Wednesday, November 15, 2017

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Jordin Sparks Secretly Marries Dana Isaiah -- and She's Pregnant! So much for "One Step at a Time!" Jordin Sparks and Dana Isaiah announced Tuesday that they secretly tied the knot on July 16. The newlyweds are now expecting their first child together in the spring of 2018. "He's been like, 'I want to shout it from the mountain tops!'" the singer, 27, tells People of her aspiring model husband, 25. "We're really proud to be married to each other and to be celebrating this." The couple eloped while on vacation in Hawaii with a small group of friends. "It just more solidifies the whole team sentiment of a relationship," Sparks explains. "You know you're still individuals, but at the same time everything is about 'we' and 'us' as opposed to 'you' and 'I.'" Sparks, who previously dated Jason Derulo and Sage the Gemini, can't believe she tied the knot. "I'd gone through a crazy time last year, so I was just like 'You know what? I'm good. I'm going to stay single. I'm just not going to look,'" she recalls. "...He just showed up at my door." A month after their wedding, the American Idol winner was surprised to find out she was pregnant. "It's been really crazy because everything changes. Once we got over the initial shock of it, now again just like it is with the marriage, to be able to share that this amazing thing is happening, it's such a great thing," Sparks, who once wore a purity ring, tells People. "We did this together!" Sparks, who does not reveal the sex of her child, couldn't be happier. "I'm extremely grateful because life is nuts. This is the best part so far because I have [Dana] and I have this little one and I have a new family," the pop singer says. "I'm the most content I've ever been in my life." (Eonline)

Topher Grace and Ashley Hinshaw Welcome Baby Girl Mabel Jane. Topher Grace is a dad! The 39-year-old former That '70s Show star and his 28-year-old wife Ashley Hinshaw welcomed their first child together at the beginning of November, E! News has exclusively learned. Hinshaw gave birth to a baby girl named Mabel Jane Grace on Wednesday, Nov. 1. Back in July, E! News learned that the couple was expecting their first child together after Hinshaw was spotted out in Los Angeles wearing a bodycon dress, sporting what appeared to be a baby bump. Grace and Hinshaw have been married for about a year and a half. The couple tied the knot in May 2016 in Santa Barbara, Calif. On Oct. 22, Hinshaw shared pictures from her baby shower in Beverly Hills with her friends and family. "We all got fancy today thanks to @nessiefelice and the fabulous tea party she organized for baby Grace," she captioned the post. Congratulations to the couple! (Eonline)

Key and Peele's Keegan-Michael Key Is Engaged to Elisa Pugliese. Congratulations are in order for Keegan-Michael Key! E! News has learned the Key and Peele star is engaged to Hollywood producer and director Elisa Pugliese. His rep would also later confirm the news to us exclusively. While the couple has kept their romance on the more private side, fans may remember the duo stepping onto red carpets during 2017 Emmys weekend as well as this year's Tony Awards and BAFTA Tea Party event. Most recently, the pair stepped out to support the 2017 Rescue Dinner hosted by IRC in New York City. While fans may know Keegan-Michael for his roles in various projects on the big and small screen including Playing House, Bob's Burgers and MadTV, Elisa has also found great success in Hollywood. The producer has worked on several successful projects including Boy Meets Girl and Better Off Single. Keegan-Michael was previously married to Cynthia Blaise for more than 15 years. E! News learned that he ultimately filed for divorce from his ex-wife back in 2015. As for the future, both Keegan-Michael and Elisa may have to add wedding planning to their agenda. In addition, Keegan-Michael is set to star in the live-action remake of Disney's The Lion King. It's safe to say he has a lot to look forward to. (Eonline)

Here's Why Amy Adams "Avoided" Getting Married for a "Really Long Time." Amy Adams does not like being the center of attention. The actress attended 2017 American Cinematheque Awards over the weekend where she was honored for her incredible work in film over the years. However, the idea of being up on stage in front of a large group of people is not exactly Adams' idea of a fun time, as she told E! News' Zuri Hall in an exclusive interview before the event. "How does it feel to look around and know that everything, everyone here tonight is for you?" Hall asked. "It's like worse than my wedding," Adams replied, before explaining what she meant. "I'm not the kind of person...I avoided getting married for a really long time because I don't like people looking at me." Adams and husband Darren Le Gallo tied the knot in May 2015 after 14 years together. The actress went on to explain to us, "I don't like to be the center of attention. When I'm promoting a film I can sort of be there for the film and I can be there for the director. But when it's a just a night like tonight it becomes very singular." Adams also wanted to clarify, "I had a great time at my wedding." She explained it just takes her time to "relax" into people celebrating her. (Eonline)

Long Island Medium's Theresa Caputo Reveals She May Be Headed for Divorce: ''We're Both Not Happy.'' Theresa Caputo had a different kind of message to share with her fans and followers Monday night. On Monday night's all-new episode of Long Island Medium, viewers received some insight into how Theresa and husband Larry Caputo are doing relationship wise. "Since the last season of Long Island Medium and through a period of time, Larry and I's relationship has changed. We've been there for each other, you know, through thick and thin, you know, good times, and right now are not such great times," she shared during a meal with one of her closest girlfriends. "I don't understand it. I lay in bed, and I say to myself, 'How did this happen? How did I get here?'" While Theresa is the first to admit that her career as a medium has caused "every relationship" in her life to suffer, she doesn't believe her job is the sole reason for the marital struggles. "I sometimes interpret it as growing apart. I've changed and he has changed. We're both not happy and, you know, it's hard to try to work through that," she shared in her confessional before tearing up. "It's not easy for me to sit here and to talk about this, to talk about my feelings, to talk about how my marriage is, but you know, things do change." While divorce was not directly brought up, Theresa admitted that there is a "strain" in the marriage right now. In fact, some viewers couldn't help but notice the lack of couples pictures on Theresa and Larry's social media pages. "I love what I do. I wouldn't change a thing. I am so grateful and very blessed but because of what I do and where I am in my life with my career, every relationship in my life has suffered," Theresa explained. "Just getting together with family, you know, just going to lunch. Things are just hard, you know? And just trying to the best that I can." Throughout several seasons of Long Island Medium, Theresa has opened up her life for TLC cameras. Alongside Larry and their two kids Larry Jr. and Victoria, the famous family has documented their biggest moments both in and out of their hometown of Long Island. As Theresa continues delivering messages from spirit, however, fans are left asking: Will this famous couple be alright? We'll have to keep watching. Long Island Medium airs Monday nights at 9 p.m. only on TLC. (Eonline)

The actor who sustained a serious head injury that put the brakes on production for "Westworld" called 911 himself ... and sounded like he was about to pass out. TMZ has obtained the audio of Zahn McClarnon's call for help, which he placed on his own after he fell in his home and hit his head a couple weeks ago. As you can tell, Zahn's clearly out of it during the convo with an operator. He comes off as confused when asked what apartment number he's in, but somehow manages to get out all relevant info needed for paramedics. As we reported ... Zahn's injury temporarily halted production of season 2 of the HBO hit series, which was set to air in 2018. The good news now ... HBO says filming has fully resumed. (TMZ)

