Celebrity Gossip: Chris Pratt, Katherine Schwarzenegger, Mandy Moore & More!
CHRIS PRATT AND KATHERINE SCHWARZENEGGER HONEYMOON IN HAWAII: Newlyweds Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger are currently honeymooning in Hawaii -- two weeks after tying the knot. According to People, before heading to Hawaii, the two spent time with their family, including Pratt's six-year-old son Jack on Father's Day.
MANDY MOORE ALMOST QUIT ACTING BEFORE 'THIS IS US': Mandy Moore has revealed that she almost gave up on acting before landing her starring role on NBC's This Is Us. During a panel with co-star Susan Kelechi Watson at Popsugar Play/Ground this past weekend, she said, "I contemplated, I was like, ‘I think this is it. I think this is the universe giving me a sign that maybe this is not what I’m supposed to be doing … Maybe I’m not supposed to be an actor anymore like, I’ve been incredibly lucky, I’ve had this really fruitful time earlier in my life and maybe now I’m supposed to lean into something else.’" She continued, "I think at the end of the day when I did dig deep I was like this acting is all, there was no plan B for me personally, this is just that period of building. It’s that period where I know I’m going to need this as fodder and fuel for … when I see the light again."
IS WENDY WILLIAMS MOVING TO LA?: Reports say that Wendy Williams has been considering moving to Los Angeles after her split from husband Kevin Hunter. According to the Straight Shuter: Naughty But Nice podcast, Wendy wants a fresh start. Host Rob Shuter said, "New York will always be associated with her ex, Kevin. Wendy wants to start over and is talking about picking up her show and moving it to LA." He continued, "Wendy loved her recent trip to California and is convinced the show will get better guests if it moves out west. She wants to be far away from Kevin so he can’t just show up at the studio. Security guards at the show have been told to not allow Kevin in the building under any circumstances."
RYAN REYNOLDS WRITES SPOOF REVIEW FOR HIS NEW GIN: Ryan Reynolds took to Amazon under a fake name to give a review on his new gin. Under the fake name Champ Nightengale, he wrote about Aviation Gin, he wrote this past weekend, "As soon as I tried the Gin I knew right away, it was amazing. It was the smoothest Gin I’d ever tried and went down really easily…I had a lot." He continued, "When I woke up the next day, I mentioned to my wife Linda that last night must have been a REAL blowout because I slept in my clothes. Even my shoes! I also noticed it was really hard to look out the window at the Seattle skyline. Partly because of the bright sun (I’ve always been sensitive to light) but also because I don’t live in Seattle. I live in Coral Gables, Florida. Also, it’s important to note, until that morning, I’d never met anyone named Linda." He later admitted that he wrote the review himself.
CUBA GOODING, JR. SAYS GROPING ACCUSER HAS A 'WARPED MENTAL STATE': According to TMZ, Cuba Gooding, Jr. wants the D.A. to drop all charges against him for the alleged groping incident since the acccuser's own words show that she has a "warped mental state." The actor's attorneys filed a motion to dismiss the featured several quotes from the accuser discussing her mental health -- which was taken from a blog. The blog posts, allegedly from the accuser, include lines like, "I got diagnosed with depression, ADHD, Anxiety Disorder, and PTSD and basically learned that my brain was one big fat mass." The attorney's also pointed out what they believe are factual inconsistencies on the part of the accuser, including getting her story mixed up, different time accounts, and a lack of conclusive video evidence, as well as an alleged screwup in the way NYPD investigated the matter. A judge hasn't ruled yet, a hearing is scheduled for Wednesday (June 26th).