JENNIE GARTH IS OFFICIALLY DIVORCED: The divorce between Jennie Garth and Peter Facinelli was finalized on Tuesday (June 11th) officially ending their 11 year relationship. Both parties declined spousal support and are funding a joint bank account to cover the care and education of their three children. They also have a 50/50 custody agreement in place.
ZAC EFRON REPORTEDLY REJECTED FOR A THREESOME: Star magazine is reporting that Zac Efron had a fling with a stripper named Lisa in Texas back in February but when the duo tried to include model and aspiring singer Cadence Anne into the party, she wasn’t having any of it. She told the magazine, “I sat on the edge and Zac started rubbing my back and playing with my hair…and tried to push me and Lisa together like we should kiss. It was pretty clear what he wanted, but I wasn’t into it and told him so.” Another model named Viola Wallace revealed that she found herself in a similar situation. She said, “Zac seemed drunk and he started rubbing my thigh and said, ‘Stay here and cuddle with us.’ It was pretty obvious he wanted to have a threesome with me and Lisa but I wasn’t interested.”
SEAN LOWE IS PLANNING A JOINT BACHELOR PARTY WITH CATHERINE GIUDICI: Sean Lowe has revealed to HollywoodLife.com that he plans to have a joint bachelor/bachelorette party with Catherine Giudici. He told the website, “Whatever me and my guy friends decide to do or whatever they plan for me, it’ll be a blast. We’ve kicked around the idea of maybe having joint bachelor/bachelorette parties. It’s a good way to stay out of trouble, so I wouldn’t be opposed to it.”
KATE UPTON IS JUST FRIENDS WITH MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY: Despite recent reports suggesting otherwise, sources tell E! News that Kate Upton and Dancing With the Stars’ Maksim Chmerkovskiy are just good friends . The pair were seen enjoying dinner at an Italian restaurant in New York City earlier this week but management at the eatery say their meal did not appear to be intimate.
BRENDA SONG AND TRACE CYRUS MAY BE BACK TOGETHER: New Girl guest star Brenda Song may be getting back together with her ex-boyfriend Trace Cyrus. Brenda and Trace were photographed inside a 7-Eleven in Studio City, California exactly one year from the date that they reportedly broke up. A few days before their trip to the convenience store Song tweeted, “Don’t give up on someone you can’t go a full day without thinking about.” and “I’m not telling you it’s going to be easy. I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it.”
COURTENEY COX TO MAKE DIRECTORIAL DEBUT: Cougartown star Courteney Cox will step behind the camera to direct the film Hello I Must Be Going. The project stars Sean William Scott as a depressed man who heads back to his hometown to right some wrongs before committing suicide. Kate Walsh will play his sister-in-law.
‘THE REAL’ GETS A PREMIERE DATE: Fox has announced that the new talk show The Real will begin a four-week test run on July 15th. The all-female panel will include Tamera Mowry-Housley, Tamar Braxton, Loni Love, Adrienne Bailon, and Jeannie Mai. The show will air in seven markets: LA, NY, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Houston, and Tampa.
‘STEVE HARVEY’ GETS ADDITIONAL RENEWAL: NBCUniversal has extended Steve Harvey’s renewal and picked up the show through 2016. Valari Staab, President of NBC Owned TV Station, released a statement saying, “Steve Harvey’s engaging, funny and warm style has been a hit with our audiences. The show has strengthened our daytime lineups and proven to be a strong lead-in to Ellen and, in turn, our local newscasts.”
‘PORTLANDIA’ RENEWED: IFC has renewed Portlandia for a fourth and fifth season. The 10-episode fourth season will premiere in early 2014.
CHRIS TUCKER JOINS ‘SECOND HONEYMOON’: Silver Linings Playbook actor Chris Tucker is attached to star in Second Honeymoon — a comedy from Relativity Media to be directed by Phil Joanou. The story revolves around a couple who attempt to jumpstart their marriage by returning to Antigua where the eloped 10 years earlier.
Jennifer Carpenter – Homewrecker?
Dexter star Jennifer Carpenter may be responsible for wrecking the marriage of folk-rock singer Seth Avett. Sources say the two began a secret affair back in 2011 even though he had been married since 2008.
Seth released a statement on Tuesday (June 11th) that he and his wife have decided to end their marriage after having been separated for some time. Sources told Radar Online, “Shortly after Jennifer’s split with Michael, she began seeing Seth. She would fly all over to his concerts to be with him. No one saw this affair coming from those closest to Seth, but he finally left his wife last winter to be with Jennifer.” The source added, “Seth no longer sings “January Wedding,” a song about his wife, at their live shows anymore and hasn’t for quite some time. And the latest album released by The Avett Brothers is called The Carpenter. It’s not a coincidence.”
- Radar also claims that the affair upset fellow band member Jacob Edwards as well as fans of the band. One fan wrote in a group chat about the band, “Seth is a dog and Jennifer Carpenter is a homewrecker. Plain and simple. I hope he’s happy now. I hope Susan is ok. No one deserves to be lied to. Seth deserves nothing. Not even his fans.”