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confirm that the intensely private actress is expecting her second child with boyfriend Ryan Gosling! “They found out after the holidays. Eva thought she was ill; she had no idea she was pregnant!” dishes a friend close to the actress, who was spotted trying to hide her growing belly after a doctor’s visit in L.A. “It was a shock, but they consider it the best gift in the world.” We have three words for these repeat mamas-to-be: joint baby showers! H 4 Star M AY
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There were a lot of dishy personal details on The Real Housewives of Potomac — but nothing about Katie’s 2009 quickie marriage in Arizona (below) to a longtime boy boyfriend.
HE first season of The Real Housewives of Potomac, Bravo’s latest addition to their flagship reality series franchise, has been a rousing success, with the lovely ladies of this wealthy Maryland suburb, in the shadow of Washington, D.C., engaging in their fair share of catfighting and mud-slinging. It seems, however, that the producers overlooked (or were unaware of) a stunning secret from star Kathryn “Katie” Rost’s past that might top any plot twist from any of the Housewives series. Gorgeous fashion model Katie, 36, is divorced from Dr. James Orsini, the father of her three young children, whom she married in 2011. He’s described on the show as her “first husband,” but that doesn’t appear to be the case: A source claims Katie previously had secretly wed an onand-off boyfriend named Xavier Eccleston — and Star has exclusively discovered a record of their September 2009 marriage in Arizona (see box, above). The source claims that Katie eventually got an annulment, and adds that Eccleston, now 38, is “bad news.” That’s quite the understatement. According to Maryland court records and news reports, Eccleston was arrested and charged with attempted murder, assault and burglary after shooting an acquaintance — who was left paralyzed and died seven years later — and stealing a large sum of money and marijuana during an Oct. 2001 home invasion. Eccleston eventually pled guilty to felony assault and weapons charges and served part of a 10-year prison term. Eccleston was later convicted on a charge of “conspiring to distribute powder and crack cocaine,” and was sentenced in Jan. 2013 to 17 years in prison; he’s currently incarcerated at Maryland’s Cumberland Federal Correctional Institution. A rep for Katie Rost declined to comment when contacted by Star. H
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BACKSTREETA BAD BET? Backstreet’s back, all right! Wile fans are a e freaking fre king over the Boys’ nine-show concert series in Las Vegas, bookers Live Nation aren’t so sure they want to extend that run into a full-blown residency. “Nick Carter and A.J. McLean ran their image into the ground, and they could be a huge liability,” says a source close to the music company. Only two weeks ago, Star reported A.J.’s humiliating affair with a 24-year-old fan, and earlier this year, a supposedly sober Nick was arrested after a drunken bar brawl in Key West, Fla. “There’s no way A.J.’s wife will let him hang out with fans, and that means no photo ops or meet-and-greets, which will hurt ticket sales. The rest of the guys are praying these two get their act together,” explains the industry insider. “If they wantt a shot at Vegas — and all the cash that comes with it — they better be on their best behavior.” H
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HARRY THE HORRIBLE? BLE? Nobody’s gonna drag him down. One Direction hottie Harry Styles may be adept at charming his screaming fans, but he seems to have a little trouble minding his manners with non-Directioners. During a recent lunch in Los Angeles with friends, a witness saw the he 22-year-old ream a valet who failed to address him as “sir” — and he only got more boorish once seated at a table. “He was condescending to the waitress and went out of his way to make her uncomfortable by referring to her as ‘babe’ and ‘hun,’ ” tattled a fellow diner. “Overall, he was obnoxious. He chewed with his mouth open and banged his fists so hard on the table when he laughed that he spilled glasses, and then cackled hysterically. It was miserable sitting next to him.” H
Miley Cyrus may seem like she’s one bong hit away from total insanity, but the wacky star has quietly devoted herself to caring for her longtime Pilates instructor, Mari Winsor, 65, who was diagnosed with ALS, Lou Gehrig’s Disease, in 2014. “Miley has been so touched by Mari’s strength and dignity in dealing with the disease that she’s been helping Mari pay for her medical bills, to the tune of about $25,000 a month,” says a friend. “It’s Miley’s way of paying Mari back for her service and friendship.” The ailing fitness guru has whipped stars like Drew Barrymore, Emma Stone and Dakota Johnson into shape, but has played a special role in Miley’s life. “Miley will sit for hours with Mari, reading to her and watching movies,” explains the insider. “Mari is like a second mom to her.” H M AY 2 , 2 0 1 6
RISING STARS RIHANNA landed a $10 million makeup deal for her own line, Fenty Beauty.
For richer or poorer? Friends say Eddie will be out the door unless LeAnn can keep them rich.
CESAR MILLAN He was cleared of animal cruelty charges after a dog he was training attacked a pig.
SINGING FOR HER H ERSUPPER! SUPPER! BUT COULD HER BAD ATTITUDE DERAIL HER COMEBACK... AND HER MARRIAGE?
URNS out you can’t lilive ive a jet-set life on zero dollars a year — just ask LeAnn Rimes, who’s hoping a comeback tour will get her finances back in the black. And if it doesn’t, insiders believe it won’t just break the bank, but also her marriage to actor Eddie Cibrian! “LeAnn knows she’s neglected her career for too long,” admits a friend. “At this point she’s known more for her affair with Eddie than for being a singer.” Leanne’s last album, 2013’s Spitfire, was a flop, and Eddie’s last major job was a three-episode stint on the cable series Baby Daddy. “They’ve coasted off LeAnn’s savings since they got together five years ago, but they live large with a huge mansion and lots of trips,” adds the insider. “Plus, she helps support his two sons.” Now LeAnn is ready to hit the road for a big concert tour… but judging by the
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chiilly reception she got at famed T chilly Texas honky-tonk Billy Bob’s on April 8, fans may not be lining up as she hopes. Not only was her concert sparsely attended, Texas radio personality Billy Mack complained that Rimes was arrogant toward the crowd, which included his father — who wrote LeAnn’s breakout hit, “Blue”! “Don’t crawl back to Texas with a Kardashian attitude, expecting Texas-size applause,” fumed the DJ in a Facebook post. “No need to wonder why she is a hasbeen in this industry.” With only two small shows scheduled this year, friends wonder if her dire financial straits will shatter her marriage to the 42-year-old Cibrian, who has grown accustomed to the A-list lifestyle, fueled by his wife’s nest egg. “Eddie married a rich girl on purpose,” says the pal.“So what happens when that’s no longer the case?” H
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TYGA The rapper’s Lamborghini is being repo’d and he owes the car company nearly $400k.
DEBBY RYAN The Disney star was arrested for drunk driving.
BETHENNY FRANKEL She’s under fire for reportedly telling female entrepreneurs to sleep with men to get funding.
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After getting a butt lift and a set of 800 cc breast implants — the biggest available in the U.S. — 16 and Pregnant sexpot Lindsey Harrison wants to put her assets to use by shooting an adult film! “She says she thinks she can make at least $250,000 doing porn, just like Farrah Abraham,” says a source close to the 21-year-old, but unsurprisingly, her new husband T.J. Nicholson is hitting the roof over her X-rated ambition. “T.J. is sickened by the idea,” admits the friend. “And when she suggested he be her costar, he just walked out. She’s got dollar signs in her eyes but could end up rich and alone if she’s not careful.”H
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Forget zombies — the cast of The Walking Dead is starting to realize that the biggest threat of all may be behind the cameras now that Jeffrey Dean Morgan has joined the series as evil nemesis Negan. Star Norman Reedus lobbied hard to get his pal a part on the show and is now putting pressure on producers to beef up Morgan’s role at the expense of his castmates. “Norman is the fan favorite, and he’s using that to his advantage with the writers,” dishes an AMC spy, noting that Norman’s character, Daryl Dixon, wasn’t even in the original comic books. “He was instrumental in getting Jeffrey added to the show, and he wants next season to center around their characters — and if that means zombies kill off Rick [Andrew Lincoln] or Glenn [Steven Yeun], so be it.” H
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Michael Bublé gobbled down a snack at Disneyland’s California Adventure before reluctantly boarding the California Screamin’ roller coaster with a friend. Next time, stick to the Tea Cups!
Women’s Right To Shoes Columbia, S.C., April 12
Model Karlie Kloss tried to fit a few hundred of her new best friends into a pic during a shoe party at the University of South Carolina with Nordstrom.
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Leslie Jones gave director Paul Feig a good look at her stilettos at a press event for her Ghostbusters reboot alongside costars Kate McKinnon, Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig.
Hollywood, April 12 Robert Downey Jr., along with Chris Evans and Anthony Mackie, got a hero’s welcome at the Captain America: Civil War premiere at the Dolby Theater.
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Victoria’s Secret Angels Taylor Hill, Martha Hunt and Elsa Hosk revealed — literally — the new Victoria’s Secret bralettes at the VS store in Herald Square.
New York City, April 12 Gwyneth Paltrow stopped by Good Morning America to promote her new cookbook, It’s All Easy, and share how simple it is to achieve her luxe life. Not included: nanny, trainer, chef, Coldplay alimony, famous father, millions in the bank...
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Universal City, Calif., April 5 Chris Hardwick and Lydia Hearst got crafty at Ollivanders Wand Shop at the opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood.
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Veep and Arrested Development star Tony Hale snuck a snack at M&M’s Flavor Vote campaign, where fans can help pick the candy’s newest flavor on the M&M Facebook page.
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Suicide Squad stars Jay Hernandez, Will Smith and Margot Robbie felt the love at CinemaCon in Sin City. M AY 2 , 2 0 1 6
About Face Los Angeles, April 11
Zendaya Coleman took a selfie with, uh, herself, at a Marie Claire party celebrating her new Fresh Faces cover.
Keeping It Casual Beverly Hills, Calif., April 8
Usually chic couple Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston looked less than put together as they left a date night dinner in Los Angeles.
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Vinyl star Olivia Wilde pounded the pavement with her Bobble Insulate water bottle in Central Park. 20 Star M AY
New York City, April 11 Ice Cube caught up with Dionne Warwick at a screening for his new comedy, Barbershop: The Next Cut.
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Flirty & Floaty Miami, April 8
Vanessa Hudgens soaked up the sun in an Aerie bikini at the W South Beach hotel pool with sister Stella. M AY 2 , 2 0 1 6
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Jessica Chastain, Charlize Theron and a pregnant Emily Blunt struck a pose at the premiere of their new Snow White prequel, The Huntsman: Winter’s War.
Lupita Nyong’o brightened up a gray Manhattan day with a colorful ensemble at Variety’s Power of Women luncheon.
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Leah Remini snapped a pic of Holly Robinson Peete at their Stella & Dot trunk show, which raised money for the HollyRod Foundation.
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Hunky Bachelor Sean Lowe chilled out between takes of his new Hydroxycut photoshoot.
Miley Cyrus and on-again fiancĂŠ Liam Hemsworth stepped out to lunch with his brothers at Gracias Madre. Could an announcement of their re-engagement be around the corner? M AY 2 , 2 0 1 6
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Phoning it in Amusement park? Not so much for P Diddy, who texted his way through a ride with his twin daughters, D’Lila and Jessie, at the Miami Youth Fair.
Big foot Talk about big shoes to fill! Thalía Sodi celebrated her Summer 2016 clothing collection for Macy’s at Vandal in New York City on April 6. 24 Star M AY
NOT Head case Ever wish you could experience the searing pain and nausea of a migraine? Now you can, thanks to Andy Cohen! The Bravo host teamed up with Excedrin on April 6 to launch their “migraine experience” simulator to help foster empathy for sufferers. Let’s hope he never gets interested in waterboarding...
NORMAL Grocery run Leave it to Kristen Stewart to look just like the rest of us on a late-night grocery run. The actress was spotted in minimal makeup and a grungy ensemble at Gelson’s in Hollywood on March 31.
NORMAL Picture perfect Helen Mirren made sure her Eye in the Sky costar Colin Firth looked flawless at their flick’s London premiere on April 11, thoughtfully pulling a fuzz off his suit.
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Lifestyle hub QVC and the Cosmetic Executive Women association are teaming up to present the fourth annual Beauty With Benefits telecast. Tune into QVC on Thursday, April 28, at 7 p.m. ET to score premium beauty buys from brands such as Givenchy, Bobbi Brown and IT Cosmetics, plus a deluxe gift with purchase. Eighty percent of the proceeds will benefit Cancer and Careers, a charitable organization that provides support and vital workplace tools to those afflicted with cancer. Viewers will also catch makeup artist Sonia Kashuk and Cindy Crawford starring in the telecast’s public service announcement.
