Jared Padalecki and David Sutcliffe are returning to "Gilmore Girls" for Netflix's four part revival series. Sutcliffe played Rory Gilmore's (Alexis Bledel) father Chris, while Padelecki reprises his role of Dean Forester, ex to Rory. Padalecki and Sutcliffe join original stars Bledel and Lauren Graham (Lorelai), as well as returning cast members Milo Ventimiglia (Jess) and more.
Khloe Kardashian has broken up with her boyfriend NBA basketball player James Harden. A source, speaking with Us Weekly on Monday, February 9, dished, "She dumped him weeks ago." The pair had undergone tumult after Kardashian's estranged husband, Lamar Odom, was found unconscious in a Nevada brothel late last year.
Netflix has announced that they have renewed "Orange Is the New Black" for another three seasons ahead of their season four debut on June 17. "Three more years! Not quite a political term, but still plenty of time to do some interesting things. In some cultures, 'May you lead an interesting life,' is a curse, but I don't live in those cultures," series creator and showrunner Jenji Kohanin said.
Matt LeBlanc, former "Friends" actor, has been added to the cast of the BBC's automotive program, "Top Gear." LeBlanc is the first American to ever feature as a host on the show in its 39 years on the air. "As a car nut and a massive fan of Top Gear, I'm honored and excited to be a part of this iconic show's new chapter," LeBlanc said in a statement. "What a thrill!"
James Corden has been named the host of the 2016 Tony Awards. The event is set to take place on June 8 and will air live on CBS at 8 p.m. The event will mark Corden's first ever hosting gig at the Tony's though he is no stranger to musicals. He appeared in the 2014 screen adaptation of the play "Into the Woods," which found musical success on Broadway.
Val Chmerkovskiy, star of "Dancing with the Stars," is being sued by a 16-year-old girl with Down Syndrome, after he posted a mocking picture of her to Facebook. The pic sees the girl drinking a soda, while the caption reads, "Letting your kid become obese should be considered child abuse." The girl claims that her mom sent several e-mails to Chmerkovskiy requesting that he remove the post.
Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard have created a tribute video for the song "Africa" by Toto. The husband and wife were on vacation in Africa several years ago, according to Dax, and were in the mood for a video tribute to their favorite band. "This was our last trip before having kids. Our sole objective was to rage hard and honor Toto properly. Hope you enjoy," Shepard wrote on YouTube.
Taryn Manning, star of the Netflix original show "Orange Is the New Black," has been accused of attacking makeup artist Holly Hartman. According to TMZ, Manning allegedly headbutted Hartman, sprayed window cleaner in her eyes and put her in a headlock. Hartman has filed a restraining order, claiming that the incident took place in November at Manning's New York City apartment.
Tyra Banks and her boyfriend Erik Asla have welcomed a son, York Banks Asla, into the world via gestational surrogate. Speaking with People, Banks said the pair were thrilled. "We are so excited for our new baby boy bundle of joy. The journey to now has not been an easy process, as I've shared before. But there was a beautiful bright light at the end of the tunnel for me and his father, Erik."
Actors John Krasinski and Emily Blunt are reportedly expecting their second child. The pair broke the news with Us Weekly earlier this week and say they're thrilled to make their two-year-old daughter Hazel a big sister. The pair also recently celebrated their anniversary and Krasinski said he's still madly in love with his wife. "I'll be really honest with you, I was never the coolest kid."
Woody Allen has cast Miley Cyrus and writer/comedian Elaine May in a new series to be broadcast via Amazon. The six and a half hour series takes place in the 1960s. Allen wrote the scripts although further details are currently unavailable. It will be the first time that Allen has worked with Cyrus. "I was looking into his eyes when I got the call to be a part of the cast," wrote the latter.
Monty Brinson, the former husband of "Real Housewives" star Kim Richards, is dead after a lengthy battle with cancer. Speaking with People magazine, a source says that Richards "is devastated." Despite their divorce over 20 years ago, the pair remained close, with Kim supporting Brinson through his illness. Brinson and Richards were married from 1985-1988. The pair have a daughter, Brooke, 29.
Kristin Cavallari was hospitalized after getting into a car accident in Chicago. A rep for the star told E! News that, despite the mishap, Kristin is doing well. "She was hit by another driver in Chicago. She is doing fine and will be discharged from the hospital shortly." The rep didn't say whether Cavallari sustained any injuries.
Credit card company American Express is suing Tori Spelling for nearly $38,000 in unpaid charges, according to a report from Entertainment Tonight. Documents obtained by ET indicate that Spelling hasn't made a payment since the summer. Speaking with TMZ, Tori's mother, Candy Spelling, said she's been helping her daughter out with certain bills.
Netflix has dropped the teaser trailer for the upcoming fourth season of "Orange Is the New Black." The series sees Laura Prepon return in her role as Piper Chapman's (Taylor Schilling) sometime girlfriend. Other returning cast members include Kate Mulgrew (Red), Uzo Aduba (Crazy Eyes), Taryn Manning (Pennsatucky), Danielle Brooks (Taystee), Natasha Lyonne (Nicky) and Yael Stone (Lorna).