THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • Opening weekend for "Avengers: Endgame" hit $1.2-billion, worldwide.
  • In Hong Kong, a man came out from a screening and announced to the crowd for the next showing the surprise at the ending. The crowd beat him until police arrived. In China, a woman cried so uncontrollably that she had to be taken to the hospital in an ambulance.
  • Director John Singleton was taken off life support yesterday and died at the age of 51 after suffering a stroke. He was the first black director ever nominated for an Oscar.
  • Looks like that Woodstock 50th anniversary concert they were hoping to put together has fallen apart. Billboard.com says it has been canceled, no official word from organizers yet.
  • Joan Collins is sharing some of her #metoo moments and, at age 85, she's got a lot of them. Among the best stories-that a studio head offered her Liz Taylor's role in "Cleopatra" if she had slept with him; among her great loves-Warren Beatty, Harry Belafonte and at least one of her five husbands.
  • Saying he's not bothered by the thought of his death, Warren Buffett keeps eating what he wants at age 88, including Chicken McNuggets from McDonald's 3 times a week and all the Coca Cola he feels like.
  • Former Indiana Senator Richard Lugar has passed away at age 87.
  • Pepsi, who owns Lays Potato Chips, is suing four farmers in India who grew the patented potato variety used in its Lays chips without the company's permission.
  • A parrot was taken into custody by police in Brazil after warning drug dealers of a raid.
  • Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney signed a ten year contract for $93 Million.
  • There was an N.R.A. showdown between CEO Wayne LaPierre says and President Oliver North. North lost and has ended his one-year reign as president.
  • A Connecticut man won a case of distracted driving, saying police mistook his hashbrowns for a cellphone.
  • Shannen Doherty, Jason Priestley, Jennie Garth, Ian Ziering, Gabrielle Carteris, Brian Austin Green and Tori Spelling have all signed on for a six-episode reboot of "Beverly Hills, 90210" you'll be able to see this summer.
  • Antoinette Love is a high school senior in New Orleans that has been accepted at 115 colleges and has received over $3.7-million in scholarship money.
  • The Washington Post has been keeping track and says that President Trump has made over 10,000 false or misleading statements.
  • On April 1st, Burger King introduced the Impossible Burger-a meatless burger-to its St. Louis customers. It was such a hit, they're soon going to roll it out nationally.
  • George Clooney is going to return to TV, starring in "Catch-22" on Hulu.
  • A strike among pilots at Scandinavian Airlines has entered its fifth day with the carrier being forced to cancel 1,213 flights Monday and Tuesday.
  • There was talk of removing Michael Jackson's name from a Los Angeles school auditorium. It will stay.
  • This summer, Bud Light is going to offer a Lemon Tea version of their beer. Ew.

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