TODAY | January 03, 2014
>> let's start off with star power . a number of celebrities getting engaged including one jessica simpson .
>> well, she has been engaged for three years. this is not a new thing. wedding bells will apparently finally ring this year.
>> good news.
>> she said i think it's about time i actually got married.
>> she has two babies very close in age and, you know, you want to look good in your wedding dress .
>> she has been working hard at that.
>> this big thing is her weight watchers campaign she started after her first baby. she said i love weight watchers and i love doing it but really guys i want to fit into my wedding dress .
>> we have a clip of her talking about it.
>> the new year will definitely bring the wedding bells which is exciting. i think it's about time.
>> sounds like an announcement to me.
>> also, under star power , charlize theron , sean penn , photographed together.
>> new couple alert? i don't know. we reached out to their reps and they said the usual no comment.
>> they have been friends for awhile.
>> yeah and sean penn has been friends with everybody in hollywood. a few years ago they were out to dinner and that sparks some couple rumors then and this new years they were spotted on a beach in hawaii together and people are like are you? aren't you?
>> maybe -- and then they flew back on the same flight to l.a. here's the thing, also the l.a. airport is the worst for paparazzi.
>> they're camped out there all the time. so it's almost -- you want to leave separately.
>> yeah, exactly.
>> but he was spotted leaving her house apparently yesterday i think.
>> i think we're starving for one now. we need a new one. that's the thing. well, okay.
>> let's check out our photo of the week. this is a baby. a very famous baby holding a massive ring. what are we looking at.
>> that's not just any baby. that's not a baby. that is north west .
>> of course it is.
>> the royal baby of the u.s. she is holding her mom's huge engagement ring . it's the same size as north's hand. it's crazy.
>> so kim instagramed that picture saying i had a great year. she had the baby and she and kanye got engaged. she did have a goodyear.
>> i'd be ripping that ring out of that baby's hand.
>> choking hazard.
>> don't eat it or do anything to my diamond.
>> on a somber note, tweet of the week involving james avery best known as uncle phil on fresh prince of bel-air passed this week.
>> sad news. he's a guy that my generation we grew up watching uncle phil on the fresh prince . sad and we hadn't heard from him in awhile but this was super tragic news and he has a movie coming out this year. it's another one of those good movies coming out. i think it's going to be at sun dance . so sad news.
>> he was young. he survived by his wife and his mother and when a kid goes before their parent, it just adds to it.
>> another tweet we're looking at this week is new year's eve from david spade .
>> yes, so he said, hey, no pictures or videos of fireworks tonight please, thanks. signed everyone on twitter, instagram and facebook. he's a funny guy and he's so right. we're all doing the same thing on new year's eve. do i need to see a video of the fireworks you're seeing? not so much.
>> but that's the whole point. when did we start caring about oversharing.
>> he is rewriting the rules, willie, okay.
>> and then it's time for the awards season. we have golden globes in less than two weeks. osage county . we have a clip from the film.
>> women don't grow more attractive with age.
>> i disagree.
>> no, i didn't say they don't grow more attractive. i said they get ugly and it's not really a matter of opinion, karen. you only just started to prove it to yourself.
>> you are in rare form today.
>> well, the day calls for it, doesn't it? i'm just truth telling. some people are antagonized by the truth.
>> julia roberts and juliet lewis .
>> all over it. already some golden globe nominations. especially for meryl and julia and sag nominations too.
>> oscar nominations.
>> whole cast.
>> oscar nominations are in a few weeks. we'll see more awards recognition for them. how could you not with that cast.
>> and it was a wonderful