Joan Rivers has placed in a medical induced coma after being rushed to the hospital Thursday morning. The Fashion Police host stopped breathing and suffered a cardiac arrest during a minor endoscopy procedure on her throat.
According to Page Six, the 81 year old comedic icon was at the Yorkville Endoscopy clinic on East 93rd street near Third Avenue when she went into “cardiac or respiratory arrest” at around 9:40 a.m., police sources said.
She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital. Doctors there placed her in a medically-induced coma, according to Entertainment Tonight and other reports.
Daughter Melissa flew in from LA with her 13-year-old son, Cooper, to be by Joan’s side. She said her mom is “resting comfortably” and in a statement Thursday night thanked well-wishers for their support.
“I want to thank everyone for the overwhelming love and support for my mother,” she said. “She is resting comfortably and is with our family. We ask that you continue to keep her in your thoughts and prayers.
Joan, you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Rapper Young Jeezy pleads not guilty and pays $1 million bond. The Hip Hop star was arrested after Wiz Khalifa's Under the Influence of Music show last Friday night. According to TMZ, Irvine police executed the search warrant on Jeezy’s tour bus Sunday at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in connection with the shooting in Mountain View, California, where a man was killed after being shot 5 times.
Several of Jeezy's crew were arrested and have bonded out and been released along with the rapper.
Singer Mariah Carey has have enough of her estranged husband, Nick Cannon talking to the media about their recent split. The R&B diva had her lawyer draw up a confidentiality agreement with Nick's lawyer...forcing the America's Got Talent host to stop talking.
Nick revealed that the once happy couple had been separated and living in separate homes for the past 5 months. This upset Mariah because Nick spoke out about the break-up before a joint statement could be released to the public.
From what we have heard the two are focused on raising their 3 year twins Morocco and Monroe.
Since the news broke both Mariah and Nick have been seen out without their wedding rings. The two have since been seen together having lunch with the kids and a source says both seemed happy spending quality time with the kids.
A inside reveals this info to People: Their marriage "has been bad for a while," an insider told PEOPLE, adding that Cannon "has been staying in hotels."
On Aug. 22, a rep for Carey told PEOPLE that the singer "is focusing on her children and her upcoming tour."
photo: E!online/Marc Baptiste/Facebook
Shakira is pregnant with baby #2. The singer and her soccer player boyfriend, Gerard Piqué are the expecting their second child together. The two already have a son, Milan who was born in 2013.
The Latin singer made the announcement via her recent Spanish edition of Cosmopolitan interview in her native language: "Pues sí, la verdad es que sí, estoy embarazada."
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt managed to get married secretly without anyone finding out until 4 days later. After 9 years and 6 children the mega movie stars finally tie the knot. According to different reports the two finally decided to make it official after being engaged for over a 2 years and the extreme pressure from their kids.
The wedding was held Saturday at Château Miraval in the village of Correns, where the couple first settled in 2008 and have since performed extensive renovations. The wine-growing estate has a 35-room main house, an ancient chapel and a working vineyard spread over 1,100 acres.
All the Jolie-Pitt kids:Maddox, 13, Pax, 11, Zahara, 9, Shiloh, 8, and 6-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne were in attendance to share the happy moment with their parents.
photo: People/Splash News
First look Angelina Jolie after wedding: Angie spotted in Malta on a boat with her film crew for her and Brad's upcoming film that she wrote:
People reports: "She looked radiant," says an observer, adding that she was wearing a
gold wedding band with her engagement ring on the other hand. "Stunning.
She was very happy and warm with everyone."
The bride, 39, spent time scouting locations for the film, in which she and Pitt play a married couple who become sexually obsessed with their neighbors.
photo: UK Mirror
Soccer star David Beckham crashes his custom motorcycle on Sunset Boulevard after leaving the Shamrock Tattoo studio in West Hollywood on Thursday. Beckham fell off his bike but was not injured.
The hunky underwear model went for a tumble after reportedly 'losing control' of the bike - a custom-built Super Vintage 93' Knuckle.
UK Mirror reports: After coming off the bike, Becks had to leave it in the
road before calling over a few friends from the tattoo parlour to help
him push it back to the shop.
