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Monday, March 5, 2018

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Hilarie Burton Welcome Baby No. 2. Hilarie Burton and Jeffrey Dean Morgan's baby girl has arrived! The proud parents have officially welcomed their second child and first daughter, Morgan confirmed on Thursday. "Hey y'all... baby gal morgan is spectacular," the new dad of two tweeted to fans. "We just respecting her wishes for laying low a bit longer. But we super appreciate all the well wishes n stuff. Thank you. Xojdhilgusandbabygal." The baby girl's name has not yet been revealed. The two stars, who are also proud parents to 7-year-old son Augustus, used the red carpet to confirm they had another little one on the way back in September at the 2017 Emmy Awards. At the time, the longtime couple silently announced the happy news when Morgan posed for photographers with his hand on Burton's baby bump. Less than a week later, Morgan accidentally spilled the beans that the two were expecting a little girl while appearing at a Supernatural convention. "I texted @hilarieburton right after I spilled the little girl beans...and, as usual...she was a rockstar. After all these years she's come to expect me to be a dope... thank god she gets it and loves me regardless." Meanwhile, little Augustus is preparing to become a big brother. "I think for Gus he's just hoping that means different toys that the baby will have as opposed to his," Morgan told E! News. "And I tried to tell him that, 'No, whatever you play with that baby's gonna want.' But we're excited." The low-key couple have been together since 2009. "This year can't get any better," Morgan told E! News a few months ago. Now, their little one has officially arrived! Congratulations to the mom and dad! (Eonline)

Kevin McKidd Marries Arielle Goldrath -- and She's Pregnant! Double the announcement, double the excitement! Kevin McKidd is married and expecting his first child with Arielle Goldrath, the Grey's Anatomy star revealed on his website. He shared in a post, "Arielle and I are so happy to announce our marriage and new baby, who is soon to join our growing family. My kids are happy for us too and are looking forward to the arrival of their newest sibling!" McKidd shares two children, 17-year-old Joseph and 15-year-old Iona, with ex-wife Jane Parker. Their divorce was finalized in December 2016. The actor also shared, "Close friends and family came together with my Grey's family to share in our celebration day -- an intimate, low key gathering culminating in a Scottish Ceilidh dance." McKidd concluded, "There's much to be grateful for and we're thrilled for the adventures 2018 will bring us all!" According to People, the ceremony was held at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, Calif. McKidd honored his native Scotland by wearing a traditional green kilt for the occasion, while his pregnant wife glowed in a lace gown and red wedge heels. Kevin, 44, has played Dr. Owen Hunt on Grey's Anatomy since its fifth season. Congratulations to the happy couple! (Eonline)

Chanel Iman Is Married! Model Ties the Knot With Sterling Shepard. A huge congrats is in order for Chanel Iman! E! News can confirm that following a whirlwind four month engagement, the Victoria's Secret Angel tied the knot with New York Giants' Sterling Shepard in front of family and friends on Saturday evening. Before the wedding, which was held at the Beverly Hills Hotel, the model's friends and family took to social media to share images before the couple said their "I dos." Model Jourdan Dunn appears to be in the wedding party, referring to herself as a "bridesmaid" on her Instagram Stories. While Odell Beckham Jr. was a groomsman at the wedding. Prior to walking down the aisle, Shepard posted some images of football-themed desserts. Back in December, the 25-year-old wide receiver popped the question with a stunning rose gold sparkler on Iman's 27th birthday. She later posted a photo to her Instagram account sharing the news: "A night full of tears of happiness. I'm beyond excited to spend the rest of my life with you @sterl_shep3 you are my soulmate, my best friend, my everything! Can't wait to be your Mrs." After meeting at Victor Cruz's birthday party in November 2016, the supermodel began dating the NFL star. "When I first met him, he was in a suit and looked so sharp," she revealed to People in August. Shepard added, "I walked up to her and bought her a drink and it was over after that." Congrats to the gorgeous newlyweds! (Eonline)

Sandra Bullock and Bryan Randall Are Not Married, Rep Says. Sandra Bullock and Bryan Randall haven't tied the knot. Rumors surfaced Friday that the couple of almost three years had wed, but the Ocean's 8 star's rep tells People that Bullock and Randall are not married. A source also tells us that the couple hasn't wed. The duo, who first started dating in 2015 and moved in together in early 2016, have kept a very low profile throughout their romance. In the fall of 2016, a source dished to E! News about the actress and the photographer's relationship and how they weren't in a rush to get married. "They are pretty much married the way they act around each other and the amount of time they share with one another," the insider shared with us. "They are soulmates. They understand and respect one another. Their love is pretty deep and intense," the source added. "Marriage will come with time, but if they do get married, it will be private and under the radar. That's just the kind of couple they are, especially since Sandra's life was so exposed with her past relationship. Bryan respects that." Bullock called it quits with Jesse James in 2010 after five years of marriage. Over the summer, another source shared details about Bullock's life outside of Hollywood with Randall and her two kids, son Louis and daughter Laila. "Sandy leads a normal life and really separates herself from the Hollywood hype when she is not promoting a movie or shooting a film," the insider said. "One of her favorite things to do is stay home with her kids and Bryan." "Bryan is not only her partner but also her best friend," the source shared. "They have a very down-to-earth relationship. He won't ever be that dude that wants the spotlight or walks the red carpet. Bryan is just really supportive of Sandy. They seem like they've been together forever when you're in their presence." (Eonline)

Uma Thurman and Josh Lucas Laugh Off Romance Rumors. Josh Lucas and Uma Thurman may play husband and wife in the Broadway show The Parisian Woman, but the actors claim they haven't developed a romance off-stage. After Page Six reported the two were caught kissing in New York's Theater District, Thurman and Lucas spoke out about the rumors. "I would be so honored, but, alas, we just play husband and wife in The Parisian Woman and he's the best fake husband ever," Thurman told Page Six via her rep. Lucas also weighed in on the reports. "I would be so honored!" he told the media outlet. "She is the best stage wife ever, and I hope people think our stage chemistry is so good we must be .?.?." While there may not be a romantic connection between Thurman and Lucas, there may be a small spark between their children. During an interview on Today, Lucas told Kathie Lee Gifford and Jenna Bush Hager that he saw his 5-year-old son Noah kissing Thurman's 5-year-old daughter Luna in a theater. "Can you imagine your first kiss is not only with Uma Thurman's daughter but it's also in the basement in a theater on Broadway?" The Sweet Home Alabama star quipped. "We actually caught them behind the couch. We were like 'What are you guys doing?' And they sheepishly came out and they were red." Clearly, Noah takes after his dad. Lucas told the hosts he got his first kiss at 5 years old, too. Thurman and Lucas have been starring in The Parisian Woman since November. The actor had nothing but nice things to say about his co-star. "She is one of my favorite people I've ever worked with in my life," he said on Today, "and I say that with real genuine heartfelt experience with her." Lucas and his ex-Jessica Ciencin Henriquez split in October 2014. While they are no longer together, they co-parent their son through "bird nesting" -- a concept in which their son lives in one house full time and Lucas and his ex-take turns living and raising him there. "The idea behind it is, look, your relationship didn't work out between the two of you so it shouldn't really be his problem. It should be your problem -- meaning that you come and go rather than him have to go back and forth between two homes," he said on the morning show. Thurman is also divorced. She was first married to Gary Oldman from 1990 to 1992 and then to Ethan Hawke from 1998 to 2005. She was also engaged to Arpad Busson; however, the two broke up in 2014. (Eonline)

Mick Jagger's girlfriend fuels breakup rumors. Mick Jagger's most recent girlfriend, 22-year-old producer Noor Alfallah, sparked rumors that she had moved on from the 74-year-old Rolling Stones legend when she was spotted at a starry dinner in LA with billionaire Nicolas Berggruen. Alfallah, who comes from a wealthy Kuwaiti/American family and produced a TV short called "Brosa Nostra," spent four nights with Jagger in Paris last October during the Stones' "No Filter" tour after they were introduced by Brett Ratner, according to The Sun. He got together with Alfallah after splitting with ballet dancer Melanie Hamrick, 31. But, on Thursday, Berggruen posted an Instagram pic of himself and Alfallah, with movie producer Brian Grazer and wife Veronica, at the opening of Damien Hirst's art show in LA. We're told Berggruen and Alfallah were together at a Mr. Chow dinner after the show as well. While reps didn't get back to us, sources say the billionaire and Alfallah are "just friends" and that she's still seeing Jagger. (PageSix)

