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Jason Priestley Says He Punched Harvey Weinstein in the Face at a 1995 Golden Globes Party

Jason Priestley Says He Punched Harvey Weinstein in the Face at a 1995 Golden Globes Party
Decades before the slew of sexual misconduct allegations arose against Harvey Weinstein, actor Jason Priestley allegedly had a run-in with him that led to Priestley punching the disgraced movie mogul in the face.

On Friday, the Beverly Hills, 90210 star, 48, recounted the incident on Twitter first revealed by actress Tara Strong, who suggested Weinstein might have tried to derail Priestley’s career after the fight in the same way Weinstein allegedly had done to whistleblowers Mira Sorvino and Ashley Judd.

According to Priestley, the alleged fight occurred at the Miramax after party for the 1995 Golden Globes.

“Harvey told me I had to leave…
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Mario Batali Slammed for Including a Cinnamon Roll Recipe in Sexual Misconduct Apology

Mario Batali Slammed for Including a Cinnamon Roll Recipe in Sexual Misconduct Apology
Mario Batali came under fire again on Friday when he apologized for his bad behavior amid multiple accusations of sexual misconduct in a newsletter to fans that included a recipe for pizza dough cinnamon rolls.

The 57-year-old celebrity chef has withdrawn from his businesses and been fired from ABC’s The Chew after four women accused Batali of “inappropriate touching in a pattern of behavior that spans at least two decades” in an Eater story published Monday.

“As many of you know, this week there has been some news coverage about some of my past behavior,” Batali wrote on Friday.
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Alyssa Milano Joins Minnie Driver in Slamming Matt Damon Over Sexual Misconduct Comments

Alyssa Milano Joins Minnie Driver in Slamming Matt Damon Over Sexual Misconduct Comments
Alyssa Milano and Minnie Driver are not happy about Matt Damon‘s controversial new interview, in which he asserted that the recent wave of sexual misconduct allegations don’t all carry the same weight.

“Dear Matt Damon, It’s the micro that makes the macro,” the actress, who roused thousands of women to speak out about their experiences of sexual harassment and assault, began her series of tweets on Friday.

“We are in a ‘culture of outrage’ because the magnitude of rage is, in fact, overtly outrageous. And it is righteous,” Milano wrote. “I have been a victim of each
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Mel B Officially Divorced from Stephen Belafonte After 10 years of Marriage

Mel B Officially Divorced from Stephen Belafonte After 10 years of Marriage
Melanie “Mel B” Brown and Stephen Belafonte are no longer wife and husband.

The pair, who wed in Las Vegas in June 2007, officially finalized their divorce after ten years of marriage. The legal separation comes nine months after the former Spice Girls member filed for divorce in March.

A rep for Brown, 42, did not immediately return People’s request for comment.

The judge ruled that the former couple must split the profit from the sale of their Los Angeles mansion, according to papers obtained by multiple outlets.

In October, Brown and Belafonte, who will share custody of their 6-year-old daughter Madison,
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Nelly Says He Will Sue Rape Accuser

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Nelly Says He Will Sue Rape Accuser
Prosecutors are done with Nelly's alleged rape case, but he isn't -- he's vowing to sue the woman he says falsely accused him. TMZ broke the story ... prosecutors in Washington State dropped the case this week, saying the accuser wasn't cooperating and therefore they couldn't proceed. Nelly's attorney Scott Rosenblum isn't surprised and tells us, "Nelly has suffered very real damage to his reputation. He has incurred economic loss and painfully has watched his family suffer.
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Gene Simmons Sued For Sexual Assault

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Gene Simmons Sued For Sexual Assault
Gene Simmons is being sued for allegedly groping a woman during the opening of a restaurant last month. The lawsuit -- filed by a Jane Doe -- claims she interviewed Simmons last month at the opening of a Rock & Brews in San Bernardino. The accuser claims during the interview, Gene reached over, grabbed her hand and forcibly placed it on his knee. She says it made her feel uncomfortable, but continued the interview. The docs
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Will Smith Trolls Justin Timberlake Warning Singer Not to Repeat ‘Nipplegate’ at the Super Bowl

Will Smith Trolls Justin Timberlake Warning Singer Not to Repeat ‘Nipplegate’ at the Super Bowl
Will Smith is sending some friendly fire Justin Timberlake‘s way.

The Suicide Squad actor made his Instagram debut on Thursday, and received many welcomes by his celebrity friends, including Timberlake, 36, who jokingly gave Smith, 49, some tips on how and when to use #tbts.

Smith returned the joke with one of his own, warning the “SexyBack” singer about the dos and don’ts for Timberlake’s upcoming Super Bowl performance.

