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Pharrell’s family doubles in size

Pharrell Williams and Helen Lasichanh (Getty Images)

Pharrell Williams and his wife, Helen Lasichanh, have welcomed triplets. The musician’s publicist said that “the family is happy and healthy.” She declined to say where the babies were born, their genders or their names. Vanity Fair reported that they were born sometime in January. The new babies join 8-year-old big brother Rocket. The 43-year-old Williams married Lasichanh, a model, in October 2013. The couple announced that they were expecting in September, but had not revealed that Lasichanh was pregnant with triplets. —AP/Express


Careers
At last, Oprah gets her big showbiz job
Oprah Winfrey has been named a “special contributor” to CBS News’ “60 Minutes,” the network announced Tuesday. Winfrey will bring occasional reports to the newsmagazine starting this fall, when it begins its 50th season on the air. Winfrey said her aim with her “60 Minutes” stories is “to look at what separates us, and help facilitate real conversations between people from different backgrounds.” AP


Egos
Rob’s assistant needs to lift less than he does
TMZ on Tuesday published what it claimed was an ad from a job listings board seeking a personal assistant for actor Rob Lowe. Requirements include to “never assume anything,” according to the ad. The job includes arranging massages for Lowe and keeping him supplied with coffee. Candidates must also be able to lift up to 25 pounds.


Trolls
Chrissy somehow still wants to bring kids into world full of monsters
After Chrissy Teigen shared at the Screen Actors Guild Awards that she and John Legend plan to have “a little boy” next, she was forced to defend her decision to use in vitro fertilization. One Twitter user asked, “Did you give it a minute to try naturally?” Teigen responded, “Thanks for asking, you complete witch. I tried for about 9 years.”


Trivia
Why isn’t this at the top of his Wikipedia page?
In an interview with Elle, Kit Harington expanded on a long-standing rumor about his family: that an ancestor invented the first flushing toilet for Queen Elizabeth I. “It’s called ‘the John Harington,’ ” he said. The interviewer asked if that’s why the toilet is nicknamed “the john.” “Yeah,” he said. “I’m glad it’s not called ‘the Harington.’ ”


“When you see someone in need, you help them. So that is what I hope everyone who’s watching ‘Finding Dory’ has learned.”
—Ellen DeGeneres, speaking on her talk show Tuesday about President Trump, who reportedly screened “Dory” after banning people from certain countries from entering the U.S.

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