Miranda Lambert Reflects on Heartbreak as She Faces Anderson East Split Rumors. Is Miranda Lambert dropping clues about the status of her relationship with Anderson East? During a March 1 concert in Knoxville, Tenn., the country music superstar touched on a few personal matters, including her experience with heartbreak. According to Knox News, Lambert shared her perspective on the positives of a breakup. "I make it my mission every single time I step on the stage that no matter what, no matter where I am, I want to make you feel everything you could possibly feel," the singer shared onstage. "I want you to feel sad, mad, happy and nostalgic and really pissed sometimes. That's my favorite." Lambert, who was previously married to Blake Shelton, added, "And part of feelings is also heartbreak unfortunately, but fortunately for me, I can use it for my art or whatever. I like to write sad songs. I like to listen to sad songs, so I want to sing y'all one." Reports that Lambert and East had gone their separate ways began circulating earlier this week. The pair has yet to comment publicly on the rumored split, but fans have noticed that East, 29, hasn't posted about Lambert, 34, on social media since November and doesn't follow her on Instagram. Just after celebrating their two-year anniversary last September, Miranda and Anderson coupled up on the 2017 CMAs red carpet. Speculation aside, it's entirely possible this celeb couple's romance continues to flourish privately. As a source previously shared, "They try to keep their relationship private and out of the public's way... They have discussed marriage and kids that they both want in the near future." A separate insider told E! News, "They understand each other on a deeper level. Miranda feels everyday like the luckiest girl." As always, only time will tell. (Eonline)

Carl's Jr. model Emily Sears was injured when a motorcycle crashed into her Lyft this week, and cops say the biker was at fault. Law enforcement sources tell us Sears was on her way home Monday night in WeHo when a motorcycle made a left and collided with the car ... sending the rider flying. Emily's backseat airbag deployed and her face was bruised from the impact. We're told she's also dealing with neck, ear and shoulder pain. Meanwhile, the motorcyclist took the worst of it -- we're told he was taken to a hospital with a possible broken leg. Cops quickly determined he rider caused the crash. Sears tells us she's not planning on taking any legal action against the man, at least for now. (TMZ)

Kelly and Ryan's relationship may not be as sunny as it seems. Kelly Ripa came to the defense of her embattled "Live!" co-host Ryan Seacrest on Thursday by declaring on the air: "I just want you to know, you are a privilege to work with, and I adore you." She added that she is looking forward to seeing Seacrest on the Oscars red carpet, and, "Speaking on behalf of all of us here, I know what an easy, professional, great person you are, and I feel very, very lucky to work with you each and every day." Seacrest has denied claims that he sexually harassed his former stylist Suzie Hardy while she was employed by the E! network. Ripa's endorsement came just a day after she appeared to take a dig at Seacrest on the show, with regards to the sexual-misconduct allegations plaguing him. And insiders tell us that the duo's relationship is not as sunny as it seemed on the show Thursday. Said a source: "Kelly doesn't want to risk anything happening to 'Live' .?.?. She is understandably livid because it could potentially f?-?-?k up her show." Another added, "They oversell their friendship .?.?. Her reputation is rolled up in this -- this is her show. For Kelly, there's not a Plan B. She has to make a decision and rally around him." Reps did not comment, but another source insisted, "He's one of her closest friends, and they're very protective of each other. They've known each other for years and talk about everything .?.?. it's been a tough week." E! is sticking with Seacrest as a red-carpet Oscars host, though sources told Page Six some stars may steer clear of him, while the network will line up only friendly interviews. (PageSix)

Katie Couric Says She Faced "Gross" Sexism at Work. Like many women, Katie Couric too has been the target of sexual misconduct. As the #MeToo movement continues to grow, the veteran TV journalist appeared on Thursday at Procter & Gamble's Cincinnati headquarters to speak at the #WeSeeEqual forum about the state of women in the workplace. There, she recalled facing sexism and "gross" comments during her career. She recalled how her clothing was critiqued publicly when she began hosting CBS Evening News. She also said that early in her career, when she walked into a meeting at CNN, an executive said of her to others around the table, "She's successful because of her hard work, intelligence and breast size," according to multiple reports. Couric did not name the person. She said that with support from her supervisor, a male anchor, she wrote to the executive and he soon called her, "dripping with apologies." "I've been very fortunate in terms of not being subjected to a lot of sexual misconduct, but certainly I have been subjected to widely held attitudes about women, about compartmentalizing women," Couric said. At the forum, Couric was also asked about her former colleague Matt Lauer, who was fired from NBC News and the Today show in November due to sexual harassment allegations. She said she had been unaware of the misconduct allegations that led to his termination. "I had no idea this was going on during my tenure or after I left," Couric had told People in January, which marked her first detailed remarks about the controversy. "I think I speak for many of my former colleagues when I say this was not the Matt we knew. Matt was a kind and generous colleague who treated me with respect. In fact, a joke I once made on late-night television was just that, because it was completely contrary to our brother-sister relationship. It's still very upsetting." "The accounts I've read and heard have been disturbing, distressing and disorienting," she told the magazine. "And it's completely unacceptable that any woman at the Today show experienced this kind of treatment." (Eonline)

Jodie Sweetin's real-life home nearly turned into a full-blown house of horrors after she heard footsteps on the roof -- but her security saved the day ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us ... Jodie called cops last week after her security detail chased off a prowler at her San Fernando Valley property. We're told Jodie heard someone walking on her roof near her bedroom ... and she called her guards outside for help. Sources say her security team did, in fact, come across a hooded man on the roof. We're told he hopped down and took off, and that the guards lost him in a foot chase. Police took a prowler report ... but we're told no incriminating evidence was left at the scene. As we reported ... Jodie's ex-fiance, Justin Hodak, was allegedly involved in a similar incident last year after being ordered to stay away from her. Jodie's security team said they scared him off at the time before calling cops. Hodak denied ever being at her house. There's no indication Hodak is involved here. (TMZ)

Ex-NASCAR driver tried to arrange sex with 12-year-old girl: cops. A former NASCAR truck series driver was busted in Florida after being caught in a sting trying to meet with a 12-year-old girl for sex, authorities say. Rick Crawford, 59, was charged with attempted enticement of a minor after speaking with an undercover Florida officer who pretended to be the girl's father. "$$$. Is no problem," Crawford responded in an email at one point, according to court documents obtained by the Daily News. "I'm OK with rules. Say when." The suspect, listed in the complaint as Richard Hoyt Crawford, Jr., later asked for a picture of the girl and asked how much money it would cost, cops said. The undercover officer said he would get back to Crawford. During another exchange with the officer, Crawford would try to arrange for a time to meet with the girl on Feb. 28, the court records state, and "again" asked for a picture of the girl. The officer provided a picture of a "law enforcement employee" who was 12 or 13 at the time the picture was taken. Crawford was later asked if he had done this before, and he said, "Paid for it. Yes," according to the documents. "Arrangements were made" for Crawford to pay between $50 and $75. He was arrested on Feb. 28, when the meeting was scheduled to take place, and taken to the Seminole County jail. An undercover officer who had been communicating with Crawford was with the Seminole County Sheriff's Office and had been working with an FBI child crimes task force since 2005. Crawford later told cops that "he showed up to see whether or not the father had a 12-year-old daughter but claimed he would not have gone through with it if the child had been underage," according to the court documents. He had five career victories in his NASCAR truck series career in 336 starts. He last competed in 2012, according to Motorsport.com. (MSN)

