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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Jack Osbourne and wife welcome third child. Jack Osbourne continues to be outnumbered by women, as he and his wife Lisa just welcomed their third child, another baby girl. The reality star, 32, announced the news of Minnie Theodora Osbourne's birth on Instagram on Monday. "Hey everyone meet Minnie! She's the newest member of my girls only squad. (andy stole the "i" from inch) #girlsrule #playerscurse #happydaddy #hatchling," he captioned the adorable photo. Lisa added, "The final member of my little girl squad. Everyone, meet the angelic, miss Minnie." Jack's sister Kelly shared her well wishes on social media, too. "Congratulations to my brother @jackosbourne & his beautiful wife @lisaosbourne on the birth of #MinnieOsbourne," Kelly captioned the same picture. "She is perfect in every way. It was such a beautiful experience to witness the birth of this angel. I love you both so much. #ProudAuntie." Jack and Lisa are already parents to Pearl Clementine, 5, and Andy Rose, 2. (PageSix)

Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott Introduces Twin Daughters to the World. Hillary Scott's baby girls are totally twinning! The Lady Antebellum songstress took to Instagram on Monday to introduce her identical newborn daughters, Betsy Mack Tyrrell and Emory JoAnn Tyrrell, whom she and husband Chris Tyrrell, were born on Jan. 29, to the world. The proud mom posted two black and white photos, one of which featured her oldest daughter Eisele, with a lengthy caption gushing over the new bundles of love. "Our identical little ladies Betsy Mack and Emory JoAnn were born January 29th around 2am, 5.5 lbs. each and 17 inches long," wrote the mom of three. "Their Daddy took this picture when they were two days old napping on Mama. Their favorite place to be, other than on me, is nose to nose and cheek to cheek." Along with the photo of her three daughters, the country crooner wrote, "Big Sister Eisele's heart is full of love for her sisters and she is already such an incredible little helper. One week in and we are definitely seeing double!" The post also included a little poem: "Double the blessing / double the tired / double the laundry, but / double the love!." She concluded the post, signing it, "Tyrrell Party of Five." On Jan. 29, Hillary announced that the trio had welcomed the two babies. Taking to Instagram, she wrote, "Our family is thankful and proud to announce the arrival of our precious baby girls. They were born in the early hours of January 29th, 2018 and we can't wait to share more about them in the days to come. Thank you to everyone who prayed and prayed for these little ladies and thank you Lord for healthy babies. #twins." The 31-year-old first announced she was expecting twins in August 2017, and one month later shared their sex with fans. The wonderful news came two years after she suffered a miscarriage. At the 2017 CMA Awards in November, Hillary offered an update on her pregnancy journey. As she explained to E! News, "[I'm in] the sweet spot of the second trimester before you enter the third and get super uncomfortable. So everybody's healthy, growing good, and excited to kind of celebrate country music tonight, work a couple more weeks and then put my feed up." The "Need You Now" singer admitted, "You know, I don't know if anyone is ever really ready for twins. But I'm trying to get as prepared as possible. I know it will be a chaotic circus in the beginning, but I'm hopeful that we'll get them on a schedule and we'll love them more than anything and we'll figure it out." Congrats to the party of five! (Eonline)

How Reese Witherspoon Reclaimed Her Power After Leaving an Abusive Relationship. In the March issue of O, The Oprah Magazine (on newsstands Feb. 13), Oprah Winfrey interviews actresses Mindy Kaling and Reese Witherspoon, her co-stars in Ava DuVernay's adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time. The trio talk openly about how the #MeToo movement and Time's Up initiative have impacted Hollywood -- and, by extension, women across all industries. "What's the most difficult decision you've had to make to fulfill your destiny?" Winfrey asks. "For me, probably leaving an abusive relationship," Witherspoon replies, adding that she endured both "psychological" and "verbal" abuse. "I drew a line in the sand, and it got crossed, and my brain just switched. I couldn't go any further. I was really young, and it was profound." Without delving into the specific details, Witherspoon explains, "It changed who I was on a cellular level, the fact that I stood up for myself. It's part of the reason I can stand up and say, 'Yes, I'm ambitious.' Because someone tried to take that from me." It was a watershed moment for Witherspoon, who a few years ago was celebrated for saying, "Ambition is not a dirty word." Looking back on her viral speech, Witherspoon says, "A Columbia University study found that people considered an ambitious woman more selfish and less worthy of being hired than an ambitious man. I thought, 'We need to start reframing this word ambition. Because it isn't about being selfish; it's about wanting to create more and do better for communities, schools, the world." Kaling, who ran her own show for six seasons, can certainly relate. "It's true. Ambitious, when applied to a woman, almost means ruthless. Used for a man, it's considered a great compliment," she says. "But if someone called me ambitious, it'd almost feel like shade." In 2012, Witherspoon co-founded Pacific Standard, a production company devoted to backing female-led projects, such as Big Little Lies, Gone Girl and Wild. "We don't have compassion unless we see stories through other people's eyes, and we need a broader range of storytellers. They have to be women, people of color, LGBTQ. The storytelling has got to be more balanced," the actress says. "I truly believe that art is the antidote. When you see something from another perspective, stand in another person's shoes, that's what creates empathy, in my experience." Witherspoon is also committed to making working environments safe for all women, especially after revealing last year that a director had assaulted her when she was 16 years old. "The understanding was that remaining silent was the condition of our employment. 'Do you want to work? Do you want to get ahead?' Then you don't talk. But the rules have changed. And with Time's Up, we're making sure they're changing for everyone -- by providing legal and financial support to women in any workplace who have been harassed and are ready to speak up about it," she says. Until recently, speaking up was hard to do. "Whistle-blowers were not welcome," she recalls, "and if you wanted one of the very rare leading actress positions, you toed the line." Now, Witherspoon believes "change" is inevitable. "There are a lot of really good men in the world, but I do think it's incumbent on women in leadership to rewrite the rules. We have to get together as groups of women, which is what I've been doing with a lot of actresses. It's been incredibly illuminating. Women in positions of power need to help people understand what the new normal is," she tells Winfrey. "You tell people how you want them to treat you." (Eonline)

Three Kardashian baby daddies are all taking a leap of faith ... that their baby mamas will give them proper custody and/or visitation without the benefit of a custody agreement. Sources connected to all three men tell TMZ, they never papered their financial and custodial arrangements. We're told Travis Scott and Kylie don't have anything in writing regarding custody or support of their newborn daughter. Same goes for Tristan Thompson and Khloe Kardashian, although that may be a bit premature since she hasn't given birth. More interesting, perhaps, is that we're told Scott Disick doesn't have a written custody agreement with Kourtney Kardashian. They have 3 kids and from what we hear, the only conflict involves Scott's sobriety. They have the option at any time of trying to ink a custody arrangement or going to court for one if they can't do it on their own. As for Kanye and Kim ... no need for any agreement since they're hitched. (TMZ)

