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The rumors are true! Gwen Stefani will a new mentor and judge on the upcoming season of NBC’s – The Voice. Aguilera confirmed the news on Twitter. “So excited to have you join #TheVoice squad @GwenStefani! Welcome to our crazy fam! Kisses xoxo #blondesdoitbetter.” Then Stefani solidified it responding with “It’s true! Gx @nbcthevoice.” She’ll join Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Pharrell Williams, who will be taking CeeLo Green’s seat.
Cameron Diaz admitted that she’s been with a woman. While appearing on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live,” Diaz admitted to having sexual relations with a woman. When host Andy Cohen pressed on for more details she said, “You didn’t ask explicitly how I was with a lady, but I have been with a lady.”
Last night on Dancing with the Stars - NeNe Leakes got the boot out of the ballroom and Amy Purdy was injured.
The nominations for the 68th annual Tony Awards, which honor the best for the year on Broadway, have been announced. The musical “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” topped the list with 10 nominations, followed by eight for Neil Patrick Harris musical “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” and seven each for the revivals of “The Glass Menagerie” and “The Twelfth Night.” Neil Patrick Harris, BryanCranston (“All the Way”) and Tony Shalhoub (“Act One”) got nods for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play. Tyne Daly (“Mothers and Sons”), Audra MacDonald (“Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill”) and Estelle Parsons (“The Velocity of Autumn”) were nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play. The Tonys will be handed out Sunday, June 8th in a ceremony hosted by Hugh Jackman airing live on CBS. See all the nominees here!
Kim Kardashian hopped a plane to Paris for a final wedding dress fitting and word is Kim and Kanye applied for their marriage license this week and they are set to tie the knot within the next week. Rumor has it the ceremony will not be grandiose and, instead, will be rather private. Meanwhile, Kanye is in the studio working on a new spoken word album. Kanye is reportedly working on a three-hour recording which will feature everything from “his views on the environment to life with fiancee Kim Kardashian and their 10-month-old daughter North.” Great.
Naya Rivera has been fired from Glee days after an initial report of an on-set feud involving her and Lea Michele surfaced. Rumors of a problem between the actresses began to swirl earlier this month, with a "major altercation" coming to head on set April 15th. It appears Rivera's disagreement that day was with producers, and Michele's name was brought up. Apparently Rivera was "jealous" of the attention Michele’s been receiving and producers have had it. Rivera has been "written out" of the season 5 finale, and will not return for the next season.
Beyoncé paid tribute to one of her biggest fans, a teen who lost her battle to cancer last week, by sending a bouquet of 90 white roses and handwritten note to the little girl's grieving family. Chelsea Lee James, who was memorably brought on stage during her concert back in 2009, passed away at the age of 15 on April 21st after a 10-year battle with the disease. Beyoncé serenaded James in front of more than 20,000 fans during her 2009 concert in Sydney, dedicating her song "Halo" to the young teen. That’s class.
David Arquette is a papa again after his girlfriend Christina McLarty gave birth to a baby boy Monday. Charlie West was born at 12:35 PM in Los Angeles. Arquette also has a 9-year-old daughter named Coco with his ex-wife Courteney Cox.
The next "Star Wars" cast will include originals Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher reprising their 1977 roles. "Star Wars: Episode VII" will pick up three decades after the "Return of the Jedi" episode's story. Peter Meyhew will be in Chewbacca's Wookiee suit, Anthony Daniels and Kenny Baker return as robots C-3PO and R2-D2 respectively. New actors to the "Star Wars" franchise include John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow. Composer John Williams, who has written scores for all six "Star Wars" films and he will also create the music for the newest one. The movie is scheduled to open around the world on December 18th, 2015.