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Sushi Roxx, at the Tuscany hotel in Manhattan’s Midtown, has nailed entertaining dinner theater! Clad in Betsey Johnson– designed uniforms, the servers — professionally trained singers, dancers and actors — perform choreographed routines at the high-energy hotspot. RHONJ’s Melissa Gorga and RHONY’s Dorinda Medley were spotted at the dining destination, whose menu boasts wild-ginger edamame, uni sashimi and elaborate sushi combos. It’s a nightclub and a sushi restaurant, all rolled into one! sushiroxxnyc.com
Luxe French brand Repetto has opened their first store stateside in NYC’s SoHo neighborhood. Famous for their très chic ballet flats (seen on the soles of celebs including Karlie Kloss and Kate Moss), the shop will house footwear, handbags, dancewear and ready-to-wear apparel. According to reps, Katie Holmes stopped by the new boutique, where one can customize the brand’s iconic flats with materials, charms, laces and heels. We have happy feet just thinking about it! repetto.com/us
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On her way to the Annual Women in the World Summit in NYC on April 8, the Scandal star rocked a Jonathan Simkhai frock with sheer panels and Salvatore Ferragamo sandals.
At the April 12 L.A. premiere of Captain America: Civil War, Emily sparkled in a chic J. Mendel dress with an asymmetrical skirt and Tiffany and Co. jewelry.
The Draper James beauty rocked a royal blue David Koma dress with mesh detailing on the side to the Stand Up to Cancer event in NYC on April 9.
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URPRISE! Megan Fox revealed she’s pregnant with her third child while promoting her new movie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, on April 11 at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. The only problem? Last August, Megan and Brian Austin Green announced they were splitting after five years of marriage. While friends and fans alike questioned who the father might be, the 29-year-old actress found humor in her predicament, captioning a collage of her former costars — Shia LaBeouf, Will Arnett and Jake Johnson — with “#NotTheFather.” Which leaves only one man: her soon-to-be ex-husband. “Of course Brian is the father,” dishes an insider close to the couple, who are already parents to sons Noah, 3 and Bodhi, 2. “Megan looks to be about four to five months along, and although she and Brian were separated, she was still living with him.” Court docs state the divorce is still pending, but could this unexpected blessing fix their broken family? “Breaking up wasn’t Brian’s idea in the first place,” reveals the insider. “He’s holding out hope that Megan will change
her mind and give their marriage another shot.” But, sources say, she isn’t budging. “Apart from the bonus night in question, Megan and Brian are more like roommates than husband and wife, and it’s been like that for a while,” says a source. Even when they were together, she liked to joke that Brian “[didn’t] get any intimacy” whatsoever. “Megan thinks Brian is a terrific hands-on father, but she doesn’t think they belong together,” says the source. “And I don’t think this baby is going to change that. As far as Megan is concerned, the divorce is 100 percent happening.” H Megan and Brian have remained amicable, even renting a house together in Bel-Air for their boys.
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Miranda & Anderson
OUT OF TUNE
“Heartbreak is good fuel for country songs. And cheating,” Miranda Lambert has said. “Falling in love is awesome, but I’m never drawn to [writing] happy songs.” Still, a long weekend in the country spent penning sad songs about the breakdown of her marriage to Blake Shelton isn’t exactly what Miranda’s boyfriend, Anderson East, had in mind when he signed on as her writing partner. “Nobody does heartache quite like Miranda. Breakup ballads? Those are her bread and butter and exactly what country music fans are looking forward to decoding when her next album drops,” spills an industry insider close to the “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” singer, 32, who was none too pleased when Gwen Stefani stole her shtick on This Is What the Truth Feels Like. Nevertheless, Anderson, 27, is starting to wonder if Miranda really is over Blake. “He thought they’d record a few love songs, maybe even a duet,” says the source, “but she’d rather open up old scars about Blake instead.” H
OVER YOU ALREADY?
Kirsten & Garrett
COLIN OLINITQUIT IT QUITS
It’s the end of the road for Kirsten Dunst and Garrett Hedlund. After four years of dating, datin the couple have gone their separate ways, although that won’t come as a surprise to Star readers, who learned of Kirsten’s secret meetups with Colin Farrell last week. wee “Everyone’s under the impression that Kirsten Kirst and Garrett simply wanted different things out ou of life,” says a source close to the actress, who’s hinted hin about wanting to start a family with her beau, 31, sooner rather than later. “They knew Garrett was dragging his heels, but if they found out how Colin figured into all this, they’d flip.” As of now, Kirsten, 33, has kept mum. “She refuses to talk about it,” says the pal. “I don’t think she wants anyone knowing about her and Colin — especially not Garrett.” A little late for that, though! H
MEETS BRYAN’S FAMILY
Sandra Bullock has made millions playing the girl you bring home to Mom, and now a source tells Star that her boyfriend, Bryan Randall, has done just that. In late March, the actress, 51, and her two children, Louis, 6, and Laila, 3, flew out to Portland, Oregon, to meet his folks. “Bryan’s parents and his brother, Kevin, fell in love with Sandra and her kids,” dishes a source close to the 49-year-old photographer, whose college-aged daughter, Skylar, has reportedly already hit it off with Sandra. “They knew Bryan was completely taken with her, and now they are too.” Well, she is Miss Congeniality. H
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ON THE PROWL
Kourtney & Justin
OURTNEY KARDASHIAN just can’t help herself. After hooking up with Justin Bieber in early December, sources say the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, 36, has picked up right where she left off with the singer, 22. “There’s definitely an age gap there, but they have a lot of chemistry. Kourtney says Justin is the best lover ever,” says a source close to the cougar, who was last seen sneaking off with her cub at his Purpose afterparty at Warwick nightclub in Los Angeles on March 23. “Being around Justin makes Kourtney feel young. It’s refreshing when she spends all day chasing after a bunch of rambunctious kids.” Kourtney, of course, has three children — Mason, 6, Penelope, 3, and Reign, 1 — with ex Scott Disick. “Justin’s been over to Kourtney’s, but they do their best not to flaunt their fling in front of them,” dishes the pal. “She’s joked that Justin is great with her kids, certainly more playful and fun with them than Scott ever was.” Whatever do you mean! H
Hollywood can’t seem to get enough of the Brits at the moment, and Jennifer Garner is no different. So when Ben Affleck asked the actress, 44, to move to England with their three children — Violet, 10, Seraphina, 7, and Samuel, 4 — while he films Justice League: Part One, it wasn’t as big of an ask as her ex might’ve expected. “Jen agreed to the arrangement for their kids’ sake of course, but she’s also excited to take her search for Mr. Right overseas,” reveals a pal, adding that the Alias alum has no plans to reconcile with Big Ben while abroad. “Jen’s a sucker for a British accent.” (Hey, what girl isn’t?) “She definitely likes tall, well-spoken and very handsome. Think Tom Hiddleston or Theo James, if he wasn’t already taken,” says the source. “That said, he doesn’t need to be famous.” Blimey! H
IT’S ON ACROSS THE POND!
