Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth Make First Public Appearance as a Married Couple. Newlyweds! Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth made their first public appearance together since tying the knot last month. The "Nothing Breaks Like a Heart" singer was there to support her husband on Saturday night as he was honored at the G'Day USA Gala in Culver City, Calif., sponsored by Bondi Sands. The couple didn't walk the red carpet together, but they did pose for photos as they cozied up inside the event. After being presented the G'Day USA Excellence in Film Award by Vince Vaughn, Hemsworth gave Cyrus a sweet shout-out during his speech. "Thank you to my beautiful wife," the Isn't It Romantic actor gushed over Cyrus. "You are a sweet, sweet angel." "Yeah, I love you, you're great," Hemsworth continued as Cyrus jokingly yelled for him to "keep going." "What did you just say?" Hemsworth asked from the stage. "There's more about me!" Cyrus replied as the crowd and Hemsworth laughed. "Yeah, I'll tell you later," Hemsworth said. "I'll tell you later." Cyrus shared a photo of the couple at the event on Instagram Saturday. "Date night," she captioned the post. "OUT and ready to party with the MR." Cyrus and Hemsworth confirmed their wedding in late December, sharing photos from the intimate ceremony on social media. The ceremony came about 10 years after the couple first met while filming The Last Song. (Eonline)

Dylan Sprouse and Barbara Palvin Just Took a Major Step in Their Relationship. Dylan Sprouse and Barbara Palvin are movin' on up -- literally! The former child star and supermodel revealed to their combined 16 million Instagram followers on Friday evening that they had taken the next step in their relationship by moving in together. "Two worms officially in the big apple," 25-year-old Barbara captioned a selfie of the pair posing in their new digs, which offer a stunning view of the New York City skyline. Dylan, 26, posted the same snapshot and joked, "We moved in [and] we only had 4 mental breakdowns!" The duo first sparked romance rumors last summer when they began leaving flirty comments on each other's social media accounts and later attended a film screening together. In November, Dylan won the award for best boyfriend when he hand-delivered fast food to Barbara after she walked in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. "I was more nervous because he was in the crowd," the catwalk queen told E! News following the show, to which Dylan revealed, "I almost cried a little bit!" "You know what, it's hard to see like from these interviews and I guess just from the Instagram posts and stuff how hard she's really worked to do this," he continued. "So I think the best part for me is just knowing that like after all of that, it really paid off." So... when's the housewarming party? (Eonline)

Kris Jenner Spills the Tea on Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott's Rumored Wedding Plans. Could 2019 be the year that Kylie Jenner says 'I Do'? Rumors about a potential marriage between the 21-year-old and rapper Travis Scott have been swirling for quite some time and continue to heat up, especially since they have taken to calling each other husband and wife. So, of course, the question had to be brought up when Kris Jenner called into the Kyle and Jackie O Show on Thursday. The Aussie host asked, "Any wedding bells for Kylie and Travis Scott?" "Not that I know of," the momager coyly said. "So, if you hear something, you better call my cell." One thing she did reveal is that she thinks "they are really terrific" together. This comes as no surprise to fans of the makeup mogul and the artist, who are a total power couple. While wedding talk for Kylie and Travis is still TBD, Kris is positive about her future wedding plans with boyfriend Corey Gamble. Or, the lack thereof. "I think I am so happy with the way things are right now... We've got so much going on in so many other directions and it's always about just getting through the week and going a million different directions," she explained. She added, "He couldn't be a better person in my life for everything that goes on and what we do because he kind of keeps me grounded." And she could use the support since her kids keep her on her toes, especially while they are filming. She revealed that the biggest instigator is Khloe Kardashian, who Kris described as being "very spicy." The mother-of-six shared, "There's not a day that doesn't go by where they aren't silly. You never know what's going to come out of Khloe's mouth, truly." (Eonline)

