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 17 – 24, 2022, to keep you updated on all the celebrity happenings.
Entertainment News: Love and Family
A rift over whether or not to get a swimming pool brought an end to Natasha Lyonne and Fred Armisen’s romance. The couple called it quits after eight years together. Natasha told the tale of the seemingly strange breakup during an interview with The Hollywood Reporter.
Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra finally revealed their daughter’s name this week. The little one, born in January, is Matt Marie Chopra Jonas.
It’s over for Real Housewives of Potomac couple Ashley and Michael Darbo. After eight years of marriage, two kids, and multiple scandals, the couple has called it quits.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodriguez are in mourning this week after the passing of their unborn son. The couple was expecting twins in the coming months but as it stands, only one baby will survive.
Also suffering an infant loss are 90 Day Fiancé couple Anna Francisco and Robert Springs. Their son, 7-month-old Adriel died on April 21st. Anny posted the announcement on Instagram but did not provide any additional details.
Third time wasn’t the charm for Sean Penn. The actor finalized his divorce from Leila George on Friday. She filed back in 2021 after just one a year of marriage.
Crime and Punishment
The man who supplied Mac Miller with the drugs that ended his life was sentenced this week. Ryan Reavis pled guilty to distributing fentanyl and will spend the next decade behind bars.
Jacqueline Avant’s murderer will spend the rest of his in jail. Aariel Maynor was handed a 190-year sentence for the malicious horrific shooting death of the philanthropist.
Entertainment News: Illness and Injury
British Singer Tom Grennan was attacked on Thursday, April 21. According to reports he was jumped and robbed after a concert in New York City. He was hospitalized overnight for his injuries and is said to be on the mend.
Just weeks after Fantastic Beasts actor, Ezra Miller was booked for disorderly conduct, they were in cuffs again. This time, Miller allegedly threw a chair while in a rage at a house party that struck a woman.
A$AP Rocky (Rakim Mayers) was arrested on Wednesday in connection with a November 6, 2021, shooting. He was taken down by the LAPD and Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations team. It is alleged he fired on an acquaintance during a dispute. He has since posted bond.
NeNe Leakes dropped a reality check on Real Housewives of Atlanta production associates. She filed a lawsuit against NBCUniversal, Bravo, True Entertainment, True Original, and Andy Cohen for creating a racist and hostile work environment. Deadline has all the details.
Von Miller is being sued in a revenge porn case for distributing snaps of a former flame to his friends. The woman alleges she and Miller were an item when the pictures were taken but upon their break-up, he spread them around. TMZ has the scoop.
Mike Tyson made headlines this week after beefing with a fellow flight passenger. As reported, the Golden Glove boxer lost his cool after being hounded by the man for a selfie – and punched him in the face several times.
Comedian Bill Murray is under fire after allegations surfaced of inappropriate behavior on the set of Being Mortal. The complaint brought production to a screeching halt and is being thoroughly investigated.
The Resident is about to see a familiar face back on set. Emily VanCamp is set for a limited return in the season five finale. According to TV Line, she will appear in four or five flashbacks to help Conrad move on.
Mad Men star John Slattery is joining The Good Fight. He will appear in the upcoming season as Lyle Bettencourt, a physician who helps Diane through a rough and crazy time.
Candace Cameron Bure said goodbye to Hallmark and hello to GAC Media. The star has signed a mega-deal to develop, produce, and star in new movies that will run across their platforms.
Kerry Washington is being tooned up and joining The Simpson’s cast. Her character, Ms. Peyton will replace Mrs. Krabappel as Bart’s teacher. Entertainment Weekly has the first look at her character.
Entertainment News: In Memoriam
April 18th marked the death of DJ Kay Slay (Keith Grayson). The famed rapper passed after a four-month battle with Covid. He was 55 years old.
Tony and Emmy-winner Robert Morse died on Wednesday, April 21. The famed actor rose to fame during his decades in Hollywood taking roles on stage and screen. Most recently he entertained Mad Men fans as Bergman Cooper and Dominic Dunne in American Crime Story. He was 90 years old.
Daryle “Mad Bomber” Lamonica died this week at 80 years old. The former AFL MVP helped lead The Raiders to their first Super Bowl in 1967. His family confirmed his passing on Thursday.
Thursday also marked the death of Jacques Perrin came on Friday. The 80-year-old French actor is said to have died peacefully but no cause was announced to the press.
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