Celebrity roundup

Bradley Cooper has a new girlfriend 18 years his junior


Bradley Cooper has a new girlfriend. UsWeekly ID’s her as British model Suki Waterhouse.

The two have been coy about their romance but keep getting photographed together. They were first spotted driving in the same car in London on Feb. 12 after the ELLE Style Awards, then again recently in wintry Boston, where Cooper is shooting a new David O. Russell movie.

Ironically, Cooper, 38, said his S ilver Linings Playbook costar Jennifer Lawrence was too young for him. She’s 22. Waterhouse, a sometime actress, is 20.

Health monitor

Carnie Wilson has Bell’s palsy, the Wilson Phillips singer announced on Twitter. Bell’s palsy is a form of facial paralysis resulting from a dysfunction in the facial nerve. “Scary, unfortunate, but it goes away. A challenge! Love u,” she wrote on Twitter. The singer says acupuncture is helping.

Big win

Danni Allen is the victor on NBC's The Biggest Loser. The ad account coordinator from Illinois lost 121 pounds, weighing in at 137 at the show’s end. Her prize: $250,000. Let’s hope she doesn’t spend it on sweets.


Vanessa Marcil is a single woman. The former 90210 star is officially divorced from CSI: NY actor Carmine Giovinazzo. The actress sought to end her two-year marriage back in 2010, citing irreconcilable differences. No kids, though Marcil (who was married briefly to Corey Feldman) has a 10-year-old son with Brian Austin Green.

Don’t worry about Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert. Despite a Life & Style story alleging the two country stars are splitting over his flirting with singer Cady Groves, they Tweeted to the contrary. “Hey @mirandalambert… I just read in a tabloid that our marriage is falling apart!” The Voice coach posted. “Oh no! Can’t wait to read if we make it or not,” Lambert wrote back.

So sue me!

A New Jersey man claims an insomnia cure promoted on The Dr. Oz Show left third-degree burns on his feet.

Frank Dietl filed a lawsuit in Manhattan state Supreme Court. The Daily News says Dietl was confined to his bed for weeks after using the so-called “knap-sack heated rice footsie” promoted last April. Dr. Oz recommended filling a pair of socks with uncooked rice and warming them up in a microwave oven and putting them on but he warned not to get the socks too hot.

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