Ryan Reynolds says his daughters now troll him just like their mom, Blake Lively
There was a time when the only trolls Ryan Reynolds had to worry about being dragged by were his wife, Blake Lively and his faux nemesis, Hugh Jackman. How times have changed! In a recent chat with People about his new comedy, "Free Guy," which features some jokey moments related to online trolling, Ryan was asked if had personal experience being trolled. "Oh, God, yes, I do. Are you kidding me? I live with one. My wife trolls the crap out of me," he replied. "Why would I go online? I've got it right here at home." Unfortunately for Ryan, the three kids he and Blake share — James, 6, Inez, 4, and Betty, who's nearly 1 — are learning the tricks of the trolling trade, too. "Even my daughters now troll me," Ryan said with a laugh, "so like, I'm safe from nothing."
Kelly Clarkson asks judge to reinstate her maiden name
Kelly Clarkson wants her name back. As the singer and talk show host continues to work out the terms of her split from Brandon Blackstock, she's asked for a default judgment to make her divorced status official — and "the restoration of [her] former name," The Blast reported on Aug. 11, citing newly filed legal docs. Insiders tell The Blast Kelly's request is likely to be met with a green light. Meanwhile, she's been saddled with paying her ex more than $200,000 in spousal support, as well as about $61,000 in child support, though she won't have to cover the cost of maintaining the ranch the former couple owns in Montana, thanks to a ruling earlier this week. Kelly filed for divorce from Brandon after nearly seven years of marriage in early June. She and Brandon, who previously worked as her manager, share two kids, River and Remington.
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Cardi B joins Hollywood's great shower debate: 'It's giving itchy'
Cardi B has weighed in on Hollywood's unexpected wave of anti-showering sentiments — and she's pro-hygiene, (but skipping the baby shower thing, perhaps because COVID-19 cases are surging once again). The discussion began after Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher revealed on a podcast that they don't wash their kids unless they "see dirt on them." For Mila, it's a natural response to being a mom because she didn't "have hot water growing up" in Ukraine, she said, so showering wasn't a regular activity. Ashton, meanwhile, said he scrubs his pits and privates daily but that's it. Since then, Jason Momoa, Jake Gyllenhall and more celebs have praised the virtues of maintaining the skin barrier by avoiding harsh soaps. Cardi, not so much. "Wassup with people saying they don't shower? 🤨 It's giving itchy," she tweeted on Aug. 10. The rapper riffed on the idea in a second post about her second baby-to-be. "Hey beautiful dirty a– people!" she joked. "Since I'm not having a baby shower what are some cool must have mommy gadgets? Drop suggestions, pics, and links below …"
Jason Momoa hopes his kids stay away from acting
If Jason Momoa has his way, the children he shares with wife Lisa Bonet won't be following in their parents' Hollywood-focused footsteps. "Aw man, one of them wants to do it and I'm not a fan," the "Sweet Girl" star recently bemoaned to ET of his 14-year-old daughter Lola and 12-year-old son Nakoa-Wolf. "I don't want them to," he said, adding that he plans to try to "keep them out of it," even though he and Lisa — and Lisa's daughter with Lenny Kravitz, Zoe Kravitz — have spent so much of their lives onscreen. "I love storytelling, I love theatrical things, I like directing and filmmaking, but I just want them to, you know, really to go for other things," Jason explained. "If they [really] want to, maybe. But I don't want them to get into acting. It's very hard on people and I don't want them to have that pressure. I'm tough, I can handle it, but I wouldn't want to put someone I love [through] that." In his own career, Jason said he's found a "passion" for directing because he gets to, "see the full project, not just be in the one piece of it." At the end of the day, though, he says he's "happy" he gets to pursue both interests.
