MEGHAN MARKLE AND PRINCE HARRY ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL AFRICA TOUR: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex confirmed yesterday (June 27th) that they will be touring Africa this fall. In a post on their @SussexRoyal Instagram page, they also hinted that their son Archie will be joining them. They wrote, “This will be their first official tour as a family!” They will visit the country of South Africa, with Prince Harry also making stops in Malawi and Angola. He’ll also do a “short working visit in Botswana on route to the other countries.” The couple added, “The Duke and Duchess are really looking forward to meeting so many of you on the ground and continuing to raise awareness of the high impact work local communities are doing across the commonwealth and beyond.”
BETH CHAPMAN WILL BE CREMATED: According to E! Online, Beth Chapman will be cremated, per her final wishes. Her attorney said in a statement, “There will be memorial services in Hawaii and Colorado. The details are still being finalized.” Meanwhile, A&E will air “In memoriam” tributes to the reality star during their airing of Dog The Bounty Hunter on Monday (July 1st). Chapman passed on Wednesday (June 26th) after a long struggle with lung cancer. She was 51.
NAOMI CAMPBELL SAYS SHE CAN GO DAYS WITHOUT EATING: In an interview with the UK Talk Show Lorraine, Naomi Campbell admitted that she can go days without eating. She explained, “I eat when I feel like it. I don’t starve myself. If I want to do a day of just not eating, I do it and just do water or juice. Depends how I feel.” She continued,”In the heat, sometimes I don’t , I just want to do juice. It’s too hot. never planned. It could be one day, it could be two days a week. It’s just when I feel like it.” In addition to doing the Master Cleanse three times a year, she exercises and juice cleanses two or three times per week.
JAKE GYLLENHAAL IS A BIG SEAN PAUL FAN: Jake Gyllenhaal is the biggest fan of reggae star Sean Paul. In an interview with BBC Radio, a caller said that Sean Paul is “massively overrated.” Gyllenhaal quickly responded, “No… just hang up on him. Sean Paul makes every song better he’s in. Absolutely… he’s a genius. There’s not a song he’s on or a remix that he’s on that isn’t good.” The interviewer then plays Sean Paul's “Get Busy” and Gyllenhaal losses it. He then revealed that his favorite Sean Paul song is Sia's “Cheap Thrills.”
CHIP AND JOANNA GAINES PRESENT $1.5 MILLION DONATION AND BUILD PLAYHOUSE FOR ST. JUDE: Earlier this month, Chip and Joanna Gaines presented St. Jude's Children's Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee with a $1.5 million check and gift the St. Jude Target House with a new permanent playhouse they designed. The money will ensure that families of children with cancer never receive a bill from them for treatment, travel, housing or food.