How Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez's "Traditional Latin Families" Influenced Their Idea of Marriage. When Jennifer Lopez said her "love don't cost a thing," she wasn't lying. It's no secret the 50-year-old multi-hyphenate is having a whirlwind year. From her epic It's My Party tour to starring in the upcoming stripper drama, Hustlers, J.Lo is one busy woman. But despite her burgeoning career, the legendary actress knows what's important in life: her family. After getting engaged to her beau Alex Rodriguez in March, she's making sure to put her love life first. In a candid interview with ES Magazine, the Bronx native opened up about her fiance, how important marriage is to both of them and how at the end of the day, money doesn't really matter. Hence why her "Love Don't Cost a Thing" song still rings true 19 years later. "[Marriage is] important for both of us," Lopez shared with the publication. "We both come from traditional Latin families and we want that." She continued, "Everyone wants somebody to grow old with. At the end of the day, how much work can you do, how much money can you make, and what does it all matter? It doesn't, really." In fact, marriage is especially important to the Hustlers star that she recently asked Supreme Court Justice and icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg for advice. RBG was married to Martin Ginsburg for more than 50 years (!!!) before he passed away in 2010. The 86-year-old trailblazer told J.Lo the wisdom her mother-in-law passed down to her on her wedding day. "She took me aside and said she wanted to tell me what was the secret to a happy marriage," Ginsburg shared. "I said I would be glad to hear it. 'What is it?' And she responded, 'It helps sometimes to be a little deaf.'" Moreover, the "Medicine" singer has talked about wanting to do things differently when she ties the knot with the retired MLB player. "I'd like a big wedding and I'd like to get married in a church this time," she explained on her YouTube channel back in July. "I've never been married in a church and I've been married three times, and once was nine months and once was 11 months, so I don't really count those. But I was married to Marc [Anthony] for 10 years, with the kids." However, when J.Lo doesn't have wedding planning on the brain, she's out here hustling. For the Second Act actress, say says she's been able to survive the harsh industry by having "tough skin." "This business is not for the faint-hearted -- it eats people up," she told ES Magazine. "To survive in it for as many years as I have, you've got to have a tough skin." She continued, "Did I think I would be doing this at 50? I didn't think I'd stop, but I didn't know that it would be the best moment of my life. We're conditioned to think, as women, that it would be over by now. And the truth is, it's not like that at all. I find myself growing and getting better every year and that's exciting." Furthermore, she's all about paying it forward. The "Dinero" singer explained she's "always been trying to push for more Latin women in lead roles." You can read the legendary star's full interview in this week's issue of ES Magazine, which releases on Thursday, Sept. 5. (Eonline)

Camila Cabello talks about her relationship with fellow pop star Shawn Mendes in Elle's Women in Music issue. "People can say whatever they want to say. They can speculate," she tells the mag. "But at the same time, we are going to live our own lives, enjoy it, and fall for each other like nobody is watching. That is how I want to live. I never want to open the door for people to feel like they are involved ... That's why I'm so tight-lipped about it: because I want to protect it." Also in the issue, Lizzo opens up about her relationship with herself. "I take self-love very seriously. And I take it seriously because when I was younger, I wanted to change everything about myself. I didn't love who I was and the reason ... is because I was told I wasn't lovable by the media, by [people at] school, by not seeing myself in beauty ads ... by lack of representation," she said. Billie Eilish, Cabello and Lizzo appear on three separate covers for the October issue. Cabello and Lizzo will also appear at the Shed on Thursday during Fashion Week. (Page Six)

Ariana Grande and Mikey Foster's Romance Has Officially Been Confirmed. It's true! After a month of romance speculation surrounding Ariana Grande and Mikey Foster, the songstress' brother Frankie Grande has set the record straight. Appearing at The Game Changers premiere on Wednesday in Los Angeles, Frankie dished to reporters about a recent "double date" he went on with his sister and Foster, according to Us Weekly. "It was really fun," Frankie said, according to the magazine. "Game night! Board games! So fun." Plus, it sounds like the Social House singer already has Frankie's stamp of approval. "I love Mikey. I think he's a really sweet guy. So talented. So, kind and so caring," he reportedly said at the event. "He's a great guy." The two performers first sparked chatter of a possible romance after collaborating on "Boyfriend" and its music video, both released in August. The pair raised eyebrows with their music video makeout session and seemed to get a little flirty in behind-the-scenes footage. According to a source, that same month, they sat next to each other at a surprise birthday party the songstress hosted for her bodyguard after their performance at the Lollapalooza music festival. While the Grammy winner is currently abroad on her Sweetener World Tour, she's not far from Foster as Social House is an opening act. Romance on the road? Sounds like the perfect next album inspiration. (Eonline)

