10 Things You Don’t Know on E! Entertainment (DStv Channel 124) launched in August and is already a runaway hit. Who doesn’t want to know the ‘goss’ on their favourite stars, including Brad Pitt, Will Smith and Lady Gaga?
Spoiler alert! Here are six of the10 things you didn’t know about Jennifer Lopez:
- Jennifer Lopez says her famous butt is not insured, putting rumours ‘behind’ her.
- In 2013, an accused stalker lived in the pool house of her Hamptons home for more than a week before getting discovered – J.Lo had a restraining order before he moved in!
- Vermont was the only state out of 50 that received no complaints about J.Lo and Shakira’s half-time performance at the 2020 SuperBowl.
- Fiancé Alex Rodriguez dreamed of dating J.Lo for 20 years – in 1988, when asked who his dream date would be, A-Rod answered, ‘Jennifer Lopez … Maybe you can find me a date with her’.
- In 2004, J.Lo’s mom won a US$2.4-million slot machine jackpot at a Wheel of Fortune slot machine in Atlantic City.
- She has been engaged five times! To (1) Ojani Noa, (2) Cris Judd, (3) Ben Affleck, (4) Marc Anthony and (5) Alex Rodriguez.
- Catch the show every Monday on E! Entertainment (DStv Channel 124) at 19:05.
Single Wives SA
On a more serious note, reality show, Single Wives SA – which sees six previously married women enter an expert-led journey to find love again – premieres Thursday, 3 September on M-Net (DStv Channel 101) at 19:00.
Watch the Tour de France
And for lovers of cycling, the postponed Tour de France kicks off on SuperSport 5 (DStv Channel 205) from Saturday, 29 August at 13.20.
This week’s movies on DStv:
Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker (Science-fiction)
Sunday, 30 August on M-Net (DStv Channel 101) at 20:05
The epic Skywalker saga comes to an end in the ninth film in the franchise, directed by J.J. Abrams. While Finn and Poe lead the Resistance to put a stop to the First Order’s plans to form a new Empire, Rey (Daisy Ridley) anticipates her inevitable confrontation with Kylo Ren (Adam Driver).
Think Like A Man Too (Romantic comedy)
Friday, 28 August on BET (DStv Channel 129) at 20:00
The sequel to 2012’s smash hit reunites the all-star cast of Kevin Hart, Gabrielle Union, Taraji P. Henson, Regina Hall, Terence J, Meagan Goode and more. This time around, the couples head to Las Vegas for a wedding and romantic getaway – only to have misadventures and awkwardness ensue.
Last Holiday (Comedy)
Saturday, 29 August on BET (DStv Channel 129) at 20:00
Entertainment royalty Queen Latifah stars alongside LL Cool J in this humorous feel-good holiday film. Diagnosed with a terminal illness, Georgia gathers her money, quits her job and flies to a swanky resort she’s always dreamed of visiting. But while on her European getaway, she gets a lot more than she bargained for.
For Colored Girls (Drama)
Sunday, 30 August on BET (DStv Channel 129) at 00:00
For Colored Girls portrays the different stories of a group of African-American women who come together in search of commonality and understanding in the wake of personal crises, heartbreak and crime. Based on a collection of poems by Ntozake Shange, Tyler Perry is at the helm as the film’s director.