This week has brought triumph and tears to some of your favorite celebrities. We’ve gathered some of the top entertainment news stories from January 22 – 28, 2023, to keep you updated on all the celebrity happenings.
Entertainment News: Love & Family
Paris Hilton is a mommy! The star revealed the birth of her baby boy on January 25th. She and her husband, Carter Reum, are thrilled to welcome their son. At the time of publication, no name or official birthdate was released.
Gold Star Accomplishments
Legendary actress Carol Burnett is set to take over NBC for a two-hour special to mark her 90th birthday. The network will pay tribute to the star with Carol Burnett: 90 Years of Laughter + Love on Wednesday, April 26th at 8pm. The special will also stream on Peacock TV.
The date is set for the Coronation of King Charles. May 6th will kick off the three-day event as Charles officially takes the crown. According to reports, the Royal family is planning on the Coronation being a stripped-down ceremony.
Health & Wellness
Bachelor in Paradise star Megan Marx opened up about her health this week. She was diagnosed with a rare inherited neurological condition called spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA6). She posted the news on social media as well as her thoughts on her condition.
The search continues for Julian Sands. He went missing during a hike on January 13th. Good news came this week when Jim Chung, another hiker in the same area, was found alive.
Entertainment News: Celebrity Scandals & Hot Topics
Drake and his fans got quite the surprise during his January 23rd concert at the Apollo. During the show, another fan fell from a second-story balcony. The man was taken to a Harlem hospital.
Young Thug has new charges on the way. He allegedly handled a drug deal right in the courtroom while jury selection was taking place. He is accused of getting a Percocet pill right in the open. BET News has all the details.
White Sox pitcher Mike Clevinger is facing charges of domestic violence and child abuse. He is being investigated after the mother of his 10-month-old accused him of being violent towards her and the child in the summer of 2022.
Mike Tyson is back in the news after a new rape allegation is surfacing. An anonymous woman is accusing the boxer of sexually assaulting her back in 1990. She is seeking a five million dollar payout.
The police were called to Britney Spears’s home, all because of fans. The pop star caused quite a stir when she deleted her Instagram account this week. While this isn’t the first time she’s broken away from social media, fans were worried. So many calls poured into the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, they were forced to do a wellness check.
Yung Gravy is getting Rick-Rolled in court. Rick Astley is suing the singer for impersonating his voice for the song “Betty.” While Astley’s team admits they agreed to let the rapper sample “Never Gonna Give You Up” for the song, Yung Gravy took it a step too far. Deadline has the details.
Casting & Changes
Panic! At the Disco will panic no more. The band is officially disbanding and going their separate ways. Their lead singer Brendon Urie put out an official statement this week on his Instagram.
Changes are being made behind the camera at Grey’s Anatomy and Station 19. Executive Producer Krista Vernoff is stepping away from the shows at the end of this season. She’s been the showrunner for the past six years. Her replacement has not yet been announced.
Entertainment News: In Memoriam
Yoshio Yoda has passed. January 23rd marked the death of McHale’s Navy actor. He rose to fame on the show in the 1960s appearing in all 138 episodes. He will fondly be remembered for his time as Fuji Kobiaji. He was 88 years old.
Lance Kerwin died on January 25th. Fans will remember him for his roles on James at 16 and Salem’s Lot. He spent his childhood on screen and was hailed as a teen heartthrob. He was 62 years old.
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