FBI launches probe into judge who sent Meek Mill to jail. The outcry over rapper Meek Mill's tough sentence has attracted the attention of the FBI, which has launched a probe into the Philadelphia judge presiding over the case, Page Six has exclusively learned. Stars including Jay-Z and Rick Ross have criticized Judge Genece Brinkley for sentencing Meek, whose real name is Robert Williams, to two to four years in jail for a probation violation, even though the district attorney and Meek's probation officer had asked for no jail time. He is currently in solitary confinement. Meek's attorney Joe Tacopina has publicly claimed Brinkley showed "enormous bias" against the star and acted "inappropriately" by repeatedly asking the rapper to drop his current management, Roc Nation, and sign with Philly music figure Charlie Mack, whom Meek worked with early in his career. A source told us of the FBI interest in the case, "The feds have an interest in the judge and [her] potential relationships. This is an investigation looking into a possible extortionate demand. Undercover agents have been in the courtroom monitoring the Meek proceedings since April 2016." The source continued, "Mack had previously told Meek how he 'knows the judge and he could help him with his case.'?" But Mack insisted he doesn't know Brinkley: "I've spent more time talking to you than I ever talked to the judge. There is no conspiracy, Meek is an old friend of 30-plus years." Brinkley also is said to have asked Meek -- in her private chambers in front of Meek's then-girlfriend Nicki Minaj -- to record a Boyz II Men song and give a positive shoutout to Brinkley in the lyrics. Mack manages the R&B group. A rep for the FBI Philly field office said, "Per [Justice Department] policy, we neither confirm nor deny the existence of investigations." Brinkley didn't respond to us, and the court spokesperson didn't return calls. Tacopina said of a possible FBI probe, "That is something that I absolutely do not have the ability to comment on." (Page Six)

Louis C.K.'s longtime, and now ex-manager, Dave Becky, is copping to his part in -- as he puts it -- a "perceived cover-up" of the comedian's sexual misconduct. Becky issued an apology, admitting he blew off the accuser's stories when he first heard of them -- and assumed the real issue at hand was C.K.'s infidelity ... and not sexual harassment. He states, "I profoundly regret and am deeply sorry for not listening to and not understanding what happened to Dana and Julia. If I had, I would have taken this event as seriously as it deserved to be, and I would have confronted Louis, which would have been the right thing to do." He goes on to say, "Albeit enormously embarrassing, in no way did I interpret the interaction as threatening or non-consensual. I misperceived the casual way the story was portrayed to me." Becky says, in light of everything now, he understands that his response "was perceived as a threat to cover-up sexual misconduct." Becky insists his misinterpretation came from a place of naivete and privilege, and he has vowed to do better. "I am going to take time to reflect on this, to educate myself daily, and to strive towards a more enlightened path. I want to ensure that all voices around me are heard, and that everyone is treated respectfully and empathetically. More than anything, I want to create an environment that is a better, safer and fairer place." There's a push for Becky's other huge clients -- such as Amy Poehler and Aziz Ansari -- to drop him. (TMZ)

Jon Stewart Is 'Stunned' by Allegations Against Friend Louis C.K.: 'Did I Miss Something?' Jon Stewart was "stunned" after five women publicly accused Louis C.K. -- who later admitted the allegations "are true" -- of sexual misconduct. "You give your friends the benefit of the doubt. I tried to think about it in terms of, I've had friends who have had compulsions and have done things: gambling or drinking or drugs. And we've lost some of them. Some of them have died," he said Tuesday on the Today show. "You always find yourself back to a moment of, 'Did I miss something? Could I have done more?' And in this situation, I think we all could have. So you feel anger at what you did to people." "Look, comedy on its best day is not a great environment for women," the former Daily Show host added. "The idea that there was this added layer of pressure and manipulation and fear and humiliation. ... I think it's a question of, we're used to being in charge, and I think if you talk to women, they're in a very difficult position, and you get mad at yourself, too, for laughing it off or for thinking, 'That didn't happen.' And it's hard." Stewart, 54, also discussed a video that has resurfaced since the scandal of a May 2016 taping of David Axelrod's podcast, The Axe Files, in Chicago. When a University of Chicago student asked why Stewart hadn't addressed rumors of C.K.'s alleged harassment of female comedians during a previous interview, he laughed and sarcastically responded, "So the Internet said Louis harassed women? You know who you're talking to, right?" "I didn't see the tweets," he continued. "Honestly, I'm not that connected to that world. I don't know what you're talking about. ... All I can tell you is I've worked with Louis for 30 years, he's a wonderful person, and I've never heard anything about this, and we all knew Bill Cosby was a p**** for a long time." On Today, Stewart explained his reaction. "My first response was, 'What?' And then, joke, joke, and as he kept going, I was like, 'Look, I know this is very serious, but I know Louis, he's always been a gentleman to me,' which, again, it speaks to the blindness that I think a man has." he said. "Digging around in it and finding that some people had done, it was hard, but we were all assured like, no, but we took somebody's word for it, and maybe that's an error on our part." Stewart added that he hasn't talked to C.K. since the news broke. "It's another one of those endemic, systemic and complex problems that we all haven't had the urgency for, certainly myself included," he added. On Thursday, five women came forward to The New York Times about past experiences with C.K., 50, in which he allegedly masturbated in front of them, asked if he could masturbate in front of them or was heard masturbating while speaking on the phone. A day after the Times report was published, C.K. confirmed the validity of the stories. (Read his full statement here.) "At the time, I said to myself that what I did was okay because I never showed a woman my d -- without asking first, which is also true," he said. "But what I learned later in life, too late, is that when you have power over another person, asking them to look at your d -- isn't a question. It's a predicament for them." "The power I had over these women is that they admired me," he added. "And I wielded that power irresponsibly." (People)

Tom Sizemore was removed from film set for allegedly molesting 11-year-old girl. Actor Tom Sizemore was kicked off a film set in 2003 after he was accused of fondling an 11-year-old girl, it was revealed Monday. The "Saving Private Ryan" actor was forced to leave a Utah film set after the young girl told her parents that Sizemore touched her genitals, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Months after the incident, the actor returned to a set in Malibu to finish shooting the film, "Born Killers" (shot as "Piggy Banks"). By that time the parents had declined to press charges, the site said. The now-26-year-old actress did not comment to the site but mentioned that she has hired a lawyer. Sizemore also chose not to address the issue, while his agent, Stephen Rice, said, "Our position is 'no comment.'" (PageSix)

