Hollywood Dirt – Lea Michele Tearfully Honors Cory Monteith + Is Lindsay Lohan Partying Again?
LEA MICHELE GIVES TEARFUL CORY MONTEITH TRIBUTE AT TEEN CHOICE AWARDS: Glee star LEA MICHELE made her first public appearance since the death of her boyfriend, CORY MONTEITH, last night at The Teen Choice Awards.
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Lea, who was named Choice TV Actress, used her acceptance speech to pay tribute to Cory, and “personally thank…everyone” for their “love and support…over these past very difficult few weeks.” She started tearing-up, but added, quote, “I wanted to dedicate this award to Cory. He was very special to me and also to the world, and we were very lucky to witness his incredible talent, his handsome smile and his beautiful, beautiful heart.”
UPDATE – AMANDA BYNES’ MOTHER GRANTED TEMPORARY CONSERVATORSHIP: AMANDA BYNES’ mom, Lynne, has been granted temporary legal control over her daughter’s well-being and finances despite Amanda’s court-appointed attorney’s objections.
TMZ says the judge “based his decision in no small part on the findings of an investigator he appointed to evaluate Amanda’s mental health.” The conservatorship gives Lynne legal control over her financial and legal affairs. According to TMZ, her $4 million savings have been “rapidly depleted.” The temporary conservatorship will last until September 30th when the judge will hold a formal hearing on whether to make it permanent.
Meanwhile … Doctors were granted a one-month extension on Amanda’s psych hold on Friday after convincing the judge she was “gravely disabled as a result of a mental disorder.” Bynes was originally placed on a 72-hour hold a few weeks ago after she started a fire in a woman’s driveway. That hold was extended another two weeks.
On a positive note for Amanda … she was reunited with her Pomeranian, Sherbert, a couple of days ago. Sources say she was thrilled to see Sherbert again and that it brought her a lot of comfort.
UPDATE – USHER STILL HAS CUSTODY OF HIS CHILDREN: USHER came out the winner of that emergency custody hearing requested by his ex-wife Tameka on Friday. The judge called the incident in which their 5-year-old son Usher V almost drowned an “awful accident”, but added that Usher’s aunt who was watching him at the time did just as well as anyone else could have in that situation.
Tameka had submitted a list of qualifications she wanted in anyone who was entrusted to watch their two kids, but the judge told her, quote, “Your standards for caregivers are very high.” The judge did, however, encourage Usher to, “In the future you would be well advised to keep your former spouse informed about your whereabouts and who is taking care of the kids.” Here’s a photo of Usher trying to hug Tameka after the hearing. She doesn’t look too receptive. (PHOTO)
LOHAN LUNACY – IS LINDSAY PARTYING AGAIN?: LINDSAY LOHAN is reportedly back to partying like a rock star. The New York Post claims that last week she hung out until 7 am with her old pal Max George of The Wanted, and that the all night bash got so loud staffers had to shut the party down.
“She was with her sister (Ali),” claimed an insider, “and people who saw Lindsay when she left the hotel said she looked a total mess. She looked beat up.” A rep for LoHo confirms she hung out with Max, but denies the rest of the story. “She did not drink, she was in bed by midnight and she showed up for therapy (the next) morning.”
WILL MILEY CYRUS’ LIFESTYLE KILL HER?: MILEY CYRUS has a condition that results in an elevated heart rate and according to the National Enquirer that combined with her love of the ganja could someday kill her! Let us explain …
In her book “Miles to Go”, Miley admitted to having a heart condition called tachycardia, which is an elevated heart rate. She said, quote, “It won’t hurt me, but it does bother me.” But it might not be as harmless as she claims. A source tells the tab, quote, “Her doctors have told her to stay away from stimulants like caffeine, alcohol and weed, but she still insists on smoking and drinking tons of coffee…even though it affects her heart rate.”
MOZEL TOV! ASHLEY TISDALE: ASHLEY TISDALE is getting married. Her boyfriend Christopher French proposed to her atop New York’s Empire State Building. “Best night of my life,” she tweeted. “We’re on top of the world.”
BABY POOP: VINCE VAUGHN and his wife Kyla welcomed their second child, a boy they named Vernon Lindsay.
R.I.P.: Singer EYDIE GORMÉ died Saturday in Las Vegas after a brief illness. She was 84. Gormé is probably best known for her 1963 Grammy nominated song “Blame it on the Bossa Nova,” and for her years performing with husband STEVE LAWRENCE