— Good Morning America (@GMA) July 13, 2020
-Awful, awful news: Divers searching the lake Naya Rivera where was reported missing recovered a body around 9:30 a.m. this morning, according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department. They’ve since confirmed it is the actress, and have ruled out foul play. In the press conference, the sheriff said “her son described being helped onto the boat by Naya. … He told investigators he looked back and saw her disappear under the surface of the water…We believe that she mustered enough energy to get her son back on the boat, but not enough to save herself.”
-Oh god. As if this couldn’t get more tragic, today is the 7th anniversary of Cory Monteith’s passing.
-Speaking of tragic, Kelly Preston died yesterday at 57 following a two-year battle with breast cancer, her husband John Travolta announced. “She fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many,” he said in an Instagram post.
–Lisa Marie Presley and her family are in mourning after the sudden and tragic death of her 27-year-old son, who died this weekend from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
-In response to the Daily Mail’s report that Jessica Mulroney is having trouble patching up her friendship with Meghan Markle and is considering writing a book about her, Ben Mulroney tweeted “FALSE.” No word if he was referring to their friendship’s status, the book, or both.
–Victoria and David Beckham‘s son Brooklyn is engaged to Nicola Peltz.
-One of my favourite new celeb couples is already over: Bill Hader and Rachel Bilson have split.
-Speaking of splits, Darius Rucker, Hootie & the Blowfish singer-turned-country-star, and Beth Leonard are over after 20 years of marriage.
–John Legend tweeted some truth today: “Reporters always ask me if more artists should speak out about politics. I always say ummmmmm not necessarily. It ain’t for everybody. If you’re more comfortable just making bops, do that. We need that in our lives too! If you are going to speak out, try to do your homework. Read about it. Talk to activists and organizers and people impacted. Be open to evolution and changing your mind. Be intentional and strategic. And think about the impact of your words on the real lives of real people”
-Within 24 hours, Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith’s Red Table Talk about her “entanglement” with August was viewed over 15 million times on Facebook Watch.
–Chance the Rapper is getting heat for tweeting his support of Kanye West‘s presidential bid.
-CBS, which has arguably the most problematic history of all networks, announced new goals for their show’s writers’ rooms: At least 40 percent of staffs must be BIPOC for 2021-2022 shows, and 50 percent by the 2022-2023 season
–Ethan Hawke plays Nikola Tesla and Kyle MacLachlan is Thomas Edison in the Telsa trailer.