Kirk Douglas celebrates 100th birthday, Tom Holland reveals what he did to prep for Spider-Man role and Spy Kids star welcomes first child

Today is December 12th and here is what’s making headlines..

Kirk Douglas parties hard for his 100th birthday.

The legendary Hollywood actor celebrated his birthday on Friday in the Sunset Room at the Beverley Hills hotel with family and friends.
Photo Source: Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP (left to right top row) Carys Douglas, Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta- Jones, Dylan Douglas. (left to right bottom row) Kirk Douglas and Anne Douglas. 

Guests included his wife Anne Douglas, 97, son and fellow actor Michael Douglas, his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones, and their children Dylan and Carys, director Steven Spielberg, and comedian Don Rickles.



The room was decorated with portraits for Kirk throughout his career and a giant “100” shaped flower display.

His son Michael, 72, gave a heart-warming speech.

Zeta-Jones took to Instagram earlier in the day to wish his a happy birthday with a montage of photos and clips of him throughout the years.

Photo Source: Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP (left) Michael Douglas and wife Catherine Zeta-Jones (right) kisses Kirk Douglas at his 100th birthday celebration. (centre).

“Happy birthday Kirk,” the video read. “100 years old today. Love you Pappy.”

Kirk is best known for his roles in films such as Spartacus (1960), Paths of Glory (1957), and The Final Countdown (1980).

Wow.. to live to 100… that would be pretty amazing so congrats to this iconic Hollywood actor.

Now on to some celebrity baby news.

Actress Alexa PenaVega and husband Carlos PenaVega have shared the first photos of their first child, who was born on Wednesday.

The couple had a baby boy who they named Ocean PenaVega.

The Spy Kids actress shared the photo of her cuddling her son skin-to-skin on Instagram, captioning the black and white photo with, “8.6 lb blessing. #OceanPenaVega #WelcomeHomeLilO.”

Carlos, who was apart of the band Big Time Rush, also shared a photo of himself with his wife and son, the couple looking completely at peace.


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A glimpse into the past 48 hours #oceanpenavega

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“The moment life changed forever. #welcomehomeLilO #12/7/16 #8pound6ounceblessing #GodisGreat,” Carlos wrote.

Alexis, 28, and Carlos, 27, married and combined their name in 2014.

The couple had been documenting their pregnancy through their YouTube channel. Last week, Alexis made a video the day before her actual due date, saying “I want to meet him! I’m ready. We’re both ready.” Check out that video below!

Congrats to the happy couple!

And in movie news, the star of the upcoming film Spider-Man: Homecoming Tom Holland is claiming he did some serious method-acting for his new role.

Photo Source: FAMEFLYNET PICTURES, LGjr-RG/PacificCoastNews, Zelig Shaul/ACE/ Holland landed the role of a teenage Peter Parker earlier this year. Here he is on set in Queens, NY.


The 20-year-old British actor decided to pull a 21 Jump Street and go back to high school in an effort to prepare for his role as the iconic Peter Parker.

Holland revealed his experience during a Facebook Live interview on Friday.

“The coolest thing I think I did for the movie was I was enrolled in a high school in New York, in the Bronx, as a secret,” he said. “No one knew who I was or what I was doing. I had a fake name, a fake accent. I went to school for three days, I think. It was really fun.”

“It was really interesting because New York high schools are so different than the schools that I went to in London,” he said. “When I went to school, you had to wear a suit and tie and it’s all boys and for me, it was the first time I was in a classroom with girls. It was like a really strange experience. It was really fun.”

Holland admitted he couldn’t hold the secret from his classmates for long, but many of them didn’t even believe him!

“I told one kid at the school, I was like, ‘Hey man, I’m actually Spider-Man.’ He did not believe me, was like, ‘What? No.’ I said, ‘No, seriously, I’m Spider-Man. Like, no joke. Like, let’s not mess around anymore. I’m Spider-Man.’ He’s like, ‘I don’t believe you,'” Holland said. “And at the time, I hadn’t made the movie so I didn’t have any pictures to show him, to prove that I was Spider-Man. And he did not believe me at all.”

To watch the full Facebook Live interview, click on the video below.


, theEntertainmentGirl


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