Kardashians, Ellen DeGeneres among stars affected by LA fire
Brush fires around Los Angeles County forced 5,000 people to evacuate and put 3,000 homes — including those of celebs like Jessica Simpson, Katie Holmes and the Kardashians — at risk, authorities said. The flames were initially sparked by a car accident Saturday afternoon, when a driver crashed a pickup truck into a utility pole, downing electrical wires in the well-heeled neighborhood, The Post’s Kathianne Boniello writes. The accident led to a handful of fires that raced through drought-dry brush in Los Angeles suburbs like Calabasas and West Hills.
Mark Salling pleads not guilty in child porn case
An actor who starred on the musical dramedy “Glee” pleaded not guilty to federal pornography charges Friday and had his internet usage and travel severely restricted. U.S. Magistrate Judge Rozella A. Oliver ruled Mark Salling can be released after he posts $150,000 bail,including $100,000 of his own money to guarantee future court appearances. Salling, 33, answered several questions from the judge and entered the not guilty during his court appearance, which also resulted in a July trial date being set.
DAN AYKROYD 911 EMERGENCY
Dan Aykroyd was rushed to the ER on Saturday after complaints of stomach pain … TMZ has learned. LA City Fire tells TMZ paramedics responded to a call at his house around 10am Saturday morning and transported him to a Santa Monica hospital.
What’s left out of Prince’s autopsy report raises questions
The report from the medical examiner who conducted Prince‘s autopsy is tantalizing for what it doesn’t say. The single-page document lists a fentanyl overdose as the cause of death, but it offers few clues to indicate whether the musician was a chronic pain patient desperately seeking relief, a longtime opioid user whose habit became an addiction or a combination of both. Blanks for contributing causes are marked “na” for “not applicable.” A space for “other significant conditions” is also marked “na.”
Miss USA 2016 Crown Goes To D.C. Army Officer Deshauna Barber
Deshauna Barber, a 26-year-old Army officer from the District of Columbia, won the Miss USA crown on Sunday night. During the annual beauty pageant, which was held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Barber beat out 51 other women for the title. She will go on to compete in the Miss Universe contest later this year.
Sharon Osbourne is ‘still disgusted’ by Ozzy
Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne are taking baby steps along the long road to reconciliation, we’re told. “They’re not about to book a trip to the Maldives together,” said a source close to the family, “but they talk every day. She’s still disgusted by him.” The insider added that Sharon has been getting a lot of support since it was revealed that Ozzy had been having an alleged affair with a hair stylist, Michelle Pugh.
Selena Gomez Won’t Cancel North Carolina Concert Over Anti-LGBT Law
Selena Gomez has confirmed that she won’t be canceling her North Carolina concert. The “Hands To Myself” singer explained in a statement to E! News that, despite her disagreement with the state’s controversial anti-LGBT bill, HB2, she thinks performing on Tuesday is the right thing for her to do. “I am very fortunate to have grown up in a home where I learned from an early age that everyone should be treated equally,” Gomez said.
Depp’s fall from heartthrob to ‘hobo’
He was the last great Gen X icon, a movie star for the 1990s: disaffected, striking, weird. His beauty was original — he looked like no one else, instantaneously generational. He dated Winona Ryder and Kate Moss at the height of their careers. He turned down roles that made stars of Brad Pitt, Keanu Reeves and Tom Cruise, never looking back, never expressing regret. He preferred to play freaks and outcasts in movies that made little money — “Cry-Baby,” “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?” “Edward Scissorhands” — and those risks earned him the respect of his peers. Marlon Brando, Bob Dylan, Hunter S. Thompson, Keith Richards — all befriended him.
Kanye creates absolute chaos in New York with just one tweet
After getting rained out at the Governor’s Ball music festival Saturday, rapper Kanye West sparked a near riot in the East Village Sunday morning by tweeting that he planned to perform a 2 a.m. pop-up concert. More than 2,000 people massed outside Webster Hall after hearing that Yeezus would perform there.
BIEBER, NEYMAR, HAMILTON 3 KINGS At the Rose Bowl
They’ll all at the tops of their respective games — Justin Bieber, Neymar and Lewis Hamilton — so who better to sit side-by-side-by-side than those 3 at a soccer match. The trio hit up Copa America Saturday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.
