Gina J’s Dirty Laundry August 13th, 2014
Saying goodbye to screen legend Lauren Bacall, plus get the scoop on the heart wrenching statements from Robin Williams’ children. These stories and more in today’s Dirty Laundry, presented by Harte Nissan and Harte Infiniti.
Legendary film actress Lauren Bacall passed away at the age of 89 yesterday after suffering a massive stroke at her home. She starred with Humphrey Bogart in “Key Largo” in 1948 and married him. She also starred in many movies, including “The Mirror Has Two Faces,” “How to Marry a Millionaire” and “Designing Woman.
“Million Dollar Listing” star Edith Flagg died today at the age of 94. She was a holocaust survivor and fashion mogul — and became a fan favorite on her grandson Josh Flagg’s show. Edith famously brought polyester to America after finding the fabric in Switzerland.
Robin Williams’ 3 children and his ex-wife Marsha Garces Williams each released their own personal statements about his death… you can read them here…
His daughter Zelda also said that she would be taking a break from social media after people started sending her photoshopped photos of Robin…including a death picture claiming it was his at the morgue. They also were judging her claiming she didn’t have a lot of personal photos with her father up.
There were many Robin Williams tributes on late night last night from Jimmy Fallon, Conan O’Brien and Seth Meyers.
Conan talked about how Robin sent him a bike when he was going through personal problems: “Just as a quick example of what he was like, a bunch of years ago…I went through, publicly, a kind of bump in the road and I was feeling a little low. Out of the blue, Robin Williams buys me a bicycle. It sounds like a silly thing. He was the first person to buy me a bicycle since my parents bought me a bicycle—when I was 35,” he said it was one of the most colorful bikes he had ever seen.
Is George Clooney about to become a dad??? George and Amal were having dinner in Italy and people claim she was hiding a baby bump at the table and then this picture was taken…. baby or just the wind??
Kendall Jenner claims that rumors that she threw money at a waitress after skipping out on her bill are false…she posted: “these rumors r absolutely ridiculous! I would never throw money in anyone’s face or act that disrespectfully. I was raised better than that.”
Season 19 of “Dancing with the Stars” airs in September and this morning on GMA they announced what dancers were coming back. Veteran dancers like Mark Ballas, Karina Smirnoff, Cheryl Burke, Derek Hough will return to the reality competition series, as well as Val Chmerkovskiy, Tony Dovolani, Emma Slater, Peta Murgatroyd, and Witney Carson. There will be some new dancers and Maksim Chmerkovskiy won’t be back.
I reported this story weeks ago and now sources are revealing that Gwyneth Paltrow is now dating Glee co-creator Brad Falchuk.
Future and Ciara’s engagement is off and she did the breaking up when she found out that he had cheated on her while on tour. They have a 3-month-old son, Future Zahir.
Justin Bieber has reportedly struck a plead deal in his Miami Beach DUI case in which he will agree to anger management and plead guilty to careless driving and resisting an officer without violence … but no DUI charges and no probation.
Katharine McPhee is a liar and cheater according to her husband. He claims they weren’t separated when she had an affair with her “Smash” director Michael Morris. The separation date is important because it determines when Katharine’s money becomes hers alone.
Celine Dion has postponed her Las Vegas residency, canceled her Asia tour and even gone as far as to put all of her other show business activities on hold indefinitely…she is helping her husband recover after he had a throat tumor removed last December
“I want to devote every ounce of my strength and energy to my husband’s healing, and to do so, it’s important for me to dedicate this time to him and to our children. I also want to apologize to all my fans everywhere, for inconveniencing them, and I thank them so much for their love and support.”
Kim Kardashian was on “Watch What Happens Live” last night and she told Andy Cohen that she and Rob didn’t get into a fight at her wedding. He wrote her a long email about why he was leaving and she said that she hoped he was okay and that she wouldn’t let it ruin her day. She said she doesn’t have the patience because she fixes things that bother her…she claims she encourages him but he hasn’t tried to change and she’s taking the tough love approach.
There’s a story going around that O.J Simpson has an obsession with Kim Kardashian! And that he has pictures of her everywhere in his cell. Sources claim he wants to be with her when he gets out of jail.
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