Kate Beckinsale Hospitalized for Ruptured Ovarian Cyst. Kate Beckinsale has been hospitalized after suffering a ruptured ovarian cyst. The 45-year-old Serendipity actress took to Instagram on Saturday to share pictures of herself in a hospital bed. "Turns out a ruptured ovarian cyst really hurts and morphine makes me cry," she captioned the post. "So thankful to everyone who looked after me." She also added the hashtag #wobbly and a heart emoji. Just days ago, Beckinsale appeared well as she hosted the LA Art Show, honoring St. Jude. For the event, Beckinsale worked with hairstylist Pete Savic, who was very concerned after seeing her post from the hospital. "When did this happen?!" Savic asked in the comments. "I just saw you. I am so very sorry you have to go through that." "Today!!" Beckinsale replied. "Thank you darling love you." Beckinsale's post also sparked concern from more friends, fans and fellow celebs. "Are you okay?" Isla Fisher asked. "Sending you so much love." Sarah Silverman, who previously dated Beckinsale's ex Michael Sheen, commented, "OMG!!!!" In response to one social media user who commented on her "selfie," Beckinsale replied, "It's actually not a selfie. My mum took it." "I would not have posted it if we had not noticed someone in a car taking a photo of me leaving the hospital in a wheelchair," she continued. "I have Instagram largely to have my own honest narrative and not have to always be ambushed by stories that come out that are invented. I'd prefer to say what happened than endure speculation and so I chose to share." "I agree, it's not a normal impulse," Beckinsale went on to write. "But it's not normal to be photographed in vulnerable situations by people you don't know either." "Thank you so much to everyone who has wished me well and lots of love to the girls here who have been through similar or worse," she concluded her comment. "Love to all x." (Eonline)

Olympic Swimmer Nathan Adrian Reveals Testicular Cancer Diagnosis. Olympic gold-medalist Nathan Adrian is opening up about his recent battle with testicular cancer. The 30-year-old swimmer revealed the troubling diagnosis to the world on Thursday via Instagram. In the long and lighthearted social media post, Nathan shared that he felt like "something didn't seem quite right" with his body, which prompted him to visit his doctor. "At the very least, I still needed to get my flu shot so it couldn't hurt," he explained. However, "After a few tests and visits with a specialist, I unfortunately learned that I have Testicular Cancer." Despite the disheartening news, Nathan remains positive, especially since he and the doctors "caught it early." Moreover, the athlete has already started treatment and "the prognosis is good." "I will be back in the water in a few short weeks with my sights fully set on Tokyo," he said. Another silver lining for the five-time gold medalist is that this experience will allow him the opportunity to educate the public on the importance of maintaining one's health. "Along the way, I hope to share my journey in an effort to help break the stigma of discussing men's health issues," he said. "I've realized that too often we tend to avoid these important topics, ignore the potential warning signs, and put off getting the medical help that we may need." Coincidentally, the swimmer studied public health at the University of California, Berkeley, but he joked that he is using his background in the study "a little sooner than I planned!" And in a message directed to his fans, he assures that he is "keeping a positive attitude as cases such as mine are curable." Nathan concluded his statement by sharing his gratitude for his family, friends and, most importantly, his wife, who he wed on Sept. 15. The newlywed is to undergo surgery next week and plans to provide an update soon. We wish the swimmer a quick and easy recovery! (Eonline)

Robert De Niro, Grace Hightower waging custody battle over 7-year-old daughter. Robert De Niro has quietly filed for divorce from his philanthropist wife of 20 years -- and the two are waging a secret custody battle over the 7-year-old girl they had through a surrogate, The Post has learned. De Niro filed for divorce from Grace Hightower on Dec. 13 in Manhattan Supreme Court, according to sources. The "Raging Bull" actor kept the divorce filing quiet by securing a coveted "Anonymous v. Anonymous" caption on the case, records show. A 2006 appeals court ruling says the anonymous captions should be used "sparingly" and to protect the "health and welfare" of children. De Niro, 75, requested the hush-hush handling of his suit and Hightower, 63, didn't object, records show. Justice Matthew Cooper granted the request on Dec. 17. De Niro asked a judge for visitation with his daughter Helen Grace the same day he filed for divorce. The former couple is due in court for the first time this week on the custody matter. They announced their daughter's birth in December 2011 but kept details about the surrogacy private. Page Six exclusively reported that De Niro and Hightower had split in November. This is their second time in divorce court. De Niro first filed for a split in 1999 -- just two years into their marriage. At the time they were fighting over custody of their now 20-year-old son Elliot. They later reconciled and renewed their vows in 2004, but a source told Page Six last year that this separation is permanent. "Rumor has it they are done," the source said. Lawyers for the parties did not immediately return messages. (PageSix)

