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8:50 PM ET, February 15, 2019


 Top News:
Cops Arrest Jussie Smollett ‘Potential Suspects’ for Battery  —  Police have now arrested 2 men in the Jussie Smollett investigation — 2 men with ties to “Empire” — and TMZ has learned they were booked for battery.  —  The men are brothers from Nigeria named Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo …
Lia Eustachewich / Page Six:
Two Nigerian brothers could be charged in Jussie Smollett attack … The two Nigerian brothers identified as “persons of interest” in the alleged hate attack on Jussie Smollett could face criminal charges on Friday, according to their lawyer.  —  It's unclear what the men could be charged with …
Associated Press:
The Latest: 2 questioned in Smollett attack now suspects  —  CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the attack on ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett (all times local):  —  Chicago Police say the two men being questioned in the attack on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett are considered suspects.
Don Babwin / Associated Press:
Chicago police: 2 questioned in Smollett attack are suspects
Discussion: Us Weekly
Jussie Smollett's Story Has Race Discrepancy
Discussion: Dlisted and Towleroad Gay News
Sources: Police investigating whether Jussie Smollett staged attack with help of others …
Discussion: Variety, Us Weekly and Perez Hilton
CBS Chicago:
‘Empire’ Actor Jussie Smollett Orchestrated Attack, Source Says
Jess Cohen / E! Online:
All the Details on Katy Perry's $5 Million Engagement Ring From Orlando Bloom  —  Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are one step closer to tying the knot!  —  The 34-year-old singer and her 42-year-old actor beau got engaged on Valentine's Day.  After Perry accepted the proposal …
Derrick Bryson Taylor / Page Six:
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are engaged … Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are engaged.  —  The couple shared a heartwarming Instagram featuring Perry's ruby flower-shaped engagement ring on Valentine's Day.  —  Perry captioned the partial glimpse of their faces “full bloom” …
Discussion: Bossip, X17 Online and Mary Hudson
Samantha Schnurr / E! Online:
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom Are Engaged: See Her Ring
Discussion: Perez Hilton and The WOW Report
Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox Flight to Cabo Makes Emergency Landing  —  4:00 PM PT — In a totally baller move ... Jen's party is moving to a brand new private jet.  The backup PJ just pulled up in front of the damaged one and their luggage is getting transferred.
Discussion: Us Weekly, Page Six and CBS Los Angeles
Emily Strohm /
Sister Wives Star Mariah Brown Is Engaged to Audrey Kriss!  See Their Sweet Photo  —  Mariah Brown popped the question to girlfriend Audrey Kriss on Jan. 16 at the Women's March in Washington, D.C.  —  Another Sister Wives star is off the market!  —  Mariah Brown popped the question …
Alyssa Morin / E! Online:
Did Lady Gaga and Fiancé Christian Carino Split?  Here's What We Know  —  Lady Gaga and Christian Carino may have called it quits four months after revealing their engagement.  —  A source tells E! News the A Star Is Born star and her fiancé split up last week and that Christian is …
It's Finally Over!  Khloe Kardashian & Tristan Thompson Split 10 Months After Cheating Scandal  —  The former couple spent Valentine's Day separately, source claims.  —  Khloe Kardashian has finally split from her bad boy baby daddy Tristan Thompson nearly a year after his explosive cheating scandal …
Alexandra D'Aluisio / Us Weekly:
Why Sofia Richie Will Not Appear on ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ With Boyfriend Scott Disick  —  Laying low.  The 16th season of Keeping Up With the Kardashians is set to premiere on Sunday, March 31, but don't expect to see Scott Disick's girlfriend, Sofia Richie, along for the ride.
Discussion: Star and Perez Hilton
David Marchese / New York Times:
Meg Ryan on Romantic Comedies, Celebrity and Leaving It All Behind  —  “The feeling with Hollywood was mutual.  I felt done when they felt done.”  —  Meg Ryan on romantic comedies, celebrity and leaving it all behind: ‘The feeling with Hollywood was mutual.’
Discussion: Dlisted, Us Weekly and Page Six
Nellie Andreeva / Deadline:
‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’: Star Rachel Brosnahan & Co-Star Tony Shalhoub Nab Big Raises, Alex Borstein Nears New Deal  —  EXCLUSIVE: Rachel Brosnahan, the lead of Amazon's breakout comedy series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, has renegotiated her deal, landing a big salary increase, I have learned.
Chris Willman / Variety:
Ryan Adams' Album Release Pulled Amid Misconduct Allegations  — Ryan Adams Threatens Lawsuit Against New York Times, Calls Exposé ‘Upsettingly Inaccurate’  —  Ryan Adams recently announced he'd have three new albums out this year, but that number looks to be rapidly shrinking.
Discussion: Vulture and The Independent
Justin Kroll / Variety:
Jason Momoa Joins Timothee Chalamet, Javier Bardem in ‘Dune’ Reboot  —  “Aquaman” star Jason Momoa is in negotiations to join Legendary's “Dune” reboot.  —  If a deal closes, he would join a cast that includes Timothee Chalamet, Javier Bardem, Rebecca Ferguson, Stellan Skarsgard, Dave Bautista, Josh Brolin, Oscar Isaac, and Zendaya.
Discussion: Oh No They Didn't!
Borys Kit / Hollywood Reporter:
Jason Momoa in Talks to Join Timothee Chalamet, Josh Brolin in ‘Dune’
Discussion: Just Jared
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