'Jersey Shore' star Angelina Pivarnick sues FDNY supervisor for sexual harassment

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"Jersey Shore" star Angelina Pivarnick claims she was sexually harassed by an FDNY supervisor repeatedly while working as an EMT on Staten Island, N.Y., according to a federal lawsuit filed Monday.

Pivarnik, 33, alleged in the complaint that Lt. Jonathan Schecter, of the fire department's [emergency medical services] Station 23, "incessantly subjected Pivarnick to unwelcome sexual advances, as well as comments about her body and physical appearance,” and inappropriate text messages, according to Page Six.

In a 2017 text, Schecter allegedly wrote: "Your a– is amazing and I wish I wasn’t working or in uniform because I definitely would’ve kissed those amazing lips." In 2018, he allegedly grabbed her behind and "made contact with her vaginal area" in a parking lot outside the Rossville station.

Angelina Pivarnick, 33, pictured here at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, filed a federal lawsuit Monday claiming she was sexually harassed while working as an EMT on Staten Island.
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Pivarnick claims she "made it clear" that Schecter was not allowed to touch her, but he allegedly sent her a text later that day that said: "That a–! If you only knew the thoughts I had in my mind."

Separately, Lt. David Rudnitzky “apparently believed that he could speak to Pivarnick at work in sexually graphic and vulgar terms” because she starred in new episodes of MTV's "Jersey Shore."

“How many guys on ‘Jersey Shore’ have you f—–?,” Rudnitzky allegedly asked in March 2018, according to the lawsuit. While not named as a defendant in the suit, Ridnitzsky allegedly asked her if she “f—– [her] man” and at one point said, "Make sure no f—— today.”

Pivarnick said she filed complaints with the FDNY's Equal Employment Opportunity Office and was told the allegations were "credible." It's unclear if any action was taken against Schecter or Rudnitzky. She also alleged she was retaliated against for making the complaints.

In a statement to E! News, Pivarnik said she filed the lawsuit "because I suffered severe sexual harassment while working for EMS and was retaliated against by my management when I complained internally."

"It should go without saying that what I experienced has nothing to do with television or entertainment. Like all women, I am entitled to be treated with dignity and respect at work, and I should not have to accept unwanted sexual advances, crude comments about my body, or physical assault," she said. "Going forward, at the instruction of my lawyers, I will not be commenting about this case further except as required in court."

A spokesperson for the New York City Law Department said the case was under review.

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Downton Abbey star reveals the Queen’s butlers were sent to the set to make sure new movie was accurate – The Sun

DOWNTOWN Abbey star Kevin Doyle has revealed the Queen's butlers were brought in to help advise cast on how to behave around monarchs.

The actor, 59, says two butlers from Buckingham Palace were used to ensure the movie was completely accurate.

The butlers joined the film's cast on the set of the flick at Highclere Castle in Hampshire.

He said: "They were great. Alistair Bruce, who is the historical adviser on this, he has the bible really in terms of etiquette and how people behaved.

“Throughout the TV show he was always there for us. Any questions we had he was always there to answer.”

He added: “But there were a couple of days which he was not available, so he sent a couple of his friends, who happened to be part of the Royal household. It was amazing.

“They were able to help us specifically with how a King and Queen are treated differently to normal members of the aristocracy. They were terribly helpful. ”

However, the two men remained tight lipped when it came to spilling the beans on the royals.

“No, they were very careful and very discreet,” the star said.

Earlier this week, stars from the movie flocked to London's Leicester Square for the world premiere of the highly-anticipated film.

Michelle Dockery led the red-carpet glamour dressed in a dazzling, floor-length gown, while her on-screen dad Hugh Bonneville, 54, debuted his new bearded look.

Allen Leech, who's best known for his role as Tom Branson in the historical drama series, revealed he is expecting his first child with wife Jessica Blair Herman on the night.

Fans waited for years for the movie to be confirmed and it was finally given the go-ahead in 2017.

And they'll not be disappointed by the cast, as old favourites have reunited for the film version of the hit historical drama.

The movie will hit UK cinemas this Friday September 13.