The man accusing "Melrose Place" star Jamie Luner of performing oral sex on him when he was only 16 ... claims she plied him with drugs and taped their encounter, but she's calling BS. Anthony Oliver tells TMZ ... he met Luner through his older brother in the late 90s. He was not an actor but scored an invitation to a party at Luner's Studio City home in 1998. Anthony claims she loosened him up with the booze and the drugs before they went into a room with a third person. Anthony claims the other person was recording video while Luner performed oral sex. We broke the story ... Anthony filed a police report last month with LAPD. As for why he waited 20 years -- he says the therapist he's seeing for alcoholism suggested he report the alleged incident. He also says he told his family back in 1998, but because his mother was a local politician at the time ... they were hesitant to go public. Jamie's rep tells us she "emphatically denies these allegations." (TMZ)

WWE Hall of Famer Sunny -- real name, Tammy Sytch -- is behind bars again after cops say she was a "fugitive from justice," TMZ Sports has learned. Jail records show the 45-year-old is currently locked up in New Jersey on contempt of court and fugitive from justice charges. We're trying to figure out exactly what happened. Sytch is no stranger to the law ... she had 3 DUI arrests on her rap sheet from 2015 and was popped 5 times in 4 weeks back in 2012 for things like burglary and crimes related to domestic violence. The last time we spoke with Tammy was right about this time last year ... when she was going to rehab to clean herself up. She seemed to be in a good place at the time. As for her wrestling career, Sytch was considered the very first WWE Diva -- and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame back in 2011. (TMZ)

Aly Raisman Sues U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics. Aly Raisman is taking legal action. The Olympic gymnast, who has been publicly outspoken about her discontent with the United States Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics's handling of former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar's sexual abuse scandal, has officially filed a lawsuit against the organization and committee. "I refuse to wait any longer for these organizations to do the right thing," the 23-year-old said in a statement to NBC News. "It is my hope that the legal process will hold them accountable and enable the change that is so desperately needed." In the documents filed on Wednesday in Calif., Raisman claims USA Gymnastics and USOC knew or should have known that Nassar had been sexually abusive toward minors but put "their quest for money and medals above the safety" of Raisman and other minor competitive athletes. The documents further state that Raisman is informed and believes that the USOC was aware "at the highest levels of its organization" that Nassar molested Olympian and National Team level gymnasts. The lawsuit alleges that USAG, USOC and the other defendants, former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny and former USAG Chairman of the Board of Directors Paul Parrilla never intervened to discipline Nassar and allowed him to continue in his position of "trust, power and access" to elite minor athletes, including Raisman, until he was finally removed from his position. According to the lawsuit, Nassar was repeatedly "informally censured, disciplined and/or reprimanded" by the defendants for taking an "inordinate" number of photographs of young gymnasts, but the conduct was not further investigated nor reported to law enforcement. Nassar was sentenced to 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to three federal child pornography charges. In the documents, the athlete says she continues to suffer depression, anxiety and fear stemming from the sexual abuse, harassment and molestation she suffered by Nassar and trained for years in pain because she believed that Nassar had been properly treating her injuries. She is seeking a trial by jury. The gold medalist, who last year publicly revealed Nassar had sexually abused her, has not been shy about criticizing the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics in recent months as Nassar's history of abuse became a subject of national conversation. "The people at the very top, that work at the office every single day at USA Gymnastics, they need to do better," she told USA Today back in August 2017. "I love the Olympics, I love gymnastics, I love the sport," she added. "But, I don't support how USA Gymnastics is handling everything right now." "I would love for USA Gymnastics and the USOC to hear this loud and clear," she said during a recent interview with CNN. "Since they only care about medals, reputation, and money, if we were that successful while we were being molested, wouldn't we have been more successful if we had the right doctor that actually helped heal our injuries -- that didn't traumatize us?" In late January, the USOC forced the USA Gymnastics board of directors to resign and launched an independent investigation, one Raisman has asked many questions of. On Thursday, new USAG President Kerry Perry addressed the public with an outline of actions the organization has taken since she assumed her position, including enforcing the USA Gymnastics Safe Sport Policy, which defines types of misconduct and works to prevent "inappropriate interaction." "In order to move forward and to be confident that this will never happen again we need an independent investigation to figure out exactly how this disaster happened," Raisman called for in a statement in late January after Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison. "Thinking otherwise is dangerous to the future generation. Today was an important victory but there is still work to be done." Raisman joins fellow "Fierce Five" teammate McKayla Maroney, who also filed a lawsuit against USAG and the USOC in December 2017, alleging they used a settlement with her to conceal Nassar's abuse. E! News has reached out to USAG and the USOC for comment. (Eonline)

M*A*S*H Star David Ogden Stiers Dead at Age 75 After Cancer Battle. TV legend and voiceover actor David Ogden Stiers died on Saturday at the age of 75 after losing his battle with bladder cancer, E! News can confirm. The late actor is best known for his role as Major Charles Emerson Winchester III in the iconic television show, M*A*S*H, as John Cusack's father in Better Off Dead and for voicing the role of the uptight clock Cogsworth in the animated classic, Beauty and the Beast. Rep confirmed to E! News that Stiers passed away. Stiers was nominated for two Emmy awards for his portrayal of Winchester in 1981 and 1982. Stiers also voiced roles in other Disney films including Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Lilo & Stitch. In 2009, Stiers finally came out in the Oklahoma City blog gossip-boy.com. He said, "I am [gay]. Very proud to be so." TMZ, who was first to report the news of the actor's passing, reports that Stiers died peacefully at his home in Newport, Oregon. (Eonline)

Italy international soccer player Davide Astori found dead. Italy international defender Davide Astori died in his hotel room during the night of Saturday to Sunday, his club Fiorentina said on Sunday. "Fiorentina are profoundly shocked to have to announce the death of captain Davide Astori after a sudden illness," the Serie A club said on Twitter. The 31-year-old, who leaves behind a two-year-old daughter, was in Udine to prepare for Sunday's match against Udinese, who announced the game has been postponed. A club spokesman told AFP that he could not give a cause of death ahead of an autopsy. Italian media reported that Astori died of a heart attack during the night. In addition to the Fiorentina game, Sunday's match between Genoa and Cagliari, one of his former clubs, was called off just before its 1230 (1130 GMT) kickoff. When Astori's death was announced on the stadium video screen, many of the players warming up walked off the field. Astori began his career at AC Milan, also playing for Cagliari and Roma before joining Fiorentina in 2015. He played 14 times for Italy. (MSN)

THE OTHER STUFF . . .

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Invite 2,640 Members of the Public to Their Wedding. The Royal Wedding is being democratized! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have decided they want members of the public to feel involved in their special day, Kensington Palace announced Friday. "This wedding, like all weddings, will be a moment of fun and joy that will reflect the characters and values of the bride and groom," a spokesperson said. The couple has invited 2,640 commoners into the grounds of Windsor Castle to watch the arrivals of the bride and groom -- and their wedding guests -- at St. George's Chapel, and to watch the carriage procession as it departs the castle. Kensington Palace said last month that Harry and Meghan are "hugely grateful for the many good wishes they have received since announcing their engagement," adding, "They are very much looking forward to the day and to being able to share their celebrations with the public." Nine regional Lord Lieutenant offices will nominate "1,200 members of the public from every corner of the United Kingdom," Kensington Palace said in a statement Friday. "The couple has asked that the people chosen are from a broad range of backgrounds and ages, including young people who have shown strong leadership, and those who have served their communities." An additional 200 people from charities and organizations the couple supports will also be invited, as will 100 students from The Royal School, Great Park, Windsor and St. George's School, Windsor Castle, as both institutions have strong affiliations with the Windsor Castle community. Kensington Palace also said 610 Windsor Castle community members, including residents of Windsor Castle and members of the St. George's Chapel community, and 530 members of the Royal Households and Crown Estate, will also receive invitations to witness the royal festivities. Harry and Meghan are set to tie the knot May 19. (Eonline)