One Tree Hill's Chad Michael Murray and James Lafferty -- among many others -- are rallying around their former female costars amid sexual misconduct claims against showrunner Mark Schwahn. As previously reported, writer Audrey Wauchope detailed alleged sexual harassment that she and her writing partner, Rachel Specter, went through with a showrunner, which was later identified as Schwahn. In response, the show's stars -- Sophia Bush, Hilarie Burton and Bethany Joy Lenz -- came forward with 15 others in support of Wauchope in a letter published by Variety. "Mark Schwahn's behavior over the duration of the filming of One Tree Hill was something of an 'open secret,'" the letter read. "Many of us were, to varying degrees, manipulated psychologically and emotionally. More than one of us is still in treatment for post-traumatic stress. Many of us were put in uncomfortable positions and had to swiftly learn to fight back, sometimes physically, because it was made clear to us that the supervisors in the room were not the protectors they were supposed to be. Many of us were spoken to in ways that ran the spectrum from deeply upsetting, to traumatizing, to downright illegal. And a few of us were put in positions where we felt physically unsafe. More than one woman on our show had her career trajectory threatened." Murray and Lafferty took to Twitter soon after. Murray, for his part, retweeted a comment by Burton and Bush. "It's time, sisters. I am so proud to call these women my family. You cannot imagine," Bush wrote on Monday, November 13, including a link to the Variety story. Burton replied: "I have been angry for a decade. Today, my sisters take back what was rightfully ours. #burnitdownsis #f-kyoursorry." Lafferty, who played Lenz's TV husband, shared a lengthy statement of his own. "I applaud every woman on OTH, every woman on earth, who stands up to a system that has failed them in the past and in this moment. I stand with them," he wrote via Twitter. "I will always be a champion of a fair, respectful workplace and encourage any human to make their most earnest attempt to preserve the balance necessary for us all to live and work together safely. I encourage every human to pursue justice when that balance is willfully upset." "So many of the individuals that made One Tree Hill, cast and crew, embody the virtues of the story we were trying to tell," he continued. "I hope One Tree Hill will continue to stand as a beacon of hope, grace and love to the fans who have kept the show close to their hearts for so long. I hope that now we can add 'change' to that list of virtues." Following One Tree Hill, which ran from 2003 to 2012, Lafferty would go on to direct an episode of the E! show The Royals, which was also created by Schwahn. We are monitoring the information carefully," a spokesperson for E! said in a statement to Us Weekly on Monday. "E!, Universal Cable Productions and Lionsgate Television are committed to providing a safe working environment in which everyone is treated respectfully and professionally." Since then, more OTH stars have come forward to support the cast, including Austin Nichols and Michael Grubbs. (US Weekly)

Ex-Faith No More singer Chuck Mosley died of a heroin overdose -- at least that's what cops suspect after finding syringes next to his body, TMZ has learned. Mosley's body was found last Thursday by a friend and his longtime partner, Pip Logan, in their Cleveland home. Logan told cops she last saw Chuck earlier that day around 11 AM. She and the friend returned just before 8 PM to find Mosley's lifeless body on the living room floor. Cleveland police say they found two syringes, a baggie and a spoon with residue by Chuck's body. The singer's family described his death as being "due to the disease of addiction." It'll take weeks before the Medical Examiner's office gets toxicology results. Mosley played with the funk-metal band in the '80s, after replacing Courtney Love. He was 57. (TMZ)

THE OTHER STUFF . . .

Plastic surgeon says Janet Jackson's nose appears to be 'collapsing'. Fans are getting nosy about Janet Jackson's face. Jackson made a rare appearance on the red carpet to receive the OUT100 Gala's Music Icon Award last week, but it was the change in her iconic look that had people talking. The "All For You" singer's nose looked shockingly different, with noticeably droopier nostrils and an altered profile from previous red carpets. New York-based plastic surgeon Dr. Matthew Schulman, who has not worked with Jackson, gave his opinion on her nose to Page Six, saying, "It appears that there is some nasal collapse and some retraction of the nostrils. This may be the result of multiple previous surgical procedures that has caused injury to the underlying cartilage support of the nose." The 51-year-old star has had a long history of plastic surgery, telling "Extra" in 2006, "It's no secret that when I was 16 I changed my nose. So, I did. Would I do it again? I don't know. I've seen a lot of women that have been pulled and snatched and it's not too cute." But before completely rebuffing the notion of more work, she added, "But I'm telling you this now, ask me again in 20 more years." A rep for Jackson did not immediately respond to our request for comment. (PageSix)

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are in the homestretch for baby #3's arrival, and acting like the old pros they are in the birthing game ... even though this is their first time using a surrogate. As we've reported, the couple's baby girl is due in January -- so, you might expect Kim and Kanye to be hovering around the surrogate mother almost constantly. Sources close to the couple tell us it's the exact opposite -- and, in fact, they don't see the woman much at all. We're told they get regular medical updates on the surrogate and the bambino's health. So far everything's A-OK, and the word we heard repeatedly was "smooth." People at Kim's baby shower says she's totally chill with the surrogate process. As for the nursery .... Kim and Kanye were hands on, and it will be shipshape for the baby's arrival at the Hidden Hills mansion. Every princess needs a castle. (TMZ)

Kylie Jenner shut down her home for an all-pink baby shower. It's official y'all Kylie is having a baby girl & the baby bash was insane. If you're still a little skeptical about the Kylie Jenner baby news, then prepare to freak out. Because it looks like we have the proof that she is definitely pregnant. One day after Kim Kardashian's baby shower, Kylie shut down her home for her own pink bash... And you know what that means! On Saturday, Kylie's big sister, Kim Kardashian, threw a cherry-blossom dream of a baby shower for her third child. She documented the whole party on her social media, including her pregnant invitees Kylie and Khloe. And although we couldn't see Kylie's bump in the shots (as per usual), we now have enough proof that she is indeed pregnant and expecting a baby girl. Here's why... On Sunday, Kylie's home was shut down for a very special celebration and paparazzi where not allowed anywhere near her home. But that didn't stop those hungry paps from jumping in a helicopter and taking aerial shots of the all-pink bash. Pink balloons decorated her swimming pool while pink flowers adorned the tables and buffet - which were placed inside a tent on her garden. The romantic decor was predominantly pink which obviously makes us think Kylie and her boyfriend Travis Scott, are expecting a baby girl. A source told People that Kylie had actually been planning her baby shower for a while and it was not supposed to happen in the same weekend as her big sister - but Kim decided last minute to throw her own bash one day before Kylie's. Awks?! When Haper's Bazaar published a story claiming that the Kim "isn't happy" about her sister's pregnancy. The magazine social media editor tweeted a link to the story saying: "This sounds like a very awkward conversation." But Kim, who is also expecting her third child through surrogacy, was quick to clap back, tweeting a link to the original article along with the caption "This sounds like a very fake story..." Kylie's other sister, Khloe, is also expecting her first child but has yet to comment on her own nor Kylie's reported pregnancy. Kylie and Travis have been together for six months (and got matching butterly tattoos after just two), but that didn't stop her ex-boyfriend Tyga posting a screenshot of the news on Snapchat, with the caption: "Hell nah that's my kid ????????". (British Glamour)

