HARVEY WEINSTEIN AND BEN BRAFMAN HAVE TO FACE JUDGE ON SPLIT: While Harvey Weinstein appears to have given Ben Brafman the green light to leave his case just months before his criminal trial on sexual assault begins, they still have to have their split approved by a judge, The Post reports. He wasn’t scheduled to return to court until March 7th for his next hearing, but Justice James Burke has called Weinstein and Brafman to court to discuss the change in counsel. His trial on sexual assault is set to commence May 7th.
2019 PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS ANNOUNCED: On Saturday night, Hollywood producers convened at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. for the 2019 Producers Guild Awards. According to Variety, the Oscars and the PGAs have named the same film for best picture for the past 20 out of 29 years. This year, Green Book took Best Picture. Think Green Book will win Best Picture at the Oscars?
IS BRAD PITT DATING CHARLIZE THERON? Brad Pitt has been dating Charlize Theron for about a month, according to the ‘Bloids. It may be complicated per reports of a long-time feud and rivalry over film roles between Theron and Pitt’s estranged wife Angelina Jolie. Would you ever date an exes foe?
MEGHAN MARKLE RECRUITS NEW COMMUNICATIONS SECRETARY: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have brought on a new high-level staffer after a series of defections. Christian Jones joins as the Deputy Communications Secretary to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Meghan and Harry, and Prince William and Kate Middleton as well.
DEAN MCDERMOTT LASHES OUT AT TROLLS WHO BODY-SHAME HIS KIDS: Dean McDermott is "horrified and disgusted" after social media users criticized his and Tori Spelling’s kids on Instagram, slamming their weight and clothing choices. Spelling, 45, shared a shot of herself, McDermott, and kids Liam, 11, Stella, 10, Hattie, 7, Finn, 6, and Beau, 1, at a screening of A Dog’s Way Home, and commenters began lashing out almost immediately. "Why do you let your kids get so fat?" one asked, while another said they looked "terrible." The 52-year-old dad responded, writing: "I am absolutely horrified and disgusted by the comments being left about my children. Body shaming and bullying my children??!! What is wrong with you people??!!"