Eddie Van Halen Has Died at 65

“My Next Guest Needs No Introduction” with David Letterman… Madonna won’t work with a scorpio… Rihanna has issued an apology… The Bachelor reveals 43 women… and Eddie Van Halen has died at 65

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Netflix has released the trailer for the third season of David Letterman’s “My Next Guess Needs No Introduction.” There are are only four episodes, which will all be available for streaming on Oct. 21st. David will go on a hike with Dave Chappelle…He’ll sing with Lizzo…He’ll talk prison life with Robert Downey Jr….and he’ll go shopping with Kim Kardashian and then make her cry.

In a recent interview, David Guetta was talking about that time he almost worked with Madonna. Back in 2006, he remixed her song, “Revolver,” and Madonna liked it so much, she wanted David to produce her next album. But when the two of them met for lunch, Madonna found out David was a Scorpio and that was the end of that. She refused to work with him, all because of his astrological sign! I looked it up, and Madonna is a Leo. I googled their compatibility and it turns out both Leos and Scorpios are control freaks who love to have things their way, which can lead to epic power struggles.

At first, Rihanna was basking in the glory of her Savage X Fenty Vol. 2 Show, which was praised for its inclusivity. But then came the backlash. For the show’s official soundtrack, Rihanna chose the song “Doom” by a producer in London named Coucou Chloe, but it turns out the song includes sacred Islamic verses from the Hadith, which comes second only to the Quran. Muslims were deeply offended that models were posing in sexy underwear while sacred verses were playing in the background. Rihanna apologized as soon as she realized what she’d done wrong, saying, “I’d like to thank the Muslim community for pointing out a huge oversight that was unintentionally offensive in our savage x fenty show. I would more importantly like to apologize to you for this honest, yet careless mistake. We understand that we have hurt many of our Muslim brothers and sisters, and I’m incredibly disheartened by this! I do not play with any kind of disrespect toward God or any religion and therefore the use of the song in our project was completely irresponsible. Moving forward we will make sure nothing like this ever happens again. Thank you for your forgiveness and understanding.” Coucou Chloe also apologized, saying she found some samples online, not knowing they included sacred Islamic text. She said, “I take full responsibility for the fact that I did not research these words properly and want to thank those of you who have taken the time to explain this to me. We have been in the process of having the song urgently removed from all streaming platforms.”

“The Bachelor” has been filming for a few weeks now, and producers have revealed Matt James’ FORTY-THREE potential wives on the show’s Facebook page!! Most of the women are in their 20s, with the youngest being 21. Four are in their 30s. By the way, the 21-year-old is Kit Keenan the daughter of fashion designer Cynthia Rowley who recently launched her own line. Matt was originally supposed to be one of Clare Crawley’s potential husbands on “The Bachelorette,” which premieres next week. But when Covid shut everything down, producers decided to make Matt the franchise’s first Black Bachelor.

Rock and Roll legend Eddie Van Halen has passed away after a battle with throat cancer. He was 65. His son, Wolfgang, made the announcement yesterday, posting, “I can’t believe I’m having to write this, but my father, Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, has lost his long and arduous battle with cancer this morning. He was the best father I could ever ask for. Every moment I share with him on and off stage was a gift. My heart is broken and I don’t think I’ll ever fully recover from this loss. I love you so much, Pop.” Wolfgang is Eddie and Valerie Bertinelli’s only son. They were married for more than 20 years before separating in 2001 and divorcing in 2007. Both had remarried other people. Valerie posted a tribute to her late ex, saying, “40 years ago my life changed forever when I met you. You gave me the one true light in my life, our son, Wolfgang. Through all your challenging treatments for lung cancer, you kept your gorgeous spirit and that impish grin. I’m so grateful Wolfie and I were able to hold you in your last moments. I will see you in our next life my love.”

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