The D-List: Thursday

Dolly Parton Responds to Lil Nas X Remix Request

Lil Nas X's song "Old Town Road" is a popular tune with many remixes, and Dolly Parton just might lend her voice to another.

Lil Nas X decided to shoot his shot and ask the country legend to get on that horse and be a part of another remix that would also feature rapper Megan Thee Stallion.

Parton in true diva fashion responded on Twitter with a picture of three horses that included a pink one and in the caption, there was a unicorn emoji.

 

Harry Styles Could Play Prince Eric in “Little Mermaid”

The cast of the live-action version of Disney's "Little Mermaid" is beginning to come together and according to reports, Harry Styles is in talks to play Prince Eric.

Once news of talks beginning between Styles and Disney began to circulate the internet went crazy with anticipation.

"Lilyhammer" actress Maureen Van Zandt says, "Eric is royalty and loves to sail and handle working-class duties on the boat. harry is pop royalty, but he's really from a working-class background, and I'm sure like the Beatles, he'd never let go of that. And, he's gorgeous - as a fairy tale prince should be."

Southwest Airlines Passengers Receive Nintendo Switch

Passengers on a recent Southwest flight from Dallas to San Diego got more than a free beverage and a pack of pretzels.

Each person on board got a free Nintendo Switch gaming system. They also got a copy of Super Mario Maker 2.

Passengers tweeted about the special gift. One person said, "Well this adventure just for better at 30K feet. Not only we got to play a level made for Southwest but we all get a Nintendo Switch. Yes a free Nintendo for each of us. Thank you."

This isn't the first time Nintendo and Southwest have worked together to give away prizes. On past flights, lucky fliers got Nintendo Wii and 3DS gaming systems.

Beyonce and Blue Ivy Stun In "Spirit" Video

The video for Beyonce's song Spirit from The Lion King soundtrack was released on Tuesday.

Among the great visuals in the video, Blue Ivy stole the show.

Showing off flowing red hair, fans responded to the 7-year-old's look in the clip.

One person tweeted, "How did Beyoncé afford Blue Ivy" for the video. Another person tweeted, "Everyone saw Blue Ivy’s music video, right? Her mom made a cameo in it."

 

Robert Downey Jr. Made $$$ For Playing Iron Man

Robert Downey Jr. must have known that the Marvel Cinematic Universe was going to be a smash-success when he agreed to play Tony Stark for $500,000 and a percentage of the earnings for 2008's Iron Man. Over the next decade, his portrayal of the billionaire playboy turned superhero would earn him big money at the box office. His total payout from the first film was around $2 million.

Downey Jr. would get a bigger paycheck for Iron Man 2 and 3, around $10 million each. His ten minutes of screen time for Spider-Man Homecoming would earn him $15 million. After Avengers: Endgame would earn Downey Jr. a $75 million paycheck, CBR.com says Downey Jr. would have between $395-$435 million in his bank account from his work with Marvel.

Cardi B And Offset Do "New Lyrics For Old People" On 'Kimmel'

Some people need to get their Hip-Hop lyrics translated.

On Wednesday night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, Cardi B and Offset dropped by to participate in the regular feature "New Lyrics for Old People."

The couple did lyrics from the song Clout. The original version is, “Straight out the streets to a penthouse, Miami beach (yayo).”

Kimmel's translation for old people was, "I came from humble beginnings, but now, I own a condominium in Florida (yayo).”

 

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