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The story of âDancing With the Starsâ was written on September 20 when JoJo Siwa danced with his same sex partner Jenna Johnson. “I never felt those kind of nerves that I did [Monday] nightâ¦ I didn’t know what to expect, âJenna told Page Six afterward. “I was so nervous for [JoJo], and for people’s responses, because it’s very different and it’s a really big step forward. in peace, and that was very reassuring to me. It’s like, ‘This is what I’m supposed to do right now, and it was meant to be, “she recalls.” If JoJo has the courage to do this very scary thing, then I can too. . So it was all kinds of emotions, but it was very, very exciting. “
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Messy and mumbling
Nicolas Cage, barefoot and apparently intoxicated, was kicked out of a Las Vegas restaurant after a jam with staff on September 13, a September 23 report from the Sun revealed. The UK tabloid posted a short video of the actor sitting on a sofa and muttering inside Lawry’s Prime Rib. âWe were at that bar at Lawry’s when we noticed what we initially thought was a completely drunk and rowdy homeless man,â a source told The Sun. “To our shock, it turned out to be Nicolas Cage. He was completely crushed and was fighting a bit with the staff.” The video showed the Oscar winner stepping out of the restaurant while struggling to stand. He seemed to be trying to get in, but a woman blocked the door. “He was in a very bad condition and was walking around without shoes,” the source added. “The staff told us they had been drinking shots of 1980 tequila and Macallan whiskey.”
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Willie Garson, the actor who played Stanford Blatch in “Sex and the City”, died this week from pancreatic cancer. He was 57 years old. On September 21, Willie’s son Nathen Garson broke the news on Instagram; the cause of death – Willie had not publicly disclosed that he was ill – was confirmed in his obituary in The New York Times a few days later. Willie made a huge impression on the HBO show and was set to reprise the role in the upcoming âAnd Just Like Thatâ¦â reboot After his death, many of his âSex and the Cityâ co-stars and âWhite Collarâ and other Hollywood fans and friends have expressed their sadness on social media. âI’m grateful for all the time we’ve had and grateful that so much of your bright light is being filmed forever,â said Kristin Davis.
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And just like that, Britney Spears is back on social media. Exactly a week after taking a hiatus, the pop star returned to Instagram to share footage from a trip to Palm Springs, Calif., With her new fiance Sam Asghari. âI couldn’t stay away from the gram for too long, so I’m already back,â she said on September 20. In other Britney news, on September 22, her lawyer formally filed documents to end her guardianship. Britney is asking that a “termination plan” be formulated immediately so that the guardianship can end in its entirety, TMZ reported. Still, Britney and her team want Jamie Spears, her father and her estate curator immediately removed from trusteeship and ask a judge to put in a temporary curator as she tries to end it. In legal documents, she asked the court to end “the Kafkaesque nightmare imposed on her by her father so that her dignity and fundamental freedoms can be restored”.
Elvira actress Cassandra Peterson, who popularized the iconic character almost 40 years ago, revealed in a new memoir – “Yours Cruelly, Elvira: Memoirs of the Mistress of the Dark,” released September 21 – that she was in a serious, engaged relationship with another woman (her former trainer, Teresa Wierson, whom she calls “T” in the book) for nearly two decades. “Keeping a secret doesn’t do any good,” the 70-year-old star told The Daily News. “I’m glad to have him there. I mean, it worries me. I have times where I go, ‘Maybe people won’t like me anymore’ and ‘Maybe I won’t have any more work, âshe said. admitted. âIt’s ridiculous to think that, but I have friends who are gay and have come out of the closet and it has affected their jobs, their relationships and their lives. So it’s not that far-fetched to worry. But on the other side of that, it’s so exhausting to keep it a secret. It’s not good for you, it’s not good for us. It drains you of energy. “Cassandra said that although she was also drawn to men, “I just met this particular person and fell in love.” She explained in an interview with TooFab, âI try to explain to people, I don’t think I’m going to go out. But on the other hand, I kind of am,â she said. “I still consider myself straight, even though I was attracted to a womanâ¦ but now there are so many different things, you can be fluid between the sexes, just attracted to that person.”
Brendan Morais’ controversial stint on “Bachelor in Paradise” could cost him dearly. The Sun reported that the model lost a sponsorship opportunity with NordicTrack due to her appearance on the ABC reality show. Brendan, however, told Page Six that the end of the sponsorship wasn’t really news, saying it was only meant to be for a limited time. âAlthough neither I nor my manager have been in contact with NordicTrack about this, my partnership was never meant to be long term,â he said. “That being said, I fully understand that companies need to consider reality TV montages in order to protect their brand, I just know there is more to me than what the audience can see for an hour once a week. . ” Brendan quickly fell into “villainous” territory after it was revealed that he and Pieper James were dating before the two were on the reality show. Yet despite his outing with Pieper, Brendan romanticized fan favorite Natasha Parker in the series. When Pieper entered the show, Brendan quickly brought her to attention. Brendan and Pieper were also later filmed discussing their growing Instagram followers, screen time, and media coverage about them. Rachael Kirkconnell would apparently help Pieper navigate his way through the scandal.
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The third time, is it the charm? “Flip or Flop” star Christina Haack announced on September 20 that she was engaged again, confirming that her boyfriend, Texas real estate agent Joshua Hall, had asked the question. The reality TV star shared an Instagram image of her ring and captioned the post with emojis that included a heart, diamond ring, lock, key and an infinity sign. For more than a week, engagement speculation had risen as Christina posted and deleted multiple images of her wearing a ring. This will be the HGTV star’s third wedding, as she was previously linked to Tarek El Moussa and Ant Anstead.
The Emmys got surprisingly higher ratings than most people expected. According to ViacomCBS, an estimated 7.4 million viewers attended the biggest night on TV on September 19 – an increase from 6.4 million in 2020, which was the lowest on record for the Emmys. For those who logged in, they saw “The Crown”, “Mare of Easttown” and “Ted Lasso” all having great parties. Subsequently, however, most people were talking about Seth Rogen and Conan O’Brien. Seth, a presenter, mocked the show’s COVID-19 security protocols. “There are far too many of us in this small room! What are we doing? They said it was outside! It wasn’t! They lied to us!” he said. âWe are in a tightly sealed tent right now. I wouldn’t have come to that. Why is there a roof? Vaccinations were needed, as were negative COVID tests (and Los Angeles County said it was a safe zone). Conan, meanwhile, crushed Stephen Colbert’s victory speech and shouted loudly from his seat when the CEO of Television Academy took the stage to announce the Governor’s Award, which went to Debbie Allen. Many felt that Conan had eclipsed Debbie with his antics.
The Prince and Princess of New York
The royal family takes a bite out of the Big Apple. On September 22, Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan landed in New York City ahead of their appearance on Global Citizen Live. The next day, the couple – both in black – visited One World Observatory and the 9/11 Memorial and mingled with state and local politicians, including New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor of New York Kathy Hochul. This is the couple’s first public outing since the birth of their daughter, Lili, in June, and their first major appearance since moving to America in 2020. Reports have revealed that Harry and Meghan were staying at the posh hotel Carlyle, who was a favorite of the prince’s mother, Princess Diana.
Give me some space
William Shatner, who turned 90 in March, is aiming for the stars again. The former âStar Trekâ is expected to go to space aboard Jeff Bezos’ rocket, TMZ reported on September 24. According to the report, Bill will be part of the second crew to perform a space flight in the New Shepard capsule, which would make him the oldest person to ever be launched into space. The 15-minute civilian flight is scheduled to take place in October and will apparently be filmed for a documentary. The real question: will he wear his Captain Kirk costume for the flight?