His side

Jon Peters tells his side of the story after Pamela Anderson sudden marriage split

Pamela Anderson and Jon Peters made headlines in January when they married after a whirlwind reunion — they'd first dated 30 years earlier — then made news again in early February when they split days after exchanging vows.

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Early reports detailing their sudden breakup after less than two weeks of marriage pointed at Jon as the one who'd pressed for the sudden union. But now the Hollywood producer behind films including two versions of "A Star is Born" is speaking out to shoot down those claims and explain what he says really happened.

On Feb. 10, Jon, 74, told Page Six he was a "fool" for falling for Pam again and was hurt that things imploded with the "Baywatch" beauty, 52, after he paid off her sizable debts. According to Jon, "Everything they told you was a lie."

The "everything" he's referring to includes the version of events as described to Page Six in a report published on Feb. 8. "Pamela had just spent a month in India on an Ayurvedic cleanse, to start the new decade off fresh. She was doing constant meditation and yoga. She came back very open," a source close to the former couple told the New York Post's gossip column. "Jon has pursued her for 30 years. They were texting while she was in India and agreed they'd have lunch. The day she returned, Jon invited family and friends [over for lunch] and proposed to her. He had a friend 'officiate.' Essentially, it was a sweet ceremony, but ultimately, [no marriage license] was filed."

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The "Batman" producer, however, tells Page Six that contrary to reports, he didn't propose to Pam — the marriage was her idea. "Needless to say that when she texted me that she wanted to get married, it was kind of a dream come true even though I was engaged to someone else and the lady was moving in," he explained. "I dropped everything for Pam. She had almost $200,000 in bills and no way to pay it so I paid it and this is the thanks I get. There's no fool like an old fool."

Jon also took issue with Page Six's source's claim that Pam found him "controlling." He said, "I welcomed her into my life with open arms and love since I have looked after her for many years. If she meant controlling- I've paid … [her] bills since she was broke. I bought her a completely new wardrobe. I didn't want to say anything just wanted it to be that we were going our own separate ways but when I read your article I felt the need to tell the true story."

Jon confirmed Page Six's earlier report that he ended their brief union via text. "There's a lot more to the story but I think the text … is self explanatory," he said. He shared a copy of the text with Page Six.

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The text read, "these past 9 days have been a beautiful amazing love fest [but ] this whole marriage thing with lawyers, debt, and jazmin [sic] has scared me. it made me realize that at 74 i need a simple quiet life and not an international love affair." ("Jazmin" refers to Jasmin, a racy "sex-positive" lifestyle website that Pamela has been involved with for a year, Page Six explains.)

Jon continued, referring to Pam's relationship with the website, "Since I have worked my whole life to try to make something for myself, that was very concerning to me." He also told her, "i thought building an empire together would be fun but i was wrong. i am a simple guy who loves my kids. i don't want to fly back and forth to canada. as beautiful as that place is i don't like traveling. i'm sorry." (Pamela has a ranch in Canada where she spends a lot of her time.)

He also told Pam he still wanted to work with her in his upcoming film "Private Dancer," writing in his text, "i still want you to be in my movie. … this will be an amazing breakthrough for you. I can love you by giving you a new career. we need a couple weeks to detune then we can talk. i love you. jp." He then added, "ps-i have built a financial empire over the last 50 years that i've left all to my kids. it's something that is very private and personal to me. the thought of lawyers going through my business makes me want to throw up. i need a break. some time to think. i do love you. but i don't know how people get together when there's so much energy around the couple."


Pamela's rep hit back at Jon's side of the story, telling the New York Post, "These claims are not only entirely fabricated, they are ludicrous. Despite Mr. Peters' efforts to elicit a response from Ms. Anderson, she has no comment to provide and wishes him well."

Pam previously told People magazine in a statement following the end of their brief romance, "Jon and I have been friends for a very long time. He has been nothing but nice to me and, for that, I love him. Jon opened up his heart and home to me, has helped me through sad times, and I only have kind words to say about him. We remain friends."

Proud dad

John Travolta reacts to viral video of daughter's musical talent

The girl's got some chops!

Over the weekend, John Travolta's 21-year-old daughter, Ella Bleu Travolta, wowed social media after posting a short video singing an original song while also playing piano. The video quickly went viral and racked up more than 236,000 views within just two days. 

The snippet was originally posted to TikTok, but also shared on Instagram. 

"There is something I've been working on for the past year that is very dear to my heart," Ella captioned the video. "I wanted to share a part of a song that I wrote that will be on my EP coming out next year. Very excited (and nervous🙈). Hope you like it!❤️."

