Salma Hayek Poses With Her Mother & Opens Up About Suffering From Stage Fright: "I Get It Really, Really Bad." Just in time to celebrate Mother's Day! Salma Hayek is sharing a cover with someone that has been a vital part of her life -- her mother, Diana Jimenez Medina. The two ladies are HOLA! USA's May cover stars, and this is the first time that mother-daughter duo poses together for a magazine. The pair opened up about everything from motherhood to the star's surprising fear of being on stage. "I suffer from stage fright. No one would know it, but I get it really, really bad. If you take the camera away and put me in front of an audience, I just die," the 50-year-old actress explains to the magazine. "Once I get onto the stage, you can't tell. But then I can't do anything else the rest of the day because I'm so exhausted." Hayek's mother admits that she always had a feeling that her daughter was destined for something great and it all had to do with who she's always been since she was a young girl. "I always knew that Salmita would be something big in her life because of her personality, her way of always working for what she wants, but she surprises me," Jimenez says. "She continues to surprise me more and more. There was one thing that I wanted: that was for Salma to be free to grow up and do whatever she wanted." Jimenez and Hayek are incredibly close, which has served as a foundation for the superstar's beautiful relationship with her daughter, Valentina Paloma Pinault. As the actress explained, having a child and a sense of responsibility has made her grow as a person and also discover a lot of things about herself. "Feeling responsible helps you develop as a human being... You learn a lot about yourself when you do something for someone else," Hayek said. Hayek also revealed that her journey into stardom all started after watching a movie that opened her eyes to all that acting could be. I went to see Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and it wasn't that I said, "I want to be an actress," but rather, "There is a world where anything is pos -- sible. There can be a chocolate river. There are no limitations." And that's how I fell in love with film. (Eonline)

Erin Moran's Happy Days Costars Gather to Celebrate the Late Actress' Life. The Happy Days cast came together to celebrate their beloved former costar, the late Erin Moran. The actress, who played Joanie Cunningham on the hit show, died on April 22 at the age of 56 after quietly battling Stage 4 cancer. Coming together for a group photo during the memorial was Scott Baio, Cathy Silvers, Marion Ross, Anson Williams, Ron Howard, and Don Most. Howard, who played Moran's onscreen brother Richie Cunningham, appeared on The Talk last week and discussed the late star's unexpected passing. "It's been a rough time," said Howard. "My stepmother Judy passed away a couple of months ago, so the Erin event really did hit hard. ... I had no idea she was ill whatsoever ... She was always the kid on the set, in a way. When I think of her then, which is how I choose to think of her, she was this feisty, spirited little girl." "It was kind of a boys club, we had all the guys goofing around ... a lot of hijinks and goofy frat stuff going on," he said of his years on the Happy Days set. "But I do remember a particular moment -- we were in rehearsal, in our rehearsal clothes, and it was kind of turning into a shaving scream fight. And she did sneak up behind Henry Winkler with a pretty good shaving cream pie, and she got him." (People)

Mariah Carey's team took her phone to keep dancer ex away. It's not often Mariah Carey gets told what to do. But the superstar's inner circle are taking no risks in their bid to stop her getting back together with toy boy Bryan Tanaka. I can reveal the diva had her phone confiscated to prevent her from contacting the dancer, who she began dating after the end of her relationship with billionaire fiance James Packer. Tanaka has been locked out of Carey's home and even blocked from re-entering by security. But he has told pals that Carey wants him back and that she is having a meltdown over it. A source said: "Mariah has been in a good place since the split and her team are worried Bryan could harm her wellbeing should they get back together. They've gone all out to stop it from happening, taking some drastic steps. Bryan is convinced Mariah is still in love with him, and the fact he believes she is having some sort of breakdown has only increased his determination to contact her." Carey dumped Tanaka last month after a whirlwind five months together, much to the relief of her team. He certainly enjoyed his time as the diva's plaything -- travelling the world with her and having intimate birthday and Valentine's Day celebrations. A source close to the dancer said: "Bryan feels he was there for her when she was really down. He was Mariah's rock and doesn't get any credit for it. Deep down he knows Mariah said she was in love with him, which is why he is not prepared to give up on the relationship." Meanwhile, Carey's ex-husband Nick Cannon had been playing down rumors their relationship could be back on. But just days later, the former couple, who split in 2014, were spotted in Disneyland, California, celebrating the sixth birthday of their twins Moroccan and Monroe. Those two getting back together would certainly be a fairytale. (PageSix)

Chris Rock Gets Refreshingly Candid About His Divorce and Infidelity: ''I Was a Piece of S -- t." Chris Rock truly wondered if he'd be able to come back into the comedy wordl after stepping away from it for several years. The comedian headed out on his "Total Blackout Tour" in February, marking his first full-scale world tour in nine years...and a lot had changed in that time. Most notably, he separated from his wife of 18 years, Malaak Compton-Rock, in 2014. Their divorce was finalized in 2016. He covers the latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine, and though he jokingly calls the tour his "alimony tour," he gets serious when talking about life after divorce. "Getting divorced, you have to f--king start over," he said. "You get to reset. It's not a breakdown, but something in your life broke down." However, instead of blaming his ex-wife (like he used to in older shows), he's changed his mentality. "I was a piece of s--t," he admitted during one of his more recent shows, getting into a discussion of his infidelity and even admitting he cheated with three women: one famous, one semi-famous, and one a member of the retail class. He told RS that he believed he could get away with cheating because he was the famous breadwinner in the household. "That's bulls--t," he can now admit. "That actually goes the other way. My faults are magnified. Your significant other, if they really love you, has a high opinion of you. And you let them down." There are several reasons Rock has toned down the negativity when it comes to discussing his divorce. For one, he said, "I asked myself, 'Do I want to be angry for a year?' It's not a cool place to be. It's not healthy." Secondly, he knows it's not fair that he can go out and bash his divorce when his ex-doesn't have a platform to defend herself. "It's not fair," he told the magazine. "I have a mic, she doesn't. God forbid people are bugging her in the supermarket. That's not cool. I'm going to have to see her at weddings and graduations." Rock even admitted he cried once, "during the custody battle" over his two daughters, Zahra and Lola Rock. "We live in a world where men are assumed to not have feelings," he said, providing an example: "All my friends assume I moved into the city after my divorce, away from my girls. When I say I bought a house around the corner, it blows their minds." Obviously, his daughters are his priority, and he doesn't want to miss a beat. In fact, at one point in the RS interview he got candid admitting, "My own daughter has blocked me on Instagram. They grow up so quick." As he moves forward from the divorce and continues figuring out how to live this new life, he also has hopes of finding God. "I wanna find some peace, 'cause people usually find that peace in a horrible time," he revealed. "Why does that have to be? Maybe I can find God without being in shambles. Maybe I can reach a higher plain spiritually without being in a near-death experience." He's also found love with his girlfriend, Megalyn Echikunwoke, an actress who works on CSI: Miami. "I'm dating a girl now," he told RS. "She's got her own dough, it's amazing." Perhaps he still can't help but throw a little shade his ex's way... Read his full interview with Rolling Stone here. (Eonline)

