‘American Idol’ contestant Ben Isaac Glaze lit up social media when he told the ‘New York Times’ he was uncomfortable when judge Katy Perry gave him his first-ever kiss during his audition. Hours later, the 20-year-old clarified that he didn’t feel sexually harassed by the star.
Claire Foy, who played Queen Elizabeth on seasons 1 and 2 of Netflix’s ‘The Crown,’ was paid less than Matt Smith, who played her husband, due to his ‘Doctor Who’ fame. While the producers said the Queen will now be paid more, the entire cast will be replaced in season 3.
Khloe Kardashian announced on Instagram that she and basketball player Tristan Thompson are pregnant. Fans had been expecting an announcement for weeks; in the post she wore two wedding-looking rings, sparking speculation that she also secretly married.
Lindsey Vonn won the third and what may be the last Olympic medal of her career: a bronze in downhill skiing. The athlete has battled major knee constructions, multiple broken bones, nerve damage and shredded cartilage since her last 2010 Olympic appearance in Vancouver.
LeBron James became the seventh NBA player to join the 30,000-point club in Tuesday’s game against the San Antonio Spurs. The Cleveland Cavaliers forward is the youngest to make this record at 33 years and 24 days, besting previous record-holder Kobe Bryant.
In a New Year’s post on Facebook, founder Mark Zuckerberg said the social network was making too many mistakes enforcing policies and preventing misuse. Facebook has been criticized for allowing “fake” news, including some paid for by Russians, to spread during the U.S. elections.