Garry Marshall, ‘Pretty Woman’ Director, Dead At 81
Garry Marshall, a prolific writer and director of classic films including “Pretty Woman” and “Runaway Bride,” has died at the age of 81, a spokeswoman, Michelle Bega, confirmed to The Huffington Post. Marshall died from complications of pneumonia following a stroke. A native of New York City, Marshall had been active in Hollywood since 1959. He created such television series as “Happy Days,” “Mork and Mindy” and “Laverne and Shirley” and was responsible for a number of classic romantic comedies, several of which starred Julia Roberts.
TAYLOR SWIFT CALLS BS ON KANYEH: He Broke the Law
Taylor Swift is not waving the white flag in her war with Kanye West over the secret audio recording … our Taylor sources say she may still file a police report because she says Kanye committed a felony. As we reported, Kanye had Taylor on speaker when he recorded her as they spoke about his song “Famous,” and there were clear voices in the room from the camera crew as well as producer Rick Rubin … as such, they could all overhear the conversation so the law does not prohibit the recording. But Taylor sources say she had NO IDEA Kanye had her on speaker.
Lady Gaga And Fiancé Taylor Kinney Have Reportedly Broken Up
No poker faces here: We’re devastated. Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney have called it quits, People confirms. The Huffington Post has reached out to the stars’ reps, who have yet to release an official statement. The normally PDA-heavy couple of five years haven’t been seen on each other’s social media pages or at events lately. Gaga and Kinney began dating shortly after appearing together in the singer’s “You and I” music video.
JUSTIN BIEBER: MY NYC Post Concert TURN UP TOTALLY FOR THE DOGS
Justin Bieber passed on poppin’ bottles after his Madison Square Garden concert — but still dropped some coin to rent out an entire theater for his crew to watch “The Secret Life of Pets.” Sources tell us JB locked down an entire cinema for himself and about 10 friends to get a private viewing of the #1 movie. It’s unclear what size theater Justin secured at the AMC theater in Times Square Monday night — but it would’ve cost him somewhere between $750 and $3,000.
Photographer sues over ‘iconic’ stolen Prince photo
A Long Island photographer says her “iconic” snapshot of Prince was used without her permission to help sell shirts by a trendy online clothing company. Deborah Feingold, of Manhasset, says in her Brooklyn federal court lawsuit that her photo of the late superstar has appeared on T-shirts and sweatshirts with the phrase “Girl Bye” sold by retailer Rebdolls.
Thieves steal $1M in jewels from Jerry Seinfeld’s ex-girlfriend
Thieves broke into the Upper East Side home of fashion designer Shoshanna Lonstein Gruss and stole $1 million worth of jewelry, sources said. Gruss, who dated Jerry Seinfeld from 1993 to 1997 — starting when she was 17 and he was 38 — returned home from vacation on Tuesday and discovered a closet door open and a safe broken into, the law-enforcement sources said.
‘Star Trek’ cast honors Anton Yelchin at premiere
“Star Trek” stars remembered the late Anton Yelchin, who played Pavel Chekov, at a Soho premiere of the franchise’s newest film. “It’s been very difficult . . . because we recently lost a friend,” Chris Pine said. “It feels so weird . . . to go out and sell this film when something way more real happened . . . the loss of someone very close.”
Stephen Colbert revives ‘Colbert Report’ character
When Stephen Colbert left “The Colbert Report” back in December 2014, he retired the arch conservative character that he played for nine years. On Monday night’s episode of “The Late Show,” “Stephen Colbert” made a comeback. The host resurrected his famous alter-ego for the first of his live shows covering the Republican National Convention, with the help of a cameo by Jon Stewart.
Macaulay Culkin denies ‘pounding $6K of heroin a month’
Macaulay Culkin has spoken out on the rumors of drug addiction that have surrounded him for years and denied he was “pounding $6K of heroin a month.” In an interview with The Guardian, the “Home Alone” star reflected on the drug rumors that began after photos surfaced in 2012 showing him looking quite gaunt.
Rick Ross drops $1,400 on steak dinner
Rick Ross‘ legal drama doesn’t appear to have ruined his appetite. Days after appearing in a Georgia court for an assault and kidnapping case, the rapper was spotted in New York having a lavish meal at Delmonico’s with seven others.
Netflix orders new season of ‘Making a Murderer’
Netflix has ordered new episodes of “Making a Murderer,” the documentary series following convicted murderer Steven Avery that transfixed viewers in its first season. The new installments from executive producers/directors Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos will look at the post-conviction process for Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey, who were both given life sentences for the 2005 murder of photographer Teresa Halbach.
Matt Bellamy visits ex Kate Hudson in Ibiza
Kate Hudson is renting an $80,000-a-week villa in Ibiza, Spain, sources told Page Six. The pad at Twin Palms resort has five bedrooms, a “state-of-the-art fitness center” and an infinity pool overlooking the sea. Hudson’s said it was booked through Airbnb competitor Booking.com.
‘Mean Girls’ star gets engaged at Starbucks
Would you like extra foam with your engagement? “Mean Girls” star Daniel Franzese is engaged to partner Joseph Bradley Philips after he popped the question at the same North Hollywood Starbucks where they first met, his rep confirmed to People.
‘Saving Private Ryan’ Actor Tom Sizemore Arrested For Domestic Violence
Actor Tom Sizemore, best known for roles in epic war films films like “Saving Private Ryan” and “Black Hawk Down,” has been arrested for domestic violence, TMZ reports. According to sources, Sizemore was apprehended on Tuesday morning in Los Angeles after the LAPD received multiple calls from a woman in distress. When the police arrived, Sizemore’s girlfriend claimed he hit her in the face and on the head in the midst of a heated argument.
Tommy Hilfiger’s son launching a clothing line
Tommy Hilfiger’s son Richard, a.k.a. rapper Ricky Hil, is following in his famous father’s footsteps and launching a clothing line. The scion, along with 500 guests including pro skateboarder Stevie Williams and artist Al-Baseer Holly, celebrated Richard’s streetwear brand, Tango Hotel, with a blowout at the Raleigh Miami Beach.
JON GOSSELINZ: IT’S ALWAYS FRIDAY Now That I Work There
Jon Gosselin has gone from starring on a TV show with a brood of 8 to slinging food for a party of 8 … at T.G.I. Friday’s. Jon’s been working at the Lancaster, PA franchise for a few months, prepping and cooking family fare. The pic was taken at the restaurant when he started working there a month or so ago. We’re told JG even had to go through chef boot camp.