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Miley Cyrus Wants to Try Hip-Hop Again Much to the Horror of the Entire Hip-Hop Community

So, the pop princess Miley Cyrus is trying her hand at hip-hop again after leaving it behind over a year ago. All I can say is, no, honey, no. Just no.  Nobody wants to see you go the hip-hop route again.

Miley, you tried that stint with hip-hop, before, remember? And people were NOT here for it. Hip-hop fans everywhere were less than impressed and relieved when you announced that you were done with that genre. People will forgive some youthful indiscretions; after all, you were still relatively fresh off the Disney-train back in 2013 and were in that rebellious phase of celebrating your freedom from the tyranny of The Mouse. Fans will not be so quick to pardon you at this phase in your life and career. Here’s how Miley described her upcoming album:

“Me and Mark [Ronson] have kind of said I think “Mine” is a little heavier than [“Nothing Breaks Like A Heart”]. A song that him and I have done together is more rock driven, modern Debbie Harry kind of Joan Jett. Then, we’ve got songs with Mike Will that lean more hip-hop and songs with Andrew Wyatt who’s from Miike Snow so it leans a little bit more pop/alternative. I just have kind of everything.”

It’s not that some artists can’t find success in doing a soft transition to other genres (i.e., Taylor Swift from country music to pop or Katy Perry from Christian music to mainstream pop), but most do not do well with a drastic shift that goes too far out of their area of expertise. Way the hell back in the day when Jessica Simpson was actually famous for her singing, she tried to expand her chops from pop to country. Her album Do You Know was regarded as a complete failure. And does anyone remember when Snoop Dogg (or Snoop Lion or Snoop Wombat…I don’t know what the fuck he’s calling himself these days) tried to go from rap to reggae? Don’t feel bad, hardly anyone does. Snoop Dogg’s reggae attempt sucked so badly that most of his fans have blocked it from their memories.

No matter how much Snoop Dogg might want to expand into reggae, he’s not a reggae artist, and no one took him seriously when he was doing it. Rap and hip-hop is the area where he’s strongest, and at this point in his career, that’s what he needs to stick with (he has since returned to his original genre).  Miley can’t pull off hip-hop; she just can’t. All she does is look like a poser when she tries it, and it’s going to be worse since she’s out of her rebellious child star phase. She’s not the first pop singer to try to incorporate hip-hop into her music to be more badass, but ultimately, when it comes to genre transition, Miley Cyrus falls into the category of “White Girl Pop-Singers Who Should Know Better.”

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Soulja Boy Is About a Week Away From Being Sued for Millions of Dollars by Nintendo Over His New ‘Game Console’

If you play video games and you have a cheap-ass aunt who goes to swap meets or shops on AliExpress, you might have seen a bootleg video game console under your Christmas tree. Basically, someone in China with a mold or a 3D printer makes a case that they stick a Raspberry Pi in and illegally load it with emulators and roms of videos games.

Yeah, sort of like the Playstation Classic, but a little better made.

There’s a lot of these, and they usually have names that sound like video game consoles you may have heard of, like Zody Painstation or Macrosweft Xblocks. The Bootleg Stuff Twitter account posts pictures of these systems sometimes.

That last one just won’t shut up about how great being poly is. I get it, you do you, but you’re annoying, shut up.

Usually these things are produced by fly-by-night operations in China or maybe because they’re very illegal and depend on the wholesale infringement of intellectual property to exist. It’s not the thing you’d expect a reputable businessman to put his name on. And he hasn’t, but Soulja Boy has.

That’s right, Soulja Boy is hyping the SouljaGame Console and Handheld, both of which appear to be one of these poorly made bootleg consoles.

Everyone got wise to this after about a minute, and someone even posted to Reddit that the console appears to be nothing more than a bootleg console he bought on AliBaba and is selling at a 300% markup.

Shopify almost immediately banned him for selling bootleg shit, which is fair. His reply was pretty hilarious, though.

Of course, that’s really the least of his concerns. Just last month Nintendo wrapped up a high-profile lawsuit with a website hosting Nintendo roms of the type you’d find on these consoles for over $12 million.

Who do you think has more money, this couple or Soulja Boy? Nintendo is coming for you. Don’t answer your phone, it’s Nintendo.

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Is Ariana Grande Trying to Sound Like a Black Woman?

Ariana Grande is all over the news recently after her split from Pete Davidson, who is both obsessed with and looks like an old white woman. Ariana herself isn’t old, but she’s super white. She’s so white that she was on two Nickelodeon shows. She’s so white that after the attack at her concert in Manchester she asked to speak to the terrorist’s manager. She’s so white that a Republican governor hasn’t tried to close a single polling place in her congressional district. She’s so white she calls pepperoni pizza “spicy.”

Now Ariana is doing another typical white woman thing: trying to sound like a black woman. Take a listen to this video posted by twitter user MESSYCARDIB that compares how Ariana talked before and how she talks during her Billboard Woman of the Year interview.

Listen to the way she says juice. There’s no way that’s not intentional. Ariana is Italian, and I come from an Italian family and no one in it talks like that. They talk like this.

And this.

Or this.

What Italians do not sound like is someone practicing a super offensive Nicki Minaj impression. Well, you know, except for Uncle Sal when he’s had one too many.

Some people have also insinuated that Grande’s dark tan is also in some way her trying to appear black, but that’s just being Italian. Melanomas and old ladies with skin like a Gucci purse is our heritage. But let’s say thank u, next to that blaccent, Ariana.

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Cardi B Gets Apology from Offset’s Mistress Who Says She Didn’t Know the Marriage Was Serious

Summer Bunni isn’t a name that you’ve heard in the celebrity world, but she’s all over the tabloids this week. Her name is linked to the implosion of Cardi B and Offset’s marriage. We all know that Offset was discovered to have attempted to orchestrate a three-way with two women, neither of whom was his then-pregnant wife.

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Just days after the Cardi B and Offset separated with the intention to divorce, in an unexpected twist, Summer Bunni (one of the two women Offset wanted to recruit for a three-way) issued a public apology directed at Cardi B for her role in their breakup.

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“To Cardi B and to her fans and to her family and to her situation: these were never my intentions and I never wanted to break up a happy home or be a cause of someone just saying, like, ’Fuck it,’ to get a divorce or anything like that.”

“I have not messed with Offset since he had his baby. I didn’t know how serious his marriage was, you know … I feel ashamed.”

Wait a second. You didn’t know “how serious his marriage was?” The man was married! How much more proof do you need? Honey, when a man is married with a baby on the way, just run with the assumption that his relationship is y’know, probably pretty serious. As moronic as it is, most of these dumbasses looking to cheat are usually not trying to leave their wives. Don’t get me wrong, it’s stupid, repugnant, and absolutely devoid of any scruples whatsoever, but that’s often what where these guys’ heads are at.

It’s true, Offset was trawling for women to have sex with him, and yes, that makes him the most culpable person in this scenario. The man is an utter and complete dirtbag. As we’ve seen with the Khloe Kardashian Cheating Saga, it is an offense of the highest order to cheat on your significant other when you are having a child together.

