Stork News?

Nicki Minaj hints she's pregnant and engaged

Is Nicki Minaj taking the next step with her boyfriend, Kenneth "Zoo" Petty?

Johnny Nunez/Getty Images

One month after the rapper's fans became convinced she was pregnant thanks to a tweet about drinking iced tea instead of a cocktail while filming a segment for "The Tonight Show," she may have dropped a second stork news hint — and an engagement teaser.

The references surfaced in Chance the Rapper's new track, "Zanies and Fools," which Nicki contributed as the finale for his new album, "The Big Day."

"He the Clyde to my Bonnie," Nicki spits on the song (via the Daily Mail), "'bout to walk down the aisle and be a mommy."

"Ooh, I remember when I cried like, 'Why me?'" she continues. "Now I wouldn't exchange my life for Armani."

She shared part of that lyric on Instagram last week, using it as the caption for a photo of herself with Kenneth. The combo only fueled rumors she was rapping about real life.

"THIS IS NOT A DRILL NICKI IS PREGNANT AND SHES GETTING MARRIED," one Twitter user posted.

"OMG AT THE END OF ZANIES AND FOOLS NICKI SAID SHE WAS PREGNANT LISTEN TO THE WHOLE THING LIKE 10 TIMES AND YOULL HEAR IT," another added.

Nicki and Kenneth's relationship has been controversial since last year, when she went public with the romance, which started when she was just 16 and growing up in New York City. At the time, Kenneth would have been about 21. In later years, he was convicted of raping a 16-year-old girl. After his release from prison, he became a registered sex offender.

Stephen Lovekin/REX/Shutterstock

According to the Daily Mail, Kenneth also pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the 2002 death of Lamont Robinson. He ended up serving seven years for the crime.

Nicki's defended Kenneth multiple times on social media when those dark spots from his past have been mentioned. But whether she's really marrying Kenneth and having his baby remains to be seen.

In February on Queen Radio, she admitted she pranked her manager by telling him she was pregnant.

Home sweet home

Courteney Cox returns to 'Friends' apartment in hilarious skit

Courteney Cox doesn't want anyone invading her space!

The actress posted a hilarious video to Instagram on Oct. 20 that takes place outside the iconic New York City apartment that served as the facade of Courteney's  home on "Friends." The video begins with her "Scream 5" co-star Melissa Barrera walking toward the building, located at 90 Bedford St., as the "Friends" intro and outro music played. 

"Melissa! How are you? Where are you going?" Courteney asks Melissa, who replied, "I'm just going home."

Melissa gestures toward the building as if she lives here, which is where Courteney's "Friends" character, Monica Gellar, lived. (In truth, the interior of the apartment was filmed in Los Angeles.)

"Oh you're going home. that's weird. I don't think that's your home," Courteney tells Melissa matter-of-factly. "I'm happy you joined the 'Scream' cast, but this is not OK. This is off-limits."

Melissa sweetly implies that it's all for fun.

"No Melissa, there's only so much," Courteney said before referencing Lin-Manuel Miranda's "The Heights," which Melissa starred in. "Go on, go back to the Heights."

As Melissa walked away, she shouted Monica's catchphrase, "I know!"

Scott Kirkland/PictureGroup/Shutterstock

The women clearly recorded the video in jest and to promote "Scream 5." Fans loved it, as it racked up views and hundreds of thousands of likes. Followers quoted lines and dubbed it the "best content."

Melissa also commented while still maintaining character. 

"But… I'll be there for you," she wrote next to misty-eyed emoji. She also posted the video to her Instagram Story, writing, "I tried."

Scathing accusations

Ruby Rose accuses 'Batwoman' execs of harassment, abuse

Ruby Rose is blasting "Batwoman" executives and accusing them of abuse and harassment in a series of scathing posts on her Instagram Story. 

In her fiery social media posts on Oct. 19 and Oct. 20, Ruby claimed former CW President Peter Roth "forced" her to work 10 days after having neck surgery from an injury on set. The "Orange Is The New Black" star also shared a video in which a doctor calls her injuries "abnormal."

