The D-List: Thursday

Cardi B Pegged to Open MTV Awards

Less than 2 months after giving birth to her baby girl Kulture, Cardi B is set to open the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. Cardi broke the news via her Instagram page, and MTV confirmed it to People magazine. Weeks ago, she had announced that she wouldn't be touring with Bruno Mars for the second leg of her tour because of her new baby, but hey at least one night can't hurt. Get ready to party with Cardi Monday at 9 p.m. on MTV. 

Nicki Minaj’s New Album Is Now Only $5

If you haven't picked up Nicki Minaj's new album 'Queen,' now may be a good time since she's slashed the price of the album to only $5. Yes, Nicki and her camp want to see a good showing for latest album, since it looks like Travis Scott will once again be number one with his album, 'AstroWorld.' So now, for the same price as a Subway footlong you can get Nicki's album, a poster, and a free Tidal subscription! You got to hurry though, the $5 deal only lasts for 48 hours.

Chris Pratt Talks About James Gunn Firing

The drama between Disney and 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director James Gunn continues, and now star of the movie, Chris Pratt is speaking out on the controversy. Gunn was fired from the franchise when tweets made between 2008 and 2011 mocking rape and pedophilia resurfaced.

"It's not an easy time. We all love James and he's a good friend of ours, but we also really love playing The Guardians of the Galaxy," Pratt said in an interview with the Associated Press. "It's a complicated situation for everybody." Pratt and the other stars of the movie have already signed an open letter to Disney asking for Gunn's return. Dave Bautista, who plays Drax, has even talked about quitting the role. 

What Are Rihanna and Donald Glover Doing in Cuba?

So Rihanna and Donald Glover were spotted in Cuba filming something together. The rumor is that they're in Havana filming the movie "Guava Island." The director of the film, Hiro Murai, is familiar with Glover after working with him on the video for "This Is America," and some episodes of the tv show, "Atlanta." Pictures of the fun and hard work they're doing are popping up on Twitter and fans are loving it!

Pete Davidson Was Smitten With Ariana Grande From the Moment They Met

Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson is opening up to GQ Magazine about his whirlwind romance with singer Ariana Grande. "The day I met her, I was like, 'Hey, I'll marry you tomorrow,'" he explains. Davidson describes the entire experience with Grande as surreal. "The universe works in strange ways," Davidson said. "All I know is that I'm the luckiest guy in the world.

Dunkin' Donuts Drive-Thru Workers Come Up With Ingenious Way To Take Orders

This team is really earning their money. When the drive-thru speaker at a New Hampshire Dunkin' Donuts franchise went down, the staff didn't just call it a day, they put on their thinking caps and kept taking orders. Workers taped two orange road cones together, with the bottom one facing outward, then dropped a baby monitor in, placing the receiver inside the store. Photos of the MacGyver-ed speaker setup were posted to Reddit and confirmed by the Ossipee location, calling it "a clever, alternative solution to ensure that guests could continue to place their orders."

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