Lil Wayne has opened up about his suicide attempt from when he was 12-years-old. According to the rapper’s new Billboard cover story, which was released yesterday, Wayne said on one of the tracks on his upcoming album, Tha Carter V, that when he shot him it wasn’t an accident. Wayne’s mother told him that he couldn’t rap, so he found a gun in her home and shot himself in the chest. He called the incident an accident in the past, but on a new song off the album, he admits that it was a suicide attempt.
Supermodel Chrissy Teigen is on the placenta train! Chrissy was on a show promoting her new cook book and she credited eating her own placenta with avoiding post-partum depression with her second child. She said, “I’m in L.A., it’s very normal. They grill it here! You can try some of mine after,” Teigen laughed. Chrissy also talked about how much she loves cooking (obviously) and said that she prefers being happy and getting to eat things that she loves over looking good in a swimsuit.
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos announced yesterday (September 13th) that he’s giving $2 billion to start a charitable fund that will open preschools in low-income neighborhoods and donate money to nonprofits that help homeless families. Mr. Bezos, who is worth some $160 billion and passed Bill Gates to become the world’s wealthiest person this year, had asked his Twitter followers several months ago for ideas on how to give away his money. However, Bezos has not signed The Giving Pledge, the initiative begun by Bill Gates several years ago that encourages billionaires to commit to giving away most of their wealth.
Drake was recently spotted with 18-year-old model Bella B. Harris at RPM Italian in Washington, D.C. Drake, who is 31 and his rumored girlfriend enjoyed a cozy dinner date. The pair, who were first linked earlier this summer, left the restaurant separately.
In a preview for this Sunday’s episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Khloe Kardashian reveals that she would choose Kim over Kourtney to be her daughter True Thompson’s legal guardian. “Watching Kimberly be a mom, I really respect her parenting skills. Not that I don’t respect Kourtney’s. I relate to how Kim parents more,” she explains. “But at the end of the day, this family is so close and we love each other so much, and if anything, God forbid, were to happen, I know my daughter’s in the best of hands, no matter who her legal guardian is.” In the clip, Kim says it would be her “honor” to be True’s legal guardian. Meanwhile, Kourtney admits she’s disappointed but tells Khloe, “You don’t have to give me an explanation. I got three kids, and I’m busy on my own.”
Mac Miller’s personal trainer Harley Pasternak says Mac was supposed to come in for a workout on the day that he died of an apparent overdose at the age of 26. “I know people that are depressed [and] that was not a depressed person,” he says. “This was not planned. He would be mad if he knew he died, he would be so pissed off.” Harley continues, “Everybody loves Mac, he was always in a good mood, never ever in a bad mood. He has the opposite of some kind of egos you sometimes experience with entertainers, he didn’t feel like he needed to be the loudest person in the room, [he 0=”was”] always funny, always lighthearted, and just the sweetest, sweetest guy.”
Now that her Witness tour is over, Katy Perry says she’s most excited to “properly unplug” in her hometown of Santa Barbara, California. “I love going to Trader Joe’s and walking down each aisle to catch up on the products since I’ve been gone,” she says. “I’ll literally be in there for two hours.” She adds, “I’m looking forward to reconnecting with family and friends in person rather than via text.” The 33-year-old pop star also says she plans on steering clear of any trendy events. “I’d rather stay home and clean out my sock drawer than go to a party right now,” she declares.
Brody Jenner and his wife Kaitlynn Carter have signed on to join MTV’s revival of The Hills. It was previously announced that original stars Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt, Stephanie Pratt, Audrina Partridge, Justin Bobby Brescia, Jason Wahler and Whitney Port are all set to return for the revival, The Hills: New Beginnings. Lauren Conrad and Kristen Cavallari, who replaced Conrad in season five of the show’s original run, won’t be back. MTV first announced The Hills: New Beginnings back in August, and premiered the show’s first teaser at the MTV Video Music Awards on August 20.
“Modern Family” is killing off a character this season. One of the producers says it’ll be a “significant” character, but that doesn’t necessarily mean a main character. He says, “[It] will be a moving event . . . and an event that has repercussions across several episodes . . .
“[Death] is certainly a topic that families have to deal with, and on television, it’s not easy to do because that’s a heavy subject. But at the same time, it would seem unusual for a family not to go through it.”