Welcome to the Morning Brief. These are some of the top celebrity and pop culture news stories making news this a.m.
Adam Levine basically dismissed one of his own team members on The Voice to lobby for another who couldn’t even sing, and fans are not having it. Read the whole complicated and messed up story here.
Say hello to your new Oscar host — Kevin Hart! Hart takes over the job from late-night host Jimmy Kimmel, who has hosted the Oscars for the past two years.
Demi Lovato returns to Instagram with a makeup-free photo. She posted a photo of herself in her Brazilian jiu-jitsu robe after an intense martial arts session at her favorite gym, Unbreakable Performance Center, in Los Angeles.
A private New York City screening of Lifetime’s upcoming documentary series Surviving R. Kelly was evacuated over a gun threat on Tuesday night, according to multiple news reports.
Cardi B and her husband, fellow rapper Offset, have split up, she said in an Instagram post on Tuesday night. “And it’s nobody’s fault, I guess we just grew out of love, but we’re not together anymore,” she said, before adding: “It might take time to get a divorce.”
Who else is ready for Hugh Jackman‘s song and dance tour? He will be performing hits from The Greatest Showman, Les Misérables and other Broadway and film projects from his past — as well as a number of fresh, never-before-heard songs.