This week there is a variety of celebrity news tidbits including stars helping good causes, an ultimatum from Oprah and more...
Cory Monteith death investigation concluded.
The British Columbia Coroner's Service finished their investigation into the death of "Glee" actor Cory Monteith which confirmed that he died from accidentally overdosing on a mix of alcohol and heroin. The report mentioned two empty bottles of champagne and glasses, a spoon with drug residue, and a used hypodermic needle were found in Monteith's hotel room. Video footage showed that he had gone to his hotel room alone.
Justin Bieber creates controversy in China.
Singer Justin Bieber continued to be a controversial figure in the media when photos came to light of the Biebs being carried on the shoulders of two men, allegedly his bodyguards, while on the Great Wall of China. There's been no word on the circumstances surrounding the photos, but speculation and criticism immediately followed. Bieber was in China as part of his Belieber tour.
Brent Daugherty mugged after Dancing With The Stars episode.
"Pretty Little Liars'" Brent Daugherty had a successful night on the "Dancing With The Stars" dance floor on September 23, but it was all downhill from there. After being dropped off outside his apartment, Daugherty was mugged at gunpoint before he could reach home. The shaken actor told People he was robbed of a pair of workout pants, two T-shirts, dance shoes, a toothbrush and his cell phone.
Zac Efron speaks out about rehab.
Just weeks after news broke about Zac Efron’s stint in rehab, the "High School Musical" actor broke his silence to thank fans for their support. He posted this on Twitter:
Hey guys! Just returned from an incredible trip to Peru with my dad and wanted to thank you all for your support the… http://t.co/VJShhgWTuE
— Zac Efron (@ZacEfron) September 27, 2013
Aaron Paul raises big money for charity.
Emmy Award-winning actor Aaron Paul ("Breaking Bad") used his celebrity status for good by helping raise over $1.8 million for his wife, Lauren Parsekian's anti-bullying charity, The Kind Campaign, which raises awareness of bullying amongst girls. Paul tweeted his gratitude for his fans' support of the cause:
— Aaron Paul (@aaronpaul_8) September 26, 2013
Kaley Cuoco is engaged.
After just three months of dating, Kaley Cuoco ("The Big Bang Theory") has agreed to marry tennis player, Ryan Sweeting, according to People. The happy couple made their red carpet debut in September at the 65th Annual Emmy Awards.
Boy Meets World star writing memoir.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Danielle Fishel, who played Topanga on "Boy Meets World," is writing her memoir, entitled Normally, This Would Be Cause For Concern, which is scheduled for release in the Fall of 2014. Fishel, age 32, is also busy taping spin-off, "Girl Meets World," which heralds the return of Topanga, who is now married to Cory Matthews (Ben Savage).
Robert Pattison dating Sean Penn's daughter?
A source confirmed to People that "Twilight" actor, Robert Pattison, has been dating model Dylan Penn, who is the daughter of actor Sean Penn ("Mystic River," "Milk," "Fast Times At Ridgemont High") and Robin Wright ("Moneyball," ex-Kelly Capwell, "Santa Barbara"). The pair has reportedly been seen out and about together in Hollywood. Pattison and his "Twilight" co-star, Kristen Stewart, broke up back in May.