There are exactly 17 days until 2017, and it’s fair to say there are a lot of people who are already counting down the minutes for the stroke of midnight, when a new year full of fresh starts begins. The past 12 months have been full of headline-grabbing scandals ranging from rumored affairs to criminal offenses to divorce drama, and somehow all these stars have made it out alive. Let’s take a look back at the 10 biggest scandals that rocked 2016, and here’s hoping all these celebrities have a less … read more

Here are some of the news stories that you may have missed today, featuring Amber Heard, Mariah Carey, Zac Efron and more.
Amber Heard is speaking out about domestic violence in a letter describing the pain victims go through, and in the process … she might be walking a thin line with Johnny Depp’s lawyers. [TMZ]
So, Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey are teaming up for a tour. [Lainey Gossip]
The Black List 2016 list of exceptional unproduced screenplays has been announced, and includes a Madonna … read more

Longtime friends Justin Bieber and Madison Beer were getting their steps in on Monday (Dec. 12, 2016) when they took a hike in Los Angeles.
Clad in a jersey with his name on it, Bieber was spotted taking a jog with Beer, who was wearing a black sports bra and workout leggings, in the Hollywood Hills. The duo were joined by another friend as the climbed a top of a rocky slope before racing back down to their car.
Though Bieber, 22, and Beer, 17, have been close for years, the two maintain that their … read more

They didn’t say it would be easy, but they did say it would be worth it.
With Luann de Lesseps’ wedding just weeks away, the countdown is officially on for the Real Housewives of New York star’s dream ceremony with Tom D’Agostino.
“Getting our #wedding license,” the reality star shared on Twitter Monday afternoon. “#exciting #marriage #love xo.”
Exciting? Yes. Easy as pie? Not exactly.
In the last season alone, viewers watched the couple experience more than a couple of hurdles in their relationship. … read more

Bethenny Frankel isn’t one for labels. The Skinnygirl entrepreneur, 46, exclusively tells Us Weekly that she’s still close to banker Dennis Shields, despite rumors that she’s newly single.
“Dennis is in my life,” Frankel tells Us of Shields, who she started dating over the summer. “He is an amazing person who I love and care about very much.”
Her statement comes after she sparked questions about her love life when she told Entertainment Tonight that she’s in “purgatory” and has “pulled back” from … read more

Bethenny Frankel is turning her pain into power. Left feeling “beaten down and frustrated” after her bitter, four-year divorce from Jason Hoppy, the Real Housewife, 46, reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly that she’s partnered with Dress for Success to create the B Strong: Find Your Yes initiative for women in crisis. “It’s hard and I want to get off the ride, but I know that I have to just get on and keep fighting to help other people,” she tells Us. “You can easily have a happy … read more

RH-Oh no!!
While we were bummed to watch Jules Wainstein exit the Real Housewives of New York after just a single season… one of her replacements was almost enough to make us completely forget Season 8 altogether.
That’s because we’re hearing reports that Nicki Minaj was almost on the Bravo docuseries after accidentally walking onto set late last week!
According to Page Six, Bethenny Frankel, Countess LuAnn de Lesseps, Ramona Singer, and newbie Tinsley Mortimer were reportedly filming at Jue Lan … read more

Though Khloé Kardashian and her boyfriend, Tristan Thompson, have been going strong, she knows that’s always not the case when it comes to new relationships.
In a new post shared on her app, the reality star, who was spotted hitting the gym in Los Angeles on Sunday (Dec. 4, 2016), dished about what to do when your family members hates the person you’re dating. While she admitted that one should always pay attention to how those around you feel about your beau, Kardashian noted that reacting … read more

Mercy James went for the gold, and came back with four! Madonna’s 10-year-old daughter totally swept the competition at a recent gymnastics meet, taking home multiple prize-winning medals. The pop singer shared her proud mama moment on Instagram Sunday with a few sweet snapshots of the little girl in all her glory. “Mercy James takes home 4 Medals,” Madonna captioned a photo of Mercy beaming from ear to ear, adding quite a few congratulatory emojis to the mix. A second photo features Mercy and her … read more

They were an item once, but no more… but hey, for about $150,000, perhaps they could become an item again!
Madonna hosted a charity gala on Friday night at Art Basel down in Miami, and while she raised more than $7.5 million for humanitarian efforts in the African nation of Malawi, the REAL story centers on her and old flame Sean Penn! Penn was in the audience, and helped out with the fundraiser last night, but Madonna saw to it to get the actor involved just a little bit more. You know… just … read more

Madonna loves her ex-husband Sean Penn, something she has said twice to his face this year.
The actor appeared onstage at the pop star’s Raising Malawi charity auction and gala during Art Basel in Miami Friday. He craweled in between her legs and slapped handcuffs on her playfully. She told the audience she would marry him again if he bid $150,000 for a necklace. He did, but was later outbid.
“I’m still in love with you,” Madonna told Penn onstage, as he blushed. “Yes. In fact, I think I love you … read more

Any time you think that pop music crown might be slipping off Madonna’s head, she readjusts, smirks and places it back to its rightful place.
The Material Girl revived her Tears of a Clown show on Friday night to support the charity Raising Malawi and we seriously don’t know where to begin.
Not only did she raise $7.5 million dollars to benefit the lives of Malawi orphans, according to The Associated Press, but she also twerked with Ariana Grande, got handcuffed by Sean Penn, made president-elect … read more

Luann de Lesseps is excited to walk down the aisle again on what is shaping up to be an epic way to ring in the new year after an especially drama-filled few months.
The 51-year-old Real Housewives of New York City star and businessman Tom D’Agostino got engaged in February. This will mark his first marriage and the second for de Lesseps, who was married to French Count Alexandre de Lesseps for 16 years before they divorced in 2009. The former couple shares two children.
De Lesseps had told E! News … read more

Haters gonna hate. Luann de Lesseps revealed during an appearance on the Steve Harvey Show that she’s still marrying fiance Tom D’Agostino Jr. despite their bumpy engagement. 
As fans of The Real Housewives of New York City are well aware, the former Countess was informed by costar Bethenny Frankel that D’Agostino had cheated on her days before their engagement party. “I feel really lucky to have a second chance. At over 50 years old, I’m getting married again,” the reality star gushed … read more

Caitlyn Jenner revealed her upcoming memoir will be titled “The Secrets of My Life” and will be available on April 25, 2017. The I Am Cait star, who revealed back in January 2016 that she was writing a memoir, announced her book’s official release date and title on Monday (Nov. 28, 2016). The memoir, which will be written in collaboration with Buzz Bissinger, will share her journey toward womanhood.
It will cover Jenner’s childhood, her career as an Olympic star, as well as details from … read more