Katy Perry Just Announced the Sex of Her and Orlando Bloom's Baby

Ever since Katy Perry announced that she's expecting her first child with fiancé Orlando Bloom last month, the singer has been extremely open about her pregnancy. From documenting herself eating pickles during the coronavirus quarantine to coming up with the cute nickname #babycat for her little one on the way, Katy's gifted fans with plenty of updates as her due date inches closer. 

In her latest baby briefing, Perry announced the sex of her future child, and it's a girl! 

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💕 it’s a girl 💕

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On Friday night, Katy posted an adorable snap of Orlando's face covered in pink frosting to Instagram. "It's a girl," she captioned the photo of the actor smiling from ear to ear at the gender reveal.

Back in March, during her performance of "Wide Awake" at the World Cup Final in Australia, Katy said she was wishing for a daughter. "I hope it's a girl," she said on-stage while pointing to her stomach. Meanwhile, Bloom, who shares 9-year-old son, Flynn, with his ex-wife, Miranda Kerr, is "thrilled" about having a second child in general. 

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Before the pregnancy announcement, the couple expressed interest in starting a family together. "Katy is slowing down her career this year," a source told People in February 2019. "[She and Bloom] want to get married and start a family sooner rather than later." Another source added: "They both want kids together and will prioritize this.”

Katy also admitted that her pregnancy was planned. "Well, it wasn't on accident," she said during an interview with SirusXM's Mikey Piff. "I'm so grateful for everything that I have been able to do and achieve and all the goals that I've been kind of able to check off my list and dreams and the life I've lived thus far, and I think I've just been trying to create this space in my own life where I'm not running myself too ragged and like, you know, creating space for something new to happen like this."

Katy is reported to give birth this summer. 

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What Is Quibi and What Shows Are Including? Everything to Know

In need of more content? Your wish is Quibi’s command. The new streaming service officially launches in the United States and Canada on Monday, April 6.

Quibi — short for “quick bites” is the first entertainment platform designed for mobile phones, featuring original content from Hollywood’s biggest names in entertainment. At launch, there will be 50 new programs.

All episodes of the new shows are 10 minutes or less and all content is divided into three categories: Movies in Chapters, Unscripted Series and Docs and Daily Essentials.

Movies in Chapters are large stories told in chapters that are 7 to 10 minutes in length; Unscripted Series includes shows about food, fashion, travel, animals, cars, builds, music, sports, comedy, talk, variety, documentary and more; Docs and Daily Essentials are just that: delivering the day’s news and information in 5-6 minute quick bites.

Quibi will release 25 new episodes — or approximately three hours of new content — each day. In the first year, they plan to release 8,500 quick bites of content and 175 original shows.

As for pricing, Quibi will cost $4.99 with ads and $7.99 without ads. However, the service is offering a 90-day free trial for a limited time if users sign up before the end of April.

Of course, there is a bit of hesitation in the current climate, as the app is made for those constantly on-the-go.

“Honestly, we don’t know what to expect,” Chief Executive Meg Whitman told MarketWatch on Thursday, April 2.”People still have their in-between moments to be entertained, whether after homeschooling or Zoom meetings. We shall have to wait and see.”

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PSG ‘finally ready to sell Neymar to Barcelona but demand Griezmann as part of transfer’ as they plot squad overhaul – The Sun

PARIS Saint-Germain are ready to sell Brazilian star Neymar to Spanish giants Barcelona but have demanded Antoine Greizmann as part of the transfer deal.

Barca know they will have to sell in order to buy – as they are also interested in Inter Milan's Lautaro Martinez, according to Sportsmail- and this may be their best option in order to get them both into the squad.

Neymar controversially left Barca in 2017 for a world record fee of £198million and sparked anger among fans in Spain.

The Catalan club have been trying to resign the 28-year-old in the last couple of windows and now face added pressure to get him with rivals Real Madrid taking an interest in him, too.

Barca promised Neymar they would sign him either last summer or in the upcoming transfer window in order to stop him from going to Los Blancos.

The forward has been unhappy with the Ligue 1 side, telling France Football last year: ''Today I am Parisian, I give my 100 per cent.

''I will give my whole life on the ground for PSG to triumph.

''I never wanted to hurt anyone but I always knew in my head if you're not happy somewhere, you must leave.''

More recently, Neymar expressed further discontent after returning from injury and scoring in the French outfit's Champions League loss to Borussia Dortmund.

He was the only one to get on to the score sheet in the eventual 2-1 loss in the opening leg of the last-16 clash.

