Rock music pioneer Chuck Berry died on Saturday, St. Charles County Police in Missouri confirmed. Berry, whose full name was Charles Edward Anderson Berry, was found after police were called to a medical emergency at his residence at 12:40 p.m. In a statement from police, his family requested privacy. The singer-guitarist, known for such hit singles as “Johnny B. Goode,” “Roll Over Beethoven” and “Sweet Little Sixteen,” was 90 years old.
The much-anticipated live-action adaptation of “Beauty and the Beast” from Disney is breaking multiple box-office records with a whopping $170 million for opening weekend domestically, plus an additional $180 million overseas. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film has already set several records including the biggest domestic opening ever for a PG title and the number one March opening of all time.
Shaquille O’Neal is agreeing with Kyrie Irving’s theory that the Earth is flat. Shaq made headlines by suggesting the Earth is not round, but flat. A podcast has surfaced in which NBA Hall of Famer Shaq shares his own explanation as to why the Earth is indeed flat: “It’s true. The Earth is flat. The Earth is flat. Yes, it is. Listen, there are three ways to manipulate the mind — what you read, what you see and what you hear…” He then said: “I drive from coast to coast, and this s**t is flat to me. I’m just saying. I drive from Florida to California all the time, and it’s flat to me. I do not go up and down at a 360-degree angle, and all that stuff about gravity […] You mean to tell me that China is under us? China is under us? It’s not. The world is flat,” he concluded his statement on “The Big Podcast with Shaq” on February 27. You can the rest of his statement here.