Match Weekend Mashup | August 2, 2013


Every Friday will give you a summary of all things relevant and hot in the media from the week that you should know for your weekend date!

Good Girl Lindsay? Notorious bad girl Lindsay Lohan has reportedly turned over a new leaf  after being discharged from rehab this week. Sources say Lindsay has hired a sober coach to be around her at all times to ensure that she doesn’t become tempted to stray away again. Lindsay’s first big gig out of rehab will be hosting the Chelsea Lately show and also doing a docu-series with Oprah.

The Simon Factor: X Factor judge Simon Cowell is going to be a father. What otherwise would be joyous news is tainted by the fact that Cowell’s baby momma is the wife of a good friend. Socialite Lauren Silverman is now facing a divorce from her real estate mogul husband Andrew Silverman. The two have a seven-year-old son together.

Avatar Returns to the Big Screen: All the sci-fi fans can now rejoice! James Cameron announced on Thursday that the magical world of Pandora will grace the big screen not once or twice but THREE times in the form of Avatar sequels. The original Avatar earned the title of the highest-grossing movie of all times, beating Titanic. The first sequel will be released in 2016.

Baby Fox No. 2: Actress Megan Fox has confirmed that she and husband Brian Austin Green are expecting baby number two. The couple welcomed a baby boy, Noah, just last September. Fox is currently working on a live-action adaptation of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with Transformers director Michael Bay.

An Eagle Gets His Wing Clipped: Philadelphia Eagle wide receiver Riley Cooper got released from training camp to focus on counseling. A video of Cooper making racial slurs toward a security guard at a Kenny Chesney concert was released earlier this week. Cooper apologized in a statement released in Friday and plans to start the “healing process” for everyone.

Happy weekend! Let us know your thoughts on any of the stories above in the comments.

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