“Jt! Thanks a lot man for the post, the brief education about Instagram, man, because this is my first day,” Smith said. “So, I’m appreciating the hookup.”

He continued,
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Mario Batali Apologizes for Sexual Misconduct, Includes Holiday Recipe

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Mario Batali Apologizes for Sexual Misconduct, Includes Holiday Recipe
Mario Batali takes the cake -- or, in this case, pizza dough -- for most tone deaf response to sexual battery allegations. Batali sent out an email blast Friday evening to his fans in which he acknowledged "some news coverage about some of my past behavior." Multiple women have accused the celeb chef of groping, exposing himself and other forms of sexual misconduct, and ABC canned him from "The Chew." In the email, he apologized to fans and admitted,
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Dad-to-Be John Stamos Gets Emotional About Fatherhood with a Throwback Dedicated to His ‘Pops’

Dad-to-Be John Stamos Gets Emotional About Fatherhood with a Throwback Dedicated to His ‘Pops’
John Stamos is looking to his “hero” for fatherhood inspiration.

The Fuller House star, who recently revealed to People exclusively that he was expecting his first child with his fiancée Caitlin McHugh, shared a heartwarming throwback photo on Instagram Friday of his own father as he gushed about his unborn child.

In the black and white photo, a young Stamos stands on his father Bill Stamos’ hand as the older man lifts him into the air.

“I will certainly fall short of the father my pop was, but – I’m going to give it my all! #Balance #BillStamos#Hero,” Stamos,
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Katy Perry Sings Happy Birthday to Mom Hours Before Wildfires Force Her Family to Evacuate Home

Katy Perry Sings Happy Birthday to Mom Hours Before Wildfires Force Her Family to Evacuate Home
Happy birthday, Mary Hudson!

Katy Perry wished her mom a happy birthday in a pretty epic way on Friday night -- just hours before wildfires forced Mary to evacuate her Santa Barbara home. 

The pop star recruited the entire audience of around 10,000 at her Tampa, Florida, concert to sing "Happy Birthday" to her mom, who couldn't have sounded happier to hear from her daughter. "Hi, Feather," Mary adorably said before Perry and the crowd broke into song.

Unfortunately, Mary's actual 70th birthday on Saturday wasn't as celebratory. Perry took to Twitter to reveal that her family was being evacuated due to the Thomas Fire. 

"Woke up to wish my mom a happy 70th birthday today to find my brother evacuating them from the insane #ThomasFire in Santa Barbara County that has kicked up once again... praying for the firefighters & first responders that are fighting it back as best they can. Love you Sb
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Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Jetting Out of Town Together

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Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez look bundled up for a trip ... hinting they're going someplace where they'll need to cuddle up next to the fire together. The couple were spotted at an airport in Van Nuys, CA Saturday as they headed to their private jet ... and they're packed for at least few days. It could be a holiday vacay, or maybe just a random getaway ... but it's definitely a sign their relationship's taking off to another level.
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Amy Smart Defends Husband Carter Oosterhouse After Sexual Misconduct Accusations

Amy Smart Defends Husband Carter Oosterhouse After Sexual Misconduct Accusations
After Hgtv star Carter Oosterhouse was accused of sexual misconduct on Thursday, his wife actress Amy Smart is speaking out in a lengthy Instagram post. On Saturday, the 41-year-old took to social media to defend her husband since 2011. The Just Friends actress wrote, "We are in a climate right now where it's so wonderful and needed to have women coming forward to break their silence; it is vital and important for female equality. Period. A lot of the stories are horrific and need to be brought to light. This story, about my husband, Carter Oosterhouse, on the other hand, is now taking it too far and boundaries are being crossed." Earlier in the week, Kailey Kaminsky,...
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The Roots’ Black Thought Is Getting A Lot Of Love For This Epic 10 Minute Long Freestyle

  • ET Canada
Black Thought has long been heralded as an all-time great rapper by hip hop heads, but his new freestyle is getting serious mainstream attention. The Roots’ frontman recently stopped by Hot 97 for the radio program’s “Freestyle On Flex” series. Black Thought, 46, flexed his clever brain and sharp tongue, tearing through 10 straight minutes […]
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Victoria Beckham Celebrates Brooklyn's Return Home For the Holidays: "I'm So Happy!"

