CORY MONTEITH’S MOTHER SPEAKS ON HIS DEATH: Five years after dying from a heroin overdose, Cory Monteith’s mother is saying that dental work may have caused him to fall off the wagon. "Cory had a massive amount of dental work," Ann McGregor told People in a new interview. "He had little teeth and they were all capped. He had a lot of medication in his system, which was not good for his body coming out of rehab." The Glee star was found dead in a hotel room in Vancouver on July 13, 2013. Traces of morphine and codeine were found in his system along with heroin and alcohol. "Cory didn’t want to die," McGregor said.
JESSICA ALBA APOLOGIZES TO LESLIE JONES: Leslie Jones is hoppin’ mad about her late order from Jessica Alba’s Honest Company. The Saturday Night Live star first tweeted out her frustration at Alba and her Honest Company Tuesday. While Alba apologized via Twitter, Jones has yet to acknowledge her comment. "Omg! I’m so so sorry you haven’t had a great experience," Alba replied to the initial tweet. "We are all over this issue and will make it right. I am so appreciative and grateful to you for being a loyal Honest fan over the years, especially as we go through these growing pains. I’m a huge fan of yours." Alba launched The Honest Company in 2012; in June, it announced a $200 million round of funding from a private equity firm.
ROYAL MINT TO RELEASE SPECIAL COIN FOR PRINCE GEORGE: Happy birthday! The Royal Mint is releasing a limited edition £5 in honor of Prince George’s fifth birthday. The sterling silver coin features an image of St. George, England’s patron saint and the prince’s namesake, doing battle with a dragon. (Legend has it, he killed a dragon that had tormented villagers). "The story has been linked with royal coins for centuries, symbolizing courage and the triumph of good over evil. This design, symbolizing the triumph of good over evil, is a fitting tribute to the prince," according to the mint’s website. The coin can be had for £82.50 (or $107.79). Prince George is third in line for the throne.
ALICE WETTERLUND SAYS SILICON VALLEY CAST ENABLED T.J. MILLER: Alice Wetterlund played engineer Carla Walton on seasons two and three of HBO’s Silicon Valley, and she was not a happy camper. Responding to online rumblings about how accused sexual assaulter (and former costar) T.J. Miller still gets booked on comedy shows like Hot Tub, she tweeted that working alongside him was a "nightmare," and adding that "everyone who had any power on that (almost all male) set, including the male cast members," enabled him and were "complicit in his unprofessionalism.
JAMIE FOXX AND KATIE HOLMES STEP OUT FOR DATE NIGHT: All good! Following rumors of their rumored romance’s termination, Jamie Foxx and Katie Holmes were spotted out and about in NYC. They dined at Tao. The private couple was first linked in 2013.