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Monday, July 10, 2017


Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd Are Married: DWTS Pros Wed in NY. Maks and Peta are married! Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd, mother of their 6-month-old son Shai and a fellow Dancing With the Stars pro, tied the knot in a Jewish ceremony at Oheka Castle on Long Island, New York. After the nuptials, Maks told Us Weekly, "It was everything we ever dreamt of." His blushing bride added, "And the party of the year!" The outlet also reports that the non- denominational ceremony was 40 minutes long and that the vows they exchanged in front of 300 guests were self-penned. At the start of the wedding, Shai was carried down a petal-strewn aisle. The bride, who walked down the aisle to Tchaikovksy's Nutcracker Suite, wore an ornate Karen Sabag Couture ball gown. A source tells E! News that the wedding was a very "elegant and classic" affair, adding that Peta's makeup artist prepped her and her mother. The aim for the wedding makeup look was to go for a natural style with lashes and a pink lip. Maks opted for an all-white tuxedo jacket and his groomsmen donned white tuxedo jackets with black trim. As previously reported by E! News, the two were slated to (and did!) exchange their vows in the 137-room Oheka Castle -- where Taylor Swift 's "Blank Space" music video was filmed. Members of the wedding party included Maks' brother and co-star Val Chmerkovskiy, plus bridesmaids Rumer Willis, his season 20 partner, and DWTS pro dancer Sharna Burgess. Guests included a slew of DWTS pros and former contestants such as Candace Cameron Bure and Nyle DiMarco, who won season 22 with Peta. The attendees posted a bevy of images of the lavish wedding on social media. Nicole Volynets Gamer, a former DWTS troupe member, served as Peta's maid of honor and wedding planner. The night before, the group had a pre-wedding party at the venue and everyone appeared to have a rockin' good time. Maks and Peta first dated a few years ago and rekindled their romance and went public with it in 2015. He proposed to her that December, onstage at the SWAY: A Dance Trilogy event at the Olympia Theater, in front of fellow pro DWTS dancers and past celebrity contestants, including Meryl Davis, who won season 18 with him. "I'm in love with you, and I want to be in love with you for the rest of my life," he told Peta. She gave birth to Shai, their first child, this past January. In June 2016, Maks and Peta talks about their wedding plans in an interview with E! News, saying they planned to tie the knot in New York City, where he was raised after his family immigrated from what is now Ukraine. Peta signaled the wedding would be a family affair in more ways than one. "We deliberately have it in July so it doesn't conflict with any of the seasons, so we can bring our past partners and our troupe of dancers and stuff like that," she said. Months after giving birth to Shai and about two months before the wedding, Peta began working with personal trainer Tim Hartwig to get back into shape for the big day. He told E! News in June that he has recommended she limit her carb eating and said the pro dancer has also limited her alcohol consumption "as much as possible." "What we are really focusing on is eliminating the scale," he said. "She has not weighed herself this entire time throughout the program, which is not normal for a female, but I love it!" (Eonline)

Dancing With the Stars' Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich Are Married. The results are in! Julianne Hough's wedding day deserves a perfect 10. The Dancing With the Stars judge married NHL star Brooks Laich on Saturday afternoon in a romantic ceremony in front of 200 guests near Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, reports People. "I don't think I ever really necessarily dreamed about my wedding as a kid," the 29-year-old dancer told the publication. "But I know I will always cherish and remember it for the rest of my life." For the star-studded wedding, which was designed by event planner Troy Williams of Simply Troy Lifestyle + Events, the Footloose star wore a Custom Marchesa gown and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry. In keeping with his name, Brooks suited up in a Brooks Brothers tuxedo. Wedding guests including Julianne's brother Derek Hough and friends Nina Dobrev, Aaron Paul and Mark Ballas witnessed the couple exchange romantic vows before enjoying an evening reception. The party would include sweet treats from Sugarfina candy. Today's special wedding comes almost two years after the pair announced their engagement on social media. In fact, the proposal also took place in Coeur d'Alene where Julianne's grandparents live. "When I met him it was kind of like, Yeah, I knew and I think he knew too," Julianne previously told E! News. "We kind of knew it was going to happen." And while Brooks tries to keep his personal life private, the athlete couldn't help but gush over his leading lady during an interview with 106.7 The Fan. "I don't want to get into a whole lot of it; I'm kind of shy on my personal life," he shared, "But she's a cool, cool gal. She's just a sweetheart, very loving, very giving. She puts so much great out into the world. I'm a pretty lucky guy." Before their wedding, both Julianne and Brooks hosted an engagement party for their closest friends and family. In addition, the Grease: Live star would enjoy a bachelorette party aboard Celebrity Cruise line as well as a bridal shower in Utah. "Every relationship, there was nothing wrong or bad, but there was nothing right. I had one foot out because I didn't want to get hurt," Julianne previously told Redbook. "And I didn't say what was on my mind because I didn't want to ruffle any feathers. I needed to be perfect. Now I'm not holding anything back because I'd rather get my heart broken than never know what it is to be completely, madly in love." Safe to say Julianne (and Brooks) have found the one! Congratulations to the happy couple. (Eonline)

Jill Duggar Dillard Gives Birth to Baby No. 2. For the Dillard family, baby makes four...and counting. Jill Duggar Dillard, 26, has given birth to her and husband Derick Dillard's second child, a baby boy named Samuel Scott Dillard. The news was announced on their family blog Saturday. Samuel joins big brother Israel Dillard, 2. "We are excited to finally announce the arrival of Samuel Scott Dillard!" the message read. "The newest addition to our family arrived on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 1:02pm. He weighs 9lb 10oz and is 22" long. After 40 of labor, he was delivered via C-section at the hospital. Thank you for your continued prayers and support!" Jill and Derick, 28, have been married since 2014 and announced her recent pregnancy in December. She and her large extended family rose to fame with the TLC series 19 Kids and Counting. Following its cancellation in 2015, Jill and sister Jessa Duggar Seewald, 24, went on to star on their own spinoff, Counting On, with their husbands. Jessa and her hubby, Ben Seewald, who welcomed their second son in February. (Eonline)

James Corden and Wife Julia Carey Are Expecting Their Third Child. ...and baby makes five! The Late Late Show host James Corden and his wife, actress Julia Carey, are expecting their third child in December, a rep for the actor has confirmed to E! News. The British comedian, who's quite the hit in the States, and his lady love were married on Sept. 15, 2012. The couple already has two children, 6-year-old son Max, born on March 22, 2011, and 2-year-old daughter Carey, born on Oct. 27, 2014. The soon-to-be party of five would make for quite the rousing episode of Carpool Karaoke with James at the wheel! Corden rose to fame in the U.K. with a successful TV show Gavin and Stacey, which debuted in 2007. While he's been a roaring talent in England for a decade, not many in the states knew of him here up until a few years ago. Eventually, he starred in a Broadway show and won a Tony award for One Man, Two Guvnors in 2012. He then landed a highly coveted role in the film version of Into the Woods in 2014. But even when he nabbed the hosting gig of The Late Late Show in March 2015 he was still relatively unknown in the States. Of course, Everything changed for Corden as soon as he launched the beloved Carpool Karaoke segment of his show. As for his love life, in 2016, the beloved funnyman talked to Rolling Stone about love. "I could never understand when I watch romantic comedies the notion that for some reason unattractive or heavy people don't fall in love. If they do, it's in some odd, kooky, roundabout way -- and it's not. It's exactly the same," he said. He added, "I met my wife; she barely owned a television and worked for Save the Children. We sat down one night and we fell in love and that was it." This story was first reported by People. (Eonline)

Ben Affleck Dating Saturday Night Live Producer Lindsay Shookus 3 Months After Jennifer Garner Divorce. Ben Affleck has a new lady in his life, E! News has learned. The Oscar-winning actor is dating Lindsay Shookus, a producer at Saturday Night Live. A source tells us that the two are still very much "in the early stages" of their relationship and recently met up while he was in London for work. We're told that the duo caught a showing of Sam Mendes' play Ferryman last week during their trip abroad. "It's more than a summer fling," the insider shared. "They are having fun and care for each other. It's early and they are taking it slow." And while the new couple has done their best to keep things under wraps in the beginning stages of their romance, the two stepped out on the town in Los Angeles Thursday night for a quick date night. Both Affleck and Shookus have yet to confirm their relationship. Back in April of this year, Jennifer Garner and Ben filed for divorce nearly two years after announcing that they were separating following 10 years of marriage. According to court documents, the friendly exes filed for joint legal and physical custody of their children. A source at the time told E! News that the two "were co-parenting" and that the "most important thing in all of this are their kids." Both Ben and Jen have publically praised one another since announcing that they were splitting. In fact, in an interview with us, the father of three gushed, "Jen is a superhero mom. She is an amazing mother and I'm really lucky to have her as a partner to co-parent these kids with. We try our best, we put them first and that's what we do." Meanwhile, Jen told NBC's Today show, "We are definitely a modern family. We're doing really well." Just days ago, the entire modern family was spotted celebrating the Fourth of July near their home in Los Angeles. Jen participated in a neighborhood 3K race while her kids and ex smiled and cheered from the sidelines. Shortly thereafter, the group enjoyed celebrating with their neighbors and taking in the local fireworks show. (Eonline)

