Ray Liotta’s last photos, social media posts revealed happy times

Ray Liotta’s last-known public moments conveyed happy times for the critically acclaimed actor.

Liotta, 67, died in his sleep while filming “Dangerous Waters” in the Dominican Republic, according to reports Thursday.

He was last seen in public holding his hands with his fiancée, Jacy Nittolo, 46, on May 1.

The two were spotted in good spirits walking in Pacific Palisades, California, where Liotta lived, after enjoying a Sunday meal at Spruzzo Italian restaurant. The couple has been engaged since Christmas 2020.

Liotta’s final social media post was just two days later, when he posted to Instagram about his upcoming project, the Elizabeth Banks-directed movie “Cocaine Bear,” which had targeted a February 2023 release. Liotta had several upcoming projects, according to IMDb, including “Cocaine Bear.”

“Cocaine Bear follows an oddball group of cops, criminals, tourists and teens converging in a Georgia forest where a 500-pound apex predator has ingested a staggering amount of the white powder and goes on a coke-fueled rampage seeking more blow — and blood,” his post explained, along with a screenshot of a Hollywood Reporter article announcing the theatrical release of the movie, which is in post-production.

The actor — known for classic roles in “Goodfellas,” “Field of Dreams” and “Grand Theft Auto: Vice City” — died in his sleep. His cause of death and other details were not known Thursday but his untimely death has come as a shock to many.

Liotta was last pictured leaving Spruzzo Italian restaurant in Pacific Palisades hand-in-hand with his fiancée.
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Ray Liotta spotted before his passing with his fiancée Jacy Nittolo
The two were spotted strolling down the street May 1.
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Nittolo allegedly accompanied Liotta on set in the Dominican Republic while he was filming. She has not commented on the heartbreaking news.

Meanwhile, Liotta’s “Goodfellas” co-star Robert De Niro shared his feelings about Liotta’s death with The Post.

“I was very saddened to learn of Ray’s passing,” he said in a statement. “He is way too young to have left us. May he rest in peace.”

Liotta’s IMDb page also lists the TV series “Black Bird” and film “El Tonto” — its name has reportedly been changed to an unknown title — as completed. He was reportedly also set to film “The Substance” and “April 29, 1992.”

Liotta has 126 acting credits but is best known for his breakout role in the renowned 1990 Martin Scorsese flick “Goodfellas,” where he played New York mobster Henry Hill alongside De Niro and Joe Pesci.

Liotta is survived by a daughter, Karsen, 23, with his first wife, actress and producer Michelle Grace.

Bruce Willis enjoys a day out with friends after aphasia diagnosis

Bruce Willis was seen enjoying his afternoon with good company while out and about in Malibu, Calif. this week.

The rare sighting occurred just two months after the action star was diagnosed with aphasia, marked by difficulty with speaking and comprehending language.

The “Die Hard” star, 67, was seen casually strolling through the SoCal city after grabbing a meal with friends.

Willis kept his look simple in blue jeans, a long-sleeved shirt and a blue baseball cap with the letters “B” stitched on the front.

The silver screen vet appears to be in great spirits as of late, as wife Emma Heming shared video of the actor as he played a game of backyard basketball with friends Tuesday.

“I see you BeeDub,” Heming, captioned a video on her Instagram Story of him shooting the ball through the net.

Heming, along with her husband’s ex-wife, Demi Moore, and their kids, Rumer, 33, Scout, 30, and Tallulah, 28, released a joint statement in March revealing Willis was retiring due to his health woes.

“To Bruce’s amazing supporters, as a family we wanted to share that our beloved Bruce has been experiencing some health issues and has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, which is impacting his cognitive abilities,” they wrote on Instagram.

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Willis was diagnosed with aphasia March 2022.
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“As a result of this and with much consideration Bruce is stepping away from the career that has meant so much to him,” they continued. “As Bruce always says, ‘Live it up’ and together we plan to do just that.”

Big Brother’s Memphis Garrett and Christmas Abbott Are Married

Final two forever!

On May 28, Big Brother‘s Memphis Garrett and Christmas Abbott said “I do” during a romantic wedding ceremony at the State Railroad Museum in Savannah, Ga. 

“What excites me most about marrying Christmas is I get to spend the rest of my life with her!” Memphis exclusively shared with E! News. “We can continue to build our relationship and grow together. We have so much fun together and we complement each other. When you find something like that, you don’t ever want to let that go. She is my forever girl.”

Christmas added, “I get to be with the person that God created just for me! After meeting him, it became clear to me that God had a plan from the very start. I knew that everything that had happened in my life prepared me to meet him, so when I did, I would know he’s my person without a doubt. He is my best friend and my HOME and I get to spend forever with him.” 

For the special ceremony, Memphis wore Tom Ford while Christmas opted for a stunning gown from Laura Nagle. The couple also exchanged wedding rings from Adam Campbella and David Yurman. 

Ray Liotta’s Fiancée Jacy Nittolo Breaks Silence After His Death

Liotta and Nittolo went public with their romance in early 2020. That December, he announced on Instagram they had gotten engaged, writing, “Christmas wishes do come true. I asked the love of my life to marry me, and thank God she said yes!!!”

Liotta died in his sleep while shooting the film Dangerous Waters in the Dominican Republic. In addition to Nittolo, he is also survived by his daughter Karsen, 23, who he shared with ex-wife Michelle Grace.  

Following Nittolo’s heartbreaking post, fellow celebrities and fans took to its comments section to share their condolences.

That includes former tennis star Ashley Harkleroad, who wrote, “So happy you got to experience that kind of love, Jacy! Some people only dream of that. I’m sorry he left you too soon, now you’ll have Angel living with you forever in ur heart. I’m so sorry for your loss baby girl.” 

