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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are heading to a spot with a royal reputation for their honeymoon, and it's not too far from her homeland, just up north of the border ... TMZ has learned. We're told the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are going to Alberta, Canada's Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge for their post-wedding getaway and will be staying at the 6,000 sq. ft. Outlook Cabin ... aka "The Royal Retreat." Our sources say the resort ordered some gear and goodies it doesn't normally keep on hand for Meghan and Harry. It's unclear exactly when they'll be arriving, but we're told both British and Canadian security will be involved when they do. So, why this place? Well, it's considered a Canadian Paradise -- tucked away in the middle of Jasper National Park -- and has a rich history of royal guests ... from both England and Hollywood. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother stayed there in 1939, and the current Queen and Prince Philip hit it up in June 2005. Celebs like Anthony Hopkins, John Travolta and Bill Gates vacation there ... and it's where the 1954 Marilyn Monroe/Robert Mitchum film "River of No Return" was shot. Enjoy your stay, you crazy Royal newlyweds! (TMZ)

Hugh Grant Is Married! Actor Weds Anna Eberstein in London. Hugh Grant is married for the first time at 57! The Love Actually actor tied the knot with Swedish television producer Anna Eberstein in London at the Chelsea Register Office on Friday, May 25. Photos show the couple celebrating with friends and family outside of the wedding venue after tying the knot. Grant and Eberstein's wedding follows just days after the couple's engagement was revealed and just months after the duo welcomed their third child together, Hugh's fifth child. Back in March, Grant's ex and close friend Elizabeth Hurley let it slip while promoting The Royals that he had become a father again. "I'm very lucky that 31 years into our friendship, he's still my best friend in the world. He's a really great guy," she said on E!'s Daily Pop at the time. "I see him a lot; I speak to him a lot. You know, he's now a father of five; he has five kids and he's a great dad. Yeah, he will remain my best friend for life," Hurley shared. She also dished baby details on Watch What Happens Live that same month, sharing, "He had another one last week. He has five. He was over 50 when he spawned them all! He's an enchanting dad -- really, really sweet. Having these kids has transformed him from a very miserable person into a fairly miserable person. It's improved him. He's gone up the scale." Grant and Eberstein welcomed their first child together, a son, in 2012. Three years later, the couple welcomed a daughter. Grant also has two children with Tinglan Hong. Congratulations to the couple on the wedding news! (Eonline)

Pretty Little Liars' Sasha Pieterse Marries Hudson Sheaffer in Ireland. They've tied the knot! After getting engaged back in 2015, Pretty Little Liars star Sasha Pieterse and her longtime boyfriend Hudson Sheaffer have wed at a castle in Ireland, according to People. The outlet reports that the two were married at the Leslie Estate, a castle in Glaslough, Ireland and that the bride donned a custom Christian Siriano gown and necklace from XIV Karats. On May 2, Sasha hopped on Instagram after getting the couple's marriage license and posted a smiling shot of the betrothed couple. In addition to getting hitched, the 22-year-old is also slated to star in a PLL spin-off show, The Perfectionists, due out on Freeform in 2019. The actress, who recently competed on Dancing With the Stars in 2017, has been open about how her now-hubby helped her during a trying couple of years when she gained almost 70 lbs. as a result of a hormone condition called Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. "He's incredible," she told People mag at the time. "I've known him for so long, and it's so incredible having someone like that supporting you and knowing without a doubt that they are going to be there no matter what happens." Amazingly enough, during her time on DWTS, the star revealed she'd lost a whopping 37 lbs. halfway through the competition. After sharing her story in September 2017, Pieterse told E! News it was a "big relief" to let people know what was really going on with her health. "I'm glad that people know," the actress said at the time, "and it really is about awareness and letting that sit for people who may have it and they don't know. I really want women who have it to figure it out, because it really affects you later in life -- it can lead to ovarian cancer, infertility, breast cancer and all kinds of things." But no matter what she went through, Hudson was there by the dancer's side... Back in December 2015, the then-19-year-old revealed that her longtime man had put a ring on it. The two lovebirds each took to their Instagram accounts to share gorgeous photos of the proposal, photographed by Jonnie + Garrett, showing the then-26-year-old getting down on one knee and popping the question. Showing off her ring, Pieterse shared one of the snapshots with the caption, "The best day of my life. Thank you @jonnieandgarrett for capturing the moment." Sheaffer posted a different picture from the event with the caption, "She said yes!!! Thank you @jonnieandgarrett for our amazing photos!" The photographer added, "Today's proposal in the clouds. These two are a dream." (Eonline)