Emma Stone Admits Her Male Co-Stars Have Taken Pay Cuts to Secure Equal Pay: "We Are All the Same." In the famous town of Hollywood, equal pay between men and women doesn't necessarily come along in every project. One actress who has experienced the trend first hand is Emma Stone. While covering the newest issue of Out magazine with Andrea Riseborough, the Oscar winner revealed that some of her male co-stars have stepped up to ensure equality is present on set. "In my career so far, I've needed my male co-stars to take a pay cut so that I may have parity with them. And that's something they do for me because they feel it's what's right and fair," Emma explained to the publication. "That's something that's also not discussed, necessarily -- that our getting equal pay is going to require people to selflessly say, 'That's what's fair.'" She added, "If my male co-star, who has a higher quote than me but believes we are equal, takes a pay cut so that I can match him that changes my quote in the future and changes my life. And this is Billie Jean's feminism, and I love it -- she is equality, man: equality, equality, equality." While Emma doesn't name any specific movies or actors in the piece, fans remember some of her most recent projects include La La Land, Aloha and Irrational Man. "It's not about, 'Women are this and men are that.' It is, 'We are all the same, we are all equal, we all deserve the? same respect and the same rights.' And that's really what I've been so grateful for with male co-stars -- when I've been in a similar-size role in films, and it's been multiple people who have been really incredible and said, 'That's what I want to do. That's what's fair and what's right.'" Emma continued. Ultimately, Andrea hasn't been as fortunate to work with numerous male co-stars who will step up and address differences in wages. "Being fairly compensated financially for something that you work hard at is absolutely acceptable. I don't know how many films I've been in -- 20, 25 films, something like that. And I've never had the experience of a guy taking any sort of pay cut," she confessed. "In fact, I've been number one in films before and been paid a lot less." Financial differences aside, Emma and Andrea are more than excited to star in their next project titled Battle of the Sexes. The film tells the true story of the 1973 tennis match between No. 1 Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs. "It's just a real gift to be a part of it, and I'm so grateful to put a story like that out into the world," Emma shared. Battle of the Sexes hits theaters on September 22. And read Emma's full interview in Out magazine online now. (Eonline)

Madonna to Open Malawi Pediatric Surgery Center Named After Daughter Mercy James. Madonna is giving back in a big way to the country where she adopted all her adopted children. The Mercy James Institute for Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care, named after 11-year-old Mercy James, will officially open this Tuesday at the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi, the singer's charity Raising Malawi announced Friday. The clinic is the first of its kind in the country and was developed in partnership with the organization and the Malawian Minister of Health, the group said, adding that it "will help Queen Elizabeth hospital double the number of surgeries performed on children each year and will increase the chance of survival after critical surgeries. In addition to serving more children, this new facility will become a training center of excellence for Southern Africa, with more local doctors acquiring the skills needed to perform pediatric surgery." Mercy is one of Madonna's six children. The singer is also a mother to Lourdes, 20, Rocco Ritchie, 16, David Banda, 11, and 4-year-old twins Esther and Stella. Madonna adopted the latter three from Malawi as well. She brought the twins home earlier this year. "Malawi has enriched my family more than I could have ever imagined," Madonna said. "It's important for me to make sure all my children from the country maintain a strong connection to their birth nation, and equally important to show them that together, humans have the power to change the world for the better." "When you look into the eyes of children in need, wherever they may be, a human being wants to do anything and everything they can to help, and on my first visit to Malawi, I made a commitment that I would do just that," she said. "As we approach the opening of the Mercy James Institute for Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care, I'd like to thank everyone who has joined me on this unbelievable journey. What started out as a dream for Malawi and her children has become a reality, and we couldn't have done it without your support." (Eonline)

Rooney Mara Didn't Eat Her First Pie Until Age 31. Rooney Mara was pie-eyed while shooting A Ghost Story. In a scene from the drama (in theaters now), Mara's grieving character devours an entire pie. As it turns out, it was the first time the actress ever allowed herself to try the sweet dessert. "It was certainly something that popped out at me when I read it that was one of the things I was really excited to do. So, it doesn't surprise me that it's something that jumps out of the movie," she told The Los Angeles Times. "It was such a unique way of showing grief; we've never seen anything like that before. And I'd actually never had pie before. That was my first and last pie." Uh, how does a 32-year-old woman go her entire life without ever trying pie? "I asked that same question," director David Lowery told the newspaper. Allow her to explain. "I just don't really have a sweet tooth and I was a really, really strange, geeky child. Something about pie always grossed me out and I just never tried it before," said Mara, who grew up in the wealthy suburbs of Bedford, N.Y. "And this came along and I tried making them switch it to something else, but David really wanted it to be pie, so we did pie." The scene was shot in the summer of 2016, and Mara ate a gluten-free, chocolate cream pie. Producer James Johnston brought in a few pies from the vegan restaurant chain Spiral Diner & Bakery that he and his wife own in Texas; Mara tried every one and picked the chocolate flavor. "I wanted a representation of grief that we haven't seen before...that felt unique and uncomfortable and profound," Lowery said in a USA Today interview. "I thought about how sometimes when I'm upset, I just eat a lot. I thought that would be a really powerful image." Mara's character vomits at the end of the mostly silent scene. "In the script, the description was, 'She sits down and eats the entire thing.' It was just one line," Lowery said. "I told her, 'Try to eat the whole thing and when you can't eat any more, get up and run to the bathroom. You don't actually need to throw up. But if you need to, go for it.' It was up to her to bring the scene to an end at the time she thought was appropriate, and she knew what the emotional intent behind the scene was, so there wasn't a lot of talking about it." (Eonline)

Tallulah Willis celebrates three years of sobriety on Instagram. Growing up in the public eye was never going to be easy and, when it comes to speaking about what it's like to be a celebrity kid, few families are more vocal than the children of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore. The former couple, who were married from 1987-2000, share three children. Rumer, 28, Scout, 25, and Tallulah, 23. Tallulah, the youngest of the three sisters, took to Instagram on Friday to post a three-year-old picture where she described herself as "a malnourished string bean with aches that echoed throughout my soul." The photograph depicts a then 20-year-old Tallulah with a beer in hand and a cigarette in her mouth. The daughter of the Hollywood couple goes on to say that "self-annihilation fueled with medicating" left her a shell and put her in a very deep hole, one she was eventually lifted out of. The 23-year-old has now been sober for three years and credits that decision as "the most important" thing she's done. Tallulah's sister Rumer also took to Instagram to post a message of congratulations for the 23-year-old after she hit the three year sober mark. Rumer herself, who has followed in her parent's footsteps by appearing in numerous TV shows and movies, also celebrated her own sobriety less than a week ago when she hit the six month milestone. And the third of the sisters, 25-year-old Scout, is also celebrating being clean and sober. Just yesterday, the middle Willis child took to Instagram to reveal on June 17 she'd hit her one year milestone. Tallulah's heartbreaking post isn't the first time the artist has been open about struggling with an eating disorder or self-esteem issues. In 2014, she stripped off for a video with StyleLikeU and spoke about being bullied by tabloids. "I'm diagnosed with body dysmorphia [because of] reading those stupid f**ing tabloids when I was like 13, feeling like I was just ugly, always," she said "I believed the strangers more than the people who loved me, because why would the people who love me be honest?" Despite the sisters' struggles in the past, their social media constantly proves how strong their family bond is and also provides their followers with plenty of adorable throwbacks. (PageSix)

