Statt-us Update 5/13/19 – Headlines & More

Here’s a quick way to get caught up on what’s going on in the world. Everyday B-105’s StattMan puts together a collection of news stories that might impact the average person in Cincinnati. In no particular order. Nothing political or to heavy, just good country fun.

Party City says it is closing 45 stores, amid a global helium shortage

Amid a global helium shortage, Party City announced it will close 45 stores in 2019.  But didn’t say which ones but said the closures will take place throughout this year.  There are 870 Party City stores in the U.S. and Canada. It’s important to note that Party City’s decision to close an increased number of stores in 2019 isn’t completely related to the global helium issue,” Harrison said,

Taylor Swift Went to ‘Cat School’ to Prepare for the Cats Movie

Swift has signed on as Bombalurina, a female cat who appears throughout the musical. And even though Swift lives with a few cats of her own, she took her role seriously and did some additional research by going to a cat acting class.
“I just fully committed and threw myself into the process and had the most fun,” she says. “We had this thing called ‘cat school’ that was a class where you could learn about how to create the motions of cats, how to think like they think, how to sense things the way that they do, carry yourself the way a cat would. I learned a lot.”

Kim Kardashian West reveals baby No. 4 is here ‘and he’s perfect!’

(Click here is you want baby details.)

Melissa McCarthy Replaces Steve Harvey as Little Big Shots Host After His Talk Show Is Canceled

Melissa McCarthy Replaces Steve Harvey as Little Big Shots Host after his talk show is canceled.  Although an exact date for the series’ return has not been announced, the show will begin airing again at 8 p.m. on Sunday nights after the end of football season next winter.  The change was announced shortly after news of Harvey’s daytime talk show, Steve, getting canceled by NBC after seven years with the network.  The syndicated show taped its final episode on Thursday and episodes will air through June with reruns airing through September, according to Variety.  In its place, the network will air Kelly Clarkson‘s new daytime show, The Kelly Clarkson Show.

Chris Stapleton and wife Morgane have welcomed their fifth child.

They announced the little one’s arrival on Instagram Sunday, calling it the ‘most perfect Mother’s Day.’

‘I wish all you Mama’s the happiest of days today!’ Mrs. Stapleton captioned