Tori Spelling was hospitalized over the weekend with a host of flu like symptoms, which included fever, cough, wheezing, that got her quarantined. Health workers at Cedars Sinai Hospital isolated her because of the Ebola scare and her Ebola-like symptoms. TMZ reports that Spelling does not have Ebola but rather a severe case of bronchitis with a sinus infection.
"Saturday Night Live" write Leslie Jones has made the jump over into the regular cast. Jones was added to the "SNL" writing roster last January, becoming one of only a handful of black women to ever grace the show's cast or writing lineup. Jones' addition to the writing lineup came after "SNL" chief Lorne Michaels came under fire for the conspicuous lack of any black females in the cast.
With a diverse set of new titles hitting stores on Blu-ray and DVD this week, R-rated comedy "Sex Tape" will be looking outperform its mediocre box office run, while horror hit "The Purge: Anarchy" hopes to continue its commercial success after being one of the biggest low-budget hits of the summer.
Fashion icon Oscar de la Renta has passed away at the age of 82. The Dominican design magnate was diagnosed with cancer in 2006 and his health had been in steady decline over recent months. His brand named a successor to its founder last week. De la Renta was revered as a top choice in formal wear for celebrities and elites worldwide, most recently creating the wedding dress for Amal Alamuddin.
Irish actor Gerard Parkes, best known for his roles on "Fraggle Rock" and "The Boondock Saints" has died at the age of 90. Parkes passed away at a retirement home in Toronto, Ontario and news of his passing was confirmed by his agent. Parkes was born in Dublin but moved to Canada to pursue an acting career in the 1950s. His signature role as the inventor on "Fraggle Rock."
Jill Duggar Dillard of "19 Kids and Counting" and her husband Derick have revealed that their new baby will be a boy. The pair revealed the news to People Magazine and the pair say they are thrilled to start a family of their own. "I was really excited," says Derick, 25 to People. "As a new dad, to have a firstborn son to be our first child and be the leader of his siblings . . ."
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.