Serena Williams Declares Gigi Hadid 'One of Few I'd Leave My Baby For' At First Event Since Giving Birth. Serena Williams, a 2009 Glamour Women of the Year, has a select few people she'd leave her daughter for including fellow Women of the Year, Gigi Hadid. The tennis star and new mom to 10-week-old daughter Alexis Olympia presented Hadid with the Supernova Award at the 2017 Glamour Women of the Year Awards in New York City on Monday. The star-studded event marked Williams' first post-baby red carpet appearance since welcoming her first child with fiance Alexis Ohanian in September. "Gigi, you are one of the few people on this planet I would leave my baby for -- for one night -- but for you, it shows how much you mean to me. And I want you to imagine the effect you have on the world," the mother of one, 36, said before giving the award to the 22-year-old supermodel. Williams also paid some style homage to the honoree by wearing the sleeveless black and gold Versace dress that Hadid modeled during the Spring 2018 ready-to-wear collection during Milan Fashion Week. "Since I've known Gigi Hadid since she was a kid, she's always been a woman with goals. Not only beautiful on the outside but totally stunning most importantly on the inside," the 23-time Grand Slam champion also said during her presenter's speech. "She understands in order to be the best you have to think like you are the best. You have to work the hardest and you have to make sacrifices." Adding, "She's inspirational to me and she's inspirational to all women. Most of all she is my friend. When I see her I sometimes still see that blushing kid with big dreams and big hopes." Since her daughter's birth, Williams has been sharing shots of her sweet baby girl on social media, most recently an adorable video of Alexis Olympia boarding a private plane. While Tuesday marked her first public appearance since baby, Williams recently celebrated her upcoming nuptials to Ohanian -- who proposed to her in December 2016 -- by throwing a luxurious girls' weekend in New York City, which included five-star spa treatments, trapeze-ing, tea brunches, and dancing out on the town with famous friends Lala Anthony and Ciara as well as sister Venus Williams. (People)

There was an awkward -- and somewhat unlikely -- moment for Alex Rodriguez and Bethenny Frankel last week. We're told that A-Rod was shooting a commercial in an apartment across the hall from Frankel's Soho pad, and the ex-Yankee appeared to hide to avoid talking to her. It's unclear why A-Rod would want to duck the "Real Housewives" star. But Frankel revealed this year that she briefly dated Rodriguez years ago. Spies tell Page Six that A-Rod, who's dating Jennifer Lopez, seemed in no mood for a reunion, and when Frankel appeared in the hallway on the way to her own abode, Rodriguez seemed to "lunge for the apartment" where the shoot was set up. Her rep declined to comment. His didn't get back to us. (Page Six)

Nico Tortorella & Partner Aren't Welcome at Family's Holiday Celebrations As They're Polyamorous. Younger actor Nico Tortorella has revealed that his and partner of 11 years Bethany Meyers' decision to go public with his polyamorous relationship has come at a cost. The actor, 29, told PEOPLE at the World Wide Orphans Gala Monday night in New York City that his and Meyers' honesty about their relationship has caused some tension from her family. "Honestly, it's kind of a sensitive topic right this second," he says. "Because of all the attention that the relationship has gotten recently, we are coming up to the holiday season and because of certain things that were said, Bethany and I are not necessarily, completely welcome in her family celebrations this year." Despite the change his and Meyers' honesty has caused in their familial relationships, Tortorella says he wouldn't change anything about his decision to speak about his polyamorous relationship. "No, no, absolutely not," he said referring to keeping his personal life private. "It just means we have to talk about it more. There are millions of people in non-traditional relationships that get cut off from their families every single day and it's not okay." As for his holiday plans, Tortorella says he and Meyers have a lot on. "We're gonna be in Chicago, big Thanksgiving celebration next week," he says, laughing. "And then Bethany and I are headed to Peru for a few weeks before Christmas to go do some ayahuasca (an Amazonian mind-altering substance used for various ailments by shaman)." "I'm very excited," he adds. "I did it last year -- this is [Bethany's] first time." Tortorella has been in a polyamorous relationship for 11 years with fitness and lifestyle entrepreneur Meyers. She identifies as gay, while he identifies as pansexual. In July, the actor and Meyers opened up about their relationship in an interview with The Advocate. "I think the way I use the word fluidity is like fluid in everything, fluid in train of thought," he said. "It doesn't always have to be one thing. The one thing anybody can talk about, no matter race, religion, sexuality or gender, is love." (People)

Bodybuilding superstar Rich Piana would snort lines of pre-workout powder like it was cocaine ... this according to the death report obtained by TMZ Sports. We broke the story ... investigators found white powder at the apartment where Piana suffered a medical emergency back in August. He died 18 days later. Law enforcement spoke with Piana's girlfriend to try and find out what the powder was -- and she told investigators it was CON-CRET PRE-workout powder (Lemon-Lime) ... which is advertised as a high-caffeine booster. Piana's GF told cops, "He would snort this powder" ... and she does not believe it was anything illicit. So, what did cause Piana's medical emergency? Officials say the autopsy was essentially inconclusive ... though it revealed Piana had heart disease. Unclear if the 20 bottles of steroids found in his home contributed in any way either. Piana was 46. (TMZ)

Music

Shawn Mendes, Nick Jonas and Lady Gaga to Perform at the 2017 American Music Awards. Dick Clark Productions and ABC announced Tuesday that the Shawn Mendes, Nick Jonas and Lady Gaga will all perform at the 2017 American Music Awards, hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross on November 19. Both Mendes and Jonas will be hitting the stage live at L.A.'s Microsoft Theater. Gaga's not-to-be missed performance will be broadcast live from her Joanne tour pit stop in Washington, D.C. The trio of singers are just the latest performers to be announced ahead of Sunday's star-studded award show. Last month, E! News can confirmed that Selena Gomez would be performing her new single, "Wolves," at the 2017 American Music Awards. Florida Georgia Line, Hailee Steinfeld, Alesso, Watt and Portugal the Man will also be performing at the lively show. Alessia Cara and Zedd will also be teaming up for "Stay." Christina Aguilera will also be hitting the stage with her big voice for a tribute to both Whitney Houston and the romantic thriller, The Bodyguard. As for the night's big nominees, who were announced last month, Bruno Mars is at the front of the pack this year with eight nominations, including top honors Artist of the Year and Video of the Year. The Chainsmokers, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd all follow with five nominations each. The 2017 American Music Awards will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 19 at 8:00 p.m. ET on ABC. (Eonline)

Tracee Ellis Ross to Host 2017 American Music Awards. The 2017 American Music Awards is shaping up to be star-studded night of fun! ABC and Dick Clark Productions announced Tuesday that Blackish star Tracee Ellis Ross would be hosting the annual celebration of music's hottest stars, rounding out an epic list of who's who in the industry. It's anyone's guess as to what the natural performer (she should be, she's Diana Ross' daughter!) will bring to the Microsoft Theater stage on Sunday, but given her track record of co-hosting the 2015 and 2016 BET Awards and her proven comedy chops, the 2017 AMAs promise to have it all. "I am thrilled to host this special night which honors some of the greatest musical talents in our industry," Ellis Ross said. "And I'm especially thrilled to host this year when my mother is receiving the American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement." Florida Georgia Line, Hailee Steinfeld, Alesso, Watt and Portugal the Man will also be performing at the lively show. Alessia Cara and Zedd will also be teaming up for "Stay." Selena Gomez is also expected to perform her new single, "Wolves." Christina Aguilera will also be hitting the stage with her big pipes to honor Whitney Houston and The Bodyguard. As for the night's big nominees, which were announced on Oct. 12, Bruno Mars is at the front of the pack this year with eight nominations, including top honors Artist of the Year and Video of the Year. The Chainsmokers, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd all follow with five nominations each. The 2017 American Music Awards will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 19 at 8:00 p.m. ET on ABC. (Eonline)

