Rod Stewart says it’s time to scale back his touring schedule. “I’m 77. I can’t go on the road like I used to. I’m going to stop rock-and-roll touring and just play in folk clubs with a guitar. I want to do something different. It feels like an end of an era. All things must come to an end.” Rod – don’t EVER stop playing Maggie May!
The Mike & Carla Morning Show also noted that Jennifer Lopez says she is changing her name to Affleck. “People are still going to call me Jennifer Lopez. But my legal name will be Mrs. Affleck because we’re joined together. We’re husband and wife. I’m proud of that. I just feel like it’s romantic. It still carries tradition and romance to me, and maybe I’m just that kind of girl. When we reconnected, those feelings for me were still very real. The two of us, we lost each other and found each other again.” To all of us she’ll forever be “Jenny from the Block.”
Britney Spears doesn’t want a movie made about her life because, she says, “Dude, I’m not dead!” It sounds like she heard Millie Bobby Brown’s recent comments about how she’d like to play her in a movie. I can understand it might be a little unnerving when you hear someone wants to “play you” in a movie.
“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” has already sold $45 million in advance tickets, and that could reach $60 million to $65 million range by the end of the week. Some experts think it could make up to $200 million this weekend. The original “Black Panther” opened with a $202 million dollar weekend.
Original Nazareth singer Dan McCafferty passed away. He was 76. And Alabama founding member Jeff Cook passed away on Monday, after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He died peacefully in his home in Destin, Florida. He was 73. Listen to ‘Mountain Music’ and ‘The Closer You Get’ – some great harmonies!