Ben Foster and Laura Prepon appear to be inching closer to husband and wife -- 'cause they hit up the one place in NYC they gotta go to make it happen. The couple of about 2 years waited in line this week for the City Clerk, where marriage licenses are issued to residents. We don't wanna get ahead of ourselves -- there are lots of reasons Ben and Laura could've been at that office. Maybe they were enrolling as lobbyists, requesting City Council transcripts or submitting their Oaths of Office as elected officials. Okay, definitely not the last one, but you get the point ... marriage license seems to fit the bill here. As we reported ... Ben and Laura announced their engagement by flashing her massive rock in the fall of 2016. They already have 1 kid together. We've reached out to their reps, but no word back yet. Fun fact: the marriage license is only good for 60 days, so go ahead and cue up "Here Comes the Bride" ... they're gonna need it soon. (TMZ)

Katy Mixon and Breaux Greer Welcome Daughter Elektra Saint. Katy Mixon is a mom of two! The American Housewife star and fiance Breaux Greer welcomed their second child, a baby girl, on Wednesday, May 16, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively. Daughter Elektra Saint Greer was born weighing 8 lbs., 12 oz. and measured 22 inches long. "Katy and baby are doing great," her rep tells PEOPLE. The couple's new addition joins big brother Kingston Saint, who celebrated his first birthday three days after his sister's birth. "Breaux, Kingston and their dogs Gracie and Bella are so thrilled," adds the actress' rep. Mixon, 37, celebrated the pending arrival of her daughter during a baby shower, honoring both the mom-to-be and her Good Housekeeping cover in February. In November, Mixon surprised fans with the exciting news that she was pregnant again -- less than a year after welcoming her first child. "This happened just the quickest ... situation ever," she told Access Hollywood Live while announcing her pregnancy. "I couldn't be more shocked. Didn't know it was possible." And while the couple were initially surprised by the second pregnancy, Mixon said both she and the 41-year-old retired track-and-field athlete couldn't have been happier. "He's thrilled. He's beside himself," said Mixon of Greer. (People)

Stacy Keibler Is Pregnant With Baby No. 2. Baby makes four! Former WWE wrestler Stacy Keibler is expecting her second child with her husband, Jared Pobre, a businessman. On Friday, Stacy put her bump on display when she rocked a bodycon dress for a dinner out with her hubby at Avra restaurant in Beverly Hills. The former Dancing With the Stars hoofer stepped out with nothing but smiles on her face. Following the photos, the pregnancy news was confirmed by Us Weekly on Saturday. The 38-year-old personality, who split with George Clooney in July 2013 after dating for two years, and the 43-year-old tech entrepreneur secretly wed in a surprise beach ceremony in Mexico in March 2014. The duo's nuptials were a surprise to their families, who were on vacation with them at the time. The pair welcomed their first child, daughter Ava Grace, in August 2014. After her first child, Stacy opened up on about how the first-time parents-to-be prepared for their baby's arrival, admitting they watched Ricki Lake's 2008 documentary, The Business of Being Born. The film "changed everything for my husband and me," Stacy wrote in a StacyKeibler.com blog post at the time. "When I was pregnant, I did concurrent care with both my OB-gyn and midwife because I wanted to compare the journey," Stacy wrote. "I concluded that there was no doubt that I wanted to have a home birth with no medication." In the Business of Being Born documentary, Stacy explained to Ricki that her 19-hour labor, made it feel like she and her newborn "felt like we went to war together." "I kept saying, like, 'Ava's a warrior. I'm a warrior... ' Then when she came out, I feel like we had this bond that we fought together." Having a natural birth at home "was by far the best decision I could have made," Stacy wrote in her blog post at the time. She also did add that at-home delivery isn't for everyone and that every mom-to-be "needs to listen to her own heart and do what she thinks is best for her family." The pair started dating in September 2013. (Eonline)

Sorry, Ladies -- the Old Spice Guy Isaiah Mustafa Is Now a Married Man. Hello ladies, look at your man, now back to Isaiah Mustafa, now back to at your man, now back to Isaiah -- sadly, he's married now. After two years of dating, the Shadowhunters star, aka the horse-riding Old Spice guy, has wed Lisa Mitchell on Saturday, E! News can confirm. The two were married in a "rustic and romantic Texas ceremony" at Camp Lucy in Austin, Texas, according to People. The outlet reports that Mustafa's teenage daughter Haley walked him down the aisle and then the pair exchanged the vows they wrote themselves in front of about 150 guests and then headed to a reception at the estate's country house. Guests included Mustafa's Shadowhunters costars Harry Shum Jr., Alberto Rosende and Emeraude Toubia. The groom wore an Elevee tux and the bride opted for Monique Lhuillier's Emannuela gown which she paired with a cathedral-length veil, reports the outlet. The guests sipped on Moscow Mules and ate upscale comfort food like salmon with figs and macaroni and cheese. "We feel so blessed to have such amazing friends and family that all traveled to Austin to celebrate with us," Mitchell told People. "It was just everything we dreamed it would be." Mustafa has played Luke Garroway for the past three seasons of Shadowhunters. (Eonline)