But Summer, c’mon. You knew that man was married. Sweetie, never fuck around with married men, you’re too young for that. They carry too much baggage around, and the fact that they already have a family is just going to cause undue stress. And when the men in question are high-profile celebrities, they’re guaranteed to get caught. And they always do. These dumbshits have egos that are too inflated to think someone’s going to find them out, so they get sloppy.

Just leave the married men, alone, honey. If they’re out there recruiting sex partners for trysts, it’s definitely not a good sign of what’s to come.

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Devin Lima: Mourned by Last Living Member of LFO

Brad Fischetti is a man in mourning.

On Wednesday, Devin Lima, a singer with the former boy band LFO, died after a lengthy battle with cancer.

He was only 41 years old.

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Prior to Lima's diagnosis just over a year ago, he and Fischetti were scheduled to go on tour, a plan that obviously had to be scrapped once Lima's discovered he was sick.

Several hours after news of Lima's death went public, Fischetti issued a statement of mourning.

"Devin, as the world knows him, was an extraordinary talent, a doting father to his six children, and a loving partner to their mother," Brad told E! News, adding in sad detail:

"He was a beloved son and brother and a friend to so many.

"On behalf of the LFO family, thank you for the tremendous outpouring of love from friends, family, fans, media, and those in the music industry."

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Lima's passing, following his struggle with stage four adrenal cancer, came eight years after band mate Rich Cronin died at age 36 after battling leukemia.

Fischetti is the only member of this group still alive.

To conclude his statement to E!, Fischetti relayed the final conversation he had with his close friend and fellow musician.

"A few days before [Devin] passed away he said to me, 'Bro, when it's over, just tell them I disappeared.' My friends, Harold 'Devin' Lima has disappeared."

Such a tragedy.

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In 2017, Fischetti and Lima had performed as an LFO duo, releasing the track "Perfect 10" and playing multiple shows together.

"We were in the midst of planning the 2nd and 3rd legs of the tour when Devin was diagnosed with a very large tumor in his abdomen," Fischetti explained on his website last year.

On Twitter, he then asked fans to pray "4 Devin please."

An endless array of these prayers were passed along in the difficult months since.

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Lima joined LFO in the late 1990s, joining founding members Fischetti and Cronin.

The group became famous for singles such as "Summer Girls" and "Girls on TV."

Brian "Brizz" Gillis, a founding member of the group who left before Lima came on board, wrote the following on Facebook yesterday shortly after Lima's death became known:

"Lost for words!! God takes the great ones I guess. I am in awe!!!"

May Devin Lima rest in peace.

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Ariana Grande and Mark Hamill Are Probably Going to Get Engaged

Over the weekend, Twitter’s reigning Jedi Knight, Mark Hamill tweeted this on Saturday night:

Most people recognize the quote as the name (albeit spelled correctly) of Ariana Grande’s latest hit song “Thank U, Next.” This caused quite a bit of a stir on social media and word eventually reached Grande:

Same, Ariana, same. I must admit, that if Luke Skywalker himself deigned to quote my written word on social media, I would be pretty stoked, too. Fans even started calling for the two to work out a collaboration. I have no idea what Hamill’s singing skills are like, but I do know that his Joker voice is amazing. I’m sure that could be worked into any song, and it would be a guaranteed hit.

It turned out that Hamill had tweeted this unintentionally, not realizing that this was, in fact, the name of a hit song. However, Hamill remains as delightful as ever, being self-abasing, and blaming the error on being an old timer who’s just not in with current popular music:

Grande was still beyond thrilled with Hamill’s tweets and praise, even if the original tweet was made by mistake:

I don’t blame Grande for being overcome by the Jedi Master’s approval. If I received such high adulation from the Great Mark Hamill, I would probably keel over on the spot. But I would hold off on that tattoo, Ariana. I know it would make quite a statement, but tattoos require complete commitment. Unlike engagements and ex-boyfriends, tattoos a lot harder to get rid of.

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Kris Wu Allegedly Cheated His Way to the Top of the Charts

Ariana Grande released her new single “thank u, next” recently, and something strange happened on iTunes: it didn’t hit number 1 in America. In fact, it was 4th, behind three tracks from Kris Wu’s new album, Antares. Yes, Kris Wu, the biggest name in American pop. Yeah, okay, I’ve never heard of Kris Wu either, but I hadn’t heard of One Direction until just before they broke up so it’s not really a surprise. But Kris Wu isn’t actually all that famous in the US.

Where he IS massively famous is Asia. Wu was a member of K-pop boy band EXO, who are a big deal. They were basically the biggest boy band in the world until BTS came along and dethroned them, but they’re still number two. But if he’s not that famous or popular outside of Asia, how did he put three songs ahead of Ariana Grande on iTunes when she is massively popular here?

The answer according to Variety is that he cheated. Kind of. It’s not really clear what makes it “fraudulent,” which is the word Apple used.

So how did this happen? According to insiders, there were several factors that contributed to Wu’s showing. First, his album hadn’t yet been released in China where the label purportedly purposely held it back so it could come out on Wu’s birthday, Tuesday, Nov. 6. Typically, albums come out on Fridays worldwide, as per the global release date change instituted in 2015. But in the U.S., it was already available on iTunes, released by Interscope Records on Nov. 2. What transpired was a classic supply and demand scenario where “supply in the U.S. met the demand in China.”

What it sounds like, to me at least, is a bunch of people in China bought his album from the iTunes store in the US, and Americans learned a very important lesson on their actual place in the international hierarchy. Oh, you thought American movies, TV and music were the biggest things in the world? Well, there are enough people in China willing to set up VPNs and American iTunes accounts despite it being a huge pain in the ass to obliterate Ariana Grande’s new single with this guy’s b-sides. Yeah, how do you feel about those tariffs now, guy? Still think that trade war is a good idea?

Still other insiders contend that Chinese fans were able to use VPN manipulation to access the U.S. iTunes store, noting that Spotify is not available in China, so it stands to reason that Wu devotees would resort to any method possible to support their favorite artist (Wu is also a graduate of boy band EXO), and that there are indeed that many diehards in the U.S. Still, the integrity of the iTunes store comes into question if such a VPN breach occurred. And an added anomaly: as soon as Wu’s album was available in China, his rank swiftly slipped on the U.S. iTunes chart to position No. 90. Where did all those U.S. fans go? (Apple declined comment.)

Now, I don’t know exactly what happened because if Apple wasn’t talking to Variety, do you really think they were taking my calls, but it seems like there really were that many people in China willing to jump through the hoops required to buy the album. I’ve done it to get early access to the soft launch of video games before, I imagine if I was a 14-year-old Chinese girl I’d be super stoked just to have made it through, but I’d also be willing to buy my favorite singer’s album on a foreign iTunes store. I don’t know why this is considered “fraudulent,” but you’ll be happy to know that Ariana Grande is now safely at the top of the US charts and away from that weird old man from SNL who told her he was 22.

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Sarah Brightman Returns from Space Training for New Album and Tour: ‘I Needed to Earth Myself’

Sarah Brightman is making an astronomical landing with her fifteenth studio album Hymn.

