6:44 am PDT, Sep 25, 2020
After a very trying summer, Ellen DeGeneres returned to her talk show to kick off her 18th season on September 21. She immediately addressed the allegations of a toxic production environment. “I have learned that things have happened here that should never have happened. I take this very seriously and I mean I am so sorry for the people who have been affected. I know I am in a situation. position of privilege and power and with that comes responsibility and I take responsibility for what happens on my show, “she said. Over the summer, people also claimed that Ellen did. was not as nice as she seemed to be on TV, especially given her motto ‘Be Kind.’ “Being known as the ‘be kind’ woman is a tricky position to occupy,” she said. said. “So let me give you some advice there if anyone is thinking about changing your title or giving you a nickname, don’t go with the ‘be nice’ lady. Do not do it. The truth is, I am that person you see on TV. “
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Kanye West has been making requests on Twitter for several weeks now, and his latest could affect the retail world. Over the summer, Gap announced that he had teamed up with the rapper on a new Yeezy line for sale in his stores. This has been hailed as a huge coup for Gap. Kanye is also a longtime partner of Adidas. On September 23, Kanye said he would boycott the two companies unless he got a seat on their respective boards. “I WEAR JORDANS UNTIL I AM ON THE ADIDAS BOARD,” he tweeted. He went on to add, “I WILL NOT RELEASE ANYTHING ON GAP UNTIL I AM ON THE PLAN.” On September 24, he was already planning for the future. “My first pillar when I’m on the adidas board will be an adidas Nike collaboration to support the growth of the community,” he tweeted. As Kanye goes full steam ahead with his business activities, there are reports that his marriage is suffering.
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The rumors are real. Teddi Mellencamp will not return to “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”. Earlier this week, reports claimed that Bravo would not be renewing Teddi’s contract (producers thought she was “boring”). On September 22, the reality TV star confirmed that her time was up. “I recently found out that my housewife contract was not being renewed,” she said on Instagram. “Sure, I could give you the standard answer of, ‘Oh, we both decided that would be better. “No, I’m not going to do that – it’s not who I am.” She continued, “Of course when I heard the news I was sad. It feels like a breakup, almost because you develop such a strong relationship with the cast, with the crew. And you can do some amazing things that you will probably never experience without the show. “
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Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik welcomed their baby girl. On September 23, the singer broke the news on Twitter. “Our little girl is here, healthy and beautiful,” he wrote alongside a picture of himself holding the newborn baby’s hand. There was more baby news this week too: On September 24, “This Is Us” star Mandy Moore announced that she was expecting her first child, a boy, with musician husband Taylor Goldsmith. On the same day, actress Billie Lourd – who has never announced pregnancy – revealed that she welcomed her son Kingston Fisher Lourd Rydell (whose name pays homage to her late mother, Carrie Fisher) with her fiance Austen Rydell. And on September 25, the British royal family announced that Princess Eugenie was pregnant with her first child almost two years after her marriage to Jack Brooksbank.
Best of the best
While the Emmy Awards had a bad night in terms of audiences (viewership reached an all-time high), it was still an incredible night for a few shows including “Schitt’s Creek” and “Succession.” The top seven awards (yes, seven!) Of the evening went to “Schitt’s Creek,” which won all of the major comedy awards for best acting, writing, and directing. Later the spotlight shone on “Succession”. HBO’s hit show won four awards for directing, writing and acting – Jeremy Strong took home the award for best lead actor in a dramatic series. “Succession” also won the grand prize – the final prize of the evening: best drama series. Other big winners included Zendaya, who beat fierce competition and became the youngest best actress of all time in a dramatic film, Regina King and Mark Ruffalo.
Livid with Louisville
Hollywood was furious after Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced on September 23 that no officer would be directly charged in the death of Breonna Taylor, a black EMT who was killed at her home by Louisville police officers in March. A bunch of stars like Kerry Washington have encouraged like-minded fans to voice their outrage at the polls. “I understand the urge to not vote,” she tweeted. “Reject a system that abuses you and denies your worth. But know that the system – sees your worth. It is FEAR of your power. That’s why it works so hard to make you feel helpless. You are NOT helpless. #SayHerName. And vote! “Of the decision, Emmy Rossum angrily tweeted:” It’s shameful. They murdered her in her own house. ” Alicia Keys said she was “furious” and added: “This is a BONUS example of Rotten to the CORE !!!” After the Kentucky GA criticized celebrities for their weight as outsiders, George Clooney released a gutting statement: “I was born and raised in Kentucky. Cut tobacco on Kentucky farms . My parents and sister live in Kentucky. I own a home in Kentucky, and was there last month. The justice system I was raised to believe holds people accountable of their actions. Her name was Breonna Taylor and she was shot in bed by 3 white policemen, who will not be charged with any crime for her death. I know the community. I know the Commonwealth. And I was taught in the schools and churches of Kentucky what is right and what is wrong. I am ashamed of this decision. “
Trouble in paradise
Demi Lovato got engaged in July, but she’s single again. Several media reported on September 24 that Demi and fiancé Max Ehrich had separated. “It was a tough decision, but Demi and Max decided to go their separate ways to focus on their respective careers,” a source told People magazine. “They have respect and love for each other and will always treasure the time they spent together.” Confirmation of the split came just hours after a source told Page Six the couple’s romance was on the rocks. “It’s not over yet,” a source said at the time, “but he’s on his way over there.” The breakup came after recent screenshots appear to show Max flirting on social media with other pop stars. Demi, however, dismissed them as “fake” and “tampered with.”
Did Emma Stone and Dave McCary Secretly Tie the Knot? On September 23, Page Six reported that the duo “have definitely tied the knot.” The news comes after the couple were seen in photos of paparazzi wearing what appeared to be wedding rings. The Oscar winner and the director of the “Saturday Night Live” segment were due to tie the knot earlier this year in Los Angeles, but their nuptials have been abandoned due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Last month, Tyra Banks was spotted wearing what appeared to be an engagement ring. On September 23, she opened up about the engagement rumors and the ring in question, dismissing it as “just a ring”. Speaking to talk show host Tamron Hall, Tyra said, “They’re talking about the ring.… The ring is a crab. It’s shaped like a crab.… And it’s an opal, not an opal. diamond. It’s not a crab opal. engagement ring. It’s just a ring. “One thing Tyra neither confirmed nor denied: whether she was engaged or not. The “Dance with the Stars” host has been seeing Canadian businessman Louis Bélanger-Martin for over a year.
On September 23, Kyle Richards shared an amazing story. In 2017, the “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star’s home was robbed and $ 1 million of personal items were taken. In a new interview, Kyle revealed that one of the missing pieces ended up on Diane Keaton’s Instagram page two years later. “She posted a picture of a psychic’s hands on the 3rd Street promenade and they had my ring on her hand… It was the craziest, craziest story,” Kyle said. Soon, Kyle started doing his own investigative work and went to 3rd Street Promenade, an outdoor mall in Santa Monica, California to try and find the medium. The ring quest was empty then, but it’s not over yet. “I want to take this back,” she said, “because I want to know if she bought this from someone in a pawnshop, even if I have to buy it back from her, I’m happy to do it. “