A morning mix of entertainment headlines...
Jessica Simpson is pregnant again roughly seven months after giving birth to her first daughter, Maxwell Drew Johnson . Us Weekly broke the news via a source who says that Simpson and her fiance, Eric Johnson, were surprised by the singer/actress/fashion mogul’s sudden with-childness. Reps for Simpson have not officially confirmed the pregnancy yet, nor have they explained how this will impact Simpson’s status as a Weight Watchers spokesperson who rapidly lost all her baby weight post-first pregnancy. (Us Weekly)
So Angus T. Jones is sorry about that whole telling-people-not-to-watch-“Two and a Half Men” thing. Tuesday he issued an apology for referring to the show in an online video as “filth.” “I apologize if my remarks reflect me showing indifference to and disrespect of my colleagues and a lack of appreciation of the extraordinary opportunity of which I have been blessed,” he said in the statement. The Associated Press reports that he is not scheduled to be in the two episodes that are shooting before year’s end. (AP)
In a related story, Charlie Sheen has resumed his habit of using wonderfully evocative language and criticizing Chuck Lorre. “I dare anyone to spend ten years in the laugh-track that is Chuck Lorre’s hive of oppression and not suffer some sort of an emotional tsunami,” he told TMZ while commenting on the Jones situation. Aw, it’s like it’s early 2011 all over again. (TMZ)
Brad Pitt hasn’t seen any of the parodies or mockery-filled commentaries about his Chanel commercial because he has been “overseas.” On a journey. And every journey ends, but we must go on... (Hollywood.com)
Cate Blanchett is apparently being considered for the role of the evil stepmother in Disney’s upcoming live-action version of “Cinderella.” (The Wrap)
In a Vulture interview, “Walking Dead” star David Morrissey argues that it’s not perverse at all that the Governor keeps a bunch of zombie heads in his apartment. Right. Like we’re going to believe that guy. (Vulture)
It turns out Joseph Gordon-Levitt might not be playing Batman in the “Justice League” movie after all. Maybe. (Entertainment Weekly)