Paul Walker’s Dad Mourns Son’s Tragic Death: “I Was Proud of Him Every Day”

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As tributes and memories continue to pour in for Paul Walker — who died tragically at age 40 in a car crash on Saturday, Nov. 30 — one thing is clear: The Fast and Furious actor was very, very loved. Speaking with CBS2 one day after the star’s death, his father, Paul Walker III, broke down in tears as he spoke about his son’s big heart and lasting legacy.

“I’m just glad that every time I saw him, I told him I loved him,” Walker Sr. said, choking back sobs. “And he would say the same thing to me.”

In addition to his father, Walker is survived by his mother, Cheryl Walker; his brothers, Cody and Caleb; his sister, Ashley; and his 15-year-old daughter, Meadow. He also leaves behind many grief-stricken costars and friends, some of whom gathered at the Walker family’s home this weekend.

“You can’t beat friends at a time like this,” Walker Sr. told CBS2. “His brothers are all taking it pretty hard.”

No doubt Meadow — Walkers’ daughter with an ex-girlfriend — is distraught, too. The teen lived with her mother in Hawaii for most of her life but had recently moved in with her famous dad. “[He told me], ‘I want to take a hiatus, she’s just 15, and I don’t have much more time to be with her,'” Walker Sr. recalled. “And then boom, he got another movie. He would say, ‘I don’t know what to do.'”

Just prior to his death, the actor had been co-hosting a charity event with his non-profit organization, Reach Out Worldwide, to raise money for victims affected by the typhoon in the Philippines. After attending the toy drive, he and pal Roger Rodas went for a ride in a Porsche Carrera GT. Both died when the car crashed and burst into flames.

“His heart was so big,” Walker Sr. said through his tears. “I was proud of him every day of his life.”

Fast & Furious Star Paul Walker Dies In Car Accident

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Actor Paul Walker, who shot to fame as star of the high-octane street racing franchise “Fast & Furious,” died Saturday in a car crash in Southern California. He was 40.

Walker’s publicist Ame van Iden confirmed his death, but said she could not elaborate beyond statements posted on Walker’s official Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Walker was a passenger in a friend’s car and both were attending a charity event for his organization, Reach Out Worldwide, in Santa Clarita, about 30 miles north of Hollywood.

The website for the charity said the Saturday event was intended to benefit victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

The crash took place about 3:30 p.m., about 300 yards from the office park where the event was held.

The Santa Clarita Valley Signal, citing a sheriff’s deputy at the scene, said a red Porsche appeared to have lost control.

Deputies arrived at the scene to find a vehicle on fire, the sheriff’s department said in a statement.

Once fire crews put the flames out, they found two occupants, both of whom were pronounced dead at the scene.

Saturday evening, all that remained was the burnt mangled metal of the car and a light pole that had been knocked down.

Along with Vin Diesel, the 40-year-old Walker has been one of the stalwarts of the “Fast & Furious” movie series, characterized by its racing scenes and attractive cast.

The box-office success of the first film in 2001 fueled sequels. The series’ sixth installment came out earlier this year, topping the Memorial Day weekend box office.

At the time of his death, Walker was working on the seventh film of the franchise, with a scheduled release date of 2014.

On his verified Twitter account, Walker described himself as “outdoorsman, ocean addict, adrenaline junkie … and I do some acting on the side.”

Walker also is the star of “Hours,” an independent film scheduled to be released December 13 about a father struggling to keep his newborn infant alive in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.

Miley Cyrus Celebrates 21st Birthday

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There might not have been any foam fingers, but Miley Cyrus’ 21st birthday weekend was still a pretty wild time. One of 2013’s most shocking stars definitely did her birthday up right and even managed to make a public appearance at the American Music Awards on Nov. 24. See pics of her bizarre performance here.

Insiders tell said that the former Disney darling’s birthday cake — which revelers noshed on during the Sunday night bash following the awards show at Beacher’s Madhouse in West Hollywood — was in the shape of a nude version of herself with pot leaves covering her privates.

A source stated that Miley seemed to be into having a great time with friends and the bash had plenty of fun favors including paper cut-outs of the singer’s face with her tongue sticking out and “I Love Miley” sunglasses.

Celebs in attendance included Kelly Osbourne, Wiz Khalifa, Amber Rose, Emma Roberts, Liam Payne and Niall Horan of One Direction, Ke$ha, and her sister Brandi Cyrus, who rocked last night’s red carpet.