Alicia Silverstone and Husband Christopher Jarecki Split. Silverstone and Jarecki have parted ways, E! News can exclusively report. "They still deeply love and respect each other and remain very close friends but have mutually decided to separate after being together for 20 years. They have a son together who they will continue to co-parent," Silverstone's rep shared in a statement. Silverstone and Jarecki share one child together, 6-year-old son Bear Blue Jarecki. The now-exes wed in 2005 at a private lakeside estate in Lake Tahoe, Calif. In 2011, Silverstone gave birth to their first child together. Jarecki, known for his work as the lead singer of punk band S.T.U.N., last appeared on Silverstone's social media page in July 2017. Aside from sharing tidbits about their eco-friendly lifestyle on her blog The Kind Life, the 41-year-old 90s star has kept most details of her marriage and life at home extremely private. The actress is starring in Paramount Network's upcoming series American Woman and recently acted in The Killing of a Sacred Deer. UPDATE: E! News has learned that Alicia Silverstone has officially filed for divorce from Christopher Jarecki. The two announced their split back in February after more than two decades of marriage. (Eonline)

NBCUniversal vice chairman Ron Meyer and wife split. Hollywood power player Ron Meyer and his wife of 25 years have separated, Page Six exclusively has learned. Meyer -- vice chairman of NBCUniversal and CAA co-founder -- and his wife, Kelly Chapman Meyer, have been quietly telling close friends about the split, we hear, and the breakup has been whispered about around town. The couple told Page Six in a statement when reached for comment: "Together, we've made the difficult decision to separate after 28 years. While we've grown apart, we remain best of friends and will always share the love we have for our beautiful family." (The couple's been together for 28 years and married for 25.) We hear that things are so amicable that the pair is still cohabitating in their famed Malibu beach compound, and that they're not yet filing divorce papers. Then again, at 13,693 square feet, each has plenty of space to be alone. The house has been known as a hot ticket for Hollywood parties, as Meyer's personally guided the careers of stars including Barbra Streisand, Tom Cruise, Sylvester Stallone, Meryl Streep and Cher. Kelly, a co-founder of the Women's Cancer Research Fund, is Meyer's second wife, and the couple have two grown kids. Ron also has two adult children from his first marriage, to Ellen Meyer -- movie production exec Sarah Meyer and Jennifer Meyer, the celebrity jeweler who split from Tobey Maguire in 2016. Also in 2016, Ron extended his contract with Universal for five years. He'd previously been the head of Universal Studios for 18 years. According to the CAA expose "Powerhouse," Meyer once dated movie star Ali MacGraw, who walked out on him because he refused to get off the phone with a client. If there are divorce papers filed, Meyer -- who's been called King Mensch in Hollywood -- once told the Wall Street Journal of his business style: "People should never mistake niceness for weakness .?.?. I think peace is better than war." (PageSix)

Former "American Idol" contestant Chikezie Eze is headed for splittsville ... he's filed for divorce. Chikezie filed docs Friday to end things with Linda Iruke. He cited irreconcilable differences. They got married on July 10, 2010 and were a month shy of 7 years of marriage. He lists June 2017 as the separation date. They have 2 kids. The marriage has been rocky, to say the least. TMZ broke the story ... Linda claimed Chikezie had a history of beating her and got a restraining order to keep him away from her and their kids. As we reported ... Linda claimed she was forced to move to a domestic violence safe house in August of 2017 "because of all the abuse." She claimed Chikenzie -- who finished 10th in season 7 -- once threatened, "Don't make me turn this car around and beat your ass." Linda said she believed he was capable of carrying out his threats. (TMZ)

Eminem and Nicki Minaj aren't dating ... but they're certainly having fun with the idea. The rapper was headlining the Boston Calling festival Sunday night when he addressed the rumors -- in jest -- asking the crowd for their approval of the hip hop stars being a power couple ... and it's hilarious. Nicki almost immediately responded to Em's playful display of desired affection on Twitter, saying ... "LMFAOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO. The fact that he's silly & a goof just like me. Love him so much. Em we need you on the #Queen album. That's where our 1st date will be; at the studio while I gaze into ur beautiful eyes as u write ur verse." So yeah ... this is getting a little out of hand. As we reported, Nicki fueled the dating rumors when she replied "yes" to a fan's comment asking if she and Slim Shady were dating ... but then sources close to Minaj told us she was only joking. Either way, maybe this will lead to the 2 making more music together ... there's still a couple months before Nicki's new album comes out. (TMZ)

