For those who weren't at George Clooney's Venetian wedding...
Perhaps the biggest celebrity news of the weekend (or of the month) is longtime bachelor George Clooney tying the knot with British lawyer Amal Alamuddin over the weekend in Venice, Italy. Celebrities including Matt Damon and Cindy Crawford were a few friends seen in Italy for the wedding. And for all the stars who weren’t on location for the festivities, we rounded up what they were up to.
In Europe, Paris Fashion Week has been well under way for the past few days. Celebrities including Rachel Zoe, Rashida Jones, Gabrielle Union, Michelle Dockery, Rita Ora, Katy Perry and more were seen throughout the stylish event sporting their best looks as they made their way to various shows. And most notably, the Kardashian clan has been dominating the headlines while in France.
Kendall Jenner, known professionally as "Kendall," walked for designers including Givenchy, Balenciaga, John Paul Gautier, and Balmain. Jenner had the support of her family on the sidelines during almost every show. Mom Kris, sister Kim, Kanye and baby North sat fashionably in the first row cheering Kendall on.
It was at Wednesday’s Balmain show where Kim was violently attacked before entering the building. Celebrity "prankster" Vitali Sediuk grabbed Kim by the ankles as she stepped out of the limousine. In a video captured by a fan, Kris can be seen yelling "Stop it!" before Kanye made his way around the car to escort his wife safely into the show. Sediuk, most recently known for punching Brad Pitt on the red carpet, has been banned from entering the United States.
Robin Williams’ Memorial Service
The late comedian, Robin Williams, who tragically passed away from suicide in early August, was remembered on Saturday by friends and family. The private memorial, which took place at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco, celebrated the talented and extraordinary life of Williams. According to the Hollywood Reporter, hundreds of friends including Danny Devito, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jeff Bridges, and Ben Stiller gathered to honor their old friend. Stevie Wonder performed a musical tribute while beloved friend Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, and Bonnie Hunt delivered moving speeches honoring the late actor. Williams’ three children and wife, Susan, also spoke.
Jersey Shore alum Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi welcomed her second child, a daughter, Friday morning. Snooki tweeted the good news, "So happy to let you all know we had our beautiful daughter this morning Giovanna Marie LaValle. 6.7 lbs, full head of black hair & perfect." This is the second child for Snooki and fiancé Jionni LaValle. Son, Lorenzo Dominic, turned two last month.
And Bill and Hillary Clinton are grandparents! First daughter, Chelsea Clinton, welcomed her first child with husband of two years Marc Mezvinsky. The new mom tweeted the good news Friday. "Marc and I are full of love, awe and gratitude as we celebrate the birth of our daughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky." Former president Clinton expressed his excitement over the new family addition by posting a picture of wife Hillary cradling their first grandchild.
Randy Jackson and Wife Split
Randy Jackson’s wife, Erika Jackson, has filed for divorce from the former American Idol judge. The couple has been married for 18 years and share two children, 14-year-old Zoe and 17-year-old Jordan. Erika cited irreconcilable differences and filed for full physical custody and joint legal custody of their one minor child, Jordan. This is the second marriage for Randy Jackson who has a grown daughter with his first wife. In a statement released to People magazine, an insider says "Randy is bummed out. It’s not the way he wanted it to happen or end."
SNL celebrated their 40th season premiere on Saturday in New York City. Host for the night Chris Pratt rang in the season of the show wonderfully according to critics and fans alike. The Guardians of the Galaxy actor began the show with a musical number in which he sang about the all-around awesomeness of SNL. Oh, and he paid homage to "sexy" wife, Anna Faris, seen sitting lovingly in the audience cheering on her man. Musical guest Ariana Grande sang three songs throughout the 90-minute live show and also performed in one of the opening skits alongside Pratt, playing She-Ra alongside Pratt as He-Man and Taran Killam as Thundercats' Lion-O.
SNL’s first show premiered October 11, 1975 on NBC. The season 40 cast includes Cecily Strong, Kenan Thompson, Jay Pharoah, Kate McKinnon, Bobby Moynihan, Taran Killam, Aidy Bryant, and Vanessa Bayer.
J.Lo's Scary Traffic Accident
According to reports by TMZ, Lopez with Remini in the passenger seat were on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu when an intoxicated driver rear-ended them at a red light. The driver allegedly sped off and was later found by police. The suspect faces DUI and hit and run charges.
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