Sophia Pippen is heading home.
After a strong performance to The Little Mermaid‘s “Poor Unfortunate Souls,” the 9-year-old, along with her partner Jake Monreal and mentor Sasha Farber, was eliminated from Dancing with the Stars: Juniors.
Sophia, the daughter of NBA legend Scottie Pippen and Kardashian West’s best friend Larsa Pippen, had some reservations.
“It’s going to be hard to play a villain in this dance because I’m really shy,” she said.
But Kardashian West, 37, was able to calm the tiny dancer’s nerves.
“I came here today to encourage Sophia,” the KKW Beauty maven said. “I’ve known her since she was a baby.”
As Kardashian West reminisced about her own DWTS experience (she was eliminated in the third round with partner Mark Ballas), she was able to give Sophia some advice.
“I wasn’t on for very long,” she said. “The rumba did me under.”
“I think my shyness really hurt me, so I really want you to be confident,” she added. “You just have to let it go!”
Dancing with the Stars: Juniors airs Sundays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
Ariana Grande is heading uptown!
On Saturday, the “God Is a Woman” singer, 25, was spotted enjoying some time away from the Big Apple with her mother, Joan Grande, as well as some friends.
Grande sported a low-key ensemble for the outing, opting for an oversized grey sweatshirt, a pair of green leggings and white sneakers.
The pop star was also spotted without her signature ponytail, choosing to tie her locks back in a neat bun.
Saturday marked a big day for Davidson, as the comedian made his first public appearance since the pair’s split at a comedy benefit in West Hollywood, California.
Although he didn’t mention Grande by name at the start of his 45 minute-long set, everybody in the crowd likely understood why he began by announcing, “As you could tell, I don’t want to be here.”
“There’s a lot going on,” he added, before jokingly alluding to his breakup by asking the crowd, “Does anybody have any open rooms? Looking for a roommate?”
Davidson also admitted that since their split he’d “been covering a bunch of tattoos.”
“I’m f— zero for two in the tattoo ,” he remarked, likely referencing the fact that before his relationship with Grande, he got ex-girlfriend Cazzie David’s face inked on his arm. That tattoo has since been covered.
In Grande’s first appearance following their split, the singer was seen covering up a finger tattoo of Davidson’s first name with a Band-Aid.
RELATED VIDEO: Ariana Grande Is Back to Work After Ending Engagement — but Remains Mum on Pete Davidson Split
While Grande dove head-first into work after calling off her months-long engagement to Davidson, the split has taken its toll on her.
“She’s staying strong and focusing on work right now, but her friends and family are definitely worried about her,” a source recently told PEOPLE.
Two days after their breakup was confirmed, Grande returned to work, performing “The Wizard and I” during the final taping of Wicked’s 15th-anniversary special, which will air on NBC later this month. At the event, which also marked her first public appearance post-split, the pop star was without her 3-carat, $93,000 engagement ring.
“Ariana’s been through a lot and emotionally things have been so up and down for her this year,” the source said adding that the demise of their engagement has “been really hard for both of them.”
Nikki Lund looks as promising as a return of Baywatch with me starring as David Hasselhoff’s replacement. It could be an entirely new rebooted series and Nikki can be my replacement Pamela Anderson. I’ll get to work on writing a script and hopefully some Hollywood hot shot accepts my pitch. It would be an amazing show. I know if I’m capable of saving a fish from drowning I can sure save someone in need. And sharing lifeguard duty with Lund is a dream come true. Even if it is only for a fictional television show.
I’d make sure I’m first in line to administer CPR to Nikki should she ever need it. I genuinely care about her safety and well-being. But I’d doubt she’d need any saving from me as her figure suggests she’s an agile mermaid in the water. I’m more shaped like an agitated puffer fish but together we would make a great team. I’d even bring her dinner every evening. There’s nothing like fine dining on a beach balcony while watching the sun go down. She’d have no chose but to fall for me the same way the sun falls into the horizon everyday towards the end of our shift.
