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KRISTEN BELL, DAX SHEPARD MAKE EACH OTHER CRY ON HIS BIRTHDAY

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Thursday to toast his birthday. The lovebirds (as always) got real. Shepard explained that having a birthday so close to the holidays is the "worst" thing ever.

"It's traditionally when you go back to school as a kid. It's like, 'Happy birthday! Go to school!' And then when you get there, there was a big break. So, when they read the happy birthdays over the loud speaker, you're among like 30 people who had birthdays. Nothing special!" the 44-year-old joked.

He continued that even now it’s grim, despite his celeb status: "I can't get more than six people to attend my birthday party—and I'm on television and they know Kristen will be there."

Shepard got emotional though when she asked him what he most wanted for his birthday. He said: "I would say please, please, please give that person love and support for 11 years. Give them two beautiful baby girls—and you're good."

Holding back tears, Bell told him, "You're crying, too!"

"You sit down, young lady!" Shepard joked. "We've heard enough of your questions."

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AMBER HEARD: I WAS TERRIFIED OF ‘MONSTER’ JOHNNY DEPP

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp may have had a more volatile relationship than was previously suspected. While both of them accused the other of abuse during their contentious 2016 divorce, new legal documents are expected to shed new light on their relationship.

The documents, according to The Hollywood Reporter, are expected to play a central role in Depp’s defamation suit against the U.K. tabloid The Sun.

THR published portions of a deposition in which both parties gave accounts of the alleged abuse.

THE MONSTER

In an account Heard gave to Blair Berk, an attorney employed by Depp, she reportedly said on August 13th, 2016: "Johnny and I refer to his other personality, the part of him that is present when he beats me up — we call that the monster and have called that the monster for many years. I was petrified of the monster."

That claim was extracted from a 471-page deposition transcript, which THR obtained, along with statements from Heard’s friend Raquel Pennington and the Los Angeles Police Department officers who responded to an altercation at their L.A. penthouse on May 21, 2016. (This is the famous fight that allegedly led to Heard filing for divorce. Photographs of Heard's bruised face also emerged, though Depp has long maintained that the bruises were self-inflicted).

According to Pennington, who came to the penthouse when Heard asked her to, Depp was "swinging around" a magnum bottle of wine and knocking things off the counter with it. She also said she took "dozens of photos" of Heard’s bruises over the years of her relationship with Depp.

The LAPD, meanwhile, stated that they saw no signs of broken items when inspecting the apartment.

DEPP’S SIDE

Meanwhile, Depp claimed that Heard was the one who was "aggressive and violent." He said she punched him twice on April 21, 2016 after he was late to her birthday dinner.

He claimed that fearing for his own safety, he brought security guards to his apartment on May 21, 2016, and that he never touched her.

A hearing in the U.K. has been set for February 22nd.

PLUS

Meanwhile, according to a report in Forbes, Disney is seriously mulling firing Depp from its Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. Because of salary and insurance requirements, the House of Mouse could save almost $90 million (a hefty helping of its $230 million budget) by losing Captain Jack Sparrow.

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INDUSTRY NEWS

HERB ELLIS DIES AT 97: Veteran character actor and co-creator of Dragnet, Herb Ellis, has died at age 97. He died on December 26that home, his daughter Karen Siegel told The Hollywood Reporter. He is best known for his roles in Stanley Kubrick's The Killing (1956) and Billy Wilder's The Fortune Cookie (1966) and the NBC-ABC crime drama Peter Gunn. He helped Jack Webb create Dragnet, which began on the radio in June 1949. When it landed on NBC two years later, he played Officer Frank Smith opposite Webb on a handful of episodes.He was predeceased by his wife of 73 years, Sylvia. Survivors include his daughter and four grandchildren.

