THIS WEEKEND’S TOP TEN MOVIES — MAY 4-6
- The Avengers, $200.3 million
Think Like a Man, $8 million
The Hunger Games, $5.7 million
The Lucky One, $5.5 million
The Pirates! Band of Misfits, $5.4 million
The Five-Year Engagement, $5.1 million
The Raven, $2.5 million
Safe, $2.47 million
Chimpanzee, $2.4 million
The Three Stooges, $1.8 million
JULIE BENZ TIES THE KNOT: Julie Benz is off the market. People magazine confirmed that the former Dexter star, 40, tied the knot with Rich Orosco on Saturday (May 5th). The couple has been together for five years and got engaged last June.
‘BACHELOR’ COUPLE WEDS: The Bachelor franchise has produced a married couple — they just didn’t meet on the show. Chris Lambton and Peyton Wright tied the knot on Saturday (May 5th), nearly two years after they started dating. Lambton was a finalist on Ali Fedotowsky’s season of The Bachelorette while Wright appeared on The Bachelor. Fellow Bachelorette contestants Craig Robinson, Tyler Vermette and Roberto Martinez were in attendance for the nuptials.
CARSON DALY TO BE A DAD AGAIN: Carson Daly and his wife Siri Pinter are going to be parents again. Pinter announced her pregnancy on her food blog along with a picture of her baby bump, writing, “Look at all those cookies in my belly! Ok there is a baby in there too, and that baby has been living there for about 5 and a half months already! I am due early September. We are beyond thrilled and blessed. I have been eating a lot of cookies.”
KELLY OSBOURNE GUSHES OVER NEW NIECE: The Osbournes can’t stop gushing about their new addition. Kelly opened up about her brother Jack’s new daughter, telling Us Weekly, “[Pearl's birth] is the most amazing thing that has ever happened to our family. I could not be happier.” Pearl’s mother is Jack’s fiance Lisa Stelly. Kelly added of her brother, “He’s just so happy and he’s so good with the baby. It’s unbelievable.”
MIRA SORVINO WELCOMES FOURTH CHILD: Mira Sorvino gave birth to her fourth child on May 3rd. The actress and her husband Christopher Backus released a statement saying, “We are thrilled beyond measure to have been blessed with our fourth precious, healthy child.” The couple, who have been married since 2004, also have a seven-year-old daughter Mattea and sons Johnny, five, and Holden, two.
George Lindsey, best known for his role as Goober Pyle on The Andy Griffith Show, died on Sunday (May 6th) at the age of 83. The Tennessean reported that he died in Nashville after a lengthy hospitalization. Griffith, 85, released a statement saying, “George Lindsey was my friend. I had great respect for his talent and his human spirit.” He added, “Our last conversation was a few days ago. We would talk about our health, how much we missed our friends who passed before us and usually about something funny. I am happy to say that as we found ourselves in our 80s, we were not afraid to say, ‘I love you.’ That was the last thing George and I had to say to each other. ‘I love you.’ ”
- Lindsey also appeared on CBS’s classic show, Hee Haw. Is survived by his son George Lindsey, Jr., daughter Camden Jo Lindsey Gardner, two grandsons and his longtime companion, Anne Wilson.