Britney Spears Returns To Perform On-Stage At 2016 MTV Video Music Awards
Britney Spears performed for the first time at the MTV Video Music Awards since 2007 last night. She performed “Make Me. . . ” from her new album along with G-Eazy.
Watch the Britney Spears performance from the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at MTV.com or below.
Britney Spears performs at 2016 MTV Video Music Awards
Beyoncé had what many called the best performance of the night as she took the stage to perform a medly of songs from “Lemonade,” her latest album
Calvin Harris, Fifth Harmony and Drake were among the other winners at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards.
Buzzfeed has the 18 best moments of the 2016 VMAs in gif form.
Watch Beyonce performance from the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at MTV.com Below, watch Jimmy Fallon, dressed as Ryan Lochte, presented Beyoncé with the Video of the Year award.
Jimmy Fallon presents Beyonce with the Video of the Year award
Saint Louis FC Falls At Home To San Antonio FC
It seemed like Saint Louis FC had a pretty solid shot at the USL playoffs early in the 2016 season. After Saturday night’s 2-0 loss to San Antonio FC, making the playoffs seems all but off the table. A sell-out crowd of 5,262 fans were on hand at World Wide Technology Soccer Park.
The loss dropped STLFC to 10-7-8 on the season and 29 points on the season. They set in 12th place in the USL West with five games to go. SAFC currently holds the final playoff spot in the conference with 34 points.
STLFC has a midweek game this week on Wednesday at home against Oklahoma City Energy FC. They will be without Irvin Hererra and Ryan Thompson, who will both be on international duty.
SLU Billikens Move To 3-0
The Saint Louis University Billikens women’s soccer team moved to 3-0 on the season with a 1-0 win over Illinois last night. Shaney Sakamoto converted a penalty kick in the 4th minute of the game for the night’s only goal.
SLU’s 3-0 start is the program’s best since 2008. The team plays again on Friday in Nebraska against Valparaiso.
Ashton Kutcher Joins Thomas Rhett On-Stage
During a recent concert in Iowa City, Thomas Rhett brought local hero Ashton Kutcher out on-stage to sing the famous third verse of the Garth Brooks classic, “Friends In Low Places.”
The moment was chronicled on Rhett’s Instagram page. Watch the video below.
Don’t Breathe Takes Weekend Box Office Crown
Don’t Breathe won the weekend box office crown with an estimated opening of $26.1 million. Mechanic: Resurrection earned an estimated $7.5 million in its debut.
Be sure to check back to RealLifeSTL on Thursday for the Weekend Movie Guide. I’ll be taking a look at the major films opening this weekend; Sully, Before I Wake and Shut In. I’ll also give you the low-down on Hands of Stone, which opens in wide release this Wednesday.
DUI Driver Causes California Wildfire
A woman was arrested for driving under the influence over the weekend in California. She may face charges for starting a wildfire that burned 450 acres as well. The right rear tire of her Kia Rio had blown and she was driving on the wheel’s rim. Police were called with reports of the woman driving down the road while her car was emitting sparks. The sparks eventually engulfed the car and also sparked the wildfire. The female driver was arrested.
John Oliver Pitches Johhny Strong
Last Week Tonight didn’t have a new episode this weekend, but host John Oliver did put out a web-exclusive video. In the segment, Oliver pitches a superhero movie titled Johnny Strong.
Last Week Tonight returns with new episodes on September 25.
John Oliver pitches superhero movie
Huma Abedin and Anthony Weiner Separating
Anthony Weiner is involved in another lewd photo scandal because of course Anthony Weiner is involved in another lewd photo scandal. It was announced today that Weiner’s wife, Huma Abedin, and Weiner are separating.
Abedin is a top aide to Hillary Clinton so, there is probably a good joke somewhere in here about destroying things like lewd pictures.
Mylan Set to Offer “Authorized Generic” Version Of EpiPen
Mylan, the drug company currently in the news for being awful, is set to unveil an “authorized generic” version of their EpiPen, as announced today.
The official EpiPen costs $608.81, much more than the $100 it cost in 2007. The new “authorized generic” EpiPen will cost $300. It will be the same as the “branded” version other than having slightly different packaging.
Aside from raising the costs of life-saving medicine, Mylan also makes use of the “inversion” tax technique to dodges taxes. Apple uses the same technique to avoid paying the United States government what they should in taxes.
St. Louis-based Meridian Medical Technologies produces the EpiPen for Mylan. It will also produce the generic version.
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