WARNER BROS. SCOOPS UP RIGHTS TO WIN RATPAC DUNE LIBRARY: Warner Bros. exercised its right to match a winning bid for RatPac Dune Library. The archive contains 15-25% of 76 major films the studio co-financed with RatPac, per Deadline’s report. Vine Alternative Investments bought a controlling interest in the library last year, but Warner Bros. reserved the right to match them in what is thought to be a $290 million-$300 million deal. The library features films including Gravity, Wonder Woman, Batman V Superman, The LEGO Movie, Creed, Annabelle, Godzilla, American Sniper, Mad Max: Fury Road, It and Dunkirk. RatPac was founded by Brett Ratner and James Packer.

QUANTICO’S YASMINE AL MASSRI TO STAR IN, PRODUCE JULIET: Quantico and Miral actress Yasmine Al Massri has signed on to star in and produce the drama feature Juliet. She will play the titular character, and astrophysicist struggling with grief over her husband’s death. The indie film will be told in a series of encounters on the anniversary of his death.

CBS ACKNOWLEDGES IMPASSE WITH NIELSEN: CBS Corp. says it is at a "contractual impasse" with the media-measurement service Nielsen. In a statement, the network said: "The entire media industry is aware of the need for complete and accurate measurement across platforms. While Nielsen has made some strides in this area, progress has not been what we and many clients would like, and local TV measurement is particularly challenged. Despite this backdrop, Nielsen continues to use their market power to bundle disparate services and raise prices for services that don’t sufficiently address ongoing changes in the industry. As a result, we are currently at a contractual impasse, although we continue to be open to negotiating a fair deal that makes strategic and financial sense for CBS. If we cannot come to an agreement with Nielsen, we will continue to employ the many viable alternatives available to us, including Comscore."

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INDUSTRY NEWS

SANDRA OH AND ANDY SAMBERG PREVIEW ‘CRAZY-PANTS’ GOLDEN GLOBES: Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh interview each other in The Hollywood Reporter, and the pair discuss their "five days" of prep for the show, the "looser atmosphere" they plan to take full advantage of and why they plan to avoid discussing President Donald Trump. Says Samberg: "A lot of people get to the party at the Globes. Which is nice. It makes for a looser atmosphere. My hope is that you have so much goodwill that we're just going to skate by. And I will be your lapdog." Says Oh: "I'm not interested in talking about Trump at all. What I'm interested in is pointing to actual real change. I want to focus on that 'cause people can pooh-pooh Hollywood all they want — and there is a lot to pooh-pooh, sure — but we also make culture. How many gazillions of people have seen Black Panther and Crazy Rich Asians? That changes things." Will you tune in to watch the pair Sunday, January 6th on NBC?

POLL: THE AMERICANS, MAISEL ARE MOST LIKELY GOLDEN GLOBES NOMINEES: The Americans and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel would take home top honors at the Golden Globes this Sunday, if it were up to the consumers polled by The Hollywood Reporter and Morning Consult. The Americans, which nabbed 16 percent of respondents' vote, bested BBC's Bodyguard (11 percent), Amazon's Homecoming (10 percent), BBC America's Killing Eve (7 percent) and FX's Pose (5 percent) in the drama category. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, meanwhile, snagged 17 percent of respondents' vote, beating NBC's The Good Place (16 percent), Showtime's Kidding (8 percent), Netflix's The Kominsky Method (8 percent) and HBO's Barry (4 percent) in the comedy category. At the Emmys, Maisel grabbed 5 trophies, and The Americans bagged two.

JOANNA LUMLEY TO HOST BAFTAS: AbFab star Joanna Lumley has been tapped to host the BAFTA Film Awards for the second year in a row. "We’re thrilled that Joanna has agreed to return as our host for a second year," Emma Baehr, BAFTA’s director of awards, said in a statement released Wednesday. "She was fantastic and we’re looking forward to the ceremony with her once again at the helm." The gala, considered to the most prominent film awards ceremony after the Oscars, takes place February 10that London’s Royal Albert Hall.

