Celebrity Gossip: Bam Magera, Wendy Williams, Denise Richards and More!
DR. PHIL MEETS WITH BAM MAGERA: Bam Magera's plea for help from Dr. Phil has worked, TMZ reports. The troubled TV personality—who has reportedly struggled with addiction and interpersonal issues for years—met with Dr. Phil as he wished on Monday. Sources tell the site that Dr. Phil will try to get Magera in rehab following their private session. Their meeting is being taped, TMZ reports, though there is no studio audience.
WENDY WILLIAMS DITCHES SHOW TO PARTY? Wendy Williams rescheduled her weekend "For the Record … Umm Hmm! Tour" stops in Detroit in St. Petersburg to party in New York City with pals, Page Six speculates. The daytime talk show host Instagrammed shots from a weekend of fun in NYC.
DENISE RICHARDS THANKS FANS FOR NOTICING HEALTH ISSUE: Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Denise Richards is thanking fans who noticed her thyroid was swollen. "A few of you pointed out after the #RHOBH reunion that my thyroid was enlarged," she wrote on Instagram. "You were right, it was something I ignored until pointed out." She said eliminating gluten did the trick, and now she's back to normal. "It's amazing to me in a short time eliminating gluten from my diet how much my thyroid has changed," she said. "… I had no idea how much our diet really can affect our body and for me how toxic gluten really is…I thank all of you who sent me messages."
EMMA WATSON LAUNCHES SEXUAL HARASSMENT HOTLINE: Emma Watson has launched a free hotline for women in England and Wales that aims to offer specialized legal advice for women dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace. In a statement, she said she hopes it will help women "understand what your rights are, how you can assert them and the choices you have."
DID RHOBH DELETE RACIST COMMENTS FROM CAMILLE GRAMMER? Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Denise Richards is claiming that Camille Grammer made racist comments during a recent Reunion taping, and that producers opted to edit them out. Richards made the claims on Twitter in response to Grammer's remark that she was "on something." She wrote: "@TheRealCamilleG needs to thank her lucky stars that bravo didn't air some of her comments during the season and at the reunion. My youngest daughter's biological father is African American. I found some of her comments quite offensive." A source tells Us Weekly that Grammer's remarks and behavior in general may lose her a spot on the show.