Nick Jonas headed back to broadway… Bill Belichick is dating former cheerleader… George Strait breaks record… Travis Kelce plans to make his mom’s dream come true… and Billy Ray Cyrus drama unveiled…

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Just hours before he was set to be a presenter at this year’s Tony Awards, it was announced that Nick Jonas is returning to Broadway, costarring with Adrienne Warren in The Last Five Years, a musical about the last five years of a couple’s relationship. Nick plays the budding novelist Jamie and Adrienne plays a struggling actress trying to get her big break. This played Off-Broadway in 2013 and the next year it was made into a movie starring Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan. This is its first time it will run on Broadway. Nick is no stranger to The Great White Way. He made his Broadway debut back in a 2001 in Annie Get Your Gun. Nick later appeared as Chip in Beauty and the Beast, as Marius at the 25th anniversary concert of Les Misérables, and he replaced Daniel Radcliffe and then Darren Criss in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. And, of course, last year he and his brothers Joe and Kevin did a five-day residency at the Marquis Theater. As for Adrienne, she won the 2021 Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her role as Tina Turner in Tina: The Musical. And speaking of the Tonys, the 77th annual ceremony was held last night. The Outsiders was named best musical, while Merrily We Roll Along won for best revival of a musical.

Make fun of Bill Belichick all you want. HE DOES NOT CARE. Because that 72-year-old man has a 24-year-old girlfriend. Jordan Hudson is a former competitive cheerleader and this year’s first runner-up for Miss Maine USA. She met Mr. Belichick on a flight from Boston to Florida three years ago, when she was still a student at Bridgewater State University. Jordan and Mr. Belichick reportedly bonded over a philosophy project she was working on at the time. Even though Mr. Belichick was dating Linda Holliday, a TV presenter in the Boston area, he and Jordan exchanged numbers. And wouldn’t you know it….about a year of so later, the 16-year relationship between Mr. Belichick and Linda came to an end, opening a door that Jordan stepped right through. You may remember, at the Tom Brady roast, Rob Gronkowski actually made a joke about Mr. Belichick scouting Jordan at her high school.

I was there for George Strait’s farewell concert at the home of the Dallas Cowboys back in 2014. That night, 104,793 of us bought a ticket for that show, giving George the record for the largest indoor ticketed concert in North America. It’s a record he still holds to this day. But it turns out, that WASN’T George Strait’s final farewell. He still performs a few stadium shows each year. And this past Saturday, George set a new record when he played at Kyle Field at Texas A&M University. The stadium was filled with 110,905 people, making this the largest ticketed crowd in US history! The previous record was set way back in 1977 when 107,019 people paid to see the Grateful Dead at Raceway Park in New Jersey.

Travis Kelce reportedly fell in love with Italy when he and Taylor Swift vacationed in Lake Como last month. Now a “well-placed source” told The US Sun that Travis is not only looking to buy a place there, he wants to invest in a vineyard. His mom Donna reportedly has dreamed about getting into the wine industry, and her baby boy wants to make that dream come true. The source says, “On his next trip to Italy, Donna will probably go with him.” On top of that, Travis and his Chiefs teammate Patrick Mahomes reportedly invested $1.3M in a $30M restaurant called 1587 Prime Steakhouse, which is set to open in Kansas City next year. And Nike is talking to Travis about becoming the face of their brand in Asia. And on top of ALL that, Travis and his brother Jason have been in talks about starring an action movie with a reported $100M budget.

A source told Us Weekly that throughout their relationship, Billy Ray Cyrus and Firerose “were always fighting and the relationship was intense and toxic at times.” After just 7 months of marriage, Billy Ray accused Firerose of cheating on him, and on May 22, he filed for divorce. The next day, according to Billy Ray, Firerose took his credit card and over the next two weeks rang up close to $100K in charges. Firerose claims she’ss had access to that account for two years and Billy Ray had no right to cut her off financially. And she claims $70K of that went to her lawyers’ fees. Billy Ray is hoping to get the marriage annulled on grounds of fraud, and wants a temporary restraining order to keep Firerose from spending any more of his money.


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