Showing posts with label US WEEKLY MAGAZINE. Show all posts
Showing posts with label US WEEKLY MAGAZINE. Show all posts

Thursday, October 24, 2013

KATIE HOLMES AND JAMIE FOXX FLEETING FLING

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ON THE NEWSSTAND
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Katie Holmes



Jamie Foxx
Katie’s secret fling! The new Us Weekly has all the details about Katie Holmes’ fleeting fling with friend Jamie Foxx . When Katie Holmes arrived alone at the August 24th benefit in New York’s Hamptons, she searched the crowd for a familiar face. An there he was: Jamie Foxx, a pal and former costar of her ex Tom Cruise. “They hooked up,” says a source. “It was two adults having fun, getting a little tipsy, and one thing led to another.” Though the two were discreet, when the news leaked, “Tom was not happy,” says an insider. “He doesn’t care if it was a hookup. To him it was betrayal.” Cruise’s potential fury could be why both Foxx and Holmes are so adamantly refuting the fling. And with so much history to the triangle, Foxx chose to do damage control. “This is a delicate situation for Jamie,” says a source close to Foxx, who has been tight with Cruise since 1996. When Holmes and Cruise got serious in 2005, Foxx spent time with the pair. “Katie enjoyed his company because he is lighthearted and fun,” and insider says. “Tom was really intense.”



Katy Perry




Also in the new issue of Us, the ‘25 Things You Don’t Know About Me’ feature is all about pop star Katy Perry. Interesting facts are below. 

· “I have a ticket to outer space!” 


· “I practice Transcendental Meditation.”  


· “I’m so OCD that I wish the letters OCD were in alphabetical order: CDO” 


· “I believe in aliens.”

· “I brush my teeth anywhere from four to six times a day.”

· “I pierced my own nose with a safety pin when I was 13.”



Minka Kelly, Chris Evans Split: What Went Wrong

 
Minka Kelly




Chris Evans
Maybe the third time's the charm? After breaking up back in 2007 and reuniting in 2012, Minka Kelly and boyfriend Chris Evans have split for a second time, sources reveal in the new issue of Us Weekly. "It didn't make sense for them to be together right now," one insider tells Us of the couple, citing distance as a factor. (Kelly, 33, is shooting the TV series Almost Human in Vancouver, British Columbia, while Evans, 32, plans to direct the movie 1:30 Train in New York City.) Us Weekly first exclusively revealed that the two were dating back in September 2012. It was their second attempt at romance together; they previously dated (and broke up) in 2007, prior to the Roommate actress' three-year relationship with New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter. Alas, history seems to be repeating itself in the form of another breakup. But this is not a bitter split. The first source says the duo parted on friendly terms and "still care about each other." Reps for both had no comment.


Sunday, October 20, 2013

ASHLEY JUDD IS BACK WITH DARIO FRANCHITTI

Ashley Judd



Ashley Judd has had a change of heart. Sources reveal to Us Weekly that the 45-year-old actress is ready to give her relationship with estranged husband Dario Franchitti another shot.



The race car driver, 40, got into a scary accident at the Grand Prix of Houston on Oct. 6 that left him with a broken right ankle, and two fractured vertebrae. He also suffered a concussion from the serious crash. (Fourteen other individuals -- including 13 fans and an IndyCar Series official -- were also injured from debris that flew into the air.)



"They are going to give it another try after he recovers," an insider tells Us in its Oct. 28 issue. "His accident made her realize how much she loves him."



When hearing of his injuries, Judd rushed to be by the driver's side at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.



"Thank you for the prayers for Dario, I have only clothes on my back & the dogs but that's all that we need & we are on our way," the Divergent actress wrote on Oct. 6. She later added: "Amazed by the incredible outpouring of care & prayers. Thanks, everyone. Keeping our heads down here & doing what's in front of us to do."



The 500 Indy champion also thanked his fans. "Thank you to everyone for all the well wishes. They mean a lot to me," he wrote via Twitter. "I would also like to send my best to all the fans involved in the accident and hope that everyone is alright."



Judd and Franchitti announced their separation in January after 11 years of marriage. Neither has yet to file for divorce.




Sunday, October 06, 2013

CARSON DALY GET'S ENGAGED TO SIRI PINTER

Carson Daly




New gig, new fiancee! Carson Daly is engaged to his longtime girlfriend Siri Pinter, a source reveals to Us Weekly. The couple of six years sparked rumors of a possible engagement when Porter was spotted wearing a diamond ring -- on that finger! -- during a Los Angeles outing with the Voice host on Saturday, Oct. 5.


Daly, 40, and food blogger Pinter already have two children together, son Jack, 3, and daughter Etta Jones, 13 months. The couple welcomed their latest addition to the family in September 2012.


