Celine Dion cancels tour, Zelda Williams quits social media, Bradley Cooper settling down?

08/13/2014 4:29 PM

08/14/2014 11:12 AM

Céline Dion has to put her career on hold to spend more time with her ailing husband, she said in a statement to People. The Heart Will Go On crooner, 46, postponed her Las Vegas residency and canceled her Asia tour. René Angélil, 72, had a cancerous tumor removed from his throat last December. He stepped down as her manager in June.

PLAYING HOUSE

Bradley Cooper is settling down, sort of. The actor’s girlfriend, Suki Waterhouse, has moved into his Los Angeles place, but they have a roommate: his mom, Gloria, The Sun reports. The 22-year-old British model has actually stayed there even while Cooper is away on set and gets along well with his widowed mother, whom Cooper moved in when his father died of cancer in 2011. If all goes according to plan, Cooper and Waterhouse want to wed before the Silver Linings Playbook star turns 40 in in January.

IN THE MONEY

Can we say prenup? Hotel heiress Nicky Hilton is engaged to fellow heir James Rothschild, who comes from a long line of financial advisors. The two met at the 2011 Italian wedding of Petra Ecclestone and James Stunt. Rothschild proposed in Lake Como last weekend while out on a boat, Us Weekly reports. This will be Hilton’s second marriage. In 2004, she wed childhood friend Todd Andrew Meister at the Las Vegas Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas and had the whole thing annulled three months later.

OUT OF THERE

Unfortunately, or perhaps fortunately, for Ciara, she’s a single woman again. The new mom has said see ya! to fellow rapper Future. Just three months ago, the I'm Out singer gave birth to his son Future Jr. (we kid you not). Reason? Her fiance cheated, according to widespread media reports. Just last month Ciara told Brides magazine why Future was The One: “I knew right away that he was different. Now he's my best friend in the world, my partner.”

TO THE EXTREMES

Some people will go to any lengths to lose weight. Not Thalia. The Mexican pop star was rumored to have had a few ribs removed to gain a svelter appearance, but... nope! That’s an urban myth, says Mrs. Tommy Mottola. To prove she has a sense of humor, she posted on Instagram a (fairly gross, we must say) picture of her next to a jar of what appeared to be ribs in an icky colored fluid. Ha-ha?

HIGHEST BIDDER

After waiting 17 years for O.J. Simpson to pay a $9 million wrongful death judgment, Ronald Goldman’s mother is selling her right to the cash online. Sharon Rufo listed the judgment on JudgmentMarketplace.com with a $1 million starting price. Website founder Shawn Porat says the Simpson judgment is now worth $24.7 million after interest is factored in — if Simpson pays. The winning bidder takes on the risk of collecting from the fallen football star who has been in a Nevada prison since 2008 on a robbery and kidnapping conviction.

TIME OUT

Zelda Williams no longer wants to engage or encourage haters and has deleted her social media accounts for the time being. The 25-year-old daughter of Robin Williams announced that she is taking some time away from her Twitter and Instagram pages, citing the hurtful posts about her family photos, or lack thereof.

“In this difficult time, please try to be respectful of the accounts of myself, my family and my friends. Mining our accounts for photos of dad, or judging me on the number of them is cruel and unnecessary. There are a couple throughout, but the real private moments I shared with him were precious, quiet, and believe it or not, not full of photos or ‘selfies.’”

Meanwhile, his three kids stand to inherit a great deal of money from their late father’s estate. According to Good Morning America, despite reports that the Oscar winner was having financial problems, Williams had significant assets, which included a 650-acre Napa Valley winery that his real estate agent confirmed is listed at $29.9 million. He also owned a six bedroom home in Tiburon, California, where he reportedly hung himself Monday, which he purchased for more than $4 million.

About Madeleine Marr

Madeleine Marr

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Former fashion and food writer Madeleine Marr joined the Miami Herald in 2003. The native New Yorker's celebrity coverage includes features, interviews, events, red carpets, premieres, award ceremonies, style, news and gossip in the South Florida area and beyond.

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