Celebrity Scoops…updated

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“They said I was hurting the brand.” Pregnant Khloe Kardashian revealed on her E! transformation show how her family pressured her to “lose weight” because they believed she was detracting from the Kardashian-Jenner brand. “[They said] ‘Khloe, you got to lose weight ‘cause you’re really hurting the brand.’ I’m a huge believer of it’s not what you say, it’s how you say it…I understand that was coming from my management side of my family, but it does hurt.” What really drove her to transform her bod though, was her divorce from Lamar Odom. “My whole fitness transformation stemmed from my divorce,” she said. “I really needed an outlet for my emotions. I started working out and the clarity I receved from that was so needed and so therapeutic, and as a by-product, I started losing weight…and thought, “OK, I’ll try and keep this up.”

 

“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek shared news yesterday that he underwent brain surgery due to complications associated with a recent fall and that taping of his show would be suspended while he recovers. In his YouTube video, he said his prognosis is good and he hopes to resume his hosting duties soon. Last month, he underwent the removal of a subdural hematoma, which occurs with a build-up of bleeding on the brain, typically after a head injury. He is expected to make a full recovery, reports Page Six, and production is expected to get underway again this month.

 

Chip and Joanna Gaines pregnant with baby No 5“Fixer Upper” hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines announced this week they are expecting a fifth child. “Gaines party of 7…(If you’re still confused…WE ARE PREGNANT),” Chip captioned this pic. Joanna shared a pic on Instagram of their ultrasound captioning it, “Chip swears he can already tell it’s a boy. Look at the little heartbeat!!” The two announced after season 5 they were calling it quits on the show, prompting some to suspect they were having marital problems. However, Chip cleared up the confusion, saying they just wanted to spend more time with their kids, Duke, 9, Drake, 12, Emmie Kay, 7, and Ella Rose, 11.

Have a safe, warm winter weekend!