A morning mix of entertainment headlines...
Aretha Franklin is planning a wedding. The Queen of Soul confirmed to the Associated Press on Monday that she and William “Willie” Wilkerson got engaged over the holidays and are planning a summer wedding, possibly in Miami Beach. It will be the music icon’s third marriage. In her statement, the 69-year-old mother of four jokingly confirmed that she is not pregnant. (Associated Press)
Despite rumors, tweets and general Internet mayhem to the contrary, Beyonce remains pregnant (at least as far as we know). People confirmed via an unnamed source that she was still pregnant on New Year’s Eve, even though some Web sites reported that she had already given birth to a daughter and named her Tiana-May. Solange Knowles also tweeted on New Year’s Day about how cute and pregnant her sister is. Hence, Sasha Fetus Watch continues. (People)
Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes were photographed at JFK Airport, both boarding flights back to L.A. after reportedly spending New Year’s Eve with Gosling’s mother. They flew back separately. Gosling attempted to shield his identity with a Frankenstein comic book. His efforts were in vain. (Daily Mail)
“Glee” star Darren Criss makes his Broadway debut tonight, taking on Daniel Radcliffe’s role in “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.” According to this New York Times piece, he was spot-on in rehearsals. (NY Times)
Man, it’s cold out today. I am really glad this Boba Fett knit hat is available for my head-warming needs. (Buzzfeed)