George H.W. Bush Hospitalized for Low Blood Pressure and Fatigue. President George H.W. Bush is currently in a Maine hospital for issues related to low blood pressure and fatigue. The former president's spokesperson, Jim McGrath, tweeted the news this morning, writing, "President @GeorgeHWBush was taken to Southern Maine Health Care (@SMHCHealth) today after experiencing low blood pressure and fatigue. He will likely remain there for a few days for observation. The former president is awake and alert, and not in any discomfort." Bush recently lost his wife of 73 years, Barbara Bush, who died at the age of 92 on April 17. The former president was also hospitalized on April 22. The family spokesperson revealed following the hospitalization, "President Bush was admitted to the Houston Methodist Hospital yesterday morning after contracting an infection that spread to his blood. He is responding to treatments and appears to be recovering. We will issue additional updates as events warrant." A few days later, the spokesperson announced that Bush had been moved from the intensive care unit at Houston Methodist Hospital to a regular patient room and was "expected to continue his recovery there for several more days. He is alert and talking with hospital staff, family and friends, and his doctors are very pleased with his progress," McGrath added, "President Bush naturally thanks everyone for their prayers and good wishes. He also wants to assure everyone that, as good as he feels now, he is more focused on the Houston Rockets closing out their playoff series against the Minnesota Timberwolves than anything that landed him in the hospital." In a statement following Barbara's death, the president said, "I always knew Barbara was the most beloved woman in the world, and in fact I used to tease her that I had a complex about that fact. But the truth is the outpouring of love and friendship being directed at The Enforcer is lifting us all up. We have faith she is in heaven, and we know life will go on -- as she would have it. So cross the Bushes off your worry list." (Eonline)

Why Lena Headey Wants to Speak Out About Her Struggle With Depression. Lena Headey has been very open about her struggle with depression over the years. Last summer, the Game of Thrones actress spoke to Net-A-Porter's digital magazine The EDIT about battling postpartum depression while filming the first season of hit HBO show in 2010. "I was postnatally depressed but I didn't know it," she said of the time period after giving birth to son Wylie. "I saw a doctor for the medical check, and I just burst into tears. She said I was postnatally depressed and I went, 'Am I? Why is that?' I saw a great guy and he sorted me out, but I did the first year [on Game of Thrones] in that space, figuring out motherhood and going through a weird time personally. It was tricky." The actress had also previously talked about her postpartum depression battle in an interview with The Telegraph in 2014. Earlier this week, Headey appeared on the latest episode of Running Wild With Bear Grylls and talked about her decision to share her postpartum depression story. "It's like there are certain things that are cool to talk about and there are certain things that nobody really wants to talk about," Headey told Bear Grylls on the May 21 episode. "I just feel, if you don't share and you don't connect, then you're just causing more isolation and that's a really bad thing for all of us." "I think I've learned as I've got older just to sit with it a bit more, like anything that's uncomfortable," she added. (Eonline)

Nicki Minaj was telling a fat fib when she seemingly revealed to a fan she and Eminem were officially dating. Minaj set the internet on fire Friday after responding "yes" to a fan who asked her, "You dating Eminem???" on Instagram. Sources close to Minaj tell TMZ she was only joking ... there's nothing romantic between the two. Nicki's comment was buried in a thread within a video she posted of herself lip-syncing to her verse on YG's new song "Big Bank." The verse does however mention Eminem. Minaj is no stranger to dating dudes in the music biz, she's been with Nas, Meek Mill and was with Safaree for years. She and Eminem both appeared on Nicki's "Roman's Revenge" back in 2010. On to the next one. (TMZ)

Abby Lee Miller Is "Free at Last": Dance Moms Star Leaves Halfway House. Abby Lee Miller is a free woman. The Dance Moms star announced her release from her halfway house in Long Beach, Calif. on Friday. "TIMES UP!!!" she wrote on Instagram. "'Free at last, Free at last, Thank God almighty we are free at last.' Martin Luther King Jr. #abbylee #abbyleemiller #abbyleeisfree #free #dancemoms." The reality star had counted down the days until her release on Instagram throughout the week. "1 and done," she wrote on Thursday. "#1daytogo #free #freeabbylee #dancemoms." The 51-year-old dance instructor moved from FCI Victorville prison to the halfway house in late March. The move came shortly after the Federal Bureau of Prisons revealed Miller's release date had been moved up from June 21 to May 25. The release comes about a month after Miller suffered a range of health issues. In April, she underwent emergency spinal surgery and received a preliminary diagnosis of Burkitt lymphoma, a form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Miller was sentenced to a year and one day in prison in May 2017. The sentencing came after she pleaded guilty to the charge of concealing bankruptcy assets and not reporting an international monetary transaction. She was also fined $40,000 and forced to pay a $120,000 judgment. She started her prison sentence in July 2017. "This is an extremely emotional day for Ms. Miller," her attorney Robert Ridge told E! News at the time. "Earlier today, Ms. Miller expressed to us that she is looking forward to starting the process of completing her obligations set by the Court. She has accepted that this matter will never truly be 'behind her', but this chapter of the process has begun and there is now an end in sight." Miller left her hit Lifetime show in March 2017. She was indicted for her fraud and concealment charges in 2015. (Eonline)