Well, well, well, has Kendall Jenner got herself a boyfriend? Harry Styles should probably look away now because it looks like Kendall is dating A$AP Rocky, 28. The pair were spotted looking amorous at the Met Gala - Kendall, who stunned in a sheer, barely-there La Perla Haute Couture gown covered in thousands of crystals, wasn't shy about showing PDA with the rapper and her sister Kim Kardashian shared a Snapchat photo of A$AP Rocky grabbing Kendall's butt while younger sister Kylie Jenner crouched down to take a photo of the couple. It looks like Asap Rocky has the sister seal of approval. Also, they're Instagram official, too! Kind of. Kendall is crouching between her beau's legs. Back in June last year, the pair were spotted having dinner together at L' Avenue restaurant in Paris during Menswear Fashion week and ended the night dancing at the Cartel Club. And then at the end of July, Kendall was spotted cheering on the "L$D" MC during his set at NYC's Panorama Festival and met up with the music producer for a late night dinner date at Blue Ribbon Brasserie in Soho. Swit swoo. And apparently Kendall brought him as her date to her sister Kylie's 19th birthday party at the Nice Guy in West Hollywood, and according to reports they snuck out the back door together. For those of you who don't know A$AP's real name is Rakim Mayers. It's not his first model girlfriend, he dated Chanel Iman and the pair even featured in Vogue together. (British Glamour)

Do you smelllll... a truce? Vin Diesel wished Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson a happy birthday on Tuesday, May 2, following their feud last year on the set of The Fate of the Furious. Diesel, 49, shared a photo of the pair to commemorate the occasion. "To look back at what we have accomplished. Shoulder to shoulder, against impossible odds. Proud... Happy Birthday Hobbs," he captioned the Instagram pic. Diesel and Johnson, 45, play Dom and Hobbs in the international franchise. Their rumored tension surfaced in August 2016 when the former WWE star posted a rant about unprofessional actors on social media. "This is my final week of shooting #FastAndFurious8. There's no other franchise that gets my blood boiling more than this one," he wrote at the time. "Some [of my male counterparts] conduct themselves as stand up men and true professionals, while others don't. The ones that don't are too chicken s--t to do anything about it anyway. Candy asses. When you watch this movie next April and it seems like I'm not acting in some of these scenes and my blood is legit boiling -- you're right." TMZ reported at the time that Johnson wasn't happy with some decisions Diesel made on the film and the pair met secretly on the Atlanta set to squash their beef. Since filming wrapped, both actors have spoken out about the quarrel. "I was very clear with what I said. I've been in the game a long time," Johnson told The Los Angeles Times in November 2016. "Would Universal [Pictures] have preferred that didn't happen? Sure, we talked about it. The irony is after that, and as they do their tracking and all their analysis, the interest [in Fast 8] shot through the roof to a whole other level." Diesel later claimed that the feud was "blown out of proportion." "I don't think the world really realizes how close we are, in a weird way," he said during the Today show last month. "I don't think that was his intention. I know he appreciates how much I work on this franchise. In my house, he's Uncle Dwayne... I protect the franchise. I protect everybody including Dwayne. I protected Dwayne more than he'll ever know. And it doesn't matter. He doesn't have to know. But he appreciates it. He knows it." (US Weekly)

Here's How Scheana Marie Really Feels About Giving Mike Shay $50,000 in Their Divorce Settlement. Scheana Marie has learned that divorce sure isn't cheap. Just a few short days after the Vanderpump Rules star finalized her divorce from Mike Shay, fans are getting a sense into how the Bravolebrity is feeling about the whole situation. While appearing on a new episode of The Tomorrow Show With Kevin Undergaro, Scheana was asked about her settlement where she agreed to pay her ex $50,000. As it turns out, the SUR employee isn't too upset with it. "It was very amicable and as much as I didn't want to give $50,000 to a person with a drug problem, he deserved it for just being a part of the show for so long and my life and my story, and I'm like, look, I'm not trying to like cut you out and leave you high and dry so here's how much we have is that okay and he agreed," she explained. "I just hope he's doing something useful with this." While Scheana suggested to her ex that he put $10,000 away to start a retirement account, she has doubts that he took her advice. "He wasn't a person who was ever really good with money," she explained. Back in November of 2016, the couple filed for divorce after less than two years of marriage. According to Scheana, there were many factors that contributed to the end of their romance. "I had never considered getting a divorce whatsoever, because I took our vows very seriously," she told E! News' Will Marfuggi. "This was the 'for worse' part. I just thought that we would be able to get through it, because he was still my best friend. We had so much fun together." "I have my closure," she added. "I've clearly moved on. I'm in a very good place, and I feel like I've never been happier." As timing usually works, Scheana got a surprise this past Friday evening when her finalized divorce was made public. While working at SUR, the new blogger was able to serve Khloe Kardashian and a group of friends dinner. "Such a pleasure meeting @KhloeKardashian tonight @SurRestaurant! Gorgeous and SO sweet!" Scheana shared on Twitter. Khloe replied, "It was so yummy and you are such a doll baby!!!" Tom Sandoval and Ariana Madix were also working that evening allowing Khloe to get even more of the Pump Rules experience. (Eonline)

Susan Sarandon took her feud with Debra Messing off Twitter on Monday, May 1. The Feud actress likened the Will & Grace star to President Donald Trump during an appearance on Watch What Happens Live!. "She's not very well informed and so sometimes she gets in areas that she really hasn't thought through, maybe? She's Trumpian a little bit like that," Sarandon said while explaining their feud to host Andy Cohen. "So, I don't have anything against her personally. I just sometimes have to say, 'But you don't have the information.'" As previously reported, the two actresses got into it online after Messing criticized Sarandon for suggesting a "Trump prezcy wud b better 4 the country thn Hillary" during the 2016 presidential campaign. Sarandon, who later backtracked on the comment, was a staunch Bernie Sanders supporter while Messing stood behind Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Although their feud has been going on since March of last year, Sarandon said they've never actually confronted each other face to face. "I'm a huge Rangers fan and I've been to a couple of games where she's been there and she never says anything to me in person," Sarandon told Cohen. Messing has yet to respond. (US Weekly)

