Written by on September 5, 2023

Rihanna is grieving her cousin Tanella Alleyne, who died suddenly at age 28. During last week’s funeral service in Barbados, they played Riri’s ballad “Lift Me Up.” She wanted to be there to perform but could not because Rihanna was in Los Angeles nursing a newborn. (New York Post)

Ariana Grande and Ethan Slater are “going strong” despite a report that she told Ethan to return to his wife and 1-year-old son. A friend said without adding clarity (quote) “Their situation is much different than what has been portrayed in public.” (People)

Travis Barker abruptly postponed the start of Blink-182’s European tour due to an “urgent family matter.” The next day, Travis and a pregnant Kourtney Kardashian were photographed walking out of the hospital. (New York Post) Then on Monday, a friend updated People magazine (quote) “Kourtney is back home with her kids. She is feeling better and happy to have Travis back home, too.”

Reports from Brazil’s rain-soaked music festival The Town, which offered only general admission tickets, said that diehard Demi Lovato fans wore diapers trying “to avoid losing their spot” at the front of the stage.

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