"Tonight at 5:15pm we welcomed the latest addition to our family. Etta Jones Daly weighs 8lbs and is beautiful!" Daly tweeted at the time. "Mom was a rockstar, Jackson James is a proud big bro, and dad's drinking a cold one. Praise God."


The engagement is yet another big transition for the former MTV VJ. Just last month, Daly joined the TODAY show as the face of the new Orange Room. The new area will be used for Social Media to connect viewers in a more tech-savvy environment. Daly will simultaneously continue his hosting duties on The Voice.


"I grew up watching all of these guys [on the TODAY show". Being a guest on the show was fun and then filling in was surreal," he previously told Us shortly before the Orange Room reveal. "[This is] the real pinch me stuff."


 

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

US WEEKLY'S FALL FASHION WITH LAUREN CONRAD

Lauren Conrad



Lauren Conrad graces the cover of the new issue of Us Weekly which contains 50 pages dedicated to fall fashion. The special issue features celebrity insider fashion tips from Pharrell, Vera Wang, Khloe Kardashian and more, plus 100 items under $100 and a Splurge vs. Save spread.



In Us’ interview with reality-star-turned-entrepreneur, Lauren Conrad, she talks about her busy schedule running two clothing lines, multiple websites, eco-accessories, plus writing eight bestselling books. How does she find time for pals? “iCal! My best friends and my boyfriend have access to it.” When it comes to inspiration, “I always think, What do I have trouble finding? I’m going to a lot of bridal showers, baby showers and weddings, and I think they’re really difficult to shop for. So in my upcoming spring line I included a lot of pieces for those types of events.”



When it comes to boyfriend William Tell [USC law student], he doesn’t need any fashion tips. “He dresses himself well, but he’s a boy, so he doesn’t overthink it.” And there’s definitely no rush for marriage. “We aren’t in a rush. We’re happy where we are.” Kids will come eventually. Conrad’s friends have told her to wait until she’s at least 30. “I’m not far off! Two and a half years – that flies by.”



Also featured in the new issue of Us are more details on Khloe and Lamar’s separation as well as the below Hot Stuff item on Clint Eastwood and wife Dina. The cover image is attached for your use. Please let me know if you’d like to speak with an Us Weekly editor about the issue or other entertainment-related items.




CLINT AND DINA: WIFE SWAP!



The plot thickens! Just two days after Clint Eastwood's wife of 17 years, Dina, told Us Weekly the duo separated in June 2012, the Oscar winner, 83, was photographed in L.A. with a girlfriend, mom of two Erica Tomlinson-Fisher. Here's where it gets crazy: Clint's flame Erica, 42, was wed until 2012 to Dina's friend of 33 years, University of Hawaii basketball coach Scott Fisher! "After Scott and Erica divorced, Erica was sure Scott was romancing Dina," says a source. "Erica called Clint's office last February to discuss her suspicions -- then he fell for her!" Though Dina, 48 -- who lives on Clint's Carmel, California, estate while he resides in L.A. -- wasn't seeing Fisher, 50, at the time, the two have been casually dating since their exes got together, reveals a source. When called for comment, Dina told Us, "I am saddened to see photos of Clint with Ms. Tomlinson-Fisher. I look forward to new beginnings."

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

NORMAL LIVES FOR PRINCE WILLIAM AND KATE

Us Weekly



The new August 12th issue of Us Weekly on stands now has Kate Middleton and Prince William gracing the cover and recaps the couple’s first week as parents to future king George. Kate, Will and baby are currently spending their time in Kensington entertaining family members including Queen Elizabeth II. The new parents plan to give Prince George as ordinary an upbringing as possible and have become hands-on caretakers with a blissful routine: Wake up, tend to George, eat, repeat. “Will and Kate are so desperate to live normal lives,” a family friend tells Us. “William wants to raise George out of the spotlight as much as possible and give him somewhat of a normal childhood.” Special sidebars connected to the cover story recap new Uncle Harry and details from Kensington’s former chef about what the baby’s first post-milk menus will be.



Also in this week’s issue are details about Teresa and Joe Giudice being indicted on fraud and tax charges, sexy summer slimdowns with the stars from Christina Aguilera to Shakira, and Wolverine’s Hugh Jackman who tells Us about his two kids and “best friend,” wife Deborra-Lee.



In this week’s “HOT STUFF” you can get the scoop on Selena and Justin coming together on her 21st birthday, Jennifer Aniston adding a new addition to her family (a puppy), Leah Remini revealing all in an upcoming memoir and Simon Cowell becoming a new dad. Us Weekly revealed exclusively that Simon is expecting a baby with Lauren Silverman, wife of Cowell’s close friend Andrew Silverman, a real estate mogul in NYC. “Lauren and Andrew have been unhappy in their marriage for some time, and their divorce has been in the works for a while," a source tells Us. "As their marriage deteriorated, she and Simon became close." 