Shakira Postpones El Dorado World Tour Due to Vocal Hemorrhage. Shakira has been forced to delay her El Dorado World Tour until 2018. The 40-year-old singer made the announcement on Instagram Tuesday, writing to fans in English and Spanish. The postponement comes after a handful of canceled dates over the past week due to "vocal rest." "For the last five months I've been wholly dedicated to preparing my El Dorado World Tour. However, these past few days, just before my first concerts, have been the hardest of my career. At the end of July I went for a routine checkup, before starting to design this tour and my doctor confirmed that my vocal cords were in perfect condition. Towards the end of October though, in the home stretch of my rehearsals, I felt a strange hoarseness that impeded my singing. The doctors, upon examination, detected that I had suffered a hemorrhage on my right vocal cord," the "Bicicleta" singer told her 43.9 million fans. "I then went on vocal rest as recommended by the specialists in an attempt to recover in time for my first show in Cologne." "Unfortunately the hemorrhage doesn't appear to have reabsorbed and my nightmare continues. At the moment I find myself in a difficult battle as I try to fully recover," Shakira continued. "It pains me not to be able to sing this month, for those have done even the impossible to get tickets and accompany me throughout the different countries of Europe." Shakira's tour was supposed to begin Nov. 8 at the Lanxess Arena in Cologne, Germany. The singer is sad for her 60+ team members, "who have worked day and night until the last day to help me put together the best show of my artistic career, and who, like myself, are anxious to begin this tour." Shakira also wrote that she is sad "for my kids, who were excited to see their mom in concert as soon as possible." And "above all," Shakira apologized to her fans, "who have always been by my side through the good and the bad, and who deserve the best of me." "In all the years I've been singing, I've never been faced with situation like this. As such, and with a heavy heart, I must announce that I find myself obliged to postpone my European tour until 2018, to allow my body several necessary weeks, dedicated to my complete recovery," the singer wrote. "Thanks to my fans throughout the world for their understanding and loyalty, for all the encouraging messages and affection they've transmitted to me, and for their prayers." Shakira, whose world tour will resume Jan. 9 at the Amway Center in Orlando, is eager to get back on the road and give the fans the best performance of her career. "I hope to overcome this difficult trial and to return to the stage as soon as possible, to once again hear your voices singing along with mine," she wrote. "I love all of you very much and I will always remember those who have been by my side during this time, offering their friendship and affection." (Eonline)

The Spice Girls are inching closer to a full-on comeback, but it's gonna be tough -- 'cause Victoria Beckham doesn't wanna be part of it ... TMZ has learned. Sources close to Victoria tell us she will not be involved in any possible Spice Girls reunion, if one happens. According to a U.K. report, they're said to be releasing a new album in 2018, and making an appearance on a TV special. We're told Victoria and her camp have not been part of the talks, and no one's reached out to them to join negotiations. It's no skin off Posh's back, because our sources say she's busy working on her fashion line. So, it'll be Spice minus 1 if they put the group back together. No matter what you really, really want. (TMZ)

Taylor Swift Shows Off "Call It What You Want" Dance Moves in "Making of a Song" Video. Taylor Swift has a new dance move that's going to take over the world. On Monday, AT&T premiered their exclusive Taylor Swift NOW series, "The Making of a Song." In one of the episodes, Swift gives fans an inside look into the making of "Call It What You Want" with Jack Antonoff. In the exclusive video, Swift is showing Antonoff her dance moves for the song. The two laugh as they discuss the moves, and Swift introduces a new move which she calls the "dolphin body roll." Swift dropped her new album Reputation on Friday and gave two amazing performances on Saturday Night Live over the weekend. Now with "The Making of a Song," Swifties can get an inside look at how Reputation was created. "The Making of a Song" is available on AT&T video platforms-DIRECTV NOW, DIRECTV and U-verse. New DIRECTV NOW customers can also sign up for a 7-day free trial. Additionally, this week in NYC there's a Reputation Pop Up shop at 11 Fulton Street where you can demo the Taylor Swift NOW platform, see Swift's "Look What You Made Me Do" outfits and sit on the music video's iconic throne. The pop up shop is open on Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Eonline)

Brand New postpones tour after singer admits sexual misconduct. The band Brand New has postponed its tour indefinitely after singer Jesse Lacey apologized for past sexual misconduct. "Due to the events of the last few days, Brand New will be postponing its upcoming three shows in the United Kingdom and Ireland," the Long Island-based group posted on Facebook Monday. Kevin Devine, who was touring with the group as a guitarist, and opening act Martha both withdrew after Lacey posted an apology for past wrongdoings over the weekend, though he declined to specify what those wrongdoings were. On Friday, a woman came forward in a since-deleted public Facebook thread (via Alternative Press) accusing Lacey of requesting nude photos, exposing himself over Skype and engaging in lewd conversations in 2002. She claims that he was 24 at the time and she was 15. Other women also came forward in the thread with similar allegations against Lacey when they were minors. Lacey issued an apology Saturday for past bad behavior, but did not specifically address the allegations that the accusers were underage. "Early on in my life, I developed a dependent and addictive relationship with sex," Lacey, who is currently married to seamstress Andrea King, wrote in a lengthy Facebook post from Brand New's account. "I was scared of it, ashamed, and unwilling or unable to admit it, and so it grew into a consistent and terrible problem. Years ago, after admitting my habits and cheating to my then-soon-to-be wife, I began to approach my problem in a serious way. I entered professional treatment, both in group therapy and individual counseling, and revealed the realities of what a terrible place I had gotten to in my life, and what a terrible impact my actions had on people." "I am sorry for how I have hurt people, mistreated them, lied, and cheated. I am sorry for ignoring the way in which my position, status, and power as a member of a band affected the way people viewed me or their approach to their interactions with me," Lacey continued. "And I am sorry for how often I have not afforded women the respect, support, or honesty that they deserved, and which is their right. I believe in the equality and autonomy of all, but in my life I have been more of a detriment to these ideals than an advocate." (PageSix)

N' SYNC And Epic Rights Join Together For Merchandise Line to Celebrate Band's 20th Anniversary: Exclusive After saying "bye, bye, bye" in 2002,

