HouseGoesHollywood: Melanie Griffith files for divorce


Seven blissful baby announcements … and a divorce. Welcome to another hectic week in celebrity news.

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>> Breaking news overnight is that Melanie Griffith has filed for divorce from Antonio Banderas after 18 years of marriage in a conscious uncoupling that echoes that of Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin.

The actress filed for divorce from Banderas on Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences, according to documents obtained by PEOPLE magazine.

She seeks spousal support from Banderas and physical custody of their daughter Stella,

Their rep released this statement from the couple: “We have thoughtfully and consensually decided to finalize our almost twenty years marriage in a loving and friendly manner honoring and respecting each other, our family and friends and the beautiful time we have spent together.”


>> I’m leading with this one because I know there are a lot of hot and heavy Matthew Le Nevez fans out there (blasphemy: he’s always seemed a little creepy to me).

Matthew is currently playing a ghost dad on Offspring, but he’s just become a dad in real life.

He announced via Instagram last Sunday night that he and partner Michelle Monique had welcomed a son.


“Going to miss these precious hands,” he wrote. “Counting the days my darling @michelle_monique x.”

The couple named their bub Levi. Congratulations to the happy new family!


>> Can you believe it’s been a year since Channing Tatum became a dad?

He celebrated daughter Everly’s first birthday with this cute Instagram shot, captioned: “Happy birthday my angel.”

“Can’t believe she’s already one! Happy birthday to our little fairy!” mum Jenna Dewan-Tatum wrote on her Instagram account.


>> When he left Million Dollar Minute, Grant Denyer vowed that he “never, ever wanted to be a game show host, but he’s just accepted a gig as host of the rebooted game show Family Fued (I used to LOVE it as a kid).

But a lot has happened since then for the popular TV personality, including a controversial story in Woman’s Day that claimed that he and his wife went to rehab for drug addiction

Within hours of his contract ending with the Seven Network, he was snapped up by Channel Ten for Family Feud.

Network Ten Chief Programming Officer, Beverley McGarvey, told MailOnline: “Family Feud is a great format. Grant is a great presenter. Together they will make a great combination and will give us a fun, exciting and entertaining show for the 6pm Monday to Friday time slot.”


>> Here’s a celebrity photobomb to top them all: Serena Williams crashing a beach wedding while clad in a leopard print leotard and shared a pic of the moment on her Instagram account, captioned: “Bikini wedding crasher!”

Peter Pan inspiration: Kaley Cuoco debuted her new pixie cut on Saturday

>> Kaley Cuoco got a pixie cut! She debuted her new look in Instagram, captioned:  “Thank you @clsymonds for bringing out my inner Peter Pan 🙂 #byronbeverlyhills #justcutitoff.”


>> Rebel Wilson‘s film Pitch Perfect is the second highest grossing music comedy of all time, earning over $113m worldwide, so it’s little wonder the cast have started work on a sequel.

Screenplay writer Kay Cannon has shared a selfie on Instagram of herself along with the cast of Pitch Perfect 2.

That kiss: This wedding photo Kim Kardashian posted of herself being kissing by new husband Kanye West in Florence, Italy on Saturday is the most 'liked' photo ever on the site

>> According to The Hollywood Reporter this Instagram photo of Kim Kardashian kissing Kanye West is the most “liked” ever.

It’s “received more than 1.9m likes since it was posted May 27, passing the 1.8m likes that Justin Bieber’s photo with Selena Gomez has garnered in the past five months” the site claimed.

God help us all.

Luxury living: TV personality Larry Emdur takes Better Home And Gardens host Johanna Griggs on a tour of his Dover Heights home on Friday night's episode
Perfect in the summer: The Easter Suburbs home was also once the crash pad for contestants on Australia's Next Top Model

Emdur purchased the property for $6.8 million. Noice!


>> Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas welcomed a baby boy on May 29. Their rep told PEOPLE magazine: “This is their first child. Both mom and baby are doing great.”

>> Meanwhile, People magazine is also reporting that Scott Disick and Kourtney Kardashian are expecting their third child.

“She’s really excited but she’s nervous too,” a source told PEOPLE. “Three kids is a lot to handle! But she’s happy — she’s always wanted a big family with Scott.”

The bub is apparently due in December and will join siblings Penelope Scotland, 23 months, and Mason Dash, 4½.


>> Melissa McCarthy has revealed that even though she was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Bridesmaids at the Academy Awards in 2012, several designers turned her down when she asked them to dress her for the ceremony.

“When I go shopping, most of the time I’m disappointed,” Melissa told Redbook. “Two Oscars ago, I couldn’t find anybody to do a dress for me. I asked five or six designers—very high-level ones who make lots of dresses for people—and they all said no.”

'It's a gesture of a new beginning': Dean McDermott surprised wife Tori Spelling by getting her wedding vows tattooed on the left side of his ribcage but his inking of her name on his penis didn't stop him cheating before

>> Tori Spelling‘s husband Dean McDermott finally gave her the “grand gesture” she was looking for in a True Tori reunion special, revealing a tattoo of her wedding vows on his ribcage.

The father-of-five inked Tori’s wedding vows on the left side of his ribcage.

“I’ve broken these vows,” he admitted. “It’s a gesture of a new beginning and I will never break these vows again.”

Tori called the gesture “beautiful”, adding: “I love it”.


>> Hilaria Baldwin used husband Alec Baldwin as a yoga mat in her latest Instagram pose.

‘This is what happens when #hilariaypd and #alecpostureoftheday unite #yogapostureoftheday,’ Hilaria shared along with the photo, adding: ‘(don’t even know what to make of this, but I’m doing plow pose).’

U love how normal and messy their apartment looks!


>> Megan Gale welcomed baby son River just three weeks ago and has taken to carrying him around in a baby sling so she can be up close and personal with him as much as possible.

“It’s almost like having him in my tummy again,” she wrote on Instagram.


>> Jennifer Hawkins celebrated her first wedding anniversary with husband Jake Wall this week and she marked the occasion by sharing never-before-seen pics from the ceremony on Instagram.


>> Home And Away star Dan Ewing’s pregnant wife Marni shared her growing bump – she’s seven months along – on her Instagram account this week.

She captioned the image: “Not long now.”

It’s a blissful time for the couple, who were left heartbroken from a miscarriage in October.


>> Hayden Panettiere has confirmed she’s pregnant to fiancé Wladimir Klitschko.

The couple announced their engagement in October, but put their wedding plans on hold because of unrest in Klitschko’s native country, Ukraine.


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