Boy George With A Record Contract? And James Corden Rewrites Despacito

August 17, 2017 - 6:00am

JAMES CORDEN REWRITES 'DESPACITO' TO BE ABOUT THIS SUMMER: James Corden took Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's record-topping hit "Despacito" and spun into comedy gold on The Late Late Show last night. He rewrote it to reflect the unique insanity of the summer of '17, including Anna Faris and Chris Pratt's breakup, Beyonce's twins and the wild ride the Trump administration has given us. (Vulture)

HBO'S SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS WERE HACKED: On Wednesday night, HBO's Twitter and Facebook accounts were hacked by OurMine, the group behind the infamous hacks of Sony Music, Netflix and Marvel, according to Variety. The hack was shut down shortly after it occurred, but not before OurMine posted: "Hi, OurMine are here, we are just testing your security ,HBO team please contact us to upgrade the security - ourmine .org -> Contact." Just a few weeks ago, 1.5 terabytes of HBO data was stolen in a major hack and episodes and scripts from hugely popular shows, including Game of Thrones, Ballers, Room 104, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Insecure were leaked online. (Variety)

KIM ZOLCIAK-BIERMANN GIVES SON PIT BULL FOUR MONTHS AFTER DOG ATTACK: For his fifth birthday, Kim Zolciak-Biermann gave her son Kash a pit bull puppy. The birthday gift comes four months after he was attacked by a dog. In a video posted on Snapchat, Kash is seen fawning over the pup. The Real Housewives of Atlanta star captioned it: "My heart is going to explode." Think she's smart to get Kash over any lingering fear with a puppy or is a present of a puppy a bad idea? (People)

HEIDI KLUM LAUNCHES LINGERIE LINE: At age 44, Heidi Klum appears to be sipping from the fountain of youth in her new ad campaign for her eponymous lingerie label. The campaign kicks off officially tomorrow, but Us Weekly snagged a sneak peek, which shows Klum cavorting and posing through a bed of gloriously blooming flora. This is her sixth collection. (Us Weekly)

BOY GEORGE ON SIGNING FIRST MAJOR RECORD CONTRACT IN 30 YEARS: As Boy George prepares to make good on his first major record deal in almost 30 years and kick off a Las Vegas residency, he sits down with The Daily Mail to discuss how sobriety has been key to his recent professional success. He tells the pub: "All that’s happening in my life is because I’m smiling, and I think that’s the best way to explain it. I feel I’ve worked really hard in the last three years and I’ve got amazing people around me. I’ve got a great manager now who totally gets who I am and who I can be and I couldn’t be happier in that respect." He told the Mail that his first solo release will be an album of covers in the same spirit as his 1973 album Pin Ups. Regarding the visual extravaganza of his upcoming Las Vegas residency, he joked: "I think I’ll model myself mostly on Cher because she changes outfits every 11 minutes!’ he joked. ‘I think that might be a good starting point." (The Daily Mail)