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- STARS CELEBRATE PRIDE MONTH
Celebrities had fun in the sun celebrating pride month over the weekend. Niecy Nash Betts, Melissa McCarthy, Ana Gasteyer, and more all participated in the 2023 WeHo Pride Parade on Sunday (June 4th).
Niecy Nash Betts shared a compilation video from the event to her Instagram page, including footage of her "fangirling out" over Melissa McCarthy and celebrating with her wife, Jessica Betts. McCarthy wore a thought bubble on her head that read, "SAY GAY," referencing the so-called Don't Say Gay Bill in Florida.
American Auto star Ana Gasteyer shared a video of herself holding a rainbow-colored parasol and singing in the parade. "A joyous Pride Parade," she wrote in the caption.
Reality stars Garcelle Beauvais and Christine Quinn also took part in the parade.
- DREW BARRYMORE SAYS SHE 'CANNOT WAIT' UNTIL HER MOTHER IS 'GONE'
Drew Barrymore opened up about the complicated relationship she has with her mother, Jaid Barrymore, in a profile published by Vulture on Monday (June 5th). The Never Been Kissed actress said that she "cannot wait" until her mom is "gone."
Speaking about her neighbors in New York City, the talk show host told the outlet, "All their moms are gone, and my mom's not. And I'm like, Well, I don't have that luxury. But I cannot wait. I don't want to live in a state where I wish someone to be gone sooner than they're meant to be so I can grow."
"I actually want her to be happy and thrive and be healthy," the Charlie's Angels actress continued. "But I have to f------ grow in spite of her being on this planet."
Later, Barrymore clarified her previous statements. "I dared to say it, and I didn't feel good," she said. "I do care. I'll never not care. I don't know if I've ever known how to fully guard, close off, not feel, build the wall up."
- MICHAEL J. FOX FALLS DURING 'BACK TO THE FUTURE' PANEL
While participating in a Back to the Future panel at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia on Sunday (June 4th), Michael J. Fox lost his balance and fell onstage. Thankfully, the Family Ties actor landed onto a nearby couch.
According to The New York Post, Fox bounced back quickly and let the audience know he was okay. He was joined onstage by his Back to the Future costars Christopher Lloyd and Tom Wilson.
This news comes after the Spin City star, who was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 1991, told CBS Sunday Morning that living with the disease was "gettin' tougher." He added, "I'm not gonna be 80."
- ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER DETAILS THE MOMENT HE TOLD MARIA SHRIVER ABOUT HIS AFFAIR
Arnold Schwarzenegger got candid about how his ex-wife, Maria Shriver, came to find out about his affair with their longtime housekeeper, Mildred Baena, in the new Netflix docuseries titled Arnold. The Terminator star secretly fathered a son, Joseph Baena, with Mildred.
"Maria and I went to counseling once a week," he recalled. "And in one of the sessions the counselor said, 'I think today Maria wants to be very specific about something. She wants to know if you are the father of Joseph.' And I was like— I thought my heart stopped, and then I told the truth."
"'Yes, Maria, Joseph is my son,'" he remembered saying to Shriver. "She was crushed because of that. I had an affair in '96. In the beginning I really didn't know. I just started feeling the older he got the more it became clear to me and then it was really just a matter of how do you keep this quiet? How do you keep this a secret?"
The FUBAR actor added that he is "reluctant talking about it is because every time I do it opens up the wounds again."
"I think that I have caused enough pain for my family because of my f--- up. Everyone had to suffer. Maria had to suffer. The kids had to suffer. Joseph. His mother. Everyone," Schwarzenegger said.
- CELEBRITY GOSSIP
BAM MARGERA IS PLACED ON A 5150 PSYCHIATRIC HOLD: TMZ reports that Bam Margera was placed on a 5150 psychiatric hold on Sunday (June 4th), after he was found acting erratically and slurring his speech at Trejo Tacos in Los Angeles. Following the Jackass star's public announcement stating that he would "smoke crack with the bums down at the f–king boardwalk until I'm dead" if he isn't able to see his son, Phoenix, a psychiatric evaluation team decided to place him on the involuntary three-day hold. This news comes a day after his brother, Jess Margera, took to Twitter to ask if anyone in Los Angeles knew of his whereabouts.
