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Celebrity News for July 22, 2016

AMBER HEARD HANGIN’ A LOT WITH ELON MUSK

Amber Heard — who’s in the throes of a divorce with Johnny Depp — is spending a lot of time with a guy who makes Johnny look like a pauper — billionaire extraordinaire Elon Musk … TMZ has learned. Our sources say Amber has known the Tesla inventor for several years, but in the last few months they’ve been spending a lot of time together.

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Johnny Depp wants divorce docs designated confidential

After weeks of very public mudslinging, Johnny Depp has decided he wants the details of his andAmber Heard’s failed marriage kept quiet. On July 15, Depp’s attorneys requested a protective order to have certain details of the divorce proceedings be designated “Confidential Information” in order to protect the pair’s privacy, according to court documents obtained by Us Weekly.

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Taylor Swift isn’t the only one upset over Kanye’s ‘Famous’ song

The controversy with Kanye West’s song “Famous,” where he raps that he made that “bitch” Taylor Swift famous, doesn’t stop at Swift. He also failed to get permission from songwriter Jimmy Webb to sample his song “Do What You Gotta Do.”

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PLAYBOY PLAYMATE DANI MATHERS HIRES MJ LAWYER For Looming Criminal Prosecution

Dani Mathers — the Playboy Playmate who took a picture of a naked woman in an L.A. gym — has hired no less than the famous lawyer who got Michael Jackson acquitted … and she has reason for worry. We’ve learned Mathers hired Tom Mesereau, who not only got MJ off … he won a murder acquittal for Robert Blake.

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SUGE KNIGHT MY LITTLE KID GOT THE BOOT AT JAIL ENTRANCE

Suge Knight is in the middle of a family war … behind bars. Suge, who hasn’t been allowed to see his family for months, had petitioned the judge in his murder case to restore visitation privileges for his 8 kids and 2 baby mamas. The judge is allowing Suge’s 4 minor kids to visit him at L.A. County Jail, but is not allowing their mothers to accompany them.

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DJ Khaled wants to Snapchat his kid’s birth

Think Snapchat is for narcissistic millennials? Try telling DJ Khaled that. The 40-year-old Miami resident has built a solid career in the hip-hop world during the past 10 years, with eight albums and several Top 40 hits such as 2007’s “I’m So Hood” and 2011’s “I’m on One.” But in the past year, Khaled has made an even bigger name for himself by using the social-networking app to broadcast his often surreal life (like the time he got lost on a Jet Ski), as well as for giving his followers short motivational pep talks that explain the “keys” to success. (In case you’re curious, one of them is eating Cinnamon Toast Crunch with almond milk.)

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Leo DiCaprio parties as feds go after ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ profits

Leonardo DiCaprio hosted a star-studded charity gala on the French Riviera just hours after the feds filed suit for all future profits from his 2013 film “The Wolf of Wall Street” — but the infamous Malaysian party boy who figures prominently in the case was a no-show, sources said.

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Zoe Saldana battling autoimmune disorder

Zoe Saldana is opening up about suffering from Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system turns against the body’s own tissues. “Your body doesn’t have the energy it needs to filter toxins, causing it to believe that it has an infection, so it’s always inflamed,” Saldana, 38, explained to the Edit. “You create antibodies that attack your glands, so you have to eat clean.”

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JEREMY PIVEN BIKE VICTIM I GOT CUT DEEP BUT I’M NOT SUING

Jeremy Piven is damn lucky the biker who slammed into his car door … happens to be more starstruck than pissed off about the accident. Erick Netterblad tells TMZ it was surreal seeing Piven’s face moments after his chest was gashed open. He says he immediately recognized him from “Entourage” as he crashed to the ground.

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JAY MOHR FILES FOR DIVORCE FROM NIKKI COX

Jay Mohr has filed for divorce from Nikki Cox, but we’re told it could go the way of Patrick Dempsey. Mohr filed legal docs Tuesday to end his 9-year-marriage and followed up with an emergency petition Wednesday for full physical custody. In his papers, he claimed Nikki suffers from depression and self-medicates and he worries their 5-year-old son might be at risk if left alone with her.  The doc say the drug problem is “serious” and “ongoing.”

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Nicollette Sheridan files for divorce after secret wedding

Nicollette Sheridan has filed for divorce six months after secretly tying the knot. According to court docs obtained by TMZ, the “Desperate Housewives” beauty and Aaron Phypers pulled the plug on their quickie marriage after five months and separated a month later.

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Run-DMC Member Opens Up About His Battle With Mental Illness

Darryl “DMC” McDaniels is back with a new memoir, Ten Ways Not to Commit Suicide, which delves into a seemingly unlikely topic: mental health issues. But for the Run DMC co-founder, it’s a topic he knows all too well. The book, which picks up where his 2001 autobiography King of Rock left off, describes what his life has been like since the 2003 murder of group mate Jam Master Jay. Most notably the memoir goes into the emotional effects of the search for his birth mother, which ultimately sent the hip-hop pioneer into a downward spiral of alcoholism and depression.

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Billy Joel and Tony Bennett rock out for icon’s 90th birthday

Billy Joel led a giant birthday sing-along for Tony Bennett‘s 90th at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night. Legendary Bennett surprised the crowd by joining Joel on stage for his classic “New York State of Mind,” causing the already-excited audience to “erupt” into applause and get up on their feet.

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Meet the singing dentist who cleaned Billy Joel’s teeth

Laughing gas has its place — but don’t count out a Tony Bennett or Frank Sinatra song, sung live, to dull the pain. So says Billy Joel and others who’ve opened their mouths and ears to Dr. Gerald Curatola, a k a Dr. Gerry, who croons to his patients as he works. “Dentistry isn’t just about ‘drill ’em, fill ’em and bill ’em,’” says the 58-year-old, a “Dr. Oz” regular whose Park Avenue office has a soothing Zen vibe.

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Jon Gosselin already plans to quit T.G.I. Friday’s job

Jon Gosselin‘s days as a T.G.I. Friday’s cook appear to be over already. The former “Jon & Kate Plus 8” star says he’s quitting his surprising gig after one of his co-workers sneakily sold a photo of him in the kitchen at the chain’s Lancaster, Pennsylvania, outpost.

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Here’s the difference between Hulu people and Netflix people

Anchored by an ever-increasing library of original content, Netflix over the last two years successfully managed to increase its subscriber base by an impressive 50 percent. But when it comes to all things Wall Street, the “What have you done for me lately?”

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