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It’s been four years since the death of legend and icon Prince. In his honor several artists performed during the “Let’s Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince” The program, hosted by Maya Rudolph, featured performances by John Legend, Morris Day, Dave Grohl and others. Some of Prince’s best-known songs were done on the show including “Raspberry Beret,” “Purple Rain” & “Darling Nikki.” The show was record in January, days after the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. Prince was 57 when he died.
Jennifer Lopez and fiancee Alex Rodriguez are reportedly making a bid to buy the New York Mets. That according to an exclusive story in Variety. J Lo and A Rod have reportedly retained JP Morgan Chase to raise capital to make a possible offer. A Rod grew up a Mets fan before playing for the Yankees. The Wilpon family tried to sell 80% of the Mets for 2.6 billion dollars in December. Together Lopez & Rodriguez are said to be worth about $700 million. That’s not enough to buy a MLB team, so that is why they need to raise capital.
Fans of the 1990s sitcom ‘Friends’ now have a chance to be a part of the show’s reunion. This week. Jennifer Aniston announced a new sweepstakes for the reunion show. The winner and five of their friends will get to watch a live taping of the reunion show. The group will also get to share coffee with the cast at Central Perk and take part in a VIP studio tour. You can enter the sweepstakes with a donation as small as $10. The fundraiser is a part of a larger celebrity effort called the “All In” challenge. Proceeds will go to the non-profits No Kid Hungry, Meals On Wheels & America’s Food Fund.
Speaking of power couples, Chip & Joanna Gaines are gearing up for a 4-hour preview of their ‘Magnolia Network.’ The network’s scheduled October launch is being pushed back because of the coronavirus pandemic, but the couple is giving viewers a taste of what’s to come. The preview is called ‘Magnolia Presents: A Look Back and a Look Ahead.’ Magnolia Network is a joint venture between Discovery and the Gaines’ lifestyle brand ‘Magnolia.’ For details on where you can catch the special, click here.