5 things to know this evening: Ariana Grande sounds off on breakup, Britney's ex seeks more child support, and Woody Allen's son speaks out

1. Ariana Grande gets real about Mac Miller romance

The singer responded candidly to a fan’s tweet defending Miller following Grande’s recent breakup with him, and her words were vastly different than those she initially used to describe the split. “I am not a babysitter or a mother and no woman should feel that they need to be,” she wrote, in part. “I have cared for him and tried to support his sobriety & prayed for his balance for years (and always will of course) but shaming/blaming women for a man’s inability to keep his s*** together is a very major problem.” Read more>>

 

2. Britney Spears’s ex K-Fed seeks more child support

Kevin Federline celebrates his birthday on March 24 in Las Vegas. (Photo: Bryan Steffy/WireImage)
Kevin Federline celebrates his birthday on March 24 in Las Vegas. (Photo: Bryan Steffy/WireImage)

Kevin Federline has filed legal papers to increase the superstar’s child support payments, for sons Sean Preston, 12, and Jayden James, 11, according to The Blast. The “Circus” singer now pays $20,000 per month, but her former Chaotic co-star is now asking for three times that amount. Read more>>

3. Woody Allen’s son defends his dad

Director Woody Allen and actress Mia Farrow pose with four of their children in New York City in 1986. Moses is wearing glasses. (Photo: Ann Clifford/DMI/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Director Woody Allen and actress Mia Farrow pose with four of their children in New York City in 1986. Moses is wearing glasses. (Photo: Ann Clifford/DMI/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

Moses Farrow, the son of Woody Allen and Mia Farrow, wrote that his mother was abusive to him and his siblings. “For all of us, life under my mother’s roof was impossible if you didn’t do exactly what you were told, no matter how questionable the demand,” he wrote. Moses also defended his father against his estranged sister Dylan’s accusations that the director molested her as a child. Read more>>

4. Gwyneth Paltrow details Harvey Weinstein story

Gwyneth Paltrow says Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed her. (Photo: Getty Images)
Gwyneth Paltrow says Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed her. (Photo: Getty Images)

In an interview on Howard Stern’s SiriusXM show, the Oscar winner explained how former boyfriend Brad Pitt confronted Weinstein over his alleged sexual harassment of the actress. “It was so fantastic,” she said. “What he did was he leveraged his fame and power to protect me at a time when I didn’t have fame or power yet.” In other Weinstein news, the Wall Street Journal reports that Weinstein is now being investigated by federal prosecutors. Read more>>

5. Clint Eastwood’s daughter Francesca Eastwood just made his day

Francesca Eastwood and her mom, Frances Fisher, speak onstage at the 28th Annual Environmental Media Awards on May 22 in Beverly Hills. (Photo: Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for Environmental Media Association)
Francesca Eastwood and her mom, Frances Fisher, speak onstage at the 28th Annual Environmental Media Awards on May 22 in Beverly Hills. (Photo: Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for Environmental Media Association)

The 24-year-old actress announced Tuesday — at a Hollywood event, no less — that she’s expecting her first child, although she’s staying mum about her future offspring’s father. Her Dirty Harry star dad already has at least two grandchildren. Read more>> 

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