Celine Dion shakes replica of late husband's hand before shows. It's been two years since Rene Angelil passed away, but for Celine Dion, her late husband is always with her. Speaking with Stellar magazine, the "My Heart Will Go On" singer revealed she shakes a bronze replica of Angelil's hand backstage ahead of every performance. "I shake my husband's hand and knock on wood with him every night before every show," Dion explained. "Even after he's gone, I still talk to him." Angelil died after a three-year battle with throat cancer in January 2016 at the age of 73. Following his death, Dion, 49, returned to the Las Vegas stage weeks later. "My husband wanted me to go back onstage before he passed, that's what he wanted the most," Dion said. "So I went back onstage while he was still alive; he wanted to make sure I could keep going. So I did prove to him yes, ?I could keep going. I told him I've got the kids and that he's got to trust me, he's got to relax." The couple, who shared three children, son Rene-Charles, 17 and 7-year-old twin boys, Eddy and Nelson, remain forever entwined by music. "He taught me so much. He did a great job; what he had been giving to me all his life and all my life will always be with me," Dion shared. "He gave me his all. He mortgaged his house to pay for my first album. I guess before he left he wanted to make sure I was fine. I'm trying to prove to him every day I'm fine. Our kids are growing, we feel strong. We're good." (PageSix)

Ryan Seacrest on 'gut-wrenching' sexual misconduct allegations. Ryan Seacrest didn't take the allegations of sexual misconduct by a former E! stylist lightly. The alleged incident took place 10 years ago, but Seacrest was always confident the truth would be revealed. "To have my workplace conduct questioned was gut-wrenching," he wrote in a new piece for The Hollywood Reporter. "I've always aimed to treat all of my colleagues with honesty, respect, kindness and compassion. Yet, I knew, regardless of the confidence I had that there was no merit to the allegations, my name would likely soon appear on the lists of those suspected of despicable words and deeds." Seacrest showed the network the legal letter he received and agreed to participate in an investigation. "I absolutely want to be part of the change, the progress, that is coming," he wrote. "I did not want to be a postscript of evidence of its cause." As a result, the "American Idol" host will use his various media as "conduits of change." "I realize the morals and values, the decency, we've perhaps taken for granted, individually and as citizens of the world, are in question," he wrote. "Worse, at risk. I do not take these things for granted." (PageSix)

Dancing With the Stars Tour Bus Involved in Fatal Multiple-Vehicle Accident. One of the Dancing With the Stars: Live! Light Up the Night tour buses was involved in a fatal, multiple-vehicle pile-up amid a snowstorm in Ames, Iowa on Monday, E! News can confirm. The Iowa State Patrol confirms to E! News that there was a traffic accident involving at least 50 vehicles on I-35 in Iowa around noon on Monday. The ISP confirmed that there was one fatality and that five people were critically injured. Hannah Hilyard of KCCI first tweeted the news, writing, "One of the Dancing with the Stars tour buses heading to Ames for a performance tonight was involved in the 70+ vehicle pileup on I-35 southbound. Cast and crew members are okay -- some recovering from minor injuries. Their show is cancelled for tonight." A spokesperson for Dancing With the Stars: Live! Light Up the Night released a statement, explaining that the cast and crew were okay, despite some receiving minor injuries. The statement read, "One of the tour buses transporting cast and crew of Dancing with the Stars: Live! Light Up The Night was involved in a multi-car accident this afternoon due to bad weather while en route to Ames, Iowa. All cast and crew members are fine, with some recovering from minor injuries." The spokesperson also added that the show was indeed cancelled: "Given this unforeseen accident, and the fact that the safety and health of our cast and crew is of the utmost importance, tonight's show at Stephens Auditorium in Ames, IA has been cancelled. To anyone involved in the accident, the entire cast sends their best wishes for a speedy recovery, and their deepest apologies to all of the fans who have been waiting to see the show tonight." The Dancing With the Stars Tour features celebs Jordan Fisher and Frankie Muniz, as well as pro dancers Sharna Burgess, Jenna Johnson, Alan Bersten and Hayley Erbert and others. Following the fatal accident, Fisher tweeted, "Thanking God for the safety of our crew. Thanks for the prayers and well-wishes." Prior to the crash, Munoz had tweeted that he was on the bus and there was a blizzard: "Riding in the bus on our way to the show tonight in Ames, Iowa, looking out the window at the snow covered ground in this crazy blizzard listening to unreleased songs of a band I was in 8 years ago..." The Stephens Auditorium confirmed on its Facebook that the night's performance was cancelled: "One of the tour buses transporting cast and crew of Dancing with the Stars: Live! Light Up The Night was involved in a multi-car accident this afternoon due to bad weather while en route to Ames, Iowa. All cast and crew members are fine, with some recovering from minor injuries." The statement continued, "Given this unforeseen accident, and the fact that the safety and health of our cast and crew is of the utmost importance, tonight's show at Stephens Auditorium in Ames, IA has been cancelled. To anyone involved in the accident, the entire cast sends their best wishes for a speedy recovery, and their deepest apologies to all of the fans who have been waiting to see the show tonight." Reporter Todd Magel tweeted a photo from the scene and wrote, "As many as 70 cars involved in a massive crash on I 35 near Ames. One person dead, possibly five critically injured. Story county sheriffs department says it's the worst crash they've ever seen." According to the tour's press information, "ABC's number one entertainment show is hitting the road! This year, the multi-Emmy award winning Dancing with the Stars is heading out of the studio and into your local dance hall. Featuring some of the show's most popular competitors, this live tour will recreate the most memorable dances from the programme's 25 seasons, as well as showcase brand new never-before-seen routines! The line-up is set to include a host of famous names, as well as some favorites from the show!" E! News has reached out to ABC for further details. (Eonline)

Taraji P. Henson cuts ties with manager after sexual misconduct accusations. Taraji P. Henson has severed ties with her manager, Vincent Cirrincione, following recent claims of sexual misconduct against him, Variety has learned. "I feel saddened, disappointed and ashamed," Henson wrote in an Instagram post in response to the allegations. "The news about my Manager Vincent Cirrincione has shocked, hurt, and offended and yet again put professional women in a position to not trust the men they work with. Everyone knows how difficult this Industry has been for women and my hope is that all of these unspeakable events ignite true change in the treatment of women in this entertainment business." "True art can only be created in an environment of vulnerability and TRUST," she continued. "If you continue to decimate the trust, you lose the beauty of the Art. I feel saddened, disappointed and ashamed. We deserve better. THIS HAS TO STOP!!!" Henson's decision to fire Cirrincione comes after an article in The Washington Post detailed allegations of sexual harassment against the manager from nine women. Henson had previously told the Washington Post, "I've never had any issue with [Cirrincione] on any level. He totally respected me." The nine women who claim Cirrincione sexually harassed them say he promised to launch their careers in exchange for sexual favors. Multiple women also stated he would reference his role in building Henson and Halle Berry's careers to convince them to perform the sexual acts. In a statement, Cirrincione, who has since shut down his management agency, denied the allegations. Berry has also responded to the claims, writing in her own Instagram post, "I'm deeply hurt and I want these women and countless others to know I see you. I hear you. You matter. I will fight for you." (PageSix)

Nick and Drew Lachey to close bar after shooting. It's last call at Lachey's. Nick and Drew Lachey are closing their eponymously named bar in Cincinnati, Ohio on Feb. 11, per an Instagram post on the joint's page. "This week will be our last week of operations," the post from Monday read. "Party with Nick and Drew at Lachey's one last time this weekend as a final farewell!" The brothers opened the bar three years ago after 41-year-old Drew's "Dancing with the Stars" stint -- but before 44-year-old Nick's appearance on the show. The 98 Degrees members are shutting down the bar just two months after its manager, Ellie Richardson, was shot on Thanksgiving morning. Ellie underwent a successful surgery to repair the left side of her face on Dec. 15, per a Facebook group dedicated to her recovery. A bouncer was also robbed as he helped Ellie during the attack and a suspect surrendered on Dec. 8. Reps for the brothers didn't get back to us. (PageSix)

