Hulk Hogan may end up getting even more money in his sex tape case against Gawker media. As previously reported, a Florida jury sided with the former wrestler last Friday and awarded him $115 million in compensatory damages. TMZ is reporting that the jury will now decide how much money to award Hogan in punitive damages which can be up to three times the compensatory amount. Gawkerfounder Nick Denton reacted to the decision saying, “We feel very positive about the appeal that we have already begun preparing, as we expect to win this case ultimately.”
It looks like The Divergent could not take down Zootopia. The Disney movie topped the weekend box office for the third weekend in a row.
Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx are not secretly engaged or married. Jamie’s rep tells People magazine that there is no truth to the rumours that have been widely reported about their relationship. Both Jamie and Katie have been photographed wearing rings in recent months. Katie has been rocking a diamond ring and Jamie first started stepping out wearing a gold band back in January.
Oksana Grigorieva is demanding additional child support from her ex, Mel Gibson. She has requested that a family law judge increase the payments from $20,000 per month to over $100,000. Mel and Oksana are parents to six-year-old daughter Lucia.
Drew Barrymore has signed on to co-star with Timothy Olyphant for a new Netflix comedy series called Santa Clarita Diet. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show is about a married couple who are realtors leading discontented lives until the wife goes through some major changes that sends both of them down a road of death and destruction. Better Off Ted’s Victor Fresco has been hired as showrunner.
Is Oprah Winfrey feuding with Tyler Perry? Rumours that the two were at each other’s throats surfaced this week, but E! News has clarified that everything is totally fine between them. The site reported that Oprah’s BFF Gayle King set the record straight, taking to social media to debunk the rumours. “Just reading @Oprah & @tylerperry are angry w/each other & not speaking. If that’s true (it”ain’t”)must have just happened 10 min ago,” Gayle tweeted.
A film is in the works based on Michael Jackson’s chimp, Bubbles. The Hollywood Reporter reports the film “Bubbles” will tell Jackson’s story from the chimp’s perspective. It will be made using stop-motion animation. A release date was not announced.