Duane 'Dog' Chapman still can't eat or sleep weeks after Beth Chapman's death
For Duane "Dog" Chapman, life is still in limbo. The "Dog's Most Wanted" star said goodbye to his wife, Beth Chapman, on June 26, when she lost her long fight with cancer at age 51. Since then, he's had trouble sleeping and eating, though he takes solace in knowing others grieving the death of a loved one feel a little less alone because he's able to share his story. "I haven't gotten past the place where I'm [not] putting a pillow where she was and covering it up. And then I wake up in the middle of the night and I see her and it doesn't register that [it] ain't her. I'm still there," he recently told ET during an interview at his home. "I wake up to always touch her, especially when she was sick I'd have to wake up a few times when she stopped breathing. I couldn't hear it no more. And she's laying and I'm like, 'You are not dying like that. I will not let you die.' So I'm so used to that that I don't sleep solid anymore." He's not eating much, either. In fact, he's been losing weight rapidly, in part because he has no appetite but also because she always helped him order when they ate out. "I can't eat. Two bites, I'm full. I got to force feed myself like I force fed her," he said. At restaurants, he was used to Beth reading the menu for him once his eyes grew weak. "I would go, 'What do I want today, honey?' and she would name two things," he recalled. "I never ordered …I'm having a hard time ordering food. I've lost 17 pounds. Chewing ice helps, and I've lost 17 pounds in about two weeks." On a happier note, Dog said he now has "a whole new look on life," and sounds like he's feeling more at peace with his own mortality. "People would say I lived a long and great life, sometimes a hard life," he explained, adding that he thinks sometimes he's "ready to join" Beth. He's also staying positive about the fact that his platform can be a way to relate to people who are suffering for the same reason he is. "I went through experiences to help others — I really mean this. The other day I met [a guy]. He goes, 'Dog, you know I love you. I'm sorry, I lost my wife six months ago,' and I hugged him and I felt a connection like, boom, instantly brotherhood, right," he recalled. "So when you go through something and somebody else [goes through the same thing], there's something there. That's why I'm going through it, but I use that thing that's bad to help me help others."
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Miley Cyrus won't have kids until they can 'live on an earth with fish in the water'
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth may have finally tied the knot after years of on-off dating (and multiple engagements), but don't expect them to start planning for a stork visit anytime soon. In Elle's August cover story, Miley explains that children are not on her horizon because she can't reconcile putting another person on a planet plagued with the kind of environmental issues we're facing in 2019. "When she's angry, don't f— with her," the singer says, referring to Mother Nature. She goes on to make the case that women around the world are feeling that way, too. "That's the way that I feel women are like right now. The earth is angry. We've been doing the same thing to the earth that we do to women," she declares. "We just take and take and expect it to keep producing. And it's exhausted. It can't produce. We're getting handed a piece-of-s—- planet and I refuse to hand that down to my child." Miley adds: "Until I feel like my kid would live on an earth with fish in the water, I'm not bringing in another person to deal with that. We don't want to reproduce because we know that the earth can't handle it." It's not just the earth, either. Miley takes issue with the abortion bans gaining momentum in states across the country, as well. "We're expected to keep the planet populated … ," she says of women everywhere. "And when that isn't a part of our plan or our purpose, there is so much judgment and anger that they try to make and change laws to force it upon you — even if you become pregnant in a violent situation… " Finally, the singer makes it clear she's tired of the reaction she and others get when they suggest having kids may not be their thing. "If you don't want children, people feel sorry for you, like you're a cold, heartless b—- who's not capable of love," she says. "Why are we trained that love means putting yourself second and those you love first? If you love yourself, then what? You come first."
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Tallulah Willis looks like a newborn version of Bruce Willis in 'terrifying' baby pic
How's this for a mini-me moment? Tallulah Willis shared a hilarious photo of her sister, Rumer, holding her as a newborn baby on Instagram on Thursday, July 11, making an almost too on-target observation about how much she looked like her father, Bruce Willis, when she was born. "Rumer Willis quietly cradles her father Bruce, 1994," she captioned the shot (via CommentsByCelebs). Samantha Ronson was among the first to reply — and her comment was equally apt: "Terrifying," she wrote. Rebecca Gayheart was more kind, but clearly agreed when she responded with "🙈😳😂." Tallulah wasn't done cracking up her followers with the caption, either. In response to Sam Ronson's "terrifying" response, she wrote, "It's either my dad or the 'inconveivable' guy from princess bride."
