Plus, Rihanna makes her animated film debut, Trey Songz celebrates his 30th birthday in a major way, and a housekeeper gets an unexpected gift.
Alfonso Ribeiro’s flawless execution of dance styles like the Paso Doble, the cha cha, the Argentine tango and, of course, the Carlton dance helped him take home the mirror ball trophy season 19 of Dancing with the Stars. "I cannot believe this!" Ribeiro said. "I don't even know what to say! These are happy tears!" [PEOPLE]
Everyone’s favorite “bad gal” is being turned into an animated hero in Dreamworks’ upcoming film, Home. Rihanna plays Tip, a young girl on a futuristic planet Earth. Rihanna and her co-star Jim Parsons (Big Bang Theory) appeared on Good Morning America this week to promote the film and the Grammy-Award winning singer even taught Parsons the art of taking a selfie. [Daily Mail]
Trey Songz celebrated the big 3-0 with a carnival-themed birthday bash. Even though the R&B crooner doesn’t actually turn 30 until November 28, Songz threw a celebration to remember complete with stilt walkers, snake charmers, and a mechanical bull. Chris Brown, Sevyn Streeter, and Michael B. Jordan were all in attendance to celebrate, and maybe win a prize or two. [Necole Bitchie]
Everyone’s favorite heartthrob, Idris Elba, is also a rapper. In fact, he’s working on a new album titled Murder Loves John, which is reportedly inspired by John Luther, his character on the BBC crime drama, Luther. “I’d like to dissect the idea of someone who has to deal with so much darkness,” Elba said. “That could create some really good songs.” [Billboard]
Finally, here’s a feel-good reminder that there is some good in the world. Take a look at this now viral video of a housekeeper getting a heartwarming surprise when hired to clean a home.