Quentin Tarantino is breaking his silence about Uma Thurman's crash on the set of Kill Bill calling it the "biggest regret of my life." The Oscar-winning director told Deadline in an interview published Monday that he was "guilty" of getting Thurman into the car that would eventually crash into a tree "but not the way that people are saying I am guilty of it." The interview comes two days after Thurman spoke of the incident in a New York Times article that detailed allegations of sexual assault against Harvey Weinstein, who produced Kill Bill. Thurman released footage of the crash on her Instagram account on Monday. "It's the biggest regret of my life, getting her to do that stunt," he said. Tarantino said he delivered the video to the actress to offer "closure" and also to "help her with her memory of the incident." He said he never considered Thurman driving the car a stunt, just a simple driving sequence. Tarantino said when he heard of Thurman's trepidation at driving he "rolled my eyes and was irritated. But I'm sure I wasn't in a rage and I wasn't livid." "I heard her trepidation," he said. "And despite that, we had set up everything in this shot, I listened to it." He continued, "Anyone who knows Uma knows that going into her trailer and screaming at her to do something is not the way to get her to do something. That's a bad tactic and I'd been shooting the movie with her for an entire year by this time. I would never react to her this way." Tarantino said he drove down the road before Thurman did, but that he failed to drive down it in the opposite direction as well, which led him to miss a hidden S-curve that caused the actress to lose control of the vehicle while cameras rolled. "As a director, you learn things and sometimes you learn through horrendous mistakes," Tarantino said. "That was one of my most horrendous mistakes, that I didn't take the time to run the road, one more time, just to see what I would see." "And she crashed," he continued. "After the crash, when Uma went to the hospital, I was feeling in total anguish at what had happened." Tarantino explained that after the crash, his relationship with Thurman was never the same again. The two had begun a working relationship working on Tarantino's 1994 film Pulp Fiction and made two Kill Bill films together. Despite that, he said the crash caused a rift between the two for the next two to three years. "It wasn't like we didn't talk," he said. "But a trust was broken. A trust broken over a year of shooting, of us doing really gnarly stuff. I wanted her to do as much as possible and we were trying to take care of her and we pulled it off. And then the last four days, in what we thought would be a simple driving shot, almost kills her." In the Times article, Thurman alleged that the Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill director -- who worked closely with her and Weinstein on both projects -- forced her to do a stunt in Kill Bill that left her neck "permanently damaged" and her knees "screwed-up." The actress placed the blame squarely on producers for the film, including Weinstein, who she also alleged at one point sexually harassed her. "THE COVER UP after the fact is UNFORGIVABLE. For this I hold Lawrence Bender, E. Bennett Walsh, and the notorious Harvey Weinstein solely responsible," Thurman continued on her Instagram post. "They lied, destroyed evidence, and continue to lie about the permanent harm they caused and then chose to suppress. The cover up did have malicious intent, and shame on these three for all eternity." Thurman said she believed the "circumstances of this event were negligent to the point of criminality." She clarified that she didn't believe there was malicious intent from Tarantino and forgave him. "Quentin Tarantino, was deeply regretful and remains remorseful about this sorry event and gave me the footage years later so I could expose it and let it see the light of day, regardless of it most likely being an event for which justice will never be possible," Thurman wrote. "He also did so with full knowledge it could cause him personal harm, and I am proud of him for doing the right thing and for his courage." As for the controversy that came from the Times story, Tarantino said, "I feel like I've been honest here and told the truth, and it feels really good after two days of misrepresentation, to be able to say it out loud. Whatever comes of it, I've said my piece. I've got big shoulders and I can handle it." In a statement to PEOPLE, a spokesperson for Weinstein, the producer admitted he made "an awkward pass" at Thurman but denied ever physically assaulting her, calling her claims "untrue." "There was no physical contact during Mr. Weinstein's awkward pass," the spokesperson said. "Mr. Weinstein is saddened and puzzled as to 'why' Ms. Thurman, someone he considers a colleague and a friend, waited 25 years to make these allegations public." (People)

Rob Gronkowski's Boston-area home was hit by burglars -- and it seems it was targeted while Gronk was playing in the Super Bowl. The Foxborough PD confirmed cops are conducting a "routine property investigation" after the New England Patriots star returned home from his Minnesota trip to find his house had been hit. Cops tell TMZ Sports they received the call from Gronk himself around 6:18 PM on Monday evening. There are reports the burglars stole some safes from the home and GUNS may have been taken. But cops will not confirm that. We're told no one was home during the burglary and cops are taking inventory as to what was stolen. "Out of respect for the homeowner's privacy and because this remains a very active and dynamic criminal investigation, the police are not releasing any information about items stolen or possible suspects as this case moves forward," the FPD wrote in a statement. "We will have no further comment on the case until the case is solved." (TMZ)

Mark Salling's child pornography case will come to an abrupt halt after his suicide, because prosecutors just filed legal docs asking the judge to dismiss the case. The documents are short and to the point ... they are asking the federal judge who was hearing the case to dismiss the indictment. TMZ broke the story ... Salling hanged himself last week as he faced the prospect of years in prison. He had struck a plea deal with prosecutors, but it hadn't been ratified by the judge. One interesting point ... prosecutors want the indictment dismissed "without prejudice" ... meaning they could theoretically refile. That, however, will not happen. Once a defendant dies, the case is over. (TMZ)

Frasier's John Mahoney Dead at Age 77. John Mahoney has passed away. The Frasier star died on Sunday, February 4 in Chicago at the age of 77 after a short illness, Mahoney's rep confirms to E! News. For 11 seasons, from 1993 to 2004, Mahoney starred on Frasier as Martin Crane, the father of Frasier Crane (Kelsey Grammer) and Niles Crane (David Hyde Pierce). After news of Mahoney's death broke on Monday, Frasier casting director Jeff Greenberg took to Twitter to post a tribute to the actor. "The great John Mahoney passed away today at age 77. I've not known a kinder man nor more brilliant actor. We were all blessed to have spent 11 glorious years together," Greenberg wrote to his Twitter followers. Greenberg also shared a photo from the set of Frasier in his tribute post. Mahoney began his acting career in the '70s and starred in numerous movies and TV shows over the years, like 1989's Say Anything... and from 2011-2014 he appeared on Hot in Cleveland. In 1986, Mahoney won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his work in The House of Blue Leaves. (Eonline)

THE OTHER STUFF . . .

'Law & Order: SVU' star running for Congress. ADA Casey Novak could be leaving the courtroom and moving into Congress. "Law & Order: SVU" actress Diane Neal, who portrayed Novak on the hit NBC series, announced on social media Tuesday that she'll be running for Congress in New York as an Independent. Neal, a registered Democrat and a resident of Hurley, NY, will need 3,500 signatures to secure a place on the November ballot for the state's 19th Congressional District. "MORNING! Ok, so it's ON!!! But I'm doing with nearly no staff, no donations (yet), with no party," Neal tweeted. "Website will be up later today (fingers crossed) and all ready to go. But goal is bigger than parties. Goal is no negativity. Goal is HIGH ROAD all the way." She later added, "Off to finish web stuff. I'll be back. SOON. THANK YOU for all love and support. It going to be a wild ride. I'll be beholden to no one but US and to integrity & to the best version envisioned by imperfect, but wise, men centuries ago. Let the Grand Experiment live on!!!" In an interview with The Daily Freeman, Neal described her politics as "a lot of everything." "I'm a little Libertarian, I'm a lot liberal, mostly progressive, but I have this amazing ability to be able to take really complicated policy and break it down into edible sound bites, which is something most progressive liberals cannot do," she said. (PageSix)