The Brazil international hit out at management regarding a rib injury during which he missed four matches.

He told AS: ''It is hard after four games without playing. It is not my choice not to play. The club took this decision.

''The club made this decision with the medical team. I wanted to play, I felt good.

''The club were afraid and it is I who suffers from it.''

PSG want £135million for Neymar, while Barca are pricing Frenchman Greizmann at £88million, according to Sky Sports.

Greizmann has struggled to adapt at the Camp Nou since signing last year.

The 29-year-old has scored only eight goals in 26 La Liga appearances this season, plus two more in the Champions League and a further four in other cup competitions.

His form is not good enough after he was brought in to help heal the wounds from last season's exit to Liverpool in the Champions League semi-final.

With two years left on Neymar's current contract, now could be the time for him to move on.

Contrary to Greizmann, he has performed well for the Ligue 1 champions when fit – scoring 69 goals and assisting a further 39 in 80 appearances for the club.

He is believed to be willing to accept his old salary of around £22million-a-year in Catalonia – a decrease on the £31.7million he pockets in Paris – to make the move happen.

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Virtual Grand National Sweepstake kit: Download your free Aintree kit for Saturday's big race

THERE'S nothing that gets your blood pumping more than seeing your horse land the Grand National Sweepstake.

This year the horse race that stops the human race is now the simulation that stops a nation – but that doesn't mean you can't still stick it to your mates!

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Sun Racing's Virtual Grand National Sweepstake Kit is your ultimate companion for the world's greatest race, and we've put together all the runners, riders and silks in one epic graphic (which you can find below).

Simply download it here, print it off and cut out all the names of this year's contenders.

Mix 'em up and whack them in a hat, then jump on a video call for the draw with your family and friends.

It's not a sweepstake without financial incentive, so make sure you all put a couple of quid into the kitty – though we take no blame for any money lost! In the current climate, you could always donate your winnings to charity.

Aintree's simulation is a fantastic reflection of the real race – all 40 runners jump the 30 fences as they would in the Liverpool spectacular – and the computer takes into account as many variables as could be dreamt up by the most diligent of form gurus.

Essentially, this is the most accurate way of deciding the winner of the Grand National without any real horses taking part!

Among the names to watch out for are Tiger Roll – he's won the race for the last two years and goes for a record third attempt, Burrows Saint – he won the Irish Grand National last year and has the services of star rider Rachael Blackmore, and Kimberlite Candy – he looked a National natural at Warwick and carries the famous green and gold silks of JP McManus.

If you're lucky enough to pick out any of those you're laughing, as in the last few years of the virtual race the winners have come from the head of the market.

Although that's not certain to be the case this year, you're sure to get a good run for your money!

Prizes can be given for 1st-4th – as they would be in the real thing – so don't fear if you're not in contention for top spot.

Finally, make sure you don't miss the event which will be streamed at 5pm on Saturday – and get your sweepstake sorted out well in advance!

 

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Are Selena Gomez and Ex The Weeknd Still Friends? She Recommended His Music to Her Fans

The on-again, off-again nature of many celebrity relationships is a hot topic these days. Everyone knows that Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber dated multiple times, and are quick to point out which songs are about the other. But when it comes to Gomez’s other high-profile past relationship, things aren’t as cut and dry. Why did Gomez recommend a song by the Weeknd to her fans? And are the two friendly?

Selena Gomez and the Weeknd dated back in 2017

For those who aren’t familiar with their relationship, here’s a brief recap. Gomez and The Weeknd (Abel Tesfaye) were first linked in 2017. They knew each other prior to this, having both performed at the 2015 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. (At that time, The Weeknd was dating model Bella Hadid, while Gomez may or may not have been with Bieber.)

In early 2017, months after The Weeknd and Hadid broke up, rumors began to spread about he and Gomez. They were spotted hanging out a few times in January, and even traveled to Italy together. For the next couple of months, they spent more time as a couple, but refused to open up to the media.

They attended Coachella together

In April 2017, the two finally make things Instagram official. Gomez posts the above photo with The Weeknd on the social media platform. Given the timing and what they’re wearing (which matches paparazzi photos from the event), it’s determined that they’re at Coachella together.

Just a couple of weeks later, the couple makes their red-carpet debut at the Met Gala. They spend the summer together, with Gomez opening up about the relationship publicly in a way she often avoids when it comes to Bieber. They attend their final event together in September, just days before Gomez tells the world about her kidney transplant. A month later they called it quits.

