Ludacris is cooking in the kitchen on new streaming show
The rapper-actor stars in Luda Can't Cook," a one-hour special that debuts Feb. 25 on the discovery+ plus streaming service. He just can’t cook, and no, opening cans and slapping together bologna or grilled cheese sandwiches doesn’t count. “We don’t want to take 30 minutes to an hour to cook.”He’s finally upping his skills in the kitchen in “Luda Can’t Cook,” a one-hour special that debuts Feb. 25 on the discovery+ plus streaming service. “She does all the cooking, which is part of the reason I can’t cook,” he said. “The whole Luda can’t cook is only 99% true,” he said.
Trump administration vetted political views of 274 celebrities for botched $265 million Covid ad campaign, House lawmakers say
Actor Dennis Quaid and singers CeCe Winans and Shulem Lemmer taped their PSAs before withdrawing their consent to participate. Newly released documents and emails between a contractor for HHS and agency officials shed light on the extent to which political interference shaped the public health campaign. The work on the project continued even after HHS announced that Caputo was taking a 60-day leave of absence. The "PSA Celebrity Tracker" used by HHS details the political views of more than 200 celebrities considered for the campaign, according to an internal HHS document dated Oct. 23 that was produced by contractor Atlas Research. "Yet, documents produced by the contractors indicate that the Trump Administration vetted spokespeople based on their political positions and whether they support President Trump."cnbc.com
Cardi B's pledge to seek Nigerian citizenship sparks rivalry
LAGOS – Cardi B's announcement that she wants to seek Nigerian citizenship has set off a Twitter feud between her West African fans in friendly rivals Nigeria and Ghana. I'm filing for my Nigerian citizenship," she tweeted. But most Nigerian fans were quick to offer up a passport exchange, underscoring the mix of pride and confusion that the 27-year-old star would prefer Nigeria to America. It was not immediately clear how the rapper might acquire citizenship in Nigeria, though a number of celebrities have recently been given honorary citizenship in other African countries. And fellow rapper Ludacris recently acquired citizenship in Gabon after marrying a woman from the Central African nation.
Rihanna among stars aiming to help the Bahamas recover from Dorian
LONDON - The destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas has prompted several celebs to step up and offer their support. At least 7 people were killed when Dorian battered the area and many people have been rescued from devastating flooding. Barbados native Rihanna tweeted her support and said she is exploring how to help via her Clara Lionel Foundation. "It truly breaks my heart to see the complete devastation that #HurricaneDorian is having on the Bahamas," she wrote. Rapper/actor Ludacris has announced that the proceeds from his annual charity event, LudaDayWeekend, will go to help the Bahamas.