Grapevine: Kanye dumps his new manager

Michael H. Hodges
The Detroit News

Kanye dumps new manager

He was only hired in March, but Kanye West’s new manager, Scooter Braun, is already history. This comes after a week in which West, 40, distressed fans by flirting with the alt-right and reportedly telling a radio host that he “loves Donald Trump,” according to Page Six. Some good friends worry that the rapper and producer has said he’s going to take over all aspects of his career — disturbing behavior some remember from West’s 2016 breakdown.

No Parker-Cattrall catfight?

Sarah Jessica Parker, napalmed in February by ex-“Sex and the City” co-star Kim Cattrall, 61, for expressing sympathy after the death of Cattrell’s brother, has told Vulture there’s no feud going on. “I’d just like to remind everybody that there is no catfight,” Parker, 53, said. “I have never uttered an unkind, unsupportive, unfriendly word.” That doesn’t seem to be Cattrall’s take. In rejecting Parker’s sympathy on Instagram this winter, Cattrall said, “I’m writing to tell you one last time to stop exploiting our tragedy in order to restore your ‘nice girl’ persona.” Ouch.

Aunt Pippa has arrived!

People reports the newest Windsor prince, brought home from the hospital Tuesday by proud parents Prince William and Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, entertained one of his first official visitors the same day — Aunt Pippa Middleton. The latter, who’s expecting a child herself with hubby James Matthews, arrived at Kensington Palace on Tuesday to hold her new nephew in her arms. Also in line for royal introductions? Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who live close by.

Wednesday’s birthdays

Renee Zellweger, 49

Al Pacino, 78