Gomez is listening to his song ‘Snowchild’

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Trying to take a cute/serious pic of me cooking but then felt embarrassed so I’m using the candid where I look so happy but I really feel kinda cheesy. 😏 Anyway, I shared a few lists in my stories of things I’m watching, listening to and reading to keep me positive and help pass the time. Hope it helps you 💖 For music: “If the World Was Ending” – JP Saxe & Julia Michaels “You Say” – Lauren Daigle “Snowchild” – The Weeknd “The Blessing” – Kari Jobe, Cody Carnes & Elevation Worship “The Box” – Roddy Rich For movies: Invisible Man Jennifer’s Body American Hustle Uncut Gems Clueless Sugar and Spice After the Wedding Zodiac Election Flirting with Disaster For shows: The Morning Show Good Girls The Servant SNL (re-runs) The Mind Explained For books: “Becoming” – Michelle Obama “The Undocumented Americans” – Karla Cornejo Villavicencio “Signs” – Laura Lynne Jackson For podcasts: On Purpose with Jay Shetty Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me A New Earth – Oprah & Eckhart Tolle Get Sleepy For accounts to follow: @tinykitchentm @jessicayellin @selenagomez.doll @chloeiscrazy @nostalgia.video

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Nearly two and a half years after their breakup, Gomez posted a list of songs, TV shows, movies, book, and podcasts she’s using to stay “positive and help pass the time” while social distancing. And of the five songs, one is “Snowchild,” a track from The Weeknd’s latest album After Hours.

Gomez has spoken about how she and The Weeknd had an amicable breakup. She told Billboard in 2017 that they have “a true friendship,” adding, “We ended it as best friends, and it was genuinely about encouraging and caring [for each other], and that was pretty remarkable for me.”

Is ‘Snowchild’ about Gomez?

Now that it’s been clarified that Gomez and The Weeknd are on good terms, the question remains: Why did she choose this particular song? Sure, maybe she just likes it. But this track is specifically about the musician’s rise to fame and how he reconciles that with his past. So it seems like an odd choice.

There may be one particular line that Gomez is fond of. The second verse is about a relationship with an independent woman. He sings, “She never need a man, she what a man need / So I keep on falling for her daily / We was at Coachella going brazy.” While this could just as easily be about Hadid, who The Weeknd has also attended the festival with, we wonder if Gomez has reason to believe it’s about her.

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Three fined under COVID-19 emergency orders for golfing on closed Chedoke Golf Course

Three people are facing $750 fines for golfing on a closed municipal course in Hamilton, Ont.

The charges were laid at Chedoke Golf Course on Thursday by Hamilton Police under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA), currently in force as part of a bid to control the spread of COVID-19.

Paul Johnson, Hamilton’s director of emergency operations, commented on the fines during a city briefing on Friday afternoon, saying “we’re pretty close to zero tolerance” for such infractions.

He adds that it’s pretty clear golf courses are closed and he’s “not sure how anybody could confuse the fact that they didn’t pay a green fee.”

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hamilton is up to 138 as of Friday afternoon, almost doubling 70 confirmed cases at the start of the week.

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Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger says we head into this weekend facing a “daunting quest” in the fight against the virus.

He describes it a “bad movie, getting worse.”

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‘It’s bigger than our sport’: Canadian athletes on 2020 Olympic Games postponement

Sara Groenewegen, a pitcher for Team Canada women’s softball team, was supposed to have a very busy spring preparing for the 2020 Olympics — then the novel coronavirus outbreak hit.

The 24-year-old was with the team in Halifax for a six-week training camp, but the trip was cut short when COVID-19 landed in Canada early March.

Within a few days, the team’s trip to California was cancelled and rumours were swirling that the 2020 Olympic Games were going to be cancelled, too.

Soon after, the Canadian Olympic Committee announced it wouldn’t send a team to Tokyo unless the Games were postponed.

For Groenewegen and her teammates, this was especially tough news to swallow because 2020 was going to be the first time softball was included in the Olympics since 2008.

Groenewegen was devastated, but she understood why the decision needed to be made.

“It was obviously super difficult, but at that point, we knew it was bigger than our sport,” Groenewegen said. “It was obviously a really hard decision and one that wasn’t made lightly.”

It was later announced that the Games were postponed until 2021. Groenewegen was proud to be on one of the teams who took a stand.

“We’re super proud to be part of that movement. The leadership this country has shown in the grand scheme of the world … I think it’s awesome,” she said. “It’s just been a huge roller coaster.”