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Cardi B posts her income breakdown for the whole summer
Cardi B has an answer for trolls who've been pestering her about why she's playing mostly festival gigs this summer rather than staging her own complete tour — and that answer is money. On Thursday, July 11, the rapper posted a breakdown on Instagram showing what she's grossing for each performance this summer, from her $300,000 paycheck for festivals like Bonnaroo in Tennessee to $750,000 for Roskilde in Denmark to the biggest payday, $900,000, for Open Air Frauenfeld in Switzerland. "I find it so funny that people that ARE NOT FANS have the biggest concerns on why haven't I done a tour. Welp because here you go, let me break it down for you," she wrote in a now deleted Instagram post (via the Daily Mail). "Let's say if I go on tour and I do 600K a night right… sounds good but let's get in the touring business shall we? Stage production gotta be massive since the fans pay massive so just on stage and production." Production, costumes and makeup, she said, can cost up to $300,000 per night. "I'll be left with like 150k a night," she explained. "Now why would I do that now when I can go on tour on my second album while I get festival and independent Cardi concerts? Money??? Mhhhhhmmmmmm… ," she continued. "You see ya might think I'm dumb cause my attitude or the way I think but one thing bout Bardi I loveeeee money and I know how to make it …I hope I answer ya question …Thank you. Just stop it already." Look, those $100,000 1st birthday gifts for Kulture ain't gonna buy themselves …
Denise Richards gets emotional discussing daughter Eloise's health struggles
When Denise Richards married Aaron Phypers last fall, her daughters, Lola, Sam and Eloise, were all by her side and smiling. But getting to that happy moment — and to a healthy age 8 — has been an uphill climb for Eloise, who suffers from a chromosome disorder. On this week's "RHOBH Reunion," Denise opened up to Andy Cohen and her "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" costars about the emotional challenges that have been involved in figuring out why Eloise was, as Erika Girardi put it, "missing a lot of milestones" at first, though she also said she's "doing really good" now. "She has a deletion in chromosome 8 which has caused many delays with her and it's caused a lot with speech development," Denise explained. Asked how old Eloise was when she was diagnosed, Denise, who adopted her in 2011, said the diagnosis was only settled on two years ago. "It was a very difficult thing to diagnose," Denise said. "… It was really hard. When I saw what was written on the medical report to get the blood test and all the testing done it was hard to see it in black and white." Tearing up, she admitted, "It's just hard to see it with your kid, you know?" Her costars, Kyle Richards, Dorit Kemsley began to cry as well while Teddi Mellencamp and Lisa Rinna got emotional watching their friend break down. "She wasn't able to sit up on her own for a very long time, and she didn't start walking until she was 2, and that was with physical therapy … ," Denise explained previously, according to Page Six. "She can only say a handful of words and there are times when she feels like her age in understanding, and then other times where it feels she's emotionally 3 years old." Denise, who shares daughters Lola and Sam with her ex, Charlie Sheen, also touched on how the process of blending her family has been since she married Aaron, saying it's gone well from the beginning. "[Charlie and Aaron] actually do get along," she said, "and when we got married Aaron called Charlie to let him know that we were getting married. Just out of respect that he was going to be a stepdad to our girls and yeah, they get along."
Bethenny Frankel reflects on feeling 'alone' in her relationship with Dennis Shields
Denise Richards wasn't the only "Real Housewives" star who got emotional during this week's reunions. During the "Real Housewives of New York City" reunion, Bethenny Frankel opened up about how she's doing nearly one year after her on-off boyfriend Dennis Shields died of a drug overdose at age 51 last August. When Andy Cohen pointed out Dennis was always with Bethenny when she arrived for previous reunions, she replied that he "liked minutiae," telling Andy, "He's always on my mind. He's very missable," (via the Daily Mail). "He absolutely adored you," Luann de Lesseps assured Bethenny, who replied, "I know. I know. I miss that," as her voice broke and she became more upset. Still, Bethenny — who's now dating real estate developer and film producer Paul Bernon — said she's handling things OK now. "I'm doing well. I actually think I'm doing well. It comes in waves, there are delayed reactions. I really have moved away from it," she said. "I loved him deeply, and I don't know if I would have been able to be in the place that I'm in now if he were still here." Bethenny also delved into a bit of why the relationship wasn't strong enough for the two to marry and told a viewer she didn't consider them to be engaged when he died. "So, we had broken up many times. He was always in my life," she explained. "Truthfully, when you're older, you don't know if you're going to get your big fairytale … Because I had this security presence in Dennis, where if it was Thanksgiving and I was going to be alone I could always be with him, I wasn't giving myself what I deserved in a relationship." For example, she said she often felt "alone" despite being by his side. "Dennis could not be present. We would be together and so strong and very in love, and then he would disappear," she said, adding that after he promised her a "special Mother's Day," she "ended up alone for Mother's Day because he went to sleep and he stayed in bed all day." She eventually had to tell him, "I'd rather be alone than in a relationship feeling alone." Her current romance with Paul, she noted, won't really be detailed on the show: "He is a very private, conservative, reserved person. … He is calm and balanced, and this is not for him."
Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino is 'happy, positive,' ahead of September prison release
With just a few more months left in his prison sentence, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is "doing really well" in spite of the circumstances. That's according to his "Jersey Shore" castmate, Pauly D, who shared an update on his friend when he stopped by "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" this week. "I went there to visit him and I thought they were going to basically strip search me and stuff like that — wasn't the case. It was very laid-back," he told Andy, according to E! News. He later said the visits take place at "picnic tables outside." "[Mike's] happy, positive .. .He's just so happy to get it over with and he just wants to come out," Pauly said, adding that he sees his new wife, Lauren Pesce pretty much "every week" while behind bars. The Situation pleaded guilty to tax evasion in October 2018. He married Lauren the following month then turned himself in and began his sentence in January. According to E!, he's slated to be on supervised release for two years when he gets out in September. He's also expected to complete 500 hours of community service and fork over a $10,000 fine.
Arnold Schwarzenegger responds to Donald Trump's claim Arnold 'died'
"Arnold Schwarzenegger … You know what? He died … I was there." So said Donald Trump while speaking to reporters during his social media summit this week, according to Yahoo News White House correspondent Hunter Walker. Well, perhaps Donald should have heeded Ahnie's most famous "Terminator" tagline. Because if "the governator" really died, he made good on the old "I'll be back" promise on Twitter when he caught wind of the president's comment. "I'm still here," Arnold tweeted in response on Thursday, July 11, before bringing up the ongoing controversy around Trump's refusal to disclose what he pays in taxes. "Want to compare tax returns, @realDonaldTrump ?" Arnold asked. Yahoo's reporter later clarified, "The president was talking about Apprentice ratings when he quipped that Schwarzenegger 'died.' Real life and death stuff." As People reminds us, the feud over "Celebrity Apprentice" dates back to Arnold's decision to step down from his host role at "Celebrity Apprentice" because, as he told Empire magazine in 2017, "With Trump being involved in the show people have a bad taste and don't want to participate as a spectator or as a sponsor or in any other way support the show." At the time, Arnold was prone to blaming Trump for the show's sinking ratings, while the president was busy firing off tweets about what a "bad job" Arnold had done as the governor as California and how he did "an even worse job" on "Celebrity Apprentice."
Shannen Doherty, Tori Spelling, Jennie Garth and Gabrielle Carteris have barely aged in 'BH90210' promo pic
The Peach Pit is open and ready for business! In recent weeks, Shannen Doherty's been dutifully sharing photos from the set of the rebooted "Beverly Hills 90210" most of the cast has returned for and her latest post definitely proves age is just a number. "Wait what???? Flashback photo or present day?" she captioned a shot of herself alongside Tori Spelling, Jennie Garth and Gabrielle Carteris this week. "Guess you'll have to tune in to see…. #bh90210August 7th on @foxtv," she added to the plug. According to the Daily Mail, the original gang will be playing "fictionalized versions of themselves who reunite for the first time in 19 years when one of the cast members suggests a reboot." Ian Ziering, Jason Priestley and Brian Austin Green are all on board as well. As for the recent death of the group's former costar, Luke Perry, Gabrielle recently told Us Weekly they were being careful not to "glorify" or use his death to the show's advantage in any way, though she said there will be a "respectful" reference to his absence.
Ed Sheeran confirms he and Cherry Seaborn are married
Well, that took a minute. Rumors Ed Sheeran had married his longtime girlfriend, Cherry Seaborn surfaced back in December, but neither of the lovebirds ever confirmed they'd said "I do" — until now. In a new interview with Charlamagne tha God for iHeartRadio pegged to his No.6 Collaborations Project, Ed at long last acknowledges he is, in fact, off the market. The question came up in reference to this lyric from "Remember My Name: "Watch how the lyrics in the songs might get twisted / My wife wears red, but looks better without the lipstick." Fans quickly picked up on the "wife" detail. "It was actually before me and Cherry got married and I knew that we'd be married by the point that the song came out," Ed admits in the interview, according to JustJared. "[I thought] Someone's gonna hear that and be like, 'Oh, they're married!' I didn't know how that would be construed," he continued, "but obviously it's already come out."