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Jimmy Kimmel jokingly informed John Stamos on Saturday night that his son Billy was too young to babysit for the Fuller House star’s baby boy, also named Billy.
The two made their…
John Carpenter really painted himself into a corner by naming one of his most memorable films Halloween. Every sequel it spawned was damned to take place on the most unholy of nights. No wonder so many teenagers keep dying in every film. Had he thought to name the first movie something more wholesome like Christmas only the first movie would have involved a killing spree, because what are the chances that something so violent happens every year on that holiday?
Every movie following the first one would have involved at most one suicide, and the rest of the movie would have had the survivors getting drunk on eggnog. I think that would have been a much more realistic franchise.
But no, Carpenter had to taint a holiday that was otherwise pure in our minds. It used to be about kids getting candy and trying to scare away evil spirits so they didn’t eat there soul, or some such thing. But now it’s just about murder and sex. If I was not such a big of both of those things in film then I would be writing an angry letter instead of this post.
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Elina Childs knew a financial opportunity when she saw one.
After Canada legalized marijuana on Wednesday, Childs, 9, set up shop selling Girl Guide cookies to the receptive audience waiting outside Nova Cannabis in Edmonton, CNN reported. (Girl Guide is the Canadian equivalent of Girl Scouts.)
Childs reportedly sold her supply of about 30 boxes in 45 minutes, raking in $120 in Canadian dollars.
“My dad asked me if I wanted to sell cookies and I said yes,” Childs said, according to Huffington Post Canada. “So we started selling cookies there and they sold out very quickly.”
Childs added that her customers said to her that “it was a smart idea and that they’d like to buy some cookies.”
“She didn’t quite understand what the big deal was,” her dad Seann Childs told CNN. “She was just selling cookies in her mind, but everyone was so happy to see her, and kept congratulating her.”
Her successful selling strategy beat her old approach of knocking on doors. “Last year, she got bit by a dog. It wasn’t bad but we were still apprehensive,” Seann recalled. “While driving, we saw how long the lines were at the dispensary, and we just stopped to sell the cookies there.”
“We were looking at it as an opportunity to educate her on what marijuana is and the fact that it’s legal in Canada now,” Seann said to CBC.
Since Elina has cystic fibrosis, she normally cannot be near smoke. “Everybody was respectful, everybody was happy, and she walked away from it as this incredibly positive experience as well as selling out all her Brownie cookies,” her dad continued. “She can go and be happy that she’d done that and help support the Guides too.”
Canada is the second country in the world, preceded by Uruguay, to legalize marijuana. The government said on Wednesday that it is aiming to facilitate the pardon process for people who were jailed for having small quantities of marijuana, The New York Times reported.
When Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson broke up, love died.
And yeah, that may be a little dramatic, but it's true.
It feels true, anyway.
Sure, those two crazy kids were only together for around five months, and yeah, most people didn't believe they'd make it anyway.
They're both young celebrities, after all, and they did get engaged a few seconds after they started dating.
But they were adorable, OK?
There was something so goofy about the two of them together, and they were just such a cute couple.
They got a pet pig together and named it Piggy Smalls.
How is that not the sweetest thing that ever was?
But as cute as they were, they are no more, because last weekend, we heard the awful news that they'd broken up.
For what it's worth, it doesn't sound like it was a messy breakup, which is ... well, it's something.
Reports have claimed that their timing was just off, and while they still love each other, Ariana just needs some space to get herself together.
Which is definitely fair, considering the fact that her ex, Mac Miller, recently passed away.
But according to a new report from Hollywood Life, even though Pete understands all that, he's still absolutely devastated.
A source close to Pete explains that he feels like he "has lost his best friend, his soulmate, and his lover, and he is utterly heartbroken over it."
"He misses Ariana every minute of every day, from the second he wakes up until the moment he goes to sleep."
The source adds that "Right now, Pete feels like he will never get over Ariana, that his heart will never mend, and that he will never fall in love again."
