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6:20 PM ET, August 15, 2014

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Alyssa Toomey / E! Online:
NEWS/ Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Martin Are Seeing Each Other  —  Super-hot (and seemingly unlikely) couple alert!  —  Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Martin are seeing each other, multiple sources confirm to E! News.  We're told that the pair has been spending quality together since late June …
Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE: 'I would never do that': Lindsay Lohan condemns James Franco's public response to her leaked sex list as she opens up about ‘violating’ incident  —  Actress Lindsay Lohan has spoken about her reaction to James Franco's short story about her for the first time.
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Allison / Dlisted:   Lindsay Lohan Says She Never Talks S**t About Anyone, Proceeds To Talk S**t About James Franco
Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE: 'I'll probably mess up on the first night!' …
Alicia C. Dennis / People.com:
Jessa Duggar Is Engaged to Ben Seewald  —  There's some new hand-holding going on in Springdale, Arkansas.  —  Jessa Duggar of TLC's hit reality show 19 Kids & Counting agreed to marry Ben Seewald on Thursday night.  The couple began courting last year, deciding together to save holding hands until …
Discussion: Dlisted and Fishwrapper
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Allison Takeda / Us Weekly:
Jessa Duggar Engaged to Ben Seewald: 19 Kids and Counting Star Set to Wed After 11 Months of Courtship  —  Another Duggar wedding is in the works!  19 Kids and Counting star Jessa Duggar is engaged to marry her boyfriend of 11 months, Ben Seewald, TLC confirmed on Friday, Aug. 15.
Hannah Hope / mirror:
Justin Bieber is a God belieber as he attends Bible class with Selena Gomez  —  Badboy Biebs is mending his ways with his sensible ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez who he still calls “his girl”  —  After having fisticuffs with Orlando Bloom in Ibiza and snuggling up to a host of hotties …
Discussion: Dlisted and PerezHilton
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Daily Mail:
‘They seemed very close’: Justin Bieber ‘attends Bible study’ with ex Selena Gomez before sharing snap of the pair kissing  —  After hitting headlines following a scuffle with Orlando Bloom in Ibiza this month, it looks like Justin Bieber is seeking solace at his local church and in the arms of his ex.
Lizzy Goodman / Billboard:
Billboard Cover: Ariana Grande on Fame, Freddy Krueger and Her Freaky Past  —  The “micromanaging workhorse” finally achieved her dream of becoming an R&B diva.  Now, at 21, comes the hard part: conquering her fear of futuristic pop.  —  Ariana Grande is easily mistaken for an old-school good girl.
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Joe Lynch / Billboard:
Billboard Cover Story Sneak Peek: Ariana Grande's 5 Most Surprising Role Models
Discussion: Just Jared
Allison Takeda / Us Weekly:
Beyonce Preparing to Divorce Jay Z: “She Is Done”  —  Could Beyonce be a “single lady” once more?  Now that the singer has finished the last of her On The Run U.S. tour dates with husband Jay Z, speculation about the couple's marriage is at an all-time high.
Discussion: The Hollywood Gossip
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Allison / Dlisted:
A Woman Has Filed A Lawsuit Against Beyoncé And Jay-Z In Which She Claims To Be Blue Ivy's Real Mother
Marlow Stern / The Daily Beast:
Joseph Gordon-Levitt on ‘Sin City’ and Why He Considers Himself a Male Feminist  —  The star of ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ opens up about his role as a lady-killing gambler in the violent neo-noir, and how his parents raised him to respect women.  —  Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the compact …
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Mike Fleming / Deadline:
'Sin City 2′ To Launch With Tarantino ‘Hateful Eight’ Teaser
Discussion: I Watch Stuff
Lynette Rice / People.com:
Kendra Wilkinson in Kendra on Top Teaser: ‘I Flushed My Wedding Rings’  —  Hell hath no fury like a Playmate scorned!  —  In this exclusive teaser obtained by PEOPLE, Kendra Wilkinson demonstrates that she'll hold nothing back for the third season of WE TV's Kendra on Top.
TMZ.com:
DIES OF HEART ATTACK  —  Jay Adams — a legendary skater who was portrayed by Emile Hirsch in “Lords of Dogtown” — has died of a heart attack ... TMZ has learned  —  Sources connected with the skater tell TMZ ... he died late Thursday of an apparent heart attack in Mexico.
Discussion: The Hollywood Gossip
TMZ.com:
‘American Idol’ Josh Gracin — Writes Apparent Suicide Note ... Blames Wife  —  ‘AMERICAN IDOL’ JOSH GRACIN  —  WRITES APPARENT SUICIDE NOTE  —  Blames Wife  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  7:40 PM PDT — Cops tell us Gracin is being held on a 5150 psychiatric hold.
Patrick Gomez / People.com:
Demi Moore and Bruce Willis Give Daughter Tallulah ‘Ultimatum’ To Get Help  —  When Tallulah Willis Tweeted “bai bai” on July 23, her followers had no idea the fashion blogger was about to go radio silent while she sought help - at her family's insistence.  —  “Tallulah was pretty much given …
TMZ.com:
‘TOO MANY F**S AND D**ES’  —  “Basketball Wives” star Draya Michele ditched a paid gig at a West Hollywood nightclub because there were too many “f**s and d**es” ... so claim club honchos who are now threatening to sue her.  —  The hostess at Penthouse Nightclub tells TMZ ... Draya was supposed to host an event Sunday.
Discussion: Bossip and The Hollywood Gossip
Borys Kit / Hollywood Reporter:
‘Journey’ Sequels in the Works With ‘Conjuring’ Writers (Exclusive)  —  Dwayne Johnson is attached to star in two more installments of New Line's ‘Journey to the Center of the Earth’ franchise.  —  It seems New Line and Walden haven't stopped believing in their Journey franchise …
Discussion: Digital Spy
Daily Mail:
Bali murder suspect claims she's PREGNANT and ‘had sex after killing her mother’ and stuffing her in a suitcase...as videos emerge of lovers partying with dead mum's cash at top hotels  — Heather Mack, 19, has claimed she is pregnant and police are investigating whether this made the relationship …
Discussion: Gawker
 
