KaBloom make it official! Say hello to KaBloom! Yep, Katy Perry, 31, and Orlando Bloom, 39, no longer are keeping their romantic entanglement on the down-low. Rumored to be together for months, Russell Brand's ex- and Miranda Kerr's estranged hub are getting serious. "Katy likes how down to earth Orlando is," Anonymous Insider tells E!News. "She calls him her boyfriend."
It's 'Dead' at box office Ryan Reynolds' Deadpool, a Kierkegaardian dissertation on the sickness unto death cleverly disguised as a superhero comedy, stays atop the box office chart in its second week, making another $55 mil in America over the weekend, according to studio estimates. Its total worldwide take is just below $500 mil. It's a big deal for an R-rated pic.
Conscious uncoupling pays off We mocked Gwyneth Paltrow when she declared in 2014 that she and then-husband Chris Martin were parting ways in a super-amicable process called "conscious uncoupling." There will be no acrimony, the duo said, but a harmonious divorce that would save their kids, Apple and Moses, from unnecessary trauma.
Ain't no stopping them now A federal appeals court has upheld a decision allowing the estates of Philly soul song writers Gene McFadden and John Whitehead ("Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now") to keep control of their song catalog. Since 2002, the writers, and later their estates (Whitehead died in 2004, McFadden in 2006) had tussled with Pullman Group L.L.C. over contracts and the rights to the catalog.
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