Lala Kent Issues Warning After Car Hit by Thief: "Lock Your Doors and Don't Trust Anybody." Lala Kent has a message for a mystery thief: Enjoy the stuff while you can! On Thursday, the Vanderpump Rules star took to social media, telling fans that someone stole "thousands of dollars" worth of items from her. "So, I go downstairs to my car to start cleaning it out and by the time I made the second run, I had been robbed," she said in an Instagram Story. "All of my Christmas presents -- thousands of dollars' worth of things -- were just taken taken from behind double-guarded gates." The reality star continued, "Do I feel safe where I live? Not really, but I wanted to give a shout out to the LAPD for taking time out of their hectic days dealing with real life-threatening things just to hear me out on what happened, so shout out to them." The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed officers conducted an investigation and took a crime report for theft from motor vehicle on Thursday afternoon, but would not confirm the identity of the house owner. Before signing off, the star issued a message to the thief. "I hope whoever took my fabulous stuff enjoys it, but what I hope even more is that we catch you because you can't take other people's things that we work hard to pay for." As Kent concluded, "That being said, I hope everyone has a phenomenal Thursday. Lock your doors and don't trust anybody." Noted, Lala! (Eonline)

Taylor Swift wins suit against realtor over $1.08M commission. They should have known she was trouble. Taylor Swift beat a lawsuit filed against her by a Manhattan real estate broker who said the pop star stiffed her out of a $1.08 million commission for the purchase of her Tribeca townhouse. The "Look What You Made Me Do" singer argued that she never signed a contract. A Douglas Elliman broker showed a rep from Swift's company Firefly Entertainment 153 Franklin St. in February 2017 and gave the rep blueprints to the pad that once hosted former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn. The Frenchman was renting the apartment while being investigated over charges that he raped a Midtown hotel maid. He was ultimately cleared and he and his wife flew home to France. Eight months later, the "Shake it Off" singer purchased the property for $18 million but excluded the Elliman broker from the transaction. The Grammy Award-winner also owns three apartments at 155 Franklin St., which abuts the townhouse. But the stand-alone home was likely attractive because it had what the apartment building lacked -- a paparazzi-proof garage. The brokerage firm sued, demanding the seven-figure commission, but a judge tossed the suit on Thursday, saying Elliman never had "any formal agreement" with Swift. "Douglas Elliman's claims fail as a matter of law for want of an enforceable contract," Manhattan federal court judge Jesse Furman wrote in the ruling. Judge Furman said an "informal e-mail" between the parties about viewing the townhouse was insufficient to secure a commission. "And the e-mail is far from the sort of 'formal writing' one would expect in connection with an $18 million transaction," Furman added. "The e-mail lacks most, if not all, of the material terms of a real estate brokerage agreement, including the scope and duration of the relationship and the fee," he wrote. Reps for Swift did not return messages for comment. A lawyer for the brokerage company declined to comment. (PageSix)

Brigitte Nielsen -- the OG "Red Sonja" -- isn't calling for director Bryan Singer's head just yet, but says she absolutely will ... IF troubling new pedophilia allegations turn out to be true. We got Brigitte -- who costarred alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger in the '85 action flick -- leaving Craig's in WeHo, and asked what she made of Singer still directing the reboot ... after The Atlantic published a bombshell report in which 4 men claimed Singer had either molested them years ago when they were minors. The Danish-born actress wasn't fully aware of the scandal but invoked the #MeToo movement and told us if Singer turns out to be guilty -- he's gotta get the boot. Sonja went so far as to say she'd cut him herself, if the studio didn't do it. Little background: the fictional Sonja character is a victim of sexual assault, a fact that helped fuel the outrage over Singer possibly directing the film. Singer is denying all the allegations and calls the Atlantic article a "homophobic smear piece." He has not been charged with any crime. For now, Brigitte is willing to reserve judgment until Singer is proven guilty of anything. Millennium Media, which is making the film, and producer Avi Lerner are taking a similar approach ... saying Singer will not be fired based on mere allegations. (TMZ)

"Black Mirror" actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw told cops she's being stalked by a woman in Los Angeles ... and the case took a super dark turn when police found a tracking device under her car. According to a search warrant obtained by TMZ, the alleged stalker placed a GPS tracker on Gugu's vehicle and has been tailing her around the city for over 2 months. The details of the case are shocking ... in the docs, investigators say the alleged stalker keeps popping up wherever Gugu goes -- hotels, restaurants, spin classes and even her home. Even more startling ... the warrant states Gugu's alleged stalker lives on her street. According to the warrant, Gugu told cops the stalker has been calling her and her boyfriend and then hanging up ... this, in addition to snapping photos of Gugu. In the docs, Gugu says she's been living in constant fear because she thinks the alleged stalker could show up to her place and become violent. Our law enforcement sources say LAPD is still investigating the case. (TMZ)

