SELENA GOMEZ SHARES ‘BOYFRIEND’ MUSIC VIDEO: Selena Gomez has released a video for her single “Boyfriend.” The video shows Gomez on a search for the perfect boyfriend. She goes on dates with several men before using a potion to transform them into frogs. “Boyfriend” appears on the deluxe edition of Gomez’s album Rare, released last week. The deluxe version features two other new songs, “She” and “Souvenir.” In addition to “Boyfriend,” Rare features the singles “Lose You to Love Me, “Look at Her Now” and “Rare.” It also includes the song “Dance Again,” which Gomez released a performance video for in March.
TAYLOR SWIFT PAYS TRIBUTE TO YOUNGER BROTHER ON NATIONAL SIBLINGS DAY: Taylor Swift gave her younger brother Austin a sweet shoutout Friday in honor of National Siblings Day. In a post on Instagram, she shared a photo of the two of them from her 30th birthday party back in December. “It’s National Siblings Day! My brother @austinkingsleyswift is one of my best pals, and I’m really proud of him because he’s in a film that came out today called We Summon The Darkness (which he also co-produced),” she captioned the post. Austin’s previous acting credits include a role on the CMT show Still the King opposite Billy Ray Cyrus and a part in the Ben Affleck crime drama Live By Night.
BILLIE EILISH ADDRESSES FAKE SEX TAPE: Billie Eilish chatted with Dazed and was asked about the amateur adult film that some people seem to believe features her. “You think I would be having sex on a train in daylight? With a dress on and fishnets and a f*cking peace-sign necklace? Dog, come on!” Billie said. She also talked about how people pretend to be her while walking around in real life. “People put a f*ckin’ green and black wig on and go out in public and pretend to be me,” she said. “They hire security and get a nice car, to be famous for a day. I think that sh*t is so f*ckin’ annoying!”
LEON BRIDGES, JOHN MAYER SHARE NEW SONG ‘INSIDE FRIEND’: Leon Bridges has released the new song “Inside Friend,” featuring John Mayer. “Inside Friend” is a song about staying at home with a lover. Bridges said on Instagram that the COVID-19 pandemic helped spur him and Mayer to release the song. “The current state we’re in globally compelled @johnmayer and me to dig this back up and finish it,” he wrote. “I hope y’all find it soothing and uplifting while we hole up indoors and get through this.”
ALICIA KEYS SAYS ‘EMPIRE STATE OF MIND’ ALMOST DIDN’T HAPPEN: In a recent radio interview, Alicia Keys revealed that “Empire State of Mind” with Jay-Z almost didn’t happen. She explained, “For a minute, it wasn’t even going to come together. He couldn’t find me, he couldn’t get in touch with me for whatever reason.” When they finally did connect, Alicia revealed that Jay-Z didn’t like the first draft of the song. She explained, “I actually cut it in L.A. I think that was the problem. You’re not supposed to cut a song about New York in L.A. It’s just wrong. … After I sent it in … he hits me back like ‘Could you sing it again?’ … So then I brought it back to New York, I cut it right … and there it is.”
J.LO AND AROD JOINED DIDDY DURING HIS VIRTUAL CHARITY DANCE-A-THON: Diddy’s ex Jennifer Lopez and her fiancé Alex Rodriguez joined him during his virtual Dance A Thon yesterday. Diddy told the couple, “Hey, I love you guys, I can’t wait until we can see each other again. May God bless y’all, and I just love you guys!” A Rod said, “Love you, buddy!” and J. Lo said, “We love you!” She added, “We love what you’re doing, we love everybody out there. We want to send you all the love in the world, from our family to yours.” Drake also joined Diddy during the dance-a-thon and he told Drake that he is on his top 5 list. Diddy raised over $3.4 million in donations, which will go towards the organization’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak.