Weekly Wrap-Up

This week in entertainment news…

Thursday, Feb. 5

It seems Rachel McAdams and Josh Lucas really are a couple after a photo of them canoodling surfaces. -Perezhilton.com

After spending a day listening to Myanmar refugees talk about the difficulties they’ve faced in closed camps, Angelina Jolie asks the Thai government to grant the refugees in northern Thailand more freedom of movement. -The UN Refugee Agency

Friday, Feb. 6

Siegfried & Roy plan to return for a one-time performance in Las Vegas on March 6. About five years ago, Roy Horn was attacked by one of the duo’s tigers, but he has recovered well. -ABC News

“Deelishis” Charles, winner of “Flavor of Love 2,” and runner-up New York are both set to appear in an all-black traveling production of “The Vagina Monologues.”


Saturday, Feb. 7

Billy Ray Cyrus, Miley Cyrus’ father, was forced to cancel a free performance on Friday set to air on “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” after a fire broke out in the building next door.


Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy announce their engagement. -People

Sunday, Feb. 8

Eddie Murphy and former Spice Girl Melanie Brown settle their 15-month child support battle. Murphy agrees to pay $50,000 a month for the upkeep of their daughter, Angel. -Perezhilton.com

Amy Winehouse returns to the U.K. from St. Lucia to kick off her divorce battle with husband Blake Fielder-Civil. -Newsoftheworld.com

Monday, Feb. 9

Law enforcement sources reveal Rihanna’s injuries are worse than originally thought. The R&B star suffered two “huge contusions” on both sides of her forehead, as well as a bloody lip and nose. Rihanna claims Chris Brown struck her with his fists early Sunday morning. -Tmz.com

David Letterman reveals Bar Rafaeli, Leonardo DiCaprio’s girlfriend, will be on the cover of Sport’s Illustrated’s 2009 Swimsuit Edition. -Late Show with David Letterman

Tuesday, Feb. 10

Tickets have already been sold out for Madonna’s “Sticky & Sweet Tour” after going on sale this past weekend. Tickets sold out in minutes for shows in London and Manchester. -Live Nation

KISS singer Paul Stanley and his wife, Erin, confirm the welcome of their daughter, Sarah Brianna, on Jan. 28. -People

Wednesday, Feb. 11

A source reveals that this weekend was not the first time police have been called to deal with Chris Brown. At an unnamed hotel in Miami in 2007, police were allegedly called to Chris’ hotel room after the singer had been “screaming and throwing dishes” at his mother. -Life & Style Weekly