For her birthday, Miley’s father, Billy Ray Cyrus, bought the singer a $24,000 customized Can-Am Spyder motorcycle with her initials all over the body.

Cyrus’ actual birthday was on Saturday, Nov. 23, but with the AMAs the following night, she seemed to keep things pretty low key before her big performance. The morning of Nov. 24, the “We Can’t Stop” singer, now officially legal, posted a seemingly naked selfie in bed followed by a series of photos of herself snuggling with her many rescue dogs.

“Crazy hair / post b-day / @amas todayyyy!,” she captioned one picture.

For the AMAs red carpet, Cyrus kept her look pretty tame in a white Versus Versace suit. But when she took to the stage to sing an emotional rendition of her hit “Wrecking Ball,” she wore a high-cut two piece covered in a cat print with massive Alexis Bittar jewelry as a giant image of a singing and eventually crying cat moved on the screen behind her.

Following the show, Cyrus snuggled up with rapper Lil Mama, who replaced Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes during TLC’s rendition of “Waterfalls.” She also cozied up to Fashion Police star Kelly Osbourne and together they went to Cyrus’ post-AMA birthday bash at Beacher’s Madhouse at The Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles.

Ciara & Future Engaged

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R&B singer Ciara just got some serious bling from her sweetie.

Rapper/producer Future (real name: Nayvadius Wilburn), 29, surprised the future Mrs. Future, 28, with an engagement ring this weekend in New York City, reports AP.

The Body Party songstress, who turned 28 on Friday, was celebrating her birthday in New York with her beau when he presented her with a 15-carat diamond.

“Today Has 2 Be Like One Of The Sweetest Days Of My Life! #TheBestBirthdayEver,” Ciara, who is pals with Kim Kardashians, tweeted on Sunday.

This will be the first marriage for both Ciara and Future, who began dating a year ago and got each other’s initials tattooed on their ring fingers, reports E! News.

Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Engaged After Surprise San Francisco Proposal On Her 33rd Birthday

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West got engaged last night in front of friends and family at San Francisco’s AT&T Park, according to E! News.

Now, here are all the romantic details of how the “Yeezus” rapper popped the question on Kardashian’s 33rd birthday.

West first asked Kris Jenner, Kim’s mother, for her blessing before he got down on one knee and presented Kardashian with a 15-carat diamond ring by jeweler Lorraine Schwartz, according to E!, the network that broadcasts the family’s hit show “Keeping Up With the Kardashians.”

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Having rented out AT&T Park – a baseball stadium – for the occasion, Kanye blasted “PLEEEASE MARRY MEEE!!!” on the Jumbotron and the reality star said, “Yes.”

West and Kardashian, who went public with their romance in 2012, are already parents to baby North West, who was born June 15.

Rihanna Got Kicked Out Of A Mosque For Literally Her Tamest Stunt Ever

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Rihanna would likely walk around completely naked if it were legal, and though she actually covered up during her recent visit to the United Arab Emirates, the singer was still asked to leave Abu Dhabi’s Grand Mosque on Saturday.

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The mosque’s overseers told the Associated Press that they asked the 25-year-old pop star to leave the compound after she posed for photos they considered to be at odds with the sanctity of the site.

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Rihanna has yet to comment publicly, though she did post a number of pictures of herself from the photo shoot, that were deemed offensive, to her Instagram account. In the pics, the singer adheres to the mosque’s guidelines, she was covered up in a black jumpsuit from head to toe.

Diddy And Cassie Finally Go Public With Their Relationship

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(“@iamdiddy can be pretty heavy sometimes… emoji This picture is cute to me because I normally sleep on top of him… He really fell asleep like this” wrote Cassie on Instagram. PICTURE: Cassie/ Instagram)

 

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(“@casandrae was talkin shit on IG earlier! But now dis is later . My Baby and she gives mean foot massage. Lol” wrote Diddy. PICTURE: Diddy/ Instagram)

P.Diddy does not seem interested in walking down the aisle just yet.

During an interview on talk show The View last week, the 43-year-old admitted that he is not really looking right now, though he has been dating the 26-year-old beauty for over a year.

When the hosts asked him about marriage, he said, “It definitely would be a dream come true for me to just one day be ready for that. I’m not really looking because I know the responsibility that comes with that and I think that a lot of people, they jump into that and they’re not honest with themselves.

I’m brutally honest with myself. I don’t want to get married and not make that woman be the best. I’ve been close to it and when I’m ready I’ll make the announcement, but when I do it, I’m doing it forever.”

