In a week filled with compelling stories and captivating moments, Hollywood’s viral posts have taken the internet by storm. From touching farewells to unexpected romances and jaw-dropping Halloween extravaganzas, these snapshots offer a rundown of this week’s top viral posts:
Matthew Perry Laid to Rest
The world bid a final goodbye to beloved “Friends” actor Matthew Perry, who tragically passed away at the age of 54.
His funeral, held at a Los Angeles cemetery, brought together relatives and castmates from the iconic 1990s sitcom. The Forest Lawn cemetery, nestled in the Hollywood Hills, became the sombre backdrop for the service, located just a stone’s throw away from the Warner Brothers studio where “Friends” was filmed. Media outlets like TMZ and Page Six documented the event with long-distance and aerial photographs, capturing the poignant gathering. All five “Friends” co-stars, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, and David Schwimmer, joined the farewell, along with Perry’s father, John Bennett Perry, and his stepfather, Keith Morrison. Approximately 20 mourners dressed in black assembled around the burial plot to pay their respects.
Sophie Turner Kissing British Millionaire
“Game of Thrones” star Sophie Turner sparked rumors of a new romance as she was spotted sharing an affectionate kiss with Peregrine ‘Perry’ John Dickinson Pearson, a 29-year-old British millionaire and heir to the 4th Viscount Cowdray, in the streets of Paris. Witnesses observed the couple chatting and laughing at the Gare du Nord railway station, speculating that they may have arrived together on the Eurostar from London. Amidst the romantic atmosphere, Perry removed his hat and sealed their moment with a passionate kiss, captured in photographs that later surfaced. Although their faces remained hidden from view, the images fueled intrigue about Turner’s budding relationship.
Heidi Klum Wins Halloween
Supermodel and Halloween enthusiast Heidi Klum showcased her creative flair with a dazzling Halloween costume that transformed her into a resplendent peacock, complete with acrobats forming her extravagant tail feathers. To top it off, Klum’s husband, Tom Kaulitz, joined in the fun by dressing as her “egg.” Klum’s legendary Halloween parties have become a tradition over more than two decades, attracting a slew of celebrities. Her elaborate costumes, involving hours of makeup and preparation, have ranged from Fiona in “Shrek” to Jessica Rabbit in “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” and even a giant rain worm in recent years. This year, she made a grand entrance on the red carpet accompanied by Cirque du Soleil performers, ensuring her Halloween reign continues.
The Academy Welcomes Ram Charan
In a notable recognition of talent, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) extended a warm welcome to Telugu cinema star Ram Charan, as well as several other distinguished actors. This follows the recent induction of his “RRR” co-star, Jr NTR, into the same esteemed group. The Academy, known for hosting the prestigious Oscars awards ceremony, praised these actors for their nuanced portrayals and dedication to authenticity, citing their ability to transform ordinary moments into extraordinary cinematic experiences. The new additions to the Actors Branch of the Academy include Lashana Lynch, Vicky Krieps, Louis Koo Tin-Lok, Keke Palmer, Chang Chen, Sakura Ando, and Robert Davi. Ram Charan and Jr NTR were among the select few to receive invitations to join the Academy after “RRR” received an Academy Award for Best Original Song for the hit track “Naatu Naatu.”
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