Tuesday, March 19, 2013

KATY PERRY AND JOHN MAYER SPLIT ONCE AGAIN

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CELEBRITY SPLITS
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Katy Perry





Katy Perry and John Mayer have once again said goodbye -- for now. The pop songstress, 28, and singer-songwriter, 35, have split for the second time, multiple sources confirm to Us Weekly. The high-profile pair began casually dating during summer 2012, and briefly called it quits back in August before reconciling the next month.


"It's sad," one pal tells Us, but cautions that it might not be a permanent break. "It's not over until it's over. You have to see how things play out." Adds another source: "She's leaving the window open. They have both been so focused on work."


Indeed, Perry has been busy recording her third studio album in Los Angeles, while Mayer -- on the mend following serious vocal problems and throat surgery last year -- is prepping for upcoming tour dates and a live Google Hangout chat this Thursday, March 21.


Following their September 2012 reconciliation, the twosome seemed to ramp up their relationship: The "Waiting on the World to Change" troubadour visited Perry's Santa Barbara hometown in November, they attended high-profile events together as a couple, and Mayer, famous for his string of A-list exes, gushed about Perry in a January 60 Minutes interview. "I'm very happy in all aspects of my life," said Mayer, who had messy splits with the likes of Jennifer Aniston, Jessica Simpson and Jennifer Love Hewitt, to name a few.


Perry, who finalized her divorce from Russell Brand in February 2012, was tweeting happily about her man as recently as March 2. "My boyfriend is taking me to a kitten shelter in his truck," she wrote to her nearly 34 million followers. "I can't think of a more perfect Saturday." But on Monday, March 18, she suggested she's been dealing with turmoil. "ATTENTION: Mercury is OUT of retrograde today. Thank GOD," Perry wrote.




Sunday, February 17, 2013

THINGS YOU DID NOT KNOW ABOUT AMANDA BYNES

Amanda Bynes




Amanda Bynes, 26 -- an aspiring fashion designer known for headlining hit TV shows like All That and What I Like About You -- shares the 25 things you don't know about her with Us Weekly.



SOME THINGS YOU DID NOT KNOW ABOUT AMANDA BYNES



· My first concert was the Spice Girls. I always wanted to be Posh.


· Paper Boy and Ms. Pac Man are my favorite childhood video games.


· I've always loved drawing and my dream is to start a fashion line.


· My nickname is Chick.


· I gain weight quickly so I need to work out constantly.


Thursday, December 27, 2012

INSIDE BETHENNY FRANKEL'S NICE BREAKUP

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Bethenny Frankel




The cover story from the new issue of Us Weekly has all of the details on Bethenny Frankel’s split from Jason Hoppy. After nearly three years, the outspoken reality star turned head of the Skinnygirl company, 42, and Hoppy, a pharmaceutical sales exec, 41, are calling it quits. “There was no final straw. No one cheated,” says a Frankel friend. “Their marriage just wasn’t working.” At issue: everything from her massive financial success to his close-knit family. Adds the friend, “They really tried, but they grew apart. She is very upset.”



From the start, there was tension. Soon after the wedding, they were bickering like an old married couple. He made passive aggressive comments about her wearing the pants in their relationship: “My balls [were] cut off two years ago,” he quipped in 2012. And she complained about his “nitpicking” and moodiness. “I’m walking on eggshells at home,” she once confessed on camera. Like most married couples, however, their biggest blowups were all about the Benjamins. “Gender roles are a big thing with us,” Hoppy, who also deals in real estate, admitted on Bethenny Ever After. “And as a man, I never thought I’d be in a situation where my wife, financially, was this successful.” With Frankel always footing the bill, “Jason felt emasculated,” says a source close to the couple. Laments a Frankel confidant, “He’s not particularly ambitious, and Bethenny is very driven.”



They didn’t see eye to eye on how to f ix their problems either. A devotee of therapy, Frankel complained that her husband refused to seek help as their marriage unraveled. She griped, “He thinks everybody can work it out for themselves.” But in the end, the problems were insurmountable. “Bethenny fought really hard for her family,” says the friend. However, the split may have a silver lining. “She’s very smart. She will spin this into gold,” says another Frankel pal. “Her talk show will now be of interest to single moms and single women.”




HOT STUFF



Jermaine Dupri



Janet Jackson: Springtime Wedding!



