1. Melanie Griffith weighs in on Dakota Johnson dating Chris Martin
Turns out, the Working Girl actress approves of her daughter’s romance with Gwyneth Paltrow’s former husband. “I adore him!” Griffith says of Johnson’s Coldplay beau. Read more>>
2. Emma and Liam top new list of U.S. baby names
Speaking of daughters, American baby girls born in the last year are most likely to be named Emma, Olivia, or Ava, according to the annual list of the most popular baby names released by the Social Security Administration on Friday. Liam was the most popular name chosen for baby boys. Read more>>
3. Jon Gosselin spends sextuplets’s birthday with one daughter
The former Jon & Kate Plus 8 star treated Hannah, one of his sextuplets with Kate Gosselin, to breakfast and dinner on her 14th birthday, which he photographed for social media. He didn’t appreciate it when some of his followers questioned his custody arrangement. “If u hadn’t noticed this a bday post and not custody inquiry post but thanks for showing some support,” he replied to a commenter. Read more>>
4. Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison found dead
Two days after bandmates voiced concern about Hutchison’s whereabouts on social media, Scotland police said they discovered his body Thursday night in Port Edgar, Queensferry. They did not give a cause of death, although his family said in a statement that he had been struggling with mental health issues. Hutchison was 36. Read more>>
Tragic news about Scott Hutchison. The whole music community in Scotland was praying for a different outcome. Folks, if you are up against it, having dark thoughts, please tell someone, family, a friend or a doctor. There is always another way, though it might not seem like it.
— stuart murdoch (@nee_massey) May 11, 2018
5. People already can’t stop talking about ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’
The Ron Howard-directed Star Wars spinoff doesn’t hit theaters until May 25, but people are already amped. Last night, Donald Glover, Alden Ehrenreich, and the rest of the cast celebrated the movie’s Hollywood premiere with a life-size Millennium Falcon and some fantastic reviews. Read more>>
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