NSYNC is poised to return next year with a new line of global merchandise to celebrate the boy band's 20thanniversary. One of the best-selling bands of all-time with more than 70 million records sold, *NSYNC has joined forces with branding and licensing company Epic Rights to develop a new line of apparel, accessories, gift and collectible products. "The band is thrilled to create an exciting new line of merch with Epic Rights in celebration of our 20th Anniversary," said founding member Lance Bass, in a statement. Bass will serve as the band's liaison with Epic Rights. Epic Rights CEO Dell Furano added, "*NSYNC ushered in the modern age of huge merchandise sales both at their sold-out concerts and at retail. We are certain we will have equal success today." Among the licensing categories Epic Rights plans to develop for *NSYNC will be a retro line of '90s inspired fashion apparel and accessories, collaborating with some of the era's iconic fashion brands. Additionally, Epic Rights will focus on a line utilizing album covers, photos, logos, and art for products such as tops, t-shirts, accessories, electronics, seasonal and home decor, as well as games, collectible figures, slot machines and more. Epic Rights will also manage the group's online presence and official Website promotions. Winterland originally handled the band's merchandise in the '90s, but the group had been without a merchandiser for several years. Other 20th anniversary activities include a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Spring 2018, which could coincide with the release of the band's first single, "I Want You Back" in March 1998. No word yet on if the group, which, in addition to Bass, included Joey Fatone, Chris Kirkpatrick, JC Chasez and Justin Timberlake, has any plans to make any 20th anniversary appearances. Timberlake will headline the Super Bowl LII half-time show in Minneapolis on Feb. 4. The band last reunited at the 2013 MTV Music Awards. (Billboard)

Sam Smith Freaks About Demi Lovato's Powerful 'Too Good at Goodbyes' Cover. You know Demi Lovato can sing. I know Demi Lovato can sing. She proved it at the MTV EMA's over the weekend when she killed "Sorry Not Sorry," and then she did it again on Monday (Nov. 13) in BBC Radio 1's "Live Lounge," where she not only performed that hit single, but also her classic track "Skyscraper" and an absolutely killer cover of Sam Smith's "Too Good at Goodbyes." The smoky take on Smith's song got the British crooner's attention, prompting a tweet from Sam in which he had high praise for Demi's take. "SAAAAAAANG IT," he wrote. Maybe a superstar summit is in the cards? After all, Demi said, "he's such a sweetheart... I'd dying to collaborate with him." The love fest continued with Demi returning the compliment. (Billboard)

Movies

Wonder Woman Sequel Moves Release Date: Is Star Wars to Blame? Apparently Hollywood ain't big enough for two movie blockbusters on one weekend. The sequel to 2017's Wonder Woman has a new release date, and it might have something to do with Star Wars: Episode IX. E! News confirms the super hero flick starring Gal Gadot will hit theaters a month and a half earlier than expected on Nov. 1, 2019. Originally scheduled for a Dec. 13, 2019 release, the shift follows Disney and LucasFilm's decision to push back the release of Star Wars: Episode IX to Dec. 20, 2019. As previously reported, J.J. Abrams replaced Colin Trevorrow as the sequel to Return of the Jedi's writer and director. Likewise, Patty Jenkins signed on to direct the Wonder Woman sequel in September, with some reports indicating she'll earn somewhere in the $8 million range to write, produce and direct the action flick. With a budget of $150 million, Wonder Woman proved wildly successful at the box office, grossing $409 million domestically and $813 million internationally. Additionally, it saw the best opening ever for a live-action film by a female director. And as for speculation that Gadot would not participate in the sequel if producer Brett Ratner was still attached to the project, Warner Bros. called those reports false when contacted by E! News. Gadot will reprise her role as Dianna, Princess of the Amazons, in Justice League, out Nov. 17. (Eonline)

Andrey Zvyagintsev's 'Loveless' Wins Two European Film Awards. The Russian drama got honors for best cinematography and best composer as the EFA unveiled its technical awards. Russian drama Loveless from director Andrey Zvyagintsev has picked up two European Film Awards for technical achievement, with Michail Krichman winning the best European cinematographer honor and Evgueni and Sacha Galperine getting the award for European composer of the year. The latest film from the Oscar-nominated director of Leviathan looks at the tense search for a missing child that reveals the pathologies at the heart of Russian society. Loveless, which premiered in Cannes, is one of the five titles up for the top prize of European Film of the year, which will be awarded at a ceremony in Berlin on Dec. 9. Two other best film front runners, Ruben Ostlund's art society satire The Square and Robin Campillo's AIDS drama BPM (Beats Per Minute), also nabbed technical awards, with Josefin Asberg taking the European production designer honor for The Square and Campillo winning the European editor prize. Other technical EFAs announced Tuesday include best European costume designer honor, for Katarzyna Lewinska for Spoor from directors Agnieszka Holland and Katarzyna Adamik; European hair and make-up artist 2017 for Leendert van Nimwegen for Martin Koolhoven's neo-western Brimstone and European sound designer of the year honor for Oriol Tarrago for work on J. A. Bayona's A Monster Calls. (Hollywood Reporter)

'It' Writer Tackling 'Are You Afraid of the Dark?' Movie for Paramount. Gary Dauberman will write and produce a film based on the 1990s Nickelodeon show. Are You Afraid of the Dark?, the early 1990s anthology show that aired on Nickelodeon, is getting the big-screen treatment. Paramount Pictures arm Paramount Players has hired Gary Dauberman, the writer behind the New Line horror movies It and Annabelle: Creation, to pen the script and produce the project, the conceit of Afraid of the Dark was that the stories in each episode were campfire tales told by a group of teens who called themselves the Midnight Society. The tales ranged from modern takes on fairy tales to stories involving creatures such as vampires and aliens. The show was initially a Canadian series that got picked up by Nickelodeon and aired as part of its Saturday night block. "The show is about the shared experience of telling stories -- especially scary ones. We're going to celebrate that with this movie and honor the darker, scarier tone of the show, which was really groundbreaking for Nickelodeon at the time. I hope the Midnight Society approves," Dauberman tells The Hollywood Reporter. Paramount Players, overseen by former Awesomeness founder Brian Robbins, is developing feature projects based on Paramount properties found on labels such as Nickelodeon, MTV and Comedy Central. Dauberman has emerged this year as one of the hottest scribes in town, having co-written It, which has made $683 million worldwide, and penning the script for Annabelle: Creation, which has scared up $305 million. He is currently producing the horror movie The Children for New Line and is executive producing The Nun, a spinoff from the Conjuring movie series. Dauberman is repped by ICM Partners, Industry Entertainment and Felker Toczek. (Hollywood Reporter)

