Celebrities from across the entertainment world came come out to pay their
last respects to Joan Rivers in New York City. The comedy icon, who passed away
on September 4th, was eulogized by her daughter, Melissa Rivers and reports
include that Hugh Jackman made a special appearance to sing in her honor. The
standing room only crowd included Sarah Jessica Parker and husband Matthew
Broderick, Barbara Walters, Whoopie Goldberg, Howard Stern, Kelly Osbourne, Denis
Leary and Kathy Griffin.
In other sad news Simone Battle, a member of the girl group G.R.L. died over the
weekend in an apparent suicide. The former X-Factor finalist was only 25.
Stars came out in force to support Stand Up To Cancer, one of the top A-list
fundraisers of the year. Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Hudson, Jon Hamm, Gwyneth
Paltrow, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Katie Couric and Joe Manganiello were on hand for
the charitable organization.
The Toronto Film Festival continued with the premiere of ‘Black and White’. Stars
Kevin Costner, Anthony Mackie and Octavia Spencer came out to support the family
It was a premiere fit for royalty as Bill Murray introduced his new comedy, ‘St.
Vincent’. Joining Murray on the red carpet were his royal court Melissa McSep 9, 2014