Monday gossip roundup: Amy Winehouse wanted to get pregnant

Amy Winehouse performs on stage at Arena Anhembi, during the Summer Soul Festival, on January 15, 2010 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Amy Winehouse was reportedly desperate to have a child with ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil — even after the pair split up — Blake’s mother, Georgette Fielder-Civil, tells the Sun. Georgette says that before her son went away for his latest prison term, he showed her letters from Winehouse post-divorce that clearly indicate their romance was far from over. “In one letter, Amy wrote that Blake was definitely getting her pregnant within two months. She talked about conceiving the baby — which they would call Lucky — on Valentine’s Day,” Georgette says. “Even after their divorce Amy told Blake she’d love him forever. They carried on talking to each other until a few months before she died.”

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart turned heads at the star-studded wedding of Hollywood producer Kevin Turen and Evelina Oboza in New Jersey over the weekend, according to Us Weekly, partying with guests until 7 a.m. and engaging in some fairly public displays of affection. “Rob and Kristen were all over each other,” a source says. Pattinson also got a chance to let loose with Andrew Garfield and Zac Efron during the reception: “There was a little area where you could go and play music,” the source explains. “Rob sang, Andrew played the bongos, Zac played the guitar. It was a whole spectacle.”

While her baby bump has grown, Reese Witherspoon has stayed relatively mum on her pregnancy — her first with new husband Jim Toth. But she finally acknowledged the obvious while at an event in Chicago, according to the Chicago Sun Times. “Frankly, I’m feeling very round tonight,” she told the crowd. When a reporter suggested she avoid the city’s famously hearty food, she added, “Maybe, but it’s not easy. I’m always feeling like I’d like to eat everything in sight.” As for her immediate plans, Witherspoon is she’s currently shooting “Devil’s Knot” with Colin Firth in Atlanta. “After that, I’m going to take a little time off — and go have a baby,” Witherspoon said.

Things seem to be going well on the romance front for Michelle Williams and Jason Segel. Williams “hasn’t been this happy in forever,” a source tells People magazine of the couple, who made a brief appearance at the after-party for the premiere of her new film, “Take This Waltz,” in New York late last week. Segel, for his part, is just as happy. “Jason is totally smitten,” the source says. “It’s like the first girl he’s ever been this way with.”

Joshua Jackson‘s hardline stance against marrying his girlfriend of five years, Diane Kruger, may be softening, according to Us Weekly. “Marriage is important for the people it’s important for, but neither one of us is particularly religious, so I don’t think there’s any particular push,” he says. “But never say never! I don’t know.” That’s a change from the firm “no” he and Kruger have expressed in the past. Last year, Kruger flatly told Glamous magazine, “Without sounding pessimistic, I learned that I don’t believe in marriage. I believe in a commitment that you make in your heart.”

Longtime “Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek suffered a mild heart attack over the weekend, but is expected to recover, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Trebek, who has hosted the game show for 28 years, “is in good spirits and is currently under observation and undergoing further testing,” a rep says. “He is expected to fully recover and be back at ‘Jeopardy’ when production begins taping in July for the new season.”



News
Entertainment
Sports
Lifestyle
Local

Gunther from 'Friends' talks Central Perk

We spoke with Gunther (James Michael Tyler) at the preview for new pop-up Central Perk, based on the cafe in "Friends."

Local

Central Perk opens in SoHo

Central Perk, of "Friends" fame, is giving out free coffee in SoHo through Oct. 18.

National

Beer sponsor Anheuser-Busch reproaches NFL over domestic abuse

Anheuser-Busch chastised the NFL for its handling of domestic violence cases, making it the first major advertiser to put pressure on the league.

Local

Sen. Krueger dishes on prospect of legal marijuana…

New Yorkers may see the legalization of recreational marijuana use as early as 2015 if State Senator Liz Krueger (D) gets her way. The Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act will…

Music

FREEMAN makes Freeman a free man from Ween

For nearly 30 years, Aaron Freeman was known endearingly to his listeners as Gene Ween. But with "FREEMAN," he makes it clear that he's gone somewhere else.

Television

'Outlander' recap: Season 1, Episode 6: 'The Garrison…

Whipping, punching, kicking and a marriage contract. "Outlander" is not for the faint of heart this week with "The Garrison Commander."

The Word

The Word: Hey girl, it's a girl for…

It's a girl for Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes, who reportedly welcomed a daughter last Friday, according to Us Weekly. The super-private couple managed to…

Television

TV watch list, Tuesday, Sept. 16: 'New Girl,'…

Check out the season premiere of "New Girl," as Jess competes with Jessica Biel for a guy's attentions.

MLB

5 top contenders for NL Rookie of the…

The outing rekindled award talk for deGrom, who appears to hold the top spot for NL Rookie of the Year honors. Metro breaks down a few other contenders.

College

College football Top 25 poll (AP rankings)

College football Top 25 poll (AP rankings)

NFL

Tom Coughlin says Giants 'beat themselves' against Cardinals

Head coach Tom Coughlin, who had a day to cool off and reflect, still sounded like he had a gnawing feeling in his gut.

NFL

Marty Mornhinweg accepts blame for Jets timeout fiasco

Jets fans looking for a scapegoat for Sunday’s timeout fiasco found a willing party on Monday: Marty Mornhinweg.

Style

Rachel Zoe: New York Fashion Week Spring 15

Rachel Zoe goes 'Glam bohemia' for Spring.

Food

Where to find SweeTango apples

Introduced in 2009, SweeTango — a hybrid of Honeycrisp and Zestar — is a sweet apple with plenty of crunch.

Style

London Fashion Week recap

London Fashion week gets in on the action with politics, heritage and summertime living.

Food

Padma Lakshmi's recipe for green mango curry

Padma Lakshmi shares her recipe for green mango curry in UNICEF's new book, "UNICHEF."