CBS planning to move Scott Pelley off ‘CBS Evening News’
Buzz is growing that Scott Pelley’s time as anchor of the “CBS Evening News” is coming to an end. While CBS denies it, multiple sources tell Page Six that the network is planning to move Pelley over to “60 Minutes” — where he is already an anchor — full time, and replace him on the network’s flagship news broadcast.
Celebrity hacker gets longer sentence than expected
A Manhattan federal judge slammed a celebrity hacker with a larger-than-expected sentence because of the man’s secret plot — hatched from his prison cell — to sell the dirt he’d stolen from celebrities once released from prison. Judge Paul Englemayer sentenced Alonzo Knowles — who prosecutors say hacked hundreds of celebrities — to five years in the slammer Tuesday. That’s almost double what Knowles was told to expect when he copped a plea last May.
Grammy Nominations 2017 Include Beyoncé And Adele
Awards season is about to begin and music’s biggest night will be here before you know it. On Tuesday morning, the Recording Academy announced the nominees for the 59th annual Grammy Awards. Last year’s Best New Artist, Meghan Trainor, got things rolling by revealing the general field awards on “CBS This Morning,” and more nominations were announced throughout the day.
Beyoncé leads Grammy nominations
The Grammy Awards are sipping all of Beyoncé’s lemonade. The pop star is the leader of the 2017 Grammys with nine nominations, including bids for album of the year with “Lemonade,” and song and record of the year with “Formation.” The singer, who already has 20 Grammys, is also the first artist to earn nominations in the pop, rock, R&B and rap categories in the same year. Behind Beyoncé are Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West, who scored eight nominations each.
LADY GAGA & TAYLOR KINNEY Some Exes Don’t Talk …WE’RE DIFFERENT
Sorry Little Monsters, Lady Gaga and ex-fiance Taylor Kinney are not back together — despite a pic of him with her mom — the exes are just doing the conscious uncoupling thing. Gaga and Kinney called it quits in July after 5 years together, so fans freaked when he showed up on Gaga’s Instagram this week. Sources tell us they still have a great relationship and talk from time to time.
Prince Harry extends controversial vacation with Meghan Markle
Prince Harry is having trouble tearing himself away from his long-distance squeeze, Meghan Markle. Page Six has learned that the British royal — who took a last-minute detour on the way home from an official Caribbean tour to drop in on the “Suits” actress — has added an extra day to his stay to see her.
Jimmy Kimmel and wife expecting second child
The Oscars isn’t the only event Jimmy Kimmel has to prepare for in 2017. As the late-night host confirmed Monday, he and wife Molly McNearney are expecting their second child. “My wife is hosting a baby inside her body, so that’s what’s coming,” Kimmel shared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” “We got the ultrasound, which is weird because it’s like you’re already spying on the baby — but we asked the technician not to tell us whether we’re having a boy or a girl.
‘Game of Thrones’ star Peter Vaughan dies at 93
Former “Game of Thrones” star Peter Vaughan passed away on Tuesday. He was 93. “This is to confirm that very sadly Peter Vaughan passed away at approximately 10:30 this morning,” Vaughan’s longtime agent, Sally Long-Innes, told the BBC. “He died peacefully with his family around him.” Vaughan, who played Maester Aemon on the HBO hit from 2011 to 2015, had an acting career spanning 75 years.
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