Elle Fanning once carried chicken bones on the red carpet for good luck. Make no bones about it: Walking the red carpet can be stressful for even the most seasoned movie star. But for Elle Fanning, who recently landed a spot on Vanity Fair's 2019 list of best-dressed celebrities, the solution to soothing those awards-show jitters comes from a poultry carcass. According to WWD's coverage of this year's VF rankings: "[Editor-in-chief Radhika] Jones said she was surprised to learn that Elle Fanning, who's made it on the list a few times, for years kept chicken bones in her red carpet purses as a good luck charm." Fanning, whose "fashion marathon" at May's Cannes Film Festival included over a dozen designer looks, confirmed her years-long reliance on wishbones in her interview with the magazine as well. Then again, the "Neon Demon" actress has never exactly been shy about embracing her quirks. She's often spoken about her lifelong obsession with Marilyn Monroe in interviews, having purchased the screen icon's old face cream and powder at auction and downloaded a Marilyn Monroe app so she can quote the star whenever the mood strikes. And Fanning's far from the only superstitious star in Hollywood: Dame Helen Mirren has admitted that she considers "stripper shoes" to be good omens, while Heidi Klum said she keeps a bag of her baby teeth for luck. (PageSix)

Britney Spears Is "Very Angry" Over Alleged Abuse Incident Between Her Father and Son. Britney Spears is "very angry" after her father, Jamie Spears, allegedly abused her son. On Tuesday, E! News reported that Kevin Federline filed a criminal complaint against Spears' father after learning that he allegedly "put hands" on their son, Sean. A representative for Federline told E! News at the time that Kevin was acting in Sean and Jayden's "best interest." And it appears that Britney is in total agreement with her ex. A source tells E! News, "Britney was very upset with her dad and left with the boys. She never wants Jamie to treat her boys the way he did or to get involved with disciplining them in that way." Moreover, the source reveals that the pop star was the one to tell the father of her two sons about the alleged incident. "Britney had to explain to Kevin what happened and he felt they had no choice but to go to the police," the insider explains. "Kevin wants to protect his boys." After filing the report, Kevin was granted a restraining order against Jamie on behalf of Sean and Jayden. Under the restraining order, Jamie is not allowed to contact Preston or Jayden and is not permitted to act the mandated supervisor when the boys are in Britney's care. However, this could pose a challenge to the current child custody arrangement, since Jamie acts as Britney's conservator. The source shares, "Britney is extremely anxious and paranoid about losing custody and she feels Jamie put her in jeopardy." At the moment, Kevin maintains custody of Sean and Jayden 70 percent of the time, with Britney having unsupervised custody for the remaining 30 percent. Previously, the exes shared 50-50 custody until August of last year. This summer, the singer spent plenty of quality time with her teenage sons, including a rare trip to Disneyland. She shared photos of their excursion and positively raved about the fun day they had on Instagram. "Great time at Disneyland today .... but I don't remember ever getting that wet on splash mountain!!! Geeez .... anyhow my boys are older now, so they don't like their picture taken ever... so I was thrilled today when they said SURE !!!!! Such a great place !!!!!" the 37-year-old shared. But even with the ongoing drama, it doesn't seem like Kevin would keep Britney from making memories like these with their boys. As his attorney, Mark Vincent Kaplan, stated, "Kevin in no way wants to prevent the boys from having any unreasonable custodial contact with their mom." (Eonline)

Dylan Farrow blasts Scarlett Johansson for defending Woody Allen. Dylan Farrow has words for Scarlett Johansson. Farrow, 34, took the actress to task on Twitter after she vehemently defended Woody Allen over Farrow's claims of childhood sexual abuse. "Because if we've learned anything from the past two years it's that you definitely should believe male predators who 'maintain their innocence' without question," Farrow, whose parents are Allen and Mia Farrow, tweeted in response to the Los Angeles Times' coverage of Johansson's new interview with The Hollywood Reporter. "Scarlett has a long way to go in understanding the issue she claims to champion." Johansson, who has starred in a number of Allen's films, recently told The Hollywood Reporter, "I love Woody. I believe him, and I would work with him anytime." Johansson, 34, famously voiced her support for the #MeToo and Time's Up movements early on, calling out James Franco at the 2018 Women's March for wearing a Time's Up pin to that year's Golden Globes only to be accused of sexual misconduct. (He later denied the accusations). "How could a person publicly stand by an organization that helps to provide support for victims of sexual assault while privately preying on people who have no power?" Johansson said in the speech. "I want my pin back, by the way." Johansson has yet to respond to the backlash. (PageSix)

