1. Madonna is apparently annoyed with the unauthorized biopic about her rise to stardom, “Blond Ambition.”
Universal has bought the screenplay to “Blond Ambition” and plans to produce it, even as Madonna seems to be trashing the project on Instagram.
And since Madonna didn’t write any of her early hits, and she does not control the copyrights to many of her early songs, she does not have the power to stop them from using those songs.
While she did write, “Everybody” and “Lucky Star,” she didn’t write “Holiday,” “Crazy for You,” “Borderline,” “Like a Virgin,” “Material Girl” and “Dress You Up.”
2. Going to the restroom “just in case” may not actually be good for you
According to Anne Henderson, a consultant gynecologist at Nauda Medical in London, going to the bathroom can actually cause issues for your bladder in the long term.
Apparently going to the bathroom before a movie or before sitting down to watch a TV show can actually cause problems down the road, since the bladder is a learned behavior.
Anne Henderson explains:
“…once a pattern is set during potty training, this becomes second nature and the body’s various nerve pathways carry on this process without our conscious action.”
“A new faulty pattern can replace the existing healthy one, and the bladder effectively malfunctions,”
3. Selena Gomez responds to the “13 Reasons Why” controversy
Selena Gomez, and executive producer on the Netflix show “13 Reasons Why” responded to controversy saying:
“We stayed very true to the book. That’s initially what
“We wanted to do it justice and, yeah, [the backlash is] going to come no matter what,”
“It’s not an easy subject to talk about.”
4. Brian Williams is being called out for “patronizing” Rachel Maddow
Williams cut into Maddow’s MSNBC time slot earlier in April to break the Syria missile news. At the end of his coverage while Maddow was still at the desk he said:
“Thanks for visiting tonight. Glad you were a part of our coverage.”
Viewers who were already annoyed Brian Williams broke into Rachel Maddow’s show for Breaking News coverage instead of Madow covering it herself, were especially annoyed with this line which seemed to patronize Madow.
5. Lil’ Kim was stick in an elevator for 20 minutes
Lil’ Kim who performed with Faith Evans, Carl Thomas, and Ma$e at the Beacon Theater in New York got stuck in an elevator at the theater for 20 minutes.
They were performing while at a screening of the P.Diddy doc “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story” at the Tribeca Film Festival.
6. Amazon’s new Alexa feature will take picture of you getting dressed
A New Amazon Echo Look device will actually become your personal stylist with a voice controlled camera that will take full body shots and short videos to show you your look from every angle.
And if you need some help choosing a look, the Echo will let you compare two of your pictures, and will give you advice. The feedback is based on it’s learned memory and relying on actual stylist experts that help program the new feature.
7. A new law would require stylists to look for signs of domestic abuse
A new state law in New York may be passed that would make stylists, nail technicians, and skincare specialists have to be trained in identifying signs of domestic abuse.
While they will be trained as they often are close to their clients, and may be able to easily identify signs, they will not be held liable for missing signs or even be forced to report to the police.