Conan O’Brien Delivered News of Robin Williams’ Death in Real Time, Ashlee Simpson Prepares To Tie the Knot + More of Today’s First Dibs

Celebrities, friends, and family grieve the loss of legendary actor Robin Williams, Ashlee Simpson celebrates her upcoming wedding, Kerry Washington, Zoe Saldana, and more famous BFFs hang out at the Day of Indulgence party, and more celebrity news to get your day going.

  • The world continues to mourn Robin Williams. On Monday President Obama responded to the tragic news of the actor’s death, Williams’ daughter Zelda Williams spoke out on the loss of her father, and Conan O’Brien learned of his passing while taping Conan, thus broke the news to his audience in real time. [@WhiteHouse, Huffington Post, EW]

  • Josh Hutcherson showed off his basketball skills. And we like what we see. [People]
  • Ashlee Simpson celebrated her upcoming nuptials with a bridal shower (with help from her sister Jessica, of course). [Young Hollywood]
  • Audrey Hepburn’s gorgeous granddaughter Emma Ferrer graces the September cover of Harper’s Bazaar. [WWD]

[Photo Credit: Harper’s Bazaar]

  • Kerry Washington, Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Lopez, and more took part in a chic celebration at the Day of Indulgence Party. [InStyle]
  • Showtime will bring back the fourth season of Homeland with a double whammy: Two back-to-back new episodes on October 5. [Multichannel]

[Photo Credit: Showtime]

  • John Slattery opens up on directing the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in his last role. [GQ]
  • Patti Labelle joins the American Horror Story: Coven cast. [Out]
  • Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt look dapper at The Hills costar Jen Bunney’s wedding. [US Weekly]

[Photo Credit: Getty Images]

Pizza is bae. And yes, I still say bae.