THE ROYAL FAMILY CHOOSES TO NOT PUBLICLY CELEBRATE LILIBET'S BIRTHDAY: Entertainment Tonight reports that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's daughter, Lilibet, celebrated her second birthday on Sunday (June 4th). However, unlike last year, no members of the royal family shared birthday wishes for Lilibet on their social media platforms or through a statement. Some are chalking this up to the family feud, but a royal source told the outlet, "It has never been protocol to share formal birthday wishes for non-working members of the royal family or their children on the official channels. Any such birthday wishes would be shared privately."
CHRISSY TEIGEN DESCRIBES DNA TEST MISHAP THAT LED HER TO BELIEVE SHE HAD AN IDENTICAL TWIN: Chrissy Teigen took to Instagram on Sunday (June 4th) to share a story with fans about a DNA testing mishap that left her "spiraling," thinking she might have an identical twin. When the 23 and Me test results showed that she had an identical twin sister, the Chrissy's Court star called her father to ask about the day she was born. "He starts laughing and saying, 'No, I was there. There were not two of you.' I'm like, 'Are you sure you were there?'" she said. Then Teigen started fitting the story of her "missing twin" into the course of her life. "At this point, I'm making excuses for my whole life," Teigen says in the video. "This is why I'm co-dependent, because my twin was ripped away from me. I've always felt something missing, and this is why I have addiction issues." However, after calling her sister, Tina Teigen, Tina reminded Chrissy that they took a 23 and Me test once before for an unaired episode of Finding Your Roots. "My identical twin was myself. I was matching myself," Chrissy said.
STARS GO ON WEEKEND STROLLS WITH THEIR PETS: Multiple celebrities were photographed walking around town with their pets over the weekend, showcasing the furry members of their families. Just Jared reports that Mamma Mia! star Dominic Cooper and Crazy Rich Asians actress Gemma Chan were spotted taking their cat, Mr. Kitty, out on a walk in London, England. Cooper carried the black cat in a backpack made for carrying cats around. Meanwhile, Page Six reports that Demi Moore carried her dog, Pilaf, around in a sling on her chest. Moore's daughter, Rumer Willis, carried her newborn baby, Louetta, around in a similar way.
- INDUSTRY NEWS
BARRY NEWMAN DIES AT 92: Deadline reports that Vanishing Point actor Barry Newman passed away on May 11th in a New York hospital at the age of 92. Newman held roles in films such as The Lawyer, Daylight, The Limey, and 40 Days and 40 Nights. He also appeared on television shows such as Petrocelli, L.A. Law, Murder, She Wrote, The Fall Guy, and The O.C. In 2009, Newman was diagnosed with vocal-cord cancer and took a break from acting. He starred in the independent film Finding Hannah in 2022.
ANNA SHAY DIES AT 62: According to People, Bling Empire star Anna Shay died unexpectedly due to a stroke at the age of 62. "It saddens our hearts to announce that Anna Shay, a loving mother, grandmother, charismatic star, and our brightest ray of sunshine, has passed away at the early age of 62 from a stroke," her family told the outlet in a statement. "Anna taught us many life lessons on how not to take life too seriously and to enjoy the finer things. Her impact on our lives will be forever missed but never forgotten."
‘HOCUS POCUS 3' IS IN THE WORKS: Hocus Pocus fans will be delighted to learn that the Sanderson sisters will be back again for another movie. Sean Bailey, the President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production, confirmed that Hocus Pocus 3 is in development in a recent interview with The New York Times. No other details have been provided at this time.
SHOWTIME PULLS ‘VICE' EPISODE ON RON DESANTIS: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Showtime removed a Vice episode about Florida Governor Ron DeSantis from its schedule recently. The episode was scheduled to air on May 28th, but repeat programming aired in its place. "We don't comment on scheduling decisions," a Showtime representative told the outlet. A description of the episode on Showtime's website read in part, "Seb Walker investigates allegations from former Guantanamo Bay detainees that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis witnessed acts condemned by the United Nations as torture during his past service at the controversial detention camp as a Navy JAG officer." This comes after DeSantis announced his bid for the Republican presidential nomination.