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SOKO’S FIFTEEN MINUTES OF FAME
Before Stephanie “SoKo” Sokolinksi was Team Bella, the French singer went on a blind date with Robert Pattinson, or so she claims in a recently unearthed interview with A Music Blog, Yea? from 2015. “It was the best thing ever!” Kristen Stewart’s new girlfriend swooned, but it’s also a shocking revelation that has Kristen’s friends worried that the 30-year-old aspiring actress is just using the Twilight alum, 26, for publicity. “Kristen has never been one to kiss and tell, but SoKo’s ready to spill her guts at a moment’s notice,” says a pal, nothing how the press-friendly Parisian can’t seem eem to keep her hands off the once notoriously private actress – hugging her, kissing her and even sucking Kristen’s thumb – when cameras start flashing. “And she certainly hasn’t been shy about asking Kristen to hook her up with new connections either.” Although, there’s at least one number SoKo won’t be needing... H
Once a cheater, always a cheater, goes the saying. aying. But it’s not just an old wives’ tale to Kyle Richards, whose husband, MauricioUmansky, Mauricio Umansky, was caught chatting up a mystery beauty at the L.A. Fashion Week opening gala on March 16. Although reps deny anything inappropriate took place and insist that Kyle, 47, was by his side, Star’s source never saw the reality star and says that Mauricio, 45, made the most of her absence. “He was loving all the attention,” says the spy. “I even watched him exchange phone numbers with one female fan!” Unfortunately, it’s a well-documented pattern of Mauricio’s. As Star previously reported, he had no problem flirting with a few gorgeous guests aat the couple’s annual White Party in 2008 — all al while Kyle was in the next room. “My heart breaks for her,” says the spy. “After everything Mauricio’s put Kyle through, he’s still not acting like a married man.” H
BABY MAKES THREE!
PREGNANT From pirouettes to the pitter-patter of tiny feet! Shortly after Witney Carson tied the knot with her high school sweetheart, Carson McAllister, on New Year’s Day, the Dancing With the Stars’ pro, 22, divulged that she was “definitely looking forward to having kids in the future.” And now Star can reveal that the dainty ballroom dancer and her husband, also 22, are expecting their first child together. “They’re both ecstatic,” spills a pal, although reps deny that she’s pregnant. “Witney wants to shout it from the rooftops, but for the time being, only a few of their closest friends and family know.” With a Mirrorball trophy at stake, the season 19 champ doesn’t want to jeopardize her place as Denver Broncos linebacker Von MillerÕs partner. “Witney fully intends to dance her way through this pregnancy and into the finale,” says the source, who notes that dancing while with child is perfectly safe. “She thinks they have a real shot at winning.” H
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Falling In Love Again “Danny and Julia have grown so much closer in the past two months,” the source says. “It’s an absolute blessing for their whole family.”
Julia & Danny’s
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A SURPRISE PREGNANCY — AT AGE 48! — MAY HAVE SAVED JULIA ROBERTS AND DANNY MODER FROM THE BRINK OF DIVORCE. 34 Star M AY
T seemed like their marriage was a lost cause. Julia Roberts and Danny Moder hadn’t been seen together in months when they bought a second house across the street from their Malibu mansion. Rumors flew that the new property was for Danny to live in, so he could be close to their three children while separated from their mother. But against all odds, the couple’s relationship has made a complete 180-degree turn — thanks to a possible surprise pregnancy! Yes, according to sources close to the 48-year-old actress, Julia may be expecting a baby with her husband of 13 years, and the happy development has renewed their commitment to one another. “The buzz is that she’s about two months along at this point; it’s still very early,” says an insider. “Julia never in her wildest dreams would have imagined being pregnant at 48. She and Danny must be taking it as a sign that they were meant to save their marriage.” FROM BREAKUP TO MAKE UP As Star has previously reported, tensions between Julia and Danny, 47 — who already have three children, twins Hazel and Phinnaeus, 11, and Henry, 8 — have been building for years. Her nasty temper and his laissez-faire attitude sparked regular fights in their household, driving a wedge between the couple that seemed insurmountable. “For a long time, they were struggling to hold their family together,” the source says. “Honestly, many of their loved ones didn’t think they would make it.” Things got worse for the couple after Julia suffered a pair of family tragedies: She lost her half-sister, Nancy Motes, to suicide in Feb. 2014, and her beloved mother, Betty Lou Bredemus, to lung cancer a year later. On the day that Betty Lou passed away, Julia’s friends rallied around the grieving actress; Danny, meanwhile, appeared carefree as he was photographed surfing in Malibu the next day. And he didn’t accompany his wife to her mom’s May 2015 memorial, either. “The past two years have been really rough for Julia, and she didn’t think Danny gave her the support
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Home Sweet Homes
THE ECOFRIENDLY FAMILY MANSION
Whispers intensified that the couple might be separating when Julia and Danny tried to buy the house across the street from their Malibu mansion in 2015. “They were sleeping in different bedrooms anyway, so when that other property became available, they tried to scoop it up for Danny to live in,” a source claims. But by the time the deal closed, in February 2016, Julia and Danny were on better terms — and now he has no intention of moving out. she needed,” the insider says. “Actually, he was very sympathetic and tried to help her, but Julia kept pushing him away. She was in so much pain she was lashing out, and unfortunately Danny was on the receiving end of it.” Eventually, the
Is She Showing? On March 24, Julia stepped out sporting what looked like a tiny baby bump. “No one can believe that this is happening at her age,” a source says. “It’s wonderful!”
