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TMZ.com:
Jennifer Lopez Makes Vegas Deal ... Better Than Britney's  —  MAKES VEGAS DEAL  —  Better than Britney's  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Jennifer Lopez is in the final stages of making a deal to perform in Vegas ... and according to the contract — obtained by TMZ — she'll rake in more per show than Britney Spears.
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Britney Spears — I Got A New Vegas Deal ... I Make Celine Money Now!  —  I Got a New Vegas Deal  —  I MAKE CELINE MONEY NOW!  —  10/22/2014 1:43 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Britney Spears was doing well with her Vegas contract — raking in nearly $30 mil for 2 years …
Discussion: Page Six and PerezHilton
David K. Li / Page Six:
Jennifer Lopez to sign Las Vegas residency deal
Discussion: Oh No They Didn't!
Allison / Dlisted:   JLo Might Be Pulling A Britney And Coming To Las Vegas
Marc Malkin / E! Online:
NEWS/ X-Men Director Bryan Singer Expecting First Child With His Best Friend Michelle Clunie  —  It's official!  —  I can exclusively report that X-Men director Bryan Singer is going to be a dad.  —  “I can confirm that Michelle Clunie and Bryan Singer are happily expecting a baby together in early 2015 …
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I'M RAISING MY KID WITH THE BABY MAMA  —  “X-Men” director Bryan Singer will raise his baby with the woman who is carrying it ... TMZ has learned.  —  Turns out, sources familiar with the situation tell us ... Michelle Clunie will raise the baby as her own after he or she is born.
TMZ.com:
I'M HAVIN' A BABY  —  “X-Men” director Bryan Singer is having …
Discussion: Just Jared
JD Heyman / People.com:
Renée Zellweger to PEOPLE: 'I'm Glad Folks Think I Look Different'  —  Renée Zellweger has responded to Internet chatter about her appearance.  In an exclusive statement to PEOPLE, the Oscar winner says she looks different because she is healthier and happier than ever - and she's fine with people taking notice.
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Michael K / Dlisted:
Renee Zellweger Is Glad You Think She Doesn't Look Like Renee Zellweger Anymore
Discussion: PerezHilton
Patrick Gomez / People.com:
Beyoncé & Jay Z Renewed Their Vows!  —  What breakup rumors?  —  Beyoncé and Jay Z have faced a whirlwind of whispers in recent months that they were on the rocks and ready to split, but now it appears the couple are doing well!  —  “They did have major problems,” a source tells PEOPLE.
Discussion: The Hollywood Gossip and Bossip
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Madeline Boardman / Us Weekly:
Beyonce, Jay Z Shopping for Houses in Paris, Want Blue Ivy to Learn French
Discussion: PerezHilton
TMZ.com:
‘La Bamba’ Star Elizabeth Pena — Died from Alcohol Abuse  —  ‘LA BAMBA’ STAR ELIZABETH PENA  —  DIED FROM ALCOHOL ABUSE  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Elizabeth Pena — who became famous playing Ritchie Valens' brother's baby mama in “La Bamba” — died from complications from alcohol abuse.
PopWatch:
This week's cover: ‘Into the Woods’ enchants EW's holiday movie preview  —  Ever since Chicago ushered the movie-musical back to the big screen with panache, the song-and-dance genre has had a bumpy road in Hollywood (here's lookin' at you, Rock of Ages).  But the man behind …
Us Weekly:
Khloe Kardashian “Can't Even Get in Touch” With Lamar Odom to Finalize Divorce  —  Khloe Kardashian's marriage to Lamar Odom is a lost cause — in more ways than one.  Though the reality star, 30, filed divorce papers more than 10 months ago, she and her estranged husband are still legally wed …
Stephanie Webber / Us Weekly:
Melissa Rivers Inherits Over $100 Million of Joan Rivers' Estate: Details  —  Melissa Rivers has inherited the bulk of her late mother Joan Rivers' estate, a source tells Us Weekly.  The news comes just days after it was confirmed that the comedian trailblazer and E! Fashion Police host's cause …
Discussion: PerezHilton, Page Six and Defamer
Seth Abramovitch / Hollywood Reporter:
Neil Patrick Harris Wasn't Academy's First Choice to Host the Oscars  —  A trio of A-list names were ahead of him on the wish list — but where was Jimmy Kimmel?  —  A version of this story first appeared in the Oct. 31 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.
Zach Johnson / E! Online:
NEWS/ Billy Bob Thornton Explains Why Angelina Jolie Wanted to Wear a Vial of His Blood Around Her Neck  —  Angelina Jolie wearing Billy Bob Thornton's blood in a vial around her neck is one of the crazier things she's done for love, but according to the actress' ex-husband, it didn't seem all that crazy at the time.
Us Weekly:
Sarah Hyland Is “Doing Great” After Boyfriend Drama, Promotes Pet Adoption  —  Sarah Hyland is back to work and more optimistic than ever after a tough few months.  Days after being granted a three-year restraining order against her ex-boyfriend Matthew Prokop, the Modern Family star …
Discussion: PerezHilton
Eric Kohn / Indiewire:
Keanu Reeves On Not Receiving More Offers From Hollywood: ‘It Sucks’  —  Keanu Reeves continues to star in fun new action movies.  But he still wishes there were more offers on the table.  —  Fifteen years since “The Matrix,” Keanu Reeves remains one of the more intriguing action stars in American movies.
Kim Kardashian / London Evening Standard:
My daughter North will have to work like I did  —  The reality TV star tells of saving for shoes as she launches clothing line with her sisters' help  —  Kim Kardashian says her daughter North will have to find a job and pay her own way when she is older — just like she did.
Lacey Rose / Hollywood Reporter:
A&E Sets ‘Growing Up Gotti’ Reunion Special  —  The hour-long special will air Nov. 10  —  A&E is staging a Gotti family reunion.  —  To mark the 10th anniversary of its early docuseries Growing Up Gotti, the network is reuniting the family to talk about their time before the cameras.
Discussion: World of Wonder and PerezHilton
 
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Jennifer Garcia / People.com:
Bruce Jenner Carefree About Moving On from Kris, Says Source
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Porn star says rapper punched her outside NYC club: sources
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Vogue Exclusive: Preview the New Joan Didion Documentary
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Discussion: Bossip and The Hollywood Gossip
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How Princess Kate Got Back to Her ‘Smiling, Bubbly Self’
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TMZ.com:
Blake Griffin — ALLEGEDLY BITCH-SLAPPED CLUBGOER ... Cops Investigating
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Annie Lennox: ‘Twerking Is Not Feminism’
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Nicki Minaj Kicks Boyfriend To The Curb — There's Only Room for 1 Star
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Gawker posts belated retort to Gamergate campaign targeting advertisers and partners, says thousands in revenue lost

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