Amber Portwood isn't about to let her ex-BF hightail it outta Indiana with their son without a fight ... and says he has zero reason to leave their home state because he can do his job anywhere. Amber filed her opposition to Andrew Glennon's proposed move to Malibu. As we reported, Andrew filed his own docs last month, informing the court and Amber that he wanted to with their 1-year-old son, James. Andrew said he had nothing tying him to Indiana, but Amber says ... not so fast! In her docs, she points out her ex has put down roots in the Hoosier state -- he's lived there for 2 years and, obviously, had a child during that time. As for his claim he works on left coast ... Amber says that's BS, because he's been a day trader -- which she points out can be done from anywhere. In the docs, Amber calls his attempt to move for employment "disingenuous." Amber also says the move would not be in the best interests of their kid. So, she's asking the judge to shoot down Andrew's request to relocate. (TMZ)

Kevin Hart is in a grueling stage of recovery right now after doctors repaired THREE fractures to his spine ... suffered in his horrific Labor Day weekend car accident. Sources with direct knowledge tell us Kevin's Sunday night surgery involved fusing the fractures ... 2 of them in the thoracic section of his spine, and 1 in the lumbar. Although the procedure was a success, Kevin is still going through hell. We're told he has to be heavily medicated because the pain is just that intense. That being said, it could have been much worse. Lumbar fractures can often result in at least difficulties walking, and at worst ... partial paralysis of the arms or legs. Luckily for Kevin, we're told doctors expect him to make a full recovery, but it's gonna be a long road back. As we reported, he'll have several weeks -- if not months -- ahead of physical rehabilitation. Everyone knows Kevin is one of the hardest working guys in Hollywood, and our sources say the rehab process will almost certainly impact his jam packed work schedule. Kev has at least 5 upcoming projects, and those are just the ones that have been announced. As for where Kevin and his friends Jared Black and Rebecca Broxterman were on Saturday night before they crashed in the Malibu Hills -- we're told there was no wild night out on the town at a bar or restaurant. Our sources say the group had spent the evening at Kevin and Eniko's Calabasas home. Kevin was clearly soaking up a rare day off Saturday when he posted a pic of himself jumping into his pool with the caption, "Being home makes me happy ... enjoy your weekend people." Later that day he also posted a vid of himself behind the wheel of the 1970 Plymouth Barracuda, peeling out on what looked like a local street. TMZ broke the story ... the eyewitness who called 911 from the accident scene says he saw a security guard pull Kevin from the driver's side window of the wrecked muscle car. CHP says first responders found Jared pinned in the driver's seat when they arrived. He and his fiancee, Rebecca, were removed after firefighters sawed off the roof of the car. Jared's condition is still unclear, but we're told he suffered similar injuries to Kevin. (TMZ)

Kevin Hart was definitely a passenger in the car crash that landed him in the hospital ... we know that because our law enforcement sources tell us the physical evidence proves his friend was behind the wheel. Our CHP sources tell us ... Kevin's friend, Jared Black, was indisputably driving early Sunday morning. They know that because we're told he was trapped in the driver's seat in such a way that the firefighters had to literally cut the wreckage around him to extricate him from the vehicle. We're told Jared also had injuries consistent with a steering wheel impact. Our sources say both Jared and Kevin had back injuries, and they believe it's because the car did not have seat belt harnesses. The car -- a 1970 tricked out Plymouth Barracuda -- only had lap belts and, when there's a forceful impact, it often creates serious back injuries because the body lunges forward. TMZ broke the story ... Kevin had 3 spinal fractures in the lumbar and thoracic areas, and surgeons fused the vertebrae. He will remain in the hospital at least through the week and will have to endure a very long rehab. He's currently in extreme pain and heavily medicated. We got shots of the accident scene in the Malibu area, where CHP officers were taking measurements. We're told they neglected to do that the morning of the accident and were doing belated due diligence. We're told there is no criminal investigation. (TMZ)

