Showbiz Roundup: Shhh, did you hear?

Paris Reveals What Growing Up With Michael Jackson Was Like
Paris Jackson has revealed to Oprah that she found it very confusing as a child when her late father Michael Jackson would make her and her brothers wear masks in public. Michael would get Paris and her brothers  Prince Michael and Prince Michael II, also known as Blanket, to wear the mask in a bid to protect their privacy. ‘I was really confused,’ the teen said when she opened up to Oprah. ‘I didn’t get why I was wearing a mask. But I understand it now – why my dad would want our faces to be covered. When we went out without him we wouldn’t be recognized.’ She says that wearing the masks have helped her and her brothers live a childhood, which she describes as ‘normal’. ‘We had a normal childhood – including trips to the children’s arcade and restaurant Chuck E. Cheese’s,’ she recalls. Explaining that her father wanted a different childhood than he had experienced she said: ‘He told us that when he was younger he didn’t really have a childhood. He would always be stuck in the studio singing while the kids were out playing. He wanted us to have that.’ Talking about the death of her father Michael she said: ‘It never gets any easier.’

Drew Barrymore People coverTwo Weddings and an Engagement
Pregnant Drew Barrymore walked down the aisle in Montecito California to marry her boyfriend Will Kopelman. Guests included Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth, Jimmy Fallon and wife Nancy Juvonen, Busy Philipps and her husband, and her Charlie’s Angels co-star Cameron Diaz. Drew, who has been married twice before, wore a gorgeous Chanel gown, which is probably not surprising as Kopelman’s father Arie used to be the CEO of the fashion house. With the impeding birth of their first child, Drew is eager for her next challenge, being a mum. ‘She’s telling people that she’s finally ready for a quieter, more family-oriented life,’ an insider told People magazine.
Matthew McConnaughy has also tied the knot with his girlfriend of six years Camila Alves, The actor, 42, and his model wife, 29, who have two children together, Levy, four and Vida, two, got married in a private ceremony in Texas on Saturday.
Meanwhile 19-year-old child star Miley Cyrus has got engaged to her Australian actor boyfriend Liam Hemsworth, 22. The couple who have been together three years confirmed the news with Miley saying ‘I’m so happy to be engaged and look forward to a life of happiness with Liam.’ The couple also have the blessing of their families with an insider saying ‘Billy Ray loves Liam. He’s happy his daughter has found the right guy. The whole family loves Liam.’

Lindsay in Car Crash Drama
Never far from trouble, actress Lindsay Lohan has hit the headlines again after being involved in a car accident. Lindsey is said to have  collided with a dump truck but thankfully neither party were badly hurt. When the crash first became public knowledge, Lindsay claimed that the driver of the other vehicle had cut her off but then the other driver went to the press to give his side of the story, which was that it was Lindsay’s fault! ‘She came over and hit the back of the truck, he revealed. ‘Then the car pulled up on the sidewalk.’ He also claims he can prove it, with the help of eyewitnesses who were at the scene. ‘They have a video of this whole incident,’ he said. After this came to light Lindsay altered her original recollection of the event. ‘Lindsay is sticking with the “truck cut me off!!!” story,’ a source close to the actress said. ‘But with a twist, she claims she slammed on the brakes, but nothing.’

Christian SlaterPublicist Reveals Christian Bale’s Darkest Secrets
A publicist can be a celebrity’s best friend and confidant but if things go wrong then they can also be a powerful enemy knowing all their secrets. Christian Bale is experiencing the wrath of his ex-publicist Harrison Cheung who has written a biography about the British born Batman star. From his collection of animal foetuses that he kept in jars as a kid to his hatred of rival Leonardo DiCaprio, Cheung reveals what he learnt from being with Christian for 10 years. According to the book, Christian developed a dislike of Leonardo after he beat Christian to a number of roles including Titanic and What’s Eating Gilbert Grape. ‘DiCaprio. The name burned Christian like a branding iron,’ Cheung writes. ‘Over the years, Christian had lost This Boy’s Life and What’s Eating Gilbert Grape to DiCaprio.’ Cheung also talks about the Christians infamous temper in the book something his father was known for too. ‘They both over-reacted out of proportion to any perceived offence,’ Cheung writes. ‘Christian would seethe and hiss like some surly snake. Once at an Enterprise Rent A Car just a few blocks down from their Manhattan Beach house, Christian was so loudly lecturing the woman at the desk and he was so angry that she started trembling and pointed to the security camera overhead for protection.’

Guess Who – Secret Gossip
[HollywoodDame] This established male actor that has A-list status has been doing everything he can to regain his youth and appeal to a younger audience. He has had a few surgical procedures and botox. He shelled out thousands on fighting the aging battle, but he suddenly became very cheap on his hair. After buying a box of drug store hair color, he attempted to do the job himself. He ended up botching it and had to have a professional come fix it. He made up a huge story about how it was all an “accident” and claimed he mixed up his leave-in conditioner with his wife’s dye.

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