What has Janet Jackson’s boyfriend done for her lately? A source tells Hot Stuff that Qatari billionaire Wissam Al Mana “gave her a huge, expensive ring” earlier this year. “She’s afraid it will get lost, so she keeps it locked up!” The luxury-brand mogul, 37, will spare no expense on his nuptials to Miss Jackson, set for spring in Qatar. The affair “will cost millions,” reveals a second Jackson insider. “He is flying in all of Janet’s friends and family on private jets.” (Quick refresher: The L.A.-based singer has seven siblings and more than 20 nieces and nephews.) Adds the source, “He wants to get a top chef to create a custom menu.” The twice-wed Nutrisystem spokeswoman, 46 – who split from Jermaine Dupri in 2009 – is eager to make it official with her love of two years. “She wants kids,” says the Jackson source. “If she can’t have them, she will adopt.”



Beyonce & Jay-Z Make Nice


 Beyonce




Only Beyonce and Jay-Z can upstage Santa Claus. A source tells Hot Stuff the power duo, who live in NYC’s Tribeca neighborhood, “got everyone in their apartment building boxes of chocolates and a card – signed by both of them!” The insider adds the pop diva, 31, and rapper, 43, wanted to give the residents (including Bethenny Frankel!) something personal for the holidays: “They know their presence makes things a little crazy.”



Lea’s Spending Limit



Lea Michele




Lea Michele won’t be getting everything on her list this year. A source tells Hot Stuff that Cory Monteith, 30, set a spending limit for their holiday presents to each other - $2,000! – and the actress, 26, was “pouty about it at first.” But Monteith told her “the only gifts that he ever saved were the ones that had thoughts behind them,” continues a pal. And it wasn’t long before the Glee starlet changed her tune. “She told him she’d blow his mind for $2,000. She thought of it as a challenge!” 


 Photos By: RD/Orchon/Leon/Kirkland/Retna

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

SECRETS OF SELENA GOMEZ AND JUSTIN BIEBER

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DIRTY SECRETS
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Ariel Winter




The new issue of Us Weekly which reveals the dirty secrets of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Ariel Winter’s secret family hell, Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber’s split, and Britney Spears and Jason Trawick.



When it comes to The Real Housewives, no one brings drama quite like the ladies of Atlanta. On season 5 of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, the insults are still as plentiful – and juicy – as Georgia peaches. In fact, the addition of firebrand Kenya Moore, 41, and outspoken Porsha Stewart, 30 – they join NeNe Leakes, 44, Kim Zolciak, 34, lawyer Phaedra Parks, 41, songwriter Kandi Burruss, 36, and model Cynthia Bailey, 44 – only ups the ante on the jealousy and catfighting. Old feuds rage (Leakes and Zolciak are still locked in their war) while new ones flare up (Moore and Stewart get off on the wrong stiletto-clad foot and never recover). As Stewart says, this go-round has “more drama than 10 seasons of As the World Turns!” Us has a taste of what’s to come.



There is a feature which looks at Modern Family star Ariel Winter’s secret family hell. At only 14, and already a working actress for a decade, sources say that Winter is known for her perky professionalism on the set of Modern Family, where she plays brainy Alex Dunphy. But one morning last month, she finally cracked. Says a witness, “She arrived unprepared and broke down crying.” By then, it was clear that Winter’s strained family life had fully unraveled. On October 3, she was removed from the home of her mother, Chrisoula “Chrystal” Workman, 54, and placed under the temporary guardianship of her sister, actress Shanelle Gray, 34, following alarming allegations of ongoing abuse. In documents signed by Winter and filed by Gray – who was put in foster care nearly 20 years ago under similar circumstances – Workman was accused of slapping, name-calling, food deprivation and “attempts to sexualize” Winter. “Her mom is a nightmare,” a set source tells Us. Adds another insider, “Everyone around Ariel was getting really worried.”




HOT STUFF



JUSTIN & SELENA: Why She Ended It


Selena Gomez

 


Sources say Gomez got fed up with Bieber’s bad boy ways



The world may have one less Belieber. An insider tells Hot Stuff Selena Gomez pulled the plug on her nearly two-year romance with Justin Bieber “in early November – she had major trust issues.” Her worries were warranted, says a Bieber pal: “He wanted to experience other girls.” Another source says the tattooed singer, 18, is already “texting other ladies constantly.” Yet he’s not ready to let go of Gomez. He hinted that the split wasn’t final during a November 10 Open House Party radio interview (“I don’t know what’s going on,” he said) before singing Justin Timberlake’s breakup anthem “Cry Me a River” at his concert. And the next night, he briefly visited the Disney starlet, 20, at the London NYC hotel. Which has led sources to predict it won’t be long before they reconcile. “They’re young,” sums up one insider. “They’re always on and off. Now they’re on a break. Tomorrow, they could be back on.”