"His friends and family are doing their best to rally round, but he's just beside himself."
Understandably, "It would be easier to deal with if one of them had cheated, but the circumstances under which they split make it just unbearable."
"He feels like everything is still unresolved and he has no closure."
Another source claims that even though he feels so low right now, he hasn't given up hope entirely,
In fact, "Pete is convinced that he will be back with Ariana and he feels like it will happen before Christmas and maybe even before his birthday."
His birthday is November 16th, by the way, so the dream is definitely alive.
This source also says that "He is giving her space but he is not giving up on her and he hopes that things will change for the better before the end of the year."
From all the reports we've seen -- and there have been so, so many -- it really does sound like Ariana just needed some time to take care of herself.
So is there a chance that she and Pete could get back together and convince us to believe in love again?
For Pete's sake (LOL), let's hope that's able to happen soon.
If you keep up with Teen Mom news, then you already know what's going on with Mackenzie Standifer right now.
She just had her baby!
Of course, Ryan Edwards wasn't there for the birth, but we'll get more into that in a moment.
Especially because, thanks to this new update from Mackenzie, we're kind of getting some vibes that she's had enough of Ryan.
What's going on?!
1. A Wild Ride
2. The Truth
3. Plus This
4. Moving On
5. Laying It All Out
6. So Sad
On Saturday, the actress, 46, wrote in part, “I am in an exacerbation. By the grace of the lord, and will power and the understanding producers at Netflix, I have a job. A wonderful job. I am disabled. I fall sometimes. I drop things. My memory is foggy. And my left side is asking for directions from a broken gps. But we are doing it. And I laugh and I don’t know exactly what I will do precisely but I will do my best.”
“I love you, I’m proud of you, and there is nothing I wouldn’t do for you,” wrote Gellar, 41, who famously starred alongside Blair in 1999’s Cruel Intentions.
Blair replied, “I know that and am beyond grateful.”
“Love you Mama,” wrote Gellar’s husband Prinze Jr., 42.
King added, “Always and forever I will take care of you, love you, and hold you. You are the strongest woman I know. We will get through this because you are a warrior. You are my beloved and for 20 years been the gift that I wish all women have. The pride I feel is beyond words. You are a light brighter than words can express. Now and forevermore… my dearest Blair, sister and best friend.”
Well wishes came from celebrities who have struggled with their own health challenges, including Shannen Doherty, 47.
“Your strength to share is not only a gift to others but to yourself as well,” wrote Doherty, who has been public about her cancer battle. “So proud of you and sending you some warrior strength and fierce love.”
Blair replied, “Learned it from you dear one.”
An outpouring of love came from other corners of Hollywood. Shiri Appleby wrote, “Sending you so much love Selma! You’re so strong and have never ceased to amaze me with what your capable of. Behind you 100%!”
Neil Patrick Harris said, “Such a brave and honest thing to write. Sending thoughts and loving support.”
“Sending you so much love,” penned Laura Benanti.
Jordana Brewster wrote, “I am in awe of your bravery and honesty beautiful Selma.”
“Beautiful Selma, you will get thru this each day being strong even when you take time for yourself to rest,” Meredith Salenger commented. “We are all here to support you! Hugs and love.”
Busy Philipps wrote, “Honey. Sending you love! You are one of the strongest people I know. Thank you for sharing.”
Jason Kennedy said, “Add us to the picking up crew, here to help.” Blair replied, “So many thanks. And love.”
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Tess Holliday said, “Sending you an immense amount of love.”
Marla Sokoloff wrote, “Sending you all the love and strength in the world.”
Lacey Chabert wrote, “Sending you tons of love.”
Rachael Leigh Cook said, “We alllll have something. Times hates ease, it seems. I am wishing you so many good days and sending love to the bad. And thank you for keeping it real, as always.”
Organizations added their support, too. Netflix, which is producing Blair’s new show Another Life, wrote, “We all love and support you Selma.”