Louis C.K.'s 'Daddy, I Love You' Dropped by Middle East, French Distributors. "Releasing the film would mean condoning this type of behavior," said Front Row Filmed Entertainment. The international wheels are slowly coming off Louis C.K.'s film Daddy, I Love You in the wake of the sexual harassment controversy surrounding the comedian. Following reports that NonStop Entertainment in Scandinavia and Shoval Film in Israel are no longer releasing the film, which has already been ditched by The Orchard in the U.S., leading pan-Arab distributor Front Row Filmed Entertainment has said it is also scrapping the title. "For as much as we acknowledge Louis C.K.'s creative and performing talent, by releasing the film in the Middle East and North Africa would mean condoning this type of behavior and forgetting the damage it has caused and still causes to the victims regardless of gender," the company said in a statement. "Therefore, we, at Front Row, have decided not to release the film. This is the type of message we would like to send to the whole system which needs to re-examine its core ethical and professional values." French distributor ARP Selection is also dropping the title, co-founder and head of acquisitions Michele Halberstadt told THR. Contractually, ARP cannot open the movie in France before the U.S. launch, and since the film has been dropped by U.S. distributor The Orchard, releasing it in France has become impossible at this time. The film was scheduled for a French release on Dec. 27. The context of the film has also changed following the sexual harassment stories and subsequent admission of C.K., Halberstadt said. "Contract or no contract, just look at the trailer, you can't watch it now," she said, emphasizing that the company is not making a moral judgment. "But [now] it is telling a different story. There is a subtext there, and that subtext is killing the movie." Concluded Halberstadt: "Louis C.K.'s life is so much a part of his movies and it's very personal, so you cannot separate the work from the artist. It's impossible and considering the subject matter the movie tackles it has become clear that you cannot screen the movie for what it is, that's our position." She said the French distributor may reconsider if the film is released in the U.S. at a later date. The decision comes less than a week after the publication of a New York Times expose, in which five women claimed C.K. sexually harassed them. (Hollywood Reporter)

TV

Why Drew Scott Is "Shocked" He's in the Dancing With the Stars Finals. Drew Scott and Emma Slater wanted to make a splash during their two dances in the Dancing With the Stars semifinals. "We wanted it to be epic," Emma said. Those epic moments included the Property Brothers star revealing his kilt (and giving a little flash) -- "First kilt ever on the show," Drew said -- and a gravity-defining spin that saw Drew lifting and spinning Emma. "We wanted to end it on a high," Emma gushed. "We had to go big," Drew said. "Our philosophy too is we got to go big or we got to go home." How do they top it all in the finals? "Hey, what if you swing me in circles," Drew joked. With the final performances ahead, Drew said he can't focus right now. "Honestly, I'm shocked," he admitted. "To be here -- when I started this competition you have your dreams of how you're going to do, but to actually be here and I just thought there's no way when you see the talent." The Dancing duo will take time to celebrate, but then it's right into the finals planning, despite the fact they never thought they'd be in the running this late in the competition. "I've never danced before," Drew asked, "so how can you expect to be in the finals of something?" Dancing With the Stars airs Mondays, 8 p.m. on ABC. (Eonline)

Jimmy Fallon Makes Emotional Return to The Tonight Show After Mother's Death. The show must go on, but not before a touching tribute to Gloria Fallon. After a week-long break from hosting The Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon returned to his late-night show and addressed the death of his beloved mother. While holding back tears, Jimmy paid tribute to Gloria who he called "the best audience." "As some of you know, my mother Gloria passed away recently and I canceled our shows last week to be with my family and make arrangements. She was the best audience. She was the one I was always trying to make laugh and she was such a fan of the show, and everything I did," Jimmy shared. "When we were little, my mom would walk us to the store, me and my sister, and we would hold hands and she would squeeze my hand three times to say I love you and I would squeeze I love you too." He continued, "Last week, I was in the hospital and I grabbed her hand and I squeezed I love you and I just knew we were in trouble, you know?" E! News confirmed that Gloria died peacefully on November 4 at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. Jimmy was at his mother's bedside along with other loved ones. "I feel so grateful to be able to do this every single night and I'm very appreciative of all the support from all of you that my family received over the past week and we're going to continue to work really hard to bring some light and laughter into the world," Jimmy shared during the night's episode. "Thank you for watching. Thank you for helping me and my family recover from this loss. Mom, I'll never stop trying to make you laugh. I love you." Jeff Daniels and Mary J. Blige were featured on Monday's all-new episode as celebrity guests. In addition, musical guest Taylor Swift celebrated one million copies of reputation being sold by performing a song. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m. on NBC. (Eonline)

Taylor Swift's Tonight Show Performance Makes Jimmy Fallon Cry -- and the Story Behind It Will Make Everyone Cry. Taylor Swift wasn't scheduled to appear on The Tonight Show Monday. Host Jimmy Fallon returned to Studio 6-B after taking time off to grieve the loss of his mother. "As some of you know, my mother Gloria passed away recently and I canceled our shows last week to be with my family and make arrangements. She was the best audience. She was the one I was always trying to make laugh, and she was such a fan of the show and everything I did," he said as tears flowed. "When we were little, my mum would walk us to the store -- me and my sister -- and we would hold hands. And she would squeeze my hand three times and say, 'I love you,' and I would squeeze back, 'I love you, too.' Last week I was in the hospital, at her side. I grabbed her hand and I squeezed, 'I love you,' and I just knew we were in trouble." Jimmy continued to cry as he thanked his fans for their encouragement. "I feel so grateful to be able to do this every single night, and I'm very appreciative of all the support from all of you that my family received over the past week. We are going to continue to work hard to bring life and laughter into the world. Thank you for watching. Thank you for helping me and my family recover from this loss. Mom, I'll never stop trying to make you laugh," Jimmy said. "I love you." Later in the episode, Taylor sat at the piano and performed "New Year's Day," off her current album, reputation. In the second verse, the 27-year-old Grammy winner sang, "You squeeze my hand three times in the back of the taxi / I can tell that it's gonna be a long road / I'll be there if you're the toast of the town, babe / Or if you strike out and you're crawling home." After the show aired, The Roots' drummer Questlove tweeted, "I'm just realizing Taylor didn't readjust the song's lyrics for tonight's performance. But the narrative literally applies to the words Jimmy spoke of his mother. Wow. You can't plan these things @taylorswift13 @FallonTonight." Questlove also confirmed that Taylor's performance was a surprise to everyone. "Like we are mins away from 2000 episodes and in our 8 years on the air I've never heard the ceiling almost cave in once @Higbones said Taylor's name, rewind dvr, and you can see me ask the producer's desk," he tweeted. "'Y'all didn't tell them Taylor was the music act!!?' Ha ha @FallonTonight." After the show aired, Tonight Show producer and writer Mike DiCenzo gave more insight into Jimmy's return and Taylor's piece. "It was a really tough day for our whole staff. A lot of us knew his mom Gloria, and she was the best. The best. She loved the show, she loved all of us, and most of all, she loved Jimmy. They talked on the phone every day. As Jimmy said, she was his biggest fan. And as @Questlove said, Jimmy is not only our boss, he's our family," he said. "We love him. So we were devastated for him last week, and we were feeling for him today." "I'm sure today was especially tough for Jimmy. The fact that he came out, stood there, and did a normal monologue for the crowd is a testament to how strong he is. But at the desk, you could hear his voice break when talking about our musical guest Taylor Swift, and that's because he knew what he was about to say... Jimmy's words about his mom were beautiful. 'Mom, I'll never stop trying to make you laugh. I love you.' I was crying. We all were. The story about his mom squeezing his hand 3 times to say 'I love you' when he was a kid, and then him squeezing her hand in the hospital - he hadn't told any of us that story... More on that in a second. First, a quick word about Taylor Swift. She was not scheduled to do our show. But we wanted something special for this first show back, so we asked her on a complete whim, since she had been in town doing SNL. She said yes with zero hesitation. She sang 'New Year's Day.' No one had heard it. Suddenly she sings the line, 'Squeeze my hand 3 times in the back of the taxi.' I nearly gasped. Tears," he wrote. "I think everyone in the audience started sobbing." "I could see Jimmy silhouetted at his desk dabbing his eyes with a tissue. We all lost it. It was a beautiful coincidence in a beautiful performance. 'Hold on to your memories, they will hold on to you,' Taylor sang. That hug between Jimmy and Taylor after the song was 100% real emotion. Whatever you think of Taylor, she did something beautiful for Jimmy and our show, and we're forever grateful. Thank you to Taylor, the Roots, [Steve Higgins], our whole staff and crew, and to all the FalPals, fans, and everyone who reached out to and supported Jimmy and his family. I can tell you it meant everything to him," he tweeted. "One last note: our show was right on time today, but we edited out a minute to leave room for Jimmy high-fiving audience members during the end credits. It was Gloria's favorite part of the show. We love you, Gloria." (Eonline)

