Big Apple Buzz | Nick Cannon hospitalized after Madison Square Garden performance, Brooke Shields and Busy Philipps spotted at Wollman Rink and more

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Following the Dec. 1 performance of his Wild ‘N Out tour at Madison Square Garden, Nick Cannon was hospitalized after coming down with pneumonia. The Masked Singer host, who suffers from lupus, posted photos of himself on Instagram from a hospital bed wearing a beanie, a face mask and hospital gown. He captioned the photo, “Okay, I’m not Superman. I promised myself I would never be back at this place again.” The father of 11 children, who has 12 and 13 on the way with two different women, said he has learned a “great lesson to take care of you or you won’t be able to take care of everyone else.” Nick recently told a reporter he is not sure if he is going to have anymore kids……..

A source exclusively told People Magazine that GMA:3 What You Need To Know co-anchors T.J. Holmes, whose birthname is rumored to be Loutelious Holmes Jr., and Amy Robach, have been removed temporarily from the afternoon news show which tapes in Manhattan, after news of their workplace affair became public. An insider told People, “GMA decided to have a period of cooling down, because they thought this was unwanted attention. So, for the time being, they’re going to be off the air.” The source went on to say that ABC News President Kim Godwin informed the staff of her decision Dec. 5 during the daily morning editorial call. “She said even though this isn’t a violation of policy, she needs time to think about it and wanted to work through what was best and for now, they’ve decided to take TJ and Amy off the air while they figure things out,” continued the source………

Eric Trump’s wife, Lara Trump is leaving Fox News. She will no longer work at the cable network as a paid contributor because her father-in-law, Donald Trump, has announced he is once again throwing his hat into the race to be President of the United States, a Fox News spokeswoman told the New York Daily News on Dec. 4. The representative said in a statement, “We appreciate Lara’s valuable contribution across Fox News Media programming.” According to the Los Angeles Times, which was first to report about Lara’s departure, this is happening because of Fox News’ policy not to employ people who are involved in political campaigns, Lara’s leaving the network is said to be amicable, according to the Los Angeles Times…….

FILE – Donald Trump, right, sits with his children, from left, Eric Trump, Donald Trump Jr., and Ivanka Trump during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Trump International Hotel on July 23, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

On Dec. 5, Bethenny Frankel told Hollywood Life exclusively that “she’s not sure there’s a number anymore” that would be large enough to be a cast member of the upcoming Real Housewives of New York City Legacy show because there is “no price in happiness.” The Skinny Girls brand creator also shared with the outlet that she has “been approached by Bravo for many different things,” and she is “still talking to them about one thing.” Meanwhile, Frankel has continued her on-air television career co-hosting CNBC’s Money Court with Kevin O’Leary, which premiered on Nov. 30……..

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Katie Holmes and her daughter Suri Cruise, whose dad is Tom Cruise, picked up take-out food at Mexican restaurant Los Tacos No. 1 in Manhattan, according to the Daily Mail. The sighting of the Dawson’s Creek alum and Suri comes after a recent announcement that she will be appearing in the Off-Broadway play, The Wanderers starting Jan. 26, 2023…..

Golden Globe winning-actor Idris Elba addressed the crowd onstage at the 2022 Footwear News Achievement Awards at Cipriani South Street on Nov. 30…..


Brooke Shields and Busy Philipps on Dec. 1 at the Wollman Rink in Central Park for Nordstrom’s holiday season kick-off!……     

Brooke Shields, Busy PhilippsPhoto: Neil Ramus/BFA.com