ROSIE O’DONNELL’S DAUGHTER CHELSEA WELCOMES BABY: Rosie O’Donnell is a first time grandmother! The View alum’s 21-year-old Chelsea O’Donnell gave birth to a baby girl named Skylar Rose, Rosie announced Wednesday on Twitter. She shared an image of Chelsea, her boyfriend Jacob Bourassa and their baby Skylar, writing: "my daughter chels – jake – and skylar rose my first grandchild !!! #love #life #NANA." Rosie and Chelsea have reconnected recently after a falling out. The pair have had a tumultuous relationship for years, with Chelsea accusing her of abuse, and Rosie accusing her of mental issues.
ELIZA DUSHKU BREAKS SILENCE: Eliza Dushku is sharing her side of the story after news broke a few weeks ago that CBS paid her $9.5 million after she accused Michael Weatherly (her Bull co-star) of harassing her. She was written off the show after she confronted Weatherly. "He regularly commented on my 'ravishing' beauty, following up with audible groans, oohing and aahing," she writes in essay in the Boston Globe. "As the tapes show, he liked to boast about his sperm and vasectomy reversals ... Weatherly had a habit of exaggerated eye-balling and leering at me; once, he leaned into my body and inhaled, smelling me in a dramatic swoon. As was caught on tape, after I flubbed a line, he shouted in my face, 'I will take you over my knee and spank you like a little girl.'"
JENNI FARLEY’S EX ARRESTED: Jenni "JWoww" Farley's ex-boyfriend has been arrested … and this following Farley filing a restraining order against her ex husband. Thomas Lippolis has been charged with extortion, according to reports. He allegedly called the reality star’s publicist demanding money ($25K) in exchange for not spilling secrets about her to the media. Bad week for the Jersey Shore star!
MEGHAN MARKLE AND KATE MIDDLETON REUNITE AMID FEUD RUMORS: On Wednesday, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry joined Kate Middleton and Prince William at the Queen’s for her annual Christmas luncheon at Buckingham Palace. They were photographed arriving separately. Do you have to face any estranged family members over the holidays? What’s your strategy?
KRIS JENNER BUYS GRANDSON VERSACE COAT: Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick’s eldest son Mason turned 9 on December 14, and Grandma Kris Jenner decided to commemorate his big day with an epic shopping spree. The 39-year-old Kourtney shared some of his new duds in her story on Instagram. "When @krisjenner takes him shopping," the mother of three wrote on top of the photo, which showed the Baroque Print Padded Coat by Versace. (It retails for @ $3,125). What did your grandma get you for your 9thbirthday?
CHELSEA PERETTI TO HOST 2019 WRITERS GUILD AWARDS: Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Chelsea Peretti will host the 2019 Writers Guild Awards on February 19th. The show will be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. "Chelsea Peretti is hosting the Writers Guild Awards, and she will do a FANTASTIC job. Not a WITCH HUNT," executive producer Hugh Fink said. "I picked Chelsea because she’s a great comedian and writer. There was NO COLLUSION."
COLTON HAYNES AND JEFF LEATHAM FORGE AHEAD WITH SPLIT: After signs of a reconciliation, it seems Colton Haynes and Jeff Leatham are splitting up after all. According to The Blast, Leatham, 47, served Haynes, 30, with a preliminary declaration of disclosure (that means he shared all of his financial info). The couple split in May after six months of marriage, but posted sweet tributes to each other on social media on what would have been their one-year anniversary, prompting hopes of a renewed romance. Kris Jenner officiated their October marriage.