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Hayden Panettiere Talks New Sobriety After Alcohol, Opioid Addiction Treatment
While returning to work as Kirby Reed on the upcoming “Scream 6,” Hayden Panettiere first opened up about her secret battle with alcohol and opioid addiction. “I was on top of the world and I ruined it. I would think I’d hit rock bottom, but then there’s that hatch that opens,” the 32-year-old actress told People in a cover story released on July 6. debuted online. Looking back, she says the substance abuse started after she was offered “happy pills” at age 15 to make her “peppy during interviews” on red carpets.I had no idea this wasn’t appropriate, or what door it would open for me when it came to my addictionshe said. Although she soon started drinking and taking opioids off-camera, she said she “couldn’t be messy” at work. “But it kept getting out of hand… And as I got older , the drugs and alcohol became something I almost couldn’t live without.’ When her now 7-year-old daughter Kaya was born, she suffered severe postpartum depression, for which she received help, although her alcohol addiction continued to worsen. I woke up and could only function on a sip of alcohol,” she recalls from her lowest moment. Finally, after a period of “wanting to do everything I wasn’t supposed to” while feeling “so bad about myself that I confident “She ended up in the hospital with jaundice. Doctors told me my liver was going to fail,” she recalled. During those same years, Hayden was also stuck in an abusive relationship with Brian Hickerson. “It was a very dark and complicated time in my life. But a lot of women are going through what I’ve been through, and I want people to know that it’s okay to ask for help.” Many months of trauma therapy and clinical treatment later, Hayden is sober, single, working and… trying to focus on “forgiveness”with Brian, who she said has also gotten help.
Brad Pitt Talks About Anxiety Around Perceived Prosopagnosia Disorder
If you meet Brad Pitt twice and he forgets your name, don’t be offended. The 58-year-old star is pretty sure he suffers from prosopagnosia. Often referred to as “face blindness,” the condition believed to be caused by problems with the part of the brain that controls face perception and memory that routinely prevents those who have it from recognizing faces. “Nobody believes me!” he says in GQ’s August 2022 cover story after admitting he feels “embarrassed” when he can’t identify people in social settings. “I want to meet someone else” [person with the disorder]he admits to the GQ writer, who says that Brad “struggles to remember new people, to recognize their faces, and he fears it has created a certain impression of him: that he is distant and distant, inaccessible.” , self-centered.” has not been diagnosed, he has discussed the problem in the past, telling Esquire in 2013 that he is concerned, “people hate me because they think I don’t respect them” when he can’t recognize them. “That’s why I stay at home,” he said at the time.
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Rihanna Named Forbes’ Youngest Billionaire On Its ‘Richest Self-Made Women’ List
It’s going to be quite a year for Rihanna. After becoming a mother in May, the 34-year-old singer and creator of Fenty was named the youngest billionaire on Forbes’ new list of “America’s Richest Self-Made Women.” Rihanna’s fortune is estimated at about $1.4 billion, according to the list, which also made her a high-ranking “10” for having amassed her wealth independently and against multiple odds. Much of that wealth comes from Rih’s Fenty Beauty cosmetic line, as does her 30 percent share of her Savage x Fenty lingerie lines. Rihanna, previously named the world’s richest female musician, is also the first person from Barbados to make Forbes’ cut. The youngest person on the list this year (without billionaire status) is Kylie Jenner, whose value is estimated at $600 million.
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Travis Scott cancels concert over fan safety concerns
Eight months after ten people were killed after a massive crowd at Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival in Houston, the rapper canceled his performance on the Coney Island Art Walls’ Independence Day show over concerns for the safety of fans. Video published by TMZ shows attendees climbing a metal lighting truss after Travis made a surprise appearance onstage with Meek Mill. “We need all of you to get down,” the rapper can be heard telling people on the truss. As a concertgoer dressed as Sipder-Man began to push his way from the metal structure, Travis told him, “My brother, just make sure you’re okay,” according to the video, which shows a tightly packed audience. was that towards the podium at outdoor event. Before resuming music, Travis asked fans gathered at the front of the stage to “take two steps back.” He then yelled, “If everyone’s okay, let me say ‘h*** yeah!’ If everyone wants to party, just let me hear ‘h*** yeah!'” to get things going again. Travis, who shares a son and daughter with Kylie Jenner, has largely avoided the limelight since the tragedy of the Houston concert last November. He and his production partners are currently facing multiple lawsuits from the victims’ families.