Donal Logue's Daughter Jade Is No Longer Missing And Is ''Safely Back Home." Good news -- Donal Logue's teen daughter Jade Logue, who went missing almost two weeks ago in Brooklyn, NY., is safe and finally at home. On Saturday, the Gotham actor's rep told E! News, "Jade is now safely back home with her family." The rep continued, "Donal is incredibly thankful for everyone's support, and especially to the NYPD, FBI and Team Adam NCMEC for her safe return." The character actor has been posting on social media pleas to the public to help find his 16-year-old and get her home. On Thursday, Donal posted another tweet late, containing a photo of him and the teen as a child. He addresses Jade directly. "Jade, c'mon home, you sweet, beautiful, soul. We love and miss you dearly," the actor wrote. Meanwhile, the police department of Lancaster, Pennsylvania said the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children reported a possible sighting of Jade in the area of Smiley's Deli in the city Thursday, according to Fox 43 News. According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the teen is also known as Arlo Logue and has been missing from Brooklyn, New York since June 26. She was last seen wearing a green hoodie, blue jeans, a green military parka and a gray baseball cap. Logue's ex and Jade's mother Kasey Smith has also been posting pleas online. "Jade come home baby," she tweeted Thursday. "You are loved beyond words missed terribly. Come home." Several of Logue's fellow Gotham cast members, such as Ben McKenzie, his wife Morena Baccarin and JW Cortes, as well as Fox, which airs the show, have also helped spread the message. Last week, Donal's longtime friend, Danny Trejo, also recorded a video to help spread the word. "Whoever has Jade, I wanna plead with you, please, just drop her off anywhere. She'll find her way home," he said. "This got a lot bigger than you thought. I know that you don't want to get the people that you're dealing with in trouble. So please, just drop her off, there'll be no questions asked. We'll find her." We're glad all the help worked and that Jade is home safe and sound. (Eonline)

Toby Keith's Daughter Krystal and Family Survive Horrific Car Accident. Country music star Toby Keith's daughter Krystal Keith took to Instagram Friday to reveal that she, her husband Drew Sandubrae and their 1 and 1/-2-year-old daughter Hensley were almost killed in a car accident on the Fourth of July. The 31-year-old, who is also a country singer, posted photos of their white Mercedes-Benz SUV, which got completely crushed mostly in its front in the crash. "Our 4th turned pretty horrific," Krystal wrote. "Hensley, Drew and I were on the way to watch fireworks on the 4th. A drunk driver almost took the lives of my entire family. We all survived the wreck but it's gonna take some time to heal. Keep us in your prayers. Hug your babies and spouses tight. DON'T DRINK AND DRIVE." The family lives in Oklahoma, where Krystal was raised. Toby, who is on tour, has not commented. He and wife Tricia are also parents to daughter Shelley and son Stelen. Toby's father, Hubert "H.K." Covel Jr., was killed in a car accident in 2001 at age 67. (Eonline)

Tyga's not worried about Rob Kardashian dragging his name into the all out war with Blac Chyna because he's focused on being Super Dad ... for real. Chyna, and Kylie Jenner's ex, has been on the sidelines while Rob and BC aired their dirty laundry over social media, but Thursday at LAX he opened up ... although reluctantly. His face said a lot! Tyga has custody of King -- his son with Chyna -- at least 50 percent of the time, which explains his perspective on the Rob feud. As for his baby mama -- Tyga could've easily taken a cheap shot, but took the high road. For real. Tyga's not worried about Rob Kardashian dragging his name into the all-out war with Blac Chyna because he's focused on being Super Dad ... for real. Chyna, and Kylie Jenner's ex, has been on the sidelines while Rob and BC aired their dirty laundry over social media, but Thursday at LAX he opened up ... although reluctantly. His face said a lot! Tyga has custody of King -- his son with Chyna -- at least 50 percent of the time, which explains his perspective on the Rob feud. As for his baby mama -- Tyga could've easily taken a cheap shot, but took the high road. For real. (TMZ)

Carrie Fisher's Final Assets Revealed, Billie Lourd Named Beneficiary of the Estate. Carrie Fisher's daughter Billie Lourd will inherit her late mother's estate. The Star Wars actress's assets, outlined in court documents obtained by PEOPLE, include several bank accounts, a 2016 Tesla S, full ownership of several LLCs and a life insurance policy. Personal and household belongings like jewelry, artwork and collectables will also go to Lourd, Fisher's only child from her relationship with talent executive Bryan Lourd. Additionally, the 24-year-old actress will inherit the rights to her mother's public image and likeness, as well as her intellectual property rights -- including ongoing proceeds from Fisher's books, specials, trademarks and copyrights. Some of Fisher's memorabilia is set to be auctioned in September. Organized by Profiles in History and her brother Todd, the auction will include items like Fisher's life-sized Princess Leia Statue in its original phone booth, her personalized director's chair from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi and even her personal writing desk. Portions of the proceeds will go to Debbie Reynolds' charity The Thalians and The Jed Foundation, a charity chosen by Lourd. Fisher's estate, which she shared with her late mother, Debbie Reynolds, is also on the market for $18 million. The proceeds from the sale will likely be incorporated into the trust. The details of her holdings and the nature of her trust are outlined in court documents filed by her lawyers. According to the paperwork, not all of Fisher's assets had been transferred to her living trust at the time of her death. In order to avoid probate court, her lawyers are arguing that Fisher had clearly intended those assets to be incorporated into the trust, of which Lourd is the beneficiary. Bruce Givner, an attorney and estate planning expert, tells PEOPLE this situation is not unusual, and that the courts will likely agree to let Fisher's attorneys handle things out of court. "What they're really trying to do is avoid giving the court jurisdiction over the matter and trying to avoid probate fees and costs," Givner says of Fisher's attorneys. "By doing this the court will not have jurisdiction, and you won't have to wait the nine months or so it would take the courts to sort through everything." Regardless of the court's decision, Lourd will remain the beneficiary of the trust. "Even if the court turns this down, what's going to happen is there will be a probate analysis into the trust. All it will do is cause months of delay as they review everything." The actress, best known as Star Wars' Princess Leia, suffered a heart attack at the end of last year. She was flying from London to Los Angeles on Friday, Dec. 23, when she went into cardiac arrest. Paramedics removed her from the flight and rushed her to a nearby hospital, where she was treated for a heart attack. She later died in the hospital, just one day before Reynolds. (People)

Shia LaBeouf has been arrested in Georgia for being wasted and losing control of himself ... TMZ has learned. Shia was taken into custody early Saturday morning. He was booked for disorderly conduct, obstruction and public drunkenness. At the time of this post Shia is still in custody. The actor has been down this road before ... Shia was arrested in 2014 outside a New York City cabaret for "drunken behavior." He was arrested for drunk driving in West Hollywood in 2008 for drunk driving. (TMZ)

Romelu Lukaku -- one of the best soccer players in the world -- was arrested in Beverly Hills after cops came to his mansion 6 TIMES for an out of control rager, TMZ Sports has learned. It's unclear why the Everton star was in L.A., but law enforcement sources tell us he was renting a home in Beverly Hills while a bidding war is reportedly raging over him in Europe between 2 of the most famous soccer clubs on Earth. FYI, Manchester United and Chelsea have both reportedly offered $100 MILLION to transfer the 24-year-old away from Everton ... but so far, the deal has yet to close. In the meantime, we're told Lukaku threw a massive day party at his BH crib on July 2 that REALLY pissed off his neighbors ... triggering multiple complaints to the Bev Hills PD. We're told cops went to the home at least 6 times to warn Lukaku to keep down the noise -- but he didn't listen and cops eventually arrested him for misdemeanor disturbing the peace. Lukaku was not brought to the police station or formally booked -- instead, he was merely given a citation. No word on what kind of punishment he faces -- but if it's a fine, dude can definitely afford it. Fun Fact: Big Rom was the runner up for the 2017 Premier League Golden Boot trophy -- awarded to the league's top scorer. (TMZ)

'Millionaire Matchmaker' Patti Stanger got the wrong kind of room service after cops say someone broke into her hotel room, ransacked the place and ran off with $300k worth of valuables. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Patti and production employees were staying at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel in early May, filming scenes for the upcoming season. We're told someone broke the lock to the first floor patio door of her room and went to town. Patti was not in the room at the time. Law enforcement sources tell us approximately $300k in jewelry, clothing and purses were stolen. The case is under investigation but no arrests have been made. It's unclear if there's surveillance video. We've reached out to Patti, the production company and the Luxe ... so far, no comment. (TMZ)

