Weekend News Roundup! The Tonys and a Stalker

Published June 9, 2014


Happy Monday! Here’s our compendium of pop culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the weekend.

Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas are getting a divorce after 18 years of marriage. According to the New York Daily News, they were pulling the ol’ “stay together until the kids graduate from high school.” [NYDN]

A vehicle carrying comedians Tracy Morgan, Ardie Fuqua Jr., Jeffrey Millea, and James McNair (aka Jimmy Mack) back from a show in Delaware was hit by a Walmart truck early Saturday morning. McNair was killed; Morgan, Fuqua, and Millea are in “critical condition.” Another passenger was also treated. [CBS]

A creepy stalker broke into Sandra Bullock’s home. Fortunately the police arrived within four minutes. [E!]

The Fault in Our Stars won the box office and is actually a good movie. You should read our interview with star Ansel Elgort here. Maleficent came in second, followed by The Edge of Tomorrow. [BOM]

The Tony Awards took place. Winners included Audra McDonald (her sixth award!) A Raisin in the Sun (for best revival and best supporting actress), Bryan Cranston, and Neil Patrick Harris. [NYT]

The world’s oldest man passed away in New York. He was 111 years old. The world’s oldest woman is currently 116. [AP]

Justin Bieber. Idiocy. Religion. More idiocy. [Page6]