Today's Evil Beet Gossip

Jesse Jackson reveals he has Parkinson’s

Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson, 76, has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Jackson made the announcement in a letter and said he first noticed physical changes about three years ago. The disease also affected his father. Parkinson's is an incurable neurological disorder that can cause tremors, stiffness and difficulty balancing, walking and coordinating movement. 'My family and I began to notice changes about three years ago,' Jackson wrote in a statement. 'After a battery of tests, my...

Ben Affleck knew Harvey Weinstein ‘was sleazy’

Ben Affleck knew Harvey Weinstein abused his power from the very beginning, but at the age of 24, he didn’t think there was anything he could do about it. Ben Affleck knew Harvey Weinstein abused his power from the very beginning, but at the age of 24, he didn’t think there was anything he could do about it. “I knew he was sleazy and kind of a bully, but unfortunately that wasn’t uncommon,” the “Justice League” star said Friday on the “Today” show. “I was brand new to Hollywood … I was 24 years old. I never made a movie and didn’t know much of anything, really.” Affleck, now 45, worked with Weinstein, 65, on a slew of films,...

Amber Heard and Elon Musk are back together

Amber Heard and Elon Musk are back together ... for one meal, at least -- and the timing of the reunion is pretty conspicuous. The exes broke bread Thursday morning at a Sherman Oaks restaurant where, interestingly, they chose to sit right next to each other -- not across from each other. It's the first time they've been seen together since announcing their breakup back in August. No obvious signs of PDA, so it could be totally copacetic. However, the sit-down comes the day after Elon reve...

Amazon Sets ‘The Lord of the Rings’ TV Series In Mega Deal

In its quest to launch a hit fantasy series of the Game of Thrones caliber, Amazon has closed a massive deal — said to be close to $250 million — to acquire global TV rights to The Lord of the Rings, based on the fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien. The streaming service has given a multi-season commitment to a LOTR series in the pact, which also includes a potential spinoff series. No details about the deal were disclosed, but it believed to be dwarfing any TV series pact to date...

Rapper Lil Peep, 21, dies of ‘drug overdose’

Lil Peep, real name Gustav Åhr, a promising 21-year-old rapper, died from a reported drug overdose on Wednesday evening. In an eerie twist, just hours before his death he shared an image on-stage with a caption reading: 'When I die you'll love me' while also posting a shot in which he seemed to have placed two pills on his tongue. The New York-born artist's former lover Bella Thorne appeared heartbroken as she posted an Instagram story in which she mourned his sudden passing while his manager...

“Always Sunny” Star Rob McElhenney Lists Valley Home

An East Coast traditional set behind gates on an almost quarter-acre lot on a coveted street in a prime pocket of the Sherman Oaks community in L.A.’s San Fernando Valley, owned by “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” creator, writer, producer and actor Rob McElhenney, is now for sale at $2.675 million after first coming to market at at $2.75 million. McElhenney owned the property with his wife and “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” co-star Kaitlin Olson since 2008. With four bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms, the just over 4,000-square-foot two-story residence features high ceilings, numerous skylights, freshly refinished dark-stained hardwood floors and art-friendly white walls. There are formal living and dining rooms, the former with a fireplace, an office/den and an en suite bedroom on the main floor for guests or staff. An East Coast traditional set behind gates on an almost quarter-acre lot on a coveted street in a prime pocket of the Sherman Oaks community in L.A.’s San Fernando Valley, owned by “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” creator, writer, producer and actor Rob McElhenney, is now for sale at $2.675 million after first coming to market at at $2.75 million. McElhenney owned the property with his wife and “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” co-star Kaitlin Olson since 2008. With four...

Leonardo da Vinci painting sell for RECORD amount!

A painting of Christ by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci sold for a record $450 million (380 million euros) at auction on Wednesday, obliterating previous records for artworks sold at auction or privately. The painting, called "Salvator Mundi," Italian for "Savior of the World," is one of fewer than 20 paintings by Leonardo known to exist and the only one in private hands. It was sold by Christie's auction house, which didn't immediately identify the buyer. The highest price ever ...