Ellen Pompeo Robbed While on Vacation in Italy. Don't you dare try to ruin Dr. Meredith Grey's vacation. Ellen Pompeo's trip to Italy took a dramatic turn when the Grey's Anatomy star revealed on Instagram that she was the victim of a burglary. "My purse was stolen from right under my nose!! I blame the rose!! But Grazia to whoever stole it for dropping it on the street exactly intact," she shared on Instagram Friday afternoon. "I was tracking my phone and chasing you down...had I caught you... it would not have ended well for you... I am nice but let's not forget my heritage... NAPOLITANO...." Ellen continued, "Also I hope you were smiling because e Sarai catturato perche sei in macchina. Please forgive my horrible Italian." What she's trying to say is the person or persons responsible may be on camera. Italy police saw Ellen's Instagram post and appreciated her supportive message. "#Thankyou @EllenPompeo #GreysAnatomy Happy to know the #Police in #Florence helped you," the department wrote online. As for co-star Giacomo Gianniotti -- also known as Dr. Andrew DeLuca -- he wishes he could be there to catch the person responsible. "Cmon Ellen! You didn't hit up your boy for an Italian translation? Haha I'll be there in July and I'll be on the prowl for your boy, he don't stand a chance," he wrote in the comments section. "Glad you are safe!" Ultimately, this pre-summer vacation still has some good moments. In previous Instagrams, Ellen shared some of the amazing sights in and around Florence. And yes, she's even practicing some Italian. "Firenze," she shared online. Here's to a smooth (and safe) final days of vacation. (Eonline)

Amber Rose avoided a massive brawl in Washington D.C. Sunday where a man got knocked the hell out in the street and was struck by a car. The melee went down at Decades DC, where Amber was the star of the event. Our photog says minutes before Amber arrived, a guy was out of control, trying to muscle his way in ... even swinging at the bouncers. The hired muscle put the guy in a headlock, but he busted free and swung at one of the bouncers and that was enough ... a single punch floored the guy in the street, and as he hit the ground he made contact with a car that was driving by. Amber showed up while the fight was in progress and her SUV took off with her ... then circled back and she was rushed inside. (TMZ)

James Caan says society is in a strange place ... because it's nature's way that men and women are supposed to be attracted to each other. We got the movie legend Thursday night in WeHo leaving Craig's, when our photog asked about sexual misconduct allegations against Morgan Freeman. Caan clearly supports Morgan, but then raised a larger issue. He's suggesting that the rules of the road when it comes to men and women have changed, and he thinks it defies natural instinct. (TMZ)

Morgan Freeman's got one staunch supporter in the midst of sexual misconduct allegations ... Larry King says Morgan didn't do anything. We got Larry and his wife, Shawn, leaving Craig's in WeHo on Thursday night where they shared their views on several topics ... including Harvey Weinstein turning himself into NYPD and Stormy Daniels. That led to Larry saying Shawn doesn't like the #MeToo movement before taking it back. And then that unprompted Larry to say the whole Morgan Freeman situation is terrible and seems to back the actor. As we reported ... Morgan's being accused of sexual harassment or misconduct by 8 women over several years. Larry's not buying the allegations and says he wants to hear more before pointing a guilty finger. (TMZ)

Morgan Freeman Will No Longer Be the Voice of Vancouver Public Transit. Earlier this week, CNN published eight allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against actor Morgan Freeman, leading Metro Vancouver's transit authority to axe a planned promotional campaign which would have had Freeman deliver various transit system announcements as part of a Visa ad campaign. Everyone in "the Couv," as it is commonly referred to, was very excited about it. Now, though, commuters taking the B line from South Granville to Wreck Beach will no longer get to hear Freeman inform them that they are riding on a "smoke free bus." Thankfully there are plenty of other homegrown Vancouver celebrities who can step in in this public transit voice-over crisis. Anyone know what Grimes is up to, or how she feels about transit unions? (MSN)