The MS Society said, “Selma, thank you for sharing your story and raising awareness for everyone affected by multiple sclerosis.”
Blair, who was diagnosed in August, said in her post, “I am in the thick of it but I hope to give some hope to others. And even to myself. You can’t get help unless you ask. It can be overwhelming in the beginning. You want to sleep. You always want to sleep. So I don’t have answers. You see, I want to sleep. But I am a forthcoming person and I want my life to be full somehow. I want to play with my son again. I want to walk down the street and ride my horse. I have MS and I am ok. But if you see me, dropping crap all over the street, feel free to help me pick it up. It takes a whole day for me alone. Thank you and may we all know good days amongst the challenges.”
If you try to prank Prince Harry, he’ll take it a step further!
Following a cycling race at the Invictus Games on Sunday, the first official day of competition, an Australian athlete in Australia asked the 34-year-old dad-to-be to sign his budgie smugglers, which in the U.S. are better known as Speedos.
According to royals correspondent Russell Myers, Harry jokingly agreed, but only if the cyclist would wear the swimsuit on his head.
However, royals aren’t allowed to sign items for fans (exceptions are made for guestbooks!), and the prince followed protocol by politely declining, reported Australia’s ABC News. There were clearly no hard feelings, though, as Harry was later gifted his own pair of budgie smugglers and happily wore them on top of his slacks, as photos from the fun day show.
The Paralympic-style competition for wounded and recovering service members and veterans from around the world includes sports such as wheelchair basketball, sitting volleyball and indoor rowing, and has been held around the world since 2014.
During his opening speech for the tournament on Saturday night, the fifth day of his royal tour with wife Meghan Markle, Harry discussed what the event means to him — and the couple’s baby news. Harry and Meghan announced on Monday that teir first child is due in the spring.
RELATED VIDEO: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Step Out to Open Anzac Memorial on Royal Tour
“First of all, thank you for the welcome you have given Meghan and I over the last few days,” he shared with the crowd gathered at the Sydney Opera House. “I have been so proud to be able to introduce my wife to you, and we have been so happy to be able to celebrate the personal joy of our newest addition with you all.”
He continued: “Our Invictus family has turned these games into a symbol of strength, honor and optimism for a new generation.”
The Invictus Games carry special meaning for the royal parents-to-be. Harry and Meghan, 37, made their official public debut as a couple at last year’s event in Toronto. They memorably arrived hand-in-hand at the event and took in a day of competitions, supporting the competitors and greeting well-wishers.
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This Housewife is now a wife!
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Camille Grammer married her boyfriend David C. Meyer at a private beach club in Hawaii on Saturday, PEOPLE confirms exclusively.
“This is my next chapter,” says Grammer, 50. “I’m so excited to start our life together.”
Kyle Richards served as a bridesmaid, and both of Grammer’s children were part of the nuptials. (Their dad is Grammer’s ex-husband Kelsey Grammer.)
Daughter Mason, 16, was a bridesmaid and son Jude, 14, walked his mom down the aisle, a moment Grammer called “very special.”
The Bravo star began dating Meyer, a lawyer and father of two sons, in 2016 and got engaged the following year.
“I love the way he loves me,” she says. “It means so much to me. And I know we will honor our commitment to each other for the rest of our lives.”
Meghan, 37, and Harry, 34, attended a reception Sunday afternoon in Sydney hosted by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison not long after Harry awarded medals at a road cycling event that morning in the Invictus Games, which is a focal point of their tour.
For the occasion Meghan dressed in a black turtleneck and black jeans with a white striped blazer from L’Agence and black Deneuve bow pumps from Aquazzura.
Though Meghan missed Sunday morning’s medal ceremony, Harry had it well handled solo — still finding time to chat with the competitors while awarding a gold to the U.K.’s Michael Swain (and helping him grab his fallen hat, which Swain had removed for the occasion).
Also in attendance at the afternoon reception, held at Pavilion Restaurant, were Invictus competitors and their family and friends as well as children from the Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation, who got their own royal audience.
