A shocking loss for a game show host; a bit more info about a Grey’s Anatomy exit; and Taraji talks pre-Cookie life… Here’s what you missed this past week in entertainment news.
Drew’s Tragic Loss
The Price Is Right Host Drew Carey is mourning the murder of his former fiancée, Dr. Amie Harwick. Reports reveal that she was assaulted and killed in her own home by a different ex.
Grey’s Anatomy Exit… Explanation
Grey’s Anatomy showrunner Krista Vernoff discussed the exit of original cast member Justin Chambers, who played Dr. Alex Karev. Fans will apparently learn more about what happened to the character in the second half of the show’s season.
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Off-screen drama has led to a number of Grey’s Anatomy exits over the years. Here’s a look back at 20 of them.
Taraji Talks Pre-Cookie Past
What did Taraji P. Henson do before she was playing Cookie Lyon on Empire? Think “wet sets” and acrylic nails. That is, until she decided to follow her dream. If you’re anxious for the rest of Empire’s season to continue, check out this sneak peek.
Valentine’s Day Assault
Suffice it to say Hayden Panettiere’s Valentine’s Day wasn’t the romantic celebration she expected. The actress’ boyfriend, Brian Hickerson, was arrested for attacking her on the hearts and flowers holiday.
Entertainment News: Sad Farewells
Ja’net DuBois — remembered as the feisty Willona Woods on the sitcom Good Times, passed away. The actress was 74.
M*A*S*H Star Kellye Nakahara, who portrayed Lieutenant Nurse Kellye Yamato, died following a short battle with cancer. The actress was 72.
Jon Lindstrom (Kevin/Ryan, General Hospital) and Cady McClain (ex-Dixie, All My Children) met on the As the World Turns set where she played Rosanna and he played Craig. The pair tied the knot in 2014 and have been happily married ever since. Learn more about their romance.
… And Breakups
Carrie Fisher and Paul Simon shared a tumultuous romance from the get-go. After six years of dating and two years of marriage, they ultimately divorced.
John Stamos (ex-Blackie, General Hospital) and Rebecca Romijn seemed like the perfect match, but the actor and the supermodel couldn’t make their love story last. Take a look back on their relationship.