▪ Brad Pitt, who has kept a low profile since splitting with Angelina Jolie last year, made a surprise appearance at this week’s Golden Globes to pre sent a video clip for the Best Picture nominee—and eventual winner— Moonlight. Looking dapper but a bit thinner, Pitge unraveled last September after an altercation aboard their private jet, during which Pitt, 53, allegedly argued with Jolie and son Maddox, 15. Jolie has filed for sole physical custody of the kids, accusing Pitt of having substance and anger issues. He wants joint custody.
▪ Noted wit Carrie Fisher left the world one final, posthumous quip last week when her brother, Todd, carried her ashes to Forest Lawn Memorial Park in an urn that looked like a giant Prozac pill. Fisher, 60, suffered a fatal heart attack last month aboard a Loner and addiction. “I am mentally ill,” Fisher said. “I am not ashamed of that.’’
▪ Fox News last year secretly settled a sexual harassment claim against star anchor Bill O’Reilly, 67, weeks after chairman Roger Ailes’ ouster over a similar scandal. A letter from attorneys for newscaster Juliet Huddy, 47, alleges O’Reilly pursued a sexual relat seemed he was masturbating, Huddy says. Fox reportedly paid six figures for Huddy’s silence and agreement not to sue. O’Reilly’s lawyer says “there is absolutely no basis” for her claims. In 2005, O’Reilly settled a harassment lawsuit by a former producer who said he made sexual phone calls to her.