Meghan Markle taking on Prince Harry's religion before wedding. Prince Harry's fiancee Meghan Markle -- who was raised Protestant, attended a Catholic school and was once married to a Jewish man -- will be baptized and confirmed as an Anglican, the Sunday Times of London reported. The Archbishop of Canterbury will preside at the ceremony at Kensington Palace, the newspaper said. Among those who will attend the ceremony, which will be held this month -- possibly as early as this week -- are her parents. Her father, Thomas, lives in Mexico and has not yet met his future son-in-law. Her mom, Doria Ragland, will be coming to London from her home in California. The bride-to-be does not have to be Anglican to marry the prince. The report said she chose to be baptized as a sign of respect for Queen Elizabeth's role as head of the Church of England. The couple will marry on May 19 in St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. Her dad and mom are Protestant. They divorced when she was six. She went to the Catholic Immaculate Heart girls-only high school. Her first husband, Trevor Engelson, was Jewish. (PageSix)

Jonathan Rhys Meyers' Son Wolf Adorably Crashes His Good Morning Britain Interview. Jonathan Rhys Meyers may have been the guest on Friday's episode of Good Morning Britain, but it was his son Wolf who ended up stealing the show. The 1-year-old tot crashed his dad's interview and had a ball walking around the set. Wearing a suit jacket along with a faux bowtie and vest, the little man looked ready for his big TV debut. His mom Mara Lane was all smiles as she watched her son toddle around the set. Meyers and Lane welcomed their son on Dec. 15, 2016, and it looks like the Irish actor absolutely loves fatherhood. "It's beautiful. I mean, what can I say?" he told the anchors. "It's one of the best things you're going to do. It's a lot easier than making films." The Tudors star also revealed he's been able to spend a lot of quality time with his son over the past few months. "I've been off for the last four months, so we haven't spent more than an hour apart for four months," he said. On Instagram, Lane thanked the hosts for "having us on your lovely show this morning and being so kind to Wolf." This isn't the first time the public has seen the adorable family. In December, the trio attended the premiere of 12th Man in Norway and stopped to pose for a family picture on the red carpet. Lane also shares pictures of the proud parents with their son on Instagram. Lane revealed she had suffered a miscarriage back in September after the actor had publicly relapsed. She said the couple had named the little one Willow. (Eonline)

Self-help author Nina Lorez Collins in marital turmoil. Nina Lorez Collins gives great advice to women in her new book "What Would Virginia Woolf Do?" but her own life has been marred by violence. The passionate mother of four writes lovingly about "Hubby No. 2" in her book, out April 10 from Grand Central Life & Style, and readers might assume she is still happily married -- there is a whole chapter on cuddling. But Collins is now divorcing Cliff Perlman, a lawyer for nonprofits. The couple was having a screaming match while driving through Brooklyn Heights on the night of Sept. 15 when he allegedly punched her and broke her nose. Perlman, who had never been in trouble with the law before, is due in court March 13. "I was deeply saddened by the end of my marriage. I'm not going to comment on the ongoing legal issues," Collins told me. Collins has issues as well. She was arrested three times as her first marriage ended -- once for assaulting her husband, once for assaulting her spouse's new girlfriend, and then a third time for violating an order of protection. In a 2013 article for Elle about her arrests, Collins wrote, "I do think I've changed. I've learned to detect my danger signs with men." But now her second marriage is done, and Collins told a friend: "It's really sad. I loved him, but it's over." (PageSix)

Beyonce Is Going Vegan as Countdown to Coachella 2018 Continues. Beyonce is in prep mode. The music superstar is once again eliminating meat and dairy products from her diet, revealing on Instagram that she's going vegan in the weeks leading up to Coachella 2018. "44 days until Coachella!! Vegan Time!!" she captioned snapshots promoting 22 Days Nutrition, the vegan meal plan Queen Bey co-launched in 2015. As mom Tina Knowles previously echoed to E! News, the Lemonade artist is dedicating plenty of time to rehearsal. A few of the images featured Beyonce practicing her moves alongside a number of backup dancers. More than 250,000 people will descend upon the Indio, Calif. desert in late April, where Beyonce, The Weeknd and Eminem are scheduled to headline the popular arts and music festival. So what's the big deal about Bey switching up her diet? The BeyHive will recall when their leader and hubby Jay-Z first practiced veganism in 2013 for 22 days straight. She then teamed up with exercise psychologist Marco Borges to create a routine for others looking to transform their health from the inside out. "I am not naturally the thinnest," Beyonce explained on Good Morning America. "I have curves. I'm proud of my curves and I have struggled since a young age with diets and finding something that actually works, actually keeps the weight off, has been difficult for me." She also revealed, "I felt like my skin was really firm, a lot tighter than when I deprived myself of food and got the weight off fast... The weight stayed off." Are you feeling motivated by Bey's commitment to a plant-based lifestyle? (Eonline)

Kim Kardashian producing prank show for Facebook. An unscripted series from Kim Kardashian West -- featuring famous people getting punked by their kids -- is coming to Facebook's Watch video service. The 10-episode "You Kiddin' Me" is "inspired by Kardashian West's own fun family antics," according to the producers. In the comedic prank series, the kids are in charge -- and their parents must do everything their own children tell them to do. The show is being produced by Lionsgate. In addition to Kardashian West, the show's executive producers are Jennifer O'Connell, Brian Tannenbaum, Peter M. Cohen, and Melissa Stokes. "I know from firsthand experience that children are wise beyond their years and can come up with the craziest things, so imagine how funny it will be to see them make all the decisions," Kardashian West said in a statement. "I'm delighted to be working with the Lionsgate and Facebook teams on this exciting new venture and invite viewers to witness their favorite celebrity parents get pranked when we launch the series on Facebook Watch." "You Kiddin' Me" will be available via mobile, desktop and Facebook's TV apps. Members of the Facebook community will be chosen to participate in pranking their favorite celebrities. In addition, the producers and the celebrity kids will crowdsource top prank ideas from Facebook users for the show. The show is Lionsgate's first premium series for Facebook Watch. Commenting on the pact, Jennifer O'Connell, Lionsgate's executive VP of alternative programming, said, "We continue to expand the range of our platform partnerships and look forward to collaborating with the Facebook team in bringing viewers a buzz-worthy, high-quality unscripted series that taps into the fun family dynamics that Kim knows best." Facebook has been steadily ramping up a slate of higher-profile shows for Watch, which it began rolling out in the U.S. last summer. Among Facebook's original scripted projects are dark comedy "Sorry for Your Loss," starring Elizabeth Olsen and Kelly Marie Tran ("Star Wars: The Last Jedi") and Kerry Washington's "Five Points," a teen drama set on Chicago's South Side. Facebook's push into originals is being led by Ricky Van Veen, head of global creative strategy. Kardashian West is repped by WME. The deal with Facebook for "You Kiddin' Me" was negotiated by Lance Klein of WME and Brian Tannenbaum, senior VP of creative and business affairs for alternative programming, on behalf of Lionsgate. (PageSix)

Former First Lady Michelle Obama is raking in ticket sales. Michelle Obama's appearance at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on March 28 is not part of a plan to launch her political career, sources say. It's just a way to make money. "There are some bright young people out there doing some amazing things," the former first lady said last week. "This is why I'm not going to run for president," she added. "Because I think it's a better investment to invest in creating thousands of me's." There was speculation that Michelle's upcoming "moderated conversation" in Oakland is a way of testing the waters for a possible run for president in 2020. But a Dem power broker scoffed, "She is just making money." The arena, home of the Golden State Warriors, has a 19,000-seat capacity, and the cheapest ticket is $93.50. First-row VIP seats are going for $3,150. A sellout would bring in more than $2 million. Michelle's memoir "Becoming" -- part of a $65 million deal with Crown that includes a book from former President Barack Obama -- will hit stores in November. (PageSix)

Tori Spelling Returns to Social Media After Alleged "Nervous Breakdown." Tori Spelling appears to be in good spirits while wishing her youngest son Beau a happy 1st birthday on social media. The 44-year-old mom of five just posted for the first time since cops were called to her and Dean McDermott's home on two separate occasions earlier this week. In the video, which she uploaded to her Instagram account, Tori can be heard saying, "Who's 1 today?" while the couple's baby boy giggles and coos. She captioned the video, "Happy 1st birthday! Did he just say Beau or Birthday? Ha ha... Daddy @imdeanmcdermott and I <3 You SO much!!" As E! News previously reported, cops were first called to Tori and Dean's home on Wednesday night to investigate a break-in, which turned out to be a false alarm. The police were then called to the family's home a second time on Thursday morning, where a caller allegedly stated that Tori was suffering from a "nervous breakdown," according to TMZ. Here's hoping that everything is A-OK in the Spelling-McDermott household! (Eonline)

