Freshly Brewed Gossip for Tuesday

December 19, 2017 - 6:15am

DUSTIN HOFFMAN ACCUSERS SPEAK OUT IN NBC INTERVIEW: Cori Thomas, Anna Graham Hunter and Kathryn Rossetter opened up about their alleged experiences with actor Dustin Hoffman on NBC Nightly News Monday night. All of the women were teens when the incidents are said to have occurred. The allegations include exposing himself, groping, attempting to penetrate with his fingers and making lewd jokes. Hoffman's publicist declined to comment on the interview, but Hoffman has denied some previous allegations through his lawyer, apologized for others and declined to comment on still more. (NBC)

DID WEINSTEIN TRY TO SHAKE NETFLIX DOWN FOR $25M? Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein tried to raise $25 million from Netflix in a bid to save his skin before the story of his alleged serial sexual predations broke in the media, Page Six reports. The funds were thought to have been "hush money" for accusers, the paper reports, but were characterized by Weinstein as a business deal allowing them access to part of his movie catalog. Netflix declined. (Page Six)

WAS SELENA GOMEZ'S MOM TAKEN TO HOSPITAL OVER HER REUNION WITH JUSTIN? Selena Gomez's mother got so upset about her romantic reunion with the Biebs, she had to be taken to a hospital, according to TMZ. While details remain disputed and scant, Gomez's family allegedly does not forgive him for what they believe he did to her years ago when they were first dating. Police came and did a welfare check on Mandy Teefey at a family member's request, and she voluntarily relinquished herself. She was reportedly released the same day but she and the rest of the family are reportedly angling for Gomez and Justin Bieber's separation. Do you think this reunion will last? (TMZ)

PREGNANT CHRISSY TEIGEN SHARES WHAT SHE REALLY REALLY WANTS: Donuts? A foot massage? Nope. Model and social media maestro Chrissy Teigen opened up about her pregnancy needs on Twitter last night. "I love being pregnant. I like it more than not being pregnant," she wrote. "But the headaches, my god the headaches. Someone...please help. Don't say water. Or Tylenol. Or iron. Or magnesium. I need witchcraft." Teigen, 32, is expecting her second child with musician John Legend. They share Luna Simone, 19 months. (People)

REPORT: INDIE SINGER WITHDRAWS LAWSUIT AGAINST BIEBER: A 2016 lawsuit filed by indie crooner Casey Dienel (a.k.a. White Hinterland) over Justin Bieber's "Sorry" hook has been dropped, according to TMZ. Dienel originally accused him of stealing on eight-second vocal loop from her 2014 song "Ring the Bell." It is unclear if a financial settlement led her to drop the suit. (TMZ)