There’s a life-size golden sculpture of Kanye West with his arms stretched out wearing a crown of thorns and his Yeezy Boost sneakers. The street artist, “Plastic Jesus” was previously a photojournalist and now makes provocative visuals that serve as political and social criticism.
You can see the crucified Kanye, a.k.a. “False Idol,” on the corner of Hollywood Boulevard. Billboard reports that the statue took about six weeks to create and will be showing in an exhibition- Anesthesia: The Art of Oblivion.
The photojournalist said that when you build people up into a god, there’s expectations you have of them. When these people show that they’re only human and then screw up in some way, they’re crucified in the media.
Jay Z becomes the first rapper to be inducted to the ‘Songwriters Hall of Fame!’ He joins the likes of Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Dolly Parton and Bruce Springsteen. Songwriters are eligible for induction after writing hit tracks for at least 20 years.
Producer and guitarist, Nile Rodgers called him a “revolutionary” and said on CBS This Morning, “He’s changed the way we listen to music, he’s changed the way we have fun, the way that we cry.”
Last week on Live with Kelly, Kelly Ripa made a comment about her husband, Mark Consuelos that he was mean after they have their “special grownup time.”
US Weekly confirms that she was only joking and didn’t realize it would become trending news. Consuelos wasn’t bothered, he said “I didn’t refute it because I thought it was the most ridiculous thing I ever heard… I just wanted to set the record straight that no one can be mean after something if they are unconscious. I sleep.”
Ripa clarified she didn’t really mean to say he’s “mean” just that he’s completely disinterested, like sound asleep.”
Lastly, Judge Judith “Judge Judy” Sheindlin reportedly is looking to sell her old shows for $200 million. Her annual salary is $47 million after her show has spanned for 21 seasons, according to Fox News.
Judge Judy has been renewed through the 2019 – 2020 season and still manages to bring 10 million viewers daily.