Lena Dunham Rushed to the Hospital From 2017 Met Gala. Lena Dunham's night at the 2017 Met Gala didn't end with a typical after-party. The Girls star was rushed to the hospital from the soiree, according to Page Six. Fortunately, she was released after completing a series of tests. But a source told the publication that the latest hospitalization stems from her struggles with endometriosis. Prior to the big event, however, all seemed well for Dunham. The 30 year old documented the process of getting ready, sharing photos of herself primping for the big night. She even shared a makeup-free, naked selfie and captioned it, "Met ready." Clad in a one-shoulder Elizabeth Kennedy gown, Dunham looked picture perfect on the beige and blue carpet. She stopped to take a combination of serious red carpet photos and hilarious ones, in which she photobombed Joe Jonas. Dunham has publicly documented her endometriosis issues and has become an advocate for awareness for the disorder. In a 2015 edition of her Lenny Letter, Dunham wrote an impassioned essay about what it's like to live with the chronic ailment. Just last month, however, she revealed she was "disease-free." "My [final] surgery went off without a hitch. When I emerged, cotton-mouthed, [Dr. Randy Harris] told me something I hadn't expected to hear, maybe ever: there was no endometriosis left. Between my surgeries and hormonal intervention, I was disease-free," she wrote. "That doesn't mean it can never return, but for now, once my sutures have been removed and my bruises have changed from blue to yellow to green to gone, I will be healthy. All that will remain is my long-term relationship with pain, and it's time to get real about that." She continued, "Now, because of the unbelievable privilege of having thoughtful doctors, my body has been granted a reprieve. And I'm embarrassed to say that the excitement is mixed with loss. Pain and illness defined a time in my life." We hope she's feeling better. Get well soon, Lena! (Eonline)

Jim Gaffigan's Wife Jeannie Has Brain Tumor Surgery. Comedian Jim Gaffigan's wife and writing partner, Jeannie Gaffigan, is in recovery after undergoing surgery to remove a "life-threatening" brain tumor. Two weeks ago, an MRI revealed Jeannie had a large tumor around her brain stem. "After nine hours of urgent surgery the tumor was completely removed," Jim wrote on Facebook. "She is now recovering at home." Jim added, "We thank you for your continued prayers." Jeannie later shared an Instagram photo from her hospital room, writing, "I'm coming back! Thanks for your prayers. I'm alive!" The comedy couple, who wed in 2003, have five children together: daughters Marre Gaffigan and Katie Gaffigan and sons Jack Gaffigan, Michael Gaffigan and Patrick Gaffigan. To celebrate his eldest daughter's 13th birthday Tuesday, Jim took her to see Waitress: The Musical on Broadway. The teen later took a picture of herself holding a Playbill and posted it on Instagram. "As I grow, so does my level of awkwardness," Marre wrote. "I'm still young and maniacal tho." The Gaffigans recently teamed up for Jim's fifth comedy album, Cinco (on sale June 13 via Apple Music, CD, Google Play, iTunes, Spotify and other digital audio retailers). "Our relationship has always been -- ever since we first started dating -- it's been collaborative. So, we've always had this similar work ethic where we don't really view it as a job," Jim told People last month. "It doesn't happen in a set or even a scheduled time; it's an ongoing discussion. And having five young children it would be impossible to do that. You know, years ago we used to put the kids to bed and then we'd drink wine and talk about stand-up, but those days are a fond memory." (Eonline)

Beachgoers will have to shake off loss in Taylor Swift's shore town. A court has ruled against beachgoers who sought more access to the sand in a Rhode Island town where Taylor Swift owns a vacation home. The Rhode Island Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a lower court's ruling that said landowners in a section of Westerly could put up fences to keep the public off their 2-mile stretch of beach. The attorney general's office and environmental groups had argued that the land had been dedicated to the public more than a century ago. The court disagreed, finding the beach is privately owned. The attorney general says he's disappointed but points out that the decision does not affect a state constitutional guarantee to access the shoreline. Swift frequently vacations at her beachfront home in a different section of town. (PageSix)

Kate Hudson and her brother Oliver were targeted by their estranged father's business associate when their deal went south ... according to new legal docs. Bill Hudson says Eric A. Zimmerman got angry about a failed film venture, and fired off multiple texts promising to harm him and "drag your children into this as well" by publicly smearing them in the media. According to docs, Zimmerman also strongly insinuated he would shoot Bill by texting, "the safety is off and I have my finger on the trigger." Hudson took this seriously enough to file for a restraining order, protecting himself, Kate, Oliver and 2 of his other children. The judge signed off, and Zimmerman is now prohibited from contacting the Hudsons. Bill's been estranged from his famous kids for years -- they grew up with Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn -- and he's said he doesn't think of Oliver and Kate as his anymore. Obviously, he still takes their safety seriously. (TMZ)


Jimmy Kimmel has received an outpouring of love and support following his announcement that his newborn son, Billy, underwent emergency open-heart surgery just a few days after birth. However, not everyone was empathetic towards the late night host. Former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) tweeted his reaction to Kimmel's baby news on Tuesday, writing: "Sorry Jimmy Kimmel: your sad story doesn't obligate me or anybody else to pay for somebody else's health care." Walsh, who is now a syndicated radio host, was referencing Kimmel's opening monologue in which he made a case for former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. "We were brought up to believe that we live in the greatest country in the world, but until a few years ago, millions and millions of us had no access to health insurance at all," Kimmel said during Monday's show. "Before 2014, if you were born with congenital heart disease, like my son was, there's a good chance you'd never be able to get health insurance because you had a pre-existing condition." Meanwhile, Twitter was quick to criticize Walsh for his tweet, with some reminding the former Congressman about his $117,000 child support scandal, an issue he settled in 2012. "Joe, you won't even pay child support for your OWN kids. We already knew you felt this way, you worm. No need to tell us -- we're good," tweeted comedian Patton Oswalt. President Donald Trump and members of the Republican-led Congress attempted to repeal Obamacare earlier this year, but House Republicans abruptly pulled their bill in late March after significant criticism. Walsh rejected the congressional health insurance plan for his own family, although his wife Helene had a pre-existing condition and needed surgery while the couple was uninsured. Also on Tuesday, Obama thanked Kimmel for his support in a tweet: "Well said, Jimmy. That's exactly why we fought so hard for the ACA, and why we need to protect it for kids like Billy. And congratulations!" (People)

Alec Baldwin Brings His Best Dance Partner for an Interview With Ellen DeGeneres: His 3-Year-Old Daughter. Alec Baldwin came prepared for an interview with Ellen DeGeneres. Dancing is always welcome on the set of the comedian's daytime talk show, so the actor arrived with the perfect partner -- his 3-year-old daughter, Carmen. The father-daughter duo adorably walked out moving and grooving to DNCE's "Cake by the Ocean and, of course, DeGeneres quickly joined in on the fun as the trio jumped up and down in the air. However, as the moment proved, being a parent to young kids can be quite an exhausting feat. "I wake up in the morning and I go 'How, how how?'" he told the host. As Baldwin acknowledged, he and his wife Hilaria Baldwin welcomed three children in the span of three years. "I was out of work -- what do you want me to say?" he quipped. "I was home a lot." Kidding aside, the Match Game host is thrilled to have the new additions. "I love having kids again -- they're great," he said. They are also entertaining, particularly Carmen. "She's like Debbie Reynolds," Baldwin said of the tot and her posing on the red carpet. "She's performing." The proud dad even recalled instances when she comes out with him to greet the audience at Match Game and she blows kisses. Meanwhile, his first son, Rafael, reminds him of a particular leading man in Hollywood. "He's James Franco," the actor described the 1 year old. "He's like smoldering for the camera." (Eonline)

Ashley Graham Poses Nude for V Magazine and Recalls Her Christian Upbringing. Ashley Graham is baring it all. The 29-year-old curvy model skips the lingerie and poses in nothing but a sheer mesh top, exposing her nipples, in a steamy photo published in V magazine's Summer 2017 issue, which is on newsstands now. Ashley has stripped down for modeling shoots before, even posing without underwear for a previous issue of V, but this pic, taken by Mario Sorrenti, is her most revealing yet. In another pic, she appears naked and wrapped partially in black cloth while lying on her stomach. A third photo shows her lying naked on her back, with her hand covering her chest. Tracee Ellis Ross interviewed Ashley for V. The model, author of the upcoming book A New Model: What Confidence, Beauty, and Power Really Look Like, talked about a topic she is passionate about -- body image. "I grew up in a very Christian home, so words have power," she said. "I took that with me into every area of my life. If you say, 'I'm fat,' that's how you're going to feel. If you say, 'I'm stupid,' that's how you're going to start your day." "I wake up sometimes and I feel like the fattest person alive, but I'm not going to let that affect the rest of my day," she continued. "Say to yourself, 'I like this day. I am bold, I am beautiful, and I am brilliant.' For me, that hits the interior, the exterior, and it makes me feel smart." Ashley also recalled how she discovered she had cellulite for the first time, when she was in middle school. "I remember telling my mom, 'Isn't it disgusting? It's so ugly.' She pulled her pants down and said, 'Look, I have it, too.' And I was like, 'Gasp!' She looked at me, then at it, and just rolled her eyes. She didn't tell me that it's beautiful or ugly. She just made it a nonissue," she said. "It doesn't define my worth," Ashley added. "If women like you and me continue to preach that, then I feel like younger girls are going to grasp it and they're going to be like, "Who cares!" (Eonline)

Amy Schumer's Dad Cries Upon Meeting Goldie Hawn, ''The Love of His Life." Goldie Hawn's still got it! The comedy queen proved she can still cast a spell on men when she met her Snatched co-star Amy Schumer's super-fan father Gordon Schumer, who suffers from multiple sclerosis. During the encounter, Amy's dad, who is wheelchair bound, was brought to tears upon meeting The First Wives Club actress. The Trainwreck star posted the tear-filled video on her Instagram earlier and it's too sweet for words. Seeing her father's reaction, Amy joked, "You gotta play it cool!" To which he responded, "I can't." But Gordon wasn't the only one who got emotional, even the 71-year-old Hollywood icon got teary during the touching meetup. Along with the moving vid, Amy wrote, "My dad meeting the love of his life @officialgoldiehawn." We feel ya, Gordon and Amy, Goldie really is the best. Last year, the comic did an interview with Mo Rocca about how her father's diagnosis when she was 12 years old affected her romantic relationships. "It affects your relationships for sure. Everybody I meet and I'm like, 'Yeah, he's cool, but would, like, would I push him in a wheelchair? You know, would I want him to push me?' So, yeah, I go there pretty quick. Other people are like, 'Should we go to Hawaii on vacation?' I'm like, 'Do I want you to change my colostomy bag?' It just changes your perspective." And it sounds like her perspective certainly has changed... Before attending the 2017 Met Gala on Monday, Amy, along with Goldie, did a Q&A event with The Moms, a website hosted by Denise Albert and Melissa Musen Gerstein. In the revealing sit down, the 35-year-old first joked that she'd, "worked really had not to be a mom." Eventually, the Inside Amy Schumer star did admit that she would like to be a mother one day. "I'm 35 I'm sick of thinking of myself, you know. I'm just like enough Amy, who cares." The actress has been dating furniture designer Ben Hanisch for 18 months. We wonder what will happen there? (Eonline)

Maksim Chmerkovskiy wants to make sure his 3-month-old son Shai knows the names of some of the greatest NBA legends at a young age. The Dancing with the Stars pro shared a cute father-son bonding session about basketball on Instagram and Twitter on Tuesday, just in time for the NBA playoffs. "When mommy says 'no TV' but it's the playoffs! I'm not trying to make my son like the same things I do," Chmerkovskiy, 37, said about fiancee and mother of his child, Peta Murgatroyd. "I'm just 'gently whispering' to him why Jordan is the #GOAT, @KobeBryant is second GOAT-est, @BrooklynNets is our team and @KingJames and @russwest44 are our favorite players right now," the proud dad shared. Chmerkovskiy and Murgatroyd, who were both eliminated this season on DWTS, welcomed their first child in January and have been introducing Shai to many of their favorite things. The father of one revealed to PEOPLE in March that there's a lot of dancing in their household. "If I keep moving with him, well maybe he won't be a dancer, but he definitely will be okay with motion sickness!" he said. "I just feel like the music you play around the child, the way you speak to each other around the baby, the way you speak to the baby, I think all of those things will definitely have a residual effect." Dancing with the Stars airs Mondays (8 p.m. ET) on ABC. (People)

