Dina's Dirt 4-8-19

Dina's Dirt at 6:40, 7:40, & 8:40

April 8, 2019

© Sergey Tolmachyov | Dreamstime.com

Categories: 

Dina's Dirt at 6:40

You wouldn't think R Kelly would be too happy over the interview he did with Gayle King, but it's quite the opposite. He is actually even considering doing a follow-up with her. Gayle said she reluctantly called his team after the interview aired to see how they were feeling about it, and according to her, "They were really pleased. They thought people got to see how passionate he was. They got to see his pain, and maybe they got to look at it in a different way.” In the meantime, R Kelly had a show in Springfield, Illinois over the weekend, one that was set up long before “Surviving R. Kelly” aired. Sources say that tickets were originally $100, but fell to $50, and only about 50 people showed up. 

Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, are in a lot of trouble with their involvement in the college admissions scandal, but their oldest daughter, Olivia, may be in some trouble too. Olivia has said in the past that she didn't really want to go to college, but her parents insisted. According to reports, Olivia found out about what her parents were doing to ge t her into USC, and she just went along with it. But now, she's overcome and embarrassed by the situation. An insider said, “She would have never gone along with it if she thought this would happen.” As far as testifying in court, the source added, “She feels that she has already been through enough embarrassment over this situation and a court appearance would make things ten times worse.” We call that "privileged kid problems." read more at People.com.

Avicii fans will be getting a new album from the late DJ/producer. His family announced in the "New York Times" that a posthumous album, titled “Tim,” after his real name Tim Bergling, will be out in June, A new single from the album, “S.O.S.,” comes out this Wednesday. According to producer Albin Nedler, at the time of his death Avicii left a lot of songs that were about “75 to 80%” finished, and collaborators, including Coldplay’s Chris Martin, came in to help finish them. Proceeds from the album will go towards the Tim Bergling Foundation, helping in the areas of mental illness and suicide prevention.

We know North West takes after her mommy, Kim Kardashian, when it comes to fashion and make-up, and now North is taking a foray into her dad's field. North jumped up on stage to sing along with the choir during Kanye’s most recent Sunday service. She grabbed the mic like she was ready for her solo! Kim shared the video on Instagram. It would have been nice if we could actually hear her sing - I think they turned her mic off. Baby steps....

Dina's Dirt at 7:40

Serena Williams may have accidentally revealed the gender of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry‘s baby. She was talking to E! News and she referenced her ‘friend’ who is expecting and shared the advice she gave this friend. Serena didn't actually say that it was Meghan, but there's speculation that's who she is talking about since she is very close to her and recently threw her a baby shower. Now, if this is Meghan she's speaking of, she may have revealed that Meghan is having a girl. Serena said, “My friend is pregnant and she’s like, 'Oh, my kid’s gonna do this,' and I just looked at her and I was like, 'No, she’s not.'" She tried to quickly cover by aiding, "I’m like, 'No, you’re not.”‘ Find out more at RadarOnline.com. 

If the rumors are true, Captain America may be ending his run with The Avengers. So, what will Chris Evans do now? Chris, who is very much into politics, is rumored to be starting up a political website with help from Congress, according to Mashable. Chris’ website will be called “A Starting Point” and he’s describing it as a “civic engagement project” that will help people make sense of both political parties’ views on the issues that affect the U.S. 

Dog the Bounty Hunter’s wife, Beth Chapman was rushed to the hospital this weekend in Hawaii after having difficulty breathing. She's home now. Beth, 51, has been battling cancer yet again. Beth underwent emergency throat surgery in November and found that her cancer had returned. We hope she's doing okay!

Back in 2006, Elisabeth Hasselbeck almost quit “The View” because of an on-air comment by Barbara Walters. The two were engaged in a heated conversation on the air about the morning-after pill when Elisabeth was interrupted by Barbara, who told her she should “not go so crazy that you don’t listen to anybody’s opinions.” Now, years later, audio has surfaced of Elisabeth having a meltdown backstage.  She stormed off set once they went to commercial, but her mic was still on, through the F-bombs and all. She was venting to Joy Behar and Geddie, one of the show’s producers, that she wasn’t going to “sit there and get reprimanded on the air." In the end, they had to coax her to come back to the set. She and Barbara then fake-patched things up, but now that this audio is out, Elisabeth has something to say about it. She wrote on Instagram, “This just in: There were times when I was quite humanly reactive. I used a bad word when frustrated. I was pregnant with Taylor and a big conversation about the value and the lives of the unborn took place at ‘The View.’” So, why is this all coming out now? All we can guess is that someone from the show is about to announce they have a book coming out. Hmmm.....

Dina's Dirt at 8:40

We hear Meghan Markle is icing out the Queen's medical team when it comes to the delivery of her royal baby.  It's been royal tradition for the Queen's Royal Household gynecologists - Alan Farthing and Guy Thorpe-Beeston, is a specialist in high-risk births – to be involved in the royal births. As a matter of fact, the were present for  the births of all three of Prince William and Kate Middleton's kids. But, sources say Meghan has chosen her own delivery team, with a female doctor in charge. Though she doesn't want the Queen's doctors involved, they will have to be there, and if something goes wrong, they'll be ready to take over.

The late Don Rickles will still be heard in "Toy Story 4." Don, who passed away in 2017 at the age of 90, will still be the voice of Mr. Potato Head in the upcoming movie. Don has played the character in the previous three movies, and when the movie was announced in 2014, he signed on to come back as Mr. Potato Head. Unfortunately, Don hadn’t recorded any of his parts before he died was finalized. But director Josh Cooley is not going to let fans down. He said, “Of course we loved Don obviously, and after he passed, his family contacted us and asked if there was any way that we could create a performance using the recordings that we had." How? He added, "We went through, jeez, 25 years of everything we didn’t use for 'Toy Story' 1, 2, 3, the theme parks, the Ice Capades, the video games — everything that he’s recorded for Mr. Potato Head. And we were able to do that. And so I’m very honored that they asked us to do that, and I’m very honored that he’s in the film. Nobody can replace him.” "Toy Story 4" is set to hit theaters June 21.

Hilaria Baldwin is getting trolled for talking about possibly experiencing a miscarriage. Under her Instagram story, a commenter wrote, “Nothing is private anymore…good god you’re annoying….” Alec Baldwin's wife wrote, “Why are you on my page?” adding, “I would suggest that you go through and read even just a handful of comments from people who have experienced the same thing. And maybe your heart and compassion will grow.” She posted a screenshot of that person's comment and wrote over it, “Because this evil exists too...and it’s not ok.” 

Serena Williams is a tennis legend, but she's looking for someone else to train her daughter, Olympia. Serena shared a photo of her tot at a gymnastics lesson captioned the pic, “Can’t wait for [Olympia Ohanian] to get tips from [Simone Biles].” As to whether or not this is something Serena has already set up or it's just wishful thinking, the gold medal gymnast replied, "Oh my goodness, I'll give her a lesson any day!" She didn't say how much she'd charge though.