The former business manager for Alanis Morissette has admitted to embezzling more than $6.5 million from the singer and other celebrities. Jonathan Todd Schwartz has agreed to plead guilty to federal charges, prosecutors said Wednesday. Schwartz was charged with wire fraud and filing a false tax return for failing to report the embezzled funds, prosecutors said. He admitted stealing nearly $5 million from Morissette between May 2010 and January 2014.
Having an Oscar or a Grammy will not get you special treatment at Sushi of Gari. According to Page Six, Matthew McConaughey and wife Camila Alves showed up at its Tribeca location on Monday night for a double-date with John Mellencamp and a “mystery blonde” — but the foursome were told they would have to wait 45 minutes for a table.
Ed Sheeran has revealed that he wants to be a dad one day. During an interview with Zane Lowe, when asked if he’s excited about fatherhood, the singer said, “Massively. I wanted to be a dad, like, last year. I’m ready, let’s go—tour bus babies, little fat, chubby babies that just walk around.”
It looks like things are progressing between Drake and Jennifer Lopez. Rumour has it that the rapper is getting close to her eight-year-old twins Max and Emme. A source told US Weekly, “Drake has been hanging out at Jennifer’s new house in Bel Air. He has been there several times and is getting to know her kids.”
The actress who plays Britney Spears in the upcoming Lifetime biopic about the singer said that portraying Spears was “extremely traumatic.” During an interview with The New York Daily News, Natasha Bassett said, “It was extremely traumatic. It was traumatic having to experience through my eyes what she experienced.”
A newly released behind-the-scenes clip has revealed that Lady Gaga might be performing “Bad Romance” at the upcoming Super Bowl halftime show. In the clip, Gaga’s dancers are seen rehearsing to the hit record. The singer was also quoted in the promo video, saying, “It’s such a big world stage in terms of how many people see it and it’s been done so many times… I think the challenge is to look at it and say, ‘what can I do differently? How can I elevate certain little things here and there and also make it about the music.’” She added, “This is where I’m supposed to be.”
John Legend is set to perform at the 2017 Grammy Awards. In addition to Legend, Metallica, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban will also perform. The 59th annual Grammy Awards will air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 12th, at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.
According to BallerAlert, Meek Mill took back a massive diamond ring he gave to ex Nicki Minaj. Shortly after the blog reported, Meek responded, saying, “Y’all gotta let me breathe a lil bit wit all these made up stories lol.” He added, “Who’s paying y’all?”
Jack Nicholson has been enjoying a much quieter life since his last significant acting role in the 2010 film How Do You Know.
Now, his longtime friend and Easy Rider co-star Peter Fonda says the legendary actor is retired at the age of 79.
NBC has officially ordered 10-episodes of a Will & Grace series revival that will reunite stars Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally, the network announced Wednesday. Original series creators Max Mutchnick and David Kohan will act as showrunners and executive producers, while legendary TV director James Burrows, who helmed every episode of the show during its initial run, is also onboard to direct and executive produce.
Matthew McConaughey gained 47 pounds for his role as real-life gold prospector Kenny Wells in Gold, which chronicles the true story of the massive Bre-X mining scandal in 1993. “I haven’t ever done that,” McConaughey said of his rapid weight gain. “I said, ‘McConaughey, you have six months to say yes to whatever you want to eat and whatever you want to drink. Whenever.’ That was fun.”
An as-yet-untitled new Shondaland legal drama will get the pilot treatment at ABC. The pilot hails from Scandal writer Paul William Davies and will be set in the Southern District of New York Federal Court, aka “The Mother Court.” It will follow newbie lawyers working for the defense and prosecution and the ways in which their personal and professional lives intersect. Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers will executive produce, along with Davies, who will also be penning the script.