This week has brought triumphs and tears for some of your favorite celebrities. We’ve rounded up some of the top entertainment news from October 23 – 29, 2022, to keep you updated on all the celebrity happenings.
Entertainment News: Love and Family
Mandy Moore is now a mother of two! The star and her husband Taylor Goldsmith welcomed their second son on October 22. Oscar joins big brother August who was born in 2021.
Alyssa Scott is pregnant with baby number 3. This comes months after she and Nick Cannon lost their 5-month-old son, Zen, to brain cancer. She has not revealed who the father of this child is.
Rosie O’Donnell is single again. She and Aimee Hauer have called it quits just months after their relationship went public.
It’s officially over for Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen. The couple announced they were separating on Friday. They have each hired lawyers and are ready to end their relationship after 13 years together.
Gold Star Achievement
Iconic hip-hop duo Salt-N-Pepa are honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The ceremony will take place on November 4.
Motley Crue guitarist Mick Mars will soon throw his final guitar pick to the crowd. The legendary musician is retiring from touring after 41 years as a founding member of the band. However, he will continue to work with them, just not on stage.
Entertainment News: Celebrity scandals and hot topics
Kanye West is facing the consequences of his actions this week. His anti-Semitism prompted ADIDAS to cut ties with West and his Yeezy brand. They immediately stopped production and all payments to the controversial superstar. This, along with losing the contract with GAP, means that the music icon is no longer a billionaire.
Elon Musk officially took ownership of Twitter on October 27. The billionaire immediately fired the CEO and other top executives, including the COO and head of legal strategy.
The Pelosi family went through a devastating ordeal after Paul Pelozi was assaulted in their home. According to Yahoo, the intruder with the hammer was looking for Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. The man, 42-year-old David Depape, was arrested and is in the custody of the San Francisco Police Department.
Casting & changes
There was some good news in the DC Comics pipeline this week. Henry Cavill confirmed that he will return as Superman in future films. This came after fans noticed his name appearing in Black Adam’s credits. He teased that it was a little taste of things to come.
Jesse Williams has a new gig! The former Grey’s Anatomy star is joining the cast of Only Murders in the Building. His recurring role will begin in Season 3.
Entertainment News: In Memoriam
Sad news came on October 24 when Hollywood legend Leslie Jordan passed away. The Call Me Cat man died on his way to the studio. It is suspected that he had an emergency while driving which caused him to crash. Leslie is remembered for her roles on the big and small screen, including The People Next Door, Reasonable Doubts, American Horror Story and her Emmy Award-winning role as Beverly Leslie on Will & Grace. He was 67 years old.
America’s Got Talent lost another alum this week. Zuri Craig died on October 23rd. The family reported this on social media. Zuri caught the attention of the AGT judges in 2015 and then worked with Tyler Perry and appeared in A Medea Christmas and Madea’s Big Happy Family. He was 44 years old.
October 25th was the death of Michael Kopsa. Lending his talents on screen and in voice for over four decades, the actor is fondly remembered for his roles in Action Man, Fringe, Apollo 18 and Fantastic Four. He was 66 when he lost his battle with a brain tumor.
A rather shocking death occurred in the UK this week. Beloved broadcaster Tim Gough died on Monday while on air. It is believed that he suffered a cardiac arrest during the show. Tim was 55 years old.
Emmy Award-winning producer Ben Feigin passed away this week. The Schitt’s Creek producer died of pancreatic cancer on October 26. He will be remembered for his work on the hit show as well as his role in producing several documentaries, including Cheech & Chong: Roasted and Cheech & Chong: Live from South Beach. He was 47 years old.
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