Kris Jenner & Bruce Jenner Separate After 22 Years Of Marriage

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Bruce Jenner no longer has to keep up with the Kardashians.

After 22 years of marriage and countless rumors of a split, Kris and Bruce Jenner have called it quits. The couple confirmed that development to E! News following months of speculation that a spin-off was inevitable.
“We are living separately and we are much happier this way,” the reality TV power pair confirmed to the tabloid news station. “But we will always have much love and respect for each other. Even though we are separated, we will always remain best friends and, as always, our family will remain our number one priority.”

The Jenners have maintained separate residencies for some time, but had always denied that was indicative of a troubled marriage. In November 2012, Kris told E! that she and Bruce had become used to humoring rumors they were destined for divorce.

“We just laugh it off,” said the 57-year-old so-called momager. “We love each other and just laugh about it. … These kind of stories have been circulating for the last couple of years.”
Bruce Jenner, 67, hero of the 1976 Summer Olympics, has reportedly taken up full time residence in his Malibu home while Kris Jenner remains in the family’s Hidden Hills, Calif., estate.

The Jenners married in April 1991, one month after Kris’ divorced her first husband, celebrity lawyer Robert Kardashian, with whom she had four children — reality TV stars Kourtney, Kim, Khloe and Rob. Bruce has four children from two previous marriages.

Together, they have two daughters, Kendall and Kylie.

Rumors of a split between the pair hit an all-time high last week when Kris’ sister Karen Houghton told In Touch magazine her big sis and brother-in-law were no longer an item.

“[Kris and Bruce] are separated,” she told the mag. “Their relationship goes back and forth. I would love to see them get back together.”

Masters of media manipulation they are, the Jenner’s announced their separation with impeccable timing Tuesday evening. Tabloids like IN Touch, US Weekly and People magazine had already put their upcoming issues to bed by Tuesday afternoon.

Miley Cyrus Flashes Butt Cheeks For ‘Today’ Performance

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Miley Cyrus opted for an all-white ensemble when she performed in Rockefeller Plaza on the Today show in NYC on Oct. 7, where she put her butt cheeks on full display in a pair of shorts that barely covered her backside! From the front it almost appeared as if the 20-year-old was dressed quite conservatively for her early morning performance, however that clearly wasn’t the case when she turned around and flashed her butt cheeks to the world! Are you surprised or was she just being Miley?

Her billowing white crop top allowed her to flaunt her toned tummy and she dressed up the get-up with a statement necklace. She stuck to an all-white theme, pairing the loose top with a seriously short, tight pair of white denim shorts — in fact, the high-waisted bottoms were higher than they were long! The hot pants barely covered her thighs and when she turned around it was clear that they exposed her entire butt. They were like denim underwear! Now that’s a lot of cheek before 9AM.

Watch the performance and interview below –





Amanda Bynes Is “Making Great Strides Towards Recovery”

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Is Amanda Bynes on the mend? The 27-year-old actress’ parents, Lynn and Rick Bynes, and lawyer, Mary Shea, gave an update on her health following a conservatorship hearing at Ventura County Juvenile Court House in Oxnard, Calif. on Monday, Sept. 30.

Through their lawyer, Tamar Arminack, Lynn and Rick Bynes released the following statement Monday regarding their daughter’s health: “Earlier this month, in a separate Lanterman-Pertis-Short proceeding, Lynn Bynes was granted LPS Conservatorship of her daughter Amanda. It is for this reason, and in an effort not to duplicate conservator rights, that Mrs. Bynes decided to withdraw her Petition for Conservatorship of her daughter in the probate courts this morning. The Bynes Probate conservatorship proceeding has been continued in part to December 17, 2013, for final determination and dismissal.”

On Monday, TMZ reported that Bynes has left UCLA Medical Center and moved to celebrity rehab center The Canyon in Malibu three weeks ago. Unlike the UCLA Medical Center, The Canyon does not have a psychiatric facility.

In their statement, Bynes’ parents addressed the report — confirming Amanda’s move, but not naming The Canyon or any specific facility: “Currently, upon recommendation by the skilled healthcare professionals at UCLA Medical Center, Amanda is receiving specialized treatment in a private facility outside of Los Angeles. Amanda is making great strides towards recovery. The entire Bynes family would like to ask that they be given some measure of privacy so they can focus on Amanda’s health and well-being. The Bynes family would also like to thank all of Amanda’s supporters and well-wishers for their thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.”

Outside of court, Bynes’ lawyer Shea told reporters, “She is doing well. She is doing better.”