Whatever their differences may be, Sarah Jessica Parker was nothing but supportive after learning Kim Cattrall's brother had died. Cattrall, 61, confirmed on Sunday that her 55-year-old brother Chris had been found dead -- just hours after asking fans to help find him after he went missing in Canada. Parker, 52, commented on her former Sex and the City costar's Instagram post, writing: "Dearest Kim, my love and condolences to you and yours and Godspeed to your beloved brother. Xx." Another one of Cattrall's SATC costars, Cynthia Nixon, 51, also commented on the post, writing: "Hey Kim such awful news. So sorry to hear. Sending you love. XO." In her post announcing the tragic news, Cattrall thanked fans for their support and asked for privacy during the trying time. "It is with great sadness that myself and my family announce the unexpected passing of our son and brother, Chris Cattrall," she captioned a photo of the siblings. "At this time we ask for privacy. We want to thank you all on social media for your outpouring of love and support in this trying time." Canadian police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding Chris' death. Royal Canadian Mounted Police Corporal Chris Warren told PEOPLE this week that Chris was found on his property Sunday and the "preliminary investigation suggests that there is no foul play suspected." The supportive messages from Cattrall's former costars come in the wake of some recent bad blood over the actress' decision not to return for a third SATC movie. Parker addressed the drama on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen last week. "What ties us together is this singular experience," she said. "It was a professional experience but it became personal because it was years and years of our lives. I'm hoping that that sort of eclipses anything that's been recently spoken -- that that lingers. That many years spent doing something, that people had a connection with it is such a privilege." (People)

Caitlyn Jenner Can't Hide Her Excitement Over Kylie Jenner's Baby News. Caitlyn Jenner is thrilled to become a grandparent once again. One day after news broke that Kylie Jenner had welcomed her first child with Travis Scott, the Olympic athlete took to Instagram and expressed well wishes for the new mom. "My daughter just had a daughter. It's amazing to be by your side through this journey," Caitlyn shared with her followers. "She's SO beautiful already. Can't wait to watch her grow." "Throwback to my baby, as a baby @kyliejenner," she added with an aww-worthy photo of Kylie as a little girl. As for the new mom, she would comment with a short and sweet "love you" with the heart emoji. Over the weekend, the 20-year-old youngest Kardashian-Jenner sibling confirmed the birth of her first child. The child, whose name has yet to be revealed, arrived February 1 at 4:43 p.m. local time weighing 8 lbs. and 9 oz. "Pregnancy has been the most beautiful, empowering, and life-changing experience I've had in my entire life and I'm actually going to miss it," Kylie explained in her announcement. "I appreciate my friends and especially my family for helping me make this special moment as private as we could... I've never felt love and happiness like this I could burst! Thank you for understanding." As for how her first days of motherhood are going, multiple sources tell E! News the businesswoman is adjusting well to having a little one in her house. "Kylie's first few days of motherhood have been the happiest of her life," an insider shared with us. "Bringing the baby home has been the greatest joy and most sacred experience, she is elated and overjoyed." "She's loving every minute and cherishing these first few days. The feeling she has is unlike anything she's experienced before," the insider added. "The family is closer than ever and just so thrilled to be growing at such a rapid pace." As for Kylie's Snapchat, she appears back in the game as the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star revealed several balloons, flowers, hand-written notes and gifts from friends and family including Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Kourtney Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian and Jordyn Woods. (Eonline)

Busy Philipps' Reaction to Getting Kim Kardashian's New Fragrance Is Pure Magic. One of Busy Philipps' sweetest dreams has come true. Just days ago, the actress let fans in on a little secret: she was secretly hoping Kim Kardashian would send her one of the KKW Fragrance chocolate heart packages taking over the Internet. "I mean. There's no reason I would get one but I have been secretly hoping @KimKardashian would send me one of those chocolate hearts with perfume in it so I could bust it open with a tiny mallet," she tweeted on Friday. Ask and you shall receive, Busy! "You guys. Something really exciting happened today," she teased fans on her Instagram Story Monday night. "This is like the most exciting thing that's happened in awhile." As you may have guessed, a chocolate heart was waiting for Philipps in her fridge. For those who haven't caught a glimpse at the literal heart-breaking process on social media, recipients use a wood hammer included in the package to break open the chocolate heart, which contains miniature candy hearts and the boxed perfume. "You guys -- can you see what it says? It says KKW Fragrance," she said as she zoomed in on the white box with glee. "It's KKW Fragrance, you guys. It's a big box from Kim Kardashian." The excitement only continued as the star opened the box to find a blue heart inscribed with "BAE." Cue screams from Busy. "This is the most exciting thing I've ever done," she declared. "Am I overreacting?" After going through the motions, the star tried to distinguish the scent. While she couldn't place the particular notes, she determined it smelled like vanilla and that she liked it. "I'm just going to be here watching Friends, smelling my wrist high off that chocolate. What a night." What a night, indeed! As Philipps later tweeted, "DREAMS DO COME TRUE! (On the internet at least and only sometimes at best because mostly it's horrible oh well ignore me I'm gonna be eating my chocolate and smelling my new perfume byeeeeeeee..) (Eonline)

Lee Radziwill is unhappy about a book that details the sibling rivalry between her and Jacqueline Kennedy over men, money and their mother's love. "Lee doesn't like her dirty laundry being aired and she feels betrayed by her cousins, who gave interviews to the author," one friend told me. According to "Jackie, Janet & Lee" by J. Randy Taraborrelli, Jackie was enraged in the 1980s when the women's mother, Janet Lee Bouvier Auchincloss, helped down-on-her-luck Lee by giving her $750,000. "Lee was bewildered as to why Jackie would even care .?.?. Jackie had millions in the bank. Why begrudge her sister this small amount?" the book says. Jackie also felt Lee was selfish and didn't spend time with their mother, who was suffering from Alzheimer's, even though Janet seemed to love Lee more. Janet's major-domo, Jonathan Tapper, told Taraborrelli: "Jackie was on the phone every single day, or at her mother's home at Hammersmith Farm, always involved every step along the way in Janet's care. "But if that phone would ring and it would be Lee -- maybe once a month if that much -- oh my, Madam would light up! She would say it outright, 'Lee is my favorite.'" The sisters also competed for men, such as Aristotle Onassis, who had been seeing Lee before he turned his sights on the recently widowed first lady and married her. Jackie never forgave Lee for not being with their mother when she died in 1989. After Janet was gone, Jackie froze Lee out, having little to do with her. And when Jackie died in 1994, she had a big surprise for her younger sister. She left Lee no money in her will. (Page Six)

Never let a language barrier get in the way of a good outburst of righteous fury. Page Six received a note in delightfully shattered English on Monday from Ivana Trump's Italian ex-husband Rossano Rubicondi complaining about our account of a feisty date the former couple had on Jan. 30. We wrote that the pair had dinner at La Goulue, during which "he kept talking to her in French, and she goes, 'Can you just shut up?'?" Claiming -- much like Ivana's other press-hating ex -- that our story was -- #IlNotizieFalso, Rubicondi began his message with the "[I'm] sure you know who I am," common to most miffed missives, and he went on to say that he was complaining, "not because upsetting me. But just because made laughs that still Magazine, columnist and/or need to do so in order to get some attentions for readers" (sic). He ended, naturally, by plugging his planned pizzeria, Rossano to Go (we guess he thought that part of the story was accurate?), and added magnanimously, "Have a great day." Grazie mille, Rossano! (Page Six)

