MARK WAHLBERG IS EXPANDING HIS BURGER JOINT: The Wahlberg brother — Mark, Donnie, and Paul, are opening a second location of their hamburger restaurant Wahlburgers. There is a new restaurant opening in Toronto’s SoHo Metropolitan Hotel in early 2014. The original location is in Hingham, Massachusetts.
FOX CANCELS KRIS JENNER’S TALK SHOW: Fox has reportedly decided not to pick up Kris Jenner’s talk show following less-than-stellar six week trial run in a few test markets. Although Kris’ last-minute ratings stunt of having Kanye West debut baby North West on the show, it was supposedly not enough to convince execs that it was worth saving. The show supposedly had very little interest from advertisers and was scoring a .8 in the ratings.
MICHAEL PHELPS SCORES GUEST STARRING ROLE ON ‘SUITS’: USA network announced on Wednesday (August 28th) that Michael Phelps will appear as himself in the midseason premiere of the show in 2014. He will be playing a big client that Gabriel Macht’s Harvey could never land which allows Abigail Spencer’s Scottie to swoop in and woo him.
GEORGE EADS TAKING A BREAK FROM ‘CSI: LAS VEGAS’: CSI: Las Vegas star George Eads will not be appearing in a few episodes of the upcoming 14th season of the show after he supposedly got into a heated argument with a pregnant writer who works for the CBS series. According to E! News, he will be around for the first three episodes before making his exit and return at unspecified date later in the season. Eads has been with the series since the first season and is reportedly demanding more input into where his character is heading.
‘AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN’ GETS A PREMIERE DATE: It was announced on Wednesday (August 28th) that the 13-episode third season of American Horror Story will premiere on FX on Wednesday, October 9th. The premise of the new season is described in the official press released which states, “Over 300 years have passed since the turbulent days of the Salem witch trials and those who managed to escape are now facing extinction. Mysterious attacks have been escalating against their kind and young girls are being sent away to a special school in New Orleans to learn how to protect themselves. Wrapped up in the turmoil is new arrival, Zoe (Taissa Farmiga), who is harboring a terrifying secret of her own. Alarmed by the recent aggression, Fiona (Jessica Lange), the long-absent Supreme, sweeps back into town, determined to protect the Coven and hell-bent on decimating anyone who gets in her way.”
HAS STACY KEIBLER MOVED ON FROM GEORGE CLOONEY?: Life & Style claims that Stacy Keibler has found her post-George Clooney rebound relationship. A friend revealed to the magazine, “She’s dating millionaire Jared Pobre, and it’s pretty serious. She was in Europe with him and all over Italy a couple of weeks ago.” They are reportedly planning on attending the Burning Man festival in Nevada this week.
JOHN STAMOS TURNS 50 WITH ‘FULL HOUSE’ CAST: The cast of Full House staged another mini-reunion in L.A. on Monday (August 26th) to help John Stamos celebrate his 50th birthday. Ashley Olsen, Bob Saget, Candace Cameron Bure, and Lori Loughlin all turned out for the party and posed for pictures together. Other celebrity guests included Nia Vardalos, Johnny Knoxville, Priscilla Presley, Linda Cardellini, Darren Criss, and Kristin Chenoweth.
LIAM HEMSWORTH HAS HAD IT WITH MILEY CYRUS’ ANTICS: Sources are telling Radar Online that Liam Hemsworth was not amused by Miley’s little dance routine at the VMAs and he is allegedly close to his breaking point. The source revealed, “Liam really does care about Miley, but her racy new look and sort of ghetto attitude isn’t exactly what he signed up for. Her VMA performance absolutely mortified him and he couldn’t be more embarrassed. He doesn’t really see anything sexy about what she did on stage.” The source added, “It’s not just Liam that Miley is pushing away…his entire team is urging him to part ways with her because she’s nothing but negative for his reputation and career. Liam is a serious actor with a growing career, while Miley has just turned into a joke. It’s pretty much over. He knows he can’t stay with her when this is who she’s become. He doesn’t want to babysit her anymore. He has to move on.”
JENNIFER GARNER DISCUSSES THE END OF HER FIRST MARRIAGE: Jennifer Garner may have ultimately found her happiness with Ben Affleck but the 41-year-old actress previously thought she found the one when she married Felicity star Scott Foley. She recently opened up to Allure magazine about her previous marriage saying, “We were full-on grown-ups, but looking back I’m aware we did not know what hit us. We didn’t have a shot. He’s a really good guy, and we just imploded.” Jennifer began dating Ben only a few months after her divorce was finalized and Scott married actress Marika Dominczyk.
SIR PATRICK STEWART TEACHES HIS GIRLFRIEND HOW TO ACT: A video is making the rounds on the internet of Patrick Stewart goofing off with his girlfriend by giving her one of his big acting tips. The X-Men star explains that while many actors can do single, double, and triple takes…he illustrates how to master the art of the quadruple take.
Catherinze Zeta Jones And Michael Douglass
After 13 years of marriage, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have decided to take a step back and give some thought to their relationship. According to E! News, the couple have already been living separate lives.
A rep for Jones released a statement saying, “Catherine and Michael are taking some time apart to evaluate and work on their marriage.” According to People, neither party has filed for divorce or sought any kind of legal separation but they also have not been photographed together since April. Michael has been spending time on a yacht off the coast of Sardinia and Catherine remains at their New York residence.
- Their relationship has survived Michael’s fight against throat cancer in 2010 and Catherine’s bipolar disorder which she received treatment for back in 2011 and again in April of this year. A family friend told People, “The stress has taken a toll on their marriage.”
- Another source close to the situation says that the pair still hopes to patch things up and “They want the best for their kids, no matter what happens.” The couple’s two children are 13-year-old Dylan and 10-year-old Carys.