Oprah Winfrey accuses Trois Pommes Clerk of discrimination, Ashley Tisdale gets engaged to Christopher French and Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth acted like "strangers" at the Paranoia premiere: See Us Weekly's top 5 stories from Friday, August 9, in the roundup!
1. Oprah Winfrey Accuses Trois Pommes Clerk of Discrimination, Brand Rep Denies It
It's hard to imagine someone not recognizing Oprah Winfrey -- but that's exactly what happened when the talk show host attempted to purchase a $35,000 Tom Ford bag at Trois Pommes in Switzerland last month. Speaking to Entertainment Tonight on Monday, Aug. 5, the 59-year-old star of Lee Daniels' The Butler said she was denied service because the sales clerk didn't believe she could afford such a pricey purse.
2. Ashley Tisdale Engaged to Christopher French
Ashley Tisdale is taken! The 28-year-old actress is newly engaged to musician boyfriend Christopher French, Us Weekly confirms. "Best night of my life. We're on top of the world," Tisdale tweeted after French proposed on the 103rd floor of the Empire State Building in New York City on Thursday, Aug. 8.
3. Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth Acted Like "Strangers" at Paranoia Premiere
It's been 14 months since Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth last cozied up to each other on the red carpet -- not too surprising, given their volatile history. Even so, the on-again couple made a joint appearance in L.A. on Thursday, Aug. 8, at the premiere of Hemsworth's new film, Paranoia.
4. Tameka Foster Denied Temporary Primary Custody of Usher's Two Sons
Usher Raymond will retain primary custody of sons Usher V, 5, and Naviyd, 4. The singer, 34, appeared in court on Friday, Aug. 9, after his ex-wife Tameka Foster, 42, requested an emergency child custody hearing in light of a pool incident that nearly resulted in the death of their elder son.
5. Amanda Bynes' Mom Granted Temporary Conservatorship
Amanda Bynes is officially under the legal control of her mother. A judge granted the 27-year-old actress' mom Lynn, a temporary conservatorship on Friday, Aug. 9, Us Weekly has learned. Though she was initially ordered to appear in court on Friday, Bynes did not attend the hearing after a judge granted doctors' request to extend her psychiatric hold for 30 more days, as reported by TMZ.
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