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Mariah Carey was vacationing in Italy and the Hamptons when her $5.65 million Atlanta mansion was robbed. “This is still an open investigation, information may be limited,” police told Page Six on Aug. 15, confirming the burglary. We don’t know what was taken. Prior to the burglary, Mariah had posted holiday footage on social media, possibly alerting thieves that she was not home.
Missing… but not
An Australian actress walked off the grid last week after telling her family she was going on a date with someone she met on a dating app. For four days, Laura McCulloch’s family was on a manhunt, claiming she was “missing”. Then, on August 16, Laura was found alive…and in jail. On the same day, her family confirmed that Laura was no longer “missing”. According to the Santa Monica Police Department in California, officers responded to a restaurant on August 12 after Laura became too rowdy. The actress, who has starred in several well-known musicals, allegedly threw a drink at two people (including a 2-year-old child). As the police tried to calm the situation, Laura made things worse. “Upon arrival, officers contacted Ms. McCulloch who was showing clear signs of intoxication. During the investigation, McCulloch charged at officers shouting profanities,” a police report said. “Despite efforts to calm her, McCulloch continued to display aggressive behaviors. During efforts to detain her, she became physically combative, kicked officers, and bit an officer on the shoulder.” Laura was released on August 16 on her own recognizance.
Should we call them Bradajkowski? In mid-August, Two Me reported that Brad Pitt had been hanging out with Emily Ratajkowski following her recent split from producer husband Sebastian Bear-McClard. Sources told the Instagram gossip account that the actor and model spent ‘hours’ dining together in ‘a private room’ at a ‘very fancy Parisian restaurant’ and were then seen together at The Pearl Oyster Bar in New York. No mainstream media has yet confirmed the rumored romance.
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Cause of death
Anne Heche ultimately died of smoke inhalation and thermal injuries from her fire accident, the Los Angeles County Coroner announced Aug. 17. home on August 5. Her death – she was declared brain dead six days after the tragic accident – was listed as accidental.
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The entertainment world had some thoughts on Liz Cheney’s loss in Wyoming’s Republican primary election. Unsurprisingly, the congresswoman lost her primary on Aug. 16, almost exclusively due to her impeachment vote for former President Donald Trump and her help heading the Jan. 6 committee. “I’ve always been a sucker for anyone who would walk when the price tag is so high personally,” tweeted actor Ron Perlman. “Thank you Liz Cheney, I will never vote for you but I will always admire you!” Country singer John Rich took great pleasure in the loss. “I hope Liz Cheney and [former Vice President Mike] Pence is both running for president. They must be defeated as many times as possible,” he wrote.
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1990s R&B singer Tevin Campbell has officially come out as gay. “What makes me happiest right now is how far I’ve come in life,” the former child star said on the Aug. 17 episode of the “People Every Day” podcast. “You know, there are a lot of child stars who don’t make it. But a lot of us do…and the fact that I kiss.” Tevin’s personal revelation came after he appeared to hint at his sexuality earlier this year. In March, he tweeted “Tevin is…” followed by a rainbow flag emoji. He quickly deleted the tweet. On the podcast, Tevin claimed he didn’t hide his sexuality, saying his friends knew about it from the start. “I didn’t hide anything from myself. I didn’t try to act a certain way or anything,” he said. “You just couldn’t be [gay] back then.” These days things are different. “It wasn’t like that in the 90s, but I’m glad I can see it. I’m glad that’s changing,” he said. “There are a lot of kids, especially young black boys, who need to be represented. They are not taught to love themselves because of who they are.”
Richard Engel, NBC News’ chief foreign correspondent, and his wife Mary lost their eldest child earlier this month, he heartbreakingly revealed on August 18. Henry – who in 2017 was diagnosed with Rett syndrome, a rare and so far incurable genetic neurological disorder that leads to severe physical and cognitive impairment – was 6 years old. “Our beloved son Henry passed away. He had the sweetest blue eyes, an easy smile and an infectious laugh. We always surrounded him with love and he returned it to us, and so much more.” , Richard shared in a heartbreaking tweet, linked to a memorial page on the Texas Children’s Hospital website. Henry died on August 9.
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Michelle Branch has split from her husband of three years, Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney. The singer filed a six-page divorce lawsuit in Nashville on Aug. 12. The filing came less than 24 hours after he was arrested for misdemeanor domestic violence at the couple’s home. Michelle reportedly admitted to police that she slapped her husband, another Grammy winner, in the face after he alleged he cheated on her while she was home with their 6-month-old baby.
Joe Jonas is taking steps to maintain his youthful appearance, and he’s open about it. In a conversation with People magazine published Aug. 16 as he announced his partnership with Botox alternative Xeomin, a more purified, double-filtered version of botulinum toxin, the singer admitted to receiving injectables to fight wrinkles. of the lion and a scar between his eyebrows. “We can be open and honest about it and be confident and not really shy away from speaking our truth,” he said. “I don’t think that’s necessarily something we have to avoid.” Joe said he didn’t get any “over the top” cosmetic treatments. “There was all this talk at one point, like ‘Oh, men can’t do that’ or ‘It’s weird that guys do that’, and I think there’s a stigma that fades, and I like that,” he said. . “Guys are wearing makeup more openly, and it’s great to see. It’s like, do whatever you want, you know? It’s a great generation we live in.”