Travis Barker's old flame is back on the market, and she can be yours ... for a cool $16,900. The flame is his 2007 Honda CBR1000RR. The Blink-182 drummer sold it a few years ago, and now the guy who bought it from him is flipping the sweet green ride. The seller tells us the bike had a mere 12 miles on it, because Travis mainly used it to promote his clothing line, "Famous Stars & Straps." It's been featured in more photo shoots since Travis sold it, and it's easy to see why. The 4-cylinder is quite the looker with custom rims, whitewall Pirelli Diablo tires and its glossy, show-stopping green paint. Envy included with this purchase. (TMZ)

Kobe Bryant got the All-Star treatment at the Oscars lunch on Monday -- getting the prime front row seat for the official group photo ... despite the fact he towers over EVERYONE there! He's in front of huge stars like Margot Robbie, Saoirse Ronan, Mary J. Blige, Kumail Nanjiani, Guillermo del Toro, Laura Dern ... EVEN MERYL FRICKIN' STREEP! Then again, she's been in like 50 Oscars lunch photos ... so, maybe they wanted to switch it up. The Mamba's been nominated for Best Animated Short for "Dear Basketball" -- and he's clearly enjoying everything that goes along with being a nominee ... including free lunch! (TMZ)

Kendall Jenner Finds the Most Creative Way to Shade Sofia Richie. Talk about a fiery comeback. Kendall Jenner threw some shade at Sofia Richie this weekend when the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star referred to her new horse as Dragon. "My new baby dragon," the 22-year-old model captioned a picture of her trusty steed. So, why is this such a dig? Back in January, Sofia revealed her horse had died. And guess what the 19-year-old daughter of Lionel Richie called the animal. That's right. Dragon. "Rip to my beautiful dragon," Richie wrote on Instagram at the time. "Spent some of my happiest moments with this guy." Now, it's possible Kendall's post was just a coincidence. Then again, how many people call their horse Dragon? This wouldn't be the first time Kendall has dissed Sofia. Last week, Sofia and her boyfriend Scott Disick were photographed leaving a restaurant with two of Scott's children: Mason, 8, and Penelope, 5. Scott shares the children with his ex-Kourtney Kardashian, who is Kendall's older sister. The photo marked the first time Sofia was spotted with the children. Pictures from the group's outing were posted on the fan-run Instagram account @scottthelord. Kendall commented on the picture, "Awww Scott and his kids," accompanied by a smiley face. The comment has since been deleted. What do you think of Kendall's comment? Is she throwing shade at Sofia? (Eonline)

Music

Katy Perry Says 2017 Was All About "Killing My Ego." Katy Perry has had a dream career. She's performed at the 2015 Super Bowl; she's sold millions of albums; and she's now a judge on the new season of American Idol. However, the 33-year-old artist wants to focus on balancing her personal life with her career. "A lot of my early twenties were really intense, really extreme, and somewhat unconscious," the "Roar" singer told Glamour magazine. "It was all career focused, which was great, but once you touch the ceiling so many times, it's like, 'Oh yeah, I did that. I touched the ceiling.' Now I want to touch the stars, which has to do with the heart." Perry is ready for a "big soul overhaul" and wants to let go of some "childhood trauma." "I want to grow into becoming an adult," she told the magazine. "I'm preparing myself for having a family of my own someday. And that's the thing: I want to do a little bit more soul surgery before I have a family of my own so that I don't transfer any of those lingering feelings. I'm about to go heavy into that emotional process, and I'm nervous, but I don't think I have a choice anymore." While the journey won't be easy, Perry knows it's critical for her career. "This last year has been about killing my ego, which has been really necessary for my career," she said. "But for my personal life, it doesn't work that way. If I want to have that true balance, I have to step into being Katheryn Hudson." The past few years haven't been easy for Perry. The artist had an on-again-off again relationship with John Mayer but called it quits in 2015. In 2016, she started dating Orlando Bloom; however, the two broke up in 2017. Still, Perry continued to focus on her music. She released her song "Swish, Swish" with Nicki Minaj and travelled around the world for her Witness tour. "You know, I had a lot of expectations at the end of 2015 and the end of 2016 that weren't met," she said. "That was the first time, in a long time, that I didn't get my way. I think it was the universe's way of testing me, of saying, 'We're going to see if you really do love yourself.' That was challenging for me, because I didn't realize how much I relied on the outside validation. I thought that I didn't, but once you get kicked down the mountain a little bit, you realize that the weather really is better at the top. It's been really necessary for me to go through that. [And I've learned that] people don't relate to someone who is perfect or always winning anyway. You can't always be sitting perched on top of the mountain." Who knows? Maybe Perry's journey will even inspire some new music. "I would say that all of my best songs, or what I think are some of my better songs -- 'By the Grace of God,' 'Roar,' 'Firework' -- are basically motivational pep talks to myself," she said. "They're my soul speaking to me, saying, 'Come on. We can do this. One foot in front of the other.'" To ready Perry's full interview, visit Glamour.com. (Eonline)

Shawn Mendes played his first Bat Mitzvah Saturday ... the crowd may have been a bit smaller than he's used to, but the price tag certainly wasn't. Shawn serenaded 275 13-year-olds at an insane bash, honoring Ella Bikoff. Her dad, J. Darius Bikoff, is the guy who created Vitaminwater and Smartwater. We're told the party cost between $5-7 million. Grandmaster Flash DJ'ed and the Bikoffs also had 40-50 horse carriages waiting to escort the guests from the temple to the party, which was at the ultra-swanky Plaza Hotel. It's not Bikoff's first rodeo. In 2013, J. Darius surprised his wife with a Justin Timberlake performance at their 10th wedding anniversary that put the millionaire back $1.3 million. (TMZ)

'NSYNC was a no-go during Justin Timberlake's Super Bowl Halftime Show, but the guys will be getting back together soon, according to Lance Bass. We got Lance leaving Craig's Monday night with husband Michael Turchin where he confirmed the boy band would reunite for their Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony. Rumors they'd be getting a star on the Walk of Fame surfaced last year, so it appears it's really happening ... no word yet if they'll perform. As for being shut out of the Halftime Show, doesn't sound like Lance is harboring any ill feelings at JT about it. (TMZ)

Drake shoots music video at a high school. Things just went from 0 to 100 for these Miami students. Drake, who recently dropped the two-song EP "Scary Hours," made a guest appearance at Miami Senior High on Monday afternoon to film his "God's Plan" music video. The rapper, perched atop a crane that hung over the school's baseball field, performed for riled-up fans, while a drone filmed from above, according to the Miami Herald. Drake also presented the school with a $25,000 check and said he would help design new school uniforms, a spokeswoman for the Miami-Dade school district told the paper. But the surprises didn't stop there. Drake also swung by the University of Miami, where he awarded a $50,000 scholarship to biology student Destiny James, and performed again for an equally excited swarm of students, the student newspaper the Miami Hurricane reported. Drake's "God's Plan" has topped the Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks straight and has made history with 68 million streams in just one week. (PageSix)

