Good evening! Catch up on your pop culture news with our roundup of today’s top stories.
1. Kim Kardashian visits the White House
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed reports that the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star would visit on Wednesday. Sanders didn’t offer any more details, but Kardashian was in D.C. to lobby for a pardon for Alice Marie Johnson, a great-grandmother serving a life sentence for her role in a multimillion-dollar drug ring. Read more>>
Happy Birthday Alice Marie Johnson. Today is for you ✨
— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) May 30, 2018
2. Trump responds to Roseanne cancellation
While many people praised ABC’s quick decision to cancel Roseanne Tuesday after its star tweeted a racist comment, President Trump responded with an entirely different reaction. He seemed angry, sure, but it had little to do with Roseanne Barr and more to do with the way ABC programs have treated him in the past. Read more>>
Bob Iger of ABC called Valerie Jarrett to let her know that “ABC does not tolerate comments like those” made by Roseanne Barr. Gee, he never called President Donald J. Trump to apologize for the HORRIBLE statements made and said about me on ABC. Maybe I just didn’t get the call?
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 30, 2018
3. Brigitte Nielsen, 54, is pregnant
The former wife of Sylvester Stallone, who has been married to Italian TV producer Mattia Dessì since 2006, is expecting to her fifth child. She made the announcement via photos posted on Instagram in which she’s cradling her very visible baby bump. Read more>>
4. Brody Jenner says Kylie and Kendall blew off his wedding
Days before the former Hills star is scheduled to marry Kaitlynn Carter, he says his famous little sisters didn’t tell him whether they’ll be at his Bali wedding. “They never even RSVP’d, I don’t think,” Jenner told People. “We sent them an invite, but we just never heard anything back.” Read more>>
5. David Copperfield makes lawsuit disappear
A civil court jury found the illusionist negligent but not liable for the injuries that an audience member suffered after participating in one of Copperfield’s tricks at a 2013 show in Las Vegas. During the trial, Copperfield revealed secrets about his show to the jurors. Read more>>
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