Good evening! Catch up on your pop culture news with our roundup of today’s top stories.
1. Christina Aguilera bashes The Voice
If you’re wondering whether you will ever see the singer back on the NBC singing competition, consider it a no. Xtina sounded off about how unhappy she was in the six seasons she worked as a coach on the show in a new interview. “I didn’t get into this business to be a television show host and to be given all these [rules],” she tells Billboard. “Especially as a female: You can’t wear this, can’t say that.” Read more >>
2. How John Cena works on his fitness
The wrestler and actor’s trainer, Rob MacIntyre, tells Yahoo Lifestyle exactly what his client does in the gym to maintain his ripped body. He also explains how much Cena eats per day and — spoiler alert! — it’s a lot. Read more >>
3. Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski booted
The organization that hands out the Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, has voted to expel Cosby and Polanski for their sexual offenses. The move comes a week after Cosby was found guilty of sexual assault, but more than 40 years after Polanski admitted to the rape of a 13-year-old girl. And new sexual misconduct allegations have surfaced against both Charlie Rose (yes, more) and Southern Charm star Thomas Ravenel. Read more>>
4. Hanging out with Max of Saved by the Bell
Magician Ed Alonzo, best known as Max the restaurateur from Saved By the Bell, talks to Yahoo Entertainment about the place that inspired the Bayside High gang’s favorite hangout. Plus, he dishes about his connections to Britney Spears and Michael Jackson. Read more >>
5. The news about “booze”
Finally, just as you’re pouring that cocktail or glass of wine after a long, hard day, consider why it is that what you’re drinking is called “booze.” There are quite a few theories about this, including a couple that have been debunked as myths. But regaling your friends about them might make for a really fun party game. Read more>>
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