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 24 – 30, 2021, to keep you updated on all the celebrity happenings.
Entertainment News: Love and Family
Selling Sunset Star Heather Rae Young is Mrs. Tarek El Moussa. She and the Flip or Flop lead were married on October 23 in Santa Barbara. This is Heather’s first marriage. Tarek was married to his show partner, Christine Haack, and the former couple shares two children.
Chris Harrison got down on one knee this week. The Bachelor host is living out his happily-ever-after story with Lauren Zima. The couple shared their big news and snaps from the romantic proposal on Instagram
Lovecraft Country star Jamie Chung and One Tree Hill alum Bryan Greenberg welcomed twins this week. The proud parents shared the first look at their adorable tots on social media on Monday.
Accusations of toxic behavior on the set of Grey’s Anatomy are coming to light. GREY’S alum Isaiah Washington claims not only was Patrick Dempsey badly behaved but that breakout star Ellen Pompeo was paid five million dollars under the table to keep mum on the controversy. This comes just weeks after Pompeo herself came under fire after exposing a heated moment she had with megastar Denzel Washington. TooFab has all the details.
Gigi Hadid is a single lady. The supermodel is said to have left her partner, Zayn Malik, after he had an argument with her mother, Yolanda Hadid. There are accusations Zayn struck Yolanda and TMZ is reporting he has already pleaded no contest to harassing the former RHOBH housewife and her daughter.
Rapper Fetty Wap was arrested this week. The FBI collared him at the music festival Rolling Loud right before he was to take the stage. The musician was taken down on federal drug charges. What the exact allegations are have not been published at this time.
Entertainment News: Illness and Injury
Ed Sheeran took to Instagram this week to share his Covid-19 diagnosis. So far, he is in good spirits and plans to keep up with any commitments he can while working from home. Sheeran was set to join the Saturday Night Live cast for November 5. The show is searching for his replacement.
Neil Patrick Harris is set to headline Darren Star’s latest show. He and Tuck Watkins will costar in the Netflix series ‘Uncoupled.’ Also coming on set are Tisha Campbell, Emerson Brooks, and Marcia Gay Harden.
The doctor is out on The Good Doctor. Osvaldo Benavides is hanging up Dr. Mateo Rendon Osma’s scrubs on the hit show. His character is leaving just weeks after the actor’s promotion to series regular. TV Line has all the details.
The British drama smash hit Happy Valley is coming back for a final season more than five years after its 2016 finale. AMC picked up the series and will be giving it a new life, and a new ending, in early 2022.
Entertainment News: In Memoriam
‘Friends’ fans around the world mourned the loss of their favorite TV barista. James Michael Tyler (Gunther) passed away at age 59 after a long battle with prostate cancer.
Val Bisoglio died on October 18 at the age of 95. The famed actor is best known for his role as Frank Sr. in Saturday Night Fever, Louis Grant on The Doctors, and Danny Too on Quincy M.E.
The People’s Court creator Stu Billet was sent to the judge in the sky on October 22 at age 71. The Daytime Emmy winner also served as Executive Producer on Moral Court for a whopping 406 episodes.
DC Comic’s The Secrets of Isis star JoAnna Cameron passed away on October 15th at 70 years of age. The actress suffered a stroke which ended her life. Her other credits include a long run in the Guinness Book of World Records for having done the most commercials.
NFL fans were in mourning after the loss of Carl Madsen. The long-time replay official died on October 24 at 71. He died after suffering a medical emergency while driving. He was found unconscious by police.
The world of comedy lost one of its legends this week. Mort Sahl died at 94 on October 26. Mort broke records as becoming the first stand-up comic to grace the cover of Time magazine. Some of his screen credits include Johnny Cool, Don’t Make Waves, and Nothing Lasts Forever.
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