This week has brought triumph and tears to some of your favorite celebrities. We’ve rounded up some of the best entertainment stories from November 14-20, 2021, to keep you up to date with all the celebrity events.
Entertainment News: Love and Family
Move over Renesmee, Taylor Lautner has a new woman in his life. The Twilight star put a ring on Tay Dome’s finger this weekend. Team Jacob can expect to see their favorite star walking down the aisle in the near future.
Reality stars Angel Brinks (Basketball Wives: LA) and RoccStar (Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood) have welcomed their son into the world. This is their first child together. RoccStar has a son from a previous relationship and Brinks has two more children with former partners.
Speaking of Basketball Wives, executive producer and star Shaunie O’Neil has a brand new ring on her finger. She said yes to her boyfriend, Pastor Keion Henderson, last weekend. People Magazine got their first look at the couple’s engagement.
Former Bachelor star Ben Higgins has finally found love. The reality show hunk took his vows with Jessica Clark at a dreamy Nashville ceremony with personalized wishes and a Winnie-the-Pooh read.
Vanderpump Rules and RHOBH star Lisa Vanderpump is finally a grandmother. Her daughter, Pandora, welcomed her son, Theodore, on November 13. Lisa once called herself Nanny Pinky.
Superstar Dame Helen Mirren is set to receive the SAG Lifetime Achievement Award in 2022. The industry has been honoring the actress’ contributions to the big and small screen for over 60 years. Get all the details here.
Entertainment News: Illness and Injury
Derek Hough may not be on set for the final DWTS episodes of this season. The famous dancer and judge is on the sidelines after testing positive for Covid. For now, he is in a good mood and hopes to make a full recovery.
Princess Charlene is undergoing treatment for profound exhaustion, according to her husband, Prince Albert. His wife just spent six months in South Africa battling an illness that included several surgeries. She is said to be recovering and recovering and her family is hoping that she will recover soon.
Tiger King’s Joe Exotic got his wish to get out of jail, but he’s not yet free. He was transferred to a federal medical center while battling cancer. The Netflix star has an aggressive form of the disease and it was decided that he needed full medical services – far more than the prison could give him. TMZ had the details.
Tamar Braxton is researching a new alarm system after a home invasion. The star’s home was broken into on November 17. The family is safe but shaken. Tamar shared her story on Instagram.
A possible mysterious Hollywood murder has started in Los Angeles. Aspiring model Christy Giles was found dead on a sidewalk and her friend was found brain dead in a hospital the same day. In a strange twist, the two were dropped at these locations by the same unmarked car. Police suspect drug overdoses, but Christy’s husband strongly suspects foul play. TooFab covers the story.
Rapper Travis Scott faces nearly $ 1 billion in lawsuits from his Astroworld festival. Drake, Live Nation and Apple are also on the documents. More than 125 fans have dropped the lawsuits and more are expected to come.
Actress Eliza Dushku courageously voiced her opinion at a congressional committee meeting regarding her firing from the hit series Bull. According to Eliza, she was fired after sounding the alarm bells about alleged sexual harassment by her co-star, Michael Weatherly. She claims she was not only fired, but was forced into arbitration and a nondisclosure agreement. Read the whole story on Dateline.
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Harry Potter fans will be in for a treat. The triumphant Gryffindor trio reunite for a special on HBO Max. Return to Hogwarts will star Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson as an alum honoring the franchise’s 20th anniversary. The variety has all the details.
The Sesame Street cast got a bit bigger this week with the introduction of Ji-Young, the show’s first-ever Asian-American muppet. The show welcomed their new castmate with puppeteer Kathleen Kim pulling the strings of the revolutionary character.
Mel Gibson made headlines this week. The controversial star will soon be behind the camera to direct Lethal Weapon 5. The famous actor takes the reins from Richard Donner who directed every episode of the franchise but died on July 5. The variety has all the details.
Pee-Wee Herman is back on his way to fame. The pop culture icon is set to conquer the airwaves by hosting a new radio show on KCRW. The show will feature Pee-Wee’s Play House fan favorites such as Chairry, Magic Screen and Miss Yvonne. Find out more here.
Teri Hatcher and James Denton reunite in A Kiss Before Christmas. Hatcher promises that this movie could finally give Desperate Housewives fans a closure. Of course, they won’t be playing their DH alter egos, but a happy ending is a happy ending nonetheless.
Entertainment News: In Memoriam
Musician Chris Daughtry is in mourning after the sudden death of his daughter Hannah. The 25-year-old was found dead at her home on November 13. His death was treated as a homicide. Hannah’s boyfriend, Bobby Jolly, has been arrested but the reason for his arrest has not been released. TMZ follows the story.
Days of our Lives and RHOBH alum Lisa Rinna and her family suffered a great loss this week. Rinna’s mother, Lois, died at the age of 93 from a stroke. The actress’ daughter, model Amelia Gray Hamlin, took to Instagram to commemorate her grandmother.
Heath Freeman, formerly of “Bones”, passed away this week. The star, best known for her role as murderer Howard Epps, died at age 41 on November 15. He would have breathed his last in his sleep.
Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter and jazz musician Dave Frishberg has died aged 88. He was widely known around the world for his contributions to Schoolhouse Rock! Including the famous “I’m just a bill”. EW has the whole story.
Famous rapper Young Dolph was assassinated in Memphis this week. He was shot while shopping. TMZ reports that shots were fired through the window, hitting the artist. Read the full story here.
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