Beyonce talks insomnia, diet struggles and her new relationship with her body
Looking back on all the years she spent performing and the energy she's devoted to her family and businesses, Beyoncé now sees she didn't always put herself first. That's changing now that she's focused on her health and how she feels more than how her body looks. "I think like many women, I have felt the pressure of being the backbone of my family and my company and didn't realize how much that takes a toll on my mental and physical well-being. I have not always made myself a priority," Bey tells Harper's Bazaar in the magazine's September cover story. "I've personally struggled with insomnia from touring for more than half of my life. Years of wear and tear on my muscles from dancing in heels. The stress on my hair and skin, from sprays and dyes to the heat of a curling iron and wearing heavy makeup while sweating on stage," she continues. Bey says she's learned that looking her best onstage is one thing — being her best is another. "… I know that to give the best of me, I have to take care of myself and listen to my body," the singer explains. To help with sleep, she now uses honey and CBD — she's even "building a hemp and a honey farm," she says. "In the past, I spent too much time on diets, with the misconception that self-care meant exercising and being overly conscious of my body," Bey says. "My health, the way I feel when I wake up in the morning, my peace of mind, the number of times I smile, what I'm feeding my mind and my body — those are the things that I've been focusing on. Mental health is self-care too. I'm learning to break the cycle of poor health and neglect, focusing my energy on my body and taking note of the subtle signs that it gives me. Your body tells you everything you need to know, but I've had to learn to listen."
David Schwimmer addresses Jennifer Aniston romance rumors
Sorry, "Friends" fans. Rachel and Ross may have ended up together on TV, but that's not what's happening in real life — not even after they confessed on the "Friends" reunion special that they had mutual crushes on one another while filming the original series. The tabloid Closer was reportedly first to publish the (latest) romance rumor about the two, claiming they've been seeing one another since the special, which allegedly "stirred up feelings" for them both. A rep for David shot the claim down this week, telling Elle UK the story was "false." During the special, David admitted, "At some point we were both crushing hard on each other, but it was like two ships passing because one of us was always in a relationship. We never crossed that boundary. We respected that." Jen's recollection was pretty much the same. "I remember saying one time to David, 'It's going to be such a bummer if the first time you and I actually kiss is going to be on national television,'" she said on the special. "Sure enough, the first time we kissed was in that coffee shop. But we just channeled all of our adoration and love for each other into Ross and Rachel."
Kathy Griffin retells her doctor's bad joke about her lung
Kathy Griffin's all for making lemonade out of life's proverbial lemons — and those are some pretty sour lemons, considering she just had a large portion of one lung removed after being diagnosed with cancer. Kathy's now recovering from the surgery without narcotic pain medication, in an effort to maintain her sobriety following a prescription pill addiction and struggles with depression so severe she nearly died. She's also cracking jokes — largely at her own expense. "Omg, Look at this press I'm getting!" she gushed on Twitter on Aug. 11, cracking that "when you have cancer" and reveal a past drug addiction and major mental health crisis, "… the pictures they choose to run are gorgeous!" She added, "No arguments here. I'll take it!" In another post, Kathy shot a video of herself retelling the bad joke her doctor has apparently been making about her lung. "When you're a comedian — and I've been dealing with this for years — the doctors always want to be comedians too," she said on Instagram. "So he goes like this, 'You know, the thing about having a lobe removed from your lung is it's really not that big of a deal'.' In the meantime, I feel like I could fall over any minute,'" she recalled. "He goes, 'You know, people don't realize we find the cancer and then we go in and, basically, we pop the lobe like a balloon and we take it out of a little incision on your side.' By the way, I have like 17 incisions." He then compared the procedure to removing a certain birth control device that also deflates (ahem). "'You could use that,'" he said, according to Kathy, who was was laughing hard at that point. "I'm laughing because every time he tells that horrible joke he then always goes, 'You could use that,' and I'm always like, 'OK, buddy,'" she explained. "But I'm actually using it because I think it's so funny that this guy keeps saying it and he's probably going to say it the next time I go in too."
Dolly Parton is writing her first novel
Dolly Parton is about to give the world one more reason to love her. This week, the 75-year-old singer-songwriter and children's literacy advocate announced she's writing her first novel. A collaboration with bestselling author, James Patterson, "Run, Rose, Run," tells the story of a young "star on the rise, singing about the hard life behind her," who also happens to be "on the run," according to James' website (via CNN). "Find a future, lose a past," the teaser continues. "Nashville is where she's come to claim her destiny. It's also where the darkness she's fled might find her. And destroy her." Dolly's slated to release an album with the book that includes songs inspired by the characters, according to CNN. "I hope you enjoy the book and the songs as much as we've enjoyed putting it together," Dolly tweeted on Aug. 11. "Run, Rose, Run" is due out in March 2022.