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Weekend Wrap-Up: Jessica Simpson, Jennifer Lopez & More Celebrate Mother’s Day; Avengers Keeps Busting the Box Office

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It was all about the moms this weekend, with celebrities like Jessica Simpson, Jennifer  Lopez and others tweeting “Happy Mother’s Day” messages to the  masses. But, just in case you missed that, Avengers star Chris  Hemsworth‘s baby news or Rosie Pope‘s TMI  delivery, don’t fret.

We’ve got all the details on that, Will  Ferrell‘s return to Saturday Night Live and much more,  right here.

• Happy Mother’s Day: Stars celebrated Mother’s Day  with touching tributes throughout the weekend, including Ben  Afflecks video  valentine to wife Jennifer  Garner and his mom, along with various tweets and Facebook posts from the likes of Kim Kardashian, Jessica Simpson and more. Sofia  Vergara‘s son, Manolo, also posted a YouTube video honoring his mom.

• Late-Night Laugher: Will Ferrell was  on hand to host Saturday Night Live for the third time, bringing  along SNL alums and celebs like Justin  Bieber, Justin  Timberlake and Usher to highlight the show’s 100th  digital short, among other things.

• Bringing Home the Baby: Chris  Hemsworth and Spanish actress Elsa Pataky welcomed  their first child together, a baby girl named India  Rose. The Snow White and the Huntsman actor also exclusively revealed the meaning behind his daughter’s name. Meanwhile Pregnant in Heels star Rosie Pope delivered a  baby girl in New York City Sunday…and tweeted  fans throughout her delivery process.

• Ballin’!: Stacy Kiebler chatted with us about what it  was like to watch George Clooney and  President Barack  Obama play basketball together, after The Descendants  star raised $15 million for Obama’s reelection campaign.

• Twitter Drama: Russell  Brand unfollowed ex-wife Katy  Perry on Twitter, five months after she did the same.

• Back On: Just months after calling it quits with  boyfriend Scott Speer, Ashley  Tisdale and her Step Up Revolution director beau decided  to give their relationship another shot.

• Birthday Boy: Robert  Pattinson celebrated his 26th birthday Sunday, just weeks after  wrapping up his last reshoots on Breaking Dawn: Part 2.

• Renewed: CBS picked up Two and a Half Men for its 10th season,  following the notorious shake-up with Charlie  Sheen, which resulted in Ashton  Kutcher replacing him as the show’s star. Meanwhile, CSI:  Miami, Unforgettable and A Gifted Man weren’t so lucky. The network gave all three shows the axe.

• Crushing the Box Office: The Avengers continued  to kick butt in this weekend’s box office, taking home a massive $103.2 million. Dark  Shadows and Think Like a Man followed with $28.8 million and $6.3  million, respectively.

Sad News: Legendary Booker T. and the MGs  bassist Donald “Duck” Dunn died in his sleep Sunday morning in Tokyo at the age of  70.

Rocking Out: Justin Bieber, Kendall and Kylie Jenner, DJ Pauly D and many more flocked to Carson, Calif. for the KIIS-FM’s day-long summer  concert, Wango Tango. Justin Bieber stole the spotlight and introduced his  protégé and “Call Me Maybe” singer, Carly Rae Jepsen,  onstage.

• Council Has Spoken: Kim Spradlin took home the  million-dollar prize after winning Survivor: One World; for the first  time in the show’s 24-season history, five women headed into the finale.

• New Gig: Demi  Lovato officially joins X Factor as the fourth judge.  She’ll be coaching new talent along with Britney  Spears, L.A. Reid and Simon Cowell.

• End of an Era: After eight seasons, Desperate  Housewives aired its series finale on Sunday night.

 

 

 

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