ANDY DICK PUNCHED OUTSIDE CLUB: Comedian Andy Dick was “sucker-punched” by a man outside a New Orleans nightclub following his performance, according to multiple reports. The attack left him unconscious for 15 minutes, according to witnesses. He was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance. His attack is reportedly being investigated by police. Dick has returned to L.A. after being released from the hospital; it is unclear what sparked the altercation.
DEBRA MESSING BACK TO FEUDING WITH SUSAN SARANDON: Debra Messing slapped at Susan Sarandon again, reigniting a feud that has been simmering since 2016 over their stance on Hillary Clinton. Messing was all-in for Clinton as prez, while Sarandon wasn’t so sure. On Monday, Messing tweeted at her: “Hey Susan Sarandon, how are you liking the revolution?” The Academy Award winner quipped back, tweeting, “Happy so many ideas labeled impossible/radical in 2016 like Medicare 4 All, fighting climate change, $15 min wage & tuition free college are now mainstream & supported by majority. Racial, economic & social injustice must be addressed with systemic change.”
SCARJO AND COLIN JOST IN PDA MODE: Avengers: Endgame star Scarlett Johansson and her Saturday Night Live fiancé Colin Jost have been packing on the PDAs in the Hamptons. Jose previously told The Hollywood Reporter that they love the Hamptons: “A perfect date night is having a sunset cocktail and dinner at The Crow’s Nest; it’s very romantic, and a nice combo is going to Liar’s Saloon for after-dinner drinks.”
DANIELLE BROOKS OPENS UP ABOUT BULLIES: Orange Is the New Black star Danielle Brooks broke down describing how she feels appearing on the cover of Shape Magazine after being bullied over her body for so many years. The expectant mom said: "This is a big deal because I feel like the universe, the way the world works, it has built these invisible bullets to bully us in telling us who we’re supposed to be and what we’re supposed to look like.” Tearing up, she added: “I’ve always had this desire to prove people wrong. To say, this body that I’m in is enough.”
WHAT IS VICKI GUNVALSON GOING TO DO NEXT? Real Housewives of Orange County star Vicki Gunvalson said she isn’t sure what’s next for her after being demoted. She told Jerry O’Connell on his new show, Jerry O, that Andy Cohen reassured her: "He said, 'You know what, nobody has ever lasted 14 years on a reality show, be happy and proud of that.' And I'm still in."