This week has brought triumph and tears to some of your favorite stars. We’ve rounded up some of the top entertainment news from June 4-11, 2022 to keep you up to date on all celebrity events.
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Entertainment News: Love and Family
Sam Hunt is a proud dad. The singer announced the arrival of his baby girl during his Tuesday concert at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. This news comes just weeks after he and his wife called off their divorce.
Speaking of divorce, Black-ish creator Kenya Barris filed his paperwork. After twenty years of marriage, he lets Dr. Divorcing Raina “Rainbow” Barris. The couple split in September 2020.
Nick Cannon has babies number nine and ten on the way. The fertile star announced that he is expecting another child. This time with Abby De La Rosa. This bombshell comes just months after he announced Bri Liesl’s pregnancy in January.
Britney Spears is a woman again, but this wedding wasn’t without drama. Just before she exchanged her vows with Sam Asghari, her first husband, Jason Alexander livestreamed the party. He was taken down by the police and the ceremony went as planned.
Rebel Wilson is no longer single! She came out with Ramona Agruma. She is quoted as saying, “I thought I was looking for a Disney prince… but maybe I really needed a Disney princess all along.”
Kevin Griffin and Erica Kruse are husband and wife. The couple exchanged their vows in two ceremonies – one in Italy on May 19 and another in Florida on June 2.
HGTV’s Steve Ford welcomed his son into the world on Wednesday. He and his wife Andrea named the little boy Jack Michael Ford.
Crime and Punishment
Simone Biles and other survivors of the disgraced doctor Simon Nassar are suing the FBI for $1 billion in damages. They claim that the authorities did not intervene properly to stop the doctor and are demanding damages. TMZ has the details.
Todd & Julie Chrisley could be going to jail soon. The couple were found guilty of bank fraud and tax evasion this week. While her sentencing date is yet to be set, the sentence could be up to 30 years behind bars.
Entertainment News: Celebrity Scandals
Another week, another scandal for Ezra Miller. This time, the parents of an 18-year-old woman close to the actor have taken action to keep him away from their daughter. The couple are seeking a protective order. The hearing is scheduled for next month.
Casting & Changes
Justin Bieber had to cancel several shows due to facial paralysis. The singer revealed on Instagram that he has Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, which affects the right side of his face. Find out more here.
RHONY stars Luann de Lesseps and Sonja Morgan are set to get a new show inspired by Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie’s Simple Life. According to Page Six, they’re in talks with a team to produce a show they’ll have to live in like the rest of us.
Julia Garner landed the coveted role of Madonna in the upcoming biopic. The actress is transformed into the famous pop star for “The Madonna Project”.
John Cena returns to WWE for the Monday Night Raw match to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his debut. Watch for his return to the ring on June 27th.
The Sex and the City team made waves this week when And Just Like That announced the return of Samantha Jones for season two. The news came with great confusion, although Kim Cattrall insisted she would not reprise the role.
Peacock announced a new (previously untitled) series coming to its streaming service. While a title is still in the works, big names have already signed on for the cast, including Dennis Haysbert, Rosanne Arquette, Frank Grillo and Dee Wallace. Deadline has the details.
Entertainment News: In Memoriam
Famed singer Jim Seals died Monday night after struggling with multiple health issues. The Seals and Crofts musician turned 80.
The original Gerber baby, Anne Turner, died on June 7th. The famous face has left quite a photographic legacy thanks to the Gerber company. She was 95 years old.
Rock Hall of Famer Alec John Such died on June 5. The cause of death of the award-winning Bon Jovi bassist was unknown at the time of publication. He was 70 years old.
Boxer Simiso Buthelezi died at the young age of 24. His death comes after a horrific incident in the ring on June 7th.
On June 10, news broke of Julee Cruise’s death. The Twin Peaks icon lost her battle with systematic lupus. Her husband made the announcement on his Facebook and is quoted as saying, “She left this realm on her own terms.” Cruise lived to be 65.
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