Morgan Freeman Responds to Multiple Sexual Harassment Allegations. UPDATE: One day after being accused of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior, Morgan Freeman has released another statement denying the allegations. "I am devastated that 80 years of my life is at risk of being undermined, in the blink of an eye, by Thursday's media reports. All victims of assault and harassment deserve to be heard. And we need to listen to them. But it is not right to equate horrific incidents of sexual assault with misplaced compliments or humor. I admit that I am someone who feels a need to try to make women -- and men -- feel appreciated and at ease around me," said in a statement to E! News on Friday. "As a part of that, I would often try to joke with and compliment women, in what I thought was a light-hearted and humorous way. Clearly, I was not always coming across the way I intended. And that is why I apologized Thursday and will continue to apologize to anyone I might have upset, however unintentionally. But I also want to be clear: I did not create unsafe work environments. I did not assault women. I did not offer employment or advancement in exchange for sex. Any suggestion that I did so is completely false."

Morgan Freeman has released a statement after being accused of harassment and inappropriate behavior. After a month-long investigation, CNN published a new report on Thursday in which 16 people have come forward to share allegations against the 80-year-old Oscar winner. Eight of those people are women who are accusing Freeman of harassment or inappropriate behavior. Of those eight women, two said they were victims of "unwanted touching" by the actor. One was a production assistant on the Freeman, Alan Arkin and Michael Caine movie Going in Style in 2015. The unnamed woman told CNN she endured "several months of harassment" during the production of the movie. The woman alleges in the CNN report that Freeman "subjected her to unwanted touching and comments about her figures and clothing." In one alleged incident, the actor "kept trying to life up my skirt and asking if I was wearing underwear," the woman claims, adding that he never successfully lifted her skirt. "Alan [Arkin] made a comment telling him to stop. Morgan got freaked out and didn't know what to say," she told the publication. A senior member of the production staff on Freeman's Now You See Me movie also told CNN that the actor "sexually harassed" her and her female assistant on "numerous occasions," allegedly making comments on their bodies. Freeman's alleged inappropriate behavior occurred on movie sets, during promotion of his films, as well as at his Revelations Entertainment production company, according to the accounts from the 16 people in the CNN report. In response, Freeman issued a statement Thursday saying, "Anyone who knows me or has worked with me knows I am not someone who would intentionally offend or knowingly make anyone feel uneasy. I apologize to anyone who felt uncomfortable or disrespected -- that was never my intent." Additionally, SAG-AFTRA said the organization is reviewing the claims. In a statement obtained by E! News, a spokesperson said, "These are compelling and devastating allegations which are absolutely contrary to all the steps that we are taking to insure a safe work environment for the professionals in this industry. Any accused person has the right to due process, but it is our starting point to believe the courageous voices who come forward to report incidents of harassment. Given Mr. Freeman recently received one of our union's most prestigious honors recognizing his body of work, we are therefore reviewing what corrective actions may be warranted at this time." (Eonline)

Morgan Freeman has issued a second statement, responding to allegations he sexually harassed a number of women, this time saying the incidents were "misplaced compliments or humor" and not sexual assault ... and now one of the women is calling out CNN for unfairly suggesting she's a victim. Freeman says, "I am devastated that 80 years of my life is at risk of being undermined, in the blink of an eye." He goes on ... "It is not right to equate horrific incidents of sexual assault with misplaced compliments or humor." Freeman does apologize, saying he will "continue to apologize to anyone I might have upset, however unintentionally." A woman mentioned in the CNN story -- Tyra Martin, reached out to TMZ and said, "Hey, still getting a lot of nasty messages from people who think I AM one of the accusers. I'm not, never was. CNN totally misrepresented the video and took my remarks out of context." The incident involved an interview Martin did with Freeman, where she recounted, "When I stood up, I pulled my skirt part of my dress down and he did say, 'Oh, don't pull it down now.'" (TMZ)

Jaden Smith's Just Goods company in legal battle over logo. Jaden Smith, who owns Just Goods with his father, Will, is involved in a court battle with vegan food maker Just over alleged use of the same logo. "So Now There Is A Company Trying Copy Our Logo, What A Sad Day. We Are #TheRealJust #BuildYourOwnBrand," Smith tweeted Tuesday, comparing a picture of his water with their cookie dough. (Just was previously called Hampton Creek.) Last year, the Smiths' company filed a lawsuit against Just and its CEO claiming it violated a 2014 trademark agreement between the two companies. "We are confident that Just Goods will prevail in court," Smith's attorney, Ken Hertz of Hertz Lichtenstein & Young, tells us. Reps for Just told us: "We don't comment on ongoing litigation." (PageSix)

