8@8: Your Morning Scoop

Jenny Slate & Chris Evans made their red carpet debut

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Today is...

National Sunglasses Day! Get your shade on. 

News of the Day:

+ Jenny Slate and Chris Evans made their official red carpet debut at the New York premiere of The Secret Life of Pets. The couple has been together since May and first met on the set of their upcoming film, Gifted. When asked about their relationship, Slate said that she feels like she got her "dream seventh-grade boyfriend."

+ Solange Knowles announced that she has completed recording her forthcoming album in a birthday post on Instagram. Happy belated, Sol!

 

Born June 24th Wore tap shoes and tutus every where 3-5 Wrote first song (A jingle for the United Way) 9 Felt God 10 Met first love (in a parking lot) 13 Wrote/Released my first album for weird teenagers 15 Started writing songs for other awesome people 16 Lost my best friend Marsai, to gun violence 17 Pregnant 17 Married first love 17 Gave birth to angel baby 18 Financially independent 19 Bought my first house 19 Divorced 20 Wiled the hell out 20-22 Wrote/ Released second album 22 Fell head over heels in love again 22 Insane panic attacks and agoraphobia and convinced I would die by 30 - 24 Wrote/released third album 26 Started record label and cultural hub 27 Released first album on label 27 Freed myself of "friends" on the journey to womanhood 27 Started writing most proud of body of work 27 World called me crazy 27 Married Best Friend 28 Completed 4th album (72 hours before turning 30) Just really getting started 30 I say all of that to say...don't eveeer let anyone write your story for you. They can talk, they can doubt, and they can say what they wanna, but only you have the words to narrate this ting we call life. So much gratitude for all of your wishes. So much gratitude for love. So much gratitude for freedom. So much gratitude for life. Ps: About to take a note from Paris Hilton and have 4 parties.

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+ Kanye West recreated Vincent Desiderio's "Sleep" painting in his official music video for "Famous." Being as controversial as you would expect, we'll see if he gets some lawsuits for this one.

+ KFC India launched a new meal box called Watt a Box that has the ability to charge your phone... 2016 is wild.

+ Devendra Banhart has emerged from the shadows to release a new single called "Middle Names." The track will be featured on his forthcoming album, Ape in Pink Marble, due out on September 23.

Deal of the Day:

Drop Dead has collaborated on another exclusive collection with SEGA to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Sonic. Shop the entire line here.

Advice of the Day:

"I am not a robot. I have a heart and I bleed." —Serena Williams

GIF of the Day: