Eva Mendes loses control, Kate Middleton goes gaga and more celebrity news updates

Daily briefs on stars and royals in the age of the coronavirus

Get ready to get some cooking lessons from the one and only Selena Gomez. The Disney alum will be starring in a ten-episode series where she will put her quarantine cooking skills to the test. A master chef will be joining Selena virtually to tackle several cuisines while learning tips and tricks from the kitchen.

After being in quarantine with ex Demi Moore, Bruce Willis is now social distancing with wife Emma Heming. The actor reunited with the model in Los Angeles and was spotted riding a four-wheeler with their daughter and his wife.

Coronavirus has disproportionately affected minorities like Latinos and African American. According to data, 49% of Latinos say they or someone in their household has taken a pay cut or lost their jobs. While US latinos are among the hardest hit with the pandemic, Lyft is offering a lending hand to support communities of color. The San Francisco-based company is teaming up with Black, Latino and Asian organizations to ensure communities of color are able to travel from essential places by offering free ride credits. “Lyft is committed to being a critical lifeline for communities in need and helping overcome long-standing barriers to access. As the nation grapples with the COVID-19 crisis, we are partnering with leading national organizations to support communities of color that have been particularly hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic,” the ride sharing company said in a statement.

Almost two weeks after testing positive for Coronavirus, Chris Cuomo’s son Mario has “healed” from the virus. The news anchor’s wife, Cristina, revealed the positive news on Tuesday via social media. “All you need is 💙,” the mother captioned a photo of Mario alongside his two sisters, adding, “Mario healed, Bella + Carolina stayed safe 😷 and I am so grateful for the the silver lining--more family time, to have antibodies 🌡 and be able to donate.”

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💛 All you need is 💙 Mario healed, Bella + Carolina stayed safe 😷 and I am so grateful for the the silver lining—more family time, to have antibodies 🌡 and be able to donate. 🙏 Thank you for sharing your corona stories + taking the time to tune into our Purist talks. 💫✨ Purist’s Wellness Series: Please join me on my Instagram Live today, Cinco de Mayo, and every day this week. Here’s what we’ll be talking about: 🌏 GIVING TUESDAY: Today, at 5 p.m. EST, join me on IGLive with a former NBC’s Today Show + CNBC’s Squawk Box host, former Wall St. Exec-turned-TV financial expert, mother of 4, ALEXIS GLICK, CEO of GENYOUth, a nonprofit whose COVID-19 Emergency School Nutrition Fund is helping feed our nation’s kids, as 98% of schools are closed, 30 million kids rely on in-school meals for their daily nutrition. GENYOUth needs your help in providing much needed meal delivery + resources. If you miss the IGLive today, please donate: Text SCHOOLS to 20222 to make a one-time $15. donation and don’t forget to confirm your donation when prompted! @genyouthnow @alexisglick .... 🌎📚🎒 .... YOGA: On Wednesday, May 6, at 10:30 a.m. EST, please join me on IG LIVE for our weekly yoga class with ashtanga yogi @erikahalweil. Celebrate the power of consistency in practice and the commitment to the transformation of body, mind + spirit.... 💫🧘‍♀️🌀 .... GUT HEALTH: On Thursday, May 7, at 5 p.m. EST, please join me and esteemed Dr. Frank Lipman, leader in functional medicine, for an IGLive talk on: building immune resilience in the time of COVID-19. @franklipmanmd .... 🔬🩺🌱 .... MENTAL HEALTH: Friday, May 8, at 5 p.m. EST, please join me on IGLive to hear a special talk with mental health advocate Kevin Hines @kevinhinesstory, suicide survivor, + his wife Margaret on how to manage anxiety and relationships during COVID-19. ❤️🙏🏻👫 @thepurist #PuristWellnessSeries

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Tennis fans, we have great news! After being put on hiatus due to the pandemic, the racket sport is returning to your small screens this weekend. The Tennis Channel will be back with the first live Tennis tournament from West Palm Beach, Florida. The matches, which will be broadcasted Friday through Sunday, air at 12pm EST.

While we’re all practicing social distancing in our own homes, Karol G brought her biggest fans together to sing her iconic hit Tusa. The Colombian beauty took to social media to share an edited clip alongside fans dancing and vibing to the heartbreak song. Watch the fun video below!

Known for her work to stop hunger around the globe, Angelina Jolie is also putting the focus back home, writing to Congress with a plea to give more help to families amidst the pandemic.In a letter obtained by USA Today, the star wrote: “Many of the most vulnerable children in America have missed nearly 740 million meals at school, due to closure resulting from the rapid spread of coronavirus. With parents facing lost jobs and wages, many of these children are going hungry.”

Like many moms on lockdown with their kids, Eva Mendes has ‘lost control’ of the situation – and here’s proof.

And speaking of moms, are you ready for another little prince or princess for the family, Kate Middleton? The Duchess was positively cooing over a newborn baby during a surprise Zoom call.

Nike has donated 30,000 pairs of shoes to hospital frontline workers. Non-profit Good360, which helps distribute product donations, delivered the Air Zoom Pulse footwear, specially designed for the medical field, got to hospitals from Los Angeles to New York City – including Chicago, Memphis and the Veterans Health Administration.

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Kate Middleton LOVES babies, as she demonstrated in a surprise Zoom call to new parents

Rock of Ages star Nick Cordero is still in the hospital unconscious but is making “good progress” in his fight against the coronavirus. Wife Amanda Kloots, with whom Nick has a 10-month-old son Elvis, said that the actor has been taken off a ventilator. She continued: ”The doctors say Nick is looking good... His eyes are opening up but they‘re not connected to anything right now. So, we just need them to connect to something.” The Broadway star has had a tough road – he has had his leg amputated, was fitted with a temporary pacemaker and also fought septic shock as he battles back.

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis have an original way to homeschool their kids during lockdown.

Two different celebrity couples have welcomed babies this week. Congrats!

Hey all you cool cats and kittens, the story behind the pandemic’s biggest TV hit, Tiger King, will be told in an eight-part dramatic series. Who will be playing Joe Exotic, you ask? Nicolas Cage, of course. Another series, starring Kate McKinnon as Joe’s did-she-or-didn’t-she co-protagonist Carole Baskin, is also in development.

Jennifer Lopez is finding ways to embrace joy and has revealed the simple technique to keep her feeling positive during these trying times.

Last night’s Met Gala was canceled by the coronavirus. :( But let’s pretend it still happened by taking a look at the most amazing Met Gala outfits of all time.

John Legend’s avatar will be performing in a virtual concert. The singer is taking part in One Wave, a series that uses gaming technology and can be viewed on the Wave app, via SteamVR headsets and Oculus Rift. “It‘s a motion-capture thing and they’ll build a world around it,” the All of Me star told GQ Hype. ”We were going to do it anyway; it was just something we were interested in. The technology already existed. But obviously it’s kind of more relevant now.”

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