#411: Star Wars Barbies, Taylor Swift Confirms Dixie Chicks Collab & More!

Mattel Drops Star Wars Barbies

  • Mattel announced their new “Star Wars” collection of Barbie Dolls, inspired by the 1977 film “Star Wars: A New Hope.”
  • The three new Barbies wear high-fashion designs based on Princess Leia, Darth Vader and R2-D2, and include accessories.
  • Each Barbie is 100-dollars and goes on sale November 18th, but two days after the announcement pre-orders pushed the Barbies into the Amazon top 20 of best-selling toys. It’s the first time in recent memory that the iconic doll has been this hot a seller.
  • Next up for Barbie: a series of dolls honoring the Marvel Comics Universe.


Taylor Swift Confirms Dixie Chicks Collaboration

  • The singer just revealed the track list for the record, which drops Friday, and it features 18 tracks in total, including the Dixie Chicks collab “Soon You’ll Get Better”
  • Meanwhile, Taylor dropped the title track to the album on Friday, and it's getting major praise from Keith Urban
  • "Huge shout out today to @taylorswift13 on the SUPERB new single LOVER," Keith tweeted. "When a song so exquisitely written becomes a record so gorgeously crafted I feel such a deep sense of gratitude for the 'art' of making music." 
  • And don't forget, Taylor is performing on "Good Morning America" on Thursday, August 22, live from Central Park in New York City


Brian Austin Greene Reveals Who He Slept With On BH90210

  • The reboot of BH90210 has been on for a few weeks now, proving to be the hit of the summer and Brian Austin Greene appeared on WWHL with Andy Cohen and revealed who he hooked up with IRL during the original show run
  • A listener called in asking if he ever hooked up with Tori Spelling, to which Greene answered yes, saying we did hook up, but we were young and that’s what young people do


Heather Locklear Sentenced

  • After a series of incidents & arrests where actress Heather Locklear attacked her boyfriend, 2 police officers and an EMT, she has finally been sentenced
  • Heather pleaded no contest to eight misdemeanors and was sentenced to 30 days in a residential mental health facility

Peter Fonda Dead at 79

  • According to Variety, the actor, director and 60’s icon died of respiratory failure at his home in Los Angeles, California on Friday after a long battle with lung cancer
  • Tributes from Hollywood have been pouring in, including from his big sister Jane Fonda calling him her “my sweet-hearted baby brother”



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