While the long-awaited wedding of Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed took place over the weekend, other happenings in the celebrity realm were surprisingly calm. But, in case you missed the couple’s nuptial news or Melissa McCarthy covering her body in ranch salad dressing on SNL, we’ve got all the details on that and much more, right here!
• Tying the Knot: Simmons and his longtime girlfriend finally made it official after dating for 28 years! The couple, who danced their first dance to Etta James’ “At Last,” has two kids together, Nick and Sophie Tweed-Simmons.
• Herculean Effort: Kevin Sorbo revealing that he had suffered multiple strokes while filming the TV series Hercules.
• Minutes Man: Andy Rooney signed off from his CBS post after 33 years on the job.
• Box-Office Blitz: Dolphin Tale grabbed the top spot in this weekend’s box office, raking in $14.2 million, followed by Moneyball at $12.5 million and The Lion King with $11.1 million.
• Second Chances: Travis Barker dished on the significant changes he’s made since the plane crash that almost took his life three years ago.
• No Foul: Jeff Conaway‘s death was deemed accidental by the Los Angeles County coroner’s office, which cited a number of conditions, including coronary artery disease and pneumonia as the reasons behind his passing.
by BRANDI FOWLER