Jennifer Garner steps out for a date night with John Miller
Jennifer Garner's romance with tech company founder John Miller is still going strong! That's according to the Daily Mail, which spotted the "Alum" and her beau stepping out for dinner at Giorgio Baldi in Santa Monica this week. The pair reportedly dined with another couple, spending almost three hours inside the restaurant before Jennifer and John left separately. The couple reportedly met last summer when mutual friends introduced them. At the time, ET reported they "hit it off immediately," with a source telling the news site. "They went for romantic dinners far out of town or at his home." The insider described John as "warm, fun and incredibly smart." His work is also unrelated to the entertainment business, which could be a plus for Jennifer in the wake of her marriage to Ben Affleck. The former couple finalized their divorce last fall around the time Jennifer and John's relationship was first reported.
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Justin Bieber spotted with an IV in his arm while walking around Los Angeles
Fans registered some concern on social media this week after photos surfaced showing Justin Bieber walking around Los Angeles with an IV in his arm. But the CEO of a leading wellness center in New York City tells Page Six it's unlikely Justin's being treated for any medically necessary condition, given that he's been out and about with the drip in his arm. "Nowadays people get IV therapy just for health and wellness benefits. It's super trendy," said IVDRIPS CEO Bracha Banayan, who also suggested Justin could be "just trying to get rid of last night's hangover." According to the tab. While Bracha said a portable version of such therapy is "not common," she said she assumes it was inserted by "a health care provider" and is likely "being monitored." Justin has been diligently readjusting his life style for more than a year in the hopes of overcoming issues with depression, anxiety and substance abuse. He reportedly began using a hyperbaric oxygen chamber earlier this year. The chambers are increasingly common alternative treatments for ailments including depression.
Jennifer Lopez revisits her iconic 2000 Grammys look by Versace
Leave it to Jennifer Lopez to look just as amazing in barely-there Versace in 2019 as she did in 2000. The singer strutted her stuff at Milan Fashion Week on Friday, Sept. 20, in a replica of the flowy green dress she wore to the Grammys nearly 20 years ago, posing on the catwalk with Donatella Versace amid cheers and photos at the end of the show. According to fashion journalist Derek Basberg, it was J.Lo's 2000 Grammys look that sparked Google to create Google Images. "Fashion fun fact: Google Images was started because @JLo wore a plunging @Versace dress that was held together by a safety pin and a prayer to the Grammys in 2000," he wrote on Instagram after the show on Friday. "The next morning, search volume for a pic of the dress exploded. (Basically, she was trending before there was #trending.) Tonight, exactly two decades after that dress debuted on the runway, she wore an (almost) exact replica to close this season's show alongside @donatella_versace. And everyone's response was the same: 🤯."
Alison Brie found doing nudity for 'GLOW' was 'empowering'
In the new season of "GLOW," Alison Brie's character Ruth, an actress turned TV wrestler circa 1987, begins coming into her own. Part of that plotline involves her going au naturel in front of others. As Alison recently explained to People, it was the first time she'd done any nudity on-camera — and she found she was totally cool with it. "I hadn't been anti nudity, I just really took a strong stance in wanting to find a project that I felt merited the nudity it wanted me to do. I hadn't really found that project until 'GLOW,'" she said, adding that the show's creators were determined to have the cast "represent women in every type of way … and part of that means showing our bodies." Alison continued: "Even the nudity on the show, to me, has been very empowering. It kind of reminding myself that I love my body and I'm not ashamed to share it in a non-sexual way on a show …To show nudity as a representation of female friendship and their closeness and their intimacy, was very exciting to me and very true to who I am. I feel a little bit more like myself every year of the show."
Playwright reveals exactly what Rihanna was texting during his play
Playwright Jeremy O. Harris is doubling down on his defense of Rihanna, who sparked backlash last week after fans learned she'd been texting during a performance of "Slave Play," which Jeremy wrote. Page Six reports that in a Q&A after the show on Wednesday, Sept. 18, the playwright addressed the situation for the second time — the first having been on Twitter the night of the show Rihanna saw. "You guys want to know what she texted during the play? 'Cause I saw white people writing, 'Why was Rihanna texting during Jeremy's play?' … You guys will not drag my queen for being nice to me," he said during the Q&A. "She texted me at 8:51 p.m. 'wtffffff?' And then at 8:57, she said, 'Oh my god, you're epic.' And then I responded, literally crying, 'How dare you?' And then at 10:24, she said, 'Am I looking at an actual d— right now?'" The play features full frontal male nudity. It also apparently cracked Rihanna up at moments. "I was literally back there in the mezzanine, and there were multiple times I would hear Rihanna – and only Rihanna – laughing," he said. "And I wept, just knowing that Rihanna thought my play was funny." Jeremy previously admitted on social media that he'd held the curtain for Rih, whom he called "the patron saint of this play." He added: "I'm not interested in policing anyone's relationship to watching a play ESPECIALLY someone who isn't a part of the regular theatergoing crowd."