After spending months in Russia training for a trip to outer space that she postponed in 2015, Brightman, 58, opened up to PEOPLE exclusively about the creation of her newest album and the planning stages of her tour.

“I needed to earth myself,” says the soprano singer. “I said I would like to do an album of songs which are full of light, full of hope. Songs that remind me of when I felt safe and familiar with things in my childhood when I sang in my church.”

“If I don’t use and I don’t convey my feelings through it, I feel depleted,” she added. “I don’t function very well and that’s the beauty of having a gift like a voice. You sort of know what to do. You know what direction to take, you know that you want to communicate through it.”

Brightman, who shot to fame after star-turning roles on Broadway musicals Cats and Phantom of the Opera, linked up with producer Frank Peterson for the album-creating process. What came out of two-and-a-half years of planning and recording was the dynamic, choir-filled album, Hymn, out on Nov. 9.

“ is about looking into the good in things because I do believe that good prevails always,” she said, adding that the word “positivity” would describe her album.

“I did experience huge amounts when I was in the space program that actually how precious everything really is on this beautiful planet and how precious that is,” she added.

Now, the “Time to Say Goodbye” vocalist is ready to take Hymn on the road later this fall for a tour that’s “going to be quite beautiful.”

“I have a lot of energy. I tend to before I go on these tours, I become more energetic,” she says. “You create a power for yourself which will protect you because when you go on tour you’re dealing with the hardship of jet lag and moving around continually.”

The “Angel of Music” singer says her set on tour will be divided into two halves. The first will feature a more retrospective aspect to Brightman’s music, which will look like “somebody who is going to the ballet or the opera.” The second will be a bit more modern and feature most of the songs off Hymn.

“I’m wearing all these amazing runway gowns, which I’ve made a little more theatrical by adding things to them. Stones, crystals, all sorts of stuff,” she says. “I’ve got a big choir behind me. Up really high. I’ve got an orchestra on one side, a band on the other side and myself in the middle.”

Brightman’s album is filled with collaborations with artists like French tenor Vincent Niclo on single “Sogni” and Japanese composer Yoshiki on the emotional “Miracle.”

“ is a really interesting guy and we got along very well,” she said. “It was a very interesting collaboration with Japan’s most famous rockstar writing a beautiful contemporary classical piece.”

Along with the collaborations, Brightman’s album jumps from classical and cinematic music to pop rhythms in a cohesive album threaded by its spiritual nature. The album also takes fans back to one of her most famous classics “Time to Say Goodbye” with Andrea Bocelli, which she recreates in a touching English rendition.

“I wrote the lyrics for it but they were very much inspired from the original Italian lyrics when translated,” she said. “It’s quite a grand song, it’s almost like an opera song, but I wanted to do this in a very intimate way.”

Fans can purchase tickets for “Hymn: Sarah Brightman in Concert” through her website.

Blac Chyna Drops First Single, Raps About Her P-ssy

Blac Chyna tried to warn us, people.

She actually gave us a heads-up on multiple occasions.

But nobody could take seriously someone who willingly had sex with Rob Kardashian, so here we are now, slack-jawked and aghast over Chyna releasing her very first single.

The track dropped on Monday, November 5 and it features Chyna rapping alongside such industry heavyweights as Yo Gotti and Jeremih.

It also features Chyna rapping about her most private of body parts.

“F-k you thought/Thinking you ‘bout to hop out the whip then hop up in this p-ssy /Talk that talk/ But when it’s time to pop a band you hop up and you shook,” the model says at one point, adding:

"These broke n-ggas don’t deserve p-ssy.”

It's unclear whether she is referencing Kardashian here or not.

Late last year, however, an insider said the following to Us Weekly of Chyna's plans:

“She’s in the studio hard at work, recording every day. Big name artists, producers and song writers."

And Chyna herself said something similar in a chat with the magazine XXL, making it clear that she was taking this whole music thing very seriously.

"When I do drop my music, I just don’t want it to be like, ‘Okay, Chyna’s taking this for granted, she’s not serious about this,”’ she said. “I want people to know that I am serious about this and I want to show my progression and my growth and what not."

Progression and growth are not typically words associated with Blac Chyna.

But Chyna asked in this same interview for folks to keep an "open eye, an open heart and an open ear."

That's fair, we guess.

As long as Chyna isn't getting back together with Kardashian, we're fine with pretty much anything she wants to do.

Also, dare we say it, but... this song isn't terrible!

Take a listen for yourself and see what you think!

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Justin Bieber ‘Feels Something Is Missing’ from Life — But Is ‘Grateful’ for Hailey Baldwin: Source

Justin Bieber feels empty sometimes, even though his life is filled with plenty to be grateful for, including his wife, Hailey Baldwin, an insider tells PEOPLE.

“Justin has his up and down days like everyone else,” a Bieber source tells PEOPLE. “What he struggles with mostly is that he knows he is beyond blessed, but he has days when he feels empty and confused.”

“He feels something is missing from his life that can’t be bought. It’s a missing feeling of happiness,” the insider explained. “He is very much grateful for his amazing life and especially for Hailey. It’s difficult for him that he can’t just enjoy everything and feel happy. He has been in treatment for this before.”

RELATED: Justin Bieber & Hailey Baldwin Secretly Got Couples’ Tattoos — and the Singer’s Is on His Face

The pop singer, 24 — who was photographed visibly upset on multiple occasions last month — smiled while walking with his arm around Baldwin during a morning coffee run in Los Angeles on Saturday.

Bieber, who recently shaved his head, was dressed casually in a blue jacket and grey sweatpants. Baldwin, 21, also opted for a low-key look, wearing a pair of black leather pants, a black sweatshirt and a white jacket.

Sources recently told PEOPLE that Bieber’s decision to dial back his work commitments has to do with his desire to spend more time with Baldwin, whom he wed in a secret ceremony in September.

“Justin seems okay. However, he doesn’t seem ready to record new music yet and keeps saying that he just wants to hang out with Hailey,” an insider said. “Hailey actually seems more ready to work than he does. They have had a few conflicts about it. Justin likes to just hang out, watch movies and chill. Hailey has a lot of energy and projects that she wants to do.”

RELATED VIDEO: Justin Bieber and Wife Hailey Baldwin Grab Breakfast in Los Angeles After Emotional Week

A religious source revealed to PEOPLE that part of Bieber’s resistance to work is because “he’s been on the go for a long time, and he’s enjoying a laid-back season of life. He is enjoying time with the woman he loves, and doesn’t want anything to get in the way of that. He’ll get back to work soon, but the truth is that he doesn’t have to. He’s got enough money.”

While the newlyweds have had “a little bit of conflict” over this, Baldwin is totally comfortable with her husband’s decisions.

“Hailey understands how hard Justin worked for so long, and is fine with him taking a break. If she has things she wants to do, Justin is fine with that,” the source continued. “There has been a little bit of conflict, but nothing out of the ordinary. They’re still very much in love, and their families love each other. That’s all that matters.”