The author of "13 Reasons Why" claims he was expelled from the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators over false allegations of sexual harassment ... this according to a new lawsuit. In the suit, obtained by TMZ, book author Jay Asher claims he was kicked out of SCBWI after 7 anonymous women alleged, he was using his status to prey upon other female members of the organization and intimidated them into silence, an allegation he says was completely false. In the docs, Jay claims he was expelled from the society after the allegations of sexual harassment came out, and says the organization never adequately investigated the allegations against him. In the docs, Jay says he believes his accusers were resentful of his success. Jay is going after SCBWI for damages, and says he thinks the false allegations could hurt his ability to make money as an author of young adult novels. We reached out to SCBWI for comment ... so far, no word back. (TMZ)

Nelly took a major step in proving he's got nothing to hide in a criminal case out of the UK, where he's being investigated for alleged sexual assault. Law enforcement sources tell us the St. Louis rapper was interviewed last week by the Essex Police at their Southend station, where they've opened a criminal probe into an alleged sexual assault from 2017 ... when Nelly performed in the area. We're told Nelly flew out to meet with cops -- without being asked -- and we're told his participation is a major step forward in the investigation ... but not necessarily the deciding factor. It might be a while before a decision is made on whether to charge him. Nelly was never detained at the police station. A rep for the rapper tells TMZ ... "Nelly flew to the UK on his own volition last week to work with the police in assisting their investigation to clear his name completely." As we've reported ... Nelly's been accused of masturbating in front of a woman and forcing his penis in her mouth after a meet and greet in December 2017. She says she was able to flee and didn't immediately go to cops out of fear of not being believed. Nelly -- who's denied the latest allegation -- is being sued for the same alleged incident. He also settled a separate lawsuit with a woman who'd accused him of rape. (TMZ)

R. Kelly's relationship with Joycelyn Savage -- one of his alleged brainwashed sex slaves -- has done way more than raise eyebrows with viewers of "Surviving R. Kelly" ... we're told it's caught the attention of the feds. Sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ ... Joycelyn's dad, Timothy, has been contacted by an FBI special agent regarding the R&B singer at least 5 TIMES in the past year and a half ... most recently weeks before Lifetime's docuseries began airing on January 3. We're told Timothy provided the FBI with all the known whereabouts of Kelly and Joycelyn from state to state, starting with where their relationship began, along with text messages or emails. Our sources say Timothy provided the feds with lots of the same information regarding alleged predatory behavior and physical abuse he gave Lifetime for 'Surviving." The FBI has jurisdiction when an adult brings a minor across state lines for sexual purposes. It's unclear if the FBI has launched an official investigation into R. Kelly ... but it's clear the controversy and accusations against him are on the agency's radar. He's already under criminal investigation in Georgia. As we've reported ... Joycelyn's family believes Kelly is holding her against her will -- something she strongly denies. The 2 were seen shopping together in April 2018, and we caught her out "vacationing" in Beverly Hills back in May without Kelly. We've reached out to the FBI but were told the agency does not confirm or deny investigations. (TMZ)

R. Kelly allegedly arranged a coast-to-coast trip for Azriel Clary when she was underage, and the FBI is now looking into the trip to see if R. Kelly committed a federal crime ... TMZ has learned. Azriel, one of the women featured in "Surviving R. Kelly," was flown from Palm Springs to Phoenix to Orlando on May 25, 2015. She flew US Airways, leaving Cali at 6:57 AM and eventually landing in Florida at 4:09 PM. A source connected to Azriel's family tells us the flights were arranged by a woman who was R. Kelly's assistant at the time. Here's why it's potentially a big deal. Azriel was only 17 at that time and that means R. Kelly could have violated the Mann Act -- the federal act that makes it illegal to transport a minor across state lines for purposes of sex, debauchery or prostitution. We're told the FBI just learned about the flights within the last week. As we reported ... the FBI has also been in touch with Joycelyn Savage's father multiple times in the last 18 months -- so it's clear the feds are taking the R. Kelly allegations seriously. R. Kelly sources tell us the singer believes he did nothing wrong because he has this signed note from Azriel's mom, Alice ... giving Kelly's assistant consent to care for Azriel. It's not a great defense, because you can see it's dated Sept. 21, 2015 -- but Azriel made the trip back in May 2015. However, we're told Kelly's camp thinks the note shows her parents were generally willing to let Azriel travel with him. He might end up having to make that point in court. Stay tuned. (TMZ)