The response to the song and Ella's talent was overwhelming. Ella's famous father even commented, "I'm so very proud of you Ella, its amazing! Your thrilled Dad!" The "Pulp Fiction" actor added several heart emojis. 

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Motley Crue legend Tommy Lee also commented on the song. "A HIT kiddo!!! A HIT!!!!!!!!!" he said. Ella replied, "Thank you so much Tommy!!!"

Ella is not just bringing her talents to the recording studio, but she's also set to star in the upcoming "Alice in Wonderland" film adaption called "Get Lost." 

Back in July, John, who shared Ella with his late wife, Kelly Preston, gushed about his daughter's new gig. 

"Here's my daughter Ella starring in a live-action re-imagining of Alice in Wonderland! Called, 'Get Lost' I'm a very proud dad!" he wrote on Instagram. 

Fab at 40

Eve says women over 40 weren't allowed to be sexy when she launched her career in the '90s

It's a major case of déjà vu for the women of "Queens."

Eve, Brandy, Naturi Naughton and Nadine Velazquez star on the ABC musical drama, which debuted in mid-October, as the estranged members of fictional '90s hip-hop girl group the Nasty B****** who set out to launch a comeback in their 40s. For most of the members of the star-studded cast (all but Nadine got their start in music), the material hit extremely close to home.


"I'm literally reliving my life," Naturi, who launched her career as one third of the female R&B group 3LW, told the December 2021 issue of emmy magazine, which hits newsstands on Dec. 3, in Wonderwall.com's exclusive first-look.

"I actually did 'MTV Cribs.' We had to rent a house and rent cars we drove in the driveway. I have lived this experience," she said during a break from shooting a scene in which her on-screen alter ego, Jill Da Thrill, shoots her own episode of the long-running docuseries.

"It all really resonates," she continued. "Especially back in the day, there was a lot of taking advantage of young women — deals where they don't make any money, or girls fighting, pitted against each other. It's showing a lot of things in the past we were afraid to talk about."

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Eve, meanwhile, noted that "Queens" doesn't just rehash the past, it also shows the way the music industry has evolved over the years — especially in regards to the way female artists are treated in the biz.

"These women are not trying to recapture the past. They are moving on from where they are now, and it's important to show that," said the rapper, actress and former "The Talk" co-host.

"Age is so different than it used to be back in the day when I was coming out," she continued. "Someone [trying to be sexy] at 40? It would be like, 'Yo, what are you doing?'"

But things are different now, said the former Ruff Ryders' First Lady, who's currently expecting her first child at 42.

"They're not trying to be kids. They're the real 'grown and sexy,'" Eve told emmy of her character, Professor Sex, and her fictional bandmates.

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According to Brandy, "Queens" reflects the way the music business wears down female artists — and how they're able to reinvigorate themselves with the help of their peers.

"It's a strength in seeing us come together and doing what we think should be done our way," the "Moesha" alum, who stars as Xplicit Lyrics, told emmy. "This industry can make you stop. I've actually stopped. A few times. I've gone away and come back. But I always come back. I can speak for the other ladies [in the cast] and say that about them, too — they go hard. And I love that. We represent overcoming."


"Queens" also sees its leading ladies tackling territory typically dominated by men.

"I've always wanted to rap," Brandy told emmy. "We're rapping like men, like Nas or Biggie. It's very challenging because sometimes I get the words twisted, and it's a little tiring, but I push myself until I get it. I love it."

For more from the women of "Queens," grab a copy of the December 2021 issue of emmy magazine on Dec. 3.

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Family first

Julia Roberts' husband posts rare photo of twins on 17th birthday

Julia Roberts' husband, Danny Moder, is letting the world see their mini mes.

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The couple is well known to keep their children out of the spotlight, but they made a rare exception on Nov. 28 to celebrate the 17th birthdays of twins Hazel Moder and Phinnaeus Moder.

"these rabble rousers… 17 today. thank you for helping me through fatherhood," Danny captioned an Instagram snap of the kids, both wearing Wonder Woman clothing. 

Friends shared their disbelief that the twins are nearly legal adults. Julia and her cinematographer husband also share 14-year-old son Henry Moder.

Like Danny, the Oscar-winning actress got in her own birthday tribute, too, sharing an image of the kids, but as newborns.

"17 of the Sweetest years of life," she wrote alongside the throwback. 

Julia's niece, actress Emma Roberts, commented on the adorable picture with three heart emojis. 

While it's rare for the couple to publicly post images of their kids, they don't entirely shield them. In May 2019, Danny posted a family photo on Mother's Day.