LUTHER SEASON 5 PREMIERE TIES FOR SERIES BEST ON BBC ONE: Idris Elba returned to his role as the titular detective on Tuesday night, and viewers tuned in in droves. The premiere averaged 5.6 viewers, the most-watched program of New Year’s Day in the U.K. Elba recently said Season 5 is not the end of Luther, "but there are some real changes that will happen."Luther will are on BBC America in the U.S. as well, though a premiere date has not yet been announced. Will you tune in?

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BRUCE WEBER FIRES BACK AT ASSAULT ACCUSER

Famed shutterbug Bruce Weber is slapping back at accusers who claim he sexually assaulted them.

According to new legal documents filed January 2nd and obtained by TMZ, Weber is claiming that one of the accusers who formally filed a lawsuit initiated contact with him. Models Jason Boyce and Mark Ricketson claimed in December of 2017 that Weber forced them to touch their genitals doing a shoot. Boyce recently tacked on claims that Weber tried to force him into sex trafficking.

Weber has responded, TMZ reports, claiming that Boyce and his agents sent him text messages for years, some of which included "pornographic poses in a desperate attempt to get Mr. Weber's attention."

When Weber didn’t respond, Boyce continued to hound him, he claims, often sending shots "in a blatant attempt to be sexual, posing and bending shirtless in a manner to emphasize his genitals."

He is claiming the shots serve as evidence that Boyce was doing the soliciting, and he wants the sex trafficking allegations dropped from the suit.

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CELEBRITY GOSSIP

LINDSAY LOHAN IS ALL BUSINESS: In a clip from her new reality show, Lindsay Lohan encounters a group of beautiful people laughing and pouring wine into each other’s mouths in the pool. Does she dive in? Nope! LiLo is all business, because she "wants to build an empire" and "this is not Girls Gone Wild." Lohan’s show follows her as she attempts to erect an empire of clubs in Mykonos, Greece. Lindsay Lohan: Welcome to the Beach Club debuts Tuesday, January 8 at 8 p.m. on MTV.

SCARJO TALKS DEEPFAKE PORN: Scarlett Johansson has given up on fighting "deepfake" porn videos, in which an often famous face is superimposed on a body not her own. One such video, falsely described as "leaked" footage of her, has been viewed 1.5 million+ times. "Nothing can stop someone from cutting and pasting my image or anyone else’s onto a different body and making it look as eerily realistic as desired," Johansson told The Washington Post. "The fact is that trying to protect yourself from the Internet and its depravity is basically a lost cause."

SHAY MITCHELL TALKS COMPASSION: Pretty Little Liars star Shay Mitchell is calling for more compassion in 2019. Writing on Instagram, she says: "So, for 2019, let's all try to be a little more compassionate, empathetic, patient and thoughtful with each other." Mitchell also thanked her followers for the compassion they showed her last year. "The support and affection that so many of you show me lifts me up during even my darkest days, one of which happened last year after I miscarried and lost the child of my hopes and dreams."

CHRISSY TEIGEN GETS NAILED IN THE FACE WITH LESLIE JONES’ UMBRELLA ON TV: Way to start off the New Year! Chrissy Teigen appeared on NBC’s New Year’s Eve segment Monday with Saturday Night Live star Leslie Jones. When the New Year turned and hugging commenced, Jones unwittingly jabbed Teigen in the eye with an umbrella, creating the first viral celeb moment of the year. Thankfully, all is well! "EYE’M FINE BABY I hug too hard what can I say," Teigen replied to Jones when she tweeted her apologies, with a picture of her sending Jones a kiss.

GWYNETH PALTROW AND CHRIS MARTIN VACATION TOGETHER: It turns out the "conscious uncoupling" thing is the real deal for Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin. The pair, who split after a decade in 2014, with the stated intention of remaining besties for life, were spotted jetting off to the Maldives with their loves (Brad Falchuk and Dakota Johnson, respectively) in tow. They reportedly spent Christmas and New Year’s together with their kids, Apple and Moses.