Kim Kardashian Calls Ray J a ‘Pathological Liar’ After Report About Their Sexual Experiences

Kim Kardashian West is speaking out.

Hours after British outlet The Sun reported that her ex-boyfriend Ray J allegedly made bold claims about their sexual history during a night out in London earlier this week, the reality star hopped online to weigh in on the situation.

In response to a fan who wrote that the singer’s admissions seemingly proved “he is suffering from low self-esteem,” Kardashian wrote that she thought it was a sign of something else entirely.

“Or shows he’s a pathological liar,” she wrote of her ex, with whom she was in a 2003 sex tape, adding three crying with laughter emojis.

Proving that she wasn’t bothered by the report, she wrote: “You actually believe this story? It’s too funny to me!”

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During the night out, Ray J claimed Kardashian West was picky when it came to being intimate, The Sun reported.

“Kim and I had fun times — marathon sessions. But she didn’t like getting sweaty and would stop to do her make-up if she did,” he remarked, according to the outlet. “She liked to look dope during sex, the right lighting, setting the mood. She was wild — there was a red Louis Vuitton trunk of sex toys.”

A rep for Ray J did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.

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During a recent interview, Kardashian West revealed that her husband Kanye West had actually been warned not to date her because of the sex tape.

“We’ve been through a lot together. You know, I’ve known him for 15 years now. Became friends with him maybe in like 2006, 2007. Met him in like . I’ve known him forever. He’s put himself up against the world for me when everyone told him, ‘You cannot date a girl with a sex tape. You cannot date a reality show girl. This is going to ruin your career.’ Everyone told him that,” she told Van Jones during an interview on Be Woke Vote.

Luckily, the rapper didn’t listen.

“To me, he was like, ‘Oh, you’re not going to tell me what to do. I’ll let you know that it’s going to be okay.’ And he always was that strength for me. So I’ll always love and appreciate him for always standing up for me,” the 38-year-old mother of three added.

Ray J married Princess Love in August 2016.

Jason Aldean and Wife Brittany Reveal Daughter on the Way’s Name at Baby Shower

Their baby girl hasn’t arrived yet, but Jason Aldean and his wife Brittany Kerr Aldean are ready to reveal the unique name they’ve picked out for her!

The country singer and his wife, who are welcoming their second child together — and first daughter —  celebrated their bun in the oven at a baby shower on Sunday.

Sharing a sweet moment with one of Jason’s daughters from his previous marriage, Brittany let Kendyl, 10, be the one to reveal her new sibling’s name.

“It’s Brit and Kendyl here,” Brittany said in the video, “and we are so excited for…”

“Navy Rome Williams,” Kendyl remarked with a big smile on her face.

“Yay, let’s celebrate!” Brittany said as the pair laughed and high-fived.

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RELATED: Jason and Brittany Kerr Aldean Expecting Second Child

In addition to sharing a few clips starring her husband and their 11-month-old son Memphis, Brittany also posted a photo of the baby shower decorations.

In the image, a neon “Navy” sign was surrounded by wooden shelves full of pink balloons, pink flowers and some tasty-looking doughnuts and sprinkle-covered cakes.

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“Today we celebrate you, baby girl,” she captioned the snapshot, adding both a fern and a pink flower emoji.

RELATED VIDEO: Baby Girl on the Way for Jason Aldean and Wife Brittany — Watch the Fun Reveal!

Choosing an extra sweet way to reveal the sex of their child in August, the county star shared a video of his daughters Kendyl and Keeley, 15, swinging at balls that released a pink dust once hist.

Ahead of the big moment, Brittany asked both girls if they thought their new sibling would be a boy or a girl.

“Jason and I already know what it is, so this is just for the girls, to see their excitement,” explained Brittany.

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Jason, 41, previously told PEOPLE that he and Brittany, 31, chose to undergo in vitro fertilization again after welcoming the couple’s son in December 2017.

“After having our son, we knew we wanted to have two kids,” said Jason. “I have my two older daughters already, so after Memphis was born we knew we wanted to have another one pretty quick — to go ahead and knock it out and have one that was a little closer in age to him.”

Piggyback Ride! Priyanka Chopra Bonds with Future Sister-in-Law Sophie Turner on Bachelorette Trip

Soon-to-be sister-in-laws Priyanka Chopra and Sophie Turner bonded during Chopra’s bachelorette celebration in Amsterdam — as Chopra gave Turner a piggyback ride in high heels!

On her Instagram story, the former Quantico actress, who is engaged to Nick Jonas, carried the Game of Thrones star, who said yes when Joe Jonas popped the question in October 2017, on her back.

“In heels!” Chopra, 36, groaned as she wore a mustard-yellow dress with a matching overcoat while a beaming Turner, 22, clung to her. “This is what you have to do for sister-in-laws these days.”

She added “#TheJSisters” and “#HighHeelFails,” plus a GIF that flashed the word “sisterhood.”

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Earlier on Sunday, Chopra showed off her whole “squad” in a sunny Instagram by the river, which she captioned “Setting sail….” Chopra looked fashionable in a furry cream sweater dress, long coat and snake-skin boots, while Turner opted for a white sweater, blue coat and jeans. Halle Berry commented with five red hearts.

Chopra also shared an Instagram Story picture in which she cuddled up under her coat with furry red slippers and comfy grey pants as she sat on a doorstep. She slapped on “#morningafter,” “#BacheloretteVibes” and a GIF that read “2 glam for am.”

Meanwhile, Turner posted a picture of Chopra posing in a tiara and a “Bride to Be” sash. In sleek shades, Chopra paired a high-waisted patterned skirt and an orange, red and black sweater with boots.

RELATED VIDEO: Priyanka Chopra Is a Vision in White as She Hits Bridal Shower in Wedding Dress-Like Gown

On Saturday, Chopra kicked off the bachelorette bash with a joyful photo in the sweater dress that included “#BacheloretteVibes.” She also gave a peek into the fun on her Instagram Story with snapshots of pink flowers, champagne and balloons and those red slippers.

“Be good,” the Jonas brothers’ mother Denise commented on the first photo with a red heart emoji.

Chopra and Nick may tie the knot before Turner and her fiancé, despite the fact that Chopra got engaged in July 2018 and Turner announced her engagement in October 2017.

“Even though Joe’s been engaged longer, it wouldn’t be surprising if Nick got married first,” a source told PEOPLE in October. “They’re not really competitive in terms of who’s going to get hitched first.”

RELATED: Priyanka Chopra on What Makes Her Relationship with Nick Jonas Work — ‘Respect’

“Everything’s going really, really well with Priyanka,” the source continued. “Nick will do what he wants to do.”

“First I’m blessed with an incredible future brother-in-law, and now such beautiful, inside and out, future sister-in-law,” Turner wrote on Instagram after Nick and Chopra’s engagement news. “I’m so excited to welcome you into the family @priyankachopra . I love you both @nickjonas.”

In October, Chopra had her wedding shower at Tiffany’s & Co. store in Manhattan.

Brett Young Marries Longtime Love Taylor Mills in Stunning California Wedding — All the Details

In case you didn’t know … Brett Young is officially a married man!

