11:02 PM EDT 12/05/2013
Originally posted 12/05/2013 12:25PM
A day after admitting in court that she had used cocaine and marijuana in the past, Nigella Lawson said Thursday that she was embarrassed but wanted to come clean about the drug use.
"I would rather be honest, if ashamed, and explain the drug usage, but I wanted to make sure that I wasn't going to be bullied [with] lies," the celebrity chef, 53, said at the fraud trial of two former assistants, according to the Telegraph.
"I am not proud of the fact that I have taken drugs, but that does not make me a drug addict or a habitual drug user," she added.
Originally posted 12/04/2013 05:35PM
Simon Cowell can legally put a ring on it.
The X Factor judge's girlfriend, Lauren Silverman, finalized her divorce from Andrew Silverman in New York Civil Court on Wednesday, PEOPLE confirms.
Lauren reached an an amicable divorce settlement with her ex-husband in August, one month after news broke that she was expecting a child with Cowell.
She also has a 7-year-old son with her ex.
Originally posted 12/04/2013 08:45AM
Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, testifying Wednesday in a fraud trial against two former personal assistants who once worked for her and ex-husband Charles Saatchi, said on the stand that he was bent on destroying her after a restaurant argument earlier this year went viral.
"He said that if I didn't go back to him and clear his name he would destroy me," Nigella told Isleworth Crown Court in West London.
Lawson, 53, struggled to maintain her composure on the witness stand, noting she was reluctant to testify in a case where two former assistants have been charged with spending more than a million dollars on luxury goods on her husband's credit card, which they'd had access to for household purchases.
Originally posted 12/03/2013 06:30PM
Just days after they announced their split, Malin Akerman's husband, Roberto Zincone, filed for divorce.
Zincone filed the papers in L.A. County Superior Court on Nov. 27, the day before Thanksgiving. He seeks joint legal custody of their baby son, but physical custody with Akerman. He's also requesting alimony from Akerman.
The couple, who welcomed Sebastian in April, wed in 2007.
Originally posted 12/02/2013 07:00PM
Josh Brolin and Diane Lane have finalized their divorce.
The pair had separated earlier this year, and Los Angeles County Superior Court documents filed Nov. 27 made the split official.
Lane, 48, who had legally changed her name to Diane Lane Brolin, has restored her name to Diane Lane.
Originally posted 11/29/2013 04:55PM
On Friday, media mogul Charles Saatchi described himself as "utterly heartbroken" to have split from celebrity chef Nigella Lawson.
Speaking at the fraud trial of ex-employees Elisabetta "Lisa" Grillo and sister Francesca Grillo, Saatchi added that he still “adored" his ex-wife, whom he divorced in July, shortly after he was pictured with his hands around Lawson's throat at a London restaurant.
"I wish this last year had never happened," Saatchi told Isleworth Crown Court in West London. "If you think I am taking any pleasure from this situation then you are greatly mistaken."
Originally posted 11/27/2013 04:00PM
They've wined, dined and PDA'ed from Central Park to Saint-Tropez. Now that Ashton Kutcher is finally divorced, there seems to be only one logical stop left for the actor and Mila Kunis on their globe-trotting romance: The altar.
"Ashton and Mila have talked about getting engaged and married for quite awhile," a business source close to Kutcher tells PEOPLE. "He wants to get engaged during the holidays."
The last barrier to a proposal finally crumbled this week when the court signed off on Kutcher's divorce from Demi Moore, two years after the pair announced their separation following six years of marriage.
Originally posted 11/27/2013 12:35PM
It's officially over.
Nearly two years after announcing their separation around Thanksgiving 2011, the divorce between Demi Moore, 51, and Ashton Kutcher, 35, has been finalized.
"Judgment of dissolution is entered," reads a box marked on the L.A. Superior Court papers filed Tuesday. "The parties are restored to the status of single persons."
The end to the marriage, which began in 2005, took so long to finalize as the two were reportedly at odds over how to divide their estimated fortune of over $300 million.
Originally posted 11/15/2013 09:00PM
Bethenny Frankel has been an open book about her bitter divorce from Jason Hoppy and their custody battle over their 3-year-old daughter, Bryn.
But now she's ready to muse about what might lie ahead for her, as she begins a new chapter in her life.
"Acceptance. Confidence. Sense of humor. Ability to take charge. I'm always so in charge, I'd like someone else to take charge," she says in the December issue of Health regarding what she's looking for in a new romantic partner.
Originally posted 11/14/2013 12:05PM
C'est fini for Oscar-winning French film star Jean Dujardin and his wife of four years, Alexandra Lamy.
The couple, who were married in the summer of 2009, have broken up, Dujardin told reporters Tuesday at a literary event in Paris.
"It has been eight months that tabloids have been trying to make me out as depressed, an alcoholic, a womanizer. This is no more, or less, than the story of a couple who are separating, like any other couple," the star of The Artist told journalists, according to several reports.
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