Blac Chyna to Seek Restraining Orders Against Rob Kardashian After His X-Rated Rant. It appears Blac Chyna is not letting Rob Kardashian get away with his X-rated rant. Earlier this week, he had posted on Instagram an ex-following a video of her kissing another man, which he said she sent him. He accused her of cheating, made fun of her body, revealed he paid $100,000 for her plastic surgery and threatened that she would never see their 7-month-old daughter Dream Kardashian again unless she stopped "the alcohol and drugs and cocaine and X and E." Chyna responded on Snapchat by claiming he had "beat" her. She later deleted the Snap. "I represent Blac Chyna. I just gave Rob Kardashian notice that we'll be in court Monday seeking restraining orders against him," attorney Lisa Bloom, who is also representing actress Mischa Barton in a revenge porn case against her ex, said on Twitter Friday. Rob has not commented. A source says he has not been served with any papers and that Bloom's comments are news to him. The source added that Rob is staying in a gated community and it will be hard for him to be served now that they have announced they are doing so. He does have a lawyer, who may be served in his place, the source said. Restraining orders can restrict people from contacting or being physically near not only the alleged victim, but their children and other loved ones. Bloom did not specify what type of orders Chyna wants. Chyna's other attorney Walter Mosley told E! News Thursday, regarding Rob's rant, "We are taking this assault against Chyna very seriously and exploring all of the legal remedies available to my client at this time." Mosley said Friday, "We decided to hire the lawyer who is an expert on the issues that are going on right now. Lisa is the best at what she does." An insider told E! News exclusively Friday that Rob and Chyna are "keeping their distance right now." "This type of fight has happened between them before, and they will most likely reconcile later on for the sake of their daughter, Dream," the insider said. "As of now, they are not communicating and Rob has stopped all financial matters with her." "Rob will always support Dream and has realized he acted out the other day, and is trying to wait until the storm passes," the insider added. "Rob cares about Chyna because she is the mother of his child and if they were to reconcile, he would always support her." Another source had told E! News Thursday that Rob's family is "very disappointed" about his rant. "Although the family has never been a fan of Chyna, they want what is best for Dream," the source added. "The family is trying to focus on the positive things going on in their lives and hope that Rob will calm down and stop airing dirty laundry." (Eonline)

Migos just got thrown off a Delta flight ... the question, were they thrown off because they were out of control or because they're black? The incident went down Friday on a flight scheduled from Atlanta to Des Moines. You see a Delta rep in the video explain the captain made the decision to boot Takeoff, but Quavo, Offset and their manager also got off in a show of solidarity. Their manager tells TMZ, the 3 members were in first class, exhausted, and they all fell asleep. The manager says Takeoff's book bag was on the floor and not in the overhead, as required. He didn't obey the flight attendant and put the bag away, the manager says, because he was snoozing. He says when the plane taxied to the runway and the bag was still on the floor, the pilot decided to abort takeoff and boot Takeoff. The video shows the confrontation on the jetway, and there were lots of accusations and threats of lawsuit. You hear the manager say in the video it's a clear case of racial profiling. A Delta spokesman tells us ... the flight returned to the gate because Migos repeatedly refused to follow crew member instructions to buckle seatbelts and stow carry-on in overhead bins. Delta says it rebooked Migos on an alternate flight, which is in the air, and scheduled to land shortly after 9 PM Central time. They have a 10 PM show scheduled in Des Moines. It's gonna be close. (TMZ)

Bill Cosby's Sexual Assault Retrial Set to Begin Five Months After Jury Deadlocked. Bill Cosby will face another day in court when his sexual assault retrial begins this fall. A judge announced that the comedian and actor will go on trial again beginning November 6. That date will mark nearly five months since a judge declared his sexual assault trial a mistrial. After 52 hours of deliberations, the jury was deadlocked and unable to reach a verdict. "You've worked so hard," the judge told the panel of seven men and five women. "I'm compelled to declare a mistrial. It is neither a vindication or a victory. This was the justice system." The comedian had been charged with three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault stemming from a 2004 incident involving Andrea Constand at his home in Pennsylvania. Bill has maintained his innocence throughout the trial. After a mistrial was declared, District Attorney Kevin Steele called Andrea "courageous" for coming forward and staying strong during the trial. "She is a positive person and has kept all of us going while waiting for the jury to come back," he told reporters. "She will continue to cooperate with us and I look forward to her getting a verdict in this case." In comparison, Bill's wife Camille Cosby slammed the prosecution and judge after the case ended in a mistrial. "How do I describe the district attorney? Heinously and exploitively ambitious," she said in a statement. "How do I describe the judge? Overtly and arrogantly collaborating with the district attorney. How do I describe the counsels for the accusers? Totally unethical." Camille continued, "Historically, people have challenged injustices. I am grateful to any of the jurors who tenaciously fought to review the evidence; which is the rightful way to make a sound decision...ultimately that is a manifestation of justice, based on facts, not lies." One jury member, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, told ABC News that 10 of the 12 jurors thought Bill was guilty on the first and third felony count; one juror thought he was guilty on the second count. (Eonline)

Nelsan Ellis Dies: True Blood's Lafayette Was 39. Nelsan Ellis of True Blood and Elementary fame has died at age 39. His rep confirmed to E! News Saturday the actor passed away after complications with heart failure. "He was a great talent, and his words and presence will be forever missed," his manager told The Hollywood Reporter. Ellis was born in Illinois and grew up there and in Alabama. He graduated from Julliard and began his onscreen acting career in the early '00s. His big break came in 2008, when he made his debut as Lafayette Reynolds, the beloved short order cook and medium on all HBO's True Blood. He played the character on all seven seasons of the horror and drama series, which aired between 2008 and 2014. Ellis most recently starred as reformed criminal Shinwell Johnson on CBS' Elementary. "Heartbreaking," Deborah Ann Woll, who played the vampire Jessica on True Blood, wrote on Twitter Saturday in response to the news of his death. "We were extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Nelsan Ellis," HBO said in a statement to the Hollywood Reporter. "Nelsan was a long-time member of the HBO family whose groundbreaking portrayal of Lafayette will be remembered fondly within the overall legacy of True Blood. Nelsan will be dearly missed by his fans and all of us at HBO." "Nelsan was a singular talent whose creativity never ceased to amaze me," said True Blood creator Alan Ball: "Working with him was a privilege." Ellis is survived by his son Breon Ellis, his father Tommie Lee Thompson, seven siblings, his aunt and his grandmother, The Hollywood Reporter said. (Eonline)

Joan Lee, the wife of Marvel Comics icon Stan Lee has died, according to a spokesperson for the Lee family. The rep said Joan died Thursday morning surrounded by family. Joan reportedly suffered a stroke earlier this week and was hospitalized before passing away. Stan and Joan got hitched back in 1947, and have been together ever since. They had 2 children together -- one of whom passed away shortly after birth. Joan was a British hat model in her younger years, and met Stan when he went to her store to ask someone else out on a date. Joan, who was married, moved to Nevada with Stan to get a quickie divorce from her then-husband. The couple would have celebrated their 70th anniversary in December. Joan was 93. #RIP. (TMZ)


Prince Ernst-August Jr. Gets Married in Royal Fashion, Despite His Father's Public Opposition of the Wedding. Germany's somewhat controversial wedding of the year rolled out in Hanover on Saturday with fanfares, church bells, a coach ride, and a major turnout of young royals. A solemn religious ceremony between Prince Ernst-August Jr. and Ekaterina Malysheva took place in the Market Church before 600 guests while a crowd of several thousand, many in traditional costume, gathered outside. The couple, who were wed in a civil service on Thursday, departed the historic church in a red silk-lined carriage setting off for the first of two celebrations: a luncheon at historic Herrenhauser Gardens and night time event at Marienburg Castle. As church bells tolled their exit, the couple's horse-drawn departure was accompanied by cheers and salutes from a 100-member local honor guard which included a hunting horn chorus. The groom's father Prince Ernst-August -- who on Monday announced that he was opposing the marriage -- did not attend. The groom's mother Chantal Hochuli did attend the ceremony, which also marks the first time a Hanoverian prince has married in the church in 66 years. Ernst-August Jr.'s stepmother Monaco's Princess Caroline has been separated from the elder Ernst-August since 2009 and chose not to attend. Approval of her stepson's union, however, was indicated by the presence of her immediate family, including all her daughters, sons and their wives at both Thursday's intimate civil ceremony and the day's larger festivities. Caroline's daughter Princess Alexandra of Hanover, 17, was seen helping gather up the long trained bridal gown outside the church at noon. Also in the wedding party, her sister Charlotte Casiraghi, who protected herself from the sun with a broad brimmed straw hat. Also prominent in the wedding party was Ernst-August Jr.'s step-brother Andrea Casiraghi and his wife Tatiana Santo Domingo, who carried their children Sasha and India into the church service. Pierre Casiraghi and his wife Beatrice Borromeo (who sported a beige turban) also travelled to Hanover to participate in the occasion. The bride, a London-based fashion designer, wore a traditional white embroidered bridal gown with pearl appliques, created by her friend Sandra Mansour. According to reports, Ekaterina's veil was topped by a family heirloom from the prince's family: a diadem created for the May 1913 wedding of Princess Victoria Luise, daughter of Germany's last Kaiser, for her wedding to Ernst August III, the groom's great-grandfather. (People)