source says, Danny started staying out of Julia’s way — “which only made her more angry. She must have felt like he’d abandoned her.” Things deteriorated rapidly after that — to the point where Julia allegedly kicked Danny out of their house during a blowout fight. “I heard she told him she wanted a divorce, and he said she’d never find anyone else who’d put up with her impossible mood swings,” the insider claims. “It got really ugly, and if Julia hadn’t kicked Danny out, he probably would have left on his own anyway. It really seemed like the beginning of the end for them both.” Though they kept their marital crisis quiet, friends and fans began to suspect something was wrong. The superstar actress and her cinematographer husband weren’t seen together in public at the end of 2015, and in February, Julia took the kids to Disneyland — without their dad. “The cracks in their marriage were evident at that point,” the source says. “But I heard they’d been to therapy and started trying to reconcile sometime after New Year’s.” Indeed, friends say that Julia and Danny made a last-ditch attempt to save their marriage in February — and that’s when insiders believe she got pregnant! NEW BEGINNINGS The surprise news changed everything for the couple. “Julia’s pregnancy must have made her realize not only how much she loves her husband but also M AY 2 , 2 0 1 6
Where’s Daddy? Insiders say Julia and Danny had recently reconnected when she took their kids to Disneyland on Feb. 19. “But things between them were still a little rocky,” says a spy. “That’s why he didn’t go.”
how she contributed to their issues,” says the insider. “She can be extremely difficult to live with: She loses her temper easily and lashes out when she’s hurt. She’s also incredibly jealous, thanks to her low self-esteem. Now that she’s focusing on the future again, Julia is trying to not be so hard on Danny and constantly take out her anger on him.”
Tensions between the couple were apparent last year, when Julia lost her mother, Betty Lou, to cancer. While her friends comforted her, Danny went surfing — and later skipped the funeral. “It says a lot about the state of their marriage,” an insider said at the time. “He should have been there for her.” Danny, too, has been doing his part to make sure his wife feels appreciated. “He’s been waiting on Julia hand and foot,” the insider reveals. “You wouldn’t
believe this is the same couple they were even two months ago!” And they’re making a concerted effort to keep their relationship running smoothly for the foreseeable future. “They’re both seeing a therapist to help them communicate more effectively, and it’s made a world of difference,” the source says. “Now, when Julia gets angry, she takes a moment to calm down before expressing her feelings. Their house is so much more relaxed because of it. I’m sure even the children have noticed a change in their parents; everyone seems much happier these days.” As for Julia — whose next movie is called, appropriately enough, Mother’s Day — friends say she’s focused on staying healthy and stress-free for the sake of her growing family. “I’m sure she must be nervous about having a baby at her age, and she’s been careful to do everything her doctor tells her,” the insider notes. “It’s taken a separation and this new baby to make Julia understand what a good father and husband Danny really is,” the source adds. “She’s throwing herself wholeheartedly into their relationship now. It may have come as a complete surprise to them, but this baby could save their marriage!” H
LATE BLOOMERS JULIA ISN’T THE ONLY STAR TO GET PREGNANT AFTER 45!
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Discovering that she was pregnant at age 46 was “the biggest surprise of my life,” Halle has said. “[I] thought I was kind of past the point where this could be a reality for me.” By the time she gave birth to her second child, son Maceo, in 2013, she was 47.
A year after their teenage son, Jett, died tragically in 2009, Kelly and husband John Travolta conceived another baby. John later called son Benjamin — whom Kelly delivered at age 48 — “a miracle” and “a new beginning” for their family.
The Thelma & Louise actress was 46 when she had her first child, daughter Alizeh, and 48 when she gave birth to twin sons Kian and Kaiis in 2004. While she’s called motherhood “overwhelming,” Geena’s said she “became a parent… at exactly the right time.”
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Anna & Ch r i s BUSY BOY CHRIS PRATT IS LEAVING WIFE ANNA FARIS HOME ALONE A LOT — WITH LITTLE TO DO BUT FRET OVER HIS BOND WITH COSTAR JENNIFER LAWRENCE. Starved For Attention?
“Anna has gotten into great shape in her attempt to be the perfect A-lister’s wife,” says an insider, “but it’s clear she’s lonely.”
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HRIS PRATT beamed beside costar Jennifer Lawrence while the pair hyped their upcoming movie, Passengers, on April 12. And the Las Vegas promo op was just one of several recent events Chris has attended without wife Anna Faris. Whether it’s for awards shows or important holidays, Anna and Chris are rarely in the same town, much less the same room, these days — and loved ones fear the worst. “Things have become really tense between Chris and Anna,” an insider tells Star. “They’re barely communicating.” With Chris’ popularity soaring and Anna’s fading, the gulf is only expected to grow. And his bond with his sexy, single costar isn’t making things any better.
ALWAYS APART Chris, 36, had a hectic schedule this month, including a stop in L.A. on April 10 to accept the MTV Movie Award for Best Action performance — without Anna, 39. Though he mentioned her briefly in his acceptance speech, the tacked-on “And of course, my wife, Anna Faris” seemed strange to those who know the couple. “Normally Chris is super lovey-dovey and can’t gush about Anna enough,” notes the source. “His offhand thanks was just plain weird.” Even weirder, over Easter, Anna was in Hawaii with her family and the couple’s 3-year-old son, Jack, while Chris celebrated by erecting a giant cross thousands of miles away on the mainland. “Chris and Anna are pretty religious, so to be apart on a major holiday was a huge red flag to their friends and family,” the insider says. DIFFERENT DESIRES Anna and Chris, who met in 2007, aren’t the same people they were when they wed in 2009. She was hot property, appearing in a slew of popular comedies, but now, aside from the sitcom Mom, Anna’s not doing much. Chris, meanwhile, has two blockbusters out
ATE LIVES E this year and two more about to start, including the Jurassic World sequel. “Throughout much of their relationship she was the more famous, successful one, but suddenly he’s an international A-lister,” says the source. “Their roles have reversed, he’s working nonstop and it’s taking a toll on their marriage.” Chris has gone on record about his passion for acting, saying, “I am doing what I love. I’m having fun.” Yet Anna recently revealed that she yearns for a large family and would “love to” have more kids. So she can’t be pleased by her husband’s frequent absences — or his chemistry with costar Jennifer, 25. After Star first reported that Chris and Jennifer had hit if off while working on Passengers, Anna admitted that she was “stung” by the rumors that the costars were getting close. And although reps for the couple deny they’re having problems, the insider says Anna is worried indeed. “She feels so threatened, she told Chris she wants him to stay in a different hotel from Jen when they do the Passengers press tour,” the source claims. Sadly, Anna’s fears are beginning to show. “She hardly eats and de-stresses with wine. Chris is increasingly frustrated with her emotional state, and the whole thing is a mess!” H
Papa Is A Rolling Stone Chris boarded a private jet in L.A. on April 11 with son Jack, but the star’s hectic schedule doesn’t allow him much time with his family.