The country star, 37, wed longtime love Taylor Mills, 31, on Saturday in Palm Springs, California in front of more than 200 of their closest friends and family, PEOPLE confirms exclusively.

“Being able to be best friends with a person you’re going to spend the rest of your life with is the most important thing,” says the “Mercy” singer about his bride, whom he met more than 10 years ago in Arizona. “She has a very pure, kind heart.”

The newlyweds chose not to have a first look (“I wanted the first time I saw her to be when she walked down the aisle,” says Young) and exchanged personalized vows during an emotional ceremony that was officiated by Young’s father Brad, a pastor, and Van Hazelitt, Young’s manager and groomsman.

RELATED: Brett Young Is Engaged to Taylor Mills: All the Details on His Romantic Proposal

Mills stunned in a custom wedding gown created by Justin Alexander, featuring long sleeves and a low back. “It just really embodies me,” she says about her bridal look, which was perfected with soft waves and natural makeup by 10.11 Makeup Artistry. Young looked dapper in a custom tux by J. Hilburn.

Afterwards, the couple — who shared their first dance to a special rendition of “Forever Young” produced by Young’s longtime producer Dann Huff — celebrated their new union by partying at a rollicking reception with their guests.

RELATED VIDEO: Country Star Brett Young Reveals He Will ‘100 Percent’ Cry at His Upcoming Wedding to Taylor Mills

Young’s friend and fellow country singer Lee Brice hit the stage to sing “I Don't Dance” before a six-piece band took over; while his “idol” Gavin DeGraw also sang love song “More Than Anyone” at the féte (planned by Elite Events).

“We chose people in terms of performers that are really important to us and are close friends,” says Mills. Adds Young: “If everybody in the country music family could’ve been there, we would’ve asked them all to sing!”

RELATED: Brett Young Reveals He Will ‘100 Percent’ Cry at His Upcoming Wedding to Taylor Mills

Mirrored tables at the reception were marked with cities (including Los Angeles, Nashville, Scottsdale and more) that are meaningful to the couple and decorated by tall floral bridges by Butterfly Floral & Event Design.

Along with steak, chicken and Southern fare, the Youngs also served two wedding cakes by Exquisite Desserts, including a vanilla cake with banana-cream filling and another vanilla creation with strawberry filling.

Next up, the couple are jetting off to a beachy honeymoon and looking forward to starting a family sooner than later.

“We’ve been together for a long time and we do want kids soon,” says Young, who is heading out on tour next year with Kelsea Ballerini after his sophomore album, Ticket to L.A., drops on Dec. 7. “This is the beginning of our life together, and I’m excited to say husband and wife!”

For all the details on Brett Young and Taylor Mills’ wedding, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.

Ariana Grande Teases ‘Thank U, Next’ — a Song & Album Seemingly Inspired by Pete Davidson Split

In the wake of her split with ex-fiancé Pete DavidsonAriana Grande appears to be channeling her feelings into her music, telling fans on Saturday that a new song and album are on the way.

The singer, 25, revealed that the song would come first but both would share the same title: “thank u, next” — the same words Grande appeared to lodge towards Davidson on Thursday after he joked about their failed relationship in a Saturday Night Live promo.

In the show’s clip, the 24-year-old comedian — who got engaged to Grande after a month of dating — indirectly referenced Grande when he introduced himself to musical guest Maggie Rogers and jokingly proposed to her in one fell swoop. Rogers, 24, quickly declined, and Davidson responded by saying he’s “0-3,” alluding to his failed relationships.

After the video was published, Grande tweeted, “For somebody who claims to hate relevancy u sure love clinging to it huh.” She followed up with another that read, “thank u, next.”

Grande soon deleted her tweets, but that hasn’t stopped her from repeatedly using “thank u, next.”

On Friday, she added the word “next” to a photo of a “thank you” balloon on her Instagram Story. That same day she repeated the phrase in a series of tweets that could be lyrics to that aforementioned song.

“‘Cause look what i found …. ain’t no need for searching and for that i say…. thank u, next,” she wrote. “Got so much love….. got so much patience….. i’ve learnt from the pain …. and turnt out amazin…. say i’ve loved and i’ve lost….. but that’s not what i see cause look what i got…. look what u taught me / and for that i say ……. thank u, next.”

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And on Saturday, she pushed things forward by sharing a photo of a track called “thank u, next” via her Instagram Stories and Twitter.

She also explained that the song will be the last on an upcoming album and that there won’t be an intro on the LP.

“No drags…. no shade….. jus love, gratitude, acceptance, honesty, forgiveness … and growth,” she wrote of the record.

I’m gonna jus keep creating and putting stuff out as i please 🖤” she added. “It feels good to my soul and i love keeping the kids fed.”

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Grande’s last album, Sweetener, was released on Aug. 17 and famously features a track titled “Pete Davidson.”

RELATED: Ariana Grande Says She’s Healing Through Music After Calling Off Engagement with Pete Davidson

Prior to Thursday, things between Grande and Davidson appeared to be very civil.

The two called it quits in October after getting engaged in June. “It was way too much too soon,” a Grande source told PEOPLE at the time. “It’s not shocking to anyone.”

Sources close to the couple told TMZ that the decision to split was a mutual choice, as both the pop star and Davidson felt the timing wasn’t right.

Meanwhile, Grande said in October that she’s been relying on music to help her get through a difficult few months.

Just a week after calling off he engagement, the “No Tears Left to Cry” singer said that she was working on new music.

“It fixes everything,” Grande tweeted after a fan commended her passion for music.

Music isn’t the only thing helping the pop star get through a tough time. Piggy Smallz — the pet pig Grande adopted with Davidson — has also brought joy to her life.

“The absolute love of my life,” she wrote on Twitter, referring to her tiny companion. “I have no idea what i did …… to deserve her.”

Chris Stapleton Announces Wife Morgane Is Pregnant Just 7 Months After Delivering Twins

Baby makes five for Chris Stapleton and his wife Morgane!

Just seven months after the couple welcomed twin boys, the father of four announced that he and his wife are expecting their fifth child during his concert on Friday night at Madison Square Garden.

“Some of you may know that we have four children,” the musician said, according to a video published by The Blast. “We just had twins, about seven months ago. Now there’s four for us, but we’re gonna make it five!”

A rep for Stapleton had no comment on the news.

On Saturday, Stapleton — who is nominated five times at the CMA Awards on Nov. 14 — posted a series of photos from the concert on Instagram but did not address his special announcement.

Chris and Morgane, who wed in 2007, are already parents to three sons and one daughter but have chosen not to publicly reveal their names.

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This isn’t the first time that Chris has announced his baby news during a concert. Last year, the country singer shared that his wife was expecting twins during a performance in Dallas at Starplex Pavillion.

“She’s the mother of my two kids, and she’s about to be the mother of two more,” he said.

RELATED: Chris Stapleton and Wife Morgane Expecting Twins: ‘Two More on the Way’

Morgane also shared the news of their little ones on the way in an Instagram post marking the spouses’ tenth wedding anniversary.

