#411: Rodney Dangerfield Comedy Becoming Reality Show, Free Donuts & More!

Rodney Dangerfield’s “Back To School” Getting The Reality Show Treatment

  • For those of you who don’t know, the 1986 Dangerfield film “Back to School,” is about millionaire Thorton Melon who enrolls in college with his son to keep him from dropping out
  • MGM has announced there’s a docuseries in the works based on this concept, it’ll follow college students with their surprise new classmates — their parents
  • No word on a release date just yet

 

Krispy Kreme Introducing Stuffed Doughnuts

  • Krispy Kreme is amping up their original glazed doughnuts by filling them with chocolate or classic vanilla Kreme filling
  • These new additions will be permanent, and the doughnut chain is giving them away for free this Saturday

Maren Morris Lost 5000 IG Followers After Posting A Photo of a Parkland Shooting Survivor

  • Maren is featured in the Gender & Sexuality issue of Playboy magazine where she opened up about a wide variety of different topics and says every time she “claps back, it’s very much me”
  • She also said after posting a picture of one of the survivors of the Parkland shooting in Florida, she lost 5000 Instagram followers and she finds it “mind boggling” to not be able to share an opinion or to lose fans & ticket sales over it, though she does acknowledge it’s the fans choice to stop listening and/or buying her music
  • She says she shares her feelings on these issues to “increase awareness. It’s to let my fans know where I stand. I don’t want to be one of those head-in-the-sand artists who’s only worried about keeping the money in my pocket.”
  • Maren also says she wants to people to know what she believes in and is passionate about, she acknowledges it definitely ruffles feather and believes “not many country artists speak up”

 

$5000 Per Week To Travel & Eat Ribs

  • Reynolds Wrap is in search of a social media influencer but for ribs-- affectionately referred to as a "Chief Grilling Officer"
  • The company is offering up $10k to someone who can travel around for the first 2 weeks of August searching for the best BBQ & posting about it on social media
  • The position includes prepaid travel and lodging for you and a guest
  • Those interested in applying need to do so by tonight at midnight by submitting a photo of themselves grilling along with 100 words about why they would be the best fit for the position

James Corden Might Be Done With The Late Late Show

  • James Corden isn’t sure how much longer he’ll host his late night show opening up in a podcast interview, “I don’t know. I imagine I’ll stay doing it for a little while I think. That’s my hunch”
  • He’s hosted the Late Late Show since March 2015 and with a year left on his current contract and 3 kids under 8 years old, he said he and his wife have a lot of thinking to do about how & where they want to raise them
  • He notes he and his family are very far from home and he always viewed his late-night series as something that would just be “a moment” 

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