence to raise money for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on April 16.
Stars such as Ellen DeGeneres, Jane Fonda, Jim Parsons (from The Big Bang Theory) and Anastasia Soare (founder of beauty brand Anastasia Beverly Hills) were in attendance with seats priced at $33,400 per plate.
Bernie Sanders supporters protested this event.
Their protest cost $27 to join, which is the average contribution to the Bernie Sanders campaign, according to Entertainment Tonight.
YG prepared to face consequences of releasing “F*** Donald Trump”
YG and Nipsey Hustle had their video shoot shut down by police while they filmed their “FDT” (F*** Donald Trump) music video, earlier this month.
“As young people with an interest in the future of America…. We have to exercise our intelligence and choose who leads us into it wisely. 2016 will be a turning point in this country’s history…. The question is….in which direction will we go?” a message from the intro of the music video read.
The video was finally released April 18, showing footage following the police shutdown. YG said he is ready to face whatever consequences that may result from his outspoken political ideas.
Doris Roberts dies at age 90
Doris Roberts, the overbearing and nosy mother on television sitcom “Everybody Loves Raymond,”
died at the age of 90, on April 18.
Roberts played the character of Marie Barone, and earned four Emmys, a Screen Actor’s Guild Award, and three Emmy nominations.
“My wonderful TV mother-in-law and (“Everybody Loves Raymond”) nemesis Doris Roberts was a consummate professional from whom I learned so much. She was funny and tough and loved life, living it to the fullest,” stated former co-star Patricia Heaton on Twitter.
Roberts will be remembered for her comedic roles and television presence in her long and successful career.
Kanye West sued for breaking promises
A Kanye West fan, Justin Baker-Rhett, sued the rapper for deceiving fans after he released his music on Apple music, Google Play, Spotify and SoundCloud after promising it was a Tidal exclusive.
The lawsuit referenced a tweet from West in February, where the rapper stated, “My album will never never never be on Apple. And it will never be for sale. You can only get it on Tidal.”
As of April 18, the lawsuit claimed this was a “deceptive marketing ploy” to get customers to subscribe to Tidal, and is asking the court to certify a class action law suit against West and S. Carter Enterprises, which is owned by Jay Z.
After the release of “The Life of Pablo” on the Tidal streaming service, Tidal’s number of subscribers tripled, according to Business Insider.
DJ Khaled joins Formation Tour
DJ Khaled snapchatted his key to success and is joining Beyoncé on her Formation World Tour this summer.
Shortly after the announcement erupted on Instagram on April 19, over 2,000 tweets were made regarding this news, making it a trending topic on Twitter.
Beyoncé will kick off her fourth Formation tour on April 27 in Miami, Fla. and will conclude in August in Barcelona, Spain.