Actor Brad Pitt involved in three-car accident near his Los Angeles home

Published: Thursday, February 08, 2018 @ 5:18 PM

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Hollywood icon Brad Pitt emerged unscathed from a three-car pileup.

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The 54-year-old reportedly crashed his grey Tesla into a Nissan, which then slammed into a third vehicle. According to the Daily Mail, the Feb. 5 accident — nearby his Los Angeles home — was minor, and Pitt did not appear to suffer any injuries. He was photographed wearing a casual black sweats and a pageboy cap, while exchanging information and shaking hands with the other smiling drivers. According to an Us Weekly source, Pitt’s home is “just down the street” from the residence of his ex-wife Angelina Jolie and their six kids — Maddox, 16, Pax, 14, Zahara, 12, Shiloh, 11, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 9.

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The former super couple filed for divorce in 2016, and Jolie moved their kids into an LA home while Pitt worked on quitting drinking, which reportedly contributed to their breakup. During the very public separation, the “Fight Club” actor was being investigated over claims of alleged child abuse stemming from an incident on a plane involving him, Jolie and the children. He was later cleared of any wrongdoing, and their contentious separation has since become more amicable.

According to Page Six, the pair — once known as “Brangelina” — recently filed an extension in LA courts to allow for more time to resolve their custody issues. While their antagonistic custody battle seems to have cooled off, it’s unlikely that the pair will be reuniting anytime soon. Jolie revealed that their relationship issues had long since been apparent, even before they began filming their final movie as a couple — which had many parallels for their real-life issues.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 04: 2015 Entertainment Innovator Angelina Jolie Pitt (L) and Brad Pitt attend the WSJ. Magazine 2015 Innovator Awards at the Museum of Modern Art on November 4, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for WSJ. Magazine 2015 Innovator Awards)(Dimitrios Kambouris)

“We had met working together, and we worked together well. I wanted us to do some serious work together, I thought it would be a good way for us to communicate,” Jolie said about the actors’ 2015 drama “By The Sea,”

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“In some ways it was, and in some ways we learned some things. But there was a heaviness probably during that situation that carried on, and it wasn’t because of the film.”

The experience of working through fictional relationship struggles while dealing with their own ultimately wasn’t enough to save their marriage. Ironically, the pair met on the set of the hit 2005 spy-vs-spy thriller “Mr. & Mrs. Smith.”

“I’m glad we did that film, because we did explore something together. Whatever it was, maybe it didn’t solve certain things, but we did communicate something that needed to be communicated to each other,” Jolie said.

It seems Pitt, who has largely remained out of the limelight since the separation, is stepping back into the dating pool, and he reportedly uses his birth name when he does meet people, in coffee shops at least.

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He was recently spotted introducing himself to a lady in a coffee shop during a flirtatious exchange as “William” before eventually hoping back on his motorcycle, according to gossip website Page Six.

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After this fender bender, he might get more use out of that bike.

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Gregg Allman tribute video released on anniversary of his death

Published: Sunday, May 27, 2018 @ 3:23 PM

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The music of Gregg Allman lives on.

The Southern rock legend died one year ago on May 27, and to commemorate the anniversary of his passing at age 69, his team compiled a three-minute video that showcases Allman the way he’d want to be remembered – always making music.

The clip, set to his 1973 song “Queen of Hearts” from his “Laid Back” solo album, features Allman – both vintage and recent – working in the studio and playing live.

There also a snippet from his Fox Theatre tribute concert in Atlanta in 2014.

The musician had been in poor health before his death and had undergone a liver transplant in 2010.

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Allman founded The Allman Brothers Band with his late brother, Duane. 

Musician Gregg Allman performs during the All For the Hall New York concert benefiting the Country Music Hall of Fame at Best Buy Theater on February 26, 2013 in New York City. (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

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Olivia Munn discusses Aaron Rodgers’ family issues for the first time

Published: Saturday, May 26, 2018 @ 2:41 PM

Olivia Munn spoke out for the first time about her ex, Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers, during an interview with “Andy Cohen Live.”
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Olivia Munn spoke out for the first time about her ex, Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers, during an interview with “Andy Cohen Live.”(Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images)

Olivia Munn has opened up about ex Aaron Rodgers’ family issues nearly one year after their split.