GORDON RAMSAY AND WIFE TANA ARE EXPECTING FIFTH CHILD: Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay and his family rang in the New Year with some happy news. The 52-year-old has four children, Matilda, 17, 19-year-old twins Holly and Jack, and Megan, 20, with his wife Tana. The family broke the news in a video. Two years ago, Gordon shared the news of Tana’s "devastating" miscarriage.

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PETE DAVIDSON RETURNS TO STAND-UP AFTER ALARMING POST, DISCUSSES ARIANA GRANDE, MOM

Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson returned to stand-up for the first time on New Year’s Eve since posting an alarming note on Instagram a few weeks ago that many people interpreted as suicidal.

Davidson tackled several topics fans were eager to hear about, including what it felt to be discussed on ex-fiancee Ariana Grande’s hit song, "Thank U, Next."

"Here’s the thing about the breakup song. Usually breakup songs you know who it’s about but you don’t really know. That G named all of us," he told the crowd. "Bam. She named all of us. And then, tells us, yeah, he has a big d***."

The 25-year-old admitted that the day the song was released, moments before he was set to appear on SNL, was "sad."

"That s--t came out before I had to put on a f--king duck hat and be like, 'derrrp here's the pizza!' So all my friends were there. It was a sad day. We didn't know it was going to happen."

MOM

What shocked Davidson most about the breakup though, was the effect it had on his mother, who’s a school nurse, and has been harassed since the split.

"She was walking in the hallway and some little f--king kid started singing 'Thank U Next' to her. Me, I get it, but my mom?" he said. As punishment, the kid had to sing the song in front of the dean of the school, a former cop.

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CELEBRITY GOSSIP

BIRD BOX BREAKS NETFLIX RECORDS: Bird Box is breaking records already. The Sandra Bullock-starring horror-thriller, released on December 21st, has become Netflix’s most-watched film over seven days. Thus far, it has been viewed by 45 million accounts, the streamer reports. "Took off my blindfold this morning to discover that 45,037,125 Netflix accounts have already watched Bird Box — best first 7 days ever for a Netflix film!" the streaming service's official Twitter posted on Friday, adding, "Oh my god." Have you tuned in?

ABBY LEE MILLER RETURNING TO DANCE MOMS: After serving time in prison and being diagnosed with cancer, Abby Lee Miller has some good news: she is returning to Dance Moms! Miller told fans Friday: "OMG! Can you believe I’m going to film Season 8 of Dance Moms! Yes, it’s official!" Taping on the Lifetime show is set to begin in January.

MICHAEL FISHMAN OPTS FOR SEPARATION FOR HEALTH INSURANCE: The ConnersMichael Fishman is separating, instead of divorcing his wife so he can keep her on his health insurance. He tells TMZ: "Among the reasons for not getting a regular divorce is the shared desire to keep Jenny Briner covered by my health insurance, and allow to slowly unfold our 20 years together in a way mutually beneficial for our family, particularly on behalf of our children." Would you consider alternative divorce arrangements to help your family with insurance?

JUNE WHITFIELD DEAD AT 93: Dame June Whitfield, best known for her roles in Terry and June and Absolutely Fabulous, died Friday at 93. Whitfield also famously voiced Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple on the BBC Radio 4.

KANYE BUYS KIM A CONDO FOR CHRISTMAS: Kanye West bought Kim Kardashian a $14 million apartment at Miami’s "billionaire beach bunker," sources tell Page Six. The tower, designed by Norman Foster, sits on the beach. Dubbed Faena House, Goldman Sachs chairman Lloyd Blankfein, hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin and Faena co-developer Len Blavatnik also live there.

BETHENNY FRANKEL BASHES HOTEL FOR NOT ISSUING CREDIT: After suffering a near-fatal reaction to a fish dish last week, Real Housewives star Bethenny Frankel is busting Rosewood Hotels’ chops for not issuing her a credit after the incident."It was quite disappointing that @RosewoodHotels wouldn’t even issue a future credit when I had a medical 911 and had to cancel a room," she wrote.

