Macklemore is lucky to be alive after his Mercedes was hit head-on by an alleged drunk driver in a pickup truck ... it happened Friday night just before 11 PM about 90 minutes north of Seattle. 

Police say the pickup truck driver wasn't wearing a seat belt and smashed his head into the windshield."

Macklemore had 2 passengers. One person was treated for a minor cut to the head, but all 3 walked away from the accident. The pickup driver was taken to a hospital for treatment, and he will be charged with DUI.

“Bachelor in Paradise” temporarily shut down production last month, because of the investigation of misconduct between Demario & Corrine But after investigating it’s coming back WITH some big changes: 

There is now a limit on alcohol consumption. They were only allowed two drinks per hour, so every hour, they’d have to log their drinks. 

They also had to make sure that if they wanted to spend the night with a significant other that they told producers ON CAMERA. 

One of the contestants, Vinny , who was talking about the new rules said that they trimmed the filming from the typical 18 days to 10. They had to squeeze a whole show into 10 days!! 

George and Amal Clooney are using their fame for good. The Clooney Foundation for Justice  is opening seven public schools for Syrian refugee children in Lebanon through a $2.25 million partnership with UNICEF.

The schools, which are also funded by a $1-million technology grant from HP and a donation from Google, will provide 3-thousand Syrian students with education opportunities.

Katy Perry is offering up some free tickets to her new tour . . . and all she's asking for is your time. 

She wants you to donate to the Boys & Girls Club of America.  Fans who donate supplies are entered to win a pair of general admission tickets to her tour, and fans who actually volunteer at a local Boys & Girls Club will have a chance to win VIP tickets and a meet-and-greet with Katy

She says, quote, "Actions speak louder than Tweets.  I think we're all looking for a way to make real change beyond just donating our loose change." 

HBO has confirmed it was the victim of a hack. Episodes of some shows— Ballers & Room 104-- have been put online and a script from the upcoming "Game of Thrones" episode has been leaked online.

The network won't comment on what's been stolen, but says the hack is "disruptive, unsettling, and disturbing.”