This week has brought triumph and tears to some of your favorite celebrities. We’ve rounded up some of the best entertainment stories from August 14-22, 2021, to keep you up to date with all the celebrity events.
This week in #FreeBritney
The Free Britney movement may have suffered a huge setback this week. The pop princess is said to have assaulted one of her longtime housekeepers. There are reports that the couple had an argument over one of Britney’s dogs, which resulted in the singer punching her employee.
Entertainment News: An Unlikely Hero
UFC veteran Brendan Schaub made headlines this week. The star was hailed as a hero when he saved three children involved in a fatal car crash. Schaub ran towards the vehicle after seeing the crash site, smashing windows and bringing the children to safety. The children’s father is accused of driving on the wrong side of a highway. The victim’s mother died instantly.
Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost not only confirmed pregnancy rumors with Page Six but announced the arrival of their son. Jost took to Instagram to share the news that baby Cosmo is here and much loved.
Kelly McCreary (Dr Maggie Pierce) of Grey’s Anatomy announced her pregnancy to People magazine. It’s her and her husband, Pete Chatmon, the first bundle of joy.
Kylie Jenner is having a baby too! E! Online reported that the billionaire makeup mogul and boyfriend Travis Scott are expecting their second child together.
Entertainment News: Illnesses and Injuries
Selma Blair shared some great news with the media this week. She is currently in remission from multiple sclerosis. The star battled the disease for years and finally found relief after an experimental stem cell transplant. Fans will get a glimpse of her journey soon when her documentary “Introducing Selma Blair” is released by Discovery +.
Rock star Travis Barker faced his fears and flew for the first time since the fatal plane crash in 2008. The crash killed four people, leaving him and DJ Adam Goldstein as the only survivors.
Former TLC star Josh Duggar was in court again this week. His lawyers were trying to challenge the evidence against him in his child pornography case. The prosecution remained firm, however, saying the case was “straightforward.” People Magazine has the story.
Country singer Sam Hunt heads to a DUI education center after pleading guilty to a drinking and driving charge. He was initially sentenced to almost 12 months behind bars, but he made a deal for therapy and lost his license for a year.
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The search for a new permanent host for Jeopardy continues! while Mike Richards resigns from the first place. Information was released on Friday morning he walked away amid the overhaul of past sexist comments.
Things are not looking good for the Real Housewives franchise. Two series are on the block. Longtime RHONY is considering an indefinite hiatus and RHOD will not return at all in 2022.
Harry Hamlin, Kate Mulgrew and Paul Wesley have been announced as the key players in Lifetime’s Flowers in the Attic: The Origin. The film is based on the VC. Andrews’ prequel to his famous bestselling book series.
Grey’s Anatomy has a famous new face for Season 18. Peter Gallagher is on set as a recurring character. Deadline reports that his alter ego, Dr Alan Hamilton, worked closely with Ellis Gray in the past. Be on the lookout for Kate Burton to reprise her role as Meredith’s mother.
Entertainment News: In Memoriam
Famous comedian Sean Lock passed away this week after a long battle with cancer. The recipient of the British Comedy Award was 58 years old.
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