▪ George and Amal Clooney are expecting twins in June—and the actor’s mother reveals they’ll be welcoming a boy and a girl. “It will be one of each!” says Nina Clooney. “How marvelous!” Long one of Hollywood’s most eligible bachelors, Clooney, 55, wed the British hu almost started crying,” Damon said. Clooney had said for years he had no intention to marry or have kids, but then he met Amal. “All I know is that it sort of changed everything in terms of what I thought my future—my personal future— was going to be,” he said.
▪ Jackson family matriarch Katherine Jackson last week filed a lawsuit against her nephew and longtime caretaker, alleging he subjected her to years of elder abuse and bullying. A judge granted Jackson, 86, a restraining order against Trent Lamar Jackson, 52, after she claiwing privacy during visits,”_the lawsuit alleges. Katherine has been staying in London with her daughter Janet, and “is afraid to go home with Trent there. She fears he could physically harm her,” the lawsuit claims. Trent denies the allegations. “All I do is pay Mrs. Jackson’s bills,” he says. “That was my job—to be her driver, her provider.’’ A hearing is slated for March 1.
▪ George Michael’s family has banned the late superstar’s lover, Fadi Fawaz, from attending his funeral. “The family hates him,” says Michael’s cousin, Andros Georgiou. “Everyone basically thinks he’s a gold digger.” Michael’s funeral is on hold until authorities establish an official cause of death. Fawaz, 43, found the 53-year-old singer dead in his Oxfordshire home on Christmas Day. Authorities have yet to release Michael’s body, pending the results of toxicology tests.