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June 26 (UPI) — K-pop star Lena Park will tie the knot in July. The 41-year-old Korean-American singer, born Park Jung-hyun, will wed her fiancé July 15 in Hawaii after more than three years of dating, according to the Korea Times. Park’s agency, Catch Pop Entertainment, said only close family members will attend the private ceremony. The singer and her fiancé, a university professor, started dating in 2013 after meeting through mutual friends. The Korea Herald reported Park’s future in-laws live in Hawaii. Officials said the singer will continue her music career in South Korea after the wedding. Park released her debut studio album, Pieces, in 1998, and last debuted the song “Hello” with Primary in 2015. She is known for the singles “In Dreams” and “Dal.”

June 7 (UPI) — Comedian Billy Eichner confronted New York City pedestrians with several cast members from NBC’s hit drama This Is Us. Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia, Chrissy Metz and Justin Hartley joned Eichner for a segment on his TruTV television show Billy on the Street in which the group ambushed New Yorkers to ask questions about the show. Eichner declared it was the first time he had gathered multiple cast members from the same show for the “man on the street” style segment, as he quizzed passersby about their knowledge of the show. The cast of the show remained relatively silent in the background as Eichner questioned whether the impromptu interviewees were familiar with the show and asked for their favorite cast members and story lines. Eichner also poked fun at the cast members and the stunned pedestrians throughout their street side romp which included one man asking if Moore was single and a …

This isn’t going to go over well. Lamar Odom’s daughter Destiny talked all about her dad’s high profile relationship with Khloe Kardashian, his overdose, and his recovery from addiction in a new PEOPLE/Entertainment Weekly (PEN) feature, Surviving A Father’s Addiction: Lamar Odom’s Family Speaks Out, and it sounds like she wasn’t her former stepmom’s biggest fan. “Things changed when my dad married Khloe. Things were a lot more public. When your dad’s an NBA player that’s already enough, but when he’s marrying a reality TV star, things are so public and you don’t have a private life anymore. It was crazy that my dad was getting married to this woman that I used to watch religiously. It was such a whirlwind, really,” she explained. “There were regular snide comments at school. And when his addiction became public, then it became a social media thing. Even people that I thought were my friends were saying stuff …

Posted on Wed Jun 7th, 2017 11:30am PDT       By X17 Staff He found light through the darkness, though. Ryan Lochte felt he had lost everything after his Rio Olympics robbery scandal, and in a new interview with ESPN, the athlete revealed he contemplated suicide in the months after the incident. “There were a couple of points where I was crying, thinking, ‘If I go to bed and never wake up, fine.’ I was about to hang up my entire life,” he confessed. Not quite, says the Olympian. “To be clear, yes I was in a very dark place after Rio, but I never thought about taking my own life. That’s the media twisting what I told ESPN. I would never do that. That’s not me. I’m a fighter, always have been, and always will be. I knew that I would do whatever necessary to get through that horrible time, and most importantly to once again earn …

June 7 (UPI) — Selena Gomez supported boyfriend The Weeknd at his concert Tuesday in New York. The 24-year-old actress sang and danced along at The Weeknd’s show in Brooklyn before stepping out to dinner with the 27-year-old singer. Gomez attended the concert with photographer Petra Collins and makeup artist Hung Vanngo, who shared videos from the outing on Instagram Stories. Gomez posted a photo of herself in a latex minidress backstage. “I love being supportive,” the star said this week on SiriusXM’s The Morning Mash Up. “I love just being there and just kind of having somebody’s back. It feels good. I haven’t had that feeling in a while.” Gomez changed into a formfitting black dress to join The Weeknd at Carbone restaurant after the show. She experienced a wardrobe malfunction when paparazzi camera flashes showed she wasn’t wearing a bra underneath. Gomez and The Weeknd were first linked in January, and made their …