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INDIAN IAN NRE
U T N E V D A PRINCE WILLIAM AND KATE MIDDLETON LEAVE THE KIDS AT HOME FOR A FUN-FILLED TOUR OF THE SOUTHERN ASIAN SUBCONTINENT.
Paint The Town! Whether primly attired in Mumbai (right) or laid back in Guwahati (above), Kate and Will wore the signature smiles beloved by royal watchers everywhere. 40 Star M AY
OYAL couple the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, better known to us commoners as Will and Kate, embarked on a visit to India and the isolated Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan on April 10. Their week-long whistle-stop tour took them from the fabulous Taj Mahal to the impoverished sections of Mumbai. It enabled them to see the most stunning sights, get up close and personal with wildlife and join in on local activities. Of course, they hobnobbed with bigwigs too, such as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bhutan’s Dragon King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck.
WARDROBE WHIRLWIND Though Kensington Palace billed it as an official visit focusing on “young people, sport, entrepreneurship, Indian efforts to relieve urban poverty, the creative arts and rural life,” it was more like a second honeymoon for the diplomatic duo. And the world fell in love with Kate’s new look! Her numerous costume changes included everything from her favorite designer, Alexander McQueen, to Mumbai-based designer Anita Dongre to a $71 dress by Glamorous U.K. The trip gave Kate a chance to swap the dull duds that have earned her the nickname “Duchess of Drab” and wear comfier, colorful, more casual clothes — while still looking regal and ravishing. Star brings you some of their most memorable moments. H
Kate And The Kids
Kate received some drawings from local children at a charity in New Delhi, then returned the favor, asking, “Shall I do a drawing for you?”
Typical Tourists Just like travelers everywhere, Kate and William saw the sights of Mumbai in an open-top bus. Must be a bit bumpy, though, the way they’re holding on!
Come And Get It!
Kate looked pretty in pink for feeding time at a wildlife park. Bet she didn’t burp this baby!
At an archery event in Bhutan, Kate learned that a wide grin and a high five are part of the universal language.
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Clearly In Love
William and Kate truly seem to adore each other, especially in relaxed moments like this, riding in an open-air Jeep in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park.
A Spurned Kiss Prince William’s parents, Charles and Diana, visited India in February 1992. But the honeymoon was way over — and they separated officially a few months later.
The Prints And Princess
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BYE-BYE, BLAH! IN INDIA, KATE PARADED IN PATTERNS, FROM FRESH FROCKS TO GLAM GOWNS.
KATE’S GONE BATTY! Sporting Style Kate is known for her athleticism, having swum and played tennis since she was a schoolgirl. So, naturally, she was up for cricket in Mumbai and an archery demonstration in Bhutan. She should’ve packed p a pair of sneakers, though!
Baggage Handlers With all those outfits, you’d better believe that Kate traveled with her own fashion and beauty team. Her personal assistant, stylist and hairdresser did the toting, too!
Khloé Can’t Keep Up A stressed-out Khloé looked haggard during a recent outing at an L.A. nightclub.
On April 10 in L.A., Khloé sought comfort in the company of her ex, rapper French Montana.
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KHLOÉ KARDASHIAN IS ATTEMPTING TO PARTY AWAY HER TROUBLES — AND WORRYING HER FRIENDS IN THE PROCESS.
hloé Kardashian wants you niche. “She tried to save face by saying she spotted at bars and clubs in recent weeks, to believe she’s at the top of her pulled the plug herself to focus on other prompting Khloé to resume divorce progame, what with all those fierce, endeavors,” says the source, who notes that ceedings. She posted a 399-word screed spandexed selfies. But sources Khloé, 31, pretended to be equally unbothto Instagram on April 10 about “letting go say that Khloé is floundering in ered when her hosting gig on The X Factor with love” and the dangers of “[putting] the face of her sisters’ successes, was axed, “but everyone knows she has your happiness on hold for someone who and despondent over hubby Lamar nothing else going on.” isn’t holding on to you.” Then she hit the Odom, who’s still partying in spite of her Then things went from bad to worse town with ex-boyfriend French Montana efforts to rein him in. when Lamar, 36 — who suffered a nearand drowned her sorrows in copious vodka “Khloé is a mess right now,” claims an fatal drug overdose in October — was cocktails. “Khloé’s been drinking like a fish insider, who says the to cope with her probreality star was crushed lems,” says the source. le Harsh when her boozy TV talk “But “B B at this point, she Realities show, Kocktails With nneeds to quit worrying Khloé’s April 10 Instagram post Khloé, was canceled about Lamar’s lifeab seemed to be after three months — yet style and concentrate st pointed straight at another failed attempt INSTAGRAM/@KHLOEKARDASHIAN oon herself. She’s on a Lamar’s heart. slippery slope.” H sl at carving out her own
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GLOBAL SURF WARNING IN EFFECT! THE WORLD’S BEACHES ARE BEING HIT BY A WAVE OF SEXY HOLLYWOOD MOMMIES!
Gwyneth Paltrow, 43 On top of raising her two kids, Tracy Anderson–fitness devotee Gwyneth works out a daunting six days a week — and boy did it show on her recent Mexican vacay!
Heidi Klum, 42 Not even a dip in the waters of St. Barts could cool off a physique this smokin’. The model mom of (count ’em) four favors outdoor activities like running, swimming and hiking when it comes to maintaining her moneymaker. 46 Star M AY
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She’s got one of Hollywood’s most consistently toned bodies, which Jessica attributes to CrossFit workouts and her trainer, Yumi Lee. Her two daughters also help: “If I’m not going to sweat, I go for a walk for an hour and a half [with the girls],” she says.
MOMS MAKING A SPLASH!
Britney Spears, 34 The singer has been bombarding the planet with bikini selfies lately, and why not? She credits yoga, dancing and swimming with her hot new bod — and chasing after her two boys!
Mamas ms Mel B, 40
There’s nothing Scary about the curves mother of three Mel recently flaunted in Turks and Caicos. No wonder she has her own fitness video for Sony Playstation!
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Hilary is clearly back in fighting shape after the birth of her son. “I don’t do autogym,” she says. “I go three times a week and mix it up every time.”
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We kan’t even kount how many things are wrong with this April 9 look: The wide white panel, odd sheer strips and overly ornate embellishments are just the start!
