As we all get ready to relax and embrace the weekend ahead, we thought we give your final hit for the weekday of what’s been making news in celebrity land.
First off the mark is the exceptionally good news that Demi Moore has finally disentangled herself from Ashton Kutcher.
Ladies and gentleman, Demi’s Twitter handler is no longer @mrskutcher and is now @justdemi.
“So hard finding a name that was fun somewhat playful and available. So for now it will be @justdemi,” she wroteThursday night in announcing the new handle and thanking her followers for their help. “It could grow on me!”
Someone who probably wishes their ex would vanish into thin air is Kim Kardashian.
It’s about to get even nastier between ex-couple Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries, as the NBA star continues to press for a divorce trial rather than an out of court settlement, RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting.
During a brief hearing Friday morning thereality star’s lawyer accused Humphries of attempting to prolong the proceedings for publicity, but Humphries is telling his friends that he isn’t intimidated by Kardashian or her lawyer, Laura Wasser, and simply wants the truth to come out about their marriage. [RadarOnline]
Meanwhile, a divorce that seems to have reached a screeching halt is that of Dennis Quaid and his wife.
Dennis Quaid’s wife has apparently had a change of heart … ’cause she’s officially withdrawn her divorce papers … TMZ has learned.
We broke the story … Kimberly Buffington-Quaid filed for divorce back in March citing irreconcilable differences.
It seemed like it was getting contentious because Kim was asking for spousal support but in Dennis’ papers … his lawyer asked the judge to give her squat. [TMZ]
It’s good news for Mira Sorvino, who has a new addition to the family. The actress, 44, gave birth to her fourth child, daughter Lucia, on Thursday, May 3 in Los Angeles, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.
“We are thrilled beyond measure to have been blessed with our fourth precious, healthy child,” Sorvino and husband Christopher Backus tell PEOPLE. [People]
Speaking of another ecstatic mother, there’s not a day that goes by that their isn’t a report on new mom Jessica Simpson.
Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson welcomed their daughter Maxwell Drew on Tuesday morning, and according to a source, the baby is already a daddy’s girl.”Eric is amazing. He is involved with every single thing, and Maxwell adores him,” the source says. “Whenever she cries, he picks her up and holds her in his arms, and she immediately stops crying. It’s the cutest thing.”
Maxwell also has dark hair, just like her daddy.
In March, Simpson predicted that her fiancé would be an “unbelievable” father because he’s patient and a born leader. According to the source, she was absolutely right.
“He is the best dad already,” the source continues. “He is also super attentive and taking amazing care of Jess. It’s incredible.”[People]
Robert Downey Jr, may be sitting on top of the box office with his current flick, The Avengers, but what matters most to him is being a dad.
Downey and his producer wife, Susan,welcomed son Exton Elias in February, and the actor couldn’t resist showing off pictures of the little guy during a Thursday appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
“I have to exercise just a little restraint,”Downey jokingly demurred when Leno initially asked him to debut the photos, before adding: “I mean, if you want me to, I will.”
“He’s so darn cute, isn’t he?” Downey mused over a picture of the 3-month-old in a hoodie and cap, before speculating that he’d get in trouble with his wife for revealing the photos on national television.[People]
And, lastly, on the subject of children, it seems poor Charlene Wittstock is having some problems conceiving an heir for Prince Albert of Monaco.
The reason we feel sorry for her is because we will never be able to get the image of her wailing on her wedding day out of our heads….
And here’s the news on her latest dilemma… Prince Albert of Monaco’s new wife Charlene Wittstock has become “depressed” at her failure to provide her husband with a legitimate heir, it was claimed today.
Princess Charlene is said to have struck a “deal” with the principality’s playboy ruler to bear him a child after she tried to flee before their wedding last summer.
But the 33-year-old South African is now unable to get pregnant, France’s Voici magazine reported.
Albert already has already fathered two love-children, but neither can succeed him as they were both born out-of-wedlock.
Voici magazine said: “Charlene has made the subject of pregnancy a taboo topic around the Royal palace.
“She might have a smile on her face at official functions, but inside she is stressed and frustrated.”
At the last night of the Tribeca Film Festival, the stars of Marvel’s The Avengers met some real-life heroes from New York’s finest.
Cast members Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Clark Gregg and Cobie Smulders posed for photos with first responders from the NYPD and NYFD , service men and women from the army, navy, air force, marines and coast guard.
The film is set to be HUGE stateside when it opens next weekend, if the overseas ticket sales are anything to go by. Last weekend, the flick lived up to its blockbuster buzz with $178.4 million in overseas ticket sales. It is expected to rake in $150 million in the US and Canada on its opening weekend.
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Robert Downey Jr. and his wife Susan have become parents to a baby boy.
Susan gave birth Exton Elias Downey in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning.
The Iron Man star and his film producer wife announced they were expecting their first child together in August.
A friend of the happy couple tells People.com, “Everyone is healthy and they couldn’t be happier.” Downey, Jr. is also father to 18-year-old son Indio, from his previous marriage to actress Deborah Falconer.