This week has brought triumph and tears to some of your favorite celebrities. We’ve gathered some of the top entertainment news stories from November 27 – December 3, 2022, to keep you updated on all the celebrity happenings.
Entertainment News: Love & Family
Kansas City Chiefs player Patrick Mahomes is a father of two. He and his girlfriend Brittany Matthews welcomed a baby boy on November 28th. Baby Patrick joins big sister Sterling.
Expecting baby number two is Keshia Knight Pulliam. The Cosby Show alum, best known for her role as Rudy Huxtable, is growing her family with husband Brad James. This will be their first child together. Keshia shares daughter Ella with her ex, Edgerton Hartwell.
Illness and Injury
Soccer legend Pelé was taken to the hospital this week. The iconic player is undergoing cancer treatment and his family took him to the hospital to regulate his medications. His daughter made a statement to the media that there is no emergency or new dire prediction.
Al Roker was taken back into hospital care after being home for Thanksgiving. He was treated for blood clots in his legs and lungs. His family says his condition is improving.
Hailey Baldwin Bieber opened up about her health this week. She told her fans she is suffering with an “apple sized” ovarian cyst. This news comes after a year of setbacks for the star. She suffered a mini-stroke and had surgery to close a hole in her heart.
Entertainment News: Celebrity Scandals & Hot Topics
Rocker Tommy Lee’s house was burgled and the criminals trashed his house. According to TMZ, the robbers got away with some strange items. Tommy Lee is currently not living in the home and has it up for sale.
Danny Masterson’s trial came to a shocking end with a hung jury. The star got to walk away (at least for now) after the judge declared a mistrial. A new date is set for March 27th. Masterson is accused of multiple counts of sexual assault.
Brian Boyd, who struck and killed Gone Girl star Lisa Banes, will spend at least a year behind bars – and up to three years. Boyd was accused of not only hitting Lisa while driving his moped but leaving the scene.
Jon & Kate Plus 8 star Colin Gosling spoke out this week. The former reality star, who grew up on the TLC hit and then Kate Plus 8, talked about the state of his relationship with his parents, his time in an institution, and being estranged from not only his mother but several of his siblings. ET Online has the full video.
Casting & Changes
Fans of The Mandalorian will have to wait a little longer than expected for the next instalment. The season three premiere is delayed until March 2023.
Entertainment News: In Memoriam
November 28th marked the death of Clarence Gilyard Jr. The Die Hard and Walker Texas Ranger star went on to become a Professor at UNLV teaching stage and screen acting. His death was publicly announced by the university. He was 66 years old.
The music world is in mourning this week with the passing of iconic singer Christine McVie. The legendary Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter died peacefully in a hospital surrounded by family after a short illness. She was 79 years old.
NFL player-turned-actor, Brad William Henke, passed away in his sleep on November 29. The former defenseman for the New York Giants and the Denver Broncos had a very successful acting career after retiring from the NFL due to injuries.
The NYPD found the body of actor Frank Vallelonga, Jr. dumped outside of a sheet metal factory in the Bronx. He was best known for his roles on The Sopranos and 2018 Green Book. He passed away at age 60 on November 28.
Country music singer and guitarist, Jake Flint, passed away on Saturday, November 26, just hours after marrying his new wife, Brenda, at age 37. The cause of death is still undetermined.
Former NFL player and Orange is the New Black star, Brad William Henke died on December 1st. The cause of his death was not immediately known by family. The star was 56 years old.
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