Gregory Pace/REX/Shutterstock

Detailing why she went back to the show too quickly, Ruby claimed, "[If I didn't] the whole crew and cast would be fired, and I'd let everyone down, because Peter Roth said he wouldn't recast and I just lost the studio millions (by getting injured on his set). [And] that I'd be the one who cost so many people their jobs."

In addition, she accused the then-CW President of sexual impropriety.

"Not sure if you left after getting promoted to the highest position because you just couldn't stop making young women steam your pants, around your crotch while you were still wearing said pants or if you left after putting a private investigator on me who you fired as soon as the report didn't fit your narrative, either way," she wrote on her Instagram Story. "When it comes to you, there's already an army waiting for u." 

Ruby, 35, also alleged that her co-star Dougray Scott was "abusing women."

"Dougray hurt a female stunt double, he yelled like a little b— at women and was a nightmare," she said. "He left when he wanted and arrived when he wanted. He abused women and in turn as a lead of a show I sent an email asking for a no yelling policy, they declined."

AFF-USA/Shutterstock

Ruby went after producers by name, claiming they refused to take cast and crew safety into account, and she said the showrunner was only on set a few times a year.

Back in May 2020, Ruby announced she stepped away from the show, but she now insists that wasn't the truth. 

"To my dear, dear fans still asking if I will return to that awful show, I wouldn't return for any amount of money nor if a gun were to my head … NOR DID I QUIT. I DID NOT QUIT, they ruined Kate Kane and they destroyed Batwoman, not me," she wrote. "I followed orders, and if I wanted to stay I was going to have to sign my rights away. Any threats, any bullying tactics or blackmail would not make me stand down."

After the posts, CW and Warner Bros. responded and confirmed that Ruby was fired.

"Despite the revisionist history that Ruby Rose is now sharing online aimed at the producers, the cast and crew, the network, and the Studio, the truth is that Warner Bros. Television had decided not to exercise its option to engage Ruby for season two of 'Batwoman' based on multiple complaints about workplace behavior that were extensively reviewed and handled privately out of respect for all concerned," a statement read.

Body shaming clapback

Gordon Ramsay's teen daughter rips radio host who called her 'chubby'

Gordon Ramsay's daughter is skewering a radio host who body shamed her on the air, claiming she's been eating too much of her "dad's cooking."

FOX Image Collection via Getty I

On Oct. 20, Matilda Ramsay, who's often referred to as Tilly, posted a clip of Steve Allen's mean-spirited comments from the U.K. program "LBC."

"Tilly Ramsay is on 'Celebrity MasterChef Australia,' is she? Well she can't blooming well dance, I'm bored with her already," Steve said, referring to her appearance on "Strictly Come Dancing." He then added, "She's a chubby little thing, isn't she? Have you noticed? Probably her dad's cooking, I should imagine."

Tilly, 19, responded to the unkind words on Instagram, making it clear that the host went too far. 

"I try not to read and listen to comments and negativity however recently being called out on a national radio station by a 67-year-old man is a step too far," she wrote. "Steve please feel free [to] voice your opinions however I draw the line at commenting on my appearance. It's such a shame that someone is trying to make such a positive experience negative."

"This isn't the first and definitely won't be the last comment made about my appearance and I accept that," she continued. "But please remember that words can hurt and at the end of the day I am only 19."

Tilly realizes that people will share their unsolicited opinions about her but hopes that a lesson can be learned from critiquing people at such impressionable ages.

"I'm so grateful for all the amazing opportunities I have been able to take part in and I understand that being in the public eye obviously comes with it's own repercussions and I've been aware of this from a young age," she said. "However I won't tolerate people that think its okay to publicly comment and scrutinise [sic] anyone's weight and appearance."

Tilly — who captioned the post with the hashtag "be kind" — was soon flooded with support. Another famous celebrity offspring — Elizabeth Hurley's son Damian Hurley — was among her supporters.

"What a total wanker. Bloody uncalled for," Damian commented. "Can't wait for you to have the last laugh and keep winning. Sending you love." 

