Weiland's drug abuse
Scott Weiland's ex-wife, in an open letter in Rolling Stone, bemoans the late musician's chronic substance abuse. The cause of the rocker's death has yet to be determined, but cocaine was discovered in the tour bus where he died last week at age 48.
"Dec. 3, 2015, is not the day [he] died," writes Mary Forsberg Weiland, who has two kids with Weiland: Noah, 15, and Lucy, 13. "The truth is, like so many other kids, they lost their father years ago."
Kimye baby update
In a shocking report, TMZ says Kim Kardashian did not have the birth of baby boy Saint filmed for use in her reality show.
It seems the couple vowed to shield Saint from the media glare for the foreseeable future. Isn't that what they vowed when world-famous baby North was born?
Gossip petits fours
ABC confirmed Tuesday that it's remaking the 1987 hit Dirty Dancing. Scream Queen Abigail Breslin will play Jennifer Grey's Baby. No word on who'll step into Patrick Swayze's shoes. . . . Former child actor Peter Robbins, 59, who was the voice of Charlie Brown in several Peanuts TV specials, was sentenced to four years and eight months in prison after pleading guilty to sending threatening letters to the manager of the California mobile-home park where he lives. . . . Oscar winner and Thirty Seconds to Mars rocker Jared Leto tweeted at Taylor Swift, apologizing for mocking her music in a video released by TMZ. "The truth is I think @taylorswift13 is amazing + an incredible example of what's possible," he wrote.