5 things to know this evening: Ben Affleck, Jordin Sparks, and Jada Pinkett Smith's big regret

Good evening! Catch up on your pop culture news with our roundup of today’s top stories.

1. Ben Affleck’s beef with the paps

The Superman star has a long history of dealing with paparazzi trailing him. Remember the original Bennifer? But on Sunday, he felt strongly enough about the shutterbugs staking out his church to get a shot of him and his kids that he took to social media to speak out about it. Read more>>

2. Jay-Z’s infamous elevator fight at the Met Gala

As you’re flipping through those photos of the gorgeous dresses at the 2018 Met Gala, remember one of the biggest scandals to engulf the celeb-studded event, which involved Beyoncé, her sister, Solange, and an elevator. Read more>>

3. Jordin Sparks returns to the red carpet
Jordin Sparks is now a mom. (Photo: Getty Images)

Well, that was fast! The singer returned to the red carpet just three days after welcoming her baby boy, nicknamed DJ, with husband Dana Isaiah. Read more>>

4. Female student stabs male student who lifted her skirt

The two students, who attend Central High School in Memphis, were each issued a juvenile summons, him for sexual battery and her for aggravated assault. The internet is debating whether the girl acted in self defense. Read more>>

5. Jada Pinkett Smith’s big regret


In her new Facebook show, Red Table Talk, the Girls Trip star reveals that she began dating husband Will Smith when, technically, he was still married to then-wife Sheree Fletcher. She sat down with Fletcher, and things went differently from you might expect. Read more>>

Thanks for reading! Come back tomorrow morning for your a.m. pop culture roundup.