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Eliza Dushku Reveals She's Pregnant, Expecting Baby No. 2 With Husband Peter Palandjian

Former Buffy the Vampire Slayer actress Eliza Dushku revealed that she and her husband Peter Palandijan are expecting their second child together. The two are also parents to Philip "Bourne" Dushku Palandjin, 16 months. Dushku, 40, and Palandjian, 57, married in 2018. Dushku is best known for starring in Bring It On, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, and playing Faith in Buffy and Angel.
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Eliza Dushku Is Pregnant With Baby No. 2

The 40-year-old actress is expecting her second child with husband Peter Palandjian. Dushku shared the exciting news on her Instagram on Saturday, sharing a photo of herself and her burgeoning baby bump. "Mama x 2.. 🌊🌺 @peter.palandjian & B~ how I love you!! 💙♥️," she captioned the post, which also...

Eliza Dushku Addresses Joss Whedon Allegations, Praises Charisma Carpenter for Speaking Out

Buffy the Vampire Slayer actress Eliza Dushku has addressed the allegations brought against Joss Whedon by Charisma Carpenter and praised her former co-star for speaking out. In a post on Instagram, Dushku — who played Faith Lehane, a fellow Slayer, in the iconic series — thanked Carpenter for coming forward to speak about her experience. "My heart aches for you & I'm so sorry you have held this for so long," Dushku wrote. "Your post was powerful, painful, and painted a picture we'll collectively never un-see or un-know. Thank you. I hadn't known it and I won't forget it."
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Buffy Star Eliza Dushku Shares Support for Charisma Carpenter Following Joss Whedon Abuse Allegations

Earlier this week, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel star Charisma Carpenter spoke out about emotional abuse she allegedly suffered at the hands of creator Joss Whedon, with co-star Eliza Dushku taking to social media to share her support for the actress. Dushku is the latest Buffy star to address the issue, with Sarah Michelle Gellar also sharing her support for the actress while Michelle Trachtenberg echoed comments about Whedon's unprofessional behavior on the series. Carpenter's statement came in the wake of Justice League star Ray Fisher's quest to hold Whedon accountable for the way the actor claims to have been treated on the set of the film, with Carpenter having taken part in the investigation into the situation.
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Buffy’s Eliza Dushku Praises "Courageous" Charisma Carpenter Amid Joss Whedon Allegations

Watch: Sarah Michelle Gellar Addresses Joss Whedon Abuse Allegations. Eliza Dushku is calling out the "abuse epidemic" in Hollywood and standing behind her co-star. The Buffy the Vampire Slayer actress praised Charisma Carpenter for having the "courage" to speak out against Buffy creator Joss Whedon. On Feb. 10, Carpenter claimed Whedon "abused his power" and body-shamed her while she was pregnant on set.

Buffy Stars Michelle Trachtenberg, Eliza Dushku, and More Back Charisma Carpenter After Joss Whedon Allegations

"Your post was powerful, painful, and painted a picture we'll collectively never un-see or un-know" Charisma Carpenter, who starred as Cordelia Chase in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spin-off, Angel, is speaking out against the series' creator, Joss Whedon, accusing him of abusive behavior on set. "Joss was the vampire," Carpenter wrote Wednesday on Twitter and Instagram in posts that accuse Whedon of "traumatizing" behavior," "being casually cruel," berating her about her pregnancy, and ultimately firing her as a result.

Eliza Dushku, Sarah Michelle Gellar and More 'Buffy' Stars Respond to Joss Whedon Misconduct Allegations

Stars from Buffy the Vampire Slayer are speaking out after their co-star, Charisma Carpenter, alleged via social media on Wednesday that creator Joss Whedon was abusive and harassing on the set of their TV series. The allegations come nearly two months after Ray Fisher publicly accused Whedon (along with producers Geoff Johns and Jon Berg) of misconduct on the Justice League set.

‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’ star Eliza Dushku speaks out over Joss Whedon abuse allegations

Buffy The Vampire Slayer star Eliza Dushku has offered her support to Charisma Carpenter after she accused Joss Whedon of abuse on set. The actress, who played Cordelia Chase in the TV show, spoke out earlier this week accusing Whedon of creating “hostile and toxic work environments” and claiming he was responsible for “ongoing, passive-aggressive threats” against her.

Eliza Dushku Is The Latest ‘Buffy’ Alum To Come Out In Support Of Charisma Carpenter’s Joss Whedon Allegations

On Wednesday, Charisma Carpenter joined the growing list of people who’ve come out against Joss Whedon. The actress alleged emotional abuse on the sets of both Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spin-off Angel, claiming he engaged in behavior “only served to intensify my performance anxiety, disempower me, and alienate me from my peers.” Since then a number of other Buffy alum have come out in support of her, including Michelle Trachtenberg and Sarah Michelle Gellar, Amber Benson, and Sarah Michelle Gellar. Now Eliza Dushku, who played fellow Slayer Faith on both shows, has joined the fray.
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MILESTONES: December 30 birthdays for LeBron James, Eliza Dushku, Sandy Koufax

NOTABLE PEOPLE BORN ON THIS DAY include Baseball Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax, who was born in Brooklyn in 1935; former NFL player Jim Marshall, who was born in 1937; singer-songwriter Paul Stookey, who was born in 1937; “Cheers” co-creator Jim Burrows, who was born in 1940; “The Monkees” star Michael Nesmith, who was born in 1942; “Because the Night” singer Patti Smith, who was born in 1946; Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jeff Lynne (ELO), who was born in 1947; TV personality Meredith Vieira, who was born in 1953; “Moesha” star Sheryl Lee Ralph, who was born in 1956; actress and comedian Tracey Ullman, who was born in 1959; political commentator Sean Hannity, who was born in 1961; U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who was born in 1963; golfer Tiger Woods, who was born in 1975; “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” star Eliza Dushku, who was born in 1980; and L.A. Lakers forward LeBron James, who was born in 1984.