People magazine says Tiger Woods and Justin Timberlake have launched a fund to help Hurricane Dorian victims in the Bahamas. Tiger tweeted, “We’ve established the #onebahamasfund with a challenge gift of $6 million, matching dollar for dollar the next $6 million raised. Help us turn this first $6 million into $12 million, and join our efforts to restore and rebuild The Bahamas.”
Bored Panda claims a man named Lawrence Ward has started a petition to get Macaulay Culkin to star in the Home Alone reboot.
He posted, ”Disney is remaking Home Alone. This is a petition for them to recast 38-year-old Macauley Culkin as nine-year-old Kevin McCallister and have nobody in the film acknowledge it.”
Macaulay responded, ”I have a big problem with this petition. I’m actually 39 years old. Also, you spelled my name wrong. Otherwise, I’m 100% behind this idea.”
Joker director Todd Phillips tells the NY Times that he begged Joaquin Phoenix to play the Joker. ”I was going to his house, basically begging him to do the movie. I go, ‘So I keep coming up here every day. At some point you, you gotta say are you in or out.’ And he said, ‘That’s not how you do it’… I always say he never really signed onto the movie. One day he just showed up at a wardrobe fitting.”
E! News says Ryan Reynolds has tricked his daughters into believing he’s Spider-Man. A fan asked Ryan, “My son is 4, he loves Marvel, I’m dying to show him Deadpool but I can’t decide if I should or not. Helpasistahout !!!!!!!!”
Ryan tweeted, “No. Put on Spider-Man (from 2002) and tell him it’s Deadpool. It’s what I do with my kids. Remember to look him straight in the eye when you lie. Good luck.”
Elite Daily says Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino was released from jail yesterday. He served eight months for tax evasion and released the following statement to E! News with his wife, Lauren. “We are elated to finally close this chapter of our life. Thank you to our family, friends, and fans for the continuous love and support during this time, it brought us so much peace and comfort. We look forward to continuing our life as husband and wife and working on baby situations! We truly believe that the comeback is ALWAYS greater than the setback and we can’t wait to show the world ours.”
People magazine says Meghan Markle launched her new charity clothing collection yesterday in London. She honored Princess Diana by wearing some of her jewelry including a cuff bracelet with diamonds and several bangles.
E! News says Bachelorette star Tyler Cameron is looking at moving near Gigi Hadid in New York. He dumped Hannah Brown for the model. A source tells the network, “Tyler has been looking at apartments that are in the same area as Gigi’s in NYC. She suggested a few [places] to him, and he wants to be nearby. They are getting pretty serious, and it’s not slowing down. They text all day every day and see each other multiple times a week. They are both very into each other and are having a lot of fun together.”
Renee Zellweger tells Entertainment Tonight that the prosthetic nose she wears in her new Judy Garland movie caused her to have trouble with her kissing scenes. She says glue from the prosthetic nose ended up on her co-star, Finn Wittrock. “I did not know until this kissing scene and I look at him with horror and I realize, ‘Am I more upset that I got that on his face — and we haven’t cut so I can’t be touching his face in a way to try and get it of — or that it’s attached to my head and there’s so much more where that came from?’ The glue and the thing and the chemicals or something, I don’t know, and some of it would just sneak out the crevice on the side. Very glamorous.”
Vulture magazine says Renee cried after her new Judy Garland film was screened at the Toronto International Film Festival. She received a standing ovation.
Lady Gaga tells Allure magazine that makeup makes her feel like a superhero. “I never felt beautiful, and I still have days that I don’t feel beautiful. All of the insecurities that I’ve dealt with my whole life from being bullied when I was younger, they come right back up to bite me. Then I put makeup on, and before I know it I feel this superhero within. It gives me those wings to fly.”