Cat Cora (Food Network)
There’s always something happening in the world of celebrity. Here on Soaps.com's Celebrity Gossip Digest, you can find out the latest gossip on your favorite stars. Births, deaths, finding love and losing it.
Celebrity Chef Cat Cora: Cat Cora was inducted into the American Academy of Chefs Hall of Fame on July 15 as the 2012 Celebrated Chef. She is the first female chef to ever receive this recognition by the American Culinary Federation. Congratulations Cat!
Anne Hathaway’s baby bump? Anne Hathaway and her fiancé Adam Shulman are reportedly expecting their first child together. The couple have been together since 2008 and engaged since November last year. At dinner with their family and friends, the party celebrated late into the evening but Anne never touched a drop of alcohol. Could be a sign of pregnancy, or possibly the wine selection stunk! Thoughts?
Sage Stallone update: Last week we reported that Sage Stallone died at 36. According to eonline Sage’s longtime friend George Braunstein said that Sage had planned to marry in the next week or so. He says that he didn’t drink alcohol or do drugs. Sylvester Stallone’s son’s body was found recently by his housekeeper. Braunstein continues, "He was very creative, energetic and very full of life. We were just joking about how he was going to get married and have a fun marriage. There was nothing dark or depressing, no problems, certainly no financial problems." Read about Sage Stallone's private funeral.
Madonna concert a flop? The fifty-three year old star played her first gig in years at Hyde Park in London, England but reviewers said the show was too quiet and lacked many of the singer's hit songs. According to the Evening Standard Madonna's audience included Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Moss, Kylie Minogue, George Michael, Naomi Campbell, U2's Adam Clayton, and ex-husband Guy Ritchie. This concert didn’t sell out and seats remain available for upcoming shows in Birmingham and Edinburgh. If the fan reviews copy the critic’s, perhaps this concert will be a failure. I sure hope not.
Party at Madonna's prompts complaints! Madonna had to turn down the music at the house party she threw after her London concert due to noise complaints from neighbors. Far cry from the complaints about her concert! The celebrity guest list included singer George Michael and Stella McCartney, Paul’s daughter.
"Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin, a New American Idol Judge? According to CNN, Aretha Franklin, 70, has expressed interest in joining "American Idol" as a judge. It’s been just a few short days since judges Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez announced they wouldn’t be returning to the hit show next season. There’s no word yet whether Randy Jackson will continue to judge the most-watched television show in the U.S. Stay tuned.
Actor Charlie Sheen says he is genuinely interested in judging "A.I." too. Sheen believes the idea of him being the next judge makes perfect sense.
"It seems so out of the blue that it almost made perfect sense. I thought this could be a lot of fun. Seriously... I’m genuinely interested. It’s so different, it could be radical," he said. What do you think? Aretha or Charlie? Vote below!
Bollywood icon Rajesh Khanna dead: The 69 year old romantic lead died in Mumbai due to undisclosed causes. He played lead roles in hundreds of movies. Thousands of fans lined the streets to view the funeral procession of Khanna, know as the "King of Romance." Khanna played the lead in most of his 170 movies. Women were so enamored with the actor that they wrote him letters in their blood and surrounded him when he was out in public.
Rocsi Diaz denies relationship with Eddie Murphy: Eddie Murphy's girl, Host of "106 & Park." Rocsi Diaz, has denied having a relationship with the star. The two have been seen out and about together but she’s brushing off rumors, saying they're just friends. Are Eddie and Rocsi dating? What do you think?
Guy Ritchie and Jacqui Ainsley, another baby couple?: Jacqui Ainsley is showing a baby bump these days a year after the couple became parents to son, Rafael. There’s no official word from either of them yet but Jacqui was quoted by Grazia magazine as saying, "I’d love more children. Guy and I have always wanted a big family. It’s something we planned all along." Ritchie also has two sons from his marriage with Madonna.
Emmy Nominations are in! Jimmy Kimmel hosts the 64th annual awards ceremony September 23. Here's a list of nominees:
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Zooey Deschanel "New Girl," Edie Falco "Nurse Jackie," Tina Fey, "30 Rock," Melissa McCarthy "Mike & Molly," Amy Poehler "Parks And Recreation," Lena Dunham "Girls," Julia Louis-Dreyfus "Veep."
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, Alec Baldwin "30 Rock," Louis C.K. "Louie," Don Cheadle "House of Lies," Jim Parsons "The Big Bang Theory," Jon Cryer "Two and a Half Men," Larry David "Curb Your Enthusiasm."
Outstanding Comedy Series category, "The Big Bang Theory," "Modern Family," "30 Rock," "Girls," "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Veep."
Outstanding Drama are "Boardwalk Empire," "Breaking Bad," "Mad Men," "Homeland," "Game of Thrones," "Downton Abbey."
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama, nominees are Claire Danes "Homeland," Julianna Margulies "The Good Wife," Elisabeth Moss "Mad Men," Glenn Close "Damages," Kathy Bates "Harry’s Law," Michelle Dockery "Downton Abbey."
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama nominees Bryan Cranston "Breaking Bad," Michael C. Hall "Dexter," Jon Hamm "Mad Men," Hugh Bonneville "Downton Abbey," Steve Buscemi "Boardwalk Empire" and Damian Lewis "Homeland."
Some of my favorites are nominated. I won’t miss this one!
Madonna & Brahim Zaibat in London. (WENN)
Actress Katie Holmes starring on Broadway: On Broadway this fall, Katie Holmes will star in the play "Dead Accounts." She’ll play a woman in her 30s, who lives with her parents. The show will open at the Music Box Theatre in New York.