Jessica Simpson reportedly earned $800,000 for the first photos of her baby, Maxwell Drew Johnson. The cherub was born at nearly 10 pounds on May 1 following one of the longest, most stressful celebrity bump watches of our time. And how cute is the wee one? I want to pinch her puffy little baby cheeks just about as much as I want to ask her in 16 years how she feels about appearing sleepy (possibly fussy, judging by that right arm) adorned with a headband, mouth open, eyes wide shut on the cover of a tabloid that was discussed for practically 10 minutes on the Today show this morning.
- Donald Trump accused former Miss Universe Alicia Machado of conning Hillary Clinton in a Twitter rant Friday morning.
- World leaders hailed the legacy of former Israeli statesman Shimon Peres at his state funeral in Jerusalem.
- Anti-mafia police in Naples have recovered two Vincent van Gogh paintings that were stolen in Amsterdam 14 years ago.