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July 9, 2024

Love is in the air… and so are dragons



“Love Island UK” gained third largest viewership in show history over drama-filled ‘Movie Night’ episode, with rumors about next eliminations spiraling. “Call Her Daddy” Podcast host Alex Cooper has been hired by NBC to increase female viewership at the Olympics with sponsored content and watch parties. Actor and comedian Jake Johnston, known for “Anchorman” and “Bob’s Burgers”, has pleaded guilty for his involvement in the January 6th insurrection. Scarlett Johansson announces during press for her upcoming film that she will be in the next Jurassic World film. “House of the Dragon” premiered its newest episode on Monday and fans were absolutely shocked and now nervous for the remainder of the season. Eminem’s next album, “The Death of Slim Shady”, has had quite the mysterious lead-up with not much information shared and plenty of Easter eggs to keep fans on their toes. 

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  • Eminem has really put mystery into rap as he uses complex Easter eggs to tease the release of his upcoming album, “The Death of Slim Shady,” releasing on the 12th. Dr. Dre announced in his first late-night TV appearance in 30 years that he would be featured on the album, and in an Instagram picture posted back in 2022 by Eminem, he is seen in the studio with Dre and Snoop Dogg, leading fans to believe that Snoop will also be a feature. Magician David Blaine helped Eminem in a video tease the lead single “Houdini”, which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in June. It looks like Slim is going out with a bang. 

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Love Island ‘Movie Night’ has fans reeling over the drama (Mirror, RT)
“Call Her Daddy” host Alex Cooper to host NBC Olympic watch parties (WP, Deadline)
Actor Jake Johnston pleaded guilty for Jan. 6th insurrection involvement (EW)
Scarlett Johansson to join Jurassic Park family (EW, IMDB)
House of the Dragon newest episodes has viewers speechless (NPR)
Eminem’s newest album full of mystery and speculation (Billboard)

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