LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 13: Football player Aaron Rodgers attends the 2016 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on July 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is “going through great precautions not to make things worse” between himself and his estranged family members, a source told People. His father told The New York Times this week that the athlete cut off communication with him following his rise to fame. “You’re not going to see him on Oprah crying about all of this,” the source added. “He will deal with his family issues privately.” Jordan, Rodgers’ brother who “won” last year’s “Bachelorette,” said on the reality show that Rodgers’ disconnect is “just the way he’s chosen to do life.”



LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Singer Lady Gaga attends The Fashion Awards 2016 on December 5, 2016 in London, United Kingdom. (Getty Images)

Clarifications
‘Hi, Hillary? Do you have plans Feb. 5?’

Despite reports that stated otherwise, Super Bowl halftime performer Lady Gaga was not instructed by the NFL to avoid speaking about politics at the game, TMZ reported. Gaga, who is politically outspoken on social media, supported Hillary Clinton. “This is unsourced nonsense from people trying to stir up controversy where there is none,” an NFL spokesperson told TMZ.



BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 08: Actor Tom Hiddleston (R), winner of Best Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film for 'The Night Manager,' poses in the press room during the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Getty Images)

Fan clubs
GQ magazine reporter photographed with fan

After Tom Hiddleston was photographed embracing a “mystery brunette” on the streets of London last week, The New York Post confirmed that the woman was not a girlfriend. Instead, the woman was Taffy Akner, a reporter and contributor to GQ magazine. Akner’s Twitter bio now reads “mystery woman.”



Actor Matt LeBlanc attends The 2016 CBS TCA Summer Press Tour in West Hollywood, California, on August 10, 2016. / AFP / VALERIE MACON (Getty Images)

‘Daaad!’
Prince narrowly avoids birds-and-bees talk

Matt LeBlanc said on “Ellen” that he earned major points with his daughters when he took them backstage at a Bruce Springsteen concert in London to meet Prince Harry. “So Prince Harry, at the end of the night, gives my stepdaughter and daughter a kiss on the cheek and they were both just floored,” he said. “I got no kiss myself.”



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Unavailable
‘Shoot, I can’t. I’m busy until the end of eternity.’

Charlie Sheen has apologized after re-igniting a two-year old feud with Rihanna last week and referring to her as “that b—–” during an appearance on “Watch What Happens Live.” He posted of photo of the singer on Instagram on Tuesday and wrote in the caption: “dear @badgalriri, pardon my inane self indulgence. let’s have a drink someday (on me).”



NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 26: (EXCLUSIVE ACCESS. SPECIAL RATES APPLY) Aidy Bryant backstage during the 3rd Annual College Signing Day at the Harlem Armory on April 26, 2016 in New York City. The event, co-hosted by MTV, was part of First Lady Michelle Obama's Reach Higher initiative which encourages young people to continue their education past High School. (Getty Images)

Verbatim
“I may look like a painted lady right now, but I also sometimes sleep on the hallway floor.” — Aidy Bryant, sharing on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” about the time she “blacked out” at a “Saturday Night Live” party