Orange Is the New Black Stars Crash Fans' Wedding. The ladies of Litchfield are wedding crashers! Several Orange Is the New Black members recently traveled to Australia to take part in the annual Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras parade this weekend and during their trip, a few of them made a couple of new friends; brides! Lea DeLaria (Big Boo), Australian actress Yael Stone (Lorna Morello) and Danielle Brooks (Taystee) crashed a female couple's wedding. "Me @yaelstone and @daniebb3 crashed a wedding down under, in fact I sang for the brides and danced with everybody. F--KING LIVING IN OZ," Lea wrote on Instagram, alongside photos of her and her co-stars with the brides, Tegan Hunter and Louise David. "We heard some fans were getting married," Yael said in a video Netflix posted on Facebook. "And we 'bout to crash that mother-" Danielle added. Tegan had planned the surprise for her now-wife, a massive Orange Is the New Black fan. After they exchanged vows, friends and family gathered around them and an announcer welcomed a "a special guest," Lea. She gave a flabbergasted Louise a hug. "So, Tegan and Lou, sorry for crashing your wedding. I hope you don't mind," Lea told them. "I have decided not to come by myself, ladies. I've brought a couple other friends with me." "We just are so excited to be here," Danielle said. "Congratulations." Lea, who is also a Broadway star, later serenaded the couple with a rendition of Ella Fitzgerald's 1940s song "Taking A Chance On Love." In December, Australia became the 26th country to legalize same-sex marriage. "As an Australian, we've waited a long time for this to happen, and we're really, really proud that we can be here and celebrate you guys individually and celebrate this change across this beautiful country that needed to change," Yael told the brides. "This is a beautiful moment and thank you for sharing it with me." On Saturday, the Orange Is the New Black cast members will ride on Netflix's Streaming Love flat at the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras parade, along with 13 Reasons Why stars Christian Navarro and Alisha Boe, Ultimate Beastmaster host and veteran Aussie star Dannii Minogue and Mindhunter actor and Glee alum Jonathan Groff. Lea, Yael and Danielle will also be joined by former co-star Samira Wiley (Poussey). She and Danielle already had a Taystee-Poussey reunion this week. Both of them posted photo of themselves hanging out, with Danielle sitting on a motorcycle adorned with gay pride flags. "Taystee and Poussey back together again!!" Danielle wrote. "Missed this girl." The two had also reunited last year for a sketch parodying the Emmy-winning "San Junipero" episode of Netflix's Black Mirror. (Eonline)

Epic news, gamers -- the best thing since "Mike Tyson's Punch-Out" is on the way ... 'cause Floyd Mayweather says he's following in Tyson's footsteps and creating HIS OWN video game!! At his 41st birthday bash, Floyd told TMZ Sports he's already "working on" bringing TBE to video game consoles around the world ... and -- like all things Floyd -- he's gonna have "ownership" in it to make sure it comes out right. FYI, the gaming community's been starved for a legit boxing game for years -- so this is a huge deal. It's been rumored EA might be dropping a new "Fight Night" ... but Floyd told us he ain't gonna be in it if they do -- "Before I do anything, I have to have some ownership." Bonus: In case you missed the Punch-Out craze, here's a tribute ft. Mayweather himself ... (TMZ)

T.I. isn't just lifting the boycott on Houston's Restaurant, he's going to help the company with diversity training to ensure African-American customers never face racism there again. We broke the story ... Tip placed a boycott on the Houston's Restaurant chain last year after several alleged incidents of discrimination against African-American customers. The rapper's held several meetings with Houston's execs since then to address the issues, and officially nixed the boycott last week. T.I. tells us the chain was more than willing to listen, change policies, and even wants him to take on a permanent gig with them moving forward. And no, it's not being a matre d'. (TMZ)

Music

Donnie Wahlberg's still got his 'New Kids' skills. Fotogs outside of Katsuya Hollywood challenged New Kids on the Block's Donnie Wahlberg, 48. "He was getting into his [SUV] and was closing his door as they challenged him" to dance. "He jumped back [out] and proceeded to dance to 'The Right Stuff.'" The singer then "took a camera and started filming the paparazzi. Everyone was loving it." We're told that Larry David was also inside the eatery, dining with a group of eight that included Jon Hamm and Doc Rivers. (PageSix)

Sir Elton John Responds After Storming Offstage Mid-Concert Due to Handsy Fan. Don't touch the Rocket Man's piano! After storming off stage mid-song on Thursday night, Sir Elton John is explaining his expletive-filled exit during his concert in Las Vegas. The iconic singer says that a handsy fan, who kept trying to touch his piano, was to blame for the outburst while performing his tune, "Saturday Night," a song in which he regularly brings audience members onto the stage during. In a statement given to E! News on Saturday, the 70-year-old Brit explained, "Thursday night in Las Vegas a fan put his hands on the piano keys while I was playing and continued to do so even after I asked him to stop." The Crocodile Rocker continued, "He then proceeded to reach over the piano and try to take pictures, completely disrupting the performance." John, who recently announced his 3-year farewell tour, explained, "I bring fans onstage every evening when we play 'Saturday Night' in the set, it is always a lovely part of the show where I get to meet them, shake their hands and have them right there with me while I play. They have always been very courteous to the fact we are in the middle of playing a song live." However, the disgruntled entertainer said that the fan, who was on stage during Thursday's show, was not into being behaving. "This guy was rude, disruptive and had no care or respect for our show and so I let him know how I felt, then left the stage until they had removed him," said the singer in the statement. During the show, Elton was videotaped leaving the stage and then saying to a fan, "You fu--ed it up!" He eventually came back on stage and performed his classic song from The Lion King, "The Circle of Life." The show must go on! (Eonline)

Fergie Returns to the Stage After National Anthem Fiasco. Fergie is not letting one unpopular performance stop her from doing what she loves -- and she's back to being Fergalicious! The singer was publicly mocked over her sultry rendition of the National Anthem at the NBA All-Star Game on Feb. 18. Two weeks later, on Friday, she returned to the stage, making a surprise guest appearance during DJ Khaled's set at the Forum in Inglewood, California. He is touring with headliner Demi Lovato. DJ Khaled introduced her as "my sister" from "the four." Fergie performed her hits "Fergalicious," "London Bridge" and "Glamorous." She was well-received by the crowd and looked confident and excited onstage. After her ridiculed National Anthem performance, Fergie had said in a statement to E! News, "I've always been honored and proud to perform the National Anthem and last night I wanted to try something special for the NBA. I'm a risk taker artistically, but clearly this rendition didn't strike the intended tone. I love this country and honestly tried my best." Her ex Josh Duhamel also defended her on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, saying, "I think she would probably admit that it was not her best work, but the girl is crazy talented. She really is. She's an amazing woman -- an amazing human being, really," Duhamel said. "It's hard to see somebody you care about get beat up like that. That's the business, you know? You're in this business. You put yourself out there. Sometimes you win. Sometimes you lose." "Trust me, she's fine," Duhamel added. "She is about as resilient as they come." (Eonline)

Jay-Z Dethrones Diddy to Become Forbes' Richest Hip-Hop Act of 2018. Watch the throne -- there's a new reigning king of hip-hop. Forbes unveiled its annual ranking of Hip-Hop's Wealthiest Acts on Thursday, and Jay-Z tops the list with an estimated net worth of $900 million. His mind-boggling earnings knock Sean "Diddy" Combs from the No. 1 spot, a title he previously held for seven consecutive years. Diddy trails behind with an equally impressive $825 million and Dr. Dre comes in third with $770 million, though there's a steep drop off when it comes to the fourth and fifth richest rappers in the music industry. Drakeand Eminem profited $100 million each within the past year. So what business ventures helped Jay-Z's financial wealth increase by $90 million from 2017? According to Forbes, the 4:44 artist's stakes in Armand de Brignac champagne and D'Usse cognac have steadily risen in value, in addition to him owning Tidal and Roc Nation. Likewise, Diddy continues to bring in the big bucks thanks to ventures with various spirit companies, and Dre is still reaping the benefits of Apple's $3 billion buyout of his Beats company from 2014. The outlet predicts the race to reach $1 billion is especially tight between Jay-Z and Diddy, a milestone that depends on the longevity of their various investments in beverage brands. For now, Jay-Z finds himself in great company. None other than wife Beyonce was named 2017's highest-paid woman in music with a $105 million salary. After all, there's a reason why they call Bey and Jay a power couple. (Eonline)