Rosie O'Donnell's Daughter Chelsea O'Donnell Says Her Relationship With Her Mother Is ''Irreparable'' After Two-Year Battle. It's a war of words and it doesn't look like it's going to end well... Almost two years after Rosie O'Donnell took to her website to post that her mentally ill teenage daughter Chelsea O'Donnell was missing and had run away from home, their relationship appears to have gone from bad to worse. The two, who have been estranged, are currently having an epic and very public battle, and it seems like everyone is the loser in this situation. Recently, Chelsea spoke to Daily Mail about several incidents and detailed an alleged event from 2015 in which she says her mother became enraged after the then-17-year-old got a tattoo of the word "Breathe" on her. "It was pretty late at night," Chelsea said. "A couple of weeks prior, I had gotten a tattoo. [O'Donnell] had spyware on my phone so she could see pretty much everything I did. She called me into her room and asked me about the tattoo. I denied it. She asked me to take off my clothes -- she didn't know where it was -- to show her and I refused." The 19-year-old continued, "She picked up a wine bottle and started chasing me, trying to take off my clothes. She told me if I didn't show her, if I tried to leave, that she would hit me with the wine bottle, call the police and tell them that I had attacked her." Her account went on: "She was holding it above her head and coming after me in her room. She kept trying to run after me and saying that if she really wanted to she could kill me, she's that strong." Chelsea also claims that her famous mother never apologized or talked to her about the threatening incident. On Aug. 18, 2015, the former co-host of The View blasted out a blog detailing her daughter's departure. "Rosie O'Donnell's 17 year old daughter, Chelsea O'Donnell was reported missing," the statement read. "Nyack, New York police authorities have been looking for her in the Rockland County area since Sunday, August 16. She was last seen Tuesday, August 11. She was wearing a black sweatshirt hoodie, dark ripped blue jeans, women's grey converse sneakers and a black backpack. Chelsea has a large tattoo on her right side of a dream catcher with the word 'Breathe.'" However, police later found Chelsea in New Jersey at the house of a 26-year-old man with an arrest record, including charges of heroin possession. However, no arrests were made as Chelsea had been there voluntarily and no drugs were found. A few months after the incident, Chelsea met Nick Alliegro, who is 31, in a Dunkin' Donuts in Long Island, NY. They began dating and moved in with each other. In the recent interview, Chelsea also confessed that the two secretly got married last July after she found out she was pregnant. She also said that she had suffered a miscarriage soon after their wedding. Last August, Rosie posted a photo of herself and Chelsea on Instagram with the caption, "What a difference a year makes," alluding to a possible reconciliation between mother and daughter. But it seems as though that was short lived. On March 4, 2017, Rosie responded to the claims made by her daughter to the publication. In addition to other comments, she wrote, "Chelsea is mentally ill. Has been in and out of hospitals most of her life. Born addicted to heroin. She has had a tough road. As for her comments, I assume you are paying her, which is why she is selling these tales to you." She added, "She is very sick. She is not capable of truth or reason. She has not been in touch with anyone since her husband tried to extort $9000 from this family." Her estranged daughter responded to her statement: "I am not mentally ill and I have no self-hatred and am not doing this for the money. Rosie doesn't know me and she never will again. She is a cruel narcissistic vengeful woman who doesn't care for anyone but herself and her writing that on her website just shows how shallow hateful she really is." (Eonline)

Hilary Duff has a new pooch in her life, and she's named it Momo. Or Bean. She hasn't decided. The Younger star posted photos of her new pup Tuesday on Instagram, first announcing she named her rescue Momo, but then asking fans for help in naming her adorable addition. The names in question: Bean and Momo. The actress has long been a dog lover and has had her share of heartbreak in the past. In 2013, she announced the death of her dog, Lola. In 2016, she lost her French bulldog, Beau. Not wanting to live a life without a best friend for herself and her son Luca, Duff adopted a new French bulldog, Peaches, in March 2016. She also has a Bernese Mountain dog by the name of Dubois. (People)

Victoria's Secret Angel Candice Swanepoel gave birth to her first child Anac√£ six months ago, and she's filled our Instagram feeds with adorable pictures of her baby boy ever since. Now, they're starring in a new GAP film together and we can't handle the cuteness. Mama Said is a celebration of motherhood and will raise money for Every Mother Counts, a charity dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safer for women all over the world. Candice stars alongside Liv Tyler, who also co-directed and soundtracked the film. "Motherhood is so different for each woman-it's your unique journey, and I love that I'm able to share my experience as a mother in this project," said Candice. "I often think of the things my grandmother and my mother have been telling me my whole life," added Liv. "Remembering what your 'mama said' as a child and growing up is very important. I often try to think of things that I can say to my children in a way that they can hear me the same way I heard my mom." (British Glamour)

Million Dollar Listing New York's Fredrik Eklund Buys $4.6 Million Penthouse. Leave it to Fredrik Eklund to purchase some incredible real estate. The star of Bravos' Million Dollar Listing New York is certainly no stranger to the game, having worked on selling properties to stars like Jennifer Lopez, Sarah Jessica Parker and John Legend. The real estate agent is so good at what he does, he's even become a celebrity in his own right. Naturally, no one could be around such gorgeous homes all the time and not want to have one (or in the case, several) of their own. E! News has exclusively learned that the reality TV star just purchased an incredible new home in Manhattan. The penthouse at 1 Seaport features massive floor-to-ceiling glass windows and balconies, providing 270-degree views overlooking the Hudson River. The chic duplex also features gold Calcutta marble fixtures with brass accents, and is over 1,900 square feet in size (so, not exactly one of the teeny tiny Ikea furnished apartments New York is famous for). Of course, this much luxury comes with a pretty sizeable price tag -- $4.6 million to be exact. The penthouse apartment will be ready for move-in within a year, but given the various properties the celebrity real estate agent owns, we can't say for sure when or if his family will be moving in. The new purchase comes less than a week after Eklund revealed he and Real Housewives of New York's Bethenny Frankel are launching a new show! We've heard of a celebratory drink, but why not a celebratory apartment too? The show, which was announced by Bravo under the working title Bethenny and Fredrik Property Project, is pretty much the reality show of our dreams. The new show will follow the reality stars and "the ups and downs of scouting, buying and designing multimillion-dollar properties." This isn't the first time the two have worked together. In fact, the real estate agent helped the SkinnyGirl cocktails mogul sell her Tribeca apartment -- and for nearly $7 million. This new project is just one of many shows coming to Bravo, with new seasons of fan favorites like The Real Housewives of Orange County, Shahs of Sunset, and Vanderpump Rules in the works.