GWYNETH PALTROW IS TUNING OUT: She’s dropping out! Goop guru Gwyneth Paltrow, 46, informed the world via Instagram that she is taking five. She shared a shot of herself with a stunning beach in the background, writing: "Out of office."

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KIM KARDASHIAN SAYS ROB HAS IMAGINARY FRIENDS AS BEN SIMMONS FLIRTS UP KENDALL JENNER

In a new bonus clip released from Kim Kardashian’s appearance on E!’s Busy Tonight a few weeks ago, she may have spilled more than her brother Rob Kardashian was happy to share. She claims her younger bro had a pair of imaginary friends that he just couldn’t wave goodbye to.

"My brother has…Uh, I don't know if he still does. But he had, for a really long time, two imaginary friends," Kim reveals in the new clip.

She says their names were Pablo and Ronald, and reveals that Rob referenced them rather … recently. "My brother literally has talked about these guys, like, up until last year," she says. Alrighty!

KENDALL + BEN

Meanwhile, in other KarJenner news, Kendall and her rumored love Ben Simmons are engaging in some flirting via Instagram. The 23-year-old model posted a shot of herself, and the 22-year-old NBA player left two drooling emojis in the comments.

The pair reportedly split in September after four months of dating, but he has reportedly been trying to win her back.

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DISNEY’S FIRST COMING OUT SCENE DOESN’T USE THE WORD ‘GAY’

Disney is introducing its first openly gay character in the upcoming Jungle Cruise movie, and all eyes are on the House of Mouse as they gauge how it handles the sensitive topic.

As it turns out, when Jack Whitehall’s character McGregor comes out to Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson’s Frank, he doesn’t actually use the word "gay," TMZ reports. Sources tell the site that screenings of the scene have overall been met with open arms, though many have taken notice of the missing word.

The scene is light-hearted, with the pair discussing women and dancing and McGregor tells Frank that his family tried setting him up multiple times to no avail, then explains that his sister Lily (Emily Blunt) is the only one who accepts him no matter who he loves.

Inevitably, Twitter’s reaction to Disney’s choice is mixed, especially following the kerfluffle over casting a straight actor in a gay role. Though just as many users are equally sick of listening to fans jaw about the controversy. Writes one user, "And that time Daniel Craig played James Bond, and he's not really a spy."

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INDUSTRY NEWS

JORDAN PEELE RELEASES FIRST TRAILER FOR US: Get Out director Jordan Peele released the first trailer for Us, a project he was keeping completely under wraps. Horror fans now know that the action centers on a family haunted by a doppelganger version of themselves. Lupita Nyong'o and her Black Panther co-star Winston Duke lead Us as parents of their children, played by Shahadi Wright-Joseph and Evan Alex. "Very important for me was to have a black family at the center of a horror film," Peele told The Hollywood Reporter. "But it's also important to note, unlike Get Out, Us is not about race. It is instead about something that I feel has become an undeniable truth. And that is the simple fact that we are our own worst enemies." Us opens March 15, 2019. Tickets are already on sale.

NICKI MINAJ JOINS THE ANGRY BIRDS: The Sony Animations' Angry Birds sequel has welcomed Nicki Minaj to its flock. Minaj joins Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Bill Hader, Danny McBride and Peter Dinklage, who will all reprise their roles from the first film. The Angry Birds Movie 2 hits theaters on Aug. 16, 2019, the 10th anniversary of the video game’s release.

AQUAMAN SWIMS PAST $500M MARK: Aquaman surged past the half-billion-dollar mark worldwide over Christmas. Are you ready for another DC franchise? While observers say Aquaman is no Batman or Superman, audiences seem to embracing Jason Momoa’s watery hero.

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CELEBRITIES REACT TO KEVIN SPACEY’S ‘CREEPY’ VIDEO AS NEW EVIDENCE EMERGES

The teen who was allegedly sexually assaulted by Kevin Spacey filmed part of the attack on Snapchat, Massachusetts State Police say.

The son of former Boston news anchor Heather Unruh told police that he sent a video of the Oscar winner groping him to his girlfriend as proof of the attack, according to reports.

