Bob Barker is at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles. He woke up Monday with severe back pain, and family insisted he have professionals look at it when it wouldn’t get better. Barker was spotted sitting up and alert on a stretcher. He’s 94.
Billy Idol is being sued by a woman for allegedly ditching her. Juliana Berg claims that Idol invited her to a meet-and-greet concert in Vegas and the two made plans to rendezvous back at his hotel after the show, but the singer never showed up. Berg is suing Idol for travel expenses, reimbursement for the concert ticket and extreme emotional distress because she says she was left with no money and nowhere to stay that night. Reps for the 62-year-old told TMZ that his “attorneys are handling this matter. The accusations are without merit.”
Kevin Spacey has been replaced. The actor has been removed from the wall at Catch LA—a Hollywood hotspot—and replaced with former Columbia Records President, Clive Davis. It has been a year since Spacey’s accusers—both in the U.S and the U.K—have spoken out. While there are currently multiple investigations, the 59-year-old has not been criminally charged
Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson were never really going to get married. According to TMZ, the couple never discussed or looked into planning their wedding. They got engaged in June and the entire summer came and went without so much as looking at a venue, a wedding dress or discussing a potential date. The only official signs of the couple’s intentions were the $100,000 engagement ring, which has been returned to Davidson and the pet pig they bought together, who is apparently staying with Grande.
Britney Spears is starting a new residency in Las Vegas. This time she’ll be at MGM. Insiders say the “Britney: Domination” show will have an “urban” and “hip-hop” vibe reflected in the sets, choreography, and wardrobe. Two of the producers behind Jennifer Lopez’s Vegas residency are on hand to produce Britney’s. The residency starts in February and will run through August.
Social media star “Brother Nature” is under fire for racist and mysoginistic tweets he made in 2011 and 2012. He was barely 12 years old at the time. Real name Kevin Pena became a viral social media star for taking pics and videos of himself comfortably interacting with deer and other wildlife, gaining a large following. But the tweets have his fans split. The old social media dispatches include things like “Heil Hitler,” appreciation for Chris Brown’s domestic violence, and racist and sexist comments. But fans are coming to his defense since he was so young at the time.
Actress Selma Blair (“Legally Blonde” actress) has announced her Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis on Instagram. “I am disabled. I fall sometimes. I drop things. My memory is foggy. And my left side is asking for directions from a broken GPS … but we are doing it,” she wrote in the lengthy caption, where she thanked friends and staff on her Netflix show “Another Life” for being accommodating and helpful. She also said she got the news on August 16th.
Ariana Grande is living her best life — she was spotted in New York doing some retail therapy while she gets over her breakup with Pete Davidson. She was touting Chanel bags in each hand. Friends say she’s been spending time with family while she recovers.
MEANWHILE — Pete’s been seen in public, performing in LA. He joked about the rush engagement being stupid and asked the crowd if anyone’s looking for a roommate … at least he’s finding levity in the situation.
Max Ehrich was spotted for the first time since getting a gun pulled on him. The “Young and the Restless” star was seen exiting a Los Angeles law office with a body guard on Friday. The 27-year-old is apparently beefing up his security and looking into his legal options after a prominent real estate agent—who had become obsessed with the actor—pulled a gun on him in a “fit of rage.” The incident has been turned over to the police and is currently being investigated.
Jenelle and David Eason are putting on a united front amid reports of domestic violence. Last week, Jenelle called 911 claiming she had been assaulted by her husband. After the police arrived and advised the “Teen Mom” star of her rights, she denied an ambulance, instead going to the hospital in a private vehicle. When asked about the incident, the mom of three said that she fell while at the bonfire they were having at their home. Days after the alleged incident, the couple posted videos and photos showing a happy, loving relationship. Since there was no follow up with the police, there is no current investigation.
Blue Ivy was spotted at a pumpkin patch last week. While her super famous parents—Beyonce and Jay-Z—were not along for the field trip, a massive bodyguard shadowed the 6-year-old the whole time. Blue explored the patch, played on slides and hung out with some goats, sheep and chickens. She also posed for a pic with a Frankenstein monster.
Hailey Baldwin is trying to trademark her new name—Hailey Bieber. The model filed to trademark the name on October 10 for the purpose of creating a clothing line under her newly acquired moniker. After initially denying that the two eloped, Hailey has since admitted she is in fact married to the Biebs. In a recent interview with Harper’s Bazaar, the 21-year-old gushed about her “incredible husband” and how “he crushes everything” he does.
