Former "American Idol" star Joanne Borgella has lost her battle with cancer at the age of 32. The singer first came into the spotlight in 2005 when she was the first winner of "Mo'nique's Fat Chance." She was diagnosed with endometrial cancer in 2005. Borgella's team broke news of her passing through her official Twitter page.
"Glee" star Matthew Morrison tied the knot with his fiancée Renee Puente in a small private ceremony in Hawaii last week. The couple had previously stated that they planned to wed next year, but moved the date forward, sharing the moment with 50 close friends and family members. According to dailymail.co.uk, Morrison donned a custom made Brooks Brothers tuxedo.
Video of an 18-year-old Channing Tatum stripping has hit the web. Us Weekly uncovered the tape taken in 1999 at a Florida club called Male Encounter, where Tatum worked before making it on the big screen. "He was shy at first, but he really knew how to work the stage," London Steele, owner of the club told Us. "The women went crazy for him."
Though it was far from a blockbuster opening, "Fury" ended up atop the box office with a strong $23 million, knocking "Gone Girl" out of the top slot after the David Fincher thriller held the position for the two previous weekends. Also opening over the weekend was "The Book of Life," an animated family film that brought in a so-so $17 million at 3,070 total theaters.
Stanley Tucci is expecting his first child with his wife Felicity Blunt. The pair wed in 2012 and Tucci has three children from his late wife Kate Tucci, who died of breast cancer in 2009. The 53-year-old actor confirmed the news with Us Weekly saying that he's thrilled for the coming addition. "I'm very excited to be a dad. It's incredible."
Former "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" actor Nicholas Brendon was arrested in Boise, Idaho over the weekend after allegedly causing a drunken scene in a hotel bar. The 43-year-old, best known for his role on the show as Xander Harris, was in Boise for the annual Tree City Comic-Con event. According to vulture.com, Brendon was in the hotel lobby when he had an altercation with staff.
Jay Leno was roasted by a group of top comedians after receiving the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center over the weekend. Jimmy Fallon, Jerry Seinfeld, Wanda Sykes, Garth Brooks, Kevin Eubanks and Chelsea Handler were on hand to help celebrate the honor with humor. "The truth is, my time was done," Leno said after getting the award.
Al Pacino will appear on Broadway again for the first time since his appearance in a revival of David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross." In the fall of 2015, Pacino stars in Mamet's "China Doll." In a statement, Mamet said the play centers on "a wealthy man, his young fiancé, and an airplane. The man has just bought a new plane as a wedding present for the girl."
Another "Star Wars" veteran, Warwick Davis, has reportedly signed on to appear in the forthcoming new "Episode VII." He famously appeared in the role of the Ewok Wicket in the "Return of the Jedi." Davis broke news of his upcoming appearance in the film in a comedic teaser video posted to YouTube that confirmed his return to the franchise.
Dean Stockwell ("Quantum Leap," "Battlestar Galactica") has landed a guest role on CBS' "NCIS: New Orleans." According to Entertainment Weekly, the spot will reunite Dean with his former "Leap" co-star Scott Bakula. Stockwell plays Tom Hamilton, "a proud and spirited retired New Orleans cop who still has his wits about him."
Jude Law is reportedly expecting his fifth child with his ex girlfriend, Catherine Harding. He has three kids from a previous relationship with Sadie Frost and one with model Samantha Burke. It will be the first child for law and Harding, who are no longer in a relationship. A rep for the pair shared the news with People Magazine earlier this month.
Joan Rivers' death resulted from "a predictable complication of medical therapy," an NYC medical examiner has ruled, while undergoing an endoscopy on her throat. "The cause of Ms. Rivers' death is anoxic encephalopathy due to hypoxic arrest during laryngoscopy and upper gastrointestinal endoscopy with propofol sedation for evaluation of voice changes and gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Misty Upham, the actress most well known for her role in "August: Osage County," was found dead in a wooded area of a Seattle suburb, her family confirmed. No cause of death has been announced. Misty was 32-years-old. "The Auburn Police Department states that there is no initial evidence or information to indicate foul play; however the Medical Examiner will make the final determination."
Elizabeth Pena, an actress known for her roles in films like "La Bamba" and "Down and Out in Beverly Hills," has died at the age of 55. According to her manager, she passed after a brief, unspecified illness. She had just completed shooting for the El Rey network's series "Matador." The network released a statement regarding her passing.
Christian Bale is reportedly in talks for the leading of a new biopic in the works centering on late Apple chief Steve Jobs. He would be the second Hollywood star to tackle the role, following Ashton Kutcher. News of Bale's potential starring turn was first reported by Variety. According to DailyMail.co.uk, the new project is in production with Sony Pictures.