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Mariah Carey sued by ex-employee

Mariah Carey is being sued by a former staff member for unpaid overtime.

Ex-employee Ylser Oliver, 49, has issued a lawsuit against the singer claiming she was forced to work up to 16-hours-a-day, seven days a week without proper meal breaks or any extra money in her pay packet as compensation for her extra hours.

According to legal papers filed at Manhattan federal court, Ylser claims she began working as an assistant for Mariah in March 2007 and her duties included tidying up her Tribeca home in New York and organizing repairs to the property, packing her luggage for trips, tending to her "personal needs," travelling with the R&B star on her business trips, taking her calls, carrying out shopping tasks for her and "caring" for Mariah's friends and family.

Ylser quit in June 2014 after becoming disgruntled with the working hours and lack of overtime.

Matthew Blit - Ylser's employment lawyer - told the New York Post newspaper: "My client put her family's life on hold while tending to Mariah Carey's family and Mariah repaid her by underpaying her.

"My client is a very hard-working woman who treated Mariah and her family like her own, working all hours of the day and night. Even celebrities are required to abide by the law."

Ylser is suing Mariah - who split from her husband of six years, Nick Cannon, earlier this year - for significant amount of money", but the actual fee is undisclosed.

However, the suit claims she was entitled to at least time-and-a-half pay when working more than 40 hours a week.

When asked about the lawsuit, Mariah's spokesperson Cindi Berger said: "I can't comment on anything that I'm not aware of and we haven't heard anything about this lawsuit."
 



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Jenner's divorce finalized

Kris Jenner and Bruce Jenner's divorce has been finalized.

A Los Angeles County judge formally signed off on the former couple's split today (12.18.14) following their separation last year after 23 years of marriage, but they won't be officially divorced until March 23, 2015, due to the six-month legal requirement.

The duo, who have daughters Kendall, 19, and Kylie, 17, together, reached an amicable financial settlement four months ago, and divided up their $60 million fortune equally.

An insider said their split was as clean as possible despite the fact they didn't sign a prenuptial agreement.

Neither of the 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' stars will receive spousal support and the judge decided not to create a custody agreement for Kylie since she will turn 18 next August, but each parent will cover her costs while she's with them, according to gossip website TMZ.com.

Another source previously revealed their negotiations were "easy and amicable" and Kris got to keep their Hidden Hills estate and her 20.5 carat diamond engagement ring, while Bruce, 64, who lives in his own bachelor pad in Malibu, got to hold on to his exclusive Sherwood Country Club membership.

The pair announced their split in October 2013 but Kris, 59, only filed for divorce last September, citing irreconcilable differences, and she listed the date of their separation as June 1, 2013.

The Kardashian family matriarch recently started dating Justin Bieber's road manager Corey Gamble, while Olympic gold medallist Bruce has been linked to Kris' former personal assistant Ronda Kamihira.



Chloe Grace Moretz stunt injury

Chloe Grace Moretz has sprained her knee.

The 17-year-old actress, who is rumored to be dating Brooklyn Beckham, is currently sporting a big black brace on her right leg after injuring herself while performing a stunt on the set of her upcoming movie, 'The Fifth Wave,' in Atlanta.

A spokesperson for the blonde beauty, who was photographed using crutches as she made her way through Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Wednesday (12.17.14), told E! News it is only a "slight sprain," adding: "She does all of her own stunts."

Chloe also assured her fans on Twitter that she is doing well after they expressed concern about her injury.

After one fan tweeted: "@ChloeGMoretz getwellsoon chloe, i hope you feeling better now," she responded: "thank you so much it's just a light sprain and I'm being extra careful."

Despite striving to do most of her own stunts, Chloe recently insisted she is "a bit of a geek in real life" and doesn't take risks.

She said: "I'm a bit of a geek in real life, but I'm very driven when it comes to my work.

"I'm not the kind of person who's going to do anything crazy and my mom makes sure I stay grounded."





Ashlee Simpson is pregnant

Ashlee Simpson is reportedly expecting her first child with Evan Ross.

