Jared Leto scaled the Empire State Building on Thursday. The stunt was to announce his band, Thirty Seconds to Mars is embarking on a world tour and made Leto the first person to ever legally climb to the top of the iconic landmark. After the climb, he told the NBC morning show, “I was more excited than nervous, to tell you the truth. But I have to be honest, it was very, very hard. It was a lot harder than I thought it would be. Just the endurance that it took, the stamina that it took, and it was very sharp.”
Taylor Swift made Grammy history on Friday when the 2024 nominations were announced. The pop superstar is the first person to be nominated in the song of the year category seven times. Her hit song Anti-Hero got this year’s nomination. She also earned her sixth album of the year nomination for Midnights. She is now tied with music legend Barbra Streisand for the most nominations by a female artist in that category. Swift received six nominations for the 2024 Grammys.
Robert De Niro lost his court battle with his former personal assistant Graham Chase Robinson. De Niro himself was found not guilty of gender discrimination but his company Canal Productions was found liable. The company must pay $1.26 million in damages to Robinson who worked at the company for 11 years.