This was a close call.
Morgan Freeman‘s private plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Mississippi overnight following the blowing of one of it’s tires during takeoff. Fortunately, the actor was unharmed and no injuries were reported. He released the following statement to PEOPLE: “Sometimes things don’t go as planned and a tire blew on takeoff which caused other problems. “But thanks to my excellent pilot Jimmy Hobson we landed safely without a scratch,” he added. “I cannot say the same about my plane. I appreciate the concern and prayers for our safety.”
The actor was en route to Texas to shoot a segment for the television series The Story Of God. Hopefully, all goes as planned from here on out.
Adele‘s 25 is now the first album to sell a million copies in two different weeks. The final figures for the album’s second week report 1.11 million copies sold, bringing it’s total sales to 4.49 million after it’s debut to 3.8 million. Already the best-selling album of 2015, 25 is now the best-selling of any year since 2011. That year year, Adele’s last project 21 reigned supreme.
Following their secret wedding earlier this year, Usher is finally opening up about his second marriage to longtime love, Grace Miguel. During a sit-down on Ellen, the 37-year old confirmed the two tied the knot in Cuba before adding, “we had a great time. [Grace is a] wonderful woman.”
Check out more of Usher’s interview with Ellen Degeneres in the clip above.