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American Idol Abandons Filming in Studio Due to COVID-19

American Idol abandons filming in studio due to coronavirus. I guess the producers tried everything possible to make it all work but right now an email to the crew says that they will continue to monitor advice from federal and local agencies. But there might be an alternative. The plan is still to produce the show, but the judges will be at their homes and viewers will ultimately decide who wins and goes home.

'American Idol' Season Abandons Filming in Studio Because of Coronavirus

The folks at "American Idol" tried to make it work, but ultimately they had to jettison plans to produce the show in the studio, but TMZ has learned the show may still go on.

Golf is Considered Essential in Arizona!

Arizona must not be getting the stay at home memo because the state has declared the sport of golf an essential activity. So yes you heard me right, they have shelter in place unless they have good reason to leave, like to golf.

Arizona Declares Golf Essential Activity, Some Residents Pissed

Golfers in Arizona can still get their hacks in amid stay-at-home orders ... the state has declared the sport essential -- and some residents are PISSED over the exception. Officials laid down the new rules in the Grand Canyon State this week ...

Star Wars Actor Passes Away

Star Wars actor, Andrew Jack has died from the coronavirus. He passed away in a hospital in London. Sadly his wife couldn’t be with him because she herself is in quarantine in Australia. He’s also known in the industry as a dialect coach to the stars and was currently working with Robert Pattinson on the new Batman movie.

Andrew Jack, 'Star Wars' actor, dies from Covid-19

Andrew Jack, a British actor and dialect coach who had roles in a number of "Star Wars" movies, has died aged 76 after contracting Covid-19, his agent has said.

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively Donated THIS…Plus Other Celebrity donations

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $400k to COVID-19 relief to four NY hospitals that are getting hit hard by the pandemic. This is the second major donations this month. They’ve already donated $1mil to Feeding America and Food Banks Canada.

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $400K to New York hospitals

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively love New York. The Hollywood power couple are pitching in more and more in the battle against coronavirus. According to E! News, the actors personally reached out to four of New York state's hardest-hit hospitals to gift them $100,000 each.

Stephon Marbury, who played 14 years with the Boston Celtics, with the Knicks and even played in China struck a deal with a Chinese Mask manufacturer to sell New York 10mil masks. Stephon was able to get the masks for $2.75 each, though retailers have quoted the state at $7.25 apiece.

Stephon Marbury sets up deal to deliver 10M masks to NY amid coronavirus crisis

Former Knicks star Stephon Marbury wants to deliver the Big Apple something it needs even more than an NBA title - 10 million N95 masks for hospital workers and other first responders handling the coronavirus pandemic.

The Joe Exotic GoFundMe was Fake, thanks to rapper Cardi B, and other Tiger King gems in the news today!

Cardi B’s efforts to start a GoFundMe I guess was a joke.

Carole Baskin urges SNL’s Kate McKinnon to NOT use real cats for her new show. You know, Kate will be playing her in a new project. Instead Carole wants Kate to use computer generated imagery

Oh, and now law enforcement is asking for the public’s help to crack the case of Carole’s missing husband. It’s still an active cold case so maybe fans can help solve it. If you have any leads, there is a phone number.

Cardi B Not Allowed to Start GoFundMe for Joe Exotic, Violates Rules

If Cardi B was serious about raising cash for Joe Exotic via GoFundMe, she's about to be stopped in her tiger tracks ... because the company won't allow it. Money CANNOT be raised on its platform to fund the defense of inmates convicted of violent crimes, plain and simple ...

CMA Fest Postponed!

CMA Fest in Nashville this June has been postponed. This is the first time the festival has closed down in half a century. Usually it takes place in downtown Nashville in June and people and artists from all over the world perform free shows down in every bar on Broadway and they do big shows at the Titan’s football stadium at night. It’s something that fans and artists look forward to every year and it brings in over 80,000 people to the city. The event will return June 10-13 in 2021. Ticket holders can seek a refund or they can hold the passes for the 2021 event.

CMA Fest 2020 Canceled Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

CMA Fest, the annual country-music festival that draws tens of thousands to Nashville each June for concerts and artist interactions, has been canceled for 2020 because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The Country Music Association confirmed the news in a statement released on Tuesday.

Beer Pong for a good Cause and Look who’s Participating!

A big virtual beer pong tournament is happening this upcoming Monday night. I’ll tell you some of the celebrities that will participate now. Kane Brown and Morgan Wallen are two of the celebrity participants in rapper Post Malone’s upcoming online beer pong tournament. It’s going to be a virtual game of beer pong that’s set to take place over the course of 8 days on instagram starting the week of April 6. The participants are divided into 16 teams and former Pats player Rob Gronkowski and his GF Camille will also take part. Each participant will also donate money that will be donated to COVID19 relief funds.

And speaking of Gronk and Camille, they just donated 10,000 masks to Boston Medical Center. A doctor named Doctor Day said “It shows me that the type of people that I get to work with care about me and you just as much as we care about them. And no matter what team they played for, we are all on the same team now.”

Celebrities & Athletes To Participate In Online Beer Pong Tournament, The Ballina-Cup Launched By Mike Stud and Post Malone| @theballinacup @NelkFilmz, @machinegunkelly, @DanaB_Number3 @marty_mush @MorganWallen @BauerOutage, @Mike_Anthony13, @LieutenantDans7 , @RobGronkowski @camillekostek @justmike @KaneBrown, @tseguinofficial, @STR0 , @JManziel2, @tkelce, @DannyAmendola, @PostMalone

Without there being sports, everyone has turned to social media, YouTube, and Netflix for their entertainment. Post Malone and Mike Stud teamed up to launch an online beer pong tournament that'll include different celebrities! The games are scheduled to start this coming Friday and have games ev