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VICE:
One of the Stars of ‘10 Things I Hate About You’ Started a Religion
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Discussion: Queerty and Digital Spy
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Quick Update Regarding Robin Williams
Discussion: Variety and TMZ.com
Jay / indierevolver.com:
Indie Revolver EXCLUSIVE: First Look at the Stormtroopers From Star Wars Episode VII
TMZ.com:
NEW PICS DROOL, GEEKS!
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Kaiser / Cele|bitchy:
Star: Halle Berry & Olivier Martinez ‘have been living separately for months’
Sierra Marquina / Us Weekly:
Reese Witherspoon Was Caught Dancing Alone in Italy and It's Hilarious — See a GIF Here!
Discussion: TMZ.com
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Marc Graser / Variety:
WWE's Dean Ambrose to Star in Action Movie ‘Lockdown’ (EXCLUSIVE)
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Daily Mail:
Oops, the Earl of Grantham won't be happy! …
Discussion: Dlisted and Towleroad News #gay
Lacey Rose / Hollywood Reporter:
Mike Birbiglia Lands Role in ‘Orange Is the New Black’ (Exclusive)
Discussion: Digital Spy
Michael K / Dlisted:
Robin Williams' Wife Issues Another Statement, Says He Had Early Stages Parkinson's
Discussion: People.com and Celeb Gossip …
Nellie Andreeva / Deadline:
Derek Hough Joins ABC Drama ‘Nashville’
Discussion: Us Weekly and thebacklot.com
Dave McNary / Variety:
Betty Boop Movie in the Works with Simon Cowell (EXCLUSIVE)
 

 
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