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'90 Day Fiancé' Star Larissa Dos Santos Lima Dishes on Battle With Depression and Anxiety

Larissa Dos Santos Lima and Colt Johnson had one of the most tumultuous relationships in 90 Day Fiancé history. The couple is divorced now, after Lima attacked Colt Johnson several times, earning herself a criminal record of domestic abuse. 

However, Lima and Johnson have both moved on from their stormy marriage, finding love again elsewhere — and it seems Johnson might even be getting ready to pop the question to his new girlfriend. 

Now, Lima is ready to open up about her battle with depression and anxiety, which she claims began after her first arrest for domestic violence. 

Booked on domestic abuse 

Larissa Dos Santos Lima and Colt Johnson met in Mexico, and were rapidly married — the 90 Day Fiancé stars waited only five days to tie the knot after meeting up. Unfortunately, the honeymoon period was short-lived for the two. 

It wasn’t long before Lima started showing her aggressive side. It remains unclear how much Johnson knew about Lima’s propensity towards violence before they got married, but it was soon clear that she has no qualms about using her fists to get what she wants. 

Lima was arrested twice in 2018 for domestic abuse, as well as once more in January 2019. Her 2019 arrest saw her booked for misdemeanor domestic violence in Nevada after an attack on Colt Johnson. Jay Rivera of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said of the event, “[Colt] had a swollen lip, and his gums and teeth were bloodied.” He clarified that Lima was the aggressor in this altercation.

Lima finds love again, so does Johnson

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After their stormy marriage, both 90 Day Fiancé stars were able to find love once more — and it soon became clear that Colt Johnson might have a type. 

Johnson is now dating Jess Caroline, another Brazilian woman. Lima said of his new relationship, “I’m happy for him. Colt love him Brazilians now.”

Meanwhile, Lima has found love again with a man named Eric Nichols.  Lima posted a picture for Nichols’ birthday with the caption, “Today is Eric(ee) birthday, I gave along of these almost 3 months so many compliments and he knows how much mean to me. Eric is a good son, brother and boyfriend always making everyone laugh. Eric happy birthday, may God bless and we can soon celebrate your new house and the first million… You are very special.”

Lima told Us Weekly, “We met on Tinder. He never watched the show… I just wanted company… Right now, I don’t rush anything. I don’t want to make plans. I’m enjoying myself and we are serious, of course… I feel really comfortable with him.”

Lima dishes on anxiety and depression

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According to Lima, her battles with anxiety and depression began after she was arrested in June 2018 for domestic violence. 

According to The Blast, Lima wrote in a now-deleted Instagram post, “I was devastated, emotionally exhausted, and my entire body ached from depression.”

The 90 Day Fiancé star went on to add, “Sometimes, I was filmed while being on pain killers. I couldn’t move, do basic activities, or take care of myself.”

Lima is seeing the developments in her life from a constructive light. “I now see that my being [arrested] was a blessing, as l have the knowledge now to give back in a way that would not [have] been possible if it didn’t happen to me,” she wrote. 

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The X Factor star Scarlett Lee, 21, marries Nathan Shaw in lavish ceremony

The X Factor star Scarlett Lee has married her boyfriend Nathan Shaw in a lavish ceremony in Surrey.

The young newlyweds exchanged vows in a church in Epsom on 30 August, eight months after Nathan proposed next to the graves of her late grandparents.

Scarlett wore a pale pink ball gown bridal dress with floral embellishments and a broad train, a sweetheart neckline and illusion netting, and carried a large white bouquet.

The 21-year-old singer’s husband Nathan wore a blue check three-piece suit and a white corsage which matched the bouquet.

The wedding party also wore blue suits while Scarlett’s nine bridesmaids wore knee-length white gowns and carried pink bouquets.

Guests included Love Island 2016 winners Cara De La Hoyde and Nathan Massey.

Scarlett and Nathan became engaged in January, and the young girl shared a video of the moment on her Instagram account.

She admitted the unusual choice of location was picked because she had been so close to her granny and granddad, Benjamin and Daisy Brown.

