As Meghan Markle gets ready for her debut trip with Prince Harry, her team of Royal aids is also getting ready. According to Myka Meier of Beaumont Etiquette, an expert on all things royal, the Duchess will have a team to “assist her in every way to prepare for her formal engagements”. Meier added that Markle will be “briefed ahead of each event” on how to greet and address the people she will be meeting. The team will also assist her on what to wear and what to say to show respect for the country they are visiting.
Kate Middleton embarked on her first royal engagement since giving birth. The mom of three visited the Sayers Croft Forest School and “went on a walk through the woods” and “helped children make leaf crowns”. The Duchess made a lasting impression on one little girl who opted for a hug instead of the formal handshake that was being offered. Of course, Kate took the gesture in stride and it made for a “royally” adorable moment.
Mindy Kaling is hoping Meghan Markle will be her new best friend. The Mindy Project alum recently told E! that she is moving to London and “looking for some friends to help throw her daughter’s first birthday party”; Katherine Kaling, will turn one in December. The actress joked that maybe Duchess Meghan would be her new friend and “throw the first birthday party”.
Michelle Williams recently walked the red carpet for the premiere of her new movie, Venom. While shining in her custom Louis Vuitton, she told E! that the best part of filming the comic book movie was, “There’s no crying on a superhero set”. Williams is used to playing roles in raw dramas like Manchester by the Sea, where she has done her fair share of crying. The 38-year-old starred alongside Tom Hardy in the film, who she referred to as “such a talented actor”.
Demi Lovato has completed 60 days in rehab. Lovato’s sister, Madison De La Garza, told Millennial Hollywood that the singer is “doing really well”. Lovato’s mom is confident that “Demi will come out of this experience stronger that ever”. The 26-year-old entered treatment after she was hospitalized in late July for an overdose.
Kim Kardashian-West was reportedly embarrassed by husband Ye’s–formally known as Kanye West–pro-Trump rant. A source told E! that although uncomfortable, “Kim will always support Kanye publicly” and “believes [he] is entitled to his opinion and can express it freely”. Multiple celebrities came forward criticizing the rapper, which another source said is “embarrassing” for Kim and her family, but stated that Kim would “never say that” to Kanye.
Prince Harry ran into an old flame while in Amsterdam. Dining at the new SoHo House with Duchess Meghan, the Prince had an awkward run in with “rumored” ex Jenna Coleman. A source told Vanity Fair that Harry and Jenna basically ignored one another, but he did have to walk past her to get to his table with Meghan. Jenna was reportedly dining with boyfriend Tom Hughes. Harry and Tom both pursued Jenna at one time, but she ultimately chose Tom because she felt “she had more in common with a fellow actor”.
Justin Timberlake shared a photo of himself working on his computer, captioning it “doing work…on my book”. Timberlake’s wife Jessica Biel took the opportunity to give the singer quite the compliment. Biel wrote, “Always in awe of your big…brain”. So cheeky! Timberlake is writing a book called Hindsight & All the Things I Can’t See In Front of Me. The book is said to “give readers a peek into [his] creative process through an intimate collection of images from his personal archives that range from childhood to present day”. It hits bookstores October 30.
Kate Middleton’s younger brother, James Middleton, has a new job. The youngest Middleton is now a tour guide at sister Pippa Middleton’s father-in-law’s Scotland resort—the Glen Affric Estates. It is—according to their website—one of the “most beautiful places in Scotland”. Known for its outdoorsy activities, James has been seen hanging out with guests and wearing hunting gear. He recently told a magazine that he is happiest in the countryside and will be moving his four dogs to Glen Affric. While some people recognize him for being a sibling to his famous sisters, James does not enjoy the spotlight. He gave an interview where he called the attention “frustrating” and that “at the end of the day”, he is “just James”.
Scheana Marie and Adam Spott are keeping fans guessing about their relationship status. The Vanderpump Rules stars have been spotted at red carpet events and hanging out at SUR—the restaurant featured in the show, which they both work at. Scheana recently traveled to Adam’s hometown and of course documented the visit on her Instagram. The duo took a photo which Scheana captioned “made it to hometowns”; using the Bachelor tagline. Even their close friends aren’t sure where the two stand. Co-star Stassi Schroeder commented on the photo “BF/GF?” to which Scheana replied with a wink face emoji. One source told E! that they are “romantically involved” while another source said they are simply “best friends”. Maybe the answer will be revealed on the upcoming season of Vanderpump Rules.