Blac Chyna claims the Kardashian family got her show "Rob & Chyna" canceled by making secret threats to E! that they would yank "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" and take it somewhere else ... this according to new documents filed by Chyna. The documents essentially claim a conspiracy to keep Chyna in the dark as to why her show was canceled. Chyna claims season 1 of her show with Rob actually did better than "KUWTK" ... so much so, scenes were already being shot for season 2. Chyna claims the boom fell in January 2017 where a "key meeting" took place between E! executives and the Kardashian family. Chyna alleges a contributing reason, at the very least, as to why her show got the ax, was because the Kardashians "falsely claimed" she was being physically abusive toward Rob. Chyna wants what she believes is a paper trail that would establish the alleged conspiracy. The Kardashians have said all along the show was canceled because the ratings were not good and Chyna got a restraining order preventing Rob from coming near her ... thus making a television show impossible. (TMZ)

Lady Gaga's gold-chinned male muse in her "Bad Romance" video allegedly tried to jack a bunch of women's underthings but got caught ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us Slovenian actor Yuri Bradac was arrested for shoplifting earlier this month in the San Fernando Valley after mall employees told cops they caught him trying to walk out with pantyhose and other underwear items. We're told he was detained by Macy's personnel, who told cops they saw Bradac try to steal 3 items worth $29.50 each -- and when they nabbed him they also found stolen perfume from Victoria's Secret. Bradac tells us he'd merely stepped outside with the lingerie to look for his wife. He says if he were going to steal, he wouldn't have the items in his hand ... out in the open. He claims it's all a misunderstanding. BTW ... Yuri was arrested for DUI twice in a month just a couple years back. He's come a long way since 2009. (TMZ)

Tiffany Haddish's biography -- which paints her unnamed ex-husband as an abuser, stalker and the possible reason for the death of their unborn child -- is full of lies, so claims her ex in a new lawsuit. William Stewart says Haddish's "The Last Black Unicorn" labels him a monster in the chapter titled, "The Ex-Husband." While Haddish never mentions Stewart by name, he claims he's the only person she's ever been married to, making him easily identifiable. According to the lawsuit -- obtained by TMZ -- Haddish details her ex-husband choking, kidnapping and stalking her during their 5-year marriage. In the bio, Haddish also hints at the fact Stewart's alleged abuse was to blame for the death of their unborn child. Stewart fires back in the docs, claiming they lost the child because Haddish went to the doctor to have an abortion. Stewart says he and Tiffany were married in 2008 and divorced in 2013 ... not married twice and divorced twice like Tiffany claims in the bio. He also claims allegations she made in a 2011 restraining order filed against him were false and dismissed in court. William's also pissed Haddish went after his own mother, Elnora Daughtery, in the book ... claiming she abused Stewart as a child and was aware he was abusing Tiffany but did nothing to stop it. (TMZ)

