The daily gossip: February 25, 2020

Lady Gaga's new single is coming Friday, Peter Weber's unspoilable season of The Bachelor may have just been spoiled, and more

Lady Gaga.
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1. Lady Gaga's new single is coming this Friday

Little Monsters, this is not a drill: Lady Gaga is about to drop new music. Gaga on Tuesday revealed she's coming out with the single "Stupid Love" at midnight on Friday — her first new release since the "aaaaaahhHHHH" heard around the world, also known as the A Star Is Born soundtrack. A version of "Stupid Love" seemingly already leaked online, but that presumably won't prevent fans from loving it again.


2. Peter Weber's unspoilable season of The Bachelor may have just been spoiled

In the land of roses, mum's never the word. Bachelor Nation fans went crazy after Lauren Zima, Entertainment Tonight host and girlfriend of longtime The Bachelor host Chris Harrison, tweeted out what appeared to be a massive spoiler regarding the season's ending. Zima's tweet indicating that Hannah Ann Sluss does not receive Peter Weber's final rose was deleted shortly thereafter — but not before devoted fans came at her with receipts. Zima responded to the call outs, saying her initial all-caps message of "HOW DOES HE NOT PICK HANNAH ANN THEN?!" was "confusingly worded." Poor Peter, who on top of leading one of the most disliked seasons of The Bachelor in recent memory, has now apparently failed on his promise to provide the "first unspoiled season in a while."

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3. Pete Davidson says his SNL castmates call him 'jerk face'

Pete Davidson might not be live from New York much longer if the folks at Saturday Night Live keep roasting him. "I personally think I should be done with that show because they make fun of me on it," the SNL star said in an interview with Charlamagne Tha God this week. Davidson said he wonders "whose side are you on" whenever the show's cast members make jokes about him being a "jerk face." Look out, SNL cast members: one more crack and Davidson could walk, or at least declare that the jerk face store called, and they're running out of you.


4. Dax Shepard sent his mother-in-law an eggplant emoji

Talk about a royal fork-up. Kristen Bell revealed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show a delightfully embarrassing anecdote about her husband Dax Shepard accidentally sending a suggestive text to his own mother-in-law. The actress explained that once when her mom was coming to town, she texted Shepard, "can't wait to see you tonight," and "he meant to respond, smiley face, smiley face, smiley face, and instead he responds, eggplant, eggplant, eggplant." Luckily, Bell's mother apparently had no clue what that emoji indicates. But Shepard's reaction, Bell said, was still a big old "I made a huge mistake," presumably delivered with some real Arrested Development energy as the Curb Your Enthusiasm theme kicked in.

E! Online

5. The Notebook costume designer reacts to Kobe Bryant gifting blue dress to wife Vanessa

During Monday's memorial honoring Kobe and Gianna Bryant, Vanessa Bryant revealed just how romantic her husband was. For Valentine's Day one year, Kobe gifted her the notebook and blue dress featured in the film The Notebook. "We had hoped to grow old together like the movie," Vanessa said. Karyn Wagner, the costume designer behind the iconic blue dress worn in the film by Rachel McAdams, said she had no idea that's where the garment had ended up, and it brought her to tears. "I'm so honored that I was able to contribute in some small way to the history of this amazing man," she said.

The Hollywood Reporter

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