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5:20 AM ET, August 28, 2014


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Martha P. Nochimson / Vox:
Did Tony die at the end of The Sopranos?  —  David Chase finally answers the question he wants fans to stop asking  —  The main topic of conversation about The Sopranos, seven years after the series finale, is still whether Tony Soprano, mob boss of North Jersey, is dead or not.
Los Angeles Times:
Hello Kitty is not a cat, plus more reveals before her L.A. tour  —  @cmonstah@badatsports Teaching hate and bluster to the youngsters.
Discussion: PopWatch, Gawker and Oh No They Didn't!
Ree Hines / Today:
Jennifer Aniston: My ‘value as a woman’ isn't measured by motherhood  —  When is she getting married?  Will she have children?  Is she pregnant now?  Those are the sort of questions that have followed Jennifer Aniston throughout her career.  Now, in a sit down with TODAY's Carson Daly …
Discussion: Us Weekly, Dlisted and Cele|bitchy
Lesley Goldberg / Hollywood Reporter:
‘American Horror Story’: First Look at ‘Freak Show’ Cast Art (Exclusive)  —  It's darker than “Coven” and Ryan Murphy will direct the premiere  —  Kathy Bates as the bearded lady.  Michael Chiklis as the strong man.  A two-headed Sarah Paulson.  Sword eaters and oh so much more.
Discussion: PerezHilton and Oh No They Didn't!
Condé Nast / Vanity Fair:
Cover story  —  At 24, she has the fame of a blockbuster's star.  She has loved under the glare of the paparazzi.  She's discovered what Hollywood does to those who just do as they wish.  After two years of silence, the sulky actress comes back -obviously- where we didn't expect her, in French director Olivier Assayas' movie.
Discussion: PerezHilton and Oh No They Didn't!
Steve Baltin / Billboard:
Reunited Ramones Estates Plan Big Comeback Including Martin Scorsese Film  —  The Johnny Ramone tribute at Hollywood Forever Cemetery has become a tradition.  This past Sunday marked the tenth annual event honoring the late guitarist.  In a marathon celebration that began …
Discussion: The Wrap and Stereogum
Daily Mail:
EXCLUSIVE: ‘My father was a paparazzo’: Kanye West's surprise admission during civil lawsuit over scuffle with shutterbug  —  Kanye West revealed that his father was once a paparazzo during a deposition in a civil lawsuit brought by a celebrity photographer following a scuffle with the rapper.
Jordan Zakarin / The Wrap:
Jessica Chastain Calls Out Hollywood, Marvel: ‘Where is the Scarlett Johansson Superhero Movie?’  —  Jessica Chastain, who played secret agents in “Zero Dark Thirty” and “The Debt,” is going to bat for a fellow ass-kicking leading lady.  —  Speaking of the dearth of great roles for women in Hollywood …
Sierra Marquina / Us Weekly:
Heather Morris Is Engaged to Longtime Boyfriend Taylor Hubbell  —  First comes baby — then comes the ring!  Glee star Heather Morris is engaged to longtime boyfriend Taylor Hubbell, a source confirms to Us Weekly.  —  PHOTOS: Glee star's love lives  —  The couple are proud parents to 11-month-old son Elijah.
Discussion: Just Jared
Taylor Swift's ‘Shake It Off’ Debuts At No. 1 On Hot 100  —  Swift's new single blasts in at No. 1, thanks to hefty sales, streaming and airplay.  Plus, Nicki Minaj's ‘Anaconda’ vaults 39-2 following the premiere of its video.  —  Taylor Swift rockets onto the Billboard Hot 100 chart at No. 1 with “Shake It Off.”
Discussion: Oh No They Didn't! and Just Jared
Katy Finbow / Digital Spy:
Glee final season: What's in store for McKinley High in season 6?  —  The plot synopsis for Glee season six has been revealed.  —  The final run of the musical Fox series will see Rachel Berry (Lea Michele) returning home to Lima after her failure as a TV actress in New York.  —  © Fox
Discussion: PerezHilton
Us Weekly:
Prince Harry, New Girlfriend Camilla Thurlow Take Romantic Saint-Tropez Cruise  —  All at sea!  Prince Harry and his new girlfriend Camilla Thurlow took their romance to the open waters this past weekend, embarking on a cruise together, Us Weekly can exclusively reveal.
Discussion: PerezHilton
Rachel McRady / Us Weekly:
Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt Will Shoot “Crazy Sex Scenes” Together in Upcoming Film  —  Mr. and Mrs. Smith are back!  Almost 10 years after one of Hollywood's hottest couples first met and sizzled on-screen together, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are set to once again light the fire in the new film By the Sea …
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Chantal Waldholz / Life & Style:
Farrah Abraham: 'Teen Mom Won't Be as Great Without Me!'
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Chelsea Handler Got All Her Famous Friends To Say Goodbye To Her Show Last Night
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André 3000 Is Moving On in Film, Music and Life
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Sierra Marquina / Us Weekly:
Natasha Lyonne and Fred Armisen Are Dating: Details
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Sophie Vokes-Dudgeon / Us Weekly:
Pamela Anderson Calls off Divorce from Husband Rick Salomon, Couple Still Married
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