Is Miley Cyrus' new tattoo a 27th birthday reminder?
Introducing tattoo number … meh, we lost count somewhere between 15 and 20. (Something tells us a gal whose body ink includes an avocado and a jar of Vegemite may have lost count, too.) Tat tallies aside, Miley Cyrus debuted her latest piece of body art this week on her Instagram Story and according to Marie Claire, her boyfriend Cody Simpson appears to have gone under the needle with her again. Miley's new ink is a skeleton on her upper arm with a crown on its head and a big heart in its otherwise empty chest cavity. Marie Claire notes the skeleton appears under a Pixies lyric she got on the same arm after her split from Liam Hemsworth ("My head was feeling scared, but my heart was feeling free," the line reads). Cody, who seems to be the tall dude Miley's leaning on in one of the posts, reportedly got a bust of Apollo. But Miley's tattoo seems to have a somewhat serious meaning. The couple's ink shop visit comes after they spent their first Thanksgiving together and celebrated Miley's 27th birthday with her family. Photos from the gathering show the birthday girl wearing a crown as she blows out a heart-shaped cake. Given the lore that looms around 27-year-old rock stars — Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison all died at that age — Miley's big-hearted, crown-clad skeleton sure feels like it has birthday significance.
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Liam Hemsworth's rumored girlfriend Maddison Brown dodges relationship status question
Back in October, Liam Hemsworth was spotted on what appeared to be a date with the new "Dynasty" reboot's Maddison Brown, who plays Kirby Anders on the series. Neither of the Australia-born stars has confirmed their relationship status since their PDA-packed hang, and according to the Daily Mail, Maddison wants to keep it that way. Asked recently if she was single, the 22-year-old reportedly told the Daily Telegraph … nada. "I'm not answering that question. My rule is not talking about my personal life," Maddison told the outlet with a laugh. At the time of their day-to-evening date this fall, sources told both People and Us Weekly Liam, 29, was excited about the relationship but cautioned that it was new. If he's dated anyone else since splitting from Miley Cyrus earlier this year, he's kept it under wraps.
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Kim Kardashian urges NASA, Boeing to clean up toxic nuclear reactor site in California
Kim Kardashian West isn't just fighting for criminal justice reform, she's advocating on behalf of her fellow Californians' health, too. This past weekend's edition of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" showed Kim and Kourtney Kardashian attending a Rock the Cleanup event commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Santa Susana Field Lab's nuclear meltdown in the Simi Valley, a cause she took to social media this week. More than half a century after the meltdown, residents who live near the 3,000-acre site are still fighting with NASA and Boeing to complete the cleanup of the region that was promised to them back in 2010 as part of a deal with the Department of Energy. Their fight stems from the high cancer rates found around where the lab was in the wake of the disaster. Addressing the issue on Twitter on Monday, Dec. 2, Kim wrote: "The timing of our Keeping Up With The Kardashians episode last night talking about Santa Susana is synergistic. NASA has agreed legally to pay for the clean up knowing this was their test sight [sic] where they would test rockets but is now trying to back out." She added: "NASA is attempting to break out of its cleanup agreement and leave most of its contamination not cleaned up. The public can weigh in on their plan by sending in comments to NASA by December 9." Kim went on to share the story of one of many parents and relatives who believe their children and other family members contracted cancer from the toxic site. Kim urged fans to contact their representatives because "the moms fighting to protect their kids need your help." According to the Los Angeles Daily News and Daily Mail, Kim has also brought the matter to Donald Trump's attention and, following her tweets, multiple congressmen and women sent an open letter urging a "full cleanup in a timely manner."
Jenna Dewan's 6-year-old daughter can't stop telling people her mom is pregnant
As Jenna Dewan and her boyfriend, Steve Kazee, prepare to welcome their first child together, she's smitten about her guy — and the 6-year-old daughter she shares with ex Channing Tatum can't wait to have a little sister in the house. "I am in a really great place and totally in love," Jenna told ET this week. As for her little one's anticipation of being an older sister? "She's really excited. She's really protective. It's been cute," Jenna said of Everly Tatum. "She's worried about what I'm eating, making sure it's healthy. When I say, 'Mommy needs to sit down and take a break,' she totally gets it. She hugs and cuddles the belly." She added: "You never know how it's gonna go, and so far she's been so excited. And she tells the entire world. Everyone. Everyone, every way. Even people that check us out at stores. She's like, 'Does she know my mom's pregnant?' They're like, 'We can see.'"
