CHRIS PRATT TALKS JAMES GUNN: "It’s not an easy time," Chris Pratt says of James Gunn getting fired from the Guardians franchise by Disney after old, offensive tweets that made light of rape and pedophilia surfaced. He and the rest of the Guardians cast have previously issued statements in support of Gunn, asking that Disney reconsider its stance. "We all love James and he’s a good friend of ours, but we also really love playing the Guardians of the Galaxy," he said. "It’s a complicated situation for everybody."
KELSEY GRAMMER TATTOOED WIFE’S NAME ON CROTCH: Kelsey Grammer has an innovative tactic for preventing adultery. The Frasier star told Conan O’Brien that he got his wife’s name tattooed on his crotch to discourage cheating. "It was more of sort of an ownership thing," he said. "My wife said, ‘Why don’t you get a tattoo?’ I guess maybe it was based on the idea that if ever I thought maybe a peccadillo outside the marriage was a good idea, that whoever might be, you know, would read this particular piece of equipment was already signed and owned by someone named Kayte." Grammer, 63, began dating Kayte Walsh, 39, while he was still married to Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Camille Grammer. Their split was documented on the Bravo show. He and Walsh married in 2011 two weeks after the divorce became official.
NEV SCHULMAN AND LAURA PERLONGO EXPECTING NO. 2: Baby on board! Catfish host Nev Schulman and his wife Laura Perlongo shared the happy news on Twitter Wednesday. "WE GOTTA BUN IN THE OVEN! see ya in January lil' guy," Nev wrote along with a picture of him, Laura and their daughter Cleo James gazing at a bread bun in a real oven. They welcomed Cleo in October of 2016. Eight months later, the pair married at his father’s home in the Hamptons. YouTuber Casey Neistat officiated.
JUDGE SHUTS DOWN JESSE WILLIAMS’ ATTEMPT TO LOWER CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS: Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams has been denied his request for a new trial after a judge ordered him to pay $50,000 a month in child support, The Blast reports. Williams and ex Aryn Drake-Lee share two children.
POLICE INVESTIGATE DEATH OF LYRIC MCHENRY: The New York Police Department has opened an investigation into the death of reality star Lyric McHenry, reps tell E! News. McHenry, who appeared on EJ Johnson’s EJNYC was found dead Tuesday after a birthday celebration in New York. An autopsy is being conducted to determine cause of death.
ASHLEY JACOBS AND THOMAS REVENEL SPLIT: Southern Charm’s Thomas Ravenel and Ashley Jacobs have split after more than a year together, she revealed via Instagram Live. "I don’t want to comment but there are just some things I’m trying to handle privately," she said. "Before I say too much, I love Thomas and I’ll always love Thomas. I’ll always care about him." She added that she’s gained 10 pounds and started working out again. Their relationship hit a rough patch after Ravenel was accused of sexual assault by two women. He shares Kensie, 4, and Saint, 2, with his ex.