Pat Sajak filmed final episode… Miranda Lambert back on the road… Levi’s stock increased… Jonathan Majors will not serve jail time… and Morgan Wallen’s ex ties the knot

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Pat Sajak has taped his final episode of Wheel of Fortune. His final episode will air on Friday, June 7, but he will be hanging around behind the scenes as a consultant for the next 3 seasons. Ryan Seacrest will take over as host when Wheel returns for Season 42 in September. Vanna White renewed her deal to get gussied up and point at letters through 2026. And to give us a little preview of that Seacrest/White chemistry, Vanna popped up on American Idol last night to help Ryan introduce a performance by Ajii.

Miranda Lambert just wrapped up her Velvet Rodeo residency in Vegas and is already chomping to hit the road. Miranda announced, “I’ve been touring since I was 19 years old, so it was nice to step away from the road for a bit and settle into Vegas. That gave us time to miss touring though, so I cannot wait to get back out there on Elvira, my home away from home, and visit the fans across the country that we haven’t seen in a while.” It looks like Miranda is doing this all on her own, too, because no opening acts have been announced. But Miranda is hitting up a few festivals and a fair along the way. The Miranda Lambert 2024 Tour kicks off Friday, April 19, in Ashland, Kentucky, at the Rock the Country Festival, which also features Kidd Rock and Jason Aldean. Then she’s off to Indio for the Stagecoach Festival, where she will headline on night two, Saturday, April 27. She’s sandwiched between Friday night’s headliner Eric Church and Sunday night’s headliner Morgan Wallen, who are now forever connected by Morgan’s chair-throwing incident at Eric’s Nashville honky-tonk. Miranda will travel across the US all summer, crossing the Northern border July 12 to play in Calgary. But unless she adds more shows, it looks like she’ll wrap things up September 27 in Gautier, Mississippi.

Beyoncé and Post Malone’s song Levii’s Jeans has had an impact on Wall Street. The stock price for Levi Strauss got a pretty significant boost of 20 percent! The now even-richer Levi CEO said, “We place a lot of emphasis and investment in making sure that Levi’s brand remains at the center of culture. And I don’t think there’s any better evidence or proof point than having someone like Beyoncé, who is a culture shaper, actually name a song after us.”

Back in December Jonathan Majors was found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend, but he will not go to prison for it. Yesterday a judge sentenced Jonathan to a 52-week in-person domestic violence intervention program, which will be based out of LA. The judge also granted an order of protection for his ex girlfriend, Grace Jabbari. Grace claims Jonathan assaulted her in the back of a ride share on their way home, but there’s no video of what happened inside the vehicle. However, Grace claims the attack left her with a broken finger and cut ear, but there’s video of her being comforted by friends showing no obvious signs of an attack — at least not from the overhead security camera outside the building. And then there’s footage of Grace out at a bar later that same night. And the driver also testified that Grace was the aggressor in the car. After hearing all the evidence, Jonathan was found guilty of 2 out of 4 counts.

While there is no excuse for Morgan Wallen throwing a chair off a 6-story bar, we may now know the motivation behind Morgan’s violent behavior. A source told the Daily Mail that Morgan was already upset with his ex-girlfriend’s engagement to a new guy, but exploded when he found out they’d just eloped 5 days after the proposal. Morgan and KT Smith began dating in 2016 and got engaged a few months later. They broke off the engagement and continued to date on and off throughout 2019. Even though they were broken up, they welcomed their son Indio in 2020. The source says even though Morgan couldn’t stay faithful to her, he never got over KT. And even though he was very upset to find out she’d gotten engaged to 22-year-old social media influencer Luke Scornavacco, he was furious to find out they had already tied the knot and now another man would be raising his son.


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