The World of Dance host Jenna Dewan announced she will not be back to host season three of the show, but she “won’t be able to stay away for long”. Dewan, who is reportedly leaving due to a busy schedule, plans to “return to mentor contestants as much as possible”. The former host took on a recurring role in The Resident which aired on Fox last night.
TODAY IS–Techies Day! A techie is defined as someone who is very knowledgeable or enthusiastic about technology, especially high technology, according to Merriam-Webster. This day was developed for educating students about potential careers in technology. With the world growing more and more technological, there is a need for the technologically savvy to help those of us who are less knowledgeable.
Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick took a family vacation to NYC. The parents of Mason, Penelope and Reign took a private jet to the Big Apple for work commitments and also some quality family time. While in the city, Kardashian attended brother-in-law Kanye’s SNL performance and babysat her niece, North. Disick was seen with the kids at the Sugar Factory, a source told E!. While Kardashian and Disick are both dating other people, they do come together for the sake of their kids.
The Queen has a fake hand. More specifically, Her Royal Majesty possesses a fake hand-waving machine. People reports that the gag gift was given to the Queen years ago when she visited a group of students in Australia. According to the Queen’s daughter Princess Anne, “they gave her a stuffed glove on a wooden lever so that you could tweak the end of the lever and this hand went to and fro. Her Majesty was thrilled”. Is there anything better than a Queen with a good sense of humor?
Khloe Kardashian is letting her thoughts be known. The reality star shared an emotional quote on her Instagram page. Fan believe the quote may be an insight into how she feels about the recent rumors about boyfriend Tristan Thompson. The quote said, “Don’t ever feel bad for making a decision about your own life that upsets other people. You are not responsible for their happiness. You’re responsible for your own happiness. Anyone who wants to live in misery for their happiness should not be in your life to being with”. It has been reported in recent weeks, by TMZ and Us Weekly, that Thompson was seen flirting with, touching and leaving the club with women who were not Kardashian. While True’s mom has not yet commented on the rumors, it has been stated by multiple sources that “she’s determined to stand by him, even if her family objects”.
Samantha Markle, who is in London, hoping for a sit down with half-sister Meghan—don’t hold thy breath—is now expressing her regret. Samantha sat down for an interview on the Jeremy Vine Show and issued a public—because she doesn’t do anything behind the scenes—apology to the Duchess. Samantha said everything “spun out of control” and that “everybody was hurt not being included or invited to the wedding”. She ended her speech with “I apologize and wish things could be different”. Not sure how sincere she is as it was only last month she referred to Meghan as a DuchASS. To be continued…
Track Palin was arrested again. The 29-year-old was charged with domestic violence after an alleged confrontation with a woman at his home. According to CNN Sarah Palin’s son has denied any wrong doing. This is not Palin’s first run in with the law. He was arrested after an alleged confrontation with his dad Todd Palin and has a previous domestic violence charge along with possession of a weapon while intoxicated. Palin took a plea in his earlier arrests, resulting in some of the charges to be dismissed. The latest arrest came just one day before his sister Willow Palin tied the knot. The Palin Family has yet to comment on the incident.
Ben Affleck was spotted taking another break from rehab. The actor was seen at church with his ex, Jennifer Garner and their kids, Samuel, Violet and Seraphina. Affleck has previously been spotted leaving his rehab facility for workout sessions and studio meetings. While leaving treatment is a different approach, it seems to be working for him, a source told TMZ — pics of the actor showed him in top shape wearing a tight, fitted tee shirt.
Cardi B turned herself in on Monday, in connection to a strip club fight. According to TMZ, the rapper will be charged for allegedly ordering an attack on two bartenders at Angels Strip Club in Queens, NY. Cardi had a “long-standing beef” with the bartenders—who are also sisters—because she believed one of them had slept with her husband, Offset. While at the club, she allegedly told her “posse to attack them”. Both bartenders sustained injuries, but refused medical treatment. The 25-year-old was not placed under arrest, but received a summons to appear in court on the charges.