Frank Ocean's mom wants the megastar to dump gospel vocalist Kim Burrell from Ocean's new album, Blonde. Katonya Breaux tweets that she's upset at antigay comments Burrell made during a recent sermon.
"Me: Son, can we crop Kim Burrell's voice out of your song?" writes Breaux.
Burrell spoke of "the perverted homosexual spirit, and the spirit of delusion" at a Houston church.
Ocean came out as bisexual in 2012. Tweets his mom, "Hypocrisy and the inciting of hate [bleep] me off."
Dancing with the Stars pros Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd may be rivals on the show, but offscreen, they're all about the pas de deux. The couple on Wednesday welcomed their first child, reports E! News. He's named Shai Aleksander Chmerkovskiy. . . . Rachel McAdams is in negotiations to star opposite Jason Bateman in Game Night, a comedy from Vacation and Horrible Bosses helmers Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley, says the Hollywood Reporter. . . . Ryan Reynolds, 40, confirms he totally wants to make a Deadpool-Wolverine crossover picture with Hugh Jackman. "I'm hesitating," the 48-year-old Jackman tells Variety.
Los Angeles assistant chief coroner Ed Winter tells People mag a "security hold" has been placed on the autopsy report of Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher to ensure results do not leak to the media. Fisher died Dec. 27 at 60. Why the hold? Winter did not say. He added it "might come off within a couple days or next week. I don't know."
"Before I go, I want to say something about my friend Carrie Fisher," Ellen DeGeneres said Wednesday on her show. "I knew her for a long time. She's been on the show many times, and the last time was just a month ago. And I loved when she was here. She made me laugh so hard. She was smart. She was funny. She was hilariously honest about herself and the world around her."