Don’t call her bluff: Turns out b***h better have her money so she can go shopping! Dressed in a tacky floral tracksuit with fur trim on March 28, the singer was in need of a better outfit.
Spotted in public on April 12 in an outfit best reserved for bedtime, the 18-year-old PYT showed she’s still just a child who wears footie jammies.
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Tinkerbell, sprinkle your magical fairy dust so Cara can grow up and get rid of the Peter Pan–esque outfit she wore — with racy thighhigh boots — on April 13.
Is she trying to blend in with these animal-print pants? Demi was spotted on April 4 in ill-fitting trousers in a look that’s not cool for the summer, spring or any season.
In an attempt to look ladylike, Lena wore a hodgepodge ensemble: a coat made of shag carpeting, a floral frock and snakeskin boots with socks. Girl, you need some fashion help, stat. M AY 2 , 2 0 1 6
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t u O Tag WWE superstars Nikki and Brie Bella have left the ring to body-slam the next stages of their careers with Twin Magic!
IKKI and Brie Bella are twin sisters who changed the face — and body — of pro wrestling. Throughout their 10-year career in the WWE, the superfly Bella Twins were the most successful female tandem in pro-wrestling history. That’s thanks to the brunette beauties’ highflying athletic skills, sexy bikini bods and tough-yet-fun-loving personalities. It also made them breakout stars in E!’s hit reality series Total Divas. So when Brie officially retired at WrestleMania in Dallas last month, the 103,000 screaming fans in attendance and millions more at home were shocked. But, it turns out, things are just getting started for the twins.
THE END OF AN ERA Brie hung up her two-piece to start a family, something she wants desperately. “I have insane baby fever. It’s no joke!” Brie tells Star. “I feel like now my husband [retired wrestler Bryan Danielson a.k.a. Daniel Bryan] and I can both enjoy the next chapter of our life together. We’re on cloud nine!” Nikki joined Brie in the ring for her sister’s goodbye but couldn’t do much wrestling as she’s rehabbing her neck, which she broke last year. 56 Star M AY
Premiering on E! this fall.
Years of “wear and tear” on her body forced Nikki to undergo surgery in January: “I basically have a broken neck, a pretty bad herniated disk.”
“Leave it to me to walk down the ramp in a neck brace,” laughs Nikki. “I’m not a crier, but when I realized I was never going to share this ring with my sister again, I just lost it.” Despite being at a career crossroads at only 32, the twins are thrilled about how they’ve impacted pro wrestling. “I wanted to pave the way for women and what we’ve done to accomplish that makes me feel so happy,” says Nikki. “Now female wrestlers are called ‘Superstars’ instead of ‘Divas’, and the women are equal to the men. It makes it all worth it.” But it’s not like the sisters will be suplexing into the sunset. They’re both WWE ambassadors, and Nikki is determined to return to the ring, at least part-time, when her neck heals. And not only will they continue to star in Total Divas, they’ll be front and center in their own new spin-off premiering in October: Total Bellas.
As for Brie, she thinks the fans deserve to follow the next stage of her life. “My fans watched when Bryan and I started dating, when he proposed and when we got married,” she says. “I feel in my heart that they deserve to see my road to motherhood and what kind of mom I’ll become. The Bella army deserves it!”
RINGS OUTSIDE THE RING? Viewers will also get a peek into the twins’ new business venture, an underwear company they’re launching with fashion mogul Daymond John called Birdiebee. “It’s panties with a purpose, a pay-it-forward brand showcasing women around the world who are empowering other women,” says Brie. “We are so excited about it finally launching because we really feel like it will help unify women around the world.” And while Brie and Bryan try to add a baby to their brood, Nikki is inching SHOW & TELL down the aisle with her boyfriend “We filmed up until WrestleMania.You’ll since 2012, WWE superstar and actor see my surgery, a time when my whole John Cena. “John had a tough time family stayed at our house and when my committing to marriage but he’s opened mom, Kathy, who we all call Mamma up to the thought of it, and even said Bella, married our old boss, WWE’s he wants to get married, which is a Johnny Ace [John Laurinaitis],” Nikki big deal,” says Nikki. “He still hasn’t tells Star. “It’s crazy. It’s a show about proposed, but I’m a hopeful girl. He’s how this wacky family has become like put a diamond around my neck, I’m just wrestling royalty.” waiting for it around my finger!” H
HITS & MISSUS: Nikki has been vocal about her desire to marry beau John Cena, but the hunky wrestler has yet to get down on one knee.
BABY TIME! Brie says she and her ex-wrestler hubby are ready to start a team of their own.
T N E M N I A ENTERT ARSHALL FINE
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Stars Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne, J.K. Simmons Story Sarandon plays Marnie, a recent widow who moves from New Jersey to be near her daughter, Lori (Byrne), a TV writer in Los Angeles. Without meaning to — and with no one else to focus on — Marnie winds up smothering the single Lori with attention even as Lori struggles to finish writing a new pilot. With Lori too busy with work to have much time for Marnie, Marnie shifts her attention to Lori’s friends, using them as surrogates and, in turn, becoming a surrogate mom. She also, reluctantly, begins a dalliance with a man her own age (Oscar winner Simmons). It’s a heartfelt comedy about social awkwardness (especially as created by those with boundary issues) that’s built around the warm, sometimes jangled performance by Sarandon. She’s touching as a woman who fills her time with the lives of others to put off dealing with her own situation. It’s smart, funny and surprisingly moving. Verdict Parents and their adult children will identify — and laugh.
OVIES M OV A Hologram for the King Elvis & Nixon
Stars Michael Shannon, Kevin Spacey Story If you’ve never seen the famous image upon which this film is based, first Google “Elvis and Nixon” — take a good look at the photo and then watch this wonderfully weird and entertaining movie. Shannon plays Elvis Presley who, in 1970, shows up at the White House unannounced, asking to see President Richard Nixon (Spacey). Presley’s goal: to be named a “federal agent at large” so he can infiltrate the drug culture — which he seriously believes he can do. Shannon has an oddly light touch as the mannerly Elvis, bringing an unpredictable physicality to surprising moments. Spacey is dead-on as Nixon: alternately frustrated and fascinated by the king of rock ’n’ roll. While the film stumbles in a couple moments, it’s a witty imagining of how a famous — and famously incongruous — photograph came to be. Verdict A bizarrely engaging bit of historical speculation.
