After years of rumors, false alarms and tabloid covers, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have finally tied the knot. The wedding happened in secret this past weekend at the couple’s French estate. All of the couple’s kids participated in the ceremony with Pax and Maddox walking mom down the aisle, Shiloh and Knox serving as ring bearers and Zahara and Vivienne throwing flower petals. Brad’s parents and siblings were among the few guests. However, Angie’s dad did not attend. Jon Voight told TMZ he didn’t get an invite and didn’t even learn about the wedding until reading the headlines along with everyone else. So much for the whole we won’t marry until everyone in the country is legally allowed to do so!!!
Meanwhile, much of Hollywood is offering congratulations to the couple. Pal George Clooney issued a statement saying, “How great is that?! I’m really happy for Brad and Angie and their whole family.”
Joan Rivers is currently in a medically induced coma and fighting for her life in a New York hospital after something happened during what should have been a routine medical procedure. The 81-year-old was at a doctor’s office for a throat procedure when things went wrong. Someone from the doctor’s office called 911 saying there was a person “in either cardiac or respiratory arrest,” according to TMZ. Her daughter Melissa Rivers immediately got on a plane from Los Angeles to be with her mom. A hospital spokesman released this statement from her. “I want to thank everyone for the overwhelming love and support for my mother. She is resting comfortably and is with our family.”
It’s baby number two for Shakira. “The Voice” coach says she is pregnant with her second child with her soccer star boyfriend Girard Pique. The couple met when Shakira was performing at the 2010 World Cup. The baby will join 18-month-old Milan when it is born.
Things aren’t as happy for Britney Spears as she’s once again a single woman. The pop star broke up with her boyfriend David Lucado. The move comes after a tape apparently showing David cheating on Britney with another woman was being shopped around, according to TMZ. Meanwhile, Britney seems to be taking the move in stride tweeting “Ahhhh the single life!”
There’s a couple of new choices hitting the box office this weekend. One it the horror flick “As Above, So Below.” It’s about a group who travels into the catacombs underneath Paris. The other debut this week is “The November Man.” It stars Pierce Brosnan as a former CIA agent brought back for another mission. Finally, fans on the classic “Ghostbusters” can look for a theater showing the film as it is being redistributed to mark the movie’s 30th anniversary.
Happy Labor Day weekend! We will be off Monday, returning Tuesday. ‘Hope you do not have to labor too much and you get some relaxation in over the weekend!