‘FLIP OR FLOP’ STARS SPLIT AFTER EXPLOSIVE FIGHT
“Flip or Flop” stars Tarek and Christina El Moussa portray the chipper, nearly perfect all-American couple on TV but we’ve learned they’re now separated …after a scary incident involving guns and a feared suicide attempt. Their ordeal started, at least publicly, in May when deputies responded to “a call of a possibly suicidal male with a gun” at the couple’s Orange County home. According to law enforcement, a massive presence showed up — 11 deputies and a helicopter.
T.J. Miller Arrested After Alleged Argument With Cab Driver Over Donald Trump
“Silicon Valley” star T.J. Miller was arrested for suspicion of battery in Los Angeles early Friday after allegedly arguing with a cab driver over Donald Trump. Miller is accused of assaulting the driver after a political argument over Trump around 1 a.m., LAPD officer Jenny Houser told The Hollywood Reporter. It was a citizen’s arrest, as it did not happen in front of officers. Miller, who got into the cab after GQ’s Men of the Year Awards, is accused of slapping the driver in the head, TMZ reported.
T.J. Miller gets a mouthful at ‘Office Christmas Party’ bash
A few nights before T.J. Miller was arrested in LA after an alleged altercation with an Uber driver, the “Silicon Valley” star was the life of the party at a bash for his movie “Office Christmas Party” in New York. At a Cinema Society shindig for the film at Mr. Purple, Miller let co-star Olivia Munn shove a burger in his mouth, donned Santa garb at a photo booth with Pauly Shore, and hung out with Norman Reedus, Nick Kroll, Trevor Noah, Molly Sims and Gina Gershon.
Patti Smith botches Nobel tribute to absent Bob Dylan
Patti Smith performed on behalf of Bob Dylan at the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday morning — and forgot the lyrics to his famous tune “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall.” The rock icon — who was accepting Dylan’s prize in literature — suddenly started mumbling the lyrics in the second verse in front of over 1,500 onlookers, including the king and queen of Sweden.
‘Brady Bunch’ star fired after homophobic rant
A Los Angeles radio station says former “Brady Bunch” star Susan Olsen has been fired after she got into an online confrontation with openly gay actor Leon Acord-Whiting. LA Talk Radio announced on Friday that it will not tolerate hateful speech and that it has severed ties with the host.
Bill Cosby wants a plea deal to avoid trial
Bill Cosby hopes to cop a plea that will allow him to avoid any prison time for his alleged sex crimes, according to a source close to the disgraced comedian. After a Pennsylvania judge ruled the shocking testimony in a 2005 civil lawsuit in which he admitted to giving women drugs before having sex with them admissible, Cosby plans to ask his attorneys to seek a plea deal to avoid a trial, the source said.
Bristol Palin pregnant for the third time
A year after the birth of her second child was marred in drama, Bristol Palin is pregnant with her third. Palin, 26, and husband Dakota Meyer — who turned heads with a sudden reconciliation and June wedding following a bitter custody battle over their baby — said Thursday, “We are so excited to announce that our family is expanding!”
Selena Gomez signs $10M deal to become face of Coach
Selena Gomez has signed a huge $10 million deal with Coach to design her own line and become the face of the luxury accessory brand. Despite taking some time out of the spotlight, Gomez was just named the most popular celebrity on Instagram for the second year running, with 104 million followers. A source told us that, as part of the deal, Gomez would design her own line for Coach and star in ad campaigns.
JUSTIN BIEBER GOES FULL KANYE ON THE PAPARAZZI
Justin Bieber’s got more than a little Kanye West in him, and it was blatantly obvious when he hit a West Hollywood club. Bieber pulled up outside Delilah Saturday night, and immediately reminded the paparazzi about his new rule — no yelling at him. He’s put photogs on notice before — but this time it sounded almost word for word like a NYC run-in with Kanye a few years back.