Earlier Sunday, sources said Meghan would be reducing her engagements for a few days as the end of the first week of her first royal tour approached.Can’t get enough of PEOPLE’s Royals coverage? Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest updates on Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle and more!
“After a busy programme, The Duke and Duchess have decided to cut back The Duchess’s schedule slightly for the next couple of days, ahead of the final week and a half of the tour,” a source reportedly said.
Meghan is “feeling fine but resting,” one source said, according to Hello!‘s Emily Nash. The goal is “just trying to pace things for her,” according to a source.
On Monday, just one day before their tour began, Meghan and Harry confirmed they were expecting their first child together.
After the Sunday morning cycling medal ceremony, Harry said his wife was “resting back at home.”
“Being pregnant takes its toll,” he said.
She seemed none the worse for wear at the reception, where photographers captured her, all smiles, with Harry.
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According to reports, Meghan is still set to travel to Fraser Island, off of Australia’s eastern coast, and will continue making other appearances with Harry.
So far this trip — which has or will take them not just to Australia but Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand — Meghan and Harry have been happily received as they attended Invictus events, stepped out on Bondi Beach and met with locals, among other stops.
They started the tour just one day after announcing they were expecting their first child together, who will be seventh in line for the British throne.
Describing an incredibly warm welcome,” Harry said Saturday: “We … genuinely couldn’t think of a better place to announce the upcoming baby.”
It’s been a whirlwind week for the Duchess of Sussex and she’s taking a well-deserved break.
As Meghan Markle‘s first royal tour with husband Prince Harry nears the end of its first week — and only six days after the announcement that she was expecting their first child — Meghan will be handling a slightly less hectic schedule, royal sources reportedly said on Sunday local time.
“After a busy programme, The Duke and Duchess have decided to cut back The Duchess’s schedule slightly for the next couple of days, ahead of the final week and a half of the tour,” one source said, according to the Daily Mirror‘s Russell Myers, Hello!‘s Emily Nash and The Sun‘s Emily Andrews.
Meghan, 37, is “feeling fine but resting,” one source said, Nash reports. The goal is “just trying to pace things for her,” according to a source.
Meghan had been set to appear Sunday morning in Sydney alongside Harry, 34, to present the medals at a road cycling event for the Invictus Games.
Harry handled the occasion solo — dapper in black pants and a gray blazer — where he awarded gold to the U.K.’s Michael Swain and found time for a bit of fun with the competitors.
Afterward, Harry confirmed his wife was “resting back at home.”
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— Emily Nash (@emynash) October 21, 2018
He may be flying solo today, but Harry is in huge demand among the @InvictusSydney competitors as always. Here he is sharing a joke with the UK’s Paul Guest, who is so dedicated to the cause that he has an Invictus tattoo on his face! pic.twitter.com/PHwKspf0O1
— Emily Nash (@emynash) October 21, 2018
Meghan reportedly still plans to make other scheduled appearances, including a reception hosted by Australia’s prime minister later Sunday. She will also not change her travel plans to Fraser Island, north of Sydney and off of Australia’s eastern coast.
After her pregnancy announcement, a royal source told PEOPLE Meghan had had her 12-week ultrasound and was “feeling well.”
The Invictus Games, founded by Harry in 2014 and which organize sporting competitions for ill and wounded military members and veterans, have been a key part of the couple’s tour of Australia, Fiji, New Zealand and Tonga, which kicked off on Oct. 16.
“The Duke and Duchess are excited to see Sydney fully embrace the Invictus spirit, and to support the competitors as they compete across a range of sports at some of the city’s most iconic venues,” the palace has said.
“This year’s Games will emphasise the integral role played by servicemen and women’s family and friends,” the statement continued, “and Their Royal Highnesses will spend time with a number of the competitors’ supporters as they cheer them on from the side-lines.”
Since touching down Down Under, Meghan and Harry have kept a full calendar at a busy pace, opening the Anzac Memorial for fallen veterans, opening the Invictus Games, stepping out on Bondi Beach and even receiving their “first baby gift.”
