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KJ's Hollywood Dirt for 7/15/2013

"Glee" Star Cory Monteith is Dead
 
Actor CORY MONTEITH was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room on Saturday.  He was only 31 years old.
 
 
Cory . . . who played Finn on "Glee" . . . was found by hotel staff at around noon, after he missed check-out time.  He'd been dead for several hours.
 
 
There's no official word on the cause of death, and police say there were no signs of foul play.  The obvious suspect here is a DRUG OVERDOSE.
 
 
Cory has talked about his substance abuse problems before, and even said his family held an intervention for him when he was 19.  Earlier this year, he checked himself into rehab.
 
 
The night before his death, Cory was hanging out with friends in his room.  Then they went out, and he returned early Saturday morning by himself. 
 
 
Sources say Cory was in Vancouver to visit his mother.
 
 
 
Lea Michele Is Devastated by Cory Monteith's Death
 
 
Not surprisingly, CORY MONTEITH'S "Glee" co-star and real-life girlfriend LEA MICHELE is devastated by his death.
 
 
Her rep says, quote, "We ask that everyone kindly respect Lea's privacy during this devastating time."  A source adds that Lea is, quote, "absolutely hysterical and completely inconsolable [and] devastated beyond belief."
 
 
The two of them were just photographed vacationing together in Mexico in May.
 
 
 
Jimmy Kimmel Got Married . . . And a Ton of Celebrities Were There
 
 
JIMMY KIMMEL and his girlfriend Molly McNearney got married Saturday at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa near Los Angeles.  This is Jimmy's second marriage.
 
 
Check out the list of celebs who were there:  Matt Damon and his wife Luciana, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi, Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard . . .
 
 
Emily Blunt and John Krasinski, Johnny Knoxville, Kelly Ripa, Howard Stern and Gabourey Sidibe . . . who showed up in a WEDDING DRESS as a prank before changing into a normal red dress. 
 
 
 
Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez are Married
 
 
As expected, HALLE BERRY and OLIVIER MARTINEZ got married over the weekend.  The ceremony went down on Saturday at a chateau in France.  About 60 people attended.  There's no word if any celebrities were there.
 
 
 
Jenny McCarthy is Dating Donnie Wahlberg
 
Here's a random celeb hookup: JENNY MCCARTHY is dating NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK stud DONNIE WAHLBERG.  
 
 
(If it matters to you, Donnie likes to consider himself an actor now.  He's currently playing a detective on the CBS police drama "Blue Bloods".)
 
 
A source says, quote, "They recently started dating and are having a lot of fun.  They had a blast 4th of July hanging out with a bunch of their friends."
 
 
The romance apparently started back in March, when Donnie appeared on Jenny's VH1 series, "The Jenny McCarthy Show".  They sucked on red lollipops together while discussing dirty talk in the bedroom.
 
 
Discussing the episode, Jenny said, quote, "It gets steamy.  I mean like really steamy.  Being turned on by a guy is always fun but to have it legitimately happen to you on TV is to be turned back into a 12-year-old."
 
 
 
Oprah Has Scored the First Post-Rehab Interview with Lindsay Lohan, and Is Giving Lindsay Her Own Show
 
 
OPRAH WINFREY has scored the FIRST post-rehab interview with LINDSAY LOHAN, who's expected to be a free woman again on July 31st.  The interview will tape sometime next month, and will air shortly afterward on Oprah's OWN network.
 
 
So, how did Oprah land the interview?  Well, for one, she's Oprah.  But more interestingly, she's also giving Lindsay her own eight-episode show.  It's being called a "documentary series," and it will premiere on OWN sometime next year.
 
 
There are no further details on the interview or the show at this time.
 
 
 
Demi Lovato Dissed Justin Bieber Twice During "X Factor" Auditions
 

During "X Factor" auditions last week, DEMI LOVATO dissed JUSTIN BIEBER.  Twice.
 
 
It happened on Wednesday on the USC campus.  First, a contestant was giving off a bad attitude, and Demi called him on it.  First she told him the music industry already has too many artists with bad attitudes and then she added, quote, "We don't need another little punk running the streets."
 
 
Then, when another contestant did a great job singing the Bieber song "As Long As You Love Me", Demi told him, quote, "Well finally someone can sing the song the way it was meant to be sung."
 
 
(As I probably don't have to point out, Demi is best friends with Justin's on-again, off-again girlfriend SELENA GOMEZ.)
 
 
 
 
"Grown Ups 2" and "Pacific Rim" Couldn't Take Down "Despicable Me"
 
 
It was a close race at the box office this weekend, with just $6.5 million separating the first and third place movies.  But "Despicable Me 2" took the top spot for the second week in a row, making another $44.8 million.
 
 
ADAM SANDLER'S "Grown Ups 2" took 2nd place with $42.5 million.  That's nearly identical to the performance of the first "Grown Ups", which made $40.5 million in 2010.
 
 
And "Pacific Rim" came in third with $38.3 million.  The movie reportedly cost $190 million to make . . . more than twice the budget of both "Grown Ups 2" and "Despicable Me 2".  Here are this week's Top 5 movies:
 
 
1.  "Despicable Me 2", $44.8 million.  Up to $229 million in its 2nd week.
 
2.  (NEW)  "Grown Ups 2", $42.5 million. 
 
3.  (NEW)  "Pacific Rim", $38.3 million.
 
4.  "The Heat", $14 million.  Up to $112 million in its 3rd week.
 
5.  "The Lone Ranger", $11.1 million.  Up to $71.1 million in its 2nd week. 


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