Conrad Bain, best known for his role as Phillip Drummond on Diff'rent Strokes, has passed away at his California home. He was 89-years-old and his daughter reported that he died of natural causes. Bain was best known as the kindly adoptive father Philip Drummond on the '80s sitcom Diff'rent Strokes. A native of Alberta, Canada he attended acting school in
Britney Spears is on the verge of a $200 million payday. Very shortly, Spears will announce she’s signing a 2-year engagement to perform at the The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. That’s where Shania Twain makes her concert home at the moment.
Kara DioGuardi is going to be a mom! The judge on American Idol' s eighth and ninth seasons, confirmed exclusively that she and husband Mike McCuddy will welcome their first child via gestational surrogate in the coming weeks. DioGuardi says “We are eagerly awaiting the healthy and happy birth of our son Greyson James Carroll McCuddy.” After years of struggling with fertility issues and multiple failed IVF attempts, the couple, who wed in 2009, decided to explore other paths to parenthood — including adoption and surrogacy.
Kelly Ripa confessed to Elle magazine that she uses Botox. The confession came after the interviewer questioned why the talk show host was less sweaty when they left a NYC spin class together. Ripa said, "It's the Botox. Every seven months or so, my eyelid skin rests on my eyelashes. So I feel like it makes my makeup artist's life easier, and it makes my eyes look a little more open on TV, which is where I happen to work right now."
Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle Evans is pregnant with her second child. This will be her first child with her husband of one month Courtland Rogers. He tells Star Magazine, "Me and Jenelle are so happy that she's pregnant. She told me, 'I'm looking forward to a second chance.'" Jenelle lost custody of her three-year-old son, Jace, to her mother. The 21-year-old is reportedly six weeks along.
American Idol executive producer Nigel Lythgoe told TMZ that Ryan Seacrest is the life-blood of the show and he hosts the entire program without getting directions through an earpiece. Nigel added, "It would be very, very difficult to replace Ryan Seacrest."
Kim Kardashian has denied rumors that Beyonce can't stand her. Kim said about Beyonce "That is so not true. She's one of the sweetest people I've ever met. We've never even talked about the feud. It probably doesn't come up in conversation because they get so many ridiculous stories brought to them of things that are true and not true. And vice versa." Kim also talked about being pregnant by Kanye West during her ongoing divorce from NBA player Kris Humphries. She explained, "Of course, I would love to be divorced. It's been going on for the second year. That's really tough because I wanna move on. The facts are I'm filing for a divorce, he's suing for an annulment and the only legal way to get an annulment is if there's fraud involved so he is claiming that I frauded him to marry him for publicity."
Star Magazine is reporting that Jessica Biel is not a fan of Anne Hathaway.
Al Pacino has signed on to play legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in a new film that'll be directed by Brian De Palma. The pair worked together on 1993's Carlito's Way and more famously on 1983's Scarface. The flick will be based on Paterno, by sportswriter Joe Posnanski. It was optioned by producer Edward R. Pressman, who plans to title the big-screen feature Happy Valley. Paterno died last year after being disgraced by his involvement in covering up the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Lady Gaga is now reportedly interested in helping keep Michael Jackson’s Neverland ranch in the Jackson family and restoring it to its original state. That's what a source tells The Sun. The U.K. tabloid quotes a friend of Gaga's, who says that Michael's kids are "desperate to hold on to their childhood home so they can decide what they want to do with it properly when they've grown up," and Gaga "would love to help with the financial costs by buying a share."