People

Michelle Obama heads to ‘The Chew,’ Snooki has a girl; Jason Derulo splits with Jordin Sparks

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are doing whatever they can to stay safe while at Paris Fashion Week. And that means paying more francs for extra security.

The couple is reportedly nervous after Kim was nearly knocked to the floor on Thursday, the innocent victim of a kerfuffle outside the Balmain show.

Video of the event, claimed by celebrity prankster Vitalii Sediuk, went viral. In it, Kardashian appears to stumble briefly after a person lunges toward her feet, when bodyguards push her out of the way. They neutralize someone who remains off camera. Kardashian’s mother, Kris Jenner, can be heard yelling “Stop it!” Sediuk, a former Ukrainian television reporter, told The Associated Press in an email that he is the person in the video, and that he’d only been trying to hug the reality star.

Sediuk has gained a reputation for outlandish pranks. In May, he was arrested and spent two days in jail after jostling with Brad Pitt at a film premiere in Los Angeles. He also crawled underneath America Ferrera’s dress at a film premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.

CHEWING THE FAT

Michelle Obama is making her debut on the ABC daytime talk show The Chew. The network says a taped segment featuring the first lady talking about school nutrition and the benefits of cooking at home will air next Friday. The segment was taped this week. She’s joining co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz in their kitchen to discuss both issues.

ODD COUPLE

Georgia’s Republican Gov. Nathan Deal and Ludacris may seem like an odd pairing for a campaign event, but the duo was a hit with a cheering crowd of students Friday. Deal kept his comments short before the crowd of about 200 at the charter school Utopian Academy for the Arts, just outside Atlanta. He introduced the rapper (thought to be a Democrat) as students cheered and craned their necks to see him. Ludacris said he spent most of his childhood in Atlanta and encouraged students to work hard and focus on their goals.

JERSEY BABY

Snooki’s a mommy again. The former Jersey Shore star and fiancé Jionni LaValle welcomed daughter Giovanna Marie, at 4:28 a.m. on Friday, her rep confirms to PEOPLE. The “perfect” baby has a “full head of black hair,” Snooki tweeted. The couple has a 2-year-old son, Lorenzo.

SUDDENLY SPLIT

Jason Derulo isn’t commenting much about his breakup with fellow singer Jordin Sparks. Though the Miami resident did tell Minnesota radio station KDWB: “It’s not a bad situation.You know, it’s not one of those kinda things.” What things, Jason?

THIS IS THE END

Another marriage bites the dust. TMZ is reporting that American Idol judge/mentor Randy Jackson just got served with divorce papers. Erika Jackson filed documents to dissolve their 18-year marriage, citing irreconcilable differences.

  Comments