The couple, who got married in August, are set to welcome a baby into the world next year, according to E! News.

The 30-year-old singer already has six-year-old son Bronx with ex-husband Pete Wentz.

The 'Hunger Games' star Evan, 26, recently admitted he wants to have as many children as possible with the blonde beauty.

Speaking last month, he said: "I would love to [have kids]. As many as possible."

Asked about married life, he added: "It's the best thing ever.

"I've been with her now for a while so it just feels right. I'm happy to say she's my wife."

Ashlee was said to be equally keen to give a sibling to Bronx, and sources close to the couple - who married in a romantic ceremony held at Evan's mother Diana Ross' lavish home in Greenwich, Connecticut - previously said they "can't wait" to see their families grow.

The insider said: "They can't wait [to have a child together]."

Bronx already has some experience of being a big brother, as Pete also has three-month-old son, Saint Lazslo Wentz, with girlfriend Meagan Camper.

The Fall Out Boy rocker split from Ashlee in 2011 after three years of marriage.



Jennifer Lawrence is single

Jennifer Lawrence is still single.

The 'Hunger Games' actress, who previously romanced Chris Martin and Nicholas Hoult, recently sparked rumors she was dating Gabe Polsky after she spent five hours at the 'Red Army' director and producer's home in Los Angeles last Friday (12.12.14).

But a source told E! News that Gabe, 35, is actually dating the Oscar winner's best friend.

An insider previously told the New York Daily News that the actress and Gabe ordered pizzas twice during their time together, saying: "They ordered a couple of pizzas and about 30 minutes later another delivery man came with more pizza.

"They definitely weren't in there reading scripts. They were having a good time."

Gabe also recused Jennifer's dog when it ran out onto the street outside his house.

The 24-year-old star, who split from Coldplay frontman Chris, 37, in late October after almost five months of dating, departed the property later that night.

Another insider previously claimed Jennifer has been growing close to her ex-boyfriend Nicholas again over the past few weeks.

The source said: "Their relationship is getting closer and his family would love for them to get back together.

"He still adores Jennifer and so do his family.

"He's been calling her and they've been speaking regularly on Skype."



Amanda Bynes wants to enroll in USC

Amanda Bynes wants to attend the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles.

The 'Easy A' star, who is trying to get her life back on track after being involuntarily committed to a psychiatric hospital for the second time in October, took a tour of the campus because she wants to transfer there from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) in San Diego, California.

The 27-year-old troubled starlet wrote on Twitter: "I took a USC campus tour yesterday it was sick! I plan on transferring from FIDM. The campus is sick!"

An eyewitness said the actress kept a low-profile and was dressed "super casually" during her visit to the university on Tuesday (12.16.14).

The insider told E! News: "She was on a tour, came in and she was just looking around the cafeteria. She was on a cart tour. She was dressed super casually, but she had her big sunglasses on. She was with just a tour guide and an assistant-type of person. I could tell she was really low key about it all.

"It was hard to tell if she was happy/excited to be there because of the sunglasses, she was covering the side of her face at a point but nothing too dramatic."

Amanda was rumored to have dropped out of FIDM earlier this year and sources previously claimed she wanted to transfer to an educational facility in New York City.



Sienna Miller won't advise Keira Knightley

Sienna Miller thinks Keira Knightley will be a "perfect" mother.

The 'American Sniper' actress - who has two-year-old daughter Marlowe with partner Tom Sturridge - insists she won't be offering any advice to her friend, who is expecting her first child with husband James Righton, because she will be an "amazing" parent and doesn't need help.

She told the New York Post newspaper's Page Six column: "We've spoken a lot and I know she will be amazing.

"She doesn't need any advice. She will be perfect."

Sienna, 32, recently revealed she was "overwhelmed" by how natural it felt when she became a mother.

She said: "I was overwhelmed by how normal it felt. It was like, 'There you are - that's what I have been missing.' Like we're both in on something only we know. An amazing sense of being complicit with a little being."