‘He asked I Said YESSS! ? For what God Has Joined Together Let No One Separate! There’s no other place I would rather of done this, my granny and grandad are my whole world (sic)and I’ve been so sad they weren’t here to see me on the xfactor but he made this so special I’m so happy I love Nathan future MRS SHAW,’ she wrote.

The pair have been together for over four years, and are childhood sweethearts.

Scarlett was mentored by Simon Cowell during the 2018 season after being eliminated at the Six Chair Challenge stage in 2017.

The make-up artist went up against Dalton Harris and Anthony Russell in the X Factor final at London’s Wembley Arena, during which she performed with Robbie Williams.

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‘Love Island’ star Theo Campbell blinded in one eye after champagne cork accident

Reality TV star Theo Campbell is trying to look on the bright side after a freak accident left him half-blind.

The former contestant on UK’s “Love Island” said he may never fully see again after a champagne cork flew straight into his eye.

“[Two] eye surgeries later after a really unfortunate accident, I’ve lost all vision in my right eye as it got split in half,” Campbell, 28, posted on Instagram Tuesday “Who would have thought a champagne cork would be the end of me.”

The photo showed him canoodling in a hospital bed with girlfriend Kaz Crossley, a bandage taped over his right eye.

“I still have 1 eye left, looking at the bright side of things,” he wrote. “If anyone knows where sells cool eye patches let me know.”

On her own Instagram story, Crossley said that her beau’s been in the hospital since Sunday, when someone popped a bottle of champagne near his face while they were partying in Ibiza, Spain.

As a result, Campbell, who is set to compete on MTV’s “The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2,” had to get “7 stitches in my eye,” he tweeted Wednesday.

“The doctors say it’s unlikely I’ll see properly again,” he added. “They done a good job saving it as they said I might loose my whole eye to begin with.”

But, he said, “Im hopeful and don’t want to believe my eye is gone forever. Anything is possible.”

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Man Utd star Tahith Chong snubbed PSV and Feyenoord transfers to fight for first-team place under Solskjaer – The Sun

TAHITH CHONG turned down the chance to gain experience at top clubs in the Netherlands, in favour of impressing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Manchester United.

Reports outline interest from PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord in taking the teenage winger on loan for the 2019/20 campaign.

Chong was on Feyenoord's books before a 2016 switch to Manchester, and the Rotterdam club are now managed by Red Devils favourite Jaap Stam.

But he couldn't be tempted into a temporary switch because of his determination to break into the team at Old Trafford, according to Voetbal International.

The 19-year-old's agent, Erkan Alkan, told the Dutch magazine that German and Spanish clubs were also keen on Chong.

He said: "Tahith does not want to be loaned out, but to fight for his chance at Manchester United.

"Top clubs from the Bundesliga and La Liga also have been looking at him.

"He has had a strong pre-season, in which he has proven to be among the better attackers at United."

After two Premier League games, Chong is yet to make Solskjaer's bench having made a handful of appearances in the summer.

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Rare props from ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Batman’ and other classics up for auction

Calling all film geeks.

Rare and iconic memorabilia from some of history’s most celebrated movies — including the sword Mel Gibson wielded in “Braveheart” and the complete suit from 1989’s “Batman” — are going up for auction.

Prop Store is putting 900 items — valued at more than $7.5 million — up for sale over two days on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 at London’s BFI IMAX.

Some of the artifacts going under the hammer include: the armor Russell Crowe wore in “Gladiator” (valued at more than $36,000);  Jack Nicholson’s axe from “The Shining” (more than $48,000); and the lightsaber used by Mace Windu, aka Samuel L. Jackson, in “Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith” (more than $60,000).

Other Star Wars gear includes a Stormtrooper helmet from 1977’s “Star Wars: A New Hope” (which could fetch at least $145,000) and a light-up remote control R2-BHD droid from 2016’s “Star Wars: Rogue One” (valued at at least $70,000).

More into “Star Trek”? Spock’s costume in the cult TV series is up for auction and could fetch at least $60,000.

There’s also the gun Pierce Brosnan used as 007 in “James Bond: Goldeneye” and Veruca Salt’s candy wrapper from the original 1971 “Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.”