Bitter split

Dr. Dre served divorce documents at cemetery

Dr. Dre's vitriolic divorce is getting more and more personal. 

According to a new report, a process server for Nicole Young, Dre's ex-wife, attempted to serve the rapper with legal documents at the cemetery this week. He was there burying his grandmother, who helped raise him.

James Gourley/REX/Shutterstock

TMZ reports that the bitterness between the former couple is so bad that they can't even agree on where Dre was confronted by the process server on Monday. Dre and his team allege that he was served at the burial site as he stood by his grandmother's casket. Nicole's team claims the music mogul was served in the cemetery's parking lot after the burial.

The exes also can't agree on what happened next, as Dre sources said he didn't take the documents in hand, prompting the server to leave the documents by the graveside. Sources close to Nicole said the server left the documents in the parking lot. 

The report alleges that the paperwork being served involved attorney's fees. In the midst of the couple's legal back-and-forth over the past 16 months, a judge signed an order declaring that Dre (real name: Andre Young) owes Nicole $1,550,000 in attorney's fees. Dre, however, felt that was an error and paid $325,433. The legal docs served to Dre on Oct. 18 demand the difference of $1,224,567. 

Broadimage/Shutterstock

Dre and Nicole's split has been acrimonious at best. In late June 2020, she filed divorce paperwork, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split. In her divorce filing, Nicole, a lawyer, didn't mention that a prenuptial agreement existed. However, Dre legally responded to the filing a few weeks later, contending that division of property should be governed by their prenup. Nicole argued that she "unwillingly" signed the prenup in 1996 and said it wasn't valid because Dre "ripped it up" a few years later. 

While all this played out, Nicole requested $2M a month in spousal support, but a judge rebuffed that request, declaring Dre pay her $293,306 per month. Throughout the course of the split, Nicole has also accused him of abuse and insisted that she co-owned some of Dre's most valuable trademarks, including his stage name. He accused her of embezzlement.

Social media silence

Shanna Moakler takes Instagram hiatus after Travis-Kourtney engagement

Shanna Moakler is going silent in the wake of her ex-husband's engagement to Kourtney Kardashian

The model announced her intention to take a break from Instagram. 

"Temporarily closed for spiritual maintenance," she posted on her Instagram Story, according to People magazine. She also reportedly added a quote attributed to late rapper Tupac Shakur, which read, "Before you ask why someone hates you, ask yourself why you give a f—."

MediaPunch/Shutterstock

Back in February, not long after Kourtney and Travis Barker, Shanna's ex, went public, the former beauty queen was supportive of the romance.

"He's my friend and co-parent, and I want him to be happy," she told a paparazzo, "and if being with her makes him happy, and she's happy, I'm happy for both of them honestly."

She quickly added, "He can handle that Kardashian drama."

In late spring, though, she changed her tune and accused Kourtney of "destroying" her family. "My family's broken because of this family, and now my kids are alienated from each other because of another sister in this family," she told TMZ.

Travis and Kourtney's romance appeared destined for an engagement early on, as the two were essential inseparable, and she even got him flying again

Over the weekend, the Blink-182 drummer popped the question to the "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" star at the Rosewood Miramar in Montecito, California. The proposal was reportedly filmed for the Kardashian's upcoming reality show on Hulu.

"It was a complete surprise for Kourtney. Travis told her family that he planned to propose, but everyone was great at keeping it secret," a source told People. "The Rosewood is their favorite for short weekend getaways. They often stay at the hotel. This is why Travis proposed there. It's a very special place to them, but it was also easier to keep everything a secret by proposing there."

"Kourtney is of course ecstatic," the source added. "She can't wait to marry Travis. She would also love to have a baby with him."

This will be Travis' second marriage, as he was married to Shanna from 2004 to 2008. They share children, Landon, 17, and Alabama, 15. Kourtney and Travis' romance also put the spotlight on Shanna's relationship with Landon and Alabama, especially after her daughter dubbed Shanna an absentee parent over the summer. Prior to that, Landon said on social media, "… Our mom has never been in our lives and isn't in our lives like our dad is."