"The drinks continued constantly through the whole night. Things started to get a little fuzzy when Unruh’s son and Spacey went over to the piano," Trooper Gerald F. Donovan wrote in the report. "Unruh’s son said he had at least four or five beers before Spacey said they should switch to whiskey adding, ‘Let’s get drunk.’ "

"Unruh’s son said the whole thing was embarrassing and has not had a ‘profound emotional effect’ on him. He told his friends about it and makes jokes about it because that is his way," the report said.

REACTIONS TO CHRISTMAS VIDEO

Meanwhile, Hollywood stars are taking note of Spacey’s recent work, but the reception has been overwhelmingly negative. Spacey released a bizarre video in the wake of being charged with sexual assault on Christmas Eve, in character as the homicidal politician Frank Underwood.

Spacey played Underwood in Netflix’s House of Cards, until he was fired following 30+ accusations of sexual misconduct. He now faces a felony charge stemming from the alleged 2016 attack on Unruh's son.

In the three-minute video he says, in part: "They’re just dying for me to declare that everything said was true and that I got what I deserved. Wouldn’t that be easy? If it was all so simple? You and I both know it’s never that simple, not in politics and not in life."

Fellow actors and directors have reacted with disgust. #MeToo activist Alyssa Milano deemed the video "creepy," while Ellen Barkin said it was "very disturbing."

No matter what the reaction is, Spacey is—for the first time since the scandal broke—drawing in the viewers. Two days after it went up, the video had more than 4.5 million views.

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CELEBRITY GOSSIP

DREW BARRYMORE POSTS BEFORE AND AFTER SHOTS OF WEIGHT LOSS: Drew Barrymore is sharing her fitness journey with the world. The 43-year-old Santa Clarita Diet star shared before and after shots of herself, and a little perspective: "When I look at Instagram, I am made to think I should be at my best self. But most days, I lack consistency due to real life. With the right people (@marniealton) we can make our goals a reality…" She also said that even though she’s "fighting like a lion" right now to tone up, she loves her body, "whatever package it comes in."

JENELLE EVANS BRIEFLY HOSPITALIZED: Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle Evans underwent a procedure just days after her husband David Eason’s brush with the law. She shared an image of herself hooked up to IVs, captioning it: "Had biopsies done everywhere today. #Wishmeluck." Responding to fan questions on Twitter, she said: "If you've been keeping up or not with my health... I went in for another endoscopy today, wish me luck on my results." It has been busy week for the pair; on December 19th, Eason got into trouble with police for illegally towing a truck.

THORA BIRCH IS MARRIED: Hocus Pocus star Thora Birch, 36, is married! "It’s done! I’m a married woman now," the bride excitedly wrote on Twitter. "This is not the official photo but it’s my thank you to all my fans for their positive energy! I felt it every second!!

COSBY SHOW STAR ETHEL AYLER DIES: The Broadway star and Cosby Show actress Ethel Ayler died last month in Loma Linda, California, her family shared Friday. Ayler was 88. On The Cosby Show, Ayler had a recurring role as Carrie Hanks, Clair Huxtable’s (Phylicia Rashad) mother. Ayler appeared in films like Eve’s Bayou, The Bodyguard and To Sleep With Anger, and made guest appearances on Sister, Sister, Melrose Place, Friends and 7th Heaven.

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MODELS SAY BRUCE WEBER IS A ‘SERIAL SEXUAL PREDATOR’

Famed shutterbug Bruce Weber was sued by model Jason Boyce in December of 2017 for sexual harassment, and now more models are joining the growing chorus of voices accusing him of predation.

In January, 15 models supported Boyce's story, and spoke with The New York Times about his "unnecessary nudity and coercive sexual behavior."

LAWSUIT

On Friday, five more models represented by attorney Lisa Bloom have anonymously filed suit in the Southern District of New York, calling Weber a "serial sexual predator" who "exploited his prominence and influence to manipulate men into submitting to his sexual advances."

