Kathie Lee & Hoda: Jason Kennedy
Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb welcomed Jason Kennedy, host of E! News, to the studio to discuss Today’s Buzz, celebrity news and gossip you may have missed over the weekend, including Sylvester Stallone’s son Sage passed away, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes divorce news and much more.
Kathie Lee & Hoda: Tom and Katie Divorce News
Jason Kennedy talked about Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes divorce. They were supposed to be in court on July 17 2012 for some big hearing, but no one wanted that. There was no hush money given. This is all stuff that was worked out in the prenuptial agreement.
Tom is going to get generous visitation and Katie is going to get primary custody. It all works out at the end of the day. Jason said Suri will now be attending Convent of the Sacred Heart.
It is $38,000 a year and a Catholic school for girls. Jason said she has been home schooled up until this point, but it is a school that many people have gone to, including he Hilton sisters and Lady Gaga.
Kennedy said the way Katie went about this did blindside Tom. Apparently she got a new cell phone and was making some phone calls. He seemed to be blown away by this.
Jason Kennedy: Steven Tyler and J Lo Quit American Idol
Jason Kennedy said that Randy Jackson is signed on, but it is not official and it is looking like he might not come back. Jason said we are hearing so many names now: Mariah Carey, Miley Cyrus. Aretha Franklin over the weekend threw a wrench in it and said she’d love to do it, but the problem is she doesn’t like to fly. Jason said she would need to get over that.
Jason Kennedy: Sage Stallone Dead At 36
Sylvester Stallone son’s, Sage, passed away. He was 36 years old. Reporters have talked to a family friend and they say it was not a suicide. There was no suicide note found and it is not a drug overdose. Coroner said there were prescription pill bottles found on the scene, but would not say how many. Jason said you have to wait for toxicology reports to come back, which takes six to eight weeks. This past weekend, Sage was supposed to get married in Vegas.
Jason Kennedy: Kristin Chenoweth Recuperating
After her on-set accident, Jason Kennedy said that Kristin Chenoweth is doing well. Jason said she was treated on the scene but had to go to the hospital. She is doing okay and at home resting.