#411: Roseanne Barr/Andrew Dice Clay Comedy Tour, Toys R' Us Returning

Roseanne & Andrew Dice Clay Team Up For Comedy Tour

  • Comedians Roseanne Barr and Andrew Dice Clay are hitting the road together for the Mr. & Mrs. America tour
  • The Diceman says it was inspired by the national obsession with political discourse and the policing of comedians’ language
  • He adds, “America really needs to lighten up and not worry about the words comedians use because it’s all we have.”
  • Tickets go on sale next week

 

Toys R’ Us Returning For Christmas Season

  • Toys R’ Us is apparently on its way back with plans to open up about half a dozen stores and an e-commerce website in time for this year’s Christmas rush
  • Richard Barry, a former Toys “R” Us executive who is now CEO of new entity Tru Kids Inc. is behind the new plan & has been pitching his idea to toymakers, according to Bloomberg

Beth Chapman, Dog the Bounty Hunter’s Wife, In Medically Induced Coma

  • Duane Chapman, aka Dog the Bounty Hunter, is best known for his A&E show of the same name about his family run business
  • He runs the company with his children & wife Beth, who has recently been put into a medically induced coma
  • Beth underwent a successful surgery for throat cancer in 2017 before doctors announced that her throat cancer had returned last year. She had emergency surgery in November after a blockage appeared in her throat.
  • In a tweet, Dog asked fans to “please say your prayers for Beth”

 

Some Random Dude Tried To Steal Halle Berry’s House

  • According to TMZ, 59-year-old Ronald Eugene Griffin tried not once, but twice to take possession of the star's L.A. property.
  • In January, Griffin allegedly messed around the locks, but ran off when approached by a gardener. He came back in March with a locksmith and bogus deed, claiming he was the new owner. This time, he managed to change one of the locks. When confronted by Halle's employees, he called police and claimed they were the trespassers. But cops saw through the scheme and charged him with fraudulently changing the title of the residence.

Weekend Box Office Recap

1. Toy Story 4 - $118 million

2. Child's Play (2019) - $14.1 million

3. Aladdin (2019) - $12.2 million

4. Men in Black: International - $10.8 million

5. The Secret Life of Pets 2 - $10.3 million

  • Toy Story 4 had a $118 million opening weekend, a record for the franchise, but still managed to disappoint. The studio expected to make more than $140 million with the final installment in the animated series. The summer's sequel slump is being blamed.
  • The Chucky reboot came in 2nd with $14 million, falling below expectations as well

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