The daily gossip: Kanye West vindictively publicizes Drake's home address, Mayim Bialik could be the next Jeopardy! host, and more
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Kanye doxxed Drake and it's not okay
It's all fun and games until Kanye West crosses a major line — and posts your home address on Instagram. Drake and West have been feuding for years, dating back at least to when Drake confided to Kanye about his secret son, only for Kanye to tell Pusha-T, who revealed the news to the world in a diss track. More recently, Drake contributed a verse to Trippie Redd's "Betrayal," mocking West for changing the release date for Donda multiple times. West responded Monday by sharing a group chat message in which he appeared to threaten Drake by writing "I live for this … You will never recover." West then posted, and subsequently deleted, Drake's exact location on Instagram, effectively leaking his private Toronto address. Drake responded by posting a video of him laughing to himself, but one thing's for sure: this beef became not a laughing matter real quick.
Someone not named LeVar Burton is being considered as the new permanent Jeopardy! host
Mayim Bialik is set to step behind the Jeopardy! lectern again sooner than expected. The Big Bang Theory star will guest host Jeopardy! for three weeks after executive producer Mike Richards stepped down as the new permanent host. Bialik had already been hired to host the quiz show's "primetime and spinoff series," while the plan was for Richards to host the daily syndicated show before he got Milkshake Duck'ed and had to suddenly step down. So is it possible Bialik could end up with the full-time hosting job? CNN reports she's under consideration for it, though there had been some question as to whether she could fit the gig into her schedule since she's currently starring on a Fox sitcom, Call Me Kat. Another frontrunner for the daily gig is reportedly former champion Ken Jennings, who had been a fan favorite during the initial search. LeVar Burton, meanwhile, continues to be right there.
Beyoncé, Jay-Z, and a Basquiat walk into a Tiffany's commercial
Anyone who "just wanted to take another look" at that massive diamond Lady Gaga wore to the Oscars is in luck. It's featured in a Tiffany campaign that will give you whiplash. The ad stars Beyoncé wearing the diamond, Jay-Z, and a never-before-seen Jean-Michel Basquiat the jeweler bought from a private collector. The 1982 painting titled "Equals Pi" is Tiffany-blue, which Tiffany's executive vice president of products and communications, of course, guesses is "not by chance." Internet users shockingly could not agree on whether Basquiat would have approved the use of his art to sell high-end jewelry. If you haven't yet seen it, it'll soon be hard to avoid as the campaign — including photos, a short video, and a Beyoncé cover of "Moon River" — is set to run for the next year.
Sex and the City reboot casts Samantha Jones' replacement
Samantha Jones? Carrie Bradshaw doesn't know her. The Sex and the City revival has reportedly cast Nicole Ari Parker as Samantha's replacement in the iconic metropolitan quartet after actress Kim Cattrall made excruciatingly clear that she wants nothing to do with the show. Ari Parker is set to play "Carrie Bradshaw's new best friend, documentary-maker Lisa Todd Wexley," The Guardian writes. Though Ari Parker's casting helps to diversify the blindingly white original cast of a show ironically about one of the most diverse cities in the world, fans of Samantha can at least rest assured that the reboot isn't expected to pettily kill her off.
Iggy Azalea pulls a Keke Palmer, says she doesn't know Tristan Thompson
The rumor mill is claiming Iggy Azalea is dating Khloe Kardashian's baby-daddy Tristan Thompson, which the rapper was quick to deny. "Very weird fake news making the rounds about me dating a man I've literally never met a DAY in my life," she tweeted. Azalea said that she and Thompson "have never even been in the same building," and that she does "NOT KNOW THAT PERSON." She retweeted a fan who replied with a gif of Keke Palmer's iconic quote about Dick Cheney, "sorry to this man, I don't know who that man is." Just as Palmer has since learned who Dick Cheney is, Azalea now knows who Thompson is, but they are not dating and it is "very weird behavior" to claim they are.