The daily gossip: Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger welcome 2nd child, Tom Cruise risks his life for our amusement in jaw-dropping Mission: Impossible trailer, and more

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Katherine Schwarzenegger and Chris Pratt.
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1. Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger welcome their 2nd child

The Pratt-Schwarzenegger family is expanding. Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger have welcomed their second child together, a baby girl. "We are so excited to announce the birth of our second daughter, Eloise Christina Schwarzenegger Pratt," they said on Instagram. "We feel beyond blessed and grateful." The couple welcomed their first child together, Lyla Maria, in 2020, and she's now 21 months old. Pratt also has a nine-year-old son, Jack, from his marriage to Anna Faris. The Jurassic World actor has been married to Arnold Schwarzenegger's daughter, a self-help writer, since 2019 after they met through her mom, Maria Shriver. "Mama and baby are doing well," Pratt said. When asked earlier this month how many kids he plans to have, Pratt jokingly (?) declared, "We want to have one dozen children. It's going to be a big summer."


2. Tom Cruise risks his life for our amusement in jaw-dropping 'Mission: Impossible' trailer

Our first look at the latest movie that nearly killed Tom Cruise is finally here. A teaser trailer for Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One goes light on revealing plot details but teases some jaw-dropping stunts — including a car chase with Hayley Atwell, a fight on top of a moving train, and, finally, Cruise riding a motorcycle off a cliff. The latter stunt, which Cruise obviously performed for real, was previously described as the most dangerous of his entire career, and that's saying something. The trailer also features the return of Henry Czerny as Kittridge, former director of the IMF who we haven't seen since the first film in 1996. "You're fighting to save an ideal that doesn't exist," Kittridge tells Cruise's character. "Never did. You need to pick a side." Now, we'll have to choose to accept the mission of waiting over one agonizing year for the film, which doesn't debut until July 2023.

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3. Laura Dern and Sam Neill call out their age gap in 'Jurassic Park'

Hold onto your butts and prepare for a shocking revelation: Laura Dern was in her early 20s when she made Jurassic Park. That means there was an age gap of two decades between Dern and co-star Sam Neill, and speaking with The Sunday Times, the two reflected on whether this makes their romance in the film a bit weird in retrospect. "I am 20 years older than Laura! Which at the time was a completely appropriate age difference for a leading man and lady," Neill said. Dern said it felt "completely appropriate to fall in love with Sam Neill" at the time. But, she added, "it was only now, when we returned in a moment of cultural awareness about the patriarchy, that I was, like, 'Wow! We're not the same age?'" Indeed they weren't, as Neill was in his 40s back then. But when it comes to pairing male leads up with much younger women, Hollywood unfortunately always finds a way.

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4. Man says he attacked Dave Chappelle on stage because of his 'triggering' jokes

The man who allegedly attacked Dave Chappelle on stage earlier this month has given an interview from jail to explain his motives. The suspect, Isaiah Lee, told The New York Post he was "triggered" by Chappelle's jokes about the LGBTQ community and homelessness. "I identify as bisexual … and I wanted him to know what he said was triggering," Lee said. Chappelle, who faced backlash last year for jokes about transgender people, was attacked on stage while performing at the Hollywood Bowl, and the suspect was carrying a replica handgun with a knife blade. Lee told the Post he was homeless in the past and was upset when Chappelle apparently joked about homelessness during the show. "It's a struggle and I wanted Dave Chappelle to know it's not a joke," Lee said. He's facing misdemeanor charges, and he was recently charged with attempted murder over an unrelated incident where he allegedly stabbed his roommate.

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5. Ellen DeGeneres apparently reveals the sex of Jennifer Lawrence's baby

Ellen DeGeneres' show is days away from ending, but she managed to squeeze in one last slip-up. DeGeneres chatted with her neighbor Jennifer Lawrence on her show Monday, revealing to viewers the actress used to sit on the toilet when she was a kid and pretend DeGeneres was interviewing her. "I can't end the show without doing that," DeGeneres said, so she called up Lawrence while she was on the toilet. DeGeneres congratulated the Hunger Games star on becoming a mom earlier this year, and in the process, she appeared to accidentally reveal what the sex of the baby is — something Lawrence has not disclosed while seeking to maintain her child's privacy. "I do hear you sometimes talking to him, and it's really cute," DeGeneres said. It's a boy, then, we take it? The final episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show is set to air this week, so hey, what are they gonna do, fire her?


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