This week has brought triumph and tears to some of your favorite celebrities. We’ve gathered some of the top entertainment news stories from February 19 – 26, 2023, to keep you updated on all the celebrity happenings.
Entertainment News: Love & Family
Rebel Wilson is engaged! The star proposed to her girlfriend Ramona Agruma during a magical moment at Disneyland. She announced the news and showed off the beautiful ring on February 20th.
Adam Driver will soon be a father of two. He and his wife Joanne Tucker are expecting their second child. The news came on February 20th after the couple was pictured out and about with Joanne sporting her baby bump.
Avril Lavigne and Mod Sun are no longer a couple. The pair called off their engagement this week. The news comes days after Avril was spotted out and about getting cozy with rapper Tyga.
Constance Wu is going to be a mother of two! The famed star announced her pregnancy this week on social media. She and Man Man Frontman Ryan Kattner are over the moon with the news.
Sophie Simmons is a married woman. The daughter of Gene Simmons was wed this week to James Henderson. The pair exchanged vows in the backyard of her mother’s, Shannon Tweed-Simmons, home on February 22nd.
Health & Wellness
Bethenny Frankel opened up this week about her struggle with POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome). She talked to fans on social media about her symptoms, saying she is having a very hard time. TMZ has all the details.
Netflix icon Joe Exotic is suffering behind bars. Doctors suspect his prostate cancer has spread to his bladder and cite that the star is refusing further treatment.
Entertainment News: Celebrity Scandals & Hot Topics
Khloe Kardashian is under fire this week. A former household assistant is suing her in court for unpaid wages. Matthew Manhard claims he was not only fired after he suffered a knee injury that caused him to take time off. He also claims she didn’t pay him overtime and kept him too busy to take his scheduled breaks. Khloe’s team denies everything.
LL Cool J disappointed fans by backing out of releasing his new album. He cites he was unhappy with the album’s quality and decided to trash the entire project. It’s been over a decade since the famed rapper released a record.
Casting & Changes
Daytime TV will look a little different going forward. Judge Mathis is stepping away from the bench – and his TV show, ending two decades on the air. The Emmy-winning show was canceled by Warner Brothers after 24 seasons.
The Season 10 finale will mark the end of The Goldbergs. The hit show has survived a decade on air, even after losing two main cast members. In 2021, George Segal aka Pop Pop passed away, and in 2022 Jeff Garlin exited the role of Murray.
Entertainment News: In Memoriam
February 24th marked the death of Barbara Bosson. Her son, Jesse Bochco, announced her passing on his Instagram on Tuesday. Fans will remember her as Faye Furillo on Hill Street Blues and Miriam Grasso on Murder One. She was 83 years old.
Hayden Panettiere and her family are in mourning this week after the loss of her younger brother. Jansen Panettiere, 28, died on February 20th. He will be fondly remembered by fans for his roles in Disney’s The Forager and Tiger Cruise. No cause of death is known at this time.
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