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Statt-us Update 9/4/20 – Today’s Headlines & More

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Batman Caught Covid-19

Robert Pattinson  has tested positive for coronavirus, prompting The Batman to suspend filming in the United Kingdom just days after it went back into production. Depending on the amount of time that Pattinson has to self-isolate, suspending production could be expensive. The film, starring Pattinson as Batman, was about 7 weeks into filming when they had to turn off the cameras in March due to the pandemic. The movie has approximately 3 months of material left to shoot and hopes to be done filming by the end of the year. Since production was put on hold, Warner Bros. pushed back its theatrical release and now plans to unveil the movie on October 1st of 2021.

Is Ken Jennings being ‘groomed’ to replace ‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek?

“Jeopardy!” champ Ken Jennings, 46, has been brought on as a consulting producer for the long-running quiz show, leading some fans to speculate he’s preparing to take over as host for an ailing Alex Trebek, 80.

Jennings, who recently defeated the show’s all-time best contestants, will present some video categories, develop projects, find new contestants and be a general ambassador for the show when it returns on Monday, Sept. 14. It looks like he will be taking over for Alex.

Michael O’Keefe, AKA Danny Noonan In ‘Caddyshack,’ Wants To Caddie At The U.S. Open

“I’m ready to take my caddying to the next level. I’m serving notice that I’m available for, interested in and worthy of carrying a bag for any professional (or amateur) in the field at this year’s U.S. Open,” O’Keefe wrote in a piece for GOLF.

While I wouldn’t be hitting any shots at Winged Foot Open, I do pledge to give advice — both solicited and unsolicited — to the golfer who gives me the chance to loop for him.

Full disclosure: I wasn’t the best caddie in my time. That distinction goes to a guy named “Tasty,” who earned his name from his penchant for wine, plus his wicked sense of humor. When the legendary caddiemaster, Gene Hayden, would notice that Tasty had been drinking, the caddie would be sent “down the hill.”

Click Here to read his full piece on caddying 

Snoop Dogg Reads The Syllabus

Cameo – Benny Ng, a chemistry professor at Pierce College Los Angeles, bought a $750 Cameo shout-out with Snoop Dogg to inspire his new students to read their syllabus.

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The Git Up” singer Blanco Brown is in the ICU

“The Git Up” singer Blanco Brown is in the ICU after a head-on car accident near his home in Atlanta, Ga., on Monday night (Aug. 31). A statement from his record label says the singer needed a lengthy surgery after the crash, and will need more.

BBR Music Group’s beloved Blanco Brown, the artist behind 2019’s worldwide viral smash “The Git Up” and current hit “Just The Way” was involved in a head-on collision Monday night near his home in Atlanta, Ga. The accomplished writer, vocalist and Grammy-nominated producer suffered significant injuries and was transported to a local hospital where he underwent a 12-hour surgery to address those traumas. Additional surgeries are expected as he currently rests in the ICU. Blanco, his family and his friends ask for your prayers during this time.

BBR Music Group/BMG asks that any inquires be directed to the label out of respect for Blanco and his family’s privacy during this difficult time.