Celebrity Scoops…updated 8.13.12
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are engaged! The actor and screenwriter popped the question to her on Friday, marking a special 41st birthday for him. This comes on the heels of a romantic European vacation the two took in June, where they stopped at Capri, Paris and Rome. Last week, he made a special trip to see her on the set of “We’re the Millers” in Wilmington, NC. Congrats!!
A woman suffering from a seizure in NYC Thursday had quite a surprise when the person rushing to help her was Stephen Baldwin. All heard a loud at the Peninsula Hotel, where he was meeting with his publicist, Brad Taylor. “All of a sudden every head turned,” he told the NY Daily News. “It was this girl, fallen on the floor.” He immediately recognized her has having an epileptic seizure, as he grew up with a family member who had them. “I held her hand and said a few prayers,” he said. A nurse arrived shortly after on the scene and was able to successfully revive her.
On the heels of some extensive traveling, including to South Africa, John Legend was feeling under the weather so he checked himself into the emergency room. TMZ reports he merely had a case of the flu and is resting at home now.
The Olympics came to a close last night and went out with a high-octane performance. The Spice Girls and The Who were among the acts on hand performing at the finale, which director Kim Gavin described as a “mashed-up symphony” of British hits. Thousands of athletes from 204 nations marched in and celebrated with the sold-out, 80,000 member audience. The United States went out on top of the world with 46 gold medals, followed by China’s 38.
Finally! “The Dark Knight Rises” was toppled by Jeremy Renner’s action film, “The Bourne Legacy,” which took the top spot with $40.3 million. Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis’ political comedy “The Campaign” debuted in second with $27.4 million, followed by “The Dark Knight Rises,” which was knocked to third with $19.5 million. In fourth was “Hope Springs” with $15.6 million and rounding out the top five was “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days” with $8.2 million.
Olympics are out with a bang – go start your week with one!