Jeriann Tripodi, Staff
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Lady Gaga’s dogs get stolen and dog walker is shot
On Feb. 24, two of Lady Gaga’s dogs were stolen at gunpoint. At around 9 p.m., Gaga’s dog walker, Ryan Fischer, was walking her three French Bulldogs when a car pulled over. Two men exited the vehicle and demanded Fischer hand over the dogs. When the victim struggled with the suspects, he was shot. The suspects then fled with two of the dogs. The Oscar and Grammy winning singer, who was in Rome during the robbery, offered a $500,000 reward for the dogs to be returned. Since then, a woman found the dogs, Koji and Gustav, tied to a pole and turned them in to Los Angeles Police Department. Meanwhile, Fischer is recovering at a hospital.
Billie Eilish gets restraining order against alleged stalker
Pop singer Billie Eilish has been granted a temporary restraining order against her alleged stalker, John Matthews Hearle. In legal documents, Eilish stated that the 23-year-old, who also goes by the alias “Adam Lucifer,” has been camping outside her home and watches her each time she leaves and enters. In addition, Hearle has made gestures that suggested he would harm the 19-year-old star, and has sent her letters containing death threats.
Alec and Hilaria Baldwin quietly welcome their sixth child
Actor Alec Baldwin and wife Hilaria Baldwin have shared to social media that they have welcomed a newborn together. Fans were surprised because the pair welcomed a son five months prior; however, a source close to the couple shared that the newborn girl, Lucia Baldwin, was welcomed via a surrogate mother. In an Instagram post of the child, Hilaria Baldwin captioned: “Just like your brothers and sisters, you are a dream come true.” After Alec Baldwin fired back at a troll, the Baldwins have disabled their comments.
“The Bachelor” airs “Women Tell All” episode
The most memorable women from this season’s “The Bachelor” returned to recap and relive the craziest moments. In an audience-free studio, the female contestants got to face Bachelor Matt James for the final time to receive closure as to why they were eliminated. However, they also shared some laughs together. In addition, the ladies confronted the villains of the season. A disclaimer was aired at the beginning of the episode to inform viewers that the episode was taped before host Chris Harrison’s racial controversy took place.
Norman Lear honored at 78th Golden Globes
At the 78th Golden Globes, Hollywood legend Norman Lear was awarded with the Carol Burnett Award honoring his excellent career in television. The television producer and writer, who is the third person to receive the accolade, proudly shared his gratitude towards comedic actress Carol Burnett. Lear also shared that laughter and his family have helped him reach 98 without ever feeling “alone.”
Number one on the Billboard charts: week of March 10, 2021
According to “The Hot 100” on the charts, the number one song in the U.S. is “Drivers License” by Olivia Rodrigo. This is the seventh week the pop song is number one on the charts. According to the “Billboard 200,” the number one album in the U.S. is “Dangerous: The Double Album” by Morgan Wallen. The country album is at the top spot for the eighth week straight.