What’s Trending — Jan. 27, 2022

Arts & Entertainment

Jeriann Tripodi, Editor

Welcome to the wonderful world of entertainment. The following news includes highlights of celebrities, television, movies and music this week.

Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra welcome first child 

            Singer Nick Jonas and his wife, actress Priyanka Chopra, both took to their individual social media accounts to announce that they have become parents. The joint post stated: “We are overjoyed to confirm that we have welcomed a baby via surrogate. We respectfully ask for privacy during this special time as we focus on our family.” According to TMZ, the sex of the child is female but her name has not been revealed.


Farrah Abraham arrested for battery at Hollywood hotspot

            Reality star Farrah Abraham has been arrested for slapping a security guard at restaurant and club Grandmaster Recorders. According to Fox News, Abraham slapped the security guard as he escorted her out after she was involved in an altercation with another female. Threatening a lawsuit against the Los Angeles hotspot after claiming she was abused by staff, the “Teen Mom” star shared a video to Instagram of the security guard holding her down. After being taken into custody, the single mother was shortly released.

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Fox airs new dating reality show

            Fox is currently airing a new reality competition series titled “Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer.” In this show, a group of female contestants get to choose between two men. However, there is a twist: one man is very rich, and the other man is the average joe. The women are told this information, but are not told which man is the rich man. Therefore, they must compete for the man they connect with the best. By the end of the season, one woman will be with a rich man, and the other woman will end up with the average joe. New episodes air on Thursdays at 8 p.m.


Nicole Kidman wins best actress for “Being the Ricardos” at Golden Globes

            At the 79th Golden Globes, actress Nicole Kidman won “Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama” for her starring role as Lucille Ball in the Amazon Prime film “Being the Ricardos,” where she starred alongside Javier Bardem. This R-rated movie portrays the shocking private lives of legendary Hollywood couple Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. This is the fifth Golden Globe Kidman has won throughout her acting career.

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Number one on the Billboard charts: week of Jan. 29, 2022

According to “The Hot 100” on the charts, the number one song in the U.S. is “Easy On Me” by Adele. Becoming her longest-running chart topper, this is the tenth week the pop ballad is number one. According to the “Billboard 200,” the number one album in the U.S. is Disney’s “Encanto” Soundtrack. Back at the top spot after falling to the third spot, this is the eighth week the Latin pop film score is on the charts.


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