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“Thank you for the welcome you have given Meghan and I over the last few days,” Harry said in his speech at the opening ceremony for the Games. “I have been so proud to be able to introduce my wife to you and we have been so happy to be able to celebrate the personal joy of our newest addition with you all.”
The couple’s reception on their tour has been warm — almost rapturous — in the wake of their pregnancy news.
Selma Blair has multiple sclerosis.
The actress, 46, revealed her diagnosis via Instagram on Saturday, writing an emotional post detailing her disabilities.
“I have #multiplesclerosis. I am in an exacerbation,” she wrote. “By the grace of the lord, and will power and the understanding producers at Netflix, I have a job. A wonderful job. I am disabled. I fall sometimes. I drop things. My memory is foggy. And my left side is asking for directions from a broken gps. But we are doing it. And I laugh and I don’t know exactly what I will do precisely but I will do my best.”
Blair also thanked celebrity friends Sarah Michelle Gellar, Freddie Prinze and Jaime King for their support.
“Since my diagnosis at ten thirty pm on The night of August 16, I have had love and support from my friends, especially @Jaime king @sarahmgellar @realfreddieprinze @tarasubkoff @noah.d.newman,” she penned. “My producers #noreenhalpern who assured me that everyone has something. #chrisregina #aaronmartin and every crew member… thank you.”
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I was in this wardrobe fitting two days ago. And I am in the deepest gratitude. So profound, it is, I have decided to share. The brilliant costumer #Allisaswanson not only designs the pieces #harperglass will wear on this new #Netflix show , but she carefully gets my legs in my pants, pulls my tops over my head, buttons my coats and offers her shoulder to steady myself. I have #multiplesclerosis . I am in an exacerbation. By the grace of the lord, and will power and the understanding producers at Netflix , I have a job. A wonderful job. I am disabled. I fall sometimes. I drop things. My memory is foggy. And my left side is asking for directions from a broken gps. But we are doing it . And I laugh and I don’t know exactly what I will do precisely but I will do my best. Since my diagnosis at ten thirty pm on The night of August 16, I have had love and support from my friends , especially @Jaime king @sarahmgellar @realfreddieprinze @tarasubkoff @noah.d.newman . My producers #noreenhalpern who assured me that everyone has something. #chrisregina #aaronmartin and every crew member… thank you. I am in the thick of it but I hope to give some hope to others. And even to myself. You can’t get help unless you ask. It can be overwhelming in the beginning. You want to sleep. You always want to sleep. So I don’t have answers. You see, I want to sleep. But I am a forthcoming person and I want my life to be full somehow. I want to play with my son again. I want to walk down the street and ride my horse. I have MS and I am ok. But if you see me , dropping crap all over the street, feel free to help me pick it up. It takes a whole day for me alone. Thank you and may we all know good days amongst the challenges. And the biggest thanks to @elizberkley who forced me to see her brother #drjasonberkley who gave me this diagnosis after finding lesions on that mri. I have had symptoms for years but was never taken seriously until I fell down in front of him trying to sort out what I thought was a pinched nerve. I have probably had this incurable disease for 15 years at least. And I am relieved to at least know. And share. my instagram family… you know who you are.
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She continued: “I am in the thick of it but I hope to give some hope to others. And even to myself. You can’t get help unless you ask. It can be overwhelming in the beginning. You want to sleep. You always want to sleep. So I don’t have answers. You see, I want to sleep. But I am a forthcoming person and I want my life to be full somehow. I want to play with my son again. I want to walk down the street and ride my horse. I have MS and I am ok. But if you see me, dropping crap all over the street, feel free to help me pick it up. It takes a whole day for me alone. Thank you and may we all know good days amongst the challenges.”
The Legally Blonde star praised all of her supporters and doctors, giving a special shout-out to friend and fellow actress Elizabeth Berkley who “forced” her to go see a doctor: Berkley’s brother.