Grab your wallets, Tupac fans ... the legendary rapper's personally-owned Duke Blue Devils basketball jersey is hitting the auction block!!! One of the most famous pics of Pac from the '90s shows him wearing the blue #5 jersey, which was worn on the court by Jeff Capel at the time. Pac apparently loved the look so much, he got one for himself. The jersey -- which has been framed and comes with a letter of authenticity from his bodyguard -- is Tupac's personalized uni that he "frequently wore during his downtime at home," according to Goldin Auctions. No word on how much the threads are expected to rake in ... but considering it's Tupac, it ain't gonna be cheap. The auction ends August 5. (TMZ)

LaVar Ball is fed up with people calling his family the Kardashians of basketball, telling TMZ Sports his clan ain't nothing like the Calabasas crew ... and he HATES the comparison. We got LaVar out in L.A. and asked him about the new Ball reality show, and if this officially makes his family the Kardashians of the hardwood. "I ain't no Kardashain, I ain't Kris Jenner. We the Balls, welcome to the Ball era." Keeping it real, the Kardashian comparisons make sense. Each family has one super famous kid, names that start with the same letter, and like Kris Jenner, LaVar seems to be a branding genius. Add in the new reality show and all you need is a steady influx of Black athletes for them to be identical ... wait, got that too. But do you want to be the one to call out LaVar on it? We thought not. BTW ... he also dished to us about who in L.A. can expect discounts on the $500 ZO2 shoes. It's good news for Jordan Clarkson, and bad news for Denzel Washington. (TMZ)

Amanda Nunes has mysteriously pulled out of her title match with Valentina Shevchenko ... and we say mysterious because that's the way UFC views it. TMZ Sports has learned Nunes complained this week about not feeling well and went to the hospital both Friday and Saturday. Our sources say doctors repeatedly checked her out but found nothing wrong. Nonetheless, Nunes said she was not well enough to fight Saturday night and has pulled out. We're told since her decision came just hours before the fight, we're told the co-main event is now the main event -- Yoel Romero v Robert Whittacker. And get this ... we're told UFC Strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk called UFC officials Saturday late morning and begged to replace Nunes on a minute's notice. What's amazing about this is Joanna weighs 115 lbs. but is willing to fight in the 135 class. She told UFC officials she had a suitcase with clothes to fight and was ready, but the UFC couldn't allow such a disparity in the Octagon ... but they think she's totally baller for asking. (TMZ)

T.I. and Tiny guaranteed their "safe travels" over the holiday by rolling into a Detroit club with security guards packing heavy artillery. The rapper and his wife -- yup, they're back on again -- along with other Xscape members traveled to Touch Lounge for a 4th of July appearance, and their bodyguards were armed with assault rifles and sported bulletproof vests. We're told the security team was provided as part of their appearance deal. If you're wondering ... Michigan's an open-carry state, and this isn't the first time we've seen the big guns out in clubs there. The party followed Xscape's reunion concert ... where T.I. pulled off a surprise appearance. T.I. and Tiny guaranteed their "safe travels" over the holiday by rolling into a Detroit club with security guards packing heavy artillery. The rapper and his wife -- yup, they're back on again -- along with other Xscape members traveled to Touch Lounge for a 4th of July appearance, and their bodyguards were armed with assault rifles and sported bulletproof vests. We're told the security team was provided as part of their appearance deal. If you're wondering ... Michigan's an open-carry state, and this isn't the first time we've seen the big guns out in clubs there. The party followed Xscape's reunion concert ... where T.I. pulled off a surprise appearance. (TMZ)


An acrobat fell 100 feet to his death during a performance before Green Day took the stage at a music fest in Spain ... and the fatal moment was caught on video. The acrobat -- Pedro Aunion Monroy from Brighton, UK -- was high above the stage in an illuminated cage during a tribute to Prince when something went terribly wrong and he fell out of it. The performance was in between sets of Alt-J and Green Day at the Mad Cool Festival in Madrid, Spain. The disturbing footage shows some of the 35,000 people in the crowd scream as they see Monroy free-falling to the ground. Green Day is taking heat for playing their gig less than 30 minutes after the tragedy, but the band issued a statement saying they weren't informed of Monroy's accident until they walked off stage. Monroy was a director of a performing arts company in Brighton called In Fact. He was 42. (TMZ)

Green Day says they didn't find out that an acrobat died in a performance before their set at a music festival in Spain until AFTER they had left the stage. Pedro Aunion Monroy fell to his death Saturday at the Mad Cool Music Festival in Madrid, Spain. In a statement posted to the band's website on Sunday, frontman Billie Joe Armstrong said, "We are so sad for Pedro and his family and we pray for them in this time of grief." As to why the band continued to play after the acrobat's death, Armstrong insists they weren't told about Pedro's death until AFTER the performance. "We had no clue there was any such accident", he says. Armstrong adds that the band was only made aware of a "security issue." They were not told any more specifics than that, which Armstrong says is normal. Only after the concert was the band told of Pedro's shocking death. The band said had they known about Pedro's death they likely would not have performed. "We are not heartless people," Armstrong says... "The safety and wellbeing at any of our concerts absolutely comes first. What happened to Pedro is unthinkable. Once again we are heartbroken for his friends and family. We are also shocked and heartbroken for anyone that had to witness this tragedy." (TMZ)

Iggy Azalea Takes to the Stage Wearing Revealing Red Latex Pants at Premios Juventud 2017. Whoa. Iggy Azalea took to the stage at the night's Premios Juventud 2017, and once she turned around, we're pretty sure some jaws dropped. The singer performed her newest hit "Switch" and left little to the imagination while rocking--like only she can--some revealing red latex pants. This was the first time the Australian songstress performed at the Univision award show. She not only sang, but she also introduced Maluma's performance. While Azalea was busy heating up Miami, she's also got some new music we should be hearing very soon. The "Fancy" rapper announced to her shocked (and enraged) fans on Snapchat that she's collaborating with her arch enemy Azealia Banks. Despite the long-time feud, the rappers have put the beef aside for the sake of music. The 27-year-old singer revealed that Banks will be featured on her upcoming album Digital Distortion. "Public service announcement. Azealia is going to be on DD. We are collaborating. Burn your wigs now or preserve them in your freezer for release day." Many of Iggy's loyal fans responded to her announcement with outrage, but the performer tried to spin the collab in a positive light, writing, "If you cant understand my desire to turn YEARS worth of negativity into a positive interaction then that's your loss my dear. peace!" She added, "I don't expect you guys to understand why i would collaborate with someone who has publicly said they hope I die." The Australian continued to defend her decision, "This has been something extremely negative for so long, if there is a way to make it positive and also be creative together, I'm here for it." Iggy just keeps on surprising us! (Eonline)

Here's How Jared Leto Really Feels About Collaborating With Kanye West. Jared Leto doesn't care what you think about his fashion sense...or Kanye West. In fact, the 45-year-old actor sat down with E! News' Zuri Hall, wearing a very eclectic and colorful ensemble -- a result of what he says is when you simply "stop giving a f--k." He opened up about his upcoming album with Thirty Seconds to Mars, which will be their first in four years. Unable to contain his excitement, he admitted, "I think if I keep talking secrets are just going to come out of my mouth. We do have some really exciting and surprising collaborations." This is definitely exciting news, considering they've only ever worked with 'Ye in the past. "The only person we've ever collaborated with before as far as another artist is Kanye," Leto explained. "That was on a song called 'Hurricane' some years ago, and it was incredible. We ended up performing together in Spain in front of like 60,000 people." He recalled the performance, explaining, "We had a show in Spain, and I remember I called him up, and said, 'Hey, man. Do you want to come out and play with us in Spain. We're playing outside in the street.' It was the night before, and he was like, 'Yeah, why not?!' He flew over, and he showed up. I couldn't even believe that it all happened." Leto enjoyed working with Kanye so much, he said he'd put the rapper at the top of his list to collaborate with again. "He was fantastic," Leto gushed. "I just had a great time working with him. He was really generous and really kind and I just had a great time with him. I think the world of him." Thirty Seconds to Mars' new album is due out later this year with a new single coming out shortly. But aside from music, Leto is also busy with his acting career and side projects, including the group's new film project, A Day in the Life of America. "I get excited by creative ideas and really passionate about solving any problems that come up when we're trying to bring them to life," he told us of his work. And when asked to choose between acting and music, he honestly couldn't. "I would probably just walk away," he admitted. "I don't really divide my life up into two sides. I do so many different things." (Eonline)