Barack Obama proposed to a woman who rejected him not once but twice ... before he met Michelle -- this according to a new biography. The woman is Sheila Miyoshi Jager. David Garrow, author of the new book, "Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama," says Obama met Jager in the mid-'80s when he was doing community organizing in Chicago. Jager, of Dutch and Japanese ancestry, told Garrow even back then, Obama had a strong belief he'd someday become President of the United States. She also told the author Obama had "a deep-seated need to be loved and admired." She says in 1986 Obama asked her to marry him, but her parents were opposed because they thought she was too young. She said no, but they continued dating. Then, Garrow says, Obama's presidential ambitions became a centerpiece of their relationship, causing a conflict because he worried a non-African-American spouse would do him political damage. Garrow says he "felt trapped between the woman he loved and the destiny he knew was his." Obama went to Harvard Law School in 1988 and the relationship was on the ropes, but Jager says Obama again asked her to marry him before he left, but she was off on a research trip to Seoul and rejected his proposal. Obama fell for Michelle after their first year in law school but, according to Garrow, he was still occasionally seeing Jager. As for Jager, she's a professor of East Asian Studies at Oberlin College. And there's this fun fact: Her book, "Iraqi Security Forces and Lessons from Korea" was on Osama bin Laden's bookshelf in the compound where Seal Team Six killed him. (TMZ)

Floyd Mayweather is laying out the reasons why Conor McGregor could actually WIN if they ever face off in a boxing ring ... saying the guy has real talent as a stand-up, boxing style fighter. The boxing legend was out in L.A. on Tuesday for a fancy event at Catch with Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey ... but afterward is when the real fun started. "Conor McGregor is the 2nd biggest name in MMA," Floyd said (in the past he's called HIMSELF the #1 name in the sport). "So, I'm not gonna sit right here and knock Conor McGregor. He's gone out there and done what he's had to do. It's obvious he's done something right thus far to get to the point where he's at ." So, where does Floyd admit Conor has a shot? "I've been off for a couple years and I'm 40 years old now. So, I'm a lot older and he's still in his 20s and I'm in my 40s now. So that could play a major key, we don't know. And he's a heavy hitter." Floyd also says he can't ignore the fact Conor's been crushing dudes while fighting standing up -- saying, "Every time he goes out there and defeats fighters, he's standing up. He's in a boxing position and he's beating fighters." "Does he have a good chance of upsetting Floyd Mayweather? I can't say, but anything can happen in the sport of boxing." (TMZ)

Fake umbilical cord from 'Groundhog Day' is missing. "Groundhog Day," the Broadway hit that's nominated for seven Tonys, is searching for an odd missing prop. Last week the crew brought a van full of props to "Today" to perform a scene in which Andy Karl's character helps a victim choking on a hot dog, rescues a cat, and aids a woman giving birth. "When they got back to the theater and were unloading, they couldn't find the fake umbilical cord," says a source. A rep added, "To anyone wandering through Rockefeller Plaza who finds it, please return it to the August Wilson Theatre." (PageSix)

Charles Manson Family killer Leslie Van Houten is calling out prosecutors for sitting on a recording she believes would secure her release at her next parole hearing. Van Houten's lawyer, Richard Pfeiffer, filed docs to ban the L.A. District Attorney's Office from appearing at her upcoming parole hearing because it won't give up 1969 audio recordings made by Manson's right-hand man, Tex Watson. Van Houten insists the tapes bolster her argument Manson had her and the other killers under his spell. Her argument would likely be something like this: I've served 39 years for murders I only committed due to Manson's mind control ... I'm no longer under his control, and no longer a threat to society. The DA insists the tapes reveal nothing more than "rambling musings about LSD, secret worlds beneath Death Valley and bizarre racial theories." Van Houten was sentenced to life with the possibility of parole for the stabbing murders of Leno and Rosemary LaBianca. Her parole hearing is set for September. The judge has yet to rule on Van Houten's request to ban prosecutors. (Eonline)


Lea Michele's New Song 'Hey You' Reads Like a Letter to Cory Monteith: 'Songwriting Is a Form of Therapy'. When it came time to write and record her new album, Lea Michele got personal -- and she says creating the album was a cathartic experience. "This is exactly how I'm feeling in my life right now," Michele, 30, tells PEOPLE of her sophomore LP Places, out now. "I want the world to hear it." While her debut album (2014's Louder) was more of a pop departure for the Broadway veteran, Michele returned to her theatrical roots on Places, flaunting her Streisand-esque pipes on soaring anthems and tear-jerking ballads. The lyrics of one of those ballads, "Hey You," read like a letter to her late boyfriend Cory Monteith, who died of a toxic mix of heroin and alcohol in 2013. "Final days were the hardest / I didn't think they would be your last," she sings on the emotional album closer. "I know you had to go away / I'll tell you every day I miss you." Michele won't confirm the track was inspired by Monteith, saying, "I like to keep certain things private," but adding: "Songwriting is a form of therapy." The Glee actress cowrote "Hey You" with songwriters Ali Tamposi and Wrabel and says it serves as a follow-up to "If You Say So," a song from Louder which she wrote with Sia. (In 2014, she told Billboard "If You Say So" was about Monteith, telling the magazine: "It will always represent the most devastating thing that's every happened to me in my whole life.") "I love it. I think it is such a beautiful song, and it has such a beautiful message," Michele says of "Hey You." "Despite it being about a more sensitive subject matter, when I listen to it, my overall feeling that I get from it is just joy and love." Indeed, Michele says she's in a very positive place in her life these days. "People have a perception of who I am and where I'm at right now," she says, "because of everything I've been through ... But I am so happy. And I feel so strong." With the release of Places, Michele will hit the road on tour this week; she's signed on to a new ABC comedy from Hamilton Tony winner Daveed Diggs; and hopes to return to Broadway soon. But she's found an equilibrium between her career and life, too. "I'm always making time to work out, to take care of myself, to just sit on the couch and binge-watch Netflix. That's what keeps me grounded," she says. "I feel very hopeful right now. I'm so blessed to have really incredible friends and my family ... and that personal-professional life balance. Whenever things are in that great sweet spot, that's when I'm most happy." (People)

