KEVIN HART AND DWAYNE JOHNSON FILM JOINT INSTA POSTS: Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart have hit the road on a promotional tour for Jumanji: The Next Level, offering them the chance to bond and bicker. "Oh yeah," Hart greets viewers as Johnson states for his own video, "Here we are." Hart continues: "We're back to promoting Jumanji, I'm excited." Johnson chimes in: "It's good to have you, brother. It's good to have you back" to which Hart replies, "It's good to be back! Do me a favor, DJ, I just wanna say something real quick." Johnson cuts in, "Well, let me say my thing first." And they hijinks continue … with Danny DeVito and Danny Glover joining in.
JENELLE EVANS AND EX NATHAN GRIFFITH ON BETTER TERMS: Amid Jenelle Evans’ split from David Eason, she and her ex-fiance Nathan Griffith seem to be on better terms. On Thursday, Griffith tweeted, "It’s sad how bitter people deflect negative attention to cover up their own insecurities. Hoping to justify their actions by the finding comfort in the approval of others. But… 'big guy' at the end of the day you still have to look in the mirror, take responsibility for your actions and find that approval within yourself." He added that he appreciates “finally” having a health relationship with Evans. “Something we should of had 3-4 years ago. Especially one, that everyone, is supportive with.” The former Teen Mom 2 star replied: "Thank you for being there for Kaiser and helping out lately." The pair co-parent her middle son, Kaiser, 5. Griffith accused Eason of abusing his son and was granted temporary custody of him when Child Protective Services removed kids from their home.
INDIE SPIRIT AWARDS ANNOUNCED: On Thursday, the nominees for the 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards were announced. The 35th annual Spirit Awards will take place on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, on the beach in Santa Monica and air live on IFC at 5:00 p.m. ET / 2:00 p.m. PT. Among the more high-profile nominees were Jennifer Lopez, Robert Pattinson and Adam Sandler.
COURTENEY COX’S DOGS SAVED FROM ROAD: Courteney Cox’s dogs broke free from her Malibu mansion Wednesday and darted into traffic. As the Friends star ran after the pair, a paparazzo driving past pulled over and scooped the pups up. TMZ reports that she thanked him profusely, saying “You saved my dogs’ lives!”
MICKEY ROURKE SPOTTED OUT WITH MUCH-YOUNGER LADY-FRIEND: Mickey Rourke, 67, was spotted at Cipriani Downtown this week dressed like a “futuristic cowboy” and snuggling up to a Russian woman who goes by the name of Olga, and appears to be “23 or 26,” Page Six reports. “He was gently caressing her face and neck,” says the witness. Rourke was most recently linked to 33-year-old Anastassija Makarenko.