Stripper ID'd in Sex Video With Kevin Hart
New details have emerged from the Kevin Hartextortion scandal.
TMZ believes they’ve identified the women in the video. She’s a stripper known to travel the circuit. When not dancing in Vegas, she’s on the road at big conventions or sporting events with eager male clients.
Kevin Hart and this 27-year-old woman spent a wild weekend last month in Las Vegas. Her brand new lawyer told TMZ she’ll take a lie detector test – for half a million dollars.
Meanwhile, Kevin’s pregnant wife is standing by her man. A friend told People magazine that Eniko Parrish “obviously knows about the cheating allegations. To her, Kevin is a great husband.” Nobody is discussing divorce, for the time being.
Kevin Hart made an early attempt to pay for the sex tape before turning to the FBI for help. Detectives will investigate the communication between Kevin and the person claiming to have the video. Kevin tried to make an out-in-the-open cash drop in Los Angeles. However, the other person got cold feet at the last minute. (The Blast)
SELENA GOMEZ: Signs With Puma for $30 Million
Selena Gomez has signed an endorsement deal with Puma. She Instagrammed an informal announcement to her 127 million followers, (quote) “Officially a part of the fam @puma #PumaPartner.”
The deal is worth 30 million dollars for two years.
Her boyfriend, The Weeknd, happens to be sponsored by Puma, too. He designed one-of-a-kind kicks, which Selena promoted on Instagram.
This fall, Selena will promote Puma’s women's footwear campaign. A press release stated Selena said, (quote) “Puma has changed the game when it comes to the mash-up of athletic wear and fashion. I am hoping that we can create something special together.” (E! News)
Ben Affleck Failed to Impress Girlfriend’s SNL Pals
Ben Affleck failed to impress his new girlfriend’s squad.
Ben escorted Lindsay Shookus to the Emmy Awards. She works behind the scenes at Saturday Night Live. They won nine Emmys and partied all night after the awards ceremony.
Her squad gave Lindsay the bitter truth, (quote) “Ben is famous, but he’s not funny.”
They warned her not to bring him around again. Ben was a wet blanket: didn’t drink and had to many dad jokes. An insider revealed, (quote) “All night long he was trying to crack jokes and show how smart he is. He needs to relax and just take a back seat. It’s wasn’t his night.” (Radar Online)
KATE WALSH: Reveals Brain Tumor Diagnosis
Kate Walsh was diagnosed with a benign brain tumor two years ago.
The Grey’s Anatomy star made the revelation in an interview with Cosmopolitan.
She says that after having "cognitive difficulties" she had gotten "really alarmed" and got an MRI. Kate adds that "it turned out I had a very sizable brain tumor in my left frontal lobe. And three days later I was in surgery having it removed.”
Afterwards, she took nine months off work to recover. Since then, she's appeared in Girls Trip and 13 Reasons Why.
THE VIEW: Jedediah Bila Exits Show
Jedediah Bila has left The View.
The talk show's only conservative made the announcement today (Monday) on the show.
"So this is my last day at The View," she said, "I want to thank you because I'm a little eccentric and you put up with me, and this has been just an amazing journey and I appreciate all of you. And I want to thank the viewers, even the ones that write me the hate tweets. This is what I'm here for. I'm here to shake things up in life and television."
The former Fox News contributor, who joined the show in September 2016, didn't give a reason for her exit.
Rumor has it Meghan McCain, the daughter of Senator John McCain, will replace Bila. (L.A. Times)
The Mooch Theorizes Tom Brady Dated Ivanka Trump
Did Ivanka Trump date NFL quarterback Tom Brady?
Did Gisele Bündchen block Brady’s visit to the White House out of jealousy? Trying to protect her husband from temptation?
Anthony “The Mooch” Scaramucci made these wild claims during a visit to the TMZ studios. The Mooch confirmed to TMZ founder Harvey Levin that Gisele had the veto power. She kept Tom from joining his New England Patriot teammates last month at the White House celebration of their Super Bowl victory.
The Mooch speculated (quote) “Maybe there was a relationship between him and Ivanka at some point. There could be a little bit of jealousy there. Protection and possession of Tom Brady, and she didn’t want him to go.”
Back in 2004, during a Playboy magazine interview, Donald Trump said Ivanka and Brady “would make a great combination.”
MARIAH CAREY: Hip Hop Honors Viewers Dub Her “Mariah Carry”
Social media was especially unkind last night to Mariah Carey.
Her performance at the Hip Hop Honorson VH1 had viewers mocking Mariah. Commenters spelled her name C-A-R-R-Y because her backup dancers carried her around the stage. A viewer tweeted, (quote) “Mariah Carey thought ‘Yeah, I'll perform, but just know I'm not doing any dance moves and I'm going to sit through half of it.'” They gave her a golden Sea-Doo on wheels to pull her around so she didn’t have to walk.
One former fan complained on Twitter' (quote) “Cardboard moves more than Mariah Carey. #hiphophonors”
Another noticed' (quote) “They be moving Mariah Carey around the stage like a piece of furniture.”
She ought to have been embarrassed out how the backing track was mixed much louder than her own voice. Last night, Mariah didn’t dance and barely sang. (The Wrap)
On the heels of the Cash Me Outside girl, Blac Chyna visited four record labels in hopes of fulfilling her dream of becoming a rapper. A label exec lamented (quote) “Yes, she is trying to rap and no, it’s horrible. Sadly, she will likely get a deal. If she lands it, somebody will be stupid enough to give her a seven-figure advance.” (New York Post)
Actress Chloe Grace Moretz has rekindled her romance with Brooklyn Beckham. He’s the son of Spice Girl Victoria Beckham and soccer stud David Beckham. She hearted his Instagram posted about how he was “missing my girl.” Brooklyn attends Parsons School of Design in New York City. Chloe is working in Los Angeles. She next appears in the Louis CK movie I Love You Daddy. (Entertainment Tonight)
An ex-girlfriend sued Ryan Phillippe for one million dollars. She claims he abused her. She has photographic proof of her cuts, scraps and bruises. His attorney says she’s grabbing for money. They pair had an incident when she arrived at his house under the influence. She fell and got scraped up. (TMZ)
Another clue that Prince Harry could soon pop the question. Meghan Markle just canceled the lease on her Audi Q5. She’s fueled speculation of moving to London to be with Harry. Though she’s already committed with the USA Network show Suits until Christmas. Guess this winter she'll rely on Uber to get around Toronto. (Daily Mail)