Fyre Festival Organizers Ja Rule and Billy McFarland Hit With Second Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of All California Attendees. While the Fyre Festival was quickly over before it officially began, the fall out for its organizers Ja Rule and Billy McFarland is far from over. Earlier, three women, who attended the failed fest, filed an injunction to stop the rapper and the businessman from...well...doing business. The organizers are also being sued for breach of contract, violation of California business and profession code, negligent misrepresentation and fraud in the class action lawsuit. But that's not all... Celebrity attorney Mark Geragos filed a $100 million lawsuit on behalf of plaintiff Daniel Jung, seeking punitive damages for alleged fraud, breach of contract, breach of covenant of good faith and negligent misrepresentation after the first weekend imploded in chaos. Looks like pissing off a bunch of rich social media influencers may not have been the best business move? According to court docs, the class action lawsuit seeks, "to recover damages for the use of unlawful, unfair and fraudulent acts and practices in provision of selling tickets and promoting a music festival to CA residents." The lawsuit, which was filed by plaintiffs Chelsea Chinery, Shannon McAuliffe and Desiree Flores on behalf of all California residents who purchased tickets, travel packages and/or attended the Fyre Festival attendees, takes aim at Ja Rule, McFarland, Fyre Media, Matte Projects and Does 1-100. The plaintiffs allege that the defendants, "deliberately and fraudulently marketed and sold tickets to a lavish, tropical destination music festival." The lawsuit also claims that the event was billed as a, "journey and destination, a place where music, culture, and food combine, igniting out curiosities and our passions over two weekends on one of the most sought after and secluded islands in the world." But instead, "They had a horrific experience on the island that was not suited nor prepared for the influx of visitors or music festival of such grand proportion." The docs allege that, "Festival grounds were barren and disorganized, luggage was thrown from shipping crates on the beach, the villas advertised as upscale beach tents resembled those used by FEMA. The tents were also empty and did not include any furnishings when plaintiffs arrived." Ja Rule has spoken publicly about the controversy to explain his side of the story. "I'm heartbroken at this moment my partners and I wanted this to be an amazing event it was NOT A SCAM as everyone is reporting," he tweeted Friday. "I don't know how everything went so left but I'm working to make it right by making sure everyone is refunded... I truly apologize as this is NOT MY FAULT... but I'm taking responsibility I'm deeply sorry to everyone who was inconvenienced by this... " As previously reported by E! news, the class action lawsuit claims that the organizers had been aware for "months that their festival was dangerously under-equipped" and that food service and accommodations on Fyre Cay in the Grand Bahamas Exuma Island chain were not in place as recently as last month. Allegedly, contractors hired for the site had not been paid and refused to work. "Defendants were knowingly lying about the festival's accommodations and safety, and continued to promote the event and sell ticket packages," the lawsuit claims. "More troublingly, Mr. McFarland and Mr. Atkins began personally reaching out to performers and celebrities in advance of the festival and warned them not to attend -- acknowledging the fact that the festival was outrageously under equipped and potentially dangerous for anyone in attendance." The event is allegedly postponed but we'll have to wait and see if the whole thing isn't totally scrapped. The festival is certainly gone, but for those who were willing to foot the exorbitant bill on the "Coachella of the Bahamas," it is anything but not forgotten. (Eonline)

The campaign manager for New Zealand's National Party said Wednesday she raised concerns during the 2014 election about using a song that sounded similar to Eminem's "Lose Yourself" but was told by industry experts it would be fine. Jo de Joux told the High Court in Wellington she was concerned that using the song "Eminem Esque" raised copyright issues for the party, and she was also worried that Eminem had been associated with hate speech. Eminem's music publishers Eight Mile Style are suing the conservative political party for copyright infringement after it used the song in TV ads. De Joux said she sought and received assurances from music and advertising experts that using "Eminem Esque" would be acceptable because it was part of a licensed music library and was free from any copyright issues. She said focus groups favored the song and the campaign ad was run 186 times before it was pulled in August 2014. She said she'd fielded complaints in a previous campaign about the use of a Coldplay song. "I was therefore adamant that the party did not want to have to deal with any such complaints during the 2014 campaign," she said. "I needed absolute reassurance that the track could be legitimately used by the party before I was willing to recommend that we proceed." Under cross-examination, de Joux said she had not sought legal advice on using the song nor approached Eminem's representatives to get approval. De Joux was the first defense witness in the judge-only case that began Monday and is expected to last about six days. Her testimony came a day after composer Jeff Bass called "Eminem Esque" a "blatant rip-off" of "Lose Yourself." Bass, who lives near Detroit, co-wrote the Oscar-winning 2002 song with Eminem and Luis Resto. The publishers are seeking both a cash settlement for an undisclosed amount and an acknowledgement by the court that the National Party breached copyright. The defense argues that while the songs are similar, they aren't the same and therefore the party never breached copyright. (Page Six)


The Defenders Trailer Features So Much Action, Snark, Sigourney Weaver and "The War for New York." Street-level superheroes of New York City, assemble! OK, that doesn't have quite the same ring to it as "Avengers, assemble!" but it will have to do because The Defenders have assembled for a new trailer. In the trailer, Marvel's Netflix heroes, including Daredevil/Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Luke Cage (Mike Colter) and Iron Fist/Danny Rand (Finn Jones) come together for the first time. And like most superhero team-ups, the heroes are skeptical of each other at first and end up fighting each other. Don't forget, it's a comic book show! "You're on the same side," Rosario Dawson's Claire Temple tells them. "You four: The devil of Hell's Kitchen, the smart ass detective, the righteous ex-con and the kid with the glowing fist -- the war for New York is here," Stick (Scott Glenn) says. "So get your s -- t together." Marvel's The Defenders sees the four of them coming together to stop the resurrected Elektra (Elodie Yung) and the mysterious Alexandra (Sigourney Weaver). The trailer features plenty of action -- including a hallway fight scene! -- and snark. It looks like everything you've come to love about Netflix's Marvel shows. "You look like an idiot," Jessica Jones tells Matt Murdock, who's wearing a scarf over his face. "It's your scarf," he snappily replies. The cast also includes Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson, Carrie-Anne Moss, Rachael Taylor, Eka Darville, Simone Missick and Jessica Henwick. Marco Ramirez and Doug Petrie are executive producers along with Jeph Loeb. All episodes debut on Netflix on Friday, Aug. 18. (Eonline)

Paris Jackson Is Headed to the Movies: All the Details on Her First Feature Film Role. Paris Jackson is continuing her rise to the top. Michael Jackson's daughter, 19, is set to make her feature film debut in director Nash Edgerton's upcoming project for Amazon Studios, E! News can confirm. The untitled movie is described as a dark comedy-thriller, and stars David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, Thandie Newton and Sharlto Copley. Quite a roster for Paris to learn a thing or two about acting from! She'll reportedly take on the role of an edgy 20 year-old named Penny, and the flick will follow what happens when Oyelowo's businessman character becomes tangled in crime while in Mexico. Paris will already have plenty of onset practice when production begins, as she guest starred on an episode of Fox's musical drama, Star. It was the rising starlet's first scripted acting gig, and paved the way for IMG Models to sign Paris to their elite roundup of catwalk queens in early March. The King of Pop's only daughter attended her first-ever Met Gala Monday night, and as Vanity Fair recently dubbed her -- Paris is Hollywood's newest "It Girl." As for what fans can expect from Paris in the near future, a source close to the teen recently told E! News she'll be sticking to what she knows best. "If you had to put her priorities in order, it would probably be acting, activism and modeling," the source shared. "She's passionate about all of them. Her modeling career is really taking off and you can expect some big announcements coming in the next month or so." We can't wait to see her next move! (Eonline)

The Dark Tower Trailer Is Here -- and Reactions Are Mixed. Idris Elba really knows how to tote a gun. The first trailer for Stephen King's The Dark Tower adaptation dropped Wednesday morning, and Elba and foe Matthew McConaughey are fighting to the death over the titular Dark Tower. Elba, a sworn protector of the tower and gunslinger, faces off against McConaughey, who is described as "worse" than the Devil, who wants to destroy the tower. Should the Dark Tower be destroyed, however, both Earth and Mid-World will go down with it. Obviously, a lot is at stake. The action-packed trailer also featured references to other King movies. In the background, a photo of The Overlook Hotel from The Shining can be seen. But sometimes action and Easter eggs aren't enough, as the trailer for The Dark Tower released to mixed reviews. (Eonline)

