Luann de Lesseps apologizes after arrest in FL

Luann de Lesseps issued an apology after being arrested in Palm Beach on Christmas Eve .The Real Housewives of New York star was arrested early Sunday morning after reportedly attacking a police officer. She was charged with disorderly intoxication, battery on an officer, resisting arrest with violence and threatening a public servant. “This was my first time in Palm Beach since my wedding, and being here brought up long-buried emotions,” de Lesseps said in a statement. “I want to offer my sincere apologies to anyone I might have offended with my behavior.  I am committed to a transformative and hopeful 2018.” She was released on her own recognizance and is due back in court on January 25th.

Mariah Carey is set to return to the stage for Dick Clark’s New year’s Rocking Eve with Ryan Seacrest despite her disastrous live performance last. year. “We can all agree that last year didn’t go exactly as planned,” Carey and Dick Clark Productions said in a joint statement. “And we are thrilled to move forward together to provide America with an incredible night of music and celebration.”

Matt Damon’s father passed away after years battling cancer. Kent Damon was 74 and passed away on December 14th. His father’s death is the reason that Damon recently canceled some promotional work including the premiere of his new film Downsizing in Los Angeles last week.

Jonah Hill’s brother Jordan Feldstein died suddenly at the age of 40 on December 22nd. Feldstein , the longtime manger of Maroon 5 died from a heart attack. “Unfortunately, last night Jordan called 911 for shortness of breath, when paramedics arrived it was determined he went into full cardiac arrest and passed away shortly thereafter,” a representative for the family said in a statement.