Joan Rivers hospitalized
According to TMZ, Joan Rivers, 81, was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan on Thursday, Aug. 28, after she stopped breathing during throat surgery at a New York City clinic.
Mount Sinai confirmed that Rivers was at the hospital in a statement from hospital spokesperson Sid Dinsay. “This morning, Joan Rivers was taken to The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, where she is being attended to. Her family wants to thank everybody for their outpouring of love and support. We will provide an update on her condition as it becomes available,” said Dinsay.
Reports say that the “Fashion Police” co-host went into cardiac arrest but by Thursday afternoon, E! News reported that Rivers was in critical, but stable, condition. Her daughter, Melissa Rivers, and her 13-year-old son, Cooper, are reportedly headed to NYC to be by the comedian’s side.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are married
After almost 10 years of coupledom, six children and a two-year engagement, Brangelina is officially wed. According to a spokesperson for the couple, Jolie and Pitt got married on Saturday, Aug. 23 in a private, nondenominational ceremony at their French estate, Chateau Miraval. The ceremony was conducted by the same California judge that granted the couple their marriage license and all six of the Jolie-Pitt kids participated in the ceremony. Their oldest sons, Pax and Maddox, walked Jolie down the aisle, Vivienne and Zahara were flower girls and Knox and Shiloh acted as ring bearers.
Kanye’s dad was a paparazzo?
Is Kanye West, one of the most vocal members of the celebrity anti-paparazzi movement the son of a paparazzo? According to TMZ, during a deposition for a civil lawsuit filed by celebrity photographer Daniel Ramos, West said, “‘My father was a paparazzo himself. My father was a medical illustrator, a Black Panther, a Christian marriage counselor.” Ramos and West got into an altercation the two men got into at LAX airport in July 2013.
In March, West pleaded no contest to misdemeanor battery charges but was sentenced to two years of probation, 250 hours of community service and 30 days of anger management sessions.