Sophie Turner reveals how 'live-in therapist' helped her manage anxiety, eating disorder
With one little girl at home and another baby on the way, Sophie Turner is adamant about protecting her family from unwanted attention, particularly because of how its affected her own mental health in the past. In a new interview with Elle UK, the former "Game of Thrones" star, 26, confirms she's expecting another child with husband Joe Jonas. She also opens up about her experience with an eating disorder that led to her hiring a "live-in therapist." It was that counselor, she says, who helped her stop "spinning out" about negative feedback on social media, which she now mostly avoids. "And my daughter never asked for any of this," Sophie says of the attention on her family. "I know what it can do to your mental health to be in this industry, and to be photographed every day and have the comments. It's not something I want her to deal with unless she says, 'This is what I want to do.'" Describing her "love-hate relationship with social media," Sophie admits what she sees in online comments could "completely consume" her were it not for one great piece of advice she was given. "For a long time, I was quite sick with an eating disorder and I had a companion … It's a live-in therapist, who would ensure I wasn't doing anything unhealthy with my eating habits," she explains. "One night, I was playing over and over in my mind a comment I'd seen on Instagram. I was like, 'I'm so fat, I'm so undesirable,' and spinning out. She said to me, 'You know, no one actually cares. I know you think this, but nobody else is thinking it. You're not that important.' That was the best thing anyone could have told me." Today, Sophie goes to therapy weekly and keeps Instagram off her phone because it makes her "incredibly anxious." Now, she says her depression and anxiety issues are "manageable," telling Elle: " I have the tools. I know what's good for me and what's not good for me. I know what I have to do to get myself in a good headspace. It's not debilitating – I know how to get myself out of it."
Chris Rock reacts to Dave Chappelle being attacked on stage: 'Was that Will Smith?'
Chris Rock has largely avoided talking about the now-infamous moment Will Smith slapped him on stage at the 2022 Oscars — that changed when a man rushed the stage at this week's Netflix Is a Joke Festival and tried to tackle Dave Chappelle. On Tuesday, May 3, Dave was at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles introducing Black Star when a man police have since identified as Isaiah Lee, 23, ran onto the stage and knocked Dave onto the ground, according to People. Chris, who performed earlier at the festival, along with Jamie Foxx and others bolted over to help the comic as security grabbed Dave's attacker. "Everybody compose themselves. I want this to be a peaceful moment," said Dave, who was reportedly uninjured in the attack. Chris, meanwhile, couldn't help but make a crack about Oscars incident, joking, "I thought that was Will Smith!" A rep for the Los Angeles Police Department later told People the man who rushed the stage has been charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon and was carrying "a replica handgun with a knife." As of Wednesday afternoon, he was being held in police custody on $30,000 bond, according to the outlet. A rep for Dave later issued a statement that said the comic "refuses to allow last night's incident to overshadow the magic of this historic moment."
Kim Cattrall gets candid about the 'Sex and the City' reboot
In a new interview with Variety, Kim Cattrall finally addresses how the writers of HBO Max's "Sex and the City" reboot, "And Just Like That," dealt with her refusal to reprise her Samantha Jones role. She also weighs in on whether she was "ever friends with" her former "SATC" co-stars, Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis, or if things were "always contentious" between them. "I guess it's how you define friends," Kim, 65, told the outlet in a Q&A published in its 2022 Women in Power issue. "I think we were colleagues. My colleagues aren't my friends. It was professional," she added. As for the way the rebooted series dealt with Samantha's absence — by establishing she'd moved to London amid a rift with former pal, Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica), then interspersing the episodes with texts from Samantha and references to her life abroad — Kim sounded unimpressed. "It's odd, isn't it? I don't know how to feel about it," she said. Kim went on to say she'd probably "ponder it more" if she weren't happily working on other projects, and acknowledged its a "really wonderful feeling" to know she created a character fans didn't want to let go of. She then confirmed for the umpteenth time there's no chance she'll return to the cast. "It's powerful to say no," Kim said.
Kim Kardashian on marrying again: 'Fourth time's the charm!'
As Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson's romance continues to blossom, a scene from the next episode of Hulu's "The Kardashians" features Kim's thoughts on whether she'd marry again. And it sounds like the answer (albeit a premature one) is yes. In a teaser clip for the Thursday, May 5 episode, Kim is talking about Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker's wedding plans with her mom, Kris Jenner, and engaged friends, Simon Huck and Phil Riportella. When Kris predicts Kravis won't "wait too long to get married," Kim points out that they were already trying to have a baby. "To me, a baby you're stuck for life," Kim says. "Marriages come and go — no offense, guys — take it from me," she adds, referencing her now defunct marriages to Kanye West, Kris Humphries and Damon Thomas. "I believe in love, that's why hopefully there will be just one more wedding for me," Kim says. "Fourth time's the charm!" The Skims founder has been dating her 28-year-old "Saturday Night Live" star beau since last year.
Dolly Parton voted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame despite initially bowing out
It's a good thing Dolly Parton had a change of heart about declining her Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nomination — because she was voted in, anyway. On Wednesday, May 4, the Rock Hall announced Dolly will join a 2022 class of inductees that also includes Eminem, Lionel Richie, Carly Simon, the Eurythmics, Duran Duran and Pat Benatar this year. Dolly, 76, said on social media in March that while she was "flattered and grateful to be nominated" this year, she didn't think she'd "earned that right" to compete against artists whose music is truly rock. In order to avoid taking votes away from such artists, she said she would "respectfully bow out" of her nomination. The Rock Hall responded by clarifying that ballots were already in the hands of voters and that inductees are "not defined by any one genre." Speaking to NPR last month, the country legend conceded that she would accept the honor were she offered it. "It was always my belief that the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame was for the people in rock music, and I have found out lately that it's not necessarily that," she explained. "… If they can't go there to be recognized, where do they go? So I just felt like I would be taking away from someone that maybe deserved it, certainly more than me, because I never considered myself a rock artist." In an announcement about this year's inductees, Rock Hall chairman John Sykes said "each had a profound impact on the sound of youth culture and helped change the course of rock 'n' roll." The induction ceremony is slated to be held Nov. 5 in Los Angeles.
Blac Chyna's mom launches $400k GoFundMe to appeal Kardashian-Jenner defamation suit ruling
In the wake of Blac Chyna's courtroom loss to the Kardashian-Jenner family, Chyna's mom, Tokyo Toni, has launched a GoFundMe campaign to help cover the cost of appealing the defamation suit. Chyna filed suit against the reality star relatives on grounds they intentionally damaged her career and tanked any possibility of a second season for the reality show she starred in alongside Rob Kardashian, "Rob & Chyna." Her mom, who was banned from the courtroom for her behavior during the two-week proceedings, dubbed the new GoFundMe, "Cheering for Blac Chyna" and is asking for $400,000 in donations. As of Wednesday afternoon, she'd raised just over $800. In a statement to Page Six after the ruling, Chyna's lawyer, Lynne Ciani noted, "the jury found that Chyna had not physically abused Rob," seemingly claiming that as a semi-win. "Number two," she continued, "the jury found that all four defendants intentionally interfered with [Chyna's] contracts with the E! Network. We will appeal the remainder of the verdict."
Demi Lovato shows off new 'duality' tattoos after adjusting their pronouns
"Duality." That's how Demi Lovato captioned a shot of their new tattoos on social media this week, showing off the brand new black words "love" on one shoulder and "fear" on the other. The new "duality" ink post surfaced shortly after the nonbinary singer adjusted their pronouns on Instagram, tacking on "she/her" beside "they/them." It's been a busy year for Demi in the tattoo department, according to Page Six. In addition to "love" and "fear," the singer's added song lyrics (to Beautiful Chorus' "Infinite Universe") to their hand, a large spider image to their head (when it was shaved) and the words "choose love" to their arm. Demi came out as nonbinary in May 2021, explaining on a podcast at the time that they felt they/them "best represents the fluidity I feel in my gender expression and allows me to feel most authentic and true to the person I both know I am, and am still discovering."