Nicki Minaj in a Soda Showdown and More Celebrity News


And the holiday weekend is upon us! As the sweet send-off to summer approaches, celebrities are kind of in hiding. Let's hope they're on vacation and relaxing. Onto the highlights!

Restaurant Buzz

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux celebrated their engagement with a special someone at The Sunset Tower Hotel. Aniston's longtime best friend and former Friends co-star Courteney Cox had celebratory dinner and drinks with the couple at The Tower Bar. [Us]

Mel Gibson and girlfriend Nadia Lanfranconi headed to Terroni Restaurant in Beverly Hills, Calif., for lunch. [NY Post]

Leonardo DiCaprio and Matthew McConaughey shot Martin Scorsese's upcoming Wolves of Wall Street at Lucky Cheng's in New York City. [NY Post]

Seen & Heard

Nicki Minaj seems to be in a bit of a Coca-Cola vs. Pepsi showdown. [NY Post]

"I don't know why everybody is giving Prince Harry a hard time. He's like every other red-blooded American man — he wants to get drunk and go out with hookers," Nathan Lane said at a recent event. [People]

Barack Obama on the White House's beer recipe: "It will be out soon! I can tell from first hand experience, it is tasty." [The Daily Meal]

Michelle Williams and daughter Matilda picked up ice cream in Santa Monica, Calif. [Hollywood Life]

Kourtney Kardashian with baby Penelope made aunt Kim Kardashian breakfast. [Instagram/Kim Kardashian]

Christy Turlington drank some beer while boating. [Instagram/CTurlington]

Eliza Dushku stopped for some seafood while visiting the East Coast. [Instagram/ElizaDushku]

Ryan Seacrest made a veggie omelette for brunch. [Instagram/ RyanSeacrest]