Check out Mini-WeSmirch for simple mobiles or WeSmirch Mobile for modern smartphones.
6:15 AM ET, February 6, 2016


 Top News: 
Sarah Kaplan / Washington Post:
Wife crashes her own funeral, horrifying her husband, who had paid to have her killed  —  Noela Rukundo sat in a car outside her home in Melbourne, Australia, watching as the last few mourners filed out.  They were leaving a funeral — her funeral.  —  Finally, she spotted the man she'd been waiting for.
Discussion:, Bossip and PerezHilton
Richard Hooper / BBC:
Spared by the hitmen with principles  —  One year ago a group of gunmen in Burundi was hired to kill a woman visiting from Australia.  But the hit did not go as planned, leaving her with a chance to turn the tables on the man who wanted her dead.  —  “I felt like somebody who had risen again,” says Noela Rukundo.
Discussion: Gawker
Josh Duggar /
Porn Star Admits Lie In Sexual Assault Lawsuit ... Drops Case  —  Josh Duggar just won a big victory against the porn star who claimed he roughed her up during a sexual encounter, because she just folded like a cheap suit and dropped her lawsuit.  —  Danica Dillon promised never ever to refile the case against Josh.
Michael K / Dlisted:
The Porn Star Who Was Suing Josh Duggar Dropped Her Case  —  Danica Dillon threw a lawsuit at Quiverfull Garbage Pail Kid Josh Duggar last November for causing her emotional and physical pain by allegedly getting really rough with her during sex.  Danica has now dropped the lawsuit and says that she made it all up.
Discussion: Towleroad
Us Weekly:
Adrienne Bailon Is ‘Happy’ for Ex Rob Kardashian and His New Relationship With Blac Chyna  —  No hard feelings here!  Adrienne Bailon wishes nothing but happiness for her ex-boyfriend Rob Kardashian, who recently started dating model Blac Chyna.  —  “I'm happy for him,” the former Cheetah Girl, who attended the Kids Rock!
Discussion: PerezHilton
Borys Kit / Hollywood Reporter:
Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Team for Musical Comedy (Exclusive)  —  Marc Platt, who brought ‘Wicked’ to the Broadway stage, is among the producers on the untitled original project, which Universal just picked up.  —  Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt are teaming up for a musical comedy.
Meek Mill — Dodges Jail Time ... Gets House Arrest for Up to 12 MONTHS!  —  DODGES JAIL TIME ...  Gets House Arrest for Up to 12 MONTHS! … Meek Mill just got the best possible outcome at his sentencing for probation violation — zero time behind bars.  —  A Philadelphia judge gave Meek 6 …
Stephanie Webber / Us Weekly:
Katy Perry Is Having a ‘Fun Hookup’ With Orlando Bloom: Details!  —  Are they living a teenage dream?  Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom have been seeing a lot of each other since their flirty night at a Golden Globe afterparty last month.  The pair were spotted out to dinner at West Hollywood's Sunset Tower Hotel on Wednesday, February 3.
Discussion: What's New and PerezHilton
Emily Smith / Page Six:
Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry are Hollywood's newest couple
Discussion: RADAR, Dlisted and The Hollywood Gossip
Jodi Guglielmi /
Johnny Depp Reveals How He Fell in Love with Amber Heard: ‘She Was in My Head’  —  When Johnny Depp met his wife, Amber Heard, for the first time, he knew they had something special.  —  The couple, who just celebrated their one-year wedding anniversary, met on the set of 2011's The Rum Diary.
Discussion: Daily Mail and PerezHilton
Jodi Guglielmi /
Italian Actor Raphael Schumacher Brain Dead After Stage Hanging Scene Gone Wrong  —  Italian actor Raphael Schumacher has been declared clinically dead after a stage suicide hanging scene went wrong.  —  According to CNN, the actor was performing in an experimental theater production …
Discussion: The Wrap
Nick Maslow /
Kanye West Says Robert Kardashian Helped with New Album: My Late Father-in-Law Is ‘Still Doing Deals for Controversial Black People’  —  Kanye West describes his new album as a “dream that can't happen without God.”  —  “I'm only doing two percent of the work,” West, 38, explained to radio host Big Boy on Real 92.3 Thursday morning.
Derrick Bryson Taylor / Page Six:   Kanye West: Robert Kardashian helped me with my album from heaven
Patrick Gomez /
Rose McGowan Files for Divorce from Davey Detail Citing Irreconcilable Differences  —  Rose McGowan has officially decided to end her marriage to artist Davey Detail.  —  The actress filed for divorce in Los Angeles on Monday, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE.
Discussion: Page Six and
Shari Weiss / Gossip Cop:
Rose McGowan Divorcing Davey Detail: “Marriage Wasn't For Me” (EXCLUSIVE)
Discussion: The Hollywood Gossip
