Jeriann Tripodi, Editor
Welcome to the wonderful world of entertainment. The following news includes highlights of celebrities, television, movies and music this week.
Prinz von Anhalt changes his mind after adopting adult son
The German-American prince and widower of socialite Zsa Zsa Gábor, Frédéric Prinz von Anhalt, has decided that he does not want his adopted son, Kevin Feucht, after the show they were going to be featured in, “Adults Adopting Adults,” got canceled. According to TMZ, the wealthy prince, who has no biological children, decided to adopt the 27-year-old in order to carry on his royal lineage. In exchange for the wealth Feucht would inherit, he must cook and do house chores. However, after the new A&E series was dropped, the prince wants to reverse the adoption. He is now looking to adopt an adult woman.
Kanye West is dating a Kim Kardashian look-alike
Rapper Kanye West has been spending time with a woman that looks very similar to his ex-wife Kim Kardashian. The look-alike is a 24-year-old social media influencer named Chaney Jones. Not only does Jones have an almost identical physique, hair and face as Kardashian, but she also wears similar clothes and accessories. According to Cosmopolitan, the pair have been hanging out frequently over the past few weeks, and have recently become Instagram official.
Amanda Seyfried stars as Elizabeth Holmes in new original series
In the new drama miniseries, “The Dropout,” actress Amanda Seyfried takes on the leading role as the notorious Elizabeth Holmes. The real-life Holmes, who was once named by Forbes as the youngest self-made woman billionaire, is a former CEO who is now in prison for fraud. In this series, Seyfried portrays the powerful rise and dramatic downfall of the founder of Theranos, which was a fraudulent private health technology company. “The Dropout” premieres Mar. 3 on Hulu and Disney+.
Netflix releases, “Cat Burglar,” an interactive short
The streaming platform, Netflix, has released an interactive short film titled “Cat Burglar.” Recreating a vintage cartoon, the storyline follows Rowdy, a cat who wishes to steal a highly valuable painting from an art museum. However, in order to be successful, he must defeat the guard dog, Peanut. The viewer decides whether Rowdy will be successful, or fail, based on their answers to trivia questions. If the viewer gets all of the trivia questions right, Rowdy moves on to the next level and becomes closer to stealing the art. If the questions are answered incorrectly, the cat dies and the film starts over.
Number one on the Billboard charts: week of Mar. 5, 2022
According to “The Hot 100” on the charts, the number one song in the U.S. is “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” by Carolina Gaitan, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz and the “Encanto” cast. Staying at the top spot, this is the ninth week the Disney song is on the charts. According to the “Billboard 200,” the number one album in the U.S. is Disney’s “Encanto” Soundtrack. At the top spot for the seventh time, this is the 13th week the Latin pop film score is on the charts.