“14 years, 2 babies, & 2 more on the way. Happy 10 year anniversary babe! You make my whole world go round,” the expectant mother captioned a black-and-white portrait of the couple.

After the boys were born in April, Chris gave Reba McEntire the honors of announcing their arrival when he won album of the year at the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards, which he was unable to attend.

“Those little rascals came a little bit early,” McEntire said, adding that Stapleton and his wife were home in Nashville with their new babies. “Hot off the press! … Twin boys.”

Chris later wrote on Instagram, “Thank you for sharing our good news @Reba! We couldn’t have dreamed up a better day. Morgane & the boys are doing great & we appreciate everyone’s support!”

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A day after the public announcement, Morgane shared a sweet black-and-white photo to Instagram of her newest additions, who arrived more than a month early, and thanked the hospital staff for taking care of their boys.

“Thank you for all the love! We’re so grateful to finally be home with our sweet family. We would like to say a special thank you to all the incredible nurses & doctors at Centennial Women’s & Children’s Hospital in Nashville,” she wrote.

“At more than a month early, we had a week-long stay in the NICU & the incredible people there kept our boys healthy & happy,” she continued. “Words cannot express our gratitude for you all & what you did for our family. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you!”

Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd Celebrate Birthday at Sesame Street: ‘Just Gonna Stay a Kid Forever’

Ryan Hurd had a birthday to remember — thanks to wife Maren Morris!

The couple —who wed in March — celebrated his 32nd birthday on Friday at the Sesame Street set, where Morris was filming her upcoming segment with Elmo, Big Bird, Ernie, Abby Cadabby and Rosita.

“Happy birthday to this grouch. This is hands down the best birthday @ryanhurd could have,” Morris wrote on Instagram, along with a photo of the pair kissing in Oscar the Grouch’s living quarters.

“I share a birthday with Cookie Monster. I am also 9 years old. #sesamestreet,” Hurd captioned his photo with the beloved Muppet. The “To a T” singer also shared a group photo, writing, “Just gonna stay a kid forever. #sesame50 @sesamestreet @marenmorris.”

To top it all off, the Sesame Street characters even sang Hurd “happy birthday.”

RELATED: The Original Big Bird Puppeteer Is Retiring After Almost 50 Years on Sesame Street

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The lovebirds got engaged in July 2017 nearly two years after they began dating in December 2015. Morris and Hurd were friends for years, having met in 2013 during a writing session shortly after Morris moved to Nashville, where she scored a publishing deal.

RELATED: Maren Morris Says She Is Having the ‘Most Fun Month of My Life’ with Husband Ryan Hurd

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The sweet birthday celebration comes after the couple released “To a T,” which features Morris on backing harmonies.

“Our label really wanted us to do a duet so she would be more featured in the track. I don’t think either of us were really pumped on that being that kind of moment, but we sing together all the time live and we’ve written together,” Hurd told Cowboys & Indians magazine in September.

“Maren was the first one to love this song. She showed it to our manager, and she was the one who got everybody behind it. She’s obviously my muse when it comes to creating music and writing lyrics, so having her on a track like this, a love song, just felt really natural,” he said.

Mac Miller Remembered by Travis Scott, John Mayer and More During Celebration of Life Concert

Seven weeks after his death, Mac Miller’s legacy and music career were honored at his celebration of life concert.

The star, who died on Sept. 7 at age 26, was remembered by many of his famous friends and former collaborators including Action Bronson, Anderson.Paak, Chance the Rapper, Dylan Reynolds, Domo Genesis, Earl Sweatshirt, J.I.D, John Mayer, Miguel, Njomza, ScHoolboy Q, SZA, Thundercat, Travis Scott, Ty Dolla $ign and Vince Staples.

The tribute began with a collection of videos of Miller from his childhood, which highlighted his strong passion for music that began before he could even walk.

Following the performances of J.I.D, Njomza and Action Bronson, the audience’s attention was directed at a screen, which projected a series of shoutouts from Pusha T, Pharrell, Lil Wayne, A$AP Ferg and Tyler the Creator, who specifically recalled a time when Miller was the only person to laugh at his jokes.

Shortly after, John Mayer, 41, performed Miller’s “Small Worlds” from his fifth and final album Swimming.

Zane Lowe later took the stage asking the crowd to take a moment of silence for the victims of the Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre in which 11 were shot to death while celebrating Shabbat.

He then delivered a heartwarming speech about Miller and how he always said, “If you wanna know me the best chance is to listen to my music.”

Travis Scott, 26, concluded the show and as the lights went down, Miller himself, from a previous recording, was heard thanking everyone for coming.

The benefit concert, which was held at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, was live-streamed on a number of streaming platforms, including FacebookLiveXLiveTIDALTwitterWAV and YouTube.

The show also allowed viewers the ability to donate to The Mac Miller Circles Fund (MMCF) to support youth arts & community-building programs in Miller’s memory.

“The support we’ve experienced is evident in this amazing line-up and is a testament to Malcolm’s incredible life,” Miller’s mother, Karen Meyers, said in a statement. “His father, brother and I are beyond thankful to everyone who is working to make this concert happen along with every fan and every friend for continuing to support Malcolm and his vision. He was a caring, loving human with a smile that could light up the sky and a soul that was out to make the world a kinder place and the MMCF will continue to do just that.”

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Miller, born Malcolm James McCormick, was found dead in his Studio City, California, home on Sept. 7. A source told PEOPLE that Miller went into cardiac arrest after an apparent drug overdose.

“He was a bright light in this world for his family, friends and fans,” his family said in a statement to PEOPLE at the time.

The L.A. event comes seven weeks after hundreds of fans mourned the rapper’s death at his Pittsburgh hometown’s Frick Park Blue Slide playground, which was the favorite childhood hangout Miller named his 2011 debut album after.

 

Kim Kardashian Says Kanye West Was Warned Not to Date Her Because of Her Sex Tape

Kim Kardashian West may not always agree with Kanye West, but she will never fail to support her husband.

“We’ve been through a lot together. You know, I’ve known him for 15 years now. Became friends with him maybe in like 2006, 2007. Met him in like . I’ve known him forever. He’s put himself up against the world for me when everyone told him, ‘You cannot date a girl with a sex tape. You cannot date a reality show girl. This is going to ruin your career.’ Everyone told him that,’ ” Kardashian West told Van Jones during a sitdown interview on Be Woke Vote.

Luckily, the rapper didn’t listen.

“To me, he was like, ‘Oh, you’re not going to tell me what to do. I’ll let you know that it’s going to be okay.’ And he always was that strength for me. So I’ll always love and appreciate him for always standing up for me,” said Kardashian West, 38.

“Even in like fashion. ‘You’ll never be on the cover of a magazine.’ And you know, amazing things have happened in that world or anyone that’s ever doubted us or me, he’s always been there to hold my hand and lift me up higher and give me the confidence. And so I’ll always do the same for him,”  the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star continued.

Although the couple has been married for four years and shares three children together — daughters North, 5, and Chicago, 9 months, and son Saint, 2 — they don’t see eye-to-eye on politics. While Kardashian West voted for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election, West, 41, has been an avid supporter of President Donald Trump, frequently wearing a Make America Great Again hat.

