Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder tied the knot in a small private ceremony in Santa Monica, California over the weekend. The pair have been dating since July 2014 and it's the second marriage for Nikki, who linked up with Ian just two months after splitting from musician Paul McDonald last year. The event took place in the Santa Monica mountains. They were joined by a host of family and friends.
"Everybody Loves Raymond" actor Sawyer Sweeten has taken his own life at the age of 19. He appeared on the series between 1996 and 2005 in the role of Geoffrey Barone, the son of Ray Romano's character. Sweeten's agent Dino May confirmed news of the actor's passing earlier this week and his family also released a statement about his death.
Netflix has renewed "Daredevil" for a second season. The Marvel Television and ABC studios production, which stars Charlie Cox as blind lawyer by day/superhero by night Daredevil, will premiere its second season in 2016. The first season's 13 episodes are all available for streaming on Netflix. The show will be helmed by Doug Petrie ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "American Horror Story").
Jon Stewart has confirmed that his last date as host of the "Daily Show" will be August 6. He broke the news earlier this week and will be followed by South African comic Trevor Noah. Stewart revealed the news with his signature brand of dry wit. "I will be wearing a suit. I will more than likely be showered," he joked on the Monday broadcast of the "Daily Show."
Netflix has reportedly inked a deal to bring "Full House" back to life. News of the reboot came via former star John Stamos, who spoke about the new series with Jimmy Kimmel. According to Stamos, the project has been in the works for years but they never found the right partner until connecting with Netflix. The new series will be titled "Fuller House" and focuses on original cast members.
Jon Stewart, who announced his impending departure from "The Daily Show" in February, has opened up about his decision to leave the post. Speaking with the Guardian, J-Stew said he simply realized it was time. "It's not like I thought the show wasn't working any more, or that I didn't know how to do it," he began. "It was more, 'Yup, it's working. But I'm not getting the same satisfaction.'"
Sarah Jessica Parker has reportedly signed on to appear in a new HBO series titled "Divorce." The show is described as similar to "Sex and the City" but with a leading character who is wiser and more world-weary. Parker will play the lead role of Frances, a long-time New Yorker "who suddenly begins to reassess her life and her marriage, and finds that making a clean break . . ."
Sofia Vergara has reportedly been slapped with a lawsuit by her ex-fiance over two frozen embryos the pair created together before their split. Her ex-beau, Nick Loeb, has reportedly filed the suit in an attempt to keep the "Modern Family" star from destroying the embryos. According to InTouch Weekly, Sofia has stated that she "hoped for the female embryos to ultimately be destroyed."
Super model Gisele Bundchen has confirmed that she is retiring from runway modeling. She made her final appearance in a live-show setting this week in Sao Paolo, Brazil and broke news of her retirement from the catwalk in a post to Instagram. "Today after 20 years in the industry, it is a privilege to be doing my last fashion show by choice and yet still be working in other facets . . ."
Celebrity chef Homaro Cantu has been found dead of an apparent suicide in Chicago. The 38-year-old was reportedly found dead of hanging in a retail warehouse space that Cantu was planning to revive as a brewery on the north side of Chicago, according to People.com. Cantu was best known for his appearances on shows including "Iron Chef," "Hell's Kitchen" and "Dinner Impossible."
Eddie Murphy will be honored with this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Murphy, 54, has created iconic characters and impersonations over his thirty-year career, including impressions of Michael Jackson, Bill Cosby, and James Brown on "Saturday Night Live." He has also starred in a long string of Hollywood hits, including "48 Hrs.," "Trading Places" and "Beverly Hills Cop."
"Face the Nation" moderator and veteran CBS news man Bob Schieffer will retire this summer. Schieffer, 78, announced the news while speaking at the TCU Schieffer School of Journalism in Fort Worth. "It's been a great adventure," Schieffer said at the college. "You know, I'm one of the luckiest people in the world because as a little boy, as a young reporter, I always wanted to be a journalist."
Sofia Vergara is featured on the May 2015 edition of Vanity Fair, posing in a slinky red dress, and photographed by Annie Leibovitz. "TV's top paid actress is building her own bombshell empire," reads the cover copy. On the inside, the Latina actress dished on her transition from the Spanish to the English speaking entertainment world. "I hired the speech coach, and you have to work so much."
Actress Mischa Barton has reportedly filed a lawsuit against her mother Nuala Barton claiming that her mom withheld sizable earnings from her throughout her career. The "OC" star also claims that her mother has unjustly exploited her fame. Mischa filed the claim against her mom in Los Angeles Superior Court.
Actor James Best, known for his role as the hapless sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane on "The Dukes of Hazzard," has died at the age of 88. Best suffered a brief illness associated with pneumonia and passed away at a hospice facility in Hickory, North Carolina. Best's family released the actor's obituary following his passing.