Comedian Kevin Barnett's Cause of Death Revealed. Writer and comedian Kevin Barnett's cause of death has been revealed. Earlier this week, it was confirmed that the Rel co-creator had passed away at the age of 32. "We can confirm the death of a U.S. citizen, Kevin Barnett, in Tijuana on Jan. 22," a U.S. Department of State official told E! News in a statement. "We offer our sincerest condolences to his family on their loss, and we stand ready to provide all appropriate consular assistance. Out of respect to the family during this difficult time, we have no further comment." Now, the Chief of the Forensic Medical Service tells E! News that on Jan. 22 at 5:50 am, a 32-year-old male body was received, identified as Kevin Michel Barnett, from Avenida Revolucin in Tijuana. "The corresponding autopsy was carried out, which determined that the cause of death was: Non-Traumatic Hemorrhage, caused by pancreatitis," the statement to E! News reads. "At the moment his body is still in facilities of the Forensic Medical Service of Tijuana, waiting to be delivered to his family members who are performing the legal proceedings." Barnett's last post on Instagram, shared on Jan. 19, showed him in Mexico. "In mexico. Bought myself a sweater," he captioned the post. "Been accused of appropriation several times. In my head I just gave a lady some money so I ain't cold. Either way. Swag heavy. Mixtape comin." Since news of Barnett's death broke this week, his fans, friends and fellow comedians have taken to social media to mourn his death. "i am so sad," Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Chelsea Peretti wrote, retweeting a post by The Stand NYC about Barnett's death. "Kevin Barnett was an incredible comedian and writer, contributing to Broad City, the stand-up community and beyond," Comedy Central tweeted Tuesday. "He'll be greatly missed." "Our hearts are broken, as are those of everyone at REL, at the news of Kevin Barnett's passing," Twentieth Century Fox Television and Fox Entertainment told E! News in a statement on Tuesday. "He was an incredibly funny, wildly talented man who had so much more to do and so many more stories to tell. We send our thoughts and prayers to his friends and family during this difficult time." A celebration of life is being held in Barnett's honor at The Bell House in Brooklyn on Friday, Jan. 25. Our thoughts are with Barnett's loved ones at this time. (Eonline)

Michel Legrand, Oscar-winning composer of Yentl and Thomas Crown Affair, dies at 86. Michel Legrand, the Oscar-winning composer behind film scores to Yentl and The Thomas Crown Affair, died Saturday at the age of 86. A statement shared on the artist's official Facebook page mentioned Legrand "left us peacefully." "He changed the meaning of music in films with his sense of rhythm and his absolute passion for life," the statement reads. "Goodbye to our dearest Michel Legrand, thank you for 21 years of friendship, partnership and music." Born Feb. 24, 1932 in France, Legrand, also a notable jazz pianist, went on to win three Oscars, five Grammys, one Golden Globe, and one BAFTA Award over the course of his illustrious career. He won statuettes from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences for his work on 1968's The Thomas Crown Affair (starring Steve McQueen), 1971's Summer of '42 (starring Jennifer O'Neill), and 1983's Yentl (starring Barbra Streisand). He was nominated for 10 others. Legrand also composed scores for The Three Musketeers (1973), the James Bond film Never Say Never (1983), Wuthering Heights (1970), and Le Mans (1971), in addition to winning Grammys for his jazz work like the 1975 album with Phil Woods, Images. Legrand's last film score was completed for The Other Side of the Wind, the Orson Welles film finally released on Netflix in 2018. The pair worked together 1974's F for Fake and the director wanted another Legrand jazz score, the way the musician tells it. "I am proud to be the link between these two Welles films," he told Variety last year. "I take it as a gift from Orson, through the clouds." Legrand last performed with the Paris Philharmonic in December and he was scheduled to perform again in February. Claire de Castellane, a musician and producer who organized a series of solo piano concerts by Legrand, told the Associated Press that performing up to the end "was a very beautiful way to say goodbye." "He was not afraid of death, he talked about it," she said. "He said it made him nervous, but it didn't frighten him." "I want to try to explain what happened, to tell the audience what I've done," Legrand told The Guardian during one of his final interviews, published in September. "Every movie that I've scored, I've tried to be original, to be different from what we're used to listening to. When I write music, my music talks. It's not a music that says nothing, a tapestry where nothing happens, like most of the composers. I think I've been an adventurer -- in life, in my work, too." Tributes to Legrand have been pouring in from the likes of Streisand and Tony Bennett. "His beautiful music will live on forever," the Yentl star tweeted. "I will treasure the memories I have of working with him." (Entertainment Weekly)


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