Fans are disappointed that Justin Bieber performed Sunday night in Saudi Arabia. The one-night-only show netted him millions. Critics say that’s blood money based on human rights violations by the oppressive Saudi regime. Justin might feel a hint of guilt based on zero mentions by him in the United States about Sunday’s show. (The Blast)
On the other hand, George Clooney once turned down millions for a similar deal as Justin Bieber’s. The actor told The Guardian (quote) “I was offered $35 million for one day’s work for an airline commercial. It was associated with a country that is questionable. I thought. ‘If it takes a minute’s sleep away from me, it’s not worth it.’”
Jeff Bezos turned William Shatner’s 11-minute space flight into an exclusive, hour-long documentary at Amazon Prime. Shatner In Space arrives December 15th. (The Wrap)
Later this week, Good Morning America co-host and NFL Hall of Famer Michael Strahan rockets into space on Blue Origin. Lift off is scheduled for Thursday, December 9th.
On Friday, Netflix releases the dark comedy Don’t Look Up, starring Academy Award-winning actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence. She walked the red carpet premiere Sunday night while deep into her third trimester. Don’t Look Up is about two scientists trying to save the world from impending doom of an asteroid headed toward impact on Earth. (Entertainment Tonight)
It’s estimated that 70,000 people attended Justin Bieber’s concert at the Formula 1 Grand Prix STC in Saudi Arabia. pic.twitter.com/oSStyZnkTl
Written by: Tony Williams