072 - Ariana Grande joins nationwide protests

TODAY: Ariana Grande joins nationwide protests – Maya Hawke releases So Long and announces her album – Priyanka Chopra & Nick Jonas celebrate second anniversary of their first date – Ashley Tisdale releases Lemons – Sugar Fact (Melissa Benoist) – Daily quiz (Sweet Magnolias) – Hottest Insta trends – Giveaway (iPhone 11)

 

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Ariana Grande joins nationwide protests

Ariana Grande joined nationwide protests in the Los Angeles area last weekend. The singer joined her boyfriend Dalton Gomez and friend Doug Middlebrook to voice her protest after the murder of George Floyd by a police officer in May.

On Saturday (30 May), the singer joined the march and advocated for the end of racial violence. She also carried a sign reading “Black lives matter.”

“Hours and miles of peaceful protesting yesterday that got little to no coverage. All throughout Beverly hills and west Hollywood we chanted, people beeped and cheered along. We were passionate, we were loud, we were loving,” tweets Ariana.

The homicide of George Floyd sparked nationwide protests and Ariana was among many celebrities who voiced their concern regarding the current situation in the United States.

 

Sugar Quiz

Sweet Magnolias: who is Maddie currently dating?

* Cal Maddox.
* Bill Townsend.
* Erik Whitley.
* Isaac Downey.

The correct answer will be delivered at the end of this issue!

 

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Maya Hawke releases So Long and announces her album

Actress and singer Maya Hawke released a new song from her upcoming album “Blush.” The track is called "So Long" and was written by Maya herself.

Her debut upcoming “Blush” will be released on 19 June 2020 (Friday). The record will feature 12 tracks, including “Coverage” and “By Myself” which were released earlier this year as promotional singles singles.

In the meanwhile, "So Long" is available for streaming on every digital platform (Apple Music, Tidal, Spotify).

You can also listen to the track on Maya's official YouTube website.

 

Priyanka Chopra & Nick Jonas celebrate second anniversary of their first date

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas celebrated the second anniversary of their first date on Instagram.
The couple went on their first date on 25 May 2018. To be more specific, Priyanka and Nick attended the performance of “Beauty and the Beast – Live in Concert” at the Hollywood Bowl (Los Angeles).

“This beautiful woman and I went on our first date two years ago today. It has been the best two years of my life, and to think I am lucky enough to get to spend the rest of my life with her is such an incredible blessing. I love you babe. Happy two years,” writes Nick Jonas.

Their second date happened just after the first one! The following day Priyanka and Nick attended a Dodgers game and took their first selfie together.

“2 years ago today we took our very first picture together. Every day since then you have brought me endless joy and happiness. I love you @nickjonas Thank you for making our life together so incredible. Here’s to many more date nights,” adds Priyanka Chopra.

Priyanka and Nick got engaged on 19 July 2018 in Crete, Greece. They got married in December 2018 in both Hindu and Christian ceremonies.

 

Ashley Tisdale releases Lemons

Ashley Tisdale released a new track “Lemons” on 29 May (Friday). Although no confirmation has yet been given, the song is speculated to be a lead single from the singer’s upcoming album.

“Lemons” was first announced back in May on Ashley’s Instagram. The song touches on themes likes mental health and pandemic-inspired inertia.

“Discovering I’ve got lows I never knew, when everything’s a struggle it’s hard to move. They’re paralyzing, but I’m still trying. I’ll take these walls and kick them down, take all my problems knock ’em to the ground. Some days I can’t get outta bed, but my mama always said - life gives you lemons you just work it out,” sings Ashley in the track.

You can listen to “Lemons” on Ashley’s official YouTube website.

 

Sugar Fact

How did Melissa Benoist rise to fame?

Melissa Benoist is a recognized actress from the DC Universe, but have you ever wondered how she got there?

Melissa started her adventure with dancing at the age of 3. As a teenager, she performed the medleys of musical songs at Disneyland. In 2006, her home state of Colorado named her one of Colorado’s “Can’t Miss Kids.”

The actress graduated from the Marymount Manhattan College in 2011. She also appeared in such productions as “Tennessee,” “Law & Order” and “The Good Wife.”

Melissa got her big break in 2012 with “Glee.” She was cast as Marley Rose and appeared in two seasons of the series. She later appeared in “Whiplash,” “The Longest Ride,” “Danny Collins,” “Oxford” and “Low Riders.”

In 2015, Melissa was cast as Kara Zor-El in the superhero series “Supergirl.” She became the first woman to lead a prime time superhero TV series since “Wonder Woman” (1979).

The actress is currently expecting her first child with husband Chris Wood. She is bound to return for the sixth season of “Supergirl” later this year.

 

Hottest Insta Trends

Top 1: Justin Bieber calls for change

@justinbieber


Top 2: Priyanka Chopra simply stuns!

@priyankachopra

 

Top 3: Rita Ora and her lockdown time

@ritaora

 

Sugar Quiz Answer - Did You Get It Right?

Sweet Magnolias: who is Maddie currently dating?

Answer: Cal Maddox.

Maddie Townsend, one of the main characters from “Sweet Magnolias,” recently divorced her husband Bill Townsend. After the divorce, she got her life back together and started dating baseball coach Cal Maddox.

Maddie and Cal have an amazing chemistry and they quickly hit it off. Their relationship is marked by numerous obstacles. Cal is Maddie’s son coach, which makes their blossoming love a little bit complicated and difficult.

The couple had a heated argument at the end of season 1. Will they make it to season 2? Only time will tell…

 

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