JASON DISSES BRITNEY


Britney Spears

 


He won’t be a slave for her! Britney Spears’ constant demands that fiancé Jason Trawick “check in with her” have him fuming, a source tells Hot Stuff. “The romance is gone,” says the insider. Trawick, 40, “puts her on speakerphone so friends can hear her nagging.” (A rep for the X Factor star, 30, denies this, and an insider insists, “That’s not Jason’s style. They’re happy.”) But the source contends there’s turbulence ahead: “I’d be shocked if they got married.”




Monday, October 01, 2012

ROCK OF AGES MALIN AKERMAN PREGNANT

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HOLLYWOOD BABIES
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Malin Akerman





Rock of Ages actress Malin Akerman better brush up on her lullabies!

The Swedish-Canadian beauty, 34, is pregnant, her rep confirms to Us Weekly exclusively. It's the first child for Akerman and her husband of five years, Roberto Zincone -- the drummer in her former alternative rock band The Petalstones.

Her pregnancy is sure to be a dream for the actress, who told Us in June 2011 that she and Zincone "absolutely" wanted children sooner rather than later. Akerman -- who also appeared in Wanderlust and Watchmen plus the TV show Children's Hospital, among many other credits -- is confident her husband will make a great dad because of his easygoing demeanor.

"We rarely bicker," the actress tells Us of her husband, with whom she recently renovated a home. "We'll sort of fume at each other and then we'll figure it out."

The couple is also good at keeping the romance alive -- no matter where they are. "We've had some really great experiences. When I was shooting [2009's Couples Retreat] in Bora Bora, he came out there and it was like a honeymoon that we never had," gushed the mom-to-be, who vows to never spend more than 2-3 weeks away from her man. "We get really lucky and we make it work."


Photo By: RD/Valena/Retna


Thursday, September 27, 2012

CONVINCING PERFORMANCE FOR BACHELORETTE

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US WEEKLY UN-COVERS THE LIES
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 Emily Maynard In Us Weekly





The cover story of the new issue of Us Weekly is a revealing piece on how Bachelorette Emily Maynard worked a deal with her No. 1 guy to fake their engagement.



Reality star vets Maynard and Jef Holm know how to give a convincing performance. In the weeks since Us broke the news that Holm, 28, and his fiancée, 26, had an explosive fight August 19 after he found explicit text messages to another man on her phone, the Bachelorette star and her husband-to-be have put on a united front. Step one: Deny, deny, deny. Step two: Take advantage of every photo op, even if that means making out in a supermarket aisle. Step three: Post saccharine tweets about life together, as Holm did September 22 when he coached a soccer game for Maynard’s 7-yearold daughter. “Last minute of the game, Ricki scored the only goal!!!!”



In an exclusive bombshell interview, his former flame Kaylee Shepherd, 21, reveals that Holm — who was dating her when he left for the ABC show — invited her to a Utah hotel September 16. There, after kissing the Utah Valley University senior, he bragged that he and Maynard had hatched a scheme to cover up the sexting scandal: Holm would keep quiet and preserve Maynard’s good-girl image . . . in exchange for half of her Bachelorette salary. (A source estimates it at $150,000.) “Jef said their relationship isn’t what it seems. It’s all basically for TV,” Shepherd tells Us. “He said, ‘If I was happily engaged, I never would have texted you.’ ” For details on Shepherd and Holm’s relationship and how the reunion went down, be sure to check out the issue.



Kristen Stewart




Also in the new Us is a Hot Stuff item on Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart being ready to move back in together. They haven’t exactly returned to the way they were before July, when Us broke the news that KStew had cheated with her Snow White & the Huntsman director, Rupert Sanders. The couple have decided to share a new home in the LA area, as Pattinson, plans to sell their old abode in LA’s Los Feliz section. “It has too many memories,” says an insider. “It stings.” Read more HERE



HOT STUFF



Mila Kunis



MILA TRIES KABBALAH!


Could Mila Kunis, 29, soon be sporting a little red bracelet? The actress accompanied beau of six months Ashton Kutcher to Rosh Hashanah holiday services at the Kabbalah Center in NYC September 18. “The men and women are separated, but Ashton always smiled at her,” a witness tells Hot Stuff. Afterward, Kutcher, 34 – who joined the sect with Demi Moore, 49, in 2003 – “ran to embrace her. They were clapping and praying. She was taking it all in.”



Taylor Swift




NO HARD FEELINGS, JOE


Guess she’s not bitter about the 27-second breakup call! Taylor Swift was excited to catch up with ex Joe Jonas at the iHeartRadio concert in Las Vegas September 22. A source says that after Swfit, 22, “hugged and kissed” her ex, 23, he asked about her family. His other singer ex, Demi Lovato, 20, wasn’t as psyched to see him the next day. A witness says, “They took the same flight to LA – and ignored each other!”



