This Girl is on Fire


Grammy winner, actress, and songwriter, Michelle Williams is on fire! The video for her hit song “Fire,” off of her album, Journey to Freedom, premiered this week next to the debut of her website, Williams remains busy, starring in the musical “Jesus Christ Superstar” as Mary Magdalene for the North American arena tour. Williams is also scheduled to perform at Essence Festival on July 5th, and will offer her musical knowledge to contestants on the show, “Fix My Choir,” which will air on Oxygen. Earlier this week, video footage from a Met Gala after-party depicting a physical altercation between rapper Jay-Z and Solange Knowles was leaked to TMZ and later posted online. Though many have speculated and argued about the cause of the incident, Jay-Z, Knowles and Beyonce, in a joint statement, apologized to the public, saying that their family had worked through it. Since the altercation, Jay-Z and Beyonce have been seen out and about together at basketball games and brunch.

The three stars of the Harry Potter series announced that they would be reuniting for a project this week. Unfortunately, that project won’t be another movie. Instead Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint will appear in new footage being filmed for Universal Studios’ new 3-D Harry Potter ride called Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts. The ride is set to open this summer. Harry Potter fans won’t have to wait much longer for new material though. J.K. Rowling’s book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, based off the Harry Potter series, is set to hit theaters in 2016.

Actor John Krasinski and actress Emily Blunt released the first photos of their daughter, Hazel, this week. The baby girl was born in February, and has since been keeping a low profile with mom. Blunt and Krasinski have been married almost four years.

Photos of the new Batman costume and Batmobile emerged this week. Superhero fans got a small taste of what Oscar winner Ben Affleck will look like when he dons the Caped Crusader costume. Affleck will star next to Henry Cavill in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel when it hits theaters in May 2016.

Photo credits: Derek Blanks