People: Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Joan Rivers, Shakira, Uprising of Love concert
August 29, 2014 12:00 AM
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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie shown at the "Maleficent" exhibition in London on May 8. The couple were wed last Saturday.
From Web and wire reports
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have accomplished the near impossible: tying the knot without a full-blown media blitz.
Hollywood’s glam couple married quietly in France after nine years together and a two-year engagement. They have six children. The Associated Press was first to report the Saturday wedding at the sprawling Chateau Miraval in the village of Correns, where the couple first settled in 2008, according to People. The wine-growing estate has a 35-room main house, an ancient chapel and a working vineyard spread over 1,100 acres, People wrote.
Jolie, 39, and Pitt, 50, became a couple on the set of the film “Mr. and Mrs. Smith,” when Pitt was still married to Jennifer Aniston (the Pitt-Aniston union ended in divorce in October 2005; she is now engaged to fellow actor Justin Theroux). This is Jolie’s third marriage; she was previously wed to Jonny Lee Miller and Billy Bob Thornton.
People speculated that the newlyweds may have scheduled a working honeymoon on movie set — the next project for Jolie and Pitt is to co-star in the drama “By the Sea” in Malta, People reported.
Joan Rivers stopped breathing during throat surgery and was rushed to New York's Mount Sinai hospital on Thursday morning, The Hollywood Reporter said. The comedian and host of E!’s “Fashion Police” was undergoing surgery on her vocal cords at an Upper East Side clinic, NBC New York and TMZ reported. The New York Fire Department earlier received an emergency call that she was in cardiac arrest, a law enforcement source told ABC News.
Rivers, 81, was initially reported to be in critical condition, but a source later told E! News that her condition had been upgraded to stable.
In a statement, E! said, "E!, Fashion Police and NBCUniversal continue to send thoughts, prayers and love to Joan, [daughter] Melissa and their entire family."
Mother and daughter also have WE TV's reality series “Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best?,” and Rivers continues to perform stand-up comedy. She has written 12 books and her Joan Rivers Classics Collection, a QVC top seller for almost 25 years.
Shakira and Barcelona soccer player Gerard Pique are expecting their second child, the Colombian pop star and “Voice” coach told the Spanish edition of Cosmopolitan. The couple’s first child, son Milan, was born in January 2013.
Emmy-nominated "Orange Is the New Black" star Laverne Cox, Tony winner Billy Porter and country singer Chely Wright have been added to the roster of performers for Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality. They join previously announced headliners Sting and Patti LuPone, as well as Olympic gold medalist Greg Louganis and Bollywood actress Celina Jaitly. Griffin Matthews, a native Pittsburgher like Mr. Porter, and Matt Gould, composers of the musical "Witness Uganda," will also appear.
Composer Stephen Schwartz and producer Bruce Cohen have partnered with the United Nations Foundation as executive producers of the Sept. 15 concert at Broadway's Gershwin Theater. According to Advocate.com, the Uprising of Love campaign was launched in advance of the Sochi Winter Olympics in response to Russia's antigay laws and now is focused on "raising awareness and funds for activists making a difference on the ground in every part of the globe where LGBTI safety and dignity is compromised."
The NYC event will feature a script by Uprising of Love co-founder Dustin Lance Black (Oscar winner for "Milk"). Additional performers and speakers will be announced in the coming weeks. Learn more at UprisingofLove.org.
Wearing spandex leggings, a headband and working out a class of exercising women as if he were Richard Simmons. No, we’ve never seen Johnny Football like this.
He’s Johnny JamBoogie.
Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel channels his inner aerobics instructor in a new television commercial for Snickers, one of the products he endorses. In the 30-second spot set to debut Thursday night, Manziel is teaching the class when a Cleveland player tells him he’s not acting like himself.
Once he bites into the candy bar, he’s back to being Manziel, wearing his No. 2 jersey.
Manziel said it was a “thrill” to star in the commercial and hopes “people have as much fun watching the ad as we did filming it.”
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