Friday’s Show Links – 08/12

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Family Friendly Box Office Review

Below are the movies out in theaters this weekend and their ratings:

  • Pete’s Dragon – Rated PG for action, peril and brief language
  • Florence Foster Jenkins – Rated PG-13 for brief suggestive material
  • Sausage Party – Rated R for strong crude sexual content, pervasive language, and drug use

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Jodi’s Hollywood Outsiders

Warner Bros Firms ‘Ocean’s 8’ Lineup: 
Aside from the previously identified Sandra Bullockand Cate Blanchett, deals are close with Anne Hathaway, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling and Awkwafina. Hear more about the upcoming film, HERE

Jennifer Lopez to Play Drug Lord Griselda Blanco in HBO TV Movie
The film, which is in development, focuses on the rise and fall of Blanco, the notorious drug lord known as “The Cocaine Godmother” who revolutionized the U.S. drug trade during the 1970s and 1980s and became the most powerful female cartel member of all time. Learn more about it, HERE!

 


The 2016 Rio Olympics

Catch up on everything from last night HERE!
Brazilian flag and the imprint of the Olympic rings on a wooden surface.

 

When did gymnastics leotards get so dang sparkly?
Reportedly made with over 5,000 Swarovski crystals, the leotards Team USA is wearing at the Rio Olympics set a new level in competition bling. See the history of an Olympic outfit, HERE!

 

Olympic Leotards

Jodi is blown away by how much detail goes into making the leotards for the Olympic gymnastics team. Meanwhile, Murphy learns the difference between leotards and swimwear. HAHA!

The Producer’s Mailbag

We dig into the Producer’s Mailbag after we asked you what’s your favorite Olympic event to watch.


Jodi’s Friday Favorites

Simone Biles Responds to NBC Sportscaster’s Comment About Her Parents
Gymnastics announcer Al Trautwig found himself in the middle of a social media controversy after he said on-air that Biles, 19, “was raised by her grandfather and his wife and she calls them mom and dad.” Trautwig made the situation worse when he defended his word choice after a viewer corrected him on Twitter. “They may be mom and dad but they are NOT her parents,” he tweeted later that same day.
Biles says “I personally don’t have a comment, my parents are my parents and that’s it.” Get the full story, HERE!

 

PetSmart Introduces Playlists for Animals
Background music in stores isn’t new, but PetSmart has added a twist — music for pets. Check it out HERE!
JACKSONVILLE, FL-MARCH 1, 2014: A PetSmart store front in Jacksonville. PetSmart, Inc. is a retail chain engaged in the sale of specialty pet supplies and services.


Music News

Bruno Mars to become next resident of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
CALVIN HARRIS, BRITNEY SPEARS and JENNIFER LOPEZ are among the stars raking in millions thanks to their Las Vegas residencies. Now another pop superstar is to join them — BRUNO MARS. Hear more about it, HERE!

 

Taylor Swift’s Label Says Nope, No Album Coming in October
Traditionally, Taylor Swift has released a new album every other October since her 2006 self-titled debut.  Since this October will mark two years since her last album, 1989, lots of fans and spectators have been speculating over whether we’ll be getting a new album in two months. Find out more, HERE!

 

CHRISTINA AGUILERA TRANSPORTS TO ’70S DISCO FOR NEW ‘TELEPATHY’ SONG: LISTEN
Christina Aguilera channels her inner ’70s disco diva for new song “Telepathy,” the latest lifted from on Netflix’s The Get Down soundtrack. Check it out, HERE!



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