Weber executed an eerily similar m.o. with all of them, launching a "breathing exercise" that would eventually lead to him touching their genitals.

Weber’s lawyer tells Page Six: "These new allegations are outrageous. Bruce Weber has never lured, recruited or forced anyone to do anything and has never inappropriately touched a model. This lawsuit is nothing more than a media-hungry lawyer’s attempt to extort Mr. Weber."

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L.A. PROSECUTOR WON’T CHARGE STEVEN SEAGAL WITH SEXUAL ASSAULT

Steven Seagal won’t face criminal charges related to an accusation of sexual assault he faced from an incident in 2002, the L.A. District Attorney’s office said Friday. Seagal, 66, has been accused of sexual misconduct several times.

Among his most prominent accusers were Jenny McCarthy and Portia de Rossi. The D.A. noted the evidence they gathered did not meet requirements imposed by the statute of limitations laws. The D.A. did not name the accuser, but attorney Lisa Bloom said it was connected her client, the former model Faviola Dadis.

In a statement, Bloom said: "The sole reason for its refusal is the statute of limitations, and California law's requirement that the victim in this situation (reporting child sexual assault after the age of 21) have independent evidence that clearly and independently corroborates her claims. We appreciate the DA's office's careful review of this case. Its hands are tied by this unfair law which bars the courthouse door even to young women like my client, Faviola Dadis, who is highly credible."

In September, the D.A. declined to charge him with an alleged sexual assault stemming from 1993, also due to statue of limitations. Bloom handled that case as well, reportedly for Regina Simons, who says he raped her.

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GWYNETH PALTROW TO HOLD CONSCIOUSLY UNCOUPLED CHRISTMAS

Goop guru Gwyneth Paltrow is showing her holiday spirit with Christmas stockings for both her new husband Brad Fulchuk, and her first husband Chris Martin, with whom she shares her two children, Apple and Moses.

The Oscar-winner and Coldplay frontman famously announced their split in 2014 by saying their were consciously uncoupling in a way that honored their love, and while many mocked them at the time, they appear to have stuck to their word. They frequently post pics on their social media that include each other.

They also spent Thanksgiving with each other, their kids and their partners (Falchuk for Paltrow and Dakota Johnson for Martin). They even vacation together!

"Gwyneth and Chris have the modern family thing down pat and continue to vacation and spend family time together. Especially on holidays, Gwyneth wants nothing more than to be one big happy family and for her kids to be able to celebrate with both of their parents," an insider told E! News. "She is very happy…she and Chris have been able to make this work so well for their kids. Brad and Chris also have a nice relationship....It's very special that they're all able to come together like this and make it work."

Not everyone was feeling the love, however. As one user posted on Instagram, Paltrow left Johnson and Falchuk’s two kids with his ex off the mantle: "What about your step children and Dakota," the critic asked.

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TWITTER REACTS TO NEWS THAT KARJENNERS ARE SHUTTING APPS DOWN

LOL, the Internet guffawed, after news broke that the KarJenner clan is pulling the plug on its apps in 2019. Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian and Kylie Jenner have announced that they’re shutting down their apps and websites, which cost $2.99 per month. They are following Kendall's lead, who decided to shutter hers last year.

"We’ve had an incredible experience connecting with all of you through our apps these past few years but have made the difficult decision to no longer continue updating in 2019," read the statement from the sisters, which was nearly identical to Kendall’s. "We truly hope you’ve enjoyed this journey as much as we have, and we look forward to what’s ahead."

The apps, which launched in 2015, took off like gangbusters, but then withered. Per CNNMoney, about 1.5 million downloaded Kylie’s app in the first five days. Khloé had 398,000 in the first five days, Kim had 362,000 and Kendall received 216,000 downloads. Kourtney released her app later.

On Twitter, users—perhaps predictably—greeted the news with glee. One user asked, "Can they keep themselves off tv too," while another crowed, "best news I’ve heard all year!"

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