Justin Bieber struck a paparazzo with his monster truck while driving away from a Church in Beverly Hills on Wednesday night. Video shows paparazzi swarming Bieber’s vehicle and shouting after the man is struck in the knee and falls to the ground. Bieber did get out of the car and tried to help the man to his feet . The Beverly Hills Police Department told reporters that the 57-year-old man was taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries. Meanwhile, Bieber stayed at the scene during the investigation. No citations were issued and no other vehicles were involved.
Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan and Charlie Puth are reportedly in talks to join Katie Perry on the judges panel for the reboot of American Idol. According to sources, Richie is the the producers’ favorite and is most likely to ink a deal. The remaining judges’ slots will need to fill up fast–auditions for the reboot are scheduled to start on August 17 in Florida. It was announced last week that Ryan Seacrest would return as the show’s host.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are getting ready for baby #3, as their surrogate is currently three months pregnant with their next child. The woman carrying their baby is described as a San Diego mother in her late twenties who was referred to them through an agency. Her progress so far means Kimye’s new kid will probably arrive sometime in January 2018. The surrogate is reportedly so seasoned at her job that she previously appeared in a promotional video about undergoing the process. The new baby will join 4-year-old big sister North and 19-month-old brother Saint. TMZ previously reported that the surrogate will earn $45,000 in 10 monthly installments. Kim has long expressed her desire for a big family despite having medical complications that make pregnancy difficult.
In a recent interview, JAY-Z claimed his 4:44 album got its name from the fact that he woke up at 4:44 a.m. to write its vulnerable title track. But, Twitter user @StephenOssola has pointed out that 444 is also the address of Le Bain, the nightclub located at The Standard Hotel. That’s the building where Solange Knowles famously attacked JAY-Z after the 2014 Met Ball. Solange is rumored to have gotten aggressive with her brother-in-law after finding out that he was unfaithful to her sister Beyoncé.
Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, who stepped down from his position last week, is reportedly being courted by Dancing With the Stars. I whole heartedly approve of this According to scources, Spicer had high-level meetings with multiple networks last week, shortly after announcing his resignation. The networks are allegedly competing to woo the high-profile spokesman by offering him a new career in TV where he can share his insider knowledge on President Donald Trump. But ABC also wants to see the 45-year-old bust out some spicy dance moves. A TV insider says that the dancing competition show has indeed reached out to Spicer. Meanwhile, Spicer himself told the outlet, “I have no comment.”
John Mellencamp and Meg Ryan are reportedly dating again. The 65-year-old rocker and 55-year-old actress ended their romance in 2014 after three years of dating. However, their relationship made headlines again earlier this year when Mellencamp told Howard Stern that his ex-girlfriend couldn’t stand him. “I loved Meg Ryan. She hates me to death,” he admitted at the time. “I think it’s because I’m a child.” I guess she’s over it…
Zayn Malik has opened up to Vogue about dealing with his anxiety and why it prompted him to sleep on a mattress on the floor after he relocated to L.A. He says it felt very minimalist and simple and the liked that.