Fans react to Haim's first album in four years... What's the verdict? Californian sister act Haim have finally released their long-awaited second studio album, Something To Tell You, and while some fans claim that the girls have taken a shift towards the "mainstream", the majority (including us) are going crazy for the new material. Three-piece Este, Danielle and Alana Haim, who wrote and produced every track on the album, took to Instagram to introduce the follow-up to their 2013 debut record, Days Are Gone. In the caption, they wrote: "It's midnight in Los Angeles and our second record Something To Tell You is finally out. This was usually around [the] time that we would pack up the studio and get some rest before we started again the next morning." "Some of these songs started on the road, some in our parents living room, and some in the studio when Danielle would just start playing a groove on the drums. We are sitting here together reminiscing about spending every day in the studio working on this collection of songs. Every word, every melody, and every chord is us on tape." They concluded it with a shoutout to their supporters: "Thank you to Ariel Rechtshaid and Rostam Batmanglij for helping us bring our vision to life, and most of all THANK YOU to everyone who is listening to it right now (right now!) we wouldn't be here without you. Thank you so much for all your support over these last few years while we were making this. We hope you listen to it full blast and have a dance because that's what we did while we were making it. We'll see you on the road..." Haim's album has been a long time coming for their fans (they've had to sit tight for four years) but judging by the reactions, it's been worth the wait. One fan even called it a "gift from God" while others have said Something To Tell You has come just at the right time... Last month, the Grammy-nominated group told Rolling Stone that many of the new songs were inspired by how it felt to be back home following a hectic couple of years in the limelight and dealing with the relationships that they had left behind. Danielle, the band's guitarist, explained that it was about "trying to go back to your normal life, but realizing there is a difference." The sisters also addressed the criticism they've received for taking four years to release a second album, saying: "If someone else wrote our songs instead of us, we'd be quicker... We go over every single sound, every single beat." And for those who think they took time off, Danielle set the record straight: "We went right back into writing for the next album {following the end of the tour in 2014]," she said. "We didn't want to take any time off. But nothing really stuck. All we knew for two years was wake up, soundcheck, play the show, go to sleep and fit in a slice of pizza at some point. We needed to turn our brains from touring brains back to writing brains. When we came home, we literally got off the bus, took a nap and went right into the studio." The good news is the girls were quick to get their mojo back after writing a song for Amy Schumer's 2015 movie Trainwreck . "We got back to just 'write how you're feeling,'" Alana said in an interview with NME. "After that, we wrote hundreds of songs. It was like vomit." Thank god for Amy Schumer! (British Glamour)

Kesha Talks New Music and Jerry Seinfeld Hug Rejection on Sirius XM's Hits 1 in Hollywood. Kesha stopped by SiriusXM's Hits 1 in Hollywood to talk about her new single, "Praying", the difficulties and pressures of releasing her first new music in nearly five years and how it felt to be "hug denied" by Jerry Seinfeld. Her emotionally charged new single "Praying" was released July 6 along with its video which features a lengthy monolog with lines such as "What is the lesson? What is the point? God, give me a sign, or I have to give up. I can't do this anymore. Please just let me die. Being alive hurts too much." When asked on-air about those dark thoughts, Kesha eloquently explained how she believes every adult has had thoughts like hers at some point, "even for a fleeting moment," and that it's healthy to talk about feeling really down sometimes. Kesha goes on to say that her new record Rainbow, out August 11, is about "getting back to [her] joy". She continued, choking up: "My idea of Rainbow is what got me through the last four years of my life... The idea that maybe one day I could be sitting here talking to you guys about my new song that's on the radio... Digging deep into my guts and saying the hardest thing I could even think of -- the thing that made me wanna cry the most -- and then saying it." She also confirmed that the new album will also feature plenty of fun songs as well. ''I'm not just miserable!" she joked. Kesha later laughed about Jerry Seinfeld rejecting a hug she tried to give him on the red carpet. "I shoulda known better," she admitted. "I've seen the [Seinfeld] hugging episode that was my fault." After the awkward situation, Kesha told Hits 1 Radio that she thought to herself, "'Wow, maybe I should stop trying to hug everyone and like attacking them.'" She decided against it. "I was like, 'F--k that! No! I like hugging, hugging is magical, hugging is beautiful.'" The pop star said she was rewarded soon after rewarded for sticking with hugs, when she met her idol Bob Dylan at a festival they were both playing. "He just opened his beautiful arms and gave me the most wonderful, healing, Bob Dylan hug that I have ever dreamt of," she gushed, "and I just could care less about anything else." When asked about the pressure on her new music, she explained that since the final product she has been working on for so long is finally complete, she does not really feel much pressure at all!. "I hope people like it, I really do, but it's really different than the music I used to make," she related. "So some people will like it and I'm sure some people won't- but like what do you do? Some people are huggers, some aren't!" (Billboard)

BTS Returns to No. 1 on Social 50 Chart. The K-pop boy band spends its 30th week on top. BTS reclaims the top spot on Billboard's Social 50 chart, rising 2-1 for its 30th week at No. 1 on the list dated July 15. The Social 50 is powered by data tracked by music analytics company Next Big Sound, and ranks the most popular artists on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Wikipedia and Tumblr. The chart's methodology blends weekly additions of friends/fans/followers, along with artist page views and engagement. The chart's latest tracking week ended June 29. The K-pop boy band returns to No. 1 with boosts in Instagram followers, Instagram reactions, Twitter mentions and Twitter reactions in the tracking week, including a 57 percent jump in Instagram followers, according to Next Big Sound. While most posts showed the band on its current tour through Japan (with stops in Saitama and Fukuoka before reaching Sapporo), others included a song recommendation for Irish rockers JJ72's "Undercover Angel"; that band split in 2006 (and has never appeared on a Billboard chart in the U.S.). Meanwhile, Tyler, The Creator returns to the Social 50 for the first time in more than a year, and for just a third week overall, at a new peak of No. 27. The rapper previously hit a No. 41 high a year ago. Tyler's resurgence is sparked by the release of a new song on June 29, "Who Dat Boy," his first new material as a lead artist since 2015's Cherry Bomb. (He followed the next day with another track, "911 / Mr. Lonely.") The Odd Future leader leaps 1,355 percent in Twitter mentions (to 56,000) and 526 percent in Twitter reactions (316,000), as he counted down the days to the release of "Boy" daily with images of talking bees. Finally, Michael Jackson returns to the Social 50 at No. 35, marking his first appearance on the chart since Feb. 21, 2015. The catalyst is a 20 percent bump in Wikipedia views (521,000 overall) and a 355 percent gain in Twitter mentions (20,000), mostly around posts from users on social media commemorating the anniversary of Jackson's death eight years ago (June 25, 2009). Jackson's official Twitter and Facebook accounts also shared a few words on the anniversary. (Billboard)


The upcoming "Star Wars" Han Solo installment has gone through some changes, but one thing we know for sure ... Woody Harrelson will hang with Han and Chewbacca in the movie at some point. In new pics from the set, obtained by TMZ, Harrelson's character Beckett meets up with Han Solo -- played by Alden Ehrenreich -- and Chewie in what looks like some sort of space station. We're told these shots were taken during filming before Ron Howard took over as director, replacing Phil Lord and Chris Miller. You can also see Harrelson meeting with a female character ... possibly Emilia Clarke's? The film -- a story of young Han Solo prior to the original 1977 'Star Wars' plot -- is expected to be released in May 2018. (TMZ)