Kim Kardashian, more stars call for WNBA star Brittney Griner’s freedom amid Russian detention
Kim Kardashian, Amy Schumer, Questlove, Lisa Rinna and more celebs are calling for immediate action to free WNBA star Brittney Griner in Russia, where she has been held since February. Russian officials have accused the 31-year-old, who reportedly spent years playing basketball in Russia during the WNBA off-season, of possessing vape cartridges containing cannabis. The US government maintains she is innocent of the charges, which could land her in prison in Russia for 10 years if found guilty. As the AP recently noted, less than 1 percent of suspects in Russia are acquitted of criminal charges. On her Instagram Stories on July 5 — amid news Brittney wrote a private letter to President Joe Biden asking for help — Kim posted a photo of the professional athlete looking terrified as she entered a Russian court in handcuffs during her process. “Let’s go, everyone. This isn’t okay. #freebrittneygriner now,” the caption read. ‘All hands on deck. Make some noise.’ Amy Schumer shared the same post last week, as did Questlove, who included Michael Angelad’s caption. “THIS IS WHAT TRAUMA LOOKS LIKE,” it read. “The lack of urgency and concern for black women personified in Britteny Griner. This should be treated as the international crisis that it is! #BrittyGriner #FreeHerNOW.” The drummer also added a personal plea: “Can my media people have compassion to draw attention to this situation?” Brittney’s wife Cherelle appeared on CBS this week, where she said she was “discouraged” that the White House had not yet responded to Brittney’s touching letter. “As I sit here in a Russian prison, alone with my thoughts and without the protection of my wife, family, friends, Olympic jersey or other achievements, I am terrified that I will be here forever.“On July 4, our family normally honors the service of those who fought for our freedom, including my father, who is a veteran of the Vietnam War,” Brittney continued. “It hurts to think about how I usually celebrate this day, because freedom means something completely different to me this year.” Brittney’s next court date is set for July 7.
Bette Midler Clarifies Comments Considered ‘Transphobic’
Bette Midler has clarified the comments she made about women regarding Roe v. Wade’s recent turnaround, assuring Twitter users that she didn’t mean anything “exclusively or transphobic” in a previous tweet. On July 3, Bette, 76, had posted to “WOMEN OF THE WORLD,” writing, in part, “They don’t call us ‘women’ anymore; they call us ‘births’ or ‘menstruators’…,” etc. “Don’t let them wipe you out! Every person on earth owes you something!” she insisted. The post soon sparked backlash, with drag queen Rory O’Neill, among others, dismissing Bette’s claim as “anti-trans fake nonsense.” “No one is erasing women. In a few minor cases in healthcare, they use trans-inclusive language where appropriate,” Rory wrote. In a July 5 Twitter thread (via the Daily News), Bette clarified her message. “MEN OF THE WORLD! My tweet about women was in response to this fascinating and well-written piece in the NYT on July 3,” she wrote, posting a link to Pamela Paul’s: “The far right and the far left agree on one thing : Women don’t count.” “In a world of chosen gender identities, women as a biological category don’t exist. Some might even call this sort of thing erasing,” the writer argued in the Times. Meanwhile, Bette continued on Twitter: “I didn’t mean to use anything exclusive or transphobic in what I said. It wasn’t about that.” She added: “If anyone reading that tweet thinks I have anything but love for marginalized people, go to Wikipedia and type in my name. … I’ve been fighting for marginalized people for as long as I can remember. Still, if you want my 60 years of proven love and concern over a tweet that accidentally angered the people I’ve always supported and adored, so be it… We must unite, because, in case you haven’t been paying attention, we divided we will surely fall.”
Carlos Santana diagnosed with heat exhaustion, dehydration after collapse
Guitar titan Carlos Santana is recovering after collapsing on stage outside Detroit, Michigan on July 5. According to an Instagram update from the musician’s wife and drummer, Cindy Blackman, he was “diagnosed with heat exhaustion and dehydration” while performing at the Pine. Knob Music Theater, where Cindy noted it was “100 degrees on stage and 114 under the lights”. She said that “that combined with not enough water” caused him to pass out. “Hello everyone! Carlos and I thank you so much for your prayers, love, care and concern for him! Please know that he is resting and doing very well!” she wrote in the post. She added that “it will be as good as new soon” before thanking fans again for their concern and well wishes. Carlos, 74, was reportedly in his set for a few songs when he sat down on stage, halfway through the song, then fell backwards. He was able to wave to the crowd as rescuers wheeled him off the stage.