Dolly Parton’s brother has died.
Floyd Estel Parton passed away on Thursday December 6 at the age of 61. No cause of death was revealed.
He is remembered as an “avid outdoorsman” and “an incredible cook.” Floyd shared in his family’s love of music and even wrote the song “Rockin’ Years” which was recorded by his sister, Dolly.
Former Spice Girl Mel B is laid up in the hospital for broken ribs and a severed right hand, but no one is sure why. The former pop star posted a pic to Instagram of her arm in a giant sling and a bit about what she was in the hospital for, but without giving an explanation why. One friend tells TMZ Mel was staying with friends and took a tumble down the stairs.
A pic was later posted of the other three Spice Girls, without Posh Spice aka Victoria Beckham, by their friend’s bedside. They’re gearing up for a reunion tour next summer.
Emilie de Ravin and Eric Bilitch have welcomed a son. Theodore Kubrick de Ravin-Bilitch was born on Sunday. The “LOST” actress and Eric both share the news on their Instagram pages.
Theodore joins 2-year-old big sister Vera Audrey de Ravin-Bilitch.
Katie Cassidy is married. The 32-year-old actress said “I Do” to Matthew Rodgers on Saturday. The couple exchanged vows in Florida in front of family and friends.
David Cassidy’s daughter and Matthew got engaged in June 2017 after he proposed during a romantic dinner.
Meryl Streep is going to be a grandma! The actress’ eldest daughter Mamie Gummer is pregnant with her first child with her screenwriting fiancé Mehar Sethi.
Mamie and Mehar got in engaged while on vacation in Croatia this past August.
Trace Cyrus is engaged! The eldest brother of Miley Cyrus popped the question to fellow singer Taylor Sanders.
The 29-year-old pop rocker shared the news on his Instagram page.
Former “America’s Next Top Model” contestant Jael Strauss has lost her battle with cancer. Jael announced this past October that she had been diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. She passed away in hospice on Tuesday, just 2 months after being diagnosed. She was 34 years old.
Cardi B and Offset are calling it quits. Cardi took to Instagram to announce the two are no longer together, saying she has “been trying to work things out with my baby father for a hot minute now” and adding “I guess we grew out of love.”
The parents of 4-month-old Kulture were secretly married in September 2017 and didn’t confirm the marriage until June 2018.
Michael J. Snyder has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Michael is known for being the first franchisee of the Red Robin restaurant chain in 1979 and later became CEO and President in 2000.
He was ousted in 2005 after an internal investigation discovered he had misused funds and charter planes.
He was 68-years-old.
Baby #2 is on the way for Steven Yuen and his wife Joana Pak. Joana and “The Walking Dead” star shared the news via Instagram on Monday.
The couple are already parents to 1-year-old son, Jude Malcolm Yeun.
Steven played fan favorite Glenn Rhee on the hit show.
Eddie Murphy is a father — for the tenth time. Son Max was born Friday to fiancee Paige Butcher. It’s their second child together. “Both Mother and son are doing well,” a rep for the couple told People magazine.
Kat Von D is a mom! The celebrity tattoo artist and husband Leafar Seyer welcomed a baby boy. The little one was named Leafar Von D Seyer after his musician father.
Kat, 36, and Leafar, 40, were married in February of this year.
Ken Berry has died. The “F Troop” and “Mayberry” actor passed away on Saturday. His ex-wife, actress Jackie Joseph-Lawrence announced the news in a Facebook post—no cause of death was revealed. Ken was 85-years-old.
Safaree has moved on from Nicki Minaj. The rapper was spotted hand in hand with reality star Erica Mena at the Jazz-Nets game on Wednesday night. While there were reportedly “immediate fireworks” the two are not yet calling one another boyfriend and girlfriend.
The relationship will be a focal point on future episodes of “Love & Hip-Hop,” of which they both appear.
Quentin Tarantino, 55, is off the market. The Hollywood director married his longtime girlfriend Daniella Pick, 35, Wednesday night. A source told E! News the couple exchanged “I Dos” in a private ceremony, with only about 20 people in attendance, including Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth and Eli Roth. The newlyweds, who got engaged last year, have been together since 2009.
The man behind the Nickelodeon hit show “SpongeBob SquarePants” has died. Stephen Hillenburg passed away on Monday of complications from ALS, which Stephen revealed he had been diagnosed with in March of last year. He was 57.
ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) is a progressive nervous system (neurological) disease that destroys nerve cells and causes disability.
Vernita Lee has died — that’s Oprah’s mom. She was 83, and passed on Thanksgiving Day. The family confirmed the death today.
Oprah had a complicated relationship with Lee, who she first met when she was six years old, only to be put up for adoption shortly after. The family lived at the time in Milwaukee.
In 1990, The Great Woman absolved her birth-mother on her TV show, and rumor has it she paid for her condo in Milwaukee.
The family is asking that any memorial donations be made to the charity Feeding America.
Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are married! The Morning Joe co-hosts tied the knot at the National Archives in Washington D.C. on Saturday. The ceremony was officiated by Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings. They were the first couple to ever say “I Do” in the Archives.
Magician Ricky Jay has reportedly died in his Los Angeles home of natural causes. Known for being one of the greatest slight of hand artists of all time, he consulted on movies such as “The Illusionist” and “The Prestige.” He was 72-years-old.
Country music heartthrob Jake Owen is expecting a baby with girlfriend Erica Hartlein. The couple is due next spring/summer. This will be the first child for Erica, Jake has daughter Olive Pearl from his previous marriage to Lacey Buchanan.
Nicole Polizzi aka Snooki and husband Jionni LaValle are expecting baby #3. The “Jersey Shore” star announced the news on her Instagram on Thanksgiving. The photo featured her children, Lorenzo, 6, and Giovanna, 4, holding an ultrasound picture.
Bob McNair has died at 80-years-old. The owner of the Houston Texans passed away surrounded by his wife and family, after succumbing to skin cancer. Bob’s son Cal is expected to take over ownership of the NFL team.
Aaron Carter is going to be a dad! The singer is expecting his first child with girlfriend Lina Valentina. There are also rumors floating around that the 30-year-old has plans to propose within the week.
Frankie Muniz is getting married! The “Malcolm In the Middle” star is engaged to his longtime girlfriend, model Paige Price. The 32-year-old popped the question at the Lantern Festival at the Pinal Fairgrounds & Event Center in Casa Grande, Arizona on Sunday.
Joshua Jackson was spotted hand in hand with actress Jodie Turner-Smith–actress from TNT’s “The Last Ship”–over the weekend. The 90’s heartthrob was reportedly all smiles and they seemed to really enjoy each other’s company. Joshua split from Diane Kruger two years ago after being together for 10 years.