Dina's Dirt for February 3, 2023

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James Cameron is tired of answering the question “could Jack have lived?” So for the 25th anniversary of “Titanic,” he conducted a scientific study to finally settle the debate on whether Jack could have survived. He hired two stunt people who were similar in height and weight to Leo and Kate and recreated the scene in a pool to test different scenarios. As far as the tests go, the first showed they both couldn’t have survived on the door, which James has always maintained, the second had them both half on the door and half in the water, which didn’t end well either, but the third – Rose giving Jack her life vest – showed Jack would have had a chance, for a few hours at least. He finally admitted, “Jack might’ve lived, but there’s a lot of variables.”

Chloe Cherry, Faye on "Euphoria," got busted for shoplifting in her hometown of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, People reports. It happened on December 27. She had paid for most of her items, but she didn't pay for a $28 blouse. Her reps spins a different story, saying, "There was confusion over a blouse that wasn’t properly charged to my client’s credit card. In no way did she 'admit' to taking the blouse, since that was not the case. This story seems to be more about a local store trading on a celebrity’s name more than anything else."

Justin Chambers, who played Dr. Alex Karev on the first 16 seasons of “Grey’s Anatomy” until leaving in 2020, might be coming back to the show. He posted a pic of a cup of coffee with a sleeve featuring some of the stars and wrote, “A fresh cup of Greys.” He hasn’t said anymore, but according to E! Online, fans think this means a return. It would be great timing for fans, just as Ellen Pompeo is getting ready for her last episode on February 23, when the show comes back.

Whoopi Goldberg is a huge "Game of Thrones" fan, and yesterday on "The View,” she just had to prove it to their guest, Kit Harington, who played "Jon Snow" in show. She showed him that her bathroom at home actually has the toilet set up to look like the infamous Iron Throne from the show. She told Kit, "This is a show that, from day one, was my favorite, and still remains. When I want to see something really fun, I go there. Because it's a great show, and thanks for doing it." Great show, yes. Fun? Uh, that scared me if that’s her idea of fun.

Dina’s Dirt at 7:40

“High School Musical” star Vanessa Hudgens is engaged to her pro baseball player boyfriend Cole Tucker. We’re not sure when the engagement happened, but some suspect it happened back in November when they went to Paris. The couple has been dating since 2020 and they are rarely seen without each other, according to Tmz.

Former “Bachelorette” star Clare Crawley and Ryan Dawkins got married Wednesday in Sacramento, California. She said, "If I had to do this day over every single day for the rest of my life, I wouldn't change a thing! Happiest day of my life hands down!" The couple met in 2021 and got engaged last October.

Morgan Freeman is helping to choose prospective police officers in Gulf Shores, Alabama. He was in town this week to take part in the interview process. Morgan owns property in the city and is part of a seven-member panel that helps the police department evaluate recruits.

Former “Bachelor” contestant Sarah Herron shared the heartbreaking news on Wednesday evening that she had welcomed a baby son with her fiancé Dylan Brown, only to lose him shortly after his birth. She wrote, “On January 28th, at 24 weeks old, our beautiful son Oliver Brown was born. He passed away in his dad’s arms shortly after.'' She called Oliver “our IVF miracle,” noting he “defied so many odds and fought through so many hard milestones to be here, but the higher powers still had other plans for the three of us.” In her extremely heartbreaking post, Sarah wrote that while she was pregnant, “Oliver loved his morning routine of laying heart to heart with his brother, Rio, on my lap,” referring to the family's dog. We wish her and her fiancé peace during this difficult time.

Fans are upset that the “Real Housewives of New York: Legacy” reboot "is dead," but RadarOnline.com reports it’s all because of Jill Zarin. She was reportedly holding out for more money, refusing to move forward otherwise. Rather than pay the stars more, Bravo was rumored to be paying them much less, as little as $100,000, for the new show. Luann de Lesseps, Sonja Morgan, Dorinda Medley, and Kelly Bensimon were all allegedly ready to go, and Jill was the only holdup, though doesn’t it seem weird they’d cancel it all over her?

Dina’s Dirt at 8:40

Ticketmaster and Live Nation are under the watchful eye of the U.S. Senate as they get ready to open ticket sales for Beyoncé. After the Taylor Swift debacle, The Senate Judiciary Committee tweeted, "We're watching, @Ticketmaster.” Ticketmaster says they're making changes like staggering ticket sales and using Verified Fan technology, according to TMZ.
Beyoncé ticket presales begin next week, so we’ll see just how well that goes.

Dwayne Johnson's mother is recovering from a serious car crash in Los Angeles that happened Wednesday night. The Rock posted a photo to Instagram showing a mangled red Cadillac Escalade with heavy damage to the front passenger side, in which his mother, Ata Johnson, was in. He said she’s okay, and he thanked the Los Angeles police and fire departments for helping his mother and taking him through what happened on the phone. He added, "I got one parent left, so if you still got your mom and dad make sure you hug ‘em hard, [because] you never know when you’ll get that 3am call we never want to get."

Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott celebrated their daughter Stormi’s 5th birthday and son Aire’s first birthday with an over-the-top party, as expected from anyone in that family. Kylie posted some pics online, which showed T-shirt party favors. The read “Aire to the Throne” and “Stormi Five Is Live.” There were also hoodies with a cartoon rendition of their kids holding hands that read, “It Takes Two” and “Stormi + Aire.” Here’s where it gets weird… To enter the party, guests had to go through an inflatable all-grey Stormi head, and inside, there was another similar Stormi head with an inflatable slide coming out of her mouth. See the pics at pagesix.com. Weirdness aside, people thought the inflatables were tacky as they were too similar to the decorations at Travis’ Astroworld concert, where multiple people died.

Heidi Klum has four children, ages 13-18, but she’s open to another. Even though her current husband it all set, Heidi said, "It depends what day it is, sometimes I'm here, sometimes here, you know?" Well, it sounds like her husband may not be here, there, or anywhere on this topic.

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