Year after plane meltdown, Selma Blair joins 'Heathers' reboot. Lick up this "Heathers" casting news, baby, lick it up: Selma Blair is joining the cast of Paramount Television's forthcoming reboot. The "Anger Management" star broke the news Thursday when she posted a photo of herself, in costume on set, accompanied by the caption, "Do I look like step Mother Theresa?" (a nod to a line from the 1988 cult film). Blair will recur as Jade, a rough-edged, gold-digging stripper who is married to the 82-year-old father of Heather Duke (played by Brendan Scannell). Described by the network as a "pitch-black comedy anthology set in the present day," "Heathers" follows Veronica Sawyer (played by "Under the Dome'" Grace Victoria Cox) and a trio of vicious Heathers played by relative newcomers Melanie Field, Scannell and Jasmine Matthews. James Scully will play JD. As previously announced, original film cast member Shannen Doherty ("Charmed;" "Beverly Hills, 90210") will guest-star as a "pivotal, unnamed" role in the reboot, which was originally planned for TV Land but now is slated to debut in 2018 on Paramount Network (which is what the cable channel now known as Spike TV will be called, come January). In addition to "Anger Management," Blair's TV roles include "American Crime Story," "Web Therapy," "Kath & Kim" and "Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane." (PageSix)

Jeremy Renner Fractures Both Arms During Avengers: Infinity War Stunt. Movie sets can be a dangerous place. While working on his new film, Avengers: Infinity War, Jeremy Renner said he "broke his arms" during a stunt performance. The actor appeared at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival Thursday, where he said at a press conference, "That's how it goes. It's part of the job." Both his right elbow and left wrist are fractured. "I'm sort of a problem solver, you know. There will be an effect to it, but it won't stop me from doing things that I need to be doing," he said (via Variety). "I'll heal fast. I'm doing everything I can to heal faster." In addition to his new Avengers movie, Renner is also starring in the Bourne sequel as well as a comedy, Tag. "I'm doing a job that isn't really requiring a ton of stunts. It's not an action movie; it's a comedy. It just happens to have a few stunts in it. So I don't have to beat a whole lot of people up or do anything crazy. So it won't really affect my job...It affects how I get dressed in the morning. I can't tie my shoes, but outside of that and everything else, I can kind of get by." While at the film festival, the actor reminisced about watching the first Avengers movie. "It was so big and there were so many characters and so many things going on. You can't really understand from the script what the hell you are really doing...Just figure out your character and your own piece in this puzzle." He commented how surprised he is when watching movies like the Avengers or any other Marvel universe film. "It's the only time that I really watch a movie that I've done," he said, "because it is a complete surprise to me how it has actually turned out." (Eonline)

Spider-Man: Homecoming's 2 Post-Credits Scenes Explained. It's time to talk about Spider-Man: Homecoming's two post-credits scenes. SPOILER ALERT: If you haven't seen the movie, read this article at your own risk. In the final battle, Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Tom Holland) faces Adrian Toomes/Vulture (Michael Keaton) after Stark Industries' private plane crashes in Coney Island. Following a big explosion, he saves his foe from certain death, removing his mask and mechanical wings. He then leaves Adrian for the police, securing him to the debris (thanks to some clever web-work). A little later, he turns down Tony Stark/Iron Man's offer to join the Avengers in order to be a "friendly, neighborhood Spider-Man" and look out for the "little guys" in his native Queens, N.Y. And then it's time for the post-credits scenes. Previously, audiences met a criminal named Mac Gargan (Michael Mando) during the Staten Island Ferry battle. In the first post-credits sequence, Mac -- who has a Scorpion neck tattoo -- confronts Adrian in prison, saying he blames Spider-Man for his injuries and wants revenge. He heard a "rumor" Adrian knows the web-slinging hero's identity, but Adrian doesn't sell him out. "That's what is cool -- he gets a moment of redemption and he gets to protect Peter, even though Peter would never know," says director Jon Watts. "It's his way of saying, 'Thank you.'" "It was a really interesting thing in the development of the story," Watts tells Entertainment Weekly of giving Keaton's character more depth. "You couldn't just rely on the tropes of the villain being a murderer and killing a bunch of people. He had to be redeemable in some capacity in the end and that he believes everything he said, especially about his family. So it was a really fine walk to create a villain that still has that moment of redemption in the end." And the open-ended post-credits scene also implies Adrian "could come back," Watts teases. As for Mac, Watts says the door is open for him to return in a larger capacity. "I haven't really planned anything beyond this movie. But it is nice to have that potential. There are so many things that could be a nice jumping off point for the next movie, and he's definitely one of them," he tells Cinema Blend. "Michael Mando's such a great actor, too. It'd be fun to explore." The second post-credits sequence is not plot-relevant -- but it is pretty funny. Captain America (Chris Evans) delivers another PSA, just like the ones Peter and his friends saw in gym class. This time, he debates the value of patience -- specifically, how sometimes it pays off, and sometimes it doesn't (like when Marvel fans stick around for spoilers that never come). It was the second wink to Ferris Bueller's Day Off, one of the summer blockbuster's inspirations. Spider-Man: Homecoming is out now 2D, Digital 3D and IMAX 3D. (Eonline)

Christina Aguilera, James Corden and More Stars Pose With Their Emoji Movie Characters. Ever wonder what life is like for the smiley faces in your smartphone? Moviegoers may soon find out! The Emoji Movie is an inside look into the world of Textopolis, the Emoji-filled city inside cell phones. The icons live hoping to be selected by the phone user in the messaging app. In the upcoming film out later this month, the quirky characters live in the phone belonging to Alex, a teenage boy voiced by Jake T. Austin. All of the Emojis represent a certain expression, until Gene, voiced by TJ Miller, comes along and acts as an emotional shape shifter. He has the ability to express every emotion, and his uniqueness throws a kink into the Textopolis world. So which characters star in this highly anticipated movie? Other characters include Smiler (Maya Rudolph), Hi-5 (James Corden), Jailbreak (Anna Faris), Flamenca (Sofia Vergara), Poop (Patrick Stewart) and Akiko Glitter (Christina Aguilera). Each have their own distinct personality based on the emotion they depict and they all either try to help or hurt Gene while on his journey to self-expression. The animated movie is sure to be a smart and funny approach to the world of texting, and the silly cast of characters may just be the cherry on top. The Emoji Movie hits theaters everywhere on Friday, July 28. (Eonline)

'Killing Gunther' Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger Lands at Saban. Taran Killam directed and also stars in the action-comedy. Saban Films has acquired North American distribution rights to Taran Killam's Killing Gunther, in which he stars alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger. Bobby Moynihan, Hannah Simone, Cobie Smulders and Paul Brittain also star in the action-comedy. Schwarzenegger plays the titular character, the world's greatest hitman. There are plenty of reasons to want to kill him: he's arrogant, he's a show-off and he steals jobs. The assassin community is tired of his arrogance and habit of stealing jobs, so a group of eccentric killers from across the globe come together to set the perfect trap. But their master plan quickly turns into a series of embarrassing fails, as Gunther always appears one step ahead. The film, which recently wrapped production, is produced by Killam, Kim Leadford, Ash Sarohia and Steve Squillante, executive produced by Schwarzenegger and financed by StarStream Media and Ingenious Media. Saban Films is planning a theatrical release later this year. "Taran Killam's immense talent on both sides of the camera is on full display in his impressive directorial debut," said Bromiley. "We can't wait for audiences to see Arnold Schwarzenegger in the type of role that has made him one of the most watchable and reliable stars of all time." Ness Saban and Bill Bromiley negotiated the deal on behalf of Saban Films with UTA Independent Film Group and CAA. IMR International is handling the foreign rights. Killam added: "I am unbelievably grateful to Saban for distributing my directorial debut, and [for] the excitement and support they've shown our film. I particularly applaud their courage in taking a risk on my up-and-coming costar 'Schwartzy' as he hates to be called." (Hollywood Reporter)