Picture Perfect/Shutterstock

While addressing the mother-children drama in June, Shanna told Page Six, "Sadly right now at this moment there's still some distance. I'm just trying to give everybody some space." The self-imposed "space" was needed, she said, "so we can heal and come back together again."

Things appeared to get better after that, as Shanna and Alabama made a TikTok video together. Shanna also recently posted a photo from a sushi date with her son. After the engagement, though, Buzzfeed reported that Shanna had mysteriously removed several images of her kids from her Instagram. 

Legal move

Tori Spelling seemingly visits lawyer about 'assets, support, custody' amid divorce chatter

Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott have been dogged with divorce rumors for years, but it seems like there may be some credence to the speculation.

On Oct. 18, the "Beverly Hills, 90210" alum was photographed outside an attorney's office in Los Angeles carrying a notepad. Zoomed in photos show the words "custody," "support" and "assets" written on the paper, which all but detailed what was on the agenda with the lawyer.

KCR/Shutterstock

Further, paparazzi images published by Page Six showed Tori having an animated conversation on her cell phone. The report described Tori as "angrily shouting" into the phone. 

Photographers claimed the "Messyness" co-host — who was not wearing her wedding ring — spent about an hour with an attorney. Dean, Tori's husband of 15 years, did not appear to be present.

Although Tori hasn't publicly confirmed that divorce is on the table, she has openly admitted to having marital strife. Back in June the actress acknowledged that the couple slept in separate bedrooms. Then, on the Sept. 15 episode of the "Feminine Warrior" podcast, Dean addressed the split speculation… sort of. 

"It's just like, 'OK, if that's what you want to think, then think it,'" he said, adding that the media makes it sound like "we're divorced because they got a picture of Tori without her ring at the farmers market." 

Broadimage/REX/Shutterstock

In explaining why Tori was seen without her ring at the time, he insisted, "She took it off because she washed her hands and forgot to put it back on."

That, of course, didn't explain why his ring had been missing for some time. Dean, though, claimed he lost his band and decided not to replace it because "everybody's in a titter" over its absence. "So I'm like, 'Forget it, I'm not going to replace it. Just let them think it,'" he said. 

Dean and Tori share five children: Liam, 14, Stella, 13, Hattie, 10, Finn, 9, and Beau, 4.

The couple's romance got off to an inauspicious start as they were both married to other people when they began an affair on the set of a Lifetime movie. Then, in 2014, Dean admitted to cheating on Tori and their ups and downs were broadcast on the reality TV show "True Tori." 

They did what?

Andy Cohen airs some BTS 'Housewives' dirty laundry and names names

Andy Cohen is coming clean about some of the more contentious behind-the-scenes "Housewives" exits, including one couple who "went for blood" after they were let go from "The Real Housewives of New York."

Rob Latour/Shutterstock

In the new book "Not All Diamonds and Rosé: The Inside Story of the Real Housewives from the People Who Lived It," the Bravo scion said Alex McCord and her husband, Simon van Kempen, took their firing so hard that they essentially tried to undermine the show.

"[They] went for blood after we didn't pick them up. They became incredible thorns in our side," Andy said in the book, which is authored by Dave Quinn. "Simon left his job and started a website called BravoRatings.com, where he analyzed our ratings. He would live-tweet 'Watch What Happens Live' and troll my guests."

Kristina Bumphrey/Starpix/Shutterstock

Oddly, Andy kind of admired the dedication of Alex and Simon, who were on the show for the first four seasons. 

"It was a brilliant — albeit seemingly time-consuming and not at all profitable — way to try to get under our skin," he said, via the New York Post. "Then Alex starts a vlog where she would critique episodes of 'New York Housewives' and talk about areas where she thought that production had gotten involved. It was unprecedented. I've never seen anything like it since."

Andy, an executive producer of the "Housewives," also touched on Carole Radziwill's unceremonious exit. 

