Kim Kardashian Blasts Katie Couric’s Gift to North West, Beyonce Styles Longer Blonde Bob After Pixie Cut: Top 5 Stories

Kim Kardashian, Ethan Hawke and Gia Allemand
Kim Kardashian; Ethan Hawke, Gia Allemand Gary Gershoff/WireImage; Michael Tran/FilmMagic; John Lamparski/WireImage

Kim Kardashian blasts Katie Couric's gift to North West, Beyonce styles longer blonde bob after pixie cut, and Ethan Hawke talks about his marriage to Uma Thurman: See Us Weekly's top 5 stories from Friday, Aug. 16, in the roundup!

1. Kim Kardashian Blasts Katie Couric's Gift to North West: "I Hate Fake Media Friends"

Kim Kardashian is not accepting Katie Couric's gift for baby North West. On Friday, Aug. 16, the 32-year-old new mom revealed her displeasure with the veteran journalist by sharing on Instagram the Barney's New York purchase and personal note the TV personality sent. "#IHateFakeMediaFriends," the reality star wrote. She added, "MayIHumblySuggestYouNotSendGiftsThenTalkSh*t." 

2. Ethan Hawke on Marrying Uma Thurman at a Young Age: "I Had No Business Taking Vows"

If Ethan Hawke knew 15 years ago what he knows now, he might never have made it down the aisle. Reflecting on his past in a new interview for the September issue of Elle magazine, the Before Midnight actor, now 42, admits that he probably wasn't ready to make a commitment as big as marriage when he said "I do" to ex-wife Uma Thurman in 1998. But at the time, he thought it would give his increasingly hectic lifestyle some stability.

3. Gia Allemand's Mother Speaks Out After Bachelor Star's Death of Apparent Suicide

In the days since Bachelor alum Gia Allemand died of an apparent suicide on Aug. 14, fans and friends alike have searched for answers about what led to the 29-year-old reality star's shocking death. Now, Allemand's mother, Donna Micheletti, is stepping forward for the first time to set the record straight about the rumors surrounding her daughter's last days. "The family and close friends of Gia Allemand have not spoken to the media to date, nor have they posted comments or insight on Twitter," Micheletti says in a statement released Friday, Aug. 16.

4. Beyonce Styles Longer Blonde Bob After Pixie Cut, Wears Tiny Denim Shorts

Already tired of her pixie cut? One week after making headlines for removing her extensions and showing off a blonde pixie cut, Beyonce stepped out styling a longer bob during a family outing in Miami on Thursday, Aug. 15. The 31-year-old singer was photographed leaving a Miami restaurant with husband Jay Z, 43, and daughter Blue Ivy, 19 months, with a new longer hairstyle. Beyonce rocked a blonde on top, brunette on the bottom bob, which she accessorized with a gold headband.

5. Amanda Bynes Transfers to UCLA Psychiatric Facility, Hides Under Blanket: Picture

Amanda Bynes is moving to a new psychiatric facility. After being hospitalized on an involuntary 5150 psychiatric hold on July 22, the 27-year-old troubled actress stepped out for the first time to travel to UCLA Medical Center on Thursday, Aug. 15, TMZ reports. Bynes covered her body and face with a white sheet while leaving a psychiatric facility in Ventura County. The Easy A star appeared to be wearing a bright blue wig on her head and only socks on her feet while walking to a black SUV.

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