Matt Lauer signs massive ‘Today’ contract for $20M per year
Matt Lauer is staying put at “Today.” The anchor has re-signed his contract with the NBC morning show — Page Six has exclusively learned — which will keep him as co-host for at least two more years at $20 million per year.
KANYE WEST‘NERVOUS BREAKDOWN’ Pushed Over Edge by Anniversary of Mom’s Funeral
Kanye West just snapped a week ago Monday in what we’re told was a “nervous breakdown” … triggered in large part by the anniversary of his mother’s death. Sources very close to Kanye tell TMZ … he was increasingly becoming a powder keg of emotions in the weeks leading up to his hospitalization at the UCLA Medical Center … fueled by what we’re told was a shocking lack of sleep and the pressures of touring, running his businesses, parenting and providing emotional support to his wife who was suffering her own emotional trauma after the Paris robbery.
DJ accused of groping Taylor Swift speaks out
Swift, 26, alleged that Mueller grabbed her bare behind during a photo op after a radio concert in June 2013. Mueller was fired two days later and sued Swift, claiming her false accusation caused him to lose his job and alleging that one of his superiors was the offender.
Truck driver who hit Tracy Morgan’s van pleads guilty
The truck driver who slammed into the back of a van carrying actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and several other people, killing one of them, pleaded guilty Tuesday and could avoid jail time.
Drug charges against ‘Panda’ rapper Desiigner dropped
Misdemeanor drug and menacing charges against rapper Desiigner have effectively been dropped less than three months after his arrest in New York. The rapper, whose real name is Sidney Selby, wasn’t in Manhattan Criminal Court on Tuesday when prosecutors agreed to have his case sealed.
Grammys still interested in NYC for 2018
Sounds like the Grammys are still in a New York state of mind. The yearly awards show is still eyeing a return to New York City in 2018, the New York Times reported on Tuesday Neda Azarfar, a spokeswoman for the Recording Academy, told the newspaper in a statement, “We’re thrilled the Recording Academy is in extensive discussions to return the Grammy Awards to NYC.”
Leah Remini: Tom Cruise tried using me to stop CBS report on Scientology
Leah Remini claims that Tom Cruise asked her to use her influence at CBS to bully the network out of airing a negative story about the Church of Scientology.
Michelle Williams: Raising Matilda without Heath ‘won’t ever be right’
Michelle Williams isn’t happy about raising her 11-year-old daughter, Matilda, without the girl’s late father, Heath Ledger. Michelle Williams, Heath Ledger and Matilda Ledger in November 2006Photo: INFPhoto.com“You know, that’s just something that doesn’t … I mean, it just won’t ever be right,” Williams, 36, told Porter magazine‘s new issue, on newsstands Friday.
Amanda Seyfried and her fiancé are expecting a baby
Amanda Seyfried and her fiancé Thomas Sadoski are expecting a baby, her rep confirmed to Page Six. The 30-year-old actress debuted her small baby bump Tuesday during a press launch for Givenchy’s new fragrance.