1. NYC CONCERT SHOOTING
One man was killed and three other people were injured by gunfire at rapper T.I.’s concert at Irving Plaza in NYC. The shooting happened backstage and sent the audience scrambling for the exits. WATCH
2. SEE YOU IN COURT
Eleven states including Texas are suing the Obama administration over its recent directive that schools allow transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identities. POLITICO
3. ELECTION 2016
HILLARY: The State Department’s inspector general says Hillary Clinton broke government rules by using a private email server without approval when she was secretary of state. Clinton has insisted she was in compliance with the rules. WASHINGTON POST
THE DONALD: More than 400 writers, including Stephen King, David Eggers and Amy Tan, signed an online petition opposing Donald Trump’s candidacy. The open letter speaks of “manipulation and division, demagoguery and lies.” READ IT
LATE NIGHT: Trump was a guest on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” last night. He told Kimmel that some of his pro-Clinton comments from before the campaign were “insincere.” WATCH
“So you were full of sh!t?” – Kimmel
“A little bit.” – Trump
4. REAL ESTATE
The Obamas are planning to stay in Washington after they leave the White House so younger daughter Sasha can finish school. They’ll lease a 9-bedroom/8.5 bathroom, 8,200-square-foot mansion in D.C.’s Kalorama neighborhood. SEE PIC
5. LITTLE BLUE BOX
Tiffany sales fell 9% in the first quarter as Americans cut back on expensive jewelry purchases and the strong dollar has foreign tourists spending less money, especially at Tiffany’s flagship Fifth Avenue store in NYC. Tiffany is launching high-end watches to spark sales. FORTUNE
Next cash grab: All-Day Breakfast at Tiffany’s Menu.
6. HULK HOGAN
PayPal cofounder Peter Thiel secretly financed Hulk Hogan’s legal fight against Gawker over his sex tape. Thiel called a Gawker gossip site Valleywag “the Silicon Valley equivalent of Al Qaeda” when it outed him as gay in 2007. QUARTZ
The New England Patriots asked a federal appeals court to rehear the Deflategate case. They’ve provided statements from engineering and physics professors who say the ruling upholding Tom Brady’s 4-game suspension lacks scientific proof. ESPN
Bachelorette frontrunner Jordan Rodgers’ ex-girlfriend took to Instagram after he attributed their breakup to his being too interested in football. She accused him of having cheated, hashtagging the post “#tuneinnextweekformoreBS.” SEE IT
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Victoria’s Secret will no longer publish its iconic mail-order catalog as more people browse and shop online. The catalog, first introduced in 1977, costs about $150 million to produce. NY DAILY NEWS
Video killed the radio star, and free online porn killed the Victoria’s Secret Catalog.
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…Hillary Clinton and Kate McKinnon, who plays HRC on SNL, appearing together on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. McKinnon busted out hilarious back-to-back impressions of both Hillary and Ellen. WATCH
“Every day we face hard choices, like which statement blazer to wear, but when I’m President I will make sure every American has a fair shot to live up to his or her God-given potential to WATCH YOU DANCE!”
11. OTHER SHTUFF
New York’s Fleet Week has begun, with about 4,500 sailors, Marines and Coast Guard members participating. Dozens of ships made their way up the Hudson in the Parade of Ships . SEE PICS
“Ladies! Seamen, 12 o’clock!” – Samantha
“I pray when I turn around there are sailors, because with her you never know.” – Miranda
@elleyeah8: The number of things I feel compelled to sniff before I buy, is slightly embarrassing.
And that’s what you ‘Need 2 Know’ on Thursday, May 26, 2016…