Also, in July, Hazel was photographed attending a screening of "Flag Day" at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival with her dad, as he served as a cinematographer on the film. 

work at home

Adam Driver reveals the coolest things he's taken from film sets

Adam Driver likes to take his work home with him – literally.

In a recent interview with BBC Radio 1's Ali Plumb, the Oscar-nominated actor opened up about all the items he took from the sets of "The Force Awakens," "The Last Jedi" and "The Rise of Skywalker," the "Star Wars" films he starred in.

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"I have lots of stuff. I for sure have a helmet. I have two helmets actually, a lightsaber," he said, noting that his keepsakes aren't just limited to a galaxy far, far away. "I have stuff from 'The Dead Don't Die.' Every movie I try to take [something.] I wear my helmets when I drive, just to confuse people." 

Adam also has a suit of armor from "The Last Duel." Sometimes, though, his on-set souvenirs are more personal. 

"Really, I have lots of stuff," he admitted. "I take a lot of pictures too. Sometimes I take things that are on the set, like I have a bunch of stuff from 'Annette,' 'The Last Duel.' I have my machete from 'The Dead Don't Die' that I killed zombies with. I take all sorts of stuff."

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From his latest film, "House of Gucci," Adam upped his fashion game after leaving the set.  

"Gucci shoes. I didn't take a belt," he said when asked what he took from the film, which stars Lady Gaga. "I thought I could pull them off, but then when you get back to reality, you're like, 'Oh, I'm not wearing these.'"

The real question: what does he do with all the things he keeps?

"I keep them in a room and I just pray to myself as an homage to all the things that I've done," he laughed. 

like mother, like daughter

Lisa Rinna, 58, turns back the clock in age-defying glam snap with daughter

What's in the water?

Lisa Rinna, 58, is looking decades younger in a new glammed-up Instagram snap with her 20-year-old daughter, Amelia Gray Hamlin. The photo — which the proud mama shared to promote Amelia's lip kit as part of Lisa's eponymous beauty line — was so flattering that many mistook the two women for sisters.

After Lisa posted the snap on Nov. 29, many of her fellow "Real Housewives" stars called her "gorgeous," "pretty" and "beyond." Fans tossed out words such as "sisters" and "twins."

"STUNNNINNNNNGG!!! Hottest mom/daughter duo," wrote one fan.

Amelia, meanwhile, shared a behind-the-scenes video from the photo shoot on Instagram. 

"When my mom asked me to create a color that described me.. i was sooo excited. growing up my first memories are of raiding my moms lipstick drawer and trying every single color on. i did this like it was a sport," Amelia wrote in the caption. "i loved trying on all the different colors. this project was really close to my heart."


"being able to create the perfect color, and have it come to light, and watch it grow has been so fun!!!!!" she continued, thanking her mom and the team behind the makeup line for "making all of our 90's greaser dreams come true!!!"

Of the color, Amelia added, "i hope you guys love it as much as i do… it's rly pretty."

feeling 'rubbish'

Keira Knightley's whole family contracts COVID-19

COVID-19 has found its way to the "Caribbean."

In a new chat with The Telegraph's Stella magazine, Keira Knightley revealed that her entire family contracted the virus, prompting them all to quarantine.

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"I've got COVID and I'm feeling pretty rubbish," Keira said, noting that she's promoting her new film, "Silent Night," while quarantining.

The Oscar-nominated actress said her daughters — Edie, 6, and Delilah, 2 — and husband James Righton are all fairing better than her. James, she said, is actually asymptomatic.

"[He is] being very smug about it — he is convinced it's because he's one of those cold-water swimmers and I'm not," the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star said.

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Interestingly, Keira's newest film, which is set during Christmas, wasn't intended to be a a glimpse into the early days of the pandemic, but there are some similarities.

"We were filming scenes about the shops running out of food at the same time as the news was becoming full of stories that all of the toilet paper had gone. It was incredibly strange for everyone," she said. "I think it should come with a warning, because now everybody is coming to the film with a lived experience, hopefully not as horrific as this one, but it has suddenly become a lot more raw."

Keira previously spoke about trying to make the best of being in lockdown (the first time around) for the sake of her kids and her clothes. 

"We have a trampoline in our garden, and we decided we were only allowed to wear dresses on it," she told Harper's Bazaar UK in June. "I put on red lipstick every day, and every bit of Chanel that I have in my cupboard, and my daughter Edie had Chanel ribbons plaited into her hair and fairy wings … I thought, 'What is the point of these lovely things sitting in the wardrobe, when it feels quite apocalyptic and scary outside?' It felt so important to be really happy for the kids!"

Photo issue

Khloe Kardashian facing copyright infringement lawsuit for Bella Hadid pic

Khloe Kardashian is being sued by a photography company for allegedly posting one of its images — a picture of Bella Hadid — to her personal Instagram four years ago.

