BTS’ Jungkook was tested for coronavirus after going out with friends to a restaurant. “Jungkook visited a restaurant and bar in the neighborhood of Itaewon with his acquaintances,” a statement said. “He showed no symptoms of COVID-19 such as coughing or a fever following the visit. He voluntarily received a test for COVID-19 at a government-designated hospital and tested negative. The artist himself is currently feeling deeply regretful for not having faithfully contributed to the entire society’s social distancing efforts.”
Prince William and Kate Middletongot back in the radio business. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took over almost every U.K. radio station on Monday, May 18, to share a heart-warming message with the world. “We’re all connected, and you are not alone.” The pair were joined by other famous Brits to kick off Mental Health Awareness Week in the U.K.
Serena Williams, Mark Cuban, Michael Phelps and more celebrities will participate in Verizon Media’s “Reset Your Mindset” event. The two-part virtual wellness event will be held on May 20 and May 27. The initiative will feature discussions about wellness, mental, emotional and physical health – and how to translate it.
Thalia, Nicky Jam, Prince Royce, Camilo and so many more artists teamed up to remake the legendary Color Esperanza (The Color of Hope). Sony Music Latin and Global Citizen put out the new version to support Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), and its COVID-19 relief efforts throughout the Americas.
Pierce Brosnan had something to celebrate! The 007 actor celebrated his son Dylan’s latest accomplishment. The actor took to his social media to share a picture of his son sporting his cap and gown after graduating from USC. “Congratulations Dylan on your graduation and academic achievements at USC School of Cinematic Arts. Go forth into this new world and make it your own. Be fearless, courageous and generous. Love, Dad.”
Julianne Moore’s son Cal is also a college graduate. The proud mom wrote on Instagram, “My son @cal_freundlich graduates from @davidsoncollege today. We could not be prouder of everything he has accomplished these last 4 years - graduating with honors , playing for @davidsonbasketball and getting into grad school. We are heartbroken that we cannot celebrate him today in the way that he deserves. We love you so much Cal and we are SO PROUD ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️#graduation2020.”
Royal watchers are going to have to wait for Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark and Matthew Kumar’s wedding. The royal and the American businessman were set to marry in Greece this month. The sad news comes after Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mozzi put a pin in their nuptials.
Andrew Cuomo showed New Yorkers just how easy it is to get a Coronavirus test. On Sunday, May 17, the politician stressed the importance of the residents of the state utilizing the 700 testing sites. The popular governor took to his social media to share a video of him getting a test during his daily briefing. “It’s quick, easy and painless. If I have time, you do too.”
Taylor Swift blessed the world with a prime time concert special. The pop superstar’s City of Lover concert series aired on ABC. The concert special featured a performance of live songs with her September show in Paris. Following the special, Taylor surprised fans with live versions of the hits.
Ahead of her concert, American Idol crowned the newest winner virtually. With judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie all tuned in remotely, Just Sam beat finalists Julia Gargano, Arthur Gunn, Dillon James, Louis Knight, Francisco Martin and Jonny West.
DJ D-Nice who has been entertaining us all during this quarantine had a somewhat different experience spinning over the weekend. He performed the nation’s first full-scale drive-in concert at 1/ST Preakness At Home Drive-InFieldFest presented by Budweiser Zero and Pepsi. The hour-long DJ set was hosted by The Roots on their YouTube and was exclusively for first responders at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida.