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Star-Studded Celebrity Entertainment News Wrap For April 16

This week has brought triumph and tears to some of your favorite celebrities. We’ve gathered some of the top entertainment news stories from April 10 – 16, 2022, to keep you updated on all the celebrity happenings.

Entertainment News: Love and Family

Britney Spears is having a baby! She announced on Instagram and shared her “Husband’s” (are they married??) joy over her fourth pregnancy. The news was met with mostly positive responses from her fans and the media.

For sure married are Ryan Cabrera and Alexa Bliss. People Magazine shared their April 9th wedding snaps. The WWE star is overjoyed to share her life with her musician husband.

Brooklyn Beckham is all grown up and a married man. He wed Nicola Peltz on April 10th during a lavish ceremony reportedly worth upwards of three million dollars.

It’s achy-breaky heart time for Billy Ray Cyrus. His wife Tish filed for divorce after 30 years of marriage. According to reports, the couple has not lived together for more than two years and Tish wants equal distribution of all their assets.

Is Miley Cyrus off the market again? It sure looks like it after she shared some serious PDA with fellow musician Maxx Morando. Page Six has all the details.

Also divorcing is Ali Wong. She and her husband Justin Hakuta called it quits after eight years of marriage. She confirmed the split and says they are parting ways amicably and will lovingly co-parent their children.

Rumors began circulating that A$AP Rocky spent some time in other women’s beds during Rhianna’s pregnancy. While their teams deny these reports, fans of the famed songstress are in an uproar.

Celebrity Scandals

Kat Von D is getting sued after closing her famous tattoo shop. The owner of the property alleges the reality star not only didn’t pay the rent but damaged the unit. They filed for 92 thousand dollars.

Game of Thrones star Joseph Gatt was arrested this week over allegations he exchanged sexually explicit messages with a minor. The LAPD is asking any other victims to come forward after he was released on a $5k bail.

Also accused of nefarious behavior is rapper Cash Out. He was indicted on thirteen counts of rape and sex trafficking. The Uncut Gems singer is facing upwards of 25 years in prison. TMZ has the full story.

Frank Langella was fired from his role on The Fall of the House of Usher on Netflix after a misconduct investigation. He was accused of sexually harassing a co-star on set. His role will be recast.

DaBaby is in the headlines again after a shooting in North Carolina. He shot a home intruder in the leg after someone broke into his home. So far, he is not under arrest.

Cuba Gooding Jr. was in court his week on accusations he forcibly touched a waitress at a New York club. He pled guilty to harassment in a deal with the D.A.

Floyd Mayweather’s daughter, Iyanna Mayweather is in big trouble after stabbing a woman in 2020. She plead guilty this week to assaulting Lapattra Jacobs – who is the mother of rapper YoungBoy NBA’s child.

Entertainment News: Casting About

NCIS is getting a new series regular with the addition of Teri Polo to their cast. She will play Vivian Kolack who is a paranormal investigator. Her character comes to town on May 23rd and will carry into the 20th season.

Casting has begun for A Small Light – which focuses on the life of Anne Frank. It was announced Liv Schreiber will play Anne’s dad, Otto. He joins Bel Powley and Joe Cole who play the Geis family that helped hide Otto, Anne, and their family.

Queer Eye’s Karamo Brown is getting his own daytime show. The fashionista takes center stage this upcoming TV season as he fills Maury Povich’s timeslot. Maury, 83, is retiring after 30+ years of entertaining daytime audiences.

In Other News

IMDb TV is being rebranded as Amazon Freevee. The name change will take place on April 27th. Don’t worry, though, the programs will remain free for viewers.

Last week, Elon Musk bought billions of dollars in shares of Twitter. This week, he decided he wants the whole shebang. According to reports, he is launching a hostile take-over of the company. However, Twitter responded by adopting a ‘poison pill’ plan to protect itself from a Musk takeover.

Entertainment News: In Memoriam

The comedy world lost a legend with the death of Gilbert Gottfried. The 67-year-old funnyman passed away from a heart abnormality called Ventricular Tachycardia due to Myotonic Dystrophy type II. His career spanned decades with time on the stand-up stage, on television, in movies, and in voice acting gigs that delighted audiences. His death was announced on April 12th.

Dance Gavin Dance bassist Tim Feerick died on Wednesday. The band took to social media to announce the loss and mourn with fans. At the time of this publication, no cause of death has been determined. Feerick joined the band in 2009.

Professional Bodybuilder, Cedric McMillan died on April 13th. The 2017 Arnold Classic Winner was 44 years old. His family told the media he had numerous health issues and suffered a heart attack while working out.

Thursday marked the death of a Hockey Hall of Fame icon. Four-time Stanley Cup champion, Mike Bossy passed away at the age of 65 after a battle with lung cancer. Bossey rose to hockey fame in the 80’s while playing for the Islanders during their history hot streak. He went on to star as a sports analysis for TVA Sports.

On Friday, news came about the death of Liz Sheridan. The 93-year-old actress stole hearts in her decades on the small screen, silver screen, and Broadway stage. Fans will remember her as the nosy neighbor, Raquel Ochmonek in ALF, and as Jerry Seinfield’s mom, Helen, in the hit show Seinfeld.

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