Dr. Phil Addresses Bam Margera's Return to Rehab After Intervention. Dr. Phil addressed his intervention with Bam Margera on Wednesday's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!. Back in August, the Jackass star took to social media to open up about his trips to rehab and ask the talk show host for help. "He started posting things, I guess, on Instagram or whatever," Dr. Phil recalled to Jimmy Kimmel. "He was down in Austin in a hotel room, kind of, on his own. He started saying 'I'm in trouble, and I don't trust anybody except Dr. Phil.' Like, no pressure. He says, 'I'll talk to him. I'll do anything he says.'" Just a few days later, E! News confirmed the pro skateboarder sat down with Dr. Phil for a filmed session that is set to air Sept. 9. After the meeting, Dr. Phil put him in detox. However, he claimed Margera left without permission just a day later. During this time, the 39-year-old celebrity got a tattoo of Dr. Phil's name. "He's a fan, but I would have preferred he stayed where he was," Dr. Phil said. Later that month, Margera was arrested for alleged trespassing. He was released on his own recognizance. Dr. Phil claimed Margera then went back to treatment and stayed for a "couple days" before heading "out again and back again." Near the end of the month, Margera announced he was in rehab getting treatment and that he would be unavailable until Sept. 6. He was then hospitalized for edema a few days later. Still, Dr. Phil told Kimmel Margera is keeping his "head down and working head." "Now, I think he's really making a concerted, sincere effort to turn things around, which I really hope he does because he's got a lot of young people that really look up to him," he said. "But I gotta say: It's not a success-only journey. He's in rehab. Look, when you really have a problem with drugs or alcohol, it's not unusual for there to be six or seven relapses before you finally get a grip on it. So, who knows if this will be the time." (Eonline)

Aaron Carter is no longer getting court-ordered protection from his ex-girlfriend ... and her attorneys say he blew off a court hearing because he knew his allegations were false!!! The singer failed to show up in court Tuesday for a hearing to make his temporary restraining order against Lina Valentina permanent and as a result, the TRO has been dismissed. We broke the story ... Aaron got a TRO against his ex after claiming she threatened to stab him with a knife. He also alleged she physically abused him during their relationship and carried a blade. Lina and her attorney, Michael Malak, were at Tuesday's hearing, but Aaron was not, and they say he's full of it. Malak says Lina does NOT carry a knife and never threatened Aaron. Sources close to Aaron tell TMZ ... he didn't plan on following up with the restraining order because he's just over it and wants to move on with his life. We're told Aaron still stands by his allegations in the TRO. Lina wants to move on too, and her attorney says she's hopeful Aaron will "get the help he needs." We're guessing Aaron might have a bone to pick with that, because as he continues stockpiling firearms ... Aaron insists his mental stability is just fine. (TMZ)

'Real Housewife' Gina Kirschenheiter's husband just got nailed by the Orange County D.A. with 2 felony charges related to an alleged domestic violence incident. The D.A. is charging Matthew with domestic violence and false imprisonment of Gina back in June. According to docs, the incident went down on June 22. We know the 'RHOC' star had filed for a restraining order against Matthew back in June ... and it appears the charges stem from that same incident. Matthew allegedly "inflicted corporal injury resulting in a traumatic condition" upon Gina. The D.A. doesn't list details about the false imprisonment charge ... but often in domestic violence cases, it means the defendant prevented the victim from leaving a room or their home. Matt was arrested back in June, but prosecutors didn't charge him until now. Gina had filed for divorce in April 2018, and will be officially single on Jan. 1, 2020. The couple has 3 kids together ... all minors. (TMZ)

R. Kelly's far from sleeping with one eye open now that he's back in general population because he feels totally at ease among his hometown inmates ... TMZ has learned. Sources close to the singer tell us ... Kelly doesn't anticipate any problems in gen pop at the federal prison where he's being held in Chicago, because he feels he's still considered a "legend" there. We're told he believes his fellow prisoners all look up to him and wouldn't harm him ... despite facing sordid charges that include sex with minors -- which makes most prisoners a target. Our sources say this is strictly a Chicago thing, though -- Kelly would not be so fearless if he were to be placed in gen pop in one of the other jurisdictions where he's facing sex crime charges ... like New York federal court or Minnesota state court. He's just not as confident in his clout that far from home. Also, Kelly's lawyer, Steven Greenberg, reminds us ... even in Illinois, security measures are in place to keep his client safe -- but he confirms Kelly's not sweating his safety, anyway. As we reported ... Kelly got out of solitary confinement Tuesday after claiming he was being treated unfairly. He's now allowed to experience some fresh air and hit the yard with other inmates if he wants, and gets 10 non-attorney visits instead of the previously allowed one. (TMZ)


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