Celebrity Gossip: Wendy Williams, Jed Wyatt, Kevin Costner and More!
ARE WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW STAFFERS LOOKING FOR GIGS? Wendy Williams Show staffers are looking for gigs after one of the "most difficult seasons" they've ever seen, Page Six reports. The staffers reportedly fear that drama stemming from Williams' health, her rehab and her impending divorce may doom the show's future. "They are all well aware that all they have is Season 11 left, that's guaranteed, but until production company Debmar-Mercury announces that they are renewing additional seasons beyond the next season, some staff have begun searching for jobs," the source said. Meanwhile, Willams and her estranged husband Kevin Hunter's New Jersey pad is on the market for $1.895 million. They purchased it for $2.1 million.
JED WYATT OPENS UP ABOUT HANNAH BROWN'S RUMORED DATE: Jed Wyatt is speaking out about his ex-Bachelorette fiancée Hannah Brown's reported date with Tyler Cameron. The pair got engaged on The Bachelorette's finale, then quickly broke up after Brown learned Wyatt didn't end a relationship before the show. After that, she was reunited with the show's runner up, Cameron. She asked him out. Appearing on Good Morning America Thursday, Wyatt said: "But, you know, her happiness is my best interest, I want her to be happy and Tyler's one of my friends, he's a great guy. And if that's what it's supposed to be, I support that."
KEVIN COSTNER DENIES HIDING MILLIONS: Kevin Costner is firing back at claims filed by whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld that he has hidden millions of dollars in a bid to evade taxes. Via The Blast, Cosnter's lawyer says: "In an apparent gambit to raise his own profile and continue to seek his '15 minutes of fame,' Birkenfeld has repeatedly spread outrageous malicious lies claiming that Defendant Kevin M. Costner supposedly hid millions of dollars in a secret UBS Swiss bank account to evade U.S. taxes. Birkenfeld has done so despite the fact that Mr. Costner never had any UBS Swiss account or any offshore accounts whatsoever."
JOHN DAVID DUGGAAR & ABBIE BURNETT EXPECTING CHILD: Baby on board! John David Duggar and his wife Abbie Burnett are expecting their first child. "We are on Cloud 9 about welcoming our own little Duggar into the world," the couple tells People exclusively of expecting their first child. "It really is amazing to think about being parents and having our own child to raise." The pair began dating in June of 2018 and married in November of 2018.
NAOMI CAMPBELL SAYS SHE WAS BARRED FROM EVENT BECAUSE SHE'S BLACK: Supermodel Naomi Campbell tells Paris Match that she was recently denied entry to a Cannes Film Festival event because of "the color of my skin." She continued: "The doorman did not want to let my friend and I in because of the color of my skin. The guy at the entrance pretended that the place was complete. But he let other people pass. It is for these kind of shocking moments that I will continue to express myself and make myself heard."
CATE BLANCHETT IS OBSESSED WITH … Cate Blanchett sat down with the Wall Street Journal for a round of "20 Odd Questions," and there were some interesting reveals. Blanchett reveals her obsession: "icebergs. I just went to Greenland where I got to experience some up close. They're magnetic and magical and they have such a shifting internal nature. I love the sound of the ice when the iceberg breaks. It's constantly cracking and carving." The one piece of clothing she'll never get ride of? "The shirt that I was wearing when I first kissed my husband. It's this really ugly navy shirt which I will never wear again."And her drink of choice? Tap water.