Britney Spears is single once again. The pop star has broken up with her now ex. boyfriend David Lucado. Brit tweeted:
Ahhhh the single life!— Britney Spears (@britneyspears) August 28, 2014
A rep for the singer confirmed the news on Thursday, telling PEOPLE, "Yes, she's single."
Sources say the relationship had its problems but things hit the fan when Brit Brit learned that an alleged video was being shopped to TMZ of David making out with another woman.
Is it really over between Khloe Kardashian and rapper French Montana? Well, according to reports the two have split ways over money and loyalty. Rumors have it that Kris Jenner promised French a big pay day to appear on their reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians but E! felt the rapper was not worth the amount and offered a lower amount. So apparently French has now refused to appear on the show and this has added to their troubled relationship that was really just a marketing gimmick to keep the pair in the news and increase their popularity.
photo: Essence Atkins & Gabrielle Union (urban mogul life/Jason Merritt/Getty Images for NAACP)
Actress Gabrielle Union and NBA star Dwayne Wade are getting married this weekend (of August 29th) in South Beach. According to reports, actress/best friend Essence Atkins will be officiating the ceremony. Essence and her husband are both ordained wedding officiants......Essence revealed while attending an event that she and her husband will be officiating Gabby and Dwayne's wedding and that all though her husband has officiated weddings before this will be her first time.
photo: Macleans.ca/(Dan Steinberg/AP)
Robin Williams was found dead in his home from an apparent suicide at the age of 63. The legendary comedic actor who was best known for his hilarious over the top physical comedy and amazing impersonations was pronounced dead Monday (August 11th) in his California home by the Sheriff's Dept in Marin County.
According to Lt. Keith Boyd, the sheriff’s office “suspects the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia, but a comprehensive investigation must be completed before a final determination is made.”
Williams wife released this statement about her husband's death:
“This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I am utterly heartbroken,” said Williams’s wife, Susan Schneider. “On behalf of Robin’s family, we are asking for privacy during our time of profound grief. As he is remembered, it is our hope the focus will not be on Robin’s death, but on the countless moments of joy and laughter he gave to millions.”
Robin Williams press representative, Mara Buxbaum said that her client had been battling severe depression recently. Just last month, he announced he was returning to a 12-step treatment program he said he needed after 18 months of nonstop work. He had sought treatment in 2006 after a relapse following 20 years of sobriety.
Reports even surfaced that the cancellation of his new TV show The Crazy Ones devastated the comedian.
Robin Williams with his loving soul and unique comedic style became a household name with his hit TV show Mork and Mindy playing a alien. He later went on to star in blockbuster movies like Good Morning Vietnam, Mrs. Doubtfire, Aladdin, Good Will Hunting and more.
Williams death has shaken the Hollywood community and broken the hearts of millions of fans. We would like to say R.I.P. to the man who made us laugh for so many years and know that you will never be forgotten.
Zoe Saldana talks sex & being pregnant with twins in the September issue of Cosmo Latina's. The Guardians of the Galaxy star had this sex tip to share about having a good sex life with Cosmopolitan for Latinas, Saldana reveals her top tip for a good sex life is: "being uninhibited."
What does she mean? "I'm not talking about bringing in a third person or watching porn all night. That's what leads people to believe they are amazing in bed when they're the worst ever. Pornography is not sex education—it's the opposite!" Saldana says. "Don't allow insecurities to close you off. Be creative."
And on the subject of how she would raise her twins with with her Italian husband, Marco Perego, she had this to say, "Of course [our kids] will speak the languages that we speak; my sisters and I grew up learning French and speaking English and Spanish, and because of that, we're able to understand Italian and Portuguese," she says. "But I'm going to have to make a conscious effort to speak Spanish to my children, because I speak Spanglish."
Alicia Keys and hubby Swizz Beatz celebrated their 4th wedding anniversary by making this amazing announcement to their fans about expecting their second child together with the above pics:
Happy Anniversary to the love of my life @therealswizzz !! And to make it even sweeter we've been blessed with another angel on the way!! You make me happier than I have ever known! Here's to many many more years of the best parts of life!
And Swizz wrote:
Love is life & life is love and we're so excited for another GIFT from up above Happy Anniversary my Goddess 4 years of greatness & cheers to 100 plus more inshallah @aliciakeys.
