Celebrity News April 5, 2016


Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow are done negotiating, and they’re about to sign and file their divorce settlement.  As we reported, Gwyneth filed for divorce a year ago, but curiously Chris never filed an answer. The judge recently warned a default judgment would be issued in Gwyneth’s favor (since she’s the petitioner) if the divorce lay dormant any longer.

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The L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept. opened the door — literally — to a gunman who pumped 7 bullets into Suge Knight’s body … and his lawyer says it’s all a sinister, shocking conspiracy. Suge’s new lawyer, Thaddeus Culpepper, filed legal docs in which he alleges a Sheriff’s deputy was working a venue — 1 OAK in WeHo — for the 2014 VMA weekend when he let the shooter inside the club.

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Amber Rayne, James Deen Accuser, Collapses And Dies

Amber Rayne, an adult film actress who joined the list of women to accuse actor James Deen of sexual assault, was found dead Saturday, the New York Daily News reports. Rayne collapsed and died at her San Fernando Valley home, Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter told the Daily News. She was 31.

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Erik Bauersfeld, Voice Of ‘Star Wars’ Admiral Ackbar, Dead At 93

Erik Bauersfeld, the veteran radio actor who memorably voiced the beloved “Star Wars” character Admiral Ackbar — and delivered the iconic line (turned meme), “It’s a trap!” in “Return of the Jedi” — died on Sunday at his home in Berkeley, Calif. He was 93. The death was confirmed this week by his manager, Derek Maki. Cause of death was not released.

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The melee that erupted around Kylie Jenner — between a defensive grandfather and photogs — was fueled by alcohol … according to the grandpa’s family. We spoke to the mother of one of the 3 girls who were waiting for Kylie outside The Nice Guy Saturday night … when the girls’ grandfather opened a can of whoopass on the paps.

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Justin Bieber’s new dreadlocks draw jeers

Now Justin Bieber really is “dreaded.” The bratty pop star, 22, debuted a brand new set of dreadlocks over the weekend at the iHeartRadio Music Awards in Inglewood, California. Bieber, who also performed at the show, took home the awards for best dance song and best male artist.

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Calvin Harris forgets Taylor Swift in acceptance speech

Will Taylor Swift ever find a boyfriend who doesn’t take her for granted? The pop star’s main squeeze, DJ Calvin Harris, raised eyebrows when he snubbed her during his acceptance speech for Dance Artist of the Year at the iHeartRadio Music Awards in Inglewood, Calif., on Sunday. Harris, 32, delivered a long and rambling speech in which he thanked everyone he could think of … except the 26-year-old. He even thanked fellow nominee Diplo who previously offered to buy the “New Romantics” singer a “booty,” though the two have since made up.

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Stephanie Seymour must attend AA meetings

Former supermodel Stephanie Seymour looks fashionably irate Monday as she appears for a Connecticut Superior Court hearing over drunken-driving charges. After she apologized for her behavior, Judge Auden Grogins agreed to drop the rap if Seymour, 47, completes a state alcohol program and attends Alcoholics Anonymous meetings twice a week. “I am incredibly ashamed that I did something that could have come out much worse,” Seymour said.

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Iggy Azalea still wearing her $500K engagement ring

Days after a video surfaced of fiancé Nick Youngconfessing his infidelities to Lakers teammate D’Angelo Russell, Iggy Azalea was solo at the iHeartRadio Music Awards on Sunday. Clad in a crop top and high-waisted slacks, the Australian pop star sported a plum pout, slicked-back pony and her most expensive accessory — her 10-carat yellow diamond engagement ring.

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The Beautiful Inspiration Behind ‘The Simpsons’ Coming Out Episode

“The Simpsons” has never shied away from tackling gay and lesbian issues. This Sunday, a principal male character will come out of the closet, bringing the show’s embrace of the community to a new level. The hotly-anticipated April 3 episode of “The Simpsons” is titled “The Burns Cage,” and in it, Waylon Smithers, will finally open up about his sexuality to the object of his affection, the conniving Mr. Burns.

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Talking With Sean Young: “Crazy” in Hollywood, Supporting Trump, and a Career That’s “Mostly Over”

On Friday of last week, for about 40 minutes, as she rode home to Astoria from her tap-dancing lesson, I spoke to Sean Young, the actor who rose to fame in 1982’s Blade Runner and then subsequently “saw my career go up in flames” in a series of professional setbacks (among them: she lost the role of Vicki Vale in 1989’s Batman when she fell off a horse, and was fired from 1990’s Dick Tracy).

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