Titus Young /
Ex-NFL Star Arrested  —  Assault with a Deadly Weapon  —  Ex-NFL wide receiver Titus Young has been arrested in Los Angeles for assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly beating up a guy in a street fight ... TMZ Sports has learned.  —  According to documents obtained by TMZ Sports …
Cynthia Littleton / Variety:
‘Orange Is the New Black’ Renewed For 3 Seasons By Netflix  —  “Orange Is the New Black” has nabbed a whopping three-season renewal from Netflix.  —  The deal includes a commitment from showrunner Jenji Kohan to remain at the helm of Netflix's most-watched series through seasons five, six and seven.
Chris Harnick / E! Online:
Orange Is the New Black Renewed for 3 More Seasons
Discussion: Crushable
Kathy Campbell / Us Weekly:
Melanie Griffith's Love Advice: Don't Get Married, Ever!  —  Well, she ought to know!  Melanie Griffith offered up some surprising advice to women at the New York premiere of daughter Dakota Johnson's new film, How to Be Single, on Wednesday, February 3.  —  The former Academy Award nominee …
Discussion: Page Six
Lisa Vanderpump /
Kitchen Fire at Famous Restaurant  —  Lisa Vanderpump's restaurant PUMP had some surprise patrons Friday morning — LA County firefighters who rushed in to put down a kitchen fire ... TMZ has learned.  —  Fire department sources tell us they arrived around 11 AM and quickly put …
Discussion: Daily Mail
Francesca Bacardi / E! Online:
Paris Jackson Admits She Attends AA Meetings, Says She Won't Let “Ridiculous” Expectations From Fans Affect Her  —  Paris Jackson has been happy and healthier than ever since returning from a therapeutic boarding school in Utah, but that doesn't mean she isn't still struggling with some of her demons.
Discussion: Us Weekly and What's New
Janine Rubenstein /
Amy (Duggar) King's Husband on His Biggest ‘Mess-Ups’ with Her Ultra-Conservative Family  —  A “rebel” Duggar tells all!  Her reality-star relatives are famously straitlaced, but newlywed Amy Duggar is happy to let her hair down - and chart her own course.  Subscribe now for everything about growing up Duggar, only in PEOPLE!
Discussion: The Hollywood Gossip
Kate Hairopoulos / Dallas Morning News:
Johnny Manziel's father: QB twice refused to enter rehab facilities in the last week  —  *Editor's note: This story has been updated.  A friend of Manziel's since his time at Texas A&M does not share his father's concerns.  —  Johnny Manziel's family is concerned for his well-being as his NFL career …
Discussion: and WFAA-TV
 Latest News Finder: 
8 hours ago
Kathy Campbell / Us Weekly:
Melanie Griffith's Love Advice: Don't Get Married, Ever!   Find
9 hours ago
Michael K / Dlisted:
The Porn Star Who Was Suing Josh Duggar Dropped Her Case   Find
11 hours ago
Titus Young /
Ex-NFL Star Arrested   Find
 See Also: 
WeSmirch River: reverse chronological WeSmirch
WeSmirch Mobile: for phones
WeSmirch Leaderboard: WeSmirch's top sources
WeSmirch RSS feed
WeSmirch on Twitter
 More News: 
Chancellor Agard /
Why American Crime Story Star Cuba Gooding Jr. Thinks O.J. Simpson Has CTE
Discussion: PerezHilton
Michele Corriston /
Mob Wives Star Alicia DiMichele on Big Ang's Brave Cancer Battle: 'You Would Never Know That …
Rick / Hollywoodtuna:
Caroline Lowe Checks Out Her Cleavage Show
Chancellor Agard /
Leonardo DiCaprio's Secret Weapons: Inside His Counterculture Childhood with Parents George and Irmelin
Discussion: POPSUGAR Celebrity
Abby Stern Updated /
Eva Longoria Dishes on How She'll Spend Her First Valentine's Day After Her Engagement
Discussion: PerezHilton
Jodi Guglielmi /
Harley Quinn Smith Says She Still Took an Uber Home After Nearly Being ‘Kidnapped’ by Fake Drivers
Discussion: PerezHilton
Dave McNary / Variety:
‘MacGyver’ Movie Reboot in the Works at Lionsgate
Discussion: I Watch Stuff
 Earlier Picks: 
Gabrielle Olya /
This Woman Can Lift 10 Lbs. with Her Vagina Thanks to ‘Vaginal Kung Fu,’ Says It ‘Connects a Woman to Her Sexual Power’
Dave Mirra /
Possible CTE  —  ... Officials Say  —  BMX legend Dave Mirra …
Discussion: PerezHilton
Us Weekly:
Kristin Cavallari: ‘Laguna Beach’ Producers ‘Would Text Us What to Say’ — Watch
Discussion: Gawker and PerezHilton

From Mediagazer:

Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Twitter says it has suspended 125K accounts for promoting or threatening terrorist acts since mid-2015

Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter To Introduce Algorithmic Timeline As Soon As Next Week

Tim Peterson / Ad Age:
LinkedIn will stop selling ads on other sites, an offering launched after its $175M purchase of Bizo in 2014

Sister Sites:

 Tech news essentials
 Must-read media news
 Politics, opinion, and current events