A feud is brewing behind the scenes at ABC
Grumpy Cat has died. Her owner, Tabatha Bundesen from Morristown, Arizona, took to Instagram last night to announce to Grumpy Cat’s 2.4 million followers that her cat, real name Tardar Sauce, had died at 7 years old. She explained that the cause of death was complications from a urinary tract infection. Grumpy Cat rose to fame in 2012 when her initial YouTube video racked up 12.4 million views, spawning one of the internet’s original memes. Several books and a made-for-TV movie followed, as well as an endorsement deal for Friskies and her own line of iced coffee called “Grumppuccino”, all of which added to Grumpy Cat’s estimated net worth of over $100 million.
WWE Superstar Rick Flair was hospitalized yesterday. While media speculation drove the story that It was an emergency and the 70 year old was in danger, his wife put out a statement contradicting that. She says that it was a preplanned surgical procedure and that Flair is resting comfortably
Matt Damon and Christian Bale have both been announced as honorary starters for the 103rd Indianapolis 500 on May 26. The actors will wave the Green Flag to start the race. Normally the starters come from the country world, but Damon and Bale were selected because of their upcoming movie “Ford v. Ferrari”, based on the 24 hours of Le Mans endurance race in 1966. “Ford v. Ferrari” hits theatre on November 15th. In addition to Damon and Bale, Kelly Clarkson has also been announced to sing the National Anthem.
Jamie Foxx and Katie Holmes have been dating for a while, but for the most part have been keeping their relationship private. But Jamie Foxx’s daughter gives Katie the thumbs up and says that she’s great. She was responding to pictures from the MET Gala which was their first “official” sighting together, even though they have been dating for six years.
Barbie is turning 60 this year. On June 3rd, The Council of Fashion Designers of America will be giving Barbie their prestigious Board of Directors’ Tribute Award. Past Honorees include Gloria Steinem, Michelle Obama, and Cecille Richards.
Kelly Ripa is doubling down on her controversial statements about “The Bachelor” in which she said she finds the show “disgusting”. After that Mike Fleiss, producer of “The Bachelor” clapped back, tweeting at Ripa to slow her role because “our show pays your salary”. And now, “Grey’s Anatomy” star Ellen Pompeo, one of the highest paid actors on ABC is weighing in as well. She came after Fleiss in twitter, saying “Your show does NOT pay (Kelly Ripa’s) salary. Also we don’t attack successful women on our network and men certainly cannot take credit for their success. Don’t get me started on your show cuz I’m a savage….” She ended the tweet by tagging it #bachelorsooooowhite
Carly Tefft is the winner of Kruser’s Local Catch. She won the final three competition last night at Loretta’s Last Call and will perform alongside our amazing lineup at the Country 102.5 Street Party