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Back in February 2017, the "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" alum posted a photo of Bella Hadid wearing Good American jeans. 

"My baby @bellahadid is rocking her @goodamerican denim!! I love you Bella baby," Khloe captioned the images. Bella replied, "Love YOU!!!!!" 

Alo Photography, however, claims it owns that image and argus that Khloe was in violation of "copyright infringement" for sharing the snap. The lawsuit, obtained by In Touch, alleged that Khloe's post cost the agency profits, which it wants to recoup.

"Upon information and belief, the infringements increased traffic to the account and, in turn, caused the defendant to realize an increase in its merchandise sales [for Good American]," the lawsuit says, adding that "a large number of people have viewed" the images. 

Khloe, who founded Good American, has nearly 200 million Instagram followers.

The image has since been removed, although In Touch says Alo Photography is also seeking an injunction prohibiting Good American from using any of their photos on their social media accounts in the future, in addition to the profits "attributable to the infringements" done in 2017.

Doc issue

Country singer Jimmie Allen rips 'lazy doctors' amid newborn's illness

"Dancing With The Stars" contestant Jimmie Allen is publicly ripping the "lazy doctors" who discharged his 5-week-old daughter, Zara, from the hospital on Tuesday night, only to have the newborn end up at a different hospital.

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Late on Nov. 23, the country singer tweeted, "Attention Doctors , if the parent of your one month old patient tells you the child [is] having a hard time breathing and the only thing your lazy self wants to do is check heart heart [sic] and temperature find another career. Your job is to save lives so do it."

In a follow up tweet, he added, "Now thanks to the lazy doctors at a hospital in TN that just sent our daughter home, our daughter Zara lost color stopped breathing and is being rushed to another hospital."

Jimmie went on to thank "the amazing EMT team that brought back Zara's color."

Zara, who Jimmie and his wife, Alexis Gale, welcomed while the singer was competing on "DWTS", can now "breathe again," he said.

The CMA winner added, "Gonna be a rough night."

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Earlier this week, Alexis told her Instagram followers that both Zara and the couple's 1-year-old, Naomi, were both sick, he she didn't give further details.

She, too, called out the doctors who were caring for the children.

"Turned away by hospital yesterday AM Ambulance at 2AM," Alexis, who is a nurse, wrote on her Instagram Story on Nov. 23. "Basically if your child isn't blue at the lips they will not have answers for you. That's been my last 24 hours."

She continued, "Not one doctor has taken the time to actually listen and make sure she's really okay – 10 min in and outs [sic]. What this nurse mama is seeing/hearing is so frightening."

Fight night

Dean McDermott gets in fistfight amid marital issues

Is he fighting this hard for his marriage?

Amid mounting speculation that he and Tori Spelling are headed toward divorce, Dean McDermott was photographed getting into a heated altercation on Nov. 22 while playing in a hockey game.

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Page Six published photos (seen here) that show the actor in a full-blown fistfight on the ice.

Both men were in hockey gear and relatively protected, but the intensity looked real. 

The fight comes just a day after Tori fueled split speculation by posting a family holiday card that didn't include Dean or make any mention of him. The image featured the actress, their five children — Liam, 14, Stella, 13, Hattie, 10, Finn, 9, and Beau, 4 — and several of their pets.

With Dean's absence, one of Tori's Instagram followers sarcastically commented, "Dean must be 'working' out of town and couldn't get home in time for the annual Christmas picture." They also included winking and eye-roll emojis.

Tori replied, "Fact: @imdeanmcdermott was filming his new feature film in Canada." She also added a Canadian flag emoji.

On Nov. 23, Tori posted photos of the children's photoshopped stockings hanging above a fireplace (as part of a paid partnership). She held her own faux stocking in her hand, but there was no sign of a stocking for her husband of 15 years. Fans immediately flooded her Instagram comments wondering where Dean's stocking was.

Divorce rumors have dogged Tori and Dean for months, particularly after she openly admitted to having marital strife with her husband in June, admitting they slept in separate bedrooms inside their home. 


Then, on Oct. 18, the "Beverly Hills, 90210" alum was photographed outside an attorney's office in Los Angeles carrying a notepad. Zoomed in photos showed the words "custody," "support" and "assets" written on the paper — essentially making it clear which conversation topics were on the agenda for Tori's meeting with her lawyers. A few days later, a source told Us Weekly that Tori "wants a divorce, but she feels trapped right now."

Tori is "miserable" in her marriage, the Us source said, but she stays "for the kids." The source insisted that the children "have no idea what's going on."