June 7 (UPI) — Rande Gerber is celebrating friend and business partner George Clooney welcoming twins. The 55-year-old entrepreneur had a “special delivery” for Clooney on Tuesday after the 56-year-old actor’s wife, Amal Clooney, gave birth to daughter Ella and son Alexander. Gerber, who founded Casamigos Tequila with Clooney and Mike Meldman, shared a video of himself wheeling in three boxes of diapers and two cases of tequila for the new dad. “Special delivery. #HouseOfFriends,” he captioned the clip on Instagram. Clooney’s rep said in a statement Tuesday that the actor’s family was “happy” and “doing fine.” “This morning Amal and George welcomed Ella and Alexander Clooney into their lives. Ella, Alexander and Amal are all healthy, happy and doing fine,” the rep said. Special delivery. #HouseOfFriends A post shared by Casamigos Tequila (@casamigos) on Jun 6, 2017 at 2:04pm PDT Gerber himself shares 17-year-old son Presley and 14-year-old daughter Kaia with wife Cindy Crawford. …

June 7 (UPI) — Mark Hamill, Patina Miller, Lin-Manuel Miranda, John Mulaney, David Oyelowo and Sarah Paulson are to serve as presenters at Sunday’s Tony Awards ceremony in New York. Also confirmed to take part in the CBS broadcast are Scott Bakula, Sara Bareilles, Rachel Bloom, Glenn Close, Brian d’Arcy James, Cynthia Erivo, Sally Field, Sutton Foster, Jonathan Groff, Chris Jackson, Allison Janney, Nick Kroll, John Legend, John Lithgow, Lea Salonga, Tom Sturridge and Tommy Tune. Kevin Spacey is to host the gala honoring excellence on Broadway at Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan. Previously announced presenters include Orlando Bloom, Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey, Josh Gad, Josh Groban, Taraji P. Henson, Scarlett Johansson, Anna Kendrick, Keegan-Michael Key, Bette Midler, Ben Platt and Olivia Wilde. Hamilton — which starred Miranda, Jackson and Groff — was the big winner at the 2016 Tonys, winning 11 prizes, including Best Musical. Tune in to #TonyAwards2017 to see Jonathan Groff, …

June 6 (UPI) — Nintendo has announced two new games in its long-running Pokemon series for the company’s portable console, the Nintendo 3DS. The titles, Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, unveiled Tuesday during a special Pokemon-focused Nintendo Direct press conference. The games are revamped versions of Pokemon Sun and Moon, which were released for the 3DS in November. Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon will feature new Pokemon to capture, an expansion of the world and story of the Alola region from the first games and new versions of legendary Pokemon Solgaleo and Lunala, Polygon reported. Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon will be released on Nov. 17. Nintendo also announced a revamped version of Pokemon fighting game Pokken Tournament for the Nintendo Switch, titled Pokken Tournament DX. Originally released for the Wii U, DX will introduce new features such as three-on-three battles, online ranked play, friend-only group matches and the ability to play with friends using …

June 6 (UPI) — MTV veteran Briana DeJesus will star on Teen Mom 2. The 23-year-old television personality confirmed Monday on the Teen Mom OG aftershow that she will join Jenelle Evans, Chelsea Houska, Kailyn Lowry and Leah Messer in Season 8. “It’s a little nervewracking,” she said. “It’s been so long. Being on national television — none of this has hit me yet. I don’t know when it’s going to hit me.” DeJesus came to fame on the MTV series 16 Pregnant and later starred on Teen Mom 3. She told E! News that Teen Mom 2 will feature some “very intense” moments as she prepares to welcome her second child. “There are some deep moments. A lot of educational moments, but it’s very intense. That’s where my life is right now,” the star said. “[I’m] excited to continue sharing my story because things left off right around when life was becoming hectic and …

June 6 (UPI) — Hoda Kotb shared her hopes for daughter Haley Joy on Today. The 52-year-old television personality read an open letter on the show Tuesday, encouraging her infant daughter to follow her heart and feel comfortable in her own skin. Kotb’s Today co-hosts Savannah Guthrie and Jenna Bush Hager read similar messages aloud for their own daughters. The trio of moms penned the posts as part of the show’s “Love Your Body Week.” “Your heart: Listen to it, follow it and figure out what and who makes it beat faster,” Kotb said in her letter, which she shared on the Today website last week. “Your skin: Strive to be comfortable in it your whole life. Your back: I’ve got it; always.” Kotb adopted Haley Joy in February, and is raising the infant with boyfriend Joel Schiffman. She and Schiffman went public with their relationship in 2015, and celebrated their fourth anniversary as a …

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