8:55am PST, Jan 16, 2022
There’s been a giant shakeup throughout the pond. On Jan. 13, Queen Elizabeth II stripped her second son, Prince Andrew, of his navy titles and patronages amid an ongoing sexual assault lawsuit, Buckingham Palace introduced. Andrew will no longer use the title “His Royal Highness” in any official capability and his different roles can be distributed amongst working members of the royal household. In 2021, Virginia Giuffre sued the Duke of York in New York civil court docket alleging he sexually abused her when she was 17 after she was trafficked to him by convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. (Andrew has denied the claims; the case continues to maneuver ahead after a choose in early January shot down the royal’s efforts to have it dismissed.) “The Duke of York will proceed to not undertake any public duties and is defending this case as a personal citizen,” the palace added.
Tiffany Haddish was arrested for suspicion of driving underneath the affect in Georgia within the early morning hours of Jan. 14 after she allegedly fell asleep in the driver’s seat. TMZ reported that Peachtree Metropolis police obtained a report a couple of driver asleep on the wheel, they usually got an outline of the automobile. Officers quickly noticed the automobile round 4 a.m. because the comic was pulling right into a neighborhood. After stopping her, Tiffany was arrested for DUI and improper stopping on a roadway. Authorities believed she was underneath the affect of marijuana.
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As genuine as ever
Crystal Hefner is a pure lady. Hugh Hefner‘s widow took to Instagram to element how a lot her life has changed for the reason that Playboy founder handed away in 2017. “After the final handful of years staying true to myself on social media, I really feel that each one the folks right here with me at this level really care and are invested in my life in a optimistic approach and for that I thanks,” she wrote on Instagram. “Over 5 years, my account has shifted from not all the time protected for work posts to my REAL protected for work life. The true me. I used to be residing for different folks earlier than, to make others blissful, struggling internally within the course of.” The previous Playboy mannequin stated “modesty” empowers her today. “I eliminated every thing faux from my physique and deleted all my previous images,” she stated. “I’m extra genuine, susceptible and really feel that I belong extra to myself. I’m mine.”
Bob Saget, one of the iconic TV dads in fashionable historical past, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 9 at 65. TMZ reported that the “Full Home” star was “tucked in bed” when his physique was found in his lodge room at a Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, the place he was staying in the course of the Florida dates on his nationwide stand-up comedy tour. In accordance with a number of experiences, all indicators level to Bob dying in his sleep. Though the official reason for loss of life will not be identified for a number of months because the coroner runs toxicology exams, the working idea is that the actor died of a stroke or coronary heart assault. Bob really carried out a comedy set the night earlier than his loss of life and posted a Twitter picture from the stage on the morning he died. “Phrases can’t start to specific how devastated I’m,” former co-star Lori Loughlin stated. “Bob was greater than my pal, he was my household.” John Stamos added, “I’m damaged. I’m gutted. I’m in full shock. I’ll by no means ever have one other pal like him. I like you a lot Bobby.”
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Simon Cowell is lastly able to wed. The “X-Issue” choose and music mogul quietly proposed to his longtime associate, Lauren Silverman, on Christmas Eve whereas vacationing in Barbados. The Solar reported on Jan. 11 that the couple’s son, Eric, witnessed the proposal, as did Lauren’s son from a earlier marriage, Adam. “Simon and Lauren are ridiculously, nauseatingly in love — extremely, lockdown introduced them nearer than ever,” a supply instructed The Sun. “Lauren was completely surprised and by no means in 1,000,000 years anticipated Simon to pop the query. She burst into tears — blissful tears — and clearly stated ‘sure’ right away.” This can be Simon’s first marriage. “It was necessary to Simon that the youngsters had been there too, as he adores them each and the household they’ve change into,” the supply stated. “Lauren has been Simon’s rock over these previous few years — supporting him when he broke his again, and thru thick and skinny usually. They make an exquisite couple. While Simon by no means thought he was the marrying kind, he is realized he is met the girl of his desires — and could not be happier. Within the phrases of Beyonce, it was time to place a hoop on it.”
Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox are about to be Mr. and Mrs. The actress posted a video of his outdoor proposal in Puerto Rico on Instagram on Jan. 12. MGK posted a close-up video of the ring he gave her, which incorporates two stones. “‘Sure, on this life and each life,'” he wrote. “Beneath the identical branches we fell in love underneath, i introduced her again to ask her to marry me. i do know custom is one ring, however i designed it with Stephen Webster to be two: the emerald (her delivery stone) and the diamond (my delivery stone) set on two magnetic bands of thorns that draw collectively as two halves of the identical soul forming the obscure coronary heart that’s our love. 1-11-2022.” Megan, by the best way, stated the couple celebrated by consuming “one another’s blood.” Cannot make that up.
The Los Angeles Police Division is investigating Kanye West for misdemeanor battery after the rapper-designer allegedly punched an autograph seeker within the early morning hours of Jan. 13. The alleged assault occurred round 3 a.m. in downtown Los Angeles. A video, reportedly filmed seconds after the altercation, exhibits an offended Ye shouting at somebody in his entourage. The video, published by TMZ, exhibits a person on the bottom because the music star leaves the scene. Earlier within the night, Kanye appeared to be in good spirits — he even kissed new girlfriend Julia Fox as cameras snapped away after they frolicked collectively at Delilah nightclub in West Hollywood.
Shocking cut up
Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet have cut up. On Jan. 12, the “Aquaman” star and the “Cosby Present” alum introduced their breakup on social media after greater than 4 years of marriage. “We have now all felt the squeeze and modifications of those transformational occasions,” the couple’s joint assertion started. “A revolution is unfolding and our household is of no exception… feeling and rising from the seismic shifts occurring. And so We share our Household information that we’re parting methods in marriage. We share this not as a result of we predict it is newsworthy however in order that as we go about our lives we could achieve this with dignity and honesty.” The assertion continued, “The love between us carries on, evolving in methods it needs to be identified and lived. We free one another to be who we’re studying to change into.” The couple maintained that they’ve an “unwavering” dedication to their youngsters, Lola Iolani and Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha. The couple began relationship in 2005 and quietly tied the knot in 2017.
Days after Sean Penn and estranged spouse Leila George indicated they could be back on, they’ve taken a brand new step of their divorce case. In accordance with The Sydney Morning Herald, Sean “quietly landed in Sydney” in December and spent New Yr’s Eve on the Australian actress’s facet. The on-off couple (who’re 32 years aside in age) had been reportedly joined by actor Kick Gurry and one other pal at a fireworks-adjacent celebration at a mansion within the Level Piper part of the Australian metropolis. The reunion got here three months after Leila filed for divorce. Nonetheless, on Jan. 13, People journal reported that the pair had simply filed court docket papers indicating they’ve employed a privately compensated non permanent choose to fast-track their divorce case amid California’s courts backlog.
Josh Duhamel is able to give marriage one other strive. The actor popped the question to former Miss World America Audra Mari on her twenty eighth birthday, Jan. 8, they revealed on social media on Jan. 9. Josh, 49, and Audra have been collectively for practically three years. Josh, it appears, proposed through a message in a bottle. “It is on!! She discovered a message in a bottle that washed ashore and stated YES!” he captioned a photograph of himself holding up a be aware that learn, “Audra Will You Marry Me.” After posting the message, Josh’s ex-wife, singer Fergie, congratulated the engaged couple on social media.
Former Sports activities Illustrated Swimsuit Situation cowl mannequin Olivia Culpo was requested to “put a shirt on” earlier than being allowed to board an American Airways flight to Mexico on Jan. 13. The influencer’s sister, Aurora Culpo, documented the drama on social media, posting a video of Olivia in black biker shorts, a black bralette and a protracted black coverup. “She seems cute. She seems applicable. No. They name her as much as the desk and inform her that she must put a shirt on in any other case she will’t get on the aircraft,” her sister stated. Olivia borrowed boyfriend Christian McCaffrey’s sweatshirt in order that she may board. Aurora continued to troll American, sharing pictures from an internet site that bought Olivia’s too-sexy-for-air-travel outfit. “Get kicked off @americanair starter package,” Aurora captioned the put up.