Evan Agostini/Invision/AP/Shutterstock

The journalist was on the show for six seasons, ending her run in 2018. When Carole left, she posted a cryptic message to Instagram about being forced to do things that were against her "value system." While she didn't name the reality show, it seemed obvious that she was referring to "RHONY."

"Carole's post basically implied that she was leaving a really toxic situation," Andy said in the book. "It really rubbed me the wrong way because I really felt like I had changed her life."

Carole was quoted in the book, too, and she claims "Andy went ballistic" over her social media move, adding that she told him to never contact her again. 

For his part, Andy noted, "She is not the person I used to know."

Young love

Fans are loving Tom Holland's smitten Instagram post about Zendaya

Tom Holland only has eyes — heart eyes, actually — for Zendaya.

The "Spider-Man" star couldn't help himself after he saw a photo of his lady love on the red carpet at the London premiere of her new movie "Dune." 

"Dune," he captioned a stunning black-and-white snap of Zendaya. He added a heart-eyes emoji. Zendaya, in turn, commented on Tom's post with a teary-eyed face. 

The actress's response was so adorable that more 2,000 people reacted to her comment alone. Heck, Tom's swooning post got more than eight million likes, proving fans can't get enough of the picture-perfect couple.

Michael Buckner/REX/Shutterstock

Tom and Zendaya were first linked in 2017 after starring in "Spider-Man: Homecoming" together, but they dodged romance rumors for years. They seemed to have split up somewhere along the way, as she was seen cuddling up with "Euphoria" castmate Jacob Elordi in early 2020, and he was spotted holding hands with Olivia Bolton in the summer of 2019. 

The duo clearly reconciled, as they were photographed kissing in July. The following month, Tomdaya, as they're affectionally known, finally went public with their relationship at pal Josh Florez's wedding.

She also gushed about Tom to InStyle, saying there are "many things, obviously, that I appreciate" about him. 

"In an actor way, I appreciate that he really loves being Spider-Man. It's a lot of pressure — you take on the role of a superhero wherever you go," she said. "To the little kid who walks by, you are Spider-Man. I think he handled that so well. And seeing him at work, even though he's not a Virgo, he is a perfectionist."

The Emmy winner added that her beau is "very charismatic" and "can make anybody feel comfortable and have a good laugh and a good chat."

Attacked

'Survivor' contestant stabbed, beaten by homeless woman

"Survivor: Fiji" contestant Michelle Yi was reportedly beaten and stabbed by a homeless woman in Santa Monica, California, on Thursday morning while preparing for an early morning pilates class. 

People magazine said the assailant attacked two people before setting her sights on the reality TV star at 6 a.m. 

Michelle, who survived the Oct. 19 attack, told the mag that she arrived for a pilates class, which she teaches, and noticed a disheveled woman approaching the door of the studio.

CBS via Getty Images

"She was yelling all sorts of things like, 'You stole my identity' and 'You're a prostitute,'" Michelle said. "Santa Monica has a homeless problem, and I've dealt with this type of thing before. So I told her, 'Ma'am, you can't be here. You need to leave.'"

Rather than leaving, the woman lunged at Michelle with a knife in one hand and a metal baton in the other. 

"She stabbed me in the left bicep," Michelle said. "And then she hit me on the right hand with the baton. My Apple Watch shattered."

The woman also hit her in the head with the baton. "My face split open, blood was everywhere," Michelle said.

The homeless woman ran off immediately after the incident but didn't leave the area. Meanwhile, Michelle and one student flagged down a police officer who was patrolling the area after they were unable to get help via 911. Officers quickly noticed the attacker near the scene and arrested her. 

Michelle, meanwhile, received stitches to her face at a local hospital, but no bones were broken.

"I can't say why she attacked me, of all people," Michelle said. "But she was a white lady who attacked three people that morning. Another victim was an elderly Asian man who was walking his dog, and the third was also a person of color. I can't prove whether it was racially motivated or not, but she was screaming all sorts of awful things at me. The facts are what they are."

 Michelle was a fan favorite on "Survivor: Fiji" in 2006.