The strange saga of MEGHAN MARKLE and her dad has probably come to an unfortunate end. Thomas Markle actually changed his mind this morning and said he WANTS to be at the Royal Wedding to walk his daughter down the aisle. But he probably CAN’T . . . because he’s having heart surgery this morning. Apparently, his ticker took some serious damage from that heart attack last week . . . and chances are he won’t be well enough to travel to London this weekend. On the plus side, Thomas says his daughter isn’t upset with him for staging paparazzi photos of himself getting ready for the wedding.
ED SHEERAN loves Heinz ketchup. He carries a reserve with him at all times so he never has to live without it. He even has the logo tattooed on his arm. Well, Ed is on tour in Ireland right now, so a gelato shop called Gelati Enniscrone & Ballina has decided to honor him . . . with a KETCHUP ICE CREAM. And it’s no joke. The ice cream is made with Heinz ketchup, then TOPPED with Heinz ketchup. Ed has yet to try it. It’s not even clear if he knows about it. His only dates left in Ireland are more than three hours away.
Sheldon and Amy’s wedding on the 11th season finale of “The Big Bang Theory” attracted 15.5 million viewers to earn the top spot in the weekly ratings.
JENNIFER NETTLES gave the commencement speech at her alma mater, Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia. She told the graduates, “I want you to be fearless. I want you to be the boss ladies of your own lives. I want you to be so in touch with your truth that nothing can pull you off of your path.”
BILL COSBY will be sentenced on September 24th.
CBS says former “NCIS” star PAULEY PERRETTE voiced a “workplace concern” over a year ago, and they, “worked with her to find a solution.”
LUKE BRYAN announced the dates of the “Crash My Playa – 5th Year Fiesta.” It’s going down January 23rd through the 26th in Riviera Maya, Mexico. Luke will headline two of the four nights, and more acts will be announced soon.
That’s RUSSELL DICKERSON’s wife Kailey hanging with him on a beach in his “Blue Tacoma” video. Their blue Toyota Tacoma is in it too. It’s one of the tracks on his debut album, “Yours”.
Janet Jackson is 52
Olga Korbut is 63
Pierce Brosnan is 65