Victoria Beckham Celebrates Brooklyn's Return Home For the Holidays:
A post shared by Victoria Beckham (@victoriabeckham) on Dec 16, 2017 at 4:34am Pst Victoria Beckham is overjoyed. On Saturday the former Spice Girl took to Instagram to express her happiness that her 18-year-old son, Brooklyn, returned home to spend the holidays with his family. In August, Victoria shed tears when Brooklyn left the nest to attend the photography program at Parsons in NYC. "I'm so happy!!! All my babies together!!" she captioned the sweet photo of all four of her children reunited. "@brooklynbeckham is home!! Xx Love u @romeobeckham @cruzbeckham #Harper kisses x" Earlier in the week, the college freshman tattooed his younger siblings' birthdates on his arm as a way to honor them while he was away at school. It seems not even distance could unravel the Beckhams' close-knit family, and we wouldn't want it any other way.
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Victoria Beckham's 4 Kids Reunite as Brooklyn Returns Home Before Christmas

Victoria Beckham's 4 Kids Reunite as Brooklyn Returns Home Before Christmas
Victoria Beckham's babies are all together again! The British fashion designer and Spice Girls singer posted on her Instagram page on Saturday a sweet photo of all four of her and husband David Beckham's children; sons Brooklyn Beckham, 18, Romeo Beckham, 15, and Cruz Beckham, 12, and daughter Harper Beckham, 6. A few months ago, Brooklyn moved to New York to study photography. "I'm so happy!!! All my babies together!! @brooklynbeckham is home!!" Victoria wrote. "Xx Love u @romeobeckham @cruzbeckham #Harper kisses x." "I'm nervous, and my mum's upset about me leaving," Brooklyn...
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Mario Batali Ignites Criticism After Apologizing to Fans for Sexual Misconduct With a Cinnamon Roll Recipe

Mario Batali Ignites Criticism After Apologizing to Fans for Sexual Misconduct With a Cinnamon Roll Recipe
Fans are wishing Mario Batali's apology didn't come with a side of anything. 

The former Chew co-host sent what appeared to be a heartfelt apology about the sexual misconduct allegations against him, before bizarrely suggesting a recipe for a "holiday-inspired breakfast." 

"As many of you know, this week there has been some news coverage about some of my past behavior," Batali began. "I have made many mistakes and I am so very sorry that I have disappointed my friends, my family, my fans and my team. My behavior was wrong and there are no excuses. I take full responsibility." 

"I will work every day to regain your respect and trust," he concluded his statement, before attaching a recipe for pizza dough cinnamon rolls.

Batali's followers quickly took to social media to criticize his post, with Whitney Cummings writing, "If you make the cinnamon rolls Mario Batali included in his 'apology,' I am interested
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'Your Silence Is the Problem': Rose McGowan Slams Actresses' Plans to Wear Black at the Globes

'Your Silence Is the Problem': Rose McGowan Slams Actresses' Plans to Wear Black at the Globes
Rose McGowan is not a fan of the news that many major actresses are planning on wearing black to the Golden Globes as a symbol of protest against harassment in Hollywood.

On Saturday, McGowan, 44, spoke out against the “silent protest” and women who were supposedly taking part who had worked with disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein in the past — calling out Meryl Streep in particular.

“Actresses, like Meryl Streep, who happily worked for The Pig Monster, are wearing black @GoldenGlobes in a silent protest,” she wrote on Twitter, referring to Weinstein.

“Your Silence is The problem,” McGowan continued. “You’ll accept
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Rose McGowan Slams ‘Hypocrisy’ Of Meryl Streep And Silent Protesters Of Sexual Assault

Rose McGowan continues to rage a loud war against sexual assault and those who she believes enable such behaviour. In a new Twitter rant on Saturday, McGowan took aim at actresses like Meryl Streep who plan on wearing black to the 2018 Golden Globe Awards as a silent protest against sexual misconduct. Related: Rose McGowan Tears […]
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Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos Share Aftermath of Shocking Fireplace Explosion

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos Share Aftermath of Shocking Fireplace Explosion
That was a close one!

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos' fireplace exploded on Saturday, and the Live With Kelly and Ryan co-host took to Instagram to show the messy aftermath.

In the picture, the couple is leaning down, picking up the glass that shattered around their fireplace.

"When the fireplace explodes and you literally have no idea what to do. Grab the sleds and the cookie sheets?
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Katy Perry Gets 10,000 Fans to Sing 'Happy Birthday' to Mom

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[[tmz:video id="0_accdmpki"]] Katy Perry knows how to make her mom feel special on her birthday -- get an entire concert audience to sing to her live on a ridiculously huge phone. Katy -- or "Feather" as her mother, Mary, calls her -- took some stage time during her show in Tampa Friday night to call up Mom for her 70th birthday ... and it was a hit. Mary then gave the crowd of 10,000 something to look forward to
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