A morning mix of entertainment headlines...
A public wake for rapper Heavy D has been planned for Thursday, and will take place in Mount Vernon, N.Y. The “Now That We Found Love” hip-hop star died last week at the age of 44; a private funeral — which will feature tributes from Diddy and the Rev. Al Sharpton — is set for Friday. (Hollywood Reporter; Associated Press)
Laura Wasser, divorce attorney for Kim Kardashian, insists the reality star’s marriage to Kris Humphries was not a sham because the pre-nup addressed too many financial issues that stretched well into the future And hey, she has no motivation to suggest this was a real marriage that necessitates a genuine divorce. (TMZ)
In an unintentionally related question: Would you buy a tabloid magazine devoted solely to reality TV stars? Because Reality Weekly is coming. A Jezebel writer is skeptical: “The folks at Reality Weekly seem confident in their new business model, and while there is a high-demand for ‘reporting’ on what Amber Portwood eats for lunch during the minutes of her life that don’t make it onto Teen Mom, there is one small problem: This magazine already exists.” (Jezebel)
What happens when Katie Holmes runs into Noel Gallagher at a talk show? The answer to that question, and some “Doctor Who” news, after the jump.
“Harry Potter” director David Yates says he is working on a “Doctor Who” movie, one that is not directly based on the most recent incarnation of the sci-fi series, starring Matt Smith. (Digital Spy)
Members of the British press have seen Meryl Streep’s portrayal of Margaret Thatcher in “The Iron Lady.” And several of them approve: “Her performance is astonishing and all but flawless; a masterpiece of mimicry which re-imagines Thatcher in all her half-forgotten glory,” reads one review in The Guardian. (BBC)
Apparently Katie Holmes’s people really did not want Noel Gallagher to film video of her while backstage at “The Late Show With David Letterman.” (Vulture)
Want some coffee? How about the house blend? No, I mean literally, the “House” blend, based on that Fox show in which Hugh Laurie plays an angry doctor. (Buzzfeed)