This week has brought triumph and tears to some of your favorite celebrities. We’ve gathered some of the top entertainment news stories from September 4 – 10, 2022, to keep you updated on all the celebrity happenings.
Entertainment News: Love & Family
Nicolas Cage is a new dad again. The star and his wife Riko Shibata welcomed their first child together. This little one joins brothers Weston and Kal-El.
Joey Lawrence and Samantha Cope are getting ready for a baby! The couple, who were wed in March, shared news they are expecting. Lawrence has two other children, Liberty and Charleston.
Gold Star Accomplishments
Deforest Kelley is joining Nichelle Nichols in space. The Star Trek’s Dr. Leonard “Bones” McCoy actor’s ashes will also be launched into deep space aboard the Vulcan rocket.
Entertainment News: Celebrity Scandals & Hot Topics
Meghan King now has a temporary restraining order against her ex, Jim Edmonds. The reality star claims her first husband is verbally abusive and the courts agreed.
Ricky Martin is hitting back at his nephew, Dennis Yadiel Sanchez, in the aftermath of the sex abuse scandal. He is suing for $20 million after the family member tried to “assassinate” his reputation.
Casting & Changes
Dancing With the Stars announced their season 31 cast. The lineup includes star Selma Blair, RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Shangela, RHONY Teresa Giudice, and TikTok star Charli D’Amelio.
Chrishell Stause has a new role. She is starring in Lifetime’s “A Rose for Her Grave.” Joining her in the movie are Colin Egglesfield and Laura Ramsey.
The Crown is pausing production to honor The Queen’s passing. There is no word as of yet when the show will resume filming.
The Handmaid’s Tale announced the next season will be the last. September 14th kicks off season 5 and the show will end with the season 6 finale.
Sherri Saum is joining the cast of CSI: Vegas. The Fosters’ star will take on the recurring role of Jodi. She will work closely with Marg Helgenberger’s Catherine Willows to solve a case.
Canadian news icon Lisa LaFlamme has found a new home. She joins CityTV News as their special lead correspondent following the Queen’s death.
Entertainment News: In Memoriam
September 8th marked the end of an era with the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. She died at her summer residence, Balmoral Castle in Scotland. The Queen was the longest-running British Monarch spending 70 years on the throne. She was 96 years old.
Bernard Shaw also passed on September 8th. The CNN anchor succumbed to pneumonia. He was the first chief anchor for the news network when CNN launched in 1980. He was 82 years old.
Joining Queen Elizabeth and Bernard Shaw is comedian David A. Arnold. His family confirmed his September 8th death. The Netflix star is said to have passed from natural causes. He was 54 years old.
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