The D-List: Friday

Lizzo Will Make Major TV Performance Debut at MTV Movie & TV Awards

Lizzo will make her major TV debut during the MTV Movie and TV Awards next month. The “Juice” singer will perform alongside Macklemore and Patrick Stump from Fall Out Boy.

The body-positive singer made a good impression at this year's Coachella festival and on the pink carpet of the Met Gala, and hit the big screen as a voice in the animated movie, Ugly Dolls.

In a recent interview with Essence Magazine Lizzo spoke about why she loves to show off her curves, “I’m doing this for myself. I love creating shapes with my body, and I love normalizing the dimples in my butt or the lumps in my thighs or my back fat or my stretch marks. I love normalizing my black-ass elbows. I think it’s beautiful.”

 

Robert Pattinson to Replace Ben Affleck As Batman

Well, it looks like the successor to Ben Affleck as The Batman has been chosen and his name is Robert Pattinson.

That's right, the former "Twilight" star is moving on from a vampire to a bat and will play the caped crusader in "The Batman."

Affleck relinquished his role as Batman back in January and last played the character two years ago in "Justice League."

According to reports, the new film will focus on "a younger Bruce Wayne" and pre-production for the film will start this summer.

Grumpy Cat Passes Away At Age 7

Grumpy Cat, the internet sensation and star of countless memes sadly passed away earlier this week at the age of seven, reports her family.

"We are unimaginably heartbroken to announce the loss of our beloved Grumpy Cat," reads a statement released Friday on the feline's official social media channels, adding, "She passed away peacefully on the morning of Tuesday, May 14, at home in the arms of her mommy, Tabatha."

Originally named Tardar Sauce, Grumpy Cat first appeared on Reddit in 2012, going on to amass over 8.5 million Facebook followers, plus 2.4 million on Instagram and another 1.5 million on Twitter.

In the post captioned "Some days are grumpier than others..." her family signed the message off writing, "Grumpy Cat has helped millions of people smile all around the world — even when times were tough. Her spirit will continue to live on through her fans everywhere."

Will Smith and Queen Latifah Producing Netlfix Musical

Queen Latifah and Will Smith are teaming up to produce a hip-hop version of Romeo and Juliet for Netflix.

The musical will be set in New York and will tell the story of a waitress and musician who fall in love and are forced to make critical choices.

There's no word on when the musical will be released.

Trailer for “Batwoman” Has Been Released

The first trailer for the CW's version of "Batwoman" starring Ruby Rose has been released.

In the sneak peek, you see Ruby suited up and fighting the bad guys plus the series will delve into her lesbian history and is being called "groundbreaking" by LGBTQ issues writer Trish Bendix.

"Seeing Batwoman in action as a convincingly queer hero is groundbreaking and I'm psyched for the show," Bendix said about the trailer.

“The Bells” Episode Is “Game of Thrones’” Most-Watched Ever

Even though people around the world didn't care for the latest episode of Game of Thrones titled "The Bells" the episode made history as the most-watched episode of the series ever.

According to Variety, 18.4 million people watched the episode across platforms and that number surpasses the record set by the third episode of the show's final season which had 17.8 million viewers.

Both record-breaking episodes broke viewers records, but they also broke records for being the worst rated episodes in the history of the series.

The final episode of the series airs this Sunday night at 9 on HBO.

Watch 11 whole minutes of the Game of Thrones cast being disappointed by Season 8 below!

***WARNING: SPOILER ALERT***

 

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