Mick Jagger is opening up about the death of girlfriend L’Wren Scott a day after the designer was found dead of an apparent suicide, People reports.
On Tuesday, the rocker took to Facebook to post a raw and heartfelt tribute to Scott, who was 49.
“I am still struggling to understand how my lover and best friend could end her life in this tragic way” he wrote. “We spent many wonderful years together and had made a great life for ourselves.”
He added, “She had great presence and her talent was much admired, not least by me,” before singling out the massive outpouring of support that has flooded in: “I have been touched by the tributes that people have paid to her, and also the personal messages of support that I have received.”
The rocker then closed out his message with, “I will never forget her.”
Scott, who had dressed stars such as Nicole Kidman and Sarah Jessica Parker, was found dead inside her Manhattan apartment on Monday morning. An investigation is ongoing.
Following the news of her death, Jagger’s band, The Rolling Stones, has canceled its upcoming tour dates in Australia.
Kate and her eight are heading back to where it all started — for one night only, People reports.
It’s been more than two years since TLC viewers have peered into the lives of Kate Gosselin and her sizable Pennsylvania brood, and in June the cable channel that launched the family into reality show superstardom will air a one-hour special catching up viewers on their lives.
The special promises to touch on how all eight kids have grown, what their interests are and the latest on Kate’s life and career. Viewers will also get a look back at some of the Gosselins’ favorite memories. The sextuplets — Alexis, Hannah, Aaden, Collin, Leah and Joel — are nearly 10, while older sisters Mady and Cara are officially teenagers at 13.
The Gosselins took reality TV by storm when “Jon & Kate Plus 8” launched in 2007 when the sextuplets were just toddlers. America eagerly watched the couple raise their large family, and the cameras continued rolling when Jon and Kate’s marriage famously fell apart two years later. In 2010 the series was renamed “Kate Plus Eight” and focused on the now-divorced Kate raising her many children, but the show was canceled a year later.
People readers got a glimpse of Gosselin life now when Kate and the twins sat down for an interview at the beginning of this year. In it, twins Mady and Cara painted a picture of domestic harmony — despite semi-joking that their mom is “annoying” — and refuted reports that participating in the reality show had a negative effect on their childhood.
“People think we’re supposed to be messed up, like, ‘Oooooh, the poor Gosselin kids, they’re going to be scarred for life, waaaaah,’ Mady told the magazine at the time. “Here’s the big news: We’re not messed up.”
Angus T. Jones is back in the spotlight — not that he’s easy recognizable.
The actor, who played Jake Harper for 10 years on CBS’s “Two and a Half Men,” bore little resemblance to his former self when he talked to Houston TV station KHOU over the weekend. Sporting shaggy hair and a bushy beard, the 20-year-old college student once again publicly dissed his former employer, E! News reports.
Jones earned a reported $350,000 per episode during his final season as a full-time cast member. While it made him the richest teen on TV, he couldn’t shake the fact that “Two and a Half Men” was out of alignment with his values. “It was making light of topics in our world that are really problems for a lot of people, and I was a paid hypocrite because I wasn’t OK with it, but I was still doing it,” he said.
In November 2012, Jones appeared in a YouTube video posted by Alabama-based church Forerunner Chronicles, where he asked viewers to boycott the show and to “stop filling your head with filth.” Jones told them, “You cannot be a true God-fearing person and be on a television show like that. I know I can’t. I’m not OK with what I’m learning, what the Bible says, and being on that television show.”
Jones later said he was sorry for bashing creator Chuck Lorre’s Emmy-winning comedy. “I apologize if my remarks reflect me showing indifference to and disrespect of my colleagues and a lack of appreciation of the extraordinary opportunity of which I have been blessed,” he said in 2012. On Sunday, however, he backtracked a bit. “That’s his, like, baby, and I just totally insulted his baby, and to that degree I am apologetic,” Jones said of Lorre, “but otherwise I don’t regret saying what I said.”
Since the Seventh-day Adventist Church of North America baptized him in 2012, Jones has been focused on his faith. Still, he plans to return to acting at some point. “I really want to come into the light because I know that is where the healing is, and I’ve seen God do amazing things,” Jones said. “There [are] a few different productions that, like, do kind of Bible-based stories. Stuff like that.”
Jones was downgraded to recurring status for season 11 of “Two and a Half Men.” However, he has yet to appear in any new episodes of the show in 2013-14.
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has written a book chronicling her life story, from her working-class roots in Oklahoma to a seat in the Senate representing Massachusetts, the Associated Press reports.
The publisher describes “A Fighting Chance” as a look at the conflict between large institutions and the needs of everyday citizens.
The book details the Democrat’s work in the Senate and her 2012 campaign to unseat incumbent Republican Scott Brown. It also looks at her efforts to establish the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Warren plans a book tour of Massachusetts, beginning April 24 in Cambridge with stops in Worcester, Springfield and Boston. The events are open to the public.
The book is scheduled to be published April 22 by an imprint of Henry Holt and Company.