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Stars Tom Hanks, Sarita Choudhury Story This brisk but lightweight film is based on a novel by Dave Eggers. Hanks plays Alan Clay, a struggling American marketing executive who travels to Saudi Arabia to pitch a new holographic conferencing system to a sheik. Despite the presence of ever-likable Hanks, the film never gains momentum. It’s more of a tale about a man figuring out how to live the rest of his life than a culture-clash comedy. Hanks has nice chemistry with Choudhury (as a doctor who helps him), but the whole thing feels a little pale and underdeveloped. Verdict Hanks, but no thanks.
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12 Monkeys Premieres Monday, April 18, at 9PM on Syfy It’s season 2 of the series based on the 1995 Bruce Willis film. But it’s difficult to understand why it was renewed, as it’s even harder this time around to imagine anyone following the many plot threads. Essentially, James Cole (Aaron Stanford) has been sent from the future back to the present to stop a radical group from unleashing a virus that will wipe out 90 percent of the population. As the second season starts, he’s tracked down a source of the future plague, but he’s also dealing with other time travelers who have different agendas. There’s so much bouncing back and forth in time that, like the characters, you rapidly lose track and stop caring. Time travel is a great concept, but you have to make more of it than this mishmash of uncompelling plots. Verdict Even if you watched the whole first season, you’ll be unlikely to stick around for the second.
Veep Premieres Sunday, April 24, at 10:30PM on HBO As the fifth season kicks off, President Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) is trapped in limbo: Her campaign for a full term results in a tie in the Electoral College. Then Nevada proves so close that an automatic recall could be triggered — it’s time to bring out the brass knuckles to secure a clean win. This hilariously raunchy, even meanspirited comedy has the sharpest political edge on TV, mocking the self-importance and sheer cynicism of political insiders. Louis-Dreyfus has the comic flexibility to be both a mean girl and the target of nasty jokes (her problems with a zit in the season’s first episode will have you howling). Emmy winner Tony Hale, as her “body” man, Gary, steals his share of scenes with comic underplaying. Verdict Four more years!
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T N E M N I A ENTERT MOVIE 1 The Huntsman: Winter’s War Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all? Queen Ravenna (Charlize Theron) holds the title in this fairy tale prequel, that is until her sister Freya (Emily Blunt) gives birth to a beautiful baby girl. After Ravenna snuffs out the competition, a heartbroken Freya harnesses her powers as the Ice Queen and heads north, building a frosty fortress around her heart and creating an army of huntsmen, such as Eric (Chris Hemsworth) and Sara (Jessica Chastain), the two young warriors tasked with ending Ravenna’s reign. April 22
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Little is known about the top secret season 6 premiere, aside from the fact that the medieval fantasy drama has finally confirmed what many of us have long feared: Jon Snow (Kit Harington) is dead. Elsewhere in the Seven Kingdoms, Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) meets a strong man, Cersei (Lena Headey) sees her daughter again and Davos (Liam Cunningham) warns, “The real war is between the living and the dead. And make no mistake, the dead are coming.” Sunday, April 24, at 9PM on HBO
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Jackie Robinson, a four-hour documentary by acclaimed director Ken Burns about the life story of a baseball icon and true American hero, is now available from PBS Distribution.
It’s the beginning of the end, with just seven episodes left until fans are forced to say farewell to this scripted family comedy. In the midseason premiere, Mike (Billy Gardell) brings home a stray puppy for the weekend, but Molly (Melissa McCarthy) is none too pleased with having another mouth to feed. Monday, April 25, at 8PM on CBS
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The dust has settled on the high-tech gold rush when this hit series returns for a third season. Following a shake-up at Pied Piper, Richard (Thomas Middleditch) has been ousted as CEO and replaced by veteran exec “Action” Jack Barker (Stephen Tobolowsky). Dinesh (Kumail Nanjiani) and Gilfoyle (Martin Starr) are impressed with their new nononsense boss, but Erlich’s (T.J. Miller) upset about being passed up for the position. Sunday, April 24, at 9PM on HBO
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By Jennifer Angel
TAURUS Mercury goes retrograde in your sign, which is a APRIL 20–MAY 20
great time for planning and thinking about what you want and how to achieve it. Venus also moves DWAYNE JOHNSON to your sign, and brings the romantic vibe with her. Turns 44 on May 2
Planets in retrograde give you a chance to catch your breath and sort a few things out. In work, pay attention to your intuition, and with love, be patient.
This is an ideal time to devote your energies to fixing up your home and turning it into a true sanctuary. It’s also good to get down to business — especially making plans for the future. Set aside time to nurture yourself, too.
MAY 21–JUNE 20
JUNE 21–JULY 22
Friends and colleagues are important. The people you meet now play a significant role in your future. Don’t assume anything; follow up on opportunities.
JULY 23–AUG. 22
It’s a great time to focus on business. People you meet socially can help you at work. Be patient, as things could take a while to take shape.
AUG. 23–SEPT. 22
Dream big! Though several planets are retrograde this is a positive time to keep your goals in mind. In love, a spiritual connection is important and possible now.
NOV. 22–DEC. 21
CAPRICORN DEC. 22–JAN. 19
You can make headway on a creative project, but don’t get despondent if things seem to move at a snail’s pace. All will be revealed in time. Venus encourages you to open your heart to love.
SEPT. 23–OCT. 22
You are first to offer a helping hand to others, so don’t feel guilty about asking for the favor to be returned. When it involves work, double-check the details.
OCT. 23–NOV. 21
Venus makes a move to your love zone and your power of attraction is intense. Focus some loving attention on your sweetheart. Keep the conversation light and bright.
A situation with a family member promises to be good financially, but it’s important to wait for confirmation. Be careful of spending too much time doing things for others, do something special for yourself too.
For love, look for an easygoing connection and good communication, which is possible right now. Taking things slow is a positive move. At work, don’t do anything rash.
MARCH 21–APRIL 19
There is more focus on money right now, and the more you can do to organize your finances and learn about money management the better. Love is also in your star chart, but be careful not to become jealous.
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The shot clock has run out on Kobe Bryant’s storied career. The legendary Los Angeles Laker took to the court one last time in front of a sold-out Staples Center to play his final game as a professional basketball player — and all of Tinseltown came out to say goodbye (see sidebar). “Man, I can’t believe how fast 20 years went by,” Kobe told the crowd after a 101–96 victory against the Utah Jazz.“You can’t write something better than this. I appreciate the journey we have been on. There have been a few ups and downs, but the most important part is that we all stayed together. I can’t believe it has come to an end. What can I say? Mamba out.”
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