Emma Stone Says Her Male Co-Stars Have Taken Pay Cuts So She Could Be Paid Equally. "That's something they do for me because they feel it's what's right and fair." Emma Stone is playing tennis icon Billie Jean King in the upcoming Battle of the Sexes movie and she, King and Stone's co-star Andrea Riseborough spoke about gender equality and inclusion in Out magazine. The film focuses on King's match with Bobby Riggs, the same year King fought for equal prize money for men and women at the U.S. Open. Stone talks about how equal pay is still a challenge for women now. "At our best right right now we're making 80 cents to the dollar," said Stone, adding that in Hollywood it's "a difficult system because it depends on the kinds of films you're a part of, the size of your role, how much the movies make at the box office. And so much of that changes your pay throughout your career, so I go more to the blanket issue that women, in general, are making four fifths at best." King added that Stone's "at best" statistic is for white women, with the gender pay disparity increasing for black or Latina women, who are often paid even less. "In my career so far, I've needed my male co-stars to take a pay cut so that I may have parity with them," said Stone. "And that's something they do for me because they feel it's what's right and fair. That's something that's also not discussed, necessarily -- that our getting equal pay is going to require people to selflessly say, 'That's what's fair.'" The Oscar-winning actress continued, "If my male co-star, who has a higher quote than me but believes we are equal, takes a pay cut so that I can match him, that changes my quote in the future and changes my life." She added that she's been "so grateful" to her male co-stars who have adjusted their pay rates when they have been in a similar-sized role to Stone in films. King responded, "You just gave an example of why men are so vital to these changes -- because they're usually in the power position, and if they start to change the paradigms, things start to shift. And that's why I always include men in everything that I do." Meanwhile, Riseborough said she's never experienced a male co-star taking a pay cut for her. "In fact, I've been number 1 in films before and been paid a lot less." The relevance of Battle of the Sexes, set in the 1970s, to today goes beyond equal pay, and Stone says she finds the parallels "pretty fascinating." "We began shooting in the spring of 2016 when there was still a lot of hope in the air, and it was very interesting to see this guy -- this narcissistic, self-focused, constantly-stirring-the-pot kind of guy -- against this incredible, qualified woman, and at the same time be playing Billie Jean, with Steve [Carell] playing Bobby Riggs," said Stone, referring to the 2016 presidential election. "Obviously the way this has all panned out has been fascinating and horrifying, and it still feels like we're in a bad dream, but those parallels make sense to me." (Hollywood Reporter)


Shadowhunters Introduces Us to the Sexy (& Bloody) World of Bleeder Dens in This Sneak Peek. Simon is about to go down a very dark (albeit sexy) path, Shadowhunters fans. In this sneak peek at Monday's new episode, exclusive to E! News, Quinn (Chad Connell) takes our resident vamp (played by Alberto Rosende) out for a night out on the town. And while the speakeasy-type place simply may look like some sort of interactive burlesque show at first glance, if you look just a little bit closer, you'll notice one glaring detail: Those mundanes are being fed on by vampires. Welcome, friends, to the bleeder den. As Quinn explains to a shocked Simon, there a few mundanes who know about vampires and, as it turns out, they just might be the aggressors in the situation. "They crave vampire venom more than we crave blood," Quinn reveals. And before, like Simon, you begin wondering whether or not the whole thing goes against the Accords, the treaty that ordains how Shadowhunters and Downworlders interact with the mundanes, Quinn's got an answer for that. "It's kind of a grey area," he tells Simon. "Everyone's having fun and no one is getting hurt." Judging from the look on Simon's face with Quinn's mundane friend Heidi (Tessa Mossey) rips her lip open with her teeth after approaching him, he doesn't seem too sure everyone's getting away free of hurt. While Simon walks down that dark path, Alec (Matthew Daddario) and the team will have their hands full preparing to transport Valentine (Alan Van Sprang). Shadowhunters airs Mondays at 8 p.m. on Freeform. (Eonline)

'Game of Thrones' Season 7: What The First Three Episode Titles Reveal About What's Coming Next What lies ahead in "Dragonstone," "Stormborn" and "The Queen's Justice"? Read on for THR's analysis of season seven's first three episode titles and descriptions. Without George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire novels serving as a guidepost for what to expect from Game of Thrones moving forward, fans are as in the dark as ever about what's coming next -- footage from the various trailers and some other strong hunches notwithstanding. Consider the first three episode titles and descriptions a gift from the Seven, then, or at least from HBO. Details are finally here about the first three hours of the penultimate season of Game of Thrones, and your favorite heroes and villains are front and center with healthy helpings of conflict on their plates. The first episode of season seven is called "Dragonstone," directed by Jeremy Podeswa and written by series creators and showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. The episode's description: "Jon (Kit Harington) organizes the defense of the North. Cersei (Lena Headey) tries to even the odds. Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) comes home." All of which is to be expected, of course: Jon's top priority is preparing humanity for the coming onslaught of undead ice monsters, which requires significant fortification of not just his own people in the North, but Westeros at large. Cersei, meanwhile, enters season seven with the flashiest and most recent move on her resume -- the wild-fiery destruction of King's Landing -- but without a whole lot in terms of alliances; certainly something she'll want to figure out quickly if she's to stand a chance at seeing the light of season eight. Dany's homecoming is a foregone conclusion too, and the episode's title backs up what we already know from the season seven trailers: the Mother of Dragons is setting up shop at Dragonstone, the original seat of House Targaryen before it was bequeathed to Stannis Baratheon (Stephen Dillane). Season seven's second episode is called "Stormborn," yet another reference to Daenerys, who earned the first of her many monikers due to being born on Dragonstone years ago during a powerful storm. The episode is written by executive producer Bryan Cogman and directed by series veteran Mark Mylod, who helmed season five's "High Sparrow" and "Sons of the Harpy," as well as season six's "No One" and "The Broken Man." According to HBO's description, "Daenerys receives an unexpected visitor," which barely narrows things down at all; it could be Jon, it could be Melisandre (Carice van Houten) who has been seen lurking near Dragonstone in the trailers, it could be Jorah (Iain Glen) returning with the cure for greyscale... really, the possibilities are wide open. As for Jon, he's set to face "a revolt," which helps bolster theories that Littlefinger (Aidan Gillen) and potentially even Sansa (Sophie Turner) are sowing seeds of discontent within Winterfell's ranks. Meanwhile, "Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) plans the conquest of Westeros." You can go ahead and preemptively tack that scene onto Dinklage's next Emmy reel. Finally, there's the third episode of season seven: "The Queen's Justice," once again directed by Mylod, once again written by Benioff and Weiss. The episode's description: "Daenerys holds court. Cersei returns a gift. Jaime (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) learns from his mistakes." The episode title alone as well as their prominence in the description guarantees high levels of activity from both the Mother of Dragons and the Mad Queen, with perhaps the "gift" being linked between them. In fact, Tyrion once described himself as "the gift," didn't he? Could he already be in Cersei's custody and used as a bargaining chip in her feud with Dany this early on in the season? The queens aside, what to make of Jaime learning from his mistakes? Lord of Light knows he's made his share; "don't sleep with your siblings" and "don't push little children out of very tall windows" should be at the top of the list of lessons learned. Our bet: we'll start to see Jaime trending away from Cersei, as their final scenes together in season six suggested, pushing the pair closer to fulfilling Maggy the Frog's prophecy than ever before. (Hollywood Reporter)

Bill O'Reilly Says Chris Christie Used Beach Incident to Help Him Get Media Deal. "I think he's going to get some kind of media contract too," the former Fox News host said of the New Jersey governor. As far as most people in media and politics are concerned, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was caught red-handed on Sunday lounging on a state beach that had been closed to the public as a result of a budgetary stalemate. Christie, who was photographed by an NJ Advance Media photographer from a plane above the beach, said that he "didn't get any sun" when asked by a reporter at a news conference. But Bill O'Reilly thinks the whole controversy was part of a plan by Christie to create some buzz and set himself up for a "media play" after he leaves office in January. "So he's the only one on the beach, and then he allows himself to be photographed in a lounge chair with his grin on his face," O'Reilly said on Glenn Beck's radio show Friday morning. "He knows what he's doing. He's engendering controversy to get his name out there so he'll get some kind of media play." "What better way to get his name out there as a controversial guy," said O'Reilly. The former Fox News anchor said that Christie could be a fit for a sports show or even a news show on the radio. "That's what he's angling for, and I think he's going to get some kind of media contract too," O'Reilly said. But Beck wasn't buying the idea of Christie doing a radio show. "On politics, radio is so heavily Right," Beck said. "And Chris Christie has almost zero credibility with the Right." When asked about O'Reilly's analysis of the governor's intentions, Christie spokesman Brian Murray told The Hollywood Reporter that it is "such a ridiculous comment that it merits no substantive response at all." It's not completely far-fetched to think that Christie is interested in a media career. The governor will be filling in for WFAN host Mike Francesa for a few days next week, seemingly an audition to be his permanent replacement once Francesa walks. He's also had a radio segment, Ask The Governor, on NJ 101.5. "He likes sports. He likes to talk," Francesa has said of Christie. "He obviously is very comfortable behind a microphone." (Hollywood Reporter)

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