Dina's Dirt for May 25, 2023

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Legendary singer Tina Turner has passed away at the age of 83 in Switzerland. She was known as the Queen of Rock & Roll, famous for her songs such as “What’s Love Got to Do with It,” “The Best,” “Private Dancer, “Proud Mary,” “Better Be Good to Me, and “We Don’t Need Another Hero,” among others. Tina also had roles in films, including “Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome” and “Last Action Hero.” She famously insured her legs for $3.2 million since they were nearly as famous as her voice.  Tina officially retired in 2009, living in retirement in Switzerland with her hubby, but she did work on a musical in 2018, and in 2020 she released a remix of "What's Love Got To Do With It?" with DJ Kygo.

Ariana Madix revealed on the "Call Her Daddy" podcast that Tom Sandoval cheated on her with Raquel Leviss…while she was in the house. According to Ariana, after she and Tom spent some time together, he went down the hall to the guest room where Raquel was staying and slept with her. When it comes to all this drama on “Vanderpump Rules,” Lisa Vanderpump said she feels bad for these kids, “There’s the producer part of you that loves some of the drama. I would be lying if I didn’t say that you love the fact that the story keeps going.” The finale resulted in a series-high viewership with 4.1 million viewers.

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos learned his lesson after losing $38 billion after his first marriage to Mackenzie Scott ended. That’s why he’s got a prenup in the works for his new fiancée, Lauren Sánchez. Lauren has her own money to protect, thanks to her Black Ops Aviation business. She also owns a 7,000-square-foot home and is said to be worth $30 million.

Britney Spears and her mom, Lynne, seem to be mending their broken relationship. Her mom, Lynne, flew from Louisiana to Los Angeles and spent about 30 minutes with Britney in her home. Sources say the two have been in communication lately, which is huge considering Britney iced her mom out after the conservatorship ended and hasn’t spoken to her in years.

With Blake Shelton leaving “The Voice,” Gwen Stefani was looking forward to being the new top dog, but sources say she’s feeling challenged by new judge Reba McEntire, RadarOnline reports. And with Blake leaving the show, fellow judge Niall Horan said he wants to give him a good parting gift; "It's probably gonna have to be a piece of machinery because that's all he seems to be into—steamrollers, tractors…”

Beyoncé’s dad, Mathew Knowles, wants a Destiny’s Child reunion, ET reports. Being the group’s longtime manager, that’s no surprise, considering the money he’d make. But that doesn’t mean it’s happening. He said, "It's a decision that the ladies would have to make.”

Serena Williams and her husband Alexis Ohanian shared their second pregnancy news with their daughter Olympia on the day of the Met Gala.
They waited that long because they were worried Olympia might accidentally reveal the secret. In actuality, Olympia thought mommy was just getting fat. Serena told her that wasn’t the case and that there was a baby on the way. She was excited and yelled, "Are you kidding me?," ran off screaming with joy and accidentally tumbled to the ground. Let’s just hope when the new baby comes and Olympia has to start sharing mom’s time, she still feels the same way.

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