Jessica Simpson Gives Birth To Ace Knute Johnson

  • Jessica Simpson gave birth yesterday to her second child, a little boy named Ace Knute Johnson. Knute is not named after that German polar bear, but rather her fiancé Eric Johnson’s grandfather. Congratulations! [People]
  • Jennifer Lopez apologized for attending a birthday celebration for the dictator of Turkmenistan. She performed on Saturday in the country, where she sang “Happy Birthday” to the president, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow. She has since said through a rep that she had no idea that Human Rights Watch called Turkmenistan one of the most repressive countries in the world. [NPR, US Weekly]
  • “Teen Mom” star/erstwhile pornographic actress Farrah Abraham has checked into rehab for alcohol abuse. I dunno … I feel like this is all part of some D-list fame scheme. [US Weekly]
  • Mariah Carey may or may not have lipsynched at the BET Awards last night. [E! Online]
  • Scary infographic time: here’s what high heels are doing to your feet. [Huffington Post]
  • Avril Lavigne and fiancé Chad Krogeter from Nickelback are getting hitched today in the south of France … thus ruining the south of France for everyone (except Winona). [MTV]
  • An acrobat in the Las Vegas Cirque du Soleil show Ka died on Saturday night after she fell off a wire suspended 50 feet out of the air. Sarah Guyard-Guillot, a mother of two, was pronounced dead later that evening. [USA Today]
  • Here’s how much the Royal Family cost the UK last year. [Refinery 29]

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