Photos By: Sara de Boer/Retna

Thursday, August 16, 2012

WEDDINGS AND BABIES FOR SNOOKI & ANISTON

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Jennifer Aniston




Justin Theroux
The new issue of Us Weekly is all about the happy engagement news of Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux.To ask for Jennifer Aniston's hand in marriage, Justin Theroux chose a very special day (Friday Aug. 10, his 41st birthday) and a very special place: NYC, where the free-spirited couple have spent countless hours together. After the actor and screenwriter presented her with the ring, "Jen cried," a confidante tells the new Us Weekly, out now, adding that Theroux's proposal was "simple." To celebrate the engagement, the freshly engaged pair headed to Blue Hill, an acclaimed Greenwich Village eatery just steps away from Theroux's downtown NYC apartment, where he and Aniston have dined before. It's the happiest ending imaginable for the ‘Wanderlust’ costars, who have been dating for a year and a half.



A rep for Aniston confirmed the joyous news to Us late Sunday; Theroux's rep added in a statement, "Justin Theroux had an amazing birthday Friday, receiving an extraordinary gift when his girlfriend, Jennifer Aniston, accepted his proposal of marriage."



 Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt




Also included in this week’s issue are details on the imminent wedding of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. After years of rumored weddings, the date is finally set. A source reveals to Us that the vows of the century will take place in the next few weeks at the quaint 16th-century chapel on the pair’s 1,000-acre Chateau Miraval estate in France. The kids will decorate the chapel with homemade drawings. And Pitt, a shutterbug, will let them choose family photos from his collection to hang. Following the nuptials, the famous duo will change their surnames to Jolie-Pitt, says a source.



ROBERT PATTINSON: PALS SAYS TO DUMP HER!



 Kristen Stewart




Despite friends’ pleas, he can’t pull the plug on Kristen Stewart


Robert Pattinson
Jon Stewart had a few words of advice for Robert Pattinson. As the host of The Daily Show With Jon Stewart cracked open two pints of Ben & Jerry’s on the August 13 show, he deadpanned to his guest, “Boy, you are better off — kick her to the curb!” He’s in good company: In the weeks since Us broke the news of Kristen Stewart’s dalliance with director Rupert Sanders, 41, pals including Tom Sturridge and Sienna Miller have been “begging Rob to end it for good,” a source close to the actor, 26, tells Hot Stuff. “They think she will hurt Rob again.” Though the Twilight pair talk occasionally, says a source, “he’s put distance between them.” Which has left Stewart, 22, twisting in the wind. Says an insider, “Her friends think she doesn’t know how to deal with this.” Pattinson, on the other hand, is putting on a brave face. At the August 13 afterparty for his Cosmopolis premiere, says a witness, the actor gamely sipped a Budweiser: “He looked happy!”



SNOOKI’S KOOKY SHOWER



Snooki



Even Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi’s August 12 baby shower was fresh to death! “It was over-the-top,” says a source of the 120-guest fest, attended by Jersey Shore cohorts Jenni “JWoww” Farley and Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola. The party featured a three-tier cake and a leopard and blue color theme for the star, 24, who’s expecting son Lorenzo with fiancé Jionni LaValle in September. Marvels an invitee: “The had a crazy number of gifts, more than Toys R Us could provide!”





Thursday, June 28, 2012

THE DARK SHADOWS OF ACTOR JOHNNY DEPP

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 Johnny Depp





Vanessa Paradis
In the new issue of Us Weekly, which looks at how Johnny Depp, unable to save his relationship with longtime love Vanessa Paradis, is seeking the comfort of his sexy costar, Amber Heard. On June 19, his publicist released a statement confirming what had been rumored for months: The Dark Shadows star, 49, and his partner of 14 years, French singer Vanessa Paradis, 39, had ended their relationship. As Depp’s relationship crumbled, the lonely former lothario — who romanced Winona Ryder and Kate Moss in the 1990s — turned to women for comfort. Published reports have linked him to Shadows costar Eva Green, 32, and his publicist, Robin Baum, 48. And sources confirm to Us he wooed both an extra on 2011’s Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and his Rum Diary costar Amber Heard, 26. Says a source of Heard, who has been hooking up with Depp for months, “He’s smitten by her.” It wasn’t until they began promoting the 2011 movie that a romance sparked. “They started sleeping together during the press tour,” says a Heard source. Though Depp was technically split from Paradis during those years, she didn’t appreciate his dalliances. One source who overheard a fight between the pair at a hotel in 2010 says Paradis screamed at him about another woman. “She was shouting at him,” says the witness. “She said, ‘If I see her, I’ll drown her!’