Hairstylist Jonathan Colombini added, “I love you Jacy! So sorry for your loss – Ray truly was one of a kind. Sending you and the family all my love and prayers.” 

Elon Musk Shares Opinion on Amber Heard and Johnny Depp Before Verdict

During his deposition, Carino was asked about an August 2017 text exchange with Heard, who wrote to him, “dealing with breakup. I hate when things go public. C, I’m so sad.” The agent told the court, “I believe she’s referring to breaking up with Elon.” He confirmed that he texted Heard back with the writing, “You weren’t in love with him, and you told me a thousand times you were just filling space.”

He also confirmed that she texted back, “I know, but I wanted time to grieve and recover in my own time.” Carino told the court, “I don’t know whether she’s referring to Johnny or to Elon in that line.”

In another text exchange, Heard wrote to Carino, “I hate it that yet again a man lets me fall on the spikes by myself.” Carino responded, “You could stop that if you stop dating uber-famous people. You can be with a big man who isn’t famous.”

Earlier this week, in the final days of the trial, Heard’s lawyer read in court a text message Depp allegedly sent to Carino in August 2016, in which the actor said his ex was “begging for total global humiliation” and also referenced her relationship with Musk, dubbing the billionaire “Mollusk.”

Pete Davidson Debuts New Look, Matching Kim Kardashian

Pete Davidson and Kim Kardashian are twinning now!

On May 27, the comedian made his first public appearance since signing off Saturday Night Live last weekend. The former cast member was photographed outside an office in Calabasas while wearing shower cap covering newly dyed platinum blond hair, matching his girlfriend’s locks. She was seen with him, wearing a nude SKIMS crop top and matching leggings.

Pete, 28, and Kim, 41, appeared to be at a photo shoot. Kim’s hairstylist, Chris Appleton, and makeup artist, Mario Dedivanovic, were also present.

Earlier this month, Kim dyed her hair blonde for the 2022 Met Gala, which she attended with Pete. The SKIMS founder channeled Marilyn Monroe, wearing her iconic crystal embellished gown, which the late Hollywood legend had worn when she serenaded the late President John F. Kennedy at his 45th birthday celebration in 1962.

Kim and Pete, both natural brunettes who have been dating since last fall, have dyed their hair blond in years past. In fact, he sported a platinum look at last year’s Met Gala.

Most-Shopped Celeb Recommendations This Month: Selena Gomez and More

We shared these celebrity-chosen items because we think you’ll like their picks at these prices. Some of the products shown are from a brand they are paid to endorse. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a commission if you purchase something through our links. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. Prices are accurate as of publish time.

We love to shop and we love to know what celebrities are up to, so, of course, stars’ product picks are right up our alley. We love sharing recommendations for clothes, beauty products, home items, and more from some of our favorite celebs, including Selena Gomez, Khloe Kardashian, Mindy Kaling, Ashley Graham, Ayesha Curry, Kenya Moore, Kandi Burruss, Kyle Richards, JoJo Fletcher, Emmy Rossum, and Top Chef winner Kelsey Barnard Clark.

We decided to take a look back at this past month to find the celebrity-recommended products that E! News shoppers bought the most.  

Kim Kardashian’s SKIMS Goes on Sale Twice a Year: Don’t Miss the Deals

We independently selected these products because we love them, and we think you might like them at these prices. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a commission if you purchase something through our links. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. Prices are accurate as of publish time.

If you love “Keeping Up With” Kim Kardashian, shopping from SKIMS is a great way to channel the entrepreneur. SKIMS initially launched with shapewear and expanded with must-have cozy styles, adaptive styles, swimsuits, kids’ clothes, and even loungewear for the Team USA Olympic and Paralympic athletes. There are so many drops along with some surprise launches thrown in. That’s a lot of shopping to do, especially since there are rarely any sales or discount codes.

In fact, there are only two sales per year. If you don’t shop now, you’ll have to wait until November to get some amazing discounts.

Fashionistas can rejoice because the SKIMS Bi-Annual Sale is finally here. You can shop from now through May 30, 2022, but hurry up because these bestselling styles are selling out quickly. 

Matthew McConaughey Visits Hometown of Uvalde, Texas After Shooting

“As you all are aware there was another mass shooting today, this time in my hometown of Uvalde, Texas,” the actor wrote on social media on May 24. “Once again we have tragically proven that we are failing to be responsible for the rights our freedoms grant us,” 

He continued, “As Americans, Texans, mother and fathers, it’s time we re-evaluate, and renegotiate our wants from our needs. “We have to rearrange our values and find a common ground above this devastating American reality that has tragically become our children’s issue.”

McConaughey, who has previously considered running for governor of Texas, noted his statement wasn’t about politics. 

WWE’s Charlotte Flair Marries Andrade El Idolo, Dances With Dad Ric

Forget the wrestling ring—Charlotte Flair is sporting a brand new wedding ring!  

On May 27, the WWE star, 36, married fellow pro wrestler Andrade El Idolo, 32, in a rustic, romantic wedding ceremony at Hacienda Mi Ranchito in his hometown of Torreón, Mexico, per People.

The couple tied the knot in front of their closest friends and family, including Charlotte’s father, WWE legend Ric Flair, who walked her down the aisle and posted a glimpse of their heartwarming father-daughter dance on Instagram.  

In the clip, Charlotte and Ric can be seen swaying across the dancefloor to the tune of Bob Carlisle‘s 1997 hit “Butterfly Kisses.” The bride, real name Ashley Fliehr, can be seen in a gorgeous white laced wedding gown, while her father, born Richard Fliehr, dons a matching baby pink vest and trouser ensemble complete with black shoes.  

If the sweet moment wasn’t enough to wooo your heart, then Ric’s accompanying caption certainly will: “Butterfly Kisses For My Angel!”