Bummer break-up of 2012: Amy Poehler, Will Arnett

Couldn’t you guys just fake it like the rest of us?

When we found out that Amy Poehler and Will Arnett were divorcing last week, we assumed there must be the scandal of all scandals hiding behind their split. Nevermind that their rep insisted it was “very amicable” –  why would two people as funny, successful and charming as them break up? As it turns out, they’re not that much different than those of us who fall asleep watching reruns of their shows, snuggling piles of almost-warm take-out.

“Will and Amy started to feel more like best friends than a married couple — and sadly they lost their spark,” a source tells RadarOnline. “The two still love each other very dearly, but the romance died and neither one of them was happy, so something had to be done.”

Talk about shot through the heart. Go ahead, Source, finish us off: “Everyone used to think that because Amy and Will are both comedians their relationship was all fun. However, the laughter stopped a long time ago and now they just want to move on with their lives.”

Now, we’re not necessarily saying that love is dead. Just that he’s emptied the mini-bar, went on an ugly Facebook bender and, well, things aren’t looking good.

Brad Pitt is still walking down the aisle

Despite the sad prognosis of love, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie still think they can make it work. The Marriage of the Century is a go, confirms Pitt, even if there isn’t a date set. “No plans yet, other than we are going to do it,” he tells E! News. “I plan very little as I get older.”

As for George Clooney, his role at the nuptials is also still undecided. “Well, you know, he doesn’t believe in institutions,” Pitt says. “So he can get people to their seats or something.”

Depp talks Tater Tots

Johnny Depp was at the Toronto Film Festival over the weekend supporting “West of Memphis,” a documentary about three men who spent more than 18 years in prison for “satanic” murders that they — along with pretty much everyone outside of their sleepy Southern town  — claim they did not commit. After his release from prison, one of the men, Damien Echols, moved in with Depp.

“To finally see Damien arrive at my house, on my doorstep, was moving and it was a celebration. It was beautiful,” said Depp at a press conference for the film. “We had Tater Tots and tacos. And things took their natural course and we ended up at the tattoo parlor.”

Now, 18 years is a steep price to pay for Johnny Tots. But don’t think we didn’t run the numbers.



News
Entertainment
Sports
Lifestyle
National

Is #JusticeForAvaLynn a case of bullying?

On Saturday, the hashtag #JusticeForAvaLynn became one of the trending topics on Twitter. Users circulated the above photo of 5-year-old AvaLynn, posted by her mother…

International

Terrorism could spread to US and Europe in…

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah said terrorism would soon spread to Europe and the United States unless it is quickly dealt with in the Middle East,…

National

Ex-Bitcoin official to plead guilty to Silk Road…

Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem has reached a plea deal to resolve U.S. charges that he engaged in a scheme to sell over $1 million of…

International

China's army changes tactics to prepare for war…

Chinese President Xi Jinping has said China will spur military innovation and called on the army to create a new strategy for "information warfare" as…

Gossip

Joan Rivers on life support: Report

TMZ reports that comedian Joan Rivers has been placed on life support, "completely reliant on machines to stay alive." Rivers has been hospitalized since she…

Movies

What's new on Netflix in September

September has a supernatural theme for Netflix. UFO "documentaries" and the survivalist reality series "Doomsday Preppers" are among the new series coming to the online…

Going Out

'Friends' coffeehouse Central Perk coming to NYC —…

"Friends" is coming back for a one-off special: "The One with the Free Coffee." Warner Bros. is bringing a pop-up replica of Central Perk, the…

Movies

Interview: 'As Above, So Below' directors: 5 ways…

The fraternal directors of the found footage horror "As Above, So Below" dish on the best ways to frighten the bejesus out of audiences.

NFL

3 things we learned in the Giants preseason…

The final score didn’t matter — a 16-13 win by the Giants — but it would’ve been nice to finally see Big Blue’s new-look offense get on track.

NFL

NFL Power Rankings: Seahawks, Broncos, Patriots, 49ers start…

NFL Power Rankings: Seahawks, Broncos, Patriots start at top

U.S. Soccer

5 facts about new England captain Wayne Rooney

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney was named as the new England captain by coach Roy Hodgson on Thursday.

NFL

Jets vs. Eagles: 3 things to watch

A win on Thursday night at the Eagles would give the Jets a 3-1 record and just their second winning preseason under head coach Rex Ryan.

Wellbeing

VIDEO: Still not wearing sunscreen? You will after…

Sunscreen is possibly the most often repeated - and ignored - piece of skincare advice. But Thomas Leveritt took a different tactic. With a short…

Food

Twitter used to track down sources of food…

When Chicago health officials saw Twitter users complaining about local food poisoning episodes, they reached out on Twitter to those users and often ended up…

Style

Trend: White hot on the 2014 Emmy's red…

White was one of the big trends on the Emmy's red carpet.

Food

Recipe: Samuel Adams beer-marinated grilled shrimp

Summer calls for two things: a cold beer and light food. Sam Adams' Latitude 48 IPA fairly bursts with citrus notes, making it an ideal marinade…