Johnny Depp injures hand while on location
While on location for “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” the film’s star, Johnny Depp, injured his hand. He was not on set at the time. He was flown back to the United States to have surgery, Variety reports. Production is expected to be only minimally impacted by his absence. It’s not clear how he was hurt.
Ashton Kutcher calls for changing stations in men’s restrooms
Actor and parenting activist Ashton Kutcher recently posted to social media his disdain for there not being enough baby changing tables in men’s restrooms. “There are NEVER diaper changing stations in men’s public restrooms,” he wrote on his Facebook page. “The first public men’s room that I go into that has one gets a free shout out on my FB page! #BeTheChange.” The “Two and a Half Men” star had a baby with partner Mila Kunis in October.
R&B singer Angie Stone arrested
Grammy-nominated R&B singer Angie Stone was arrested and booked for aggravated assault this week for an altercation with her 30-year-old daughter, Diamond Stone. The singer has since been released. TMZ reports that Diamond claims Angie hit her in the face with a metal jewelry stand and knocked out two of her teeth. Other sources say Angie was acting in self defense and that Diamond’s teeth were rotten, which is why they fell out so easily.
Bruce Jenner puts docu-series on hold
Athlete and reality star Bruce Jenner has stopped production of the series documenting his transformation to a woman, TMZ reports. The reason for the change of heart is because he feels pressured by the May air date and he wants to make sure his sons are “in a good place” to handle the changes. He’s also recovering from the emotional impact he suffered when a car crash he was involved in resulted in a woman’s death.
■Talk show host and actor Ricki Lake will be the featured speaker at Lois Linden Nelson Woman’s World luncheon and fundraiser for the Sisterhood of Congregation Shaarey Zedek at the congregation in Southfield.
■Kelly Osbourne has spoken out for the first time since quitting “Fashion Police.” She said it was “the five best working years of my life,” and she was grateful for the experience. The E! network said she departed from the show in February to pursue other opportunities, but her decision came in the wake of racially charged remarks that her co-host, Giuliana Rancic, made about singer Zendaya’s dreadlocks during the Oscars red carpet.
Compiled by Melody Baetens
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