Prince wouldn't be pissed at Justin Timberlake for using his image and voice during the Super Bowl halftime show, at least according to Prince's sister ... who wants JT's haters to back off. Tyka Nelson tells TMZ ... she was pleasantly surprised by Timberlake's performance, and even enjoyed his controversial Prince tribute. She and the rest of Prince's family knew he was planning to sing, "I Would Die 4 U," but says they weren't aware he was doing the video projection. As for the backlash -- Tyka says everyone has their own idea of what Prince would have wanted ... so, it's an impossible position for Justin. Tyka added her brother was outspoken but wasn't one to hold grudges ... referring to the old beef between Prince and JT's beef over "Sexy Back." As she put it, "He said what he said and kept it moving." Of course, one of the things he said was he hated duets between living and deceased artists. He called it "demonic" ... which doesn't sound like he'd be all that forgiving. For her part, Tyka ain't trippin' ... and neither is JT, apparently. (TMZ)

Bruno Mars wants NFL to book hip-hop artists for next Super Bowl. The dust on this year's super bowl performer controversy hasn't settled and there's already talk about who will take the stage in 2019. Bruno Mars, who performed at halftime in 2014 and 2016, wants the NFL to choose Atlanta-bred rappers for the gig. "@NFL you have the opportunity to celebrate incredible hip-hop artists from Atlanta next year," Mars tweeted Monday. "@NFL Outkast. TI. Gucci. Lil Jon, Jeezy, Jermaine Dupri just to name a few. It would be the best party TV has ever seen." While Mars, 32, rattled off names, he offered up his services to assemble the show. "I'll only charge like a billion," he quipped. "@NFL all jokes aside please let's make that happen." While minds are bubbling over with excitement for next year, folks are still discussing Justin Timberlake, who featured Prince in his performance. The former boy-bander was ready to use a Prince hologram in his show but backed out at the last minute due to backlash from social media. (PageSix)

Luke Bryan & Dierks Bentley Will Not Host 2018 ACM Awards: 'We Got Fired'. Bentley broke the news during a Q&A session Monday afternoon at Country Radio Seminar in Nashville. After two years, Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley are out as hosts of the Academy of Country Music Awards. Bentley broke the news in a seemingly off-handed comment during a Q&A session Monday afternoon at Country Radio Seminar in Nashville. As a photo of Bentley and Bryan from the ACMs flashed on the screen, he said, "That's over... We got fired. Is that not common knowledge?" Bentley's manager confirmed the news. Bentley replaced Bryan's former co-host, Blake Shelton, with whom Bryan had hosted the show since 2013. The 2018 ACMs will be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April. 15. Bryan joins ABC's relaunch of American Idol on March 11. The ACM confirmed that Bryan and Bentley will not return to the award show, adding this year's host information will be announced in 2-3 weeks. (Billboard)

John Mellencamp, Jermaine Depri, Alan Jackson Lead 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame Class. Kool & the Gang are also headed to the Hall. The 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame class will include John Mellencamp, Alan Jackson, Kool & the Gang and Jermaine Dupri, who will become the second hip-hop act inducted into the prestigious organization. The Songwriters Hall told The Associated Press on Tuesday (Feb. 6) that Allee Willis, who co-wrote the Broadway musical The Color Purple and "I'll Be There for You" -- the theme song from the hit TV series Friends -- will also be inducted at its June 14 ceremony alongside country singer-songwriter Bill Anderson and Emmy- and Grammy-nominated songwriter Steve Dorff. Dupri's induction comes a year after Jay-Z became the first rapper to make it into the Hall. Dupri has co-written No. 1 hits like Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" and "Always Be My Baby," Usher's "Burn" and Monica's "The First Night." He has released his own hip-hop albums and became a popular songwriter and producer in Atlanta when he launched the record label So So Def, building careers for Jagged Edge, Kriss Kross, Bow Wow, Xscape and more. Songwriters are eligible for induction after writing hit songs for at least 20 years. Mellencamp was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame a decade ago and has written his own classic hits, including "Jack and Diane," "Hurts So Good" and "R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A." Jackson, who was just inducted into the Country Hall of Fame last year, has been a respected songwriter since he launched his debut album in 1990. He has had 26 singles reach the top of the Billboard country charts. Kool & the Gang members Robert "Kool" Bell, Ronald Bell, George Brown and James "JT" Taylor will be inducted into the Hall. "The 2018 roster of Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees is a prodigious representation of creators of cross-genre hits, certain to resonate with everyone," Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff, the organization's co-chairs, and Linda Moran, its president and CEO, said in a joint statement. "Each year, the slate of songwriters we induct is more diverse and illustrative of the history and contributions that we strive to acknowledge and honor." The Songwriters Hall of Fame's 49th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner will be held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. (Billboard)

Justin Timberlake's 'Man of the Woods' Starts Strong on the Midweek U.K. Chart. Man of the moment Justin Timberlake is making his move on the U.K. albums chart. Following his Super Bowl halftime show, JT's Man Of The Woods (RCA) is at No. 2 on the midweek chart and is set to enter this week's survey as the highest new entry. Just one object blocks JT's path to the chart crown. And it's a seemingly immovable one in The Greatest Showman (Atlantic) soundtrack, which is on track for a fifth week at No. 1 with a lead of 5,000 combined sales, according to the Official Charts Company. Veteran Scottish alternative rock outfit Simple Minds starts at No. 3 on the Official Albums Chart Update with Walk Between Worlds (BMG), their 18th studio album. If Walk stays on track, it'll become the band's highest charting album in 23 years, since Good News From The Next World peaked at No. 2 in 1995. The Jim Kerr-fronted band hit the summit on five occasions in the '80s and '90s. Meanwhile, Bedford rock act Don Broco start at No. 4 on the midweek survey with Technology (Sharptone), their third set. Also impacting the chart at the halfway stage is heavy metal act Saxon, who could snag a ninth top 40 album with Thunderbolt (Militia Guard Music). It's new at No. 16, while a re-release of Roxy Music's debut self-titled Virgin album release from 1972 is at No. 22, and a deluxe reissue of Nirvana's classic album Nevermind (Geffen) reenters the chart at No. 24. On the midweek singles chart, Drake is surging to another chart title with "God's Plan" (Cash Money/Republic Records), which has a 5,000 combined sales advantage over Rudimental's "These Days" (Asylum) featuring Jess Glynne and Macklemore, rising 11-2. The week's highest new entry could come from The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar's "Pray For Me" (Interscope/Republic/XO), lifted from the album inspired by the Marvel superhero film Black Panther. It pounces in at No. 16. (Billboard)

Republic Records honcho and 'The Four' judge Charlie Walk claims he was being extorted before an ex-employee accused him of sexual misconduct, and says he has a voicemail to prove it. TMZ has obtained a voicemail a source close to Charlie claims was left by radio exec Tom Gilligan. The caller, who sounds drunk, offers Charlie a "deal" -- resign from 'The Four' and Republic and "nobody will ever say anything." He claimed Walk hired hookers, and 3 women were ready to go public as part of the #MeToo movement. Gilligan tells us he doesn't recall leaving a voicemail for Walk but does acknowledge he was drunk and upset with him around the same time. He claims Charlie had ignored his request to set up a meet-and-greet with Jon Bon Jovi. Although the message was left about a month before Tristan Coopersmith went public with allegations against Walk -- Gilligan insists he has nothing to do with her or an extortion plot. As we reported ... Walk pulled out of 'The Four' finale, airing this week. Walk's attorney, Duncan Levin, says they've filed a complaint about Gilligan with the Manhattan D.A.'s office and submitted the voicemail as evidence. (TMZ)

DJ Khaled's fiancee's brother was murdered after an alleged drug deal gone bad ... TMZ has learned. Cops say Nicole Tuck's younger brother, Jonathan, was shot in the face after he allegedly showed up at a Bronx apartment Sunday to buy weed. We're told the apartment was less than a mile from Tuck's home ... he allegedly got into an argument there and was shot. He was taken to a hospital where he died. Law enforcement sources tell us a 34-year-old man was taken in for questioning about the incident. Khaled and Nicole had a son, Asahd, last year. (TMZ)