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Now, Groenewegen is trying to figure out what it means to live a life without training for the Olympics.

Boady Santavy, a weightlifter for Team Canada, has been preparing for the Olympics for years. While he understands the decision to postpone the Games, he was upset to hear he wouldn’t be competing this year.

“I was overall really sad,” Santavy said. “I’m going to make good out of it, but I’m disappointed.”

On the bright side, Santavy is looking forward to having time for his body to heal.

The delay may even give Santavy an advantage because he has more time to train.

“It’s actually a blessing in disguise that I can have all this extra time to train and get better,” Santavy said. “I may even have a better chance of getting a medal in general.”

Ehab El-Sandali, a track and field runner, feels similarly — he was sad to hear he wouldn’t be going to Tokyo, but he’s choosing to look at it as a blessing in disguise.

“A few months ago … I found out I had a metatarsal stress reaction on my right foot,” El-Sandali said.

“Once I found out about my injury, I completely shut down and was depressed for a good five weeks. It was one of the toughest things I had to go through in my life.”

By the time he had recovered from the injury, the Games had been postponed.

“At first, I was heartbroken because I was finally getting back to my old form and was excited about racing again,” El-Sandali said. “But then I realized … my chances of qualifying will be much greater now that I have an extra year to train.”

He also knows this is a necessary step to stop the spread of the deadly COVID-19 virus.

“This is bigger than me or any athlete out there. It’s about the safety of millions.”

Questions about COVID-19? Here are some things you need to know:

Health officials caution against all international travel. Returning travellers are legally obligated to self-isolate for 14 days, beginning March 26, in case they develop symptoms and to prevent spreading the virus to others. Some provinces and territories have also implemented additional recommendations or enforcement measures to ensure those returning to the area self-isolate.

Symptoms can include fever, cough and difficulty breathing — very similar to a cold or flu. Some people can develop a more severe illness. People most at risk of this include older adults and people with severe chronic medical conditions like heart, lung or kidney disease. If you develop symptoms, contact public health authorities.

To prevent the virus from spreading, experts recommend frequent handwashing and coughing into your sleeve. They also recommend minimizing contact with others, staying home as much as possible and maintaining a distance of two metres from other people if you go out.

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Inside Prince Harry's Very Close Relationship With Princess Diana's Family

People havebeen talking about Prince Harry’s strained relationship with his father’sside of the family a lot lately. Ever since he and Meghan, Duchess of Sussexannounced their intentions to redefine their roles within the royal family,there’s been a noticeable tension between the Duke of Sussex and hisgrandmother Queen Elizabeth, his father Prince Charles, and his former bestfriend and brother, Prince William.

But the red-headed prince has more family members than theones who make headlines all the time. Harry is also very close with his mother’sside of the family, the Spencer clan. There are quitea few clues from recent years that prove how much Prince Harry still adoreshis mother’s less famous kinfolk.

Earl Spencer vowed to look after his nephews, William andHarry, when Diana died

Though Diana had a complicated relationship with her family,that doesn’t change their enduring love for her and absolute shock and sorrowfollowing her untimely death in 1997. Diana’s brother Charles (Earl Spencer)gave a chillingeulogy at her funeral that mostly blamed the media for her death. He alsovowed to look after his late sister’s sons as they grew into adulthood.

“She would want us today topledge ourselves to protecting her beloved boys William and Harry from asimilar fate and I do this here, Diana, on your behalf,” Spencer said inthe speech. “We will not allow them to suffer the anguish that usedregularly to drive you to tearful despair.”

After the funeral, Spencer expressedregret that he went along with having the boys walk behind Diana’s coffin, amove that’s been heavily criticized over the years. He said he was lied toabout their wanting to do it. “There was the inner turmoil of thinking, ‘My Godthis is ghastly,’ but then the point of thinking these two boys are doing thisand it must be a million times worse for them,” he told Today.

Prince Harry still holds Diana’sfamily in high regard

One doesn’t need to look further than the formal events in Prince Harry’s life to see just how much he still treasures his mother’s family. Even though the birth of his son Archie Harrison was kept more private than other recent royal births, he did involve members of his mother’s side on both the birth announcement and as part of the baptism ceremony.

He called them out by name on the birth announcement, which said, “The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Lady Jane Fellowes, Lady Sarah McCorquodale, and Earl Spencer have been informed and are delighted with the news.”

A photo from Archie’s privatebaptism showed that several Spencer family members attended the very exclusiveevent.

