Six days a week, Gary and Bristol get up before the sun shines to bring you the latest from Nashville, New York City and Hollywood with Entertainment this Morning!

Chase Rice played football back in the day and must have been pretty good because he was a linebacker at the University of North Carolina before injuries forced him to quit. He says football is still in his blood but he can’t watch games on TV because he spends all his time calling plays and yelling at the coaches.

Word is that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are privately negotiating their divorce and that Angelina has hired a crisis manager… and not just any crisis manager, the one that inspired Kerry Washington’s character on Scandal!

Just what we needed… A new season of Kate Plus 8 kicks off in January.

Looks like things are bad for Hugh Hefner. Reports say that he is really sick and that visitors have to sign a confidentiality agreement just to see him.

Talk about just in time for Christmas! George Strait fans get ready because he’s releasing a 56-song 3-disc box set November 18th called Strait Out of the Box: Part 2 exclusively at Walmart. It’ll cover the years from 1996 – 2016 and yes, it includes his new song Goin’ Goin’ Gone.

Martina McBride got married back in 1988 and a year later they moved to Nashville. They didn’t have any plans or anything to fall back on. Looking back she says she realizes it was crazy, but it just felt right.

Little Big Town rocked out a cover of Alicia Keys Fallin’ at their show in Moutainview, CA.

Celebrity Birthdays October 1:
Julie Andrews 81
Jimmy Carter 92
Zach Galifianakis 47

Celebrity Birthdays October 2:
Sting 65
Kelly Ripa 46
Brian Regan 59

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