Plus: Drake to headline Coachella, Kevin Hart insists that wanting an expensive tux doesn't make him a "groomzilla," O.J. Simpson's Heisman trophy is found 20 years after it was stolen, and more.
It’s Hump Day and we have some exciting news to get you over. Take a look:
Last week, we told you about Ludacris’ elaborate proposal to his girlfriend, Eudoxie. Well, it looks like the happy couple got married right under our noses on the very same day! The couple posted beautiful pics on Instagram of their destination wedding day in Costa Rica with the caption: “Why wait? Did the thing before 2015. #mrandmrsbridges.” We’re so happy for them! [Hello Beautiful]
2015 is going to be a big year for Drake. The rapper is scheduled to headline Coachella for both weekends of the summer music festival. Other Coachella acts include Azealia Banks, Tyler, the Creator, and FKA Twigs. But that’s not all for Drizzy Drake. He’s also slated to headline the Fifth Annual Governors Ball Music Festival in June. Rest up those vocals, Drake! [Billboard]
Meanwhile, Kevin Hart is planning a wedding of his own starting with his tuxedo. Reports say that the comedian’s tuxedo is costing more than his fiancée’s wedding dress! “That’s a possibility. But that doesn’t make me a groomzilla! That just makes me a ma that loves fashion,” Hart said. God luck a you get ready for the big day, Kevin! [ET Online]
O.J. Simpson’s 1968 Heisman Trophy has been found 20 years after it was stolen! The trophy and a Simpson jersey were stolen in a burglary at the University of Souther California in 1994, just a year after Simpson’s infamous trial for the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole. The LAPD recovered the trophy last night. Meanwhile, Simpson himself is currently still serving time in a Nevada prison for kidnapping and armed robbery. [Huffington Post]
Uzo Aduba of Orange is The New Black is taking her talents to the big screen. She’ll star in a new drama feature, Showing Roots, the story of a Southern town facing mounting racial tension after Alex Haley’s miniseries, Roots, airs on TV in 1977. [Deadline]
“Oh, say can you see” that Brian McKnight’s still got it? The R&B legend serenaded the crowd with his powerful vocals when he sang the National Anthem at the Panthers v. Cardinals playoff game on Sunday. Get your life from the clip below.
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