Celebrity Scoops…updated Friday, 4.21.17

Perquita Burgess photo by ABCPerquita Burgess says she “feels triumphant” after Bill O’Reilly was axed from Fox News. While working as a temp at the network, she claims the host leered at her cleavage, grunted at her and referred to her as ‘hot chocolate’ back in 2008 when she was working there. She also said one time while getting off the elevator he said, “Looking good, there, girl” and grunted as she walked in front of him. As for the news of his departure, “It felt cathartic,” she told “The View.” However, the host isn’t leaving empty handed. He got $25 million to walk from the network.

The father of Cuba Gooding Jr., Cuba Gooding Sr. passed away in Los Angeles after a possible overdose, reports TMZ. The former lead singer of the 70s soul group The Main ingredient was discovered dead in his car yesterday in the San Fernando Valley. Officials say he was “slumped over in his silver Jaguar,” which was parked on Ventura Blvd. The fire department attempted CPR, but he could not be resuscitated. He is survived by his wife, Shirley, and their four children.

Julia Roberts People Most Beautiful 2017“You don’t want to mess them up,” noted Julia Roberts to People about how she discusses beauty with her children. “You don’t’ want to make them aware of something that was better that they weren’t aware of.” The 49-year-old actress was named People’s World’s Most Beautiful Woman for the fifth time. “I think as long as everybody smells good and has a smile on their face, that’s a beauty regime,” she kidded.

Films opening this week include “The Lost city of Z,” featuring hunky Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson and Sienna Miller based on the true story about the British explorer Percy Fawcett, who ventures into the Amazon and discovers evidence of a previously unknown civilization.  Also opening is the action comedy about an arms deal gone crazily wrong, “Free Fire” and the thriller “Unforgettable” with Katherine Heigl about a woman struggling with the end of her marriage who takes a pathological turn on her ex-husband’s fiancé.

Have a wonderful weekend! Find time to chill, reflect and smell the roses.