Orange Is the New Black will end with this upcoming season. The Netflix show was picked up for season five, six and seven, which lead fans to assume that the seventh would be the final season. Some of the show’s cast members made a video announcing the end of the series. One of Netflix’s first original shows, creator Jenji Kohan said she will “miss all the badass ladies of Litchfield and the incredible crew.” The final season will air in 2019.
Ronnie Ortiz-Magro’s baby mamma Jen Harley wants him to quit Jersey Shore. The on-again-off-again couple are back together and Harley says that all their issues can be blamed on the MTV show. During an Instagram Q & A, Harley stated that “the show has been the route to all [their] problems” and admitted that she doesn’t watch the show. The 30-year-old believes that her and Ortiz-Magro “have a connection that most people do not have” and referred to him as her “soulmate.” The couple are parents to 6-month-old daughter Ariana Sky.
The cast of Jersey Shore is not worried about a reboot of The Hills. Shore-mate, Angelina Pivarnick told TMZ, “as far as reality TV reboots go, the Shore will leave ‘em eating dust.” The Jersey Shore reboot was a huge success for MTV with millions of viewers tuning in. Some of the JS cast does have a soft spot for Hill’s star Spencer Pratt, but they still aren’t concerned.
Denis Hof appears to have been totally sober when he died Tuesday. No drugs or alcohol were found in his system. Friends say he didn’t usually partake anyway, and as recently as 2 weeks ago a doctor gave him a clean bill of health.
Tara Reid is pushing back on the controversy that she was escorted off a flight for flipping her lid. She says the flight attendants wanted her emotional support dog to be put in an overhead bin. (She notes she has the paperwork and everything to support her therapy-dog claim). But Delta airlines is doubling down, saying a first class ticket does not empower its holder to keep bags at their feet, even if it’s a dog carrier, and the flight attendant merely told Reid to put the carrier, not the dog, in the overhead bin.
There is a battle going on around Cardi B and her new music. The rapper has recorded some new tracks in which she takes shots at Nicki Minaj. Sources have told TMZ that her team is divided on whether to leave the disses in or remove them. Some feel the lyrics would benefit Minaj by putting the spotlight on her, but Cardi said she has always put her feelings in her lyrics and doesn’t want to change that now.
MEANWHILE—Cardi B has clapped back at the TMZ story. She posted her response on her Instagram: “Dear TMZ…ya constantly got me in ya blog spreading fake s**t about me without doing ya research and even when we tell ya is not true ya still push it. Btw in REAL news my single ‘Money’ drops November 26!!”
Ariana Grande has surfaced on social media. The singer posted to her Instagram on Tuesday night stating how grateful she was to be a part of the taping of A Very Wicked Halloween—her first public appearance since her split with Pete Davidson. She also alluded to the split saying: “time to say bye bye to the internet for just a lil bit. It’s hard not to bump news n stuff that im not tryna to see [right now]. It’s very sad and we’re all tryin very hard to keep goin. Love u. and thank u for bein here always.” The post has since been deleted from her page.
While filming the special, eagle-eyed spectators noticed she had a small bandage to cover up her “PETE” tattoo on her finger. But Davidson was also spotted looking glum in a hoodie outside his MOM’s house … and his Ariana tattoo was still quite visible.
Jazz Jennings is living her best life. The transgender teen recently had gender confirmation surgery and shared the details with ABC News’ Nightline co-anchor Juju Chang. Born a male, the 18-year-old started transitioning to female at the age of five and began sharing her story publicly at the age of six. She told Juju that she believes she was “given this platform for a reason and that [she] has a strong and powerful voice” to be an advocate for others. Jazz underwent surgery in June and although there were some challenges, she is happy with the results. Jazz’s emotional journey can be followed on the TLC show, I Am Jazz.
WWE superstar Charlotte Flair is being sued by her ex-husband, Riki Paul Johnson. Johnson claims the book—Second Nature—that was written by the Charlotte and her father, WWE star Ric Flair, defamed him by “falsely claiming he shoots blanks.” The book also states there was “physical and/or psychological abuse” in the relationship, which Johnson also says is false. He believes the WWE should be held liable as well because they were involved in the marketing of the book. He is seeking $5 million in damages from the Flair family and the WWE. There has been no comment from either party being sued.
Celebs were out in LA to root on the Dodgers against the Milwaukee Brewers this week. Spotted at Dodger stadium include:
- Rob Lowe
- Mario Lopez
- Rebel Wilson
- Danny Trejo
- Will Ferrell
- Dennis Haysbert
- Omar Benson Miller
- Leslie Mann
- Judd Apatow
- Emily Osment