5 things to know this evening: Heather Locklear hospitalized, XXXTentacion fatally shot, and 'Bachelor' stars engaged

Good evening! Catch up on your pop-culture news with our roundup of today’s top stories.

1. Heather Locklear reportedly hospitalized after threatening suicide

Heather Locklear has reportedly been hospitalized after threatening to kill herself. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Discovery via Getty Images)
Heather Locklear has reportedly been hospitalized after threatening to kill herself. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Discovery via Getty Images)

The Melrose Place star was taken for a psychiatric evaluation on Sunday afternoon, according to TMZ. The family member who called 911 claimed that the long-troubled actress was acting erratically and trying to find a gun. Read more>>

2. Rapper XXXTentacion fatally shot

Rapper XXXTentacion poses for his mug shot after being charged in a 2016 domestic violence case on Dec. 15, 2017, in Miami. (Photo: Miami Dade County Corrections via Getty Images)
Rapper XXXTentacion poses for his mug shot after being charged in a 2016 domestic violence case on Dec. 15, 2017, in Miami. (Photo: Miami Dade County Corrections via Getty Images)

The 20-year-old artist, whose real name was Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was reportedly shot while shopping for a motorcycle in South Florida. His second album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart when it was released in March. Aside from his music, he faced some serious legal problems. Read more>>

3. Samuel L. Jackson stands by controversial tweet

After some people called Jackson’s tweet about President Trump’s birthday homophobic, Jackson seemed to dismiss his critics. He shared a message from Twitter saying his tweet had been reviewed and not found to have violated the rules, along with a defiant caption. Read more>>

4. James Van Der Beek shares photo of new baby

The Dawson’s Creek alum and wife Kimberly welcomed their fifth child — a baby girl named Gwendolyn — over the weekend. Almost immediately, the Beek was inspired by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to share a skin-to-skin photo with his newborn. Read more>>

5. ‘Bachelor’ stars Jared and Ashley I. are engaged

Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon attend iHeartRadio’s KIIS FM Wango Tango on June 2 in L.A. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon attend iHeartRadio’s KIIS FM Wango Tango on June 2 in L.A. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

In a twist that Bachelor in Paradise fans never would have predicted, Ashley Iaconetti has finally stopped crying over Jared Haibon — and is getting ready to marry him! Naturally, he proposed while they were filming the upcoming season of the show in Mexico. Read more>> 

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