Did you know an“Elf” sequel was written?  But WILL FERRELL turned it down, even though he would have made $29 million.  He says he didn’t like the script, and he would have just been doing it for the money.

 

TOM HANKS crashed a lesbian wedding on the beach in Santa Monica last weekend.  But at first he didn’t know it was a same-sex affair.  He asked, “Where’s the groom?”  When he realized it was a woman wearing a suit, he said, quote, “Oh get out!  Oh man, my stock just exploded!”

 

Facebook has changed the name of its parent company to “Meta”.  Facebook itself will still be called Facebook, but it’ll just be one of the technologies under what MARK ZUCKERBERG is calling the “metaverse”.

 

GIGI HADID and ZAYN MALIK apparently broke up.  This news came out after reports said Zayn hit Gigi’s mom YOLANDA during an argument.  Zayn “adamantly” denies hitting her.

 

ASHTON KUTCHER ended up in the hospital twice with pancreatitis while preparing to play STEVE JOBS, because he tried to replicate Jobs’ fruit-heavy diet.  MILA KUNIS says, quote, “He’s so dumb, he also only ate, like, grapes at one point . . . it’s so stupid.”

 

MATTHEW PERRY is going to write a memoir about his battle with addiction and “Friends”.

 

The “American Music Awards” announced their nominees yesterday and voting is open over at Billboard.com or through TikTok.  The show airs live on November 21st on ABC.  First-time nominee OLIVIA RODRIGO has the most with seven, followed by THE WEEKND with six.

 

DUA LIPA didn’t submit “Levitating” for Grammy consideration because of DA BABY.