Reliving his betrayal

Khloe Kardashian reacts to Tristan Thompson cheating scandal as it finally airs on 'KUWTK'

As the Nov. 4 episode of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" aired, Khloe Kardashian had to relive the joy and pain she experienced last April when she learned, just a few days before giving birth to daughter True, that NBA star boyfriend Tristan Thompson had cheated on her.


Khloe took to social media to share her thoughts and feelings before, during and after the show — which revealed that little sister Kylie Jenner is the one who actually old Khloe what Tristan had done after seeing reports about his infidelity — and she didn't hold back.

Before the episode aired, Khloe posted several emotional tweets about what viewers were about to see along with a clip from the show. "Tonight's episode is an uncomfortable and super emotional one for me, but when we signed up for this show over a decade ago, we signed up for a reality show, which meant showing you guys inside our lives, the good, the bad and the ugly," Khloe explained, as reported by People magazine. "To relive these moments all over again is incredibly difficult emotionally but I also hope that with every [trial], tribulation and curve ball life throws at us, that we ALL get to learn from our journeys."

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Khloe, who went into labor in the wake of learning the heartbreaking news about the man she loves, thanked daughter True for getting her through the ordeal. "Amidst the tough times, I have been blessed with the ultimate gift, my angel who has changed my life in ways I never could have imagined," she wrote. "Remember that you are never alone in your pain, and that everything is temporary. Pain, joy, elation, panic, anxiety, it is all temporary. Be grateful for the experiences that continue to build character, and make you who you are."

Khloe also responded to fans' tweets and commented on the episode on Sunday night — and noted that she will wait and see how much more she'll say depending on how she's feeling next week as the cheating scandal/birth saga continues to air.

"Thank God a camera was NOT with me in Cleveland!!! I won't put in writing what I did but let's just say he's LUCKY I was 9 months pregnant," Khloe told a fan who praised her sisters for being logical and supportive with her amid the drama.

Khloe also expressed her unhappiness with the show's production schedule. "I love filming for the show and I am proud that we are all strong and brave enough to be vulnerable BUT we have to start airing shows closer to real time. This episode is about 7 months old and it's a lot to relive all over again But maybe I need to ," she mused in another tweet.

When a fan asked Khloe if Tristan was watching the episode with her, she replied, "He probably should huh?"

Khloe also admitted that she was grateful Kylie ultimately decided to tell her what was going on back in April. "I can't believe Kylie thought she would hurt my feelings," Khloe tweeted. " I needed to see what was happening and better from my family then by someone else."

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Khloe also explained why she tried to stay so positive and why she wanted Tristan there when she gave birth despite what he'd done. "I wanted to have a beautiful birthing experience for myself and for the memories of what I choose to share with True when she's older. I want her to have videos and pictures of her daddy there, holding her etc. I want her to know she is LOVE and my happiness! Babies feel energy!" she explained, kicking off another series of tweets.

"I chose to put my feelings aside for the birth and to try and have as much positive energy that I could. My only thought was about the birth of my daughter. I wasn't going to let ANYONE disrupt anything less than what she deserved. Joyous love. I chose to be mature & strong for True. I waited for this day for so many years! I know now, looking back that I was in shock because I couldn't believe that this would ever happen to me but I'm still very proud of myself for how I handled everything. True gave me the peace and strength I needed."


Khloe also didn't spare Tristan when a fan lamented that the Kardashians were chronicling the cheating scandal on national television at the same time she was giving birth. "Yes, they signed up for the show & publicity. But there are certain things where common decency should prevail. JMO. I'm so sorry," the fan wrote.

Khloe responded, "Thank you love! I appreciate that! But HE made it public. Not us. So I had to publicly deal with all of this SMH."

Without revealing how she and Tristan are faring now, Khloe made it clear she's not looking forward to next Sunday's episode either. "Ugh I have to relive it more next week," she tweeted along with a couple face-palm emojis.

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'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."