While teens across the country preen and primp for this spring’s crop of high school dances, there’s a group of adults in Washington, D.C., doing the same – with no punch-spiking necessary. The White House Correspondent’s Dinner has almost arrived, an annual political event that’s increasing star factor has earned it the nickname “#nerdprom.” Held at the Washington Hilton (this year on Saturday), the Correspondents’ Dinner honors the reporters who cover politics from the front lines: in the White … read more

Eva Mendes and her family are mourning the death of her older brother Carlos Mendez, who succumbed to cancer on April 17. He was 53. The Hitch actress, who is expecting her second child with Ryan Gosling, celebrated her late brother’s life along with the rest of her family at the Church of the Recessional in Glendale, California, on Tuesday, April 26, according to her family’s social media posts. Carlos had been diagnosed with throat cancer almost two years ago. In a touching Instagram post … read more

It’s Leah v. Scientology, once again.
Leah Remini attests to having influenced the father of Scientology leader, David Miscavige, in writing a memoir that exposes his estranged son’s “brutal” leadership methods and speaks out in defiance of the church. Remini, who published a memoir about her own experience with Scientology in 2015, tells ABC News that Ron Miscavige “has a right to tell his story”.
“I tracked him down,” says Remini. “I called him and I offered my support because … read more

I’m eagerly awaiting Kelly Ripa’s return to Live with Kelly and Michael today. I’ll be tuning in when it airs this morning. This is the most exciting thing to happen on Live since Regis left, and I’m sure the ratings will reflect that. We’ve heard near constant press leaks about how Kelly is feeling, what she’s doing and how she’s handling this whole debacle. Instead of Kelly’s team talking to the press we’re now hearing directly from her friend, Andy Cohen. Kelly and Andy have … read more

Kelly Ripa does her – and that’s why we love her. After a tense, week-long absence from Live! With Kelly and Michael – which began after the star, 45, was “blindsided” by the news that Strahan would be leaving to co-host Good Morning America – Ripa made a triumphant return to the show (and received a standing ovation). “Look, I am fairly certain that there are trained professional snipers with tranquilizer darts in case I drift too far off message,” she said at the beginning of her opening … read more

Lena Dunham’s boyfriend Jack Antonoff secured a place in her fans’ hearts when he gave her a luminescent moonstone ring on their fourth anniversary – but how does he rate with renowned feminist icon Gloria Steinem? Just before Steinem presented the Girls creator and star with a 2016 Matrix Award Monday’s New York Women in Communications luncheon at the Waldorf Astoria, Dunham showed off her new accessory and told PEOPLE that she’d shared the gift on Instagram “because I was so proud of my moonstone … read more

Katie Couric understands the high-pressure world of TV news, and has some thoughts on the drama surrounding Michael Strahan’s upcoming departure from Live! with Kelly and Michael. Couric says she understands frustration on the part of Strahan’s co-host Kelly Ripa, who multiple sources told PEOPLE last week was http://www.people.com/people/package/article/0,,20981907_21001298,00.html. “Love Kelly. Love Michael. I’m sure they’re going to work it out,” Couric told PEOPLE Monday at a lunch at the Waldorf … read more

Handling it like a pro! Morning TV veteran Katie Couric weighed in on the ongoing Kelly Ripa controversy over Michael Strahan’s unexpected Live exit — and said she knows Ripa will be candid with viewers when she returns to the show after her brief absence. On Tuesday, April 19, Strahan, 44, announced he would be leaving the talk show in September after four years for a full-time gig at Good Morning America. Ripa, 45, was reportedly not informed of the move until moments before the news broke … read more

Was anyone else a little gobsmacked by the news that Michael Strahan is leaving his co-host’s chair at Live! With Kelly and Michael, surely one of the most coveted jobs in morning talk shows? If not all talk shows? Or morning shows? If not all of TV?
Perhaps we’re shocked because of the involved process that went into choosing Strahan as…well, not quite Regis Philbin’s replacement, because really he was Kelly Ripa’s replacement as she became the Regis, with the parade of guest hosts and the big … read more

Khloé Kardashian and Scott Disick are catching up now that the first Koachella Coachella weekend is done.
The Keeping Up with the Kardashians duo were seen grabbing a friendly lunch at Blu Jam Cafe in Los Angeles on Monday (Apr. 18 2016) after members from their clan visited Indio, Calif. for the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival over the weekend.
According to Kardashian, 31, she did her hair up in braids for the family meal because she didn’t get to go to the outdoor concert … read more

Minka Kelly and Sean Penn shippers, take two. The pair were spotted at the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Launch in Los Angeles on Wednesday, sparking dating speculation again. Although they walked the red carpet separately, Kelly, 35, and Penn, 55, posed together at the star-studded gala and appeared to leave together. The launch was held at Napster co-founder and Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sean Parker’s home with a guest list that included Bradley Cooper, Emilia Clarke, Allison Williams, … read more

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom turned a star-studded charity event into another date night, but mostly shied away from the cameras.
The 31-year-old pop star and 39-year-old actor attended the launch of Napster co-founder Sean Parker’s Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, held at his Los Angeles home Wednesday, and walked the red carpet separately. They did, however, sit together at the same table inside the event.
Perry walked the red carpet in a strapless black leather gown with size lace panels, … read more

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom have yet to confirm their romantic relationship, but they are continuing to parade their affections for one another. The pair attended the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Launch in Los Angeles on Wednesday. The star-studded soiree was held at Napster co-founder and Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sean Parker’s home with a guest list that included Bradley Cooper, Minka Kelly, Emilia Clarke, Katie Couric, Sean Penn, Tom Hanks and Goldie Hawn. Although Perry, 31, … read more

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom have yet to confirm their romantic relationship, but they are continuing to parade their affections for one another. The pair attended the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Launch in Los Angeles on Wednesday. The star-studded soiree was held at Napster co-founder and Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sean Parker’s home with a guest list that included Bradley Cooper, Minka Kelly, Emilia Clarke, Katie Couric, Sean Penn, Tom Hanks and Goldie Hawn. Although Perry, 31, … read more

We’ve rounded up some of the best stories of the day featuring news items on Paris Jackson, Nick Gordon, Dustin Diamond and more.
Paris Jackson celebrated her 18th birthday with her new boyfriend, Michael Snoddy, and her famous family on Sunday, April 3. Grandma Katherine Jackson, who is Michael Jackson’s mother, hosted the bash at her Calabasas, California, home. [Us Weekly]
Dr. Phil to Nick Gordon: Did you murder Bobbi Kristina Brown? [The Hollywood Gossip]
Dustin “Screech” Diamond just … read more