Movies

Gary Oldman almost turned down role of Winston Churchill. Oscars Best Actor favorite Gary Oldman says he is relaxed about if he wins or not on Sunday night -- the real victory for him was getting to play the World War II British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Brit Oldman, 59, has long been the Best Actor front-runner for his role in "The Darkest Hour," in a strong category of nominees including Daniel Day-Lewis, Daniel Kaluuya, Timothee Chalamet, and Denzel Washington. Oldman's film is nominated for six Oscars in total, including Best Picture. "I am feeling good about it," the actor told Page Six of Oscar night. "These things will be what they will be. They will either call my name or they won't. It was an honor and a pleasure to play Churchill, and I have really enjoyed the ride." Speaking on Friday at the Film is GREAT reception for British Oscar nominees in Los Angeles, Oldman said of Churchill, "We think of him as an old man with a cigar who was born in a bad mood. But he was far more complex than that." He nearly turned down the role because Churchill had been played by so many before, but Oldman said once he read the script and started researching Churchill, he found a personality that hadn't fully been explored. "What interested me was to show a side of him that was dynamic and energetic and funny -- he wasn't the curmudgeon we all assumed he was. "When I looked at old footage of him, it was a revelation to see someone who was very light on his feet, not quite as rotund as we all imagined." He read many biographies of Churchill and studied video footage to mimic his mannerisms. "You imagine him to be grumpy all the time, and I am sure he sometimes was, but other times he looked like a baby. There was this boyish sweetness to him." Oldman had to shave his head and endure four hours of makeup each morning to play Churchill, but the role also appealed because of the chance to play Churchill at the moment he gives his famous "We shall fight on the beaches" speech to Britain's Parliament in 1940. "That is one of the seminal speeches you could ever deliver as an actor, along with Hamlet's 'To be or not to be,'" Oldman said. (PageSix)

Fifty Shades of Grey Spurs a Sexual Revolution in Book Club Trailer. To quote Natasha Bedingfield, "The rest is still unwritten!" Paramount Pictures released the first trailer for Book Club Friday, starring Diane Keaton as the recently widowed Diane. Needing emotional support, she looks to her BFFs -- sad Sharon (Candice Bergen), vivacious Vivian (Jane Fonda) and complacent Carol (Mary Steenburgen) -- in the hopes of making "their next chapter the best chapter," according to the studio's logline. When the friends read E.L. James' Fifty Shades of Grey, it spurs a sexual reawakening...although Sharon is initially opposed to the subject matter. "We started this book club to stimulate our minds!" she says. With a smirk, Vivian replies, "From what I hear, this book is quite stimulating." The book helps Carol rekindle the flame with her husband (Craig T. Nelson), while Sharon decides to give online dating a go -- but if the trailer is any indication, she may come to regret it. When Diane decides to start dating again, her three best friends offer their unwavering support -- so, they help her pick out something "sexy" to wear and spy on her handsome suitor. Director Bill Holderman co-wrote the script with Erin Simms. Ed Begley Jr., Tommy Dewey, Andy Garca, Don Johnson, Wallace Shawn and Alicia Silverstone round out the ensemble cast. Book Club premieres in theaters nationwide on May 18. (Eonline)

Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt are a couple of money grubbing actors who signed up to glorify Sharon Tate's vicious murder ... so claims her sister, Debra Tate. Debra tells TMZ she believes Leo and Brad only saw the Benjamins when they signed up to star in Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" ... a film about a struggling actor who lives next door to Sharon Tate at the time of the 1969 murders. Debra says, "To [celebrities] it's a paycheck and these people just don't care. They are terribly hurtful to the actual family and all the living victims. They don't give a sh*t." She goes on to say she'd like to believe Brad and Leo haven't thought this through because they're "throwing all their social responsibility to the wind." Debra also went after Hilary Duff, who's portraying Sharon in a different film. Debra's fuming after Hilary posted an insensitive picture on Instagram, saying, "What kind of trash is she? That's just absolutely garbage. Is there any point in that?" As for her feelings about Quentin, Debra's adamant his movie will just end up glorifying Manson ... given Quentin's thirst for eroticizing murders. She claims Quentin's lawyers said the director would reach out to her, but they never did. (TMZ)

Avengers: Infinity War release date moves up a week. The wait for Avengers: Infinity War just got shorter by one week, at least in North America. The movie was set to open May 4 here, while it was opening April 27 in most international markets (with a few earlier April 25 debuts in a handful of countries). Sources at Marvel Studios and Disney tell EW they decided to change course and open the movie worldwide on the same date. They did so via a little exchange with Tony Stark. (Entertainment Weekly)

TV

Dove Cameron Breaks Down Her Shocking First Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Appearance. Well, that's one way to introduce yourself, Ruby Hale! A lot of stuff went down during Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s return -- and we do mean a lot -- but nothing more important or shocking than the revelation that Dove Cameron's mysterious character is no regular teenage girl. In fact, she's some sort of highly-skilled weapon deployed by her shifty mother Gen. Hale (Catherine Dent) to capture our team of heroes just after they returned to present day -- one who rocks a killer body suit and mask and knows her way around a chakram (those circular throwing blades she made quick use of). Oh, and she just happened to chop poor Yo-Yo's (Natalia Cordova-Buckley) arms off, thereby putting the dire warning she'd received from her future self into motion. There are so many question surrounding Ruby -- and Cameron promised E! News that, initially, they'll keep coming the more we see her -- but rather than spill all the beans, the Descendants actress is simply relishing the opportunity to get down with her very bad self. "I mean, about me -- when I was six or seven years old and all the girls were getting their first play set lip glosses -- you know, those make-up toys that are not really make-up? They're probably just full of lead and terrible chemicals. [Laughs] When all the little girls were getting those things, for my birthday, I was getting fake vampire teeth molds online and I was putting ketchup in the corners of my mouth and running around to the little girls in school who were not my friends and wanting to be a vampire. I was just like a strange, dark child," she told us. "I never wanted to be other girls, I wanted to be the thing they were afraid of. [Laughs] It's pretty messed up, but that was my personality...So the fact that, as I've gotten older, I've gotten to play characters where people don't look at me and think, 'Oh, five-foot-two, green eyes, baby face blonde' and they look at me and think I could play somebody who's scary or somebody who could cut someone's arms off, right? Like, that's the best thing for my little heart." "When I first got the episode, I was like, 'Oh my god. This girl doesn't play.' I love how gory and gruesome these guys get. They're not afraid to be strange or disturbing. I love that," she continued. "I think a lot of people kind of shy away from that and I've always found that stuff really interesting, so I was really stoked when I started figuring out who Ruby was." While the reveal of exactly what Ruby is capable of was shocking enough, we also learned that the typical teenage girl bedroom we first met her in happened to be housed not in a normal home, but a fortified bunker under her mother's control, leaving us to wonder just what is going on between mom and daughter. I can't say too much. I would say that Ruby is not a free bird and that bunker you see her in, that's her room. That is her existence. That's pretty much all she knows," Cameron said. "And that's another thing where it's like what would that do to somebody's psyche, you know, to essentially be a caged weapon? Because at the end of the episode, her mother basically says to her 'You didn't do what I said' and we very quickly understand the relationship is 'I tell you what to do. You do it. And if you don't, consequences follow.' In a much more extreme way than other mother-daughter relationships. I can't really tell you too much, but I can tell you Ruby is not a free bird and Ruby is not her own. As far as Hale is concerned, Ruby definitely belongs to her." Could this caged bird sort of life be the thing that's lead Ruby to be uncomfortably fixated on an unsuspecting Daisy (Chloe Bennet), as we've been told Ruby is? "Yeah, exactly," Cameron said, laughing. It's a recipe for a lot of things, as you'll see later on." What surprised you most about Ruby's arrival on the scene? And how do you think she fits into her mom's team she's recruiting of S.H.I.E.L.D. enemies? And what does this all have to do with the world ending? Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. airs Fridays at 9 p.m. on ABC. (Eonline)

