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6 Things You Didn't Know About 'Hollywood' Star Jeremy Pope's Orlando Roots

Great things come from Orlando!

Netflix’s hit new series Hollywood paints us a picture of a post-World War II L.A., where a group of aspiring creatives is trying to land their big break. Among the characters in Hollywood, star Jeremy Pope plays the role of screenwriter Archie Coleman. For Floridian viewers, Pope might be of particular interest as an Orlando native, because let’s be honest, it’s always cool to see a hometown hero make it on the big screen. Here are 6 things you may not have known about Jeremy Pope.

Pope’s character echoes some of his real-life struggles of growing up in a place that didn’t always support his aspirations. Pope’s persistence would pay off as he slowly but steadily moved towards his dreams of becoming a singer and actor.

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Florida Has Its Own Backstreet Boy & It's Total Bragging Rights

Just one more reason to love Florida.

Most '90s kids probably have fond memories of rocking out to the Backstreet Boys when they were younger — and maybe more recently. Their hits are classics that never go out of style, just like the obsession with the band’s members. And while the band finds its roots in Orlando, it has a current connection as well. Howie Dorough and his family actually call Brevard County home!

It’s just one more thing to boast about if you live in Florida —not only do we have awesome theme parks and beautiful beaches, but we have our very own Backstreet Boy.

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DJ Shaq's At-Home Concert Is The Hype You Need Today

Just what you needed to start your day!

It is no secret that Doctor-Sheriff Deputy-Shaq is a man of many talents. From playing ball to DJing at large festivals —and almost everything in between — he really knows how to keep things interesting. In the midst of all the at-home concerts, Shaquille O'Neal just had to join in on the fun. The short clip he posted on Instagram yesterday is probably the excitement you needed this morning, and will definitely put a smile on your face. 

The post captioned "Don’t be down. Be safe love yall. Oneal boys kitchen concert," was uploaded to his Instagram less than 12 hours ago. It features Shaq, aka DJ Diesel, in the kitchen on the decks, surrounded by his "onlookers" — including his sons — who appear to be about six feet away and having an absolute blast. 

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Katy Perry & Orlando Bloom May Say 'I Do' With A Fairytale Wedding At Disney World Orlando

Does this make Katy Perry an official Disney Princess?

Many a Disney fan has fantasized about the ultimate Disney wedding, and while tons of couples pop the question at the romantic and so very picturesque location, not many can claim to have actually tied the knot there. After Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom got engaged last Valentine’s Day, rumors have cropped up of a dreamy Disney wedding with the bride saying “I do” right at Cinderella’s Castle in Florida.

The ESInsider reported rumors of the fairytale nuptials early last month, just shy of the one-year anniversary of the couple’s engagement.

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These Celebs Didn't Hold Back Their Thoughts On The New Disney World 'Star Wars' Ride

At Galaxy's Edge, everyone's a Star Wars nerd.

Earlier this month, Star Wars fans got another treat with the debut of the newest attraction to Galaxy’s Edge, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. Fans were going absolutely crazy for it, some even saying it was "life-changing," and they weren’t the only ones. Some celebrities got to experience the new Disney ride a few days before its opening, and they seemed to be just as thrilled.

Before the public debut, Neil Patrick Harris, Josh Gad, Megan Fox, John Stamos, and Daymond John got to experience it, and their reactions were definitely telling.

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Bindi Irwin Was Spotted Having The Time Of Her Life At Disney World & It's So Wholesome

Crikey! It's the Irwins!

Disney World is even more magical during the holiday season, and it’s a place where locals, tourists, and celebrities alike gather to celebrate and spend time with their families. Big events and holiday sensations are sure to draw in massive crowds, but it’s also a great time to spot some familiar faces. Just this month, Bindi Irwin and her family were spotted at Disney World Orlando!

Wholesome Irwin-family content never fails to bring a smile to the internet, and people were hyped to see their favorite family from Down Under visiting the U.S.

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