The two musical artists share a 3 year old Egypt and Swizz has two children: Nasir, Kasseem Jr. and Nicole from a previous marriage.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson revealed on his Instagram account that his mother, Ata Johnson and cousin, Savelina "Lina" Fanene, a WWE Diva. were involved in a head on collison where they were hit by a drunk driver. The actor posted the above picture of the crash with this statement:
"My mom & cousin...were struck head on by a drunk driver this week -
they lived," he wrote in the post. "First reaction is to find the
person who did this and do unrelenting harm to them."
"But then you realize the most important thing is my family lived thru this and we can hug each other that much tighter these days," he continued. "Hug your own family tighter today and be grateful you can tell them you love them."
He signed off with three hashtags: #BearHugsAndGratitude, #100PercentPreventable and #ChoicesMatter.
The dish is out on the shocking split of Michael Strahan and his fiance Nicole Murphy. Apparently back in January, Nicole went to the Beverly Hills Wilshire Hotel to confront the former NFL star for suspicion of cheating. Nicole believed he was there in a room with another woman and went there to whoop some a%$. Around midnight, the reality star went to Strahan's room and started banging on the door and yelling very loud for all the guest on the floor to hear:
Witnesses told TMZ that Nicole was screaming Michael's name, saying, "I know you're in there with some bitch." She also yelled, for all to hear, "It's Michael from 'Kelly and Michael' in there".
The commotion was so loud that it caused some of the guest to peek out of their rooms to see what was really going on. Nicole's rage against the hotel door (Michael never opened the door) went on for about 20 minutes until hotel security arrived and kicked her off the premises.
No one knows if Michael was even in his room at the time but rumors had been circling that the TV host had been cheating on Nicole and apparently Nicole believed them to be true.
NBA player Greg Oden arrested for assaulting his ex-girlfriend. Early Thursday morning Oden was arrested for attacking his ex-friend in his Lawrence, Indiana home.
According to the police report, the police arrived and found the victim laying down on a bed holding her nose. Police on the scene observed blood, swelling to the nose, lacerations to the forehead and nose area of the victim's face. There was also blood on the sofa and floor.
The victims best friend told police that Oden had indeed attacked the ex-girlfriend.
"Things got out of control and I started to go after the victim. My
relative and witness tried to hold me back, but as I swung my arms to
move them out of the way, then punched the victim in the face. I was
wrong and I know what has to happen."
He also told police he had dated the victim for about two years, but they broke up two months ago.
Oden was taken to jail and booked for misdemeanor battery.
Kendra Wilkinson says there is "no chance" for reconciliation with her cheating hubby Hank Baskett. The couples marital wows began when Hank was busted cheating with a transgender model Sabrina London. London had not problem spreading the news to any gossip magazine that would listen. The former playmate/reality star first laughed off the rumors but Hank later confirmed to Kendra that it was true.
“Kendra has visited her lawyer several times in the last few weeks,” a source told E! News of Hank Baskett's wife. "She is trying to figure out what to do because it's such a complicated situation," an insider tells us exclusively. “She has been asking for advice on the best way to go through with the divorce. Between the children and joint finances she feels like it's a no-win situation. She wants to leave Hank. She can't forgive him for what he did. Untangling their marriage is a huge headache and she's heartbroken about it.”
Just weeks before the cheating scandal hit the fan, Kendra and Hank had just given birth to their second child, a baby girl.
Robert Downey Jr.'s 20 year old son, Indio Downey was charged with felony drug possession on Thursday.
Accroding to the Daily News, a
spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney said, Indio, was charged with one felony count of cocaine
possession and one misdemeanor count of possessing a smoking device.
Indio Downey is due back in court for his arraignment on Aug. 29.
He was arrested at 2:20 p.m. on June 29 by a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy who spotted the alleged drug use near the busy intersection of La Cienega and Santa Monica Blvds. in West Hollywood.
If you remember, Robert Downey Jr. struggled for years with drug addiction and made many court appearances himself. The talented actor later went on to have one of the greatest come backs in Hollywood with blockbuster movies like Iron, Avengers and Sherlock Holmes.
Hopefully his son will be able to find his way back just like his famous dad.