Celebrity News for May 9, 2016

Ozzy And Sharon Osbourne Have Reportedly Split After 33 Years Of Marriage

After more than 33 years of marriage, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne have reportedly split. The 67-year-old Black Sabbath rocker and the 63-year-old television host mutually agreed to call it quits, according to E! News. Ozzy has moved out of the family’s home temporarily, E! News first reported. Apparently, their decision to split had nothing to do with the singer’s heavily reported addiction issues, TMZ later confirmed.  Sharon first met Ozzy in the early ‘70s through her father, Don Arden, the then manager of Black Sabbath, when she was 18.

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The celebrity hairstylist ‘accused of having affair with rocker Ozzy Osbourne as wife Sharon boots him out of $10 million mansion

They’ve overcome many testing times in their eventful 34-year marriage. But Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne’s relationship could finally be over for good after the former X Factor judge accused her husband of cheating with a celebrity hairstylist 22 years his junior, according to The Sun. The fiery redhead allegedly kicked Ozzy out of their $10 million Beverly Hills home last week after claiming she had proof he had been having an affair with blonde beauty Michelle Pugh, 45.

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‘Captain America’ already smashing records

Two superheroes will square off this weekend when “Captain America: Civil War” hits theaters, but an equally intense fight will be raging at the box office. Already the Marvel Films flick has notched two impressive records. Its trailer generated 94.7 million worldwide views within the first 24 hours of its release in March,which demolished the previous record of 34.3 million views held by one of its predecessors, “Avengers: Age of Ultron.”

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Judge in Prince’s estate case authorizes DNA testing

The judge overseeing the Prince estate case has authorized genetic testing on a sample of his blood in case it’s necessary to determine who’s entitled to shares of the estate. Carver County District Judge Kevin Eide on Friday granted a request by the special administrator overseeing the estate, Bremer Trust, to hire DNA Diagnostics Center to perform the genetic testing on a blood sample now held by the medical examiner’s office that conducted the autopsy on Prince.

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700 people claim to be related to Prince: report

Almost 700 people angling for a share of Prince’s fortune have inundated his estate with claims that they are related to the Purple One, it was reported. “Our phone has been ringing off the hook. I would say we have received between 600 and 700 calls,” Harvey Morse, who is leading the official hunt for relatives, told the Daily Mail. “They run the gamut, literally from, ‘We lived in the same area so we must be related,’ to, ‘We have pictures of Prince at our family reunion.’ ”

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Sinéad O’Connor laughs off Arsenio Hall’s lawsuit

Sinéad O’Connor is laughing at Arsenio Hall’s $5 million threat to sue her for accusing him of dealing drugs to Prince. “I’m more amused than I’ve ever dreamed . . . and look forward very much to how hilarious it will be watching him trying to prove me wrong,” O’Connor posted on Facebook.

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Axl Rose took the stage for the first time with AC/DC Saturday night in Lisbon, Portugal. Axl was rockin’ on his throne — the result of a busted leg when he was performing with that other group. He seems at home singing “Shoot to Thrill.”

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Thom Yorke channels his relationship woes in new Radiohead album

Last August, Radiohead front man Thom Yorke issued a brief, simply-worded statement, letting fans know that his 23-relationship with partner Rachel Owen (which had produced two children) had come to an end. “It’s perfectly amicable,” he said, but on the strength of Radiohead’s stark and beautiful new album “A Moon Shaped Pool” (released on Sunday), it’s also taken a substantial emotional toll on the singer.

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What it was like to date Bob Dylan

Given the popular image of Bob Dylan — poet, sage, the voice of a world-changing generation — he might be the last person you’d expect to see in the middle of an “Animal House”-style food fight. But Britta Lee Shain, in her memoir about her time in Dylan’s circle — which included a lengthy seduction by Dylan followed by a brief affair — tells of exactly that, showing the playful, mischievous and womanizing side of the musical icon that the public rarely sees.

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Jay and Bey bracing for release of Rachel Roy’s stolen emails

If Jay Z presumed that life was slowly getting back to normal after the explosive reaction to wifeBeyoncé’s new album “Lemonade” – he thought wrong. His “99 Problems” combined are unlikely to cause as much stress as the content of rumored mistress Rachel Roy’s private emails being made public.

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Lamar Odom swore to Khloe Kardashian he would not drink or do drugs after he nearly died from an OD last year … but repeatedly he did not and probably could not keep his word, most recently as today. Lamar was at the Beverly Center Sunday afternoon.  As his friend shopped for shoes, Lamar retreated to a bar inside the mall, and went for the Cognac.

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John Legend’s Mother’s Day Message to Chrissy Teigen Is SO Sweet

It feels like just yesterday that Chrissy Teigen gave birth to her and John Legend’s first child, Luna. Well, it was less than a month ago (April 17 to be exact). Despite the tight timeline, Legend clearly went out of his way to make Teigen’s first Mother’s Day special—and set the bar pretty high for other husbands.

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‘American Idol’ finalist killed in car crash

Former “American Idol” finalist Rickey E. Smith Jr. was killed Friday morning in a car crash in Oklahoma, Variety has confirmed. Smith was 36. Smith was involved in a multi-car, wrong-way collision on I-240 just outside Oklahoma City at around 3:15 a.m. According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol Capt. Paul Timmons, 27-year-old Gerardo Cerda Jr. was traveling in a pickup truck headed westbound in the eastbound lanes, and slammed head-on into Smith’s vehicle.

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J.Lo’s team scrambled to fund ‘Ain’t Your Mama’ video

When a new music video for Jennifer Lopez’s hit “Ain’t Your Mama” ran low on cash due to J.Lo’s “grand” plans, her team had to scramble to broker a last-minute deal to raise more money. We’re told that a “product-placement specialist” was called in two days before production began on the clip because there were concerns the video — which premiered Friday — couldn’t be completed to the singer’s usual high standards without an injection of extra funds.

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Pamela Anderson sells $500 selfies at gala auction

Buxom Pam Anderson auctioned off selfies for $500 a pop at the Champions of Jewish Values International Awards Gala on Thursday. Anderson — who’s been to Tel Aviv and Jerusalem — praised Israel’s efforts on “conservation,” and the former “Baywatch” babe then impressively launched into a speech about “ecology.”

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Is Billy Bush the next Matt Lauer?

Billy Bush is leaving “Access ­Hollywood” — as I reported he would, nearly a year ago — but he should watch his back. While Bush will be hosting the 9 a.m. hour of the “Today” show, he is being viewed as the eventual successor to Matt Lauer. “History is littered with the bodies of men who were groomed to succeed Matt Lauer — Carson Daly,Willie Geist, David Gregory, Josh Elliott. It’s not pretty,” one network insider told me.

Norman Reedus drives fans to tears

“Walking Dead” star Norman Reedus was besieged by emotional fans at the Montclair Film Festival this weekend. He took part in a conversation with AMC and Sundance TV’s Joel Stillerman, but one fan was so star-struck that she burst into tears and asked, “Why are you so cool?” Reedus called her onto the stage and replied, “Because I had a cool mom.”

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Van Damme’s daughter is even more badass than he is

Don’t cross Bianca Van Damme. With her wide-set eyes and pouty lips, she looks like pinup perfection…and then she leaps into a perfect roundhouse kick. “I want to show little girls and little boys that you can be physical and feminine. That you can cross your legs at the dinner table and then kick ass in a nice, feminine way,” says the 25-year-old West Village resident. “Kind of like how my father brought martial arts to the mainstream for my generation — I want to continue that legacy.”

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