Meghan Markle & Patrick J. Adams Might Be Saying Goodbye to Suits Before Season 8. We might be nearing the end of the road for Mike Ross and Rachel Zane, Suits fans. As USA continues discussions on whether or not the legal drama will return for an eighth season, a new report alleges that stars Patrick J. Adams and Meghan Markle are eyeing their exits from the series that catapulted them to fame. Per The Hollywood Reporter, Adams, who has begun directing episodes of the series, is looking to explore creative avenues outside of Suits. However, should he depart as a series regular, the report notes that the door would remain open for him to return in a guest or recurring capacity, just as the show has done with departed series regular Gina Torres. As for Markle, who's starred as paralegal-turned-lawyer (and Adams' on-screen fiancee) Rachel since the show's beginning, speculation over her departure from the series has run rampant ever since it was confirmed the actress and philanthropist was dating Prince Harry. Per THR, the duo was spotted filming a wedding scene on the show's Toronto set over the weekend, only adding fuel to the fire that their story is coming to its close. Reps for USA, Adams and Markle all declined to comment. It should be noted, however, that the network has yet to order an eighth season of the series, though that certainly seems like a foregone conclusion at this point. Suits remains USA's second highest-rated series, just behind this summer's limited-series The Sinner. Will you tune in to a Mike and Rachel-less season eight? Suits returns to finish out season seven in January on USA. (Eonline)

There's No More Gilmore Girls in the Works Right Now, But... Gilmore Girls creators Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino are trading in Stars Hallow for New York City with their new show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, but that doesn't mean they're leaving Lorelai and Rory Gilmore behind for good. Ahead of the New York City premiere of their new Amazon series, the prolific creators sat down with E! News to discuss all things Mrs. Maisel, and naturally the topic of Gilmore Girls came up. Hey, when you're talking to the creators of one of TV's most beloved dramedies it's bound to be a topic of conversation. It has been a year since Gilmore was revived for A Year in the Life, and there hasn't been any official movement on a next installment, so will there be more? "You know, I can't say no because I can't so no before and we wound up doing six hours of Gilmore Girls, so that would be nobody is going to take me seriously anymore. You know, I don't know," Sherman-Palladino said. "You're very unreliable," Palladino joked. "We're very close with these actors, especially Lauren [Graham], Kelly [Bishop] and Milo [Ventimiglia]...I think if the time was right and everybody is in the right space, because that's what happened before. Everybody was kind of, like, in a room together and we were kind of like, 'Should we do this? Is everybody up -- ' because it has to have that feeling, it has to be like we're all in it to win it," Sherman-Palladino said. "It'd have to be the right format, the right story, so -- we have allowed for it. The deal we have with Amazon has a Gilmore clause carved out, so it's definitely if we can all come together, it can happen. Nothing is in the works right now." Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life was well-received by fans and critics alike, but its creators stayed far away from that. "We don't read anything. We sit in a hole. We're still trying to get through Narcos, we sit at home trying to get through Narcos, because we're very behind. If we read anything about anything we'd never get out of bed. We stay off all the danger zones," Sherman-Palladino said. Like the old internet adage, don't read the comments. "As a writer don't read anything ever. Write and then go to bed. That's all you should do," she said. Be sure to come back to E! News for much more on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. The Amazon series debuts November 29. (Eonline)

The Arrangement Season 2 First Look: Megan Tries on Wedding Dresses & Vows to Never Be "Powerless" Again. Megan Morrison is taking control! In this first look at season two of The Arrangement, which premieres Sunday, Mar. 11 at 9 p.m., Megan (Christine Evangelista) is hiding some big secrets from fiance Kyle West (Josh Henderson) and the Institute of the Higher Mind. "There are people out there who want to see you fail," she says in the promo. "And all I can say about that is that none of it is worth spending a second of your life feeling powerless. And I'll never let that happen again." The video also shows Megan trying on wedding dresses as she and Kyle plan their A-list wedding. Megan's star is also rising as she secretly plots to take down IHM, while Terence Anderson (Michael Vartan) continues to work tirelessly to build the IHM profile and simultaneously deal with his complicated marriage to DeAnn Anderson (Lexa Doig). Meanwhile, Kyle's dark past is revealed and why and how he is connected to Terence is finally explained. Watch the season two premiere of The Arrangement Sunday, Mar. 11 at 9 p.m., on E! (Eonline)

'Victoria' Writer Claims She Was Groped at 10 Downing Street. Daisy Goodwin says an unnamed government official "put his hand on my breast" during a visit to the prime minister's official residence to discuss a proposed TV show. Daisy Goodwin, the British TV executive who created ITV's hit period drama Victoria, has claimed she was groped by a U.K. government official. Speaking to the Radio Times, Goodwin said the incident happened at the British prime minister's official residence 10 Downing Street while David Cameron was in power between 2010 and 2016, having been invited by the unnamed official to discuss a proposed TV show. "At the end of the meeting we both stood up and the official, to my astonishment, put his hand on my breast," she said. "I looked at the hand and then in my best Lady Bracknell voice said: 'Are you actually touching my breast?' He dropped his hand and laughed nervously." Lady Bracknell is a fictional character in Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest who embodies Victorian earnestness. "I wasn't traumatized, I was cross," Goodwin added. "But by the next day it had become an anecdote, 'The Day I Was Groped In Number 10'." The revelation-which Goodwin didn't report at the time-comes at a time when several British politicians are being investigated over allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct, sparked by the Harvey Weinstein controversy. "Now, in the light of all the really shocking stories that have come out about abusive behavior by men in power from Hollywood to Westminster, I wonder if my 'Keep Calm and Carry' on philosophy, inherited from my parents, was correct?," said Goodwin. "The answer is, I am not sure." According to the BBC, Downing Street has said it took such allegations seriously and, were a formal complaint to be made, it would investigate. (Hollywood Reporter)

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