Movies

Jamie Dornan Is Done With Fifty Shades for Good: "I'm Gettin' Too Old for This." Laters, baby. Jamie Dornan thinks he's getting "too old" for Fifty Shades. During an interview Monday on ITV's Lorraine, the actor was asked about the upcoming Fifty Shades Freed movie and shared whether or not fans would ever see him play Christian Grey again. When host Lorraine Kelly asked if the third film in the franchise would be the "last one," Dornan replied, "Um yeah, I think so. I don't think there's any...I mean there's no other books. [E.L. James] wrote the first two books again from Christian's perspective, but I guess we've already seen...we've done those films, the same story, so they won't do that again." The 35-year-old actor continued, "Unless Erica keeps writing, but Dakota [Johnson] and I are...particularly me, I'm gettin' too old for...for this." Earlier in the interview, Dornan discussed his character Christian, explaining that he likes him more in this third movie more than he did in the first film. "I think I like him more now than I did in the first movie," Dornan said. "I think he's gone through quite a big change in his...in his way and how his is with people and he's opened up a lot by Anna and I think he's just a better version of himself." Would you like to see Dornan return for another Fifty Shades movie? Fifty Shade Freed hits theaters on February 9. (Eonline)

Independent Spirit Awards 2018: Margot Robbie, Salma Hayek Pinault and More to Present. The star power keeps on growing for this year's Independent Spirit Awards. As excitement for the annual award show continues, E! News has exclusively obtained a new set of presenters who will hand out some of the biggest trophies of the night. I, Tonya's Margot Robbie and Salma Hayek Pinault are set to present at the star-studded event next month. Tessa Thompson, Black Panther's Chadwick Boseman and Ben Mendelsohn round out the latest list of presenters. They join previously announced presenters John Cho, Ava DuVernay, Jon Hamm, Scarlett Johansson and Lena Waithe. The Film Independent Spirit Awards is the premier awards event for the independent film community. The ceremony brings together top talent from Hollywood and throughout the independent film world. And in keeping with its Los Angeles roots, the Spirit Awards take place each and every year next to the world-famous Santa Monica Pier. As for the winners, they are chosen by Film Independent Members. So who could win big at this special celebration just before the 2018 Oscars? Call Me By Your Name, The Florida Project, Get Out, Lady Bird and The Rider are nominated for Best Feature. As for the Robert Altman Award, it's already been announced that the ensemble cast of Mudbound. (Eonline)

Willem Dafoe to Receive Berlin Lifetime Achievement Golden Bear. Berlin will honor the Oscar-nominated actor with a selection of his films, including Martin Scorsese's 'The Last Temptation of Christ,' Lars von Trier's 'Antichrist' and Oliver Stone's 'Platoon.' Three-time Oscar nominee Willem Dafoe will receive this year's honorary Golden Bear for lifetime achievement at the Berlin International Film Festival. The veteran actor, who picked up his three Oscar nomination this year for his supporting turn in The Florida Project, will receive his Berlin trophy at a ceremony in the German capital Feb. 20. In his honor, Berlin will screen a retrospective of Dafoe's career, featuring such highlights as Oliver Stone's Platoon and Shadow of a Vampire from E. Elias Merhige, both of which garnered Oscar nominations in the best supporting actor category. Also included in Berlin's Dafoe retrospective are Lars von Trier's Antichrist, Alan Parker's Mississippi Burning, William Friedkin's To Live and Die in L.A. and Wes Anderson's The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou. Anderson's latest, the animated feature Isle of Dogs, will open the 2018 Berlin Film Festival on Feb. 15. The 68th Berlinale runs through Feb. 25. (Hollywood Reporter)

Berlin Festival Unveils Competition Jury. German Director Tom Tykwer heads up the six-person jury that will select this year's Golden and Silver Bear winners. The Berlin International Film Festival has unveiled this year's competition jury, the group of nine men and women that will judge the features vying for this year's Golden and Silver Bears. Moonlight producer Adele Romanski, Belgian actress Cecile de France (Hereafter, The Young Pope), Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto (Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence), Time magazine film critic Stephanie Zacharek and Chema Prado, director of Spain's Filmoteca Espanola, will judge this year's Berlin competition titles. The president of the 2018 Berlinale competition jury is German director Tom Tykwer (Run Lola Run, Cloud Atlas). Tykwer is a Berlinale regular and has twice opened the festival: With Heaven in 2002 and The International in 2009. The six-person jury is equally balanced, gender-wise, with three men and three women. But it's also notable for its lack of big A-list names. The 2018 Berlin International Film Festival kicks off Feb. 15 with the world premiere of Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs, featuring the voice talents of Frances McDormand, Scarlett Johansson, Bryan Cranston and Bill Murray. The 68th Berlinale runs through Feb. 25. (Hollywood Reporter)

TV

The Good Fight Season 2 Trailer Promises an "Insane" World Full of Backstabbing, Comedy and Death. Things on The Good Fight are about to get dangerous, it seems, at least if the trailer and new season two key art are to be believed. After all, throwing around William Shakespeare's "Kill all the lawyers" shouldn't be taken lightly. "I feel like death is everywhere," Christine Baranski's Diane Lockhart says in the trailer. And she's right. The Good Fight season two picks up where season one left off. The world is going insane, the Chicago murder rate is on the rise and the lawyers think they have targets on their backs after a client at another firm kills his lawyer for overcharging. This sparks a copycat murder and raises everyone's anxiety levels. While the murders shake the lawyers, Diane finds herself battling the new partner at the firm, Liz Reddick-Lawrence, played by Audra McDonald. Maia (Rose Leslie) finds herself stuck in the middle of the financial scandal perpetrated by her parents, and possibly thrown under the bus by her girlfriend, and Lucca (Cush Jumbo) is brought back into Colin's (Justin Bartha) orbit. Oh, and Howard Lyman (Jerry Adler) is somehow a judge! Diane says it best: "Oh dear god." Other guest stars this season include Carrie Preston, Bernadette Peters, Paul Guilfoyle, Jane Lynch, Rob Reiner, Gary Cole and Tim Matheson. Yes, that is Diane Lockhart getting out of a bed with Matheson's character still in it! "I say f -- k it," Baranski's Diane Lockhart says in the trailer. "You've been saying a lot of that lately," McDonald's Liz Reddick-Lawrence says. "Making up for lost time," Diane says, in a nod to the show's ability to now throw f -- ks around. Other things to take note of in the trailer: a classic Good Wife bar scene, Diane and Marisa (Sarah Steele) debating devils, a shoeless Diane strutting in the law firm, plenty of comedy and of course backstabbing. Season two also stars Delroy Lindo, Michael Boatman and Nyambi. The Good Fight season two premieres March 4 on CBS All Access. (Eonline)