It has been nearly three years since the world lost Robin Williams. Now, his last film is finally making its way to the U.S. Williams lent his dynamic voice to play a talking dog in Absolutely Anything, a British sci-fi comedy about a group of aliens who give a random human the power to do absolutely anything. The movie premiered in the U.K. in August 2015, but will finally begin playing in American theaters on May 12. Williams was found dead of an apparent suicide in August 2014 at his Tiburon, California, home. He was 63.In the wake of his death, Williams' films, A Merry Friggin' Christmas and Night at the Museum 3, were released posthumously. Absolutely Anything is the last of William's three final films to hit U.S. theaters. The movie follows Simon Pegg's character Neil, who is graced with the powers. Naturally, the average Joe decides to use his new abilities to give speaking abilities to his dog, Dennis. (People)

The new Whitby had a new screening. Elle Fanning, Naomi Watts, Susan Sarandon in "3 Generations." Elle plays the daughter, Naomi's the mama, Susan's grandma. Andrew Saffir's Cinema Society invited all of society. The hotel was stuffed with Sienna Miller, Domino Kirke, Penn Badgley, Paul Haggis, Julie Taymor, Kelly Rutherford, Celine Rattray, Jennifer Creel, Will Cotton, plus another 150 bodies and fotogs by the pound. Only a tweezer could pluck out the trio when, suddenly, all three plunked onto a couch together. So who said what, who knows? They said: The transgender story's about a life-changing transformation. Three New York generations living under one roof. Male teenager (Elle) becomes female. Single mom (Naomi) needs the kid's biological sperminator to OK the sex switch. To make things more interesting, the grandmother (Susan) is a lesbian. Nothing's omitted in the film but Caitlyn's X-rays. Susan: "I've seen so much in life, and am happy this story's out. I'm pleased to be in it." Elle: "My character's teased in school. Beaten up. He gets a black eye, and a bad guy puts a dead chicken on him." Naomi: "It's a family trying to come to terms with change. Great conversation. We've all read the story. A difficult time but, then, my character wants this to happen." Susan: "Dealing with all questions, it helps you understand the basic painful level of such transition." Elle: "I didn't have too much makeup or wigs, but I had layers of costumes. As a boy he wanted to hide his shape. When he transitions he begins with hormones." Susan said more, but it was to complain about my complaining about her shoes when last we met. She'd matched a stunning blue silk pantsuit with crappy sneakers. Upset, I complained. So this time -- dressed great -- she complained that I had complained. (Page Six)


OMG! Megan Begins Treatment at the Institute on The Arrangement: "It's Gonna Blow Your Mind." "You're holding me against my will." Megan (Christine Evangelista) wakes up at the Institute for the Higher Mind on Sunday's season finale of The Arrangement. On last week's episode, Megan was kidnapped and taken to IHM after she revealed to Kyle (Josh Henderson) that she was responsible for her stepbrother's death. When she wakes up, IHM employee Nina (Dana Gourrier) enters her room and says it's time for them to start her treatment. The two then sit down together and Nina starts to record their session, which Megan thinks is for Terence (Michael Vartan). "Oh this isn't for Terence," Nina says. "Trust me, this is for you." Nina then tells Megan that next week, they'll watch this session together. "It's gonna blow your mind," she says. The season finale of The Arrangement Sunday at 10 p.m., on E! (Eonline)

Praise Be, The Handmaid's Tale Renewed for Season 2 on Hulu. The Handmaid's Tale is just beginning. Hulu announced the acclaimed new drama based on Margaret Atwood's book of the same name will return for a second season on the streaming platform. "The response we've seen to The Handmaid's Tale in just one week since its premiere has been absolutely incredible," Craig Erwich, Hulu's head of content, said in a statement. "It has been an honor to work with this talented team of cast and creators to develop a series that has struck such a chord with audiences across the country. As we continue to expand our strong slate of original programming, The Handmaid's Tale is exactly the type of gripping and thought-provoking storytelling we want to bring to viewers. We can't wait to explore the world of Gilead and continue Margaret's vision with another season on Hulu." The Handmaid's Tale follows Elisabeth Moss as Offred, a fertile woman forced to serve in the house of a Commander, a leader in the dystopia of Gilead, the former United States of America now under totalitarian rule. "Above all its a story of survival and hope and the resilience of the human spirit," Samira Wiley, Moira on the series, told the audience at the Hulu Upfronts. In a press release, Hulu said The Handmaid's Tale premiere is the most watched premiere episode on its platform, acquired or original. The cast also includes Yvonne Starhovski, Alexis Bledel, Ann Dowd, Joseph Fiennes, Max Minghella, Madeline Brewer and O-T Fagbenle. Bruce Miller is executive producer and writer on the series. Warren Littlefield, Daniel Wilson, Fran Sears and Illene Chaiken are executive producers too. New episodes premiere Wednesdays on Hulu. Season two will premiere in 2018. (Eonline)

The Flash Finally Reveals Who Savitar Is & Things Truly May Never Be the Same. Savitar has finally been revealed! Warning, spoilers ahead for The Flash's May 2 episode. If you haven't watched or don't want to be spoiled, speed away! What do you do when the hero becomes the villain...sort of? The Flash finally revealed the identity of season three's big bad in Tuesday night's episode, and it's safe to say no one on Team Flash saw it coming. Especially Barry (Grant Gustin). Because it was Barry. Allow us to explain... After Killer Frost (Danielle Panabaker) teamed up with the evil Speedster to throw a wrench in Barry's attempt to encourage Tracy Brand (Anne Dudek) to speed her research up so Savitar could be stopped before he killed Iris (Candice Patton), it became increasingly clear to Team Flash that the villain's innate ability to predict their every move was no mere guesswork. It was as if Savitar had lived through it all, they thought. And they were right. After a remark about love from Joe (Jesse L. Martin) triggered something in Barry, he began to piece the horrifying truth together. As he confronted Savitar, shouting that he finally figured out how his nemesis was always one step ahead, he clued us in at home. "You remember," he said. "When you were me." As the Savitar suit opened up to indeed reveal another Barry Allen, the artist formally known as Savitar only had one thing to day: "Like I told you from the beginning, I am the future Flash." There was one big clue in the crossover episode, if you can remember that far back, where Future Barry warned Team Flash not to trust him. They told us all along who it was! What did you think of The Flash's big Savitar reveal? Did you see it coming or were you surprised? The Flash airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. on the CW. (Eonline)


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