However, Depp and Paradis are determined to remain amicable for their children. And though he is spending time with Heard, Depp is mourning the collapse of his family. “It’s heartbreaking for all of them,” says the Depp pal. “Their loved ones are just trying to be there for them at this horrible time.”



HOT STUFF



Jennifer Lawrence



JOHN & JENNIFER: Flirty Night Together!



Mayer charms Lawrence at a kooky Medieval Times party




John Mayer
Joust what he needed? John Mayer held court with Jennifer Lawrence during an outing to the L.A. theme restaurant Medieval Times June 16. “They were playful and nudging shoulders,” says a source, adding that in their party of 20, the Hunger Games star, 21 — who arrived minus her boyfriend, Nicholas Hoult — “was the only one listening to him!” The unattached singer, 34, notorious for his wooing skills with It girls (think Taylor Swift, Jennifer Aniston, Jessica Simpson), “kept telling the waitress to get her more beers as a joke — implying that he wanted to get her drunk,” adds a Times staffer, who notes the actress stuck to only two. “She laughed about it.” Good thing her beau of two years also has a sense of humor. “Nick thinks her flirting was funny,” says a pal of the actor, 22. “He trusts Jennifer. She gets hit on all the time because they are separated a lot, but they’re still in love.”



Oprah Winfrey


Oprah Joins Kim’s Show




John Travolta has some competition! Oprah Winfrey, 58, forged a big bond with Kim Kardashian and family during her recent sitdown interview on OWN. “She and Khloé especially hit it off. Khloé had her dying laughing,” says the source. “It meant so much because she loves Oprah!” The talk show mogul was so enamored with the clan that she agreed to appear on Keeping Up With the Kardashians, says the source: “Oprah signed the release!” (A Winfrey rep confirms that she will appear on the E! show.)



Anna Paquin And Stephen Moyer




ANNA & STEPHEN: Expecting Twin Babies!



What’s in the water on the set of True Blood? Hot Stuff has learned that Anna Paquin, 29, and her husband of nearly two years, Stephen Moyer, 42, are expecting a double delivery in the fall! “I’m so excited for them,” the couple’s costar Sam Trammell — father to 11-month-old twins Winston and Gus with girlfriend Missy Yager — tells Hot Stuff. “We sent them a special gift. It’s so interesting that True Blood has become, like, the ‘twins’ show.” And though Moyer has two children, Lilac, 10, and Billy, 12, from a previous relationship, he’s been listening intently to Trammell’s advice on the ins and outs of raising multiples. “It’s harder, having twins, but it’s all we know. So we’re trying to impart some decent wisdom,” Trammell adds. “I told them to hold on tight!”



Jason Segel




Jason’s Playing Dad




He already won over Michelle Williams. Now Jason Segel is focusing on her daughter, Matilda, 6. “Jason is obsessed with Michelle and wants to be a father figure to Matilda,” says a source close to the actor, 32, who has been dating the Take This Waltz star, 31, for more than five months. “He’s been doing all sorts of ‘dad stuff’ with her, like drawing and playing music. They’ve been spending time together whenever possible.”



Kelly Osbourne



Kelly & Matthew: Officially in Love

 

She’s known for her wit, and Kelly Osbourne met her match in Matthew Mosshart. “He’s a little goofy, so their humor works well together,” says a pal of the vegan chef, 28. She needs that with the sad news of her brother Jack’s multiple sclerosis diagnosis, and the source adds Kelly said she and her guy are ready to help at a moment’s notice. Mosshart has also won over her friends, says the pal, and “he’s fallen for her hard.” The E! host, 27, clearly feels the same. “I’m in love!” she tweeted June 20.





Sunday, June 17, 2012

US WEEKLY ON CHRIS BROWN AND DRAKE FETE

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Chris Brown and Drake's Fight:
Rihanna "Loves the Drama"
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Drake




Makes her feel like she's the only girl in the world!



Chris Brown
After Chris Brown and Drake -- or at least their entourages -- sparked a violent brawl between their entourages at a downtown NYC club early Thursday, it was widely assumed that the fight was over one very special lady: Rihanna, Brown's ex and Drake's pal, collaborator, and rumored hook-up. Although the "We Found Love" singer had been spotted out and about in NYC earlier in the week, she wasn't at W.i.P. (where fellow stars like Mary J. Blige, Neyo, Maxwell and others were spotted Thursday evening) when a massive fight broke out between Brown and Drake's respective posses. But she definitely heard about it, a source tells Us Weekly. Rihanna "loves this!" the source says. "Men fighting over her? Are you kidding? Of course. [She] loves the drama."