Mariah Carey shares her 'Christmas essentials'
The self-professed Christmas Queen of the world, Mariah Carey, recently shared her 10 holiday essentials with GQ in a new video for the outlet's website. And though we weren't surprised to hear her gush about her family's annual trips to Aspen, Colorado, for the holidays — or, somehow, to learn she frequently encounters reindeer while she's there — there were a couple unexpected twists to Mimi's list. For example, in addition to listening to holiday music nonstop, Mariah admitted she can't help but watch every classic Christmas movie when it comes on ("I watch them all. I'm literally like a little kid at Christmas, probably more than, like, the kids I'm around. Like, worse than my own kids," she says). Other surprises included her assertion that she and Santa are pals, thanks to her Aspen vacays. "Santa Claus is there. We talk things over," the singer says (via Page Six). "You might think I'm making this up, but this is true. You know, I'm kinda like the hotline for Santa Claus, so if anybody wants to talk to Santa, just, like, DM me and we'll make it work." Noted. Finally, Mimi tells her lambs she cooks from Dec. 23 through Christmas Day. "People don't believe that I cook, by the way. They think I'm lying," she says. "It's relaxing for me, because I'm not thinking about business. I'm not thinking about anything else." She is, however, thinking of one key ingredient when she makes her holiday treats. "Love, darling — love," Mariah gushes. "You gotta cook with love. If you don't cook with love, it's not gonna taste good."
Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan remind fans to observe Giving Tuesday
Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan took a moment out of their family-focused downtime this month to remind fans and social media followers about Giving Tuesday on Dec. 3. "Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around," the couple shared in a text image on their Instagram in honor of the charitable occasion. According to People, the quote comes from American author, professor and motivational speaker Leo Buscaglia. "GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organisations to transform their communities and the world on December 3, 2019 and every day," the couple captioned the post. Having spent Thanksgiving in the U.S. with Meghan's mom, the pair is expected to continue staying mostly out of the spotlight through Christmas.
Sofia Vergara goes all-out for her pooch's birthday
NBD. Just a family-wide celebration for a dog's birthday. Yep, Sofia Vergara followed up her fourth wedding anniversary festivities with a party held in honor of her pooch, Baguette's sixth trip around the sun. According to Hello USA, the shindig featured a dog cake, dog guests (of course), a crown-shaped dog lounge for the birthday girl and Sofia and Joe Manganiello's family members, who in social media pics looked impressively open to celebrating Baguette's special day.
In the market for a $58k necklace? Prince's jewelry goes on sale in New Orleans
Five years after Prince performed at Essence Festival in New Orleans, some of the late singer's most prized former possessions are back in the Big Easy. According to local affiliate Fox News 8, a selection of items from Prince's jewelry collection, many of which he wore onstage, recently went on sale at the French Quarter's M.S. Rau Antiques. Among the pieces are an amethyst love symbol pendant that was custom-made for the singer, a custom onyx crescent moon pendant and at least two Versace pieces. If you're thinking about snagging one, however, be warned there are no lingering Cyber Monday deals here — the love symbol pendant alone is priced at $58, 500. Page Six reports the shop expects the pieces to bring in at least $150,000. Prince died in April 2016 of an accidental opioid overdose.
Ellen DeGeneres reveals secrets about Jennifer Aniston's legs, Portia de Rossi's height and more …
Leave it to Ellen DeGeneres to use a promo op for her show as a joke platform. In a recent chat with People about her upcoming "Ellen's Greatest Night of Giveaways," — a three-part NBC special in which Ellen and her famous pals hand out gifts to deserving recipients — Ellen shared her thoughts on a variety of mostly unrelated subjects, including what she's discovered through the years about Jen that surprised her. "You probably want me to say something scandalous, like 'She doesn't shave her legs,' … which is totally true," Ellen cracked. "Her assistant does it for her. Twice a day." Asked about her own holiday wishlist, Ellen said the only thing she really wants is for the world to know her wife, Portia de Rossi is not, in fact, taller than she is. "It's just because of the high heels," she quipped. Finally, Ellen shared her favorite holiday tradition: "I love waking up really early on Christmas morning," she declared, "and realizing I don't have kids. Then I go back to sleep until 2 p.m.!" The unscripted specials air Dec. 10 through 12.
David Beckham teams up with TikTok after Romeo and Victoria's Spice Girls dance
Romeo Beckham may have "used" his mom, Victoria Beckham's fame to jack up his TokTok numbers with that shared Spice Girls dance she agreed to recently, but at least the stunt had a happy outcome. The Evening Standard is reporting Romeo's dad, David Beckham is set to become the face of the social media platform's Christmas campaign, which will feature outtakes from his work with UNICEF and 7 Fund. An insider tells the Mail Online David filmed part of the campaign last week in London.