Previews from Grey’s Anatomy and Law & Order: SUV; Jennifer Garner in tears; Taraji speaks out on mental illness, and a legend gets arrested — here’s all the entertainment news and gossip you missed over the last week from Hollywood.
Law & Order: SVU pulled another story straight from the headlines for their third episode: a celebrity gets (think Empire’s Jussie Smollett) attacked and his story becomes national news. Check out the video.
Over at Grey’s Anatomy, a promo from the most recent episode showed a patient requesting the services of Dr. Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo), who’s no longer working at the hospital, and Miranda Bailey’s (Chandra Wilson) vehement response.
Hot Highlight on Law & Order
Sonny Carisi (Peter Scanavino) left the NYPD special victims unit on the Law & Order: SVU Season 21 premiere to become an assistant district attorney. In this video, from the prior week’s episode, Carisi and Fin (Ice-T) team up on a powerful interrogation.
Amelia Shepherd’s (Caterina Scorsone) surprise pregnancy on Grey’s Anatomy stunned viewers. Rewatch the moment she tells her baby daddy, Link (Chris Carmack), that while motherhood scares her, she’s decided to have her baby.
Law & Order — Real Life
Legendary actress Jane Fonda seemed to be channeling her Grace and Frankie co-star’s character when she got arrested at a climate change protest. Wouldn’t Frankie be proud?
Taraji Speaks Out
Empire’s Taraji P. Henson thanked The Today Show for letting her speak out on the stigma attached to mental health in the African American community. Check out her moving Instagram post.
Mariska Hargitay’s Law & Order: SVU son has a brand new gig. Young Ryan Buggle, who plays Noah, is set to take the Broadway stage, and Soap Hub has the details.
Who’s Crying Now?
Which classic film brings Jennifer Garner to tears? It’s Sound of Music, and you won’t want to miss the video footage of the teary-eyed moment.
Goodbye to a Legend
Comedian Rip Taylor passed away, although no cause of death was released or at least known. He was 84.
Peta Murgatroyd and her partner Lamar Odom may have been eliminated early on Dancing With the Stars, but the pro dancer still had reason to celebrate. She’s finally become an official U.S. citizen.
Entertainment News Couples Corner
Few couples stand the test of time in Hollywood, but some have beaten the odds and are thriving. Here’s a look back at some of the success stories — Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr., and Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos.
Primetime scripted and reality TV programming are chock full of unforgettable moments. Here’s a look back at the time The Real Housewives of New York’s Bethenny Frankel reconnected with her mother, and the time Frankel embarrassed Tinsley Mortimer during her wedding dress shopping.
Over at Empire check out the episode where Lucious (Terrence Howard) secretly monitored Cookie’s (Taraji P. Henson) health after she suffered a heart attack, and the time Cookie comforted an upset Jamal (Jussie Smollett) after his fiancé, Kai Givens, went missing.