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This morning, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor was christened in the Private Chapel at Windsor Castle at an intimate service officiated by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are so happy to share the joy of this day with members of the public who have been incredibly supportive since the birth of their son. They thank you for your kindness in welcoming their first born and celebrating this special moment. Their Royal Highnesses feel fortunate to have enjoyed this day with family and the godparents of Archie. Their son, Archie, was baptised wearing the handmade replica of the royal christening gown which has been worn by royal infants for the last 11 years. The original Royal Christening Robe, made of fine Honiton lace lined with white satin, was commissioned by Queen Victoria in 1841 and first worn by her eldest daughter. It was subsequently worn for generations of Royal christenings, including The Queen, her children and her grandchildren until 2004, when The Queen commissioned this handmade replica, in order for the fragile historic outfit to be preserved, and for the tradition to continue. Photo credit: Chris Allerton ©️SussexRoyal

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Spencer family members have beenpart of many of Prince Harry’s life events

Even before his son’s birth, Prince Harry has always included his Spencer relatives when he celebrated major life milestones. E News reported that his aunts Lady Sarah and Lady Jane were there to see Harry get his pilot wings from the Army Air Corps in 2010 and joined in singing the hymn, “Guide Me, O Thou Great Redeemer” at the ceremony, which was also the closing song at Diana’s funeral.

His Spencer aunts and uncles werealso invited both to the Harry and Meghan’s 2018 wedding ceremony and the privateevening reception, which once again proved their closeness to the Duke ofSussex.

It’s unclear how much Prince Harry is keeping in touch with the Spencers now in the wake of Megxit. However, it wouldn’t be too shocking to find he’s still close with them, especially since he trusts them explicitly not to go blabbing to the press and sacrificing his sacred privacy.

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Man Utd ready to swap Paul Pogba for Juventus flop Matthijs de Ligt in win-win transfer for both clubs – The Sun

PAUL POGBA'S anticipated move back to Juventus is very much on – as Manchester United are keen on Old Lady star Matthijs de Ligt in a swap deal.

The Italians beat United to the signature of £75m Ajax centre-half De Ligt in the summer.

But the 20-year-old Dutchman is struggling to settle in Turin – and that could pave the way for a potential move to Old Trafford.

United chiefs know wantaway France midfielder Pogba, 27, has only a year on his contract this summer as his transfer fee dwindles.

The World Cup winner is now said to be worth only £31m, with transfer fees plummeting amid the coronavirus pandemic.

And Red Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would jump at the chance of getting De Ligt – one of the highest-rated defenders in the world game – to play in his new three-man backline alongside the likes of skipper Harry Maguire, Victor Lindelof and Luke Shaw.

Pogba is believed to be keen on returning to Juve – where he could line up alongside Cristiano Ronaldo – after leaving in 2016 in a world record £89m deal.

The Old Lady have made numerous offers for their former talisman over the last two years.

And the move appears to suit both sides.

Solskjaer has the likes of Fred, Nemanja Matic, Juan Mata and £55m Bruno Fernandes in midfield so would be happy to wash his hands of a player who clearly does not want to be at Old Trafford.

Real Madrid also want De Ligt but it is thought the defender would be more comfortable with a move to England.

It would also be just a half-hour plane journey to his Amsterdam home.

The jewel of Ajax was the outstanding player in the Dutch club's run to the Champions League semi-finals last season, before they were dumped out by Tottenham.

United know with the impact of the coronavirus, transfer values are falling around the world.

So this swap deal would suit both sides, with potentially as little as £30m changing hands.

Juve boss Maurizio Sarri is said to be a big fan of Pogba and wants the World Cup winner to link up with Cristian Ronaldo, another former Old Trafford hero.

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Tokyo Olympics: Fifa could move age limit for men’s football tournament to 24

Fifa could raise the age limit for the men’s football tournament at next summer’s rearranged Olympic Games in Tokyo to 24 from 23.

The sport’s governing body has recommended moving the limit to accommodate players eligible for this year’s Games, which were postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Players born on or after 1 January 1997 will be allowed to play.

It is yet to be approved by the Fifa Bureau.

The Bureau is a reduced version of Fifa’s decision-making Council.

The tournament is due to start before the opening ceremony on 23 July, 2021.

Three allocated over-aged players will still be allowed to be selected for each nation.

The women’s competition at next year’s Games has no age limit.

Meanwhile, Fifa has also recommended calling off all men’s and women’s international games scheduled for June 2020 because of the ongoing crisis.

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