Though Sienna insists her life with Tom, 29, and Marlowe is very "normal", she is adamant their day-to-day domesticity isn't boring.

She said: "It's very normal, very kind of still.

"We go to the country. I like to cook and go to Whole Foods. I have a [Newfoundland[ dog - not a dog but a bear - who when I walk pulls me over flat on my face into the mud.

"My baby pukes on me. It's life. It's very much a normal life."

"I really don't want to sound boring. It's completely crazy and illicit behind closed doors."



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Stevie Wonder is a dad again

Stevie Wonder has become a father for the ninth time.

The 64-year-old singer and his girlfriend Tomeeka Robyn Bracy - who gave birth to his eighth child last year - have welcomed daughter Nia into the world, his spokesperson has confirmed to Us Weekly magazine.

No further details are available about the new arrival.

The 'Superstition' hitmaker recently laughed off reports Tomeeka was expecting triplets, but confirmed they were expecting a girl and had already chosen her name.

He said: "I got, how many, 22 kids? it's not true. The truth is we're going to have a wonderful daughter, born in December, [and her] name is going to be Nia, which is 'purpose'."

Stevie's spokesperson confirmed her name means purpose, which is "one of the seven principles of Kwanzaa."

It was previously claimed Stevie thinks he is a better father now he is older.

The legendary crooner - who has been married twice and has children with five different women - is said to have told friends he hasn't always been available for his kids when they needed him, but as he has grown older, he has developed closer bonds with his brood, who range in age from one to 39 years old.

A source said: "Aisha [his oldest] enjoys her dad quite a bit, they get together and eat and joke.

"He's been helping [his son] Mumtaz with some of Mumtaz's music and he always talks about how talented his son is.

"He knows that being a father is a full-time job and now that he's a little older, he feels like he's up to the task and he doesn't want to let any of them down."



Brad Pitt and George Clooney celebrate weddings

Brad Pitt and George Clooney celebrated their recent marriages over dinner.

The 'Fury' actor, who wed Angelina Jolie in France in August, and his 53-year-old pal, who tied the knot with human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin in Venice in September, got together at George's LA mansion with their spouses as they had been unable to attend each other's nuptials due to their busy schedules.

The 'Monuments Men' star spared no expense for the foursome's get together, calling in the head chef from his favourite restaurant to whip up his guests a spectacular seafood dinner.

He even shipped over wine from Brad and Angelina's vineyard on their Château Miraval estate in the south of France.

A source said: "The head chef from George's favorite restaurant, The Musso & Frank Grill, cooked up a huge meal for the two couples with oysters and lobsters.

"As a nice touch George had shipped over some of Angelina's wine from her and Brad's French vineyard."

Brad, 51, and George - who starred together in the 'Ocean's Eleven' franchise - are said to have been "desperate" to get together after missing out on each other's big days.

A source told The Sun newspaper: "They had been desperate to get something in the diary since George's Venice bash."

He even invited Brad and Angelina's kids, Maddox, 13, Pax, 11, Zahara, nine, Shiloh, eight, and six-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne, and shared some of the luxurious wedding cake left over from their nuptials which took place at Venice's Ca' Farsetti palace.

The source said: "Brad and Angie's children were invited over as well and got to enjoy some wedding cake from their six-tier creation from Sweet Lady Jane in Beverly Hills."
 



Big Sean says Ariana Grande isn't a diva

Big Sean insists Ariana Grande isn't a diva.

The 26-year-old rapper says rumors his 21-year-old girlfriend demands to be carried everywhere are "ridiculous."

The 'Fire' hitmaker said: "They said she's a diva and she demands that she gets carried everywhere she goes. That don't even sound logical. No, man, she don't get carried. I remember I was with her one time and she got carried but it was 'cause her foot was bleeding. She busted her foot, like, you know, dancing and stuff."

When asked about the rumor again, he told New York-based radio station Power 105.1 FM's show 'The Breakfast Club': "That's ridiculous. That's ridiculous."