Dwayne Johnson's New NBC Show The Titan Games Will Test Your Limits. Does this man ever sleep?! Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is adding another TV show to his never-ending resume, as the superstar is teaming up with NBC for The Titan Games. The 10-episode physical competition series will test everyday people as they offer them the chance to compete in epic head-to-head challenges meant to test their mind, body and heart. Of course, the series was inspired by Johnson's desire to motivate and inspire people to reach their potential, and yes, you can expect to see the Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle star on the show. And in the video, he's putting out the call to all potential Titans to rise to the challenge. "Titans aren't born, they're made," he says in the super-motivating/slightly intimidating promo. "We wanted to create a new kind of athletic competition unlike anything ever attempted before," Johnson, 45, said in a statement. "The Titan Games will challenge competitors to succeed in ways no one thought possible while entertaining the whole world at the same time." "Dwayne's passion and drive for excellence, coupled with his inherent knowledge of all things physical, make him uniquely qualified to partner with us for "The Titan Games," Paul Telegdy, President, Alternative and Reality Group, NBC Entertainment, said. Here's NBC's official description of the series: "In each episode, competitors from across America will step inside an electrifying arena and put themselves to the ultimate test by facing one of six reigning Titans. They will battle their opponents in remarkable feats that will require both mental stamina and physical strength. If a contender can defeat one of the existing Titans, they will take their place as a member of the elite Titan group. However, winning is just the start in this arena. Once one becomes a Titan, they will need to be victorious every week to remain at the top. The season finale will end with an epic battle where the Titans compete against one another in hopes to become the last male and female standing." The series brings together Universal Television Alternative Studio, A. Smith & Co. Productions and Seven Bucks Productions (which Johnson co-founded). The Titan Games has yet to announce a premiere date. You can apply to be on the show by visiting nbc.com/TITANS. (Eonline)

Bethenny & Fredrik Is the Bravo Reality TV Mash-Up That Happened Almost by Accident. Consider this a case of art imitating life. When The Real Housewives of New York City star Bethenny Frankel and Million Dollar Listing New York breakout Fredrik Eklund joined forces to take the Big Apple real estate scene by storm, it wasn't at the behest of Bravo execs hungry for a new show that capitalized on the power of two of their most successful franchises. In fact, if the Skinnygirl founder hadn't alerted the network to the potential hit series she and her new business partner were capable of, it might not have even happened at all. "This happened because we were already doing real estate and I was supposed to do another show about business. And I spoke to Bravo and said 'This is happening now. I'm buying apartments, I'm selling apartments, we're talking about doing something together. Just turn the cameras on,'" Frankel told E! News during a visit to the NYC apartment she and Eklund began the process of flipping during season one. "So it sort of just happened. But not easily. it was a difficult show to make. You have two big personalities." "Two big egos, clashing," Eklund said, adding that the pair had such a blow-out during filming that they wound up not speaking for weeks. "The main drama that we had is right up there with Housewives drama," Frankel revealed. Though it wasn't all fireworks. "It's the funniest stuff I've ever done on TV in my life, for sure," she added. For proof of that, look no further than the pair's description of how they realized they needed to have cameras following their every move. "We were out looking at apartments. She was a client and we started becoming friends. We were just laughing and crazy stuff started happening to us. Like, we were peeing in urinals one day," Eklund explained before Frankel quickly cut him off. "We were not peeing in urinals. We were looking at an apartment that had urinals in it and we imagined what it would be like if we were peeing side by side. I don't have a penis. That didn't happen on this show," Frankel made clear. "And believe me the Real Housewives would've called that out, if I had a dick. But anyway." LOL! Bethenny & Fredrik follows the pair of Bravolebrities as they put their expertise in their individual fields to the test -- not to mention millions of their own money and years of friendship on the line -- with the ultimate team-up as they tackle the ups and downs of scouting, buying and designing multi-million-dollar homes. Will they be able to balance his caviar taste for furnishings with her penchant for staying on budget? Whatever the outcome, we're certain it'll be damn fun to watch. Bethenny & Fredrik premieres with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 10 p.m. on Bravo. (Eonline)

'Westworld' Season 2: New Parks and Pivotal Character Revealed. While all eyes are on the mysterious 'Samurai World,' an official HBO website hints at four additional parks within the science-fiction world. Even with months still to go between now and the season two premiere, Westworld is expanding its world in a big way. A new website tied to the HBO series has revealed that the fictional world in which the genre-bending drama is set contains not one, not two, but six parks total. Viewers are already well accustomed to the titular Westworld, while the season one finale revealed the existence of "Samurai World," as it's come to be known in the fan community. The revelation of four additional parks -- the identities of which remain under wraps -- is brand-new, even if it shouldn't come as a surprise to those who have paid attention to show creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy's feelings on the expanding scope of their series. "I've worked in television for years and I love all of the different ways you can build a show. But for the most part, you get through the pilot, you build your sets, you hire your cast, and it's working, and you just want to hang out in that moment and enjoy that moment with that iteration of the story you're telling," Nolan told The Hollywood Reporter in 2016. "For Lisa and myself, with this show, we never had any intention of staying in one place. We don't want to shoot on the same sets for 10 years. We want to blow the sets up and move onto another piece of the story. So we said when we started working on the series that we wanted to be ambitious. We wanted each season to increase in that ambition and in the scope of the show. It also follows the story of our hosts. Their lives begin in loops, and then expand and change and grow. It's an origin of a new species. We want to follow that story all the way to the bitter end." The website DelosDestinations.com was discovered by fans who decoded a secret message hidden within the Westworld season two trailer timed with the Super Bowl. For now, the website is thin on details, with only three sections: "about," "experience" and "investors." From the "about" page: "The luxury resort, reimagined. Delos Destinations channels your inner desires -- be they rest or rebellion -- into a transportive theme park experience, a vacation that transcends time, place and expectations. Our immersive worlds integrate inspired technology, provocative narratives, and unprecedented innovation to offer an opportunity that redefines life itself: the chance to change your story. ... A subsidiary of Delos Incorporated, Delos Destinations employs our award-winning biotech to create authentic, unforgettable experiences that redefine the art of simulation. In a world that's become inundated by the virtual, escape the screen and take hold of a freedom you can physically touch. It's a feeling that will challenge your idea of reality -- and as our friends here like to say, if you can't tell the difference, does it matter?" The "experience" page is where it's revealed that there are six parks total within the world of Westworld, although only Westworld proper is identified by name. A second park comes paired with swirling, glitchy video; mossy mountains and fog appear in the background, if one can stand to stare at the image for more than a few seconds at a time. The four other parks are labeled as "authorized personnel only," with "reservations closed to the public." A possible interpretation is that at the time of the show's continuity, only Westworld and the so-called "Samurai World" are in active use. In the Michael Crichton film on which Westworld is based, two other parks are available to guests: Roman World and Medieval World. Given the revelation of four parks in addition to Westworld and "Samurai World," one can certainly hope the HBO adaptation will follow in the heels of its predecessor. Finally, there's the third page, "investors," which reveals the identity of a new character: James Delos, the founder of Delos Inc. According to EW, actor Peter Mullan has been cast in the role. The page on Delos reveals: "Decades ago, a man had an idea as old as human ambition itself, that the only limit to progress is imagination. The ability to see a better world. Delos Inc. was formed from that goal and nothing else, because James had nothing else. He used to joke that where he grew up, having dreams was like fighting gravity. But he never lost faith that his dream could take off, and now Delos is more than a name. It's a legacy." In the first season of the series, William (Jimmi Simpson) and Logan (Ben Barnes) visited Westworld a few decades before the show's present-day action. In that storyline, Logan mentioned how his family's company, Delos, was an investing force in the park. We later learned that William, an executive vice president at Delos at the time he first arrives in Westworld, is a younger version of the Man in Black (Ed Harris), the vicious gunslinger identified by others in the park as a high-powered philanthropist in the outside world. In other words, expect a deep connection between the Man in Black and James Delos when the company founder makes himself known in season two, premiering April 22. (Hollywood Reporter)

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