Want to walk a mile in Forrest Gump’s shoes? The white Nikes and socks Tom Hanks wore in the Oscar-winning 1994 movie are expected to fetch more than $9,700.

The auction will be live-streamed for any film-buffs who want to bid but can’t make it out to London.

This is the sixth year in a row that Prop Store has put on the blowout memorabilia sale. The signature fedora that Harrison Ford wore as Indiana Jones sold for a whopping $492,650 last year.

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‘BiP’ Star Kristian’s Instagram Shows Why She’s Such A Perfect Match For Demi

Bachelor In Paradise fans already know plenty about Derek, but it’s time we learned a little about the other person vying for Demi’s heart. Based on the teaser for Tuesday night’s episode, the woman Demi was dating before going on the show is about to make a surprise appearance in Mexico. And now that Demi has finally said her name, we can look to Kristian Haggerty’s Instagram for some insight on why Demi has fallen so hard for her.

According to Bachelor blogger Reality Steve, Demi and Kristian began dating in February after being introduced by Bachelor alum Catherine Agro. Indeed, Kristian is close friends with both Catherine, who competed on Colton’s Bachelro season with Demi, and her twin sister, Alexandra. As for what else Bachelor Nation can glean about this soon-to-be reality star, Kristian attended Stetson University (located in DeLand, Florida) on a crew scholarship, according to her personal website, where she graduated with a Business Administration degree in 2014. She’s also dabbled in both comedy and modeling and currently works as a production assistant in California.

But let’s get down to the brass tacks and see what makes Kristian and Demi perfect for each other.

She & Demi Appreciate A Good Charcuterie Board

Between Kristian in a robe, holding a cutting board full of snacks and what’s likely a speaker, and Demi smizing for the camera with a drink in her hand, the two seem super comfortable together.

She Appreciates Music Festivals

If we’ve learned anything from Bachelor in Paradise, it’s that a lot goes down at music festivals. And while Coachella may not have the same reputation on Season 6 as Stagecoach, it proves that Kristian appreciates (or at least tolerates) the festival scene. According to her Instagram, Demi has been to the Dallas music festival JMBLYA, and, of course, this year’s Stagecoach, so they have that in common.

She & Catherine Go Way Back

In the above slideshow, there’s a childhood photo of one of the Agro twins with Kristian, so they’ve clearly known each other for years — 18, according to Kristian’s Instagram caption. Furthermore, both Catherine and Kristian are from Palm City, according to their Facebooks, so they likely grew up together. Catherine and Demi also clearly get along, so they already share a friend group!

She Likes Animals

Kristian has a whole Instagram highlight dedicated to dressing up Catherine’s dog, Kismet, in a dog-sized Adidas tracksuit, posing him in different positions and laughing uncontrollably. Demi also posted a photo with what looks like the same dog, writing, "He’s the cutest pup even when he’s running away from me." Plus, Demi has a cat, who she’s clearly obsessed with.

She Has An Adventurous Spirit

Kristian’s social media is filled with photos of her traveling to places like Oslo, Northern Ireland, Panama, Australia, and Venice, among others. She’s also posted about snowboarding in Colorado, and the above photo is on the Stubaier Gletscher, located in Austria. Demi likes to travel, too, saying in an Instagram post that "Singapore is [her] favorite place on Earth."

So whether it ends up working out for Kristian and Demi, it seems like they have a lot in common. If nothing else, at least they’ll always have Paradise.

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'This is Us' Star Justin Hartley's Love Life Had a Rocky Beginning

Justin Hartley’s picture-perfect relationship with Chrishell Stause began in 2013 and has been going strong ever since. What you may not know; however, is that Hartley was married once before Stause, to actor Lindsay Korman. Hartley’s daughter, Isabella, is from his first marriage. Let’s take a look at that earlier failed marriage and what really happened.

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Justin Hartley met Lindsay Korman on the set of ‘Passions’

Lindsay Korman met Justin Hartley in 2003 on the set of Passions. Lindsay Korman has also made appearances on the soap operas, Days of Our Lives and All My Children. 

