In Friday's Hollywood headlines, the ongoing college admissions scandal continues as Fuller House star Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli try to plead guilty, pop powerhouses Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande brighten up quarantine with the release of their new music video for ‘Rain On Me,’ and Kobe Bryant’s widow, Vanessa, posts about her late husband's newly-released novel.
It might be raining today in Cleveland, but not like it is in Hollywood. That’s thanks to Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande, who dropped the video for their highly anticipated single 'Rain On Me' today.
This is Gaga's second single from her upcoming sixth studio album, Chromatica, due out May 29.
In an interview with Apple Music, Gaga explained the song is a metaphor for how much drinking she had been doing to cope with life.
The duo clearly bonded while working together, with Gaga tweeting:
‘Love u @ArianaGrande let’s do this. Nothing can stop us, we know that now.’
Grande replied with: ‘I love you so much more. Nothing could stop us before either, we just had to realize it!’
Four months after NBA legend Kobe Bryant passed away in a helicopter crash, along with his daughter Gianna, and seven others, the late creator has a new book out.
His widow, Vanessa Bryant, proudly shared the cover of the novel ‘Geese are Never Swans’ on Instagram on Friday, calling this her ‘favorite novel’ created by her husband.
The novel features a new character whose story ‘perfectly highlights the healing nature that lies within sports.’
You can pre-order the book now and expect it in shelves June 21.
And in the longstanding crossover between entertainment and legal news, ‘Fuller House’ star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli tried to plead guilty for their roles in the widespread college admissions bribery scandal on Friday, but a fedeal judge said he won’t accept them until he sees their reports from the Massachusetts Probation Service.
If the judge accepts the pleas and approves their agreements, Loughlin will be sentenced to two months behind bars, a $150,000 fine, and 100 hours of community service.
Gianulli however, will be on the hook for five months in jail, a $250,000 fine, and 250 hours of community service.
Why are they so different? A legal source told People Magazine that Loughlin knew what was going on, but Giannulli was really the one behind it all, and it was his money.
The couple was accused of paying $500,000 to help get their daughters into USC.
3News legal analyst Stephanie Haney pointed out that this may have all worked out very well for Loughlin for Giannulli, who likely won't spend a single day in jail due to the pandemic.
It's most likely the two will serve their entire sentences under house arrest, Haney said.