Stranger Things Season 3 Adds Maya Hawke, Makes Good on the Promise of More Erica. Stranger Things season three, or Stranger Things 3 if you will, is adding to its cast. Maya Hawke, daughter of Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke, will play an "alternative girl" named Robin and Priah Ferguson will recur, E! News has confirmed. Robin is described by Netflix as equal parts sharp and playful, but she's bored with her day job and wants some excitement. Viewers know when somebody goes looking for something in Hawkins, it's not always a good discovery. Hawke is playing Jo March in BBC and Masterpiece's new adaptation of Little Women. She also has a role in the indie film Ladyworld and is attached to star in the upcoming Charlotte XVI. Ferguson previously appeared in a guest capacity as Erica, the kid sister of Lucas (Caleb McLaughlin). In season three, Erica returns and this time she has an army of friends with her. She was left out of the action before, but Erica will embark on a wild mission to save her town from dangerous and unexpected new threat. Ferguson's other credits include Atlanta, Mercy Street and Daytime Divas. The duo join expected returning cast members McLaughlin, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Noah Schnapp, Gaten Matarazzo, Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery, Dacre Montgomery and Sadie Sink. Additional details about the series are being kept under wraps. The Duffer Brothers, Matt and Ross Duffer, created the series and return as executive producers in season three. Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen of 21 Laps and Iain Paterson are also executive producers. (Eonline)

Kerry Washington Has Officially Found Her Scandal Follow-Up and It Involves Reese Witherspoon. Kerry Washington has already found her follow-up to Olivia Pope. With just a few episodes left in Scandal's final season, the leading lady has officially found her next TV project, teaming up with Reese Witherspoon to star in and executive produce a limited series adaptation of Celeste Ng's best-selling novel Little Fires Everywhere, E! News has confirmed. And yes, for those keeping track at home, this marks Witherspoon's third (!!) TV series in the works, including the second season of HBO's Big Little Lies and the upcoming untitled Apple series co-starring Jennifer Aniston set in the world of morning TV. The limited series has yet to find a home, though multiple premium cable networks and streaming outlets are bidding on the project, which will be produced by ABC Signature Studios, the cable-focused arm of ABC studios. Little Fires Everywhere, released just last year before becoming a September pick in Witherspoon's book club, follows the events that unfold when a controversial adoption of a Chinese-American baby divides the wealthy town of Shaker Heights, Ohio -- and, more specifically, a landlord and her mysterious tenant, single mom Mia. Liz Tigelaar (Life Unexpected, Casual) will pen the script, as well as serve as executive producer and showrunner. Ng will also serve as a producer. The Hollywood Reporter first broke the news. Are you looking forward to Witherspoon and Washington joining forces on the small screen? And where do you hope Little Fires Everywhere winds up? (Eonline)

The Station 19 Poster Has Andy Herrera Front, Center and Ready to Save Lives. Andy Herrera is here to save the day. E! News as your exclusive first look at the new Station 19 poster and it's a scorcher. The new poster, features Jania Lee Ortiz in character, marching off to put out fires (and ignite some in your fan hearts). What do you think of the tagline, "The World of Grey's Anatomy Ignites"? Viewers were formally introduced to Andy Herrera and Station 19, the second Grey's Anatomy spinoff after Private Practice, in the Thursday, March 1 episode of Grey's. In it, Andy's hero status was cemented alongside Ellen Pompeo's Meredith Grey in the crossover. Station 19, also set in Seattle (duh), follows the men and women of the fire station. Jason George, Grey Damon, Barrett Doss, Alberto Frezza, Jay Hayden, Okieriete Onaodowan, Danielle Savre and Miguel Sandoval also star. Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers serve as executive producers on the series alongside series creator Stacy McKee and notable director Paris Barclay. Pompeo is a co-executive producer on the show as part of her new deal with ABC and Grey's Anatomy. The 10-episode first season of the spinoff officially debuts on Thursday, March 22 at 9 p.m. (Eonline)

Grey's Anatomy Introduces Station 19 Leading Lady Andy Herrera. Well hello, Andy Herrera. Station 19 star Jaina Lee Ortiz stopped by Thursday night's Grey's Anatomy to introduce herself, and you know what? I think we might just check out this little spinoff of hers, because she was delightful. When a little boy started bleeding profusely, Andy stuck her hand inside his body, and then she became the only thing keeping him alive. When Meredith taught her where to put a clamp and then let her take her hand out of the body, Andy wanted to stick around to see how things turned out. She also just so happened to be on hand when Meredith was waiting for a very important phone call from an old man in Madrid who had possession of the patent she desperately needed for her contest project, and she just so happened to be fluent in Spanish. She got Mer a meeting with the guy and put in a good word for her, meaning contest judge April may never have to know that Meredith almost screwed up big time. Speaking of April, she's a total mess right now, wandering around the hospital with an IV because she's discovered partying. And while Arizona tried to assure Jackson that "partying" wasn't what Jackson thought it was, she then discovered that it very much did involve April up on a bar pouring rounds of shots. Ben Warren (Jason George) also returned for a bit, still struggling with his impulsive new choice of career and the career he's leaving behind. We have a feeling this will be a frequent theme of all Ben Warren storylines on Station 19, but as long as he and Bailey both stay alive and together, we aren't all that mad at it. At the very least, we're on board with Station 19 for Andy and Ben's sake, and we'll just have to wait and see if the new show can capture some of the same magic that has made Grey's an obsession for 14 years. As we've recently fully realized, a lot of that magic has to do with Ellen Pompeo, so hopefully Jaina Lee Ortiz can bring it just as well. What do you think of Andy so far? Grey's Anatomy airs Thursdays at 8 p.m., and Station 19 premieres Thursday, March 22 on ABC. (Eonline)

Jeopardy Just Made History With Its First-Ever Sudden Death Tiebreaker. We'll take "Things That Have Never, Ever Happened on Jeopardy" for $1000, Alex. On the Thursday, March 1 episode of the iconic quiz show, history was made when, during the final round of Jeopardy, two contestants found themselves in a tie. After all three competitors wrote down the wrong response to the prompt "Once known as the Norman Isles, per the British govt. this group is 'not part of the U.K.' and has 'never been colonies,'" (the correct reply was Channel Islands), returning champion Laura and challenger Sarah were both left with $6,799. As everyone reacted in the exact amount of delighted shock at the results, host Alex Trebeck went about explaining that it was time for the show's first-ever sudden death tiebreaker. In 2016, the show announced tiebreaker rules on their website, explaining: "If there are two or three players tied for first place after each contestant unveils their Final Jeopardy! response, Alex will present one more category and read the clue. The clue has no dollar value and does not increase the player's winnings." The first contestant to buzz in with the correct answer would be declared the winner. If neither were able to come up with the correct answer, the round would continue going until someone eventually could. (Eonline)

