ARTIE LANGE ARRESTED: Comedian Artie Lange is in trouble with the law again. After getting busted for drug possession in January, the Mad TV star was reportedly arrested Tuesday for violating his drug court program. The 51-year-old was arrested at his New Jersey halfway house. Lange was serving four years’ probation for heroin possession; tbd how this will affect his sentence.
LISA KUDROW REVEALS BODY ISSUES: Lisa Kudrow played the unflappable, confident Phoebe Buffay on Friends, but she couldn’t channel her character’s joie de vivre when the cameras went dark. On “WTF with Marc Maron,” Kudrow revealed that she often felt like she didn’t stack up with Jennifer Aniston and Courtney Cox. “You see yourself on TV and it’s that ‘Oh my God, I’m just a mountain of a girl’ … I’m already bigger than Courteney and Jennifer, like my bones feel bigger,’” she recalled thinking when talking about managing a slim figure for the camera. “I just felt like this mountain of a woman next to them.” She says she’s overcome many of her body image issues.
REBECCA GAYHEART TALKS SUICIDE: It has been nearly two decades since Rebecca Gayheart accidentally hit and killed Jorge Cruz Jr., 9, with her car. But she thinks about it every day, she tells “The Only One in the Room” podcast. Afterwards, she says she “spent about a year” after the accident trying to kill herself “by doing every self-destructive thing” she could do. “Today, I am able to ponder those questions and still realize that I deserve to be happy,” she concluded. “That I am meant to be on this planet and that I have a purpose and I’m making, living amends for that, even though it was an accident.”
FIRST TRAILER FOR THE HILLS DROPS: The Hills: New Beginnings is set to bow on MTV June 24th, and the network shared the first official trailer of the show Tuesday. Iconic scenes featuring Audrina Patridge riding on the back of Justin Bobby’s motorcycle and Spencer Pratt and now-wife Heidi on a date are featured, and then it skips ahead to 2019, when they reunite. This time around, things have changed with parenthood for some, and new stars like Mischa Barton and Brandon Lee joining the party. The Hills New Beginnings premieres June 24 on MTV. Will you tune in?
SOPHIE TURNER TOASTS SURVIVORS: Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner is toasting the end of the hit HBO show by posting a semi-in-character on-set shot of herself with TV siblings Arya and Bran Stark (played by Maisie Williams and Isaac Hempstead Wright). Turner is vaping, Wright is smiling and Williams dons sunglasses in the pic, which she captions: “The pack survived,” a reference to the Stark family’s sigil the direwolf.
LOS ANGELES DECLARES MAY 21ST JOHN SINGLETON DAY: According to Ebony magazine, the city of Los Angeles has declared May 21st “John Singleton Day.” Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson Jr. said in a statement on Tuesday (May 21st), “There is not enough that can be said about John Singleton and the profound impact he made in his 51 years of life. In a time and in an industry where all the odds were stacked against him, John overcame and became the best at his craft. And more than maybe anyone, he opened people’s eyes to a reality and an experience of South Los Angeles that had been overlooked by society. Now in Los Angeles this day is a time to celebrate John and his legacy. It’s far sooner than we should have to, but there is so much to celebrate.” Singleton died on April 29th due to complications from a stroke.