Ashanti’s Baby News & Doctor Who’s First Gay Kiss

Gossip and Trends: Jacy’s Interactive Weekly Pop Trivia

This week, we bring you the latest buzz in movies, music, books, and celebrity news. Get ready for an interactive segment where we tease you with intriguing questions about your favorite stars and upcoming releases. Dive into the excitement as we uncover what’s hot right now without giving away all the answers. Let’s see how well you know your pop culture!

MOVIES

Glen Powell stars as a fake assassin-for-hire in what action comedy on Netflix?

Bad Boys:
Ride or Die

Hit Man

The Strangers

Fall Guy

“Hit Man” follows a college professor moonlighting as an undercover assassin for the police. Things get complicated when he meets a woman wanting to get rid of her abusive husband. Based on a true story, the film is a hit on Netflix with a 97% Rotten Tomatoes score and is dubbed “the comedy of the summer.” Stream it now on Netflix.

MUSIC

Which pop star released a new music video starring her real-life boyfriend Barry Keoghan?

Chappel Roan

Sza

Sabrina Carpenter

Dua Lipa

Sabrina Carpenter debuted her new music video “Please Please Please,” featuring her boyfriend Barry Keoghan. Her latest hit has reached #1 on Spotify, Apple Music, and YouTube, dethroning her own song “Espresso.” Her album “Short N Sweet” releases in August and is available for pre-order now.

BOOKS

Suzanne Collins announced an upcoming prequel novel in what dystopian book series?

Twilight

Handmaid’s Tale

The Time Traveler’s Wife

The Hunger Games

Suzanne Collins, author of the Hunger Games series, announced a new book, “Sunrise on the Reaping,” set during the 50th Hunger Games featuring Haymitch Abernathy. Lionsgate also revealed plans for a film adaptation. The book will be released next March.

CELEBRITY

Kylie Cosmetics will debut some of its best-selling products at what retail chain?

Kylie Cosmetics launched at Ulta Beauty within Target, featuring Kylie Jenner’s iconic lip products. Target shoppers felt “bamboozled” after red baskets were dyed pink, sparking hopes for indie brands. Despite mixed reactions, Kylie Cosmetics lip kits are now available nationwide at Target.

WEEKLY TRIVIA ROUNDTABLE

Ashanti and Nelly Expecting

Ashanti is reportedly pregnant with fiancé Nelly, while also touring with Janet Jackson. The couple, who dated for ten years starting in 2003 and reunited three years ago, are now expecting their first child together. Fans are drawing comparisons to the rekindled romance of JLo and Ben Affleck.

I remember back in the day, them dating. But I had no idea that they were together now. And to think of a little baby of Nelly and Ashanti makes my heart so happy.

- Carolyn

Historic First in Doctor Who

BBC’s “Doctor Who” made history by featuring its first gay kiss in the show’s 60-year history. The groundbreaking moment happened just in time for Pride Month, with the Doctor, played by Ncuti Gatwa, sharing a kiss with anti-hero Rogue, portrayed by Jonathan Groff. Ncuti Gatwa also makes history as the first person of color and openly queer actor to play the Doctor.

This was really exciting because in 60 years they’ve never showed a same-sex couple or any type of romance

- Jacy

Dick Van Dyke’s Emmy Win

Legendary actor Dick Van Dyke, at 98 years old, has become the oldest actor to win a Daytime Emmy. He received the award for his guest performance on “Days of Our Lives,” proving that age is just a number when it comes to talent and dedication.

“Dick Van Dyke holds a special place in my heart. Mary Poppins was my happy place.”

- Cammie

Top Dog Breeds in the Nation

The French Bulldog has been crowned the #1 dog breed in the nation. Their compact size, friendly nature, and adaptability make them a popular choice across the country. Known for their adorable faces and easygoing temperament, French Bulldogs continue to win the hearts of many dog lovers nationwide.

“I cannot walk a mile without seeing a French Bulldog.”

- Rayne

Chihuahua - Top Dog in LA!