JUSSIE SMOLLETT’s family is trying to get him out of jail ASAP . . . because they say he’s in danger. Supposedly, they’re getting all kinds of hateful messages, including a disturbing voicemail they released where an unknown caller says he hopes Jussie is molested with a broom handle.

(Careful:  You can listen to the voicemail here.  It contains bleeped profanity and graphic language.)

They also claim he’s at higher risk for COVID due to a compromised immune system . . . and his mental health is in jeopardy because he’s being held in protective custody, which is basically solitary confinement.

 

The “Shrek” spin-off “Puss in Boots” is getting a sequel this fall.  Salma Hayek and Antonio Banderas are returning, and Florence Pugh is joining as a villainous Goldilocks.

 

Disney+ is going to be releasing sing-along versions of their movies beginning with “Encanto” this Friday.  Later this year, there will be “Frozen”“Frozen 2” and both the animated and live-action versions of “Beauty and the Beast”.

 

This is how THE ROCK powers up at breakfast before a workout.

 

The new Denver Broncos QB RUSSELL WILSON is chillin’ in St. Barts with CIARA.

 

WWE Hall of Famer SCOTT HALL died yesterday due to complications during hip surgery.  He was 63.  Hall wrestled as RAZOR RAMON in the WWE, before moving to WCW under his own name and revolutionizing wrestling as part of the New World Order.

 

PETE DAVIDSON is officially going to space next week on the 23rd aboard JEFF BEZOS’ Blue Origin.  Meanwhile, his girlfriend Kim Kardashian is modeling her new SKIMS swimwear line on Instagram.

 

 

Here’s the trailer for the KARDASHIANS’ new reality show.

 

Dua Lipa’s “Levitating” broke the record for most weeks on the Hot 100 for a song by a woman.

 

DOLLY PARTON announced that she’s “bowing out” of consideration for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  She’s “extremely flattered and grateful” but doesn’t feel like she’s earned the right.  She was nominated last month.

 

LIZZO promoted her new reality show at the South by Southwest festival.

(WARNING:  The video contains a few B-words.)