MEEK MILL: I’M OUTTA THE HOUSE And Bringing it Down … With Beyonce
Meek Mill got out of the house Saturday … which is a big deal since he’s been on house arrest, and his destination was Philly where he took the stage at a Beyonce concert. Meek — who went to the show with his GF Nicki Minaj — performed a song with DJ Khaledand Rick Ross.
‘Game of Thrones’: It’s time to worry about Arya
Warning: This article contains spoilers from “Game of Thrones” Season 6, Episode 7
Have we seen the last of Arya (Maisie Williams)? The enfant terrible of “Game of Thrones,” who failed in her assignment from Jaqen H’ghar (Tom Wlaschiha) to poison Lady Crane (Essie Davis) last week, was stabbed in the abdomen by the Waif (Faye Marsay) in Sunday’s shocker of an episode. Arya escaped, jumping into a river long enough to evade her attacker before surfacing to walk among the townspeople of Braavos, clutching her wound and looking around rather helplessly as everyone ignored her plight.
MARIAH CAREY: NICK WON’T SIGN OFF ON OUR DIVORCE
Mariah Carey wants a divorce and wants it badly, but Nick Cannon will not cooperate … TMZ has learned. Sources connected with the former couple tell TMZ … Mariah has been trying to get Nick to sign off for nearly a year, but he just won’t do it and won’t say why. The couple separated in August 2014 and Nick filed in December of that year. As we reported, in December 2014 Nick and Mariah struck a property settlementagreement and they agreed to joint custody.
MOHAMED HADID: GIGI AND ZAYN ARE STILL TOGETHER
Looks like Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik may have survived summer breakup season after all … according to Gigi’s dad. We got Mohamed Hadid leaving Il Pastaio Friday, and he told us he just had breakfast with his daughter and not a mention of splitsville. There are a bunch of reports … Gigi and Zayn called it quits last week after 6 months together.
Demi Lovato and Wilmer Valderrama split after six years together
In the third high-profile celebrity split this week,Demi Lovato and Wilmer Valderrama have called it quits after six years together. Demi shared the sad news on her Instagram account on Friday night, just days after Calvin Harris and Taylor Swift and Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik also split up. The statement read: “After almost six loving and wonderful years together, we have decided to end our relationship.
‘Queen Kelly’ rules ‘Live’ with an iron fist to avoid another betrayal
Kelly Ripa — who was blindsided by an ABC move to send her former “Live” co-host Michael Strahan to “Good Morning America” — is making damn well sure she’s not left in the dark again on any further big decisions. “They are now calling her ‘Queen Kelly’ ” backstage, said a source. “It’s like her royal court,” and everyone is being loyal and falling in line. The insider added that the buzz at the show is that Ripa wants to be consulted on all moves at “Live” these days. “From the bookings to the comedy bits . . . It all has to be approved or suggested by Kelly,” said a source.
Taylor Swift Crashes Couple’s Wedding With A Stripped Down Performance Of ‘Blank Space’
Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris may have called it quits, but the country singer-turned-pop star still believes in love. On Saturday night, Swift went back to what she does (second) best: surprising fans. She crashed the wedding of one happy bride and groom, Max Singer and Kenya Smith, with a special performance of her hit “Blank Space.” Swift played the song on the piano as the couple shared a dance. One guest managed to capture a clip of the performance and share it on Twitter.
Richard Simmons taken to hospital for ‘bizarre conduct’
Fitness guru Richard Simmons reportedly was taken to a Los Angeles hospital Friday night after engaging in “bizarre conduct.’’ The report, from TMZ, did not describe the conduct. But it said someone who witnessed it at his home called 911. When medics evaluated Simmons, they decided he should be taken to a hospital for an evaluation.
Kate Upton is returning to modeling
Kate Upton is officially back in the modeling world. After unceremoniously ditching her dream team at IMG Models in 2014 to focus on her fledgling acting career, the Sports Illustrated cover girl has signed with Next Model Management, reports The Post’s Kirsten Fleming. The agency, which also reps male model-of-the-moment Lucky Blue Smith, will handle all of Upton’s fashion and beauty projects.
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