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RUSH love – Toronto Mayor John Tory will present Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson with a key to the city – both born and raised in Toronto. At a ceremony Saturday they’ll get the key and a park in Willowdale will be named after them – all in recognition of their over 40 years of rocking YYZ, Canada and in fact the world.
High honours for Mel Brooks and Morgan Freeman too – the two will get the National Medal of Arts which comes from the White House – at a ceremony next week Brooks will be honoured for “a lifetime of making the world laugh.” And Freeman, has made a number of “iconic stage and screen performances” that have “brought to life characters from the whole spectrum of the human experience.”
Weight Watchers is losing – money. When Oprah got on board and invested last fall stock shot up – but more reently losses are dramatic – Weight Watchers stock has lost more than two-thirds of its value in less than a year _ and on Wall Street, slim is not in. Weight Watchers C-E-O James Chambers is now stepping down _ and the company says Winfrey will have a big say in selecting a new leader.
Kelsey Grammer is reportedly set to become a father for the seventh time at the age of 61. A source tells the publication 35-year-old Kayte is at least six months into her pregnancy and is expecting a baby boy who will be a little brother for the couple’s four-year-old daughter Faith and two-year-old son Kelsey Gabriel Elias. Kelsey is also dad to Mason, 14, and Jude, 12, from his marriage to Camille Grammer, and he has two adult children, actresses Spencer and Greer. One word: POTENT