Brown, 23, tweeted a photo of a serious gash on his chin after a bystander (said to be a member of Drake's entourage) threw a bottle at him during the melee. ("Chris and Drake never got in each other's faces," an observer says. "It was entourage versus entourage, never Drake versus Chris.")

Rihanna "got text messages from everybody telling her what happened right after it went down," the source explains. "She just laughed. She's spoken to both of them and just thinks it's crazy. She's glad she wasn't there though!"




Rihanna



As previously reported by Us, the chart-topping singer, 24, has been secretly hooking up with abusive ex Brown for over a year -- and has been romantically linked to Drake, 25, in the past.

"She wants to be friends with both of them," the source explains.

For his part, "Take Care" rapper Drake denied "any wrongdoing" at W.i.P. in a Thursday statement to Us. "He was on his way out of the club when the altercation began. He did not engage in any activity which resulted in injury to person or damage to property," his rep said.



Photos By: RD/Orchon/Kabik/Retna

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

SECRETS OF BACHELORETTE EMILY MAYNARD

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THE US WEEKLY ROUNDUP
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The Bachelorette’s Emily Maynard


The cover story of the new issue of Us Weekly reveals shocking secrets about The Bachelorette’s Emily Maynard. She has earned a reputation as the drama-free, girl-next-door. Insiders say Maynard can have a bit of an attitude and is feuding with the family of her dead fiancé, race car driver Ricky Hendrick. What’s more, Maynard underwent plas­tic surgery before appearing on TV and hopes to land a rich husband. “She sur­rounds herself with money and social status,” says a source. Us investigates the side of Maynard that the cameras don’t show.



She has a temper: Maynard has admitted that her relationship post-The Bachelor with Brad Womack was marred by “knock-down, drag-out fights.” After the two split in June 2011 and she was tapped to be the Bachelor­ette, “she got difficult,” says a show source. “She knew she was the star, so she be­came a bit of a diva.” That attitude rears its head in the episode airing June 11. Maynard goes off the rails when she learns that con­testant Kalon McMahon, 27, referred to her daughter as “baggage.”



She’s at odds with [daughter] Ricki’s grandparents: As Us previously reported, Hen­drick’s parents are “livid” Maynard decided to do a second round. “When Em­ily went on The Bachelor, they weren’t pleased, but they supported her,” says a family source. “Now they’re not speaking.”



She likes the finer things in life: “Emily is a bit of a social climber,” says a Maynard source. “She has dated some heavy hitters, and she started to get a bad reputation around town. She’s well-liked now, but it did take a while.” After Hendrick died in 2004 (he was worth a re­ported $15 million at the time), Maynard dated coun­try singers Jake Owen, 30, and Jerrod Niemann, 32, and was also linked to race car driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., 37, in early 2006.



She had plastic surgery: Sources say she went under the knife prior to taping Womack’s season in 2010, and now has breast implants, veneers and likely a nose job. One source be­lieves Maynard is inse­cure after developing Bell’s palsy as a teen.





ADAM LEVINE: DATING ANNE’S PAL



Adam Levine



The rocker’s new girl “always had a crush”

Revenge romance! two months ago, Adam Levine, 33, was blindsided by Anne Vyalitsyna when she dumped him via a press statement. Now the Voice star has found love again — with her friend Behati Prinsloo! “Behati always had a crush on Adam,” a source tells Hot Stuff of the Namibian model, 23. “And she was a little jealous of Anne.” The Victoria’s Secret Angels “are good friends,” says a source. “Not best — but close enough.” And now, perhaps, not at all: Vyalitsyna stopped following Prinsloo on Twitter! But the be­trayed Russian beauty, 26, has soothed her wounds with a new man: A source says she’s been “flirting and texting” with True Blood’s Alexander Skarsgård, 35. “Anne’s been traveling, so they haven’t been able to see each other,” says the insider. “But she’s his type!”



HOW TO HOOK GEORGE


 George Clooney


Patti Stanger schooled Stacy Keibler on seal­ing the deal with her love of 10 months, George Clooney! The Millionaire Matchmaker, 51, took Keibler, 32, aside at the Simon G. Jewelry Summer Soiree in Las Vegas June 2. “She gave Stacy a big tip,” a source tells Hot Stuff. “She said that George needs to propose within a year of them being together. Other­wise, she won’t have as strong a chance.”



MK’S OLDER MAN



 Mary-Kate Olsen


What’s 17 years? Not enough of an age difference to stop Mary-Kate Olsen, 26, from dating 43-year-old Olivier Sarkozy! “She’s constantly complaining about boys not being mature enough for her,” says a pal of the designer, who has been seeing the divorced half brother of French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy for more than a month. “She really likes the guy.” Indeed, says a witness who saw the two on a May 28 date at NYC eatery Jewel Bako: “She was all over him!”