“Biggest thanks to @elizberkley who forced me to see her brother #drjasonberkley who gave me this diagnosis after finding lesions on that mri,” Blair wrote. “I have had symptoms for years but was never taken seriously until I fell down in front of him trying to sort out what I thought was a pinched nerve. I have probably had this incurable disease for 15 years at least. And I am relieved to at least know. And share. my instagram family… you know who you are.”
Blair said she was diagnosed in August but decided to share publicly now because of a compassionate costume designer named Allisa Swanson, with whom she’s working on her new Netflix show, Another Life.
“I was in this wardrobe fitting two days ago. And I am in the deepest gratitude. So profound, it is, I have decided to share,” she said. “The brilliant costumer #Allisaswanson not only designs the pieces #harperglass will wear on this new #Netflix show, but she carefully gets my legs in my pants, pulls my tops over my head, buttons my coats and offers her shoulder to steady myself.”
This is not the first time the actress has opened up about her health. Blair celebrated two years of sobriety in June before her 46th birthday, and although she posted a celebratory photo to mark the occasion, she admitted her journey has been filled with ups and downs.
“Two years sober,” she wrote on Instagram. “Two years feeling everything and nothing. Two years of extreme gratitude and humility and grace.”
She’s also previously revealed her struggles with addiction, postpartum depression and anxiety.
“For better or for worse. I want to have hope again,” she wrote of working to overcome her anxiety and depression. “I want to thank you all for believing in me. I want to find the right work for me. And for me as a mom and as a woman who has come so far in personal ways. I want to make us all proud.”
A week after 11 infant bodies were found hidden in the ceiling of a former Detroit funeral home, the remains of over 60 infants were found at a second funeral home, according to authorities.
On Friday, the Detroit Police Department and inspectors from the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) said they found the remains of 63 infant bodies, some of whom had been dead since 2015, at Perry Funeral Home.
The bodies of about 37 fetuses or infants were found in three unrefrigerated boxes, while 26 were found in a freezer, the DPD said in press releases. The funeral home has been shut down and its license is suspended.
LARA said that the funeral home had failed to certify or file death certificates “for the dead bodies of the fetuses and infants for whom they assumed custody with the appropriate governmental authority within 72 hours of death.”
According to the New York Times, “the discovery was prompted in part by a lawsuit filed in July,” in which a woman claimed that the remains of her daughter, who died shortly after her birth, ended up at the funeral home. The outlet reported the mother had wanted her daughter’s remains to “be given to Wayne State University Medical School for research or educational purposes.”
Additionally, the lawsuit claimed that the Perry Funeral Home wrongly indicated on a death certificate that her daughter’s remains had been buried in a cemetery, according to the Times.
At a press conference on Friday, Detroit Police Chief James Craig said that they are investigating the discovery, but at this point they believe “there is no connection” between Perry Funeral Home and Cantrell Funeral Home, where the bodies of 11 infants and stillborns had been discovered earlier this month.
“It’s very disturbing,” he said, before adding that even after the second discovery, he hoped the problem “was isolated to these two .”
He also confirmed that so far no charges have been filed so far.
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In April, six months before 11 infant bodies were discovered hidden in the ceiling, Cantrell Funeral home was shut down after state officials discovered bodies that were “badly decomposed and covered in mold,” reported Fox 2 Detroit. At the time, owner Raymond Cantrell admitted to storing the bodies to help customers who could not afford a proper burial.
“If I had them in the funeral home then my funeral home wouldn’t smell fresh,” Cantrell told the local outlet. “So yes, they are embalmed and serviced we put them in the garage.”
“Those who have asked me to hold their loved ones will know I was doing them a favor to accommodate them,” he continued. “For those that weren’t, like the many of the cremated they are trying to take from here or that they are taking from here. Those individuals we called we’ve tried to notify and they haven’t been picked up.”
Following the discovery earlier this month, a cadaver unit dog was brought in but no additional bodies were found.