The 'Freaky' hitmaker, who confirmed he was dating the 'Love Me Harder' singer in October following months of rumors, is glad that they started off as friends several years ago.

Discussing how they first met at another radio show, he said: "When I met her, it was just cool, she was like, 'You, you know I like your music.' She was like, rapping 'Gang Bang.' She was like, 'I know the verse.' And she started rapping it. So we just linked up like that. We was hanging out a little bit and just, you know, was friends over the years. But I think that's the coolest way to do it.

"I don't like her because she's a pop princess. I like her 'cause of who she is. She's cool. She brings out the best in me."



Angelina Jolie feels like a caged tiger

Angelina Jolie thinks a "therapist would have a field day" analyzing her career.

The 39-year-old star, who has six children, Maddox, 13, Pax, 11, Zahara, nine, Shiloh, eight, and six-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne, with husband Brad Pitt, claims she doesn't plan anything and would happily be a stay-at-home mother.

She said: "I never had a plan for my life. I do what I want to do. And if suddenly tomorrow I couldn't do anything, I could deal with that. I'd be happy at home being a mom."

The 'Unbroken' director plans to focus on working behind the camera in the future and admits being an actress makes her feel like "a caged tiger."

She said: "I don't want to be in hair and makeup, I don't want to be in wardrobe, I don't want to have to stand on a mark or emote. It makes me feel like a caged tiger."

Angelina flew to Malta to direct and star alongside Brad, 50, as an unhappy married couple in their upcoming film 'By the Sea' shortly after they got married in August.

Discussing their decision to work together again for the first time since they met on the set of 'Mr. and Mrs. Smith' in 2004, the Oscar winner told The Hollywood Reporter: "Yes, we spent our honeymoon playing two people in a terrible marriage. I'm sure a therapist would have a field day analyzing the films I choose to do. But it's been 10 years since Brad and I have worked together. It felt like it was time."



Jennifer Lawrence's staff infatuated with bodyguard

Jennifer Lawrence's female staff members are reportedly infatuated with her new bodyguard.

The 'Hunger Games' actress recently hired Justin Riblet to help keep her safe while she is traveling around the world and some of her make-up team and personal assistants are said to be smitten with the hunky security guard.

A source close to the 24-year-old star told UsMagazine.com: "He's very popular among the ladies in Jen's team."

Justin, who spent five years in the US army working as a special forces weapons sergeant, also caused a stir among Jennifer's fans when he accompanied her to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Monday (12.15.14), inspiring many tributes on Twitter.

One fan tweeted he "looks like a freaking model," while others wrote he is "such a babe."

The actress is currently single after recently splitting from Chris Martin, but an insider previously claimed she has been growing close to her ex-boyfriend Nicholas Hoult again over the past few weeks.

The source said: "Their relationship is getting closer and his family would love for them to get back together.

"He still adores Jennifer and so do his family.

"He's been calling her and they've been speaking regularly on Skype."



Kanye West 'jealous' of Kourtney Kardashian's baby

Kanye West is "jealous" of the Kardashians' latest arrival.

The 'Stronger' hitmaker - who is married to Kim Kardashian West, 34, - is reportedly envious of all the attention Kourtney Kardashian and her new baby, which was born on Sunday (12.14.14), are getting.

A source revealed to HollywoodLife.com: "[Kanye] almost seems jealous of the attention.

"Kim's focus on her sisters family isn't helping her relationship."

Meanwhile, a source previously revealed that Kim is "determined" to make her relationship with Kanye, 37, work.

The 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star is believed to be desperate for her marriage not to end up like her mother's, Kris Jenner, amidst rumours that the relationship is already at risk.

A source shared: "Kim is determined to make this work because she does not want to ever have to go through what she is watching her mom and Bruce go through."

The television personality - who has 17-month-old North with her husband - is hoping a new addition to their family will help make things easier for the couple.

The insider added: "[They are] not getting a divorce [and are] planning to have another child in the near future!

"She wants to have just one more baby and then she is done."





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