KATE MIDDLETON WORKING IN MATERNITY UNIT: Kate Middleton spent two days working in a maternity ward at Kingston Hospital Maternity Unit in London. The 37-year-old mother of three reportedly shadowed midwives and other workers at the hospital to learn more about the early years of children’s development. Last year, Kate organized an advisory group to help her tackle issues parents and caregivers face during the early years of a child’s life.
LEONARDO DICAPRIO DENIES STARTING AMAZON FIRES: Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro accused Leonardo DiCaprio of causing Amazon forest fires, without evidence. He said: “The NGO people, what did they do? What's easier? Set fire to the bush.” The actor and environmentalist has denied the accusations. DiCaprio responded on Instagram over the weekend, writing: “The future of these irreplaceable ecosystems is at stake and I am proud to stand with the groups protecting them. While worthy of support, we did not fund the organizations targeted.” The Global Wildlife Conservation and IUCN Species Survival Commission, both of which Bolsonaro fingered, have also denied the allegations. The Amazon rainforest is in crisis. Brazil has historically made impressive progress towards protecting its unique ecosystemsm,” GWC's statement read. “However, we are alarmed by recent events that seek to undermine this progress. In the past few days, false accusations have been made to undermine environmental defenders and distract the general public from policies that directly lead to environmental disasters like those across the Amazon earlier this year.”
PAT SAJAK MAKES FIRST PUBLIC APPEARANCE: Weeks after undergoing emergency surgery, Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak, 73, appeared at a Washington Capitals game with his daughter, Maggie. “Always great to see Pat around the arena,” NBC Sports’s Craig Laughlin reportedly said during the third period of the game. “Loves his hockey. He’s getting better. He says the worst has passed Joe B after that surgery so well wishes to Pat and the family.” Sajak had emergency surgery about three weeks ago for a blocked intestine.
KEVIN HART CELEBRATES SON KENZO’S BIRTHDAY: Kevin Hart and Eniko Parrish rang in their son Kenzo‘s second birthday with a Paw Patrol bash. In September, Hart was involved in a car crash resulting in serious spinal injuries and subsequent surgeries. Since then, he has been focused more on family he’s said. Earlier this month, he said: “It’s not spiritual, spiritual is the wrong word. You’re more present, more aware. It’s all a joke until you get smacked with that real life reality.”
ROBERT PATTINSON HOPES FANS ARE OVER HIM: Robert Pattinson is hoping that fans have moved past the rabid adulation that showed during his Twilight days. As they he prepares for his role as the Caped Crusader in Batman, he tells Sunday TODAY With Willie Geist: “I'm hoping it won't be people hanging out outside my place. I just think I'm kind of boring and old now.”