A Los Angeles area high school football team didn't know if playing in the upcoming football season would be possible after a fire destroyed their equipment shed - but with help from the Chargers, they'll be back on the field this fall as usual. On July 17, Magnolia High School in Anaheim, California, lost all of their football equipment in a storage fire, according to a social media video from the Los Angeles Chargers. "We had a regular practice on a Wednesday and two hours later I got calls from players that our athletic equipment shed was on fire. Our equipment was gone and we were . . .
Lana Del Rey was so affected by this past weekend's mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, that she wrote a song in response. Late Monday, the singer posted a clip to Instagram of her singing live in studio, with her producer Jack Antonoff on guitar. The video, which has over 1 million views on Instagram, was a quick, unedited shot of the soft ballad, containing the lyrics "I'm still looking for my own version of America/ One without the gun, where the flag can freely fly/Only fireworks when you and I collide/ It's just a dream I had in mind," according to Rolling Stone. . . .
Jon Pardi has never used choreography in one of his music videos, but there certainly is a first time for everything! The "Night Shift" singer will release his new album Heartache Medication in late September, and says this album is all about "pushing myself a bit more and trying something new." Ahead of the upcoming full album release, Pardi's latest video for single "Heartache Medication" features both him and his longtime girlfriend, Summer Duncan, dancing and looking ever so happy together. "Singing and also dancing - it's a big step! We had to rehearse for it," . . .
It's Luke Bryan‘s 43rd birthday, and his wife Caroline is proving her love - with a poem. "Roses are red, violets are pleasant, you have everything . . . so you get no present! Happy birthday Love Bug!!! I love you to the moon and back. Here's to another year of completely random, classy pictures," she posted on Instagram Wednesday, sharing a fun collection of memorable pictures. She also posted a more casual Instagram story early this afternoon saying, "Happy Birthday Stupid." The couple are spending the day with friends and a little booze, according to Caroline's Instagram . . .
Auditioning for popular dance competition show So You Think You Can Dance requires a certain level of bravery, talent and commitment. For Lauren Luteran, though, just being able to dance requires much more strength and stamina than the average performer exhibits. Luteran, 19, was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis - a genetic disorder that causes lung infections - just five months after she was born. Doctors told her parents that putting her in some kind of sport or activity would help the mucus in her body break down. Her family wanted to keep her in a contained environment, so they enrolled . . .