Ben Affleck revealed in a Facebook post on Tuesday that he “completed treatment for alcohol addiction.” It is “something I’ve dealt with in the past and will continue to confront,” he wrote. “I want to live life to the fullest and be the best father I can be. … I’m lucky to have the love of my family and friends, including my co-parent, [Jennifer Garner], who has supported me and cared for our kids as I’ve done the work I set out to do.” Garner and Affleck have been separated since in 2015, but have not yet filed for divorce. A source told People that Garner is “happy that he is working on himself.” Affleck previously entered rehab for alcohol addiction in 2001. —AP/Express
‘Nooooooo’ — Chance’s folks
Chance the Rapper said in an interview with Complex that he’d like to move back in with his family. “I’m honestly, in real life, thinking about moving in with my parents,” he said. “I think, anybody, if they were in my position — if they were 23 with a kid for the first time and were working — they would find comfort in being able to stay with their parents.” Chance had a daughter, Kensli, in September 2015 with his then-girlfriend, Kirsten.
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‘Celebrity weddings the world wasn’t invited to’
RuPaul revealed on Wednesday’s episode of “Hollywood Today Live” that he discreetly married Georges LeBar, his partner of 23 years, back in January. “I met him on the dance floor at Limelight [club in New York City] in 1994, on his birthday,” he said. “So we got married on his birthday, the anniversary of when we met, this year.” RuPaul added that LeBar runs a massive ranch that spreads between Wyoming and South Dakota.
Someone find out if this is code for ‘save Richard’
Richard Simmons’ brother, Lenny, debunked rumors that the fitness guru had actually gone missing since he stopped teaching his workout classes and retreated from the public in 2014. Lenny told Entertainment Tonight that he speaks to his brother every Sunday. “He’s worked hard and he still loves people — but he needs some time for himself,” Lenny said.
Report: Loving couple does not like each other
“The Bachelor’s” Nick Viall and his fiancee, Vanessa Grimaldi, “want to be in [their relationship] for the long run,” according to an Us Weekly source, but are grappling with what Us described as “everything from her jealousy to their future zip code.” The source said: “Vanessa is no pushover. … He’s attracted to that, but it makes their relationship volatile.”
“I don’t think he ever got over it. I don’t know how anybody can get over it. I know I haven’t.” — Mayte Garcia, Prince’s ex-wife, opening up in a memoir excerpted in People about the 1996 death of the couple’s baby