Kim Kardashian looks back on her 13-year battle with psoriasis
More than a decade ago, Kim Kardashian West experienced her first flare of psoriasis, an autoimmune condition her mother also suffers from. Now, she's hoping to help others with the disorder take solace in knowing they're not alone and there are ways to deal with the discomfort and pain of the skin condition as well as psoriatic arthritis, which Kim also has. "Even though I always grew up with my mom having psoriasis and hearing her talk about her struggle, I really had no idea what my life would be like dealing with an autoimmune disease myself," she writes in an essay published on Kourtney Kardashian's Poosh.com (via Page Six) this week. "I am the only child my mom passed down her autoimmune issue to," she notes, joking, "Lucky me, lol." Looking back in the essay, Kim shares how that first flare-up was successfully quelled by a cortisone shot. Five years later, though, it was back, she says. "For the past eight years, although the spots are unpredictable, I can always count on my main spot on my right lower leg, which consistently stays flared up … when I got pregnant both times, it fully went away," she writes. She goes on to detail how she stopped being able to use her phone or toothbrush as a result of the arthritis that came to accompany the psoriasis, which she hadn't known to expect. "I got a bit more movement in my hands, but they really hurt from the inside — I felt it in my bones," she recalls. "I immediately started to cry and felt so lost." Kim was later diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and lupus before her doctor took more tests and determined those were wrong; she had psoriatic arthritis. Kim recalls months during which she tried various "natural" treatments ranging from celebry juice to herbal tea to " every ointment, cream, serum, and foam you can possibly imagine and everything from the dermatologist." Finally, Kim writes she's become "extremely comfortable with my psoriasis" and urges readers not to let the condition "take over" their lives. " I hope my story can help anyone else with an autoimmune disease feel confident that there is light at the end of the tunnel," she writes.
Cardi B seems to address Tekashi 6ix9ine gang claim with Keke Palmer meme: 'Sorry to this man'
In court on Thursday, Sept. 19, rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine said, among other controversial things, that Cardi B was a member of the Bloods gang. According to E! News, Cardi seemed to address the claim on Instagram shortly after the Daily News first reported on Tekashi 6ix9ine's testimony. The post featured a meme that showed Keke Palmer saying, "I hate to say it. I hope I don't sound ridiculous but I don't know who this man is… Sorry to this man." E! also noticed a tweet from Cardi in which she said she's a "Brim Blood," not a "Nine Trey," as Tekashi 6ix9ine had suggested. She has since deleted the tweet, but E! also notes Cardi has spoken publicly about belonging to a Bloods sub-group. She said at the time that when she became a stripper, she stopped caring about gangs "because I was so focused on making money." She also said that while she still "reps" the Brim Bloods, she doesn't say much about it "because I wouldn't want a young person, a young girl, to think it's OK to join it."
Mark Ronson says he identifies as sapiosexual
For Mark Ronson, brains equal beauty. On Thursday, Sept. 19, the music producer and DJ came out as sapiosexual during an appearance on "Good Morning Britain," according to Page Six. Psychology Today defines the term as applying to "someone who finds intelligence and the human mind to be the most sexually attractive feature for a potential sexual relationship." After marrying in 2011, Mark finalized his divorce from French model Joséphine De La Baume last year and was previously engaged to Rashida Jones. Speaking to the show's host, he said he's not currently attached. "Now that we know that you're single, you are identifying as a man who likes intellect?" the host asked. "Yeah, I didn't know that there was a word for it," Mark replied. "We were all arguing backstage in the dressing room with a couple of your producers. And yes, I feel like I identify as sapiosexual."
Lindsay Lohan announces plans for a new TV show
Lindsay Lohan's pressing on in the world of TV. She lost her MTV reality show, "Lindsay Lohan's Beach Club" and the club with which it was associated on the Greek island of Mykonos earlier this year. Now, she's reportedly working on a new idea. "[I'm] writing a TV series that will come out in America," she said during an appearance on "Studio 10" this week, according to Page Six. "Almost like a reality show, but not a reality show." She described her role in the show as "almost like a puppet master" — somehow, Page Six failed to catch what we hope was a requisite followup to that one — and said it will feature her siblings. Lindsay. 33, is currently filming the Australian version of "The Masked Singer."
Gwen Stefani opens up about juggling motherhood and a Vegas residency with 'The Voice'
Feel free to chill on the Gwen Stefani–Blake Shelton engagement rumors — because it seems highly unlikely Gwen has one extra second to spare in her schedule lately. The singer and mom of three boys — – Kingston, 13, Zuma, 11, and Apollo, 5 — is back on "The Voice" as a coach while staging her Just a Girl Las Vegas residency at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood. "I didn't expect to be doing [the Vegas show] and 'The Voice' at the same time. I just feel like I'm alive in a way I've never been before, because I have to be! Because doing both is a lot," she tells ET. "And school started too. I got a baby in kindergarten now and that was devastating. But he's so excited and he's doing so well. I got junior high … God gave me all three boys. I've always been surrounded by boys." As for the residency, she says she has "so much fun" with the concert series. "It's pretty magical and I feel really blessed to be doing the show."