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Munn appeared on Sirius XM’s “Andy Cohen Live” and said she only met the NFL Green Bay quarterback’s parents “a couple of times.” 

“Before he and I started dating, he hadn’t spoken to one of the brothers and his parents for eight months,” Munn told Cohen, according to Bravo TV

US Weekly reports that Munn and Rodgers dated for three years before their split in 2017.

NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers and actress Olivia Munn arrive at The 2016 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on July 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Jon Kopaloff, FilmMagic)

Rodgers’ brother, Jordan, got the final rose on ABC’s “The Bachelorette” during the show’s 2016 season. 

She told Cohen that she encouraged Rodgers to work on his family relationships. At one point, she said that she helped him draft bullet points to guide a conversation.

“I just think it’s really important to try to mend things in a family. And I encourage that,” Munn told Cohen. “But at the end of the day, I do believe that family and fame and success can be really complicated if their dreams are connected to your success.”

While they were together, Munn was blamed for causing the rift between Rodgers and his family, 24-7 Sports reports.

Rodgers is currently dating professional racing driver Danica Patrick.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 22: American Racing Driver Danica Patrick visits "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" at Rockefeller Center on May 22, 2018 in New York City. (Mike Coppola, Getty Images for NBC)

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Alicia Silverstone files for divorce from husband of 20 years, Christopher Jarecki

Published: Saturday, May 26, 2018 @ 8:16 AM

Actress Alicia Silverstone has filed for divorce from Christopher Jarecki, her husband of 20 years, according to documents obtained by The Blast. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)
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Actress Alicia Silverstone has filed for divorce from Christopher Jarecki, her husband of 20 years, according to documents obtained by The Blast. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)(Leon Bennett/Getty Images)

Three months after they confirmed their separation, actor Alicia Silverstone and her musician husband, Christopher Jarecki, are divorcing.

According to documents obtained by The Blast, Silverstone filed for divorce Friday, citing irreconcilable differences. She requested joint legal and physical custody of the couple’s 7-year-old son, Bear Blu. Silverstone listed the date of separation as March 15, 2016.

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Silverstone, 41, and Jarecki married in June 2005 in a lakeside ceremony after dating for eight years.

“They still deeply love and respect each other and remain very close friends but have mutually decided to separate after being together for 20 years. They have a son together whom they will continue to co-parent,” Silverstone’s representative said in February.

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Alicia Silverstone, husband Christopher Jarecki split after 20 years

Published: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 @ 11:17 AM

Christopher Jarecki (L) and actress Alicia Silverstone pictured in 2008. the couple announced in 2018 they were separating after 20 years together. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Christopher Jarecki (L) and actress Alicia Silverstone pictured in 2008. the couple announced in 2018 they were separating after 20 years together. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)(Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Actress Alicia Silverstone and her husband, Christopher Jarecki, have gone their separate ways after 20 years together. They were married for 12 years.

The couple confirmed the news in a statement to People on Monday.

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“They still deeply love and respect each other and remain very close friends but have mutually decided to separate after being together for 20 years. They have a son together whom they will continue to co-parent,” Silverstone’s representative said

The couple wed in June 2005 in a small ceremony in Lake Tahoe and share one son, Bear Blu, 6, together. They started dating eight years before, in 1997.

Shortly after announcing the split, Silverstone, 41, shared a few photos from her Hawaiian vacation with her son on Instagram.

“So fun playing in the water with Bear. Swimming, boogie boarding and just savoring. We’ve been staying at my friend’s home while he is away,” Silverstone wrote on one post. “Driving around in his big truck was fun in the rain and mud. Bear and I played with this adorable little man we met on the beach with his beautiful mom. And somehow, even cleaning the kitchen (constantly) and doing laundry here is fun.”

Silverstone also snapped a selfie with her son, writing, “Bear and I on our Hawaiian adventure. My sweet sweet love.” She has not commented on social media about her separation.

Bear and I on our Hawaiian adventure. My sweet sweet love 💕

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