Last week, media outlets were focused on the fact that President-elect Trump couldn’t find anyone to come to his inauguration. Like, no one wants to be a witness to the event and no entertainer wants to perform. Everyone from Elton John to Celine Dion to Garth Brooks has apparently said “no” to the Trump inaugural committee. So last week, the committee announced that they had booked the Radio City Rockettes, a group of dancers most famous for doing high-kicks whilst wearing sparkly leotards. … read more
Yes. No. Maybe so?
It appears as though Donald Trump is finally closing in on securing an A-lister to perform at his big inauguration. While Drumpf’s camp has already tapped America’s Got Talent alum Jackie Evancho to sing the national anthem, as well as enlisted the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Radio City Rockettes to perform during the presidential festivities, they may FINALLY snag the big star they were so desperate for!
The businessman has asked The Beach Boys to perform at the inauguration … read more
Count her out for the presidential inauguration. Chrissy Teigen is once again firing back at Donald Trump after he tweeted that tons of Hollywood stars want to attend his inauguration — but he doesn’t want them there. “The so-called ‘A’ list celebrities are all wanting tixs to the inauguration, but look what they did for Hillary [Clinton], NOTHING. I want the PEOPLE!” he tweeted on Thursday, December 22. Teigen fired back at the comment and expressed her skepticism that any A-list musicians … read more
Donald Trump seems to be having trouble lining up talent for his inauguration, but according to him, he doesn’t want any Hollywood A-listers attending the festivities. Well, Chrissy Teigen fired back, tweeting what we are all thinking.
Trump tweeted on Thursday (Dec. 22, 2016), “The so-called ‘A’ list celebrities are all wanting tixs to the inauguration, but look what they did for Hillary [Clinton], NOTHING. I want the PEOPLE!”
Teigen replied on Twitter, “Hi – we are people. You … read more
If you’ve been following the news about Donald Trump’s inauguration, then you know he’s having trouble landing artists to perform at the ceremony!
While we’re THRILLED several artists including Celine Dion, KISS, Garth Brooks, Elton John, and more have all turned the gig down, there is one person who wants to perform — Alec Baldwin! WHAT??
The 58-year-old’s Trump impression is ALWAYS a highlight of Saturday Night Live, but it sounds like he actually wants to take the opportunity to sing a song!
The … read more
Not with him. Phoebe Pearl, a Radio City Rockette, took to Instagram on Thursday, December 22, to say she is “embarrassed and disappointed” to perform for Donald Trump after the famed dance troupe confirmed its participation in the president-elect’s upcoming inauguration. The New York City–based dancer, 27, shared a photo of herself on stage dancing with the Rockettes and digitally drew a white thought bubble next to her face that read, “Not my president.” The post was accompanied by … read more
At the moment, President-elect Donald Trump’s team is working to put together the businessman-turned-politician’s upcoming inauguration. However, despite their apparent willingness “to pay anything,” booking high-profile talent is proving to be a serious problem. Today (Dec. 22, 2016), it was reported that Celine Dion was approached about singing at the ceremony, but declined.
According to The Wrap, Mark Burnett, Trump’s co-producer on The Apprentice, led the effort to get Dion on board … read more
Even though Donald Trump has won the election, it doesn’t mean celebs are lining up to meet or perform for the next President.
Trump is obviously having a hard time landing an A-list performer for his inauguration and reportedly even tried to bribe some singers! Well, no amount of money could get a oui out of this Celine Dion either! The Wrap reports Queen Celine has declined to be join in the festivities!
An insider close to the situation told the news site that hotel owner Steve Wynn, … read more
They may not be ‘yuge… but at least they said yes.
One of the only silver linings to come out of Donald Trump’s dark ascension to power was that literally no one in Hollywood wanted to take part in his inauguration!
While the racist Republican was able to convince 16-year-old America’s Got Talent winner Jackie Evancho to perform the National Anthem, the President-elect simply couldn’t find someone A-List to sing for when he gets sworn in on January 20… until now, that is.
Don’t worry — Celine … read more
The schedule of events for Donald Trump’s inauguration weekend has been announced by the Presidential Inaugural Committee — and it’s jam-packed with events over three days.
The festivities will begin on Thursday, January 19, with the president-elect and Vice President-elect Mike Pence laying a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery. It will be followed by a special “Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration” concert at the Lincoln Memorial, but no performers have been announced yet. The … read more
And that’s the way it is! Celine Dion reportedly declined President-elect Donald Trump’s invitation to perform at his inauguration ceremony on Friday, January 20, in Washington, D.C. According to TheWrap, Trump, 70, and his team planning the event — led by longtime colleague and Celebrity Apprentice producer Mark Burnett — were unable to book the French-Canadian superstar, 48. A source told the website that the future POTUS’ hotelier friend Steve Wynn had promised to get the “My Heart … read more
A few weeks back, someone in Trumpland claimed that Elton John was going to perform at Trump’s inauguration. Elton’s people denied that pretty quickly, but it’s left a lingering set of questions in the air. Who will perform at President Orange’s inauguration? Will those artists be blacklisted from the music industry? And how much money would it take for some of the artists to agree to perform for a fascist? Well, there’s some gossip about all of it. The Wrap has an exclusive story about … read more
Tipping their caps. Justin Timberlake, Mark Wahlberg and more stars are paying their respects on Veterans Day to those who have dedicated their lives to protecting the United States.
“Thank you to ALL the women, men, and their families who have served to protect our freedom. I honor you today and EVERY day! #VeteransDay,” Timberlake, 35, tweeted on Friday, November 11. Wahlberg, 45, added, “THANK YOU to the men and women of our armed forces (and their families!) for your bravery, strength and service. … read more
You can be highbrow. You can be lowbrow. But can you ever just be brow? Welcome to Middlebrow, a weekly examination of pop culture.
Here we are: just days away from the election, and stress levels on both sides are at an all-time high. Emails are leaking, polls are going up and down, Donald Trump is still Donald Trump. It’s not a great spot to be in. In times of confusion and chaos, some are relying on what celebrities have to say to assuage their fears that the United States will become a flaming … read more
The executives over at the Country Music Awards are doing damage control after receiving backlash over seemingly scrubbing all traces of Beyoncé‘s performance of “Daddy Lessons” with the Dixie Chicks during Wednesday night’s (Nov. 2, 2016) award show. Despite the fact that the CMAs official Twitter handle @CountryMusic no longer has any tweets about the performance, the CMAs insists they never erased any mention of Beyoncé.
“CMA has not erased any mentions of Beyoncé’s performance … read more