E! Producer Claims She Was Fired for Interview Critical of Network's Treatment of Catt Sadler. A veteran female producer of E!'s red-carpet programming claims she was fired for allowing a prerecorded interview at the 2018 Golden Globes to make it to air that was critical of the network for allegedly underpaying former E! News co-host Catt Sadler. Aileen Gram-Moreno filed a complaint on Thursday with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, The New York Times reported, alleging she was unfairly let go by E! after 12 years of working with them and later replaced by a man who was given a higher title. E! tells PEOPLE that Gram-Moreno was a freelancer who was "asked not to return" due to "performance issues." "For the past decade Aileen Gram Moreno was a freelancer who worked an average of 20 days per year solely for our red carpet coverage," a representative for E! tells PEOPLE in a statement. "After the Golden Globes she was asked not to return due to job performance issues. Following an attempt to force E! to pay for her silence Ms. Moreno is now spreading misleading and inaccurate information." However, Gram-Moreno's lawyer Katherine Atkinson tells PEOPLE that the network was being "callous" by letting Gram-Moreno go. "The award shows have, for some time, not only served as an opportunity to celebrate the arts, but also as a platform for influential Americans to express themselves of issues on political or societal import," Atkinson tells PEOPLE in a statement. "For E! to censor, or dramatically limit, the amount of discussion by women on the issue of equal pay is deeply disappointing, especially during this important moment in history. Firing a woman for failing to perform her assigned task of censoring other women's speech, displays a level of callousness and recklessness that is unusual." E! has been in the spotlight since December when Sadler, 43, said she decided to quit the network after learning that her male co-host of 12 years James Kennedy was earning "double" her salary. (E! maintains it "compensates employees fairly and appropriately.") Trouble for Gram-Moreno began on the Golden Globes red carpet, she claims, when -- among a sea of impassioned statements about the Time's Up movement -- Will & Grace star Debra Messing called out E! for allegedly not paying Sadler equally. Gram-Moreno says she was then told to screen for mentions of Sadler in any interviews, which were being taped live and aired moments later to keep with the flow of the show going while allowing producers to edit out criticism, Variety reported. But the oversized workload made it impossible to screen all the interviews. One that slipped through her cracks: a joint chat with Eva Longoria and Reese Witherspoon. There, the two-actress talked about the need for equal pay for women and expressed their support for Sadler. "We're also here for Time's Up, we support gender equality and equal pay and we hope that E! follows that lead and we stand with Catt," said Longoria, 42. Echoing one another, Longoria and Witherspoon, 41, said: "We stand with you Catt." Gram-Moreno tells The Times that she was "devastated" about the mistake and apologized to her executive producer about the mistake, who replied in texts reviewed by the paper that it probably could not have been avoided. (Indeed, other interviews where people mentioned Sadler were also included in the broadcast and remain on E! News' website.) Five days later, Gram-Moreno claims an executive producer called her and fired her from all upcoming shows she had been previously booked (the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Grammys, and the Oscars). Gram-Moreno told the Times that the producer told her she was let go "'because you let the Catt mention get on air.'" The network also denied her pay for the three cancelled jobs, she claimed, and have not contacted her since for any non-red-carpet assignments despite saying they would. E! Entertainment president Adam Stotsky also spoke to The Times, adding that Gram-Moreno had a "pattern of poor performance." He also denied the network attempted to censor any interviews, noting that the aforementioned interviews with Messing, Longoria, and Witherspoon as well as interviews with Sarah Jessica Parker and Natalie Portman that alluded to or mentioned Sadler were all on the network's website. But Atkinson denies E!'s claims. "In the 12 years Aileen has been working on red carpet shows for E! they never once raised a performance issue," she told Buzzfeed News. "That is a convenient excuse for covering up attempts to silence women speaking out. Employers often attack women speaking out about discrimination -- so I am disappointed in E! but not surprised." "E! can't have it both ways," Atkinson added to Variety. "They support their position that they were not censoring references to Catt Sadler by pointing to the Eva Longoria interview. But they fired my client for failing to censor that very interview. If you attempt to censor, and then fire the person for not catching the speech you intended to censor for letting it go through, you can't then claim that you aren't so bad after all because you 'let' it air. Their argument defies logic." Gram-Moreno's complaint comes as E! red-carpet anchor Ryan Seacrest faces sexual harassment allegations from a personal stylist who says he grabbed her crotch while only his underwear and forcefully threw her onto a bed, where he rubbed his erection on her. He has denied all claims and an E! representative told PEOPLE an investigation found the stylist's claims "completely baseless." Seacrest will anchor Sunday's Academy Awards red-carpet telecast. (People)

Taylor Swift Confirms Camila Cabello and Charli XCX Will Be Her reputation Tour Opening Acts. Are the Swifties ready for this big announcement? Shortly after rumors started that Camila Cabello could be serving as Taylor Swift 's opening act for her upcoming reputation tour, the "Shake It Off" singer decided to set the record straight once and for all. In a new Instagram Story post, Taylor revealed the talented ladies who will be joining her on the road this spring. "Hey guys! This is a reputation stadium tour update," she shared with her 106 million Instagram followers. "I've been wanting to tell you this for a really long time but the opening acts for the reputation stadium tour are Charli XCX and Camila Cabello." She added, "I'm really excited. I hope you are too and I can't wait to see you. Can't wait to see them. Really excited just about the whole thing in general." Music fans likely already know that Camila recently released her self-titled solo album that features massive hits including "Havana" and "Never Be the Same." As for Charli XCX, she recently released a mixtape titled Pop 2 featuring collaborations from Carly Rae Jepsen, Tove Lo and more. "I AM SO EXCITED THANK U TAYLOR FOR HAVING ME," Charli wrote on Twitter after the news broke. Camila added, "On every level, this is a dream come true. As a fan, i'm going to be singing every song at the top of my lungs. As a friend, it's a GIANT SLEEPOVER. As the girl who had a Taylor swift poster in her room when she was 14 and wanted SO BADLY to go to the speak now tour (distinctly remember my friends going to school the next day raving about it and me like), ITS A DREAM. As the girl who would sing Hey Stephen thinking of the boy in class who didn't know my name LMAO, it's. A. DREAM. also, @charli_xcx WHO I ADORE, WHAT?!!!!!! this is going to be so much fun!!!! thank you @taylorswift for having me from the bottom of my heart, i love you so much !!!!!!!!" The announcement comes close to two months before Taylor will kick off her tour in Glendale, Arizona. While details on the tour remain tight-lip, the Grammy winner recently shared an image of "Repu-hearsals" on her Instagram page. In addition, ticket sales have exceeded expectations leaving Taylor compelled to add additional tour dates across the country. To see if Taylor is coming to your neck of the woods, visit her website. (Eonline)

O.J. Simpson: The Lost Confession? Is Coming to Fox and You Need to See the First Teaser. "Forget everything you think you know about that night because I know the facts better than anyone. This is one story the whole world got wrong." The night in question? June 12, 1994, when Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman were brutally murdered, leading to the Trial of the Century that America's still not quite over. The person uttering those words? O.J. Simpson himself. The footage comes from the first look at Fox's new two-hour special, O.J. Simpson: The Lost Confession, airing Sunday, March 11. Culled from a 2006 sit-down with noted publisher, producer and host Judith Regan where Simpson delivered a shocking hypothetical account of the events that occurred on the night of the murders, the special will be the world's first look at the interview after the tapes of the infamous exchange were thought to be lost for over a decade. Hosted by journalist Soledad O'Brien, the special will air with limited interruptions and feature public service announcements on domestic violence awareness throughout the program. Additionally, O'Brien will be joined by a panel of analysts who will discuss the interview, providing analysis and context for the never-before-seen footage. As famously documented in FX's Emmy-winning The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (and as it's been lodged into the brains of anyone who was alive in the '90s), Simpson was found exonerated of the murders, but was later sued in civil court, found responsible for them and ordered to pay $33.5 million in restitution to the victim's families. A year after sitting down with Regan for the newly-discovered footage, he was arrested in Las Vegas on felony charges of kidnapping, armed robbery and counts of assault with a deadly weapon. The following year, he was found guilty on 12 counts and sentenced to up to 33 years in prison. He was released on parole five months ago on October 1, 2017. When Simpson sat down with Regan, the interview was part of a plan that also included the release of a book. However, both the special (also originally intended to air on Fox) and the book in its original form were canceled. In 2007, a Florida bankruptcy court awarded the rights of the book, written by ghostwriter Pablo Fenjves and, purportedly, Simpson himself, to the Goldman family. The title was changed to If I Did It: Confessions of the Killer and comments from the Goldmans, Fenjves and journalist Dominick Dunne. It was released on September 13, 13 2007. O.J. Simpson: The Lost Confession? will premiere Sunday, March 11 at 8 p.m. on Fox. (Eonline)

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