Harvey Weinstein Arrested, Charged With Rape and Sex Abuse. Harvey Weinstein's day of reckoning has come. The producer surrendered to authorities at the New York Police Department's 1st Precinct, where was fingerprinted and photographed. Just before 8:30 a.m., he was charged with rape, a criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct for incidents involving two separate women. "The NYPD thanks these brave survivors for their courage to come forward and seek justice," a spokesperson said. "The arrest and ensuing charges are the result of a joint investigation between the NYPD and the Manhattan District Attorney's Office." He was transported to New York County Criminal Court at 8:55 a.m.; two sources told NBC News he is expected to be released on $1 million bail and required to wear an ankle monitor. A smiling Weinstein, wearing a blue sweater and a black blazer, ignored reporters' questions when he first showed up to turn himself in. He was seen carrying three books, including Elia Kazan: A Biography and Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution. Twin exposes, from The New York Times' Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey and from The New Yorker's Ronan Farrow, helped many of his accusers tell their story on the record for the first time. Nearly 100 women have since accused Weinstein of sexual harassment -- and, in some cases, rape. The once untouchable Weinstein, through his legal team, has denied all allegations. Several sources familiar with the investigation tell NBC News the rape charges stem from a complaint made by an anonymous woman. The sex abuse charges stem from a complaint from Lucia Evans, who told The New Yorker in an interview published Thursday, "At a certain point, you have to think about the greater good of humanity, of womankind." Initially hesitant to press charges, she later changed her mind. "They said that if I do nothing, Harvey would walk." Last fall, Evans went public with claims that Weinstein had sexually assaulted her in his office in 2004. "He forced me to perform oral sex on him. I said, over and over, 'I don't want to do this. Stop. Don't," she told Farrow. But Weinstein is a "big guy," Evans noted. "He overpowered me." Rose McGowan, who reached a $100,000 settlement with Weinstein related to an encounter in 1997, issued a statement about the news Thursday, after it was first reported he would be turning himself in to authorities. "I, and so many of Harvey Weinstein's survivors, had given up hope that our rapist would be held accountable by law. Twenty years ago, I swore that I would right this wrong," she said. "Today we are one step closer to justice. We were young women who were assaulted by Weinstein and later terrorized by his vast network of complicity." "I stand with my fellow survivors," added McGowan, who spoke with Farrow for his initial article. "May this give hope to all victims and survivors everywhere that are telling their truths." Some of Weinstein's more prominent accusers include Rosanna Arquette, Salma Hayek, Angelina Jolie, Ashley Judd, Lupita Nyong'o, Gwyneth Paltrow, Mira Sorvino and Uma Thurman. "Today Harvey Weinstein will take his first step on his inevitable descent to hell," Asia Argento, another accuser, tweeted. "We, the women, finally have real hope for justice." "To see him in cuffs on his way out -- whether he smiled or not -- that's a very good feeling," McGowan said on Megyn Kelly TODAY, just after he was transported to New York County Criminal Court. After feeling gaslighted, she admitted, "I didn't believe this day would come..." Weinstein's attorney, Ben Brafman, declined to comment Thursday. In a court declaration earlier this month, he wrote, "Mr. Weinstein is currently in treatment for personal issues in the hope of becoming a better person and one day soon hopefully restoring his life and again continuing the pursuit of the extraordinary charity that he has always engaged in. Weinstein vigorously denies ever engaging in criminal sexual misconduct and if given the opportunity to fully defend himself, he believes that all of these allegations will be shown to be without merit." Five days after the first report about Weinstein came out, Marchesa's Georgina Chapman, his wife of nearly 10 years, left him. The couple's divorce was finalized a few months later, and Chapman -- who has two children with him -- received a reported settlement of $15-20 million. As Chapman later told Vogue, "I had what I thought was a very happy marriage." The fashion designer insisted she was "never" suspicious about his behavior, calling him a "confidante," a "friend, a "supporter" and a "wonderful partner." But as more women made claims against him, she realized, "There was a part of me that was terribly nave -- clearly, so nave. I have moments of rage. I have moments of confusion. I have moments of disbelief!" Feeling "broken" and "humiliated," she fled to London with her children. "It's still so very, very raw. I was walking up the stairs the other day and I stopped; it was like all the air had been punched out of my lungs." After the accusations against Weinstein were first published in October 2017, thousands of people felt empowered to share their own stories through the #MeToo movement on social media. Three months later, Hollywood's biggest stars banded together to launch Time's Up, with an intent to prevent further sexual assault, harassment and inequality in the workplace. Weinstein was fired last year from his production company, which later filed for bankruptcy. (Eonline)

Harvey Weinstein is now in the crosshairs of federal prosecutors who are looking to possibly prosecute him under a law that some legal experts say is a giant stretch. Law enforcement sources tell us, the U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York is looking to see if Weinstein violated the Mann Act. It now prohibits people from taking others across state lines with the intent of engaging in illegal sexual acts. The law was initially designed to prevent adults from transporting minors across state lines for sex. The law requires the suspect to have formed the intent to commit the act before taking the victim across state lines. Our sources say prosecutors are looking at at least one actress whom Weinstein flew from one state to another. The stretch is that they will have to prove he asked the actress to travel, knowing that he was going to rape her when she arrived at the destination. The difficulty in such a case ... Weinstein may have wanted to have sex but didn't assume from the get-go he would have to rape the woman. As we reported, Weinstein will turn himself in on state sexual assault charges. Weinstein has maintained the sexual encounters he has had were all consensual. (TMZ)

The father of one of R. Kelly's alleged sex slaves claims the singer's manager threatened to kill him ... and he's reported the incident to police. Timothy Savage -- the father of Kelly's alleged sex slave Joycelyn Savage -- tells TMZ ... Kelly's manager, James Mason, called him on Wednesday and threatened to kill him when he called and said, "I'm gonna do harm to you and your family, when I see you I'm gonna get you, I'm going to f****** kill you." We called and cops confirmed Timothy did file an incident report. According to the report, obtained by TMZ, Timothy says someone witnessed the threat because the phone call was a 3-way conversation. TMZ broke the story ... Timothy's gone public claiming Kelly's holding her and others captive as part of an alleged sex cult. But Joycelyn's been adamant throughout the entire time staying with Kelly's her choice. You'll recall we got her out in Bev Hills back earlier this month ... shopping on vacation. (TMZ)

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