Category: The Weeknd

The Weeknd Showed A New Teaser Trailer For His HBO Drama “The Idol” At His Las Vegas Concert

August 22, 2022 / Posted by:

Anyone who’s been keeping tabs on the progress that Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye has been making with his and Sam Levinson’s HBO drama The Idol has had to keep their head on a swivel as the direction of the show and the members of the cast have been as back and forth as The Weeknd and Bella Hadid’s messy past relationship status. Last month, a teaser featuring cocaine, sex, and darkly lit rooms was released, which was to be expected since Sam, the controversial director of Euphoria, and The Weeknd, who loves coke, are at the helm. No premiere date for the show–which is about “a self-help guru and leader of a modern-day cult, who develops a complicated relationship with an up-and-coming pop idol–has been given, but we may be getting closer since this weekend The Weeknd played a new teaser for The Idol at his Saturday night concert in Las Vegas, according to Variety.

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The Weeknd’s HBO Series “The Idol” Is Getting An Overhaul With Cast And Crew Changes

April 28, 2022 / Posted by:

In between his busy schedule of recording music and being a general eccentric, The Weeknd is currently working on a TV series for HBO called The Idol, a drama about a female pop star, played by Lily-Rose Depp, who gets involved with a Los Angeles club owner-turned-secret cult member, played by The Weeknd. The show is co-created by The Weeknd’s long-term producing partner Reza Fahim and Euphoria creator Sam Levinson. So yes, it sounds like the perfect recipe for an HBO-style visual mess. Except it turns out that it’s already pretty messy behind the scenes. According to several sources, people are dropping from the project left and right, and some of the reason might be because The Weeknd thought the show was deviating from the real star of the show (aka The Weeknd).

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The Weeknd Played A Voicemail Apology At Coachella, And People Think It Was From Bella Hadid

April 18, 2022 / Posted by:

This year’s Coachella began with a whole lot of drama, by way of Kanye West pulling out at the last minute, possibly due to the drama in his personal life. He was quickly replaced by The Weeknd, who might have brought some of his own personal life drama to his Coachella set. No, he didn’t sing out an itemized list of all the ways Coachella organizers like to mess with performers’ bank accounts. The Weeknd played a real-sounding voicemail at the end of one of his songs, and a whole lot of people believe it was a very real voicemail from his ex-girlfriend, Bella Hadid.

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The Weeknd Reportedly Threatened To Pull Out Of Coachella If He Didn’t Get Paid The Same Amount That Kanye West Was Going To Get

April 7, 2022 / Posted by:

Yesterday we learned that the people who put on Coachella had found someone who was willing to pop in at the last minute to take over Kanye West’s vacant headlining slot. It was announced that The Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia will share the spot. But according to Page Six, the deal was not completely done when  Coachella announced their new headliners and The Weeknd threatened to bounce over money.

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The Weeknd And Swedish House Mafia Will Replace Kanye West As Coachella Headliners

April 6, 2022 / Posted by:

After Kanye West dropped out as headliner of this year’s Coachella music festival, many names were rumored to be taking his spot from Silk Sonic to Red Hot Chili Peppers to Justin Bieber to Tyler, The Creator to The Weeknd. But now it’s confirmed that The Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia will take Kanye’s place.

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