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When Jones pressed Kardashian West on West’s comments about abolishing the 13th amendment, the mother of three clarified that her husband isn’t always the best communicator.

“It takes him about four years to write a song to explain — to communicate what he wants to say. So when he tweets something in two seconds, what’s going on in his mind and what he thinks and what he’s trying to say, he might not be the best communicator, but he has the best heart and I know what he means. I believe in him and I believe that his message of what the hat represent to him is maybe different than what it represents to other people,” Kardashian West explained. “He’s very mindful about that. He doesn’t maybe express that. But what it mans to him is something totally different and I trust in him that he will explain that in his own way.”

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Still, Kardashian West voices her opinions and suggestions to her husband in private.

“Afterwards, I might let him know that I can help him communicate that a little bit better and you know, we should work on that. He’s always like, ‘Yeah, but I already tweeted it.’ I’m like, ‘Well, what you tweeted isn’t what you just said to me over the phone.’ But sometimes people don’t have the long time to really hear him out and see what he has to say and the snippets,” she said.

While West’s political opinions may be controversial to some, Kardashian West commended her husband for defending his beliefs.

“You know, the good thing is, he’s so strong that he knows what he means,” she said. “The people around him knows what he means and the people around him let him know that what he said might not be what he means and tries to help him work on it. But I know his heart, so we’re working on expressing that.”

She added that West “will always do what he believes, whether it’s the popular thing or not. And he has said so many times, even on SNL, but I don’t know if it was on because it was at the end, ‘I do not agree with all of the policies. I don’t even know all the policies, I’m not political. I’m just saying this is what this represents to me and I will wear it because that’s what I feel.’ ”

“He wants to fight for free thought,” she said.

Channing Tatum Supports New Girlfriend Jessie J in Texas: He’s ‘Her Biggest Fan,’ Source Says

Channing Tatum is growing closer to Jessie J — and that includes attending some of her concerts.

A source tells PEOPLE the actor was with the British singer over the weekend for her concert in Houston, Texas, on Sunday, which he attended.

“Channing is like her biggest fan,” the insider says. “He flies all over the U.S. to attend her concerts.”

Their budding relationship comes as Tatum’s ex Jenna Dewan filed for divorce last week and began dating Broadway star Steve Kazee.

Tatum and Dewan announced their separation in April in joint social media statements. The pair share 5-year-old daughter Everly.

Earlier this month, a source told PEOPLE that while the 22 Jump Street actor was spending time with Jessie J, 30, the two were trying to stay out of the spotlight.

They want to keep it low-key,” the source said.

News of their romance first surfaced on social media on Oct. 6, when the pair was spotted on a date at a mini-golf course, with PEOPLE confirming the two were seeing each other. 

The source added that Tatum and Jessie J share a commitment to their work while still finding the time to have a good laugh.

RELATED: Jenna Dewan Is Dating Tony Award Winner Steve Kazee: ‘She’s Really Happy,’ Source Says

“He works around the clock, loves being a dad and has a decent relationship with Jenna,” the insider said. “Jessie J is also dedicated to her career and has a real sense of humor. She likes to have a good time. It is an exciting time for both of them.”

Still, a film source adds that it’s too soon yet to know what the future holds.

“It’s a new thing for them and too early to see if it will go anywhere,” the film source said. “But for now they are having fun and getting to know each other.”

Pharrell Williams Sends Donald Trump Cease and Desist After Rally Plays ‘Happy’ Following Shooting

Pharrell Williams does not want his music played at President Donald Trump‘s rallies.

On Saturday, after the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting that killed 11 people and injured six others, a rally that Trump spoke at played Williams’ upbeat hit “Happy.” The musician and producer sent him a cease and desist letter as a result, USA Today reported.

“On the day of the mass murder of 11 human beings at the hands of a deranged ‘nationalist,’ you played his song ‘Happy’ to a crowd at a political event in Indiana,” wrote Howard King, Williams’ lawyer, according to USA Today.

“There was nothing ‘happy’ about the tragedy inflicted upon our country on Saturday and no permission was granted for your use of this song for this purpose,” the letter continued. “Demand is hereby made that you cease and desist from any further unauthorized use of Pharrell Williams’ music.”

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In August, Steven Tyler sent Trump his own cease and desist letter after Trump used Aerosmith’s “Livin’ on the Edge” at a campaign event in Charleston, West Virginia. “I do not let anyone use my songs without my permission,” Tyler said in a statement. “My music is for causes not political campaigns or rallies.”

Adelethe Rolling Stones, Neil Young and REM’s Michael Stipe are among the musicians who have also told Trump not to use their music.

At the Future Farmers of America convention on Saturday, Trump joked that he had considered canceling that appearance because of his hair.

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“By the way, somebody just said, ‘Your hair looks different today,'” Trump said. “I said, ‘Well, I was standing under the wing of Air Force One doing a news conference early this morning, a very unfortunate news conference. And the wind was blowing and the rain, and I was soaking wet, and that’s what I ended up with today.'”

“I said, ‘Maybe I should cancel this arrangement because I have a bad hair day,’” Trump continued.

Frankie Grande Says Sister Ariana Is ‘Doing Well’ & ‘Working Really Hard’ After Ending Engagement

Ariana Grande is moving on after ending her engagement to Pete Davidson — just ask her brother Frankie Grande.

“Ariana is doing well,” the former Big Brother star, 35, told Entertainment Tonight at Bette Midler‘s Hulaween party on Monday. “She’s working really hard, getting prepped for tour … and another album. Like, it’s too much! Lots of stuff is going on.”

The “No Tears Left to Cry” singer, 25, is leaning on family after she and Davidson called it quits in October and after her ex-boyfriend Mac Miller died in September. “We just had a game night together the other night,” Frankie shared with ET. “It was me, Mommy and Nonna, and we just had a great time. Mommy won.”

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Earlier in October, Frankie offered a message of encouragement for his sister on his Instagram story following the split. “Good morning to my beautiful, beautiful sister. I love you so much and you’re with me right now in Iceland. Listen!” he said, launching into the chorus of Ariana’s song “Breathin’.”

“You know, you gotta keep on breathin’ — that’s true,” he continued.

Sources told PEOPLE that Ariana’s and Davidson’s inner circles were “relieved” that they called off the wedding.

RELATED VIDEO: Mac Miller’s Death Had a ‘Huge Impact’ on Ariana Grande and ‘Made Her Rethink Her Life’: Source

“She threw herself into the relationship with Pete. She is young, but at least mature enough to realize this wasn’t the right relationship or the right time to get married,” an insider said.

“ always thought the engagement to Pete happened way too quickly,” the insider noted. “They didn’t want her to get married to Pete. And Ariana never got to the wedding planning stage. It was all way too soon.”

Frankie had previously embraced his sister’s whirlwind romance. “It’s lovely and wonderful,” he told PEOPLE Now about the relationship at the MTV Video Music Awards in August.

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“I’m just so happy she’s so happy,” he added. “It’s such a wonderful thing. We have so much to celebrate right now. Of course, the wedding and the engagement is part of that.”

Ariana Grande Performs for First Time Since Mac Miller’s Death and Calling Off Her Engagement

Ariana Grande has made her triumphant return to the stage.

On Monday night, NBC aired A Very Wicked Halloween: Celebrating 15 Years on Broadway. As part of the pre-taped special, Grande, 25, performed a very impressive rendition of “The Wizard and I” in front of many of the musical’s biggest fans.

The performance marked Grande’s first time back on the stage since her ex-boyfriend Mac Miller died of an apparent overdose in September and she and ex-fianceé Pete Davidson called off their engagement in mid-October.

Wearing a strapless green top, black pants, and her trademark black thigh-high boots, Grande seemed happy and relieved to be back on stage, as she belted the tune while audience members sang along. She also showed off her Elphaba-inspired green sparkly nail polish, lipstick, and eyeshadow.

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At the event, which also marked Grande’s first public appearance post-split, the pop star was without her 3-carat, $93,000 engagement ring and covered up her “Pete” finger tattoo.

Grande’s involvement with the anniversary special was not always certain.

A day after her confirmed split from Davidson, 24, the “Successful” singer showed that she was focusing on her work in the wake of their breakup, sharing a photo of her Wicked rehearsal script.

“Honored to be included in the celebration of 15 years of my favorite musical of all time,” Grande captioned the photo, adding, “wouldn’t miss it for the whole universe” alongside a green heart emoji. But hours before the final taping took place, Grande skipped the final dress rehearsal.

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She later shared a post to Instagram where she explained that returning to work hasn’t been easy. Still, she was determined not to let anything get in the way of her attending the show’s final taping.

“Can’t believe I almost let my anxiety ruin this for me today!” Grande captioned the since-deleted photo. “Not today Satan! Not tomorrow or the next day either not no more u can suck my big green d— finna sing my heart out and be a big walking vessel of love bye.”

And just last week, Grande opened up to her fans on Twitter and explained that music has helped her cope with the difficult time in her life.

“It fixes everythin ,” she tweeted after a fan commended her passion for music.

“it ain’t work when u love it r u kiddin !” she also wrote on Twitter after a fan praised her hard work. “i’m the luckiest girl in the world to be able to do this s— n express myself n heal this way …. my lifeline tbh thank U for listening n allowing this to be my life”

RELATED VIDEO: Ariana Grande Cries While Singing ‘Natural Woman’ in Powerful Tribute to Aretha Franklin

In late September, it was confirmed that Grande would be living out one of her dreams by joining original Wicked stars Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel as well as the musical’s current Broadway company and the Pentatonix for NBC’s celebration of the show’s 15th anniversary, A Very Wicked Halloween: Celebrating 15 Years on Broadway. 

“One of my dream roles is to play Elphaba,” Grande once gushed in an episode of Carpool Karaoke: The Series, in which she sang “What Is This Feeling” with Seth McFarlane. “I would do it tomorrow. I’d cancel my whole s—. That’s my dream.”

Grande is an alum of both Broadway and NBC televised live musicals, having starred in Jason Robert Brown’s 13 on stage back in 2008 and Hairspray Live! in 2016.

Cardi B Calls for a Rematch with ‘Hater’ Nicki Minaj Amid Renewed Drama: ‘We Can Fight It Out’

Cardi B has a lengthy response to Nicki Minaj‘s recent claims about their ongoing feud following their now-infamous New York Fashion Week brawl in September.

Cardi, 26, called out Minaj, 35, in 10 separate expletive-filled Instagram videos posted on Monday, just hours after Minaj spoke on their ongoing conflict in the latest episode of her Queen Radio show on Apple Music’s Beats 1.

The mother of one certainly did not hold back as she discussed the aftermath of their NYFW fight, showed a screenshot of the pair’s call log and even revealed that she was considering suing Minaj for “defamation of character.”

“How you say that I was the wild animal, that I attacked you, that you was mortified, that you was humiliated, playing the victim but now you the gangsta. You need to pick a side,” Cardi said in response to Minaj’s radio episode, in which she explained that her friend Rah Ali “really, really beat Cardi’s ass bad” during the Sept. 7 brawl.

“Do you want to be the victim or do you want to be the gangsta. You lie so much, you can’t even keep up with your f—— lies,” Cardi added in the first of 10 clips.

RELATED: Nicki Minaj Says Her Friend Was Actually the One to Hit Cardi B at NYFW Party: ‘She Beat You So Bad’

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Among the “lies” Cardi was referring to was the claim that she “built her career of sympathy and Payola,” which is the practice of paying radio stations to play a song. “Since you want to talk about suing, maybe I should sue you for defamation of character since you want to claim that I’m using something illegal called Payola for being so f—— successful,” Cardi said in the fourth of 10 videos.

In addition, Cardi’s response posts contained screen grabs of her attempts to call Minaj. Showing a screenshot of her call log, Cardi even revealed Minaj’s phone number along with the text messages from friends after her own phone number was leaked, allegedly by Minaj’s camp.

“Let’s talk about the leaked numbers s—. Tell me if this don’t make sense: How come my phone number got leaked one hour after the altercation at the Harper’s Bazaar party?” Cardi said in her fifth of ten videos, referring to the NYFW fight.

RELATED VIDEO: Cardi B Brings Up ‘Motorsport’ Drama With Nicki Minaj in Instagram Rants

Cardi’s sister Hennessy Carolina recently claimed in a since-deleted Instagram post that Minaj leaked the “I Like It” rapper’s phone number, which led to threatening messages about baby Kulture. “After my sister showed those text messages, look what you do. You go on Twitter and start liking s—, endorsing that type of nasty ass f—— behavior. Bitch you’re f—— sick in the head,” Cardi said in the sixth video.

In her ninth video response, Cardi spoke of the comments Minaj made about putting their feud to rest.

“You say you’re tired of talking about it. I’m tired of talking about it too. I’m tired of the whole internet s—. I’m tired of the interview s—. If you really want to talk about it, you know where to link me, we could always link up,” she said.

However, Cardi also warned: “We can talk about it or we can fight it out. I’m with whatever. But I’m sick and tired of that back and forth s—. I’m not doing it. I’m in a good space right now. Let me know what’s up.”

RELATED: Cardi B and Nicki Minaj: A Brief History of Their Tumultuous Relationship

Last but not least, Cardi gave Minaj some advice.

“What you need to do is stop focusing on other people and focus on yourself and focus on your craft because you’re out here f—— up your legacy, looking like a f—— hater,” she said in her tenth video.

Cardi and Minaj’s exchange on Monday, comes seven weeks after videos of the Sept. 7 incident were posted online. One clip showed Cardi charging at someone. In a different video, Cardi can be heard screaming “say some s— about my daughter again.”

“Cardi walked towards Nicki and all of a sudden Cardi started screaming something about her child,” a source told PEOPLE. “She was yelling, ‘Bitch you feisty. Bitch don’t talk s— about my child’ at Nicki.”

The source also revealed Cardi “threw her shoe because she couldn’t get through” to Minaj who “was there with eight or nine bodyguards.”

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