This week has brought triumph and tears to some of your favorite celebrities. We’ve gathered some of the top entertainment news stories from October 23 – 29, 2022, to keep you updated on all the celebrity happenings.
Entertainment News: Love & Family
Mandy Moore is now a mother of two! The star and her husband Taylor Goldsmith welcomed their second son on October 22nd. Oscar joins big brother August, who was born in 2021.
Alyssa Scott is pregnant with baby #3. This comes months after she and Nick Cannon lost their 5-month-old son, Zen, to brain cancer. She has not announced who the father is of this baby.
Rosie O’Donnell is a single woman again. She and Aimee Hauer have called it quits mere months after making their relationship public.
It’s officially over for Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen. The couple announced they are divorcing on Friday. They have each hired their own lawyers and are ready to cut ties after 13 years together.
Gold Star Accomplishments
The iconic hip-hop duo Salt-N-Pepa is receiving high honors with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The ceremony will take place on November 4th.
Motley Crue guitarist Mick Mars will soon throw his last guitar pick to the crowd. The legendary musician is retiring from touring life after spending 41 years as a founding member of the band. However, he will continue to work with them, just not on stage.
Entertainment News: Celebrity Scandals & Hot Topics
Kanye West is facing the consequences of his actions this week. His anti-semitic remarks caused ADIDAS to cut ties with West and his Yeezy brand. They immediately stopped production and all payments to the controversial superstar. This, along with losing his deal with GAP means the music icon is no longer a billionaire.
Elon Musk officially took ownership of Twitter on October 27th. The billionaire immediately fired the CEO and other top Executives including the COO and head of legal policy.
The Pelosi family went through a harrowing ordeal after Paul Pelozi was violently assaulted in their home. According to Yahoo news, the hammer wielding intruder was seeking Speak of the House Nancy Pelosi. The perp, 42-year-old David Depape is under arrest and being held by the San Francisco Police Department.
Casting & Changes
Good news came down the D.C. Comics pipeline this week. Henry Cavill confirmed he will be back as Superman in future movies. This came after fans noticed his name appears in the credits of Black Adam. He teased that is a small taste of things to come.
Jesse Williams has a new gig! The former Grey’s Anatomy star is joining the cast of Only Murders in the Building. His recurring role will kick off during Season 3.
Entertainment News: In Memoriam
Sad news came on October 24th with the death of Hollywood legend Leslie Jordan. The Call Me Cat costar died on his way to the studio. It is suspected he suffered a medical emergency while driving causing him to crash. Leslie is fondly remembered for his roles on the big and small screen including The People Next Door, Reasonable Doubts, American Horror Story, and his Emmy Award Winning role as Beverly Leslie on Will & Grace. He was 67 years old.
America’s Got Talent lost another alum this week. Zuri Craig died on October 23rd. The family broke the news on social media. Zuri wowed the AGT judges back in 2015 and since worked with Tyler Perry and was featured in A Medea Christmas and Madea’s Big Happy Family. He was 44 years old.
October 25th marked the death of Michael Kopsa. The actor lent his talents on screen and by voice for more than four decades and is fondly remembered for his roles in Action Man, Fringe, Apollo 18, and Fantastic Four. He was 66 years old when he lost his battle with a brain tumor.
A rather shocking death occurred in Britain this week. Tim Gough, a beloved radio host, died on Monday while on air. It is believed he went into cardiac arrest during his show. Tim was 55 years old.
Emmy-winning producer Ben Feigin passed away this week. The Schitt’s Creek producer succumbed to pancreatic cancer on October 26th. He will be remembered for his work on the hit show as well as his role in producing several documentaries including Cheech & Chong: Roasted and Cheech & Chong: Live from South Beach. He was 47 years old.
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