Celebrity Sleaze for Friday 4/19/13

by Cooper on April 19, 2013

in Celebrity Sleaze

KRIS JENNER TALK SHOW GETS PREMIERE DATE: Kris Jenner’s new daytime talk show Kris will premiere Monday, July 15th. The pop culture-driven show will have a six-week trial run on Fox.

SHOWTIME ANNOUNCES THE END OF ‘DEXTER': Showtime has announced that the upcoming eighth season will be the last for Dexter. The final season will begin on June 30th along with the series premiere of Roy Donovan.

NORA EPHRON’S ‘LUCKY GUY’ GETS EXTENDED: New York’s Broadhurst Theatre will continue to run Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy starring Tom Hanks through July 3rd. The announcement was made after Hanks reupped his deal to appear in the production.

DISNEY TO REBOOT ‘WIN LOSE OR DRAW': Disney Channel has announced plans to make a family version of the classic game show Win Lose or Draw. Cupcake Wars’ Justin Willman will host.

GIOVANNI RIBISI SIGNS ON TO SETH MACFARLANE’S NEW SHOW: Giovanni Ribisi has been tapped to replace Tommy Dewey as the co-lead in Seth Macfarlane’s Fox sitcom Dads. As previously announced, Seth Green is also starring in the six-episode multi-camera comedy.

ALEXIS BLEDEL SHOWS OFF ENGAGEMENT RING: Alexis Bledel attended the premiere of her new TV movie Remember Sunday on Wednesday (April 17th) showing off her new engagement ring from Vincent Kartheise. Alexis revealed that it was her future husband who picked out the vintage-inspired ring which has a huge round-cut diamond sitting on a platinum band. Take a look: http://bit.ly/17sGL2R

EDWARD NORTON IS A DAD: Edward Norton’s fiancee Shauna Robertson quietly gave birth to a baby boy in March and they have managed to keep the big news a secret until now. A source told Us Weekly that they are both thrilled and excited to be parents.

‘GOSSIP GIRL’ STAR IS ATTEMPTING TO GET HER CHILDREN BACK: A close friend of Gossip Girl actress Kelly Rutherford has launched an online petition on Change.org to bring the actress’ children back to the US following a judge’s decision to have them live with their father in France after he was deported. The judge had initially granted joint custody of the kids but because her ex is not allowed back in the country, the judge put them under his care. The petition currently has over 1,300 supporters.

ROBIN ROBERTS RECOVERING AFTER BRIEF HOSPITAL STAY: Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts fell ill while on vacation in Key West, Florida last week and is now recovering after spending a few days in the hospital fighting off the sickness. She wrote on Facebook, “I began not to feel well. Nothing serious, just under the weather. I contacted my doctors and flew back to NYC. They felt it best to admit me into the hospital for a few days. Seems my young immune system needed a little boost to fight off ‘opportunistic infections.'”

ANNE HATHAWAY’S HAIR IS THE MOST INFLUENTIAL ONSCREEN HAIRCUT OF ALL TIME: The UK edition of Marie Claire has revealed the results of a poll which chose Anne Hathaway’s pixie haircut in Les Miserables as the most influential onscreen haircut of all time. Jennifer Aniston’s Friends haircut came in second place and Audrey Hepburn’s hair in the 1963 film Charade came in third.

Disturbance At American Pie Actor’s Home

The boys from the American Pie films got themselves into some crazy sexual hijinks on-screen but a real-life hookup for the actor who played Finch proved to be anything but comical. A SWAT team had to be called to the home of Eddie Kaye Thomas to break up a domestic disturbance on Wednesday (April 17th) after a woman that he met less than 24 hours earlier pulled a knife and threatened to kill him.

According to TMZ, the actor met the woman at Mel’s Diner the night before and had spent the whole night and day with her before an argument ensued and the threat of violence came. Thomas called 911 and there was a standoff that lasted several hours between the SWAT team and the woman who barricaded herself inside.

  • Law enforcement sources told the website that the woman smashed a phone, a guitar, and basically just trashed the whole house before the cops used tear gas to get her out and take her into custody.

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