As a child, Korman competed in pageants and vocal competitions. As a teenager, she also performed in Las Vegas, and eventually moved to New York, where she joined the ensemble of the Grease revival. While on Broadway, Korman was the understudy for the role of Sandy and Patty Simcox. When Hartley joined the set of Passions, Lindsay was already a seasoned veteran on the show.

Hartley only dated Korman for 6 months before he proposed

Hartley popped the question to Korman on November 13, 2003. Korman said, “Yes,” making their dating history just six short months. The pair was then only engaged another six months before marrying in a small wedding on May 1, 2004. 

During the couples’ eight-year marriage, they did have a vow renewal ceremony, so things must not have been all bad. 

They also appeared on Smallville together in 2010. Hartley played billionaire Oliver Queen, who was secretly the Green Lantern on the show from 2006 to 2011. Korman guest-starred as a villain, Harriet, during season 10 of Smallville. 

Korman and Hartley become parents just 2 short months after marrying

The pair had very little time as just newlyweds. Just two months after their wedding, Korman gave birth to their daughter, Isabella Justice, on July 3, 2004. 

Korman took her next role on Days of Our Lives, but first took 18 months off to spend time with her daughter. She told welovesoaps.com in 2009, “I was a full-time mother. My husband was gone a lot, and we would go up to see him. … I talked to my grandmother a lot and she would say you’re so lucky to get that time from [age] 3 1/2 to 5 to be with her. That’s such a big time in their life.”

As with any celebrity marriage, Korman indicates that it was difficult having Hartley absent so often due to filming. 

Hartley remains a great father who is very close to his daughter, Isabella, who recently celebrated a birthday. He posted a sweet note to her on Instagram, when she turned 15 last month, “Happy birthday to my Isabella! I’m so proud. Your kindness, honesty, generosity and humor are always on display. Congratulations on your wonderful spirit. I love you very much, Dad.”

Korman filed for divorce after eight years with Hartley

In May 2012, not long after the couple’s eighth anniversary, Korman filed for divorce citing “irreconcilable differences,” according to sources at TMZ.

Korman filed the documents in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The All My Children star asked for joint legal and physical custody. 

Although Hartley’s first marriage was rocky, he was only single for two short years before meeting his second wife, Stause. Hartley and Stause have now been married for almost two years of absolute wedded bliss.

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Arsenal star Ozil bundled into back seat of his car by security as he breaks cover for first time since gang threats – The Sun

MESUT OZIL was spotted being bundled into a car by security today as he left his home for the first time since Friday.

The Arsenal star, 30, has not been seen near his North London home for five days after being caught in a gang war, but he has finally broken cover.

He was spotted outside his £9million pad in a navy blue hoodie, getting into the back seat of a car with heavy security keeping close watch.

German World Cup winner Ozil and Gunners pal Sead Kolasinac, 26, were targeted by knife-wielding yobs in a harrowing attack in Golders Green last month.

Thugs tried to steal the aces’ watches in a moped raid last month, and now a rival gang of East Europeans has intervened in a bid to ward off further attacks.

But the local yobs will not be intimidated and have threatened to "rob everything" the pair have — forcing Bosnian-born Kolasinac’s terrified wife to flee to Germany.

Two men were arrested outside Ozil's home on Thursday night, following an alleged altercation with security staff.

Ferhat Ercan and Salaman Ekinci, both 27, were charged on Friday and are due to appear at Highbury Corner magistrates' court next month.


Unknown to the Arsenal duo, East European goons put out word that any attacks on the players would not be tolerated.

Former Reading and Chelsea ace Steve Sidwell has revealed stars are now spending £25,000 on specially trained dogs as a result of attacks.

The pair have been out of Unai Emery's first-team picture in the meantime and missed the club's Premier League-opening 1-0 win over Newcastle on Sunday.

They could now miss the crucial Prem clash with Burnley on Saturday and Liverpool next weekend, which would be a huge blow to the Gunners' title hopes, even in August.

After beating the Toon, Emery said: "The club is managing the situation.

"We want to be with them as soon as possible and to have them ready to play."

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